Senior Spotlight for March 28, 2011

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I was looking in my refrigerator trying to decide what I wanted to eat.

I had some odds and ends of vegetables and a little meat. I decided that by mixing up all of my veggies, I would have a meal and also get rid of the clutter in the fridge.

I later realized how much my life is at times like my refrigerator — full of leftovers, things to do, things left undone, things I’m going to do, want to do and should of done, etc.

So, I thought of how many of these things do I need to do, can do, and will do, etc.

Mostly, I found out on some things in my past I did what I thought was best at that time. Later, it turned out I should have probably done them differently.

But being me, I don’t think it would have made any difference, considering the source. Today, I see it and know I did the best I could under the circumstances of my life at the time.

So today, I am going forward with my cluttered refrigerator and my life as I face each day and thank God I have what I have and can carry on with whatever the day brings.

What today is bringing is happy birthday wishes to Teri Bennett, Colton Fryers, Daylene Beldon, Beth Dixson, Ricky Southard, Selissa Pike and Dorothy Clements.

I also have speedy recovery/get well wishes for Beulah Kline and Shirley Sharp. Jim Compestine is doing OK and he is home.

AARP meets today and is hosting a candidate forum at 2 p.m. at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 senior dinner is scheduled for 5 p.m. April 4 at the post.

Sunset Meadows is hosting a noon potluck Friday.

Bingo follows.

Mary Jo Brown

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