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Several months ago I asked for help. I wanted to reach 5,000 hits on my blog by October. Well, it happened TODAY - almost 3 months early! THANKS TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHO READ THE BLOG. I wish I had something newsworthy to blog about every day - and who knows - when the kids leave home in a few weeks and I have more time on my hands - I might turn my blog into something trendy: something about entertainers, music, books, scrapbooking, loneliness (since ya know my kids will be gone), etc. No matter what I decide, I'll still post random things that I hope are enjoyable.

I must be honest here though, my project 365 has fallen by the wayside. This is the scrapbooking project that I started at the beginning of the year - take a picture a day and scrapbook it. I had a spiraled notebook going, but - the last entry was 3/22/09. That's when my life was overcome with mom's application for Medicaid. It's now 7/12 and though she's been approved, there are still things coming up that take a lot of time to fix/solve/figure out. I'm hoping to do a page for April, May, June and July, and start back up with the project in August. The next few weeks will be busy getting the kids packed and ready to head off to Manhattan. We need to go through all of Brandon's things in the garage and figure out what they still need. They have the big stuff - their beds, dressers, TV's, stereos, etc. We are giving them a dining room table & chairs, couch, love seat, end table & coffee table. Now we need to check on linens, kitchen items, cleaning supplies, toiletries - all that good stuff. I want them to be well-stocked to start out the school year.

And the quote for today: "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -- William Arthur Ward


Anonymous said…
Glad I could help you get to 5000!!! ~ Anne
Jennifer Lacy said…
congrats on the hits!!
Peggy said…
I like that quote!

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