Adrian Fisher adrian at
Fri Jan 21 09:08:22 PST 2011


Good luck and I am sure all of us wish you well in the future.



On 21/01/11 16:47, Mike Hollis wrote:
>   I don't know exactly how much longer I will have internet connectivety,
> so I will probably be canceling most of my mailing list subcriptions
> soon.
>    My sister and I have taken care of our mother who was felled by a
> stroke a little over 2 years ago . We brought her home from a nursing
> home and her and I have cared for her until she passed last Sunday.
>   I was working part-time at that point but gave that up as my sister
> developed health problems of her own and I had to be here most of the
> time.
>   We had help from hospice, but it was still a 7:30 am to 10:30 pm  7 day
> a week job for me. In my spare time , using the internet was my little
> social contact and participating in the LFS community was a big part of
> this.
>   While watching the death process run it's course the last week of
> Mama's life was one of the most heart-rending experiences I ever
> experienced, I wouldn't trade for it anything in this world. The
> last day was the most difficult, but I take comfort in knowing that
> I was with her till the last breath.
>   I hope that at some point I will be able to participate again.
> --- Mike Hollis ---

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