Today has been a great day all around! I know someone was smiling down on me today.
This morning I woke up snuggling with Calley... and since Dean had already told her last night that it was Grandma Sally's birthday today, I witnessed a lovely serenade of Happy Birthday from her as well. It was beautiful and very heart felt. So cute! and sung pretty well if I don't say so myself!
As our day continued, it was a good productive day... I finished about nearly half the pricing on items for an estate/garage sale I am holding this weekend. Tomorrow the goal is to finish the rest and be done with it until the sale itself.
So sad to see a person's life be reduced to a sale... I tell you... I give you my word... I am not buying anymore stuff for the house, especially my kitchen, unless really necessary... and if it is necessary to do so... I am buying quality so that eventually Calley will use it. For example, Calley will eventually get my Calphalon pans and KitchenAid Stand Mixer... just to mention a couple of things.
I guess I have committed myself now! LOL! No, really they will be Calley's one day. And YES!! She already loves to cook :)
I'd like to end my post tonight on an angelic note ;) Happy Birthday to a special angel looking down on us all, from above... Happy Birthday Sally.
I would like to say is that Sally was a very awesome person!! (I know that may not be proper grammar... however it applies to Sally!) She's Dean's mother (1942~ 2005)... and she was a beautiful person who was very smart when it came to the English language (it came very easy to her, she loved it), a sense of humor that kept you laughing, not to mention a worldly knowledge that left everyone, especially me, awestrickened. She was an awesome friend, and an even better parent. A terrific mother-in-law and great garage sale-er (I often pick something up that I acquired with her garage sale-ing and smile!!.) A true lady. Very missed.
If the essence of my being has caused a smile to have appeared upon your face or a touch of joy within your heart, then in living I have made my mark. ~ Thomas L. Odem Jr.
Blessings to all!!
247 days to go...
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