I was about to call her neighbors when I decided to try her cellphone once more. “Hello?”
“Where in the hell are you?”
“Well, I’m just about home, where are you?”
“I’m standing in your living room!”
“I was afraid of that. I went to the concert at
“That’s okay…you’re alive! We’ll be here when you arrive.”
It all worked out well, but reinforced the idea of an alert device for her, so that if she falls “…and can’t get up…” at least she will have a way to summon help. This happened to Ron Southern a couple of weeks ago, so I’m going to lobby hard for the purchase.
I am about to go over now and check a leaking toilet for her (update – fixed). I know we’ll end up out in the yard looking at her prize flowers, like her fringe tree and irises. She still piddles in the yard, cooks, cleans her own house, shops, and sometimes drives to
Mom is having cataract surgery the 6th and there have been at least 3 preliminary post-op visits that I’ve taken her since they dilate her eyes. But most of the time she makes it to all her appointments without any help or concern.
I am amazed at the new technology this new guy has going on! His cute little help took x-rays of my teeth, but instead of film, they pop up on a computer screen right in front of you! Very cool...I couldn't resist sneaking these shots!