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My sister and b-i-l come tomorrow...and I don't want to see them
Monday, October 03, 2016      6 comments

She "doesn't want to know" anything bad about my mother because she "can't sleep if she hears bad news in the evening." I wanted to SCREAM! Caring for a 90 y/o is CONSTANT even tho she is in the "best" assisted living in the area! Her meds do... Read more
Sports day at school...and Mum wants to go...
Sunday, October 02, 2016      2 comments

So another full day with Mum. We will pick her up at 11am, get her lunch, and head to the school for a day of sports. She can hand out ribbons, beloved will be doing more work on the school, and I'll keep Mum hydrated and in the shade. My sist... Read more
Awesome ride!
Saturday, October 01, 2016      4 comments

Got away from Mum for a few hours last night...went a night ride before the trail closed. Still have to get lights for the tandem...so fast, and smooth!... Read more
Pick up our new tandem today
Friday, September 30, 2016      5 comments

Beloved has been looking at new tandems...our Trek is over 20 years old and we have put thousands of miles on it...love it to pieces. The local restaurant in town wanted it and offered us a fair price, so we sold it and ordered a new Cannondale... Read more
Whee! In bed by 7pm!
Thursday, September 29, 2016      2 comments

Slept until 5am which gave me plenty of rest. We had a quiet day yesterday, just a few errands, and in the afternoon beloved took a nap while I crashed on the sofa with a good book...classical music gently in the background. Today I spend the d... Read more
Taking the day off
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      5 comments

Doing nothing but resting. Beat.... Read more
Driving to Asheville
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      4 comments

Beloved needs lab work, then we come back and resume work on our school.... Read more
Worked at the school all day yesterday
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

One of the tiny children, on Friday, clogged the toiled causing it to overflow. In panic they shut the door so by the time is was discovered three rooms had fecal water on their carpeting and up the walls. Someone turned off the water and call... Read more
I need a break
Sunday, September 25, 2016      6 comments

Tired, tired, tired. Even tho my Mum is in a very expensive Assisted Living just 10 minutes from our house she still needs a lot of help. My asshole sister and her husband, both executives, can "find the time" to even call the Administrator he... Read more
Ordered beloved a new tandem
Saturday, September 24, 2016      1 comments

Surprised him by ordering him a brand new Cannondale tandem! He had to go in to schedule work on our 20 year old tandem but instead they showed him the order form and it should be here next week. We gave our tandem to a young couple who are ju... Read more
Her vision is back!
Friday, September 23, 2016      2 comments

Mum's vision has been fully restored after the YAG laser treatment on her secondary cataracts. Amazing! She's thrilled!... Read more
Get Mum's right eye lasered today
Thursday, September 22, 2016      5 comments

Expect to get her other eye lasered today, then her vision should be crystal clear again. I'm picking her up early to take her to the beauty shop first, then to the eye surgeon, then back to our house where beloved will have lunch ready. Hope ... Read more
Still getting the rash from UV light
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      1 comments

Only on my legs so far. 45 minutes into cycling, slathered with zinc oxide, then tights, then SPF 50 cycling pants and my legs started to tingle. Full blown eruption by the time we got home! Have SPF 100 pants on order but don't know what to ... Read more
In bed by 8pm
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      6 comments

Exhausted. When I'm tired I get weepy and knew I needed an early night. Got a lot of good sleep. Fresh day today!... Read more
Furious with jerk sisters in california! A rant!
Monday, September 19, 2016      3 comments

Two sisters in California..I'm in South Carolina...my younger one cut my mother off completely when my Dad died and Mum wqouldn't turn her finances over to her to handle. Mum was quite capable of handling her own finances and no, my younger sis... Read more

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