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Offline The Laird Of Galloway, Scotland

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Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« on: March 08, 2018, 09:30:03 PM »
If I didn't have Wee Rory I probably wouldn't get out of bed in the morning but although he's only a Puppy he's my ray of sunshine in what would be very dark days and just seeing his cheeky face cheers me up.......hopefully he will give all of you a smile  :smiley:
Cheers
Brian and Wee Rory of course
ps He isn't very happy today as he was neutered yesterday but he will soon bounce back to being a cheeky little fella
Ps He's a Havanese before ya ask  :laugh:

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2018, 08:28:11 AM »
Awww little Rory :-)  :hearts:
My dogs over the years have helped me through some very dark times. Pets are a valuable part of life, I know getting a cat has made such a difference to a dear friend who lost his wife and finding his way through his grief journey. Xx
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. 
Hold on in there xx

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2018, 10:05:25 PM »
It always makes me wonder if the pets are thinking will you stop yapping at me and why do they put on a funny voice when I;m a big rufty tufty dog? lol
I have always spent lots of time with our dogs and cats (and a Parrot at one stage) and I just talk to them like i talk to humans.......although i don't ask humans if they want to go our for a crap  :rofl:  I have known some humans in my time who would  :laugh:.
They are a life saver for me being so rural sometimes i can go 2wks without seeing a single person, highlight of the day is when the postie calls lol but i could never survive back in the city now so like i said to my sister in France the other day No I'm not selling my home and moving back to England this is my home for life.
I love cats too but Arran our last one did so much damage we decided not to get another.
Cheerio
Brian and Wee Rory
ps attached a photo of Arran and Penny who was a Smooth Collie (like Lassie but short haired)

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2018, 11:14:01 AM »
Good morning Brian - has Rory forgiven you yet  :smiley:
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I'll never get over losing her but,
one day I might learn to live with it.

        ~ I'm George by the way ~

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2018, 11:28:19 AM »
Hi George,
I think so but he still gives me a sad face when after a treat  :laugh: as far as lasting damage he is back to running around like a hyperactive kid in a toy shop lol.
He's off to get a check today to make sure he's healing ok, it looks pretty healed to me so cannot see any problems.
Cheers
Brian
ps How ya doing anyway? we will soon have daffys and Bluebells out soon so plenty of photo opportunities, I have just been rebuilding an old (50yr) Zeiss lens and its pretty close focusing for a 50mm lens at around 12" from your target, I just got a M42 to Canon EF adaptor and works great, its only manual focus but thats no problem . :smiley:

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2018, 02:05:14 PM »
Pets certainly know how to get round their humans (I was going to say owners but I'm not sure who owns who  :grin: ). Surprising how quickly things heal in the young of any species.

I've had flowers of one sort or another in the garden for most of the winter. A couple of shrubs flower on and off in particular some viburnums that I layered from a single plant years ago. I've got dozens of Hellebores that are self sets from two originals one white and one red. The red ones seem to be rarer than the white. Snowdrops are more or less finished now but the first of the daffs are already showing colour.

I sometimes fear that my photography days are over. Poor health makes things pretty difficult for me particularly the fact that I had a stroke some years back and although I got over it pretty well, I'm very unsteady on my pins. I had a fall on the stairs a while back and partially ruptured a ligament in my shoulder and holding my camera up is painful - hohum  :rolleyes:.

I gave all my old gear away quite a long time ago. I did buy myself a new scanner a few weeks ago and I have been scanning all the old photos I've got of the family. It's been a real trip down memory lane, bitter sweet and more than once I've found myself looking at an old photo for minutes at a time wishing that I had got a time machine  :smiley:.

Anyway tell Rory I hope he's alright and to try not to be frightened of that man in the white coat!!
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I'll never get over losing her but,
one day I might learn to live with it.

        ~ I'm George by the way ~

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2018, 05:11:08 PM »
 :hug: I have to prune photos.not so much familly ones but  mum was a prolfic photographer of scenery I am not kidding when I say there are 3albums of  Austrian and swiss churches.and another 3 of school ones.she was a teacher but I haven't a clue who any of the people are.

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2018, 05:57:02 PM »
It was my daughter's nagging that prompted me to start scanning. She had been in my loft and said that there were boxes of photos, mostly from when I cleared my Mums house, and she didn't recognise a lot of the people. She asked me to scan them and add info about them so that's my long term project. Once I've finished scanning, phase 2 is sorting them all out and creating video slideshows with text to say who they are. I know there are a few of people that I don't recognise from the 1920's & 30's of Mums friends. It'll keep me out of trouble anyway  :cheesy:
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I'll never get over losing her but,
one day I might learn to live with it.

        ~ I'm George by the way ~

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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2018, 07:38:01 PM »
Thats lovely.  I have a box of photos from my dad of his young days but many people I dont recognise or have many stories/memories for  :hug: xx
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. 
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Re: Here's what makes me get out of bed in a morning
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2018, 08:06:19 PM »
I don't think there has ever been a generation which didn't have a lot of people in it who said something like, "I wish I had asked Mum/Dad about xxxxxxxxxxxxx" when I had the chance  :rolleyes:  :azn:
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I'll never get over losing her but,
one day I might learn to live with it.

        ~ I'm George by the way ~