Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas present — 122510

Mom has long been generous; endlessly giving.  There is no change now in her old age.  She flits from room to room brightening the days of patients inside.  She’ll wish everyone in the hallways a good day, and “God bless … Continue reading

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Preparation — 122410

She’s been busy, my mother.  Over the past couple of weeks, she’s given away clothing she thinks will never be worn again.  She’s returned borrowed books to their owners, and given away many others leaving her now with a Bible … Continue reading

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Rumor control — 122310

You know how the rumor chain works: the first person says to the next, “Santa’s suit is red.”  The second person tells the third person, “Santa’s suit seems red,” and so on until the last person reveals that “Santa is … Continue reading

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All mixed up — 121410

But for a day with stories to tell.  Such a day was this.  If there is a common theme, it is frustration laced with exasperation peppered with…..perhaps I’m taking this too far. The hair stylist contacted Mom to say that … Continue reading

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Emotions? Me? — 121010

Maybe there’s something wrong with me.  I cried buckets when my cat died,  and have been known to shed a tear or two at a good movie.  But it’s still business as usual now four months after my father’s death … Continue reading

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