Grief Interruptus

I am continuing on this theme of Mom’s transition.  As you know, when someone close to you dies, the grief and sadness is overwhelming. And the extraordinary experiences begin.  We all have stories.  If you haven’t had these experiences, watch for them next time. My...

Mom’s Transition

Journey’s take many twists and turns, some expected, some not.  You are never ready for death even when you know it is coming. Mom’s last week was very interesting. On Tuesday, September 15, we were up early and went to morning Mass. The cathedral is about 2 blocks...

The Caregiver Dilemma

Many adults will have the opportunity to care for a loved one, who is in the dying process. As life will have it, there will be work and other commitments calling your attention. How do you handle all of the emotions and responsibilities? I will share with you my...

Hi! I’m Mary Pat…

What is it you need to shine? Where are you successful and where to you stumble? What questions are you asking (or might think about asking)? What do you do that gives you joy? Well, I am about to find these things out for myself. I’ve had a very good career as...