Category: Friends

Parallels

This is Jim writing (I don’t want you to blame Vicki). I love to drive! Growing up in metro Detroit I was immersed in the auto industry – Detroit was the Motor City. I’m not a “car guy” who can fix things under the hood, but I am a “driving guy” who has changed my oil and …

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Cherish – and Make – Valentine’s Memories

How I loved Valentines Day. Always symbolized by my Mom as meatloaf, the moldable meat. On this day it was a heart. Mom had scalloped potatoes and wiggly jello as a side. But I amped it up with Bunny Milk as the house beverage, and pink mashed potatoes as I grew into being the mother, …

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Signs of Spring

I don’t want to jump the gun, but I think Spring is coming. It’s time for Winter to move on. The sun is shining more, snow’s melting, and the hibernating lawns will start growing and turning green again.  Winter is a hard season with it’s grey skies day after day. Friends and family bring bits …

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Other Voices: A year of loss, lessons and blessings to share…

Vicki and I have met many wonderful people – some online and some in person – whose lives have been affected by FTD. Some of them share about their lives through writing – books, blogs, Facebook posts. Earlier this month one of our friends, Michelle Sewell Burdette, shared her memories and thoughts on the 1-year …

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News from our friend, Bruce Bane

Bruce Bane is kind enough to let me share his thoughts from his own blog, Living With Dementia. We have a small group of us with FTD that apparently don’t know we aren’t supposed to write or speak, or be creative. Here’s some beautiful samples of seeing the world through Bruce’s eyes. Enjoy. Fair Photography …

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