JSTETSER
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Sink or Swim
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      20 comments

Today I will lead a very challenging meeting. I have worked hard as a special education teacher, and today is the day that I will sink or swim, fly or flail. Today, by ... Read more
Be The One Today!
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      26 comments

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The Miracle of Minor Changes
Monday, April 28, 2014      26 comments

Every day, by the grace of God, I change. I get up early, read my Bible and start to pray "Lord, show me the areas where I need to change." It all started on January 1, 2012, and for the past 27 months (approximately810 days), I have made... Read more
Miracle #1
Sunday, April 27, 2014      18 comments

I am so thankful for how the human body can heal after sickness. God is a healing God. Thank you Lord for healing Dylan of pneumonia and influenza B. Thank you for healing me of the effects of Type 2 Diabetes. I have to do my part by eat... Read more
Meeting another Sparker
Saturday, April 26, 2014      25 comments

Yesterday at dinner I met my first Spark Person! I am at the AMC Volunteer Training, and started talking about how I have been able to control my Diabetes with food and exercise. I was sitting next to MountainPoet! It's going to be a great... Read more
Stress and sandwiches
Friday, April 25, 2014      21 comments

These past 2 weeks has been stressful with Grandson Dylan in the PICU and time away from home and my routine. My before breakfast Blood Sugar readings are in the 130's. Today we leave for the AMC Volunteer Training Weekend at the Highland Cen... Read more
Recieving from Giving
Thursday, April 24, 2014      21 comments

I have received so much from giving to the AMC as an Information Volunteer and Naturalist. Working at the Pinkham Notch Visitor's Center during Spring Skiing is a prime example! 1. I gained knowledge. I had to study maps, figure out where ... Read more
World's Worst Weather
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      25 comments

Tuckerman's Ravine is a "ski at your own risk" kind of area. It has been said that "if you can ski the Tuck, you can ski anywhere in the world". People from around the world come in early Spring for this skiing adventure. A skier must hike fo... Read more
Dylan home again!
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      34 comments

It has been a long 11 days, but Dylan is back home with his family. He spent 6 days in the PICU with pneumonia and Influenza B. He went home with a nebulizer to treat asthma, but he went home. For a while, it looked like he would not make it... Read more
Confessions of an inexperienced Info Vol
Monday, April 21, 2014      21 comments

Dear Ultimate Skiers, You really scared me! This weekend I worked as an information volunteer at Pinkham Notch Visitor’s Center at, the foot of Mt Washington here in beautiful New Hampshire. While most of the country is enjoying a warm sp... Read more
Great Day on the Mountain!
Sunday, April 20, 2014      20 comments

Mt. Washington has perfect conditions for skiing! 10 degrees and 10 MPH winds. Clear skies. Yesterday, conditions were very poor. I am the Information Volunteer at the base, working to keep everyone safe on the mountain.... Read more
VACATION!
Saturday, April 19, 2014      19 comments

Dylan is improving, vacation has started. Today I am an information volunteer at Pinkham Notch. We are at the foot of Mt. Washington, helping keep the Spring skiiers safe.... Read more
Good News!/ Buenas Noticias!
Friday, April 18, 2014      30 comments

My grandson Dylan was diagnosed with pneumonia a week ago. He has been on a ventilator since last Saturday. Today he is once again breathing on his own. Thank you for your love, support and prayers. Dylan is on the mend! ... Read more
To breathe Easier
Thursday, April 17, 2014      26 comments

We will all breathe easier when Dylan comes off the ventilator. The doctors are starting to wean him off the machine, and he is beginning to breathe on his own. Thank you ... Read more
Stabalizing!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      27 comments

Dylan's condition has stabilized. He is still on the ventilator, and recovery will be long, but there will be full recovery. His brother and sister want him home!... Read more

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