Monday, March 19, 2012



"What year is this?"

"Two thousand and twelve."


"Twenty twelve."


"Well, goddamnit, I'm older than I thought I was."


"Lookin' sharp," the aide said as he combed Mr. A's hair.

"Lookin' sharp?" Mr. A asked.

"Yes you are," the aide confirmed.

"Hey!" Mr. A called to his wife.  "Come and look at a good lookin' picture of your husband."


Cloudia said...

Thank you for sharing that you are privileged to share-

Aloha from Honolulu
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Hold my hand: a social worker's blog said...

hahaha This just cracked up!!! How cute!

How are you doing, girl? I hope someday you compile all those quick stories in a book. You're awesome at capturing the wit and graciousness of those moments in the nursing home.


K. Tree said...

These are the moments that keep me going back to work. Doris. You never know what's going to happen or what they're going to say.