Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, over-the-hill, happily-married mother of 4 daughters. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....

Happy Texas Independence Day! (2020)

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Nearing The End

Mom is tired. She told me tonight that she is ready for Hospice. She says that she will probably see Michelle first, then her mother, then Bev. I can’t imagine a world without her in it, but she is ready … Continue reading

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Thoughts In The Middle Of The Night

    It is true what they say – as you get older, you progress from a child to the parent of your own children, and then one day you find yourself parenting your parents as their bodies and minds … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

Mom has finally(!) given me permission to tell everyone what is going on. Last August, she was given a diagnosis of Stage 4 (metastatic/terminal) lung cancer which had already spread to her lymph nodes and bones. She decided not to … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Moments

.. When time is short, and you are blessed enough to be able to be there for the ones who have been there for you since the beginning of your life…… I am so thankful. ..

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The Best (Belated) Valentine’s Day Ever (a.k.a. “Boy Meets Girl”)

. Just a couple of kids….. . It all started in a lecture hall at Texas A&M University in January, 1979. Yours truly was a freshman who started out in Pre-Med, but after one semester – and a tearful call … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, 2020 – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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