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Just Thoughts Today

I am  tired. Tired, emotionally and physically. Feeling this way frustrates me. I want to be energetic and happy. But sometimes, God has a different plan. *** Message to Karen {Susie}  : Wine.com emailed  us. Your birthday Champagne {from July 19th} will soon be delivered. Please forgive the delay. They said it was a weather…

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Limoncello Gateau~Chef Valentine

Limoncello Gateau Ingredients 1 lemon cake mix 1 {3 oz} box of instant lemon pudding 4 large eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup lemon juice {I use fresh} 1/2 cup Limoncello 1 lemon zested, using the entire lemon. 1 cup of pecan halves or toasted almonds Glaze 1 stick butter {melted} 1 cup sugar…

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Dividends

Grief can take care of itself, but to get full value of JOY, you must have someone to divide it with. ~Mark Twain~ *** I would like to thank a three  VERY special people. You know who you are. Life gets bumpy sometimes and it is a blessing to know who your friends truly are….

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High Over The Trees

We arrived at the lake before 6:30 am and walked 5 miles. This is how it looked this morning, with the moon still high over over the trees. We go early in the mornings now, so Larry can come with me. How wonderful is that? He WANTS to part of this process. { I am…

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Sunday Dinner and Movie

A couple of months ago, Larry bought tickets for a Fathom event at our cinema. It was to see South Pacific and so very generous of him, because I do not think he has ever seen the movie from beginning to end before. {Do you think he knew it was a  musical?} This came on…

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Simply

  In Life, you can learn a lot by simply watching. *** It is early here. 5:03 am to be exact. Larry just finished his shower and I know that because He yelled: Good Morning, I love you! Sometimes, a person just saying: I love you can change  someones mood. Have a great day. I…

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Shopping With Matilda

Last summer while shopping with Matilda she fell in love with this fabric at Hobby Lobby. A  dress pattern was shown with it, but the funny thing is, the pattern was discontinued. Matilda wanted the fabric anyway. For one year, with no luck, I searched for a pattern much like the discontinued one and still…

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Another Tuesday At The Tolberts

Yesterday, I heard that the sweet dog next door had passed away. His owner, his Mom, is dealing with health issues and  I know she is missing him like crazy right now. If you would, please remember Debbie in your prayers? ***** I walked my laps yesterday. {all 4 miles} The first time in 2…

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It Was Not A Pilgrimage At All

Last weekend, Larry and I  made arrangements to go on  a pilgrimage of sorts. We would fly to Pittsburgh to  take flowers to my Grandparents {my Mothers parents} graves. Then we would meet my cousin for dinner and the next day go visit my Mothers first cousin, Ruth. That was the plan. ***** Friday morning….

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Quarante Et Un

Quarante Et Un, Forty One Years ago today in Richmond, VA Larry and I were married. This is the only photo we have. Taken by my brother in law. One thing I do have is , in my bridal bouquet. I worked at a flower shop in Richmond when we were married and the owner made…

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