Recently while we were traveling about 200 miles from home, my DH became ill and had to be transported by ambulance to the ER. One of the first questions they asked when we arrived there was did we have such things as a Living Will, a directive... Read more
Those of you who have been following me on here know that our icemaker has been on the fritz since early in the year. We hesitated to schedule a service call because we know how that goes, they don't show up on time and with us going to radiati... Read more
We went to see the primary today and he hadn't gotten the paperwork from the hospital in Fort Meyers yet so had to fill him in on everything that happened down there. We went over all the new meds that was added and I explained that one of them... Read more
This is not the blog that I had hoped to post-I didn't get to go to the Edison/Ford homes which was to be the hi-lite of the trip for me and we had planned to stop at Myakka River State Park which has a wildlife cruise by pontoon and an elevated... Read more
Simple but to the point, a poem that tells it the way it is.
Another year has passed
And we're all a little older.
Last summer felt hotter
And winter seems much colder.
There was a time not long ago
When life was quite a ... Read more
First thanks for all the wonderful support everyone. Our mishaps on our trip down will make this a memorable trip!
Today we slept in-much needed. I felt bad because Vicky got up early and walked to the beach and back and scouted things out f... Read more
Wow, this has been quite a day. We were up at 6:30 and I got busy loading up. DH headed to the clubhouse to get a donut and coffee and ice! Not sure how the division of labor got so lopsided!!!! I got the cooler loaded up when he got back wi... Read more
Wow, it was so nice to get away for a few days and the best part was I didn't have to do the driving! My DH has limited vision and hasn't driven in nearly 10 years as the result of cataract surgery that caused him to lose his vision in the eye ... Read more
The value of a sister/brother
Who doesn't have one.
The value of ten years:
Ask a newly
The value of four years:
Ask a graduate.
The value ... Read more
This has been a very busy week for us. I guess we are trying to make up for lost time and it seems we are doing it all at once. It may be pushing DH a little too much as he hasn't felt good this week.
We have been out for a boat ride-2 hou... Read more
I do not know what we would do if we didn't have so many wonderful friends. I am pretty capable but not the best when it comes to using tools so it is always wonderful to know that we have friends who are willing to help when we need it.
Toda... Read more
This is just too funny - scary how true it is!!!
If my body was a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model. I've got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish and my paint job is getting a little... Read more
As many of your know, Florida is in a drought and we have had very little rain this winter so we are always praying for more. However, yesterday afternoon our boat club planned it's annual boat poker run so we were not wanting rain during that ... Read more
At least that is how I am feeling! I know I am not getting enough rest but haven't found the solution. I usually get about 6-7 hours most nights and that seems to be doing ok but Tues nite DH didn't sleep much due to the pain so of course, I di... Read more
This is strawberry season in Florida and Plant City is the hub. The annual Strawberry Festival has just finished up so today we planned a trip down to the world famous Parkdale. Our friends picked us up about 10:30 and we were off-it is about ... Read more