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June

June Report 11 Mar 2005 11:05

Good Morning All, Faith that might be the trouble re our site being a bit on the full side. So I think we will move home. So every one Please note we will be moving to.............. Brummies Here. Catch you all in a tick on the new site. Tat Tar June.

Margaret

Margaret Report 11 Mar 2005 02:46

Evening Everyone, Lovely sunny day all day today, had to go out early this morning to get our Canadian flag lowered to half staff at our Community Hall , four R.C.M.P. (Mounties) where killed by a mad man in a very small town in Alberta and they had a huge Memorial service for them today .Really sad, one of the young men had only been a Mountie for two weeks. John your fingure must have been worn to the bone with all that typing, but well worth the read, I printed it off and shared it around. Faith, cant see anything from Mount St Helens yet, seems to be settling down again. Pam you really had a tough weekend, hope Isabelle is well and happy once again. As for getting on Genes, I have the Brummie Site as my Home Page, so when I click on the Internet I go straight to you guys, very rare that I dont get straight on, BUT that could also be something to do with the time I am on. Well must go. take care everyone. Marg

Dame

Dame Report 11 Mar 2005 00:22

Hello all another beautiful day here....June I'm having a few probs getting into our site maybe its just too full, we'll have to move agian soon, it could also be the prob with Jim....Just so as you all know our Johns b-day is the 17th he's a St Paddy day baby, are you buying the beer John LOL. I'm not going to put my wellies away for a while yet just in case. Whats happened to Dee? Jan and Rick do you have any plans yet for your wedding and honeymoon..Marg I see that volcano has erupted again after a small quake can you see it or the plumes? Ok take care all Love to Jim and Mary...

John

John Report 10 Mar 2005 23:58

Hiya - It's that man again! I've got a finger bent by arthritis, it happens to be the one that I type with and it aches after yesterdays sesh - any volunteer to kiss it better for me ;-)))))} I can't wait for my meeting with my schoolteacher friend, she has offered to take me out and treat me to a birthday meal, I've chosen Indian sluuurrrrrrrrp! lol It looks like I've beaten the gaffer again (she said she'd come back) lol Tarrarabit - John xxxxxx

June

June Report 10 Mar 2005 16:09

Good Day All, Here I am again its me !!!!!! I went missing yesterday things to do and places to go What a gay day it was. LOL. John heck dear you are really letting rip now you are on Broad Band. Good A. Saves on your phone bill as well. But what ever you do dont use your screw driver on it. Ha Ha. Hi Jim, Glad Mary is getting better. Still no reply from GT it takes ages to get onto the thread., you feel like bashing it with a hammer. LOL. I wonder if our girls over the pond find it slow getting on to the thread, so if you read this let us know please. Brenda, Did not get on MSN this morning as we had to go out and do the shopping, nothing of interest to buy just food what a pain. Now our Jan & Rick, Come on tell us any new news about your big day, we all want to no what colour wellies and things to wear as we dont want to clash with the bride and groom. All for now have to go in the garden as my Keith is chopping things down and some times he cant tell if its a weed or plant. So must go out and make sure that he is not chopping. down my best bushes. Will be back later. Tat Tar June

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2005 16:04

Gor blimey John, I'm out of breath just reading that. Just because you have Broadband you don't have to go mad. Well done my Friend.!! Idon't think I mentioned that I am on a Panel called Tenant Partiscipation, this is in conjunction with the borough council and we have meetings with the various sections of the housing departments to keep them on the straight and narrow. Well I have been to one to-day that is why I am a bit late coming on the thread. Also it is quite an involved business and I feel washed out after arguing the point with our officials. So excuse me while I go to my dark corner to recouperate. So llol from Argumentative Jim and Sober Mary C. See you all to-morrow all being well.

John

John Report 10 Mar 2005 00:05

Hi - It's that man again! This broadband is magic, like greased lightening 'til I ask for the Brummie thread, although it does have to bring up 556 replies and that aint no mean task! lol Glad Mary's better jim (you'll have to reduce the dose a little). If your cooking is anything like mine she should have a cast iron constitution by now ;-))))} Nice to see you back again Brenda LOL. Is my memory going again, I can't remember seeing anything from the 'small but beautifully marked' one today - or have I beaten her to it? Here's something to think about..................... If we could shrink the earths population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following: There would be: 57 Asians 21 Europeans 14 from the Western side of both north and south Hemispheres' 8 Africans 52 would be female 48 would be male 70 would be non-white 30 would be white 70 would be non-Christian 30 would be Christian 89 would be heterosexual 11 would be homosexual 6 people would possess 59% of the entire worlds wealth, and all 6 would be from the USA 80 would be living in substandard housing 70 would be unable to read 50 would suffer from malnutrition 1 would be near death; 1 would be near birth 1 (yes, only 1) would have a college education 1 would own a computer When one considers our world from such a compressed perspective, the need for acceptance, understanding and education becomes galaringly apparent. The following is also something to ponder.... If you woke up this morning with more health than illness... you are more blessed than the million who will not survive this week. If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the lonelinessof imprisonment, the agony of torture, the pangs of starvation. You are ahead of 500 million people in the world. If you can attend a church meeting without fear of harassement, arrest, torture or death.....you are more blessed than three billion people in the world. If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep...you are richer than 75% of this world. If your parents are still alive and still married....you are very rare, even in the US and Canada. If you can read this message, you just received a double blessing in that someone was thinking of you, and furthermore, you are more blessed than over two billion people in the world who cannot read at all. Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like no-one's watching. Sing like no-one's listening. Live like it's heaven on earth. Tarrarabit - John xxxxxxxxxx

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 9 Mar 2005 15:34

Glad your sorted out now Brenda with yr new computer. Jim glad Mary is feeling better today :-)) have had a busy day off - but only work half day tommorow :-)) take care everyone Love Jan xx

Unknown

Unknown Report 9 Mar 2005 15:22

Jan and Brenda thankyou for your concern but Mary is fine again now. Bit of a tummy bug, or my cooking not sure which. I only use a bit of arsenic. June thank you for your e mail like you I am still waiting for a reply from the admin people. Broke all records to-day took just 4 minutes to get to the thread. I have just bought myself a new keyboard as I had worn out all the letters out on the old one. This new contraption does evrything but cook and wash up. So if there are any mistakes blame it on the board not me, they provided a video with it and I am still in the dark. Have to be careful which knob I touch. That brings back memories!!!! Cor luv a duck it's that time again cuppa for Mary. ttfnLLol from Kettle on Jim and Thisty mary C.

Brenda

Brenda Report 9 Mar 2005 07:23

Hello everyone..I am back..I hope I don't mess this comp up. Pam so sorry to hear your news..glad everyone is ok especially little Isabella. Mary..I hope you are also feeling better. June and the rest of the gang...keep well. Brenda

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 8 Mar 2005 17:05

awwww Jim so sorry to hear about Mary lots of love n hugs to you both (((((((((hugs)))))))) xxxxxxxx

Unknown

Unknown Report 8 Mar 2005 17:02

Sory to be missing for a day or two but I am still waiting to hear from the experts as to why I am still having trouble losing messages. It is so frustrating wearing my typing finger down to the bone to lose it all when I press add message. Mary is having a bit of an off day to-day so I have only just managed to get in my den to send any words. So sorry I will have to cut this short. TTFN LLOL from Jim and Mary C.

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 8 Mar 2005 16:00

Hiya All Jim & Mary - hope you are both okay . xx Pam what an awful weekend you had - hope everything carries on improving ((hugs)) John am now looking forward to snow in may - what a lovely thought thank you for that ((hugs)) Thanks Mum - yes am feeling much better this week. Feel even better today as I have a day off tommorow and finished a little early today too - was preety tired after the weekend. Is your broadband up and running now John?? Anyway take care everyone Love Jan xx

June

June Report 8 Mar 2005 15:13

Hello All, Hi Pam, So sorry to hear about your terrible week end. Just glad that little Isabella is ok now, its terrible when little ones take sick. So fingers crossed all will be well for her. Then your home having that car run into it. Did you think about having an open plane home ??? just kidding to try and make you smile. Lets hope the insurance moves fast for you. Take care now. Margaret, Glad you had a nice time, it looks like you gave all your money that you found in your pocket to the Casino. Never mind it must have been fun trying to win. With a bit of luck our Brenda will be back with us soon as she has all most mastered her new computer. Also she is getting a new web cam that will save us both from wearing our fingers down to the stubs. Now Our Jim, Where have you gone ???? Just hope you and Mary are ok and that your tyres on your scooter have not gone flat and you are parked up some where and cant get home. So come in your time is up driving around. LOL John our paper duck maker, Thanks for the mail, I have sent you a reply. So the little birds did some WHOOPIE on your car, they have to go some where. laughter. Jan nice to see you back, glad you and Rick had a good week end. Have you got over being under the weather last week. ?? Faith hope all is well over the pond. Can you tell us when its John's birthday. All for now so take care all. Tat Tar June.

Pamela

Pamela Report 8 Mar 2005 12:49

Hello June Will sort the computor out soon. I was just telling them on the ausie thread what a horrible long weekend I have had. Firstly little Isabella age 18 months was rushed into the childrens hospital she had a virus. The doctor said they could not give any antibiotics. Two days she could not walk the doctors thought it had got into her bones or blood stream. She was so sick, after bloods tests and xrays the bone specialist said it was an irritated hip from the virus. Very lucky it had not got into the bones or blood. Isabella seems alot chirpy now, she is at home. Yesterday I had a flat tyre in the car port. Later on I went to my daughters to see Isabella and then on to bridge. About 6.20pm a car went throught the side fence over bushes and trees up a small retaining wall and hit the house. It caught two rooms the study and a bedroom quite a bit of mess. My sons friend was staying in the bedroom luckily it was that time if it was later he would have been in bed and goodness knows what might have happened. I had to take today off and sort out the insurance the hole in the house has been made secure and fence tempory repair. God knows how long it will take soon I hope. Certainly remember this weekend for sure especially little Isabella. By the way it was a four wheel drive and the husband was giving his wife driving lessons, pity he did not show her the brake!!! Kindest regards to all from Australia Pam

Margaret

Margaret Report 8 Mar 2005 04:43

Hi Everyone, Just got home from Calgary,had a nice visit with my kids, forgot that it was Mothers Day in England ours isnt until May, so hope all you Moms had a lovely day.had a nice visit with my youngest son, they have a horse riding areana so his wife was busy giving lessons so Peter and I had a lovely one on one visit, only sad thing was he has to make a decision this week about one of his dalmation dogs she is over 12 he is having to carry her as she is having trouble walking,his vet asked him to give her two weeks to see if she would get the stranghth back in her legs,the two weeks are up today and no improvement so now he has to decide . so know that will be tough. Had a visit to the Cassino and yes donated , won a little then gave it all back plussome. I know a fool and her money are soon parted. So will say goodnight from the fool Marg.

John

John Report 8 Mar 2005 00:23

Hiya - It's that man again! June you can't expect me so early in the day. I know I'm on broadband now, but I do have other things - like Tai Chi etc. I must also - on Monday nights - get my fix of ER ;-)))} Sorry Jan didn't get her snow man, but I have known it to snow in May so with a bit of luck she may get him yet lol. I'm not enjoying Tai Chi so much these days, it's my hips 10th birthday this year and it doesn't like exercise! I've got an 83 year old friend who's just (5 weeks ago) had a second replacement hip and he walked into Tai Chi today almost without a limp :-((((((} Thinks - I must cut my fingernails, they don't half hurt on these keys. Where's Jim? I hope he and Mary aren't suffering again! It can't be long now to spring, those bloody birds sitting in the gigantic Christmas tree outside are pebble dashing my car again - I'll give it cooooooooo-cooooooo if I catch it! Tarrarabit - John xxxxxx

June

June Report 7 Mar 2005 21:54

Hi Jan, Very pleased to hear you and Rick had a nice week end. I dont think you will be able to build your snow man now. As the weather is about to start getting mild. Never mind perhaps next year LOL. (M) We are abit thin on the ground no Jim, John, or Faith. Margaret has gone away till tomorrow, Brenda will be in her deck chair in the garden and poor Pam is having trouble with her computer. Stay well all of you tat tar June.

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 7 Mar 2005 17:32

Hello everyone we had a lovely weekend away - was really nice. but was back to work today :-(((((( We never got enough snow to build a snowman - so am a bit sulky about that . Hope your all well and ok Love Jan xx

June

June Report 7 Mar 2005 08:35

Good Morning All, No body about so I will go. Tat Tar June.