Journey to Caregiving: Becoming Stronger Than You Know

“We can’t wake her up.” The emergency room Dr. on call that day waited in silence for a reaction. Is she talking about sleeping beauty? – I wondered.  I  used to watch hospital TV dramas so I needed real medical terminology not the fairy tale version.  “Do you mean she is in a coma?” I asked. “Yes” Now we were getting somewhere.

EmptyBesters Redux: Blog Regained

There is a light at the end of the tunnel and I feel like I have pushed my way back into the sunlight. Friends, readers and subscribers it has been a roller coaster  year.  Thank you for sticking with me through my mostly silent blog period. The time has come to “redux”. I love  this  word,  it sounds so

A lesson in Living Simply – Negril, Jamaica

The main reason to take holiday  in Jamaica in the first place is to chill. To feel the sand beneath your feet, the sun on your back, and not think about the rat race you left behind. Walking along 7 miles of beach in Negril, (not really seven, but who is counting), of white sand beach with various star rated