The holiday season began in early December with games and singing performed by the Hebrew Wizards in celebration of Chanukah and ended late December with live Christmas music by Joe Picciano on saxophone during lunch! In between were numerous other activities that would take over another page just to list! I am glad I was able to take the week of Christmas off to just to rest from it all.
A more important reason to stay home was to be with ALL my family. Given that we rarely get
together it was wonderful to be under one roof. During my time off I brought my daughter and my granddaughter, Edythe, down to the Mews for a visit and of course to brag about her being “so special”! As we left my daughter commented on the “homey” atmosphere at the Mews. I have been thinking about that comment ever since. Both the staff and residents are my second family. The Mews is my second home. We greet each other in the morning over breakfast, share stories during the day, and wish both a good evening as I depart during dinner. We laugh and yes can even be saddened by someone who retires or departs. I am not quite sure if there is even any other senior residence quite like the Mews but whether there is or not I am extremely grateful to have this place to come back to each week.