Monthly Archives: September 2011

In the Mail

I’m behind on showing you what I’ve gotten in the mail since coming here to Oklahoma.  It’s difficult to get some time to myself to post on the blog since my arrival here.  So many things to do during the … Continue reading

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I’m Grateful today

I’m grateful today, this last Thursday in September: that my middle granddaughter woke up at 7:08 and asked me if the clock was right.  I had apparently forgotten to set the alarm, which should have gone off at 6:40!  We … Continue reading

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I Would have Written, but….

…there just isn’t time! There has been a lot of misinformation about the Postal Service’s financial crisis.  I have probably passed on some of that misinformation myself, here on this blog.  For that, I apologize.  The simplified version of the real story … Continue reading

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The New Sunday Fun Times

Yesterday was the day that my granddaughters do most of their weekly chores.  After several weeks of being here with them during the chores, I decided to leave the house on this particular day of the week in an attempt … Continue reading

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Traveling Letter Writing

One of the things I want to be able to do this weekend, when I make my escape from the house for a while, is write letters.  I’m hoping to spend some peaceful, quiet time at a restaurant, park or … Continue reading

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I’m late, but I’m still Grateful!

I’ll have to make this a quick post in order to get it finished before midnight and make my Thursday gratitude posting. I’m grateful: for the beautiful, soaking rain we had this morning and the cool temperatures and blue skies … Continue reading

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Postcrossing cards of Late

As most of you know,  I’ve been helping my son with my grandkids’ before and after school care since late August.   My extended stay has gotten a bit longer.  I’ll be here until at least November 15th, but probably longer.  It … Continue reading

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Noise Haiku

noise all through the house vibrating my very bones my brain feels bruised now

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Country Sundays vs. City Sundays

For many years, Sundays have been my favorite day of the week.  Sundays have always been a down time for me.  A time to relax and do what I want to do.  I could stay in bed and read or … Continue reading

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Late Saturday Night

There is less than an hour left of this day.  It’s been a good one.  There were three days this week when there was a sick grandkid home from school.  It was one of those weeks.  Next week threatens to be … Continue reading

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