Tag Archives: blessings

Learning

Today’s WordPress one-word prompt is Learning. I remember in my clinical year of veterinary school when a professor told me and another group of students that being a veterinarian required a lifetime of learning.  He said it involved learning new … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

I try not to be sad around Father’s Day, but I am.  I miss my dad.  A lot. Sometimes I pull out old VHS tapes of him and watch them.  They bring a rush of emotions that flood my soul … Continue reading

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Blessed By an Elderly Stranger

When I was a child, I was afraid of old people.  I don’t know where exactly this fear came from and I’m quite sure I hid this fear from my parents, as knowing both my mother and father, they would … Continue reading

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Things I learned in 2014

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is coming to an end very soon.  I thought I would sit down and make a list of what I learned (or relearned) this year.  It’s certainly not a comprehensive list by any means, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Nostalgia

I groggily stumble out of a nice warm bed on a cold Thanksgiving morning.  Yawning wide, I make my way to the kitchen with two hungry kittens on my hills.  Filling their bowls, I talk to them and watch them … Continue reading

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Sending Happy 25th Birthday Wishes To You, Son, with Much Love

Dear Son, How can a mother ever forget the day that her first child, a son, is born?  You came into the world 25 years ago today at 2:18 pm.  I can hardly believe it’s been 25 years.  But I … Continue reading

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A Year of Pet Loss Grief

One year ago today I had to euthanize my geriatric cat that I had for almost  20 years.  A cat I had acquired when he was 8 weeks old and who I loved like a son.  This year of grief … Continue reading

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