Tag Archives: Death

A Call to Arms

I have never been a fan of 45.  The reason is simple, the origin of my dislike is clear.  He takes the thing that I value most, the thing that speaks my innermost secrets, conveys life and death, healing and … Continue reading

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Smother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, the first Mother’s Day since my mother’s passing.  I am trying to get all of the dread out of they way so that day doesn’t feel so bad when it gets here.  I bought fake … Continue reading

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Give Me Insurance or Give Me Death

If you haven’t found the Shinbone Star yet, check it out here.  I’ve reblogged a post I did about the Republicans failed attempt at repealing the ACA.  The folks at the Shinbone Star were spurred on to return to journalism … Continue reading

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Resistance

I have a list of diseases that I hate the most.  I hate them because I have no way to fight them.  I have no power against them.  I push back and push back, but they don’t budge.  They laugh … Continue reading

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Carol

I thought about Carol today.  I was driving to Walmart, listening to the radio, thinking about the long list of errands for the day and I thought about her.  I thought about the last time that I saw her, laying … Continue reading

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Thy Rod and Thy Staff

Sometimes, before I walk into a room with certain patients, I take a deep cleansing breath and whisper, Lord, give me strength.  I just know what’s waiting for me on the other side.  History repeats itself over and over.  I … Continue reading

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Too Much

My mom died on July 7th 2016.  My birthday was July 26th and my wedding anniversary was July 28th.  On my mom’s desk in her room, sat two cards, one addressed to me and one addressed to me and my … Continue reading

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