Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday Hodgepodge

From this Side of the Pond

1. January 24th is National Compliment Day. Is it easy or not so easy for you to accept a compliment? Share a recent compliment you've given or received.

It is hard for me to accept a compliment....I don't know why.  I recently received a compliment about how with all that has happened I have handled it all with grace.
I would rather give compliments....I gave a compliment the other day for someone just stepping up to the plate and doing her best.

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2. Ten little things you are loving right now.
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Being able to read God's word.
Snuggling with this precious boy.

Having another precious boy spending the night.
My daughters being together.

Hub's smiling
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Enjoying my cup of coffee.

Little encouragements
God's beauty
Knowing this man has another day.
My daughter coming through open heart surgery.

I have so much to be loving every day!

3. Would people describe you as a positive person? Do you see yourself that way? I read here  a list/description of eight things positive people do differently-

Positive people find something to look forward to every day, they celebrate the small stuff, they're kind, they stay busy, accept responsibility for their actions, forgive themselves, know when to move on, and resist comparisons

Which action on the list would you say you do regularly? Which action could you add to your life to give you a more positive outlook? If you're a positive person, what's something you do regularly that's not on the list?

I try to be positive but I feel like I fall short many days.
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I have great difficulty forgiving myself and moving on.
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4. Homemade chicken soup, beef stew, or a bowl of chili...what's your pleasure on a cold winter's day?

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A bowl of chili!

5. The best part of my day is..

When I know my family is all okay.

6.  Insert your own random thought here.

Asking all to whisper a prayer for hub
He has CT scans on Tuesday at Duke to see if the chemo is working to shrink his cancerous tumors. 

Like to introduce my grandson...Blake Elliot Waugh born January 15, 2018  weighing 9lbs. 3oz. and 22 inches long!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

He finally arrived!

He finally arrived!!!

Baby Blake arrived Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8:32pm.  A bundle of joy weighing 9lbs. 3 oz. and 22 inches long. Mom, Dad, and Blake are doing great!
 For the record, I don't think I would have looked that gorgeous after giving birth to a 9 pounder!

I was so thrilled to know all were healthy and doing fine.

Yes, that is my finger I was still thrilled!
A proud Auntie!! By the way she is getting married in October!

Now my little one....has gone from being in my arms

to holding her precious son in her arms

This little guy has stolen my heart!

A-Z Challenge...Letter O

  O Ocean The Ocean is My Happy Place When I am at the ocean, my senses are engaged in new sights, smells, tastes, and sounds.  The ocean im...