Tag Archives: parents

In search of my sanctuary

I stand watching the little children play , some clinging on to their parents while standing in knee deep water while the waves lap against the shore. The laughter of the kids reminds me of being a kid and coming … Continue reading

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I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams……

It is the last Saturday morning of baking for the farmers market. I sit here wondering what I would do with my time now that this has come to an end. I use the baking and farmers market as a … Continue reading

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Prisoner of words

Ever so often I stare at the blank page with a blinking cursor wondering what I should write. So many thoughts race through my head and then I start typing and then I stop. Sometimes I feel like words hold … Continue reading

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No matter what, home is where the heart is.

Two weeks of vacation with family and friends can go by way too fast than you would like it to. My time with my family came to a screeching halt sooner than I expected. As much as I missed my … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with mortality is no easy task

The countdown to my trip to visit my family has begun. Next week I will be on a plane feeling trapped for hours. I am excited, yet feelings of trepidation cross my mind. I am typically excited about catching up … Continue reading

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My head is in the sand

“Old age is no place for sissies” – Betty Davis I just ended a conversation with my sister who lives on the other side of the world and during our conversation she had moments of weakness when talking about our … Continue reading

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I feel  guilty for not feeling guilty ?

The hardest part of living so far away from my family, is living so far away from them. Now that I do live thousands of miles away there are moments of guilt that set in, making me consider wanting to … Continue reading

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