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Monday, July 20, 2009

A Sugar Bowl Of Berries, 'Cause Life Isn't A Bowl Of Cherries

Life is just a chance to grow a soul.
A. Powell Davies


I see the orthopedic doc tomorrow and I will find out what my short-term fate will be. My friend Jeni put it to words today; I am like a caged animal. Which means if I'm not let out soon, I will bite.

Another friend took pity on me today and picked me up to meet some friends for breakfast. I would have met enemies for breakfast at this point, but fortunately these are friends. I felt as if I had been let out on furlough! Climbing into her one-ton dually was not a sight for the timid.

I picked berries yesterday, something I can do one-handed. There are wild blackberries growing all over the place, so the only challenge is to get to the berries before the birds do. In doing so I made a discovery; we have a few current bushes that we didn't have before. Wild berry producing plants are a nice gift from Mother Nature.

We have rain in the forecast for overnight. The entire area is holding its breath. 

8 comments:

  1. Those berries look delicious. I see a blackberry cobbler in the process. You always give me a chuckle..enemies for breakfast..eat them or greet them? Here's hoping tomorrow brings good news and just a new cast.

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  2. Sandra:

    Hope Alicia is right and you do not need surgery or pins. It's tough not being able to do all the things you love. Hold on . . . How are the horses doing without you doing the things you normally do with and for them?

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  3. Wishing you luck tomorrow...a cobbler certainly would be yummy!

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  4. Don't hold your breath on the rain, it doesn't rain in the desert.

    Best of luck tomorrow at the ortho!

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  5. Oh my goodness, those berries look so delish!
    Hope your DR appt. goes well, and that you don't have to have surgery!! Will be thinkin' of ya!

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  6. *heeheehee* I wish I could send Liddy your way. She was just the same & would talk your ear off for you [& eat all your berries to boot! lol]. I'm so glad you got out & hope the news from the docs is good.

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  7. yum, yum yum.

    If your arm was up for cooking I'd say you would make a cobbler out of these but I'm guessing you'll just be eating these fresh.

    Hope you get good news at the appointment tomorrow.

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  8. Ha! you are funny alicia. i just might eat them.: ) The horses are being cared for by Deb & Mark. I won't be baking!

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