We’ve made it

through another year. Thank the gods.

Krismas (thnks Melissa) has come and gone again. No gifts exchanged. No pressies under the tree. A few used and handmade items for the kids and grands. A ladder tree that was cheerful and different. Family came in from San Fransisco. Steve’s sister died so we saw the other half of the family. I think we all learned some lessons.

We begin the new year with a Blessing Jar, a plan in place in case we have to move, and a family still in tact. There is a new grandson. We have renewed hope that Steve’s kids may one day unharden their hearts, and a neice restored to the family. I have a part time job – a few hours a week; and time to knit.

I’m looking forward to the new year!

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About Green Jean Granny

I believe in and practice positive living with a bit of a barb it seems. I love YARN, music, reading, history, and gemstones. I am passionate about the Earth. I am a true homebody. I've said I was Pagan for years to separate myself from a churchy upbringing and judgmental family that left me outside of its beliefs. I believe it's our responsibility to tend and protect the Earth. I basically do my thing in a (not so) quiet, amused way. I believe in the power of my own hands, the energy of combined prayer, and caring for the earth. I attend a nondenominational Christian Church. I have 6 kids, all home-born and successfully breastfed. The oldest 5 are grown. The youngest is attending Community College and living at home. I'm the oldest of 9, daughter of a missionary mother who lives in The Republic of Congo, married to the son of a preacher, with 3 spoiled dogs and and an add on (my daughter's pit bull lives here for a bit while she hikes the Appalachian Trail. Right now, there is small balance after yrs of unemployment. My disability was approved due to degenerative disc disease and fibromyalgia. I believe we owe it to ourselves to protect our mental health. It's precious and the one thing we can control. I dislike my own housework and I talk too much. I bought a house in North Carolina and after trying to get my husband here for 6 months, he had a stroke. I'm a two-time caregiver. Steve's got hemiparesis and diabetes and is learning to walk and trying to use his right side again. It's slow going. Our 10 kitties were rehomed by rescue after his stroke.
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