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Mindy and Gramma Geneva 1993

When Gramma Lost her Marbles

When Gramma was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s  humor become a necessary part of our lives. Our family became strangers to someone we loved deeply and it was a daily agony. My mother grieved when her own mother didn’t remember her. She was gracious and kind, but missed having a relationship with her mom.  When someone has Alzheimer’s you lose them before […]

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Momma Mindy and Monkey at the Hospital

Rise and Shine! We were up at 4:30 so I could take my doctor ordered shower to remove all traces of my false beauty; the makeup, deodorant, lotions, moisturizers, scent, fingernail polish. Monkey With No Name is wearing her new outfit we bought just for this day and I packed my pink monkey pj’s in […]

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