Archive for the ‘Aging parents’ Category

Why are YOU Here?

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Many of us – at least those around here – live our lives in relative peace.  We have enough food, a nice enough home, a car or some other reliable means of transportation,  we don’t worry too much about our safety and walk about life daily in relative security, and we are …  well … […]

The Beat Goes On

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Sonny and Cher performed this hit back in the 1960s.  As they were on the rise to stardom they had some roadblocks.  Separation, divorce, going their separate ways to become successes in different fields.  Yes, as their song says, the beat went on for them and they survived. I thought of them recently.  Since I […]

Isn’t She Lovely! Part II

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Not long ago I told you about Ruth.  She had been in the hospital and the family had gathered around her in that frail time.  I told you how lovely she was…even in her ailing moments.  The doctors worked their magic.  Her body responded. She got better. 

When Your Heart is Aflutter

Friday, February 1st, 2008

It’s February and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching.  It’s the time when many a heart is “aflutter.”   That can mean different things to different folks.  

Calgone, Take me Away

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

If you’re as “mature” as I am, you’ll remember that commercial.  The lady is in a bathtub of bubbly water with a bar of Calgone soap and lots of little feet running and playing crazily in the background.  Briefly, as she soaks in the bubbles, she is dreaming of warm, sunny beaches and relaxing in […]