Monday, July 04, 2011

AWWWW, SADLY HEADING HOME TODAY

I have loved visiting here in Palmerston North, spending lots of time with my friends, Mike and Joyce... but it's time to go home.

*sniff*

It will be nice to get home too though, it's so much warmer in Auckland... and I miss the family and spa pool!  NOT cos of any grubby reason either!  It's just so nice, warm and relaxing. 

I took a few photos of Anne's new dog last night too:

ABOVE:  meet Baylee, she's a Golden Retriever/Poodle cross... and is 5 months old... a ball of mischief!  But so adorable!

ABOVE:  she loved sneaking into the dining room whenever she could for a 'hello, how are ya?"... lol.

TODAY:  I think Chris D and I are going into town again for a browse around George Street... there's some lovely specialty shops there that I want to check out again.  AND I want to photograph the shop my cards are going to be in too... it's on George Street too. 

ONWARD...

Another lovely day!  Went into town with Chris D and did a wee bit of shopping... checked out the local Hospice Shop where I used to work... said 'Hi' to the manager who remembered me.  Bought a couple of old necklaces to use their beads on other stuff.  Had a nice lunch then went out to the airport where we hung out with Mike and Joyce until I flew out.  Anne also popped in quickly to say 'Bye' before she had to go sign an employment contract!   She has just got a job after being self employed for about 8 years and recently widowed as well. 

ABOVE:  I got to keep an eye on the plane's engines again... *smiles*

ABOVE:  I got to see the other side of the island on my way home today... this is Mt Taranaki... sadly it was a much more hazy day today so the photos are not as good as I hoped.

ABOVE:  More of Mr Taranaki.

ABOVE: heading over the Manukau Harbour (Auckland)... awesome sky!

I was met at the airport by Steve and Co... it is nice to be home again! 
Stew has arrived home early from work and is right now cooking our dinner!  I think we are having pork spare ribs and veges.  Yum.

End of Day:  I'm signing off early as once I've had dinner and a spa I am going to bed.  I'm tired!  Very busy few days.  LOVED IT.  Chris D thank you so much for having me.  XX
nite nite.

8 comments:

  1. Have a safe trip home! Hope you take more pics from the plane! The first batch was fantastic!

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  2. Surely after living there and having friends you would have to be pulled a little in both directions. That has to be hard-friends are so important to us humans.

    Congrats on your card- the is most excellent!I hope they like them as much as I love mine! : )

    Wonder if you will have your new spa when you get home - OR - maybe somebody plucked it up with their "crane" and took off with it! LOL

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  3. Glad you had a wonderful weekend, happy flying home :-)

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  4. Looks like you had a great time! Baylee is a cutie too. I'm glad your cards are getting the spotlight in other stores, that's exciting! Hope your trip home is/was safe. :)

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  5. Have a good flight! Glad you had a great time!!...debbie

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  6. Lovely to see Mt Taranaki looking gorgeous enjoy your spa and feet up I think mitre 10 have DOUBLE rail wooden towel rails I saw them online!!!

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  7. Wow and adventure! So much fun so little time. Safe trip home.

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  8. A goldendoodle! Those are all the rage around here the last few years.

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