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Feb 6, 2010 - The Hospital Week

Well I know I have promised some pictures. But pictures of the hospital just didn't seem right even though it was an absolutely beautiful architectural structure. I only kept having one thought as we walked in via a well lit four story high canvas (yes canvas) covered atrium. . . Is this zoned for hurricanes??? My brother Dave planted that little seed of thought. (nice of him) There was a similar structure over the emergency room. I still haven't figured that one out. Except to say that I wished the fancy deluxe modern building was also...

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Feb 2, 2010 - Waiting for vacation

Linda and I were talking yesterday while it rained all day, that since we left home on January 12th we have only had one sunny day! Oregon,Idaho, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida have all greeted us with clouds and rain. Yesterday it rained all day and it's supposed to do the same today. Yesterday we spent the day checking out some antique stores. Bought a couple trinkets to bring home (if they'll fit in the Jeep or motorhome). Mom stayed home and rested because she wasn't feeling well. Last night she felt...

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Jan 31, 2010 - No place like Mom's

I may be 62 while Mom's 89, but there's still no place like Mom's! We had a delightful drive from Tallahassee today. Once we arrived in Ocala it was like being home again, although I have never lived here! Mom is doing very well although she complains about being only 4' 11" tall now. Seems she lost an inch or two over the years. We are planning a week of relaxation and hopefully some sunshine. Next week my older brother Gary will be flying in from Hillsboro, Oregon. My twin brother Dave lives just a few miles away. So Mom is happy to...

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