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About Christy

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  • Birthday 09/19/1961

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    Netherlands, sometimes Germany
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    The outdoors, dogs, crafts, anything you can do with yarn, fabric and cloth. History, people and the way people stay the same through out the ages.
  1. I try so hard to improve my eyesight, take the steroids and eat anti-inflammatory food. Left eye uveitis is active-ish but the right eye, free of uveitis, has seen a raise in IOP since october. We thought it a fluke, reaction to the drops in the other eye but nope. Turns out glaucoma runs strong in our family and I'm off to hospital again in 15 minutes. I had surgery on the left eye, a trabeculectomy, in january cos the side effects of the meds are unbearable. Now the whole drama starts again and I really don't know what to do anymore. Either side effects or a second s
  2. Can orange juice be canned safely? I didn't know that.
  3. True, sea nearby and lot of water anyway. But also at the cabin, far inland in Germany, previously swampy area, now drained and still humid.
  4. Been for a long walk with next door's doggie already this morning, been shopping and now some laptop time for myself. Later on gather things I am taking to a family that is getting a house next week, they're in a shelter now and deep i ndebt. Need to start all over so trying to find them as much as possible from what they need. Incredibly humid here, today not as hot but do one step and you sweat buckets. Been to the Spakenburgse dagen yesterday and just spoke with my sister, we might go there next week wednesday together. Big step for both of us as we haven't been
  5. Oh boo, is it like that all year around?
  6. Christy


    Thank you Miki, knowing how busy you are I appreciate you thought of it
  7. Christy


    Great idea ladies, I will send you a message on FB. It will show up in Other Inbox, my name there is Christy Ten.
  8. I am very sorry, having a very bad uveitis flare up and not able to see much. Not really been online much at all. Will try to send a card at least and hope to include something.
  9. So nice to read what you're all doing in the world. Yesterday I removed two trailerloads of scrapwood from someone's garden and the day before one load. I'm aching all over and too tired to do anything today. Will saw it all to oven-stove-length pieces over the weekend but today my body is on strike. Sure can feel I'm not 18 anymore!
  10. That's the one Miks, plus they're heavy and nobody around to teach folks how to properly use them.
  11. I did participate a few times over the years. So I'm signing up again Miki, I'm at the cabin until half november so any letters will arrive here, just saying. Should the mood take you so, feel free to write (or print in your case)
  12. I want to join but it'd have to be something flat and light cos postage is terrible. Plus I'm not sure I want to put others through the costs of posting to me.
  13. I was aware of the dangers of lye but saw no other way to make it better again. Followed instructions of a group for Cast Iron wares on FB. Door to the kitchen open and extraction fan on full blast and me peering from behind the door
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