Fast Forward to Today
Don’t worry, I will head back in time but I wanted to use this series to share what has been going on in my life lately.
I’m glad that I decorated really early for Christmas because things have been a little crazy.
We celebrated our annual Swedish potato sausage-making tradition last weekend. We had a great time with my brother and sister-in-law and their grown kids. Yes, the same brother who lived with me in Recollections #23.
After they left, while I was washing dishes I sliced my index finger on my right hand open. I had a brand new very sharp knife in the soapy water and well… you can imagine the rest.
I spent several hours in the emergency room getting stitched up.
Feeling Left Out
Two days later in Dallas our son-in-law (Tommy) who must have been feeling left out as all of the attention lately has been on his 32-week pregnant wife (Annie) decided to have his appendix burst.
While this is typically a straightforward procedure, he spent 5 days in the hospital (including Thanksgiving). There were some complications and he couldn’t be released until he was stable.
Needless to say, he still has his appendix that will need to be taken out once the infection is under control. The timing will be right around the baby’s arrival.
This Past Friday
I got my stitches taken out and Tommy got to come home. Tommy’s Mom also arrived in Dallas which made this mom’s heart glad to know that they have help and support during this stressful time.
Now that my finger is almost back to normal, I can get myself back on track. I want to be not only caught up with blog posts but also ahead so that I don’t have to stress when I head to Dallas for the baby’s arrival.
I also have a surprise that I’ve been working on and I’m hoping that I can roll that out the first of the year as planned.
I can’t wait to share it with all of you!
Tomorrow I will be sharing a Christmas Tour of my Home! You don’t want to miss it.
Peace & Love,
Some of My Favorite Things
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- The Introduction
- My Parents and Their Friends in the 60s
- A Lonely Kid
- The Day I Ran Away TO Home
- The Tornado
- Moving Away from My Friends
- The Summer of 1975
- Living with the Devil
- After the Summer of 1975
- The Wedding
- Newlyweds and 2 New Houses
- A Baby
- Behind Closed Doors
- Living the Dream
- Four Tumultuous Years
- My Sister
- Fast Forward To Today
- The Divorce
- Do Your Homework
- Why Am I Writing This
- Living Through Abuse
- Fixer Upper
- Dating Single Mom
- The Ghost
- Losing My Favorite House
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