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Teacher Not Preacher

Parent/Teacher Not Preacher Three years ago on the summer solstice, I honored one of my mother’s dying wishes and planted her ashes beneath a flowering bush.  My mom died in October of 2014 and while I still miss her terribly, … Continue reading

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On Wills and Things

On Wills and Things (Please and Thank You – Redux) When my father died after a protracted illness, we prepared a living will for my mother. We went to a lawyer who asked her the questions I couldn’t. It’s true … Continue reading

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Please and Thank You

Please and Thank You On the summer solstice, the longest, brightest, most sun-festy day of the year, I honored one of my mother’s dying wishes and planted her beneath a flowering bush, a crape myrtle, to be precise. My mom … Continue reading

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