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The title is perfect and you have woven it into your story so well. The last line is so meaningful to me — even in these terrible moments, we do need to stop and share the good things together. Beautifully done.
Oh, your last line is a beautiful ending to a beautiful story. The characters you created in this piece are so real. Even the glimpse of the husband and the son-in-law are sketched out in short sentences. Really lovely writing.
Loved the last line also and that you made the confused the same as the lucid. Not only profound, but my daughter is a nurse in a retirement home,and has gained more wisdom from the confused than I would have ever believed. There is always a spirit in there that does not die, even when the mind is going.
Perfect title. Perfect final line. Perfect dialog. This is just wonderful. (As usual, if I'm right about who this is!) Thank you for blessing us with this wonderful story.
This is lovely. Rose seems so real to me. She reminds me of my aunt who has Alzheimer's. Very nicely done.
This is a simply lovely story--so well written.
Beautiful. Simple beautiful.
This is so beautiful and tender. The daughter caring for the mother just as the mother cared for the daughter for so long. I loved this story. Thank you.
Caring for the forgetful is quite a task. You pictured this well.
A very touching story. Easy to read.
Very touching and emotional story on a very sad view of life. Nice job.
The storyline was truly intriguing and very powerfully engaging. I could't glance away even for a second! A great accomplishment and a remarkable feat.
So many pieces on Alzheimer's and Dementia this week (including mine). But yours is truly outstanding. What a realistic picture of these tragic diseases that ravage the mind. I was completely engrossed throughout. Wonderfully crafted. Truly Masters-worthy.
I also felt that you did an excellent job capturing Rose and her confusion. This was just beautiful.
I swear stories like yours should come with a warning box of kleenex somewhere!:) This was so sad I cried (and I thought after writing my fearful entry yesterday I had no more tears left)! This was very well written and true to the heart. You wrote this with such compassion. Great writing!
What a beautiful portrayal of a day in the life of caring for a parent with alzheimers. That's love in action.
Wonderful characterization, and the last two lines are just perfect. A lovely, lovely piece.
I can't believe you did it again! I was captured from beginning to end.Your writing is the absolute BEST.
Wonderful! You are one of my favorite authors--look forward to reading more and more and more!