Tag Archives: my mom

5114 days

That is 14 years plus the extra leap days. It is still hard to believe that it has been that long since my Mom was found dead in her itty bitty apartment in San Francisco. I still can remember having … Continue reading

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i need to change

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are. I found this quote on Pinterest, and it just felt like the nudge I needed … Continue reading

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4749 days

Thirteen years go by in the blink of an eye and yet there are times when it can feel like an eternity. Honestly, I don’t know how I survived the first 13 minutes. I am not sure how I made … Continue reading

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4383 days

It has been (over) 12 years since I last called, spoke with, hugged, kissed, shared a meal with, laughed with, cooked for, bought a present for, received a note from, sent a letter to, went on vacation with, shared a … Continue reading

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to be a child in an amazon world

Today I heard this story about a woman whose 6-year old son managed to order himself (and 4-year old brother) a few things off Amazon early one Saturday morning. It made me think of a few things: Even if you … Continue reading

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my last sisterly act

I often tell the story of how I went to have a blood test in the hospital lab and ended up hitting my head on a metal grate and going into seizure. The part I usually leave out is how … Continue reading

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tea and sympathy

Today we had tea at The Huntington. We hadn’t been for a while. B called and got reservations at the last minute. Apparently we weren’t the only people who had this idea, as lots of people with reservations were waiting … Continue reading

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