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Maybe we Paint an Onion

“What would you like us to do today on your 92nd birthday?” This was my question yesterday to my husband.  His immediate response was “Maybe we should paint an onion.” Given his dementia, I am usually not surprised by unexpected … Continue reading

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A Smile and a Receipt

(Please read yesterday’s post “I don’t feel like me” for context here.) I woke up this morning to greet my new hair color and subsequently my new face in the mirror. As I pondered and tried on different expressions, I … Continue reading

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I don’t feel like me

It’s when I look in a mirror. The me that looks back at me is not the me I know. I even introduced myself to the me in the mirror, but no meaningful connection was made. I go to my … Continue reading

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Did I Miss the Parade?

I really don’t mind missing a parade. I know today is July 4 and a parade comes naturally to mind. For some it’s a tradition and a fun way to celebrate. Watching the parade implies appreciation for those passing by … Continue reading

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Cancel the Dementia Screening

One of the “companions” of aging is the unspoken question, “Am I starting to forget things that I should be remembering?” This question is a bit comical to me in that, having worked as a pastor in a church, I … Continue reading

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Was I Supposed to Feed Him

  Twenty-five years ago I married my husband. This year in a marriage often prompts a public celebration, but we are choosing to just be the two of us. This is mostly because my husband has had both a stroke … Continue reading

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Fox Hole Evangelism

My Koi pond needs an aerator to keep the fish alive during the winter season. I have been unsuccessful in scheduling my usual professional pond service this fall. So, rather than pondering my seven Koi friends gasping for air, I … Continue reading

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