- Spokane, WA
- This profile photo is my mom and me at the beach--she is 26 and I am about 18 months. LOVE the joy!! I am a mom of three and a teacher; being a teacher means I have to go back and cut the f-bombs. There were a few. Because Alzheimer's sucks badly. This blog, for nine years now--skipping a few while I was too cheap to buy my domain name-- helps me un-peel and process the endless layers of sad woven with weird and--impossibly--comedy.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A good friend of my mom's observed when I was "reporting" about my mom's "status," the other day that I was stoic about the whole thing. I insisted I was not~when I hear the term "stoic" I think of a large intimidating older woman, perhaps of German or Slavic descent (even though stoicism has Greek roots I think)with a grouchy look on her face and arms crossed. But here's the definition: "