weeks have been hectic and quite stressful with scans, x-rays, an MRI, medical appointments, telephone calls from Adelaide and second MRI. And if that was not enough I have to be in Adelaide for a Church Conference. Normally I would put in an apology and stay home, but this is the AGM and we will be appointing who does what for the next year and I really want to be involved in that. I want to make certain that we are involved and not overlooked and left out of things. Being over 460 klms from the centre of things can be a bit of a problem at times. At the moment I am not keen on leaving Annabell but I will only be away for one night and I will let the boys know so they can look in on her or at least telephone her. July was one of the wettest months in the last 20 years.
Yes we did have a fair amount of rain up here, as I think I may have mentioned, , but nothing in comparison to what the rainfall was like to the south of us – lower down the Eyre Peninsula and, of course, in Adelaide. Well, we did the second MRI and told that it was only marginal better than the first one. They could not get the slides they wanted because her system could not cope with the dye that would be required to do this. But they believe that between the two they have enough to give them what they need. During this period Annabell’s computer was out of order. So that was put into the Computer Centre for repair. I think it’s time Annabell had a new computer, but she is used to having a tower and very few companies are making towers these days. Those that do make towers are mainly for gaming machines. However, some are still available and when we are ready I will look for a new machine for her when we go down to Flinders Medical in September.
Officeworks in Adelaide have some towers so if that’s what she really wants that’s what I’ll get for her – I’m sure, since repairs are recent, we can hold out until September. In 12 days it will be the first day of Spring and already it has started to warm up a little bit. Still cold in the mornings and nights but the temperature in the last few days has been between 19C – 23C – today is the 23C. Still a bit on the cool side but warmer than it has been. It would be a lot nicer and more enjoyable if the wind would just go away for a few hours ( days would be better).
Looking out of the window, I can see Benji sunning himself on the “Moon Chair” and the pot plant flowers are looking quite colourful. Benji has been out a lot recently and any sun around and he’s in “his” chair. I have the garden swing – minus the canopy. The storm and the very high winds we had the other week caused the canopy to act as a sail and the wind during the night threw it up against the side of the garage and snapped the units that hold the canopy to the frame. Now I have a garden swing with no canopy. I will fix it this week sometime and attempt to make a new part to replace the broken part and get the canopy back in place. Not sure if I have the tools to do it but I’ll give it a try. A sure sign that Spring is almost upon us is the widespread growth of Gazanias. Some consider them a pest but I like them for their
bright and very cheerful colours