This evening Mom and I went up to the lake house to take a load of stuff and hang the rest of the stockings. As we were leaving Mom couldn't find her phone. Cell service is iffy out there and I called it several times with no luck. We have up on searching after a little bit and got in the car to drive towards the city for a better signal because I wanted to get an Amazon lightning deal and we thought we could then use the find my iPhone app on my phone to find Mom's. I ended up being too slow on the deal and then we couldn't use the app because we had put Mom's phone on airplane mode to listen to Christmas music while decorating and avoid the static with the speaker.
Backtracking to the lake house and a quick search led to me finding Mom's phone on the floor right up against the toilet in the downstairs bathroom. Two things learned. One Mom relies too much on the Find my iPhone app. Two never put her phone in airplane mode unless actually on an airplane.
Losing Mom's iPhone also led to me finding her work badge in her car. Too bad we hadn't found it earlier because then we could have picked up the legs for the dining table top we already have at the lake house.
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