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Arizona Snow

A long time ago I told Jon that when Bo left me, I would travel … he and his family could live on at the house and take care of Emma dog and Charlie cat. And so, I’m in Arizona … Continue reading

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The Journey Moves on ….

Almost three weeks ago Bo left us,  and since then I’ve been thinking about this blog and  whether to continue it.  I’ve decided to  — for a while, at least — because there are things left to say.  Thoughts to … Continue reading

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Bo’s Final Gift

This morning Boris left me.  It was a peaceful death.  Jon and I had just been with him, then Jon returned to check on him about ten minutes later and Bo was gone.  It was his last gift to me. … Continue reading

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A Season Unnoticed

It’s usually easy for me to write  a post for this blog.  I have an idea that percolates, then I’m ready to write.  But in the past month,  it has been hard.  I don’t know what to write.  At least, … Continue reading

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The Alzheimer’s Plateau

Tonight I watched Jon lead Bo from the kitchen to the family room,  Jon walking backward with Bo’s  hands in his. Bo moved with mincing steps, unsure of where to put his feet, pulling back, as Jon  pulled him along. … Continue reading

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A New Reality …

(This blog continues the August 2 post,  “Some Days are Just bad ….”   Jon and Adriana left; we had another caregiver during the week, then I was alone with Bo for three days.) Jon reminds me that every time … Continue reading

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And summer comes to an end

Can’t believe it’s already August 22 and the last Adult NancyCamp event was last evening:  a 2-hour leisurely boat ride around Philadelphia.  It rained a little but it didn’t matter.  We had a good time. In a week the children … Continue reading

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And so, another month …. and NancyCamp

And so, another month has passed since I posted my last blog.  In that time, not much has changed.  Life goes on quietly and sadly. Things are calm here right now. Bo “came back” from a very bad decline while … Continue reading

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The Fall

Bo fell today. Jon was with him so he was able to break his fall and he wasn’t hurt, but the fall is a sign of his condition this week. He has had another serious decline.  It may be an … Continue reading

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Good care

The hospice nurse, doctor and social worker were here for Bo’s six month evaluation.  Their conclusion: “If he didn’t have such good care,  he would be in much worse condition.”  Hospice care will continue for him because he shows multiple … Continue reading

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