This post dedicated to the memory of my Aunt Mary Dolores, who was deeply devoted to Our Lady of the Rosary.
Friday, May 16, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Did I ever tell you about the photo at the top of the page? It's a slightly edgy chalk drawing on the driveway created by my two younger ones earlier this spring.
"Rainbow Punk"... with the spiky hair and t-shirt... where do they come up with this stuff?!?
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
... according to Bette Davis. She was so right.
As I help my Mom and Dad navigate through these rough waters, I'm learning that it takes a lot of courage to deal with all the indignities of old age; all the insults, large and small, to body, mind, and spirit; all the changes and losses.
By the way, I found that Bette Davis quote on the Aging Parents Insights blog, while looking for information about services for the elderly.
If you have aging parents - or if you're on the aging path yourself (what? not me!) - you might want to take a look. I particularly liked this post about the "disproportionate rule" and caregiver aikido.