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Visions of a LIfe Never Lived

Renate Dollinger was a landscape painter with a small gallery in Palo Alto, CA, a husband, four children and lots of dogs when, in 1968, at the age of 44, she suddenly turned to painting life in a shtetl. “Cute,” her husband said when he saw the first painting. “Where did that come from?” “I don’t know,” she replied. Here’s what…

Plenty of Reasons to Want Hope

“People I know and love have been afflicted with this disease. People I love have died from Alzheimer’s.” I don’t know anybody who doesn’t know somebody who has – or had – Alzheimer’s. My mother had Alzheimer’s and passed away in 2002. In 2010, 1,300 Oregonians died from Alzheimer’s. Today more than 76,000 Oregonians age…