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Tale Tues: Dementia at 3 AM

My mother is up at 3 am trying to decide what to wear. She is going out. Or so she thinks. Or thought. Which now she doesn’t remember. “It’s 3 am, Mrs. Tyler,” her aide informed her – gently, I … Continue reading

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I’m imprisoned

A-Z challenge: Today is letter I! “I’m imprisoned.” Jenna’s mother sat on the edge of her bed, sifting through mail she’d brought her from the post office, on her weekly visit. That’s where she found her most days when Jenna … Continue reading

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Falling

A-Z Challenge: Today’s letter is F! She’d fallen again. She’d leaned on the television instead of the wall for support. The television went down with her. And the first thing Marge thought as she lay there on her bedroom floor … Continue reading

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