Category Archives: Inclement Weather

Merry Christmas!

This is a difficult time of year for caregivers, I think.  I feel like I have to keep doing all the things I always do for dad in the good weather months, even when the snow keeps coming and the … Continue reading

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Visiting Dad and Planning to Get Away on Vacation

I hate to plan my days around the weather, but lately I have had little choice.  In addition to the over 2 feet of snow that remained on the ground (old snow condensed but new snow built upon it), we … Continue reading

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And the sun came out

We have about 2 feet of snow on the ground though the main streets are pretty clear.  Melting snow keeps the streets wet enough to freeze into a layer of ice overnight.  I am hesitant to drive at all though … Continue reading

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Snow Days Make Caregiving Difficult!

When I went in to visit dad the other day he was sitting in the lounge as he often is.  The television was running non-stop.  There was a Snow Advisory and that was all they were talking about.  I guess … Continue reading

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I Hope That Snow Keeps Up!

When I was young I loved snow and outside winter activities.  Dad didn’t care for snow at all.  I suspect he didn’t like the traffic mess that resulted whenever it snowed in their metropolitan area.  One day dad said: “I … Continue reading

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Caregiving With Less Stress – Shopping and Shipping Online

We are approaching the bad weather season, and the busy shopping season and for me the stressful – “how will I get it all done?” season.  I have a system that helps me get more things done without having to … Continue reading

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