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Kristine Burns
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A bittersweet trip home
Haven't written here in about a month. It's been a crazy springtime. My father died in April after a long decline in health over the last few years. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in August and then wound up in the hospital Easter weekend because he coul...
A bittersweet trip home
A bittersweet trip home
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Hospice, Cancer, and the Whole Ball of Wax
The last month has been a blur. My father has been diagnosed with inoperable esophageal cancer, along with his earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis. He was admitted to the hospital the day before Easter because he kept falling and could no longer sit up, let alone...
Hospice, Cancer, and the Whole Ball of Wax
Hospice, Cancer, and the Whole Ball of Wax
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Happy Easter
So grateful for my life, my family, and my chosen family. Without faith and trust, I would not be in this place.In my very limited life experience, I have found that it's better to make that difficult decision and trust in God that everything will eventuall...
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Back into Dating
Seriously...back into dating at my age. Never, ever have I ever imagined that would be happening again. But it is. The original roots of this blog—my departure from academia and subsequent movement into the private educational sector—have kind of gone astra...
Back into Dating
Back into Dating
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Life at 50
Read a great list today and although I don't normally repost things like this, I'm going to make an exception today. The original article, 13 Habits of People Who Have a Fulfilling Life at Midlfe and Beyond was posted here  http://alidavies.com/12-habits-of...
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The Big 5-0!
Monday, February 1st will begin my 2-week birthday celebration! I try to roll it right into Valentine's Day so I give plenty of time for everyone to shower me with presents, singing, and general frivolity. This is a big year—not a "5" year, but a "0" year. ...
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People-Pleasers and Co-Dependents
I don't normally repost from other bloggers, but I adore Amy Poehler's Smart Girls site. She has everything from how to choose the perfect dog to how to change a tire. The articles are empowering for both young girls and "old" women (like me) alike. She cel...
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Living Life
The last two weeks back to school were rough! We had a great schedule while we were on Winter Break and we enjoyed every minute of it. But, man, did we pay when had to get back to our regular school schedule. The last two weeks have been packed with crazy s...
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! While this has been a tough year with my parents, this past week has been a good one. I have said this so many times before, but I truly believe that life with my alcoholic better prepared me for dealing with my aging parents. Each lives in ...
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
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The Force Awakens was awesome! Saw it opening day with the kids.
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