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Archive for October, 2014

Chchchchanges….are not only in the air

Yes, days are becoming cooler and shorter.

The leaves are full blown turning and the strip tease begun.

Wood has been chopped and stacked. The wood/kindling boxes filled. We’re working on our Autumn/early Winter ongoing project, the GB kingdom (the trails in our woods so named by our Gbs). Summer clothes have been stored and sweat shirts hang in wait. Yes. All the common seasonal changes have been occurring. This month has also been a maze of sadness, happiness; revelations and release. Many milestones were marked within our family. Our oldest son Tory asked his girlfriend to marry him; our middle son Clayton left for CA where he met up with youngest son Josh who left in May. Indigo our UK GB turned 8 and got her ears pierced. Cash our youngest, a senior now, got an A in his 1st college credit class AND got his 1st speeding ticket. I am cancer free for a whole year this month. Tory also moved into a new house with KB and got kids goats and rabbits. My best friend Lady finally got word an apartment is available and will be moving back here soon. I took on a volunteer position reading to kids at schools once a week. Our former daughter-in-law turned 30 and found out her baby is a boy (that is another whole story). And I began teaching Seniors (subbing) weekly, sometimes multiple times, water aerobics at my rec center job. That my friends, is a whole lotta change! Yet the best part has been the progress within my personal life journey this month. Unfortunately the chchchanges in my schedule will cause me once again to close, for now and will share next time.


Writer’s Quotes Wednesday

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Henry David Thoreau

One Liner Wednesday

“Creativity is an act of defiance”

Twyla Tharp

Sharing My World

Thanks to for helping kick start my blog week! I’ve begun to read/comment on the wonderful bloggers in our community which in itself inspires me. Today I’ll follow Cee’s  questions to roll out some of my thoughts.

1. Would you rather take the pictures or be in the pictures?

I love to capture expressions, the beauty in nature, the hilarious antics of my beloved pets and most especially those I love with my camera. I often create gifts with photos and view our picture files often. My children tell me I haven’t changed the way I look (especially my hair) in, well, ever. I suppose I could take that as a compliment but somehow their tone tells me otherwise. So there you have my first answer.

2. What did you enjoy most this past week?

Time spent with those I love. Don’t ask me for the most, for they are all the mostest  (yes it IS a word in MY vocabulary!) Time holding hands with my Roger, two days with my middle son Clayton who moved to CA on Saturday, time with GB (grandbaby) Aila who was on Fall break, a long Skype call with my oldest daughter and her beautiful girls who live in Bangor, Ireland, an impromptu visit from my oldest son and his love, smiling at a FB post from my adventurer youngest son Josh and lunch with my daughter Miranda.

3.What is your greatest extravagance?

Taking my sweet ass time in the shower without interruptions, no other details necessary.

4. Which letter in the alphabet best describes you?

S for Strong, simple, sweet, scandalous, sincere,  seductive, sensitive,  sociable, , stimulating, Southern, sunbaked (all Summer), sunshiny and most definitely a survivor!

Bonus: What are you grateful for this last week and what are you looking forward to this week?

Last week was my 1 year Anniversary of having my cancer ridden kidney removed and I am STILL cancer free and I am SO grateful for excellent health and vibrant energy. And I am looking forward to having lunch with some new friends I met at work.

Cancer Free Anniversary

Today it’s been 1 year since my tumor laden right kidney was removed. I am grateful  to be healthy and full of vibrant energy.