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Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

We buried my dad today. I think it was a good sendoff. My sister and I each wrote eulogies at my mother’s request. For those who know me yet never met my dad, or for those who simply want to meet  for a brief moment a wonderful man, here are my words, and you can find my ... Read More
Irony and Synchronicity

Irony and Synchronicity

The last time I moved back to the ‘rents house to “temporarily” recoup was roughly … 6 years ago. Since then, I have been living my hermit life  in what I affectionately call “the cave”. I had several considered reasons for this move, all of which made logical sense to me. I was broke and ... Read More
Why am I?

Why am I?

As some of you may know, my father has Alzheimer’s, and I currently live with my mother for several reasons, one being to help in his care. Now most people know of Alzheimer’s and have these images of what it is like, often fueled by portrayals from movies and television. And while there is some ... Read More
Yes you can. Yes I can. (Y. Because.)

Yes you can. Yes I can. (Y. Because.)

In last year’s A to Z Challenge, I stalled out at X and though I intended to eventually write a Y and Z post, I never actually did. This year I fully intend to finish it, yet have been struggling for ideas for a while now, and had no clue what to do with Y ... Read More