August 01, 2008
Strangers + Centenarian + Books = Good Warm Feeling.
This is a nice little story about a 100-year old woman, her love of books and how a bunch of strangers turned into friends.
9 years ago
Well, that's sweet. Good for them.
"I think I only remember the amusing things; I don’t remember any depressing things,” Ms. Goodyear said in an interview. “I think I just put them out of my mind. I know everybody has things that they want to forget, but I don’t even have to forget. I just don’t remember."
That's what I want for my 101st birthday.
If only Alzheimers worked that way, eh?
Getting old is kinda scary. But if it means having people come over to read books aloud to me, that would somehow make it better.
I remember one day during my grandmmother's last illness, I made the mistake of letting
crop up on my shuffle, on the bus. I was a soggy mess by the time I got home. Even just now when I was watching the video to check the subtitles, I had to do it with the volume off.
Or, TUM, if you prefer Chicago-style troubadours, there's
that can't help but make me cry.
Damn. RTD, I think you and I need a dose of music from