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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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Good afternoon from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood on this lovely Monday. The air is thick at 87 degrees with a slight breeze and clouds rolling in. Dick is painting and I’m sure he’s grateful the sun is now behind those clouds. The glare of freshly painted wood in direct sun is exhausting. He…

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When the days fly at jet speed and the accumulated miles/days run together and begin tripping over themselves; one must stop, straightened up the calendar, and start the regular routine again. The best thing about that flight is the marvelous and memorable memories it gave us. Yes, the last two weeks have been a whirlwind…

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“June is busting out all over” and so is our life! Last week I mentioned time and trying to savor it, work it, and enjoy it: well, these last several days I have accomplished all of that with the time I was given! Before I write of our wonderful last five days let’s back up…

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Time out. Oftentimes, I need a little time out to refresh my energy, emotion, or eagerness in getting through a task at hand. I’ve been re-reading several books, “Time out, Ladies!” and “Margin” which remind me that I don’t need a vacation, Calgon bath, or nails done to feel rested or renewed. I actually just…

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Hello to my family and friends from just over the hilltop in Norwood where the February sun is brightening my day. Last night as the temperature dropped drastically I can tell by the sounds the wrap-around porch makes when it dips even lower. There is cracking, snapping, and popping of the boards outside as the…

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The title for this week’s journal comes from the re-occurring comment of Garrett when playing checkers with his little sister, or with me, or with his cousin Alysa. He is very sharp at this game and very strategic for a five year old. But often “It’s the rule” would resound as he had to inform…

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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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