Month: October 2014

BARRY’S JOURNEY No. 25

Falling and rocking Barry is getting really unsteady on his feet since his doctors cut down on his medications. I can’t help but wonder if we now are seeing the true symptoms of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) that the medications may

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HIKE THIRTY-FIVE

South Coastal Wilderness Trail, California I was so lucky to visit California in June and spend time with old friends. I had been looking forward to this for over a year, holding my breath as my departure date neared that

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BARRY’S JOURNEY No. 24

Dinner with Barry I have been trying hard to get to Barry’s care center around 5:00 each day. His social worker said he could have one beer a day to make his life, well, more normal. So for about a

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OUR JOURNEY – BIG HIPS

You look fat Every once in a while, I see a small part of the old Barry come out. One day late this summer, I took Barry down to the courtyard at his care center. He had not been talking

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