Through Another’s Eyes

NOTE: Thank you to all the kind readers who shared your thoughts and welcome back with me. I love hearing from my readers. I am particularly grateful to those of you who noticed, and pointed out the typo I had on last week’s post. Thank you. It has been corrected. Please don’t hesitate to share yourContinue reading “Through Another’s Eyes”

Thanks for the Compliment

A few hours ago, I returned from a weekend away with some ladies. Jerry encourages me to take advantage of opportunities like this, and works hard to schedule enough attendants to cover my time away. He tells me the first 24 hours I am away he enjoys full control of the remote. Which means, atContinue reading “Thanks for the Compliment”

Just When I Think I Get the Hang of this Marriage Thing . . .

“You can do it AJ.”  (pronounced as one word, coined by my nephew). This was Nathan’s response to me when I called him a few weeks ago while researching rental cars.  He had driven a hybrid for years. I wanted to know if I could make the adjustment. With him boosting my confidence I reservedContinue reading “Just When I Think I Get the Hang of this Marriage Thing . . .”

The Future in My Past

Village Inn. A restaurant my friends and I frequented in college and in our young adult years. We counted on endless coffee and appetizers or desserts that when shared worked within our limited budgets. It’s been about 30 years since I was in one of their restaurants. That is, until I was house hunting inContinue reading “The Future in My Past”

Driving Mr Jerry

This is week 3 of Jerry using his back up wheelchair while waiting on a new right motor for his regular chair. As I noted last week, that means he is unable to drive his van. If you live with disability in your family you know that this is not all that unusual, these thingsContinue reading “Driving Mr Jerry”

I Left Him

Alone. For one week. In his back up wheelchair that is not retrofitted for him to drive his van. So now he is homebound too. How could I leave him like that? He told me to. I offered to cancel my travel and stay home. He said no. He knew I needed this time away.Continue reading “I Left Him”