"Give your mind a rest, allow it empty out, and let the light in." - AJW
"This sharp, poignant memoir delves into what it means to move beyond caregiver toward a deeper connection." - The Mercantile Library, Cincinnati, Ohio.
“A must-have for your personal and professional library…see how family members and professional staff work together to create a meaningful life for persons with dementia. An important book.”
"Annette captures the complex emotions common to many families faced with this disease...a touching personal narrative and example of unwavering commitment and love of family.”
“I believe creating links, rooting people to place, through words and work, will bring us closer to the core of humanity."
Annette is a writer and community connector. Her Italian roots and small-town Ohio upbringing offer a unique perspective on her writing and life.
Her award-winning work spans across arts groups, women's studies, memory care homes, city councils, and editorial-opinion pieces. Visit the above links to read more.
A transplant to Cincinnati, Annette completed her project, “Girl, Walking” in 2017, walking Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods within a calendar year, blogging about the communities and what she found intriguing and relevant about each. Visit Gettin’ My City On to read all 52.
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