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April First; No Joke

Joke was on me I guess. Before I write this, understand that I love my family dearly, but boy can mom keep me busy. I thought I was going to take Bella and hike the mountain today. Wrong. My mother … Continue reading

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Day Sixty-two; Footnotes True Focus on What’s Important.

Blessings come wrapped in interrupted plans. The plan was to take mom to the bank and the store, get back home and load up the dog and head for the mountain for another hike. I even got myself together earlier … Continue reading

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Day Fifty-three; Footnotes Time Well Spent

She keeps apologizing. She has no idea how blessed I feel to be able to help any way and every way I can. She calls, then apologizes for bothering me. Not understanding how happy I am to be able to … Continue reading

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Day Forty-one, The Struggle Is Real

I won’t do that again…at least for a while anyway. My mother had asked me yesterday if I had plans on going to the big box store today. (Not the doctor, that’s another day) So yeah, I had plans to … Continue reading

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Day Twenty; Footnotes The Strength in Words

Somehow I think he knows. Even though he removed the apps from the phone, I think he knows. I took my mother to pick up dad’s medicine not quite an hour after my son had finished his lunch and gone … Continue reading

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January Nineteenth Driver For The Day

My day started around three this morning. I awoke from a somewhat sound sleep and only dozed a bit after that until a few minutes after seven when I gave up and got up. I hate nights like that, but … Continue reading

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Day 361 Footnotes of Not How I Had Planned on Spending the Afternoon

Well. That was a different way to spend an afternoon. A week ago today my dad sat down hard. My mother called us asking if my son could come help get dad up. I think he broke all land speed … Continue reading

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Day 355; Footnotes of Nag-Nag-Nag

¬†As the temperature outside falls, I sit here sipping hot tea and watching Polar Express…again. I think this will be the fifth time this season. The dogs are both asleep close to my chair. They’ve been in a while, much … Continue reading

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Day338; Footnotes of Understanding the Gift in the Interruptions

Again today, my day did not go as planned. Today was going to be another warm day. I was going to take advantage of the nice day and get some much needed yard work done. I had laundry needing done … Continue reading

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Day 334; Footnotes Thankful for a Misunderstood Gift

I think I broke the mower that can. I took my mother shopping today. She had some things that she needed but didn’t really want to drive. I needed a thing or two so after lunch we headed for the … Continue reading

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