The Green Family, West Branch, Michigan
November 20, 2001
Ruby arrived here with great excitement. My kids, Jenny, 17; Tom, 10; and Allie, 9 (dx'd @ 2 1/2), were happy to find Ruby in our mailbox (yes, we have a big mailbox). She came just in time to have dinner, then join the younger kids at swim practice. After that, it was homework and bed time.
November 21, 2001
Today, Ruby got to accompany Allie at school, then she got to attend her Girl Scout meeting. She had so much fun meeting all those new friends. Then, home to get ready for Thanksgiving the next day.
November 22, 2001
Happy Thanksgiving! Ruby enjoyed eating lots of turkey and stuffing (no worry about calories for her!), and she got to meet Allie's grandparents, her aunt Bridget, and uncle Rod (her God Parents). She got to watch Shrek with the family.
November 23, 2001
Today, Ruby got to help at her second cookie booth, where we set up a table at a local business to sell Girl Scout cookies. It was a little cold, but she helped keep the girls warm.
November 28, 2001
We wanted to get Ruby out to the next family by the end of the week, but Allie's teacher keeps forgetting to give her time to introduce her to the class. Ruby really wants to meet all of Allie's classmates, and visit with them more.
December 4, 2001
After a busy and hectic weekend, Ruby is off to the next family. We sure enjoyed having her, and getting to spend time with her. Allie wants a Ruby of her own, so that is now on her Christmas list.
Kathy Green, mom to Jenny, Tom, and Allie, West Branch, Michigan
Rufus and Ruby, the bears with diabetes, is the creation of Carol Cramer, who owns the copyright to Rufus and Ruby. The graphics of Rufus are from Rufus Come Home, written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Terry Ravenelli, and are used by permission of the author.
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