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Diabetics R Us

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by archersuz, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs to you all, to you, @Antje77 , and Hidde, to all the other dogs and the cats, especially to these fortunate young ones who have found you.
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

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    A Christmas song as the season is upon us and to keep this great thread going.

     
  3. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    You really do have the weirdest language!
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  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Expert

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    Nothing I like more than a plate of ghoti and potato chops with salt and vonegar.
     
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  5. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Too true! :D
    And just this morning I was wondering if and how I could take lessons in Dutch from you ...
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I can think of a few people who think the O in "women" should be pronounced like the O in "woe, men!" :D
     
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    #4907 SaskiaKC, Dec 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM
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  8. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Those fires in Oz look horrendous. It seems the whole country is on fire. I hope all our Aussie friends are OK.
     
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    Mike D Type 2 · Expert

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    Been thru a lot worse than this but thanks @Bluetit1802
     
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  10. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Are you anywhere near the fires?
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    There are number of fires around the Bundaberg area where I live, but the worst fires are in NSW around Sydney and the Blue Mountains area.

    I flew across the country from Bundaberg to West Australia yesterday, but could not much in the aisle seat I was sitting in. Grandsons were not sure if it was smoke or clouds from the height we were at.

    Here's the Australian bushfire overlay map from Windy's website.

    https://www.windy.com/-Show---add-more-layers/overlays?fires,-25.784,136.733,5
     
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    Mike D Type 2 · Expert

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    We have our local CFA (Country Fire Authority) doing some backburning work as we know just how dry it is ... so yes ... close enough for me
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    No problem! We have stuff like this as well :D

    On a heavier note (you don't really say that, do you? I like it.), this is Hidde. Today the vet has visited us to help him die. It was a good death and it will spare him from suffering but that doesn't really lessen the hurt of him being gone.
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  14. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    R.I.P. Hidde. Rest in peace.
    A lovely face, his spirit shines through in his eyes and the angle of his ears.
    Blessings to you for your mercy, and also for your sorrow.

    "On a heavier note" seems to me a good, expressive phrase. It certainly conveys the feeling.

    I just put up my Christmas tree this afternoon -- it's a bit early but I need to brighten and lighten my spirits. And once Midwinter arrives, Christmas will follow very quickly.
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    P.S. I was just on another thread here and someone had posted "On a lighter note ... " to change the subject in a post, and I realized I have heard/read that phrase many times. So "On a heavier note" sounds fine to me.
     
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    Bigs hugs antjie77 xx
     
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    Nothing more heavier than losing a loved one. Condolences on your loss. :(
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    So sorry @Antje77 . He's over the rainbow bridge, running free.
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    My nana's birthday was 15th December, and to celebrate it, the family put trees up on that day. I still do after all these years. So for us, you aren't early, you are late!
     
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