Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well and keeping warm. The weather has turned cold. I’m not sure if I’m ready for that, but I guess we will have to take whatever we get. It seems like all the seasons are coming early this year.
Louise Shepherd, Kathleen Brock, Betty Tyree, Judy Greene and myself, all of the sisters except for Joann Brown, who lives in Indianapolis, all went to the Pine Mountain Grill last week for a good meal and some good visiting. We all enjoy getting together, and we all really had a good time. While there, we called Joann and all of us talked to her and wished she was with us.
We ran into lots of folks while there. It was good seeing Penny and Dan Combs there. Dan has been my neighbor for many years. I don’t see him often now.
We also saw Rita and Bruce Gilley. They had a family reunion, and I’m sure they enjoyed that. I didn’t find out who all was there. I hadn’t seen them for a long time. Thank you, Bruce, for the nice things you said about my news. Let me know when you want me to put something in for you, and I’ll be glad to do it.
My sister, Joann Brown, will be having a birthday Nov. 10, and my grandson Jonathan ‘Jump’ Hatton, will have one Nov. 14, and guess who will be having one Nov. 21?
They seem to come faster, the older you get.
I looked out Saturday morning and saw snowcovered roofs and also some sleet. I don’t think we had it this early last year, but I guess winter is here.
Well, I’m glad the election is over, but I’ll tell you what, I am so proud of my brother, Bobby Ray, and also Richard Glen Brown for the clean races they ran, and that they never said anything but good about each other. They were best friends and still are. They are two good men! I’m sure it was hard for the voters to make up their minds who to vote for.
Aggie Hatton seems to be doing better. Her family is taking good care of her. We really miss her in church.
It was good talking to Shirley Niece. She said she was doing better. She has been real sick. She has been real worried about her friend, Helen Cooper. She had a kidney transplant Friday, and was doing well.
I talked to my cousin, Sylvester Howard Jr. He has had a long, hard sickness and we have been worried about him. He sounded much better, but has to go back to the doctor in Lexington soon. I hope he gets a good report.
It was time to set our clocks back last weekend, and I dreaded that. It’s hard to get used to.
I talked to Anna Lou Combs last week, and she seems to be doing better. We miss her at church.
I haven’t talked to David Trent in a few days. I hope he is still improving. I know that he felt bad that he wasn’t able to go to his brother Tommy’s wife’s, Sue’s, funeral in Indiana. The Trent brothers were all real close, but he wasn’t able to make the trip as he had just got out of the hospital.
I just found out that Anna Lou Combs is back in the hospital again. So many of our friends are sick and need prayer.
May God bless all of you. Try to be in church somewhere this week.