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You're Never Too Big To Be Carried........
Sunday, September 19, 2010      7 comments

I spent the day (yesterday) with my 3 year old grand-daughter, Elizabeth. She talks non-stop all day and comes out with some very interesting thoughts. One of the conversations we had yesterday included the topic of how quickly she is growing.... Read more
Good Advice About Wine
Saturday, September 18, 2010      8 comments

The correct way to treat a good wine: Open the bottle to allow it to breathe. If it does not look like it's breathing, give it mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.... Read more
Silent Heart Attacks........
Friday, September 17, 2010      7 comments

About 3 years ago, during a routine physical exam, I was told that I had had not one, but 2 silent heart attacks. I had NEVER heard of a silent heart attack. My response was to keep things light (as opposed to scarey) and I asked the nurse if ... Read more
The Whale Said Thank You........
Thursday, September 16, 2010      10 comments

I have read this article before, but each time I do, it confirms the fact that animals have many more human qualities than we give them credit for. I admit to communicating with both of my dogs and know for a fact that they understand what I am... Read more
At Last.......Airline Security
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      11 comments

As my sister-in-law was packing to leave, we were talking about how early she had to be at the airport the next morning which led to talk about security precautions. This morning I received this email from her re: security and want to share it ... Read more
I'm Baaaaaaaacccccccck..............
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      8 comments

And even a bit earlier than I thought I would be.......... My brother and sister-in-law arrived last Friday and left today.........a couple of days earlier than planned (their daughter received some time off from work and had to use it or lose... Read more
Good-Bye
Friday, September 10, 2010      8 comments

At least for a little while......... My husband's brother and his wife (my only sister-in-law left on my husband's side of the family) are arriving here today. They live in the state of Oregon and will be here for at least a week so I will no... Read more
The Golden Years (Part II)
Thursday, September 09, 2010      6 comments

On a much lighter note............ The local paper sent a reporter out for my 90th birthday. He asked the secret to my longevity. "Simple," said I to him......."KEEP BREATHING!" I love being married! It's so great to find that one s... Read more
Children and Death.......
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      10 comments

Our 3 year-old grand-daughter, Elizabeth, was with us yesterday for our sister-in-law's funeral and burial. We debated whether or not to take her along because of her age, but both of her parents felt it was appropriate, so we did. Her only ot... Read more
A Celebration Of Life.......
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      7 comments

Today we buried my sister-in-law. The service was a true celebration of her life and I could actually feel her in the room and I think I heard her laugh a couple of times. One of her grandson's spoke, her son spoke, and then her daughter (who ... Read more
LABOR.............
Monday, September 06, 2010      8 comments

When I think of the word LABOR, many things come to mind. Most obvious are the many jobs I have had over my lifetime. I started working at age 11 when I baby-sat for 3 children for 5 days of the week. I had this job, plus other baby-sitting j... Read more
COOL..........
Sunday, September 05, 2010      9 comments

I have been wishing for a cool breeze and a cool temperature for the past 3 months. This has been the hottest and most humid summer I can remember and I know that it has been that way across the states and even around the world. Well, my wish... Read more
A Perfect Gift.......
Saturday, September 04, 2010      5 comments

A HUG is like a perfect gift. One size fits all and nobody minds if you exchange it. I want to thank all of you who responded to my blog yesterday with your kind words of sympathy. This is the second sister-in-law I have lost in less than... Read more
Please......Live Each Day As If It Were Your Last!!!
Friday, September 03, 2010      11 comments

How many times have we heard this phrase???????? Lots............and though we hear it........do we really do it, or do we go on with our lives as if our next breath was guaranteed??? Yesterday we received a phone call. Our sister-in-law ... Read more
The Golden Years
Thursday, September 02, 2010      5 comments

Aah, the Golden Years! Really; the only thing golden is the color of your urine from taking all those pills! Special poem for older folks....... A row of bottles on my shelf caused me to analyze myself. One yellow pill I have to pop g... Read more

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