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    • nmlc
    • By nmlc 18th Apr 17, 6:14 AM
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    O/S Daily Tuesday 18 April 2017
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    • 18th Apr 17, 6:14 AM
    O/S Daily Tuesday 18 April 2017 18th Apr 17 at 6:14 AM
    O/S Daily Tuesday 18 April 2017

    This is an !!!8220;over the garden fence!!!8221; type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It!!!8217;s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we!!!8217;re going to do today or what we!!!8217;ve achieved already. Everyone!!!8217;s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn!!!8217;t just been painted first!) and join us for an Old Style natter. The more the merrier!

    As this is the Old Style Board, it would be appreciated if posts could include some Old Style content. Please be aware that many people may have small screens, or SLOW internet connections, so please don!!!8217;t post large pictures, or clip art !!!8211; links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don!!!8217;t have the time to read everything skim through the thread quickly but if not it's not a problem. Please do not start a new daily thread before you go to bed at night because this often leaves things confusing with two daily threads live at the same time. The idea is that a member would start each new daily thread after they get up in the morning.

    Morning everyone

    Hugs to those that want/need one x

    Happy birthday to those with a birthday x

    Now light, light blue sky, sun trying to make an appearance, so will be pegging the washing out shortly.

    DH up and gone to work early, DS1 now getting ready for work, DS2 still in his pit.

    Lunch yesterday was roast beef, roasties, mash, carrots, broc, peas, yorkshires and gravy, LO apple crumble for dessert. Today we'll be having pork steaks and the LO beef as there's not enough left for a complete meal, there's some LO yorkshires too, will re-heat the beef in the gravy, and make a pan of mash, and serve with some veg.

    We were lazy yesterday although we did do a few things in prep for holiday, researching things etc.

    Back to work today for me, and it's likely to be manic as we've been shut Friday and Monday - although we were open Saturday morning. I only have to work today and tomorrow then I'm off for a week, can't wait.

    Keep safe and well x

    nmlc x
    Last edited by nmlc; 18-04-2017 at 6:22 AM.
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    • Gers
    • By Gers 18th Apr 17, 7:53 PM
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    Not at sunny as yesterday but no rain which is always wonderful. Hair cut went fine although I was late as the canal swing bridge was broken so I had to make a detour.

    My friends really enjoyed their sea trip and saw three sea eagles which is just brilliant. We had lunch at a local hotel and then they came back to my place for some heat!

    Tomorrow I'm back with the truculent teens.
    • meanmarie
    • By meanmarie 18th Apr 17, 8:11 PM
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    Evening all,

    Its been a busy day here, the gardener guy we get to tidy up a few times in the year was here and I had to make sure that I had a list of all the things which needed doing......he will be back tomorrow to finish off.......its really worth the money as he is very reliable, comes when he says he will, doesnt charge a fortune and takes a load off me, OH is no longer able (or to be honest, willing) to do heavy work. need a holiday, so enjoy it.

    Gers.....congratulations on your pension raise.

    LW.......glad that you are on top of Mr LWs entitlements.

    Ruby....congrats on all the firewood, I gather as much as I can from the fields but OH likes coal, so there is usually more of that used than anything, mind you I never light the fire or pay for coal so I suppose I shouldnt complain.

    Made a mess of the yoke of a dress I was knitting for DGD6, so have to rip out the yoke and redo........almost 70 years knitting and I make a mistake that a 10 yearold wouldnt make, am so mad with myself!

    Take care of yourselves,

    Weight 08 February 86kg
    • Judi
    • By Judi 18th Apr 17, 9:50 PM
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    Spent the last couple of hours sending biblical scriptures in messages to my friend. We grew up together, went to school together, had babies together, lost babies together and raised our families under the wing of the same church. She feels very unloved by God at the moment. I wish i could heal her pain.

    She is a couple of years younger than me but lost her husband unexpectedly a couple of months ago to a stroke.

    I messaged her my condolences when i found out her husband had died, couldnt go to the funeral as we were away at the time but ive been putting off contacting her since. I wanted to but didnt know what to say.

    Well i plucked up courage and messaged her this evening. She is sitting alone in their caravan in Shrewsbury all alone and is loving being where they would be this bank holiday, but is missing her husband dreadfully.

    I am going to see her next week. Ive got a few days to think of what to or what not to say. This is going to be so hard.

    Her husband was a lovely man. They were so close.

    Sleep well all. I hope my friend sleeps well too.
    Last edited by Judi; 18-04-2017 at 9:53 PM.
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