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How Fun! Vol. 38


“How fun!” I find myself exclaiming this many times throughout the week. Here are just a few things that touched me or made me smile:

I promise you, I have not disappeared. I had every intention of hosting the Whatever is Lovely link-up party last Friday. My body had other ideas.

Last Wednesday evening, Aug. 13, I was walking through our dark house to retrieve something from the kitchen. I walked into a dining room chair that wasn’t where it was supposed to be. It was obvious to me that a toe on my left foot was broken. I touched it and it popped. Ouch! I instantly felt light-headed. Everyone was upstairs. I settled myself down and then made my way upstairs.

I found Ed and told him that I felt like I was going to throw up or pass out. After sitting down, I did the latter. Apparently I was making odd gurgling sounds which made Ed think that I was choking. He was able to get me to the floor while my son called the ambulance.

Fortunately, I was fine. It was not necessary to go to the hospital. After all of the dust settled, I found that I had injured my left knee in some way when I fainted. I spent two days in my bedroom because I could not make it down stairs. I am still hobbling around and haven’t been doing much.

So, that’s what happened to last Friday’s blog post. I’m beginning to be able to chuckle about it.  🙂


Thank you for all of your prayers for my step-father.  We were able to visit last night and he and my mom were in good spirits.


Blooming in my garden:
Pink sweet pea
Black-eyed Susan
Blue Ageratum
Pee Gee Hydrangea
White fragrant hosta
Red bee balm-second bloom
Purple loosestrife-second bloom
Mediterranean pinks-second bloom


What we are eating next week:

      • Saturday The birthday boy has requested Domino’s pizza
      • Sunday Quinoa salad, raw vegetables, wraps
      • Monday Ham and cheese roll-ups
      • Tuesday Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, carrots
      • Wednesday Hamburgers
      • Thursday Barbequed Pulled Pork sandwiches
      • Friday  Spaghetti and meatballs

Baking this weekend:  Flourless Monster Cookies

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Have a great weekend! Remember Philippians 4:8. “whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

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