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Winter Came. Celebrations Postponed.

Villa Maria Snowfall Jan 31 2019

I’d planned to drive to Vicki’s this week and celebrate her birthday, a little belatedly. As she wrote in a post earlier this month, Vicki has reached her 70s. Happy Birthday, my dear Friend! But my plans, and the plans of several million other people, changed when a Polar Vortex brought extreme cold and wind and …

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Hi, Fr. Charlie

Fr Charlie Irvin and Vicki Wells Bedars 2010

About 9 years ago, Vicki introduced me to a most delightful person, Fr. Charles Irvin – better known as Fr. Charlie. Fr. Charlie is a priest of the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination several months ago. He not only served in Michigan parishes, but spearheaded a new …

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Jim’s Tinkering with the Website

Drawing of Maze

Status Report – May 19, 2018:  The under-the-hood website changes are finished. Those “couple of days” I mentioned in my original post turned out to be just the start of a digital journey in the maze of the interwebs. But we’ve made it through. (And, we think, the weather has finally realized it’s Spring.)  There’s …

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“I’m not a robot”

Robot Repair Shop Pittsburgh

Vicki and I appreciate people taking time to share a comment with Vicki about her ongoing story told through posts here on Vicki’s Voice. One of the good things about the Internet is the ability to connect with friends, real and virtual. I’ve been working “behind the screens” on websites today and have added the …

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Spoken from the Heart

It’s been almost 8 years since Vicki was diagnosed with FTD, although she experienced many of the symptoms for several years before her diagnosis. Late diagnosis, tragically, is common for persons who have this disease. Although I’ve seen FTD take an ever-greater toll in her life these past several years, she still has a strong …

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