Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

Every day can throw surprises at you. The latest is husband announced yesterday he wants to re-finance the last bit we owe on our home & stay here ! What ?!! ... Read more
Thursday, April 19, 2012      1 comments

We had our 29th Anniversary yesterday. Had a good day, overall. We didn't go out to eat. I made a quick supper - tacos. I had to get high school son to a meeting in the evening for Music Fest. Plus, husband was tired. He was on the phone with w... Read more
Comfort prayers for father who died
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      8 comments

Hello~ Could you all please pray for a friend of our family. She is a young college student and her father died suddenly. She's really hurting. Her name is Hannah. ... Read more
Take the plunge?
Thursday, April 05, 2012      5 comments

This is just an idea we've been kicking around for a few years. Looking at buying a large F/V (fishing vessel). It would be a retirement job/hobby and something the sons/daughters (if interested) could do also. The job commute would be gorgeous... Read more
Feeding Frenzy (...the whales)
Sunday, March 25, 2012      3 comments

Just thought I'd share the activity in the ocean around here lately. The Herring are running in the ... Read more
The Daily Subject
Friday, March 23, 2012      6 comments

It's the retirement subject. Husband wants to shop online for house/property to buy- sort of near where our 2 eldest kids live. But...we have yet to put our house on the market here. And I don't think it's wise to just "buy a place" knowing noth... Read more
What is your take on this verse??
Friday, March 16, 2012      4 comments

Matthew 11:28-30 ~ ~ “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and ... Read more
Eating dirt
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

Well, I didn't literally eat dirt but seriously wanted to. The last time this happened I went for a check-up and found [what I already knew] was Anemia. I have iron pills & only take them when I know my iron is low. Due for an annual exam next m... Read more
Injured gums
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      2 comments

Last night I was in a hurry juggling too many things and rushed to brush my teeth. Well, the toothbrush hit my lower front gum-line pretty hard and literally gouged out a chunk right at the base of a tooth. I'm being really careful to eat soft... Read more
His wishful thinking
Saturday, March 03, 2012      2 comments

It's only been 3 days since the operation & husband thought he was getting out of the hospital today. emoticon ... Read more
Update - new diagnosis
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

First, of all I didn't know anyone's digestive system could do what my husband's did !! My husband's CT scan revealed some kind of blockage inside the duodenum [C tube coming out of our stomach's]. Anyway, there was no time to medivac him ... Read more
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      5 comments

So, my husband is back in the hospital. He had been doing great [diagnosed w/Pancreatitis 3 mos. ago]. Last night after supper [Teriyaki chicken, rice and carrots w/ginger, orange zest, brown sugar] and a milkshake he made himself [I think tha... Read more
Stent put in ~~
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

The GI doctor in Seattle put a stent in, so husband's pancreas can process fluid out better. The procedure was called an ERCP. They go through the mouth, so there's no big recovery time or incisions. Amazing what can be done today. So...husb... Read more
Prayers please -- husband
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      5 comments

Husband had another CT Scan today because his white cell count was up. He was diagnosed with pancreatitis 2 months ago. It's gotten worse & he's being medi-vaced (jet) back to Seattle (2nd time). We're in Alaska. I'm extremely worried. Please p... Read more
A new normal??
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      4 comments

Husband is finally home & back to work. He's dropped 50# due to his multiple health issues in the past 2 months. A few days ago his doctor here ran blood tests, x-rays, ultrasound and checked his weight - - it's down another 5 pounds. Personall... Read more

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