The Village People

If you suffer from dementia in the Netherlands, you have the option to relocate to a “dementia village” which are gated communities for those who suffer from this disease. You live with three or four others in small houses that… [more]

The Engagement Ring

Irish musicians will often give a short introduction to a song before singing. Within the introduction, the musician will share the story of who taught the song to them. In the Irish way of speaking English, this act is expressed… [more]

The Port Pilot’s Daughter

In 1984, John Bulkeley was in San Diego reminiscing with an old British friend, Phillip Mountbatten, whose acquaintance he had made during the invasion of Normandy. In the 1940′s, they were both serving as lieutenants in their respective navies, and,… [more]