Category Archives: Death & Dying

The Sandwich Generation

I wrote this blog post back¬†in¬†February of 2011. The “sandwich generation” is ongoing! ****** Who would have thought I would ever be a grandmother?! Sure, I fantasized about this season of life, but that it is actually real is continues … Continue reading

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Coping With Holiday Grief

At holiday time, many people are dealing with loss and are often caught in a dilemma between the need to grieve and the pressure to get into the spirit of the season. Holidays or not, it is important for the … Continue reading

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Coins

As a child my father spent a good bit of time teaching me about coins. We identified them, sorted them, stacked them in piles, counted them, ultimately playing games of addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Those were not only fond memories … Continue reading

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