So far, things are going well. She remains cheerful and (relatively) energetic. We've identified three success criteria that need to be met before my mom can go back to her own house. Two are keyed to her own healing progress, and the third is a small infrastructure problem at the house which I have someone coming in this morning to bid out a solution on.
In other news, something very fun and interesting has happened in my writing life that I'll report on when it's public info. For now, just say I am a happy camper at a time when a little positive reinforcement is going a rather long way.
In other other news, the_child's Halloween dance is tonight, and seventh-grade drama seems to be in full cry around her. She's doing just fine. For her parents, it's kind of like having a front row seat at the soaps, though. And being Halloween, this is calendula_witch's birthday weekend. Appropriate festivities are in store.