Category Archives: General

Self-Hosted Google Fonts
It has suddenly gotten very easy to have your own Self-Hosted Google Fonts on your website. Back in the old days, web site developers had to be satisfied with whatever font was set by the browser and also available on the browser’s PC.  The choices were limited, to say the least.  Google changed all that […] Read more »

Starting Over
Okay, so more than a year has passed and I still have no clue how to answer the simple question “Now What?” After 10 years of eldercare and daily interaction with my parents through the veil of dementia and the infirmity of old age, I’ve lost all connection with the person that I was before […] Read more »

Moving On
Dad died on November 12th, 2010.  The last five months have been a blur for me.  I can’t imagine that it is uncommon for caregivers to experience a period of “wandering”.  I’m 52 years old and have been entirely focused on caring for my parents for the last 10 years. Now what? I’m living in […] Read more »

What's the Future
Yogi Berra said “The future ain’t what it used to be”.  Nothing could be more true than in the case of an elderly man with Dementia. Both Mom & Dad avoided the “conventional” is most areas of their life.  They were anti-war activists in the 40’s,  Used organic foods and took vitamins beginning in the […] Read more »

Bad Week
Some days are better than others.  Dad woke up out of deep sleep last night and started saying he heard a “noise”.  It was about 3 am.  “It sounds like steam! I’ve got to get up and find it!” “Dad, go back to sleep,” I said. “It’s just the furnace.”  That was a losing position.  […] Read more »