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Comment by Marsha H on January 14, 2020 at 6:45am

Dear Diane C ...  Thank you so much my friend.  We have set a date for Feb. 8th and hopefully the snow will have pooped itself out.  It's pretty here with the snow, but what a mess!  Lots of ice.  I had 3 inches of ice on the top of my car!  Thankfully one of my girlfriend's husbands came and got the ice and snow off the driveway and city walkway.  I am blessed.  Just have cabin fever!  LOL

Love ya more


Comment by Marsha H on January 14, 2020 at 6:43am

Dear Sara ...  Thank you so much and we have set a date for Feb. 8th when the snow stops.  Right now we have about 5 - 6 inches of snow and some ice and it's sure slippery out there.  I'm getting cabin fever!  LOL

I appreciate your kind wishes as I know you've been having a rough go of it.  Hang in there my friend as it does get better.



Comment by Diane C on January 13, 2020 at 11:25am
Happy Belated Birthday Marsha.... I hope you get out soon with the girls and have a fun time celebrating another year!!

Love ya!!
Comment by Sara Murphy on January 13, 2020 at 11:22am
Marsha....Belated Happy Birthday! I hope you were able to go out with your girlfriends and have a couple laughs.
Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2020 at 5:44pm

My dear brother Steve G ...

You are so sweet and the best present I could get it that you make a speedy recovery.  Be a good boy and listen to Chuck.  LOL 

It snowed all night here and have to agree it is so peaceful and muffles the noises that are generally around.  It's been raining so it's pretty slippery out there right now and just staying in and tonight put the fireplace on and cuddle up with the dogs.  Can't get better than that.  We are in for more snow, but we take it as it comes.

I pray always for the both of you and so happy to hear your appetite is much better and you are healing well.  The worst is over my friend.  I think of both you all the time.

Hugs, Your Sister


Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2020 at 5:40pm

Dear Deb ...  Thank you so much.  I've had so many cancellations for one thing or another so I was having a bit of a pity party all by myself, but it turned out to be a super evening and I feel blessed. 



Comment by Steve G. on January 12, 2020 at 10:41am


What a wonderful belated birthday!

By the way, Happy Birthday (belated), hugs and best wishes for a better new year.

We had tornado warnings Friday night, and then a cold front Saturday morning with snow flurries for about an peaceful to watch and calming!  Texas weather is so unpredictable.

I am resting and being good, my appetite has returned, each day I am healing.

Your brother


Comment by deborah peck on January 12, 2020 at 9:52am

Dear Marsha, I am so glad your evening went well after all, I think the point of a dinner is just to spend time with family or friends anyway and it sounds like it all worked out in the long run for you, love Deb

Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2020 at 3:50am

Dear Mary Jane ...  After I got over the disappointment I was beginning to think exactly like you.  You made a lot of sense! 

I was blessed because my friend from Vancouver made it to my house and we had a lovely chat.  Then my girlfriend from next door decided to come over and things were even better and finally my sister-in-law managed to make it.  We had a lot of laughs and I was so spoiled with gifts and a lovely birthday cake.  My girlfriends decided to celebrate with a dinner on February 8th.  Hopefully no snow. 

Around 9:30 it began to snow so one girlfriend had to go as she had quite the drive and soon after my next door neighbor followed suit.  My sister-in-law braved it and stayed until after midnight and we sure had some good laughs.  So you are right Mary.  The dinner didn't really matter and it was laughter with friends.

Hugs to you


Comment by Mary. Jane on January 12, 2020 at 1:54am

I know this might not help..but every time I hare about big plans interrupted by major stuff...I get the feeling, that a higher power is involved, and if u had gone out tonite, on a nice evening, something bad mightnhave happened. So when Major plans don,t come to fruition, think of it as Divine intervention. Who knows?

so you will,celebrate it a few days late...and have a wonderful time...maybe something wonderful and unexpected will happen, that wouldn,t have been possible tonight? Think of it as Kismet! And expect great things in the next few days! Ya never know!

Happy birthday, my friend, and wishing u many many more!


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