Category Archives: Grief

Food, Medicine and Time

Hippocrates was one smart dude. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is this healer’s complete quote. He cared for the sick in Greece in the early 4th century BCE. Of course, he didn’t have access to … Continue reading

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Perfect Omelette Winds Up Old Year

Yep, sending out 2016 with a great brunch omelette, as my first cooked meal after a medical test yesterday. Had to fast all day Thursday, had routine test under anesthesia Friday, got clean bill of health, ate a small steak … Continue reading

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SNAP CHALLENGE AT NASCAR

Can I live on $4.17 per day for 7 days? I went to Texas Motor Speedway for NASCAR and Indy Car racing. While I was at the Lodge I stay at when I go over for these weekends, I usually … Continue reading

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GET A ROUND TUIT 

   I’ve been going through many old scrapbooks lately, as part of my healing process. I found a photo of my mother from the 1940’s, I think. She had lots of projects going, all at one time, and would say, … Continue reading

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END OF THE YEAR TRADITION: HOUSE CLEANING

Many of y’all know this past year I lost track of my homeless daughter. Concurrently, I also lost track of cleaning my home. I put on blinders and said, “Dust? What dust?” I may have hit the furniture with a … Continue reading

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Positive mental attitude: it’s what’s happening!

   Exercise helps our mood, the experts say. Sometimes we’re in such a bad funk, we can’t even get off the couch to go walk down the block. Just getting out of bed seems a chore, or brushing our teeth … Continue reading

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GRILLED CHEESE & GRIEF

  I no longer seem to know where my body ends and the world begins. If I were a practicing Buddhist, this might mean the distinction between self and other was falling away. I might be on the path to oneness, … Continue reading

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