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jube Mar 24 2011 07:12 AM

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Hans that's okay, I put the answer in for it so the next person can have a go at theirs. Not sure who it is as the past 2 months have been rather unhealthy for the 3 of us in some form or another so I really haven't been paying attention to MoM much. I'm back for the moment :)

mawra Mar 24 2011 11:46 AM

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Kibbie and I had fun at the state capital field trip. The monrn. was spent touring the capital building. The Virginia state capital is the second oldest in use state capital. It is a beautiful building. We also went to Capital Class Room. The kids got to sit in the senaters seats. We learned how roll was take. What pages do and how to call one. How a bill becomes a law. The kids got to discuss a mock bill. They learned how to indacated that they wanted to speak. After discussions they got to vote on the bill.
In the afternoon we went to a civil war site that was free for homeschooler that day. It was the site of a metel factory that made cannons for the war. We learned how cannons were loaded. Kibbie got to help with the demastration. She got the job or caller. Once they were ready to load the cannon she yelled "Ready, load and fire."
We both want to go back for next years Day At The Capital field trip,

mawra Mar 24 2011 11:57 AM

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We are also trying to find homes for 4 kittens. One of them was hurt last night.
Our large dog is not overly fond the cats. He has never hurt one, but when they wake him up the snaps and thows his head up. He has always missed them by a foot. Last night 2 of the kittens woke him up. I think when he threw his head up he hit one of the babies. It is not walking right and can not open his eyes. He is also yelling like he is in pain. He is now at the vets. I hope he will be ok.

Sandi Mar 24 2011 10:33 PM

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Sorry about the kitten, Maw. Sounds like Kibby really got involved in history. Good for her!

I wasn't able to go to my grandson's birthday party because I wasn't feeling well. Monday I went to the doctor's office and ended up getting shipped out of town. The short version is that I now have two stints in my heart and a lot of sore spots. I'm home again now but probably won't spend a lot of time posting.

Lady Maelin Mar 25 2011 12:02 AM

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Oh LORD Sandi...please take gentle care of yourself and get plenty of rest, you are going to have to take it very slowly for quite a while with that type of procedure. I will be sending you good thoughts, to speed your recovery...You will be greatly missed, until your return.

Hans Mar 25 2011 04:49 AM

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Oh dear, take good care of yourself, Sandi. That's something, glad you went to the doctor's in time! I'll be sending xtra positive thoughts and vibes your way. Take it easy and take your time recovering. If you manage a post now and then that would be great. Consider yourself hugged and loves from afar as well as from the people near you! :heart:

P'ter Mar 25 2011 06:24 AM

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Yeah! Lots of zen hugs from here as well.

jube Mar 25 2011 08:05 AM

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Well we'll know you're better Sandi when you start posting lots. I found it to be so with me. Good luck with the stints. It's so much fun ~ NOT! Darling child had them when he was a baby but in a different spot ~ he had them in his nose to help enlarge his nostrils because they were too small. One blessed child thought he had straws to help him breathe. Pretty much summed it up and brought a bright moment or 2 in a very trying time. That and the "Moo cow" jokes, we used to have in the Neonatal unit :D You soon learn to laugh when things get tough. Otherwise you ball your eyeballs out in disgust with the world. Laughter is truly the best medicine ;)

edith Mar 25 2011 08:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Sandi (Post 173830)
Sorry about the kitten, Maw. Sounds like Kibby really got involved in history. Good for her!

I wasn't able to go to my grandson's birthday party because I wasn't feeling well. Monday I went to the doctor's office and ended up getting shipped out of town. The short version is that I now have two stints in my heart and a lot of sore spots. I'm home again now but probably won't spend a lot of time posting.

Oh my! :group: Take it easy and get well soon.

AnnMarie Mar 25 2011 08:32 PM

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{{{{Sandi}}}}

Sandi Mar 25 2011 09:24 PM

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:heart: Thanks for all the kind words, y'all. It really means a lot to me. And thanks especially for not razzing me about waiting until Monday morning to go to the doctor. I've already had quite enough of that from a lot of directions. I'd never had a heart attack before, how was I to know that was what was happening? Anyway, I am feeling better day by day. It'll just take a little time to get back in the swing of things again. At least now I know what to watch out for!

jube Mar 26 2011 02:59 AM

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My neighbour across the road had one of those at work. He wasn't allowed to come home to himself and the doctors said he had to stay somewhere, where someone could keep an eye on him. As we lived several doors down, we were nominated :nod:

Samsara Mar 26 2011 11:23 AM

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:group: Sandi, sorry you have not been well. Get plenty of rest and take care of yourself! Glad to hear you are feeling better though. :group:

kevia Mar 26 2011 07:02 PM

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Sandi, my sister had a mild heart attack about 3 weeks ago. She thought she was having an allergic reaction to seafood. No chest pain, but felt like her throat was closing up. She also had a couple stents put in.

Anyway, hope you will soon be completely recovered!!

Lady Maelin Mar 26 2011 08:52 PM

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Kevia..I hope your sister also takes it easy and gets well soon.

Priscilla Mar 27 2011 12:05 AM

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Phantom of the Opera this evening at our local high school. There are no words good enough to describe it. I've seen it on Broadway and this was as good, maybe better! Beautiful voices (what a range the boy who sang the Phantom has!), great acting, and the sets are all made by parent volunteers, many of whom have been doing it for years after their own kids graduate. They had a falling chandelier, and a full sized remote control boat for the Phantom and Kristine to ride in to his lair below the Opera House. The music director at the high school has been there for 25 years and each year we think she can't outdo herself. We're wrong! As Mike (Jenn's boyfriend) said, the students who come out of that program should be very grateful and remember how lucky they were to have such good training.

jube Mar 27 2011 01:41 AM

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Take care.

mawra Mar 27 2011 12:52 PM

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Sandy, you now know what a heart attac fills like, hopfully you won't have another one,
but if you do will go in sooner next time. A lot of people do not relalize that heart attack symptoms are different for women than men. Get lots of rest and feel better soon.

I am hand feeding ktten at the moment. It is getting better, but it can not nurse much so we are hand feeding it also.

kevia Mar 27 2011 09:26 PM

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Thanks, Lady Maelin.

Lady Maelin Mar 28 2011 01:14 AM

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Cilla...Phantom of the Opera, that sounds like a lot of fun. The whole thing sounds like it was put together by people who care about their children, their school and their community...when there is such wonderful caring there is always success. I agree with Mike, they should be very thankful for teachers like that.

P'ter Mar 28 2011 05:13 AM

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They thought I had a coronary a few years ago: central chest pain that wouldn't go away. Taken to hospital and wired-up overnight for 12-lead ECG. Damn thing kept sounding alarms every time I dozed off (they didn't know my resting heart rate is around 48). Eventually they deduced that my problem was reflux.

Sandi Mar 28 2011 11:23 AM

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That's not hard to believe. I honestly thought I had indigestion together with aches and pains I thought were due to having been dealing with my grandson most of the previous day. Trouble with heart issues is that the symptoms seem vague and differ from one person to the next.

Cilla, I agree that you seem to have a very special kind of school there. These days they are rare and far between!

Cheryl Mar 28 2011 11:49 AM

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I feel woefully out of touch, due to barely making it in here the last several weeks. The kids can't seem to stay healthy for more than a week at a time. Between nursing them (and myself) through various sicknesses, an extended visit from my parents, and celebrating Fiona's first birthday this weekend, I've not had a lot of time to myself.

I'm working on catching up and hope to be around more regularly now.

Sandi - I'm glad you're okay and that delaying to see the doctor (which I would likely have done in your shoes -- why do illnesses hit on the weekend when it's much more costly to get seen?) wasn't too detrimental.

Lady Maelin Mar 28 2011 09:32 PM

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Cheryl...Sorry to hear that the kids and you have been ill lately...
but that does seem to happen a great deal when kids are young...
hang in there Lady, as their growing faster than weeds.

Heres a cute little Happy Birthday greeting for Fiona...I hope her
birthday will be a fun and healthy one for all of you.:good:

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f3...aypeekamew.gif
Happy 1st Birthday Fiona

mawra Mar 28 2011 09:57 PM

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I hope all goes well for your little one's birthday goes well.

Hubby has named the hurt kitten Loopy. He will most likly always be a bit loopy.

GinnyStar Mar 29 2011 05:05 AM

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:group: hugs, and zen hugs too!

Busy in real life too. More later :sleepy::yawn:

Priscilla Mar 29 2011 09:54 PM

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Going to buy a copy of the DVD of the high school performance of Phantom. I'm thinking of getting a portable DVD player to put in the living room (remember, Anneli, where I sit to sew and look out at the bird feeder?) so I can watch movies occasionally. Then when "our" Mike performs in Street Scene by Kurt Weill on April 9 I can watch the DVD we'll be making of it, too! :good:

Lady Maelin Mar 31 2011 01:22 AM

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Cilla...that sounds like an excellent idea...especially since Mike is probably going to be doing a lot more of things you could watch....he is a very talented singer.

jube Mar 31 2011 09:43 AM

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Mice wars are on in our house :( I may need to borrow one of Maw's cats.

Priscilla Mar 31 2011 10:32 AM

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If you don't want to kill them, we used to get tiny "Hav-A-Heart" traps, catch the mice and put them back outdoors FARRRR from the house. Basically, they were little rectangular plastic boxes with a door in one end that swings in. Put in a blob of peanut butter and mouse goes in but can't get back out. To let it loose you just tip the box, put a long stick against the door so the mouse can get out and "dump". I know, I'm a softy for animals, even those that are causing havoc. Also, just seeing the squished body of a mouse in the spring trap was enough to bring on the kinder version. :crazy:

AnnMarie Mar 31 2011 12:16 PM

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That's why cats are better Cilla.... no mice bodies to dispose of

Anneli Mar 31 2011 04:27 PM

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I do indeed remember :)

Afraid I've also been an online absentee for most of the last month, real life requiring me to pay it some attention for a change :irk:

Looking forward to catching up with everything over the weekend :bouncy:


Quote:

Originally Posted by Priscilla (Post 174060)
Going to buy a copy of the DVD of the high school performance of Phantom. I'm thinking of getting a portable DVD player to put in the living room (remember, Anneli, where I sit to sew and look out at the bird feeder?) so I can watch movies occasionally. Then when "our" Mike performs in Street Scene by Kurt Weill on April 9 I can watch the DVD we'll be making of it, too! :good:


Priscilla Apr 3 2011 08:29 PM

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Out to dinner last night for Jeff's birthday (a few weeks late):

http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/Loca...mford/Main.asp

It's lucky this place is about an hour away in the town Fred lives and works in. If it was closer our wallets and waistlines would be suffering! :drool:

Lady Maelin Apr 3 2011 08:58 PM

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Cilla...sounds like a very special nite on the town...glad you and Jeff enjoyed it so much.

mawra Apr 7 2011 09:49 AM

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Our little brain damanged kitten is doing much better. It will never be normal. It is now able to see somewhat and can walk in straight lines and is even trying to play. We are of course keeping her.

Samsara Apr 7 2011 09:53 AM

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Glad to hear he is doing better. At least he has you to look after him Mawra.

mawra Apr 7 2011 10:30 PM

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My Hubby, who says he does not like cats, is usually the one she is curled up asleep on. He even fed her today. Actually we are not sure if it is female or male. I have a hard time telling until the are a bit older.

Samsara Apr 7 2011 11:41 PM

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Sounds like a purrfect match! ;)

Priscilla Apr 8 2011 06:28 AM

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My daughter's boyfriend is the same way, maw. But, I catch him patting the cats when he thinks no one is looking and he was terribly upset when one of the old ones died two years ago. :(

Rianne Apr 8 2011 05:03 PM

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eww,eww,ewwww... my cat just caught a humming bird and tried to give it to me... while it was still alive. she won't kill it, and when it gets loose and starts flying around a gain she just catches it. we sent her outside, and she got all sad and confused that we didn't like it. now she wants back in. ewwww...:(


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