Today I woke up with the luck of the Irish. Full of energy and no pain! That is such a crazy good feeling. I've had a stomach bug for several long days (I get those several times a year) but at least it wasn't the flu. Which many people on the island are getting ...
I've found a buddy from my volunteer driving. I've driven her three or four times and we just hit it off. She's 84, widowed for 3 years and is a stitch. She's a long time island lady with over 600 relatives in Hawaii. I'm learning history and traditions and the best brand of poi.
She lives only five minutes away and just loves getting out, even for just an hour. My plan is to continue to take her to doctor appointments, but also call her once in awhile and maybe go out once a week. Drive by the beach ... shop in a different part of the island ... go out for lunch. Whatever strikes her fancy!
You just never know when you'll meet a friend.