I told her I was coming up to see her for a little visit, she said are you staying for lunch, I said we'll see. She said who all is coming along, I told her just myself. Girls were going to a movie at 1pm, and Abe had other things to do. Actually he gets bored sitting there listening to my Mom and me talking. So if he stays home I know he can entertain himself with the computer, TV, or even nap. LOL
I got there around 11:15. We talked, she asked if I was hungry and I wasn't. So we talked some more, then I asked her if she would like me to pick up some tenderloin sandwiches from the restaurant that has these really, really huge pork tenderloins.
She said she had a batch of noodles all she had to do was cook them, so off we went to the grocery to get some chicken broth in a can, and a roasted chicken. She also picked up a few other things and I got some fresh buns and a half pound of old fashion dried beef sliced really, really thin. Abe loves that. Of course Mom wanted to make some slaw, or slice some tomatoes, I told her noodles and chicken was fine with me. Then we topped it off with a piece of her homemade pie. I asked how she had time to mix up a pie in that short of time, she told me she had already put one in the oven before I called. It wasn't apricot (my favorite that she makes) but it was peach, which was pretty tasty.
Then my younger brother stopped down around 3:30 and we all visited. I noticed Mom did doze off for a few minutes, but that's all right. I have done the same.
Also while we were at the grocery, the store owner, said hello Mrs. Custer, and she said hello, then I came walking behind her, and he said, hello, you must be her sister. I said no, I'm her daughter, he said, oh I'm sorry. I told him that was quite alright. My Mom said, yes I was very young when she was born. We could easily be sisters, my Mom is 86 and I am 72.
The age between our oldest daughter and our youngest daughter is 17 years. I remember one time when our youngest daughter came home from school and mentioned that a friend of hers had grandparents the age of her Father and myself. I said yes, since her Mother had her when she was so young. Our daughters friends Mother went to school with our oldest daughter. The age between our fourth child and fifth child was eleven years. Yes, our fifth one was quite a surprise to us. Some times I wish we would have had a sixth child to be closer in age to the fifth one, but I didn't wish it long. LOL
Got back home around 6:30, mowed the front yard around 7. So it's been a full day. Rainy to start out, but then the sun came out late in the day and it turned out to be a beautiful day. Hope it was for everyone else also.