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Visited Cousin

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      3 comments

I visited my cousin in the nursing home today after work. Her sister visited too. It is so hard to see her deteriorating with the Huntington's while her mind remains sharp. She is still able to laugh and smile and her eyes were more expressive t... Read more

Focus Group

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      3 comments

I was a part of a focus group tonight. It is the first time I have done this. The Greater Cleveland Diabetes Association is getting input regarding its location, mission statement, activities, outreach, etc. It was quite interesting to be a part... Read more

Long Day

Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

I got up this morning shortly after 5AM and was on the road before 6 to go to work. I left my last patient's house at 5:15 PM. Being I had a restless night's sleep, it made a very long day. I will be retiring in about a half hour so that I am fr... Read more


Sunday, April 11, 2010      9 comments

A single's group I belong to is having a dance tonight. The band plays a mixture of songs from slow to fast. There will be many different dances from line dancing to mixers. It should be a good time and 3 hours of exercise. Afterward, I am part ... Read more

Grandchildren's Birthdays

Saturday, April 10, 2010      4 comments

I have 3 grandchildren with birthdays in early April. Emily on the 7th, Finn on the 11th and Gideon on the 15th. They have decided to have a combined birthday party this year. It happens to fall the day before Finn's birthday. This is the first ... Read more


Friday, April 09, 2010      8 comments

There is a cardinal in my yard that is insistent on getting into my house. He is so beautiful with his plumage when he sits holding on to the screen. However, yesterday for about 15 minutes, he tapped at the family room window by flying against ... Read more


Thursday, April 08, 2010      2 comments

I am tired today. Fortunately, I am off and can take a nap. The working long days and looking for a place to move as well as celebrating a fantastic Easter is taking its toll. It's off to a nap for me!... Read more

Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      3 comments

I have been on the board of a single's group I belong to for a couple of years. We are having a meeting tonight to plan out activities for the group in May. We do things like dances, walks in the park, bowling, eating out, speakers, plays, museu... Read more


Tuesday, April 06, 2010      6 comments

Today was a wonderful spring day. The scents of many blooming flowers were in the air. It was windy enough to fly a kite. The temperature was in the 70's and the sun was shining. I got a chance to walk outdoors and enjoy the all nature had to of... Read more

Checking Out Retirement Communities

Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

There is so much to think about with a move. I'm going to have to make a list of pros and cons of various places. The amenities, cost, distance to the office, allowing for my cat, nearest swimming facility, internet availability, meals included,... Read more

Celebrating Easter

Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

This morning I will start my celebration of Easter by going to Church and being lector. After Mass, I will drive to my daughter's house where we will have Easter brunch, an Easter egg hunt and fun with the grandkids. All of my daughters will be ... Read more


Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

I am going to the library today. Ours is so much more than a place to check out books. It has computers, CD's, videos, etc. You can order items from other libraries. You can pick up tax forms and register for absentee voting ballot. The list goe... Read more

Good Friday

Friday, April 02, 2010      5 comments

Today is Good Friday. Good because of redemption. Sad because of Christ's excruciating death on the cross. Jesus gave His all for love. When I recall this, I think how weak and sinful I am. I am grateful for God's love that He sent His Son to sa... Read more

Cleaning House

Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

One of the challenges of selling a house is it constantly has to be in pristine condition. So, today, I will be cleaning again. Fortunately, it is just me and my cat so it is relatively easy to keep it clean. Just needs some sprucing up and vacu... Read more

Apartment Hunting

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      4 comments

I have begun the quest for finding a place to live when my house sells. I looked at 3 places today. I am looking in retirement communities, even though I am still working because I HATE moving. So, hopefully, this will be the last time in my lif... Read more

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