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
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!
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!
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.
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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