Neighbor UpdateI went over my neighbors yesterday and gave her a piece of paper with my phone number in case she ever needs anything. I visited for about 45 minutes. I can see that she has no problem taking care of herself. Her house is very neat. She has about a million nic-nac type figures and they are all dusted which must be quite a feat! It was an enjoyable visit and she talked a lot about her past which she has very good memories of. But, she also told me that she'd worked the night before. Then she told me that she overslept (I think I woke her up) and did not get up until 3 pm when she was supposed to go to work at 2 pm. She told me she might not have a job any longer. Keep in mind, her co-worker told me that she has not worked in over a year because she has Alzheimer's. I asked her about family and she said she has two brothers in OK city and one in Norman. These places are about an hour away from here. So I'm thinking they must be aware of her memory problems.
One of the comments I received yesterday on my previous post mentioned that if my neighbor had to give up driving it would destroy her. I truly believe that. It would just kill her to be stuck in the house and not be able to go out. It's hard to know what to do in this situation. If you were to meet my neighbor on the street you'd think she was mentally competent. For now I'm just going to continue to visit since she said she loved having me there. That way I can see if she is getting worse and see if she needs anything.
Hot!This heat is really getting to me. I don't think the AC at work has been working right because a couple of times I've felt sick from the heat there. Customers are complaining it's so hot in the store. There were people there yesterday cleaning the ducts so maybe that will help. You go outside and it's like a hot humid swamp. Have you ever gone in one of those big glass bird aviaries? That's what it feels like. It's way hotter than it was at last year at this time. I don't know why this heat is bothering me so much. I lived in SC for 4 years and before that in NM for over 10 years. NM heat is a lot drier and it did not bother me much. Plus it was always cool there at night. I don't think I've been drinking enough water in this heat because I woke up about 4 this morning with a really bad headache. Then I slept till 10 and after I had some drinks it finally went away. So this is a message to everyone....drink lots of liquids!
CleaningWe went and cleaned an apartment last night. This one was not bad at all. But there was no electric or water there. So we had to go get the generator and put gas in it and used that so we could have electric to vacuum and have light in order to clean. We also hooked up the AC window unit to it so that helped a lot. Before we hooked up the AC I was only in the house for a couple of minutes and I was sweating like a pig! Anyhow, it only took a short time to get it clean. Sometimes I think why did I sign up for this job? Well it's not that bad really because it's only a couple times a month when people move out of the rental units.
All comments for the previous post have been replied to in the comment section of that post. I really need to try to keep up with this. :(