Tag Archives: Dawn Wellman

The back left corner

Somewhere, sometime, some years ago I read a column in a newspaper. Are you old enough to remember newspapers? That was the social media of my day! Anyway I read a story and it was something like this: It was … Continue reading

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The Welcome Home week

Originally posted on December 17, 2019 Written on Thanksgiving The welcome home week is the 5 days preceding the Thanksgiving Day holiday. I call it this because it is the time of year when many families and friends, although dispersed … Continue reading

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Memorial in Yellow

It was almost a year before I would post anything after Dawn Passed, Mom Passed Just 6 months later. I was so lost. I had known them both my entire life. They were both my biggest fans and cheerleaders. They … Continue reading

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My Little sister

Originally posted November 12, 2018 As I mentioned earlier 2018 was indeed a very rough year for me, and it was months between these posts.  Even as I repost all these it is a little rough to reread. It has … Continue reading

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Living with Mom–The Fall

Originally published February15, 2018 From January 30th at 1:39 AM Today while I was at work Mom took a spill. She was not home alone. She tripped over her own slippers. She broke her left Femur and her left wrist. … Continue reading

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Into the Darkness

Originally Posted on February 3, 2018             Endless scenarios they swirl, the pieces do not fit Clouded by obscurities, they flutter through the mist Lost without a cause or clue, restrained by ghosts of past … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair

5AM I sit and stare in the corner at Mom’s empty chair Although right now she only sleeps, the thought it still cuts me deep In the corner alone and dark, the storm that brews still leaves its mark The … Continue reading

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Living with Mom-Continued

Originally posted on January 24, 2018 Today is Wednesday January 24th Today is Mom’s 73rd Birthday. (it would be her last) Brevity, Lucidity and Death! It’s morning, my favorite part of the day. Not because Mom is not awake yet, … Continue reading

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Living with Mom–An Alzheimer’s story

Originally posted January 10, 2018 This is the first installment in the ongoing story of caring at home for my mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s one year ago. There will an a companion video series coming along as well … Continue reading

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