Category Archives: Acceptance

Passing of Charles Hahn

A message from Marsha: Two weeks ago I shared a thought with you on my father. On Friday, March 27, he died. We are grieving his passing this weekend and ask that you join us by remembering someone you hold dear who is no longer with us. Just a thought… Marsha

To My Father (by Marsha)

Published March 14, 2020. My 89-year-old father, Charles Hahn, has dementia. Last week, the memory care residence he recently moved to closed to all visitors, as have most around the country. The next morning he fell. There is a fracture in his neck, and although it is very small, he will need to wear a collar for the next three months. He has been moved … Continue reading To My Father (by Marsha) »

A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas

Originally published December 24, 2016   “Always winter but never Christmas.” ~ C S. Lewis The night A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered, on December 9, 1965, half of the American population watching television tuned in.  At the time it was quite controversial, criticized for being: too religious, too jazzy, too offbeat, not having a laugh track using the voices of real children. In December of 1965 I … Continue reading A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas »

Grateful Right Now

As an early member of the Baby Boomer generation, I took pride in dreaming big.  I was preoccupied with a yet unborn future and found it easy to escape into the dream world of my longings. I remember Robert Kennedy sharing these words from George Bernard Shaw at a rally at the University of Washington six weeks before his assassination: “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But … Continue reading Grateful Right Now »