When everyone has gone home

Please don’t go! I would think to myself as the last person left for the day from our home. When the door would close behind them, I felt very alone. Every day around nine o’clock in the morning, friends, family and house staff would begin to gather in our home. Because our house is large, having […]


Thank you for reading my blog. Please go to the next post, How It All Began to begin reading the story of my husband Richard’s and my experience in living through Alzheimer’s Disease. Richard received the official diagnosis in October 2010. He sadly died on June 24, 2014 at the young age of sixty-seven years old. […]

Chapter Three – What Now?

Now that I find myself in this “new land” called Alzheimer’s, what do I do? Who will be here for and with us? These are just a couple of the many questions that rambled through my brain after the initial shock of this devastating diagnosis had been digested. Upon waking the first morning, I wanted […]

Return To “Oz”

“Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged . For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” [Joshua 1:9 NLT] After finding herself inside of a tornado, Dorothy also found she had no control over the winds on which she was being carried. Around and around she went and when […]

Chapter One – How It All Began

How It All Began… Motivation is a curious energy. What works for one person does not necessarily work for someone else. When I first decided to create my blog, I was driven by not only my love for writing but also my need to share how life had taken a sharp and unexpected turn. After […]