December 19, 2017

Mom got older while I was away

Bethany: Is your house on fire, Clark?  Clark: No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas lights.  (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation) For many families, holiday visits include […]
October 31, 2017

Whenever. Whatever. We. Choose.

“None of us comes into this world with ‘use by’ dates stamped on our backs. As long as we enjoy using our competencies and truly love […]
September 7, 2017

It’s time to kiss the ThighMaster goodbye!

“Someone who has lived a full life can unintentionally accumulate a high volume of sentimental possessions.” (Caring Transitions). I have apparently lived a full life. I […]
August 2, 2017

There’s more to the move than the details

There came the time when I realized I needed to help Mom consider moving from her home of over 50 years. I knew it would not […]