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If you could do One Thing, What would it be?

If you could do just one thing today, what would it be? Just one. Not the dry cleaning AND the grocery store.  Not cooking AND eating with your family. One activity only. What would you chose? That is where we … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo and Alicia

It’s May 26 and Alicia is having chemo–yesterday the Oxaliplatin and Leucovorin at the hospital and even now she is getting FU-5 continuously–she wears a thermos-like container for the medication slung over her shoulder, it drips in through the port … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

Saying goodbye doesn’t happen all at once. That’s why it’s so hard. Since Alicia got sick, letting go has happened daily. Right away she had to say goodbye to a pain- free existence, and then to her thought of a … Continue reading

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28 years later….

“Were you with your sister when she died?” I ask Patricia. “Well….sort of. I was at the hospital. I spent a lot of time with Juli, but it was so exhausting,” she hesitates.  “I fell asleep and so at the … Continue reading

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We Love Alicia. We Miss Alicia.

“Are you going to write about this in your blog?” asks Alicia. “This.” A simple little word can carry so much freight. “This” does not mean lunch at Red Robin, where Sabrina, Alicia and I, the three sisters, are sitting … Continue reading

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