Category: Caregiving

Good grief.

Caregiving. This is a non-music posting for a change. While my music, open mics, and my design work keep me going, I also try to go to my monthly caregiver support groups. There is a dementia group at my library and a Huntington’s group at UConn. My caregiving days are over, for now. But I like to think I can lend support.… Read more →

The HD Garbage Walk

On Sunday I went to my first HD Garbage Walk. The official title is the Arlo Guthrie’s Historic Garbage Trail Walk to Massacree HD. It travels 6.3 miles in Stockbridge and Great Barrington, Massachusetts made famous by his song & movie, Alice’s Restaurant. I almost went last year. Kathy’s passing seemed too fresh I guess. I had gone to the open… Read more →

A White Cat and Christmas loss

I was all set to talk about my second Christmas. How I seem to be doing okay this second Christmas after Kathy passed away from Huntington’s Disease. About how I got myself a few presents in December like a mattress and a new phone. About how I got to spend part of Christmas eve day with my childhood friend Tony, from… Read more →

The UConn HD Symposium and other updates

The first week of October was fairly crazy. In the days following my music trip to Plymouth besides doing some design work and trying to deal with house and yard stuff I was pretty busy.  Hospice Memorial Service. On Tuesday, October 4, Mercy Hospice held a memorial service for all the patients and that had passed on during the previous year.… Read more →

Kathy’s reception

Kathy’s reception and life celebration. I loaded up the car with a few sculpture and furniture things on Friday night. Earlier that day I went to the library to double-check some things. I wanted to make sure the ConcertWindow streaming would work okay. And I wanted to make sure I knew how to use the video projector, DVD, and sound system… Read more →

Exhibition News: Wilbraham-Times article about Kathy’s art and the exhibit

The local weekly newspaper, the Wilbraham-Hampden Times just did a very nice article about Kathy, her art, and the exhibition. I thought I would share it: Hampden resident Peter Lehndorff is preparing to celebrate the artwork of his late wife Kathy at the Wil­braham Public Library during the month of September. Celebrating the art of Kathy Lehndorff Partial show proceeds… Read more →