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Mental Health

The Fragility Of Life

I write this as a friend suffers in the hospital from a stroke- we didn't see this one coming!

So much of what we believe to be rock solid in life is in fact fragile. Our health, our jobs, our homes, even life itself could be gone in a flash as if it never was. Look at the recent events of hurricanes, mass shootings and wild fires. I doubt anybody foresaw those things happening in their lives...
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Relationships

When Your Parents Get Older (and you still feel the same age)

We take a break from cleanup efforts to watch from the front door of my parents' flooded home as neighbors paddle by in kayaks.

Aging parents. This is what is on my mind of late.

It is on my mind quite a lot, too. Like all the time. Like whether I am awake or asleep, working or exercising, running errands or cleaning turtle poop off the carpet (yet again).

The other day I told my boyfriend...
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