Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Monday-Tuesday

THIS AND THAT
Over the weekend my tulips started popping open.
The second and third picture are of the same tulip taken two hours apart.

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I received a lovely review on Montana Shootists. It stood out to me for two reasons:  The reviewer mentioned she wasn't much on writing reviews but had fun and wanted to share AND  since she was in the military there were aspects of the story she could relate to.  Always good to know when writing on something that you've researched but haven't experienced first hand. Whew.

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My brother, who had been readmitted to the hospital for liver problems again, was released over the weekend. Any prayers and positive energy for him are appreciated.

AND...

My daughter and SIL are buying their first house. Very exciting.


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I had surgical removal of an erupted tooth and a bone graft in my mouth last week and the HH did a remarkably great job as caregiver. Yes, I am ready for some solid food:) Heh.





36 comments:

  1. Hi Sandra - so good to read the positive news ... and things are improving for the family as a whole - take care of that mouth. The tulips are gorgeous ... all the best - Hilary

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  2. What a lovely post. Hope your sore mouth continues to heal. Love the tulips. All the best for your brother, my thoughts and prayers are with you. BIG hugs, Valerie

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    1. Thanks, Val. The healing continues...slowly. You don't think that's age do you? Heh.
      Hugs received and returned.

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  3. Tulips. Your weather is improving. That is a compliment from the military person. I have learnt just with blog writing to check detail before posting and I mostly do if I am not sure, because sure as anything, someone will pick up a mistake.

    I am Australian and we don't send prayers, but we do send very kind thoughts and I hope your brother will be ok.

    Good to hear your tooth problem is fixed.

    A duck and a dog. Who would have thought.

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    1. I appreciate the kind thoughts, Andrew, and I'm sure the bro does too. Thank you.

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  4. Lots of mostly positive news. My tulips aren't out yet, but their green leaves are encouraging. Yours is amazing. I had no idea they would bloom that fast.

    Feel better soon and kiss the cook!

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  5. Pleased things are improving Sandra. Those tulips looks goregeous.

    Yvonne.

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  6. A great review is grand indeed. Mouth crap sure is no fun, glad its better.

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    1. Mouth crap sums it up nicely, Pat:)
      Thank you:)

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  7. That does not sound like fun. Heal fast and enjoy some solid food. And prayers for your brother.

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  8. Good grief! You HAVE had a week, good news and challenging bits, too. So sorry to hear about your dental work and your brother, though he's probably very happy to be home. The review is good news. And so are those tulips, bound to bring you cheer! Hang in!

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  9. Erupted tooth - oh, that sounds painful.

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    1. Actually, I was very lucky. I didn't even know I had a problem till they did a panoramic x-ray.

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  10. Again, a very interesting video. Sorry to hear about your brother and your teeth--things will get better.

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  11. Your tulips are gorgeous! Another month or so and tulip shoots should be erupting in my yard if the bunnies and chippies haven't snacked on them. Sending you and your bro some positive energy for speedy recoveries. Kudos to HH as Caregiver Extraordinaire

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    1. Where I lived before mine were fodder for the woodchucks.
      Hope yours erupt soon:)
      Received the positive energy:)
      Thanks for kudos to the HH. He deserves them:)

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  12. Congrats on the great review of your book! Love your tulips and seeing the pretty colours since it is still grey and brown here. Sorry to hear about your brother so I will send my most positive thoughts your way. He is getting the care and he has the love of family and that is great medicine. The erupted tooth sounds very painful but I’m glad you are better. I love the video which just shows how any species can get along.

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    1. Thanks, Birgit:)
      I was VERY lucky. I didn't even know I had a problem till the X Ray.
      Glad you liked the video. Too bad humans haven't figured out how to get along.
      Sending bright colors and spring flowers your way.

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  13. ooh best wishes on tooth recovery. So exciting for your daughter and SIL. Sending prayers for your brother.

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    1. great about the review too, lots of news today Sandra.

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    2. Thanks for prayers and well wishes, Christine.

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  14. Good to hear things are all rolling toward the good .One book I just finished went through about 6 pages describing all who helped him write it and efforts needed to get facts straight.

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  15. Goodness me what a lot of news in your post!
    Some good - big smiles and thumbs up!
    Some not so good - thumbs down.

    So a mixture of wishes, congratulations on the review, good luck to your daughter and SIL who are buying their first house, prayers and positive thoughts for you and your brother speedy recovery.

    All the best Jan

    PS Those tulips look lovely.

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    1. Thanks, Jan:) Appreciate the wishes, congrats, prayers and positive thoughts:)

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  16. Your tulips are gorgeous Sandra! Wow! I love the dog and duck video too! So cute!
    Congrats to your son in law and daughter! How exciting!
    Congrats on the review! That is so special Sandra!!
    Prayers and positive energy are being sent to your brother!
    Big Healing Hugs are being sent your way Sandra! I am so sorry about your tooth!! Please take care!

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  17. Thanks for the lovely well-wishes, Stacy.
    Hugs

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