February 16, 2021

THERE IS SUNSHINE


·       We sang a gloriously out of tune duo to Margot this morning.  Happy Birthday a cappella.  She is 58 years old which makes me ancient.   She has made George a dad which he seems to enjoy.  He seems to be glorying in cooking these days.  I gained a pound while he has lost thirty.  He rarely lets me in the kitchen, and I’m having fun not cooking.  He does make superior cheese omelets.

·       I’m reading and wearing out my new eye.  I haven’t heard from the oncologist, nor have I heard from the PA (Physicians Assistant)…I now have three jars of one drug and none for another.

·       Reading Linda Castillo’s Amish thrillers.  Very well written stuff.  I vaguely remember reading them in the past.  This is the only advantage of having a stroke that hits you in the memory.  Yes, I remember G and the family.

·       Videos from Peter Knego the ship Historian: One on the MARDI GRAS, and the other a trailer on the RMS WINDSOR CASTLE.  Beautiful things those.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRfVBp_2KwU&t=42s&fbclid=IwAR1KZ67FE1e_jutSotonPx4rXJpXiom4ZTZ-JQNtxt4fjGhRy1OWthq-WYs

 

https://youtu.be/HKPzB3Q8R5w

 

·       On TV: Lots of stuff on Black history.  I am woefully ignorant.

·       Today’s illustration is a doodle of a favorite pair of old shoes.  1979.

·       I’m really grateful that I got through my list of things to do and saved co-pays at the same time.  I confess, I struggle with the telephone.

 

11 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to Margot. Our daughter turned 40 and it made me feel so old. I am just happy to be around to celebrate with her though.

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  3. Happy Birthday To Margot. Why is it we don't mind our own aging much but it doesn't seem right on our younger generation? They need to stay forever young.

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  4. My oldest daughter is 56, so you're in good company. Happy birthday to her.

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  5. We got to sing 3 times to her!

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  6. I see that series is about a Kate Burkholder. I once knew a Mennonite (not Amish) called Burkholder.

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  7. I don't like talking on the phone either. my oldest child is 44, the other 42. my husband does most the cooking now but he's very basic. when I want something a little fancier, I'll cook.

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  9. Happy Birthday To Margot. My daughter is turning 40 on the 23rd. Where does the time go?

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  10. Such a sweet happy birthday duet. Nice to have someone to cook. My eldest turns 50 this year. I remember when I turned 50, took myself to the Big Island of Hawaii with my Aunt and Uncle. Nearly 30 years ago.

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  11. Happy Birthday, Margot. I was surprised to see the white hairs on my kids' heads too. Now I know how my mother felt.

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