Monthly Archives: December 2013

MY DAY: Walk on with hope in your heart…

While growing up, Mother kept a lot of music in the house, and a good deal was from her own youth.  One spiral bound booklet was filled with choral music from the 1959 Madison County (Indiana) Choral Festival.  This collection … Continue reading

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MY DAY: PIP (Pups in Progress) 12.29.2013

It’s Sunday, and I am amazed at how much progress Harrigan and Bailey have made in the past twenty-four hours.  They are cute, sweet, snugglers, and love to go on walks, already. They know where the treat jar is located, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: A Night Out…

Friday night, I had dinner with my dear friend, Sue Branson, and then watched my friend, Marcus McDoorman, win his semi-finals tennis match.  When I returned home, Chief, Bailey, and Harrigan were gathered at the gate, eager to greet me. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: PIP (Pups in Progress)

We’re moving in on the 48th hour of Bailey and Harrigan’s adoption, and sadly, the one week anniversary of Navi’s accident, and departure. So far, I am really excited with the way The Girls have already adjusted to the Haasienda! … Continue reading

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MY DAY: The television barks!

While sitting in my bed with three napping dogs, THE BRADY BUNCH’s Tiger began barking.  Chief flew off the bed, ready to tear into the television. Immediately, two little girls sprang from their reclining princess positions, and pranced about the bed, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Questions about my new dogs… and my Answers!

The past twenty-four hours, I’ve received some thoughtful, and even hilarious questions regarding my acquisition of Harrigan and Bailey.  These were all from adults! “Are you crazy?” DLJH:  “Yip.  But smart enough to know I needed to move on from … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Uncle Danny to the rescue

I woke this morning at 8:30 AM, and thought to myself, “That was so neat to see Uncle Danny!” Danny Barmes is my maternal grandfather’s much younger brother – only nine months older than his niece, Diana, my mother.  He … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Hiking through snowy woods

Fortunately, the woods through which I hiked this morning and afternoon, we’re pretty well trod by more experienced hikers, and Boy Scout troops. While walking the kids this morning, with Marcus and Maggie, I decided that I needed to take … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Like my Grandfather

There are times, practically every day, when I laugh at how much I am becoming like my grandfather. Right now, Thursday morning at 8:50 AM, I am sitting in a parking lot waiting for a store to open. My grandfather … Continue reading

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A New Holiday Tradition…

12 Reasons to Make Dayton History Your New Holiday Tradition 1. See the airplane that changed the world The Original 1905 Wright Flyer III 2. Take a spin on the indoor carousel Carousel of Dayton Innovation 3. Learn about a … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Life… passing by

I’ve battled sinus and chest congestion for more than a week, and have returned to a different urgent care – The Little Clinic at Kroger on Dorothy Lane. I have been impressed with the service so far. A very slowly … Continue reading

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