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Kittie, Jona & flowers

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I am still babysitting my daughter's Natalie cats Kittie & Jona
Kittie likes to keep cool by sleeping in the bowl in the bathroom. Jona likes to sleep

Even though it has been hot here my flowers are doing good - even my chili pepper plant is giving me chili :) but I did loose a couple of plants because of the heat :(

Hope everybody is keeping cool and have a great weekend

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BARBANNA 8/7/2014 10:19PM

    I love all the cats and flowers. The cats are precious and the flowers are amazing! Have a great family reunion and enjoy your company! emoticon

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FRAN0426 7/24/2014 11:44PM

    Cute kitties your watching for you daughter, sounds like they have adjusted well staying with you. You flowers are beautiful, and with all the heat you have been having that is an accomplishment.

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SEATTLE58 7/24/2014 9:30PM

    The kitties are so darling and I love your colorful flowers. They all look so vibrant, including the kitties!! emoticon

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    Your plants are beautiful and the kitties are adorable. Kittie looks very amusing!! They are obviously both taken care of well and don't miss any meals. LOL.

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HICKOK-HALEY 7/24/2014 6:07PM

    The cats put a smile on my face. Kittie sure looks like Cruzer. Your flower garden is looking fantastic this year. I lost my Petunias due to the heat. The Chili's and Roses look real good!

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RAPUNZEL53 7/24/2014 5:50PM

  Great Pictures!

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Cousin Al

Sunday, July 06, 2014

My cousin Al will be 49 this September and he is in remission from his cancer for the last several years. He plays in a baseball league in the San Diego area for the age group of 45 and older. They made it to the playoffs a few Sundays ago but lost the game to be champions. He said they have another chance in October to become champions. In my book he already is. During his series of chemo he never gave up and he pressed on to handle the effects of his chemo. I was there to help him through it. He now works out every day and keeps himself in shape to play baseball. I am very proud of him.

He was very happy to have his two nephews come and cheer him on during the 2nd game.

Hope everybody had a great 4th of July :)

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TERRY631 7/14/2014 4:10PM

    Just seeing this now, because I was away. Cheers to him for all that he has overcome and for making it with his team into the playoffs. He looks great and much younger than his age!

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HICKOK-HALEY 7/8/2014 12:54AM

    Tell Al he doesn't look his age. He keeps in shape alright. Even though his team didn't win the big game, they did great. His Nephews are adorable!

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BARBANNA 7/7/2014 8:09PM

    Totally inspiration story thanks for sharing. You are great for supporting him, I am sure that made a big impact. Thanks for sharing! I hope he wins in October! emoticon

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FRAN0426 7/6/2014 5:40PM

    Sounds like a great guy, and continued remission I pray for him. Love the way you are in his corner. A lot of people just sit and worry about their cancer returning, that is an unknown---better to enjoy the time you have, than regret not doing so while you can live. Your cousin is doing a great job with that.

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    Al sounds like a wonderful guy. And you are a terrific cousin. I love the way that your family is so close. You have your priorities straight.

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HMBROWN1 7/6/2014 1:49PM

    Best wishes to you and your brother. Glad to hear that he is doing well.

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Kitte & Joana - Mother's Day Gift & Camping :) & flowers

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Umm - as you can tell Kittie is a Dodger fan & she loves to sun by the sliding door.

Flowers from my sister for mother's day & a very nice candle from my daughter Shelley for Mother's Day.

Then there is Jona with her serious face.

Went on a quick camping trip this weekend - near Bishop - - it was a nice weekend - warm - very relaxing - did walking in the morning and afternoon and especially to go to the restroom was a really good walk.

Came home and was glad to see my flowers did well even though I hadn't watered them for two days.

Hope everybody is having a great week :)

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BARBANNA 7/4/2014 5:14PM

    Thanks for the fantastic Spark Goodie! I am very appreciate of your friendship and sweet words in my journey. Life is crazy sometimes but the one constant is my Spark buddies and their outstanding support. Thanks so much! emoticon

These pictures speak volumes about you and your family! You are wonderful!! emoticon emoticon

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TERRY631 6/19/2014 2:40PM

    Loved seeing all of the pictures :) Flowers, card, candle, camping trip...all are so nice :) emoticon

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FRAN0426 6/11/2014 9:33PM

    Glad you had a nice time camping this past weekend Marlinda. Your flowers look beautiful and love the Mother's Day gifrs.

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    Loved the pictures of the kitties. They are sooooooooooo cute!!

Your mother's day gifts were really nice!

Loved the pics of the camping trip too. Made we want to get outside.

The flowers are very nice. I love all of the colors!

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KENDRACARROLL 6/11/2014 1:28PM

    Thanks for sharing your pictures.
Love the pics of your camping trip.
Always great to get out of town.

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SHAMROCKY2K 6/11/2014 2:23AM

    Love the pictures.. Nothing in the world quite like camping! emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 6/11/2014 1:41AM

    I haven't been up there for years. It is pretty. Glad you had the chance to go!

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Flowers in my front area.

Back patio area. The dirt in my yard is so difficult to work with - also I have issues with roots. When I was trying to plant my little flowers it was hard - but I did it and I think it looks pretty good. When I water - I need to make sure it goes to the roots because when I dig around the dirt - it is dry.

Hope everyone is having a great weekend.

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BARBANNA 5/10/2014 7:07PM

    HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! emoticon

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BARBANNA 5/3/2014 11:50PM

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KENDRACARROLL 4/29/2014 3:17PM

    Beautiful :)

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FRAN0426 4/28/2014 1:01AM

    You did a fantastic job planting your flowers, should be even more lovely when they grow some.

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IMREITE 4/27/2014 9:12PM

    It is still too cold by us to plant annuals or new plants but my daffys are up.

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TERRY631 4/27/2014 7:15PM

    Beautiful flowers, Marlinda :) I especially love the roses.

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/27/2014 2:15PM

    Looking cheery. Love all of the colors. The cart is cute, so is the snail. Your roses bushes are beautiful. Is the yellow/green an Iceburg? What a unusual color. I like it!! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/27/2014 12:49PM

    Love the flowers!! So pretty! I wish I could grow roses but Japanese beetles here have a feast on them.

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Mom's Birthday

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Mom visiting with Jona - Jona hadn't seen mom for a while and was giving her hugs and kisses.

Mom participated in the Easter egg hunt and won a small ducky :)

Yummy ice cream cake for mom :)

Went to Morongo for my mom's birthday - she was happy - she won her money back plus a little extra. She had fun but she said her finger hurt from pushing the Spin button :)

One of the homeowners where I live gave my mom a birthday lunch. We had fun. She has a very pretty show dog and my mom enjoyed holding her.

She just turned 89 years old and what she enjoys to do is work in her big back yard.

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MERRYMARY42 4/26/2014 7:31PM

    beautiful lady, you are truly blessed

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TEENY2BEE 4/26/2014 2:58PM

    Oh my gosh...she's just charming!!!! Mamas are special so glad you still have yours and she is in such good health!!!! emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/26/2014 2:55PM

    Such cute pictures of your Mom. She looks very happy. Always a good thing to get your money back. Jona is so pretty. The dog is so tiny lol. Sure is pretty though. Your Mom got the works for her birthday, and she deserved it. Give her a hug for me! emoticon

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    I loved these pictures!!! Your mom certainly doesn't look 89. I guess you are as young as you feel and she looks like she feels great. I can see your resemblance to her. Great genes.

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