Monday, November 29, 2010

Cyber Monday

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I had a good one with my family. Now I'm ready to spend some money on Christmas. I'm looking forward to the holiday.

I decorated my tree and house. The header is a wreath I made last year and thankfully it stored well.

I was wondering. I watch the news regular and especially on weekends I tune to Fox News. I have been hearing how well the Black Friday was economically and that more people are spending and spending more than last year. I was wondering about you. Will you be spending more. I do plan to spend a tad bit more this year. I feel like I am in better shape financially than I was 2 years ago.

How bout that Somali guy trying to blow up a holiday celebration in Portland. That was a close call. I hate the thought of going through the airport security systems now but man why are there so many home-grown terrorist. Why live here all your life and then want to blow up your neighbors. I don't get it - but then who gets terrorism.

Well I'm ready to get to work for a little and I'll be around to visit you today.

Have a wonderful Cyber Monday and good luck to everybody in their shopping. I am seeing some really good deals out there today.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving

I have so much to be thankful for. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our blessings even if we are thankful the rest of the year. Thanksgiving is special time for families. After all it is the most traveled holiday of the year.

I will be spending the day with my mom and the rest of the family that lives here. We are looking forward to a good day of family and fellowship. Some of the things we'll be serving - turkey, cornbread chicken dressing, sweet pot, 3 diff casseroles and chicken dumplins and fruit salad.

I am so thankful that mom is doing better now. Hopefully she'll be back on her feet in no time. I also am feeling better and will be watching my dinner plate very carefully this year.

Hope you have a blessed day filled with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving

(What's on your menu?)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Updates and Some Pretties

Where do I start today.
I had another episode of sickness Sunday night and Monday - all day. It was the same as it has been for the past more than a year now. Excuse me - vomiting and diahrea and horrible pain. I thought having my gall bladder removed almost 2 weeks ago would make me feel better. This is the second episode since my surgery. This morning I had some blood work done. I'll be seeing the doctor on Thur.

Mom is beginning to recover. Last week was a bad week. After surgery and for 5 days she was on another planet. She knew who we were but she wasn't with us. Her sugar kept dropping in the night and she come near dying on Sunday morning. Sugar dropped to 20. It took them 3 hours to get her stable. It's a wonder she didn't go into a coma. After this happened I went to the hospital and put down my foot and made some changes to her schedule with the nurses and doctors. I got things changed. She called me this morning to check on me and I can't tell you what it meant to hear my moms voice calling me. I cried and said thank you Jesus she is going to be OK now. Now we can begin to focus on the hip healing. The hip will be a breeze compared to what it's been like. She is doing well now.

You all know the hospitals have the best gift shops. I love to visit a gift shop. Look what I found. I love Santa Claus. These were adorable.

Thought I'd share some pretties with you today. The gardens still have some blooms for a little while longer. I haven't raked yet so the leaves are everywhere and running over the garden beds.

 Milkweed still hanging around. I cut it all down but 3 stems and they are taller than me.

Hope you all have a blessed day. I am trying to get around to visit you all this week. I have missed blog world and my friends.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Update on Mom

An update on mom. She had the hip surgery on Wed afternoon and a pin was placed in the bone. She is actually doing very well from the surgery so far. She has been confused and disoriented I think from the anesthesia. The doctor and nurses were thinking that is isn't the lingering effects of the anesthesia. I think they are wrong. I spent the night with her last night and she seemed a bit better this morning. We'll have to see. I'll be there again tonight to watch over her. Pop needs this break as he is old and can't do what he's been used to.

I am feeling much better.

Seems like a lot going on these days. To add to the mix Pops grandson broke his arm on Monday as well and required surgery. The grandson's mom (Pops daughter) passed away last year so it is up to Pop to look after these boys. It's a lot.

Thanks to all of you have prayed for Mom and the family. Prayer makes a difference.

Hope you all have a lovely and blessed weekend.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Mom Fell

My mom fell this morning and broke her hip. She is going to require surgery. Don't have the word yet if it'll be this afternoon or in the morning. I am in the office for a couple of hours and will be going back to the hospital. I only worked about 8 hrs last week since I had surgery last Tue. And I have to miss a half a day tomorrow to have my staples removed. By the way staples in the abdomen is very annoying. Thank goodness I am feeling better. Anyway I have a monstrous amout of work to catch up on. Stress is about to kick in. Keep my mom in your prayers please. I won't be around much this week either to visit. I'll catch up with you as soon as things quiet down a little and I get back in the office regular. I'll post an update as soon as I can.

Friday, November 5, 2010

UPDATE Pray for missing boy

Just got word that the boss's son is missing. He is 4 years old. He has been missing for about an hour. Pray.

He has been found. He walked down the road into the woods and was found by the creek. Could have been bad. Thank the good Lord he is OK and only has a few scratches he was showing off.

Visiting Turkeys

I finally had that dreaded gall bladder surgery. I got sick again on Sat night and it was horrible. On Sunday evening I had to make a trip to the ER. I was admitted and the doctors removed my gall bladder on Tue. Still a little weak and don't plan to be at work but a couple of hours. I have 13 staples in my abdomen.

Anyway glad to have it behind me. Look what I saw on Wed while lounging in my chair. Neighbor counted a dozen turkey's. I've never seen a turkey but at a good distance in the woods before so I was thrilled to see them come out to visit. I don't have a gun so I can't shoot one but I expect to eat their brother on Thanksgiving. LOL

Winter has arrived here in my area. Temps dipping into the mid 30's tonight. Brrrr!

Keeping it short today. Ya'll have a blessed and fun weekend. I'll be back to visit ya on Monday.