The past couple weeks have been busy ones indeed.
As I reported in GET YOUR HUNDRED-YEAR QUESTIONS ANSWERED, Marc and I had planned to undertake a whirlwind trip to Rock Hill, South Carolina, to attend the 100th birthday celebration for my Aunt Grace.
Well, we’re back and boy did we rub up against history! It truly was a blessed time.
We pulled in to Harbor Chase Assisted Living right at lunch time on Tuesday, December 1st, about three hours before the party was to start. Having been escorted to the cafeteria by Diane, the Activities Coordinator (who could barely stand the excitement of our being there!), we walked up to Grace’s table for four as Grace was…saying grace.
Go figure. An immediate clue to her secret to longevity. Always give thanks to the right Person.
Grace doesn’t see anymore so we had to make our presence known. After hugs, we were introduced to her long-standing table mates – Doll, Flo and Charles.
Of course, we immediately started snapping off documentary pictures. After all, we were under strict orders by our mother to “take lots.” Don’t worry, I’m not posting all of them here.
Speaking of strict orders, Aunt Grace had a couple Read more…