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The last part of April was a crazy and scary time for this family. My daughter was very sick and almost died. Thank God we didn't wait any longer to take her to the ER. For her story, you can click here: lucky to still be alive.

In the meantime, my mother and I  have been making preemie hats to give to the NICU where my nephew, Oliver, was born in lieu of his birthday. My sister gathers up preemie supplies and donations every year for Oliver's birthday and personally gives them to the NICU. For her story, you can visit: Ollie's Story.

Not much else is happening. Just waiting for warmer weather to arrive; working; and trying to survive one day at a time. I am making garden plans as I have been forever. We will see if I actually get a garden this year. My dream this summer is to spend more time outside; master the grill; and drink margarita's; watch the grand kids laugh and play; and garden.

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