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Thursday: January 17, 2012

My visit with Dad today was short.   Better a short visit than no visit at all.

Hygiene is top priority these days.  We started off with a good shave.

Dad's pleased with his electric razor

Dad’s pleased with his electric razor

Dad doesn’t remember that the electric razor is next to his toothbrush, but when reminded, he’s happy to use it.  Those Carter creases present a real challenge for him with a straight razor.

He needed a shower and a change of clothing, but I decided we would play cards first and shower afterwards.  I’d already sent him into the bathroom several times for this and that.

Queen of Diamonds

Queen of Diamonds

Unbelievable….. he won again at Rummy 500.  He’s better at Rummy than he is at Crazy Eights.  Grrrrrrrrrr.

It was a long game, an excellent game.  Little time was left for a shower, but a clean Dad is important.

“I promise I’ll shower as soon as you leave.”

Hah…… I knew better.

Half an hour later I kissed a fresh and clean Dad good-bye.

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