Category Archives: Romance

End of the Ride

My phone rang as I was exercising at home on the last day of March. The hospice nurse attending to Mom called to suggest I get down there soon. “She’s transitioning.” This is hospice-speak for “her body is breaking down … Continue reading

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Super Model

Due for another appointment with the retina specialist, I went to Ramsey to pick Mom up and bring her to the doctor’s office in Wayne. Up in her room, Sugar* was helping Mom get dressed. Of all the gals who … Continue reading

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Love in Bloomers

Maybe I am a genius after all. Maybe I just have great instincts. Or it could be dumb luck. (Lord knows I’ve been due for a little of that!) Whatever the case, Mom is really taking to her new surrounds … Continue reading

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