LMSW55
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Oh my! I have not updated this blog since November 2010!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      6 comments

Time flies! I love to write blog entries and I now realize that I have been absent since my dad's passing. I can say that this weekend, I went walking at North Mountain (right behind my house) on both Saturday and Sunday. I needed to reconne... Read more
Every day is a chance for renewal
Monday, November 29, 2010      9 comments

Every day is a chance to renew your dedication to a journey of mystery, wonderment and curiosity. Free yourself from self imposed limits. Connect your mind, body and spirit and you will create a more balanced space for yourself. Blossom int... Read more
NOVEMBER IS COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS MONTH
Sunday, November 14, 2010      5 comments

I COUNT MY BLESSINGS TODAY IN REALIZING THAT I HAVE GAINED 4 POUNDS SINCE MY LAST WEIGH IN AND NOW I AM AWARE AND PREPARED TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. I AM ALSO BLESSED TO HAVE FRIENDS TO SHARE THANKSGIVING WITH IN CASE I CANNOT BE BACK EAST WITH... Read more
This is my 1st blog since dad passed away
Sunday, October 31, 2010      11 comments

Wow! It is the last day of October and I have not written a blog during this entire month! October flew by! A memorial service for my dad was held 10/10/10 and what a beautiful litany of memories and music we, my family, created. I forgot ho... Read more
I will raise you up on eagle's wings
Thursday, September 30, 2010      18 comments

THIS AFTERNOON REV ROBERT SHIPPEE'S PHYSICAL BODY RELEASED HIS SPIRIT TO MEET LOVED ONES ON THE OTHER SIDE. WHAT A LEGACY HE LEAVES WITH US! MY DAD, A RETIRED UNITED METHODIST MINISTER, VISITED THE SICK IN THEIR HOMES OR IN THE HOSPITAL, HELPE... Read more
I AM HUMBLED.....
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      12 comments

DAD HAD ANOTHER MASSIVE STROKE 2 DAYS AGO AND IS IN A COMA. HE IS A CLEVER MAN. HIS FIRST STROKE LEFT HIM UNABLE TO SPEAK, BUT HIS SILENCE SPOKE VOLUMES. HE WAS CONSCIOUS THEN. DAD MANAGED TO GET ALL 6 OF HIS CHILDREN TO MAKE A PILGRIMAGE TO... Read more
LIFE IS A JOURNEY - I DON'T THINK I REALLY THOUGHT ABOUT THIS UNTIL NOW
Friday, September 24, 2010      12 comments

MY DAD HAD A MASSIVE STROKE TUESDAY 9/14/10. MY FOLKS ARE 87 YRS OLD, SO IT WASN'T AS IF I WASN'T EXPECTING A CALL SOMEDAY REGARDING THEIR HEALTH AND MORTALITY. I HAD ALREADY PURCHASED AN AIRLINE TICKET FOR THE WEEKEND OF 9/15/10 BECAUSE MOM W... Read more
Wow! My first 2 weeks at the new job have flown by!
Saturday, July 31, 2010      11 comments

THE NEW JOB MAKES ME HAPPY, EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE CLEAR CHALLENGES WITH HUMAN BEINGS DEALING WITH ALL TYPES OF ABUSE, MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE. I WENT TO SEDONA LAST WEEKEND AND LIT CANDLES AT THE CHAPEL OF THE HOLY CROSS FOR EVERY... Read more
WOW! Independence Day and everything is coming up roses!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      11 comments

I JUST REALIZED I DIDN'T BLOG AT ALL IN JUNE! WHAT A DIFFERENCE A MONTH CAN MAKE! I HAVE A NEW JOB BEGINNING JULY 12TH, A WHOLE NEW ADVENTURE. I LOOK FORWARD TO LEARNING SO MANY NEW THINGS. AND I WILL SURELY BE WORKING DAY HOURS WITH WEEKEND... Read more
I need to get out of my way!
Monday, May 10, 2010      10 comments

There is a little song I have been listening to and it says "if you want it, you can have it, when you get out of the way; if you ask for it, it is given, when you get out of the way; if you dream it, it can happen, when you get out of the way;... Read more
Free at last!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      14 comments

Free at last from my neck collar! W00 HOO! I am a little sore which is to be expected. Time to find a job. I applied for 2 jobs today. Keep me on your prayer lists! Thank you again for all the well wishes! Your spark page comments,... Read more
Next Wednesday 4/14 is my big day!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      14 comments

It is with enthusiastic anticipation that I await the outcome of my doctor's visit 4/14! I am visualizing completely healed xrays and a doctor who will marvel at how quickly I have healed. Imagine! By next week, I can see myself driving, play... Read more
It's been 7 weeks of transformation!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

Wow! Today marks 7 weeks since my life changed from a fall at home. Who knew that life could be so dramatic?! I have a new found respect for things I took for granted. Things like showering, driving, bending, chewing, typing, being able to c... Read more
I am out of commission
Thursday, February 11, 2010      27 comments

Sunday 1/31/10 - Fell off stepladder at home, broke neck, wrist, nose. Am typing with one hand! Gotta go!... Read more
Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers.
Saturday, January 16, 2010      8 comments

Good morning my Spark friends. I just want to let you know that I am swamped with training at my new job, so I have been off of Sparkpeople for days. This does not mean any of you are outta sight, outta mind. I feel so warm and fuzzy when I t... Read more

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