Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Friday, March 11, 2022
Well, already a couple of months have passed since my last post.
It wasn't supposed to happen that way, but, well, you know.
I had good intentions but as usual life got in the way.
My Dad came to live with me temporarily after his release from a two-month stay at a nursing home for therapy following his hospitalization and surgery. Then he wanted to try living in his home again but, of course, not living alone. We four daughters and one brother who lives in another state have all pitched in and take turns staying with him. He must have 24/7 help so we are there 24/7, plus he has hospice care. For a short period of time he had home health but when he became quite ill again with an infection he was hospitalized for a few days and here we are once again back at his house with care.
He just this week got Internet installed for our benefit. Today is the first time to have my laptop usable at his house. He is being entertained with some March Madness basketball (not my interest, AT ALL!) so I figured why not update my blog (FINALLY!!!).
I arrived here this morning and while one of my sisters was still here we had time to hang out a while. She had to leave so I'm here until in the morning. I brought a small stash of stuff-to-do including some knitting, some embroidery, my journal, and my electronic devices. Plenty to keep me busy.
For interest I posted this photo of me and my older sister.
I wasn't very old but I remember this being taken.
Well, Folks, I will end my post here and try to come up with something post-worthy soon.
Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful weekend!
xo xo xo xo xo
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Yesterday was New Year's Day and it rained all day long. A soggy rain.
After having my morning coffee I got busy taking the Christmas tree down and packed up the decorations I'd placed around the house. When I finished it was nearly noon so I cleaned up and went to visit my elderly father at the rehab facility where he's staying indefinitely following his surgery for his broken leg.
Two of my sisters came there too and the three of us went to eat pizza and then do shopping for Dad (he needed a few more casual shirts and pajama pants). We did great, found what he described that he wanted in the first store we visited.
Last night I didn't do much and was in bed by nine.
Yet it was a very nice way to spend the first day in 2022.
Thanks for your visit.
Be back soon,
xo xo xo
Friday, December 31, 2021
Thursday, December 30, 2021
HELLO to all my friends out there!
Life got me rather distracted and I was MIA for too long.
In August I had cataract surgery. In December I had another surgery on the same eye.
And in that interval of time my niece became critically ill and my aged father fell and broke his arm and leg and required surgery. My son and DIL and some of their children had Covid.
These happenings filled my mind and I didn't give thought to my blog at all.
Today I had a blog comment on my previous post and it shook me back to my little blogging world!
Thank you, Chookyblue!
So, below pic is me at the eye surgery center right before I was taken back for the 2nd
surgery. It was a vitrectomy. I'm doing just fine! Glad I had it because I can
definitely see much better now!
Monday, July 12, 2021
Saturday, July 10, 2021
In this above photo I have an old worn chair as a plant holder. I bought the petunias from Walmart and they were in full bloom, so so pretty, and then all were gone. They're back now and have started opening.
The large pot holds a citronella plant that my DIL gifted me. It's growing!
Friday, July 9, 2021
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Friday, July 2, 2021
Hello Peeps! 💕
It's going to be a nice day!
I want to recommend a good novel. The story is set in France during WW2 and is about two sisters. I read this a few months ago and enjoyed it so much that I'm already thinking about rereading.
I don't read nearly like I did when I was younger but I've attempted to begin reading more. I love a good story but I don't finish a book that I don't enjoy. I decided life is too short to force myself to finish a book if I don't like it. I loved this one.
I didn't intend to post so sporadically here but life gets in the way and you know that overused excuse, I'm sure! When I was first blogging in 2007 or so I wrote posts frequently. Maybe with intention I can get back to that eventually.
We Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4 and this is the weekend for it. There will be many cookouts and lots off noisy fireworks. I will be around the house until Sunday night when I go stay with my elderly father. My sibs and I rotate our days to help him with chores and errands and we stay with him overnight. His mind is quite sharp but his aged body is frail and slow and we are happy to be his helpers. He is a musician and artist and misses doing the things he loves but he doesn't have the ability anymore. But we still have his company and we love him so much!
I hope y'all have a great weekend wherever you may be.
I've gained new Followers and I want to say Welcome to my blog and thank you for following!
See you next time,
xo xo xo
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Friday, May 28, 2021
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Hello! So glad you popped in today.
Yep, these temps have felt like summer recently. I'm a cooler weather gal but, as long as it's not humid too, I don't mind the warm weather.
I was going to post a couple of photos with my post today but Blogger is not letting me upload to the post so, here we are with none.
I've been in the craft room recently working on a secret project and getting close to the finish line. Maybe when it's all finished I will be able to upload a few photos, but I'm not holding my breath. I no longer need to have the sewing machine out for the project so I got it put away. The room looks better and roomier. Yay!
So, Dear Reader, are you reading any good books lately? I'm re-reading The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs. It's been long enough since reading it that I'm enjoying it almost like a new read (my memory leaves much to be desired). One of this year's most enjoyable reads was The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and it's likely that I will reread it one day also. I've been a reader since childhood but in the more recent years I have neglected reading. One of the goals I set for myself for this year is to read more.
Well, since I'm unable to post pictures today I guess my post is complete. Will try it out again soon and see how it goes. 'Till next time, TTFN.
xo xo xo