Monthly Archives: December 2013

Planning, Time, and Flexibility: Essential Ingredients for the Holidays

Christmas is a wonderful time of year; full of fun, excitement, and family gatherings.  For weeks beforehand, I spend time decorating, planning, anticipating the good times and envisioning the perfect holiday.  Like so many dreams, reality is rarely the picture … Continue reading

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Hold My Hand

Dear Lord, I don’t know why you do the things that you do or why you let happen the things that you choose. I’ve often doubted your wisdom and resented your ways; not willing to accept what I was facing … Continue reading

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All He Can Do Is Yell

I’ve never been comfortable with strong expressions of anger. I’m the sort of person that prefers to compromise and resolve things peacefully so one of the more difficult challenges I have faced is how to handle Lynn’s frustrations expressed through anger. … Continue reading

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Thus the Week Before Christmas

Thus the week before Christmas and all through the house Not a creature was stirring not even my spouse A small Christmas tree had been placed on a stand So he could “see” Christmas from his power wheelchair The last … Continue reading

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Follow Me on

For those of you to like to follow  my blog, I recently began writing for Multiple Sclerosis.Net, an email newsletter that is published weekly.  My first article was just printed.  In case you’re interested in reading the email newsletter,  just … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Makes it All Worthwhile

I love Christmas.  I’m sure I’m not alone when I say it’s my favorite time of year.  I love the excitement, the beauty, and especially the meaning….but it IS a lot of work. The reason I did not write a … Continue reading

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