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The Day Your Mother Died.

This is an unusual post, as most of it was written by my husband, Funk. I don’t know why, but Funk thinks he found a prize in me. As often occurs, he recently went on and on about what a wonderful job I did, this time, during my mother’s passing. Since my husband sees me […]

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I’m Officially an Orphan

I am officially an orphan. My mother transitioned at 7:10pm last night. I couldn’t keep my promise that she wouldn’t suffer, but I gave it everything I had, so what can you do. I can’t connect with the other side when I’m this upset, so I’m really hoping she’s having the time of her life, […]

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This Sucks So Bad

My mom in 2015, just before her world collapsed with the unexpected deaths of my two siblings, her children. Heading out to Florida to be with her. Have to drive because I can’t get it up to fly this time. Fingers crossed that she either recovers from her stroke or goes as peacefully as possible. […]

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Warning: Very Strong Language

Warning: Very Strong Language Part two of a video of my 94 year old mom and me, on my most recent visit to see her. I post tonight because she’s hanging in the balance after a stroke today. But I want this out in the universe, because this is her, in all her glory. Shy, […]

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Warning: Language

https://video.wixstatic.com/video/e8934b_449a93e761054b769c900206c88fb842/360p/mp4/file.mp4 Warning: Language Oh the wonders of role reversal! My mom and me during my most recent visit to see her, just before she turned 94. It’s culled from a video text I sent to my friend Teense.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“I’m here to light people up.” Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead said that. And it’s true. His band has been lighting me up since 1973, with my first show at Watkins Glen. Their music transcends my being much the same as prayer does. Both connect me to the higher source. Comforts. Inspires. But unlike […]

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You Never Met Me

SUBJECT: Go away MESSAGE: Go back where you came from. You’ve done enough damage here. I received that email from a woman. A person I’d never met. Who has never locked eyes with mine. Who I bet feels she is well-informed. Her message came on the eve of my book signing in Kansas City, no […]

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You Never Met Me

SUBJECT: Go away MESSAGE: Go back where you came from. You’ve done enough damage here. I received that email from a woman. A person I’d never met. Who has never locked eyes with mine. Who I bet feels she is well-informed. Her message came on the eve of my book signing in Kansas City, no […]

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