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Sallie Report 21 Apr 2014 00:34

Mo, families they are the worry of our lives sometimes, but we wouldn't be without them. I agree with Ann about your daughter being the loser as she has cut off you and a couple of her siblings......don't think that she can be very happy.

As you say Mo, it sounds as though she could be going through her menopause, so that explains why she taking everything that is said to her as personal and being angry with everyone.
As you say Mo, all you can do is wait patiently, not a very easy task though.

Ann, thank you for your lovely Easter card......can't remember if I thanked you or not, sorry if I hadn't.

I was a bit worried about Jean, as she hadn't been on for a few days, so I sent her a pm last night.....she replied this morning. She is suffering from tiredness and isn't feeling very well at all. I wouldn't be surprised that she is still suffering from the virus she picked up when she was in Llandudno. As you all know these viruses can stay in your system for quite a few weeks and can sometimes cause a couple of problems for some people.

Jean if you are looking in, hope that you will soon start to fell better. Look after yourself and take care. <3 <3

Hope everyone enjoyed the Easter weekend.

Take care everyone.


Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 20 Apr 2014 18:04

I agree with you Ann, but daughter can be a very stubborn woman. She has changed so much over the years, going from a timid mouse, to a tiger who would bite your head off, for no apparant reason.
I seriously wonder if she is going through the menopause, as I was a real nightmare when I went through mine.
All I can do is sit and wait patiently.

I am not sure what is happening with our weather, it's been pouring it down all day, for goodness sake we have had enough of the wet stuff recently.
Still it is April isn't it, April showers and all that.

I hope you have all had a lovely Easter Sunday. Bye for now, Mo xxx


AnninGlos Report 19 Apr 2014 22:38

Sallie thank you for your pretty card I received it on Wednesday. Glad you got mine OK.
Mo It is the daughter not speaking to anyone who is the loser isn't it? she is alienating herself from her family, she can't be a happy person.

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 19 Apr 2014 22:05

Hi Sallie,
Yes our daughter was sent an invitation to the wedding, but she has not responded to it at all.
The daughter who is getting married, didn't expect her to go, but felt she must invite her.
Eldest daughter is still not speaking to the one who is getting married either,oh and also one brother of hers.

Lol, the old biddies made me chuckle, but you are not amongst them my love, you are still a spring chick.
Hugs my love, Mo xxx


Sallie Report 19 Apr 2014 17:38

Mo, glad that you received my card.....there was I thinking that they were all still sitting on the counter at the back of the post office. Still it has taken long enough to get there, considering that it was posted first class on Tuesday morning. I think those ladies at the post office really need to retire, they have worked there for years, we have lived here for 35years and they were there then except for one, the others are now a load of old!!

Well I know I'm an old biddy myself, but at least I'm not as miserable looking as they!!

Hope the some of the problems with family and friends are getting better for you.

It's a shame that your daughter still won't speak to you Mo. Let's hope that she will come to her senses soon and see how much she has hurt you. Is she invited to your other daughter's wedding? If she is, maybe she will talk or at least acknowledge you there.

Hope you and Roly will enjoy a peaceful weekend.

Happy Easter to you and your family.


Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 19 Apr 2014 17:12

Thank you Elzabeth, I hope you and your family have a joyous peaceful Easter time.

Thank you Sallie, we received your lovely card yesterday. I am not at all sure what is becoming of the postal services these days. And it's scandalous that they have increased their prices, but reduced their services to one delivery a day, and thats if we are lucky enough to get it even then.
Have you noticed how much junk mail the postmen are now putting through our letter boxes ?
Even though we may not get any mail, we still get the junk even though we have a notice on our door, stating that we do not want junk mail, or menu's, the postman is brazen enough to ignore it.

Well everyone, a happy Easter, don't eat to many chocolate eggs...think of the calories lol
Love and hugs, Mo xxx


Sallie Report 19 Apr 2014 11:49

Hi Girls.

Just to wish you all and your families a happy and peaceful Easter.

Ann, thank you so much for your Easter card....received it on Thursday.

Elizabeth, thank you for your Easters wishes to us, hope that you and your family
also have a happy and peaceful Easter.

Mo, Jean and Ann hope you got my Easter card alright, as members of my family still haven't received theirs. All the cards were posted together, 1st class on Tuesday a feeling that they are still sitting in the main post office in town.
Some of the ladies that work there are not very good, if they have to check if the envelope needs a large or regular stamp, they then put them behind the counter and to be honest I think they forget to put them in the mail bags behind the counter.

My sister in law got hers two weeks after we posted her birthday cards.

I hope that you are all okay.

Take care everyone.

Love and best wishes. Sallie. xxx


Sallie Report 19 Apr 2014 11:36

Hi Girls,

Just to wish you all and your families a happy and peaceful Easter.

Mo, Jean and Ann hope you got my Easter card alright, as members of my family still haven't received theirs. All the cards were posted together, 1st class on Tuesday a feeling that they are still sitting in the main post office in town.


Elizabethofseasons Report 18 Apr 2014 23:48

Dear All


Hope you are doing okay.

To wish you ALL a peaceful and contented Easter and renewed hope for spring time.

Peace be with you, in your homes and with your families always.

Whatever you are doing over the weekend, travel safely.

Take very gentle care
With many good wishes
Love from Elizabeth,

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 17 Apr 2014 15:36

LOL Huia, the hood problem seems happen to us all. Mine drives me mad, especially when I am trying to cross a road, and the darned thing has worked it's way over my eyes, I look like I would expect Eskimo Nell to look, and I am terrified of getting run over.
Bless you my love, you work like a Trojan, keeping your property maintained, but as you would no doubt tell us, there is no one else to do it for you is there.
Just don't over do things, and stay as dry and safe as you can.

Hi Sylvia, sorry to hear you are still having problems with your knee and leg, I just hope that it will be better for when you go to Montreal in June.
Oh how I envy you the train I am turning green with envy, and thats not a pretty sight at the best of times.
Your poor daughter has such a hard journey to take, with her OH. His problems are not going to help the situation, and it will be almost impossible for him to change his habits of a lifetime.
For her and your grandsons benefit, I do hope things work out, and going to the counsellor, proves that she at least is trying, bless her.
I have learn't the hard way, to keep my mouth shut where family problems rear there ugly heads, and that is exactly what I am doing at the moment, but it is very very hard not to speak my mind.
My eldest daughter is still not talking to me, after our falling out, at our sons wedding, so now it's keep me trap shut, unless I am asked to intervene. LOL

Oh my goodness, I have been a busy bee today. All the windows have been cleaned inside and out, the nets all washed and put back uo.
Beds all changed, washed and ironed, and put away. Tomorrow even though it's good friday, the bedrooms will be hoovered and dusted whew I am exhasuted even thinking about it, let alone what I have managed to do today. LOL

Just in case I don't manage to get back tomorrow, have a wonderful Good Friday.
Take care everyone, Mo xxx


SylviaInCanada Report 17 Apr 2014 00:32

Hi Mo, and everyone

Mo ........ sorry to hear you have family problems. They're the pits ........... you so want to help, yet you know you should keep quiet!!!

We're all well-ish here ...................... my knee and leg are still causing problems, but are getting better. I've even had a couple of days almost pain-free :-)

Daughter and her husband are sill working with the counsellor trying to save their marriage. We just have to hope it all works out .................. both are going to have to make changes, and I'm not sure that one of them will be able to

I've just finished booking our trip to Montreal in June ................. we're going to a meeting there ............. so I've booked the train trips to go and to come back :-)

Hope that the cyclone has not been too bad for you, Huia. I have the same problem with hoods ..................... fine hair and a smallish head means that I usually end up with the hood covering my face down to my nose :-)

take care everyone



Huia Report 16 Apr 2014 22:32

We have the tail end of cyclone Ita here. It is blowing hard and the rain is almost horizontal. I have just been down the drive to clear heaps of leaves out of the ditch at the side, and to clear dirt and stones out of a small ditch that crosses the drive at the top to divert the run-off into the ditch at the side. Last time it rained the water ran down the drive as that small ditch was so clogged. Now I am sitting here with damp hair and neck, even though the rain had eased briefly and I was wearing full wet weather gear. The hood of the parka never stays on my head. I will have to find a hat pin to hold it in place, but then I have very fine hair and I doubt if a hat pin would work. If I pull the cords on the hood and tie them under my chin I cant see as the hood then comes down over my eyes!

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 16 Apr 2014 21:50

Oooh look at our saucy Jean, she misses me.....I am sooo pleased to report, that I am back to plague the life out of you my love.
It does sound like you have got the Herpes Virus Jean, ( cold sores ), and as Ann has suggested, Zovirax is very good at clearing them up, or even the chemist own brands are just as good.

I have been a naughty girl today...I dragged poor Roly to Dunhelm Mills, to purchase, as Roly thought, some new sheets. LOL I came away with two new sets of bedding for each of our beds. Well poor chap he nearly had forty fits when he saw how much they came to, but bless him, he coughed up the money.
Cor I could have had a field day, with all the different sets of bedding, and I did give him a choice of what he wanted for his bed, and he chose a dark blue set, and a grey/black set, whereas mine were much lighter, white with lovely designs on them.
And to think we are actually going away for a week next month as well, but we deserve the break away, as we have not had a holiday for a couple of years now.

Well my little loves, I will say goodnight, god bless one and all. Mo xxx


JustJean Report 16 Apr 2014 11:43

Glad you recieved it o.k. I have something simular, and have put some on, the soremess went almost at once, so will see how I get on, but thanks for the tip...
did I thank you for your card... I dont know where I am at the moment, so cant remember who I sent cards to, hope Sallie and Mo gets theirs...think I should lay down in a darkened room...

Love Jean xx <3 :-S


AnninGlos Report 16 Apr 2014 09:44

Jean thank you for your Easter card.

If they are cold sores (Herpes) Zovirax is what T uses he has always suffered from them. Stress or being under the weather or when he plays golf at a new course (different grasses in summer is what causes his.


Huia Report 16 Apr 2014 08:22

Yes, Jean, the organiser of our group usually sends us a page of photos that his wife has taken. I might send him some of the ones I took indoors, casual snaps of small groups.


JustJean Report 16 Apr 2014 07:30

Morning all, glad to see you are back on here Mo, I had packed my bag and was just going to book my ticket to come to see what was up with you ;-) ;-) ;-) you are like toothache miss you when you are gone :-D :-D your outfit sounds lovely , and hope you get some pics to send to me.... sorry about family upsets I pray it will be soon all sorted....
now back to ME ;-) ;-) ;-) I have had a small itchy spot on my lip for a couple of days now i have three big ones sore too, think it may be cold sores, no idea why or how it has happened,ooh just found a tiny on on the side of my nose, getting worried now :-0 :
I will call into the chemist and see what I can get to shift them... wonder what is next.

Huia what a shame you didnt get your photo, maybe someone will let you have a copy ........

Sylvia, I hope you are both o.k. and your leg and knee are improving too and look forward to hear about your next trip out , have you anything planned ?

Marie, glad to see you are getting settled in your new home, I must read back afew pages I do forget what is going on in your life, so will have read and add again....
old age is the pits.

.Sallie and Ann glad you liked the cards, I cant close the lid on my huge card box now so must offload some soon. or stop making them !!!

time for another coffee , so will chat later.... take care ....
love Jean xx


Sallie Report 15 Apr 2014 21:05

Pleased to see you on here Mo, I was getting worried about you. Sorry that you have a few family problems though, hope all will be resolved soon.

Glad that you have your outfit for your daughter's wedding, it sounds nice, hope you can get a bag soon and then you will be sorted.

Hope that your IBS will start to settle down soon.

Take care.

Love and best wishes.


AnninGlos Report 15 Apr 2014 20:25

Good to see you on here Mo and know that you are okish. Hope the IBS clears up soon. Sorry to hear that you have family problems, hope they can be solved. Pleased though that you have your wedding outfit. :-) <3

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 15 Apr 2014 19:17

Hello one and all,
I am so sorry to have been absent for a while, but, family and friends problems, made things go from my mind.
I decided to check my E.Mails and found a message from our Ann, so hence the pain in the backside is back with avengence.

All these upsets have started my IBS of again, oh my goodness, life can be so cruel at times, especially when you need to be on top form.

I have not had time to catch up on everyones news, so I will have a read back when I get a chance.

My daughter has taken me to bingo twice this past week, to take my mind of things, but luck was not on our side, but we had a very enjoyable evening, just mum and daughter.

I have managed to get a lovely outft for my daughters wedding. It's different shades of pink, and the bolero jacket is a champagne colour.
Luckily, i was able to get a pair of shoes from BHS, to match the jacket, now all I need is a small handbag.
There is no way I am going to wear a hat or even a fascinator. With my hair as short as it is, a fascinator doesn't stay in place, and hats look really stupid on me.
I can't afford to look any the more stupid than I already do.

I do hope you are all enjoying the glorious weather, in whatever part of the country you live.
Yesterday, we had Lilly and I had to cover her in sun screen, as our back garden was like a sun trap....lovely for us, but not for a little red haired child.

Well I must go now peeps, take care of yourselves one and all. Love and hugs, Mo xxx