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easter, comes the resurrection


Ten years ago this Easter my mother was in a secured memory care unit of the Atria Westchase assisted living complex in Houston, Texas. Pretty and I had just bought a second home in Montgomery, Texas so I could be … Continue reading

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Aunt Selma’s funnies


In 2007 Pretty and I had to make a life-changing decision for my mother Selma because she was unable to make decisions for herself anymore. Like many other Baby Boomers, I was responsible for my mother’s care; I moved her … Continue reading

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Images


IMAGES She sits in her large recliner that is covered with worn blankets for extra warmth. She is shrunken with age and her spine is so curved by scoliosis she slumps down into the bowels of the chair.   It seems … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty


Hello to those who read my essays and thank you for stopping by to take a look!   This piece is one I’ve written in the last few days, and I hope to post more this month than last, which turned … Continue reading

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