Change may be uncomfortable and even painful. Regardless, it is a signal that growth is requiring you to shed past habits, feelings and tendencies. Every step you take towards embracing change is movement in a direction that WILL eventually bring wisdom and healing into your life. Try and focus on the larger picture, rather than … Continue reading Change
You may want to avoid a potential match who: 1. Is not alert and oriented x3 2. Wears a Depends 3. Requires tube feedings when you go out to dinner 4. Asks the bartender for an Ensure 5. Removes their teeth before spooning 6. Picks you up for a date on a Hoveround 7. Thinks … Continue reading My Top 20 Warning Signs For Dating Singles 50+
I have a son who is an active duty Captain in the United States Army and is currently deployed on a second tour. For security reasons, I am very guarded about what I say pertaining to him. Although I do not often discuss my son, it does not minimize how very proud I am of … Continue reading Today Is MEMORIAL Day
The heroin and opioid crises have infiltrated every community imaginable. Its far-reaching tentacles hold no discrimination as to who they grasp and turn into addicts. In turn, their scope of reach seems to have no boundaries, as well. We hear about the local, city, state and federal governmental agencies that are trying to play both … Continue reading A Medium’s Note About the Heroin and Opioid Crisis
Funny story about my Lucille Ball collector’s Barbie. Note the dress. In 1970, my mother took me shopping for a new dress. I saw a dress that looked just like the one pictured here. She refused to buy it for me and said it was hideous. I remember that it broke my little heart to … Continue reading About That Dress . . .
"I need to talk about my loss. I may often feel the need to tell you what happened or to ask you why it happened. I may frequently need for you to listen while I explain what this loss means to me. Each time I discuss my loss, I am helping myself face the reality … Continue reading The Afterloss Credo
In your hour of darkness, be a light. At some point, you will be given the opportunity to share this moment with someone who will be able to identify. Yes, you may feel like a student of life but rest assured, you will one day be the teacher - and perhaps, save one.