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Totally terrrrrific Thursday

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Our 36th anniversary! we had a great day. We didnt' do anything huge, just went to our local shopping area, and walked in the rain around the shops, not clothes just house stuff, like wicker emporium, bowering, pier one etc. The area has umberellas you can borrow so we got one and hubby was trying to do singing in the rain and clicking his heels, not very successfully lol. but we had fun.
Later dd had offered to take us out for supper, then dil said hey we can go and we will pay for one of them. then they all invited dad. So we all were there, thomas and eva too. They were very well behaved and sat and stayed sitted while eating and were so happy and fun.
Then we dropped dad home, lisa and Mike home and then we went to Halifax for my pc of cheesecake. It was delicious............ smooth, so dk choc. hazelnut. YUM but have to say woldn't do it all the time. be a special occasion like today was.
Now to get rready for bed as it is 11 pm. should take allie around the block one more time. lol

dd her hubby and Thomas

pepe, Thomas and Uncle Mike

nana and eva again

and Thomas with a nana lol and pepe

dil and thomas

papa( ds) and Eva

dad, grampa, grampa dutch lol

hubby and myself

NOte to self, don't lean in that top! EEEK

I so enjoy this evening and glad that they all were there, even dad.

after reading that a sparkfriend ATRANSFORMATION's hubby has passed away, I am feeling so humble and blessed that I hd this day. I don't know any details but my heart goes out to her. HUGS and love to all.

Now to get to bed....... night all

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 7/30/2013 11:51AM

    what an exceptional way to celebrate. I'm so happy for you.

That is the 3rd passing I have heard of in the past 2 days. I appreciate my hubby all the more. 21 years on Aug 31, God willing.

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OJ_2_OK 7/27/2013 11:54AM

    I love the last pic! You look so happy! You also look great!!!!!!!!!!!

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MSKRIS7 7/27/2013 8:07AM

    Great Pix!!

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JEANUT 7/27/2013 7:17AM

    You look great
and looks like you had a great time

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 7/26/2013 7:30PM

    what a great anniversary looks like you are having lots of fun :-)

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    LOL. Everyone needs to show a little cleavage sometimes. heeheehee.

Loved the pictures! Your anniversary turned into a family reunion!! LOL.

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SISSYFEB48 7/26/2013 3:59PM

    Congratulations. Looks like you had a wonderful family gathering! emoticon

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FUSCHIA6 7/26/2013 11:35AM

    Congratulations on your 36 years of togetherness. Best wishes for 36 more.
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SKIPPYALTO 7/26/2013 9:55AM

    Happy Anniversary!
It looks like you had a wonderful, family celebration!

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RAESKATES 7/26/2013 9:44AM

    Congrats on having a wonderful day.

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FUNKY5RED 7/26/2013 9:27AM

    Happy anniversary! May you have many, many more years together!

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GEORGIAGIRL26 7/26/2013 6:42AM

    Happy Anniversary I hope that you and your hubby have a good day.
Your friend in fitness, Holly emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 7/26/2013 2:24AM

    Wonderful Cinders! glad you had such a happy Anniversary!
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SUSIEPH1 7/26/2013 12:30AM

    How absolutely wonderful ! Just so glad you had such a lovely Anniversary ...
Loved all your photos and your lovely family .. Congratulations My friend .. Looking great ..,
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Tired, lethargic Tuesday

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

HI guys, I am at this moment, very tired, and weepy. NO idea whats up other than the weather has changed and I am sleepy. I am waking every am, around 3 and not sleeping well after. Ironically dad too wakes at 3 or so, but he is cold. Maybey mum is hanging around the two of us LOL.
We got the part of the fence fixed that we wanted to today before the rain started. Then went to kent where they had hmm joiners perhaps ( the pc that joins 2 diff types of flooring) we needed 3 and they were 50% off. so great. then dropped dd home, as she was at dads cleaning. Had luncha nd we both crashed. I feel asleep on couch very stiff and sore, so went to lay on the bed, and hubby in his chair. woke cold so put on leggins and socks as my feet were aching from being cold. Now I am so hot, have the door open and loving the breeze. we aren't hungry so after 6 and no supper. Perhaps hubby will have a sandwich later.
Did go return some magazines to library and got some more. Maybe later go to bed and read, or sit in craft room and look at the mag.s
Whew guess I have needed this as 2 days in row of naps and just being so tired.
HUGS hope you guys had a good day!

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MSKRIS7 7/24/2013 8:58AM

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CHRISTASP 7/24/2013 5:13AM

    emoticon Hope better times arrive soon.

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LRSILVER 7/24/2013 4:28AM

    Hope you Feel better.

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NEW-CAZ 7/24/2013 2:50AM

    you just need a good night's sleep Cinders, hope you're better today emoticon

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TEMPEST272002 7/23/2013 9:53PM

    Weather changes do seem to make a difference. Hope tomorrow is sunny.

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OJ_2_OK 7/23/2013 8:40PM

    Well not sleeping and pain will make you weepy. I hope you feel much better soon and that you catch up on your sleep!

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    It's good to give into your body and give it what it needs. I used to fight it but found I'm better off if I go ahead and give into it.

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LIFE-FAITH 7/23/2013 7:30PM

    emoticon but not too much! Get some rest and I hope you feel better tomorrow!


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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 7/23/2013 6:30PM

    hope you feel better tomorrow

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SUSIEPH1 7/23/2013 5:41PM

    Hope you feel much better tomorrow ...
Thinking of you my friend .. Much Love Susie emoticon emoticon

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What a GREAT weekend we have had.

Monday, July 15, 2013

I would have blogged last eve, but our net connection in the eve is nill or super super slow. Anywayyyyyyyyyyy don't need it other than to do my fitbit really. Got that and then tried to do some spark but is not worth it click and waiiiiiiiiiiiit, then lose the page.

SO!! pictures will be up when we get home and have wii fii. Have had a super week here at the trailer well not quite a week yet. NO rain, but cool enough nights to sleep with window open. SO quiet here in am, and hubby does so much better with that, he hears stuff like traffic and garbage trucks. Even the kids next door aren't up till after 8 - haven't seen them yet today. Allie is doing well at sleeping till 7, fine by me, we go out for our walk and there may be a few awake at their picnic tables or some days no one. Mostly during the week noone around that early.

My knee has been bothering me a fair bit, super super tight so have to get more diligent about doing my exercises while I am here. Getting in the walking and such but haven't stretched as much, doign some on the bed but not as good as the hard floor.

Yesterday was FANTASTIC!!! Chris, ds, came out for a visit with Thomas and Eva, mama was at a baby shower for the day. They arrrived just before lunch, and stayed till after 5. There was only 1 meltdown and it wasn't too long. Thomas wanted to go swimming and mama forgot to put in their little swimmer pants which are mandatory in the pool. Sign said they sold them, but they no longer do.... he wasn't understanding why but didnt cry too long or lay down and roar. lol BUT man is tha child busy. GO GO GO touch touch, ask ask! LOL so funny.
Eva is so quiet, and happy but almost like a serene quality but she can stamp her little tiny feet and say NO very well and copy when she wants. They were both scared of Allie, and she of course so excited and wanted to jump. So hubby held her back for long while and all 3 settled. But Thomas still didnt want her around him so he learned to say STOP DOG ALLIE, PEPE says SIT. lol he would stick his hand out in stop motion and Eva sitting on Papas lap woudl do it too. lol
So we went for walk up to the playground, did the usual and also took countless rocks out of Thomas' sandals. Then we walked down a long lane to the petting zoo well it has bunnies, goats, baby goats , lamb, sheep and a donkey. Eva was enamoured with the bunnies and fed them grass. Thomas was liking it all. From there we went to get ice cream baby cones. which he said to the girl I like icecream please, oh wow thanks much. He doesnt get that stuff often.
they ate a good lunch and then we went in for bit to rest. HA. read library books that I had brought up in case they came. Later we went on the tractor wagon ride which he loved and eva was fine to sit on papas lap. Thomas waved and yelled hi to everyone. So funny such a personable little guy. HI Hi there hey didnt you hear me HI. lolPepe guess they didnt hear me. Hubby said guess not.
Since the pool was a wash, we put our outside shower on and washed them off and let them run in in a bit. Then back in and got ready to go home. Ds texted that they got home safe and sound and both had naps in the car. lol He said we will be back again had a great time with lots to do.
I was so happy to have a day with them and not just be in the living room and able to do. I am going to keep the books here and bring up some other stuff for them too. Petrhaps get 2 of the little kids chairs to sit in also. Even if they only come a few times it is nice to know they have stuff here.
Today we were goign to go visit hubby's sister ( one with hubby issues ) but one of their good friends is seriously ill in hospital. He isnt well so she is working and ferrying his wife around to see him. So no problem we will see her again next time.
Maybe go for a little drive not sure or just hang around, visit next door, go for walks. just a nice day.
Well for now, have to get some breakfast and get on with the day. HUGS all have a great day too!

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    It sounds like you, your hubby, your son, and grandkids all had a wonderful time. I loved reading about it.

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SUSIEPH1 7/17/2013 1:47AM

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CHRISTASP 7/16/2013 9:02AM

    Sounds like a wonderful day with those two. Glad you had fun. Hope the visit yesterday was fun, as well.

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OJ_2_OK 7/16/2013 6:51AM

    Thomas sounds like a cutie. Hope your knee feels better.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 7/15/2013 7:08PM

    sounds like a great weekend

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SUSIEPH1 7/15/2013 8:38AM

    So glad you had a wonderful week end .. I bet you enjoyed it as much as the kiddies did.. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Thursday a hot hot but great day

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Well had some pain but not too bad,mostly my knees. Super hot was 100 n our deck this afternoon. that is really hot for us, considering it was 60 2 days ago, 70 yeesterday. Whew.

Had to take some papers over to Dil, so had a good visit with Thomas and Eva. She is starting to potty train herself, enough so that it is easier to leave the diaper off her and shew ill go sit on the potty. Thomas at 3.5 still very little interest although he can as he is dry all night will wake and go in am, but during the day won' bother. She is hoping that Eva will be showing Thomas. Today he was so excited. he calls me a nanna I thought he was saying anna his mums name but I said what mama, and he says OH sigh NO you a nanna. lol " I went to the dentist. ( oh really that is neat was it good) yea yea I got a new toothbrush it is orange my favorite colour and I went in papas car.
What a boy and he doesnt sit still. Eva was sitting on her bed, surrounded by books,hi, baby,kitty meow... dog woof, she is so funny too but a quiet funny. he is all boy busy.
Then dd came down to do dads socks, and we went to the fabric store. I found a pattern for a log cabin table runner that I want to make for sil for xmas. Hmmm as we have s sil that quilts so should be interesting but I don't care if it is as great as hers just that I made it for the other sil. lol Took the two ladies a long time ( we were there 2 hrs but that was also picking colours), to figure what materia.l. as the pattern didnt say 1 yard of... a, 2 yard sof b, it said 1 yard of light red with dots, it named the fabrics and some were hard to figure and then we had to transfer it to what I had bought! OMG then OMG OMG she forgot to put the paper she wrote it alld own on for me in the bag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sure she will see it and say oh that lady will be back in the am! LOL anyway sure hope so.
one said is the dark and is leaves on 2 of the prints and a plain and the other side is the lighter and is flowers and a plain but cos the strips are small won't look like leaves adn flowers. but the colours work well together.

thes are laid out in the order they will be. hope it is a good picture.
So came home ready to draw the square and write it out and no paper. OMG so can go down at 9:30 in the am! LOL

Now it is still 84 in here with no fan and no air as we rarely need it. kitchen and bedroom have ceiling fans... but other fan is in living room. So now I am going to go to bed, read and drink cold water!!! HUGS and have a great day

ack to say the pics dont show the brightness or true colours but you can get the gist of it.

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/7/2013 7:43PM

    drink your water lots of it.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 7/6/2013 6:37PM

    love the colours, yes it is hot here also, whew but nice, hope you had a great day

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    Love the prints and colours. It has been a very long time since I did any sewing and will likely be more time, as I gave my Sis my sewing machine! Potty training. Oh my. My DD runs a daycare she has 4 1yr olds and 1- 2 1/2 yr old. She is trying to train my Grandson at 2 1/2 but he just says not now mommy. DD says diaper time is a nutfarm as there are 5 diapers to change each time. LOL I don't go there when daycare is in, for sure! Have a wonderful rest of the week.


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NEW-CAZ 7/5/2013 2:55AM

    oh the joys of parenthood LOL

Love the quilt colours. keep taking on water hun, don't dehydrate!

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    Your grand kids sound wonderful. Boys always seem to be harder to potty train. My hubby was practically hysterical when we got our son trained. The pediatrician said to not worry about it or push him but my hubby could not stand it.

You are so talented. I would love to do what you are doing. I prefer bright colors. We don't even have a store here that sells fabric.

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SUSIEPH1 7/4/2013 9:35PM

    Just love the kids and potty training Lol .
The colours of the quilt are lovely .. Keep cool and drink plenty of water .. Hugs Susie .. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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For those that pray

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

can you say a prayer for my friend Gail... she has chronic lukemia, which I had never heard of till I met her. I met her at one of my nursing home jobs, She is a bit older than I, and was sick then, She is a nurse, has a port in her upper chest to inject her own meds. She is always in pain but at that time was working, then would have to take 2 -3 wks off cos of exhaustion.
Has been off work for ages now and FINALLY got accepted as disabled and money from long term. You know what made her get it, the dr wrote and said all I am doing for her now is comfort measures, which is comprable almost to palliative care.
Well saw her name and number on the fridge yesterday adn thought of her. Today while we were at the grocery store who did we see but Gail. She is looking good. Just back from her dr from nerve blocks which she has to have often. But she is waiting for some shot in her spine as the issues have led to otthers which now are bothering her bowels etc. She said the nerve block shots are wicked but her pain is worse, but these ones in her spine are so bad even she hates to go.
Said she is okay, holding her own, loving her dog, and still making cards. I am not a religious person, spiritual yes, but Someone is taking care of her, whoevr you want to call it, her , him... Her hubby left her long ago, her kids are married and she really relies on 2 friends.

A few years ago she Gail, put a benefit together for her friend who had breast cancer. Here she is with lukemia, and very ill yet she does all the work to get a benefit going for someone else. I hope that people step up to the plate for her. I made her 2 scarves last year and think that the one I am doing now will be for her too. Perhaps I will buy a pc of guaze type to make her a spring one. She wears them to hide her port.
So after seeing her and just loving her, the most gracious and giving person I have met along with my friend Tanna,( the one with breast cancer then lung cancer) I feel blessed to be as healthy as i am, able to do what I do.
I am going to finish up here, and go make a card for Gail and get the last tiny bit of scarf done and take over to her. She is such an amazing woman............. SO SO thankful to have met and learned from her.

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MSKRIS7 7/4/2013 8:36AM

    Yes I will!!

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 7/3/2013 12:27PM

    praying Cindy, what a lovely inspiring friend you have, wow truely amazing

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JMCADE 7/2/2013 11:00PM

    Prayers being said. How wonderful a woman she is.

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CHALLENGER15 7/2/2013 9:36PM

    Will pray. How thoughtful for you to make the scarves. That makes my heart smile.

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/2/2013 8:46PM

    sending prayers for both your friends

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    Sending up prayers for healing for your friend Gail

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SUSIEPH1 7/2/2013 5:37PM

    Sending love and healing Vibes for your friend Gail .. She is a amazing woman .. I too, am not religious, but i am a spiritualist.
There is a higher power ..
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    I said a prayer for your friend. She sounds wonderful. emoticon

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4TRISHDADISH85 7/2/2013 3:32PM

    Thoughts and Prayers for Gail!

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AUTUMNHOPE 7/2/2013 3:20PM

    How kind of you to ask for prayers for her sake. I would be honored to lift her up in prayer. I don' know if she's a Christian , but if she is I'm sure she is finding comfort & strength through His word . God bless, Gail
Some of us are blessed with SO much, health being the most important & we take it for granted. This blog is a good reminder to count our blessings

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WORKNPROGRESS49 7/2/2013 3:13PM

    Sending thoughts/prayers emoticon emoticon

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    sending up prayers for Gail Cinders emoticon

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