My mother died today.
I had spoken to my sister about two hours before I got the call.
I had told her I thought it was imminent. Mom had lost interest. Dale noticed that Mom was very congested. I thought her lungs would fill and she would be gone in a few days.
The doctor was taken aback when she called me shortly after one o’clock. It had taken her by surprise.
I think it’s a very cool thing that Mom went on this day. She’d been independent, had a young life that was against a lot of the protocol of that day, lived on her own well into her eighties …