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A Slice Of Life To Go is an online Christian blog written by Todd Thompson. It encourages people to see the beauty in ordinary moments and to know God’s unconditional, unfailing love in everyday life.

Carillon House

Playing For Keeps

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

You’ve probably heard about it in the news this past week. Pat Robertson, ordained Baptist minister and former Republican presidential candidate was asked a question on his “700 Club” TV show. Robertson was asked what advice a man should give to a friend who began seeing another woman after his wife started suffering from Alzheimer’s. […]

Bubbles

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

It’s Friday afternoon around 5:00 PM. “We’ll be back tomorrow. I’m going to wear my purple dress.” In her good-bye to the nurses at Vista Care, Emma informs Annie and me of her plans for our Saturday morning. Way back when, it was Emma’s idea to come here for the first time. We were replacing […]

Found

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Out of the elevator and rounding the corner on the 2nd floor of Carillon House, Emma spots her first. “Daddy, look! There’s Hazel!” Annie and Emma take off running to give her a hi and a hug. At the other end of the long hall, sitting in her wheelchair, is Hazel. She came here a […]

Something To Look Forward To

Friday, February 8th, 2008

The rooms on the 2nd floor of the care center horseshoe around the dining area and nurses station. A broken hip is the admission ticket for most of the people here. Some are recovering from heart problems or surgery. Some are going through physical therapy, counting the days till they gain enough strength to return home and begin living independently. For others, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, […]