...unless they are from people that I'm very fond of!
This was a volunteer week for me. I always enjoy gathering with my senior groups, laughing around the quilt covered tables.
Mary eventually told me about a man she'd met at a nursing home who had hair just like mine. That just cracked me up. She wasn't in love with my hair. She was in love with a memory. "Well I hope he was handsome." I said. And I'm guessing he was by the way she grinned. Then Mary's story made me think of my dad's wavy hair. He is not in a nursing home, but I'm guessing Mary would think my dad was pretty handsome.
A Second Compliment
Today I volunteered at the assisted living center where my mom moved 12 years ago. I saw Myrna, who used to clean Mom's room, when Mom was in the early stages of Alzheimer's.
Myrna and I hadn't seen each other since I'd returned after cancer. She hugged me and smiled at my new hair. "Oh you are looking more and more like your mother!" She smiled so sweetly.
Hmmm? That's a thought. My gray hair and wrinkles are aging me... so I look about 80?
But I love sweet Myrna, who was so good to my mom. Those words made me laugh and then smile. I will take that compliment, happily.
I'm actually happy to know I look like my mom. Her hair was soft and white, in this photo 10 years ago.
I miss having Mom at my Quilt Group gatherings
Dad's Good Hair
And Dad's always had a good head of hair! It was dark and more wavy when I was a child, but now it looks a bit similar to my white-ish, short hair.
As I said, I don't mind funny compliments if they are from good and sincere people. And I especially don't mind, when they lead me to thinking about other special people.
I started this complaining list/blog, in May 2016. I posted 200 gripes about my breast CANCER and then I was done.
On March 13, 2020, I started venting all over again, when another disease (starting with a C) interfered with my life. This time it was the invasion of COVID and it affected every person. I ranted for a year, until I got my COVID vaccine in March 2021.
CORONARY Artery Disease was the reason I restarted this blog on September 26, 2021. This time it was my hubby Don, who was dealing with a worry that started with the letter "C".
Coronavirus and Cancer, Coronary Artery Disease! All are evil, but none can totally get me down... if I vent! I usually end up feeling a little more positive at the end of each post!
Navigating This Mess!
The most recent post is at the top, from coronary posts in 2022, back to cancer posts in 2016.
To find past posts, look below the "Archives" section, to find "Categories".