Category Archives: Care Giving

I fooled her and startled the star

  I fooled her and startled the star I fooled her and startled the star. We were on holiday. We reached Ottawa. Loved the place. Favourite spot: the grand, unbelievable library, inside and out, of the Parliament buildings. This is … Continue reading

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No Holiday for Me

***HEY FOLKS:  Pictures are back. Whoop-eee!!!   No Holiday for Me H. W. Bryce Work day calls, work day grows, Late to home, nobody knows Where the time went, it’s totally lost; It’s not coming back, pay the cost. Early … Continue reading

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Full circle: Circle of life

Full Circle Circle of Life from Gael Schwalm Fisher of Ontario (mostly her words, she said) With her permission My Dearest Sara Jane Elaine… One day I will repeat the same things twice… I will repeat the good old days … Continue reading

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There Is No End Date Set on Love

  There Is No End Date Put on Love There is no end date put on grief, No limit placed on loss, You can grieve, long as you please, Take your time to find your ease… There are ways that … Continue reading

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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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