Tag Archives: Alzheimers

Wishes

Born “Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix Viktoria Helena Luise Beatrice of Hesse and by Rhine”, when her husband Nicholas the Second ascended to the throne as Emperor of Russia her title became “Her Imperial Majesty Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova, Empress Consort.”  For … Continue reading

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Knowing

I’ve watched two films recently that have had me reflecting upon the issue of our being able to “know.”  In the sci-fi film “Dark Matter” one character says to another character who has complete amnesia, “You said you wanted to … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Muscle

Having entered the Publisher’s Clearing House “$5,000-a-week-for-life” sweepstakes he spends a great amount of the days leading up to the drawing dreaming about what he will do with the money: the people he will help, the house he will buy … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo?

I don’t remember exactly what show I was watching although I remember that it was about interviewing people who have lived to be 100 or more.  One interviewer asked this feisty 103 year-old woman, “So, to what do you attribute … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

True stories. Misfortune seemed to just constantly follow Fred around. After a heavy and prolonged upper New York State blizzard, he went to Lucinda’s house and rang the front doorbell. At that moment all of the snow on the roof … Continue reading

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What Matters

I have a friend whose habit of photographing everything with his cellphone drives me crazy!  At a restaurant he will photograph the dishes of food that he orders when they arrive on the table.  Even if superficially introduced to someone … Continue reading

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