June 24th, 2020

a family gathering

It is 3:58 PM Wednesday afternoon. It has been a nice sunny day. I just woke up from a short nap down in the lower level. This afternoon everybody left to go for a hike by the Lake. They left with us Noni and Papa Cora and Marika. I just heard a noise like maybe a pile of books crashed down in the lower level. The whole house shook. I should go check down in the lower level to make sure.

No the noise was up the troops returning from the Lake.

Time has passed, time is now 4:46 PM. All the noise I heard was people coming back from visiting Lake Michigan.

It has been a crazy day around here! I am not sinking yet so that is a good. I am extremely tired, because I have not been sleeping soundly these days. My body is full of aches and pains and it difficult for me to fall into a deep state of sleep at night. It is also difficult to sleep down in the lower level on an old mattress. But the Lord keeps me from falling from grace.

I got up this morning around 7 o'clock AM. Everyone was up when I got up. I think I ate some food for breakfast. Wait I now remember Carol cooked a huge amount of food for a big family breakfast. Josiah, Hannah, and Marika got into Caleb Emily's around Midnight last night. Around 9 o'clock AM everyone was here for a family breakfast. We all sat outside in our drive way and ate. The kids played while they ate. People talked and drank coffee. It was nice morning to sit outside. I took a bunch of pictures and also filmed video's.

People left for the Lake around Noon. Carol and I stayed here to babysit Cora and Marika. Now everyone is back and things keep rolling along. I do not think I have read anything today. I did find some time to write in my paper diary today.

Last night is a blur. I do recall we watched an old episode of the TV show 'Colombo'. Well, I will close to drift in a state of exhaustion.

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