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The doctor had called me that morning long ago, to see if I was home alone. I was. He suggested I call someone as he didn’t expect Errin Bruce to live much longer. He thought I should have someone with me for when he needed to make the call. Forty-five years ago the hospitals were…

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It is now Wednesday and I am at the church waiting for the gentleman that will tune the piano. Dick, Glenn, and a couple of workers moved it on Saturday. It is so beautiful just to look at. Thank you, Lord, for this blessing and to Glenn for the gift of using it. I am…

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It is Saturday morning and the bookstore has been very quiet this week which has enabled me to clean up three email accounts, get some papers filed, prepare the next newsletter for the bookstore, and pour through catalogs for Christmas ordering. Dick has used the van all this week so I think that many believe…

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Dick stood by his “Nellie Belle” and said to me last Thursday morning “This is the end of a beautiful friendship.” He was quoting Pat Brady in a Roy Rogers show concerning his jeep, Nellie Belle. The day before he found that his own van would not only pass inspection but it wasn’t even worth…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” following a fast moving thunderstorm with torrential rain and then brilliant sunshine even before the storm passed by. July is living up to its reputation of hot and humid. I think of my poor Mom and thank her for giving me birth in the heat of the summertime. What…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” where the deer and the antelope (well, we don’t have antelope here) play and eat flowers. That’s right. It seems the deer repellent is not working, wearing off too quickly, or the deer are desperate. This morning many of my beautiful geraniums had been snipped off and eaten and…

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