My Father and Social Integration

My 83-year-old father has taught me a great deal in my life. My favorite lesson, however, will always be how to simply try to make people smile. In May, my father experienced a heart attack. We were grateful that it happened while he was in San Diego rather than on the road  My father lives…

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Poetry Sunday

Waiting is always hard, isn’t it? My daughter-in-law was induced yesterday to prevent complications from PIH (pregnancy induced hypertension) and here we sit, on the other side of the country awaiting news. We will be flying out next month but for now, we are keeping our thoughts and prayers on a safe delivery. I’m having…

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It’s All a Matter of Perspective…

I recently found myself in a strange situation. I unintentionally annoyed someone that I didn’t know, and I felt misunderstood. I was in a checkout line at Costco and was very distracted from the day, which presents itself as me staring off into space. Except my “space” was in the direct visual line of another…

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