Tag Archives: caregiving

Living with a lesser light

    Living with a lesser light Living with a Lesser Light is a Quick Poem written off Guest Blogger Serena Sinclair’s  O is for One Perfect Moment, #AtoZChallenge of APRIL 20, 2017 This is the poem that prompted Friday’s guest blog … 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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Inner Critic: Writers and Carers

  Inner Critic: Writers and Carers Writers especially have an inner critic. Inner critics are never satisfied. They continually plague the writer’s mind with questions, questions, question, what ifs, doubts… So it is for care givers. Many and many a … 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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Great People: Home Town Heroes

  from Charles Dickens’ Martin Chuzzlewit Great People: Home Town Heroes *from my book Chasing a Butterfly to mark my soft launch and signing Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the ACT Theatre, Maple Ridge, BC Great People: Home Town … Continue reading

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Whiskey Jack, Whiskey Jack

  To The Whiskey Jack Eight years old in northern Sask and chopping wood, My axe is poised o’erhead to split a block, Weasel pops his head outside the pile of wood, I wield the axe, add kindling to the … Continue reading

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Golden Years in Winter

Today’s Guest Blog is from Jean Vachon, up north, where winter is. My friend Jean says: Here is what I do when I get bored! Not too serious, just my silly humor. We do go dancing every Sunday to keep us … Continue reading

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