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Monday Morning Musings

1. This was a rough weekend. My elderly mother, who is a fiercely independent and strong-willed woman, now has a body that is weak. She can't be on her own any more. Oldest Sister and I spent the weekend with her, and her rather rapid decline was startling and hard to manage. Very emotional.

2. Now, it's Monday. And I need a weekend to recover from my weekend.

3. June is going to be busy. I know it's Ordinary Time, but it feels like a holiday - much to plan for and pray for.

4. Feeling a bit sad? Emotional? Nostalgic? for having a child around. Met an 8 year old in foster care that I nearly fell head over heels for.

And then I thought, "What are you THINKING????"

(Proving that adoption and having kids is rather addictive.)

5. Another round of shots at the pain clinic this Wednesday. Is it sick that I'm looking forward to it, just so I can have a day to rest?

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