Tag Archives: family life

  1. Together Again

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    February 15, 2021 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    This is the eulogy I wrote for my father, Harold Robert Reed, who died on January 21, 2021. Due to …
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  2. And May Her Memory Be a Blessing: Alzheimer’s Final Goodbye

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    March 31, 2019 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Eulogy for my mother, Dorisanne Kalivoda Reed, who died quietly at home on February 20, 2019. You can read my …
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  3. The New Normal

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    January 29, 2017 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Blogging is a bad platform for the slow and reflective. Which is how I tend to approach my writing, particularly those …
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  4. The Making of a Liar

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    December 11, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I am on the phone with my parents, who live one thousand and sixty-seven miles away in upstate New York. …
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  5. Reading with my Mom

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    June 5, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    My mother was a big reader. I got my love of books from her. Even after she started to have …
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  6. Opening Up for the Holidays

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    December 27, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Christmas was cold and dry this year, with icy sidewalks. But the day after we woke to several inches of …
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  7. Striving to Tithe

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    December 6, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I had been a clergy wife for four years, and a mother for three. My son had just celebrated his …
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  8. Sleepover

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    November 1, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    That night my mother came to my room – I should say that it used to be my room, and was …
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  9. Buried Women’s History: Lighting the Lantern for Clara Ueland

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    September 20, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    As many of you know, I was scheduled yesterday to tell stories to children at a lantern lighting ceremony at …
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  10. 59 Great Quotations on Family from Authors All Over the Map

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    August 2, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Somber, sarcastic, sentimental; frank, funny, furious; petty, problematic, or profound – here’s the best of what I found on family …
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