Caregiving 101: Part Seven: What Comes After

My mom and I put the stamp on my dad’s 2018 tax return in March of 2019. That was it, I thought, the last thing I have to do for him. All the papers had been filed, the stuff sorted, the bills paid, the money disbursed, and the responsibility done. I was finally free. True,Continue reading “Caregiving 101: Part Seven: What Comes After”

“Just Wait till My Father Hears About This”

Draco Malfoy is my favorite Harry Potter character.  I know.  Some of you are looking at me, intent on avoiding the cunning Slytherin ambition I’m going to use against you.  (FYI, I’m a Hufflepuff).  Some of you are reading this, horrified that I could adore such a one-dimensional character whose redemption was lacking in detail. Continue reading ““Just Wait till My Father Hears About This””

I love you. Thank you. God bless you.

This is my grandmother.  She passed away last year at the age of 106.  Personally, despite having been around for 35 of those years, I find it difficult to envision living for that long.  She had accumulated a vast amount of wisdom during that time — hours of listening to her had taught me thatContinue reading “I love you. Thank you. God bless you.”