Accidental blessings

A midwinter break on an island in the Whitsundays was just what I needed. I worked hard in my business and holidays were few and far between. But major abdominal surgery and two weeks in a hospital interstate were not supposed to be on the agenda.

White clouds drifted by the window of our small plane while endless turquoise water merged with a blue horizon below. After a bumpy landing, my husband grabbed our bags and broad grins filled our faces as we boarded the water taxi to our island home. After check-in,

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