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Morning all. Today’s weather here is dull but dry with rain forecast for later, and mild.
Condolences on the loss of your friend, Gers.
A regular afternoon nap is prescribed as and when you need one, Nels.
Fingers crossed on the potential job, Coxy.
Poor Sparkle - and poor you TA, literally, your purse is taking a hammering with those vet’s bills. I’m glad you enjoyed your day though.
Thank you all for your good wishes for DH, he’s a bit bruised and shaken but thankfully no broken bones. It is worrying but I’m trying to take things one step at a time and ignoring all the “but what ifs” that keep creeping into my head. He had a bad fall in Nov 2020 and fractured his femur that’s now held together with metal pins, so we don’t need any more of those, thank you. He’s used a walking stick since then but even with that does have poor mobility. We’ve had “The Conversation” and he’s agreed (surprise, surprise - without argument) that he needs to be checked out. So, Step 2, contact GP surgery - I expect it will probably be a phone consultation first. Will he get a home visit? Maybe, maybe not. We’ll see.
Yesterday’s Co-op trip was a successful venture as I got the things on my list that I wanted plus some RTC items, all half price or less, and well dated - a jar each of mincemeat, horseradish sauce, tartare sauce and raspberry conserve that are now in my pantry. Also a pack of cooked chicken slices for sandwiches (I have hm stuffing in the freezer to go with that) and a 3 for 2 offer on deli stuff (2 packs of sausage rolls, now frozen, and a pack of 4 small pork pies).
Usual Friday admin stuff for me, a clean of the bathroom and mop hall floor. Anything above and beyond that will be a bonus.
It’s an easy tea tonight - fishcakes, mushy peas, tea, B&B. No afters planned but there’s usually something if we fancy a bit to finish with. I might not bother as I'd like a bag of crisps later on!
Take care all, hugs and TLC where needed. X
I would have asked my 6'3" grandson Henry to do it, but he is at Uni doing his finals for the next couple of weeks. Fingers crossed for 'our Hen's' He is a lovely lad and really works hard he is slightly on the spectrum at times, so tends to be very focussed on things.
He managed to get a part time job as a kitchen porter while at Uni and his boss has said he is a credit to the company and will be sorry to lose such a hard working lad .
He will do anything for anyone bless him and he is always smiling and happy with life, don't think I've ever seen him down in the dumps. He is 21 next month and I am cogitating on what to buy him as he is such a lovely young man he's not interested in driving at all, so I will have to sound out his brothers to see if there is anything he might like. His next brother down Mikey is 18 on the 1st June and Henry is 21 on the 3rd, so along with the Jubilee its going to be a party weekend I think.
Right the kettle is calling me for coffee, so have a great weekend chums what ever you are doing and big hugs for the sad and poorlies amongst you all. I hope the sun shines down on you all
Her mummy knows I will be chief shoe cleaner as I always cleaned hers and eldest DDs every Sunday night. Just couldn't have sent them to school in dirty shoes...
No job news - it was a direct approach but on investigation the top end of the salary is £2k less than I'm currently bringing in AND it's based in central London 5 days a week, so add on c.£230/month fares. Back to searching!