Category Archives: The Mind

Tribute to Vicki in Three Parts

Catalyst “I don’t understand why you can’t. Or won’t.” She whimpered, acutely aware she sounded desperate. He shrugged.  “I don’t believe in it.  You know that.” He continued looking intently at his laptop. “But we’ve been together for 11 years … Continue reading

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Wasted Opportunity

When I think about the course of events since we last sat at the office of your oncologist 2 years ago, and discussed the plans for your future, I can’t help but shake my head in dismay. What a waste … Continue reading

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The Latest Unlikely Hero

The past week, we were inundated with up-to-the-minute news about Steven Slater, the Jet Blue flight attendant who apparently could not take it anymore from a rude passenger.  So he announced on the PA what a terrible person she is … Continue reading

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Aging…

I woke up this morning realizing that I am about to turn another year older and I am not happy about that at all. Mainly because the reminder came, not as a sweet thought of birthday cake and greetings from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Mortality

I received an email from an old friend, Christine Leviste-Consunji. She was asking for prayers for one of her sisters, who would be undergoing surgery for cancer.  Needless to say, this took me by surprise.  My mind wandered off to … Continue reading

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Need help cause I’m going crazy!!!

My husband and I are lucky to be able to afford the luxury of a live-in Nanny. However, when such person starts to drive you crazy, to the point of loosing it completely, is it still a luxury? Our Nanny … Continue reading

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