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Welcome to my blog where I write pieces about life that includes some of my experiences peppered with humor that will inspire and encourage you.  This journey on earth can be difficult and crazy at times and we all need some inspiration to keep moving forward.  Enjoy!

                    Gwen

One Man’s Death

One Man’s Death

​ The smell of bread lingered in the air as it cooled on the old wooden table in the middle of the stone home.  Rolled up bed mats stored along the north wall and the fireplace housed embers now left unattended.  The dirt floor was swept and ready for the family to...

The Sock Episode and Faith

The Sock Episode and Faith

Working in an assisted living facility has its moments of funny and weird situations.  Some of the residents with worsening dementia can come up with some odd antics or off the wall comments.  One such afternoon I was trying to finish some assessments when I received...

I Remember

I Remember

The atmosphere in the kitchen was tense.  Once again, his anger had taken over and the storm on his face showed that there was more to come. Her body tensed as her heart rate increased getting ready for a fight.  Why can’t we have a normal disagreement with a healthy...

You Don’t Know What You Got Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Got Until It’s Gone

The air nipped at my exposed skin as I hurriedly shoved my arms into my coat sleaves.  After starting up the car I glanced at the dashboard where it read 32 degrees outside.  An inward shiver propelled me to press the seat warmer button to high.  I didn’t care if my...

Holy Ghost Stories

Holy Ghost Stories

Being a Home Health nurse has its advantages such as driving time.  I have the opportunity to listen to all kinds of music to my heart’s content.  At times someone may catch me belting out lyrics to a song that really should have been sung by someone who can hold a...

May We Never Lose Our Wonder

May We Never Lose Our Wonder

Sometimes our mail comes late.  With the days being short during the winter months I often end up taking a trek down the long driveway to my mailbox after dark. One night I walked out my front door with a flashlight secured in one hand and the other clutching my coat...

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