It’s been years since I have been out riding my bike. I have a nice Trek bike Curt bought me years ago, but bike riding seemed like something that belonged to a whole other life time…..a time when Curt was here and we rode the country roads together. When we rode together we would always … More I got back on my bike!
I received a gift some time ago that I just could not unwrap, I let it sit around, stared at it and knew it was there…but I just didn’t want to pick it up, unwrap it and peer into it’s contents. In some ways, it was a gift I never wanted. Sometimes….. I really just … More The Gift
Curt now spends a great deal of time in a “Broda” chair, it’s a like a recliner on wheels. As of late he has not been content in the chair, he moves his legs in the chair constantly, sorta rocking it up and down in an attempt to get up. The problem is, if he … More The Walks of Life
Yesterday while out doing a ton of Christmas type errands, I made a quick stop at our local credit union that has the Care For Curt account set up. Someone had graciously given us a $1,000 check last week and I wanted to deposit it. I stepped up to the counter and went to hand … More It’s a Wonderful Life
3 weeks ago just as I was settling in for the night, this random storm hit out of no where. It had been a rainy day, but I had not anticipated anything like this as I am a bit of a self confessed weather geek. I was upstairs, as I heard the winds pick up … More The Storm
I ordered the same peanut butter cup ice cream treat I have been getting Curt for the past year, but this time was different. ‘That will be $5.29,” the man at the drive-thru told me. He had quoted the price to me numerous times since Curt entered the memory care facility last July. But … More $5.29 Please
I remember the moment well…..It was about 4 and half years ago, I was at Madi’s cross country meet. Shortly after the gun went off for the start of the race, Curt called me. He had just finished his 5 hours of memory testing with a neuro-psychologist. The Dr. was asking that I come in … More I have learned so much