Musings

Don’t Rush the Mush

mush

I’ve cared for a 100 year old lady for over 2 years and she’s had “mush” – cream of wheat – every morning. She always says “Don’t rush the mush.” Here’s our morning routine – guilt free…

Hush…

I’m snuggled in my comfy plush

Basking in my coffee flush

When you’re a hundred there’s no rush

Sleeping till noon won’t make me blush.

Take your time, help someone else first

One more snooze then I’ll wash & brush.

 

 

I know it’s my favorite dish of the day,

Topped with brown sugar and luscious cream,

But please my dear, no rush on the mush!

 

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7 thoughts on “Don’t Rush the Mush

  1. This is the first time I’ve ever heard anyone mention Cream of Wheat, which we had almost every morning when I was growing up. And Cocoa Wheat, as well.

  2. Her thoughts exactly! She loves her mush but she loves her comfy bed more… :). She had a really, really rough childhood. It’s such a pleasure to give her comfort and joy in her last days.

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