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Those beautiful warm days with no snow are very much appreciated. Today is Valentine’s Day and so I am planting seed in my tubs for some lettuce. This is when you are supposed to sow lettuce seed and I remember my Uncle Orville never let anything deter him. In fact I remember one Feb. 14 with a big snow on and so he just threw his seed on top of snow and had beautiful lettuce in a few weeks. And I also remember Charlie had lettuce one year come up in the shape of a Valentine and that was my late present.
I was not feeling well enough to go to church yesterday, but Jean told me almost everyone was there. Bob Moore had a message after Brian’s contribution. I am so proud of Brian for his leadership. As I’ve told him before, he looks at home behind the pulpit.
Ruth was sick yesterday and then Dyanna became very sick last night and was taken to the emergency room and diagnosed after an ultrasound with a gall stone attack. She was given something to stop the pain and came home. She was advised to have surgery.
Jim and Jean Frye’s visitors Sunday late afternoon were Danny and Jamie and Rusty and Sarah.
Danny and Jamie and Benji and Cori Dry visited over the weekend in Bolivar with Jamie’s sister, Katrice and Tim Kirlin.
My company Sunday was Kevin and Joseph, Karen, Kasey, Burr and Ruth with Ruth’s grandson, Devin. Kevine cooked hamburgers and Burr and Ruth finished cooking the rest of a delicious meal. The boys completed my “honey do” list and Ruth loaded the dish washer.
That is the only time my dish washer gets used because Vonda and I prefer to do dishes in the sink.
Charlie visited in the afternoon and ate pie. He is planning his garden and making plans to ride the horse.
Autum Miller spent the weekend with great grandparents, Jim and Jean Frye and with Grandpa Rusty and Sarah.
That’s all the news I know . I haven’t been to club and if I miss a few weeks, I get behind with news as well as my hemming. I finished Ruth Evan’s quilt at home, but one more is still waiting. I certainly miss Barb for she helps with the hemming. She is a gifted artist with a needle and a machine and she doesn’t always get credited with all she does. She has been an asset for our club. And Jean does a lot of work for the club at home. She cuts and sews on lots of the binding in preparation for the hemming and sets together several of the quilts. I appreciated her, as well as, all who diligently quilt each week and prepare the dinner. I sure miss Norma, who was my corner buddy and we were the dish washers until we both graduated from that chore, with honors I might add. Norma is in the Mountain Grove rest home so that she can be close to the dialysis machine for her treatments.
Everything changes with time and time seems to be accelarated as we age and so we learn to cope as we must, but it’s hard sometimes.
Lucy called but her phone kept cutting out. I did hear that Mike was doing well and waiting to go back for chemo and radiation. We must keep praying for them. Charlie told me he had talked to Mike since he has, what Charlie called a voice box and could now talk. He hasn’t lost his spirit, as Charlie says and is making up for lost time talking. That’s something Mike was born to do.
And Kasey came by today with a flower and box of chocolates.
And so I’ll get this in the mail and plant my garden.