Featured photo: Aliya Saunders takes a selfie of the whole family celebrating Peter’s birthday. Many thanks to Peter for all your help in sizing and editing the photos, and putting them in a place where I could find them. (Photo, Aliya.)O Don’t mess with these women! As part of Peter’s 74th birthday celebration, PBS […]
Turning a new leaf: out of tune with what the summer solstice has wrought, Doña Quixote revamps her winter solstice resolutions
Featured art: Embroidered leaves from artist Hillary Waters Fayle’s project titled Botanical Stitchwork. Each year as the Earth’s axis tilts to afford the North Pole maximum exposure from the Sun, smoke from fires in Utah and our surrounding states turns Salt Lake City’s sky dark with smoke. One day, when it seemed that the previous night’s […]
Baring body and soul (again): is Doña Quixote still rational enough to consent to being interviewed in her Spanx?
Featured Image: Four Older Women, Aleah Chapin. If you are a subscriber to my blog, you are not wrong to think you have seen this featured image before or received a message from my blog that this was my new post. I mistakenly posted this when I had written only a few lines, and then deleted […]
Baring body and soul: is Doña Quixote still rational enough to consent to being interviewed in her Spanx?
Featured image: Four Older Women, Aleah Chapin. Peter and I recently received a request from Utah’s PBS Channel, that is, Channel 7, to combine the videos RadioWest has made of us over the years into an hour-long film, which will first be aired in Utah in January 2022 and possibly later be distributed nationwide. Since the […]
Isolation & Connection: a RadioWest film about how my family and I are coping (or not) with my dementia during the COVID isolation
Featured image: Screenshot from the RadioWest film Isolation and Connection. Videographer: Kelsie Moore. As many of you know, RadioWest has over the years made a series of short films on how my family and I are living with my dementia. (You can see them by selecting “Videos” from the menu at the top.) The most recent one, released […]
Featured art: Detail from Evening at the Window, Marc Chagall (1950). This past week I donned my Covid-19 mask and, with Peter as my ever-gracious chauffeur, set out for the Orthopedic Hospital at the University of Utah for treatment of the painful thumb joint on my right hand. At the hand clinic—contrary to my previous […]