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1. Doing a little better every day, after surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago. Actually, it's more like two steps forward, one step back. But I am learning that the admonition to take it easy, and rest, rest, rest, is not just a suggestion. It is an absolute necessity.
2. Many kindnesses from many people. Friends, family, Sunday school class - Many have brought us food. My mom has shopped for us. Dad is taking me to dr. appointments (two surgeries - two doctors).
3. A huge kindness worthy of its own mention: Our neighbor is, as I write this, outside cutting our grass. He cut it the first time the day I was in surgery, and this is now the third time he's cut it. It's a huge help, since Mike still can't cut it due to his own shoulder issues. We are so grateful for his help.
4. The students have been very kind. This banner was made by the students at school. It's not visible, but all the students signed it. We've put it in front of the fireplace (not needed in our ridiculous 90 degree October heat) where I can enjoy their kind gesture every day.
The fifth grade teacher came to visit and brought student-made cards. This one is too funny. Apparently the teacher told the students that we are Carolina Gamecock fans--and we live in the middle of Clemson territory, so not everyone agrees. One little girl wrote this to me. Brings a smile every time I look at it.
5. Finally - I finished this last night. The stitch makes a beautiful blanket; however, I won't use it too often because it requires so much weaving in of cut yarn threads if it's done in such a way to make it pretty. Next time I would leave out the purple and beige, and just stick to green, yellow, white, and the two blue shades. Who knows - maybe I will try it again.