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Reluctantly returning to work..today
Friday, February 15, 2013      3 comments

Since I do not have a fever and checked with my doctor yesterday (exam and blood tests) I was diagnosed as having an upper respiratory infection (cold) with asthma exacerbation. I was put on a prednisone burst for about 6 days and told I need t... Read more
Home sick from work this week and wedding dress search continues.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      6 comments

My daughter's second dress from Overstock was tight, also, and it appears that the made in China dress is cut too small in the chest area. She even ordered a 10 and she usually wears 5s. So back to the drawing board on her search for a dress. ... Read more
Disturbing cold and cough...etc.
Saturday, February 02, 2013      6 comments

I saw my internist on Thursday and Strep culture was negative. Dr. did give me Rx for cough syrup to help with sleep (cough is waking me up at night) and she said I could use it at work as there is a minimal amount of codeine in 5 ml (1tsp). ... Read more
Wedding dress saga continues...
Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

First one did not fit but ordered another in the next size but different style. Daughter likes the just below the knee dresses as they are having an outdoor wedding. Hope the second one fits perfectly. Need to add that my new low weight... Read more
ordered a wedding dress ...
Sunday, January 27, 2013      7 comments

For my daughter's fall wedding. She picked it out on line. I hope it fits with little altering needed. She said she had to end all the well intentioned suggestions from family and friends. I can tell she is getting excited. Her fianc... Read more
daughter's wedding in the fall...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

Now I am really under the gun to re-lose some of that weight I lost before. So far, so good...my pants actually buttoned this morning. ... Read more
Slow and steady wins the race....
Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Since a year ago I have lost about 11 pounds. This month I have lost about 3 pounds so far. I am really watching portion size and avoiding fried foods, espcially in restaurants. (I asked at a couple of fast food places what kind of oil th... Read more
co-worker's back in hospital
Thursday, January 10, 2013      3 comments

emoticon Laura's lungs are not working well. She has fluid in the lungs. Otherwise have only heard her kidn... Read more
Good news about co-worker...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      3 comments

She is reported to be doing better and might be going home sometime this week. Everyone is greatly relieved. Thanks for your prayers and good wishes. ... Read more
Honored on Christmas to play piano for famous singer...
Sunday, December 30, 2012      10 comments

So there I was playing the piano at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Minneapolis for the dinnertime in the evening when this very nice man came up and asked if I could play The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...) as he like the way I ... Read more
No further updates...on co-worker's condition
Saturday, December 29, 2012      2 comments

Everyone at work was hoping to hear how Laura has been doing but we have not heard any more news from her son-in-law. Our supervisor is not allowed to pass on any information but I suspect she is still on dialysis. The last email from her SIL ... Read more
Tragic news at work...regarding a co-worker...
Thursday, December 27, 2012      7 comments

Laura had her tonsils out last Friday to clear her airway so she can breathe better at night and not snore. When we got back to work on the 26th of December there was an email from another co-worker (Laura's son-in-law) telling how Laura su... Read more
Try to remember when deep in December, then follow...
Sunday, December 16, 2012      3 comments

We are having frightfully strange weather this year. I live in Minnesota and last weekend we had 10 to 12 inches of snow with deplorable driving condition for most of the past week due to the fact that we got ice and chunky road surfaces covere... Read more
Please, Christmas, don't be late....
Saturday, December 15, 2012      5 comments

If you are as old as I am you might remember this Christmas song by The Chipmunks. I also have the words memorized from the flip side of the 45 RPM record I had in about 1960. As I recall, it was one of our saddest Christmases. Our fami... Read more
Have to take a picture...it will last longer...
Thursday, December 13, 2012      6 comments

I planned an art project for our group of 3 employees. Our department was divided into 9 groups and given a garland to decorate. We did this last winter holiday season, also, and enjoyed it so much we are doing it again this year. Each ... Read more

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