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Can it Rain Some More
by Paula Lonergan
It is simply amazing how things happen in life. Sometimes many things happen at once. My sister-in-law was going to hospital to get a procedure done. My parents went along with her to be supportive.
As they were walking down the hallway of the hospital, my father slips and falls. He bumps his head on the door and cuts his hand. So, my father is in the emergency rooms getting stitches and every other test done to try to make sure he was okay. Meanwhile, my sister-in-law is upstairs getting her own procedure done. They released my sister-in-law one hour before my father.
Isn't it amazing how quickly accidents can happen. At least, Dad was at the hospital when it happened.
Then, a few days later, I'm walking toward a hotel and a lady started to ask me a question, so I got distracted. I missed the step in front of me and fell right on my face. I was in shock. I heard someone say, "stay down there." I obeyed and stayed on the ground on my stomach with my cheek laying on the warm sidewalk. While laying there, I thought I had hurt my left hand, but then I found I could move it okay. My right hand was bruised and swollen, but the Doctor said I would survive. And I did.
Isn't it something how true it is that sometimes when it rains it pours. Hope it don't pour no more. I sure could use a dry spell.
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