Monthly Archives: August 2011

Freedom to Finish Last

I have registered for the Power Walk competition sponsored by Wisconsin Senior Olympics which will be held at the Milwaukee County Zoo in just a few days. I am excited to be a part of this event and am looking … Continue reading

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You’re Going to Have a Home!

My heart was heavy as I drove the forty minutes that my GPS said would be needed to get to the address I had touched on the screen. I was sad because the friend I had hoped could go with … Continue reading

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Hedvig-Part Three

This is the conclusion of a story which first posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 and continued on Wedesday, August 24, 2011.  With a look that betrayed this next idea as part of a plan, Hedvig asked me if I would … Continue reading

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Hedvig-Part Two

This is a continuation of the story which was posted on Monday, August 22, 2011. The hallway to her apartment was long but well kept. I saw her in the distance and waved. She waved too.  As I got closer … Continue reading

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Hedvig-Part One

This is a three part post in memory of a Senior Adult whom I visited eight years ago but the lessons learned continue to guide my life. HEDVIG Written by Roselyn Staples October, 2003 I don’t know why it is … Continue reading

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I Loved You Right Away

I received an email from a precious friend asking me to rejoice with her about the birth of her first grandchild. It prompted the memory of this poem that I wrote almost five years ago after I had appointed myself … Continue reading

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Feeling for You

by Shirlee Vandegrift Father of All, “All we have needed Thy hand hath provided. Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord unto me.” So much of what stirs us in our time with You is found in music and lyrics such as … Continue reading

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