Tuesday, 12 September 2006

nearly back to normal

It seems ages since I made an entry to my blog ~ things have been pretty busy around here ~ Tom and Cress enjoyed their few days away in Cornwall but missed the Children ~ I think during the School holidays they are so used to planning their days around the children ~ they found it hard just to plan for themselves ~ and they missed their little brood ~

Lyn came home Sunday to spend the day and brought Blue with her ~ he has aquired his name because he has one Blue eye ~  and one brown eye ~ he is a loveable little chap ~ and took over Barneys sofa and cushions and even took over the same spot to look out of the window to see what was going on in the garden ~

Jake and Sam came as well and  we all had Lunch together ~ it was lovely to have them if only for the day ~

Jake is brilliant on the computer and even made a Robot graphic for Leigh ~  they find it very easy to use the computer  and seem to be able to master almost anything   ~ I suppose having used the computer from day one at school they understand it so well ~ (and they took over both our computers)

This all took place over a week ago ~ I have been catching up on journals since we lost our alerts ~ and for the last couple of days have been reading the tributes to 9/11 ~ all  heartfelt and beautifully written ~

Back to finish reading journals hope I havn't missed any ~

 

34 comments:

labdancer51 said...

Hi Ally,

Blue is a beautiful doggy, so sweet! :o)

Sandra xxxx

stijoan said...

sounds like you having been having a lovely time Ally. Blue is cute. love Joanne

rayne1123 said...

SOUNDS SO NICE. I HOPE YOUR BOYS WERE NOT TOO JEALOUS!

sdrogerson said...

glad to have your entry.
That Robot was brilliat ;)))

jaymact1 said...

Was wondering where all that hair came from thought Nin or Barney had had a hair transplant.  Glad you had such a nice day with your family. Love Joan.

sdoscher458 said...

Aren't kids something with computers? Glad you have had a good time with all your visitors....Sandi http://journals.aol.com/sdoscher458/LifeIsFullOfSurprises

astoriasand said...

I wondered if that was the reason you hadn't placed an entry Ally, for a while.I am laughing my sides sore at Blue,another fan of those cushions I havn't a chance with them have I LOL!! Blue looks real comfortable.He is so white and fluffy he is lovely.Love how he is looking thru the window like Barney does LOL!! Glad you have had some lovely company around.It makes a change doesn't it? Yes all my grandchildren are so advanced on the computer,but unfortunatly mine live too far away to show me a few things.Very nice of Jake to make Leigh the robot.Bet he was over the moon. One does miss the children I agree,when you go it alone.Take care Glad to see you back.Knowing you Ally you won't have missed any I'm sure.Loved the entry and pics.
Astoriasand http://journals.aol.co.uk/astoriasand/MYSIMPLERHYMES

memes121 said...

Glad to see you back! Tammy

jeanno43 said...

well, you have certainly been having a lovely and happy time. Lovely photos.  Those dogs certainly like their comfort.

http://journals.aol.co.uk/jeanno43/JeannettesJottings/

astra1547 said...

hi Ally...

glad your back...hope you are well...

Astra!

stupidsheetguy said...

I forgot how wonderful life can be. It doesn't have to be a series of troubles if you don't want it to be.

I apologize for my long absence, due mainly to not remembering as much. Thank you for a typical dose of optimism. I hope to again become a regular reader.

Jimmy

happinessdreams said...

its good to know that u are back.
elisa

xxroxymamaxx said...

I'm glad to hear things are normal with you Ally.  How nice to have the visitors and grandchildren.  Big hugs and GBU, Shelly

jlocorriere05 said...

I was wondering where you'd got to Ally! Isn't it amazing what kid's can do with computers?! As you say, they grew up with them! Jeannette xx  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels

jlocorriere05 said...

Oops! Had to go back and see the pics! Blue's gorgeous, looks quite at home there! Jeannette xx  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels

lsfp1960 said...

what a beautiful pooch.  I'm glad I don't have to clean up his fur however....Linda in WA

yakima127 said...

It was difficult getting to our favorite journals with the alerts down.  I am so happy they are working again!  Blue is quite the handsome boy!  Jae

plieck30 said...

Wish I had a young person close by that knows the computer so well. I have questions from time to time and no one to ask. Paula

fasttrack58 said...

Blue is too cute, hope Barney didn't mind he borrowed his spot...
Have a great Wednesday!
Linda :)

tillywooat62 said...

Blue is a lovely looking dog, I dont think that my dogs would share their pillows or baskets, I know that Tilly wouldnt thats for sure LOL
take care Lynne xx

stevietwain said...

Blue is gorgeous hun...bless him!

You're right, there were some really heartfelt pieces written for 9/11.

Great to read an entry from you..you always perk me up!

Lv Stevie
xxx

tendernoggle said...

Hi,
I have just found your journal and have been going backwards to read your previuos entries...I am HOOKED and will add you to my alerts! By the way, thanks for commenting in and reading my journal...I have been wondering if you had a journal..I tried your url you left and always got an error page....sooooo I looked you up on a search and finally found you!!!! YAY!!!
love ya,
carlene

funnyface0s0 said...

Hello Ally - Blue is lovely, but where were Barney and Nin ?
Luv Jayne x

phoenix71011 said...

Hi Ally
you know I get exhausted just reading your entries!! How on earth do you pack it all in?!
I love it though!
love Phoenix
http://journals.aol.co.uk/phoenix71011/Phoenix

sarajanesmiles said...

Awww, lovely doggy pics, Blue is adoreable :o)
Sara   x

ora4uk said...

Blue looks just beautiful...and happy too....makes himself at home...and where was Barney and Nim all this time...did they get along???  I am sure they did, being the good little puppies they are....LOL...and nothing like having youngsters in the house to liven things up a bit huh???   Happy day from KY...Ora

faircolleen said...

Hi Ally. . Blue is beautiful! Lovely photos. . lol at him on the cushions

jeadie05 said...

Hi Ally ,like you I have been busy the last few days ,great to get an entry from you ,Blue is lovely ,thats the name of my sons dog ,.,.,yes arent kids clever on the PC could show us a thing or two ! and  often do !,.,.,.,Jan xx

zoepaul6968 said...

take your time hun theres alot to catch up on,im only just managing myself,i have a headache now lol,take care xxzoexx
http://journals.aol.co.uk/zoepaul6968/DomesticAbuse/

mtrib2 said...

Blue is a fantastic looking specimen of his breed of dog.    This is nice that Tom and Cress were missing the children even though they were able to spend time enjoying their vacation.    There must be some enjoyable places to visit in Cornwall.      I have been telling people in J-land about my MRI diagnosis of having a severe Stenosis of the L4-5 lumbar spine.     It is limiting my activity on my feet and when I can no longer endure the pain I lay down on the board/cushion and read which I enjoy tremendously.     A description of the Stenosis is arthritis narrowing the spine and putting pressure on the spinal column.     The pain in my hip is severe and I am told to limit my activity by the physical therapist.     I have pool therapy tomorrow morning.     I have to get my laundry done this morning and will try to do some light work on my shingles for my cabin roof to be done this afternoon.      Salty will be in his pen enjoying all the room he has to run and dig holes in.     The pen has been really a great way for him to let go of some of his boundless energy.    When he is on the leash he is constantly pulling making it difficult for me to handle him,   lol  .     mark

debbiewebb4465 said...

Ally!! Lovely to hear from you :-) I love the pictures, they are great!!! Glad Tom and Cress enjoyed Cornwall, but understand they missed the kids, you do tend to revolve your life round them lol. Happy to hear you've had a good week! Take care :-)
much love Debbie ~xxxxxx~
http://journals.aol.co.uk/debbiewebb4465/TheLifeTimesofanEssexGirl

cacklinrosie101 said...

I am way behind also, Ally.  Just too busy and then the 911 stuff was so sad.  Aren't children just amazing at how they can navigate computers?  Mine are older but always bailing me out of something that I mess up.  You have had a super busy week.  Relax a bit and enjoy!  xx  chris

gaboatman said...

Ally
I'm glad everyone is back safe and sound.  Sounds like you had a good visit with everyone, too.  I am so far behind on reading all the journals, too.  Oh, well, it gives us something to look forward to, doesn't it?  Glad to hear you are doing okay.
Sam

lindachapmanuk said...

Lovely pics of Blue, Ally! He certainly was keen to get into Barneys shoes ! lol
enjoyed your entry Linda xx
http://journals.aol.co.uk/lindachapmanuk/metamorphing