Monthly Archives: January 2011

Alice

Alice   For my mother’s seventy sixth birthday, she wanted spaghetti and meatballs and vanilla cake with chocolate icing. We gave her a small black kitten with white spots. When we answered the birthday song question “how old are you … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass

For the Brooklyn Art Library’s Sketchbook Project 2011, I drew and wrote about caring for my mother, Alice, through Alzheimer’s Disease. You can see the sketchbook on their site:  http://arthousecoop.com/users/danawalrath . Because there is no place for dialogue with people outside of the … Continue reading

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