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One Year Later \ November 2011

One Year Later November \ 2011 On a Monday afternoon, November 8, 2010, an ambulance attendant pulled into the circular driveway to bring my husband, Michael, to the Coronado House, an inpatient facility for end-of-life comfort measures. I knew when … Continue reading

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The Last Dance

  October 5, 2011 The Last Dance It’s not for me to say you love me; It’s not for me to say you’ll always care. Oh, but here for the moment, I can hold you fast And press your lips … Continue reading

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The Sky is the Limit

The Sky is the Limit Keep in motion. Don’t break promises. Grieving is self-pity, narcissism. Don’t give in.  Each day I set myself a common goal: to get through the day. Isn’t this the fundamental principle of Alcoholics Anonymous? One day … Continue reading

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Immersed in Music

Immersed in Music I sit here clicking keys on my computer, listening to the melody of my own rhythms, trying to make sense out of my new life. The stereo is playing the soundtrack from The King’s Speech, a gentle … Continue reading

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Unexpected Treasures

Unexpected Treasures mag·net  (m g n t) n.   An object that is surrounded by a magnetic field and that has the property, either natural or induced, of attracting iron or steel. An electromagnet. A person, a place, an object, … Continue reading

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