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Wednesday, January 01, 2014      11 comments

Greg, my son, has lost his battle with cancer. The Lord took him early Monday morning. He last couple of days were very difficult - he could no longer move and was having a hard time breathing. But, he had gone to sleep and aroused only brief... Read more
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Sunday, December 08, 2013      1 comments

Just received this from my sister Linda, in Medford, Oregon. Right now they are at 3 degrees and we are at minus 3 degrees. But, we are so thankful that we have h... Read more
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      4 comments

My sister said there was snow in their forecast but it did not arrive - she lives in SW Oregon - but this morning the snow is getting dumped here in Pendleton. True, we do get snow here, but we had sunshine in the forecast - not snow. And... Read more
Geoff's Santa
Sunday, December 01, 2013      2 comments

Am getting out a few Christmas decorations - just trying to get into the Holiday spirit. And, this little fellow was a gift to my middle son from his Grandmother many years ago - filled with ribbon candy. Finally last year I got it out and r... Read more
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Saturday, November 30, 2013      2 comments

No plans for today - just a quiet day watching more StarGate with Greg and more knitting. Am knitting fingerless gloves for my daughter - and the pattern is such fun to do. ... Read more
Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29, 2013      2 comments

Well, I was planning a quiet Thanksgiving Day with my two sons and their Dad. And really it was - just seemed long and i was really tired when everyone did leave. Their Dad come about 1 and we ate about 2 - dinner was quite simple - turkey... Read more
Wednesday, October 16
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday afternoon Greg and I went to Shari's to see a friend - Holly had worked at the Red Lion and then moved over to Shari's where she is now evening Supervisor. We had not been to see her for way too long - so we really enjoyed visiting wi... Read more
Friday, October 4
Friday, October 04, 2013      2 comments

Well, did not get to my to-do list this week. When Greg was still living in Medford, he picked up a very special friend, Dale. Dale and his daughter, Sarah, came up to visit in June after they learned about Greg's illness. Then they came agai... Read more
More Knitting
Monday, September 30, 2013      1 comments

I think I am addicted!! Met with Elaine and Barb for more knitting this afternoon. Elaine is knitting a prayer shawl and Barb is knitting a sweater for her hubby for Christmas - and, of course, I am still making socks for Christmas. We had su... Read more
Friday, September 27, 2013      2 comments

Went to the Cookie Tree this morning to meet with a couple of other knitters - such fun!! Mina and Elaine are knitting Prayer Shawls. They give them to the Hospital and the shawls are given to cancer patients in the Cancer Center. They are so... Read more
Quote of the Day
Friday, August 30, 2013      3 comments

Just have to share this quote I found this morning. I think it fits so well with where I am today. I so often think "I can't do that" and don't even try. So I just... Read more
A BBQ Last Night
Friday, August 23, 2013      3 comments

Had such fun yesterday evening - went with a neighbor to a bbq put on by the hospital. We had hamburgers with all the fixings and watermelon. Oh, and the baked beans and potato salad were the very best!! The Pendleton Round-Up is in a co... Read more
My Sister's Birthday
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

Today is my sweet Sister's Birthday - she is 70 today. Where, or where, have the years gone?? One time my Mother told me she feels 16 and then looks in the mirror. I told her to just break the mirror and be 16. Perhaps that 16 year old... Read more
Saturday, July 27
Saturday, July 27, 2013      2 comments

How quickly life can change!! Just a coupe of months ago, Greg had his surgery- he has had the radiation and the chemo. And they have really knocked him for a loo;!! So he has decided not to have anymore treatment - at least not for now. ... Read more
Monday, July 22, 2013      4 comments

Greg has had a round of chemo - 3 days - and i think he has about decided not to have any more. Today he has a blood draw and Wed. a consultation with the doctor. Then he will decide. But, even if he does not have any now he can still have so... Read more

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