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Happy Birthday 2023

By on April 22, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Happy Birthday 2023 Today is my birthday, and I turn 67 years old. Now to some of you and the teenage version on me, that seems pretty old. But I will address that by relaying the words of a t-shirt Shannon bought me when I turned fifty. “Getting old is inevitable, maturing is optional!” I am happy to say I have used this as my motto, and plan to keep it until...

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Happy Easter 2023

By on April 9, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Happy Easter 2023 Let me start this week’s story by giving you an update on the medical situation with my knee. Originally the date for surgery to replace the spacer with a new knee was scheduled for around the first of May. The infusion therapy to get rid of the infection went so well, the surgery happened on March 29th. Now, we are in the therapy process. I am so...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2023

By on March 17, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2023 Let’s start this story off with some St. Patrick’s Day Jokes. Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day? Because regular rocks are too heavy! How do leprechaun’s get to the moon? They go on a sham-rocket! What do you call leprechauns who collect aluminum cans? Wee-Cyclers! Okay, that’s enough of that...

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Medical Update

By on February 18, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Medical Update I decided for this week’s story I would give you an update on the status of my knee replacement, whether you wanted to know or not. To do this, I must take you back to the beginning of my decision to have the surgery. For the last two years, I have been experiencing problems with my knees, especially after playing basketball. I went to see a doctor,...

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Pink Night 2023

By on January 21, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Pink Night 2023 Last Friday night Thunder Ridge High School held their fifth annual Pink Night. This event was started by Thunder Ridge basketball coach Lee Toldson in honor of his aunt who battled and passed away from cancer. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for local families dealing with cancer and to raise cancer awareness. I would like to give you the...

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Reflections of 2022

By on January 7, 2023 in Journal | 0 comments

Reflections of 2022 I hope everyone had a terrific Christmas and New Year’s celebration! It’s hard to believe we are in 2023 already. As I reflect back on 2022, there were some challenges that it brought, but also some incredible opportunities and inspirational events. For this week’s story, I would like to give you three events that helped me realize how...

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