If We Caved to Ageism

Collectively we fear aging. So much so, that in recent months a push to talk about ageism has sprung up faster than weeds in the field. Ageism is now in discussion at all ends of the spectrum, and the negative impact of ageism struck me this morning more than it usually does.  18 years agoContinue reading “If We Caved to Ageism”

When the Mind Goes Blank

Today, May 8th is a day that is sandwiched between two anniversaries. Yesterday, May 7th would have been my grandparent’s 72nd anniversary. Tomorrow, May 9th is my parent’s 31st anniversary. For my entire life, it has been a time of celebrations and family. It is a time when stories that reflect the past come upContinue reading “When the Mind Goes Blank”

The Unexpecte​d Gift

When I was 10 years old, I learned that traditions will change, come to an end, or begin. They would change not because I was getting older or living in different cities, but because of events in life that can change our family. The Christmas of 1999 was the first Christmas after my grandfather’s stroke,Continue reading “The Unexpecte​d Gift”