The Beautiful Destruction of My Life: Finding hope in my Journey as a Wife, Mother, and Caregiver to a Disabled Veteran with Multiple System Atrophy (Paperback)

The Beautiful Destruction of My Life: Finding hope in my Journey as a Wife, Mother, and Caregiver to a Disabled Veteran with Multiple System Atrophy By Kimberly S. Bohannon Cover Image
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At age 40, with two children, a busy career, and a crumbling marriage, Kim's entire family faced an unexpected life-altering change. Kim's husband was slowly succumbing to an unknown debilitating illness that they later learned was Multiple System Atrophy. Join Kim as she shares how being a caregiver to a disabled veteran with a rare terminal illness changed her life, marriage, relationship with family and friends, and ultimately her faith. Kim's journey shares the real raw emotions, the hidden and often secretive side of caregiving, and some humor dripped in as Kim learned to embrace a situation she could never have anticipated or desired. Kimberly S. Bohannon is an author, mom, business professional, and volunteer. After becoming a caregiver, a job she never applied for, she developed a heart for other caregivers and the unique challenges. When not working on her next novel or her career in credit unions, Kim spends her time advocating for the prevention of elder financial exploitation, hiking, playing in nature, and testing out her rudimentary home improvement skills on the latest project. Kim is committed to organizations that support her commitment to caregivers and vulnerable adults, including serving on the Board of Directors of Inheritance of Hope, a wonderful organization whose mission is to inspire hope in young families facing the loss of a parent to a terminal illness and serving on a state level elder financial exploitation prevention task force.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781662862847
ISBN-10: 1662862849
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publication Date: February 26th, 2023
Pages: 182
Language: English

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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.