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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #26565 on: November 27, 2022, 06:27:43 pm »
Went into Castlemaine early in the morning to get a few odds and ends that I needed and got held up by a 'parade' of trucks!  The annual Truck Show was on just out of town and all the trucks were spruced up and they drove through Castlemaine then on to Campbells Creek where the camp site was.  I got caught waiting for them all to pass - I estimate a couple of hundred in all.  The run from Castlemaine to Campbells Creek normally takes 5 minutes - it took me 1 1/2 hours!!!
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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #26566 on: November 27, 2022, 09:26:36 pm »
Oh no Marina, I hope you like trucks!
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« Reply #26567 on: November 28, 2022, 04:40:52 am »
DD took me to the Black Friday sales yesterday.  I bought some new bed linen, a couple of Christmas presents and a copy of the RTE Dinner Book.  We then went out for lunch to our favourite Italian restaurant.  A  nice day out but very tiring.
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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #26568 on: November 28, 2022, 09:06:12 pm »
K Atie I feel for you with DML in hospital.
We have a very small area of lawn out the front of our new home. Ral said he would like to mow it. ,! So we bought an electric mower. All the clippings go into a Green Bin. ( new experience for us) He really isnít up to doing this , however it he wants to have a go this is good. Neighbours who drove by waved and gave him thumbs up.
The lift is wonderful. Best money we have ever spent, ( next to TMX of course. )  we go up and down frequently and I have set up a coffee/ tea station upstairs. Iíll try taking some videos and post.
Visited big shopping center,  10 minutes away.
We still need to reduce furniture. Sell or give away but needs to go.

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« Reply #26569 on: November 28, 2022, 10:15:31 pm »
Good to see youíre getting into the neighbourhood facilities Chookie. The lift will make your lives so much easier and good on Ral for wanting to help out with household chores.
Judy from North Haven, South Australia

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« Reply #26570 on: November 29, 2022, 11:49:17 am »
That all sounds lovely Chookie. Iím sure Ral felt so helpful ďhelpingĒ out. I think itís a male thing. 😀😀😀😀

We went over to see my brother today. Itís his birthday soon, but I will be on Jury Duty on the day.
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« Reply #26571 on: November 29, 2022, 05:14:11 pm »
Glad to hear that you are settling in, Chookie.  Getting the lift installed was a brilliant idea and will make your lives so much easier.  It is a very positive thing for Ral to be mowing lawns, even if it may be a bit beyond him, it will give him some feelings of normality and positivity in his days.
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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #26572 on: November 29, 2022, 08:24:04 pm »
Today we are going to our storage unit to collect a few things.
I bought a new door mat at Provincial and during a heavy downpour it leached out brown dye. Looks awful. Tried to remove it but didnít work. A trip to Bunnings to get some help.
Have advertised some more things to sell.
Finally got in touch with cabinet maker. Will come next week but wonít be doing anything until after Xmas.
Did the gardening , took 1 hour. !! Vacuumed whole house in 1/2 hour.
Was worried about BBQ , not to worry as everyone is doing it.
Neighbour from Invermay coming to visit this afternoon. She has been keeping an eye on Ral as she is an experienced cancer nurse. We are so very lucky.

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« Reply #26573 on: November 30, 2022, 01:09:39 pm »
So lovely to see your neighbour from Invermay Chookie.
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« Reply #26574 on: November 30, 2022, 10:50:12 pm »
 2 more of our neighbours from Invermay are coming for morning tea next Tuesday. They are bringing cake.  ;D. Things are starting to feel a little more Ďnormalí.

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« Reply #26575 on: December 01, 2022, 06:48:36 am »
It sounds like youíve settled in nicely Chookie. At our age, those cleaning times sound perfect to me so enjoy all the free time youíre going to have. I hope you find something that will get that stain out of the verandah, thatís not good at all.
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« Reply #26576 on: Today at 04:16:27 am »
Finishing off some Christmas cards ready for posting.
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« Reply #26577 on: Today at 07:37:32 am »
DD and I had Dentist appointments ! DD drove and I went in my car , always those first P long drives are more taxing on the parents , all good . Now I am up for another crown , one tooth has cracked in three places yikes ! New year special for me ! We decided last night was so warm that a wine bar was to go so an Aperol was enjoyed ! Home to 32 degrees, cats are flat cats to hot but so nice  too . While we were away BIL collect DS and then feed the boys dinner , very kind . They are trying to eat up MILs freezer food I think .