"These happy golden years are passing by, these happy golden years." Laura Ingalls Wilder

Tuesday, October 17, 2006


I've been a bit preoccupied this week with my mom's visit. We've been having a very great time, but also relaxing and making mocha drivethrough runs every chance we get. My diet has been on the back burner, but hope to resume it ASAP. Today we're off checking out wedding chapels for my daughter's upcoming wedding. Yesterday, while checking on the new home's progress, my little furry friend "Sawdust" reappeared all wet and dirty. I tried to find his owner, with no luck ... so took him home with me; he needed a bath, food and some water. Later I called the police department and they sent out someone from the shelter to pick "Sawdust" up; he was only with me for about 45 minutes ... then gone. They were going to scan him for a microchip, give him a vaccine, and try to find his owner ... and assured me that he'd find home ... hopefully his home.

Nathan has been progressing in school. Yesterday his aid wrote that He walked to his fifth grade class without any assistance (big milestone). The aid is trying to stay in the background as much as possible and let Nathan interact and participate on his own during the time he's mainstreamed with the fifth graders.

Have a great week.

Photos: Mom and Elizabeth, "Sawdust"


Tonya said...

Awesome news about Nathan... That is great.. Hey you did not want another dog?

Margie said...

smart girl, send the dog off... to find a new owner or the old owner.

nathan is growing up, mom!

Jada's Gigi said...

Oh boy! Let the wedding plans begin! My daughter was married last April, after a year of planning! Whew! It was hard work and so much fun...check out some of my post in April to see pics and stories etc...:) Have fun!

dawnaj1958 said...

Smart move, you don't need a dog, a wedding and a new school. Sounds like a hit movie. Also sounds like too much work, but the wedding is a blast (been there) and give your little Nathan a big hug for doing a great job!

Mrs. Diamond said...

cute doggie... and planning the wedding...... fun times!!!!!!

Birmingham Girl said...

Sawdust, what a great name for your new dog...you are keeping him, right? :)
Have fun planning the wedding, it's exhausting, joyous and all things in between.
How wonderful for Nathan..God never ceases to hear and answer our prayer, don't ya just love Him!

Mrs. Darling said...

We just went through my daughters wedding and its stressful but oh so fun. Good luck!

Maggie Ann said...

Sounds like you are having a wonderful week with your family..how nice! 5th grade...wow! Your son is growing up fast...don't they though!