Tag Archive: elder and senior citizen nursing home visits

Singing the “Everything is Going Fine Blues.”

At first, my visits to my aunt Martha were going “Fine.” “How are you?” she would ask, “Fine,” I would answer. How are the children? “Fine.” How’s your work? “Fine.” After about five more “Fines,” I would begin to feel uncomfortable, start to look at my watch, and wonder if I had been there long…