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A good book
Saturday, March 27, 2010      9 comments

Our local library system is very convenient, in that I can go online, see which books are available that I have on my "to read" list, reserve them and have them sent to the branch only a half mile from my house and have them ready for me to pick... Read more
Inconsistency Award
Friday, February 26, 2010      3 comments

In January I was awarded the Consistency Award. I remember seeing that on some other pages before and thought that was a good one to get. We can achieve anything we want as long as we stick with it. But that was January and February was a... Read more
Thank you, people of Birmingham!
Friday, January 22, 2010      2 comments

Last night, my younger daughter living in Birmingham, called crying hysterically. She had called me earlier in the day saying she was having the best day. But with this phone call she said her best day had turned into a nightmare. Kriss... Read more
My "Baby" can't be 30??
Friday, December 25, 2009      2 comments

I'm here at the hospital this Christmas working and it's unusually busy for a holiday emoticon But these patients... Read more
Sweet memories
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday my mom received a copy of her old hometown newspaper from a friend. Nothing was highlighted so she wasn't sure why she received it but as it is a very small paper, she proceeded to read through it fairly quickly. It was only when she... Read more
Gone too long and it shows :(
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      3 comments

I have returned. The last six weeks have been nuts!! First my weekend with my parents for their anniversary, then three 12 hour shifts before leaving the next morning for a quick trip to Phoenix. I came back and had three weeks of overtime be... Read more
WOO HOO
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      4 comments

I had a great weekend, going to SW Michigan with my husband's family and doing some wine tasting. I am not a true vinophile by any means, but enjoy a glass now and then. But it was a glorious day and we visited seven interesting wineries and f... Read more
Spreading joy
Monday, September 07, 2009      1 comments

I got on an elevator this morning in the basement with two other hospital employees. I was heading up to the 4th floor. It stopped at the first and a Pink Lady volunteer, probably pushing 80, got on. Without saying hello she just started tel... Read more
The sun also rises
Thursday, August 27, 2009      3 comments

Whoever invented the alarm clock is NOT a friend of mine! I hate mornings.....always have, and probably always will. My body loves working the evening shift, but it is not compatible with a good family life - therefore, I will continue answer... Read more
A new wakeup call
Sunday, August 23, 2009      2 comments

Despite the extra weight I've been carrying, I have been pretty healthy. I am starting to get out of breath more than I should on stairs and long walks and that concerns me, but not until today did I really get worried. This evening, while... Read more
Going Home
Friday, July 31, 2009      6 comments

Last night I had a truly blessed and wonderful experience. About five years ago, when I was probably at one of my lowest points, I found a church...and more importantly a church choir...that lifted me up in a way I had not been in quite a while... Read more
Just the Way You Are
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      4 comments

Last night I had a wonderful evening out in Chicago with my husband and friends, attending a Billy Joel & Elton John concert - it couldn't have been a more perfect night. The third song into the concert was "Just the Way You Are" and as always ... Read more
You get what you ask for
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      3 comments

When I first started this journey, I knew I couldn't do it alone. I needed something much more powerful than myself to help me along. So I try to remember to pray daily that God will help me succeed at becoming the person I am intended to be, ... Read more
I'm sorry, Sarah
Monday, June 08, 2009      1 comments

I have read that one way to know if you are fat (other than looking in the mirror and getting on the scale) is if you go out of your way to avoid people - not go to a reunion or party where you may run into friends and acquaintances from your pa... Read more
Let the journey begin...
Friday, June 05, 2009      2 comments

Well....the journey began two weeks ago, I'm just a procrastinator in everything else so why not here, too..right?? I've never blogged before but I can't imagine a more safe and secure community in which to pour out our most private thoughts, t... Read more

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