Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Already Taken – Oscar Wilde I turned 18 yrs. old on November 3, 1974 and were married six days later at the ages of 18 & 20 years old. Back then, it was the normal thing to do. It was a time when wives were starting to work full time… Continue reading Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Already Taken – Oscar Wilde
To be honest, I don’t know why I don’t have a BFF. I will assume that is particularly my own fault. I thought I had many girl friends growing up. From first grade until eighth grade my best friend and I were inseparable, until my boyfriend, now husband, and I broke up…then, she started… Continue reading Why I Don’t Have a B.F.F.?????
Something I have been thinking about a lot lately. Who will want all my stuff when I am gone? Stuff meaning: Wedding Dress, Costume Jewelry, Vintage Purses, Scarves from the 1970’s, Ceramics, 1960’s Barbie Dolls, Old Watches, Coins, just to name a few things. Why do we hold on to these things? Does it make… Continue reading WHO WILL WANT MY STUFF WHEN I AM GONE?
I know I am not an expert on the subject. However, I will say that you must never settle. When you see your loved one experiencing a decline, and the medical professionals are experimenting on different medications so that the patient either stays calm, sleeps at night, quits being combative or anything else for the… Continue reading The Elderly & Medication
These Hands by Maggie Pittman ® Her hands held me gently from the day I took my first breath. Her hands helped to guide me as I took my first step. Her hands held me close when the tears would start to fall. Her hands were quick to show me that she would take care… Continue reading These Hands by Maggie Pittman ®
Recently I posted an article about my Mom’s declining health with Alzheimer’s Disease. Today, I am writing about the “Hidden Gems”. I am referring to the Nurses and CNA’s that have cared or now care care for my Mom. They have their paths to heaven lined with gold and diamonds. They are the wonderful people… Continue reading Hidden Gems
What I wouldn’t give to have one more day of sitting out under the Mimosa trees Snapping the ends off the green beans, while Moma so carefully Snapped the beans in perfect uniformity. Shelling peas, how boring…but, oh how good they tasted. Just two of the things that I would love to be able to… Continue reading Green Beans