Monthly Archives: February 2011

Submarine Sunk

Surfing the net I came across this photo of HM/SM Totem, I sail in her in 1963. In 1968 she was sold to the Israeli Navy and renamed Dakar. She left Portsmouth for the Med and never arrived. The wreck … Continue reading

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Arsenal not good for my Health!!!!

I began watching today’s Carling Cup Final between Arsenal-Birmingham, thinking it was a sure thing!!!! Wouldn’t you know it, the game tied at 1-1 with one minute to play and Arsenal gave away a gift goal to Birmingham. I’m recovering … Continue reading

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Next Step to Recovery

Today I had my staples removed! what a relief, I’ve worried about it for the last few days. In the end it wasn’t too bad a few stung but overall it was easy. It certainly feels better with them out, … Continue reading

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Eastern School Board Fired!!!

Now, it may have been needed for sometime, however, this is/was an elected board so I question how they can be fired??? If the Provincial Gov can make a law allowing this firing then how far will that law go? … Continue reading

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Thankful for small Mercies

Sitting in my chair most of the day allows lots of time to think. I thought about all the good wishes, prayers etc sent on my behalf, and of course I’m very grateful. However, it also occurred to me I … Continue reading

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What a Crock!!!

I saw Wes Sheridan (prov treasurer) on the news tonight and it reminded me of a front page article that appeared whilst I was in hospital. He was asking Islanders for their ideas on reducing the deficit. What a Crock, … Continue reading

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Trying to kill Myself!!!!

I thought I would re-post the photo of me snow shoeing on the day before my heart attack. A good reminder to those of us as stupid as me!!!who firmly believed the pain and shortness of breath was just a … Continue reading

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Irishrover is doing great

Ben is off the respirator, awake, sore , but doing great. He will be moved out of ICU this morning to a less intense care unit. That must mean that he is doing good!!His main artery to left ventricle was … Continue reading

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Repairs to the Heart

Ben’s heart is in the hands of the heart surgeon, Dr Wood , this very minute. Hopefully all will go well. We will try to update later today. Linda, Caroline, Susannah and all of our extended family..

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Another Blog from the Heart!

I suppose I fit in rather well, Valentine’s Day is near, February is Heart Month in Canada. I have pajama bottoms with hearts on them and I am awaiting heart surgery. I just hope I’m still not here for March … Continue reading

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