“Alzheimers”

7 11, 2012

Journey Mercies . . . Alzheimers: Walking Into Oblivion

By | 2012-11-07T05:00:41+00:00 November 7th, 2012|General, Inspiration|38 Comments

Journey Mercies . . . Alzheimers: Walking Into Oblivion In her book To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee beautifully wrote . . . Via Pinterest I found this to be the case as I learned more about Barry Petersen. November is National Alzheimer Awareness Month and our Blog Coordinator, Molly Keating, asked me if I would take the opportunity to write something that we could share to help bring more awareness to this insidious disease. Other than those who were famous and who were willing to share their fate, (President Ronald Reagan, Charlton Heston, and most recently, Glen [...]

2 11, 2012

Richard and Becky – A Love Story in Michigan

By | 2012-11-02T05:00:20+00:00 November 2nd, 2012|General, Inspiration|34 Comments

Richard and Becky - A Love Story At the end of every summer we make the long road trip with our two dogs to Calumet, MI, a tiny town of 800 people, more or less, in the Keweenaw (key‘-wah- nah) Peninsula of Upper Michigan. My remaining siblings arrive a few days later in dribbles until the house is full.  This September was no exception.  The family was together for our annual family gathering. It consisted this year of my niece Lynda, and my remaining siblings and spouses except Esther and Ruth who were too ill to travel this year. [...]