Started out at -5° (F.) this morning. Makes me glad I don't have to go to work today.
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A relative-by-marriage in Missouri is having a tough week. Her 101-year-old grandmother was killed in a traffic accident, as an 18 yr old blew ignored a stop sign. Grandma was leaving the beauty shop, on her way to a grocery store. The woman lived alone, and still drove herself every day.
Her family always met at her home in mid-Missouri for Thanksgiving, so there are a lot of folks struggling with that this week.
But her grandma was independent and strong, and leaves a strong legacy of self-reliance. Not a bad thing at all. I know her family is hurting now, but pain fades, with time ... and they'll remember her warmly, in years to come. She was feisty and funny, and everyone who met her is richer for having done so.
She'll be missed by those who knew her.
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Otherwise, it's a cold, clear, sunny day. Plans include running a couple of errands, and otherwise taking it easy.
Have a safe one out there, and thanks for stopping by.