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March 13 - Rough week...

Friday, March 13, 2015      7 comments

My dear 89 year old mother who is an amputee fell and broke her only remaining ankle. We spent this week with her in the hospital after the doctor installed an external fixater. She will spend time in a skilled nursing facility until the swellin... Read more

I am happy to be back!

Sunday, March 01, 2015      7 comments

After 8 months of stagnation, I am finally moving again, making time for exercise and water and using my fitbit again. Thank God, He gave me the willingness to start again. Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Be... Read more

Friday - the lost and found

Friday, May 09, 2014      7 comments

Really tired tonight. Did you ever imagine while you were raising kids that it would never be over - just training for bigger babies. Mother is to the point that she can do less and less for herself and it is just tiring to take her for a 6 hour... Read more

Thursday - another day...

Thursday, May 08, 2014      2 comments

I gave Mom a bath first thing this morning and voila! no stinking water. Then I took Mother to hairdresser. She could hardly walk or get into the car. I think the fall yesterday may have made her sore. When we returned home the electricians turn... Read more

Wednesday - the last busy day before summer...

Wednesday, May 07, 2014      2 comments

Today was the last day of this years BSF and it was share day. I really did enjoy listening to all the share with tears streaming down. then took DS to the car rental to head to Austin. When I got home the plumbers were still there working... Read more

Tuesday was supposed to be slow...

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      3 comments

I planned on filing bunches of paperwork and doing little else but then the new plumber came over. We have a huge problem with our water. Smells like sulfur most of the time. It seems like gas water heaters burn it f off but we have electric wat... Read more

Monday - what a beautiful day!

Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

DS wanted to drive to Shreveport to shop for clothes. The drive was just beautiful. I went with her but mainly to babysit Mother. I pushed Mother around a bunch of stores and We eventually ended up in Marshall picking up her new rolling shower c... Read more

Saturday - full of work I like...

Saturday, May 03, 2014      3 comments

I love to mow! Having said that, my life is full of acreage to mow - so I am glad I like it. There are about 4 acres I mow at the old house with a zero turn and a tractor with a finishing mower. In the cool of the morning, the birds love the mo... Read more

Friday funny - Traveling...

Saturday, May 03, 2014      2 comments

Yes, I made our reservation to go to Montana today on one of those travel sites. By the time I finished I didn't even remember which site I had used. I always feel that as... Read more

Thursday... Help me remember, please.

Thursday, May 01, 2014      7 comments

My cholesterol was within good range in January and I was still supposed to be working on it. Some how I forgot. Well, test results came back and I was shocked. DH and I had reversed numbers. His was down and mine was way up. Read more

Tuesday and I won!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      5 comments

In 2012, DS won two tickets to Antique Roadshow in Corpus Christi. Today I found out I won tickets to Bismark, ND. And why would I want to go there? It's not far from my oldest. I hope to work out the logistics and I hope DH can go with me. It... Read more

Monday and I am beat...

Monday, April 28, 2014      8 comments

We had tornado alerts on our phones until about 4:30 this morning. Which means DH was out it the lightning and thunder videoing it. Which means he just had to come back and replay the highlights. At one point we thought a window was going to cav... Read more

Sunday - peaceful day...

Sunday, April 27, 2014      4 comments

I usually make a big breakfast on Sunday but i have cut back and it takes less time and I am less stressed. We had a quiet service at church. One of the kids who is going to the movies with us this afternoon came home with us for lunch. We... Read more

Saturday - we all worked but DH worked harder...

Saturday, April 26, 2014      5 comments

DH picked up a stump grinder at 7, cranked it up at 7:15 and worked on stumps until 5:45. First thing I marched out to tell him to put on safety goggles, caught my foot i... Read more

Friday funny - How men peel apples

Friday, April 25, 2014      9 comments
GAfwYvtnTy0 We drove to Marshall to a medical supply store to find a lift for Mother. We had lunch at an antique store and drove around looking at old houses and happened on the Starr family home... Read more

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