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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #22515 on: February 20, 2019, 04:12:08 am »
I sympathise with your friend, Cookie.  We ended up going to a company who specialise in all things employment related and they were a big help.  Three of our other employees have been with us over 13 years each, the next one must be around 6 years and the guy that left 4 years, so, apart from him, we are lucky to have a good, stable group of people.
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« Reply #22516 on: February 20, 2019, 07:04:03 am »
I went to the podiatrist this morning and then did my grocery shopping. Very exciting. ;D I have the air con on again today as its fairly warm.
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« Reply #22517 on: February 21, 2019, 07:57:02 am »
I met a friend at a pot/garden centre this morning as she wanted to buy me something in lieu of sending flowers after Geoff passed away. She bought me the one on the right.  I found a nice wrought iron plant stand there so shouted myself that as well then we went to lunch and had a darn good chat.
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Re: What have you been doing today?
« Reply #22518 on: February 21, 2019, 08:07:23 pm »
Marina, that is awful about that staff member as I have seen first hand how well you look after your staff.  It is a very stressful situation.

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« Reply #22519 on: February 21, 2019, 08:14:06 pm »
Nice plant pots Judy.
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« Reply #22520 on: February 21, 2019, 08:33:58 pm »
Those pot plants look great, Judy.

Thanks for your support re. staff, Chookie.  In fact, we do feel quite sorry for him but, as the saying goes ... you make your bed, you sleep in it.
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« Reply #22521 on: February 22, 2019, 05:34:52 am »
A lovely gift Judy.
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« Reply #22522 on: February 22, 2019, 08:10:22 am »
Thanks ladies, Iím very pleased with them. Today I spent hours finding, printing then filling out forms before meeting a friend for lunch. Visited Mum, fixed a banking problem then walked the Port looking for a JP.  Itís all mentally exhausting except for dining out and catching up with friends which keeps me sane.
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« Reply #22523 on: February 22, 2019, 08:47:59 pm »
Feel for you Judy.   Filling out forms is such a pain.  We have been doing a lot lately.

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« Reply #22524 on: February 23, 2019, 09:52:33 am »
We are fortunate, our local library has a JP come in on the first Monday of the month. He is happy to sign things for you.
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« Reply #22525 on: February 23, 2019, 09:13:01 pm »
Another busy sport Saturday .DH managed to come with me to watch kids but we were late . DS had a 4 hr cricket game so we looked on till DD netball game started zoomed over to the courts , 5 mins away . DD played a great game dropped her back at the boarding house , no dought she packed then while we watch the rest of cricket ,somehow managing to see him bowl and bat . Out to lunch as they were very hungry . Home , both decided not to go in the local farm to pub ride run walk in the late afternoon. Can you believe it at 5.30 Iím hungry from two teenagers !

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« Reply #22526 on: February 24, 2019, 09:36:35 am »
We had a breakfast run with the Model A today. We met at a lovely, shady spot by the river. It was lovely.
One of the we or so Model Aís on our run today. Itís really nice. Ours is the black Fordor in the background.
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« Reply #22527 on: February 24, 2019, 09:01:41 pm »
Cookie, thanks for the lovely photo of those beautiful cars.  That front one looks like it is out of The Great Gatsby.
Yesterday we sat under the beautiful big Oak trees and watched and listened to the Bagpipes.  We chatted with our friends and Ballarat Grammar won First in their section.

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« Reply #22528 on: February 25, 2019, 01:22:50 am »
That truly sounds lovely Chookie. There is nothing like sitting and chatting to friends, the picnic and the bagpipes would be a lovely plus. Congratulations to Ballarat Grammar.

We are going to see some dear friends for a chat this morning. We have had a crap week. Heard one close friend has a brain tumour (the second friend in about 6 months) and she has been told she is here for a good time, not a long time and then we heard last Monday that one of my cousins, who was bridesmaid at our wedding, had died from a bleed on the brain. It all quite upset my equilibrium for a while. Hence the visit to close friends. Take care everyone and hugs to you all.
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« Reply #22529 on: February 25, 2019, 04:10:05 am »
Cookie, so sad to hear of your family and friends.  It's only when it is often too late to change or do anything about it that you realise you could maybe have visited / rung / written to them more often, but I am sure they all know how much you cared for them ... and care for them still.  I am sure you can share your strength for them and their families when they need it.
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