Category Archives: Memories

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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Sunday, Sunday

Sunday, Sunday Sunday Mornings! UGH!! After the flurry of action during the past month, I’m feeling’ kinda pooped. Living with the memories of fifty years together while I talked about and performed the memories that are my book, “Chasing a … Continue reading

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Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing

Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing I Remember I remember the good times When every season was summer Because I was with you I remember excitement How my pulse coursed so hot Because I was with you I remember bad times … Continue reading

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How I Got My Title

  How I Got My Title Watching Ann as she looked at this, wanted that, came back to this, studied the watches, admired the pack of multi-coloured briefs… Kind of matched my mind. It too was flitting from thought to … Continue reading

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