Monthly Archives: August 2011

359. Home Again!

Just brought Matt home after getting discharged from Harborview Hospital.  All is well and peace reigns.  Deo Gratias! Sticking with Latin, Gratias also is expressed to the superior world class care given by the gifted staff at Harborview. And to … Continue reading

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358. Bow-wow-WOW!

Here’s one more family dog story to add to my collection. It came from my niece Rene’ (Fitzpatrick) Melchior. This is Carmel. She came to us about 2 years ago.  One afternoon, I was driving away from therapy with my … Continue reading

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357. Corny But True

In case you didn’t know, today is National “More Herbs Less Salt” Day. No kidding. Right after I got home from church this morning, son Matthew called me from the hospital.  He asked if I could bring popcorn when I … Continue reading

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356. The Great Outdoorsmen

Today is the birthday of two of my relatives who may not know each other, but who have a lot in common. They are my nephew Edward John (Eddie) Ford, and my great-nephew Adam Jacob (A.J.) Bush.  Eddie is 51 … Continue reading

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355. Joshua’s Baby Great Dane

(Quick update on son Matthew:  Matt is stabilizing rapidly and he slept 9 hours yesterday.  That’s an important marker that always signifies to me that the worst is over!) Continuing my “dog collection”, this is from my niece Rene’ (Fitzpatrick) … Continue reading

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354. Safe Harboring

I’m happy to tell you that tonight, my son Matthew was transferred in Harborview Hospital from the intensive care unit to a regular unit.  As always, the sophisticated care at that place is quietly, compassionately, and effectively performed.  He’s doing … Continue reading

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353. The Amazing Flying Julie Belle

Here’s another dog story for my collection, this one contributed by my granddaughter Elizabeth (Warden) Smith.  It’s the hilarious, and heart-warming story of a little pet who managed to bungle her way through life with her less than impressive doggie … Continue reading

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