Parents, Alzheimers and this pandemic

Before March 2020 my nuclear family would visit with my parents at our house or theirs just about twice a month. Covid-19 changed that in a dramatic fashion and because of that I have been forced to see my moms memory and cognitive abilities slip a bit, and I am scared. My dad has became forgetful but my mom’s diagnosis of early onset Alzheimers has been more pronounced.

My parents are farm kids who went to a high school that didn’t have college prep because the Rustbelt thinking then was these kids would work in…


We arrive on a bizarre new planet filled with intelligent people not exactly like us, but very similar.

We are shown around and they explain their ideas and systems that astound us, like one built on a widely held abstract belief in their culture that seems detrimental to all of them; this abstract idea or lack of abstract idea “units" determines who eats, who reproduces, who dies young, who lives a full amazing life, or dies from lacking resources or food when there is an abundance on their planet for everyone.

We initially were free to walk among the inhabitants…


or something more like this:

Special Video Reports - "imagining Sally Hemings" | Jefferson's Blood | FRONTLINE | PBS

“Sally Hemings is hard to know: she left no diary or letters and there are no photographs or painted portraits. There are only two known descriptions of Sally Hemings. The slave Isaac Jefferson remembered that she was "mighty near white. . . very handsome, long straight hair down her back," and Thomas Jefferson Randolph described her as "light colored and decidedly good looking." …


Personality reset and TBI

You get a personality reset for free when you survive and recover from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and despite my years of watching tv, it doesn’t work out for belly laughs, so best try and avoid it if you can. I will retell my story from my wife’s perspective, because I wasn’t even there in 3rd person. My wife gets a call from my work to inform her I was injured at work and to please go to this hospital. My wife said that was odd, because in our metro area that wasn’t even the…


You get a personality reset for free when you survive and recover from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and despite my years of watching tv, it doesn’t work out for belly laughs, so best try and avoid it if you can. I will retell my story from my wife’s perspective, because I wasn’t even there in 3rd person. My wife gets a call from my work to inform her I was injured at work and to please go to this hospital. My wife said that was odd, because in our metro area that wasn’t even the closest one, that was…

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