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Keeping busy.

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Zoe and Grandpa say their goodbyes.



My father-in-law, Keith, was with us most of the week, so I've been pretty busy. That's one of the reasons I didn't blog at all this week.


But the main reason is, I just didn't feel like it.  I'd read a story, like about Pope Francis' well-discussed America interview, think to share it, and then... well, I just didn't. I did post links on this blog's Facebook page, but that was about it.


I've enjoyed a week of moderate weather, and sunny skies. Although Keith was left feeling quite chilly (he's use to the balminess of Trinidad), I really think my CIDP really tampers way down with temps in the 60s and 70s. I was able to take Zoe on a couple of walks in the stroller, stopping for some time at the park (I wound up on the swings; Zoe was not having it), stopping for some cheap, quick coffee at 7-11 (Zoe tried to five finger-discount her way to three bags of Tootsie Rolls), and some girlie goodies from CVS (nail polish, apple cinnamon candles). I even got the courage to finally go inside the little Russian Orthodox church just up the street from me. I stopped in and prayed, listening as the little priest sat in the front row saying... or chanting prayers to God.


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In other words, I've been pretty busy just living. I'll be back to blogging soon, though. I can't help but write. It's like a pesky bug that's followed me since childhood. Swat all I like, and it comes back. Here's a video of Zoe and Grandpa cutesness to tide you over:


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