Virginia Wylie

Virginia L. Wylie, Ph.D., is a retired teacher and school principal from Charleston, WV and professor emeritus of educational leadership at Valdosta State University. Born in 1932, Virginia is twice widowed and lives with her cats, Sugar and Pepper, in one of Brookdale’s Florida communities. Poetry is her retirement hobby and she’s published two books, one about family and the other about teaching. She is a member of the International Society of Poetry.

Clara's Secret

Category: Resident Blogs September 20, 2017

Clara is a recent arrival at Brookdale. She and I have become good friends. You can easily understand why I like her so much. CLARA’S SECRET It’s fair to say ... Read more

Tip Of The Tongue

Category: Resident Blogs August 23, 2017

The word sat on the tip of my tongue I couldn’t say it so there it hung Again my mind went blank Once more my heart sank I turned to ... Read more

Sing-Along

Category: Resident Blogs July 08, 2017

Many of us can’t sing but we sing anyway Here’s what happened to us one day Joe drives our van but wasn’t available Barbara, having a license, was capable But ... Read more

Audrey Cahill, R.N.

Category: Resident Blogs July 01, 2017

Health and Wellness Director When I first met Audrey Cahill, R.N. I was impressed by her obvious competence, Her calm, pleasant manner, And her professional confidence. Audrey’s attention focused on ... Read more

Audrey's Visit

Category: Resident Blogs June 24, 2017

Cousin Mary took some time off work To settle me into Brookdale’s routine I felt frazzled and a bit berserk But the cats were content with the scene. I slept ... Read more

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