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I heard many stories later in the evening, while we were sharing remembrances of her, stories of the two of them while they lingered together, of her beloved Henry as he sat smoking his pipe in the far corner of … Continue reading

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Once upon a time there was a man who lived with his two daughters in a lonely clearing in the woods.  They had moved in and cared for many of the things that their mother had always done, after she died and … Continue reading

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A Hospice patient’s Bill of Rights

A Hospice patient’s Bill of Rights I have the right to die the way I  choose to. I have the right to all the information about my disease/condition that is collected by my medical team. I have the right to … Continue reading

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I was jokingly told this quote last week: “Man is the head…..but woman is the neck and she can turn the head anyway she wants.”* For Bob, this is no joke, but his daily reality: his wife moves his head for … Continue reading

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“Thou shalt not kill” in Hebrew means “thou shall not murder”.  Perhaps it seems a moot point, but there is a difference between the two English words. Thou shalt not shed innocent blood unlawfully, via murder, destruction and ruin….an act done to someone … Continue reading

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Dying with dignity?

What a strange phrase, death with dignity. Do we need to say life with dignity? (How many things that we do in life are not dignified, but are still a part of living!) I’m sorry to let people in on … Continue reading

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