The Mountains are Calling and I must Go

"The mountains are calling and I must go…”  - John Muir, Naturalist, Explorer and Writer “The mountains are calling you.  It’s ok to go...” These were the last words I gently said to my mom as she laid in her bed on the morning of July 31, 2021. Over the past 7 years,...

Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsberg

 Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg        March 15, 1933 – September 18, 2020 I was deeply saddened by the death of one of the most AMAZING women in the United States history, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on September 18, 2020, due to complications from pancreatic cancer at the...

Great News!   3 Things I want to share with you.

  1. Many of you have been following me about my journey with Stage 1 Breast Cancer – from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up over the past 20 months and I’m so excited to share the great news! My Diagnostic Bilateral 3-D Mammogram, done on November 1, approx....

“The time is now – Being Present”

Over the past months, I’ve learned many lessons from spending time with my Mom.  As you know, she is suffering from dementia and is living at a wonderful Board & Care facility close to where I live.  Every time I visit her it’s a new experience.  Some days are...

New Year – New Home!

“We never deny a resident the right to walk.”  This is the response I received after questioning the executive director at my mother’s memory care center regarding the lack of assisted mobility.   I asked again, “Why isn’t anyone walking with her with her walker?” ...

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