happy you are here!
years I maintained a full time job,
while supplementing my income with a p/t
home-based word processing business;
simply known as Evelyn's Typing Service (DBA
EMprints - Named by using my
clientele list included authors,
business executives, college students,
engineers, lawyers, professors,
restaurants... I had keys to
businesses located in the city to let
myself in to pick up work in the evening
and to drop it off when done along with
an invoice. Others would have an
appointment and come to my home.
Living in the state capital and having
my own word processing equipment were
definite assets back then.
notable event took place late in
the evening after I received a
call from my office supply sales
rep requesting me to do some work
for the city. He said that
there was a situation at the power
plant, it was urgent and at that
late hour they didn't know whom to
call when my name came to mind.
Reluctantly, I agreed.
our local television late night
news a reporter stated that the
city was working on a solution
proposal and would have it ready
by morning. What she didn't
say was that the work was taking
place in my house as she spoke.
21, 1987 at the annual John
George Nicolay Secretary
Appreciation Seminar held in
Springfield, Illinois, I received a
scholarship from The
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
as recognition. (a prestigious award
in our community at the time)
was the Good Old Days!
that changed on Easter Sunday 1994 when
my husband Rick experienced a SEVERE
base of the brain stroke at
the age of 44. It left his entire
right side along with his
concentration, memory, cognitive skills
and personality traits impaired.
to therapy, exercise and medications he
has shown significant improvement along
with his ability to walk. However, our
lives changed dramatically!
gave up my personal business to be with
him. He needed physical therapy,
occupational therapy and speech therapy.
In rehab he was given children's
computer games to play. As
he progressed, with the help of others I
created the CSC
website for him to copy and paste emails
sent to us by friends.
Aug. 17, 2008 he experienced a severe
heart attack with 99.5% blockage.
Several months later he fell breaking
his nose and almost bled to death
possibly due to his heart stopping and
being on multiple blood thinners.
He was diagnosed with an irregular heart
beat that may be causing him to pass
been quite a ride!
website was created on Jan 26, 2000 as
my home business DBA. Since then it
has evolved into something entirely
different. EMprints.com is
now the flagship domain that I use for helping
my husband Rick
since his injury.
have gained a considerable amount of
knowledge concerning mental and physical
health issues including heart problems,
strokes, diet, exercise, therapy,
rehabilitation, anxiety, depression, attitude,
faith, God, hope, patience...
there's anything that I've learned, it's
give up, God
Works in Strange Ways
and that, He
helps those that help themselves!
26, 2000 - created EMprints.com
25, 2004 –
to honor our Military Members /
Veterans, to show that "We are
Proud to be Americans crusading in
the Army of Soldiers for
Christ!!" and to act as a form
of home-based therapy to keep Rick
motivated to help improve his
concentration, memory, creativity
etc. while I was away at work.
I added an email library for my
husband Rick to copy and paste
emails received from others to copy
and paste. He began receiving so
many emails that I had to add
another, then another and still
another. There are now 200+ pages.
4, 2012, I published the short,
easy, fun to read book Quiet
It's a TRUE Story
about my husband Rick's
Near Death Experience, our dog that
saved his life and years of recovery
that is humorous and inspirational. Paperback
and Kindle versions are available at
to read anywhere with free reading
apps for every major smart-phone,
tablet, and computer. Look inside to
read the Introduction in the Amazom
2017, Believing that an idle
mind is the devils workshop, Rick
to keep busy until I retire.
(I help him on evenings &
3, 2023, needing to
minimize expenses, I decided to
a shot since the majority of my
purchases from other retail outlets
on the Internet came from China
anyway. I have purchased numerous
items for a fraction of the price
listed elsewhere without a problem.
the years I created the Facebook
American Christian Soldiers Cross,
Place "4" Pooch
and most recently Bargains
Please visit and "Like"
of us have been told Angels
have wings. Some of us
have learned they have
Give Up Hope
story of a man
and his family
it against all
odds. I highly
you are an
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