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Roses

One spring day a rosebud newly blooms,
Turns its young face towards the morning sun,
The earth is sweet, the world brand-new,
The scent is strong, fresh is the dew, 38 more words

Alzheimers

Growing Old Gracefully With The Hodgepodge...

Today marks the 190th edition of The Wednesday Hodgepodge.  I can hardly believe it!  That’s a lot of questions, a lot of answers, and a lot of visiting back and forth, but it’s still fun!   818 more words

Memes

The final amen

COME, LORD JESUS, be our guest, and let these gifts to us be blessed. Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good, for His mercy endures forever. 644 more words

What Childhood Memories?

When people start getting older, I thought they began forgetting what happened yesterday or last week while increasing in their ability to spend countless boring hours talking about what happened in their childhood and youth. 465 more words

Roger E. Bruner

Self

What are you if not the thoughts in your head…?
Actions are visible, thoughts may go unsaid,
But which of the real “self” is the truer reflection…? 114 more words

Alzheimers

Goodness

My therapist said that I am good at heart,
That the “blackness” is all inside my head,
But my actions show real, true compassion,
And I am not the true “me” that I dread. 89 more words

Alzheimers

Can't Hide With Only Words

Pretending got harder and harder. — Margie Joseph (Words Are Impossible)

Dear Friends,

Two nights ago, an old friend sent me a picture of us and two other friends from ten years ago. 471 more words

Life