Friday, April 1, 2016
Leaving on a Jet Plane
I went to run errands today and decided to go back to the thrift store because I saw some large shirts there that my son could wear. While I was there an older lady (yes, older than me) accidently tripped me. I almost took her down with me. I caught myself but my foot turned outward and so did my hip. Not good for that to happen tomorrow since I will have lots of walking to do.
When I got home I went to get the dry clothes out of the dryer but they weren't dry. My first thought was I forgot to turn the dryer on. Nope, the dryer isn't working. The set left here for us was old. So were the ones that we left at our house. But the timing stinks.....doesn't it always happen that way.
I have had an interesting week. One day I met my friend that has cancer. They decided not to operate as it could cause a stroke. The base of her brain and spinal cord are involved. When she was diagnosed and in the hospital, her husband was in another hospital and had one of his legs amputated. The doctor said she could wake up one day paralyzed. But so far the oral chemo is holding it at bay. I ask her if that scared her and she just shrugged her shoulders. She had to quit working. She is also a pre-school teacher and we worked together for many years. She is watching her grandchildren three days a week. I last saw her at Christmas and could really tell a change in her. We laughed about the things going on in each other lives. Her daughter is getting married in May. Life goes on like before. Her husband has a prosthesis and went back to work. They are not even 60 yet. She said she is not in pain and is just living life on day at a time. Her attitude is amazing.
Then another day I met my friend that had moved south and that had come for a visit. It was so nice to see her and some of her family. She had two of her grandbabies, her husband, and son and daughter. Her son has autism and has gotten really tall and thin. He entertained everyone in the restaurant.
Then yesterday I had friends with my friend that I worked with when I was the before and after school director. It has been like the holidays getting to visit with friends I haven't seen for awhile.
So that's about it. Hubby is staying home next week to take car of the doggies. I hope it doesn't discourage him from retiring.
Have a happy week-end.