About Ann Best's Life Stories

Have been a wife and a published author. Still a mother of four, a grandmother, and a writer. For over thirty years a full-time caregiver of a disabled daughter injured in a car crash February 5, 1986. I love to blog, and to read and write family stories. This daughter and I are lifelong members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day, popularly known by our nickname "Mormons."

I Need to Smile More Often – the Yogurt Story

03256-bestpicjenThirty plus years since the car accident, and my disabled daughter Jen’s short-term memory seems to be getting worse. A bit at times sad and frustrated, I’ve also been frantic thinking she’s losing her wit – a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humor. She could do this before the accident, and she can now also, as evidenced a few nights ago when I realized I need to smile more often. Which I did as she and I had this lively dialogue that I posted on Facebook. Now she’s hoping our blogger friends and anyone else will read it and like the pictures.  So here it is. The Yogurt Story. Continue reading