Monday, October 24, 2011


This morning I hauled all of my extra pumpkins out to the road to try and sell. It is all on the honor system...I left a container for the pumpkin money to go in. It will be fun to see how this goes! I checked the container tonight and I had $9.00!!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Just trying to Remember

Sometimes I can't even remember how mom used to be...the sound of her voice and her laughter.

Today when I went to see her I don't even think she knew who I was, I am not seeing that spark of recognition anymore. She can't feed herself and can barely hold a glass when it is given to her, her foods are pureed so she can swallow them. She is eating and drinking less. The sores on her feet are not healing...the infection is gone..but in her condition they will probably never heal. She can't walk, nor sit in a regular wheelchair. Her body is shutting down, little by little. She is off all medications...just tylenol occasionally for discomfort, which is a hard call too since you just have to read the look on her face. For the most part she is comfortable and being well taken care of. It is getting harder and harder for me to see her in this state but I feel like I need to be there for her, to make sure she is 'okay'. Sometimes she is awake when I go see her, so I sit with her and visit, other times she is sleeping so I just tell her I love her and leave.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Summer's End

It has been a summer to remember...we have been enjoying Kelly, Ryan and Sophia as well as their pups Nevaeh, Kyisha and Daisy. What fun it has been!!

We took a little trip down the Oregon you can see Sophia is quite the traveler.

She is a computer whiz as well!!
♥ Too stinkin Cute ♥

Helping Grampa pick out ice cream at Tillamook
(back) Roy, Bill, Willy, Jimmy (front) Sarah, Mike, Kelly and Sophie
Uncle Jimmy and Sophia
One last hug before you go home to Portage la Prairie....We are going to miss you sweetie!