Story of Me … Part III

  • Susan Ford
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  • February 24, 2008
  • Once my mother and I were back in Rhode Island it was important for my mother to establish a seemingly normal life for us. We moved into my grandmother’s tenement house. Our little apartment was on the third floor. While I do not remember the incident, it has been said that either my “Nana” or […]

    From My List of Things to do before I turn 95…

  • Susan Ford
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  • On the list was the following item… Learn to use my DVR! I am proud to post that with help from my son Dan and my son-in-law David, I have learned to push the (duh) record button and wa la… I am at the moment recording an episode of the Tudors!Now that was not very […]

    Tricia has been listed and activated for her transplant!

  • Susan Ford
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  • February 23, 2008
  • As we continue to watch the Lawrenson’s miracle unfold I have been thinking of this song. “This is the air I breatheThis is the air I breatheYour holy presence living in me This is my daily breadThis is my daily breadYour very word spoken to me And I I’m desperate for youAnd I I’m I’m […]

    The Short Term Prophet… Haggai … the rest of the story.

  • Susan Ford
  • February 19, 2008
  • When we left our prophet hero, he had just shown up to give the first of his messages. Remember we know his name means festival, or festive. Haggai would today be known as a one hit wonder. His entire ministry (as far as we are told) consisted of four messages given over the course of […]

    President’s Day Thoughts…

  • Susan Ford
  • February 18, 2008
  • This morning I am enjoying a day off of school because we are “celebrating” George Washington’s and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays. I am not sure how we celebrate our early presidents anymore – other than the big sale at Target, Wal-Mart, all the car dealerships, and well you get the picture. Can a discounted item count […]

    It is not to late to witness a miracle…

  • Susan Ford
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  • February 17, 2008
  • In case you are not yet among the million plus people who have already visited the CF Husband blog I urge you to visit and get caught up in the lives of Nate, Tricia and baby Gwyneth. If you are not instantly more of a prayer warrior, and praise giver, then at least spend some […]

    The Story of Me…Part II

  • Susan Ford
  • Once home from her almost visit to the back street abortionist, Thelma found herself still at odds with her own mother. (Flashback: Lottie and Harry Kay had adopted Thelma as an infant after their own tragic eight failed pregnancies. The couple doted on the independent baby. To say Thelma was spoiled was an understatement. As […]

    Cowboy and Indian Days….

  • Susan Ford
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  • Just finished watching an old John Wayne western on TV and it got me to thinking… What ever happened to the carefree days of childhood? Now, I know that I am incredibly old ( at least to my high school students ). But when I was a child, it was always fun to play for […]

    Unique Beginning…. The Story of Me …Part I

  • Susan Ford
  • February 16, 2008
  • In the winter of 1950 a young nursing student from Pawtucket, Rhode Island,found herself heart sick in love with a dashing young Merchant Marine from Cranston. He came from money… his parents were less than thrilled that their son was dating a mill-workers daughter. Bernard and Edith Haggerty had two sons, David Frederick and Bruce. […]

    The Circuit!

  • Susan Ford
  • February 15, 2008
  • So I have now been to Curves twice! I have worked the circuit on my own two times and worked the circuit two times with the trainers. So my impressions… one should NOT attempt this without a sports bra! 🙂 Especially if that one is over 50! HA!Impression # 2 There are MANY teachers there […]