Monthly Archives: January 2011

Held Over by Popular Demand

It had been a week and Mom continued to be a lot more “Mom-like.” Friday night, my brother, sister-in-law and youngest nephew came up to meet us for dinner at a local restaurant. I told my brother Mom had been … Continue reading

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Mom’s “Visit”

Late Thursday afternoon, Mom’s new Exalon patches arrived and I applied one right away. She’d apparently been having a pretty good day, taking better care of her appearance than she has been. She ate well at dinner. She stayed up … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

We had a wonderful, if hectic, Christmas. My three nieces (twins and their younger, college-student sister) and two of their boyfriends came in waves, starting Christmas Eve (Friday). The plan was for the girls and their guys to stay 2 … Continue reading

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