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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 18:52:30 BDT
Hi Eurythymia,

I'm doing fine; football is in off season at the moment. We're just finishing up the college basketball tournies and baseball is ongoing. I don't watch much of either of those, but husband really enjoys the college basketball as his old college team is often in the running.

I'm busy as a bee in the garden! It's coming in nicely and I'm ever hopeful for lots of produce. So far we have enjoyed one radish and some snap peas. The snap pea season is nearly over here. They do not do particularly well in Texas, but I try them every year anyway.

My contract work as an editor is about the same. I'm busy enough that my own writing has slowed down, but I don't mind the break. When the summer heat hits, I'll be stuck either writing or editing anyway as it gets too hot to be out and about.

Goodness, I don't think I could handle a drama group, but it could be fun! And challenging!

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 18:47:05 BDT
Eurythymia says:
So Maria
It seems such a long time since there have been any posts & I wondered how people are getting on. Things not so great for me work wise at the moment but probably the same for many people.
It looks like I will be starting up a drama group in my area of the UK for my church which is a bit of a challenge but exciting too.
How about you? How's the American football? Good season?

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 18:44:25 BDT
Eurythymia says:
You too. Don't know what your religious beliefs are (if any) but I will keep you & the boys in my prayers.

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 17:59:11 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 17:34:25 BDT
Best of luck to you. I truly appreciate the update and my prayers are with you and the boys. Thank you for stopping in to give us an update and wave goodbye!!!

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 17:32:25 BDT
Eurythymia says:
I am so sorry to hear that your wife died. I am glad you have found such comfort in the boys.
Take care.

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 17:28:34 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 17:23:15 BDT
I'm so sorry to hear this. I had no idea. I haven't been following the forums much so if you posted elsewhere I did not know. Thank God you have found a forum for dads and that you are finding strength. I'm so sorry for you loss and so happy that she was able to leave you with such a precious gift.

Posted on 7 Apr 2014 17:20:11 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 16:58:48 BDT
Did I miss something? What happened to your wife?

In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 16:34:17 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 16:14:24 BDT
Oh, it's nice to hear from you and to hear that you are doing better. I'm so glad you are through the rough patch! Where in Texas is your BIL, do you know? AT least he will be in boot camp before the terrible heat hits. It's awful here in the summer.

I don't post nearly as often myself. I've cut way back on my internetting about. I have taken on part time work and that has been good for the budget. It does cut back on everything else I'm able to do, of course!

Let me know if I can assist your BIL whilst he is in Texas.


In reply to an earlier post on 7 Apr 2014 16:09:26 BDT
G. D. Buxton says:
Hi Maria,Hope you are well. Just to let you know that my Brother In-law as joined the army in the U.S and his at boot camp in Texas at the moment.
I do not post as often anymore as the fiction forum as become dead (not many post at all), there is little social activity anymore (not like this discussion use to be.
Also my life as started to get better, my baby is sleeping better and the boys and I are now settled. It as been tough and posting on here as helped but just lighten things up this last year.saying that I feel that I do not need anything like this no more my eldest is now at an age were I can sit down and talk to him about his day and about tv etc.

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Dec 2013 00:58:10 GMT
NO, it has not always been "Fun" watching!

You get some sleep! You did better on defense, but I gotta say...!

Have a g'night!

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Dec 2013 00:56:54 GMT
I Readalot says:
It has certainly been a tough season to watch and I can't see it getting any easier. Now I have to try and get some sleep, it is almost 1am and I have work tomorrow!

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Dec 2013 00:46:24 GMT
You can only imagine the conversations here as well--it's not over, it's not over, you know that defense...argh, ugh, eeek!!!!

Whew. They just couldn't make it easy on us, could they!!!

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Dec 2013 00:42:21 GMT
I Readalot says:
Definitely Whoohoo, although far too many tense moments for my liking, so pleased for both Rodgers and Cobb, and another last second (almost) interception. In the words of the T Shirt my son has been wearing all day 'Da Bears Still Suck'!

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 20:37:12 GMT
I Readalot says:
I'll try my best!

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 20:02:38 GMT
Well then, don't miss a single moment! The Packers need you! Can you play defense? Because that is where they need the most help...

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 19:42:34 GMT
I Readalot says:
I'll take a look. Only a couple of hours to go, have got the snacks ready! It was my son's birthday yesterday so it would make a great late present. His soccer team, Chelsea won today - when they were a goal down I started watching, seems the magic worked again.

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 18:26:27 GMT
Woowoo! I'm glad he's back. I'm praying someone worked with the defense...and the offensive line better protect Rodgers!!! We do not need that collarbone taking any hits.

We get to see the Packers game too. I know what you mean about watching via PC. We've watched most Packer games via computer this year. Bah!

(In other news, at the blog we're selecting the next buddy read by voting on Blurbs only--no titles, no authors, no covers! Just the book description. Feel free to stop by and vote for the one that sounds most interesting to you!)

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 18:13:29 GMT
I Readalot says:
Hi Maria, hope you had a good Christmas. Feeling a bit nervous about tonight's game but with Rodgers back and Cobb activated I definitely believe they will do it, have to have faith don't you? It is being televised here which is better than watching through the PC. Colleagues at work still think I am mad but a couple of them are showing more interest in the game now I will convert them yet!

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Dec 2013 21:35:43 GMT
I Readalot says:
Non other than the Green Bay Packers! Happy Christmas. Actually I am not that big a sports fan, only other one I really watch now is tennis having got bored with snooker and F1.

Posted on 18 Dec 2013 21:07:55 GMT
Eurythymia says:
I have absolutely no idea! Please be kind & put me out of my misery. It is the season of goodwill!

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Dec 2013 17:53:14 GMT
I Readalot says:
Eurythmia, a nice 'easy' one who won the Super Bowl in Feb 2011? Additional fact - beat Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys Stadium.
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