been a long time

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old tree man
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been a long time

Post: # 292971Post old tree man
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:29 pm

Hi everyone
i hope everyone is well
its been a very long time since i posted and i must say i have missed the company, the reason is that my dear wife has been very ill her Rheumatoid Arthritis has become so bad that i spend most of the time caring for her, we had to move again to a bungalow so we could be on one level,
I have also had a hip replacement which went really well, fortunately we have a small garden so its easy for me to manage, our family put up a greenhouse earlier this year so we are getting back on track.
this week i have been fortunate to go foraging on the Cleveland way (just at the end of our village) and harvested some blackberries 6lb, 10lb of elderberries 8lb of sloes and a neighbour gave us 20lb of apples so a very busy and productive week so our freezer and wine supply is looking very healthy.
I can't wait to talk to some old friends again sorry for my absence :grouphug:
best wishes to you all
Russ
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old tree man,
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ina
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Re: been a long time

Post: # 292972Post ina
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:23 pm

Hi Russ - welcome back! :wave:
Ina
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Re: been a long time

Post: # 292976Post Flo
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:42 am

Gosh you have been gone some time and not at all for all good reasons. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a difficult one isn't it? It's good to see that you are still managing to get out on the self sufficient track. Don't wear that hip out too fast man though.

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Post: # 292977Post old tree man
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:46 am

thank you, it does feel nice to be back.
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Post: # 292979Post Odsox
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:53 am

Welcome back Russ, you have been missed.
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old tree man
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Post: # 292981Post old tree man
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:31 am

Thank you so much :flower: :grouphug:
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Post: # 292982Post Green Aura
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:57 pm

Hi Russ, welcome home! :wave: :hugish:
I think of you whenever I pass the Keilder Forest.
Maggie

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Post: # 292984Post old tree man
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:23 pm

Thanks Maggie really good to be home :hugish:
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