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Saturday, February 25, 2017      18 comments

I am so very fortunate to have two sisters I adore and who love everything about me! emoticon This past weeken... Read more
One day at a time
Thursday, February 23, 2017      21 comments

My family is still on hold...counting the days until March 13th, the date for my dear son's first surgery in his battle with stage IV colon cancer after four months of miserable chemo. Here he is with my wonderful DIL, my sis who was visitingl... Read more
Miss Pearl at three
Sunday, February 19, 2017      15 comments

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As good news as we could expect
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      20 comments

My dear younger son, Patrick, father of my three sweet grandbabies, was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer last September. He had just turned 46 and so had never had a colonoscopy. We have no family history of cancer of any kind. He has ... Read more
Disappointing day
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      18 comments

My son and my wonderful daughter-in-law went to Boston and spent the night there to get to a 9a.m. appointment at Dana Farber this morning to do pre-op testing and plan the surgeries needed to continue his battle with advanced colon cancer (he h... Read more
Slow but steady
Saturday, January 28, 2017      12 comments

So far so good in 2017 in my weight loss/health goals. It is not good walking weather and I will need to build back up to a decent walk after it warms up but I will, that I know. ... Read more
Get in the water!
Thursday, January 26, 2017      14 comments

I've said it before and I'll say it again... if you possibly can, get in some warm water and MOVE! emoticon ... Read more
This and that...and say YES to SP Premium!
Saturday, January 14, 2017      13 comments

My sweet little grandkids are sleeping over tonight....this was the earliest they have ever all fallen 8:30...just perfect, as my dear man and I want to watch an important Patriots football game tonight. Their parents took a little... Read more
Happily snowed in!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      14 comments

We brought our three sweet grandchildren here for a sleepover allowing their mom to have a quick overnight respite with a friend on Block Island (she taught there for a few years a long time ago) and allow their dad, undergoing chemo, to have a ... Read more
I am worth it!
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      13 comments

Hahahaha...splurged the $29 for a lifetime of Premium SP. I am coming up on my 8th Sparkaversary next week and I have enjoyed it for free all these years...have learned so very much and made so many friends! And more importantly, I may have... Read more
Premium SP?
Sunday, January 01, 2017      14 comments

Happy New Year! Day ONE of a shiny new year. Make it a good one, as best you can. emoticon At one point I... Read more
Warm and wonderful Christmas holiday
Monday, December 26, 2016      15 comments

I cannot ever remember such a beautiful family day as we had yesterday. emoticon Not sure if we just hit every... Read more
All is well!
Friday, December 23, 2016      14 comments

Hello, dear Sparkpeeps. emoticon Here I sit, by the tiny Christmas tree decorated by my wee grandchildren, ca... Read more
Best possible news at this point!
Monday, December 12, 2016      19 comments

Just came from my dear son's chemo treatment center (5th round of what we thought would be 6 but will actually continue until his surgery in January or February) and the results of his first scan last week were very encouraging. ... Read more
Friday, December 09, 2016      17 comments

Some would say that was an easy move (yesterday's upsizing from a condo to our new house) and we have certainly had much worse (we moved 13 times in the first ten years we were married as my dear man was in the Air Force...but then we moved back... Read more

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