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Offline Saturn_Moon

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2009, 07:31:22 am »
Oh, Parra - I'm so sorry to hear about your father. I hope he has a speedy recovery and wishing you tons of (((hugs))) and strength through this difficult time.

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2009, 10:40:33 am »
Sorry om te hoor Sandy en Parra - hoop als sal reg kom  :hug:

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2009, 11:57:48 am »
Dear Sandy, now I know why you aint said much about your move to NZ.
I hope all's well with your dad and your mom is ok.
hold on honey we are all thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
oh and hallo Parra you too of course
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Marcia
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2009, 08:18:41 pm »
Oi, sorry to hear that Sandy. I hope he get better real soon  :hug:  :flowers:

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2009, 08:41:06 pm »
Sandyb so sorry to hear about your dad!!

Praying for a full recovery for him  :hug:

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2009, 10:07:17 pm »
Hope your Dad recovers quickly Sandyb :hug:


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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2009, 10:10:27 pm »
Sending you lots of hugs and prayers.  It is not easy when loved ones are sick and you are so far away.
Amber
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2009, 11:19:14 pm »
SandyB so sorry to hear that your dad is in hospital .  I will be praying for a speedy recovery for him   :hug:

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2009, 11:22:48 pm »
Thanx all for your wishes and prayers, my dad is recovering at home - what a relief!

Sandy



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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #24 on: March 03, 2009, 12:16:11 am »
Very glad to hear that your dad is at home.  That is good.  Will keep you in our prayers
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2009, 01:39:14 am »
That's great news :clap:
I wish him a speedy recovery :clap:


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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #26 on: March 03, 2009, 02:15:09 am »
Glad to hear that Sandy  :clap:

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #27 on: March 03, 2009, 05:49:02 am »
 :clap: Sterkte meisie kind it will be ok   :hug:  :smitten: So glad he is back home.
send him our love and best wishes. oh and a   :hug: for your mom.
Lovies
Marcia
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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #28 on: March 03, 2009, 08:02:10 am »
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 :heeha: Yippee, Wishing your dad a speedy recovery. Thanks for the update.




Offline Nephia21

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Re: Things that I would have done differently...
« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2009, 01:47:29 am »
Things I would have done differently...
1. Definitely moved sooner...
2. Spent less money when we arrived in NZ...
3. Left a spare set of fingerprints for our new police clearance certificates with family in SA, it takes a long time to get new fingerprints done in NZ, have to make an appointment! And costs money sending them back to SA... You need to re-submit new police clearance when applying for PR
4. I would have brought more Viral Guard for the kids - nothing like it in NZ...
5. Wow, can't even think of five things I would have done differently - that is absolutely insane!!!
 :smitten: :clap: So glad to be here, so proud of making the move, and loving every moment of it! No regrets, no looking back!
Why wait?