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It’s a cool, rainy evening here in Alaska and even though 9:00 pm has rolled around, as I write this the sky is as brilliant as a white Spring Lilly. I lived in Alaska for 28 years, and I am not sure if I ever adapted to the midnight sun. Whereas I enjoy the extended day, it plays havoc with my sleep patterns.

But this post isn’t about my frivolous ramblings of Alaska. I am not here for a vacation; I am here on a family emergency. My mother had a horrific fall and broke her humerus bone (the bone between the shoulder and elbow), and with my dad gone working, she was alone. I received the call late Thursday, and with what felt like a blink of my eye, I found myself on a plane heading to the Last Frontier to help my mother.

Bob is at home with Milo (our pup-pup for you newcomers) watching over the blender, food processor, and all the delicious ingredients that wait to be assembled into another masterpiece. :)  I may get a recipe out this week, but I am not sure. With my chef hat hanging up back home and my caretaker’s hat on my head, I am here shower my mother with love and gentle care. With that being said, I might miss a week of sending out a recipe.  Thank you for your understanding and patience.

I would like to ask that you hold my mom in a special place of thoughts and prayers. The doctors indicated that she will need surgery on Monday (plates and screws were in the conversation).  Until you hear from me next… have a blessed and wonderful week. I will be back in touch. blessings, amie sue

It dawned on me that for those who are not part of the Nouveauraw Facebook group and/or don’t follow my public page… you may have never seen Milo. So I thought I would share a photo of our tired puppy,  that I snapped on our drive to Portland as Bob took me to the airport.

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17 thoughts on “Life Update

  1. Rebecca Rosak says:

    Praying for healing for your mother and the strength you need while loving her and taking care of her in this situation. Any extra time you have please take care of you. We will all be here when you return.

    • amie-sue says:

      Thank you so much Rebecca, your support and prayers mean the world not only to me but my mom. I have been reading her all the lovely messages here, from the Facebook group, and the private emails that have been pouring in. I couldn’t be more humbled and touched. love and hugs, amie sue

  2. yvonne says:

    safe journey(s) and many thoughts and prayers of peace and healing.

  3. Penny says:

    I’m on my way to church, Amie-Sue, where I’ll ask God to be especially merciful to your Mum…may he heal & protect her and her wonderful drsughter🙏🏻❤️

    • amie-sue says:

      Thank you Penny… you are so precious. Mom is doing well as I type this. She was discharged from the hospital tonight and I have her all snugged up and resting. :) blessings and hugs. amie sue

  4. Rawvie says:

    All my wishes for a fast recovery to your mother, poultices of comfrey very good to bring the bones together.
    Sincerely Monique (rawvie)

    • amie-sue says:

      Thank you Rawvie for the recommendation. :) Mom is doing good and was discarded from the hospital tonight. I will be doing an update soon. hugs, amie sue

  5. Paula says:

    Thank tog for the update, AmieSue! Prayers with you and family…

    You are all blessed to have each other especially in time of need!

    Big hugs

    • amie-sue says:

      I so agree with you Paula. We are ALL so blessed. Thank you for the prayers… the whole family has felt them. Our strength is holding strong. blessings and bug hugs to you too. :) amie sue

  6. dawn says:

    speedy recovery wishes for your mom. :)

  7. Kate says:

    Gladly holding you and your mom in prayer-fulls of thoughts on restored health, glowing health, and mother-daughter connection.

    You are very much loved, and the puppy fellow and his keeper too.

    No need to reply, just absorb and pass it on.
    And remember to take time day to day for yourself.
    💚🍃🌲

    • amie-sue says:

      How could I NOT reply? :) What a special message to read Kate. Thank you so much for all the prayers. Mom is doing wonderful…considering the circumstances. I just brought her home tonight. I will do an update soon. love and hugs. amie sue

  8. Penny says:

    Dear Amie Sue,
    How very blessed your Mum is to have you & you to have her Bob, Milo & your Dad in your lives.God is good & mercifully watching over his flock. May we all be so blessed & you have a safe home soon. Please spend the time out there enjoying your parents & not replying to me.
    Hugs and all good things to you & yours,
    Penny

  9. Shirley Foster says:

    I am glad to hear your Mom is doing well under the circumstance and is home. I know you are so grateful to be there for her. My thoughts and prayer are for you all. Blessing.
    Shirley

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