Grandpa Kardashian and Grandmother Nollner

Sometimes when our immediate family is together, we talk about when my parents become grandparents one day, what they might be called. Growing up, we just called all four grandparents “Grandma” and “Grandpa.” And differentiated with last names when we needed to (mainly Christmas present labels). But now it’s a little different. And my sistersContinue reading “Grandpa Kardashian and Grandmother Nollner”

That time of year again

I sound like a broken record with you guys – I have more things to do than I have hours in the day to get them done – but it’s so true. Speaking of records, found Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” on vinyl for $2.99. No record collection would be complete without it… I digress. This postContinue reading “That time of year again”

Wherein I kinda/sorta ask you for money

My first what I guess you’d call experience with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia was when I was a freshman in high school. I remember exactly where I was when I heard about it – over by the concession stand at my high school’s football field after a half-time band performance. One of my friends at the time,Continue reading “Wherein I kinda/sorta ask you for money”

All I want for Christmas is privacy settings on Skype

Sometimes you just wanna talk to your family. They live far away, you don’t get to see them very often and you want to wish them a Merry Christmas. So you download Skype. All is well and good. And then the propositioning starts. This isn’t a story about me, but I’m a part of it.Continue reading “All I want for Christmas is privacy settings on Skype”