Do you have a favorite wrinkle? So far I have lines mostly around my eyes and mouth. I’m happy they have developed first from all the times I’ve laughed and smiled. I think they illustrate that I have spent more time happy, than wrinkling my brow/forehead in worry or exasperation. I know I’m lucky andContinue reading “Life is lined”
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I went to school with Steve five days a week, where he’d slam shut my locker, next to his, before I had my last books out. Or slam it and spin my lock so I’d have to start all over. He relished teasing me, but he’d also call me on the phone often, even decadesContinue reading “Memorial Day”
Last public words of Maurice Sendak
This is so beautiful. I watched it several times. And think I will rewatch it daily. “We all know how loving ends.” “Live your life. Live your life. Live your life.” Maurice Sendak
Laughter and Love
Laughter heals. Act like a kid today and laugh at yourself. When was the last time you got in touch with your inner child and let them out to play? Your body can’t produce stress hormones if you’re laughing.
I spent some time with one of my oldest friends last week. She’s a true taphophile and supplied many of the pics on my website. You should check them out. We almost always make a trip to a cemetery when we’re together. Our first trip was to beautiful Cave Hill in Louisville last fall. WhatContinue reading “Taphophile Tuesday”
Take a lesson from peonies. Be beautiful, bold and showy. Bring joy to everyone around you, because we’re not here for long. Isnt’ that what makes us, and life, beautiful?
National Volunteer Week
Looking for a way to make a difference as a volunteer? Consider your local hospice. Medicare requires hospice providers to fulfill 5% of their total patient hours with some sort of volunteer activities.
Living Will, Pt. 2: It’s about how to live
I believe living wills are about how you live not how you die. I explain why in this video and ask you to ponder two important questions before you check any boxes.
Living Wills, Part 1: It’s NOT a DNR
It’s that time again, y’all. National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16), and I’m making a series of videos about living wills. I’ll be posting more over the next few days, so check them out and consider making or updating your Advance Directives soon. Let me know if you have questions or I can help.