Dad turned 82 this past April. I’m not so sure he’ll make it to his next birthday. His health issues are just too many and severe and it’s killing me. He’s becoming so weak now he can hardly sit upright … Read More!
Update on Dad and the nonexistent life of his very tired daughter……. Left Dad’s Thursday night around 9:30-ish after setting him up with everything (I thought) he would possibly need in the middle of the night so he would not … Read More!
“Lift me up please.” “I hurt.” “I love you.” The words ring familiar in my ears, words I must have said hundreds of times while growing up. I glance at the mirror in the bedroom and there before me is … Read More!
Parents. Those two utter strangers who for some inexplicable reason decided one day it would be a good idea to take an alien life form in the hopes that some day a responsible and productive member of society will emerge … Read More!
“We’ve called an ambulance for your father. He’s had an unresponsive event.” The voice on the other end of the telephone was the charge nurse at the nursing home where Dad lived. I swallowed back the cold fear that engulfed … Read More!
Today, October 27, 2012 at approximately 7:45 am, Dad’s battle was won. He had fought the good fight and his Lord and Savior took him home. His faithful servant’s job was finished and Dad’s reward awaited. … Read More!
Dad is 81 years old. I’ve known him for 48 of those years. He was born during the Depression, grew up while World War II was going on, and thanks to his “friends and neighbors” he was drafted into the … Read More!