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Knitting Tea Party 20th December, 2013 #2
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Dec 26, 2013 08:13:31   #
jknappva
 
Lurker 2 wrote:
:thumbup: have never felt the urge to have one- but enjoy the body tatau that the Samoans have- very skillful!


I never have, either, Julie. I'm not that fond of the pain that goes with it. My oldest son has several. One of a bird of paradise on the calf of one leg. And a large one of an eagle across his back. They're beautiful...he admits he wouldn't have them if he hadn't had too much to drink at the time!
Junek
 
Dec 26, 2013 08:16:26   #
jknappva
 
NanaCaren wrote:
st.Nick was played by Michael he wanted to make this a christmas to remember For the children. They loved it. It was sort of still early, taken just moments before I posted it. Ummm I was visiting


Poledra65 wrote:
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: That was awfully sweet of him.


He made a very handsome St.Nick and I know the children were delighted!
Jk
Dec 26, 2013 08:18:36   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
PurpleFi wrote:
Good morning from a misty Surrey. I'm only just about up ahd having breakfast. Going to have a lazy day and start some 'new' knitting. The wips can wait!

Sending Boxing Days hugs to you all and a photo from yesterday...


Groan, too late again! I do like to see your photos on that little bit of overlap on the same day that we have! But too late again! Friday here- although admittedly early. Busy morning ahead- pay a little off my layby books-INR test, Hardware Store- to look for the shelf bracket I need- Library and Doctor (routine). Oh and a small shop of vegies- running a little short for the weekend.
Dec 26, 2013 08:19:42   #
jknappva
 
gagesmom wrote:
Just after 12:30 am here and all are gone home now. Our turkey dinner was fantastic. Also we were way to full for dessert. The guys all played video games tonight and I got to knit peacefully.

Greg has been kissing my rear end all evening.

I have caught up to the ktp.

Thank you all again for caring so much about me. :D


As well he should be kissing up to you. But I'm glad to hear that he made amends. It's easy to care for a sister of the heart!! Do you have some time off from work so you can relax? How's the weather? Do you still have all the ice?
With the ice storms in the U.S. hindering travel, my package for my daughter in Tx hasn't arrived yet!
JK
Dec 26, 2013 08:25:06   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
NanaCaren wrote:
Good morning from a wet Great Bend, where we are getting a bit more freezing rain. It has warmed up considerably since yesterday to a balmy =7.2c/ 19f, with promises to get up to -1c/30f. 80% chance of snow is what is in the forecast.


Coffee this morning is a gift Chrissy made for me.

HUGS and healing thoughts going out to all. May your day be filled with joy and good cheer.


As you have said there will be a lot of fire wood after the clean up. Is there damage to very precious trees like sugar maples?
Chissy's mug is a lovely idea- did she have a pen for the glaze, or did she brush it? I suppose she made it at school- she is a good kid at heart!
Caren you really love winter, don't you? or is this one being a bit much? How is the enforced rest?
Dec 26, 2013 08:26:04   #
jknappva
 
KateB wrote:
Nearly 11am on Boxing Day here. I'm up and the kitchen is cleared, just need to wash the floor later as DH managed to throw Prosecco over it yesterday and we're all sticking to it! We had a lovely day and Luke, who's normally in bed by 7.30, was still going strong after 9pm! I'm tired today, so once the floor's done I'm doing nothing. I'm going to Edinburgh tomorrow for an overnight with the 'girls' - we always do an overnight between Christmas and New Year, it started when DS was living in Edinburgh so we took over his flat, (he came home for the holiday) then he moved to Glasgow and we did the same, then he had the cheek to move back to Largs, so we have to pay for a hotel now!
Glad to hear that everyone seems to have had a nice day too.
Nearly 11am on Boxing Day here. I'm up and the kit... (show quote)


You have some very handsome lads!!
Jk
 
Dec 26, 2013 08:28:15   #
jknappva
 
PurpleFi wrote:
Good morning from a misty Surrey. I'm only just about up ahd having breakfast. Going to have a lazy day and start some 'new' knitting. The wips can wait!

Sending Boxing Days hugs to you all and a photo from yesterday...


Thank you so much for the Christmas pictures. Your family is all so lovely. But disappointing that you didn't have someone take a photo with you in it!!!
After the excitement of Christmas, a lazy day is really great, isn't it?
Hugs,
JuneK
Dec 26, 2013 08:29:26   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
darowil wrote:
And Naproxyn- and all related drugs are real no-nos. But Paracetamol is fine- and as Shirley said (though using there name) is perfectly safe for virtually everyone without liver disease. It can be taken long term-indefinatelly- perfectly safely as long as it is not taken over the recommended dose. But exceeding the recommened dose is dangerous.


Which is the nitty gritty of how my daughter died, although 5mm's thinks her penicillin allergy may have had more to do with it. Not beyond possibility.
By the by, when I last spoke with Marge Whaples she is definitely in need of prayer support- she has been unable to contribute for so long- really misses the KTP- but is not that well, and the computer issue drags on.
Dec 26, 2013 08:30:23   #
Patches39
 
Good day to all, it's the day after Christmas and very tired. Up late last night.
Had a wonderful day with family, dinner at my. DD's and they played games, it was fun. Pray all have a lovely day and that it was filled with happiness and joy and love. Talk later. :D :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Dec 26, 2013 08:30:54   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
darowil wrote:
And tht is very unusual for Tylenol- which is probably why the doctor missed it for so long. He should have thought of NSAIDs as they are renown for upsetting stomachs as are most of the other drugs. I need to be very careful with codeine for that reason. Can have it for short periods with food, but when my migraines were at their worst I was starting to get problems.


Which reminds me you've not mentioned migraine for a while- have they eased up?
Dec 26, 2013 08:31:03   #
jknappva
 
NanaCaren wrote:
Good morning from a wet Great Bend, where we are getting a bit more freezing rain. It has warmed up considerably since yesterday to a balmy =7.2c/ 19f, with promises to get up to -1c/30f. 80% chance of snow is what is in the forecast.


Coffee this morning is a gift Chrissy made for me.

HUGS and healing thoughts going out to all. May your day be filled with joy and good cheer.


Love your gifted mugs! I'm so sorry to hear you're getting freezing rain on top of the ice and now snow to top it all off!
Are you feeling better? I know Christmas at your house was exciting with so many young ones!
JK
 
Dec 26, 2013 08:32:28   #
jknappva
 
darowil wrote:
And Naproxyn- and all related drugs are real no-nos. But Paracetamol is fine- and as Shirley said (though using there name) is perfectly safe for virtually everyone without liver disease. It can be taken long term-indefinatelly- perfectly safely as long as it is not taken over the recommended dose. But exceeding the recommened dose is dangerous.


Not for me....even taking below the recommended dosage, if I take it more than a couple of days, it messes up my stomach. A good reason to just tough out the pain until it eases!
JK
Dec 26, 2013 08:34:16   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
PurpleFi wrote:
We also have a lego train set which the two boys spent ages building back in the summer.
Mr P has bought me a super new camera, especialy for my holiday next year. I am hjaving fun working out all the thinks it can do. It took me over an hour and a glass of wine to get the date set on it!! Still by October I might know how it works! xx


:thumbup: :lol: :lol: :lol: I sure hope you have it worked out by then! In fact I am counting on it for you to keep us outsiders in the loop!
Dec 26, 2013 08:36:30   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
darowil wrote:
Quite right- fudging is my first choice, but I sure do my fair share of frogging as well.


I don't like trying to unpick (tink) lace knitting- I may just have to give in on that one and work out how to set a life line- I like the idea mentioned somewhere recently of using a fine circular needle.
Dec 26, 2013 08:47:59   #
Lurker 2 (a regular here)
 
jknappva wrote:
I never have, either, Julie. I'm not that fond of the pain that goes with it. My oldest son has several. One of a bird of paradise on the calf of one leg. And a large one of an eagle across his back. They're beautiful...he admits he wouldn't have them if he hadn't had too much to drink at the time!
Junek


I have had a quick hunt to see if I can find an illustration of the Samoan tatau I mentioned -no luck so far. They are usually part of the ceremony to make someone a High Chief and go from the rib cage, to below the knee- less extensive for the women- and a more spaced out design. One usually sees them only when the men are dancing- it is quite something at weddings!
Very erotic in my opinion!
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