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Summer Rain

How did I get here? How did I get here?

She’s so close. Her hands are like ice as they slide up under my shirt. 679 more words


Ordinary Forgetfulness, Or Alzheimer's?

The Neal side of our family, unfortunately, has a history of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease that has been growing lately.  Mom and Grandma Neal had dementia, Uncle Gilbert had Alzheimer’s, and my great-aunt, who another relative described as “crazy as a bedbug” when I was a kid, had mental problems so debilitating that she was put into a care facility at about the time she reached retirement age. 363 more words


Capital Youth

twenty-seven days,
you’re so intimidating
with your lack luster comments
and disconnect to memory
concerning me at all.

I love those chord progressions
that take me to you… 74 more words


The declining mind

I was driving to work yesterday during an early rush hour and glanced down at my wrist to check my watch or, rather, watches.  Both of them. 474 more words

mommy fail

OK, let me preface this by saying I realize it has nothing to do with anything. It’s true. It doesn’t.

But is childrearing-induced Alzheimer’s a thing? 492 more words

Bible Memorization

Of Tractor Pulls and Zombie Cats

I have a lot of conversations like this these days. Seemingly important in the moment. Then the moment passes and is forgotten. As though it never happened in the first place. 23 more words