Monthly Archives: April 2012

Same Rose, New Day

Nothing like a little rest and the prospects of a brand new day to lift the spirits! Reminds me of a story. My husband and I lived in Hong Kong for a short while. I was working there for a … Continue reading

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Calgon, Take Me Away!

I’ll leave it to the 60-Somethings to enjoy the Calgon line! It’s been one of those days. Let’s all take a deep breath! Goodnight all!

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Embrace the Plateau

Photo by Gail Bimber My husband is doing a little better! Hospice has put him on some very strong medications which have resulted in reduced pain, an improved appetite (rather odd craving for popsicles), and improved energy. When you are … Continue reading

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Cream Until Fluffy

A relatively new friend emailed me yesterday, and said that one of my posts reminded her of a wonderful old friend, the memories they had made together, and that she had lost touch with her over the years. Here is … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse, Richer or Poorer, in Sickness…

My great-grandfather built the house in 1872, in Stony Point, Michigan.  My grandfather was a farmer. He worked his father’s farm, along side his dad, and they grew vegetables together. He made a meager living by selling the vegetables from … Continue reading

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Love, the Hard Way

Here it comes! See that light down at the end of the tracks? That’s the Zepher train. It came all the way from Chicago, to California. It’s carrying all sorts of people from all walks of life. Honestly, though, there’s … Continue reading

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Living, Healing and Taekwondo

My daughter Laura and grandson, Jonathan, earned their black belts in Taekwondo last month! Their journey has been a long one and with it, has come amazing growth and development for each, as well as a special bond that I’m … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer, My Way!

My father had the most beautiful singing voice. He sang during World War II for the troops in a traveling USO musical called “Winged Victory”. I have a photo of him putting his stage makeup on with Mario Lanza and … Continue reading

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7th Inning Stretch

My husband’s illness took a grave turn on February 24. Going into renal failure was the cancer’s way of letting us know that it was winning this game, and it had just hit one out of the park. My husband … Continue reading

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I Promise Not to Kill My Dog

I figured that title might get some attention. This is my dog. Her name is Missy. We rescued her just prior to my husband becoming very ill. Timing is everything. This was not good timing. When there is an ill … Continue reading

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