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01-26-2008 02:58 AM

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Well some of you have noticed I’ve not been around much the last couple of weeks. Actually, it kind of amazes me the number that have noticed. Anyway, I’ve been ill and continue to have medical issues. Unfortunately, my issues are going to make it impossible for me to host the picnic in February. I’m not going to be completely out of commission, but I really need to focus on getting better.

I’m going to be lurking in the background on the site and getting on when I think I have something to contribute. I’m also thinking that now would be a good time for me to do some book reviews for our new review section. So I’m not going completely away, just backing up a bit.

I’m sorry about the picnic. Once I get back to full strength I’ll work on a new date.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#1 posted 01-26-2008 03:10 AM

I hope you will be feeling better, Betsy!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-26-2008 03:47 AM


I wish you a speedy recovery and will say a prayer for you.


-- Dusty

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#3 posted 01-26-2008 04:50 AM

Betsy, Get well soon.

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 01-26-2008 05:06 AM

Betsy, get well soon, like not later than the end of April. (It sounds like you are planning about a month of down time. Less, I hope.)
I have a woodworking friend who lives in that (your) neck of the woods and I was planning on coming down to see him at the time of the picnic.
I know that Donna Menke lives down in that neck of the woods and another friend up here in Georgia met her on a wood carver’s cruise and he was also going to come and coerce Donna to coming to the picnic.
We were planning a grand time around your picnic so you just have to get better.


-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.



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#5 posted 01-26-2008 05:26 AM

Betsy, sorry to hear you are not feeling well, take care of yourself and do not worry about the picnic, everyone will understand. I will keep you in my prayers. Hurry back…MIKE

-- never enough time in a day so use it well

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#6 posted 01-26-2008 05:30 AM

Betsy Sorry about your problems. I pray that everything is better and that full recovery is right ahead.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 01-26-2008 05:35 AM

Thanks everyone. I’m going to be ok—- just a problem that pops up now and again, and I just have to ride it out, let it run its course and get back in the saddle.

I appreciate all your thoughts and prayers.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#8 posted 01-26-2008 05:35 AM

Betsy, Don’t be sorry, just get better. I wish a speedy recovery for you.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#9 posted 01-26-2008 08:16 AM

Feel better :)

-- Happy woodworking!

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#10 posted 01-26-2008 11:46 AM

Wishing and praying for a quick recovery.

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#11 posted 01-26-2008 11:53 AM

Sorry you’re down but we’re lookin’ forward to your reviews! Hope you’re better soon!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#12 posted 01-26-2008 03:03 PM

Get better. We’re sending positive thoughts and prayers your way.

-- Paul, Kentucky

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#13 posted 01-26-2008 05:08 PM

Get well soon. Keep in touch.


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#14 posted 01-26-2008 08:31 PM

get well soon you are missed

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#15 posted 01-27-2008 01:38 AM

Betsy, You get better, and that’s an order!!! We miss your smiling face around here. So take the computer to bed with you and blog us up a bunch. Get well soon.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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