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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

In the Good Old Summer Time

The sun is shining once is a while. Showers are gentle. Flowers are blooming.
I went for an afternoon walk on Sunday and got a little too warm, so I spent the next hour chillin' out here. I'll be doing a lot of hanging out here after my surgery. It's not a bad life.

Sunday evening we invited son Jake over for pie - yes there was still pie left from the day before - and we had a good visit. Now I have checked in with all of my children so I can go invisible for a while. 

The raspberries are ripe and our newly restored patch is producing big juicy berries. 
I'm eating them on my cereal for breakfast, in yogurt for lunch, and I even cheated and had a bit of ice cream smothered with raspberries yesterday evening. Yum!

Tom and I met in  person with my surgeon yesterday, and I had a phone appointment with the anesthesiologist. The only thing left to do is the COVID test, which is scheduled for Sunday. My check lists are getting checked.

I have a drive up appointment tomorrow morning to get my hearing aids serviced and repaired. Then we are going to disappear to the Whidbey cabin for a few days. 

Our grandson Isaac just arrived to help Tom with pruning the holly hedge. I didn't know that was happening. I guess I'd better be sure I have something to feed him for lunch.  

Time to go. See you soon. 

11 comments:

  1. Sounds like you have things under control. Good for you! You have the most beautiful spot for recuperation. Having to feed a hungry working young man like your Grandson sounds like a three course meal should be prepared. ;)

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  2. Another nice day for you. That is the first time of that different view of your patio area. Ugh to the monster house next door, but the cheery umbrella does a good job of distracting.

    A monster duplex (over 7,000 square feet under roof) is now almost complete, and totally blocks the ocean view we once had. Now the view is walls, windows, and a shingle roof, just 5 feet away from our fence. Maybe we need a row of colorful umbrellas to distract - or I just need to learn to accept it.

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  3. I am just glad that I will be able to be there with you through your surgery and recovery. You seem to have everything pretty much in hand. I ate too many raspberries yesterday, and so those didn't even look good to me. I'll wait a day or two before gathering some more. :-)

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  4. Enjoy your time at the cabin. It sounds like a great way to relax before your surgery.

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  5. You do have a perfect place for recuperation and rest. The berries look perfect as well.

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  6. The count down for surgery seems to be taking shape.

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  7. I hope you have a pleasant get-away to your cabin. Maybe you'll even enjoy some sunshine. It does sound like you have everything organized and under control.

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  8. busy times, best wishes for a successful surgery and recovery....beautiful raspberries!

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  9. Sounds like the ducks are in a row. Love your recuperation spot and the berries are a healthy treat.

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  10. Sounds like you are progressing towards surgery! My sister in laws mastectomy was cancelled ...her surgeon was exposed to Covid 19. So now she waits. I hope your surgery goes off without a hitch!

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