New post on Daughter on Duty
I took my mother to a memorial service last weekend. We had visited Lois several times at the assisted living place where Mama would have been living if I hadn’t come; where she would have gone had I not extended my one year commitment. Lois is the only friend she has regularly visited in the nearly four years I’ve been here.
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I am a Pacific Northwest native transplanted to the southeast for 36 years. In 2012, I returned to my childhood home and fell in love with this corner of the country again. I am a grandmother, a storywriter, a teacher, an attention payer, a hiker, and a back roads wanderer. Check out my website (and my memoir) at www.gretchenstaebler.com.
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