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Category: The Daytime of Life | Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:42 pm

I have not blogged in a while, and decided to make an entry today, since I am off. I hope I can keep it up. I have missed everyone, and pop in and out every once in a while to read blog entries, and see what is going on with all my old stewbie friends, but I have had so many drastic changes in the last year in a half. My job at the college was eliminated, I worked for two different departments of social services, then my old position was recreated, so I came back to the college this past June. My youngest child got his own place, so I have had to adjust to an empty nest. I totaled my car during a heavy downpour of sleet and snow on March 1st,2009, and broke my wrist in 2 places,but Praise God, it mended nicely. We sign final paperwork on an old brick ranch style house we are buying, so we will be moving soon. The house needs a lot of work, but we have good neighbors, and the views are nice. It is at the foot of Baker's Mountain which is the highest peak in Catawba County. I am from further up in the real mountains, so this is as close as I can get, and still have decent employment. Today I plan to dig up some of my plants down here, and replant them up there. (The move is only three miles up the mountain.) I also hope to clean, and line some of my cupboards. I have always rented, so this is a new experience for me to have my own piece of land. I am having family over on Easter Sunday, and will bake a ham. I haven't really decided what else I am fixing. I hope everyone is having a very blessed Easter weekend. I will hush for now.
Loads of Love, Song

The New Homestead ( photo / image / picture from SongofJoy57's Garden )

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Netty wrote on Fri Apr 02, 2010 1:03 pm:

Congratulations on your new home Song of Joy! Looks like you will have plenty of space for gardens! Happy Easter :)


eileen wrote on Fri Apr 02, 2010 1:53 pm:

Gosh you've been busy since we last heard from you!! Your new home looks lovely SOJ and It must be exciting to have your own place and land.
So glad your wrist healed well and that your fit again. Thanks for letting us know how things are with you.



Jewell wrote on Sat Apr 03, 2010 2:04 am:

Wonderful and congratulations on your new home. Have fun and enjoy!


glendann wrote on Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:35 pm:

Hi SongofJoy,Its so good to see you.I often wonder how you are.I have really missed you.
Your new place is going to look great when you get all those plants going.Your new home looks great.


Droopy wrote on Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:43 pm:

Congratulations on your new home. I think it looks lovely! I wish I could be there and help you out with moving, planting, painting etc. What fun we'd have. :D

Cayuga Morning wrote on Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:20 am:

songofJoy57--I realize that this blog was written some time ago. I hope you are comfortable in your now not-so-new home and have made it yours.

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