NOVEMBER 29, 2012
It is remarkable. Carla and I got together for
bending over a project and not shaking. There are
dinner recently and we talked about the past few
no more excuses for crooked seams.
months. She spent three weeks caring for her
very active granddaughter, Ellie. She said she was
exhausted after the experience (but duh).
What struck me was that we were chatting about
her life, and the amazing, remarkable “just living”
that had been going on.
She was also bemoaning that she slipped and fell
on her way down the Mt. Rose hike that she and
Pat did the other day.
Parkinson’s hadn’t come up.
She was back to being the Carla I know and
I had to take in the irony.
She was back to giving Pat a hard time about
She did the Mt. Rose hike the other day. A few
years back that would have been nothing short of
burning the chicken on the BBQ and giving me a
hard time about something I wore, or something I
said, or just something.
She talked about a new craft project that she was
working on. She is sitting at a sewing machine,
Just having dinner and chatting. Remarkable.
Mt. Rose in
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