“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30458 Sep 29, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks El..
Ah..so SO sad, and who would I be
to challenge the family at such a dreadful
time for them, but it was very chancy
allowing the dear lady outside AT ALL,
without a minder,
I know she had her little dog,
the grand daughter said, it was HE who
brought HER for the walk and back again
every day..
The tragic thing about ALZHEIMERS is - as we know -
is the confusion of mind - in this case
she didn't even have enough mental capacity
to go into a shop or petrol station ANYWHERE and just say
'Im lost'
Added to the sadness apparently when the body
was removed her little dog died minutes after,
I suppose he was weak and traumatized by the whole event-
but remained with her faithfully to the end.
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/search-f...
Needless to say, your post was not here when I posted earlier Grace.
Such caring comments after the story in the link.....and as is
mentioned, at the very least this dear lady did not die alone.
One can only imagine that her mind went blank on the journey home.
The only redeeming factor I can find Grace, is that she did not sink into the final stages of Alzheimers....having seen that first hand, as I know you have also, it is frightening.
May this lady and her little dog R.I.P together.

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30459 Sep 29, 2013
tallyho wrote:
<quoted text>
I imagine you can remember rationing ... I barely do
we learned to like spam
I most certainly remember rationing..although not having known any different I took that as the norm.
Tell you a funny story about rationing.
Even at six I never missed a trick..:) and overheard my Nana
tell my Aunt, the grocer keeps bacon under the counter for his favourite custmers.
Accompanying my Nana to the shop, I heard her ask for bacon, and chipped in with 'or have you sold it to your favourite customers Mr.so and so'
When we got home with our megre rations, I heard my Nan say 'I just wished the floor would have opened up'..hahaha

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30460 Sep 29, 2013
tallyho wrote:
<quoted text>
I imagine you can remember rationing ... I barely do
we learned to like spam
Just remembered....spam fritters...a real treat.

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#30461 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Just remembered....spam fritters...a real treat.
LOL, everything is relative:)

I remember in the war years, once, staying in a hotel
with my parents, they each had a matchbox full of sugar!
which they produced at breakfast and evening tea time,
I [not knowing anything about rations:) thought this
was just magical, and the thoughts of actually
OWNING one such matchbox of sugar occupied all my waking hours,
as how to get one! sweet innocence lol.

***

El,
Thanks for your last tender post
about the little lady..
and her faithful companion, who died.

Vee

“Man Of Every Hour”

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#30462 Sep 29, 2013
Happeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee SINday everyone!!!!!

“Truth + context + perspective”

Since: Nov 09

informs against BS

#30463 Sep 29, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, everything is relative:)
I remember in the war years, once, staying in a hotel
with my parents, they each had a matchbox full of sugar!
which they produced at breakfast and evening tea time,
I [not knowing anything about rations:) thought this
was just magical, and the thoughts of actually
OWNING one such matchbox of sugar occupied all my waking hours,
as how to get one! sweet innocence lol.
***
El,
Thanks for your last tender post
about the little lady..
and her faithful companion, who died.
Grace, a story such as that is always touchingly sad to know. With the passing of the doggy companion, it's also mindful of what we can see/read from the minds of creative talent: "does art imitate life, or life imitate art".

Such things sadly occur from time to time. There are manifestations observed, but little is scientifically known, about how medical conditions -- not just Alzheimer's -- may affect the human mind. Sometimes a person can go into a trance-like state depending on laxity of medicating, even while driving which has potential tragic results for others.

Within the range of possibilities, some that are seen as just being merely forgetful and can fend for themselves may cross that threshold into "lost" at any time, with dire results. Some sufferers may be "constantly" in care of others, but still get out on their own, and that includes some in facilities not just in family/friends care.

Good Sunday greetings, Kitcheneers!

“Truth + context + perspective”

Since: Nov 09

informs against BS

#30464 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Idiotic.
Now there are plans in motion to provide free school breakfasts to ALL children under 7 yrs. Regardless of how much income their
parents/guardians earn. Fine, but the reason for it is, so many
children are going to school hungry because their parents/guardians cannot afford to give them a breakfast.
WHAT?
How much would a bowl of cereal cost for heaven's sakes, a piece of buttered toast, and a warm drink.
And what happens when the child turns 7?
Would appreciate anybody's views on this please.
Maybe "threshold" is the word-of-the-day. Income threshold in this case no matter the age. Over the threshold, a surcharge perhaps.

“Truth + context + perspective”

Since: Nov 09

informs against BS

#30465 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
Didn't I say Good Morning today (slapping
forehead)
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE SINGLE ONE....:)
In less than one hour .... American gridiron football in Wembley Stadium.:)

“Truth + context + perspective”

Since: Nov 09

informs against BS

#30466 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
You looked after the Kitcheneers so well {{{Cuz}}}
hope you like the new Autumn weight tees, all carry
the flag of one's own domain on the back.....
I have two...one has the George Cross, as does Krypteia's
and Tony's....my other has the Welsh Dragon...Draig Goch!
Love the new Fall tee-shirts! My first observation moving yard yesterday was the the leaves that had fallen. Breezy enough that more fell/fluttered as I mowed.

I was estimating when I should commence blowing leaves out of my roof gutters and minimizing that activity until it's not required.

Been 'perfect' weather for a few days past, ending this morning with rain.

“Truth + context + perspective”

Since: Nov 09

informs against BS

#30467 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Extremely interesting link, many thanks for that, much detail
of which I was unaware.
Cuz Luke....I would be grateful if you would explain the association which you mention.
We have yet to watch the 'bonus disc' will be doing so over the weekend.
I guess I'm 'offbeat'. Because I was so impressed by this production, I declined to view the 'bonus disc' to date.

Sincere thanks to allow me to amend the flaw in that assertion. I omitted the fact of the creative mind of Shakespeare for the association of 'band of brothers'.

From the same link source:

The title for the book and the series comes from the famous St. Crispin's Day Speech delivered by the character of Henry V of England before the Battle of Agincourt in William Shakespeare's Henry V; Act IV, Scene 3.

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#30468 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Idiotic.
Now there are plans in motion to provide free school breakfasts to ALL children under 7 yrs. Regardless of how much income their
parents/guardians earn. Fine, but the reason for it is, so many
children are going to school hungry because their parents/guardians cannot afford to give them a breakfast.
WHAT?
How much would a bowl of cereal cost for heaven's sakes, a piece of buttered toast, and a warm drink.
And what happens when the child turns 7?
Would appreciate anybody's views on this please.
Here we give breakfast and lunch to kids. Training them to be dependent to the state. You may find it odd that we don't want government health care. It has already going to cost twice as much as was promised. Insurance was supposed to go down by $2500 and instead there have been huge increases in cost. A man of 40 has seen a 370% increase in cost in some states. The unions say it will destroy the 40 hour work week. If an employee works less that 30 hours the employer doesn't have to provide insurance so huge lay off making people who were full time part time. This is a train wreck. Congress has been made exempt by staff and congressmen being paid more money to cover the higher cost :(

“M E R R Y C H R I S T M A S”

Level 9

Since: Mar 12

And Have A Happy New Year

#30469 Sep 29, 2013
Hope everybodys sunday is great..hope the two T's are good...God bless..:o)

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30470 Sep 29, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, everything is relative:)
I remember in the war years, once, staying in a hotel
with my parents, they each had a matchbox full of sugar!
which they produced at breakfast and evening tea time,
I [not knowing anything about rations:) thought this
was just magical, and the thoughts of actually
OWNING one such matchbox of sugar occupied all my waking hours,
as how to get one! sweet innocence lol.
***
El,
Thanks for your last tender post
about the little lady..
and her faithful companion, who died.
Grace...did you ever get your matchbox of sugar?

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30471 Sep 29, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
<quoted text>
In less than one hour .... American gridiron football in Wembley Stadium.:)
Watched Liverpool FC v Sunderland. Excellent game.

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30472 Sep 29, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>Here we give breakfast and lunch to kids. Training them to be dependent to the state. You may find it odd that we don't want government health care. It has already going to cost twice as much as was promised. Insurance was supposed to go down by $2500 and instead there have been huge increases in cost. A man of 40 has seen a 370% increase in cost in some states. The unions say it will destroy the 40 hour work week. If an employee works less that 30 hours the employer doesn't have to provide insurance so huge lay off making people who were full time part time. This is a train wreck. Congress has been made exempt by staff and congressmen being paid more money to cover the higher cost :(
As of course any responsible parent would. I understand there are families struggling, but I fail to understand how anybody can claim not to be able to provide a breakfast for a child before sending them off to school. I don't buy it, at all. Like I said, how much would a bowl of cereal cost....and at the risk of sounding
harsh, half these families will not go without their ciggies, or their beer.
Your situation with the congressmen sounds similar to that over here, too many administrators.....

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30473 Sep 29, 2013
Vee wrote:
Happeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee SINday everyone!!!!!
Bedtime this side of the pond now but before I go, Happy Sunday Vee.

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30474 Sep 29, 2013
Princess Hey wrote:
Hope everybodys sunday is great..hope the two T's are good...God bless..:o)
Love your avatar Princess....nice and cheerful

Good Night and God Bless.

'Night All.

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#30475 Sep 29, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
what you say is DEAD ON..
How often I thought that, and sometimes even if the person
saves 3/4 cents they'll buy some other item
they didn't intend to at all in the first place -
spending even more than intended.
Along the same lines, did you ever witness a person fidgeting
madly at a pedestrian crossing, not even waiting for lights to change,
but darting across as cars whiz by..
and at the other side they just stop aimlessly looking
into some store window:)LOL
the amazing thing here is how many parents lead their kids against the lights

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#30476 Sep 29, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Just remembered....spam fritters...a real treat.
spam isn't all that bad , just looks like spam

oh believe it or not still the worlds no 1# seller in the world

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Glasgow, UK

#30477 Sep 30, 2013
Deer Whisperer wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess I'm 'offbeat'. Because I was so impressed by this production, I declined to view the 'bonus disc' to date.
Sincere thanks to allow me to amend the flaw in that assertion. I omitted the fact of the creative mind of Shakespeare for the association of 'band of brothers'.
From the same link source:
The title for the book and the series comes from the famous St. Crispin's Day Speech delivered by the character of Henry V of England before the Battle of Agincourt in William Shakespeare's Henry V; Act IV, Scene 3.
'Morning Cuz Luke. For some reason I refrained from watching that final disc, the bonus disc, for the same reason as you have, and on reflection, I will leave it alone. From the link you provided I see it is as true to events as was possible....not interested in how it was made, etc., suffice, it was made.

No, allow me to thank you for displaying my ignorance! LOL!
But how very interesting, and thanks for claryfing that {{{Cuz}}}x

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