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Thanks WG. My son does respect the temple commitment his brother made. They just don't get along right now. I know that the unmarried one is young and arrogant. It will get better later I am pretty sure.

I am so tired tonight. I did not sleep well last night. A friend posted that her sister was accepting visitors. She is in a care facility. I am friends with the sister and decided to go visit. She has stage 4 colon cancer and other issues. I am so overwhelmed by that. She is only 43 and looks awful. Not an easy day.

I am off to spend time with the family and go to bed.

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11/18/13 9:44 P

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I almost never even have turkey on Thanksgiving proper. I am having a small dinner and those who can come on Saturday will come. My brother is hosting and I just cannot spend that much time with him right now, him or sister.

It is important to have peace and perhaps your son can apologize. Not all apologies are about being wrong. Some are about a misunderstanding, hurting feelings, having harsh words, being unkind, not respecting the other point of view, etc. The apology really does make a difference if the other party is willing to accept it. It is an offering of peace.

This is your son's wife and while she didn't grow up with the same history and perhaps rules and values as your children, she is the choice of your son and his brothers need to respect that. It takes a few years for the DIL to get comfortable enough to really fit in.


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11/18/13 12:40 A

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Good job on getting to church on time with food. That is always a challenge for me. I am getting better but still a challenge.

The challenge sounds fun.

Enjoy your house full of family. I like that too.

We are doing Thanksgiving the Sunday after because my kids who work at Wal-mart have to work. I hope it goes well. My daughter in law and one of my son's got in an argument last week. It doesn't look good. But, I hope they can make peace.

I love family times none the less.


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11/17/13 10:37 P

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Oh my! Babies are so delightful!

We had our Linger Longer luncheon today and the most amazing thing... I managed to be on time AND with food!! We have decided that we are going to put tags on the food to let people know which ones are vegetarian.

On Friday we are starting a get healthy and lose weight challenge group at church. I am pretty excited and I was asked to prepare to speak and share ideas. I am really excited.

I went to an awesome Eagle ceremony Saturday for one of the Scouts from my son's troop.

I am having a whole house full this upcoming weekend for a family/friend Thanksgiving on Saturday late afternoon. I must get busy cleaning the house. I will miss our children's program next Sunday, but everyone will go to church at the local Methodist church.

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11/17/13 11:58 A

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Hanging in. Have a new grandchild and three more coming in the spring. It is fun to have so many babies. This will probably be the only time I will have 4 within a year.

Dealing with some extended family issues but they will also resolve in a short time. Enjoying sunshine after a lot of snow yesterday.

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11/17/13 11:30 A

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emoticon emoticon emoticon How is everyone?

Hello sparkfamily! Please visit my page to see the teams that I lead as all of them will not fit here! I am looking forward to seeing you there! Remember to keep HEALTHY at the top of your daily list! You can do it! Hugs, Rose:))


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8/10/13 3:32 P

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I worry that I try to "hurry" up the mountain only to realize that I will have another one. My life is not as stressful as yours right now. But, I do have stress.

My husband sells cars. His commissions are getting better. But, then the taxes are getting higher. I am not sure how we are going to get all the medical bills paid. We otherwise have no credit.

I just want it to be easier.

I will be working again when school starts...That brings its own problems. I wish you could stay home too WG.


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8/10/13 12:09 A

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I'm trying to tread water. It has been a long spring and summer. I can tell as I have weeds in the back yard that are 8 feet tall. I hired a boy to do the lawn but that is beyond his efforts.

I've got a short time until things will change and my stress will be from another source. This is one of those time I wish I didn't work, but it isn't a choice.

I wish I could say that life will get better, but it will just be something else. I'm grateful, though, for the opportunities that I've had to use my skills to help family member.

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how is it going? I am struggling this summer to keep traction.

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I really would not want to take the fire out on a walk. I do love the ipod for that.

hope your having a great day.

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8/6/12 5:48 P

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I have a regular Kindle and not the kind that broadcasts and plays things. It will do an audio of a book or whatever, and does Audible books, but it seems big to carry around for that. I may get a Fire later this year, but until then, will do the things on my phone. I think you download podcasts and don't have to have the WiFi on to listen.

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I use podcasts if I am walking alone and want something to listen to. I think you need wifi for the kindle to work for podcasts. Now it will read the scriptures. You can listen or watch conference on it. Kind of cool really.

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Sorry that you had problems with your meds and foods. I can download "podcasts" of conference and listen to them which is also good. thinking about doing that for my commute at 4:30 in the morning when there is nothing worthwhile on the radio. It would be 15 minutes of inspiration every day. Not a bad way to go. I listen to books while walking. Don't usually use the Kindle for that, though.

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Can your phone read them to you? Yesterday I was making breakfast. I cannot fast and was listening to the scriptures on my kindle. Very nice morning. Just wish I would have realized it was fast Sunday.

Then I took my meds and got sick. That was a bummer. I did not feel well after that.

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It is sunny and hot here today. I worked this weekend so I missed all church meetings. I didn't even get out to mow the lawn although I'll make it outside a bit later today. I have a load of tree branches that I need to get off my driveway and make better looking for the neighbors. I personally can wait until the kids have time to help, but the neighbors don't like the mess.

I've got the conference talks on my phone so I can read should I get a quiet moment somewhere. It is a great way to use a minute or two here and there. It works better for me than taking a magazine in my purse.

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Sunny and warm here. How is everyone else doing?. We had a good church meeting although I did not feel well. I considered not going. But, I am feeling better today.


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Thanks WG. I know that. But, I really want him to get on with it. But, my son's friend just got his call. The young man is 25. My son has been, come home and married. So I just keep remembering that and trying really hard to trust the Lord. I know it will be like many other things, the Lord's time is better.

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8/4/12 9:48 P

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Sometimes our kids need to decide to go on their own. It is hard as we know they would be blessed, but they have to decide to go and learn to do it. My neighbors first two sons waited until they were 20 to do and both did very well.

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I think it would be awesome for you to get to go with your mom and your kids. My dad has been there with us. I am pretty sure Mom has come too but it is beyond the veil. I am sure it will happen for you in the Lords time. Boy that is a hard one for me to accept at times.

My 3rd son is 20 and struggling to get some medical stuff cleared up to go on a mission. Maybe I should say I am struggling. He is fed up with doctors and not doing much in that direction some of the time. I feel like he will go when he and the Lord are ready. i just really want to control the whole thing.

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8/3/12 9:59 P

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I haven't asked. yet. I'm not sure how well it will be received. I do have fun with the children and grands, though. Attended a birthday party for one of the boys turning two this year. The other will have a birthday next month. Had 4 children and spouses there and 5/9 grands. It happens. I don't need them all together all the time. Sometimes it is fun to see them in smaller groups.

I still think it will be a very special moment when we are all together in the temple spending a few minutes as a family. I don't know when it will happen. Have a new grandbaby just two weeks old so that family will not be able to come for a bit. I want to do it soon, though. Perhaps I can talk my mother into coming with us. She has never had that many descendants in the temple in one day except for at the wedding.

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I was looking over team posts. I think it is interesting that what we expect and what the Lord gives us are sometimes vastly different even when we want great things.

I hope that you get time to go to the temple as a family soon. I have 2/6 that have gone. So it will be a while before we all can be there together. My youngest is only 6 so we have a bit of time.

I have never been with very many siblings. Most are not active right now. I am the weird one. emoticon

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I'm not complaining about seeing her in the temple and when she was married, all of her brothers and her sister and their spouses were there. It was a wonderful experience. The officiator and temple workers were talking about it the next day.

Someday, we will all be there together. It will be a wonderful experience. This was the first time it was ever possible. This daughter had missed the marriages of all of her siblings.

I do realize the blessings I have. I had one brother and my mother at my marriage. My sister had our mother and me. None of us will forget being there together in the sealing room and being together for this special day for her.



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WALKINGGRANDMA, that is a blessing that your last child did go through:)

Some folks don't get to see some thing like this and wish they could.



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Walking Grandma, I am sorry I missed the post. I wish it would have gone according to your script. But, it is a blessing that she went to the temple and some of your children could be there. It is awesome to be in the temple with children. I hope you get your wish soon.

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11/5/11 7:47 P

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My last child became endowed yesterday. I had a script that had all of us in the Celestial Room together (a friend had that happen when her youngest went through) and had been thinking about it for a few years. Didn't happen that way.

She went through with a couple of friends and her fiance. I was invited at the last minute so I was able to be there and attend the session with her. It was wonderful seeing her and her future husband in the Celestial Room together. He is so good for her.

This morning we attended a session as a family. She was willing to do that. One son didn't attend, so the script was still missing something. I may have to ask for that for my Birthday or Mother's day. It was fun, though, because we take up almost an entire row in the session room.

Two more weeks and we will have another wedding. This is the last one (also my script) so we will enjoy it.



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Rainy and dreary Saturday here. How is everyone else doing?

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11/3/11 8:29 P

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It sounds great! I love that you are enjoying your new daughter. I really enjoy mine. The naturally born ones and the daughters of my heart.

I heard a phrase I might think about using in the future. I met a young girl who had lost her mother when she was young. I was talking with her stepmother and she referred to the birth mother as "her first mother." I think that being the "second mother" is a great idea. I'll have to talk to the kids about the idea.

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Congratulations. Glad it went well. Sounds like a great day.

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Love know that I was blessed to see my oldest be sealed to the Love Of His Life.

And know that I do already love her and glad she is the one to complete him and do what she can for him, & he in turn will do the same for her.

Our Open House is just a little over 48 hours away:)

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I am still adjusting to having a kinder, doing some band booster stuff and putting together a Super Saturday.

I changed my computer time. Love spark but, I really have to get some other stuff done too. I don't huddle too much. Just goes away too fast. I like to post more than huddle.

My little guy was really funny. Went to the local farm market and got tomatoes. He was so excited for "One of the best treats ever".

Th peaches are god. Too bad school started it finally feels like summer.

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My daughter in laws family is paying for the luncheon thats following right after the sealing and photos.

No reception is happening from the brides side.

Son knows I want to do this. Right now I'm not sure what to do? Still up in the air.

I have a few friends in the church here who will help me plan a simple open house.


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Congrats Pam. Around here there is a luncheon after the wedding for the wedding party and those who would attend if they were able (siblings, parents unable to attend the temple, cousins, etc.

The groom's family also pays for the bridal bouquet and other flowers and the tux rentals. Once, I was invited to help select the flowers as I was paying for them. The other times, I got a bill.

When my daughter got married, the groom's mother was with us and didn't like the price. We went to another florist and found very similar flowers for much less. It wasn't a problem at all.

Of course, she wasn't asked an opinion on anything else, though.

This family didn't want to do tux rentals for anyone but the groom and fathers, but got the boys lovely ties that matched my daughter's colors. My youngest really liked getting in a tux for his brothers' weddings.

I think the groom's family has it easy. Flowers, tuxes, dinner. No photographer, wedding dress, bridesmaids, reception location, etc.

I'm glad the last one wants to elope when she gets around to it. She says we can all come, but no reception, no fanfare. Just family.







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Good luck with the open house. I have no ideas. My oldest got engaged recently. I have no idea what I am expected to do. I told them both this. She said they were planning to do it themselves. So that makes it easy for me. They are both local so I don't have to do another reception.

I don't have any ideas. I am fairly simple in my tastes. It does not seem that the sisters care when I am planning Relief Society stuff. So maybe we stress about not much.

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Congratulations. I had an open house for my second son. It was a couple of weeks after the wedding. They came in nice clothes, but no wedding finery. It was very casual with my aunt's lemonade recipe (she does catering, so it was very good) and fruit skewers and nut breads. It was very easy and not too expensive.

We had a few of the people in the neighborhood who still remembered my son and some friends and family who didn't make the reception. Chairs around the room, the guests of honor stood at one end (no line) and we all mingled and visited folks.

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I'm so glad I can come to this post and say, WELL I'm planning a Wedding open house for my oldest son. Yes his the one that pictures are all over my SP page:)
He and his fiancé are going to be sealed at the Winter Quarters temple the date is Oct 29th and the Open house is set for Nov 5th.

My Daughter in law to be is NOT planning a reception after the wedding I think $$$ are involved. So her mom is having a luncheon right after the sealing & pictures to be taken this is just for the two families. Before ALL was said son said I'd like to have an open house in Story City that's were I go to church. So I'm busy making up invites to it, wow it's a task. and also planning the decorations in a bear budget. And all...
If any one has Ideas I'll listen. We don't plan to have more then about 50 to 100 guest.
And I'm looking at the simple stuff.
Anyway this is what going on in my world!

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I'm glad you have found someone who needs to eat healthier. I know you have felt very alone in your choices. Now you have opened the door for others to join you and choose healthier foods and lifestyles.

What are you doing on SS this year? I have probably made it to 2 in the past 25 years. They always seem to have the event on the day I work. I've signed up for stuff and have things partly done but no idea how to do it right. One of the things I'm doing this autumn is cleaning out the projects I started and have no idea how to finish.

I will concentrate instead on things I enjoy doing and will make time for them.

We are having a social before he RS broadcast. We will be tying quilts and visiting in the afternoon, having a light supper, then attending the broadcast in the chapel. It should be fun. Don't know if I will be able to attend, but who knows.



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Working on Super Saturday, Laundry and cleaning up. What is everyone else doing?

I am feeling OK a new sister said she was diabetic. I told her I know her diet plan could be different than mine but, that I was sure there would be things she could eat at Super Saturday.

I really hope that is true. But, I am making sure there are things I can eat like a green salad and noncreamy soup.

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First Sunday of a new month. How is everyone doing? I hope all is well. I am starting a challenge this month with a different team. Anyone want some kind of a challenge with this team for the month? What kind should it be.

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It was one of those days that was very busy and I accomplished good things. My family ate the pretzels. I haven't figured out why it did not work for VT. It should have I felt that what I was doing was right at each step. Sometimes I just go through life trying ya know.

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At least you are going. Sometimes, when things like hat happen, it feels like "a stupor of thought" to me. I take it as a sign that I need to do something else. Sometimes it is the Adversary trying to keep you from doing what you should do. Other times, it is just life getting in the way.

Hope the pretzels turn out better this time. I haven't made them in forever.

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Today's brilliant ideas did not happen. It was a good day anyway. I intended to make some soft pretzels and give them to my VT sisters. It seems that either my partner, my son or myself were sick this month. Blahhh. I also took my little guy to play at a friends house and then the friend came over here.

While the friend was here I started the pretzels and my other son came in and said that he had to get to swim practice. So I went to take him. We missed the van pulling out of the school so I had to take him to the pool about 20 minutes away. My van started acting up. I took it to my husband and took his car.

Then I had to go and get my daughter from my VT home. She had gone to play at their house. But that was in the other direction. So I had to call my sisters and confess my lameness.

Good news is that I have appointments for next Monday to get VT done early.

Thanks for listening to my vent.

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I think it might be the energy reserve. Normally, even when we are tired, we have a reserve of energy. We have enough to get done with what we are doing even if we are tired. Not fun, but we have enough. That is why getting up and walking or doing something gives us the energy to get done.

When we are sick, we don't have the reserve and it is like swimming in jello. Just nothing left to give.

I'm off tomorrow, but have a four hour class then I'm back to work Friday. It isn't as bad as last week, but I'm tired still. There is a reserve, so it is normal tired and not sick.



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lisa,
Take care of yourself. Sometimes we are tired for a reason. Other times we just need to get up and exercise and we will feel better. I have no idea how to tell which is which.

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I have been unusually tired these last several days as well. It has been warmer than normal for southern Utah, and maybe that is it - but I doubt it. I have been off work for 4 days, and now heading back (not looking forward to being gone from my children and DH), but need the job. I will be down in Vegas for the next 3 days, then head home. Maybe it is just the commuting and schedule changes that is getting to me. I work 12 hour nights, then have to switch back to days when I come home. The commute is long too, and that is hard. Maybe it is because I haven't exercised in a week. Just felt too tired to. I have been napping during the day when the kids are at school when I got the chance.

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Did not watch State of the Union. Dinned with missionaries instead. Used the computer and went to bed. I am tired these last few days. I don't know why.

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Was busy with kids and homework and chores. Didn't listen - don't think anything important was said that will take place anyway.

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I love going to the temple. It isn't that far for me either. Used to go every week but life changes. Need to get back and go again. It isn't that much time and I feel so good when I get going.

Thanks for the reminder.

Anyone listen to the State of the Union? I did something else. Time is limited. Didn't choose to do it.

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Ran lots of errands and did grocery shopping and all the things I need to do before heading down to Las Vegas for 3 days for work. Didn't get exercise in, but will try tomorrow. DH and I want to get to the temple tomorrow too. We haven't been as a couple for more than a month now because of my hectic work schedule. He works in the Baptistry every Thursday. I was a relief telephone operator every Wednesday until I had to go to work full time. I truly miss it. He is very behind with work right now though, so we will see if the temple gets pushed aside again. It is sad - we should go every week. The temple is only about 4 to 5 miles away.

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Hope all had a good Sabbath. I got home around 8 pm and am heading off to bed. I did stay up a few minutes to check mail, say hi to the dog, and chill a little.

It is fun to see the sacrament come to those who are ill. It makes the day special. Sometimes, I even get to partake.

Funeral was sad, not for my aunt, but for her husband's child who is quite broken up. Aunt is leaving tomorrow for Hawaii and wanted to get him into the ground before she left for two weeks. Like I said, lots of drama.

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WalkingGrandma, sorry for the drama at the funeral. That is too bad. I hope all is well for you now.

Cathy, enjoy your indexing. I hope the laundry goes calmly.

Everyone else have a great afternoon. It is sunny here. But, I am so behind on chores from being sick. I am torn between doing a couple of errands in the sunshine or cleaning house. I am leaning to a couple of hours of errands.

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I am excited I just got back from the store and my sweet husband worked it out for me to meet some sister missionaries who come to the store a lot and had them bring me home rather than take Trax by myself. He is wonderful and now I need to do laundry and train a sister to do indexing because I am the captain of an indexing team here in our ward.
I did start the day off with a good workout though and that was fun!!!

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Have fun at the temple. I'm off to get Mom and take her to a funeral. It is a family member and a bit of a story, so there should be drama.

Have a fun day.

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By the time you read this it will most likely be Saturday. I hope you all have a great day. I am off to the temple and then my typical Saturday stuff. Plus we get to help clean the church.

Life is good. Have a super day today.

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I am so excited about all the fun things I'm planning on knitting! I also feel so blessed to have a wonderful family! Hooray for life!

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Good morning sisters. Hope you are having a great day. I'm getting ready to head out for the day.

I have ten things I could be doing and about five I want to do. I'm taking mother to doctor instead. We'll do lunch with my son and head home. We get to meet tomorrow also. It will be great fun.

Hope your day is a great one. My goal is to get home early enough to walk the dog and do some outside stuff.

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Please use this thread to tell what is going on in your life that you would like to share with the group.

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