Monthly Archives: December 2013

As the sun sets…

…and the blue haze comes in…as the smells of dinner cooking waft in from the kitchen along with the sounds of carols courtesy of Pandora…as I hear my husband on the phone with his daughter, my mother with her brother…let … Continue reading

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This Post is not about Alzheimer’s (or the holidays)

Last night, in a fit of pre-holiday malaise, my husband and I were toodling around on the Internet looking at movie trailers and spotted one for Saving Mr. Banks, the new Disney film opening December 20.  The movie is about … Continue reading

Posted in Mary Poppins, Movies, P.L. Travers, Sounds of Music, Walt Disney | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment


There was a moment last night when I wanted to shoot myself dead. It had been a tense day with Mom.  Some of those sorts of days stem directly from her behaviors.  Some stem from mine – those days when … Continue reading

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