The Universe Gets the Last Laugh


For a few weeks, I have been feeling like a much paler shade of who I “used to be” before the “swiss cheese memory” issues turned my life upside down & inside out.

The Universe took charge of re-wiring my brain [How Does the Brain Recover After Stroke? from Brain Blogger].

A variety of things, events and people [Exercise, music and meditation: How to rebuild your brain after a stroke] have contributed .. over a long period of time .. to my brain re-wiring [How Does the Brain Recover after Stroke? from Flint Rehab]

THANK YOU – I was and still am

  • intelligent, kind
  • honest, compassionate
  • thoughtful, helpful
  • opinionated, bold
  • adventurous, fun
  • vibrant, whimsical
  • artistic, creative
  • patient AND impatient
  • balanced & well-rounded
  • plus several other shades of “not sugar” with lots of spice varieties and oh so very
  • REAL


brain re-wiring [Rewiring the Brain After Stroke from Science Translational Medicine].

I am always ME! And I still believe in the goodness of people UNTIL OR UNLESS they prove me wrong. I am not fully recovered but I am getting better & better every day!!!


Barbara Burns

Senior Citizen / Artist working in watercolor, inks, digital pixels & fabric dyes with silk. I also have Vascular Dementia and am not able to work outside the home in the corporate world now. I started reading tarot cards as a very young child - a neighbor taught me when I was about 5 to 7 years of age. I started reading Oracle cards in my 30's.
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