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Old 07-17-2008, 06:11 PM   #641
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After weeks of staying away from the keyboard, I finally wrote a 1,500-word column today. Forced myself actually. Went better than I'd anticipated. In the past, the words just fell off my fingers. Today I had to really work at it, but I got the piece written and I am very pleased with it.

Writing is one of the things I take great pleasure in and I would love to get the "feeling" back again. It would give me a way to occupy my hours. Maybe I'll give a stab at another one tomorrow.
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:16 PM   #642
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good for you katie. it will come back. just takes awhile .

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Old 07-17-2008, 08:06 PM   #643
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Katie, love, good for you!! It will all come back just as easy as it use to!
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Old 07-17-2008, 09:50 PM   #644
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Katie,
those words are still there, just waiting for you to heal more. They will come out as you feel the warmth that is there surrounding you. Chin up girl, you are stronger than you realize.
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Old 07-17-2008, 11:40 PM   #645
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We just drove home in our new vehicle.....not it is not the Mazda 5, but a much smaller but still workable Chevy Aveo hatchback!!!! It is not blue or green like we wanted, but white, just like most of our past vehicles have been. I can get in and out myself and once I adjust all the many parts of the seat I know I will be able to ride comfortably. We love it, it is ours....no help from any family member or other co-signer, it is a new 2008 and we are really happy! If that isn't reason to celebrate I don't know what is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-18-2008, 05:41 PM   #646
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Great news Laurie.
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Old 07-18-2008, 05:57 PM   #647
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We just drove home in our new vehicle.....not it is not the Mazda 5, but a much smaller but still workable Chevy Aveo hatchback!!!! It is not blue or green like we wanted, but white, just like most of our past vehicles have been. I can get in and out myself and once I adjust all the many parts of the seat I know I will be able to ride comfortably. We love it, it is ours....no help from any family member or other co-signer, it is a new 2008 and we are really happy! If that isn't reason to celebrate I don't know what is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
big time congrats. in order. good for you on no help, doesn't it feel good. you don't need help from people that dictate terms that don't fit your wants.

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My dear Christopher is doing good in school today. Went over for lunch to check on him and he said he'd like to eat with his friend (a little gal sitting in front of him). Yey! He's getting used to his kindergarten routine! Thank goodness! Oh, and I'm NOT crying anymore! I did all that last night...

My 14 year old son was up late doing homework, reading his novel for a test Thursday and organizing...yep, ORGANIZING his binders! I am so proud of him that he's decided to be self-directed. He told his sister this year (9th grade) was what counts! I'm so happy and grateful for this!
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My dear Christopher is doing good in school today. Went over for lunch to check on him and he said he'd like to eat with his friend (a little gal sitting in front of him). Yey! He's getting used to his kindergarten routine! Thank goodness! Oh, and I'm NOT crying anymore! I did all that last night...

My 14 year old son was up late doing homework, reading his novel for a test Thursday and organizing...yep, ORGANIZING his binders! I am so proud of him that he's decided to be self-directed. He told his sister this year (9th grade) was what counts! I'm so happy and grateful for this!
told ya j/k That, is wonderful Dina...I'm so happy for you

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Old 09-08-2008, 03:08 AM   #650
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Being on vacation, I have been forgetting to enter many sweepstakes. I entered several tonight and just won a $25 gas card. It won't put much of a dent in our gas expenditures lately, but every little bit helps!

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