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November 16, 2013

Saturday, November 16, 2013

So far this Fall has been rumbling along in a good rhythm...two sets of white twin lambs. I enlisted my friends at work to come up with names this time. Hansel and Gretel, Sandie and Andy and now I have a colorful ewe lamb out of Patches...half brown, half white, star on the head, a sock and a bolero jacket...bouncy and curious.
Mom is coming up on her 90th birthday and my sister is to arrive from Germany in a couple of days. I am excited and hopeful that the visit will be good. I have not seen her in two years though we talk often. She and my Mom are very similar in temperament so they tend to clash. Hoping they will do better this time. I will be working my usual schedule so they will have time alone together some days. They both like to shop and it is that time of year so maybe that will help.
I bought a new truck which will give me a new level of security. My eldest brother was a gem to go with me. He was able to discuss specifics of engines and features which I was blissfully ignorant of. Getting in and out is a gymnastic exercise as I am 5'2 and the wheels are 22 inch. Mom is buying me a running board for Christmas. At present I do have a step stool but usually just pull myself up. Mom uses the step stool...lol.
Speaking of Mom...she didn't pass her vision test for her drivers license...heartbreaking to see her struggle. I was so thankful to find it was an easy fix. One of the ophthalmologists that I had worked with in the past was able to correct that with Yag laser treatment in one sitting. The membrane which remains after a cataract is removed often times will get cloudy. Puncturing it with laser allows light in which clears the visual field. Mom was ecstatic...and so was I. She passed her eye test and has her drivers license for day and night again.
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    Ahh...just a few days ago...tailspin of the holidays. I still think about the running board now and then but have adapted well enough. I really enjoy having one vehicle that I don't have to feel concerned about reaching point B from A.
    Lambs are doing well. Family and friends are well. Definitely no complaints. I only have one lamb taking up residence in my bathroom for the next month...bottle every 4-6 hrs and lots of laundry.
    I occasionally eat almost healthy...just keeping up with the warp drive schedule this time of year and surviving it. See you in 2014
    2695 days ago
    Yeah on the running board..But you didn't want a low rider? :) I'm about 5' 8" or 5 81/2...but I had wanted running boards..on like a rolls silver shadow or a dusemberg or excalibur phaeton about 1983...Never worked out..(also, you don't live in a car...like mega excessive extravagance?)

    The lambs sound adorable!

    As for your friend who has the dog with the japanese sweatband for a profile picture...Are they into the Mutsabishi brand?
    2731 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/17/2013 12:46:15 AM
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