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New Grandson

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      15 comments

It's been a long time since I have been able to post. I'm off on a holiday today and decided to use my extra piece of time to announce the arrival of a new grandson. He was born yesterday at 12:36pm, weighed 9#2oz and was 20 " long. Nash Otto is... Read more

Another check-off

Wednesday, September 02, 2015      8 comments

Honey is now available in book form. For the past few months I have been slowly checking off activities, desires, hopes...whatever you want to call it..on a personal 'bucket' list. I have had a good life, sometimes filled with drama and somet... Read more

you should be...

Friday, August 21, 2015      7 comments

Recently I heard a comment "if you were a good Christian, you would"...and the person went on to express her point. It made me look at several things..,,,and most not related to my religion. We live in a society that has developed the habit o... Read more


Monday, August 17, 2015      7 comments

I've been taking my medications and have started losing weight again...just a pound at a time but I can feel the difference and am breathing better. Life is a whirlwind right now and I'm okay with it all..but as usual there will be challenges. O... Read more


Monday, August 10, 2015      10 comments

Today I checked with what my editor has been telling me and found Honey on To see the book available was like getting a hug from Bill. I feel a bittersweet joy in finally completing what I promised him, and am praying that it opens u... Read more

And then...

Wednesday, August 05, 2015      8 comments

As some of you know I lost my Bill last Fall. for the last nine months I have struggled to find solid ground to stand on. I fell back on old, bad habits for comfort and have gained most of the weight back that took me so long to lose. Yesterday ... Read more

Still something..after all these years

Thursday, June 18, 2015      12 comments

I've found myself isolating more and more. God has been kind and kept me busy, but the days melt into each other and I lose track of time easily. A friend in the clinic encouraged me yesterday to be less worried/concerned about vices I've adopte... Read more


Thursday, June 11, 2015      14 comments

This morning, just before 7am I got a call to tell me that my Honey's brother, the last of the four siblings, passed away last night at his home. I'll be going to the funeral on Saturday. sure makes the road rockier. God was good to inspire Jimm... Read more

Just a hello

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      11 comments

It's been so long. I have been roaming through my mind trying to find solid ground and still seem to be floundering. I've gained back at least half of the weight that it took so long to get off, gave away about 70% of my clothes, have cleaned an... Read more

Thanks to my SP gang

Friday, February 06, 2015      8 comments

None of you will ever know how much I appreciate you! Thank you... Read more

Still functioning

Thursday, February 05, 2015      11 comments

I was in the front office today when a voice called out from the waiting room...'How's that old man of yours?".. I didn't catch that the question was addressing me, but the staff suddenly got very quiet. I turned around and the voice asked again... Read more

Still trudging on

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      8 comments

It was particularly cold day by the time evening came around last Sunday I went to early service, then Sunday School, and later ran a few errands while waiting for sister. I parked in the lot of the church once I was done and watched the congr... Read more


Saturday, January 03, 2015      9 comments

The begonias continue to flourish and bloom in the planter in my office. I will be a little sad and somewhat disappointed when and if they fade back. The dark pink blossoms have given me a bit of distraction from the mundane routines all during ... Read more

And the new normal begins....

Friday, January 02, 2015      11 comments

I have really been distracted by all the grief and turmoil of the last few months. I have, of course, continued to pray and take the one step at a time routine, but now it's becoming time to get up out of the dust and get going on life again. I'... Read more

Clothes make the man???

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      9 comments

I woke up this morning to a dusting of snow on the ground. There are times, especially when I don’t have to be anywhere at a specific time, when I don’t mind seeing weather like this slip in. I heard a weatherman refer to it as ‘sugar coating’. ... Read more

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