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The Glitter Globe · 1d ago

Taking Care of Gummy—When Dementia Goes Down the Rabbit Hole, Sundowning

The Glitter Globe/S.R. KarfeltSundowning.Gummy keeps forgetting how to walk. If it happens...
The Glitter Globe · 4d ago

Calling Bullshit on Nazis—A Poet's Take

S.R. Karfelt/The Glitter GlobeWhen you say white pridewhat i hearisWe used to be boss& it looks coolon old TVlet's have that back againcause work and books is hardI wanna
The Glitter Globe · 1W ago

Caryatids at The Acropolis in Athens, Greece—Women Holding Up Their Little Bit of the World

Caryatid Porch at the Erechtheion, AcropolisAthens, GreeceCaryatid. It's pronounced, "Carry-ah-did".The definition of caryatid is a stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support the entablature of a Greek or Greek-style buildin...
The Glitter Globe · 1W ago

Gummy, My Impatience, and The Beast Called Dementia

S.R. Karfelt/The Glitter GlobeMy husband spent this week in Asia.I cleaned cupboards. And didn't see Gummy all week. I meant to.Planned to.Promised.Didn't.It hits me like that. A near paraly...
The Glitter Globe · 2W ago

My Solo Trip to Meteora Greece—Monasteries in the Clouds

S.R. Karfelt/The Glitter GlobeThis year I went to my writing workshop early so I could pla...
The Glitter Globe · 2W ago

Gummy and a Picture of Dementia

If you noticed I wore my top inside out all day today, thank you for not saying a word. At...
The Glitter Globe · 3W ago

Why is King Leonidas and The 300 so Freaking Hot?

S.R. Karfelt/The Glitter GlobeIt's the Gerard Butler factor isn't it?Remember him from the...
The Glitter Globe · 3W ago

The Day Gummy Forgot How to Walk—Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Reality

The Glitter Globe/S.R. Karfelt.comMaybe that's not what happened. Maybe Gummy didn't forget how to walk. You never really know with dementia. Maybe the EMT and the Emergency Room doctor are wrong. You tell yourself that sometimes.It's been a good wee...
The Glitter Globe · 4W ago

Interstitial Cystitis, Bladder Spasms, and My Charmed Life

It's two o'clock in the morning and I've been racing to the loo about every three to five minutes for the past three hours.I'm wearing those Therma Care heat wraps. One in front and one against my lower back, but the chills won't stop.My husband is s...
The Glitter Globe · 1M ago

Home Sweet Ho—Ahhhhh! I'm Back from Traveling and Hanging with my Mother-in-Law Again

S.R. Glitter GlobeSure I spent over a month traveling the world. I still wasn't ready to come home. There's a crippling amount of reality in my daily chaos.I'd been looking f...