Category Archives: life

A Woman of Strength

I received this quote from a friend this morning, and I absolutely love it. After a year like this past one, I can’t help but agree that the journey will either kick your ass or give you a spine of … Continue reading

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As soon as I tell someone that I work in hospice, I get a stricken look and then the predictable question: “Isn’t that depressing?” Emotional sometimes, yes. Celebratory and empowering, yes. Depressing, no. There’s a sign at work that says … Continue reading

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Some of the Best Things

Some of the best things ever are: Peanut butter cups. Great, now I have a craving. Good thing it’s Halloween, and there’s candy stashed all over the office. Cats. Goes without saying. I adore my furry children, attitude and all. … Continue reading

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I’m Lovin’…

I saw this type of list on another blog, and I’d give credit where credit is due if I could remember where it was…refresh my memory if you recognize it! 10 Things I’m Loving Right Now 1. Maroon 5 and … Continue reading

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You’re a Doll

I spent the morning visiting patients, and today’s rounds were, well, different, to say the least. I was kneeling next to a patient’s wheelchair in the activity room of the nursing home, talking quietly and soothingly, when the chosen activity … Continue reading

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Blogging with a Purpose

It’s such a touchy-feely, reward-giving week in the blogosphere! Everyone join hands and feel the love…Clever Escape has bestowed upon me the Blogging with a Purpose Award. It’s great to see so many bloggers acknowledging each other, and I love … Continue reading

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Corpus Callosum

So…do you know where your corpus callosum is? I know a certain 9-year-old, 6-year-old, and 4-year-old who do. Sunflower has been working on knowing her body parts in pre-K, so we were playing, asking her, “Where is your nose? Where … Continue reading

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