Saturday, November 7, 2009

Time is Flying!


Hello faithful readers! I so appreciate you! I really do! I mean who else would keep coming back to read a blog that doesn't have postings but once every 2-3 weeks! You guys are the best and I am blessed to have you peeking in...

With that said, I wanted to update you with my life: Daddy was released from the rehabilitation center about a week and a half ago, and he has since decided to sell the family home and move into an apartment. And that is all going to happen Nov. 21st! Yep, for an 84-year-old guy, he's moving fast! He still has considerable swelling in his operated leg and was told by his surgeon that he may have that for a month and perhaps some swelling off and on for the rest of his years. He just has to use common sense after being on his feet awhile and elevate his leg as needed to rest it.

I have begun coloring my new illustration of my little yellow cottage for my blog and hope to have that up and running by Dec. 1st! I know that that sounds like forever, but it's really not...Thanksgiving is just around the corner.

Tom and I will be celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16th and we are blessed enough to go away to Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ for two nights to stay at the Cashelmara Inn, a Victorian style seaside Bed & Breakfast. I've included a photo of the B&B from their website, above. We hope to breathe some fresh salty air, stroll on the non-commercial boardwalk, eat some marvelous food and enjoy a movie or two in the Cashelmara Inn's Victorian Theatre, complete with velvet chairs and free popcorn! I will have photos to share when we return, and the following weekend, Daddy's moving into his apartment...and then the following Wednesday, the Nov. 25th, Christopher will be home from college for Thanksgiving break! I really am shooting for stamping a card Thanksgiving weekend! So, please don't give up on me!

I'll see you back here after our anniversary trip with some photos!

15 comments:

Scrappin' Kat Woman said...

Linda,

This looks like a wonderful place to vacation! Can't wait to see your artwork of your house.

Enjoy & have a wonderful weekend!

Cassie said...

How wonderful to see a post from you, Linda! I so enjoyed chatting with you today, and I hope your anniversary celebration is wonderful. I'll keep praying for your father and his recovery ;D

Candy F. said...

Hi Linda! Sounds like things are crazy busy but are moving forward. Glad your Dad is progressing in his recovery and continued prayers are being said for him (and you)!

Shawne said...

I'm so glad for your dad Linda, and happy anniversary, and I know you will be exstatic to see your son, have a great time!

peggysue said...

You know that place looks like it has really big rooms . . . I think you and your DH could use some company. If you could pick me up at the airport, that would be great. :) Hope you have a lovely time.

Chef Mama Lori said...

Linda, so happy to have you back in the blogging world!

Dawn B. said...

I am so glad that is all behind you.. I know it was a difficult time.. Happy anniversary and enjoy your time together.. Best wishes and prayers for your family.

The Stamper's Touch said...

It was so good to read your post Linda!!! How wonderful for your Dad to be moving onward and upward with his recovery. Happy Anniversary too! Have a wonderful trip!!

One Picky Family said...

Enjoy your trip! You deserve it. Hugs!

Laurie tx stamper said...

We're still all here with you enjoying the positive updates! All sounds like good news. I'm in big anticipation of the house artwork you keep talking about, have a wonderful little vacation and thanksgiving if you dont post before then.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Thankyou for the updates linda! *hugs* I've been praying for you and your father. I hope your knee is doing alright too? I pray your father will have a safe move and that he will be able to settle in. Bless his heart! Happy Anniversary to you also!! have a great time!! it looks like just a beeeutiful place! I look forward to seeing your colored cottage too. That will be so cool! and your right about the time. WOW! it's just FLYING!!! Stay safe my friend.

Katie Renz said...

It all sounds great Linda. Thanks for all the updates and congrats on your wedding anniversary! I know... Dec 1st is literally just around the corner. Can't wait to see the new banner.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hi linda...just wanted to let you know I've been thinking and praying for your father and you. Happy Thanksgiving to you my friend. *hugs* sue

Praising Him! Paula said...

Hope you had a wonderful time at your bed and breakfast! Love your blog site! paula

Grace said...

Hi Linda!
So glad you gave us some updates! Your anniversary trip sounds fabulous! That's what we need I think! Glad to hear your Dad is coming along! Have a wonderful Christmas!!!