Peekers and Seekers

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

All cleaned out

The upstairs family have a dog.  Until yesterday they had a LARGE bar of pink, strong Rose scented soap.  Dog ate 3/4 of the bar...what was he thinking???  Don't let your dog do that...not good!

The above is the remaining soap bar (the evidence).
It became a 'self-inflicted' stomach flu, diarrhea and cause for a trip to the Vet.  A doggy-colon cleanser??

Saturday, November 23, 2013

birthday party

One good thing about having lots of kids is there's always somebody celebrating a birthday:  kids, gr-kids, gr-gr-kids.  When they get into their 50's, it's more just observing then celebrating, I think.
I invited one daughter with me to join the one who added a year today.  We went for brunch, gave her gifts and laughed a lot!  Here's a photo from this morning; 1st one is when I almost slipped off the chair.

Back up on the chair:
Happy Birthday, TR!
"They lift up their voices, they sing for joy;..."   Isaiah 24:14

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Two sons

A family in my church, two daughters are in China to bring home their 2-yr. old son they've adopted.  They have 2-yr. son at home.  I haven't seen the brother in China yet but I met his American brother.  They have 'bonded' by showing each other their trucks on SKYPE.  Neither can speak of word of his brother's language, but they're getting along well using the 'international language' of TRUCKS!  That's amazing.
I made each of them a bib...I know from experience, boys need bibs for a long time...
Can't decide which I enjoy more:  the creating or the giving.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

I'm backkkkkk...

Did ya miss me??  Wow, what a year...well, 9 months since last I posted.  Could have 'hatched' a baby in 9 months (but didn't!!)  I'm not Sarah, Abe's wife, ya know.

Where to begin?  We had a mild winter, wet spring, long summer at our house.  My husband was in and out of hospital in May to July.  Came out  one time in May, in and out again on 7/16, went into Rex Home Health for weeks.  We had nurses, phys. therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, aides, hospital bed and equipment and more.  On 7/26 he transitioned into Hospice at home with different nurses, meds and equipment.  He lived almost 8 weeks more and passed away on 9/22/13.
Cause of death: MS.  It was an unwelcome part of our family for over 30 years. "The enemy comes to rob, kill and destroy."  John 10:10
For those who haven't seen it, I've posted a photo of him with one of our gr-daughters:

There's been much happening since then.  I'll share in the next blog.  Stay with me....colleen