Monthly Archives: April 2011

A This-Is-It Moment

Driving down a hill, I skidded on some black ice, did a 360, hit a street sign, and wound up in a snowbank. Instinct kicked in as one hand flew before my eyes, but, curiously, during that “this-is-it” moment, I … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The most difficult part about my mother’s passing wasn’t the loss of her earthly body. At the age of ninety-four, her final years were a slide into vegetation, making her death a relief, a time for reflection, as well as … Continue reading

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Hooray My Mother Died!

  After many years of Alzheimer’s disease my mom finally passed away. I am glad her misery is over, only sorry it took so long. The funeral was attended by close relatives since she had outlived all of her contemporaries. … Continue reading

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