Tag Archives: moms

The Home


The nursing home… I must have told 100 people in the last few weeks that my mother lived in a nursing home. People at the hospital kept asking me where she lived and I answered their questions and filled out their forms obediently.  However, I kept feeling the need to […]

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Lost


My mother died… For the last few weeks I practiced saying those words so I could prepare.   I suppose I knew it was coming and now it has been a week.  I am sitting in the kitchen among the cookie crumbs and stale bagels eating whitefish salad that probably […]

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The Best Mom in the World


Not long ago, I received the most wonderful compliment in the world from a mother of many children. All her children are grown and married and have children of their own, but she has lived here forever and knows everyone and everything. She told me that I am THE best […]

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