Following a uterine cancer diagnosis received July 12, 2021, I am posting a journal to inform our family and friends of how we are doing and how treatment is progressing.

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This Month's Book Recommendation:
The Night Circus

It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing.

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Our Week in Pictures:  
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July 25 – 31, 2021: Happy birthday, this week, to my beautiful daughter Brook and to Kevin! It was fun to share Kev’s special day with Buddy and Georgia, and I finally got to make a “board” meal on my new serving board. Thanks for the book, Nancy, and the puzzle, Elaine! I’ve already finished the puzzle and read “Falling” – so yes, I loved the gifts. I also was able to drive to the grocery store this week, and to have a nice lunch by the St. Johns River with Georgia. I’m still moving slow, post-surgery, but was able to get back to the arboretum and the lake to photograph my little friends. There’s just so much beauty in the world! Talked a lot with family this week -- and keeping a cousin with her own challenges in my daily prayers.

"Husband of the Week" Collection: Click image for info!

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Grandchildren's Corner:

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Grandkid's Corner Blogs 

21 Quick, fun reads for children of all ages. Learn about our natural world!

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2021 in Pics

Weekly picture frames with a peek of how we spent our days.

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Let's Party!

New ideas for fun parties, whether you're planning for a few or a crowd!

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Ways to give back to your community.

Making Notes

Top 10 Lists

What are your Top 10 movies, animals, pastimes? 

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Images of family and friends set to music for your viewing enjoyment.

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Great people I've had the privilege to care about!

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From main dishes to side dishes, breads to desserts!