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    Jul042016

    Happy July Fourth, plus GRAND Social No. 213 link party for grandparents

    Happy July Fourth!

    Jim is free from the hospital as of last Thursday! We're celebrating that as well as the Fourth of July today, despite the fact my hubby will be hobbling about — without bearing weight on his right foot or he will be in trouble of epic proportion from me and the doctors — for six weeks. Things could certainly be worse.

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    Wishing you and yours a safe and happy Fourth of July. God bless America! 

    GRAND Social No. 213

    Thank you for joining me for the Independence Day GRAND Social link party! Cheers to linking, cheers to letting freedom ring!

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    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog about grandparenting, just be a grandparent who blogs.
    • Grandparents who do not blog (or want to share something other than their own post) are welcome to add links to other posts grandparent readers may be interested in.
    • To link up a post, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that you want to share, not the link to the blog or website home page. Then click the blue button below marked "Add your link" and follow the directions.
    • I reserve the right to remove posts I feel are inappropriate. (Which hasn't happened yet, but I feel obligated to note that, just in case.)
    • Those who add links to the GRAND Social link party will be sent a weekly reminder when the party goes live. If you prefer to be removed from that email list, feel free to do so (and you'll still be more than welcome to join the party any time).
    • If adding your own post, including a mention such as This post linked to the GRAND Social to your linked posts is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:
    <a rel="nofollow" href="http://grandmasbriefs.com" target="blank"><img src="http://grandmasbriefs.squarespace.com/storage/GRANDsocialbutton.jpg" alt="Grandma’sBriefs.com" width="125" height="125" /></a>
    • The GRAND Social linky accepts posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a linker, you have the pleasure of being a reader. Those sharing a link would be honored to have you visit, read and, if so moved, leave a comment even if just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social." Bloggers who link are encouraged to visit and comment on the links of other bloggers, as well.

     

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    Reader Comments (10)

    Freedom from the hospital is right up there with the rest of the reasons why we proclaim, "God Bless America!" I am so glad you got your happy ending on this story!

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    Happy 4th of July. Have fun!

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterLux G.

    Happy 4th Lisa and family. So glad to hear Jim is free from the hospital. We always must be grateful for all the freedoms we have. Blessings

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered Commenterdaylily

    I'm glad Jim is home and recuperating with your tender loving care, Lisa. I know how frightening this whole ordeal must have been for you both! Make sure he follows doctors orders now! Have a Happy 4th of July!

    X0,

    Pat

    Happy Fourth to you and all yours, much, to celebrate!

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    So happy that your husband is home. Wishing him a speedy recovery, although I know you said it will be a long process.

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterPamela Shank

    What a scary thing to go through, but so glad he's home now. I will keep both of you in my prayers as he heals and recovers.

    July 4, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterAnnette

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July. Stay Blessed.

    So glad Jim is home from the hospital! I wish him a speedy recovery -- and I hope that you won't be too stressed out being his nursemaid!

    July 5, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterNina Lewis

    Hope you and jim had a wonderful 4th! So glad that he is home where he belongs and where you can keep him in line!

    July 5, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc
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