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The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a specialized layer of cells that wrap blood vessels passing through the central nervous system, ensuring that only certain molecules can pass in either direction. 271 more words


The Meaning of Red

I wrote this in my journal at the hair salon this morning:Today, I will no longer be a redhead. I have dyed my hair red for 35 years, since I was 15 years old. 580 more words

A Second Chance

My mother is head over heels in love! I really can’t believe it. She’s a 77-year-old widow, who never thought she’d find fulfillment in comparison to the memory of my father. 938 more words


Hackles Up

Operating at 12-hour batches of time now. My 17-year old pup holds
steady in good, fair or grim condition for about that long before switching… 95 more words


Get Up and Go!

I know I am getting older. I have this growing tendency to get in a rut. I love to get relaxed in my cozy recliner with one cat in my lap, watching old movies, eating the same foods I’ve eaten before and BORED…..but comfortable. 935 more words


25 April 2019, Thu

Ever look at the mirror and wonder how you will look like 20, 30, 40 years from now?
We all do, even our parents.

I came home from overseas one day and only noticed how wrinkled my mum’s hands already are and my father’s feet of labor even more exhausted than the last time I saw them. 277 more words