Greetings fans and friends! Just a quick update. My sisters and I are in the middle of packing up my mother’s house and moving her to a lovely assisted living “resort”. We call it a resort because it has EVERYTHING on site that a person could want. We made this decision very quickly last week after my mother had another fall and badly broke her harm. We agonized about our decision but it seems the best place for her. She won’t be so isolated and will have lots of opportunities to socialize. She even told us that she would get to wear all her pretty clothes again to go to dinner each night. This statement was a relief, as she has barely been eating lately. It has been an extremely stressful and heartbreaking experience packing up her things, because she is downsizing from a large 3 bedroom home to a small but very nice 2 bedroom apartment. Sadly, we cannot fit all her belongings in the new place, so a very large estate sale is forthcoming. My mother is now in the early stages of dementia but rapidly declining, so at least we can be assured that she is safe and will be moved to the memory care unit when the need arises.
Somehow I’ve been able to keep up revisions and am happy to report that I have only 4 more chapters left to revise! I confess there are days when I don’t have the energy to work on Chanson, but I do when my brain is working well and when I’m not so stressed. Also, I hope you will all visit my boards on Pinterest where I have been pinning images that pertain to Chanson de l’Ange, my retelling of Phantom of the Opera. There are some hints about what is to come in the revised 4 part series, so check it out! (no spoilers though) Here is one of the images from my Pinterest board:
And here is the link where you can see much more: Chanson de l’Ange Pinterest