My home is no longer a dead zone. I have regained access to the Internet on both my computer and my phone but I'm not sure I'm happy about it. In fact, were I not trying to run a small business here, I would have been mighty tempted to stay dead. As much as I ordinarily enjoy browsing, checking in on my blogger friends and being "connected", I really really really enjoyed these past couple of weeks! And SURPRISE! I do remember how to talk on the phone - as in have a real Hi. How've you been? Let's catch up. conversation. And now I'm determined to have more of these.

Something else I've enjoyed this month has been the privilege of spending time with family and friends. We celebrated Tim and Marlene's fortieth anniversary on August one. A big thanks to all who shared in the celebration, to Don and Sandy for opening their home, to Donna for working her decorating magic and to the Knights of Columbus for a BBQ that was out of this world. And an even bigger thanks to Tim and Marlene for making their marriage work for 40 years. We love you all!

More posts to come!