All posts by Jean

  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day ♥
  • Huge celebration in Butte America
  • …first time in years that St. Patrick’s Day is on a Friday and a weekend…
  • …preparing for crowds of revelers, even transferring inmates from the jail to make room for people having too much “fun” LOL
  • Irish population in Butte is (per capita) more than Boston!  They say it’s true :)
  • Went to the VA this morning for GPa’s eye doc follow up…
  • …while we were there a man in the waiting room was totally unresponsive to a nurse and soon all of the docs from ER ran to help him and half a dozen medical people came to his rescue and took him to the ER.  Hope he is okay.  Prayed for him.
  • Loving the beautiful tulips Cathy gave me…interesting colors of pale peach, orange, pink GPa said we can plant the bulbs.
  • Happy that my sister is enjoying her new wall tv :)
  • Spring is just around the corner ♥

  • Happy Pi Day!
  • Bella’s 1st birthday :)
  • Earthquakes, 3.4…loud bangs, dishes rattling….
  • ……Marysville, Helena, Clancy, Deer Lodge, Avon, Butte…oh my
  • Family milestone birthday celebration…
  • …Silver Star…salmon, rib eye, yummy :)
  • Just saw this….The way we think creates our life experiences.

  • Grateful for my loving family
  • A day with Cathy…she makes me feel alive!
  • Made in Montana Show…about 200 booths…interesting crafts from so many imaginations…
  • We waited in line for 45 min., outside the building (thank goodness it was about 35 degrees and sunny)…fire codes only allowed certain number……then were inside for several hours…
  • 10,000 people were expected which is unusual for MT….we felt like we were in “the big city” LOL….we were blessed to be able to park near the entrance.
  • Lunch at Benny’s Bistro…jazz music…Madeline cookies with chef’s recipe from France, yummy!
  • Welcome call from my beloved Granddaughter….another alive feeling!
  • David in town for several days checking on his new home progress…hooray!
  • GPa remembered to set the clocks ahead :)

Harry

  • Harry is our 88 yr. old neighbor, kind, nice, tall Norwegian…
  • …keeps his lawn and yard so neat
  • An avid Vikings NFL fan and the only person who was allowed by GPa (an avid GBPackers fan) to come into our home wearing his Vikings jacket LOL :)
  • Would come here and ask what day it was about 4 times a day and would I write it down for him
  • Helped Harry with his bill paying, bookkeeping, grocery shopping
  • Realized he has progressive dementia
  • His family came to help and the VA also helped
  • Remembering with a smile the huge hug we exchanged when he was last home, when he recognized me…mornings are a good time for him :)
  • He is in a very nice nursing home now….we will be visiting him (mornings:)
  • Thankful for our abundant Blessings of good people in our lives.

  • Happy Valentines Day  ♥♥
  • Observing many men, young and sold, selecting flowers, candy, balloons…
  • Told one young man that it didn’t matter what he selected, she will love it because it came from him
  • A beautiful sunny and warm day!
  • Smiles and more smiles everywhere we went :)
  • Enjoy your special day ♥

  • Hello February!
  • We see more smiles in Feb., especially as Valentines Day approaches
  • A gift of beautiful yellow tulips
  • …harbingers of Spring :)
  • A fun girls’ day with Cathy…
  • …out and about in the blowing 6 in. of snow and cold…
  • …gotta love Montana :)
  • Car prepared for winter driving with a sleeping bag, jackets, gloves, boots, hats, a long list
  • Girl Scout cookies…all so scrumptious!

  • A welcome visit from Amanda and Sean…
  • …they came from Portland to pick up their yellow Lab puppy in Billings
  • Puppy’s name is “Cosette” after Amanda’s acting character in Les Miserables
  • OMG…what’s cuter than a puppy!!
  • Mary Ellen’s daily gratitude postings.
  • Looking forward to “girls’ beauty salon day” with Cathy :)
  • Progress on D/D’s new home….3 walls are up now, garage/shop about finished…lovin’ the lake view
  • Finally have some days where the temps are moving out of the teens :)
  • ROFL: What does a Thesaurus eat for breakfast?  A synonym roll.

  • 2017 Abundant Blessings
  • New Beginnings….looking forward
  • Crystal’s Creative Spiritual Women message…January 1
  • Very happy to spend quality time with our son
  • New homes being built…granddaughter and family…son and family
  • Lovely day yesterday, being out at the ice covered lake, sunshine, blue big sky
  • Snow again today…anticipating a week of minus zero
  • Glowing fireplace, cozy and warm
  • Blessed indeed for each and every one of you!
  • Thank You

  • Crystal, God’s Blessing, and her wonderful CSW messages
  • Oh yes, and the weather :)…minus 40 several days ago and 40 above now :)
  • A thank you and wave to the snowplow/sanding man
  • The Salvation Army lady who was singing while at her contribution bucket.
  • Our Wis. friends who decided to stay at their winter home after 12 years of wintering in Florida…said it’s been a challenge
  • Loving the footprints of our 9mo. ggranddaughter that say “Mistletoes” :)
  • More Christmas wrapping…and…finishing up decorating
  • Grateful to view all of your WLG preparations for Christmas!