Monthly Archives: November 2013

Oops! Caffeine Screws up a Night

I have taken to serving Mother a cup of strong coffee with that sweet flavored cream she loves as she sits in her chair in the morning.  It helps get her in over her morning moan-fest and on to being … Continue reading

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An Interesting Poem

The Council on Aging held an open house tonight to show off their recent remodeling and let families meet the staff who have been caring for their loved ones.  They had little gift bags for each family, and my mother … Continue reading

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A Good Enough Week

The last week has been quite manageable, or maybe I am just getting used to it.  Our weekly routine is getting familiar to all of us and my mother seems to know what to do most of the time.  Sure, … Continue reading

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Mother moved in two and a half months ago.  In that time, I have learned a lot about her — her habits, her cycles, and certain predictable behaviors.  For instance: When I wake her up at 6:30 am for her … Continue reading

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