An Ode to Mom

(a.k.a, her obituary) Because she should be remembered for the full picture of who she was, not just the dementia that ruled her for the past few years. Obituary |
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Life, and Death, with Dementia

Sharing details about dementia's progression in a loved one can be tricky. But it feels important for me to share, especially right now.
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Let’s Talk about that 400lb Gorilla

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
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Everybody Dance Now

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
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Here’s the Story. . . of a too-soft Mattress

A sleep-deprived little Brady Bunch riff (plus another lesson in dementia care)
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A rare dive into poetry from me
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