Hello from our home to your home, it is amazing how this weather is holding so warm and spring-like. Usually when we miss real cold weather in January, we have it in February and now.
February has passed and with cold, stormy weather. Now, March is sailing past just as warm as it should be in Spring and truly plants are budding and blooming and, of course, we fear the fruit will be killed by the cold weather.
But, oh we are enjoying these perfect days when we can open our doors and parade outside for the fresh air and sunshine and exercise! Connie has escorted two van rides during this fine weather, two different groups and really enjoyed by everyone. She knows the area so well that our rides are like a travelog and the stop at SONIC, of course, pleases each and everyone.
Last Sunday Bobby Page had his group from Skyline Full Gospel Church here in the afternoon with lovely music and a Bible message about it never being too late to except Jesus as savior while one is living. But, dear ones, it can be put off to long. The hearts’ peace in Christ has no comparison.
I have finished my big rock picture advertising S and H Catfish Farm. Connie and I will take it out to Mickie on one of our van rides’ soon. I enjoyed painting this big rock! Now I have a smaller one to do as soon as the spirit moves me!
Monday morning we enjoyed Bible Study with Bro. Tom Hawkins. In the afternoon Alesia King and Connie Burris attended the funeral of Grace Irby. We will miss her and her family around our home.
Evelyn Harper called games Tuesday afternoon. Resident Council met and decided to have fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad bar and cherry cobbler with ice cream.
Heather Cannon called her last game Wednesday afternoon, she will be transfering to Gainesville, MO to work.
Thursday morning several staff members met with Hospice Compassas for an infomative meeting on dementia. We will continue with part two of this meeting Thursday morning.
Reba and Ryder Scobba will be leaving us and they are going to start traveling around the United States. We will miss them greatly.
Friday morning it was time for Nifty Nails, Vickie Yeary donated some awesome fingernail colors to us. The First Sonshine Group was here and had a awesome time with music and prayers.
Carrie McIntosh called games in the afternoon.
Ava Place residents enjoyed a van ride to Glade Top Trail and to McDonald’s. We were guided by Norene Opal Pellham on this trip. She knew just about everything a person should know about Glade Top Trail. Everyone enjoyed the ride.
Maxine Lirley taught Sunday school for Larry Moore this week and it was different and we missed him, but carried on with a good Bible lesson and prayer service as we knew he would do.
The lesson was about getting along with people although they disagree with you. It takes the grace of God to do this. A nice slow rain has blessed us all day long. Our forsythia bush is in full bloom-so early but sunshine yellow and cheerful.
Our prayers and sympathy are with the family of Jeanne Heinlein. We welcome Harold Davis to our home.
Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center will be having our annual 4th of July Celebration on June 29th. If your group would like a booth for your youth group, church group, or organization please call Connie at 683-4219. Booth rental is free, all that we ask is that you sell no food products. Snowcones are okay.
God Bless You From Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center in Ava, MO.