This process of aging, getting older, cresting into middle age is not for sissies, people! Related to that, I’ve decided to go grey. I can no longer keep up with the root touch-ups, salon visits, and highlighting work that is required of those of us who don’t walk around with their natural hair color. AndContinue reading “Going Grey; The Real Deal of Momentous Decisions”
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Dear Me at 80
Well, me, you’ve made it to another milestone. You’ve likely cracked a few more phone screens and racked up more casualties in the laundry-black-hole-for-sock-pairs. In summary, you’ve won some and you’ve lost some more, no doubt…. can I offer some suggestions for your life at age 80?
Did Someone Order a Sandwich? (The new normal of raising children while caring for an aging parent)
I try to keep my voice soft because: how can I really know the answers? So I do my best to be patient, not freak out, and answer. all. the. questions.
On being a member of the sandwich generation which refers to those who take care of an aging loved one while still taking care of children.
Eaten Alive; How To Survive this Life
At some point in life, we must reckon with this quiet, powerful, moment in time when nothing we’ve tried worked…when we’ve exhausted all your own efforts.
Dinner with Mom; a moment in her quirky, compelling life
She is sure she’s smarter, more vibrant, cooler, more sparkly and busier than anyone in that room. And by most counts, she’s right.
The Little Guy; How Small Is Big and Odds Are Beaten
What do you do when the odds are against you, when there’s no way in, when you’re the little guy?
A Letter to Christian Cliches
I am not one to quibble about little phrases overused in society (yep. I am, actually) but one I see with regularity is “God showed up.” Examples: “You should have seen that car accident! God showed up and the onlooker was able to pull the man out of the burning truck.” “Last night at theContinue reading “A Letter to Christian Cliches”