The good news: Dad is better now, and he was released from the hospital today at noon.
The bad news: My maternal
grandfather, Saturnino Ador Dionisio II, who’s in his early nineties,
isn’t doing so well. The situation is such that my mother and her two
brothers, all of whom live either in Toronto or relatively nearby, have
booked a flight for Manila.
We had a “Welcome back, Dodo” (“Dodo” is the way my nephew Aidan
mispronounces “Lolo”, which is Tagalog for “grandfather”) / “Bon Voyage
Yoya” (“Yoya” is how Aidan mispronounces “Lola” — “grandmother” in
Tagalog) dinner tonight. Mom flies out tomorrow — safe