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Cooler
Monday, July 22, 2019      5 comments

Temperatures below 80 are being enjoyed. Went for a walk and swimming today. Yesterday, I visited a friend in a NH who is in her final days. I appreciate so many blessings.... Read more
Fabulous Weekend
Sunday, July 21, 2019      7 comments

The weekend was fabulous! Several of my friends and I stayed in an airbnb house that was built on a hill. The house was built in 1904 and had a 'gazillion' steps. My bedroom (Harry Potter motif) was on the top floor. Why the focus on... Read more
Friends
Friday, July 19, 2019      8 comments

Several of my BeneYou friends from several states are getting together. We're going to have a conference tomorrow. Tonight we're sharing an airbnb. It's so revitalizing when we get to share our lives.... Read more
50+ picnic
Thursday, July 18, 2019      8 comments

The 50+ club at our Church had a picnic today. The entertainment (Bob and Shelly Orlandi) played songs from our growing up years and took requests. The volume was perfect - not to loud. I enjoyed the variety of instruments they are profi... Read more
The FEST
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      7 comments

The FEST, a great time for faith, fun and family is 8/4. 4 great Christian artists will be performing. I've been a volunteer there for years.... Read more
Wine & Paint
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      9 comments

Went to a Wine & Paint party tonight. We painted an undersea scene. I enjoyed spending time with friends.... Read more
Birthdays
Monday, July 15, 2019      8 comments

Being deployed, my youngest is celebrating his birthday in Korea. I tend to feel older when HE has a birthday than when I have one. ... Read more
Celebration of Life
Sunday, July 14, 2019      5 comments

My friend's father passed in Damascus, Syria. I met this fabulous man when he was visiting his children and grandchildren in the USA. The family had a Celebration of Life service today, done in the Maronite Rite of Catholics.... Read more
Reunion
Saturday, July 13, 2019      6 comments

Most of the class I graduated in turned (or are turning) 70 this year. So we had a 'turning 70' celebration. Two nights of reminiscing and updating was good for my soul. We had representatives from NJ, NC, SC, FL. OH, AZ, MI and OR which ... Read more
Blessed
Thursday, July 11, 2019      8 comments

In so many ways I'm blessed. God is good. ... Read more
Wake
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      6 comments

A fellow Franciscan has passed. Her wake is tonight. The funeral Mass is tomorrow. She is the same age as my Dad.... Read more
Promotion
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      9 comments

My son, Bill, who is stationed in S. Korea, has just been promoted to CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 4 (CW4) (The chief warrant officer four is a senior-level technical and tactical expert. They primarily support battalion, brigade, division, corps, ech... Read more
Visiting
Monday, July 08, 2019      8 comments

Friends from NY, NY are in the area. We had an enjoyable visit. Their teenage daughters are very athletic - swimming, volley ball and tennis. They were in national competitions last week.... Read more
Breast Cancer Survivor
Sunday, July 07, 2019      10 comments

I'm new to the title of 'breast cancer survivor'. I was diagnosed in 2/19 and had surgeries in 3/19 & 4/19. In 5/19 - 6/19 received daily radiation. Now starts the chapter of 'close follow up' for the next few years.... Read more
Freedom
Saturday, July 06, 2019      7 comments

Been thinking a lot about freedom this weekend. It's great to liven a country where you are free to leave! This thought may be due to Independence celebrations or it may be due my son being deployed to Korea or a combination of both. If ... Read more

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