Not Funny! (My Mom’s Alzheimer’s)

We have a saying in Jamaica, “Tek bad tings mek laugh.”

(Translation: take something bad and turn it into a joke.)

Folks looking on sometimes find our sense of humour questionable, but I have come to realize that the side splitting, though sometimes seemingly cruel or morbid sense of humour of my ancestors was forged in the fires of Hell. (Certainly, captivity, slavery and the…

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Dixie Ann Black

Dixie Ann Black

Dixie Ann Black is an Author, Health & Wellness Consultant and Public Speaker. She currently cares for her mother who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.