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Happy birthday, Mom

Today (1/31) is my mother’s actual birthday. I asked her, today, if she ever thought when she was young that she would live to the year 2011. “Never.” she said firmly. I told her that when I was a kid, … Continue reading

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We are not defined by our brokenness

My 90 year old mother lives nearby in a an assisted living facility. I’ve had the joy to live in the same zip code with her since she relocated 3 1/2 years ago. On the eve of her moving, I … Continue reading

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Waffle day!

I’ll just admit it right from the start: I couldn’t wait to get out of there. I was using my last reserves of patience yesterday after a couple of hours with my parents. It was Mom’s and my least favorite … Continue reading

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