Tag Archives: 100 year olds

Farewell to Annie-Bananie: Sept. 3, 1912-July 29, 2013

We knew Grandma Annie-Bananie was leaving us; it was just a question of when. She had yet another stroke late last week, and this one left her pretty much unable to move at all. When I sat with her on … Continue reading

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Now that’s mental toughness

After her last stroke, it looked like Annie-Bananie was a goner for sure. She couldn’t swallow. Wasn’t eating. Her left side was useless, her right leg had developed a blood clot, and she was virtually unresponsive. “I would say she’s … Continue reading

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