Category Archives: Memory

Full circle: Circle of life

Full Circle Circle of Life from Gael Schwalm Fisher of Ontario (mostly her words, she said) With her permission My Dearest Sara Jane Elaine… One day I will repeat the same things twice… I will repeat the good old days … Continue reading

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I’ll Be there

  I’ll Be there Wherever there’s a jelly salad, I’ll be there! Wherever there’s a peanut butter cup, I’ll be there! Wherever there’s a chocolate mousse I’ll be there! Oh look, it’s apple pie and I, oh my… Well yes, … Continue reading

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One Perfect Moment

  One Perfect Moment A Guest Blog by Serena Sinclair, a wonderful writer at  https://serenasinclair.wordpress.com/. Serena took up the challenge and wrote an alphabet blog,  mostly chronicling the family struggle with her mother’s  Alzheimer’s.  Today’s blog is P is for Picture … Continue reading

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Stronger than you think

  YOU ARE STRONGER THAN YOU THINK  To all my fellow care givers. The day my dog got killed, right before my eyes, The driver never even apologized He just got out his shovel and scooped up the guts. “Don’t … Continue reading

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Judge Me Not

  \ Judge Me Not Judge Me Not Judgment Notes: This, like me, is a work in progress ( emphasis on progress ) Judge me not Lest you be judged Self-appointed judges lurk Judge not the lady Who forgets her … Continue reading

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To the Copts: A String Poem

TO THE COPTS: A STRING POEM This being Easter and only a few short days since terrorists bombed two Coptic churches in Egypt, I want to share an experience I had there many years ago. It speaks of brotherhood and … Continue reading

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You Don’t Owe Me

  You Don’t Owe Me We lived, we loved, perhaps too hard… But now we part, I hold the card. You think that you have hurt my heart. But you don’t owe me. I’ve only done my little part, You’ve … Continue reading

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