If you got today’s Everett Herald, you may have read the front page story about World War II vet – and Pearl Harbor survivor – Walter Bailey. If you missed it, you can read it on the Herald’s website here. … Continue reading
My Grandpa Oakes sets aside newspaper articles and gives me a manila envelope full of gems about education, politics, and other important things about twice a month. Since we get a newspaper that he doesn’t receive (he gets the Seattle … Continue reading
So yes, I did break my big toe. Technically, I fractured the most distal (farthest from my body) bone in my big toe at the proximal end (the end closest to my body). The piece stayed in place and didn’t … Continue reading
I think I just broke my big toe. Yup…I’m a klutz. I was going to write a great post tonight (remember, I am writing my #31Days post daily instead of having them scheduled ahead of time) but then I tripped, fell, and writhed in pain on the floor for a few minutes before my husband found me and helped me to the couch. I can’t focus on anything but the ice pack on my toe and my conversation with God about how He made me a klutz/pleading with Him to let it just be a really bad sprain.
Your prayers would also be appreciated. I’ll let you know tomorrow what the X-ray says…considering the fact that your big toe is so important that its the only one they recommend surgery for. 😦
P.S. Did you notice I put this under the category “Fun?” How wry my humor gets when I’m in pain…
I know it’s not Halloween yet and we don’t necessarily celebrate the holiday but it’s still fun to have an excuse to dress in something silly. I probably won’t have her dress up this year (or maybe I will just … Continue reading