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At the foot of the hill

by aunty EM

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Watching the snow falling, along with the temperature! Waiting for this week to pass and then it’s off to sunny California for two weeks with my sis and her family. It’s been two years since we...


Watching the snow falling, along with the temperature! Waiting for this week to pass and then it’s off to sunny California for two weeks with my sis and her family. It’s been two years since we...


October 23, 2019

I am a happy Grandma

Ben, our oldest grandson called me yesterday to tell me that he and his Annie got engaged! I knew he had bought a ring but had not popped the question so I couldn’t say anything. Now it’s on Fa...


September 14, 2019

Friends, Food and Culture

What a lovely evening we had yesterday, meeting our good friends of over 40 years, going out to a trendy restaurant (in a made-over auto repair shop) for a great dinner and conversation, followed...


September 14, 2019

Friends, Food and Culture

What a lovely evening we had yesterday, meeting our good friends of over 40 years, going out to a trendy restaurant (in a made-over auto repair shop) for a great dinner and conversation, followed...


September 06, 2019

Saying goodbye

For the last two weeks we had relatives in town. My dear late cousin’s two daughters were here tying up the last ends of their parents estate. These ladies and their two younger brothers grew up...


September 06, 2019

Saying goodbye

For the last two weeks we had relatives in town. My dear late cousin’s two daughters were here tying up the last ends of their parents estate. These ladies and their two younger brothers grew up...


August 30, 2019

Fall(ing) Season

I learned yesterday that in the 10 ten days since Bob took his tumble, at least three other residents in our building also fell. One woman injured her arm, another broke a hip! And a man was ba...


August 30, 2019

Fall(ing) Season

I learned yesterday that in the 10 ten days since Bob took his tumble, at least three other residents in our building also fell. One woman injured her arm, another broke a hip! And a man was ba...


August 28, 2019

Beautiful morning

It’s a lovely (fallish) morning here on the Front Range. Temp was at 54 degrees when I went out for my walk down to the lake. It sounds like it might get back up near 90 later today, but for n...


August 24, 2019

In Addition

In addition to the drama of upgrading and Bob’s fall, we had news of not one, but two of Bob’s cousins passing away this week.


August 24, 2019

TGIF

TGIF everybody! What a week this has been. We were scheduled for the upgrades in our apartment for Wednesday. New flooring in kitchen, bathroom and laundry closet and all new appliances: Washer/...


Nothing too much going on except for my resolve to get up and out every morning. I go out somewhere around seven with my new walker. Down the hall to the elevator and then to the front door and...


Nothing too much going on except for my resolve to get up and out every morning. I go out somewhere around seven with my new walker. Down the hall to the elevator and then to the front door and...


July 27, 2019

That long??!!

My goodness! It’s been nearly two weeks since I posted here. Everything is fine here. We are looking forward to another visit from daughter and granddaughter. (Not the granddaughter with the lit...


July 27, 2019

That long??!!

My goodness! It’s been nearly two weeks since I posted here. Everything is fine here. We are looking forward to another visit from daughter and granddaughter. (Not the granddaughter with the lit...


July 16, 2019

Trying to push through

Some days are just hard…


July 16, 2019

Trying to push through

Some days are just hard…


July 11, 2019

Still not back to normal

We are still trying to recover from the lightning strike we had just about two weeks ago. As I said in an earlier post, the fire alarm system took a hit… They are still in the process of gettin...


July 07, 2019

Been here and gone

Daughter Rhonda, son-in-law, Mitch, granddaughter, Debra, great grandson, Cecil, and grand dog, Daisy arrived from Montana Wednesday, midafternoon . They departed yesterday and are now on the lo...


July 02, 2019

More fireworks

Mother Nature is celebrating the 4th of July in these parts. More thunder and lightning yesterday, and a cats & dogs rain storm. I left the bedroom window open and had a squishy carpet when I...


July 02, 2019

More fireworks

Mother Nature is celebrating the 4th of July in these parts. More thunder and lightning yesterday, and a cats & dogs rain storm. I left the bedroom window open and had a squishy carpet when I...


June 29, 2019

Wowzer!

I understand we’re not done with this whole lightning strike yet… Maintenance came and removed all our smoke detectors. They had only quit chirping because maintenance had cut the power to them l...


June 29, 2019

Wowzer!

I understand we’re not done with this whole lightning strike yet… Maintenance came and removed all our smoke detectors. They had only quit chirping because maintenance had cut the power to them l...


June 29, 2019

Goodess, gracious!

Great balls o’ fire! About 8:45 last night our house was rocked by what sounded like a large bomb going off. This thunder clap was accompanied by what some of our neighbors described a ball of f...


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