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Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort

gnu 31 Aug 15 - 12:44 PM
Nigel Paterson 31 Aug 15 - 06:18 AM
GUEST,Pete from seven stars link 29 Aug 15 - 05:06 PM
ChanteyLass 28 Aug 15 - 09:18 PM
VirginiaTam 28 Aug 15 - 08:42 AM
billybob 28 Aug 15 - 07:52 AM
maeve 28 Aug 15 - 05:49 AM
Nigel Paterson 28 Aug 15 - 04:09 AM
maeve 27 Aug 15 - 08:40 PM
ChanteyLass 27 Aug 15 - 06:49 PM
gnu 27 Aug 15 - 01:19 PM
VirginiaTam 27 Aug 15 - 10:49 AM
GUEST,Peter from seven stars link 26 Aug 15 - 01:38 PM
Nigel Paterson 26 Aug 15 - 06:10 AM
Janie 25 Aug 15 - 08:34 PM
gnu 25 Aug 15 - 08:07 PM
maeve 25 Aug 15 - 07:52 PM
Sandra in Sydney 23 Aug 15 - 08:29 PM
gnu 23 Aug 15 - 07:54 PM
Janie 23 Aug 15 - 07:13 PM
ChanteyLass 23 Aug 15 - 06:54 PM
VirginiaTam 23 Aug 15 - 01:52 PM
gnu 21 Aug 15 - 11:46 AM
Nigel Paterson 21 Aug 15 - 06:12 AM
Sandra in Sydney 20 Aug 15 - 07:17 PM
ChanteyLass 20 Aug 15 - 07:00 PM
maeve 20 Aug 15 - 03:01 PM
GUEST,Janie 20 Aug 15 - 12:17 PM
Sandra in Sydney 20 Aug 15 - 10:40 AM
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gnu 19 Aug 15 - 11:56 AM
billybob 19 Aug 15 - 06:16 AM
Nigel Paterson 19 Aug 15 - 05:27 AM
maeve 18 Aug 15 - 01:30 PM
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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 31 Aug 15 - 12:44 PM

Ditto, ditto, ditto.......


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 31 Aug 15 - 06:18 AM

VT...Lisa & her son...Pete & Tommy & all those good folk for whom life is difficult, distressing, complex & awkward to manage: you are thought of, prayed for & held close in our hearts. The geographical distances that separate so many of us can be bridged in a trice thanks to Mudcat & The Crew of Jane's Rainbow.
                                           With Love,
                                                          Nigel.
                                                          xxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Pete from seven stars link
Date: 29 Aug 15 - 05:06 PM

Sounds like the place just about has it all. Hope your own ailments stabilise soon. Pete


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 09:18 PM

What Maeve said.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 08:42 AM

Thank you Gnu. I have seen the Eat Well dishes and will look into getting some for Mum, but after the move, as she is likely to tidy them away somewhere, never to be found until the house is cleared.

Billybob, Chris' sister has P of A over the contents of the flat. They have applied to buy a flat at this assisted living place. There is at least one available, from what I understand. This place has 24/7 on site care staff as wll as management, a restaurant, free laundry facilities, cleaning team, and one (potentially soon to be 2 if they decide to decommission the gym) guest suites, activity and meeting lounge, hair dresser and chiropodist. Dad seems very keen from the phone chat we had today with brother in law.

I've had to come home from work early last 2 days as I am unwell in the extreme. On antibiotics and off biologics and chemo until this supposed infection clears. I think maybe the relief is a stress of a different kind.

Thank you all for your kind thoughts and advice.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: billybob
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 07:52 AM

Hi VT,   Get your father in law to do the P of A asap. It took me 14 months!! Also make sure you have both Finance and property AND Health and welfare, two different things now.

See if your father in law has an Admiral Nurse in the area. ( to help the carer not the patient.) They will help him cope and are a wonderful support.

I so wish you were not walking this road, as I know, it is a very long and stressful one.

Wishing you love and stay on board for all the wonderful support this crew gives!

Wendy xxxxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 05:49 AM

Also thinking of friends P-Vine and Bobert, mentioned by Janie earlier... and the rest of yez, always and ever!
Maeve


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 04:09 AM

VT...very pleased to read that change for the good has come so quickly.
Maeve, add me to your 'Thoughts for Lisa & her Son'. It sounds like they both need support to the max.
                              With Love,
                                              Nigel.
                                              xxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 08:40 PM

Thinking of Lisa and her son tonight.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 06:49 PM

gnu, I hope you accepted the tea or dram (or both?) Janie offered and that it helped.

VTam, I'm pleased to hear that things are moving for in positive ways.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 01:19 PM

VTam... glad to hear things are coming together!

I like this.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 10:49 AM

Hot dang if Nigel wasn't right. Well you all are. Thanks. After years of worrying myself literally sick over my Mom and my parents in law, and hating my job and thie horrible flat we live in, things are finally starting to slot into place.

My Brother has decided to remodel his ground floor to make bedroom and full bathroom for our Mom. No need for stairs or chair lift which was really scary for her. She aggreed for my son (nearest relative) to be her power of attorney so he can get her house into selling condition. Brotyher's wife is home all day now as they now foster kids along with their own. So Mom won't be alone in the house during the day.

Got an email from the sister in law, Dad in law really likes the assisted care place they went to visit on Saturday. Mum in law seemed to like it too. So Sis filled in and sent off application. We are going to talk to Dad about power of attorney so we can take care of the flat, contents and car for him. He has mentioned the last 3 visits that paper work and bill paying is getting very difficult for him. This was Mum's job before the dementia.

Our contracts and papers for our house purchase and this flat sale arrived yesterday. No we need an exchange date so we can plan the move. Please be soon. I don't think I can handle the banshee in downstairs flat shrieking and swaering at her small children much longer.

Though I am going to miss the money, I won't miss the mind numbing tedium, and utter lack of respect for my knowledge and skill in this job. The work has changed substantially in the last year. They don't trust any of the admin to send out a simple email to a colleague without a manager first approving it. It is soul destroying. I only have 6 days at work left.

Whew!


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Peter from seven stars link
Date: 26 Aug 15 - 01:38 PM

Nothing to add, except my thoughts and prayers.    Blessings.      Pete.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 26 Aug 15 - 06:10 AM

VT...the fact that you have 'put pen to paper' & laid out your concerns in some detail has therapeutic, problem-solving value. Don't underestimate the power of your subconscious. The answers/advice you seek almost certainly lie within your good self. Re-read what you posted first thing in the morning...set it aside & get on with your day. DO NOT re-read immediately before going to bed & do not re-read every day. A couple of times will be more than enough. The subconscious never sleeps & given time (different for each of us), new pathways will present themselves.
          I offer the above in the spirit of friendship, based on my life experiences of Psychotherapy, both as practitioner & patient. I retired from all clinical work twelve years ago, something which should be borne in mind when reading my comments. Like Gnu, I can't do much more than "...point out where the egg rolls are."
          I wish you well as you work your way through a complex, worrying set of circumstances,
                      With Love,
                                       Nigel.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Janie
Date: 25 Aug 15 - 08:34 PM

Have a seat here on the rear deck, gnu, sheltered from the wind for a bit, and in a seat made just for you, with all the correct angles and supports. Clamps to the deck when the seas roll some but not too much, and the clamps release so we can move it down near to the warmth of the galley stove as the need arises. Tea or a dram? Your pleasure. {{{hugs}}}.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 25 Aug 15 - 08:07 PM

"Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. I lied." "Why did you lie, my son?" "I was asked a question and, if I told the truth, it would have curtailed me helping the person that asked me the question." "So, you lied to help this person?" "Yes, Father." "Fuckin great job, my son!"

At least, that's how I would imagine it should go.

I used to post about trying to do three good deeds a day. For over a week, I have had a hard time just standing up so the 3-a-day stuff is toast fer now. I can walk at times but I have to walk... I cannot walk slowly and that's how Mum walks, at a crawl, and with frequent stops. It's excruciating pain. Today, while walking Mum around Sobeys, an obviously "distressed" woman was babbling about egg rolls. I asked if I could help. GODSEND! I asked Mum if it was okay for me to leave her and show the woman where the egg rolls were and she agreed. That meant that I could actually walk at a reasonable pace, although hobbling, AND do a good deed. Made my day.

Often, I feel the same way when I visit this thread. I wish I could offer some kind of help, some wisdom, but all I can do is point out where the egg rolls are. BTW... frozen egg rolls are crap. >;-)


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 25 Aug 15 - 07:52 PM

Refresh the waves ... rise again Rainbow.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 08:29 PM

one bit of advice if someone hasn't already suggested it to you father in law - toddler locks on balcony doors.

google search toddler locks windows doors uk or maybe even security locks

maybe a dementia support organisation can offer further practical advice, again if they haven't been consulted.

sandra (12,000 miles away)


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 07:54 PM

VT... no words here. Just thoughts and prayers.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Janie
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 07:13 PM

No advice to offer from the oar station from where I sit, VT, but lots of love and good thoughts as your family finds its way through uncharted waters.

And thanks for the good thoughts, all. Did not expect to lose my sea legs. They are slowing returning, thanks to this stalwart crew.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 06:54 PM

VTam, welcome back. I wish I had information to help you, but I don't. It sounds like you have a lot to sort out. I'm sending prayers for you and your family because that's all I can do.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 01:52 PM

Hello shipmates. Sorry I've been on such a long shore leave. Much much much going on on both sides of the pond regards elderly parents. I think we almost have my 88 year old Mamma sorted out. Going to help my younger brother in Indiana pay for stairlift so she can live at his part of the year and then wth other family in Florida during the colder months.

Things got very bad. She had several falls, needed heavy pain killers including injections. Squatters living in her house stealing her pain meds and food. They are gone thankfully. Took calling the police several times and putting in notice to quit. Her house is crumbling and mortgage is more than value of house. We are hoping to help her sell up and refinance remainder of loan so she is not paying stupidly high interest.

Parents in law in Strat u Avon another problem. Dad (98) is finding it near impossible to cope with Mum (88) who's dementia is getting quite bad. He is finally considering assited living. We are moving to Shropshire end of September which puts us much nearer. But we have no idea what kind of placement and care they want/need. Dad does not want to be separated from Mum. So many places won't let a couple stay together if one has dementia. They have good pension, savings and fully paid off nice flat in theatre area of Strat U Avon. So money is not really that much of an issue. We just want to keep them together as long as possible.

Should they buy a retirement 2 bed bungalow and hire in full time carer/ domestic? Shoudl we be looking at a place with activities Dad seems only to want to sleep though it may be sheer exhaustion from keeping a 5 foot toddler in hand.   Mum has started to wander, constantly tidies things away so they can't be found. Starts to make tea and then puts mugs with milk away in the cupboard. Often doesn't recognise Arthur as her long time husband but only as someone who now lives where she currently is. once when we were visiting she was determioned to go out of door onto balcony in order to get to her house she was certain was behind the trees across the street. I am terrified she will fall from one of the balconies. They are in a first floor flat.

Any advice gratefully considered.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 21 Aug 15 - 11:46 AM

Carter never invaded... not one shot fired in oppression on his watch. He will be missed.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 21 Aug 15 - 06:12 AM

Hugs & comforting thoughts coming all the way from London. Every tear you shed is a distillation of the love you felt for your belovéd Father.
                                                    Much Love,
                                                                     Nigel & Ann
                                                                     xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 07:17 PM

hugs on their way to Janie


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 07:00 PM

Hugs from me, too, Janie. And prayers for Jimmy C.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 03:01 PM

Ah, Janie...it hit me hard too. Streaming hugs and support your way.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Janie
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 12:17 PM

I could use a hug. Just began my lunch by checking the news and the first headline I see is Jimmy Carter has Melanoma which has spread to the brain. Yesterday would have been my father's 90th birthday so I was already feeling more emotional about his loss than usual, and this news is so similar that I can't get the tears to stop. Flooded with memories of Daddy's last days and feelings of grief and loss almost as intense as in the weeks after he died.

Gotta get a grip in time for the eyes and face to be clear before my next client at 1:00.

Just typing this is helping. So grateful to have somewhere to express this.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 10:40 AM

thinking of all the crew

sandra


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: frogprince
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 10:49 PM

Welcome aboard, Lisa; I have heard you mentioned respectfully for years, but to be honest hadn't been more acquainted than that. I've just looked up a bit of your singing on Youtube, and certainly enjoyed it. Will be holding you and your son in heart and mind here in Michigan.    Dean


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 09:25 PM

Welcome aboard, Lisa. I'm glad you've joined the Rainbow's crew. I'm another member who will keep you and your son in my heart and prayers.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 05:44 PM

you hear of so many problems and bitterness at weddings where there have been breakups , but you demonstrated grace wendy. bless you.
blessings all    pete.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 11:56 AM

Welcome, Lisa. The Rainbow's a good ship and her crew are wise.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: billybob
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 06:16 AM

Welcome Lisa,you simply could not be with a better crew of people!

Nigel, I too had a first marriage that "ended in tears" as my mother would say. When my daughter married her lovely husband she was given away by both my husbands and the father of the bride speech was made jointly by them. Her father had left when she was ten and Billy was ( and still is) a wonderful step father. After the wedding a few friends commented that if their ex's had gone to their children's wedding they would not!!They simply could not understand that both her dads were a huge part of her life. We all treasure the DVD of that wedding because three years later her father died of cancer. He had the chance to see his granddaughter who was born three weeks before he died.I cannot say in all honesty that on the day I felt love for the woman who took my place in my first husbands heart,but she too was at the wedding. It was a wonderful happy day and I know that the 2 fathers could not have been more proud of their beautiful daughter and I was very proud of them both.

much love to all,
Sailing on
Wendy xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 05:27 AM

Welcome on board, Lisa. I'm very pleased that Janie has introduced you & your son to the Crew. As you may already know from Janie, Ann & I have survived one of Life's greatest storms, but not without the knowledge, experience, love & compassion of the good people who sail with us. We are indeed, a flotilla & speaking personally, we stand in front of you with arms outstretched...ready to help in whatever way we can,
                               With Love,
                                              Nigel & Ann
                                              xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 01:30 PM

Thank you, Janie!

Welcome, welcome to Lisa, well known and highly treasured. I will hold you and your son in my heart. Singing to you long distance!

Maeve in Maine


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Pete from seven stars link
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 12:46 PM

...Janie....spellcheck don't always get it right.   ,!


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Lisa Null
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 12:44 PM

Thanks Janie. It's strenthening to go on such a vigorous journey as if it were a great seafaring one. It's true, the ship goes up and then down and then up again. We know we have a new destination to explore but haven't got a compass yet beyond dead reckoning. Be of good cheer, Mate. I'm trying to be!


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Pete from seven stars link
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 12:41 PM

Very well expressed Janice . May the waters ahead be as kind as possible to them. Blessings. Pete.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Janie
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 12:02 AM

Hey crew! A mother whose son is dying is in my thoughts tonight. Lisa The son is also. Probably several weeks, maybe a couple of months. Both of them, and all who love them doing their best to sail ahead into uncharted waters.

Some of you know or know of Lisa Null and some don't. Regardless, I know you all welcome her aboard.

Some one see to the sails, someone else get the kettle on in the galley. I see some of you are already battening down hatches that don't require much going in and out of.   The seas ahead, as we all know, will likely alternate between stormy, tempest tossed and long swells, sometimes soothing and sometimes sickening. Down at the bottom of those swells, seems as if a little ship must surely be swallowed by the ocean, only to find in a little while, the ship is momentarily perfectly balanced on the top of a swell and all creation laid out as a feast for the eyes, the heart, the spirit, the suchness of being.

We are not just one small ship. We are a flotilla, giving heart and courage to one another. That is what it means to be as fully human as each of us can be, eh?


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 09:18 PM

Nigel, I am glad you and Eleni were able to resolve matters and ease feelings at that last meeting.

gnu, I'm sorry you and your mother were so badly hurt by your ex.
And the ruby-throated hummingbird is one I don't need a photo of. It is one I could easily recognize.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 06:36 PM

For my friend gnu- found using "hummer" as search term.
Subject: BS: I just LOVE hummers!
Good times there.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 06:21 PM

A quick search for "Hummingbird" only yields...

Subject: RE: BS: Hummingbirds
From: gnu - PM
Date: 07 May 05 - 03:39 PM

LTS: "...much more acrobatic ..." Obvoiusly, you've never seen them in action. I've had them hover about a foot in front of me (perhaps looking at their reflection in my sunglasses) and just that is impressive. When they start fighting it's amazing. Your eyes can barely follow them. And, watching them beat up on a cat is unreal. A pair will fly in figure eights at right angles and, when the cat is distracted by one, the other will peck the cat on the top of the head. I watched one of my cats hug the ground under such an attack for about two minutes before making a run for it. She licked a bunch of blood off her paw that day. And she avoided that lilac bush for the rest of the summer.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 06:14 PM

Ditto, maeve.

I still loathe my ex for what she did to me and to Mum (yes, to Mum... behind my back... it was only about ten years after I divorced the vile piece of shit that Mum told me about "things"). Sadly, I cannot forgive the thirteen years, four months, seventeen days, and eleven and a half hours of... Gee. I seem to be ranting a lot. Must be something in the beer. >;-)

Hbird pics, CL? I have some somewhere but to find them? Ruby Throated Humming Bird. I have posted many stories about The King Of Birds. I recall one thread in which I told a story and Spaw said it was my best post ever. I'll never forget that. Spaw. Sniff...


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Peter from seven stars link
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 02:07 PM

Bless you Nigel .


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: maeve
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 08:36 AM

Nigel,
I am grateful you and Eleni and Ann have this in common:

Grace and Forgiveness. Such a treasured memory.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 17 Aug 15 - 05:46 AM

Today, I remember my first, late Wife, Eleni. She died from breast cancer in 1997. We had been through an acrimonious divorce in 1990 & had no contact with each other for several years. An overlooked, minor legal matter lead to an exchange of letters & an eventual, face to face meeting. It was clear from the outset that in the interim, we had both changed & 'grown up'. The legal matter was dealt with in a matter of minutes. We spent the rest of the time catching up & more importantly, apologising to each other for the mistakes we'd made & how we'd hurt each other. I drove home, several hours later, realising this had been one of the most important days of our lives. A week later, Eleni's partner 'phoned me with the news of her diagnosis; something she already knew, but choose not to tell me. We exchanged one more letter, underlining & reinforcing our mutual regrets. Three months later, Eleni died. Ann & I have talked about the details of my first marriage on many occasions, in particular, that one, special meeting. We are both in agreement that it was the best thing that could have happened. It made coping with her death a little easier.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 16 Aug 15 - 07:47 PM

Nice, Nigel. I'd like to add to it but so fwr I'm coming up blank.

Photos, gnu? Or at least a link to a pic of the same kind of hummingbird?

ChanteyLass being a pain in the . . . .


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: GUEST,Pete from seven stars link
Date: 16 Aug 15 - 01:58 PM

Lovely gnu.   Our feathered friends can be a delight.


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Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
From: gnu
Date: 16 Aug 15 - 08:06 AM

I like it!

I also like the fact that we have a Hummingbird resident in Mum's apple tree and he isn't shy. Comes to the feeder and flowers while Mum and I are sitting and chatting just ten feet away.


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