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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
What are you thankful for?
“Suddenly there came a tapping, as of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.” I looked up to see a blue jay pecking at our sliding glass door. “Only this, and nothing more.” I laughed as Poe’s words came to mind. The bird looked right at me before he flew away. It was a fitting beginning to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
Key to relieving pain is long walk
I was sitting in the doctor’s office recently wishing the doctor would let go of my knee. It was my second visit for the same complaint. My knee hurt, and it hurt even more when he pressed on the sore spot.
Soup was highlight of day
Potato soup. That’s all it took to make my mother happy. I didn’t even know she liked potato soup.
Everyone's opinion counts in booth
Tomorrow I am going to the only place in the entire country where I am considered completely equal to the president of the United States.
Fear for daughter cut column short
Halloween is coming soon.
Time slipped away while caring for mother
Where did September go?
Family visits bring joy
It was a short note from a long lost relative telling me that she would be in town for the annual swap meet.
Return home met detours
Home again, home again, jiggety-jig.
Walk was filled with sunshine
It was such a pretty day Saturday.
She's not ready to make decision
It is such a beautiful day today.
Mom's care is in doctors' hands
What a week. It started off well and went quickly downhill.
Favorite books changed life
I am responding to a challenge to list 10 books that have stayed with me.
Birthday party is postponed
Today is my mother’s 86th birthday.
Sparrows have settled post surgery
“For better or for worse, in sickness and in health …” those words came to mind as I was setting up the Continuous Passive Motion machine this morning.
Scarecrow created a memory
I did something this week that I’ve never done before. I helped to build a scarecrow. This was the final episode in a summer long project working with a great group of kids and their garden.
The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371