My Scrambled Nest

An Almost-Empty Nest Journey of "Letting Go" With Laughter and Love, By Cathy Free

The young ‘uns headed back to school yesterday, and there’s one big problem: They’re not so young, anymore. My son the chemistry whiz, now 21 and a college junior, has been on his own since his freshman year and has a part-time job “blowing stuff up” in the University of Utah chemistry lab to keep …

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Snowy Owl Woman, aka my mother, Joy, turned 79 this past weekend and it was quite the celebration. None of us expected that she’d see another birthday, let alone two, when she was sent into hospice in November 2017 by clueless hospital doctors who said she’d be gone within days from an infection of sepsis. …

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