Category Archives: Friends

Pay Day

So excited about being able to scoop my hair into a ponytail.  Small thing, sure.  But it sure is nice. A lifelong dream of mine was to wear my hair in a bun when I got “old.”  I think I … Continue reading

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Back to our regular programming

It’s been a whirlwind of activity around here.  The weekend just past was the first “normal” weekend in what feels like months.  It was nice. The weekend before, my sponsor and her husband came and stayed with me.  They came … Continue reading

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My Sponsor’s Coming

My sponsor is coming to visit me for my AA birthday.  I have not seen her for a couple of years, though I speak with her by phone at least weekly.  I had contemplated having a big birthday party, and … Continue reading

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  One of my brothers gave me some advice when I saw him almost 2 weeks ago.  “Work for as long as you possibly can.”  He said he fell apart once he retired.  I have been thinking about this.  Seriously … Continue reading

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In a bit of trouble here

Last week Thursday I found myself in a bit of a scary mess.  Running around like a nut as usual, I found that I had left the house without my phone.  I was at a medical appointment, and rifled through … Continue reading

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I’ve got a problem

Two weeks ago on a Saturday morning, I heard a great deal of sawing and clinking and wood being thrown around.  I wondered who was doing all this work, and looked out the window, but didn’t see anything. Later I … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

Can’t upload any photos this morning.  My phone won’t synch at all, and I don’t feel like spending hours of my Sunday figuring it out and fixing it.  There are limits! Went to a meeting this morning and found out … Continue reading

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