Sharing reality

After months of editing and revising, my committee has determined that I can move onto the next step with my thesis (ie: it can be defended soon). To say that I was excited (and somewhat in a daze) is an understatement. I wanted to tell my father; while I know that his reality has been … Continue reading Sharing reality

“But He’s So (fill in the blank)!”

One of things that I absolutely despise when I mention that my father has dementia is the inevitable "but he was so intelligent" or "I can't believe it--he is such a thinker" or "really?! Are you sure? He is such an intelligent man, he must be just scatterbrained" (yes. I'm sure. It's not him being … Continue reading “But He’s So (fill in the blank)!”