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same as it ever was
Happy Birthday 
15th-May-2008 12:35 pm
Boatwheel
to two of my favourite ladies


just_sue and myfeetshowit


and belated birthday greetings to spikereader


Hope you are all having a wonderful day with many many more to come.


Still not in France. The good news is that the problem with Loony GDS's mouth is not cancer, is healing nicely, and, providing we protect it daily with something like vaseline, she is allowed to swim.


The bad news is that the weather (mad thundery rainstorm this morning after days of humid heat) , financial arrangements, and the low exchange rate against the Euro will delay our takeoff until at least next week.


Still. It means I was around when the good news about JM hit the boards,

Comments 
17th-May-2008 09:45 pm (UTC)
If you are looking for things to knit, you might be interested in Booties for Bears, used for Malayan Sunbears that have been rescued from bile farms.

http://www.kqed.org/quest/files/BearBooties.pdf

The Animals Asia Foundation (www.animalsasia.org), a Hong Kong-based charity is asking for booties that can be used during surgery to keep the extremities warm. Warning--if you go to their site they have some disturbing pictures of the bears in the conditions they suffer--some of them for more than 20 years.
18th-May-2008 12:46 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the warning. I couldn't bear (pun, sorry!)to visit that website at the moment. I'm looking for really mindless knitting (knit knit knit nkit - new row perl, perl, perl, perl )and booties are definitely too challenging (one of the reasons I stopped embroidery)
18th-May-2008 10:48 pm (UTC)
I have several odd-looking throws that came from the need for mindless needlework (crochet in my case). They're warm enough to be useful on cold nights.

Knit, knit away, and I hope you days get brighter soon.
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