Monthly Archives: September 2012

Day 274

I’m thankful for a great church service today. After the message, our pastor held an impromptu water baptism. The staff knew what was going on, but not the parishoners. I wasn’t able to attend. It was my week to greet, … Continue reading

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Day 273

I’m thankful that I’ve had both my children home this week. It was good to have Dad come over for lunch. He didn’t stay long, but that’s the norm for him. He’s understandably worried about Mom, as we never know … Continue reading

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Day 272

I’m thankful that my children came to visit their grandparents with me this morning. Mom wasn’t coherent, but Dad appreciated seeing them. After that, we had lunch with a special friends of mine. This gal has gone through some hard … Continue reading

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Day 271

Today I’m thankful for some good writing. Well, I think it was good writing, anyway. 🙂 I’m also thankful for the young yard guys we hired. Though we were burned by the first entrepreneur we hired, and the established guy … Continue reading

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Day 270

Today’s visit with Mom and Dad was another difficult one. I was only able to detect one or two words Mom spoke. I’m thankful for the wonderful nursing home nurses and CNA’s who take care of her, and for Hospice … Continue reading

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Choices: part 2

In my previous post I wrote about my daughter, Jamie. Today I’d like to focus on my son, Josh.  Josh, like his mother, is a writer. Unlike his mother, he’s also an artist. When he puts the two together he … Continue reading

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Day 269

I’m thankful for a smooth flight from Houston back to Jacksonville. I didn’t see any planes coming at me this time, which was a definite plus. Fact of the matter, the flight was so wide open (we fly standby) that … Continue reading

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Day 268

Today I’m thankful for a quiet day: A little shopping this morning, some actual writing this afternoon (even though I’m on a mini vacation), and a fantastic dinner tonight. We head home in the morning, and I’ll miss my mom-in-law … Continue reading

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Day 267

Today I’m thankful that my mother-in-law, who is 91, is of sound mind and gets around as well as I do. Today we spent time with her and her sister (93). They have lived together since my father-in-law passed away … Continue reading

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Day 266

Wow! only 100 days left until the end of the year. Where has the time gone? Today (yesterday actually) I’m thankful for a great visit with my sister, Ann. She always makes me laugh. We shopped and ate and talked … Continue reading

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