The last Thursday in June, we’re half way through the year. 2020, please slow down a little!
I’m so grateful for WRTI; I’m so grateful that Philadelphia has a classical and jazz radio station that extends all over the world. They’ve helped make holidays special for my friends overseas and yesterday was a day that had me verklempt. Wednesdays are At Your Request, from noon until 3pm, they’ll play any classical song that is requested. I decided to dedicate Pachelbel’s Canon to the memory of Mrs. Davenport.
Debra honoured my request at 12:32, and read, “this is a request from a listener member in King of Prussia who always requests beautiful and amazing pieces, who is dedicating Pachelbel’s Canon in memory of Mrs. Davenport.” The song played and it brought me to tears, she ended it with, “lovely remembrance for Mrs. Davenport from Jessica in King of Prussia.” Oh my, I teared up a bit, but it was therapeutic.
Besides Mrs. Collier, who once asked me after she retired, if I was the Jessica that was always making requests on WRTI. We laughed. Well, yesterday, I received an e-mail from Mrs. Brown. It was a forward from one of her friends who asked her if I knew Mrs. Davenport. The rest of the e-mail said:
I’m so grateful that my selection also brought someone the comfort and peace; and even though the song brought us to tears, grief is healthy and from that grief, we remember the loving and good times. Debra was on vacation today, but after I finish this post, I want to e-mail her and thank her for remembering Mrs. Davenport.
Yesterday after I was done, one of my co-workers at my full-time job asked me for my work. She was going to print it for me so I don’t have to come in one day next week. I finished my appeal letters and I felt very grateful for that kind gesture.
I’m having an off day today. Since working from home, printing to the office printer doesn’t work. I have to manually save it and it’s tedious. I didn’t save the medical records for the appeals, someone is printing my work for me and I feel so bad that I missed it. Most projects we don’t have to appeal with medical records, just the EOBs. Medicaid requires it, but they don’t usually pay. We’re disputing payment because they paid us triage rate instead of emergency.