my mom has not spoken to her siblings in over 10 years. So I lost touch with my aunt and uncle, but thought about them all the time.
some of the history:
My aunt had 5 kids. When my parents divorced, we moved in with them for a yea... Read more
I read another blog yesterday and it really hit home. Here is the link (hope she doesn't mind...I didn't ask permission)
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5102272
this is pretty much ... Read more
my team captain wants me to blog about my Zombies, run! experience. So here goes:
I upgraded to my first smart phone in May. My cell was still working, but getting to the point it wouldn't hold a charge any more. It was about 5 years old... Read more
years ago I worked with Mark Tate. He got married and they have 2 beautiful daughters.
The girls have had more than their share of health issues over the years. The youngest, Olivia, had brain tumors. She had surgery to remove them; th... Read more
this was my favorite poem when I was a kid:
A Dream Deferred (by Langston Hughes)
What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore--And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
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I love Friday nights at the Y. I can pretty much use any piece of equipment with little or no waiting.
I've been pretty slack on my running, and I plan to run 10k on Labor Day, so I really need to get back to running 3 or 4 times a week.
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this is from Andy's blog; it's a conversation he had with Aimee the first day they were allowed to take her outside:
“So Aimee, how do you really feel about eve... Read more
aimeecopeland.com/andy-b log/2012/06/05/happy-anniv ersary-june-4-2012/
from the link:
This past week Aimee had struggled mightily. Although her condition had improved significantly, her pain has been considerable. ... Read more
from a work email:
Aimee is now off of her ventilator and is breathing on her own which is a giant leap forward in her recovery. Aimee is able to better communicate now and her mind is as sharp as ever, her sense of humor is alive and well an... Read more
from the link:
“Thank you to everyone who has been so supportive to our family throughout this process. We sit in gratitude for the hundreds, or possibly thousands, of blood dona... Read more
from the link: “Aimee is alert and trying to mouth questions. Her breathing tube has been reoriented to increase her comfort and allow them to try to read her lips. She said: “I ... Read more
If you've been following my blogs this week you know there are much bigger issues I need to focus on. This is just venting...so here goes.
my boss is making me crazy the last couple of days!
the first one - I bought a workout tee in m... Read more