When Love Keeps You Up All Night

“One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer I’m late blogging today. We have an elderly family member in care whose health deteriorated last night, and it has taken precedence over everything else. There have been endless phone calls back and forth […]

That Day We Always Knew Was Coming…

“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”  ~ Robert Frost I’m feeling achy and sad inside today. Late on Monday afternoon, we sent Ben’s elderly mum to hospital. She’s in her nineties and has always been stubbornly independent. And she’s been able to stay at home on her own with help which is just the […]

In case of trauma, Melbourne Breakfast…

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  ~ Douglas Adams   I’ve had a busy few days since Friday, the day of our anniversary Vomageddon. I worked all Saturday in Brisbane doing psychic readings and coaching, which was wonderful and then […]

Before the madness, tea…

“If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.”  ~  William Ewart Gladstone   In the middle of all of this editing and birthday excitement we’ve also been dealing with madness […]

The Turn In The Road Where My Worries Fall Away

“Though a lifetime of listening to the music of the world has passed, even now the tone of the rain on the roof of my home is the sweetest sound I have ever heard.”  ~  Kensi Brianne Smith   We’ve been up in Brisbane this past week, and it’s been full on. I’ve had doctors’ […]

Being There For Loved Ones

“It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.” ~  Doe Zantamata Hello Lovelies, Our family is going through some big stuff right now. Being there for my family is taking almost all of my time, and pre-occupying all […]

Some thoughts on Dementia, Alzheimers and the End Stage of our Journey

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe   Recently, my friend Catherine contacted me to ask about her grandmother Phyllis, also known as Little Nana. Her Grandad has already passed over, and Little Nana is in a nursing home. […]

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top