Monthly Archives: June 2012

Maid of Honor?

There was an article in the Observer Sunday about a girl who is getting married who chose her grandmother to be her Maid of Honor.  What a sweet sentiment this is.  While I have no desire to ever be part … Continue reading

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Remember When…..

two inches of water in a blow-up swimmy pool could keep you happy for hours? Mylah in her little pool

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I Hate Cancer

This week I lost another friend to cancer. Laura Cole had one of the kindest hearts I have ever known.  She and her husband Bill were a huge influence on me.  I am so glad that we were able to … Continue reading

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Summertime!

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A One-Year-Old Sense of Humor

I got to babysit for my sweet Mylah last night.  I love the things she does.  I was wearing a claw clip in my hair to hold it up.  She pulled at it until I took it out of my … Continue reading

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Joy in the Midst

A few weeks ago my daughter Laura and her husband Greg showed up unexpectedly at our house.  Greg got their daughter Mylah out of the car.  She had something in her hand.  He came over to me and told her … Continue reading

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Parting

It was hard to have my week at Anne’s come to an end.  Jimmy came home from his business trip, and although he said I was welcome to stay, I could tell that he was ready to have Anne to … Continue reading

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Pain and Courage

Last week I cracked a tooth.  It happened on a Saturday night.  It seemed to happen for no reason.  I was just eating some chicken that we had grilled with April and Brenden.  Over the next few days the pain … Continue reading

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Doing What You Can’t Do

Before Jimmy went out of town, he asked me if I could give Anne her shots while he was gone.  While I had known that my needing to do this was a possibility, pure panic set in when he asked.  … Continue reading

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Pieces of Normal

Having cancer is like having the hardest job in the world.  It takes over your whole life, and the lives of those who love you.  Anne’s life revolves around doctors, drugs, treatments, and trying to cope with the effects of … Continue reading

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