What to do when the Lights Go Out!

The purpose of my blog is always to encourage and support those who care for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease or some other chronic or degenerative disease. This week I bring you observations from a power outage. In the area where I live, we lose power about once a week. Usually it is justContinue reading “What to do when the Lights Go Out!”

Life is Poignant

Fall has arrived, and it is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the colors of the trees, so I took the photograph above while momentarily stopped on the exit ramp of the interstate near my home. The colors were so stunning that I just had to have a picture of them,Continue reading “Life is Poignant”


“Commitment” may seem like an archaic word that is not used much anymore, but it is essential for a caregiver. If we are not “ALL IN”, it is easy to bail when things become difficult. And if our loved one has a chronic illness or degenerative condition, it is no secret that life will becomeContinue reading ““ALL IN””

An Attitude Adjustment

If you know me personally, you know I have always had trouble with my attitude. Yes, sometimes my attitude needs an adjustment of some sort. Perhaps that is why I began this blog almost 2 ½ years ago. Talking about how I feel as caregiver to my husband who has had Parkinson’s Disease for aboutContinue reading “An Attitude Adjustment”

Ebb and Flow

These 2 words describe this past week for me. Never before have I experienced so much “ebb and flow”.  I am sure these 2 things have been happening to me all during my life, but it seems as if this year, 2020, has magnified them both. And this season of my life, caregiving for myContinue reading “Ebb and Flow”