By Bob DeMarco
+Alzheimer's Reading Room
Our good friend Jeannemarie is in town and she bought Dotty a coloring book, crayons, and colored pencils. I really had no idea what to expect.
Jeannemarie sat down with Dotty, grabbed a crayon, and started demonstrating to Dotty how to color between the lines. Jeanmarie then received a call on her cell phone and left Dotty alone for a while. When she returned Dotty was coloring away on her own.
Instead of crayons, Dotty picked up two colored pencils and was using them alternately to color a butterfly.
When Jeannemarie saw this she ran down to our place and yelled, grab your camera and hurry. I did as requested and much to my surprise Dotty was coloring away as I arrived on the scene.
Once again, and as usual, all I can say is, more there. I really didn't expect to see what I saw.
Thanks to Jeannemarie for thinking of mom, and for being the catalyst to this surprising series of events.
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