It is amazingly powerful to hear your son tell you that even with all the recent hardships he’s experienced, that today he is thankful. I am visiting Z for a few days and we are sitting on the beach relaxing and chatting. He tells me that he is in such a better place than he […]Read More Seizures and Serenity
Dad, I appreciate every minute that you know you’re my Dad. It’s not something that I take for granted and it’s not something that I assume. And although certain things have changed as we travel the journey through Alzheimers together, we still share a soul to soul father-daughter connection, that does not need words to […]Read More I appreciate every minute that my dad knows he’s my Dad.
Can you tell me 3 things? My teenage daughter knows exactly what this means. Sometimes she’ll reject the challenge, rolling her eyes and saying, “I don’t want to be coached right now.” But most times, she’ll engage, starting slowly and then allowing the momentum to build as she gains steam and ends with a flourish. […]Read More Can you tell me 3 things?
And finally, when I’ve reached utter frustration and disbelief at the disconnect between us, I try something new.Read More Letting It Be Their Agenda
The same sky. Similar sounds. But knowing I’m in Rome makes even the ambulance sounds and construction smells feel romantic. Opening my window each morning to look out on the apartment building next door is thrilling. If I was at home, probably not as much. It’s all about my mindset. And the cool part is, I […]Read More It’s all about the mindset