- First of all – a health update: I believe in physical therapy! WOW! What a difference in the use of my arm. There’s still some discomfort, but no surgery is scheduled as long as I can deal with it by doing these exercises…and the mri on my leg only shows some muscle damage [no tumor, and yes, the doc had mentioned that possibility to me] so again, as long as I can handle that discomfort I’m good to go. Seems I may have torn my meniscus a couple of years ago.
- Fall Color Report: it’s gaw-jus in The South y’all! And I’m delighted because I was concerned that the oppressive summer heat may have dried things up to the point of no color –like it did our dogwood trees…
- We sent the box of “fall” to our Auburn boys [the candy corn goodies on yesterday’s post.] Just a little treat for them to get in the mail.
- Went to a continuing ed class this week that was TOTALLY off-the-wall. Some said, “What a waste of two hours from my day,” – but I say – TWO FREE CEUs – I’ll take it!
- I returned to my office after PT one day to find these; some beautiful roses – “just because” [because I have such a sweet husband who wanted to give me a little ‘pick-me-up.”]
- Chocolate Pie Day was Saturday [my father’s birthday] the only sweet thing he ever ate was chocolate pie and then only a couple of times a year. [How I wish I could be like that!] This year I didn’t have time to make a pie so I mixed a little cup of instant pudding with cool whip and graham cracker crumbs and remembered the good times.
- Cleaned out my garden a bit Sunday afternoon - kept the peppers because they’re still growing like craz-ee, but the tomatoes, and dried up cucumber and cantaloupe vines had to go. The marigolds are blooming outrageously too.
- But it’s mostly been a regular week, we had dinner with friends [so good to catch up!], Craig went fishing a couple of times, we enjoyed worship [pray for our pastor and his vocal chords – he has another appointment at Vandy today,] watched some football, and I scrapbooked this sweet photo of my cousin’s grand-daughter – it’ll go in my Heritage album of extended family. Jessica – her mom- takes such great photos!
- And finally, we’re making lists [and stacks] of stuff that will move to Drew’s new [to him] house [he’s set to close on Friday.]
- I’ll admit, there’s mixed feelings around here – on the one hand we’re thrilled for him to be self-sufficient and moving into his own place, on the other hand it’s sobering to think that he’ll never live at home again [as he so subtly reminded me this week. Thanks, sweetie.]
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