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Aug 19, 2015 20:06:01   #
sassafras123 wrote:
Jackie, we are here for you. Healing energy sent your way.

And from me, too.
Aug 19, 2015 19:57:25   #
Good afternoon, all (well, it's still afternoon here anyway). I've had a lovely day out and about with a good friend. We spent the morning at the sit-and-stitch at our LYS. I always feel so fortunate to have a shop here where we can chat and share with fellow stitchers. And, of course, I came away with a new project in mind and the yarn picked out to make it. :roll:

Polly, I'm glad you found your missing notebook and could straighten out the safety box issue. It can sometimes seem overwhelming when several so-called "small" problems happen at the same time. It's clear you feel a lot better now. Good for you.

Blackberry vodka, Josephine? I don't drink much, but I could certainly savor that as a dessert drink along with a bit of dark chocolate. Tasty.

June, your gifts for Charlotte are so lovely! I'm especially drawn to the dream catcher.

And most importantly, Lisa, my condolences on your great aunt's passing. I know words are insufficient at such a time, but I do hope there is comfort in your memories of her.
Aug 18, 2015 16:13:15   #
PurpleFi wrote:
Ps bought the main fabric in quilting shop in Halifax, NS, the little print in Whitby and the spotty is a bit left over from the lining of my asj! Lots of nice memories. Not forgetting the stitch marker from Indiana xx

Beautiful work, and how lovely that it's made up of memories!
Aug 18, 2015 16:10:01   #
Miss Pam wrote:
From me, too, Chris! Sending you many gentle and healing hugs. :) xxxooo

Me, too. :thumbup:
Aug 18, 2015 16:00:08   #
SaxonLady wrote:
it's a lovely photo, and they have the same hairstyle. But not the beard!
None of them look too sure of themselves; it's such a natural picture.

"it's a lovely photo, and they have the same hairstyle." I had the very same thought! :lol: Thanks for saying it, Saxy.
Aug 18, 2015 15:56:18   #
London Girl wrote:
Hi Katy! That was a lovely reunion but a bad homecoming, were they insured? Like the second part of your message!!!

They do have renters insurance, thank goodness (that only took about three years of Mom-nagging after she moved to New York :lol: ). It's possible the building management may be responsible as they had complained several times about the faulty circuit breaker and the manager had promised to call an electrician. We'll see what happens.

How soon do you leave, June? Just a matter of days, isn't it? Don't stress about your packing. As long as you have your ID, some money, and a load of craft goodies, you'll be fine! I'm sure you can buy any forgotten bits in NZ.
Aug 18, 2015 15:46:43   #
PurpleFi wrote:
Good morning, just having my cup of coffe. Going to do some sewing and crochet today and maybe walk down to the shops.

Katy, it's really nnice you are back with us, hope you are doing ok.

Thank you, Josephine. I am doing pretty well now -- went through a bad patch for a while, but things are getting better. Knitting helps. :D
Aug 18, 2015 15:32:14   #
Bubba Love wrote:
Dr office called she wants to talk to me about the biaopsys I had last week so if I could ask please be in prayer for us as we go to hear what she has to say thank you my new found friends

Adding positive vibes to those already sent.
Aug 18, 2015 15:23:14   #
KateB wrote:
Started ironing and my iron blew up & knocked out all the lights, etc in the kitchen.....frightened the life out of me too! Don't like ironing, but I like unexpected bangs and blue flashes even less! :shock: Looking on the bright side I can't iron until tomorrow when my new iron gets delivered, and I got it for free from Tesco as I had coupons which are worth double at the moment!

Terrifying!! I'm glad you weren't injured.
Aug 18, 2015 15:18:53   #
KateB wrote:
Sugarsugar - So pleased to hear that your mum is quite settled in her new home. It must be a load off your mind too.

I agree. It sounds like she's doing quite well there.
Aug 18, 2015 15:07:02   #
Lurker 2 wrote:
Marianne who has only infrequently been able to come to the Tea Party in recent years, has her Birthday today, it was so lovely to see her enjoy the KAP!
Happy Happy Day! Marianne!

Happy Birthday, Marianne!! Hope to see you back at the tea party from time to time.
Aug 17, 2015 21:13:58   #
Such fun seeing the pictures from KAP!! Keep them coming, everyone. It's like seeing the whole tea party come to life. :D
Aug 17, 2015 15:13:43   #
Caught up after spending most of the weekend away from the computer. DD and her BF flew back to NYC Saturday evening. Sorry to see them go as I didn't have a great deal of time with them this trip. Had to share them with lots of friends and family, but it was lovely to have them here a little. When they got home, in the early hours of Sunday, they discovered that an electrical circuit in the apartment had failed and everything in the fridge/freezer was ruined! :cry: What a way to end a vacation!

Sending sympathies to those who have had recent losses and down times. Purly, I hope the oxygen therapy will help you feel better very soon. And I do hope that the coming babies, travels and such will brighten everyone's time this week.
Aug 17, 2015 00:00:48   #
Wow! I was away from the computer most of the past few days and finally had time to finish catching up just now. I had a nice little list of notes to comment on various things and then Caren, you just blew me out of the water with your great news!! I've been lurking pretty much for the last few months, but have kept track of the tea party and had a feeling something was up (as I'm sure many others did, too). Congratulations!!!! What an exciting new chapter in your life this will be. And James certainly does look like a nice fellow. :-) Wow!
Aug 16, 2015 16:05:36   #
jollypolly wrote:
Starting again is a big transition. it was hard to go to bed early to get up early again. But I've missed it for two years now. I loved being with the kids and teaching. It's not an easy job and you deserve much respect. the kids will remember you were caring. A friend of mine bumped into a girl we taught 20 years ago and she remembered me in a nice way. Since she was a fire cracker then I must have been nice to her, I was serious about them learning but loved them all especially the challenging ones.
Starting again is a big transition. it was hard to... (show quote)

"...especially the challenging ones" is a refrain I have heard many times from teachers I know. To my mind, being willing to take on that challenge is a sign of a good teacher.
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