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    I sometimes use the leaves too, if I know it will...

    I sometimes use the leaves too, if I know it will be in an opaque bag. Else, I just use the flowers for aesthetics.
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    Rosa- that was one of the methods I tried but I...

    Rosa- that was one of the methods I tried but I was all thumbs today.

    Razz- I first go through the lavender looking for long stems. I cut those and tie in bunches and hang upside down. Those go...
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    I have a lavender "hedge" on the south side of my...

    I have a lavender "hedge" on the south side of my house, about 15 plants I think.

    I just spent the last hour and a half trying to make lavender wands before giving up. I made them once, but was...
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    Last year, I started rehab of the planting along...

    Last year, I started rehab of the planting along my front wall. When I was working, it was all I could do to keep up with the veg garden, so now I'm dealing with 20+ years of benign neglect. I just...
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    My dad was 90 when he died, and he was engaged...

    My dad was 90 when he died, and he was engaged and curious until the day he died. Always picking up new hobbies and interests. His grandchildren and great grandchildren adored him, his funeral was...
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    Mom is extremely unhappy now. Every week I...

    Mom is extremely unhappy now. Every week I visit, she tells me that she spends most of her days crying. She can be sad and angry alone or she can be sad and angry with other people around for...
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    She did not attend the hearing. Her lawyer did. ...

    She did not attend the hearing. Her lawyer did. It was best for all, as she doesn't really understand the particulars.

    I'm glad to hear you mom loves her memory care unit Tybee- we are worried...
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    Our petition for conservatorship was approved by...

    Our petition for conservatorship was approved by the court. Now the really hard part is in front of us, getting her into the assisted living place we have chosen.
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    It is. I feel badly and guilty even knowing we...

    It is. I feel badly and guilty even knowing we have her best welfare in mind. She has always begged me since I was a child to never put her in a nursing home (we aren't- all the things she dreads...
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    My sister and I were on audio conference, my...

    My sister and I were on audio conference, my brother was at the court in person. I'd gotten all decked out from the waist up (suit jacket and button down shirt/scarf with sweat pants) assuming it...
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    Thank you. I'm pretty sure he will. We all said...

    Thank you. I'm pretty sure he will. We all said that we felt she was unsafe in one way or another, any issues would be on his head. The neurologist's report clearly states that she cannot perform...
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    Me too. The neurologist's report is pretty...

    Me too. The neurologist's report is pretty convincing if my sister's halted speech was not. Even Mom's attorney admitted that she questioned Mom about paying bills, and Mom said she still pays her...
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    Thanks all. So now we wait on the judge. ...

    Thanks all.

    So now we wait on the judge.

    Three of us kids (the 4th chose not to participate) got to speak of our concerns, the neurologist's report was filed, mom's attorney said my mother...
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    Ugh, I probably shouldn't have read that, since...

    Ugh, I probably shouldn't have read that, since we are going to court tomorrow.

    Tybee, I'm so sorry there is dissension in your family. :(

    My mother cannot handle her own finances (no longer...
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    Power of attorney differs from conservatorship. ...

    Power of attorney differs from conservatorship. My sister already has poa. That allows her to be mom's agent. But she is limited to what mom wants. Conservator ship allows us to make decisions...
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    The court appointed a lawyer for mom, who met...

    The court appointed a lawyer for mom, who met with her to determine her wishes. She wants to stay in her house but anyone talking with her for more than 2 minutes can tell she is impaired. Mom also...
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    I will be doing this next Monday. We have a...

    I will be doing this next Monday. We have a court date to get a conservatorship. We brought mom to the neurologist who first diagnosed the dementia and she helped us fill out the paperwork. Mom...
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    small donation from me this morning also

    small donation from me this morning also
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    Yes indeed! What are you going to do with all...

    Yes indeed! What are you going to do with all your free time now that you won't be calling the governor's office and scolding him for not wearing a mask or calling department stores and scolding...
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    The neighbors across the street moved. The wife...

    The neighbors across the street moved. The wife was a serious social climber/snob (first encounter: she told me she almost didn't buy the house because she didn't think my house was good enough to...
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    I had no chills or fever, just overwhelming...

    I had no chills or fever, just overwhelming fatigue for 3 days. I took lots of long naps and went to bed early. J+J.
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    I'm in central Ma, and the local CVS, Walgreens...

    I'm in central Ma, and the local CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all have walk in service. I got my J+J shot on the last day appointments were required and that was 2 weeks ago.
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    So sorry Tybee. I know how this sucks. I'm...

    So sorry Tybee. I know how this sucks. I'm right behind you. A sheriff will be serving papers to Mom next week, informing her that my sister and I have filed papers for a conservatorship. She...
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    Poll: #1 pistachio #2 salted caramel. What about you?

    #1 pistachio #2 salted caramel. What about you?
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    Squeeeeeeeee! So adorable - glad he went to a...

    Squeeeeeeeee! So adorable - glad he went to a loving home.
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