Because she was elderly, she was moving to assisted living
Her library had outgrown her present house, and she needed a bigger one.
Her son and daughter-in-law wanted her to come live with them.
She needed a smaller house to take care of, now that she was older.
She wrote notes for complicated things.
Ms. Gillan knew sign language.
She spoke slowly so Macy could read her lips.
She just pointed to things.
You should love it extravagantly.
You need to let it go free.
You must be careful not to overwhelm others with it.
There is no end to what you can do.
Couldn't even bake any more.
Might have hurt Macy.
Needed a fire extinguisher.
Wasn't a very good cook.
It would make the changing family seem like a great idea.
She could practice her artwork with her favorite flowers.
She would stay out of trouble until the day of the wedding.
There would be a place for her in the wedding.
She visited her old friend, Marjorie, who didn't often know her.
She worked in her garden in the backyard.
She finished her grocery shopping and errands in town.
She did her washing, ironing, and baking.
Lose the ability to tell their stories.
Can be waited on hand and foot.
Find friends to help them pass the times.
Play games and watch tv all day.
By taking her to the cafe at the airport
By writing it down and reading it back to her
By looking up old newspaper articles about her piloting
By bringing photographs of the airport to her
He had kidnapped his twin daughters when they were two.
He was married before and his wife divorced him.
His reputation as a dentist is among the best.
His partners in the practice want to buy him out.
He had dug up half the small backyard for her to have a garden.
She was going to have the whole basement to herself for a bedroom.
He was making a window seat for her to sit in and read.
There was no reason she couldn't hang posters all over her room.