Appreciation and Inspiration

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Features recognizing people who are making an impact. Inspirational quotes and ideas to help caregivers maintain their momentum.

Look to the Trees, Bend with the Breeze

I’ve sent out several copies of my manuscript to “early readers” for feedback. One of them sent me this poem, saying the words in my book made her remember the poem. I am glad she did. The poem resonates for me with my love and respect for nature, the lessons I learn when I walk in the woods. Lost Stand […]

Giving With Care

Good grief, it’s November already. Veterans Day–A time to give thanks to those who have served. Thanksgiving Day–A time to be grateful for all we’ve been given. And the beginning of the season of giving–many parties, many gifts. This video features an eco-friendly, Furoshiki, way to wrap a gift, an idea that will appeal to those who care for the […]

Keep The Faith

Courage~Optimism~Patience~Grace These are the keys to overcoming difficulties. I learned this–not when I was dieing–but, surprisingly, when I was already months into the post-transplant recuperation process. Only my liver had been transplanted, and though that miracle ultimately meant major improvements in my overall health, the physical transition from frail to hale was slow. The evolution away from my type-A personality […]