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My name is Kaye and I am 58 years old. Unbelievably to me, at my age, I have now just embarked upon my third career - as a History Education Consultant! I love to cross stitch and quilt, especially with my kittens, Furio and Milo "helping" me. I also love to read, I have a passion for history and I have been cooking since I was about 12 - move over Junior Masterchef! So, this blog, which started out as a cross stitch blog sometimes morphs into a reading journal or a history lesson (sorry, I used to be a secondary teacher before I became a publisher and now a consultant) or a post about my cooking mojo. Whatever it is, this blog is alway about me, my family and my life here in Eaglemont, Victoria. I have been happily married for over 30 years to the most wonderful man and we are blessed with three beautiful grown up children.

My fellow stitching kittens

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Thanks for all the good wishes...

.... thank you so much everyone for your positive thoughts and good wishes - yes, my week did get better eventually!

But first.... yesterday morning after writing that post - on the way to work my train dumped me at one end of the city from work - so I had to walk from one end of the city to the other to get to my office and then I misplaced my work fob so I couldn't even get in the building!

But, things did pick up and improve:

  1. Bag straps are fixed - TICK
  2. Watch has been sent to be repaired and a new battery put in another watch - so now I can tell the time - TICK
  3. Located my camera (left it at my girlfriend's place after Bookclub Xmas dinner) - TICK
  4. Located my work power cord (left it at the school where I gave my presentation) but have organised to have it returned to me - TICK
  5. I have nearly finished frogging Songs of the Season - TICK
  6. The walk to work when the trains played up was good exercise - TICK
  7. I found my work fob - TICK
then things really picked up.. we had our work team Christmas lunch  - Thai food - yum! and had our KK - so much fun.  I received a fondue set and some yummy Haigh's dessert chocolate to melt in it. Lovely!

and then it was my DF Evan's 30th birthday, so it was off for Birthday drinks after work and a good time was had by all!

So, really when I think about it - all of these issues are really 1st world problems and life is really pretty good.

So, an early Merry Xmas to you all, 

from a very happy kitten.....



Sarah in Stitches said...

So glad things are looking up!

cucki said...

Yayyy I am so happy for you x

Nikki said...

Hi Kaye....We are both doing Nicola's Scarlet Letter challenge. Thanks for posting to my blog. I just came over here to check out your blog, and am having a good look around. Very nice. Have a good weekend.


sharine said...

All's well that end well:)

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

life is full of ups and downs - we just pray for more ups

Catherine said...

So glad things turned around! Enjoy your weekend!

Mii Stitch said...

Love a smiling kitten :) Glad things get sorted!

Denise SA said...

So glad things got sorted

Linda said...

Glad everything worked out for you Kaye.

Merry Christmas

SoCal Debbie said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Stitching!

rosey175 said...

I'm glad your week eventually got better and you found what was once lost! I think that smiley kitten will cheer you on for another week. :D

Valma said...

all is well that ends well =D
mischievous leprechauns were after you...they left now =D

Stitching Noni said...

Ah, all's well the ends well!!!
Good to hear that things picked up even if the train was a pain in the .....
Well done on looking on the "bright side of life" (sung in my best Eric Idle voice!!) :)

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