Tag: love and understanding

  • Permission to Let Go

    Permission to Let Go

    On March 2nd, 2019 at 8:30 pm, my mother passed away. For 2 years I have been by her side helping her as her health deteriorated and eventually took her life. My mother fought for her life by putting herself through extraordinary and heroic measures. Eventually, she moved into palliative care. Her care providers could […]

  • It’s A Love Story

    It’s A Love Story

    I never believed in love at first sight. I’m sure there can be an attraction when you meet someone new, and I’m sure you can feel a strong chemistry with another person. But the idea of falling head over heels in love with someone the first time you see them – it seems like a […]

  • My Groundhog Day

    My Groundhog Day

    22 phone calls and 55 text messages into my day I am ready to pull my hair out. No, I am not talking about my work in IT service management. I am describing my day – just one day –dealing with the broken processes within our healthcare system. I now have two critically ill parents. […]

  • An Empty Cart

    An Empty Cart

    It’s a cold night. I want to feel anything other than what I am feeling. I pop the flip-top off the Jeep and drive the 20 minutes home. The cold air comes in from above and fills the front seat with a cool damp breeze. I’m driving with the heater on, and the dry, hot […]

  • Tap Dancing with Diane

    Tap Dancing with Diane

    Last night I had a dream that I was tap dancing down the streets of New Orleans with Tony Bennet. A person walking on the street stopped him and asked, “What are the top 4 memories of your life?” He replied, “Audrey, Nancy, Rebecca, and Samantha.” I laughed, and we continued tap-dancing down the road […]