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Hello from just over the hilltop in Norwood where the people who dwell there have been extremely occupied and sometimes not even home. It’s hard to believe that two weeks have gone by since I last wrote you and so much has gone over the dam as the saying goes. And it’s all good! Backing…

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At the moment I am listening to the weather report of our area and south of us is a large storm system with possible tornadoes heading through Lewis County. It appears to be north of where our daughters live and south of us, but never the less, the danger and anxious waiting is going on…

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Emma Beatrice Hisert was born last evening around 11 pm. Her parents are Chad and Kate and she has a big sister, Cheyenne and a big brother, Samuel. Emma is our fifteenth grandchild! Last week we went down to stay at Kate’s and Chad’s as Kate had been put on bed rest because of high…

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Have you been getting as much rain and cool weather as we have the last few days? I think we had about two inches at our house but other areas had almost seven. The temperatures have cooled enough that I actually thought about turning on the furnace. But closing the windows, putting on a sweater,…

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Hello from just over the hilltop in Norwood where the “sun in the morning peeks over the hill and kisses the roses round my window sill; then my heart fills with gladness when I hear the trill of the birds in the treetops on Mockin’ Bird Hill.” That was one of my favorite songs as…

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Hello to my dear family and friends from “just over the hilltop.” The other morning while washing dishes and listening to a playlist from the former Mom’s Schoolhouse Diner, the song “Forty Shades of Green” came on. I glanced out the window to see how our green measured up. I noticed we may not have…

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“Rain in May means a barn full of hay” is a phrase I’ve heard and if true the farmers should be very happy with all this rain. Here, just over the hilltop in Norwood, the cold, damp, rainy days continue on and on and when the sun breaks through, even for two minutes, it is…

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Did you ever deliver home-made May baskets filled with wildflowers to a neighbor when you were a child? I did and was wondering if people still hang a little basket on the door knob, ring the bell, then run and hide to watch the surprised and delighted friend as they found the flowers. Oh, one…

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“Look for the gold, not the dirt” is a quote I read recently which was referring to people. Why is it easier to look at other’s mistakes or wrong choices rather than their accomplishments and successes? That doesn’t mean the failures aren’t open for all to see, but they don’t define who they or we…

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Here it is the thirteenth of December and my appointment for writing last Tuesday was postponed a week. And for good reason. I was feeling well enough to take several days for a trip downstate to meet baby, Elsa Marie. She is another perfect and precious little girl who snuggled and slept many hours in…

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