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Re: Finally made it back!


Hi Melody,
    It's good to hear from you again.
    I am speechless and inspired by you. I guess God does not hand us more
than we can handle. WE also are here for you.

betsy
evergreen
----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 3:23 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Finally made it back!


> Dear Friends: It has been a long time but I finally made it back to the
> list! I have missed you guys so much...and since I no longer have a
> second job working for the church I figured I can finally have the time
> again to keep up with all of you.
>
>
> I'll give you all the  shortest version I can of what I've been doing
since I left the list...
>
> * Finished the third year of my Ministry formation program
> * Got a new puppy:  chocolate lab named Zeke; born June 2007.
> * November broke my right ankle/foot.
> * Became a grandma! Sophia Grace born on November 15.
> * Lost a young friend, Tonya, to suicide December 1st.
> * Lost my job at the church just before Christmas because a couple of
> parishioners got very nasty in their objection to us not forcing Meg to
> give Sophie up for adoption.
>
> * My husband's Uncle Red died unexpectedly December 23rd.  His wife Janet
had just buried her brother that morning.
> * December 29th my older brother Greg was murdered at a truck stop in
> Michigan, stabbed in the heart with a hunting knife by a fellow truck
> driver.
>
> * The day of his burial another one of Meghan's friends, Dave, killed
himself.
> *The evening of his burial I broke my left ankle/foot.
> *The next day I took a leave of absence for a month from my nursing job at
the hospital...
>
>
> That really is the condensed version...sometimes I wake up and find
> myself wondering how did I end up in the middle of this soap opera that
> my life has turned into? And more importantly, how do I get out? I am
> pinning all my hopes on being able to work that one out in my garden
> come springtime. If this miserable winter of ours ever ends...more snow
> than we've had in many years, lots of ice storms, and record cold temps.
> Brrr...
>
>
> Anyway, it's good to be back...I really have missed the joy that this
> list brought to my life because of all of you. After the mess I've let
> my garden become over the past 2 years, I am depending on all of you to
> keep my spirits up as I go about setting it to rights...a long and
> arduous task I am sure.
>
>
> Blessings,
>
> Melody
>
> Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of this
world!
>
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