Category Archives: Experiences of Life

Slowing Down the Rate of Deterioration, Chatting with Her, Doing Things with Her

Translated… My mother-in-law is eighty-five, with a quick temper, she’d always been physically healthy.  But starting last year, she’d started repeatedly, asking the same questions, and I knew that she didn’t mean to, because she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. And … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Stresses of Caretaking, Take a Breath of Relief First

It’s really not easy, for the loved ones to adapt, especially in the beginning stages of dementia, translated… My mother got angry again, over something that’s so minute.  Seeing how her face became twisted with her negative emotions, where, did … Continue reading

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Grandma, Thank You for Still Remembering Me

How much of a influence his demented grandmother has on him, translated… It’s, as if I can still hear that familiar voice, from the depth of my memories. “Han-Xiang, did you go to work like you were supposed to?” “When … Continue reading

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The World, Broken…

The world is, broken, just look around at the assortments of disfigured landscapes caused by those so-called “natural” disasters, which may not even be anything NEAR natural to begin with! the immediate effect of polluted water, photo from online… The … Continue reading

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The D.A. Took Pity on His Losing His Young Daughter Due to Neglect, the Man in His Sixties Wasn’t Charged

This showed, how the interpreters of the law can show their humane sides, and not just followed the rules down to the “t”, from the Newspapers, translated… A month ago, a three-year-old girl in Luodong, Yilan was left home alone … Continue reading

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You Couldn’t Tell that the Red Bottle with Its Contents of Loofah Lotion

Recollections, on how he grew up, translated… On the corner of the first floor was a bottle of loofah lotion from a friend awhile ago.  In my memories, the last time that loofah lotion showed up at our home, it … Continue reading

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Dialogue with the Iceberg Inside

This, is very important, in the process of introspection, like holding that conversation with oneself. (feel free to call me the CRAZY lady here!!!) Why are you here?  Do you know, that your presence in my life, had impacted me … Continue reading

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