leaving a legacy
October 10, 2016
When the phone call comes - the one you think about every day
and know is coming, you are never ready.
I tried to prepare myself for it - every time the
phone would ring late in the evening, I would
wonder if this would be it - the phone call
telling me of another heart attack, another
stroke, only this time the outcome would not
be as positive.
It wasn’t the phone call I was expecting on a
Tuesday morning and took all day to return,
thinking it was something trivial.
When my mom told me she had cancer, she
was very calm - she even told me she was elated
at the thought of seeing her loved ones that had
gone before; her beloved brothers and sister,
her parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends.
At almost 86 she has lost so many people she
She told me she doesn’t want to do any more invasive
tests to see where the cancer has spread, or any
treatments to prolong her life; she was tired of the fight, of trying
Besides, she has a 69%
blockage that could lead to a stroke at a...
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Today I celebrate the 27th birthday of my only daughter, born on a day much like today; softly snowing and feeling like the beginning of winter.
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