Category Archives: Current Events

Summer solstice, this year on June 20, is not just the longest day of the year. It is also the day to fight Alzheimer’s. “The day with the most light is the day we fight.”

Millions of Americans suffer from some form of dementia, with the largest number (5.8 million) having Alzheimer’s. I have been thrust into the middle of this horrible disease, being the caregiver for both parents who have been diagnosed with different dementias. As a teenager, I first encountered Alzheimer’s when my grandmother had it.

Hope for the New Year? How about Peace?

January 8, 2021

In lieu of making resolutions each new year, many of my friends choose a single word to be their focus for the year. For me, I set goals to aim for instead of resolutions. Besides, I’m better at choosing a word in hindsight to describe the year that was. But I do appreciate reading the […]

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Quarantining: who are you with?

April 27, 2020

Have you read the interesting statistics coming from China post-lockdown? Many people expected a baby boom after the quarantine; instead, they have a divorce boom. Before I read that, I’ve been thinking a lot about who people are forced to spend their time in seclusion with. The bottom line is: Do you like the person you’re […]

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Do Not Fear

March 12, 2020

People across the globe have a lot to be anxious about these days. Worrying quickly turns into fear, which becomes panic and leads to hysteria. Besides the obvious pandemic coronavirus, we have the worldwide economy to be concerned about. Cancer, illness, money problems, job problems, relationship problems . . . the list is endless.

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