Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Sigh of Spring

It is cold again today. Despite this the morning birds are singing coaxing Spring. It’s as if those birds feel Spring’s tender moments quietly approaching. I am not as perceptive, I see the icicles hanging from the gutters, the hockey … Continue reading

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How $5 changed my life

There are moments in your life that take your breath away. Twenty years ago I was the mother of three young boys, not a hospice nurse. I woke one morning to a sense of great sadness- but not my own, … Continue reading

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The chestnut

When I was five I met a girl during one of my sojourns through the woods with the family dog. Kate was on vacation with her family from the very exotic state of New York. Her father was a writer, … Continue reading

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Broken Valentine

The other side of love is rarely celebrated, the broken heart after a break up or a passing of a loved one.  On Valentines’ day romantic love demands our attention, but what of us who stand on the other side … Continue reading

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