A Father’s Day Poem

I took time away from writing while Dad had another case of bronchial pneumonia and a few other concerns. But thanks to prayers, modern medicine, and diligent helpers he’s back on track. And so am I. We’ve had a lot of company lately. All three of my sisters and some of their kids and grandkids… Continue reading A Father’s Day Poem

The Grace Notes

It had been a long few days for some reason. Today I was excessively tired. Perhaps a combination of sleep deprivation, lack of exercise, allergies, lousy eating habits, classic caregiver side effects. Just not quite feeling up to snuff. So tonight I looked forward to crawling back into my bed, where I’d sort of been… Continue reading The Grace Notes

We Are the Champions of the World

Cue Rocky music Dad made it! I made it! WE made it! Today, March 16, 2016, sometime in the afternoon, Dad officially became the oldest member EVER of all his ancestors and equivalent relatives. He has surpassed his great-grandmother, Elizabeth Bullard Hyde’s, record of 101 and 53 days and he’s still going strong. Because I… Continue reading We Are the Champions of the World

Body of All Possible Knowledge pt 3

And so we come to part 3 of the pie chart See that big ‘ol yellow Pac-Man wannabe, seemingly chomping away at any awareness I may have had of what I did or did not know when it came to Alzheimer’s or Lewy Bodies Dementia? That pretty much sums up what it felt like when… Continue reading Body of All Possible Knowledge pt 3