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Time Capsule

Time Capsule

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* Little capsules of days gone by are all around us. They may be found in old albums in your deceased grandparents’ attic, jottings left in the back of your dad’s rolltop, or random notes or book reviews…

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Dad’s Dark Brown Hair

Dad’s Dark Brown Hair

By The Elderberries

My dad died at age 64. Up until he took his last breath, he was strong and vibrant and funny and loving. And he still had dark brown hair with only a tinge of silver. I was so proud of…

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Not Time Yet

Not Time Yet

By The Elderberries

She worked as an aide in a nursing home while putting herself through college. The experience made her fall in love with the elderly and decide to make them her life’s work as a nurse. One of the little ladies…

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A Caregiver’s Moment of Truth

A Caregiver’s Moment of Truth

By The Elderberries

She was the baby of her family, a darling and carefree child. She double-majored in cuteness and fun. As an adult, she partied and traveled, and everybody loved her. She never married, kind of flitted from job to job, and…

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By The Elderberries

I attended the funeral of a family friend the other day. I sat next to a darling older lady whom I’ve known for years. It was nice to be with a mutual friend as we said goodbye to a very…

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