|Cake decorated by my cousin.|
Aunt: You know what happens when you don't eat?
Maggie: I'll die?
Aunt: Worse than death...
Maggie: What's worse than death?
Aunt: They put you in the nursing home.
Happily, Maggie ate everything they put in front of her.
She seemed fine when we saw her, and her spirits were good. She was shocked to see the Pennsylvania contingent. And, I like to think, happy.
The mayor of Nashua had a card hand-delivered to my grandmother on Tuesday, and she couldn't stop talking about it. She was overwhelmed by her 106 cards! Thanks so much to those of you who sent one. I pulled a couple for her to see. She read the card from the White House, which opened, "Dear Friend." She looked at the signature, "Michelle Obama," she said. "My dear friend, Michelle Obama."
"And the President," I pointed out.
"That's the President's signature?" she asked. "You couldn't tell by me."
After she read the note congratulating her on her accomplishments and contributions, she said, "Do they know I was just a bartender?"
Shepherd's Bush kit
Without the words, because I was totally lukewarm on the saying, and you know I hate back-stitched letters.
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