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Old 04-23-2008, 06:42 PM   #1371
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Today DH had to take me shopping for some items for my Saturday catering assignment. On the way out of the store was a women canvassing for the blind. She was obviously sighted because she must have seen my tired cane-aided limp and one eye half shut due to my sinus infection. As I was digging into my purse for some money, she said "its okay my dear, you look like you need it more". At first I was angry, but then couldn't help but smile that she noticed me discomfort. I made DH go back with a $5.00 Bill!
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:04 PM   #1372
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JP - THAT'S where our hummingbirds went! They winter down here, and as the weather improves, they migrate back north. I haven't seen any for a week or so, but during the winter, my feeder level goes down very fast. They even nest in our lychee tree on the patio and raise their babies. Fun to watch them take their first flights...take good care of them, and send them back to Mexico in the fall.......
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:17 PM   #1373
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JP - THAT'S where our hummingbirds went! They winter down here, and as the weather improves, they migrate back north. I haven't seen any for a week or so, but during the winter, my feeder level goes down very fast. They even nest in our lychee tree on the patio and raise their babies. Fun to watch them take their first flights...take good care of them, and send them back to Mexico in the fall.......
No problem, we love our little hummers we live in Northern New Mexico right on the Colorado border the only one's we get are the Broad-Tailed and around august we get the Rufous and that's when the sugar wars really begin.. No one on the ranch gets as many as we do I'm guessing with both kinds at least 150 but I think more. I go thru over 100 pounds of sugar every summer unless a lot of them don't make it back. If we hold a finger on one of the perches one will eventually land on your finger. I always know they are coming when I hear their unmistakable whirr.
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:25 PM   #1374
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We really love our hummers here in Texas, too.
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:25 PM   #1375
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Happy Birthday Josh!

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Wishing you a very "Happy Birthday Josh " !!!!!
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Old 04-24-2008, 12:12 AM   #1376
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Wishing you a very "Happy Birthday Josh " !!!!!

Thanks Barb L. Josh had a great time opening his gifts. Two of my kids that live here in town got to spend time with Josh too. He got to read some of his books from his kindergarten class for us. I was so proud of him.
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Old 04-24-2008, 05:38 PM   #1377
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went to the store this morning, a 12 mile drive thru the country.
The trees look bare, but if you look into the distance at a gathering of them, there is the faintest green tint to the bunch. Finally spring!!!!
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Old 04-25-2008, 01:08 PM   #1378
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I was blessed getting out of the bath... watching or listening to I should say, a tv show while drying off. I won't mention the show, I've been watching it all my life as I remember. It drew my eyes to tears [of joy and strong faith]. It was a reminder of how special people are and how much I am blessed. Then I read a few comments on here and 'smile filled tears' are still running down my face.

How can I be so blessed? Not sure, but being very thankful right now.
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Old 04-25-2008, 01:19 PM   #1379
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Lefse, your posts always bring a smile to my face. This one especially. It reminded me once again to step back and marvel at the wonderful people in my life.
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I agree! Lefse, you have brought many smiles to my face when I have been feeling my worst. But I think the biggest smile you ever gave me was when I saw you wading through the slush just to learn how to make gnocchi! I am very blessed to have met you.
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