Category Archives: helping others

Good People

Heading home from a garden center run yesterday, Gary suddenly leaned forward to watch someone through the window and said something like “Is he having a seizure?” I had been watching traffic to make a turn and had no idea … Continue reading

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“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” ~ Dorothy BernardPart of my job here at the hospice is reviewing surveys that caretakers and family members fill out, giving their opinion of our services. The best part of this task … Continue reading

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Call it old age. Call it wisdom, or maturity, or experience, or learning what is truly important in life, valuing love over points racked up against a meaningless enemy. I have learned this the hard way, the long and agonizing … Continue reading

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