In the midst of transition, another answer to prayer comes, providing an even better placement for my dad. I just got a call from Sharon telling me that he not only does not have to be kept confined to the restricted exit area (I called it the SHU) but that with a new assessment comes an opening for a place at Mount St. Joseph’s Home. So he will be moving again. All these moves can’t be good but this should be the last one. Then we can get him settled in to his new place and set up some things he will be familiar with.
The new place has more available in the way of therapy and recreation. It is also a newer facility and, well, I think the care is provided with just a bit more of a personal touch.
I must say that I am glad. The last time I went to visit him, he was in this confined area and I felt a bit depressed. If I felt a bit depressed, I have to wonder what my dad was feeling. If nothing else, I think it will be more normal going to visit him without having to go through doors that lock behind me.
This has been an event filled weekend. I spent it in Saskatoon being a soccer mom. Provincial Under 16 Girls were battling it out – and PA Celtics lost in the semi-finals. The game today was well played though, just the last four minutes the other side got 2 goals. Sara came home with a sore foot from a run in with another foot also aiming for the ball.
Stayed with my sister-in-law this weekend since my son had his mother-in-law visiting. In terms of luxury, we got the best deal. We had a bed with as many pillows as we could use. And we had a great time visiting with her family and Rob, her fiance. Her oldest son and I share the same birthdate so had a bit of a party on Saturday night. (No- I did not get older yet – not till Monday and then I will be over twice my nephew’s age)
Had another birthday party on Friday night as well. Jordon has turned the ripe old age of 31 and I got to be at the get together at Ozzie’s.
March has got to be the best month to have a birthday. Really cute people are born in March. If you are wondering who just check out Marc and Dixie’s new son. What a cute kid Marc!