Tomorrow I'll experience a bilateral TKR - total knee replacement, both knees. So I'm T minus 1 day . . . and counting. It's been a journey to get here. Since the end of July when I got the bone-on-bone diagnosis, I've been doing stretches every morning and working out with weights two or three days … Continue reading T minus 1 day
Another Father's Day comes around, and my Facebook feed is full of photos of fathers. That prompts me to add my contribution to this day of gratitude for fathers. My father was steady and dependable. He was kind and nonjudgmental. He contributed to his community through volunteer service in a variety of roles. Daddy has … Continue reading Father’s Day Gratitude
Friday was a day that showed me how much I'm connected with others - past and present, near and far.
In the South, even grownups often call their fathers "Daddy." My sister and I were no exception. Our father was always Daddy - until the day he died. That was more than 15 years ago, and it seems that every year I discover more lessons that I learned from Daddy. One of the most important … Continue reading Father’s Day Reflections