Category Archives: capturing memories

Telling Stories to the Bittersweet End

My aunt with dementia is in hospice care now, not eating, drinking only a bit, and mostly sleeping. Several of us are taking shifts sitting with her, making her feel loved and sometimes getting her to smile and even laugh … Continue reading

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My Crazy Trip to Japan Travel Memoir

I did it! After 7 years I finally put together my notes, memories, and photos and published a family-only little travel memoir of the October 2015 first-time trip to Japan I took with my sister and our daughters to see … Continue reading

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My old history: Columbus Hospital Chicago and Saint Frances Cabrini

I grew up in the midst of cornfields and went to a small town college in the midst of cornfields. Illinois has a lot of cornfields. Going to elementary and high school in a small town surrounded by farms, most … Continue reading

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