Tag Archives: Death

Celebrating the Life and Memory of John Sheridan Sr.

I’ve needed some time away from blogging since my father passed away on December 30th. It was genuinely the best thing that could have happened, both for him and for those of us who loved him. He was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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A Win-Win Situation

I’m in a good mood today, and I’m even feeling well rested after a rare full night’s worth of sleep, so I’m ready to have some fun. Two adversarial situations that have been serious problems in my life, have suddenly … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – 1969

With God as my witness, every word of the following post is absolutely true, without any fabrication or exaggeration… Mid December, 1961: I was five years old on that cold December day, when my Dad took me aside and said … Continue reading

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Conversations With My Dad – Part Two

Recently, I wrote a post called Conversations With My Dad in which I described my experience during a day visiting with my father, who suffers from advanced and terminal dementia. That day was a good day, and a good visit with my Dad. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Why There Must Be a Reason Why I’m Still Here

Note to my WordPress friends and readers:  Please let me know if you read this entire post from start to finish. It’s very long, but I needed to write all that is here for my own sake, as I tried … Continue reading

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Conversations With My Dad

I recently mentioned that my father has been suffering from increasingly serious dementia for almost four years, and these days his mind is pretty far gone. He doesn’t have Alzheimer’s Disease, but another type of dementia called Lewy Body Dementia. … Continue reading

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