Latest Posts


Welcome to Fire Over Fifty!

Just like me, this site is a work in progress. If you're a new visitor, here's a little guidance: You might want to begin with the first 2 posts, which you can access first here and then here - they provide a bit of the back-story and my objectives for this blog. If you're on a mobile device or … Continue reading Welcome to Fire Over Fifty!

Let’s Talk about that 400lb Gorilla

black gorilla near a wood log

Everybody has one And most of us have the same Gorilla that lurks around the periphery of our lives: one we all have to face but no one wants to talk about. If you're a regular reader of my blog, the Gorilla's identity won't come as a huge shock. Gorilla, thy name is Death. Not … Continue reading Let’s Talk about that 400lb Gorilla

Everybody Dance Now

woman in green jacket and gray pants

Finding gratitude as my parents' dementia marches on Today just happens to be my birthday, which I'm not sharing to score birthday wishes, but rather to put a finer point on life as an adult child of parents with dementia. My parents have not remembered/acknowledged my birthday (or my sister's, or my sons') for a … Continue reading Everybody Dance Now