I'm a 40-something gal from Appalachia who loves to travel through the south chasing the sun - almost always with a coastal destination.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Mamaw (86.5 years old)
She is in the hospital after a broken patella had to be repaired; it may be the end of her independence. Yesterday, when up for the first time trying to walk on her "bad leg," the therapist, whom I refer to as SARGE, was encouraging her (firmly) to take another step. I said "Mamaw, she's a seargeant, we need to send her to Iraq." Mamaw responded, despite her severe pain (and not intending to be funny I'm sure), "If I don't get any better than this, just send ME to Iraq!"