From Arizona to You-A Story about Caring

This morning, my husband found a hummingbird, lying on the ground, freezing. It might have had a fight with another territorial hummer, or it might have run into our window near the feeder. First, he picked it up with gloves, and placed it on a towel in the sun, so it might warm up and recover. We planned to rearrange our day, nurse it back to health, clear out a big box, re-purpose a dropper to feed it nectar. Then, it flew away into the sunshine! We were ready to lend more support for its recovery, but were glad it recovered from its traumatic experience with a little help from us.

The other action we took was we added a second feeder in another part of the yard, so there wouldn’t be so many fights. There’s room for everyone, friends…

Like caregiving, sometimes we make plans for that person’s best interests, and part of the plan is useful, but the rest is not needed, or things change moment to moment.

May your path be as smooth as it can be, and you are ready to smile when a challenging moment turns towards the sun.

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Photo: This morning, my husband found a hummingbird, lying on the ground, freezing. It might have had a fight with another territorial hummer, or it might have run into our window near the feeder. First, he picked it up with gloves, and placed it on a towel in the sun, so it might warm up and recover. We planned to rearrange our day, nurse it back to health, clear out a big box, re-purpose a dropper to feed it nectar. Then, it flew away into the sunshine! We were ready to lend more support for its recovery, but were glad it recovered from its traumatic experience with a little help from us. The other action we took was we added a second feeder in another part of the yard, so there wouldn't be so many fights. There's room for everyone, friends... Like caregiving, sometimes we make plans for that person's best interests, and part of the plan is useful, but the rest is not needed, or things change moment to moment. May your path be as smooth as it can be, and you are ready to smile when a challenging moment turns towards the sun.

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Take care, and stay in touch,

Tryn Rose Seley,

Author, 15 Minutes of Fame: One Photo Does Wonders To Bring You Both Back to Solid Ground at www.caregiverheart.com

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About Tryn Rose

I want to lighten the step of those on the journey with Alzheimer’s. From a decade of caregiving, and a lifetime of appreciating the human experience, the strategies I learned helped me, and I hope they will help you. I’m a musician, photographer, gardener, and author of “Extraordinary Days”.

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