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Hospital Slippers

I wanted him to live forever, but of course that was not to be. The journey of my father’s decline began with more frequent trips to the emergency room–congestive heart failure had hooked its talons into his increasingly frail body. … Continue reading

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Embracing the Good

My children’s father lies in a coma, stricken by a stroke in his brain stem.  Although we are no longer tied by marriage, and we are each happily married to other people, our children are like double-sided tape–they bond us … Continue reading

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Announcing New Book "Treat Gently, This Gentle Man"

Announcing my new book Treat Gently, This Gentle Man This book is for anyone who needs some solace, some insight, or some companionship from someone who has lived through what countless other adult children have experienced—the impending and actual death … Continue reading

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