Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hi, Darlin’!

Mom, as usual, is on her bed, facing the wall, wrapped in a soft green blanket I gave her for Christmas a couple of years ago. I touch her shoulder and say softly, “Hi, Mom.” She turns, and recognition and … Continue reading

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Almost Mom

I peeked into Mom’s room today, and she was sitting in her chair–a surprise. She saw me, and stuck her hand out, fingers spread, in a characteristic way. Just a single movement–out and back–and it looked so Mom-like that my … Continue reading

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Napping with Mom

Yesterday I went out to Bickford after church, and brought both Mom and Dad some of the wonderful honeydew melon I got at Kroger’s. A sweet honeydew is hard to find, and this one is outstanding. I cut some chunks … Continue reading

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