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The Infirm Intimidator

November 20, 2014 — 11 Comments

If you need a smile today, or if you are laid out on the proverbial grass with pains in your body or aches in your soul, take heart. There may be more “oomph” left in you than you even know.  It’s a lesson that Snowy taught us so well.

For some reason, I have been thinking about that beloved, dearly departed rapscallion today and thinking about him made me think about this post, which is one of my favorites. 

I hope it makes you smile . . .

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The Newest Miss Smith

I wrote recently about being a guest teacher in Meagan’s classroom; I jokingly told the class they could call me the Old Mrs. Smith and Meagan the Young Mrs. Smith.

Well, this morning we added yet another person to the Teaching Line up of Smith Women: the lovely Miss Smith!

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Beyond The Delay

November 13, 2014 — 14 Comments

A week ago I was on my way home from Norfolk when I ran into a huge traffic backup. Since there is only one direct way on to the Outer Banks from the north, my GPS had no helpful options for me except to sit.

For a long time.

Surrounded by hundreds of other long-time sitters.

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Well, just to start your Monday off with some happy news, let me share that this little fella . . .

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I’ll start off my list of Thursday Things with this lovely, sweet and cuddly face. What a little, loyal friend she has been to us all. Snowy would be proud.

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Both Ends of the Journey

November 3, 2014 — 6 Comments

Good morning to Monday and a good morning to you!

Today I’m finishing out my Florida trip stories, starting with the church service I attended with Meagan and Nathan who attend Garden Grove Church in Winter Haven, FL, which is pastored by Meagan’s parents.

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A Young Jodi Foster?

October 31, 2014 — 21 Comments

This week I spent two days in bed with back pain and spasms necessitating heavy-duty muscle relaxers and pain meds. Then when I finally felt coherent enough to write a blog post, my computer spazzed out on me and I had to take it to the computer shop two days in a row.  Also, a large music/drama production is coming up at church in a week so we’ve been staying busy prepping for that. 
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I have a few more photos to share from the birthday party of the world’s most bright and charming grandson.  (For those of you who read Sheri’s blog, this post will give you a little peek into the lovely place she and her family call home.)

Unlike me, Sheri is gifted in the flower-growing department.

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