There’s Power in Love

Did you feel the difference in the air yesterday? I felt it here in Portland, OR. Love was all around, out in full force. Whether you weren’t interested in the Royal Wedding even a little or had your bleary eyes glued to BBC America from 1 am Pacific on, Bishop...
1 New Year’s Suggestion for Dementia Carers

1 New Year’s Suggestion for Dementia Carers

Suggestions vs Resolutions Why suggestions instead of resolutions? It just sounds better. No one likes a bossypants. (I say from experience ;/ ) And only you know if you have the resolve to implement any particular idea. What I can do, though, is make the case for why...

The Good Stuff, Week of 11/12/17

This week is a round-up of good stuff in one form or another, because it’s been a week, but I’m still playing the ‘I was in California hanging with family and I’m still exhausted from travel’ card. (Have you ever done this, or is it just...
“Just Figure It Out!” And Dementia

“Just Figure It Out!” And Dementia

“Just Figure It Out!” Ha! Ever heard that one before? Hate it as much as I do?   The Part I Already Figured Out There are two parts to my job. One is the part you’re most familiar with (and the part I love, love, love): helping you. When I get to...
I Want To Be A (Supported) Shiny Colander!

I Want To Be A (Supported) Shiny Colander!

Put On Your Running Shoes… This story is about feeling supported.   I’ve never been a fan of metaphor. I perceive metaphor as requiring too much effort on my part. Not that I’m opposed to effort. I was raised by people almost Calvinistic in their work ethic....