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Three Stories For Caregivers

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Omoiyari… For Humanity’s Sake

Frances H. Kakugawa Special to The Hawai’i Herald Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Take a moment and look at the people around you,...
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Rethinking The Holidays

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Dear Frances – The Power of Poetry

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa These poems were shared at our recent poetry writing support group for caregivers. Our discussions follow each caregiver’s poetry. SADNESS I am sad because my sister-in-law is terminally ill I....
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Dear Frances – Free Yourself with a Different Perspective

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers: The following is an email exchange between Linda and myself. You might find her situation similar to something you have experienced or are currently experiencing. Dear Frances, Today my stepbrother called from Florida saying my dad has had another stroke and has not been eating much, just....
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Children Are Our Future . . .

Dear Frances by Frances H. Kakugawa
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Making It Through

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Dear Frances – Taking Life in Stride .. Breathe In .. Breathe Out

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers, At our monthly poetry writing session, Lynda shared the following poem. She is her mother’s caregiver. As she read, we all began laughing. “Oh, you find this funny?!” Lynda asked.  Another caregiver in our group asked her if she was offended by our laughing. “Oh no, I....

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