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Lighten up Mondays

“O.K. everyone,” said the female instructor to her attentive birthing class, “today, we are going to do an exercise to help you men sympathize with your partners.”  And holding up an artificial stomach with an attached strap she adds, “What I have here is what’s called a pregnancy suit.  135 more words

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My novel experience with Alzheimer's disease - Part 2

Last week I provided the first 3 pages of my manuscript, tentatively titled, George Too.  Those pages introduced you to Colleen Strand and her father, Patrick Quinn.  1,142 more words

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Lighten up Mondays

Lauren was frustrated. She had complained dozens of times to her daughter about her newest gag of kissing the bathroom mirror immediately after applying lipstick, to no avail. 86 more words

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Helping an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Want To Help Someone Who Is an Alzheimer’s Caregiver? Here Are Some Tips.

Attached is a very worthwhile read by blogger, Kathie Ritchie.  The article includes her suggestions as well as those of caregiver adviser, Marie Marley.  242 more words

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My novel experience with Alzheimer's disease - Part 1

Two of my family members were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia:

  • My father received a diagnosis at the age of 84 and died of the disease at 89; and…
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Living In No-Where Land

Since the 1980s the use of anti-depressants has increased by 400% in the United States of America. The total sales of anti-depressants worldwide are over $20 billion. 433 more words

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Lighten up Mondays

Women and men converse differently.  Here’s a case in point:

Rachel: Oh! You got a haircut.  It’s so cute!

Kate:  Do you think so?  I wasn’t sure.  157 more words

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