The Ride is Over

It’s been a little over a month since Mama died; the rollercoaster ride through hell had ended. A month. Hard to believe. Every day has been stuffed full with the cleaning out my parents’ house... trip after trip to the landfill, boxes and … [Read more...]

Living with Alzheimer’s–The story continues…

I’m writing another GRITS* novel, but this one is a little different than the others. Yes, it’s still set in the South. I chose Amelia Island this time, home of Fernandina Beach, in the northernmost part of Florida, just across the river from Georgia … [Read more...]

The “Mistake”

I shared, in an earlier blog, how my mother has Alzheimer’s. I was blown away and humbled by all the friends who offered prayers and words of encouragement after I posted it. Thank you for that, and please don’t stop. This is a hard journey. Now … [Read more...]

The blog I never wanted to post

It’s official. My mother has Alzheimer’s. We’ve suspected it for months … maybe even years. It started as little things. Things she said or did … something not quite right; occasional at first, but growing in frequency. Now we know, but knowing … [Read more...]