The Last Town

When our kids were little, we lived about eight hours from their grandparents.  Our long trips across Texas, with three little kids buckled in for that long ride, were…well…long!  We tried all kinds of tricks to make the ride seem shorter as we passed through town after town.

We tried traveling at night when they would normally be in bed.  That worked about half the time; the other half, they were wide awake and afraid because it was too dark.

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Dancing around the Chaos

Dancing around the Chaos is now available for pre-sale on Amazon!


This book is  simply the true story of what happened on the Alz journey with Mom and Dad.

Why did I write the book?

My reasons for writing the book, telling the true story…what really happened are basically:

  • To help others beginning the journey – to share information that may be helpful to them, even if it is hard to tell…and hard to hear.
  • To make it clear to those who don’t understand what Alz is…it is a cruel disease of the brain affecting 5.7 million Americans.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, that number could rise to 14 million by 2050.  It is much more than just forgetting someone’s name; it is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • To share a sweet story of two people who loved each other to the end. Their journey made it possible for others to witness a true, one-of-a kind love story and raised the bar for many.

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