Weeks in Review: Week 83-84

Hey, cats & kittens! Sup??

I’m sort of over my cranky hump of last week because I’ve been forcing myself to go out, for better or worse. When you don’t feel well for a long time you just sort of get used to staying home…but I had finally hit the wall. So, while my legs are not really any better at carrying me around, I’m making them do it anyway even though it’s a struggle. Eventually I get home and collapse on the bed – for hours. But til then…I’m gettin’ out, baby!

I read “The Girls’ Guide to Hunting & Fishing.” It’s not my usual MO, but I liked it. I liked the characters, it was an easy, fast read…and I’ve already bought something else by her which I will hopefully like as much. I give it a 3.5 out of 5. That’s pretty good for me. I think I’ve given like 3 books a 5 in my adult reading life: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Power of One and All the Light We Cannot See. If you think we have similar book taste you can follow me on Goodreads.

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I puppy-sat two weeks ago. It was a beautiful day but no one wanted to sit outside with me.

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I started taking advantage of the beautiful area I moved to recently.

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Caleb is such a peeker*

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Just another beautiful sunset.

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Finally made it to a beach. It was just in time for the sun to go down, but still…

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I love this picture. Now, this has NOTHING to do with having cancer. But do other people see pictures of themselves and think “I have to tell someone I want this picture in my “life collage” at my funeral?” Maybe that’s just a regional thing where family members put together big photo collages for display at the wake or funeral service. I actually have a folder on my computer where I’ve started putting pictures I want displayed. Hey, that’s the last time I lot of people are going to see me – I’m not leaving THAT up to someone else. I have a *lot* of plans (guidelines?) for my funeral – and this goes WAY back before the cancer.

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Oh, it’s just a dog driving a BMW.

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I can’t resist a good sky.

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See above*

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A good friend made this beautiful bench for me. He’s calling it a bench. I’m using it as a table. It’s so smooth. I keep petting it.

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This bunny comes to the front yard every day.

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My friend Johnna and I went to a “doggy brunch” this morning. Cute concept but it was a little rough on Caleb. I brought a little rug for him to lay on but it was so busy he couldn’t really settle in. Getting up and down is hard for him these days so it can take him awhile to decide to lay down. Johnna’s 5-month-old Italian Mastiff , Shine, was *such* a good boy! He’s all velvety and loose-skinned and sweet.

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And that’s that! I plan on continuing to get out as much as possible. I have to start getting a LITTLE fit again so everything is not SO hard for me.

Have a good week, yo!

 

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4 thoughts on “Weeks in Review: Week 83-84

  1. Yay! Good for you! I can totally see how it starts to become a habit to stay in. I’m doing that more since we’re *supposed* to be moving and I don’t feel like investing in places and people only to have to say goodbye. Maybe that’s shallow, but it is hard to say goodbye! I like your idea of picking out the pics for your funeral. We have done it for Dave’s parents and we picked what we thought were the nicest but it would have been nice to have input. And I like your hat you’re wearing. Now that the weather is getting cooler you can start wearing stylish colder weather hats instead of just bandanas. Have a good week and keep showing us your sky!

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  2. Yeah, we’ve had a couple cool days here and I can already tell the headscarf is not going to cut it in the cold weather. The search is on for a couple cute warmer hats for fall/winter.

    You have a good week, too!

    Bettye

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  3. Looking good.!! I have never heard of having a collage of pictures at a funeral. Although here we do sometimes put a good photo on the service sheet.

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  4. The bench is beautiful. A small, positive step each day is all anyone can ever hope for. You are amazing and an inspiration to us all!

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