Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday.

The kids had off today for Rosh Hashanah - but I did not.  I did my clinical today at Casey House which is a 14-bed in-patient hospice.  I did not see anyone die on my shift there, but I did spend a lot of time with people who were probably 24-48 hours from dying.  Most people there were in their 80s or 90s, but there were a few patients that were right around my age.  It was a beautiful day here in the DMV, the first in about a week.  So some patients were able to enjoy the outdoors - they have this beautiful set up where you can wheel the bed out onto a patio with a quiet water fountain and lovely trees and lawn and there are nice benches for your family and friends to hang out.

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Jeremy took the day off, originally decided back in August to cover the child care day as I was going to be at clinical, but since Hawk and Mike were in town, it was an extra special occasion to take the day off.  They went to the Udvar-Hazy museum and then Honey Pig for lunch.

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Vince, Jeremy and Edda came home early after dropping Mike and Hawk off at the museums downtown.  But we all reconvened for dinner back at the house.

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