Thank you for your service

My dad, my uncles, my brother, and so many more family members, dear friends and their family members served our country with courage and honor in the United States Armed Forces. Their sacrifices were many – physical, emotional, financial – and during their years of service lives were touched and changed with a permanence that… Continue reading Thank you for your service

I’ve Got the Bifocals Blues

One of life’s most amusing and frustrating challenges is the dreaded mid-40s onset “I can’t see a damn thing” phenomenon.  You may have been blessed with 20/20 vision, or like me, you are near-sighted and have worn glasses practically all of your life. It doesn’t matter which vision scenario describes your eyesight because one day… Continue reading I’ve Got the Bifocals Blues

The changing tide

These words resonate with me today in my ongoing practice to keep an open mind and open heart. “Every one of us is called upon, probably many times, to start a new life. A frightening diagnosis, a marriage, a move, loss of a job…And onward full tilt we go, pitched and wrecked and absurdly resolute,… Continue reading The changing tide

So God made a dog

Alzheimer’s Service Dogs Excerpted from an excellent article about Alzheimer’s. Follow this link to read more about coping with this disease http://www.fadetoblank.org/#/?part=view-from-inside ************************************************************************************************ Mind Readers: Canines are 100 times more sensitive to electromagnetic energy than humans. They can sense subtle changes in brainwaves that forecast Alzheimer’s outbursts. If Rick becomes anxious while out walking with… Continue reading So God made a dog