Tag Archives: living with alzheimer’s

My mama’s shoes

Two overfilled cardboard boxes, taped and confined, have been harboring in the trunk of my car for months. I catch sight of them when I stash a sack of groceries or stow a bag of bird seed. I know they are … Continue reading

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Running, Running, Running.

A turquoise-clad bottle, perched on the counter beside the Keurig and the coffee pod rack, reminds me to unlace the running shoes and hang up the game. Running, Running, Running. I have stopped running. I have stopped running because of a water … Continue reading

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A Million Tiny Moments

You really don’t need another candle. Or a Miracle Chopper. Or a pair of Jeaneeze that promise to hug one’s ample assets in true Kardashian fashion. (All about that bass, that bass — but that’s a whole other post.) No, … Continue reading

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Not bad, really, not bad at all

You know it’s going to be an interesting day when you find yourself crouching in a bathroom stall, wiping dog poop off of your shoe with cheap paper towels. Yep, folks, it’s been quite the day. As the husband snores … Continue reading

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