Inspirational

Remembering My Dad

Today is Father’s Day here in the US and that brings back a lot of memories of my Dad. I don’t know what it is about Daddies and their little girls. I was blessed to have both a good Mom and a good Dad but guess who it was that I used to follow around. […]

Does Sympathy mean

Sympathy versus Empathy – Which Do you have

  Sympathy versus empathy – which do you have when someone you know or meet is experiencing difficulty or loss? When thinking of Sympathy, what comes to your mind? Many people think of it only in terms of feeling sorry for someone because of a loss or misfortune. Where Do You Stand? Let me first […]

Giving Thanks

Today is the day before Thanksgiving. As I write this I am reminded of all the things that have happened this year for which I am thankful. Some were personal, some were financial and some were in the lives of my friends and loved ones. It has been quite a year for me and I […]

chemo this morning - Garth tonight - enjoying the dance

The Dance

  The Dance is a song made popular by Garth Brooks. It relates to the pain of a loss that might have been prevented had he just known how a relationship would turn out. But in order to miss the pain he would have also had to miss “the dance.” In each of our own […]

Mama 1988

In Memory Of My Mom

I Miss You Mama I know that all those whose lives have been touched, directly or indirectly, by Alzheimer’s have their own real stories to tell. This story is just one of many I have to tell about my Mom. She has been gone now for over 16 years but she will always be in […]