Tag Archives: it’s the little things

The Dance

Dementia is an odd disease in that you basically lose your most recent memories first. For instance, yesterday, when my mother asked how old she would be on her next birthday, I said 88, but then she insisted that was … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

I was raised by an Italian Catholic mother, so guilt has always been something I’ve experienced to a great degree. I was able to decrease the amount of guilt I experienced when I left home and became protestant, but it’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year?

Well, I can’t say that 2016 was the best year. My job is getting harder, my husband hasn’t had a pay check since last January, Carrie Fisher passed away, and now my 87-year-old mother is living with me again because … Continue reading

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