Reluctant Consumers

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Have you ever noticed that the dying are far more discerning about how they spend their time and money than the living? The dying are the most reluctant of all consumers. They can talk themselves out of buying most anything. They don’t feel a need for useless stuff. It’s health and comfort they seek. A [Read More...]

Root Little Pig

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  The blinds drawn, lights off, I leaned over Mama’s hospital bed and rubbed her neck. “I don’t know how you manage to be so strong,” I said. “It’s like my mama always told me,” she answered. “Root little pig or die.” My mother has spent a lifetime figuring out how to survive only to [Read More...]

The Healing of the Dying

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A watercolor of Scottish man in a kilt playing the fiddle took the Judge’s Choice Award. I know because I was the judge who awarded it. I’m not sure what time we got home last night but when I stepped into the house, hot from being locked up for days, I thought about how when [Read More...]


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