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Some Things Are Too Hard
Thursday, September 11, 2014      9 comments

I used to think the hardest thing to do was to say goodby to Sarah and Sherry. Well, at the time, it was. I learned to stay busy the first week we were apart. Then came Helena. I was a basket case when she left at 3 weeks to come to Nova... Read more
Mental Vacation
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      7 comments

This time away from the hustle and bustle and all the responsibilities that I have put on myself has been just what I needed. Thank you, Miss Helena, for making me slow down and remember the little, wonderful blessings that I have in my life.... Read more
A Day Walking Along the Water
Monday, September 08, 2014      5 comments

We went to downtown Halifax yesterday and spent the afternoon walking along the water. I really enjoyed going through the little shops and looking at all the different ships. There were a couple street performers that we stopped and watched th... Read more
10-Week-Old Girl Vs. 55-Year-Old Grandma
Sunday, September 07, 2014      9 comments

In this corner we have 10-week-old Helena Colter. In this corner we have Patty Klaver. The challenge: get out and ready the Baby Einstein Mat. On go, have Helena lay on the mat and Patty lay down next to her. Turn the music on and move to t... Read more
Thank You Sherry and Daryl
Saturday, September 06, 2014      8 comments

My daughter Sherry and her boyfriend Daryl went out last night. It was the first time they've done that in over a year. Sherry was the typical new mom: debating whether or not she should go. Helena and I had a grand time. We made some... Read more
I'm Bad!
Friday, September 05, 2014      7 comments

I haven't seen my daughter and granddaughter since July 16. I haven't been able to get in many steps each day since I got here Wednesday. We had good intentions of taking the baby for a walk every day. But if you know anything about babies, y... Read more
Look What Was Waiting for Me
Thursday, September 04, 2014      12 comments

My plane flights were way too early in the morning! The second flight was cold and bumpy. But at the end of the trip, the above is what I found waiting for me. I am de... Read more
Not In Plain Sight Today
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      8 comments

I'm not sure if I will be back on the computer today. So...I may be MIA on the teams. Can't apologize...getting ready to run through the shower and get to the airport. Helena, here Grandma comes! ... Read more
Tuesday, September 02, 2014      6 comments

Is it really September? Where did June, July and August go? What happened to my list of things to do in the summer? Okay...my view of the world right now is a bit skewed. Not feeling well all weekend has done me in. It's September! T... Read more
Review of Week Ending 8/31/14
Monday, September 01, 2014      5 comments

It was a busy, stressful week last week. Between trying to get ready to leave, making sure Mom was set for when I'd be gone, babysitting, the accident and the locking myself out incident, it's no wonder I don't feel good. My throat is feeling ... Read more
Okay...I'm Stopped and Hoping
Sunday, August 31, 2014      10 comments

Granted, I know that last week was a hectic, off week for me. But I still wasn't expecting to feel so yucky when I went to bed last night and got up this morning. I went to a clinic close by since my doctor is out of town. I was told that it ... Read more
Next Week Will Be So Much Better!
Saturday, August 30, 2014      5 comments

Everyone must take his/her own turn at having "one of those weeks". It was my turn this week. In addition to my usual work days, I had to fit in a few doctor appointments for both Mom and me and a meeting that I had to move from next week to t... Read more
Friday, August 29, 2014      7 comments

After my knee being swollen for about two months and and my back hurting, I finally got into a doctor yesterday. I have to go to another doctor for my back, but I did get a cortisone shot in my knee. It feels a little better. I'm not sure how... Read more
Would I Really Want a Do-over?
Wednesday, August 27, 2014      11 comments

Everybody has those days on occasion where a day doesn't end up at all like they wanted. Yesterday was one of those days. I tried to get a handle on my mound of paperwork. I swear it grew as I sat at the table. Mom's basement flood... Read more
It's About Time!
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      9 comments

I'm starting to really get excited about going to Nova Scotia to see Sherry and Helena. I guess that before this, it just seemed like too far away. So, my spirits are lifting. My lists are being made. My errands must be started. As it's a ... Read more

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