Lullaby Rain

This evening we got a sudden downpour; we hadn’t realized that the drainpipes were clogged until we saw this. Try look all the water coming out of the bottom of the pipe!

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Such Beauty!

These two lovely ladies (actually, there was a third, also, but I missed getting a photo of her) came down from the forest, jumped over the pasture fence, and began munching away on the lovely green grass. I quietly walked across the lānai to take a few photos of them.

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Da Kine Numbah 7

Many days passed…

…and here I am again, four months post-op +/-.  And really doing quite well, all things considered. I’m driving again. Poor Nolemana had to be my chauffeur for weeks and weeks, and now he can focus on work again. And I’m ‘way more independent. I can sit at the computer for longer periods now, and have started spinning again. That feels wonderful!

We got through this…many days of this in February. This was on the 8th.

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Eleven Days Post-Op

Whew. This certainly wasn’t as easy as the first one. I’ve been in lots more pain, which is to be expected considering what my surgeon had to do, not only to replace my knee, but also to straighten my leg. That afternoon he told me that the surgery went very well and he’s pleased. The staff, as always, was fabulous at Salmon Creek Hospital. Unfortunately, the anesthesiologist couldn’t get the spinal to work and had to use a general anesthetic, so I woke up to immediate pain, not like last time when I was numb for hours.

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I Mean Well…

Yeah, I really do. I wanted to get the final chapters of the Montana Road Trip 2010 finished, but I’m having my second knee surgery this coming Wednesday, the 23rd (yikes!!!) and I’ve been busy getting ready for that. Tons of laundry (gotta have clean clothes and towels every single day till Wednesday). And then I got a cold, and yeah, they’ll still operate, but I’m hopeful I’ll be mostly well by then. I’ve got 48 hours in which to do that. I hope to have time to do one more chapter before Tuesday night; we’ll see. I think I’m going to have another early surgery; up at 4 a.m., shower with the special soap again, and be at the hospital by 5:30. More yikes.

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Montana Road Trip 2010, Chapter Forty-Four

Of course I knew I hadn’t finished this long road trip! Ack… but really, Mokihana, 17 months without and still not pau? Sheesh! And leaving AFK waiting for pīpī photos!! Inconceivable!!!  Auē to da max. And at an exciting part, too.

Pīpī intensive for AFK!

So Iʻm gonna make that right. So here goes.

Last time, we were looking down into the city of Lewiston, Idaho, right at the top of a steep hill.

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Hemo Dem Ads!!

Ack!! So for the past 5 days I was at the beach with my Gathering friends, and we had a fabulous time. One of my friends asked me about my blog, so I pulled up one of my recent posts, and OMG. It had a whole bunch of ads on how to reduce stomach fat with the most ugalee drawings of belly fat! I was horrified. I had no idea that you folks were seeing that kind of junk on my blog. So just now I upgraded my blog site to eliminate all that junk stuff. Now you won’t have to see them anymore.  I’m always logged into my site, so never ever saw them. Now you won’t, either.  I mean, really, who needs to see exaggerated drawings of belly fat, anyway?

Yeah. Let’s look at dis kine stuffs instead.

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