Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sons and Mothers and Others: Retired Into Bullying!

  Hildra Tague July 10, 2014 at 10:25 am Since I retired to Florida I’ve been shocked to see the level of antagonism portrayed by seniors who bully–especially when working as a group. The “social” bullying described in the recent … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: An Election Brings Conflict Revolution

My job as a teacher, or chief thought catcher, in this small private school brings sunshine to my soul. As the day starts the students begin the process of settling down. A gal noticed my efforts at taming the crowd … Continue reading

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Old Age May Bring Memory Problems

Why did I go into this room? What am I doing here? Must I once again retrace my steps to find my way? I’ll stand here just a bit.  I feel like having a fit. But it won’t help me … Continue reading

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A Slice of Happy: Holding the High Note

Caregivers risk the danger of being on guard 24/7.  There are times when that is necessary. However, in order to sustain the role effectively, it becomes urgent for a caregiver to carve out some time in the daily routine.  Having … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: In the Dental Chair

I’d call this recollection tongue in cheek–but there was a lot more than a mere tongue in my cheek yesterday. . . She said, “Don’t close your mouth!”  I wondered, how long, forever, or would she tell me when I … Continue reading

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