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Going to Florida Again

Dad and I are leaving tomorrow for his 61st High School Reunion.  They have a full sized reunion every five years in Highland Park, NJ where my dad went to high school and the ”mini” in Florida every year.  So, obviously, dad does not remember we are going, so I keep showing him the flyers […]

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Kathy’s Time Machine

Today is Tuesday and Tuesday is haircut day. My father has had his haircut by the same barber on the same day of the week for about 20 years. He ALWAYS remembers that Tuesday is haircut day. Well, today we had a doctor’s appointment and I knew he needed a haircut before we leave for […]

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Just the Chicken Sandwich

My sister, Susan, took dad to Chick-Fil-A for dinner the other day.  There, in a large frame at the counter, was the sign.  It said “We Didn’t Invent the Chicken, just the Chicken Sandwich” along with a date – 1946.  Well, unfortunately for the 16 year old on duty, my father does remember a few […]

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My Father is Shrinking

Dad was always stubborn, but Alzheimer’s has added a new level.   According to dad, he has worn a size 36 pant for 60 years.  He has never worn anything bigger than a 36 (I may have believed this if I had not seen pictures).  But why argue, right?    So, anyway, a while back, I decided […]

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