Monthly Archives: July 2017

I Am No Friend of Dementia

  http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/08/10-ways-to-prevent-alzheimers-disease.php SORRY FOLKS. SOMETHING HAS GONE DREADFULLY WRONG WITH MY SYSTEM. IT SIMPLY WON’T POST PICTURES TODAY. I Am No Friend of Dementia came about because, on the internet I was asked to join Friends of Dementia. I Am … Continue reading

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Nine Markers for Alzheimer’s

Nine Markers for Alzheimer’s Thurs Jly 20, 2017 This morning’s news on CBC: The Nine “markers” of possible impending Alzheimer’s disease: Less children’s education Hearing Loss    [and thus leading to isolation] Hypertension Obesity                        [and thus leading to diabietes] Smoking Diabetes … Continue reading

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Upon Turning 31,776 Days Old

  Upon Turning 31,776 Days Old I long to see the homestead, The place where I was born. I long to walk my childhood ways, To see the flowers growing there And breathe the forest air… I do not know … Continue reading

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This Light: This Shining Light

  THIS LIGHT: This shining light This light You see in me I see in you           -Xenia Tran https://whippetwisdom.com/2017/07/09/bridge-of-love/ https://whippetwisdom.com/   THIS LIGHT H. W. Bryce Look not so sad, my friend, The world has … Continue reading

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Poor You, Poor, Poor You

  Poor You, Poor, Poor You I had had a pretty bad day. Everything I touched fell over or crashed to the floor. It happened so often I didn’t think I could take it any more. I misread the clock, … Continue reading

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Chasing but Late for dinner

  After the flurry of activity about Chasing a Butterfly,  I thought I should share a bit of it. So here is the first poem in my book Chasing a Butterfly: Chasing but LATE FOR DINNER She hosted a party, … Continue reading

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I’m just calling to say thank you

  I’m Just Calling to Say Thank You I’m just calling to say thank you, Thank you for all you have done, I could not have done it without you, So a hug and a thank you are due. I … Continue reading

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