Tag Archives: assisted living

Words Through the Ages

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost CONFESSIONS – I have been around for a long time and I have seen a lot of change, some good, some not so.  But what has been consistent is the descriptive labelling that goes on while being […]
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A Birthday

“Children are the anchor that holds a mother to life” – Sophocles Today, June 15, is my mothers 90th birthday and she is surrounded by family except me.  I am 400 miles away but I am there in spirit.  A couple of my siblings flew out from Ontario and a couple from Alberta however between […]
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Being Your Own Media

“Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.” – Arthur Schopenhauer It has been such a crazy week I am more inclined to withdraw than report on it.  However one does not generate much awareness by sitting in a corner mumbling.  In this new time of “post truth” and “alternative […]
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Fear and Loathing…

“Fear is the mind killer…” Frank Herbert (Dune) I came into the new year feeling a bit more rejuvenated having made the decision to look at the opportunities of “assisted living“.  It wasn’t an easy decision but the reality is I will be 67 this year and, like it or not, I’m a senior.  Accepting […]
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Starting the Story Anew…

“Until you make the subconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” – Carl G. Jung The snow has just started so the earlier week stocking up proved valuable.  However on the positive side, snow on Vancouver Island generally means it will warm up and I have had my fill […]
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Living with the Results

“Wisdom is the reward for surviving our own stupidity” – Brian Rathbone A simple torn toe nail four days before Christmas has forced me to accept something I’ve been putting off for some time now, the reality of assisted living.  The ripple effect of such a nondescript activity can put in motion a tsunami of events. […]
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