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AuntySherlock

AuntySherlock Report 14 Dec 2009 19:39

You can probably thank your lucky stars you aren't able to travel this week. There would be four little melted puddles on the ground and I'd have to explain your disappearance. However, don't forget there is always the catapult. We have our Christmas lunch in the backyard so I don't need to bother with open windows. Just watch the big tree when you arrive.

I hope someone followed YGs request and sent DET the message. Personally I have no idea what you are talking about. I always clean my little mouse.

Thinking we might need to take the Ark out for a cruise right after Christmas. It will give the CPs something to do, and I haven't been fishing for a while.

YG

YG Report 14 Dec 2009 19:51

Are you trying to tell us it is hot over there Aunty!!!

Ok, we can live with that!! You can't build snowmen!!

AuntySherlock

AuntySherlock Report 14 Dec 2009 20:36

Oh and PS

You northern hemispherians have a lot to answer for.

It is 7.00 am about 26 degrees and there is some idiot, on the radio, singing about it being, "lovely weather for a sleigh ride together".

Now really, I would like to see them try!!

And as for snowmen...

I made myself a snowman as perfect as could be
I thought I'd keep it as a pet and let it sleep with me
I made it some pajamas and a pillow for it's head
Then, last night it ran away
But first -- it wet the bed.

Groan. I know it's an oldie.

Mazfromnorf

Mazfromnorf Report 14 Dec 2009 20:43

its wet here lol very wet but is still 6 degrees here

YG

YG Report 14 Dec 2009 21:34

Where is everybody!! Still busy wrapping pressies, writing cards, cleaning, cooking!!!

Christmas has a lot to answer for!!

And here am I sitting with my feet up!!

No cards written, no pressies wrapped, no cooking done!!!



Ok, ok, I've done the cleaning and that deserves rest time!!

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 14 Dec 2009 21:41

Ok, I think I'm legally frozen now !

*England is only minus 4 maybe I'll go there to thaw out*

YG

YG Report 14 Dec 2009 21:44

But it's getting colder by the day!!

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 14 Dec 2009 21:49

HMM 4 in Bristol 4 in London and rain, 5 in Manchester HHMMM

YG

YG Report 14 Dec 2009 22:09

Heavy snow this weekend!!

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 14 Dec 2009 22:25

what 2 inches ! :_)))))))))p

AuntySherlock

AuntySherlock Report 14 Dec 2009 22:26

Hi RMS and YG. I'm sitting here in short sleeves and a skirt, sandals on my feet. Aircon going in the next office. Outside the sun is brightly shining and there is a fairly stiff breeze blowing. Tomorrow it will be even hotter, about 39 degrees. I should send some of this heat your way but I'd hate to spoil all your lovely traditional Christmas festivities. Closed roads, bogged in snow, sliding on ice, broken pipes, no heating, shovelling snow drifts, if you get my drift.

By the way. I have made my pudding. Full stop. That's it. Will be very busy towards the end of this week.

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 14 Dec 2009 22:32

You can keep your heat WHO NEEDS IT Phahhhh

the rest I can handle *true Canadian here* but the cold that comes from Alaska is to much !!!

Our tree is sulking in the carport with the car in the cold.

Mazfromnorf

Mazfromnorf Report 15 Dec 2009 06:14

morning all not to bad here yet

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Dec 2009 11:23

Good morning/afternoon/evening to you all.

Today's weather observations from the SE. Overnight frost, dropping to -2C, and currently around +1C. Clear blue skies and OH has gone shopping in his long johns! ( Before you start to shudder, he does have other clothing on top lol )
I think we are obsessed with our weather as it is unpredictable and we tend not to have extremes. I could and have handled 40Cas long as it is a dry heat, but not the exteme lows which RMS copes with. But living where you do in Canada, tis only to be expected.

Report on the Main road resurfacing work - bed was vibrating nicley at 0100. And no, not because of passionate activity! Earlier we had gratis foot massages through the floor boards.

Hey Ho, off to chain myself to the kitchen stove. Bah Humbug!

LaGooner

LaGooner Report 15 Dec 2009 11:29

Morning all.

AuntySherlock

AuntySherlock Report 15 Dec 2009 11:35

Taking the Ark out for a row are we LG!! So tired of work. Spent the whole day in meetings. Brain dead, and that happens very easily as the brain atrophies with old age.

DET you could try chaining the OH to the stove. Mine is actually complaining he is running out of ideas for the evening meal. Wonder if a cooking book for Christmas might be the way to go.

OK so yes I do wish to keep living.

Must see if I can find the tree in the shed in the next week or so.

LaGooner

LaGooner Report 15 Dec 2009 11:40

I am so shattered we have my little Grandaughter Ava in hospital with a severe virul infection in her chest. I have not slept a wink as she has been in since noon yesterday and had a really bad night,poor little soul is on oxygen and steroids. I have just got back from visiting her and giving her her special Nanna cuddle. We have got Baby Emily here so I am busy babysitting too. Feeling really down at the moment so will sign off for now but maybe back on later. Hopefully she may be allowed home later fingers crossed everyone please X

Mazfromnorf

Mazfromnorf Report 15 Dec 2009 14:10

hope Ava gets better soon LG she is in the best place ,i have a family nativity service later to take just hope all perform well joseph has gone on strike

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Dec 2009 14:32

sorry to hear this LG.
We can certainly understand how worried you are. Beta Male had a Blue Light journey to Great Ormond St Hosp when he was about Ava's age, and while Problem child was just 3 weeks old. I've always said she was a 'gift from God' as although we had only planned for 2, she was 'sent' so she could be cuddled while her brother was tethered to tubes and in an Oxygen tent.

I'm sure Ava will bounce back. Although children can become seriously ill very quickly, they are also very resiliant.

XXX

Why is Joseph on strike??? Has he had a falling out with Mary or has he been 'nobbled' by the Shepherds?

YG

YG Report 15 Dec 2009 18:34

I'm so sorry to hear about Ava, bless her.

It is a huge worry, I know. We nearly lost eldest gdaughter at 10 days old, but as DET says, they are much stronger than we think and I am sure she will rally round very quickly.