Blog Photo ..Pohlig Brothers box factory where my Grandmother worked ages ago. Today the building has been turned into apartments. Richmond Va.


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Saturday, January 30, 2016

In the pink

Mom had a fall and broke her upper arm bone literally in half on the worst snowfall day of the year which was last Saturday.   A ride by ambulance to the emergency room was taken.   Her appointment with the Ortho. doc was not til yesterday the 29th.    On Thursay the 28th , the night before she was taken  by my sister Donna  with severe UTI in which she was very weak from not eating because of nausea.  

What a difference a night of medication makes. She was in very good spirits Friday.    Donna, I and the two grand girls took  her to the Orthopedic doctor ,  she actually enjoyed the get together.   She is 94 and is one strong lady,
  She will have a clam shell cast put on her arm tuesday after swelling has lessened.   She does not want an operationa and neither do any of us as,  at 94 it would be a little too dangerous.


Great grandma and great grandchildren.    Genevieve wouldn't get to close because she was scared of mama's arm being hurt.   She kept watch from a distance.
We hope to get by to visit her tomorrow or Monday,  hopefully tomorrow.


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Feeling like the words of Marilyn Monroe today--

 "Imperfection is beauty,  madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring".  
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Gotta have fun and live life while we have it and be thankful.

Today I am wearing  my pretty pin and M.M. chiffon scarf given to me by my friend Jennifer,  we have know each other since we were 13 years old.



The pin is a little fuzzy but still pretty and the grape necklace next is a very old vintage piece.




A glimpse of outside from downstairs window
Happy Saturday Everyone!

3 comments:

  1. Oh Betsy, so sorry about your mom's fall and break! At least it wasn't her hip right? At least I would think that would be worse. Your mom is in good hand with all of your girls! I'll be praying for a quick and complete recovery.

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  2. Betsy, so sorry for your mom's injury. Glad she doesn't have to have an operation. She was pretty lucky and she must be strong. At her age a fall usually causes a hip fracture. Little Genevieve is so cute, you can tell she is thinking about grandma's boo boo..Take care..Judy

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