Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them.
Our support groups provide a place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are going through.
I was brought to this area by a marriage but have felt for many years that it is my spiritual home. The best part of being a poet is having the liberty to decide what I want to say in a poem. The worst part is that the genre of poetry is often misunderstood and that it is marginalized and neglected. My motivations for writing are various: the need to clarify something in my own mind, the need to express something heartfelt, the need to simply play with words.
Early in your career, before you had any real success, what fed your determination to keep trying? As a small child, I read poems and loved their sound.
Dogs which are 5 months or younger may have food until AM in the morning of surgery.I have been a teacher much of my life, with creative writing and memoir writing my emphasis. My writing includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, biography, and children’s books. I am always acutely aware of living in a verdant subtropical area of the United States, one where two cultures meet and comingle.I have written extensively about the uniqueness of our surroundings, about the ecology of the land and the nature of the people on a frontier such as ours. I live in North Carolina with my wonderful hubby, teenage daughter, and two sweet kitties. When I'm not reading or writing I'm usually baking cupcakes, obsessively decorating and redecorating my home, and watching dancing shows on TV.
You will probably need a court order to change your name from the name currently on your birth certificate to the name you have always used.