Hand in hand

Figuring things out on a several fronts of late. Another round of tests at hospital with mom. Sis in town still. She’s a rock. The colors of autumn have been so lovely this year. Fiddling with aspect ratios. Tackling lists. Savoring moments. Closed out the day making soup.

Arrhythmia

Been here with mom since Saturday. Her heart is racing like a 30 year old in a marathon, albeit irregularly. Every day some new tests. No conclusive answers. Waiting is always the hardest part. She’d rather be tending to her garden.

Tram Tour through Spring Grove

Spring Grove has tram tours that happen a few times each month with a variety of different topics. Mom and I did a ‘History and Heritage’ tour and quite enjoyed learning about how the cemetery came to be, facts about notable residents, monuments, mausoleums and the trees. Highly recommended. My only advice is to call […]

Blenko

After talking about it for years, we made a road trip down to tour the Blenko Glass Company. Mom has collected their wares since her youth. This was my first time visiting the company store, museum and factory floor. Hindsight? We should’ve scheduled the trip around a class to make some of our own glasswork. […]

A special dress

My brother Robert sent a text with an image of this dress saying mom was keen on it. ‘Nuff said. What’s her size? I asked. Within the week we were able to see how lovely it was. My mom? She’s beautiful.

My brother, one year older

Oh, here’s the photo my mom made.

Christmas Day 2017

Started the day with family and ended with friends playing some of that What Do You Meme, a card game in the vein of Cards Against Humanity, but maybe a bit more “blue“. Best seat in the house that day? Lola under the Christmas dinner table getting snacks from everyone:

Carwash lunch

Mom and I ate lunch while going through the car wash. Then we bought Christmas decorations and ingredients for the holiday meal. Good times.