My Stories, Myself, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

My Stories, Myself, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Driving into Arches National Park in Utah, I have this joyous feeling: I have never been so happy in my life! I am with my beloved husband and two glorious grandsons. It is a precious time.

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Speaking Truth to Power, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Speaking Truth to Power, by Susan Austin-Crumpton
"Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly."
                            ― Ann Rice

Many years ago in another lifetime, I was leaving a marriage, in which I did not work outside the home. I left weeks of prepared meals in the freezer and directions for each taped on the refrigerator door. I had spent our entire marriage trying to earn my keep and my value (since I did not bring in financial income).

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Find a Way, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Find a Way, by Susan Austin-Crumpton
      “Find A Way”
                --Diane Nyad

My daughter is a hero.  She is a nurse practitioner working with elderly demented patients.  When she was working with an Asian woman who spoke no English and refused to eat, she and the staff were perplexed.  It was clear her patient was not in this reality.  How were they to take care of her physical needs?

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