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Labor Day

Monday, September 05, 2011      4 comments

Every year I see people pack up their vehicles, trudge off to the expressway, have fun, enjoy the day off.. How many people actually know or even stop and think of what the day means??? Do they realize that 100 years ago, five and six year... Read more


Sunday, September 04, 2011      3 comments

So glad I went to church last evening instead of today.. Up at 3 a.m., got lots to do,, scrub kitchen floor, mow moms lawn, dishes, laundry, prep bag for hospital for DD.. (she will need snacks and my papers for Rx's,etc.. one more work day(... Read more


Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

Still 90% humidity, a/c on,, wondering when that 60 degrees will start outdoors.. lots to do..... Read more

MIchigan weather!!!

Friday, September 02, 2011      6 comments

90 degrees today(90% humidity); 60 degrees tomorrow!!! Central air on today,, campfire tomorrow..... Read more

more lab work

Thursday, September 01, 2011      7 comments

Got my pre-op labs done today after work, I am so tired that by the time I lie on that gurney, I won't need any anesthetic!!!!!! 90 degrees tomorrow, 60 the next!! Swimming is in my future after work tomorrow!! WOndering how my friends... Read more

paperwork again!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

Worked another 9 1/2 hour day today, raced home, showered, went to fill out paperwork for hospital, onward to visit mom, have her sign yet another set of papers for V.A, and take her the smoked fish I brought her from St. Ignace, MI. She loved ... Read more


Tuesday, August 30, 2011      6 comments

Got all bills paid way ahead..probably will not be able to write any checks for awhile,, still so much to do in next six days,, labor Day is my last day to work,, got to get up at 3 again tomorrow morning.. bummer,, trying to stay awake for d... Read more

so many calls, so little time..

Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

Sometimes life is full of busy things, things that catch up to me.. called HVAC guy to set appointment for post-surgery furnace/a/c checkup for warranty, cancelled rheumatologist appointment for 9/12:no $$ to pay for it; called hospital about fi... Read more

Beautiful day here!

Sunday, August 28, 2011      7 comments

Windy, high 70's, sunny.. dried towels, clothes, sheets on line, very quickly,, got shopping done aherad for week after next. Went to Aldis for some groceries and their sign stated they were only accepting cash due to Irene!! I am not sure w... Read more

table gone: lots of memories

Saturday, August 27, 2011      9 comments

Ex hubs came by this morning , treated DD and I to brunch, then they loaded our big dining table on a trailer for him to take home,,, he agreed to close our pool with Kristy after Labor day weekend, as he and his wife have craft shows both weeke... Read more

library sale

Friday, August 26, 2011      6 comments

Went with DD to library book sale after work. I bought a whole big box of used books for $2!! Probably about 20 or so,, hard cover, soft and paperbacks,, Don Drysdales autobiography!! I love biographies!! Ring Lardner..etc.. it was the last d... Read more

Thank you to all my friends!

Thursday, August 25, 2011      8 comments

To those who wished me well on my upcoming surgery, I am grateful. It is not a major surgery, but my livelihood depends on it and the loss of income have me nervous,, having to pay out-of-pocket for it all, does not help. First time I wish I ... Read more

surgery soon

Wednesday, August 24, 2011      12 comments

Just returned from neurosurgeon: my surgery is scheduled for the day after Labor Day weekend, September 6, 2011. Still have to be cleared by my family doc,, that will be next week.. so much to do..... Read more

back to reality,(or, Monday, work and paperwork)

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      5 comments

going to try to post pics for first time, nobody laugh or groan.. sunrise is from my cabin at Whitefish Point, Michigan. The rise is at Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. a.k.a, The Soo Locks. Read more

i am home

Monday, August 22, 2011      7 comments

more to come on updates.. too tired..... Read more

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