Quotes From Literature

"No weeping, child. You'll miss me and you'll be sad for a while, but there's no tragedy in the death of an old woman. It's the way of things." ~ Granny Cordeilla from Music of the Distant Stars, by Alys Clare       I came across this passage while reading on the day my … Continue reading Quotes From Literature

As My Grandmother Lays Dying

My 93 year old grandmother was placed on hospice care this week. Her daughters and grandchildren are rallying around her, trying to provide her, and ourselves, with comfort during her final days. She has been blessed with a long, healthy life, with a patient, steady husband of over 60 years, who predeceased her, with four daughters who love her, and with a … Continue reading As My Grandmother Lays Dying