Sheri Turner's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

Middle School & Nikki



With the sudden death of our beloved, 8 year old Lab - Buddy, I 've been in a bit of a fog for the last 2 weeks. However, since the arrival of Hope, our 12 week old Jack Russell things have been a lot more 'up'. I was looking through my last few blogs (not including the article I posted yesterday) and realized I have not spoken one word about Nikki's new adventure in middle school!



Let me just sum up her first week of school in the… Continue

Added by Sheri Turner on August 27, 2009 at 10:56am — 1 Comment

Buddy Turner



It was an April morning in 2001, I was outside talking to a neighbor & waiting on my oldest daughter – Amber - to hurry herself out to the car so I could get her to school. As the neighbor and I stood there talking a scraggly looking rather large puppy walked up and attempted to say hello. My first instinct was to look around for my kids because I didn’t know if the puppy was friendly, he was very obviously friendly and hungry and covered in… Continue

Added by Sheri Turner on August 18, 2009 at 6:30am — 8 Comments

Diabetes Camp 2009: Update



Today was Camp Thoroughbred at Nikki’s school. It’s a middle school orientation for incoming 6th graders (I know I mentioned this in my blog yesterday – just reminding - :-D). Anyway, Mikayla’s mom picked the girls up around 7:00 a.m. They met their other (non-D) friend Emily at the school and spent the day doing things like practicing how to open their lockers and find their way around the school – they had a blast.



I picked them up… Continue

Added by Sheri Turner on August 10, 2009 at 6:19pm — 3 Comments

Diabetes Camp 2009



Well, today was the big day for Nikki. One of her favorite days of the year….the first day of diabetes camp. This is the 4th year she’s attended and each year her excitement leading up to camp grows by leaps and bounds.



I noticed a couple of things this year; the first is that this year Nikki was reuniting with friends from previous years. After 4 years of camp she has her own special group of ‘camp friends’ and they were very happy… Continue

Added by Sheri Turner on August 9, 2009 at 2:52pm — 2 Comments

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