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Fall

Posted by Sue on September 13, 2010 in Family, Health, Life, Self-exploration |

I was gently prodded by a blog-friend to update this space. I got to looking and couldn’t believe I’ve not been around here all summer. That’s crazy. I missed so many little (and big) things I should have blogged about, the least of which was my blogiversary in August! I’ll try to give it to […]

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The World Keeps Turning

Posted by Sue on May 18, 2010 in Celebrations, Climate Controls, Family, Health, Life |

Despite my lack of blogging, yes, the world does go on. Surprise! Okay, not so much. Let’s see… where do we stand today? My eldest daughter was to move out to her own apartment next Saturday, but possibly now has to wait until later next week as she’s having landlord issues (things not being ready […]

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A Little Further On *UPDATED*

Posted by Sue on April 1, 2010 in Climate Controls, Family, Health, Life, Self-exploration |

Here we are, a little further on. Actually has been only half a month. Better, huh? Oh, shaddup all you daily posters… So, now as my Facebook buddies have noted, I am at a plateau. Ugh. I hate those. The walks have gotten to 5 miles a day (I actually went 6 today, but don’t […]

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Finding My Footing Pt2

Posted by Sue on January 29, 2010 in Deep Thoughts, Family, Life |

I was stunned. Sitting in the backseat, trying to absorb what I’d just been told. My younger daughter had been downstairs and not aware of anything going on upstairs until she heard the screaming through the heat vents… coming upstairs she realized there were pills all over the counter as well as my sharpest knife. […]

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Finding My Footing

Posted by Sue on January 23, 2010 in Deep Thoughts, Family, Life |

What a week it has been. Last Saturday I spent the day with my mother and my eldest daughter. It was a relatively good day… as good as a day spent trying to make out what is being said in a noisy, crowded Olive Garden with a mother who isn’t wearing her hearing aids and […]

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Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug. *

Posted by Sue on January 12, 2010 in Deep Thoughts, Family, Life, Memories, Self-exploration |

It has now been one year. One year since Dad passed away, quietly, while the hospice women cleaned and cared for him. We were at home, at Mom’s, and getting ready to go to see him. Mom was still in bed when I got the call. I was able to tell her, hug her, hold […]

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New Year’s 2010

Posted by Sue on January 1, 2010 in Celebrations, Deep Thoughts, Family, Life, Self-exploration |

I remember being a kid watching “2001 A Space Odyssey” and thinking how far away that was in the future. Now we’ve gone far beyond and are entering a new decade. I look back and the past year and so many things have happened that changed the course of my life. My father dying, my […]

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Almost

Posted by Sue on December 4, 2009 in Family, Life, Memories, Self-exploration |

That’s how long it’s been. Almost. Almost a year. Almost a year since my dad fell, hitting his head on the garage floor and sending himself into the long goodnight. The date sticks in my brain as i look at the calender, already full of birthday and christmas and new years and year -end tastks […]

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Those Days

Posted by Sue on November 20, 2009 in Asshats, Critters, Family, Life, Memories, Rants, Self-exploration |

Do you ever have one of Those Days. You know. The kind where you wake up and think it is going to be a good day, only to arrive at work to find out that while you were sleeping the world turned and things happened you have no control over, but that somehow you are […]

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He Could Break a Stainless Steel Ball with a Glass Hammer*

Posted by Sue on October 29, 2009 in Asshats, Climate Controls, Family, Rants |

Yesterday was not a good day in my husbands' world. As most of you know we farm. The weather has been very uncooperative this fall getting the harvest done and yesterday was one of the few nice days they've had to work on it. This week and for a couple more, my brother-in-law has taken […]

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