Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tues. Dec. 31, 2013 Thinking of those who face the new year missing dear ones

We’re home again!  Wading into cleaning up the house after lots of company, Christmas, and neglect while Karis was in the hospital. Dr. Costa asked me today to ask everyone we know to pray for a breakthrough for Karis.  Without … Continue reading

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Sun. Dec. 29, 2013 Belated Happy Birthday to Joel and EJ!

The wedding was lovely, and Dave took zillions of pictures to share with Karis afterward.  She was hospitalized again Friday with critical low phos and dehydration.  Dr. Costa seems to be concluding that she really can’t go without daily TPN; … Continue reading

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Thurs. Dec. 26, 2013 On the second day of Christmas . . .

. . . it snowed!  The world is beautiful again! Dave spent the day with Karis at the hospital yesterday and brought her home at about 4:15, just before some friends arrived for dessert and games.  During her days at … Continue reading

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Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Thank you all for your kind expressions of care in regard to the death of Dave’s Mom.  We had a lovely time yesterday, with most of her family gathered at our house, remembering her and telling stories.  The official memorial … Continue reading

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Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 Thinking of Abuelita waking up in Heaven . . .

Dave’s mom (known as “Abuelita” to all her grandchildren) died peacefully early evening yesterday.  Her son Bill was with her.  The timing was amazing, since Bill lives in England and was there to visit because he came to the US … Continue reading

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Dec. 11, 2013 Grieving with the Lockwood family the loss of Jonathan

We just learned that Jonathan is gone.  What a long battle this has been.  Please continue praying for Jennifer and their two kids.  Thanks.

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Friday, Dec. 6 Belated Happy Birthdays to Jan, Heidi, Pauline (in Heaven). Congratulations, Rachel and Brian!

Wow, I didn’t realize it had been so long since I’ve written.  The days all kind of blur together.  Karis did go with us to Glade Spring for Thanksgiving (after Dave got home from Colombia and Bolivia), where we delighted … Continue reading

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