Alzheimer’s Disease and the Gift of Recognition

As I watched my mother disappear, I was so inspired by the woman she became. I was able to recognize endearing traits in this child-like, scared, and fragile woman. Every day I went to be with her was a gift. Here are some of the moments I was able to hold in my mind. She […]

Coping with grief

When my neighbor from Moab called to tell me her husband had passed away, I was heartbroken. I was so sad. I hate regret and feeling like I had lost something valuable, but that is precisely how I felt. I had lost my chance to say thank you for allowing me to borrow every tool […]