Monthly Archives: November 2012

Day 344

Today I’m thankful that Dad and I finally got to see a movie together. We’ve been planning it for weeks, but it didn’t work out until today. We saw Lincoln, which was excellent. I hope History teachers all across the … Continue reading

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Day 343

Today was one of my lovely “I’m not leaving the house” days. Though I lacked in the writing I’d planned on getting done, I did get some work done around the house, and helped my dad contact the Canadian pension … Continue reading

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Day 342

Today I’m thankful for seeing a genuine smile on my father’s face, and hearing peace and joy in his voice. We took our gifts to the nurses and staff, hugged a few necks and said our thanks. After that, we … Continue reading

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Day 341

  I’m really thankful to be nearly done with my Christmas shopping. I still have wrapping to do, but I enjoy that even more than the shopping. I’m looking forward to seeing Dad tomorrow and bringing a small “thank you” … Continue reading

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Day 340

Because we’re in a much larger facility now, I need to get to church earlier on the days that I serve. Today I’m thankful that my husband got up early so that I wouldn’t have to drive on my own. … Continue reading

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Day 339

Today I’m thankful for cool weather, Christmas shopping and pulling out my Christmas decorations. (Pictures tomorrow) Rick, Josh, Jamie and I sat around the fire pit and toasted marshmallows. I love family time. Jamie and Josh.  Tweet

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Day 338

I’m thankful for family time. I enjoyed cooking our Thanksgiving meal and sharing it with Josh, who finally made it into town, and Dad, who didn’t stay long, but at least he came. 🙂 I’m also thankful for the crazy … Continue reading

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Day 337

Today I’m thankful for memories. Tweet

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Day 336

Today I’m thankful for waking up with peace in my heart. I already miss Mom, but in all honesty, I’ve been missing her for months now. This morning I woke up knowing there was no phone call to dread. I’m … Continue reading

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Day 335

Today I’m thankful that I was with my mother holding her hand when she took her final breath. (Dad had the other hand) It was sweet and peaceful. Shortly before she went, she opened her eyes and looked heavenward. It’s … Continue reading

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