Things I Learned Living With My Grandmother

She survived the Holocaust, is fluent in multiple languages, and lives in the same area as Stephen Colbert because SHE GETS IT.
  1. Eat a variety of oatmeal flavors so you don't get bored.
  2. If your blood pressure falls below 100, GO TO THE ER.
  3. Talking on the phone is still v cool.
  4. Listening to the radio is also v cool.
  5. It's okay to have a second midnight snack.
  6. Read the NYT in print.
  7. Separate your vitamins by day, because things get confusing otherwise.
  8. Make sure you water the plants.
  9. Write things down.
  10. Live within walking distance of a grocery store.
  11. Sleeping in on occasion isn't lazy.
  12. Life's too short to care about what's happening on Facebook.
  13. When in doubt, don't get into the car when Great Uncle Izzy is driving.