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Thursday, December 2, 2021 — A very good day today. I’m tired tonight because I was up late last night and then when I did go to bed, I couldn’t get to sleep. Off to bed around 1:45 a.m., and … Continue reading

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Sunday, November 28, 2021 — “Like the drop of a hat.” Just that quick, Robert fell asleep with his cup of coffee in his hand. I’ve just finished cleaning up one of the moments I’m sure some of you have … Continue reading

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Friday, November 26, 2021 — Today has been quiet as a church mouse! I did get my first row done on my Victory quilt and discovered I’d misread the directions. <sigh> But all is not lost, the quilt will just … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021 — I saw the date on my monitor and realized that we’re one month away from Christmas Eve. Hard to believe. I have to wonder if there isn’t some universal law of time that alters our … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 — What a day today has been. I went to bed a bit after 1 a.m. and woke at 5:30 a.m. My sleep was very light because I was anxious about today’s appointment with the dermatologist. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 — I received an e-mail update from a fellow caregiver whose husband has MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment). He went in for a checkup recently and his diagnosis was changed to that of Mild Alzheimer’s. She went … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 — I had another ‘driving a car with no brakes’ dream last night. Funny thing is that the car was my step-mother’s huge Cadillac (no, she didn’t own a Cadillac so I have no idea why … Continue reading

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Monday, November 15, 2021 — One of the persistent problems with dementia is that the person eventually doesn’t care about their personal care. Robert stopped wanting to get his hair cut several months ago. I’ve trimmed it a couple of … Continue reading

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Monday, November 15, 2021 — There’s work being done on our telephone poles today. They’re installing fiber optic cable for a new cable service, RACE Communications. We’ve waited quite a while for this and look forward to having another option … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 — I thought my sewing days were brought to a halt, but after finishing the quilt for the niece’s new grand-baby, I had the strong urge to sew something! I had packed away 99% of my … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 11, 2011 — Veteran’s Day! A day to remember and honor all those who served. I am grateful for every day service men and women have spent in keeping our freedom safe. It’s a debt that can never … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 — One of the things I did manage to buy at the grocery store was a tri-tip roast. They had them on sale (if you were a member of their ‘club’, which I am) and the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 — I had a busy day yesterday and utterly collapsed at the end of the day. I only managed a part of the grocery shopping I had on my list before I just ran out of … Continue reading

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Monday, November 8, 2021 — Today would have been my mother’s birthday. HER mother’s birthday would have been yesterday. Growing up, I always got the two dates confused, never remembering whose came first. Nevertheless, Happy Birthday Mom and Granny, wherever … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 30, 2021 — One more day before my family arrives for a visit. Leisa, the younger sister of our niece Jeanette, flew to San Diego with her good friend Sarah on Tuesday of this past week. They went … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 — What a fantastic day today has been. It started with an e-mail from the daughter-in-law of the place we hope to purchase in Mountain Aire Estates. She says they will hopefully be finished clearing the … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 — Woke up around 6 a.m. and decided I needed to get up. I pulled the blind up in the bedroom window and saw nothing but white. Needless to say, it’s cold today!!! Last evening, Robert … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021–The housekeepers were supposed to have come yesterday, but apparently I hadn’t requested that they return every 2 weeks. A call to the organizer brought them to clean today. As they were leaving, I said, “Not this … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 — Another small world story or two… I took the baby quilt over to my long-arm friend’s to be quilted. She’s really quick and when I got home from running errands today, there was a message … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 — In tribute to a good friend who left us far too soon. Image borrowed from http://www.space.com Northern Lightsby Cindy Simon (c) 2009 (aka Seedys) Face a-tingleToes burnHead tipped skywardI slowly turn Heart dancesEyes alightMy soul … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 — It’s cold this morning — 30 deg. on the deck and the poor hummingbird’s feeder is frozen. Hoarfrost on the ground and no birds moving means it’s too cold for them to be out hunting … Continue reading

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Monday, October 18, 2021 — The best laid plans … I was going to get up, get dressed immediately, and head out to water the layout. It is Monday, after all. But as I sat in the bathroom, looking through … Continue reading

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Sunday, October 17, 2021 — It’s over — our 3-day garage sale is done, Finit! all closed up and the remains put away, to be donated, one box at a time or perhaps, a phone call to Caring & Sharing … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 16, 2021 — It’s the weekend and the second day of our three-day garage sale. Yesterday went fairly good, with spits and spurts of buyers. I sold far less fabric than I thought I would, but perhaps it’ll … Continue reading

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Wednesday evening, October 13, 2021 — They say that all good things come to those who wait. Well, we’ve been waiting and wonder upon wonders, I received an e-mail from the daughter-in-law of the man who owned Unit #26 at … Continue reading

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