Friday, 16 November 2012

a week of wishes and thanks

I wish I could work out all the answers to the compounds words.

I'm thankful for Ali and all the photographers, it's been a fun week.

I wish I could see my blog friends more often.

I'm thankful for random excited texts about ukeleles.

I wished my camera was mended (ok maybe this one was more of a moan)

I'm thankful for the message on the phone that says it is! hurray, I have hated it being sick and was ever so slightly fearful it couldn't be fixed. Just need to go to the big city and collect it now.....

I wish my family would stop coming home with every cough, cold and sniffle that is at work/school.

I'm thankful that so far I have resisted them, and am drinking rosehip syrup just in case......

I wish that the entry dates for the Edinburgh moonwalk would be released, I am impatient to enter.

I'm thankful for the scalp cooler that is helping my friend keep her hair during her chemotherapy.

I wish that children came with an instruction manual, so that you didn't take a child to the hospital thinking it had appendicitus when it fact it was "non specific abdominal pain - take calpol and go to bed" .

I'm thankful to the neighbours who drove me and child to and from the hospital when I was busy being a neurotic mother........

I wish you all a very happy weekend.


what are you wishing for, or thankful for today?

17 comments:

  1. Oooh I'd love to learn to play ukelele! We've been having rosehip syrup here too. And so glad it wasn't appendicitis--eeek! K x

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  2. Love your post today. There are plenty of things to be thankful for aren't there? I too with that children came with an instruction manual.
    I'm still stuck on a couple of the compound words. Violet would probably do better than me.
    Get yourself over to my blog - I'm having a giveaway.
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend.
    Jill x

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  3. I think if they did come with a manual I'd probably be too lazy to read it.

    I made a wish yesterday that is going to come true. Lovely Emma Silverpebble is making me a special something.

    I am thankful for an unexpected gift from a reader -a special blend of spice for adding to bread from Sweden.

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  4. Sounds like a torrid week. Very pleased the belly ache wasn't more sinister.

    I'm hoping to make one of your wishes come true too - we were planning a trip northwards and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that we can get together. Will e-mail...

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  5. I wish I had more time to do the things I want to do for pleasure but I am thankful for the little time that I do get. Kids don't come with instruction manuals because they would be too heavy to pick up!

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    1. Good point! They would need continual updates too.

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    2. the children are too heavy to pick up now too!

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    3. you would probably need a whole new manual for each year of their lives....

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  6. I'm wishing my elder one would start to feel better - she won't eat anything because she's worried about being sick again. I am thankful that I was able to drop everything and stay at home with them both today. And I'm relieved your son doesn't have appendicitis but I hope he's better soon too.

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  7. I'm wishing I didn't have such a sore throat but am thankful that it is the least of my worries.

    I'm wishing I had a real fire for these dark evenings but am thankful that I am not cold.

    I'm wishing that I could see my blog friends more but I'm thankful that they all live right there in my computer.

    Wishing you a restful weekend xx

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    1. I love that your friends are living in your computer, just as you are all in mine xxxx (and I only have a laptop so it's a squash and a squeeze in there)

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  8. I've never heard of scalp cooler,it's a fantastic idea.
    Anne xx

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  9. I wish there were more days in the week, we have lots to do, so little time. I'm thankful my husband isn't feeling as lazy as I am today!
    Xox happy weekend .. no illness!

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  10. Lovely post and we do have so much to be thankful for.
    I am thankful too, to be able to go around and visit my blog friends from all around the world and see how they are doing.

    Happy weekend
    hugs
    Carolyn

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  11. "Ideal for travel" it said on the box. Compared to, say, a double bass.

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  12. Wishing for peace of mind. I know, it's about as vague as one could get.

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  13. I'm wishing I had the time to visit all my blog friends every day, I always seem to be playing catch up, but I'm truly thankful that they're in my computer too :)

    Lovely post Tess :D

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