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April 30, 2011 – 5th Floor: “Tweeners”

April 30, 2011 Welcome SignBack In January as we were ready to leave Bethesda after the luncheon, the crew expressed an interest in visiting the hospital ward more often.

The luncheons really do lift the spirits of the patients and families.  The visits break up their day, gives them someone different to talk to, and they leave with a full belly of “real” food.

I threw the idea out to all of the volunteers and there were enough interested in the idea that we decided to do “tweeners” – not a full “all out” luncheon – just a quiet, laid back visit with 3 or 4 volunteers serving light fare, drinks, and smoothies.  Continue reading April 30, 2011 – 5th Floor: “Tweeners”

April 15th, 2010 – Mercy Hall: My Son is a Wounded Warrior.

My son is a Wounded Warrior pin.

The picture is a pin that one of the Marine moms at the luncheon was wearing.  The Maryland Marine Corps League gave it to her when her son was on the hospital ward a few weeks ago.


Barb and I met Jean in Annapolis and we carravanned over to the hospital. Traffic was heavier than usual on the beltway and Susie was already there with loads of food. Jess joined us soon after. As soon as she walked in the door the line for the seated massages began to form. Continue reading April 15th, 2010 – Mercy Hall: My Son is a Wounded Warrior.