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My Day
Monday, May 15, 2017      5 comments

Today I decided to use some of the left-over roll of bubble-wrap to 'line' my south-facing bedroom windows for the winter. I really like it AND the fact that it will be good insulation for that room :-) My g/son and his fiance came out ear... Read more
my Day
Monday, May 15, 2017      5 comments

Today I decided to use some of the left-over roll of bubble-wrap to 'line' my south-facing bedroom windows for the winter. I really like it AND the fact that it will be good insulation for that room :-) My g/son and his fiance came out ear... Read more
My Stepfather died this afternoon
Thursday, April 06, 2017      9 comments

My Stepfather has been very ill the last week. I got a call from the Residential Care Hospital he is in, last week to say that it appeared he had had a cerebral event and was comatose. I had taken my Mum over to see him twice in that time, and ... Read more
My Stepfather died this afternoon
Thursday, April 06, 2017      10 comments

My Stepfather has been very ill the last week. I got a call from the Residential Care Hospital he is in, last week to say that it appeared he had had a cerebral event and was comatose. I had taken my Mum over to see him twice in that time, and ... Read more
Result of Hospital Stay
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      6 comments

I was given a lovely 'chef's choice' meal ... Roast Pork w/gravy, Rice (white) green beans, and carrots. Dessert was warm apple cake with custard. It was very nice and plenty of it. After being wired up with connections to my head, face, ... Read more
Update time
Monday, March 27, 2017      4 comments

There has been a bit going on around here, as per usual. My g/son got the plaster caste off his foot on Thursday. He is now in a moon boot for another 12 weeks, so 12 more weeks at least of no work. Fortunately for him NZ pays 80% of a pe... Read more
Emergency Call Out
Thursday, February 16, 2017      21 comments

Last night my son-in-law phoned at 2130hrs to say that my daughter had just been taken to hospital in the ambulance. She has been having ongoing issues re ?heart ?anxiety ?something else, and it was affecting her breathing and causing worrying ... Read more
I am doing the Happy Dance
Thursday, February 16, 2017      11 comments

we have FINALLY got REAL rain ..... not just the pretend stuff that lasted the blink-of-an-eye a couple times since November, but REAL rain. There is EVEN a bit of a pond in my drive - LOL! I am sooo very glad, as are most of those in the Nort... Read more
Another update
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      9 comments

If you read my blog yesterday, you are aware that I took my g/son to the Hospital for an ankle surgery that didn't happen, so I was up again very early to take him today. THIS time he struck it lucky. The surgeon wanted to see me too (don't k... Read more
Update
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      10 comments

In my last blog I said my g/son had broken his ankle. He went to the hospital last Tuesday for surgery, but after 'nil by mouth' was told he could go home because they wouldn't be doing it that day, and that they would phone him when to come do... Read more
Day's Outing and more
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      8 comments

Today I finally got to meet up with my sister. She has only just started being allowed to drive after surgery for her wrist, elbow and a year ago a total shoulder replacement (reverse shoulder replacement) It meant I had to travel nearly an ho... Read more
The Road to Kaikoura Post Earthquake
Thursday, November 17, 2016      9 comments

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How to lose weight (tongue in cheek..... maybe?
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      8 comments

Well, I think I have figured out how to lose weight easily. The middle of April my family and I went to Vancouver, Canada, for a holiday. We came back early May. I had gained a considerable amount of weight while over there. (Found out... Read more
I'm NOT going doo lally ... I promise, BUT
Saturday, June 25, 2016      12 comments

today I left home at 0945hrs. My daughter, s-in-law and I (and g/son) went to my Mum's collecting a Rental Truck on the way, to bring the rest of Mum's stuff back home. We emptied the house up there, (apart from a few bits and bobs which shoul... Read more

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