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When something weird happens

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Foureagles yesterday. 21 Replies

Let me start from far away. Before I became an atheist (during my childhood), I actually believed in housekeeper spirit - a silly thing that comes from times before slavian countries adopted…Continue

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Ted Foureagles replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Thanks Sac', that was a fun story.  I too think that the little ritual of invoking the housekeeper spirit triggered an unconscious memory.  Those rituals can be useful as long as we realize that they don't correlate with reality,…"
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Luara replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"would only work  if there is someone  else in the house why's that?  He could call 911 if the videocams show his father's had an accident."
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Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"sounds like  a baby  monitor,  but would only work  if there is someone  else in the house.....Good idea  though..."
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Luara replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Somebody I knew put up some video monitors of his father.  He keeps track of what they show via his PC.  That might be a way to preserve his wish to be independent, yet you would know if he has an accident. "
yesterday
Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"DMP     Your stepfather  sounds  like  a piece of work.....You deserve a medal for helping  him  after  all those  years of  torment..."
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Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Thanks for the advice. In the end he will be his own worst enemy. His falls will most likely do him in. He can still drive but often calls me to get him a loaf of bread and drive 15 miles to bring it to him. I let it go to machine and ignore the…"
Tuesday
Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"It is said  that  in late stage alzheimers , the person effected  can get violent and often  do not recognize  loved  ones....Be careful that he does not hurt anyone  caring for him for he may not know  what…"
Tuesday
Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"That's one of the problems right now. He is fighting like hell to avoid going into an assisted living place and making bad decisions all along the way. He can't think properly and he falls down way too much. Being aware of his own falling…"
Tuesday
Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"DMP...Don't feel bad then...I have been there and done that myself.....Isn't getting older  grand?   :=D"
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Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"He may need help in making  decisions now.....Sometimes it is best  to look for an Assisted  living place, for he may become  too difficult for his children  to handle  him properly....Just  a suggestion...."
Monday
Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Freethinker, nice idea but that hammer was kept under lock and key and I was the only one with a key. The hammer had to of been there the whole time and my eyes failed to see it."
Monday
Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"You are right Freethinker, but it is hard to help him. He gets angry easily and finally told my son in law that he cannot remember anything from one day to the next. Right now he has given notice and is supposed to be out of his place by the end of…"
Monday
Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Either that,or someone borrowed  it and remembered  to put it back  in the exact  spot it was before...."
Monday
Freethinker31 replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"DMP....I truly believe it was a little dementia  playing  tricks on him.......I saw this all the time when I was working and also  with  my aging  relatives.....It is hard  for an older  person  to admit that…"
Monday
Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"I few years ago I was missing my 5 lb. hammer. It was not in the usual spot where I kept it. Then I remembered I had it on the porch recently, but it was not there now. That made me think the neighbor kid stole it. I looked for this hammer several…"
Monday
Michael Penn replied to Sacreligious's discussion When something weird happens
"Here is a personal experience of the weird and also what it really meant. My wife moved out the beginning of April and got her own apartment. That put me into a big major cleaning mode, mostly to have something to do and deal with this. I discovered…"
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At 11:44am on August 21, 2014, Don said…

Just wondered about your intention.  Still not sure why you've chosen it.  Doesn't matter, though, really.  Cheers.

At 12:23pm on August 19, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 12:27am on August 19, 2014, Joan Denoo said…

Sacreligious, welcome to Atheist Nexus. Glad to have you join in our discussions ... there are many different Groups and Forums about topics that may interest you. I look forward to learning about Kiev, Ukraine from your perspective. 

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