Why can’t I get my act together to keep this blog and my other one “Alice’s Restaurant” updated on a regular basis??? I think of all the things I want to write about but time just gets away from me….so here I go again. We are doing fine. Ron made it safely home from Idaho… Continue reading Where Have I Been?
I don’t know about y’all but sometimes when I go to bed at night and I turn the lights out and think I am about ready to go to sleep my mind starts running at 100 miles per hours. Not just little thoughts about day to day things, well sometimes it’s like the day to… Continue reading Wrestling with a Couple of Things
We slept well that Sunday night ~ I think more from exhaustion than anything. Our day got off to a rough start – (this gets kinda graphic). Before starting my day I expressed milk for Jamie, the nurses at the NICU (Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit) kept encouraging me to do so for Jamie. And then… Continue reading Monday, Aug. 15, 1977 – Difficult, Scary and most of all Thankful,
Let me begin this post with an order: IF ANYONE HEARS ME MENTION PAINTING ANYTHING IN THE MOTOR HOME – TELL ME NO!!!! This is what it looked like before I started painting. The wallpaper is an avocado green with white. Took 3 coats of paint to cover the green so it would not show. … Continue reading And the Bathroom is Finished!!!
It is hot!!! here in D’Hanis and things are slow in the park so Jared (Ron’s assistant and who is working Ron’s regular schedule while Grandpa is off playing in Molalla, OR) and I decided to shampoo the carpet in the office. It really needed it…after the 3″ of rain we got on May 26th… Continue reading Taking a Break
Yes we are still alive…thought I had better check in here before y’all started sending out the tracker dogs to find us. Here is a small recap of what we have been doing ~ told in reporter format 🙂 ~ Ali had her scheduled eye surgery on 7/11 – all went well and she returned… Continue reading Yes, We are Still Alive
Part 4 of life 34 years ago ~ if you are reading this and have not read the previous posts, please go back to here and begin reading if you want the whole story.At times that week seemed to go by in a flash and at other times it went by very slow. As you… Continue reading Part 4 ~ A Very Long Weekend
Sorry for ending so abruptly… We remained at the hospital for about 2 hours and then the doctor came in to talk to Ron and I. He wanted us to give permission for them to do an autopsy on Royce. At first I was adamant that no, they could not do that. I just did… Continue reading Part 3 Continued – August 11, 1977
Part 3 of the Week of August 6 to 15, 1977 – if you missed Part 2 – click here; if you missed Part 1 – click here…otherwise keep on reading 🙂 After going home and resting for a few hours and pumping twice (the doctor had told me even though I couldn’t nurse, my… Continue reading 48 to 72 hours old
Part Two of “34 Years Ago Today” ~ if you did not read the previous post and want to start at the beginning of the story click here. After finally getting settled into my room I slept for about four hours. I then got up and walked down to the nursery to check on Royce. … Continue reading 12 Hours Old – How Fast Things Can Change