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Home Again

07 August 2017 22:26:30

No entry for some time. I had a serious operation on the colon in St. James's, then about two weeks in hillview Nursing Home, Carlow. I came home to day, feeling good. i will have to take it easy for some time. 

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JoanG JoanG 07 August 2017 22:29:43

Glad you are back Dick and very best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. We have missed you. 

Scrubber Scrubber 07 August 2017 22:51:52

Yes Dick we had noticed! But thought you were off in sunny Spain sipping alcohol free marghueritas! Really sorry to hear you have been in the wars. Thts not an easy one -is any? but glad to hear you are feeling well. Do take it easy for a good long time. The garden will wait.

PeterW PeterW 07 August 2017 23:50:24

Take care Dick and glad to hear you are home 

Jacinta D Jacinta D 08 August 2017 05:39:00

Aw, welcome back, Dick. I hope you're on the mend.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 08 August 2017 07:17:42

I had thought that you were having problems with your internet, Dick, when you were not online. Glad that your are over your operation and that you were looked after in the nursing home before your came back home. Look after yourself now until you are fully recovered.

Dick Dick 08 August 2017 08:30:10

Thank you all. As being in sunny Spain, It is much safer here, Scrubber. The internet is as sound as a bell, Mary. Joan Peter W Jacinta, Thank you. 

fraoch fraoch 08 August 2017 10:35:27

Best wishes for your recovery, Dick. Don't overdo things.

PCON PCON 08 August 2017 14:58:52

Glad to see you back, Dick, and hope you are recovering well. A pity you did not let us know you were in St James's. I could have gone over to see you for an old chat. If you had an iPad you could have kept in touch, but you could hardly bring your desk computer in. Anyway, look after yourself. The garden can wait.

Dick Dick 08 August 2017 17:44:04

Thanks Heather and PCON. True enough it would be a bit too much to carry thr computer. How are your grapes? Mine were generally all used up before I left here.


PCON PCON 08 August 2017 22:43:12

Just ripe now, Dick. Got a bit of Downey mildew again. No where near as bad as last year. Do you ever get that?

Dick Dick 08 August 2017 23:27:24

No Peter, I suppose the fact that mine are an early variety it has not affected them.

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 09 August 2017 11:04:54

Glad you are back home and feeling well, Dick. 

Dick Dick 09 August 2017 12:28:08

Thanks Hazel. To day is the best day I have had  since the surgery. By degrees I will be back at the gardening again.

Jackie Jackie 10 August 2017 07:19:38

Dick it's so good to see you back online. I'm sorry to hear you have been unwell. But glad now to hear you are on the mend. Day by day you will get stronger. Just take it easy for now and you will be back to gardening again in no time. Take care. :) 

Dick Dick 15 August 2017 11:18:25

Thanks Jackie, well done re letter to the Irish Garden. Yes I am taking it easy.


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