Missing Mom on her Birthday

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Celebrating Mom’s birthday! Mom (on the right) and her sisters, Evelyn and Margaret Mom and me and my dogs Mom and her grandkids Monday the 16th of March is Mom’s birthday. The first birthday I haven’t been able to celebrate with her. She’s gone on to heaven where she doesn’t have to worry about getting older and where every day …

Facing the Truth of Dementia

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“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.” ~Ben Okri A sweet friend sent me this book as a gift. Tracy and I met at a writing conference several years ago and then exchanged e-mails now and again. She has a caring heart, and she has also walked dementia’s road with her mother. We talked about …