Sunday, 3 January 2016

Hello...

words are not enough but tHaNkYoU for all your beautiful comments on my last couple of posts and the other emails I have received also.......
I just haven't been able to reply to them but I have read thru them numerous times and appreciated every single one of them........
This is a song from the funeral..........Sissy's Song by Alan Jackson
we made it thru christmas with family around.........
catching up with some friends then some old school friends...........
then it has been nothing time..........
some of my visitors......Gringo and Lilly.......finally no more milk mixing.........they are all weaned.....by the end we were feeding 5 in the last batch of 10 in special care..........this year woops last year we had Milly, Billy, Lilly, Tilly (died months later), Silly (to silly to live and died also) then the younger batch was Gringo, Gringo's mate, Drongo, Dingbat and Wombo (who walked on 2 legs when we first got him and advanced to 3 but we could not clear the infection he had in his hip area so we had to get rid of him very sad as we had him for months and months but the infection beat us)
it's got very dry.........no sheep feed left.............not much cattle feed left either...............
some pics I took while mustering the other day........we should be feeding but hoping the rains are here and we can avoid that but the forecast have changed so much....downwards.........
the skys were amazing that day.........
sooooooo blue...........
the contrasts........just magical........
I sure do live in an amazing spot in the world........
Keryn @ Christmas Creations this pic is for you.............
i've just been pottering around the house..........folding the mountain of washing............doing some gardening........sleeping.......read a book.........chasing hoses watering the garden..........
slowly catching up on SSCS posts.........sorting the pics........lots of nothing..........
sewing has not happened yet.........haven't sewn on the machine for months and months........have some hand stitching to show..(woops no I don't lost it on my old phone).........it was stuff I have done sitting around hospitals with Dad......it even got thrown to the wind and I was hooked on a find a word book I picked up in hospital....required less concentration and while so tired my eyes felt very strained even with my glasses on..........yes yes I have booked an eye appointment to get them checked also...............
I've spent time in the chookshed but really just to hang out out here.............it's like my run away from home/life space............music is always on..........but we have progress today I have put 3 things away.....it's chaos but things are settling and organisation of some sort will return......
need to organise some pics of christmas goodies to share with you........
i'm in no rush with life at the moment.........
thankyou bloggers your the best.......keep on blogging............
Chookyblue....

51 comments:

  1. I am so sorry that you have endured such challenges and that I hadn't realised what you were and are going through. II send ylu many angel hugs and blessings. The most cherished thing is your happy memories and the lovely photos you have. Thankyou for sharing this very personal part of your life. Angel hugs and blessings.

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  2. Chooky you sure are right it is bone dry, will keep fingers crossed for the rain. Thank you for the picture, even bone dry it sure is pretty. Enjoy your sewing.

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  3. Good to see you back Chooky, just take it easy on yourself and take one day at a time ((((HUGS)))) :) Barb.

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  4. Big hugs Chooky, beautiful perfect song, touched my heart.
    Take your time getting back into things.
    Julia

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  5. Lovely to see you back....what a beautiful song...said don't cry in the lyrics but I was!!! Take as many slow days as you need...give yourself time. Thinking of you.xxooxx

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  6. Glad you are back even if only for a quick chat! - it will be tough but having your family around should help and just take time..hugs

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  7. Nice to see you here Chooky. 'Nothing time' sounds like just what you need. Love and best wishes to you. xo

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  8. Hi Chooky. I'm so sorry to hear about your sis. I've gone through life an only child, and I'm always envious of those who have siblings. I'm just glad you had what time you did together. Take your time and do what you feel like doing. Put needle to thread when you are ready, and you will be one day. Take good care of yourself. Hugs to you.

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  9. That's such a moving song of AJ's, I'm a great fan and have seen him perform that one live. Brought a tear to my eye thinking of your current situation.
    Yes indeed, rain needed in many places, let's hope it's not too long a wait now.

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  10. Oh Chooky I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved sister. How very sad. No words can really express how tough it must be for all your family. My heart goes out to your all.

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  11. Sending big hugs chookie xx

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  12. Lots of hugs Chooky. What a beautiful song ....

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  13. Your beautiful song choice bought me to tears..... Luv Ya gorgeous girl Xxxxx

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  14. been thinking of you chook.... hope that you are finding each day a little easier to do things xxx

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  15. seems that taking your time and each day as it comes is working ... just hope it rains ....SOON x

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  16. Well you have done something else too-- you have done a blog post and communicating with your blogging friends--that is another start. Take one day at a time.
    Hope that you get rain soon. Thinking of you. Take care.

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  17. Thank you for your message on my post sending you hugs life can sure be difficult at times so glad you have been taking your time with everything hugs Beth

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  18. Just take it easy. In the Netherlands we just say: How do you eat an elephant? Well just slowly taken bite for bite (I hope I translated this right). Best wishes for 2016.

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  19. Each day is what it is, each day you make a little headway or not. So go at your pace even if you think its slow! How I wish I could send you some of our rain! Terrible flooding here on the Mississippi and all the feeder rivers. You are so lucky to have so many "Bluebird skies"!

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  20. There is absolutely nothing wrong with letting yourself just heal. Without guilt.

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  21. I am so sorry for your loss ....
    Take care !

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  22. Good to see you back blogging Donna, and time in the chook shed can be healing with or without sewing! I hope you get some rain soon, it looks extremely dry there :-(

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  23. Catching up. I had no idea. Having experienced own pain because of family illness and more It's okay to hve days when you just exist and get through finding mind escapes.

    I van't imagine being as dry as you are either.

    Be as creative as you can be, love others and take care of yourself.

    Blessings:)

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  24. Beautiful song. Take care. Hugs,xx

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  25. One step at a time is just the right thing to do. Take care. X

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  26. Words are not enough, sending virtual hugs and prayers for rain. The right project will find you when its time to sew again.

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  27. Slowly, slowly. It sure does look beautiful. Take care of yourself. Thinking of you.

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  28. So sorry to read of your sad times ... chin up and know that we are all praying for you and your family. When the time is right you will feel like stitching again and it will be therapeutic for you and provide you with comfort. Love and hugs always to you Chooky xxxx

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  29. baby steps...I hear the rain is coming your way...fingers crossed...hugs xxxx

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  30. Definitely a land of contradictions. I am really praying the wet stuff comes very soon. Healing and recovery follow our own personal timetable. Be kind to yourself Chooky...you are in my thoughts and prayers.....big hugs (((((0)))))

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  31. Sending loving hugs, be kind to yourself. xo

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  32. Sure hope it rains for you soon....we're in early winter here but need snow for spring runoff.

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  33. Donna, I'm so sorry. I wish I could jump on a plane and sit with you for a spell. You've touched so many lives through your blog. People all over the world thinking and praying for you. Myself included.

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  34. I have just caught with with Blogland and was sorry to read of your loss. My best wishes for you and your family....Carol

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  35. I'm sorry for the loss of your sister. I have twin grandchildren and I'm beginning to learn just how close and strong the bond of twins truly is. It's a different relationship than typical siblings. Here's a big hug for you and again, I am sorry about your sister.

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  36. Just gorgeous skies, the contrast between the blue and dry earth is beautiful, but a sad sight when you need feed. I hope the rains come and fill you world with green. Take care of yourself... Pottering is good.

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  37. Hi Donna oh i am so sorry, I have been out of touch with blogworld for a while and am only catching up now. I am thinking of you at this terrible time. Suzie also sending her thoughts to you. Take care. Xx

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  38. Lovely song. Sorry for your loss. Take Care.xxxx

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  39. I am so sorry to hear of your loss, I have followed your blog & admire your strength at everything you accomplish
    Stay strong Sharon

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  40. The song is lovely. Good that you can just take time out. Take care.

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  41. ((Hugs)) For everything. xx

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  42. Years ago when my first husband passed away a kind person gave me a gem of advice. He said " you don't get "over" something like this, you just move beyond. Many times I have thought about that and I hope you too will get a little comfort from it. Enjoy the good memories, some people don't have good memories at all. My heart goes out to you.

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  43. Hello Donna.....the one hard thing about having blog friends is that you can't just pop in for a chat and a cuppa and to give some face to face hugs and support which is what you sound like you need right now....hey, don't feel like you have to reply to any comments....everyone understands that you are not emotionally capable right now and that is ok. I agree with Carline....you never get over it but somehow, over time, you come to terms with it and although you will never stop thinking about your sister, in time the pain will lessen. My thoughts are with you Donna xx ps....I hope you do get some of those rains

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  44. Glad to see you in the chook shed pottering. Hugs to you.. praying for rain ..

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  45. Chooky...Donna I think...thank you for taking the time to call into my blog today during such a difficult time in your own life. Take care, I hope some rain comes your way way soon.

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  46. Sending you loving hugs, Chooky. Keep being kind to yourself in whatever way you need and can.
    Hoping the drought burden has eased for you in these last days. Not sure how far the rains extended.
    Will be thinking of you in these coming days, my dear Friend. Xxx

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  47. Glad to see you back. Everything else will come in its own time. Just take care of yourself and yours.

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  48. lovely photos of blue sky; proves there is a God and that life goes on; hang on to hope and you will see it again....

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  49. Pottering is an ideal thing to do for you In this weather and at this time while you are hanging out! Thinking Of you dear Donna. I wish I could come around and say a Cheers to you! Sending a big Hug xo

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