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Wednesday 23 December 2009

Christmas Greetings, Roasts and Book Winner

Four things to discuss on this post:

First: I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

I have learnt a lesson this year - the most important facet in our lives is our health so above everything I wish you all good health. Second is happiness and may you have that as well.

If good wealth and fortune come your way, well that is a bonus.

Second: I am pleased to announce the winner of Breeze's book of poems, officially entitled:

Wind Rhymes: Poetry from The Breeze
Carolyn R. Parsons

The winner is . . . . . . Janine of Sniffles and Smiles.

Many congratulations, Janine. Carolyn will be contacting you soon.

Third: It is very quiet in BlogLand around Christmas so if anyone has not seen Meredith's Roast they missed a real treat. To see it please press HERE.

For the same reason not many saw my sister, Maggie May's roast, posted last Christmas. To see this one please press HERE . I have arranged with David that it is still possible to add comments to all his roasts.

Fourth: Maggie has had her first Chemo treatment yesterday (Tuesday) and she has posted about it HERE . God Bless you Maggie and thank you all for your good wishes for her.


  1. Good wishes of better health and much happiness to you and your family Eddie!
    Merry Christmas!

  2. i hope you have a trmendous christmas eddie!

  3. Have a great Christmas, Eddie! (and a happy Festivus)

  4. Thank you for the good wishes, my friend.
    Congratulations to Janine for winning Breeze's book of poetry.
    I hope that Maggie will continue to do well with her chemotheraphy.
    Take care of you and your wife a Christmas hug from me. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.

  5. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year Eddie. :)

  6. I thank you for all your good wishes and as they say in deep, deep south from whence I come.... right back at you! This has been a difficult year for my family and I know it has been for you as well. I am praying for a fresh new start with the New Year. Merry Christmas, my friend.

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  8. OOooppsss. I nearly let the 'cat' out of the bag.... re the BIG roast.. very Merry Christmas to you.....(when is your hip op?)

    I've been to give my good wishes to Maggie and am all up to date with the roasts..

    saz aka FFF & MMM

  9. Thank you to both you and Breeze, Eddie!!! I am thrilled!!! And you, your wife, and Maggie are all in my prayers especially this Christmas! You all are a blessing to everyone of us who know you, and you deserve much health, comfort, peace and joy this Christmas and always! Christmas hugs, Janine

  10. is optimal! Merry Christmas! Will pop over to Maggie's blog to wish her well!


  11. I apologize for my long absence from this space and I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Wonderful new year :)

  12. Merry Christmas Eddie and hugs! Hope you have a joyous and peaceful celebration!

  13. Janine is a very lucky lady to have won the book & I hope she has much pleasure reading it.

    Thank you for the lovely comments coming my way and for all your kindnesses everyone. We take health for granted until it is in jeopardy and I was really upset to see you in such pain last night because of your hip.

    Hope you all have a good Christmas in spite of the health troubles in your household.
    God Bless.

    Nuts in May

  14. Hi Eddie, Sending love and hugs from Los Angeles to you and your family. It's been a real treat getting to know you this year. Thanks for all your great story telling and for taking over the Sunday Roast.

    Merry Christmas!

  15. Hi there. I hope you are having a fabulous Christmas.

  16. Merry Christmas dear Eddie.

    I am so sorry to hear about your sister Maggie. I am going to stop by there now to wish her all the best.

    Yes, health is the most important.

    Love Renee xoxoxo

  17. In a fantastic way!


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