Category Archives: family


Stepping out of one of your comfort zones and into an unknown zone is difficult.  Like Anya, Gears of War   most people, I don’t like change, but it isn’t such a dislike I freak out about it often or … Continue reading

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I still need to get a few more bags I think.

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A New Doo

Wicket has his summer trim.  It is letting him explore his appreciation of sunbeams to the fullest!

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I am in a funk.  It has been with me for a complete seven days now.  Last Thursday I found out my wonderful Uncle Rob passed away.  He was the last of the aunts and uncles on my mother’s side.  … Continue reading

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The Mailman Cometh And Goeth

It is Monday.  It is warm outside my window today and the door is open letting in bird song, the sounds of the neighborhood, and dogs barking.  Living with a bigger pack than before, it amazes me how much dogs … Continue reading

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Advent Day 13 – My Melanie

When I was ten years old I was in the hospital.  The doctors didn’t know if I was going to make it or not.  On December 13 Sister 3, Rosetta, gave birth to the most beautiful creature in the world … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Two: A Room with a View (Or Just a View) | The Daily Post

Writing 101, Day Two: A Room with a View (Or Just a View) | The Daily Post. I closed my eyes preparing for the step through Time and Space, like moving through a doorway from one room to the next.  … Continue reading

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My brother-in-law was sent home Friday from hospital!  Do you remember the olden days when, after having surgery, you knew you were going to stay in the hospital for at least a week?  Over the years this has changed.  The … Continue reading

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Sitting In Silence Waiting For The Phone To Ring

Yesterday one of my brothers-in-law had some pretty serious surgery.  He is in University of Kentucky Hospital.  I sat with my sister and his two grown girls and entertained  by their children, one of which simply won my heart.  According … Continue reading

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Yet another look and stuff….

I don’t know what it was about the last one, but it made me unhappy.  It just wasn’t “right” for this blog, and for me, so I am changing it earlier than the week I try to leave them up … Continue reading

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