Monthly Archives: March 2014

joy and quality of life

Joy. Quality of life. When Carol the therapist first threw that word and concept at me my outer reaction was an eye-roll. My inner, something on the order of, Oh give me a break. Quality of life was jargon-speak in … Continue reading

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[2] — the surviving in numbers project

Very good Huff Post article on Ali Safran’s “Surviving In Numbers” project, at, . Writes Safran atĀ the Surviving In NumbersĀ website [ ], “I came up with the idea for this project in October of 2012, around the third … Continue reading

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[1] — inspiration

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I have been in SUCH a slump now for weeks, feeling so bereft of family even though I come from a family of seven children (plus have, a son and grandson…). Recognize that I have to pull myself out of … Continue reading

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[3] — it’s good to have empathetic, loving friends

These two cuddle by me when I’m blue, make me laugh most every day, too. The boss, the serious type: The boss’s apprentice; my helper; the comedian: Sometimes they’re naughty but not so much that I would trade them for … Continue reading

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