Not Exactly What I Had In Mind

Posted by Sue on January 27, 2009 in Self-exploration, Wasting Time |

Jammie day / weekend didn't turn out exactly how I planned. My daughter pointed out that I have been so long without a jammie day I may have forgotten the rules!! Jammie Day Rules Stay in jammies or comfortable clothing, preferably clothing you wouldn't be caught dead on the street in. Don't shower or bathe […]


Ready for a Jammie Day

Posted by Sue on January 22, 2009 in Life, Random Thoughts |

It's been a long winter. I finally "moved back home" from my parent's house on Sunday. I had been living with my mom for two weeks. This week I've been driving the 40 miles from home and mom's daily, trying to take care of business things, household things, taking her to the doctor, grocery, etc. […]



Posted by Sue on January 13, 2009 in Life |

Dad passed away at about 9:30 yesterday morning. We were still at home, getting ready to go visit a mortuary to make arrangements, then we were going to the hospice. I got the call and had to break the news to mom. Hard, but in many ways not as difficult as making the decision to […]


From Bad to Worse or The No Good Very Bad Day

Posted by Sue on January 8, 2009 in Deep Thoughts, Life |

Monday started out with a little bit of hope. My mom, myself, and my dad's youngest sister and her husband were meeting with a rehab facility to see what they could do for dad. We'd been told they had a couple of "coma" beds where they worked to wake people up. After meeting with them, […]


On Being an Only Child

Posted by Sue on January 3, 2009 in Celebrations, Deep Thoughts, Life, Self-exploration |

The day I dreaded for years has come. The only child syndrome has expressed itself in new and so un-exciting ways. Happy New Year. Since I wrote last my mother has gotten to come home from the hospital (New Year's Day). They put a tube into her lung to let it re-inflate and it has now […]

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