Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 21, 2011–when she is tired

In the last week, I have had her out for something special every other day.  Yesterday it was an appointment with her eye doctor.  She seems to have a base line of visual ability–sometimes slipping below, yesterday, somewhat above. I … Continue reading

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July 19, 2011–96th birthday!

What was that old commercial–“Takes a licking and keeps on ticking”?  Timex watches, I think it was.  Well, the licking she gets is from three affectionate little dogs, but she just keeps on keeping on! I took the birthday cake … Continue reading

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July 15, 2011–“Swishing”

Her annual appointment with her cardiologist was this afternoon.  He was the  doctor who admitted her to Hospice almost three and a half years ago. He walked in, gave her a big grin, and said “Last appointment on a Friday … Continue reading

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July 1, 2011–Prissy lives!

“Miss Esther’s feeling a bit puny,” Alberta said when I called this week.  A well spoken, capable black lady who has worked at WP for several years, I don’t think she realized she was quoting from THE iconic book of … Continue reading

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