Category Archives: Friends

Daffodils

Over the weekend, I noticed a container of bulbs in my flower bed.  With everything that happened in 2009, I severely neglected the flower beds.  Luckily, my mother kept them looking good while she was here. I immediately recognized the … Continue reading

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Memories of John- from Jeff Urbanik

Jeff knew John through CFCRS.  Here is what he wrote about John on his Facebook page (July 22, 2009).  I certainly enjoyed reading it and with Jeff’s permission am sharing it here. I joined the Community Fire Co. of Rising … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving- a holiday which we’re told was initially celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Indians to give thanks for bountiful harvests.  Today, Thanksgiving is typically a celebration with friends and family where we stuff ourselves full … Continue reading

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Ravens vs Colts

Back when I went to the first pre-season game it was suggested that I go to a regular season.  The Colts were still available and that was the game to go to.  Mainly because of the rivalry after Indianapolis stole … Continue reading

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More Equine Therapy…

Nathaniel is a toddler.  I work overnights.  Let’s just say that the work week is dedicated to taking care of him, sleeping, working, and tossing critters some food. Housework doesn’t happen during the week.  Nathaniel creates housework.  I suck at … Continue reading

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Sixteen years later…

Today, my friend from high school, Marc, & his wife, Sherri, and daughter, Haley, came for a visit.  Sixteen years ago, Marc rode Squall on a few occasions.  Today, his daughter had her first horseback ride on the same Ms. … Continue reading

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Busy day… chilly night…

My farrier was supposed to come today to trim the horses.  He was a no show.  I called and got a voice mailbox full message.  I hope nothing is wrong.  My horses need their feet trimmed, badly. I waited for … Continue reading

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Homework Assignment

My amazing friend, Shannon, and I were talking last night.  She told me that she thinks I’m doing well all things considered.  Some days I think I am and other days, not so much.  She like so many other people … Continue reading

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Corner markers set

When I stopped by the cemetery on Friday AM the corner markers had been set.  I knew they had arrived and had talked with John’s friend who works at Foard’s.  He told me that he’d personally take care of setting … Continue reading

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Department Meeting

When they asked if anybody wanted to recognize anybody at the department meeting.  I raised my hand, waited my turn, and took some deep breaths. I’m not very good at getting Thank You cards sent out (frankly, I suck at … Continue reading

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