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  • A whole lot of something going on

    6/25/2016 11:39:54 PM, by MSLZZY

    Since DH was gone to the farmers market, I had plenty of time to address all the things on my personal to-do list. Laundry, fill the vehicl... Read more

  • Mowing the lawn was a filthy business

    6/25/2016 12:00:18 AM, by MSLZZY

    The wind was blowing briskly so the dust and dirt should have blown away with no problems. But all the extra leaves that blew down a week a... Read more

  • A great day

    6/23/2016 11:41:55 PM, by MSLZZY

    Not quite as triumphant as I wanted but still a great day. There really wasn't a dull moment. I had a chance to take Molly to the body sh... Read more

  • Too busy to whistle

    6/22/2016 11:34:36 PM, by MSLZZY

    Although SIL arrived about 10:45, I found I hadn't accomplished as much as I wanted. But I made up lost time this afternoon and should be abl... Read more

  • It pays to be versatile

    6/21/2016 11:14:20 PM, by MSLZZY

    and knowledgeable. Today I was alone and I covered all the bases-life, health, crop insurance, home, farm and cars. I even dabbles in annuiti... Read more

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    Day T -7

    6/21/2016 5:59:20 PM, by DEB2448

    Drew the first day of chemo (what the Doctors call Day T-7) Yesterday, Day -7 as they call it (Day 0 being the actual stem cell transplant ... Read more

  • Managing a Monday

    6/20/2016 11:36:22 PM, by MSLZZY

    It was a full day of entering wind and hail claims. Houses, vehicles and crops-just a little of each but still an all day event. I had to cal... Read more


    6/20/2016 8:34:37 AM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    Simply say Yes to success! Sure there may be obstacles in your path. But most often the greatest challenge in making our dreams come true is ou... Read more

  • Home and garden

    6/19/2016 11:25:56 PM, by MSLZZY

    I took advantage of the day and caught up on the laundry since tomorrow the work week starts again and heaven knows what will appear to dist... Read more

  • Test Results -Getting Ready for the 1st Transplant

    6/19/2016 1:17:42 AM, by DEB2448

    Surprise! They do not actually have to check in until Sunday night at 6 p.m., with the chemo drip starting at 10 a.m. on Monday morning. There ... Read more

  • The end of the flowers

    6/18/2016 10:35:45 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had a prolonged rain, hail, and wind event that pretty much decimated the clematis, ruined my hanging baskets and scattered leaves and br... Read more

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    Drew after all the tests are done

    6/18/2016 1:18:21 AM, by DEB2448

    Drew having some fun after all his tests are done, guessing sounds from the road above them.... Read more

  • Just Flowers

    6/17/2016 3:56:55 PM, by MSLZZY

    Clematis on front porch Read more

  • I had a helper today

    6/16/2016 11:02:15 PM, by MSLZZY

    The secretary for SIL's home office came today and we worked through some of the new program. We cleaned up a few entries and I learned how t... Read more

  • Still have all my brain cells

    6/15/2016 10:36:16 PM, by MSLZZY

    They had quite a workout today but it was all good. At times, I even felt slightly superior to the new computer. But I was cheating somewhat.... Read more

  • A little bit of shopping

    6/14/2016 11:21:19 PM, by MSLZZY

    I have mentioned several times how my shopping excursions are planned, precise and intense. I allow myself 2 hours, total, to drive, shop an... Read more

  • Preparation for Stem Cell Transplant

    6/14/2016 10:23:02 PM, by DEB2448

    Tomorrow will be the day that Drew will have to be at the hospital to start 10 or so tests before they can start the next phase of his treatment ... Read more

  • Taking a Spark break, of sorts

    6/13/2016 11:18:11 PM, by MSLZZY

    I am finding that the office is consuming so much of my energy, the garden and flowers need constant care, DS is being a real pain and the GF... Read more

  • One last day of heat

    6/12/2016 11:51:46 PM, by MSLZZY

    The cool front moved through later this afternoon. I took the chance to plant the bedding plants when that side of the house was in the shade... Read more

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    Molly and Drew sprinkler fun

    6/12/2016 5:26:07 PM, by DEB2448

    Molly and Drew enjoying some sprinkler fun this afternoon... Read more

  • Sizzling Saturday

    6/11/2016 11:36:39 PM, by MSLZZY

    The temperature climbed to over 100, depending on who you talked with today. DH had a fairly successful day at the farmers market and used ... Read more

  • New Treatment Plan For Drew?

    6/11/2016 1:16:01 AM, by DEB2448

    Yesterday Josh and Heidi had a meeting where an Oncologist presented new research, showing that back to back transplants can give a 15-20% bette... Read more

  • Farmers Market update

    6/10/2016 11:45:19 PM, by MSLZZY

    I will be sending DH off with 21 pints of strawberries, swiss chard, asparagus, fluffy lettuce, romaine, plus his eggs. We just now finished ... Read more

  • The heat is on!

    6/9/2016 11:22:53 PM, by MSLZZY

    95 degrees today with a heat index of 101. Guess it really is summer. We had to water all the tender plants in the garden again tonight. S... Read more

  • BYOB

    6/8/2016 11:28:52 PM, by MSLZZY

    When working in the garden or taking a walk- bring your own bottle. I try to make it a point to grab a water bottle for time at the acreage,... Read more

  • Since GF was a no-show

    6/7/2016 10:57:05 PM, by MSLZZY

    I had at least 5 phone calls from her and DH had at least 3. What a pain. I told her not to call me at work and then she calls DH and wonders... Read more

  • Drew has his smile back!

    6/7/2016 6:08:34 PM, by DEB2448

    Drew is starting to feel a lot better and even felt like playing today. Read more

  • Undercover Cop

    6/6/2016 10:22:48 PM, by MSLZZY

    I am sitting in my car and keeping an eye on DS's house. A deaf friend said DS is picking up GF to stay here until they go to an all school ... Read more

  • A shift of focus

    6/5/2016 10:07:45 PM, by MSLZZY

    From the physical to the spiritual, to rest and recovery. Today was the Vacation Bible School program with GS and GD in a wonderful time of s... Read more

  • God Is Close, and He Understands

    6/5/2016 11:04:20 AM, by CARI_JANE

    God Is Close, and He Understands BY RICK WARREN JUNE 5, 2016 Read more

  • Test Results Back

    6/5/2016 1:18:54 AM, by DEB2448

    Well unfortunately, our suspicion that something more was going on with Drew was true. Yesterday he started having diarrhea in addition to the f... Read more

  • My Friday and Saturday

    6/4/2016 11:12:46 PM, by MSLZZY

    Since DH was gone, I had all the chores to do but first I went to the garden for lettuce and asparagus. I noticed a rain squall moving in and... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    6/3/2016 11:18:51 PM, by MSLZZY

    I had a great day in the office and spent 2 hours at the farm but now, the happy travelers are home. I will just share more tomorrow.... Read more

  • I should have known!

    6/2/2016 10:50:06 PM, by MSLZZY

    Maxine is back. Yep, she's up to her old tricks, he, he! I think she wanted to impress her sister-in-law yesterday when we were working in th... Read more

  • Back to the hospital

    6/2/2016 8:18:01 PM, by DEB2448

    Heidi took a pretty sad Drew into the hospital this morning. He is having fevers, and seems to be in some pain. The doctors are investigating i... Read more

  • No more to say

    6/2/2016 12:05:35 AM, by MSLZZY

    A thumbs up kind of day! ... Read more

  • Today was a "Muesday"

    5/31/2016 10:12:46 PM, by MSLZZY

    According to one of the general agents I work with, who also have a wonderful sense of humor, today was a "Muesday". This is a Tuesday after ... Read more

  • Memorial Day memories

    5/30/2016 10:53:24 PM, by MSLZZY

    The ceremony at the cemetery was wonderful, the lunch served at the gym was well prepared and the nap we took this afternoon was just right. ... Read more

  • Gardening, farm chores and muddy jeans

    5/29/2016 11:23:17 PM, by MSLZZY

    Dh was picking the strawberries and I needed to cut asparagus this afternoon. We had a load of grass clippings to spread and we were almost ... Read more

  • Positive Prayer Makes Strong Relationships

    5/29/2016 6:33:58 PM, by CARI_JANE

    Positive Prayer Makes Strong Relationships BY RICK WARREN MAY 29, 2016 Read more

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