Family Forever

Not often do I get downright serious on my blog. Funny is fun. Jokes make one jovial. Deadpan can be downright delightful. I love a retirement full of laughter.

This week, humor received a set-back for a bit. My mother was hospitalized with pneumonia. All my family rallied to visit her, to call, to send cards and flowers, and to be there for each other. The health professionals worked wonders clearing up the pneumonia.

Mom is improving, but she’s elderly and has more health issues. Helping her live out her declining years becomes more challenging. But this week’s crisis proved that my sister and I won’t be alone. We found out that our kids, siblings, in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, and all their spouses can be counted on to help, emotionally and physically.

I can’t thank them enough. I hope my family will visit and communicate often and not wait for the next crisis.

Some–20150328_142404  20150328_142213  20150325_175310



About Joyce Ann Brown

Freelance writer retired from a long career as a library media specialist, adventurer, reader, lover of all things spunky. Besides hiking K.C. trails weekly, I currently write for publications and write cozy mysteries. Find Catastrophic Connections and Furtive Investigation on Amazon.
This entry was posted in My Journey Into Retirement and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s