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Wendy Phelps
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A new view of life
Roses from my garden My last post was so long ago, back when I was in a very dark place, when I really thought there would be no end to the anger, pain and sadness I was feeling.  Every day was difficult just putting my feet over the edge of the bed to stan...

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Reflecting
 I feel like I am wandering through each day, not achieving anything, and not feeling any joy, although I am feeling other emotions of sadness, loss and a huge urgency to take flight.  Where would I go, I don't know, and even if I did I am also aware that t...

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Sewing gifts
Setting Blocks Stitching the binding My mother-in-law has just turned eighty years old, a big achievement especially since she had a nasty fall a couple of weeks ago.  She has always been very active and hates getting older and so in her usual style she cli...

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Hexagons
While sitting beside my sons hospital bed every day I needed something to do, to keep my hands busy.  I asked the "son who does everything" who was with me, and who was a fantastic support for me, if he would drive me to the local quilt shop.  I don't drive...

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Home made Pickled onions
My dad rang me last week with the news he had found white pickling onions at his local fruit and vegetable shop.   Pickled onions were something I always made over the summer months along with  pickles and chutneys, they have always been a favourite with my...

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Goodbye Darren
On the night of the twenty third of January my oldest son Darren passed away, almost two years to the day since he was first diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiforme grade four brain tumor.  We understood from that first diagnoses there would be no cure for...

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The Elephant in the room
You may have noticed me missing from my blog, I have been finding it very difficult to write, sure I have opened the page on numerous occasions but only end up closing the computer down and walking away.    My eldest who has brain cancer has just had surger...

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Small gifts
Sunday was market day, rugged up in my coat and with my umbrella I set off early to obtain a good parking spot.  After nine it is really busy and difficult to find a car space.   I was on a mission to find something small, something I could post interstate ...

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A stuffed pumpkin
Since I've recovered from my cold I have had no energy, I am just tired all the time.  No sewing no preserving and no house work done this past week.  The pumpkins are still on the outside table, they are under cover so I'm sure they are ok for a bit longer...
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