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Dealing with grief. And the power of love.

phillip zhivago posing in his shop

Well, it’s been a good long while since I was able to write an article here. Those who know me know that my life changed radically on August 16, 2021. My husband of 45 years, my best friend, my every day and every night companion, died. He took his own life, even though on that day, as all days, we were still in love. 

As he said in the note he wrote to “the authorities,” after battling cancer for 16 years, his illness finally had him in a corner. Unable to walk from one room to another without being completely out of breath, unable to eat (we were feeding him through a tube), and using oxygen constantly, he knew that even if by some miracle the cancer went away, his lungs were too far gone.  Read more

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Victory or Death: The truth about realizing your dreams

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” – Thomas Paine

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What is your dream? Where are you going? What do you want to accomplish before you leave this earth? 

These are questions that you don’t ask yourself much as you navigate through your everyday life. But as you get older, and the time you have left gets shorter, you get more serious about it. Or, you just give up.  Read more