Isn’t It Lovely?

Isn’t It Lovely?

  The flowers caught my attention as I was strolling with my husband through our neighborhood.  I am fairly certain they had been in bloom for a few days, but my eye had not captured their beauty until today.  So red.  So full.  So beautiful.  I thought of my momma...
Got Sneakers? Donate them for Dementia!

Got Sneakers? Donate them for Dementia!

  GOT SNEAKERS?  Let’s Talk Dementia wants your used tennis shoes, athletic shoes, or rubber cleats. We collect these shoes at various locations and send them to a company that gives us $1 for every pair we collect. Clean out your closets and drop off your shoes...
TAKE ME HOME!!

TAKE ME HOME!!

We enjoy visiting Momma. She has advanced Alzheimer’s and lives in a skilled nursing community. When she sees her family, her first words are “GET ME OUTTA HERE!” Her next words are usually, “I want to go home”. That sentence will be...
GET ME OUT OF HERE!!!

GET ME OUT OF HERE!!!

(Momma’s first daytime nap in three months.  She needed it, and I loved the hugs.) My mama, Vera, has advanced Alzheimer’s.  The doctor has recently confirmed my suspicion that she also has Parkinson’s.  This means Momma deals with a great deal of...
Dementia And Necklaces???

Dementia And Necklaces???

Dementia and Necklaces??? I am old enough to be experiencing menopause, and “NO” you don’t need to know any more than that. So, don’t ask! This week I was dressed in a nice business appropriate outfit, complete with necklace, bracelet, rings, earrings, and probably a...
Life Can Change So Dang QUICKLY!

Life Can Change So Dang QUICKLY!

My husband and I enjoy walking with our miniature Dachshund, Zoe.  We do a one and half mile trek several times a day.  While walking one morning, I noticed this magnolia bloom.  It was so small and beautiful, and it was just waiting to bloom and make the world smell...
I Just Want To Hide

I Just Want To Hide

There are THOSE days.  You’ve had them.  The days when you felt as if the world was closing in on you.  The days when you thought, “if one more problem comes my way, I’m gonna scream”.  The days when you just wanted to hide.  I’ve had...