Category Archives: Nursing homes

On the outside looking in … on a hospitalized old friend

We all lose touch with old friends, former co-workers, neighbors, acquaintances. Life happens to us and to them, and we drift apart. Sometimes circumstances, not necessarily good ones, bring us back together. Even if it’s just for 10 minutes in a hospital … Continue reading

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Gertrude was a pretty awesome 95-year-old artist

I was scrounging for something in my basement the other day and came across a painting by a 95-year-old woman. Gertrude was her name. She was one of my mom’s roommates at the nursing home where my mom spent the … Continue reading

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