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Monday, 5 April 2021

Time Goes On

 

Hard to believe we are already into April, time seems to be going by so fast lately.  Is it really that many years (decades!) since this photo was taken?




Another birthday has rolled around and made me another year older.  I had a really great day, and was invited to dinner by my dear brother and his wife.  We had lamb roast and it was delicious.




Autumn is slowly advancing and our nights are getting cool enough now for a blanket.  Morning fogs are becoming more frequent.

Won’t be long before I’ll have to fish out the hot water bottle again!




Tomorrow, son and I are off to Auckland again.  I had to drive up there for an appointment on the day before Good Friday – it took me two hours to drive up there and three and a quarter hours to drive home again because of all the traffic leaving the city for the long weekend.

Traffic tomorrow should be much better, and I will enjoy being a passenger for a change.  Might even get a chance to take some photos!

Have a great day,

Margaret 😊

 

39 comments:

  1. Happy, happy Birthday, to another great, healthy, happy, fun year!
    Maybe, or hopefully a normal one, without masks....

    Cute pic :-)

    And ohhhh fog! Love that.
    Looking forward to more photos, drive safely xx

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  2. My goodness that roast lamb looks wonderful, and even that weather viewed over Kiwi suburbia (with greenery and rotary clotheslines) is the best scene in the world. Happy Birthday for whenever you celebrated. F celebrated another turn around the sun just recently too. Autumn babies - I bet you both have some sort of attraction to the season. F says she loves its golden hues and the special kind of light that shines over paddocks late in an autumnal afternoon. xxx Mr T

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    1. Haha, Autumn is my absolutely favourite season :)

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  3. Happy belated birthday! I am glad that you will getvto.enjoy being a passenger for a change.

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  4. Happy Birthday!
    My Birthday is on April 12th.
    Glad you had a nice time. I will be waiting for your pictures. Have a safe drive.

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    1. Thanks Catherine. My brother's birthday is on the 11th, plus two friends and an aunty this coming week - a busy birthday month :)

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  5. Looks like you had a wonderful birthday feast!

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  6. How deliciously appropriate.... roast lamb in New Zealand! I bet it tasted marvellous. Happy Birthday!

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    1. Especially with the mint sauce and lots of gravy :)

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  7. Hope your next year is even happier and there are many more of them. Your dinner looks scrumptious.
    Good luck with the traffic

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  8. Belated Happy Birthday!!!! Another March baby! And what a 'cutie' you were. -smile-

    You are getting to time, to snuggle in and hibernate!!!! A really lovely time of year. If we embrace it, and really do, get some much needed rest. After the go-go-time of the hot season.

    Enjoy!!!!

    🔆🌼💛🌼🌟🔆

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  9. Happy Birthday. You were a happy baby!! :)

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    1. Thanks. I believe I turned a little grouchy when a baby brother arrived on the scene! :)

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  10. Belated best wishes! I hope this year will be a wonderful one for you, Margaret!

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  11. Belated birthday wishes.
    Your birthday meal looks delicious, and I do like your baby photograph.

    All the best Jan

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  12. Happy Birthday!! It's still April 5th here so I'm not TOO late. How nice that you won't have to battle traffic when you go up for your appointment. I hope ll goes well.

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    1. My daughter and I have fun with our birthdays being in two different hemispheres - if we miss one day there is always the next! :))

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  13. Happy Birthday! That looked like a wonderful dinner!

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  14. Happy belated birthday Margaret - looks as though you celebrated in fine style. I love a lamb roast!
    Hope the trip went well today - it would have been a wonderful day to travel! We got to 25 oC...
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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    1. Yes, it was a lovely day and quite warm in the car at times. Lamb is so expensive now that it is a real treat - I can remember when we used to eat it all the time :)

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  15. Belated Happy Birthday. It was Doug's youngest daughter's birthday yesterday which is when I assume yours was.

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  16. Happies birthday dearest Margaret! Thank you for taking us to that scrumptous meal! I am with you on wishes for best of health and a beautiful life, better than all years passed!

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    1. Thank you so much Stevenson - and I am glad you enjoyed my meal!! :))

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  17. Feliz cumpleaños con retraso. La fotografía es preciosa. Besos.

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  18. Belated happy birthday, Margaret. That roast lamb sure does look good. Love your foggy, misty photo. Sounds like the half of Auckland that wasn't heading north for Easter was going south.

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    1. Sometimes I wonder where all the traffic comes from - and where everybody is going! It doesn't seem fashionable these days to spend time at home - which is where I would rather be on a city-exodus day :)

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  19. Another belated Happy Birthday. Strangely I don't really remember the traffic in Auckland even though I drove in the city a fair few times. We have struggled above freezing today in the beautiful sun despite the 50mph 'breeze' blowing.

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