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Grateful Day 4

Sunday, November 04, 2012      13 comments

Today I am grateful for modern technology, especially Skype. I have been having weekly Skype visits with my grandson (and his parents). It is so wonderful to see him once a week, although it does make me miss him all the more as well. It ... Read more

In-Laws

Saturday, November 03, 2012      10 comments

After spending this evening with my in-laws, I am grateful that neither of my daughters-in-law think that I have "issues". (At least I hope they don't think so.)... Read more

Two in a Row

Friday, November 02, 2012      9 comments

Woo Hoo! Haven't done this in quite a while. I am going to run with a theme I have been seeing and talk about what I am grateful for in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. It is obvious from yesterday's blog that I am grateful for my gra... Read more

November

Thursday, November 01, 2012      17 comments

I promised myself I would start blogging regularly in November but as luck would have it, I have nothing productive to say tonight. Since I am a firm believer that if you don't have anything nice to say, you shouldn't say anything at all, I am ... Read more

One Word Survey (from CINDYSDAY)

Sunday, October 21, 2012      5 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? Desk Spouse? Tony Your hair? Cut Your moth... Read more

Self Declaration

Thursday, October 04, 2012      15 comments

I am struggling with a lot of things right now. I need to get out of this place in my head. My daughter wrote a poem several years ago and I used to keep it posted near my desk. I need to read and heed these words on a daily basis. ... Read more

Thanks for the thoughts and prayers

Sunday, September 23, 2012      14 comments

I spoke to my stepmother this evening. Dad is out of the ICU but he still has the tube in as his lung is not inflating properly. They have his meds straightened out but between that and the stay in the ICU, he is still combative and confused. ... Read more

Dad

Saturday, September 22, 2012      20 comments

My dad fell on Thursday. He is in the ICU with a collapsed lung. They messed up the timing of his medication in the hospital so he was "combative" last night. It's very hard to be so far away from him. Read more

I Miss my Grandson...

Sunday, September 16, 2012      22 comments

Been back for about 10 days. Next visit is probably Christmas...it's SO far away!... Read more

Still in Florida

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      17 comments

DH came down on Friday to meet our new grandson. On Saturday, my BIL and his wife came to visit. They had a 3 hour drive each way so I did not expect a long visit but wa... Read more

Welcome September!

Saturday, September 01, 2012      14 comments

The summer seems to have gone by in a flash but I am happy to end what is one of the worst summers my family ever had. Starting with my nephew's near-fatal accident in May and through my BIL's illness and death, thankfully it ended on a happy n... Read more

Baby Gino

Thursday, August 30, 2012      11 comments

My grandson came home on Tuesday after five days on antibiotics. The pediatrician pronounced him "perfect" before we left the hospital. I am so glad I have this tim... Read more

I'm sure it's nothing...

Friday, August 24, 2012      21 comments

...but baby Gino is jaundiced and is now showing signs of infection. It looks like he won't be going home with mom tomorrow. It's so hard not to be there with them. I am flying to Florida tomorrow morning...hopefully ahead of the hu... Read more

"A baby is God's opinion that life should go on." ~ Carl Sandburg

Thursday, August 23, 2012      15 comments

I am a grandmother! Giovanni was born at 2:43 AM ~ as babies often do, he decided to come a few weeks early. He is 6 pounds and 17 1/2 inches. Mom and baby are doing well. Read more

Beliefs

Sunday, August 05, 2012      17 comments

"We are what we believe we are." ~ C S Lewis For too long I have believed that I am not worth the effort. It's time to change that belief. ... Read more


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