My daughter Marissa is completing an MBA degree, of which her capstone project is the last rock to roll up the mountain! She and her group are planning to create an organization to support dementia caregivers. As a first step, they want to gather a sense of the demand for a dementia caregiver support service. To […]
I have not written a blog post for a long time because nothing new happens in my life and I’m (mostly) still aware enough not to retell old stories. The other day, however, something happened that made me want to write. Not that there was an exciting new event in my life (or even a […]
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 […]
AlzAuthors is a non-profit organization that promotes books written by people with dementia or their caretakers, including my own dementia memoir, Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on my Dementia (Publisher: Hachette). Their website has introduced over 200 books about dementia and their authors. They also give links to blog posts by different writers about Alzheimer’s and other dementias. […]