Spectacular Sunset by Susan Farese, SJF Communications November 25, 2014 A few thoughts on the absolutely magnificent sunset tonight! Such a spectacular sunset At the end of a busy day How in the world to describe it? Such vivid colors convey! * The spectrum of hues A panoramic view Magnificent, yes, Chance... to begin anew. * This … Continue reading Spectacular Sunset!
Dedicated to Caregivers of Dear Ones with Alzheimer's, Memory Disorders and Dementia, Past, Present & Future (I wrote this poem in March, 1993 at the "Caregiver Day" Seminar at The Barrington, a Senior Living/ Assisted Living Facility in Largo Florida and presented it to the audience in honor of Caregivers. I wrote it from … Continue reading Caregiver: A Poem
Have you heard about this fun exercise on Facebook? It's called the 5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge Here are some of the links: (hashtag) #5dayblackandwhitechallenge or (usernames) @5dayblackandwhitechallenge. https://www.facebook.com/groups/448932725245612/ Think of it as a "visual chain letter"! I saw it on the status thread the first week of November, 2014 from a great NY … Continue reading The 5 Day Black & White Photo Challenge!
Grandma Ann Dear SJF Communications Blog Followers and Visitors, I wrote the poem "Ann's Zest Ends" one evening in 1991, shortly after seeing the highly acclaimed film "Awakenings" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099077/combined with my husband. During the movie, which starred the late (and great) Robin Williams and Robert DeNiro, I was in tears. It dawned on me … Continue reading In Honor of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month: “Ann’s Zest Ends”
November is National Adoption Month. I was honored to tell our story by writing and submitting this poem with photos in 2013 to Luann and Marisha and their blog "Don't We Look Alike". http://dontwelookalike.com/2013/03/25/adoption-poem-the-call-by-emmys-mom/
The Day Room at Night: A Haiku By Susan Farese, MSN, RN, Veteran (former MAJ) Army Nurse Corps SJF Communications October, 2014 (Inspired by many late night chats with soldiers ...as a nurse on night shift) Always on night shift Out of bed to the day room Anxiety plus. … Continue reading The Day Room at Night: A Haiku