Wednesday, September 24, 2014
It shocks me how fast time is going by. Guess that means I am having tons of fun ! Axel is now 6 months old and enjoying his swimming lessons and learning to enjoy the taste of foods. Mel-Ling and Yen are growing like weeds and always having fun coming to Grammie and Grandpas house to play in the dirt. And, the very big news is, Emery is now happily retired, and we are enjoying every single minute of it. Life is abundantly good !
However, with the joys and blessings of aging, there comes along some issues that you need to deal with, so this coming Monday I will be having surgery on my knee. Cleaning out the osteoarthritis and repairing a very nasty tear in my meniscus that I have been dealing with for far too long. There is a small tear on the opposite side that will get fixed too. I just worked out too hard one day and got the tear. It will be great to have it all fixed so we can do more back packing and hiking. So, if you think of it, keep me in your prayers on Monday that my surgery and recovery will go well. The Doctor told me he has a lot of work to do so my first week of recovery will be tough. I am up to it and now have a faithful and loving "nurse" to take care of me full time. All the details have been worked out perfectly so far.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...