06.19.18 Trinity’s Senior Adult Luncheon

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – Last Thursday our church, Trinity Baptist, had a Senior Adult’s Luncheon for us Seniors.

Several, many years ago Julie Lester and I put together Senior Adults Luncheons for the then senior ladies.  Julie did a cooking demonstration and cooked for them one year and Bro. Randy cooked for them the next time. We did crafts with the ladies each year and I think Julie and I enjoyed it every bit as much as they did. I remember that Debbie Berteau did a flower arrangement demonstration for the ladies and one of them got to take it home. At that time I think we had only a hand full of senior ladies. This is a photo from the year we made flowery bonnets with them. Ms. Olga Hubsch and Ms. Louise Traylor in the photo below were with us at this year’s luncheon.

Here is Bro. Bob obviously getting some advice from Ms. Louise Traylor who was in attendance at the luncheon long ago and this year’s luncheon!

My mama’s dear friend, pretty, young Ms. Olga Hubsch in her mid 90s looks younger than most of us in our 60s! She’s the pretty lady with the dark hair peeking around Bro.Bob and David Taylor! Mama is probably up in heaven just a smiling about she, Roy and I being in the senior group together!  She was one of the two who were in attendance at the long ago luncheons and at this recent one!

Now Roy and I are old enough to be included in the “Senior” age group. Since several of our age group friends were also there I guess we really are the seniors. My friend Leanna Traylor wrote on Facebook, “I know Johnnie Whisenhunt and I were way too young to be there, but thanks for letting us come chaperone!!!” Ya gotta love our wacky friends! Look at that smile on Johnnie’s face (the blonde), she’s a hoot!  Leanna had to monitor her the whole time!This luncheon was such a blessing, I can’t say that enough. A wonderful time of fellowship, entertainment and a beautiful devotion. All that on top of delicious food provided by the church and some of our ladies. Derek, our associate pastor, was the griller of delicious juicy chicken breasts. We had potatoes, green beans, rolls and amazingly delicious desserts provided by Linda Graves and Nancy Williamson. Banana pudding, pecan pie and Carrot Cake Triffle.

Nancy Williamson and Linda Graves, the ladies that made our delicious desserts. Thank you so much!

We had around 40 in attendance! I didn’t realize we had 40 senior adults at Trinity. Then I got to thinking about all those who weren’t there and we probably have 60 plus.

The program included beautiful and talented young Lily Brocato (Teddy and Wanda Forrest’s granddaughter) who sang accompanied by her Ukulele. We we sang along with her for a couple of songs, one of which was You Are My Sunshine! We’ve all enjoyed getting to hear Lily sing as she’s been growing up and love to hear her beautiful voice! Lily’s mama Jessica grew up with our sons Chip and his brother. Lily looks just like a young Jessica! So beautiful!

Bro Bob Adams was our interim pastor before Bro Avery became our pastor. He and Ms. Janice were with us a couple of years and we all came to love his preaching, his positive spirit. As a couple, they brought so much love and a very kind spirit to our church. They both spoke to us about growing older and growing stronger in our love for Christ. We all enjoyed it. We had grown to love Ms. Janice’s witty speaking style while they were with us. Having them both speak to us was such a treat! They were celebrating their 52nd wedding anniversary the day of the luncheon. When they celebrated their 50th anniversary they were with us as our pastor and his wife. There are a few special people in all our lives who speak to us deeply, this couple did that for us!

A little summary of what they shared with us is, “From the moment of our conception we become Time Travelers journeying through our lives at a constant rate! As with any journey the travel through time changes us! We often want the journey to stop and enjoy the moment we are in, but we do not have that luxury! This will be true until the Lord comes or we go through the door of death to a timeless eternity! The comfort in all of this is that Jesus enters Time to travel with us and then welcomes us into the timelessness of eternity!!” Do these folks have a way with words, yes they do! We all love you Bro. Bob and Ms. Janice!

Thanks to everyone who made this day special for all of us seniors. Derek and Koree Wall, Linda Graves and Nancy Williamson, Lilly Brocato and Teddy Forest, Bro. Bob and Ms. Janice Adams.

These last photos are random ones taken throughout the luncheon of our senior friends having fun talking and laughing and sometimes looking really serious. I think that’s what it looks like when old folks who don’t hear well any more are trying to listen to what their friends are saying! That’s all I could come up with for why some of the photos look so serious like this one below! They were laughing a moment later!

God is so good all the time! And all the time God is good! I am going to share this on facebook with some of the children of the seniors who may love to see their folks having fun!

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12.22.17 – 11 Undeniable Habits That No Louisianian Can Ever Unlearn

Friday, December 22, 2017 – If you grew up in Louisiana like I did, then you’ve most likely picked up a few habits that you won’t find in any other state. Here are 11 undeniable habits that no Louisianian can ever unlearn. But to be honest, would we really want to unlearn them?

1. Holding doors open for strangers


These things, and so much more, are what makes Louisianians a most blessed culture! I believe that good manners, politeness, kindness, generosity and family love are all things Louisianians are raised with.  It’s not necessarily something we were taught but something we learned from examples set by our parents and grandparents, to those in our circle of family and friends all doing these things very naturally!

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12.09.17 We just had our White Christmas….. in Southern Louisiana!!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 –  The weather report for Friday, December 8, 2017 was that we MAY see a few snow flakes over night.  When we woke up to snow blanketing everything we were overjoyed.  It continued all throughout the day.

It is now Saturday and the temperatures just rose to the 40s so slowly the snow is melting and falling off the trees.  The lawns, pastures and anywhere else that hasn’t been walked on are still white and so beautiful.

This is such an unusual event in Southern Louisiana that just about everything shut down and everyone was home building snowmen!!!  Last time we had this much snow was 9 years ago. We took almost 200 photos yesterday and I got it down to 50 photos for today’s blog post, so just a little warning before you start going down this page.

The photos are of our home and pond in Amite, the roads between our home and Interstate 55, then down Interstate 55 and 12 into Hammond and some sights we saw there including our church and Camping World, our son Chip’s home in Ponchatoula and a few pictures this morning now that the snow is just beginning to melt.  The temperatures over night were only in the 20s so we got to wake up again to whiteness everywhere!

I love how snow makes the photos look black and white!

Down by our pond.  This is one of my favorite photos from yesterday!

The cows were running around all morning, quite a sight to see!

The Chauvin Rocks I’ve been working on!

Going down our road and on through Amite on Highway 16 to Interstate 55.

Out the back window of our truck!

Driving through downtown Amite.  City Hall, our bank Whitney and the railroad tracks

Interstate 55

Our church, first looking at the softball field out back

The house we lived in for almost 30 years when we first moved to Hammond

Leaving Highway 16 on the way home going down 445You know you’re in the country when you see all the hay bales!

This morning when the snow started melting Little Chihuahua and Dachshund foot prints!

Our granddaughter Kallie in Ponchatoula enjoying the snow!

Chip and Madisyn making the snowman!!Madisyn and their baseball snowman – notice the ballcap and the baseball eyes!! We didn’t drive to Hammond just to see the snow there.  We had a doctor’s appointment that we didn’t know was cancelled until we reached the doctor’s office.  Not happy about that but the beautiful snow everywhere was such a blessing!  I thank our Lord for giving us this experience of playing in and enjoying the snow!

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11.02.17 Our first two+ weeks at home in Amite, Louisiana

Thursday, November 2, 2017 – What have we been up to since arriving home in Amite, Louisiana??? I realized we have taken very few photos since we arrived home. None of our time with family. Guess we were having too good of a time catching up with them to snap some shots!

We were visited by Chip’s family a couple of times the weekend we got home.  It was so amazing to hug them and get loved on by them.  Chip, Misty, Kallie and Madisyn, it is wonderful to be home with you all! God is so good to all of us.  Misty, Madisyn and I painted rocks which made me, Grannie, very happy!  Misty’s artistic talent is awesome, the girl knows how to paint a rock!!

We had dinner with our oldest son’s family for his oldest daughter’s birthday.  Again God is so good to all of us.  Their children are so precious, loving and sweet.  I brought each of them a rock and they loved it!  Dinner and fellowship was so special!

It was truly wonderful to be back in church at Trinity Baptist Church.  This was the first time since our new pastor was called to serve at our church that we’ve seen him in person preaching.  It was a wonderful morning seeing friends again and hearing Rev. Avery Dixon preach.  He’s preaching in Romans 8 for the last few weeks and if you know that chapter in the Bible you know it is a very challenging one.  His preaching is very clear and I look forward to learning from him.  It is wonderful to see so many new people in church also. I have lots of new folks to meet in the upcoming weeks! The new folks probably think we’re visitors!

We’re catching up on doctor’s visits.  Roy and I both saw Dr. Greiner, our eye doctor yesterday.  We learned that Roy’s cataracts are now at the stage where they should be removed.  We’ll be scheduling those surgeries in the next few weeks.  He’ll get one done and then the other done a couple of weeks later.  Next week on Thursday is my visit with the new neurologist.  I am really looking forward to that.  My medical records relating to my brain are being sent to her now so hopefully she will look through them before the visit.

We purchased several metal art objects while we were on the road and last week at the Vintage Marketplace Days in Amite.  Chip’s family gave us the big metal flower, I love it! Getting to put them on our fence and in the garden has been fun. Roy put together the wind mill he bought for my birthday in September and it’s in the center of the garden.

All of the big rocks we collected this trip were labeled including the year and the wording on older ones was refreshed with the year adding so the row of rocks in front of our flower garden is now complete!  These photos below can be clicked to enlarge if you’d like to see this cuteness up close!!

When we are traveling in our RV the kitchen and bedroom drawers fly open and fly shut when we make turns or drive on curvy roads.  This is not good for the drawers especially the one under our refrigerator that holds our canned goods.  It also causes us both to turn around to make sure nothing broke each time that happens while driving. We always try to keep in mind that we are living in a home that travels down highways and backroads and things bump, click, open, close and many other things.  Try as we do when preparing to travel to secure everything the drawers had a mind of their own and my honey Roy has taken care of that!!

Roy did a lot of research and found a system that when put in place will lock all the drawers when the motorhome’s engine ignition is turned on.  It unlocks the doors when the ignition is turned off.  Roy ordered one of these and installed it on the canned goods drawer and we tested it the last month we were on the road.  It worked perfectly!  Roy ordered 10 more for the rest of the drawers and they were waiting for us when we returned home.  To say this was an enormous project would be an understatement.

The wiring for the system involved having to remove the toilet in the bathroom to get to the wiring channels that go through the bathroom to the bedroom.  Roy spent most of the day Saturday on  his stomach on the floor in the bathroom trying to get the bolt lose.  After hours of doing this and a trip to the hardware to try other tools to do this he resorted to sawing off the bolt.  This man of mine is so McGyver like in times like this.   He has big cuts on his arms and elbow and big bruises that make him look like he was beaten.  He had to stop before completing the system because we’ve been busy with church, doctors and doctors and now we have a day of rain.  The last part he needs to do is to build latches on the bottom of the drawers. We’re taking the toilet out today as part of finishing up the project.  I get to scrub it really good and the floor in the bathroom before it gets put back in.  That is the absolute least desirable thing I could plan today but if he can lay on his stomach in the bathroom I can scrub the toilet outside.

Remember the rocks we got from the creek in Arkansas.  This is them on the patio at home. That’s our neighbors dachshund, Snookie in the pictures.

The water in our pond is down pretty much right now.   When we left the water came up to the top of the culvert and now the entry to the culvert is totally dry.  

I now have a new table outside where I do my rock painting.  Lots of rocks were painted pumpkin orange and hid around this area! I’m working on Thanksgiving rocks now.  Lots of things to give thanks for!  We ate at LaCaretta in Amite last week and hid some rocks there (like we do everywhere we go!).  One of the rocks “Always Be Kind” was found and made it’s way to Disneyworld in the Alice in Wonderland area. 

I picked up a bunch of travel brochures when we stopped at the Louisiana Welcome Center on our way home.  We haven’t done much sightseeing in our own state so that will be our focus now.  If you’ve traveled to interesting places in Louisiana and think we might want to go there please let us know at rosalyn@selu.edu.

We’ve watched the Houston Astros play the Atlanta Braves so many times in the past.  They are in different leagues now.  It was really nice to watch the Astros win the World Series last night for the first time in their history.  Especially nice to see Brian McCann (ex Braves catcher) get to play on a team that won.  Congratulations House Astros!

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04.23.17 Easter crawfish, MedPaks, Taxes, Blackberries, Orthopedic visit and shots, my wonderful sister Harriett!

Sunday, April 23, 2016 – This is one of those blog posts that is mostly to help me remember things we did but you’re welcome to follow along on our week of fun!

We’ve had a very busy week, Roy and I. Last Friday we spent the day on Roy’s job site in Baton Rouge. Sunday was Easter and church followed by spending a long time at B & J Seafood Market eating 15 pounds of boiled crawfish and shrimp.

Roy ordered and received a motorbike rack with a ramp to attach to our truck for carrying the new mini motorbike with us. It was a little bigger than the width of the truck so Roy cut it down to fit the bike and the truck perfectly. He’s pretty cool like that.  Thanks Chip and Misty Chauvin for the wonderful gift of a motorbike for your parents!  You two are great to us!

I forgot to get my brain memory medicine refilled so several days went by without any. During that time I bought some pretty nectarines at the grocery that turned out to be apples! A few other strange things I’d rather not share, but I was reminded how much the medicine does help me!

We got our first boxes of MedPaks from Thrift Town Pharmacy mid week so I’m back on my medicines. We’re already liking the benefits of having the Med Paks. The individual packets come out in a roll. Each packet is labeled with the date, day of the week, Morning or Evening, and our name. Each medicine in each pack is listed as well as what the medicine is for. I think Roy’s feels a little safer taking these and I know I do!

For anyone who is interested in doing the MedPaks, something I learned is that you give them all the medicines that you have on hand, and any that need to be filled they handle it all. It was a little weird walking into the pharmacy with a basket of pills but it was really nice walking out with boxes of rolls of medicine paks! They do not charge for this service which I find outstanding! I got to meet the nice lady Cheri who handles that. Thanks Cheri for making the Chauvin’s very happy!

Filed our federal taxes on Wednesday. Since we owe this year last minute filing worked for us.

Wednesday, Roy and I both went down E. Bell where we had spotted a ton of blackberries growing along the fences. We put on long pants, long sleeve shirts, socks and gloves and picked for about 30 minutes filling up an 8 quart pot. I froze half and the rest is in our refrigerator for making goodies. The one thing bad about blackberry pickin’ is that something about reaching and bending over that inflames a nerve in both my hips. I can only pick for so long but that day Roy picked with me so we got lots! He’s not usually a berry picker but my guy sure came through that day! Even stepping in a large pile of ants which resulted in several dozen ant bites didn’t dampen our fun!

Thursday we spent the day with our darling Granddaughter Madisyn! She needed a little encouragement to clear out some of her “stuff” so her room could be managed better. Grannie and Paw Paw assisted in the effort and while not as much “stuff” left the room as I thought would, you could see the floor when we left and that was a major accomplishment. We took her to lunch at McDonald’s, went to the flying field to watch Paw Paw fly his plane, visited Verizon to find out how astronomically expensive a new phone would be and back to her house to finish up the room cleaning!

Friday we went to our local orthopedic doctor, Dr. Chiasson, for Roy’s back/hip/leg pain and for my knee and back pain. After several xrays we met with Dr. Chiasson. Roy has arthritis in his back which is causing his pain. His working aggravated all of it but he got a cortisone shot in his hip and some other medicine to take while he rests the next few days. My knee xray shows the inside portion of my right knee is almost bone on bone so knee replacement may be in my future. The knee on the left in the xray below is actually my right knee. The left knee has sufficient cushion but the inside of my right one does not.

I too got a cortisone shot in my knee (ouch, ouch – look at my expression) and it is making a huge difference already. He said that my knee wouldn’t cause the pain in my back. The opposite could happen but not that, and since my knee is the problem, I seem to be also having a flare up of my previous back injury where my pelvic bone went out of alignment and pinches the nerve. Guess I’ve done a bit too much blackberry picking lately!

We headed to Baton Rouge after the doctor’s appointment to wrap up Roy’s work there. I’ll be sharing photos and info about that in my next blog.

After our very busy Friday we ended the day dining at La Caretta in Hammond celebrating Roy’s re-retirement! The spanish musicians were just delightful going from table to table entertaining everyone and the food was, as always, delicious!!

Sunday afternoon I made some blackberry bread/cake. I have so many blackberries I’ll be making lots of goodies!

Today, Monday, my sister Harriett and brother in law George came to visit Roy and I. Even though it was almost 80 degrees outside we were able to sit in the cool of the shade outside our RV on the patio under the trees. Its always fun having them come visit and today was really great!

We are ready for a couple of quiet days now. My hope is that we leave town one day next week but our very latest we can leave is mid May since our son’s seminary graduation is in Kentucky on May 19th and his very proud parents will be there!

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04.22.17 Chauvin Family Fun

Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Last week both of our sons and their whole families gathered for a picnic with Roy and I at a nearby park.  This was the first time all 12 of us have been together in a very long time and what a fun time it was!

We all brought food and our oldest son did some awesome barbecuing!  We celebrated our oldest son’s and Gracie’s birthdays that are in April with a delicious cookie cake that her mother made.

Madisyn got to run around and play with our oldest son’s children.  Kallie and Misty got to meet and visit with our oldest son’s family.

It was a wonderful time and I truly loved hearing Grannie come see this, or Grannie come play with me!  Grannie doesn’t have the spunk she use to but those sweet voices gave me lots of reason to want to play!!

Roy and his boys!

our oldest son and Chip!

We were having such a wonderful time that I couldn’t bring myself to leave even though it got so dark we couldn’t hardly see each other.  This picture is Grannie, me, and most of the grandchildren roasting marshmallows!  What cuties they are!

I thank God for the memories we made and look forward to all of us getting together again!

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04.08.17 Vroommmmmm Vroommmmmmm!!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Roy got a shiny new mini motorbike and is already going vrooommmmm vrooommmmm up and down our road with it!  My old hubby can still be a little boy sometimes!!

Camping World in Hammond is attached to Dixie RV Superstore.  Their buildings and around 100 of the RVs flooded last year when the area flooded for several days.  It’s a very much renovated store now with a new cool front desk and store layout. 

The renovated store has lots more cool things to pick from and Roy found his shiny new mini motor bike there.  We’ve named him Diego after Dora’s friend on the show.  Had to keep the naming in that vein!

To introduce you to this newest member of our traveling family I share the following photos!

Rosalyn tried out a Grannie mobile, some wishful thinking goung on here! Since we live in the country. there are miles and miles of backroads he can roam around in.   He tried the bike out this morning by riding up and down Rohner Road.  I rode on it with him for a little bit and it went pretty well.  I don’t intend to ride it other than within an RV park just to look around.

On our way home we stopped for Roy to get a hair cut at Max’s.  If you’re from the Ponchatoula, Springfield, Albany area you know of Max’s Barber Shop and Notary!  This is a many decades-old location where Roy loves to go.  They give him the true old fashioned hair cut treatment and it is fun to watch.

We then took a slight detour down Highway 90 to check out how our old sticks and bricks home is doing.  The great folks that bought it from us have redesigned some of the gardens and cut down some of the oak trees.  It looks wonderful!  After bringing Diego home we drove back to Ponchatoula to see Chip’s family at the unadvertised evening before the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival opens on Friday.  Thursday night is rides only and is all local folks.  No alcohol, no huge crowds, but also no delicious food!  Madisyn had a great time riding the rides and we enjoyed watching her and visiting with Misty and Pam Armstrong. All the booths were being finished up and it was kind of fun to see that!

Misty’s such a sweet step mom to Madisyn she even rode with her so she didn’t have to ride alone!

While we were out and about, Roy dropped off some of his Modern Aviation magazines to our doctor’s office.  This giant, very cool, blown up crawfish was spotted across the street.  Gotta love Louisiana in Crawfish season!One of the messiest and least attractive, but absolutely delicious, of my chocolate creations is the peppermint creme balls rolled in chocolate!  What I tried to do was to roll them in my hands to make a small ball – epic fail!  Today I’m working on strawberry creme filled eggs! I love looking back on our blog when we’re on the road to see the things we enjoyed at home.  By the same token, I enjoy when we’re at home, looking back at all the things we’ve seen and done while traveling.  I may include more than anyone else is interested in but it helps me so I hope you’ll bear with me as I include little details to remember!  One of the things I miss when we’re on the road is our flowers so now that the lilies are starting to bloom nicely here’s some lilly photos!

Our tomato plant is loaded with blooms and three small tomatoes!  I’m trying to figure out how I can take that with me if we get to leave soon!  Roy will be finished with his last house hopefully in a week so traveling time is approaching!!!

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04.06.17 Birthdays, Seafood, Blooming plants, Chocolate, Hammock and Lawnmower

Celebrating his 26th birthday while serving in the Army in Iraq!

Thursday, April 6, 2017 – Our  oldest son (who requested we do not use his name), was born on April 7, 1979 which means that tomorrow he will be 38 years old!  Wow do I feel old!  Happy Happy Birthday to our first born!

My sister, who is now ageless, will be whatever age she is on Saturday!  Happy Birthday Harriett!

Our oldest son and Harriett sharing a birthday cake several years ago!

Earlier this week we visited B&J Seafood, our favorite seafood market in Hammond.  Their boiled crawfish was priced perfectly at only $1.99 a pound.  They were delicious and we went through 10 pounds easily!  They’ve added tables and chairs to the market for folks to eat there, so we quite happily sat down and ate through all of them.  Nice to leave the mess behind!

I did some shopping while there.  They have a wonderful variety of seafoods and things made with seafood.  We bought 4 lbs. of large shrimp to BBQ, redfish which we had filleted leaving the skin and scales on (they were BBQ Monday, basted with a special sauce!), crawfish and pork sausage, cajun country smoked sausage and a whole deboned chicken stuffed with crawfish etouffee.   All of my Louisiana girl desires were filled!

B&J Seafood Market

Roy cooked this amazing redfish on the grill

Sunday evening I got to spend some quality time with my daughter in law Misty, Kallie and Madisyn.  Chip and his dad, Roy, went to a Men’s night at Chip’s church.  Misty made us girls a delicious shredded BBQ chicken on bun.  It was quite delicious so I got the recipe to fix for Roy and I some time.

Progress continues on my Easter chocolates.  Here’s some peanut butter cups after the bottom chocolate and center peanut butter mixture but before it’s sealed up with a chocolate bottom.  Yes I am quite messy and yes they are far from the perfect ones you purchase!

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Some of the cherry and marshmallow creme filled eggs!

Bunny and Cross suckers all ready to goThe flowers are blooming slowly but surely outside.  One of our cacti had beautiful red buds on top yesterday.  We learned to love blooming cactus during our time in Texas a couple of years ago so we bought some and now our garden is blooming with new life! When they opened this morning they were a beautiful pink!

The blueberry bushes were just sticks a month ago and now they are loaded with leaves and tiny berries!

These lillies always make me smile when they bloom, they are so pretty! There are maybe 70 of them along the patio that will bloom in the next couple of weeks! Years ago we had a hammock at our house on Hinson Road in Hammond.  I’ve been wanting a new one since that one was taken down.  After the fiasco of the hammock Roy ordered not fitting the metal stand Roy decided to hang it between two trees on our property.  Oh I am in Heaven!!! I got to help a little and am definitely the happy user of an amazing hammock right next to some wind chimes close to the pond!

It’s a little difficult to see in this picture but this is the shady setting the hammock is in.

Roy has been working on the wonderful zero turn radius one of his customers gave us.  Everything it needed has been done and it’s even sporting a new seat! My Mickie and Minnie garden decorations bit the dust this year so new ones were brought in!My honey just came home and told me he’s off till Monday!  Yay for the possibility of fun times together!  I may see the dentist Thursday or Friday so it won’t all be fun times!

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03.28.17 – Insulin, eye specialist and house restoring

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – So I got the call from my family doctor that since my blood sugar numbers have not come down, despite taking threedifferent diabetes medicines, I now have to take insulin in the form of Toujeo. I know it’s best for me but it’s not something I like – at all. I have a lot to learn now about all of this but if it does it’s job I’ll be better off. Finally, over a week later I now have my needles. Today is the day the first shot takes place!

Roy, however, got a call that his recent chest x-ray was clear and all of his bloodwork was perfect!!!!

My annual visit to see Dr. Noguchi in Baton Rouge at Retina and Vitreous Specialists went really well. The scans of the back of my eyes that were taken, show the macular hole that previously appeared to be growing was getting better! My vision is still skewed when reading words on signs but at least the health of my eye is better!!! See ya’ next year Dr. Noguchi!!

Roy just wrapped up three of the houses he’s been restoring in the Baton Rouge area. That leaves just one to go! We went by two of them on Friday and left them a thank you card and gift. I’ve seen the houses as they’ve been progressing and man do they look great! Roy gets up at 4 am to be in Baton Rouge for 8 every morning and has worked very hard to help us save some money. He’s my honey bomb!!

Easter candy making continues with the first batch of Cherry cream filled chocolate eggs. Oh my goodness, delicious! Next is mint flavored cream and marshmallow cream.

In New Orleans we call going to the grocery to buy groceries “making groceries”. Roy and I just came back from a big time “making groceries.” Every nook and cranny is now filled with some sort of food! Doing my happy dance now!

I’m giddy with excitement over a dinner that’s being planned at Tickfaw State Park with our sons and their families in a couple of weeks!!! How nice it is to have grown sons with wonderful wives to cook and make the plans!! Grandchildren fun awaits!!

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