Archive for October 2016

CUBS WIN!!! CUBS WIN!!! CUBS WIN!!!   Leave a comment

Even though I am a life-long Detroit Tigers fan, I’m deliriously happy for the Cubbies fans. I love baseball and I’m so happy that the Chicago Cubs get their moment in the Sun. It’s about damned time. Go Cubs!!!!


unknownunknownThe Chicago Cubs are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1945. Growing up near Wrigley (you can hear the fans from our back yard of our family home where my 89 year old mother still lives), I spent my life as one of those “lovable losers.” Losers no more. 71 years but we are losers no more. We are the National League champions. Now bring on the Indians.

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Posted October 25, 2016 by violafury in Uncategorized

Independent motion – can you help?   3 comments

One of our greatest gifts; to move about independently!

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

What would you give to make a dream come true if you woke to find yourself living a nightmare?

What would you feel if you could never again walk on a beach? Or go out alone in the snow…feel the stillness of a wood or cross a field?

And then, you found a way…

In 2009, my son was a successful young man with a bright future… until he was stabbed through the brain in an unprovoked attack and left for dead in an alley.

He was found almost immediately by passers-by who saved his life. By the time we arrived at the hospital, Nick was being prepared for emergency brain surgery. We were allowed to see him, for a few minutes, to say goodbye. He was not expected to survive…

Over the past couple of years, many in the blogging community have come to know my son and know…

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Posted October 19, 2016 by violafury in Uncategorized