I’ve Fallen Off A Cliff – an emotional cliff, where I’ve bumped and spilled and splattered and now, bruised and in-charge yet unsure, I move forward. After three weeks in the hospital my mother passed from this earth February 8. A UTI, then pneumonia, then getting better, then Diverticulitis, then better, then worse, then infection … More I’ve Fallen Off A Cliff
I thought about it many times. What happens if Mom no longer knows who I am? I’d watched other families deal with this issue, read about it, and, as Mom’s dementia grew, knew in my heart that one day I might be only a person who was visiting, and not someone she knew. Perhaps she … More Mom Doesn’t Know Who I Am, Or Am I Someone Else?
“Honey? Are you going out this afternoon? No? OK, can I take your car to go play Mah Jong? Thanks Sweetie. Mine is in the garage if you need it.” That is how it began. So simple and soon it would get so not so simple. I play Mah Jong. Several of us learned together … More Who’s Got The Mah Jong Set?
So, how did you do with the gifts you gave at Christmas or Hanukkah, or ??? Me? I’m batting 50-50. The Bombas socks were just what he wanted, and he loved the tie that was in his stocking and the little screwdriver thingy that they advertised on TV. Those make up the 50% good. Shirts … More Does It Fit? That Is The Real Question.
As some of you remember, my hubby was required to take the written exam when he renewed his California driver’s license in September and proceeded to drive me nuts (a very short trip) constantly citing the rules of the road while we were driving. Last week was my turn. California DMV offices are very busy … More A New Driver’s License – What An Adventure
8 The I remembered that at prior activities for this event the buffet table gets crowded, so I switched from two plates to two serving bowls that would fit on a round tray with the crackers. I carefully mounded the whipped cream cheese into the bowls, making a deep well in the center, and pulling … More Cream Cheese and Jam. What Could Go Wrong?
Do you remember the last time you had to take a written test for your driver’s license? I only remember taking one when I got my first license, a very long time ago. It has probably been that long for you also. Well, Hubby, got a notice that he had to take a written test … More Hubby’s Written Driver’s License Test. UGH!