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Offline larryJ

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Re: Observations
« Reply #560 on: July 04, 2018, 10:41:48 am »
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is happening!  Dementia has finally reared its ugly head inside my head.

We take care of our two oldest granddaughters on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and every other Friday.  I believe I mentioned before that with the summer schedule they come to our house at around 7:15 AM.  So I always get up and unlock the front door for them before they arrive.  Then I am either back to watching TV or here on the computer.  What does this have to do with my dementia, you ask?

Today is a Wednesday.  I woke early and proceeded to unlock the door as usual.  My wife called me around 7:10.......We communicate by phone saving have to actually walk down the hall......and she said that if the girls wanted breakfast she would have to go to the dairy and get some milk.  Most times the girls eat before they come over.  7:25 and the girls are not here. 

BIG DUH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o :o :o :o :o

It is July 4th and my daughter and son-in-law have the day off. ::)

Oh well, Happy July 4th everyone from my demented state. :P

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Re: Observations
« Reply #561 on: July 04, 2018, 11:35:34 am »
Post Script............

I repeat that my wife said if the girls wanted breakfast she would have to go get milk.

She just came in the room and asked if I wanted some Cheerios and I said yes.

Its getting really bad.

She poured the cereal and then went to get the milk out of the fridge.

Milk that doesn't exist in the fridge.

She then decided that maybe if she went back to bed the day would get better.

I am up with that.

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Offline Diane Amberg

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Re: Observations
« Reply #562 on: July 05, 2018, 02:13:03 pm »
Unfortunately that sounds very normal to me!  I'm well into the "I went into a room and then didn't know why" stage.  Or, I lay something down and immediately can't find it. I couldn't understand why the mail was so late yesterday... until I finally remembered they have Independence Day off too!  I hadn't been watching Game of Thrones  at all and finally had the time to binge watch it, all seasons, over several days. Now I'm stuck on it and look forward to its return with a new season. Ain't gettin' older fun?  HA!

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Re: Observations
« Reply #563 on: July 29, 2018, 11:28:19 am »
As I sit here today I am aware that on this day 44 years ago I said some things that were necessary to say.

They were wedding vows..........in an office of a court clerk in Las Vegas.

For better or worse........mostly better.
In health and sickness.............been through a lot of that.

Ceremony was followed by a buffet lunch at the Frontier Casino and then the five hour long ride home.

In my mind this is not much to celebrate other than we got married.  She doesn't really remember much of it anymore.  And it is somewhat dim of a memory for me.  This is not like we had a big wedding with a bunch of people and having a big reception.  Well there were a lot of people at the buffet but other than my brother and his wife we didn't know anyone else. :D

So when she gets up today we will say Happy Anniversary.  We will not exchange presents mostly because we don't really need anything and if there is something we want we just buy it for ourselves.  She doesn't like cut flowers because they don't last, preferring potted plants that we don't need anymore of. 

I am wondering if our children will remember this anniversary of their parents marriage.

Probably not...........well maybe.

 ;D

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« Reply #564 on: July 29, 2018, 05:52:59 pm »
Happy Anniversary!!!!!  Yes, after so long in marriage, we run out of possible anniversary presents. But Carl and I have found that just a quiet evening at home is sometimes a present in itself. Congrats!!!!!
Age & treachery will outlast youth & skill any time !!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Observations
« Reply #565 on: July 30, 2018, 10:07:04 am »
To follow up..........

The day passed quietly with no change in the normal routine.  As for our children remembering, our daughter did call last night and wish us a Happy Anniversary and asked if we needed anything.  I asked her to pick up a few things from the store and she did.  She was going to be out anyway. 

My sister-in-law who lives in Palm Springs sent a message with congratulations.  My brother passed in 1995 and she remarried and still keeps in touch with me occasionally.  She was at the wedding in Vegas.  She called me recently to see how I was doing and there was some mention of the wedding so that probably reminded her.  Still it was nice of her to send the messag

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Re: Observations
« Reply #566 on: August 04, 2018, 12:06:18 pm »
Happy anniversary! We celebrated our 48th on July 23. We went to a seafood place and had soft shell crab sandwiches with slaw and hush puppies. Our niece and her husband and step kids stopped by for a visit on their way to Ocean City Maryland. They live in AZ, so the kids had never seen an East Coast beach. Have a great day.

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Re: Observations
« Reply #567 on: August 09, 2018, 10:41:47 am »
Observations.........

Last night as I was off to dreamland I heard on the news the Oklahoma is now the earthquake capitol of the country.  Some attribute this to fracking.  Then my sleep timer went off and so did the TV.

In my binge watching I see a lot of the same companies advertising such as Verizon.  One of their ads features the Verizon spokesman approaching a family of four beside an ice cream truck.  One version of this ad is that the family is not holding any ice cream and there is no ice cream involved.  The second version of this is that the family is holding ice cream cones as the spokesman makes his pitch.  The third version is that the spokesman walks past the family and gets a large order of ice cream.  I am left wondering why the company felt it necessary to release all three versions.

Another is Toyota.  For months now they used a very pretty spokeswoman to do their commercials.  Over time it became apparent she was pregnant but not too noticeable.  She wore oversize tops.  Then all of a sudden she appeared all nice and thin.  On closer inspection I thought that this was not the same woman but a very close look-a-like.  I wonder how long it took them to find her.  Or maybe it is the original and she has done a fantastic job in losing the baby weight.  Hmm,

Life is so much fun.

Binge watching can be so addicting. 

Larryj
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