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Five Minute Friday - Rise

Well, I can’t believe another Friday is here already.  I feel like I always have about half my week missing when a week finishes.  Guess I should do something about that…  Today’s prompt is “rise”.  380 more words

Five Minute Friday

The Crucible

The Crucible

As the number of people caring for an older adult rapidly increases, the conversation is, at last, bubbling to the surface. Questions of deep emotion are being asked. 385 more words

Changing The Conversation

Repo Week – Day 5: I Can Dream, Can't I?

Yesterday Sweetheart’s brother Tommy came over to help him do some excavating. I’m not sure what they got done, because I was busy fighting with myself over letting go of useless things I wanted to keep. 452 more words

Family Story

No Talking Required

I sit with my father as he lays in the hospital bed in the critical acute state with his leukemia.

No talking required, for my dad and me. 411 more words


Happy Memorial Day

I overheard the conversation as I was leaving my Mother’s assisted living earlier today.

” Mom, we ARE going to the doctor!”  said the son as he maneuvered his mother’s wheel chair through the parking lot. 832 more words


Memorial Day

The St. Paul Caregivers will not meet on Memorial Day.  See you in June.