For 2017

"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Well I am still alive . . .

and I have to admit most of it is still the same!  lol  Guess not much happened in a year. However I am thankful for another year.

The big news in my life is that my grandson is almost 16 and will be driving soon.  He is excited, the rest of us are excited too - but not in the same way.  This is him getting ready for Homecoming.  He had a great time - which is usually true for him.  I have to admit the teenage years are a little tough   I miss that happy little tyke that used to enjoy the little things and was soooooooooooooooooo happy.  This guy is a bit different. I hope the happy one comes back.

I have gotten active in the church going to bible studies - Faithful Followers (a retirement group)- doing some volunteer work and then I got a call.  They asked if I would be VP over the Northwest District in our area of Methodist Churches.  Now I said yes, but I am wondering what in the world or why in the world did I say yes!    I have no idea what I am doing , but I am a hard worker and as soon as I figure out what I am supposed to do - I imagine I can do it. Must have been A GOD thing.  I start in January.

I am still doing well physically which I thank God for - I am blessed.  I do lurk/hang around looking at blogs and I do kind of keep up with some of you behind the scenes.  Part of me wants to start back blogging, but a bigger part is still wanting a break.  I don't know what the matter with me is.  Maybe sometime.

Still have Disco - we sure do love that guy.  lol  He is about 8 years old now.  Such a sweetie to us and such a naughty dog to anyone and everyone else.

Can't say a whole lot more, but it was a year ago I wrote last and just wanted to say hello to everyone.  Sorry I am not blogging right now, but I may try it again some day.

We had a very grueling hot summer here in Atlanta.  It is finally fall and I am actually a bit cold.  The leaves are turning, but here we don't get the colors they do up north.

I want to thank all veterans for their service to the country and to me.  I appreciate being able to live in the USA!  I hope we all can rally together and do this nation proud.

I still am writing down things I am grateful for.  I have to admit some days are easier than others.  Life gets tough for me as I am sure it does for you.

I do believe for me - getting a group of women as support has been a real blessing.

Okay something I have found out about myself.  In  my heart I want to be different.  I want to have fun.  Live on the edge.  Be wild.  Adventurous.  There is a strong part of me that feels that way.

However, I don't really live that way - I live a pretty boring and stable life.

Do you know what I am talking about?  Any of you feel that way?

Looks like fun right?

I wish you all a nice Thanksgiving - my son and his family are coming down and I am excited - we are going to go to Stone Mt.    I am very excited.

And last, but not leasat MERRY CHRISTMAS friends.  God is so good to us  . . .        

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So write me and tell me about your year and what has happened!  I'd love to know.

Love, Chatty.
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