Tag Archives: aging

IS THERE PURPOSE TO THIS?

I am progressing well.  Home health nurse and physical therapist have been by and the occupational therapist is on her way.  Good care and follow up planned for me.  Thankful for these good services.  Will see the surgeon on Wednesday.  … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE LONGER, PLEASE

  There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner near my home. They are loaded with white blossoms. One of the trees is a little more advanced than the others so the green is overtaking the white. I want … Continue reading

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I COUNT MY YEARS IN DECADES NOW

LAST YEAR I told you about my “birth” day.   So today I will pick up my story beginning at ten years and and hitting the highlights of each decade of my life.  As I thought this project over, I realize I … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS

Birthday in January gives me cause to evaluate my life even more than the New Year does.  New Year is for everybody; January 24 is for me. Last night I prepared a blog for today in which I recount highlights … Continue reading

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FEELING BITTERSWEET

I’m having another birthday soon.  So being nostalgic. FEELING BITTERSWEET Wearing sack dresses and platform shoes Reading Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Feeling bittersweet. Singing “How Much is That Doggie in the Window” Seeing Lassie fight bears and leave them … Continue reading

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SEVENTY – OKAY SO FAR, BUT EIGHTY?

WILL I STILL FEEL LIKE THIS WHEN I’M EIGHTY? I’ve been reading a journal  in which I wrote in 1998.  So at that time I would have been 73-74, ten years ago. January 8th that year I read a selection … Continue reading

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THE LAST FRAGILE WHISPER

“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride  whispers  confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,”  mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … Continue reading

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BABY KISSES

Though memories fade I still miss the tender touch Of baby kisses. Ronovan    

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IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER

 A MARKED DISCOVERY – I HAVE BEEN SECURE IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER. “But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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THAT MATTIE! SHE WAS PROBABLY RIGHT, ALL RIGHT!

Although it was nice outside, Harry sat as he usually did in the old recliner with his feet up and the TV on.  He seldom went out anymore  Breathing was getting hard for him.  Could hardly walk to the kitchen … Continue reading

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