and that is a good thing as it will raise the water table. Though thunderstorms are predicted for this afternoon, right now it is a gentle spring rain with a soft breeze, and the sweet smell is drifting in through the open front door and mingling with the scent of freshly brewed coffee. It is a quiet moment of the morning, and I'm reflecting on how fortunate I am. I have a husband who loves me and continues to tell me even after 30 years. I have two daughters who have grown into young women I am proud to call my friends in addition to my daughters. They are caring, responsible, and join their father in bringing bright light to my life. I have two sisters-in-law that have never injected the "in-law" part into our relationships-we have always just been sisters. I am cancer free. I have old friends and new friends. I have hobbies that I love and keep me busy. I want for very little and I know that not many people can say that. I am very fortunate, and though I like to make light and joke about it, I never forget the blessings in my life. Thank you all for being a part of it.