Monday, September 16, 2013

Again, this year.

The pneumatic mattress gives an occasional random pop. The clock ticks steadily. 101 years and 4 months precisely. Her forehead grows cold.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bedtime Stories

Uschi reading a story to her mum. The story is "Mariandl's Tochter" written by Chris herself in the 1970s which I scanned as text a few years ago. She can still remember some of the words and quotes them before Uschi can finish reading them.

Monday, September 09, 2013


tick, tick goes the intravenous pump. 62 ml/hr of saline. Ticking away minutes and hours from 101 years.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

First Night in The Wards

Once Chris knew that Uschi was staying for the night she was peacefully asleep within a few minutes. 101 years of life results in a very tired body.