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At the foot of the hill

by aunty EM

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5 days ago

Back on line

After nearly a month, I finally got my computer back. I have missed reading the posts on PB. We are entrenched here at our daughter & SIL’s for the time being. Our belongings finally arrive...


September 13, 2021

Count Down

Only three more days to get ready for the packers to come and get our stuff ready to go! Yes, they pack it all up Thursday and the truck comes for it Friday. We won’t see it again for probably ...


Waking up at 2 AM is getting to be happening way too often. And shutting off the mind is not happening. Today I thought about lots of “little” things I need to do something about. We will not h...


July 31, 2021

Some good news

Bob got approved by Medicare for a portable oxygen concentrator. Life will be so much easier now, not having to drag that ugly bottle around, load it in and out of the car. and always being awar...


July 18, 2021

More Happening

Since I last wrote, Daughter has secured a lovely senior-friendly apartment for us to move into. The current tenants are having a house built and have been promised they can keep the apartment u...


In the meanwhile, we have met with our landlord, In Home PT, canceled two doctor appoints, sent regrets for a friend’s 80th birthday party and our first post-Covid meeting of our senior club and...


Along toward morning they finally got him moved to probably the best Trauma Center in the metro. They held him there in ER for several hours before they got a room ready for him. Immediate test...


July 08, 2021

So much happening Part 1

Since last I wrote. We made the decision to pack up and move to Montana. While we were there visiting our daughter we got on the wait list at a very nice assisted living facility. Daughter beg...


June 22, 2021

We're back

We got home from our 3 1/2 +weeks trip late Friday. Saturday was rest, relax and rest some more. Sunday Bob woke up with his feet and hands swollen and shortness of breath. I called Mike who go...


May 19, 2021

Leaving town

The next few days will find me bustling around with last-minute preparations. Daughter and her family are headed in this direction today with a couple of stop-offs. They will arrive here someti...


April 17, 2021

Which is it?

Winter Wonderland or Springtime in the Rockies? 6” of new snow in our suburb again. Maybe more next week. It’s getting kind of tiresome.


April 04, 2021

Beautiful Sunrise

In honor of our Lord’s Resurrection. I am so missing going to church. It’s been almost a year and half since we have attended worship. Everything has changed at our church in the meantime. Ne...


March 15, 2021

63 years ago today

the day after our wedding, Bob and I were headed to Denver on our honeymoon. Much like this past weekend, there was a big snow storm. We made it from our hometown in northern Wyoming to Casper ...


After a whole year of pandemic life, I have to tell you, I am excited about the future. Got a message from our daughter yesterday, inviting us to come to Montana for several weeks late this spri...


February 20, 2021

Tomorrow

I turn 83! I only hope the coming year is better than this one has been. For myself and everybody I know.


January 28, 2021

New medicine

Ten days ago I visited my dermatologist who removed several layers of cancerous skin from my forehead/eyebrow. I returned yesterday for follow up. His assistant was excited to tell me that the ...


December 31, 2020

Out with the old

New Year’s Eve. I, like many people, will take some time today to look back through 2020 and wonder. This has been such a strange long/short year. Events, days, weeks, months have merged with e...


November 22, 2020

I am just not in the mood

for Thanksgiving. Number One: We are once again under restrictions about who and where and how many people can be there. Number Two: Son and his wife still haven’t decided whether or not they...


November 19, 2020

Decluttering files

I might as well put these long boring days to good use. I started the enormous task of cleaning up my office. I am going thru files, opening folders and rearranging what has for years has been ...


November 19, 2020

Decluttering files

I might as well put these long boring days to good use. I started the enormous task of cleaning up my office. I am going thru files, opening folders and rearranging what has for years has been ...


November 13, 2020

Too much

This is just too much. Just had a phone call from the son of our good friend Jim that his dad passed away this morning. That makes two of our “peeps” who have died in just over a week. Go with ...


November 13, 2020

Too much

This is just too much. Just had a phone call from the son of our good friend Jim that his dad passed away this morning. That makes two of our “peeps” who have died in just over a week. Go with ...


August 23, 2020

Life goes on

Here we are starting the last full week of August. Still in “safer-at-home” mode. Not quite so “locked down”. Bringing back a few more normal activities. Some of my readers here may remember ...


So thankful that Daughter and her grandbaby’s Covid tests came back negative. We were still celebrating when we got the scary news that a resident in our building possibly had it. Yesterday we ...


August 06, 2020

Waiting to hear

Our daughter is sick. (Inserts prayer request here.) She will let me know the results of the Test as soon as she knows. We are also waiting to hear the Test results from someone in our building...


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