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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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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 in At the foot of the hill

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


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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 12, 2020

Too much in At the foot of the hill

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 12, 2020

Too much in At the foot of the hill

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 ...


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 ...


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...


If it’s not the Covid, it’s riots. If it’s not riots, it’s weather. Or asteroids. Or earthquakes. Or all of the above! Last night’s news indicated that yesterday’s riots had cooled down and w...


If it’s not the Covid, it’s riots. If it’s not riots, it’s weather. Or asteroids. Or earthquakes. Or all of the above! Last night’s news indicated that yesterday’s riots had cooled down and w...


April 29, 2020

Today in At the foot of the hill

Today is going to be pretty much like yesterday, I’m afraid. And the day before that. And the day before that....add nauseum. We did have a couple of things going on yesterday, for a change. T...


From the east facing bedroom window on the third floor of our cozy apartment, the panorama is wide and lovely. I see, across the roof tops and the placid little lake, the green carpet of grass s...


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