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All the wrinkled ladies

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All she wants to do is hold your hand

When Merle died, a man who lived in the same assisted living facility as my mother Pearl, she told me his last words were, “Pearl. Pearl. Pearl.” I asked her how she knew that. Then she said, “I don’t know … Continue reading

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1,199,232,000 seconds have passed

Christmas Day full moon. An impressive photo that JB took last night just after we finished dinner. 38 years ago was the last time there was a full moon on Christmas. 13,880 days have passed since that date. 1,199,232,000 seconds … Continue reading

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Just after I complained about how cold it was outside…

…this greeted me on the front step.

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Solid beauty suffices

I took my mother to a beauty shop today. Bonnie washed my mother’s hair with something called Glimmer and Shine which supposedly makes gray hair look less dull and has purple bubbles. “But you don’t want to wash twice with it. … Continue reading

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Two Sisters by Carolyn Leaf

This haunting film created by Caroline Leaf in 1991, is scratched directly onto the film celluloid itself — a masterful technical feat which adds to the power of the narrative.

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Or not

Yesterday I went to see Gregory at his Alzheimer care facility. Michael, his partner of over 35 years, was visiting as well and I brought each of them a no-foam skim latte. Gregory’s meds have been changed. His previous meds had caused … Continue reading

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