Dementia Upstaged

I hear, without realizing I am hearing it, a sweet sigh to my right and continue watching as the camera pans out to show the mesmerizing pair completing their final elegant spin.

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Ann Lukegord
Does The Picture Look Dark To You?

It’s 6 pm. Time for the evening news. Mom takes her spot on the couch and sinks deeply into its down abyss. She picks up her “clicker,” turns on the TV, selects her favorite news channel, and begins her visual clearance test.

 

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emily gaffney
Waiting In The Wings

I can’t wait another minute to find out what’ll happen next! I’m on the waiting list of daughters who are mothers - sandwiched right in between the two... just waiting in the wings, while waiting for the dust to settle

 

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Hardware or Milk?

I did it again... I walked right into the hardware store, expecting to find milk.....not literally - it’s a metaphor - but it’s particularly upsetting when I’m positive the milk is in there....

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