Saturday, December 28, 2013

Christmas has come and gone and we are all turkeys…..

Oops, I meant we are all turkeyed out.  There, that’s better.

Here, at the BLM Yuma, there is a place called the Christian Service Centre.  There, we can get propane, fresh drinking Water, Solar panels installed, mail and of course, being a Christian Centre, there is a church.  And what do churches do at Christmas time?????  They have a concert.  Being part of the Desert pickers (our ukulele) group, we were invited to play 4 songs at the concert.  So, Here are a couple of pics of my musical debut as a Ukulele player.

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The fellow in the white shirt is the teacher, Gord.

We all had a ball.

I have videos of the choir and solos by Gord and Patsy Mae, but somehow, I can’t publish the videos.  (anyone know how to do this?)

These concerts were on the 21st and 22nd of Dec.

On the 23rd, we had our annual picnic for the Hurricane Ridge campers.  Had a great time.  As I was leaving the park, I tripped and hurt my shoulder.  By Christmas day, the pain was unbearable, so we went to Yuma emergency.  Took x-rays and got poked by several nurses and a doctor and finally came to a diagnose of a tendon ripped from the shoulder bone.  Ouch.  Ouch, Ouch, that sounds bad.  lol  So, received a prescription for Percocet and was sent home.  OOOOOOOh happy days……. until the Percocet wore off.  By yesterday, the 27th no meds left and the pain was constant.  Back to emergency for more Percocet and I had made an apt with  an acupuncturist, he did the trick.  Am in a lot less pain and no meds today.  Going to see him again on Monday and I will kiss his boots.

Christmas dinner was with Charlie, Lynden, Donna, Mike, Heinz and Ursula and of course, MJ. 

Boxing day brunch with the same rowdy crowds less Heinz and Ursula.     Good food with good friends.

Tonight, Friday, they are all gone bowling and I am relaxing here at home and blogging, with still no meds.  woo hoo.


  1. hay glad uall had a good time happy new year to uall ok.

  2. That's weird that you can't post videos to your blog ... you can post them to Facebook. Glad you're feeling a bit better. Hugs!

  3. Oh ... and only (approximately) 106 sleeps until we see you again!!! :p

  4. Happy New Year to the both of you. Sounds like you are having a great time, wish we where there.
    Any way have fun and stay safe and Healthy...lots of love Joe/Kevin

  5. Glad that you are counting, Janice, too busy for that here. lol