Sammy says Merry Christmas!

By: PeaceRiverBP , 8:33 PM GMT on December 10, 2007

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Hello Everyone!

I've been incredibly busy lately, so please don't feel snubbed if I haven't had a chance to answer emails or post much- I'll catch up after the holidays!

Thanks for all the posts and mailings! I'm so grateful to know each and every one of you! :-D {{{HUGS}}}






12/16

My last post to Wanda got me thinking about what we all want for Christmas... Wanda wants to get a house, we want to get rid of ours'..... what do you want for Christmas???






This Blog got me to thinking about the silly things our pets do over the holidays.... please share your pet stories!






Ghosts of Christmas’s Past

The Christmas season has always been my favorite time of year, beginning when I was a child and my siblings and I would help my mother turn out hundreds of holiday cookies; our noses taking in the gently spiced air as the Pepparkakor (an old recipe for Scandinavian gingerbread from our Danish kin) baked in the oven. We were a New England family of modest means, so sometimes our Christmas tree was harvested from the woods; often it was a small cedar tree, fragrant and prickly, but just as beautiful as any ‘real’ Christmas tree when decked out with lights, ornaments and tinsel. My mother made homemade eggnog as part of our tree-decorating ritual, so we could sip it as we carefully placed ornaments on the boughs. Sometimes the tree hid small surprises, like an abandoned bird's nest which would bring back memories of warm summer days when the birds would have raised their families in our chosen tree. My Dad was a carver who often carved birds and he made wooden bird ornaments that sometimes found a temporary home in those nests. Tree decorating day was a typical Norman Rockwell scene with ancient phonograph records playing carols on the record player (remember those?!) and snow falling softly outside the windows.

We had a fat tabby cat named Ginger; she was a good old cat- so patient and good tempered, and unlike most of the cats I’ve ever had, she was never seen to lay a paw on the Christmas tree. There were times when we saw evidence that she had been tempted by the glitter and beauty of our tree and had surreptitiously helped herself to it when no one was around to witness the act; she would be sporting an extra tail on her backside…. a silver, glimmering strand hanging from her behind, declaring for all to see her moment of weakness when the tinsel had dangled so prettily in front of her, daring her to gobble a stand or two. For this reason, I don’t use tinsel on my Christmas trees. My cats have always been infamous Christmas tree molesters who can’t be trusted alone with a decorated tree for even a moment. I’m afraid that if I had tried to use tinsel on my trees that they wouldn’t have been dragging a solitary strand out of their butts, but in their fervor to make the most of the short holiday season that their hind-ends would be festooned with silvery streamers like the handle-bars of a child’s bicycle.

Of course, cats weren’t the only ones who shared a guilty conscious when it came to the Christmas tree; many years ago, I had a Saint Bernard named Ralph who had come to us as a ‘rescue dog’. He was supposed to be put down, but he was placed with us in hopes that we could re-train him to be a good dog. Most Saint Bernard’s are just slobbery, lovable dogs and Ralph was no exception. He was smart, well mannered and endearing. But, he thought that Christmas trees were just for him- he’d often be found curled up under the tree, looking like a prince laying on a bejeweled bed, sparkling ornaments, twinkling lights and festive presents all around him, some of the presents looking a little worse for the wear if he happened to lie down on them. If we were given a gift that contained food, Ralph’s keen sense of smell would locate it immediately and he would tear it open, even if the tag said “Do Not Open until Christmas” and consume all the goodies. We’d find Ralph sleeping contently amongst the ruined package, wrappings and ribbons, snoring with dreams of sugar-plums dancing in his head. After our children were born, we bought an expandable ‘baby-yard’ that was usually placed on the lawn to keep tots in a confined space, but at Christmas, we used it as an anti-Ralph defense to keep our presents safe.

Some years later, I was given a cat named Colby. Colby was a Maine Coon Cat with a marmalade colored coat, and a white nose, bib and feet. He was a big boy who grew to be 32 pounds. He also believed that Christmas trees solely for his entertainment. He would wait until the household was asleep and then would turn into Ninja Kitty, silently slipping ornaments off the branches and rolling them under chairs or the sofa for safe-keeping, like a squirrel hiding his acorns. When the bottom three feet of the tree was naked, he would start on the strings of lights and pull them off until they were strung out across the living room as though he were setting up a trip-wire to foil burglars. After a few years the novelty wore off and we almost forgot about his nocturnal holiday activities until one night we were awakened to a loud crash! I stumbled still half asleep into the living room and turned on a light. There was our beautiful tree, lying on its side. I was somewhat perplexed, because we’d taken care to tie the tree up to the ceiling so it couldn’t be knocked down, we’d decorated it so that the most attractive (to cats) bird decorations were at the top and well out of reach of the kitties and there was no furniture near enough for them to use to climb up and reach those realistic looking bird ornaments. But, after I stood the tree back up, it was like a being at a crime scene investigation and all became clear to me. There, under the tree, was a branch that had been ripped out of the trunk and still wired to that branch were the little feet of a dove ornament, now hanging upside down like a coal miner’s canary. Colby had made a daring leap from the side board, latched on to the poor dove and his ample weight had torn the branch right out of the tree. Luckily, that episode seemed to cure him of his tree-fetish. We were about to start looking for a 12-Step program for him.

Now we have Triton, another rescue pet. Triton was a itty-bitty kitty when we got him as a stray- a mere 2.8 ounces of dirty fluff who had somehow survived a 25 mile jaunt down the highway clinging to the underside of a friend’s truck. The friend had no idea where this tiny kitten had come from, but he was starving and thirsty, so we gave him food and bought some kitten milk at the store and since no one ever claimed him, we kept him. He’s just two years old now, so he’s only has a few Christmas’s under his belt, but he’s already into the spirit of things.

During his first Christmas, he was amazingly well behaved when we put the tree up. He sat under the tree and looked up at it, but his fluffy little mitts didn’t touch anything. I was very pleased and told him what a good kitty he was. Later, when we went to bed I wasn’t getting much sleep- not because of the kitten, but because hubby was snoring- something he doesn’t often do, but he was snoring to beat the band that night and he kept rolling over on me. So, I’d just get to sleep and he’d SNRKZZZZZZ right in my ear. I’d roll hubby over and try to get back to my own zzz’s when he’d roll over again, this time leaning on me heavily and I’d roll him over again. This happened repeatedly. Around 11 pm I heard jingle, jingle, jingle! Many years of owning cats has taught me to keep bells around the bottom branches of the tree so they’d alert us to any kitty mischief. You know WHO was at it! I wearily arose, dragged myself out to the tree and took our sweet little kitty away from the Christmas tree saying: “No, no- don’t play with the tree!” I put him to bed with us and he started to give himself a bath, so I tried once again to get some sleep, but hubby was still snoring and rolling around, so I wasn’t having much luck. I was just beginning to doze when jingle, jingle, jingle reached my ears again. Triton was carried back to bed with us once more, with a stern: “No, no!”

It was a looong night! Snrkzzzzz, rollover hubby, jingle, jingle, jingle, go get kitty, snrkzzzzz, rollover hubby, jingle, jingle, jingle, go get kitty…. At one point when I went to find him, I couldn’t see him anywhere around the tree so I went back to bed, but the continued jingling proved that he was still up to no good, so this time I poked around the lower part of the tree and there he was, in by the trunk, playing ‘Tiger in the Jungle’. A jungle with lots of neat little kitty toys hanging everywhere! Finally, at 4am, I shut the kitten in the bedroom with us, put ear plugs in my ears and managed to get a few hours sleep before the alarm went off. If Triton needed to use the cat box he’d just have to hold it for a little while!

This is the main reason we do not put up a Christmas tree until Christmas is just a few weeks away! Now that we live in a motor home, our tree is just a tiny 2 footer and Triton is now bigger and heavier than the tree, so we have to place it in the bathroom for its protection anytime we are not able to guard it against the ravishings of a playful kitty!

Our pets may try our patience once in a while, but I can’t imagine an existence without them. They just want to enjoy Christmas in their own way!

And so, my WUBA friends, I dedicate this blog to all of you…. I’m so grateful to have met you; you have so enriched my life! {{{HUGS}}} and Happy Holidays! :-D

~ Beth & Lorne and Sammy and Triton








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167. SBKaren
3:34 PM GMT on December 26, 2007
Peace - I had to laugh right out loud when I read this comment from you:

but if she saw one of those black & white kitties, she was on them

For about a week after every skunk event, I always say to the dogs as I let them out for their last run before bedtime - Watch out for the black and white kitties!!!
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166. PeaceRiverBP
11:29 AM GMT on December 26, 2007
{{{Karen}}}; It sounds like you've had an eventful Christmas! And yes, we've been skunked before- my old dog, Sugar, was a wonderful dog who was extremely well behaved except when it came to skunks- she hated skunks! She ignored every other animal on Earth, but if she saw one of those black & white kitties, she was on them and soon beat a hasty retreat back to me, carrying a certain odoriferous aroma about her! Once she got sprayed directly in the face and apparently, the skunk spray can attack the nervous system (so I've been told) and she shook for 24 hours afterward. Poor Shuggs- she never learned not to mess with them! I'll have to check out your blog when I get done with my Park chores this morning!

MNT; Thanks for stopping by!

{{{Rays}}}; Good Morning! I hope you & your family are having a GREAT day, too! Do you get a few days off to rest up after the holiday?
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165. Raysfan70
11:13 AM GMT on December 26, 2007

{{PR and Lorne}}
Have a Great Day.
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164. MNTornado
8:58 AM GMT on December 26, 2007

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163. SBKaren
3:17 AM GMT on December 26, 2007
{{{{{{{{Beth}}}}}} It sounds like you had a delightful day! I'm so happy for you. My newest blog is totally dedicated to our Christmas Eve night. Part pet, part daughter, part no sleep. If you've ever had an animal skunked, you will relate (somehow I bet you have - you have had so many adventures!)

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162. PeaceRiverBP
1:49 AM GMT on December 26, 2007
Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Thanks for all your posts! :-D

I'm finally getting a chance to sit for a few minutes before we brush our teeth & get washed up and go to bed... back to work tomorrow!

But, it's been a nice holiday- we slept in until almost 8am- very late for us! We had a leisurely morning together and then my parents came over at 1pm for present opening and then we had a mid-afternoon Christmas dinner of sea-food 'bake', my Mom's corn pudding, beer bread and shoo-fly pie and pepparkakor for dessert. We had a great time, talking and eating!

I talked to my grown daughters and five year old grand-daughter, and my brother on the phone at various points during the day.... I hope to get to speak to my sister and other friends and relatives as our schedules allow to wish them happy holidays, too, between now and New Year's.

I hope that everyone had a WUnderful, fun-filled, goodie-saturated Christmas!

{{{HUGS}}}


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161. seflagamma
8:01 PM GMT on December 25, 2007
Dear Beth and Loren and Sammy,

Hope you have enjoyed your Christmas and are having a very merry time!!!! My real "busy" time is now done so I can finally get a chance to visit my friend's blogs this afternoon!!!!

Enjoy your holidays!
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Merry Christmas from our home to yours!
Love,
Gams & Poppy
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160. charlesimages
3:52 PM GMT on December 25, 2007
MERRY CHRISTMAS PEACE!!!!!!

IT'S A WHITE CHRISTMAS TODAY IN MICHIGAN!
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159. incogkneetoe
2:23 PM GMT on December 25, 2007
Hello Beth and Lorne

I called but there was no answer *S*

GaryCall

Merry Christmas to you and your family

Gary
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158. nightbloomingjasmine
12:37 PM GMT on December 25, 2007
157. Raysfan70
12:36 PM GMT on December 25, 2007
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Merry Christmas {{PR,Lorne and Family}}!
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155. incogkneetoe
8:59 PM GMT on December 24, 2007
christmes eve greeting
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154. SBKaren
3:23 PM GMT on December 24, 2007
Good Morning Beth -

I'm reveling in the nice quiet morning, jumping around the blogs sending Christmas cheer. Randy is at work too, and requested a half day, which was approved, but he's still not so sure he'll get it as so many are out and they have to have 3 there. Since he's the man in charge of his shop, he feels so responsible.

I'm so happy to have found this place filled with such wonderful people. It's so fun to come and visit as often as I can.

I've got my laundry going and then I have a house to clean and vacuum, 3 bathrooms to clean and I have to leave by 2:45 to go pick up my mom. She doesn't like to drive at night anymore, so I'll go get her and bring her back here so she can prepare her famous garlic bread. We have lasagna for dinner, with salad and garlic bread to die for. Just like her mac,ham and cheese, you don't really want to know how she makes it - your arteries will start pumping harder now. No wonder I have to get back to some serious healthy eating after the new year!!! Either I or one of my brothers or my niece will take her back home tonight. She's only 7 miles away, so not a big deal either way.

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153. hurricanecrab
3:12 PM GMT on December 24, 2007

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152. Alleyoops
2:07 PM GMT on December 24, 2007
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Santy Claws iz coming tonite...I iz watching for him...

Have a wonderful Christmas..
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151. OGal
12:30 PM GMT on December 24, 2007
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Beth and Lorne, have a wonderful holiday. Much Christmas love to Sammy and Triton. Time for another picnic (:o)
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150. Raysfan70
11:55 AM GMT on December 24, 2007


Good Morning & Merry Christmas Eve
{{PR,Lorne and Family}}!
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149. PeaceRiverBP
10:51 AM GMT on December 24, 2007
Good Morning, All!

Christmas Eve is here! Hubby left at 5:30 to go to work and I've got to get more chores done at the Park and then complete my chores at home... cleaning, baking, presents to wrap, laundry to wash and then after hubby gets home around 1pm (they're only working until noon) we'll spend Christmas Eve with my parents.

I hope you all have something fun planned for today! :-D

Paul; Merry Christmas! Hope you had a GREAT ride! I hope you get in a few more over the holidays!

Bug; We opted to have seafood for Christmas dinner, as we found that the meat was way too expensive, too. I hope you found something nice to cook up to help make your holidays happy ones!

Foxx; Thanks for stopping by! Merry Christmas!

BabyGurl; Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you, too!

Karen; Yes, we need an updated photo of the beautiful Sadie! I tied a Christmas bandanna around Sammy's neck to make him look more in the spirit of things and I was shocked to find that the bandanna barely reaches around his neck! Geez, until I was 30, I was able to use bandannas as a belt! I knew that Sammy had a big neck, but I didn't know how big! By next Christmas, he may have outgrown bandannas, since he hasn't finished filling out yet! Hope you & your family have a wonderful holiday!

Gator; Thanks for the cute graphic! Merry Christmas!

Gary; Look at all that snow! Down her in Florida, the only snow we get to see is in pictures! Hope you & Deb have a Merry Christmas!
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148. incogkneetoe
10:44 PM GMT on December 23, 2007


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147. Gatorxgrrrl
9:45 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
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146. SBKaren
9:18 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
Peace - Sammy looks so adorable! I should take a new picture of Sadie. She has really bulked up and her hair is getting quite full. We take our walks every morning and it's chilly out, so she's developed quite a winter coat. She pays for it if we go walking later in the day when it warms up - poor girl! LOL
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145. Hypersport
7:14 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
Have a Merry Christmas Beth,Lorne,Sammy and Triton
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144. sandiquiz
6:55 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
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Hope you are organized ~ only one day left!!!
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143. BABYGURL
4:20 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
Merry Christmas! And have a wonderful New Year!
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142. Beachfoxx
2:55 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
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141. palmettobug53
2:46 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
You do sound busy! I think everyone is; the blogs have been very slow, the few times I've managed to get on.

Rain here today, so I'm not sure about the clothes washing. I'll probably be drying everything over at the laundromat. Guess I should have done it yesterday. Thing was, they were calling for rain then and not so much today. It must have been slower moving in, than they thought.

Still need to find my beast for roasting on Christmas Day. Went to three grocer's yesterday and the selection was awful. The only ones they had were the huge ones. And the most expensive, too! One store had none! They were stocked to the gills, with hams, pork roasts, racks of pork ribs and turkeys. Will try to hit another couple of stores, further down the highway, this afternoon. Have all the fixin's; just need the beast!
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140. Hypersport
2:34 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
Good Morning Beth I hope you have a great Sunday
I rode my motorcycle to work this morning in hope's of relieving some stress on the way home I hope it work's lol
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139. PeaceRiverBP
2:07 PM GMT on December 23, 2007
BT; I hope you & your family have a WUnderful Christmas, too! Thanks for stopping by!

Blu; Holy Smokes! I'm so sorry to hear about your daughter's accident, but I'm glad she's okay! How scary!

27; Merry Christmas! Sammy would be thrilled to meet Kalli- he does love the ladies! I adore St. Bernards and I wouldn't mind meeting her, myself!

Good Morning, {{{Rays}}}! I hope you're having a GREAT Sunday!
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138. Raysfan70
12:23 PM GMT on December 23, 2007


Good Morning {{PR and Family}}.
Have A Great Day. :-)
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137. ihave27windows
2:18 AM GMT on December 23, 2007
Merry Christmas Beth! (Sammy is a sweetie....I think he and Kalli should meet :)
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136. OSHNBLU
12:50 AM GMT on December 23, 2007
Gosh, Peace, I am in the same boat! Youngest got into a car accident last night..she is fine, but the resulting tramua and drama...UGH! Just adding to the Holiday Stress! LOL
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135. bigtrucker
12:34 AM GMT on December 23, 2007
Hi peace, Merry Christmas to you and yours, and a Happy and safe 2008

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134. PeaceRiverBP
11:49 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
Paul; Hello! I hope you've had a GREAT day, too!

Jas; Merry Christmas! Thanks for the link! That's a WUnderful card!

OGal; I'm SO SORRY about your MIL! How awful! I hope she recovers as speedily as possible!

Bug; I'm glad you had a chance to stop by- this is a busy weekend for me, too- so much to do! Plus, I'm down to knitting the last sleeve of a Christmas present sweater! Hope you're having a nice weekend!

Gary & Deb; What a terrific Christmas graphic! Thanks!

Emmy; So true! Our loved ones are the best part of the holidays!

HurricaneGeek; Hope your dentist can help you out! :-D
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133. HurricaneGeek
6:37 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
all i want for x mas is my 2 frnt teeth,,,
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132. EmmyRose
5:55 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
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131. incogkneetoe
2:53 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
Beth, Lorne and the critters

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Merry Christmas

Gary
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130. palmettobug53
2:50 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
Good morning, Peace! Just a quick fly-by, to say hello, before I get busy! Hope your weekend is a good one!
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129. OGal
1:43 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
Beth just after I finished talking to you yesterday we got a call from Carolina Village. My MIL had fallen and fractured her right leg about the knee, the femur. Long story short she had surgery yesterday and they put a rod through the femur. She made it through the surgery just fine. Now for the rehab. Pretty rough at 98.
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128. nightbloomingjasmine
1:35 PM GMT on December 22, 2007
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MERRY CHRISTMAS BETH & LORNE
127. Hypersport
11:34 AM GMT on December 22, 2007
Good Morning Beth and Lorne have a great day
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126. PeaceRiverBP
1:20 AM GMT on December 22, 2007
OGal; Enjoy the time with your son! It's so great that he can spend the holidays with you!

Paul; Woo-hoo! Three days off for Christmas! You must be really looking forward to them!

{{{Rays}}}; Hope you had a WUnderful Friday! I love the 'skating' Santa! Yes, we did get some rain- thank goodness!

Gary; Thanks for the lovely holiday greeting! Merry Christmas to you & Deb, too!

Wanda; What a spectacular photo! Thanks very much! Merry Christmas to you & Bob & Clementine!

Shera; Merry Christmas! That's a great kitty picture- I used to have a cat named Shadow who look just like that!

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125. Sheraqueenofthebeach
6:52 PM GMT on December 21, 2007


Merry Christmas!
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124. oneshotww
5:20 PM GMT on December 21, 2007
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123. incogkneetoe
1:33 PM GMT on December 21, 2007
Beth, Lorne and the critters



Gary
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122. Raysfan70
12:25 PM GMT on December 21, 2007


Good Morning {{PR and Lorne}}.
Have a Fantastic Friday.

Hope that you all recieved some of the rain that came through here.
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121. Hypersport
11:54 AM GMT on December 21, 2007
Yes I'm at work today,Saturday,Sunday then off till the 27th
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120. OGal
11:40 AM GMT on December 21, 2007
Peace son will be home Sun. afternoon. He leaves to go back to Louisville the day after Christmas. He starts flying again on the 28th.
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119. PeaceRiverBP
11:07 AM GMT on December 21, 2007
Good Morning, {{{Paul}}}! I think the rain is just about over.... it's a good thing because I have to take Sammy out for a walk before I start my morning chores at the Park, soon! Are you working today?

{{{OGal}}}; I'm always up early- the alarm goes off at 5 am and hubby leaves for work at 5:30- then I shower, eat breakfast, take Sammy for a walk and I go to work at the Park- but this morning it was pouring rain, so I'm on the computer checking to see how long the showers will last!

Will your son spend Xmas with you? Too bad about the staghorn- they are so beautiful- I've always admired them, but never had one!

Yes, always laundry! Since The Ark's washer/dryer is small, it seems like I have to do at least one load of wash every day! Thank goodness for all that Florida sunshine so I can dry our wash on the clothesline- the little dryer takes forever!

Ramble all you want- it's always good to hear from you! {{{HUGS}}}
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118. OGal
10:51 AM GMT on December 21, 2007
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Peace you are up early too. The snow people wanted to pop in and say hello to you, Lorne, the kittys and Sammy. Son heads to Tampa and Sarasota today. He will be back on Sun.

The big news here is a staghorn that I have had for eleven years broke in half yesterday. I have to now put it in two baskets. Broke my heart. Oh well, I still have it in pieces. It will get fixed and life will go on.

We have had about .12 inches of rain so far this morning. Hubby is out with Zoe. I am going to get started on laundry. Always laundry!! I've got to do that horrible thing called ironing today too. Darn work shirts.

I guess I am rambling. Have a good day and of course I send you all my love.

afternoon.
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117. Hypersport
10:48 AM GMT on December 21, 2007
Good Morning Beth Looks like rain heading your way. Stay dry and have a great day
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