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Observations from the Waiting Area

Several months ago I had the opportunity to wait for half an hour in the entrance of a well-known restaurant for my friend Jan, who was stuck in traffic. I refer to the time as an opportunity because, as I … Continue reading

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The need for spontaneity

Most of us have no problem acting on impulse when we’re in our teens. And I suppose somehow, we think that being spontaneous is linked to immaturity. I guess it can be. But what happens as we grow older? Perhaps … Continue reading

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The secret to being still

From the time we come out of the womb almost, we’re taught to work really hard to get ahead. To strive for the goal line – at whatever cost. “There is gold in them there hills.” And we work at … Continue reading

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Living with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

I’m sure that at some point in life we’ve all dealt with these kinds of personalities, On one hand this person seems nice, friendly and a great person to hang with. Then the very next minute they turn into Dr. … Continue reading

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Saying “No!” It’s not just for tough guys

Just this morning my husband Nick was talking to me about a certain issue wherein someone was trying to get him to do more than he has time for or even wants to commit to. My response? JUST SAY NO. … Continue reading

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Sometimes reality BITES!

In the daily grind of this thing called life, and in the process of taking care of children, dogs, parents, siblings, we often forget to stop and smell the roses. To take some “me” or “us” time. Sometimes it’s necessary … Continue reading

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As caregivers we must listen to our own needs

This month I am taking time out to “share the love” by having guest blog appearances and articles. I recently participated in an eldercare chat with Eldercare providers, bloggers and such on TWITTER (which by the way it totally cool) … Continue reading

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