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Saturday, January 14, 2017      13 comments

My sweet little grandkids are sleeping over tonight....this was the earliest they have ever all fallen 8:30...just perfect, as my dear man and I want to watch an important Patriots football game tonight. Their parents took a little... Read more
Happily snowed in!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      14 comments

We brought our three sweet grandchildren here for a sleepover allowing their mom to have a quick overnight respite with a friend on Block Island (she taught there for a few years a long time ago) and allow their dad, undergoing chemo, to have a ... Read more
I am worth it!
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      13 comments

Hahahaha...splurged the $29 for a lifetime of Premium SP. I am coming up on my 8th Sparkaversary next week and I have enjoyed it for free all these years...have learned so very much and made so many friends! And more importantly, I may have... Read more
Premium SP?
Sunday, January 01, 2017      14 comments

Happy New Year! Day ONE of a shiny new year. Make it a good one, as best you can. emoticon At one point I... Read more
Warm and wonderful Christmas holiday
Monday, December 26, 2016      15 comments

I cannot ever remember such a beautiful family day as we had yesterday. emoticon Not sure if we just hit every... Read more
All is well!
Friday, December 23, 2016      14 comments

Hello, dear Sparkpeeps. emoticon Here I sit, by the tiny Christmas tree decorated by my wee grandchildren, ca... Read more
Best possible news at this point!
Monday, December 12, 2016      19 comments

Just came from my dear son's chemo treatment center (5th round of what we thought would be 6 but will actually continue until his surgery in January or February) and the results of his first scan last week were very encouraging. ... Read more
Friday, December 09, 2016      17 comments

Some would say that was an easy move (yesterday's upsizing from a condo to our new house) and we have certainly had much worse (we moved 13 times in the first ten years we were married as my dear man was in the Air Force...but then we moved back... Read more
Moving in FIVE days!
Saturday, December 03, 2016      16 comments is a strange feeling to look forward to something and work toward a goal for so long and then have it happen so quickly at the end. ... Read more
Countdown to moving day
Monday, November 21, 2016      17 comments

We are so fortunate to have already done so much of the moving as we prepped and staged the condo for sale this past year (and a half, actually!). And, also, how lucky to have had the empty new house to move things to (decided in April to buy... Read more
Happy, happy, happy!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      17 comments

So glad to have some good news to share for a change! emoticon Number son has been feeling a bit ... Read more
Three weeks in
Saturday, November 05, 2016      18 comments

My dear son Patrick, father of my three young grands, is halfway through his second round of chemo for stage IV colon cancer. It is much more difficult than he was led to believe and he is quite sick despite strong anti-nausea meds and medical... Read more
Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket today!
Saturday, October 22, 2016      19 comments

I kept hitting it big time on my sparkpoints today...and I haven't even exercised yet. You may know what a little spark points junkie I am! ... Read more
A great day
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      17 comments

DS started chemo yesterday for his advanced colon cancer. He will go every other week for 4-5 hours for infusion and leave with a dose attached to his port that he will wear for another 48 hours. He woke up feeling well today...if it is wish... Read more
A glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel
Thursday, October 13, 2016      17 comments

My DS and my wonderful DIL went to Dana Farber in Boston yesterday and felt very reassured by the team of oncologists they met with. He has stage IV colon cancer which has spread to his liver. He is only 46 so has never had a colonoscopy. ... Read more

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