swimming days

My dad loved to swim. I can think of him my whole life saying yes to swimming always. He would say Today is a swimming day¬†or Let’s go for a swim, Nance and all would be right in the world.

Continue reading


A few weeks or more go by, and then suddenly it hits you.

You have not thought of that person even once.

Continue reading

I am going to be in the 10%

When my mom found out she had this disease, for a few hours she felt lousy, shocked and  uncharacteristically, some self pity. Remember, my dad had Lewy Body Dementia at that time with a side order of repeated hip surgeries.

Kick me when I am down.

Continue reading