So, now there is a period of calm before we go on with life, with helping Mom sort out the house and the insurance and the rest of her life. She is coming here this week to be fitted for a hearing aid, with the help of the audiologist in my brother-in-law's medical office.
I have been enjoying the beauty of autumn. Every time I drive, I notice trees in their fall colors. I always want to stop and take pictures of them. I can't just stop in traffic, though. I pulled into a church yard to take these:
This golden one has already lost a lot of its leaves. I think I caught it a little past its prime. It was spectacular with all its leaves. Every year I feel sad when the trees go bare and the color is gone.