Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lynnie and Blanche

They were born and raised together in two chapters of their lives. First, next door neighbors in Strawberry Mansion as young girls and then as married women – living next door to each other. It couldn’t get any better than … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Mothers….

Childhood friend Lauren with her mother. A happy photo that takes your breathe away…..Keep these photos coming of your favorites with your Mother or Father….

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New York Magazine….A Life Worth Ending…

I am always looking for inspiring and true to life stories about our aging parents. I found this article to be so moving…so true to heart….I wanted to share an excerpt with you here…if you wish to continue reading the … Continue reading

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Taking Care of the Care Taker…..

Today is for me… Anything I wish. Anything I want to do. Feel free today. About to take a glorious long hot bath. Or maybe not! What are your thoughts on taking care of the care taker?

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Growing Older….and meeting Rabbi Zalman….

Why is it that our society does not honor the grace of growing older? I silently watch the residents at Momma’s “home” and wonder how we can change the thoughts of humankind to be kinder to the elderly of our … Continue reading

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Being a Caretaker, Caregiver and Being Careful for Your Own Health

Yes, I am devoted and yes, I am exhausted. ┬áDeep in my heart of care-taking, care-giving, being careful….for my own sense of well being….the fine line of…doing life on a daily basis…. We must ask ourselves…are we getting what we … Continue reading

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Our Parents – A Poem by Unknown Author

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Finally, Momma has arrived in Colorado

With all of her stuff from her former life spread around her, she is smiling again…and now knows the score! She has begun to relax into her new “home” and chapter of her life. She is surrounded by amazing friends. … Continue reading

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1980’s…..

Early 80’s and doing just what Momma loves to do. This picture shows that Momma is a winner! Old pics from the vault of Momma’s life. She would say, “Oh happy days….the slots relax me!” “Come on, when are we … Continue reading

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Waitin’ for Bingo to Begin…

    It’s Saturday at the home and Bingo is Bango! We are waiting for the crowd to show up so that we can play. What a fun time for me and the residents….It’s something Momma looks forward to every … Continue reading

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