Tag: family

aging

Just Life Lately

Time seems to be slip sliding away faster than usual, my friends. Rushing and galloping, more like. But that's just life, isn't it?
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family

Saying Goodbye to “Doris from Devon”

My mum passed away in May, and we said our final goodbyes last week. Goodbye to Dorena from Devon. Aka Doris from Devon.
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family

A New Era Begins

It's the end of an era in my family. And the beginning of a new one.
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family

Spring Flooding & Other Miscellany.

I'm thinking of spring flooding this week, my friend. The water is rising in New Brunswick, and I am thinking of home. For many reasons.
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family

The Prodigal Child Returns

I‘m home in New Brunswick this week. The prodigal child returns, so to speak. I’ve been drinking tea, chatting, and spending time with Mum.
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We Get Knocked Down, But We Get Up Again

We get knocked down, but we can get up again. Hopefully. With lots of love and support. And guts and determination. And a great sense of humour.
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coping with loss

Family Ties… Again

What is the meaning of family, anyway? To me it means I know who I know, and love who I love.
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choosing not to have children

Childless By Choice or By Chance

  At my book club a week or so ago, we discussed the use of the term “childless.” I say “we” but, actually, I started the discussion. Someone used the term innocently, in a comment, and I admit I ranted ...
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aging

Travels with a Ninety Year Old

This week in my travels with a ninety year old I've learned a lesson. You get great service when your companion has a cane and a walker.
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family

Voices in Our Head

Sometimes we can still hear the voices of loved ones we miss. We hear their voices in our heads, and it's comforting.
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