Monthly Archives: November 2012

Wake Up Call

I love Alzheimer’s. I love the repetitive questions and comments, the confusion, my mother’s frustration over her condition (because so far she’s retained just enough cognitive ability to know there’s something truly wrong and in what ways).  I love the … Continue reading

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Question Answered

Someone asked, so I’ll answer:  Yes, I do other writing than this blog.  In fact, I have four novels to my credit (through what’s now come to be called “standardized publishing”), a small collection of short stories via a small press, … Continue reading

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Feet First Down the Rabbit Hole

Been combating a head cold this week, arriving just in time for Thanksgiving, although my hope is to have it beat by them.  Also been dealing with the cancer diagnosis of a long-time friend, a woman I’ve known since we … Continue reading

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Thanks Giving

A little over 20 years ago, my first husband and I moved from upstate New York to Pittsburgh, PA.  We moved to be near friends, but the real reason behind it was a misguided attempt on my part to save my … Continue reading

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