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barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"They've got a lot of good talent over there. I'm going out too BC by myself Cynthia, my friends are already out there.  Going out together might be doable. I always do the assisted thing when I travel with all my back trouble.…"
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barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Good morning Cynthia.  I hope you got back to sleep.  I won't know until sometime in the summer when I;m going. I want to take the train out and they have last minute deals.  We're all open to spur of the moment things so…"
Wednesday
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Was that an old message Rocket? I didn't even look at the date. Oh well, I'm glad I sent it just in case.   I forgot you were in the Okanagan.  I'm going there in the fall.  Friends of mine just moved there. The snow…"
Wednesday
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Of course Dorothy. Just navigate to Widowed folk on Zoomer's and up on the right hand side you'l see a box that says sign up or sign in.  Just sign up and you're in.  Welcome.  The others will be delighted to see you.…"
Tuesday
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Thank you for those kind words my dear.  It just so happens that you both touched on the two things that consume most of my life right now.  People have always helped me when I needed it and if I can repay them by helping someone else…"
Mar 31
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Hi Pat What system is your old computer? I have transferred files over from everything from XP to Windows 8,1 and have always been able to find a way.  Maybe I can help you."
Mar 31
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Does it have a card in it Cynthia?  If it does, you can put it in the card slot (almost every computer has one) and copy them from the card and paste them into a folder (which, if you don't know how to do, I will help you with) in "My…"
Mar 31
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Good evening ladies.  Sorry I haven't been on for a while.  I didn't realize how long until Cynthia came looking for me. I think I'll paste my reply to her here so you will know what I've been up to Hi Cynthia First,…"
Mar 30
barbara craven commented on Gary H's group Horserace Fans
"Hi Fran I think there might just be a very good turn out this year.  The powers that be are tying this track with the Chinese Year of the Horse and plan to hold quite a few  celebrations and demonstrations to hopefully attract the large…"
Feb 24
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"Thanks Sedona.  I'm planning to put up some more flowers soon o drive away the gloom of winter.."
Feb 4
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"Hi Barbara:  I love these photos.. they are so pretty in colour    Sedona :)   be well  "
Feb 4
barbara craven commented on John D's group Photography
"I've got a fuji as a second camera and the same thing happened to me.  I probably should take it in to see why, but I haven't yet."
Feb 1
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"HALLELUJAH!! Good luck to you Cynthia.  Take you're time unpacking all the boxes and rest, rest, rest.  Youre there. "
Jan 19
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"Wonderful news Cynthia. We all rejoice for you.  It's a positively balmy here.  Some of the road itself is beginning to show through.  If it only holds for another couple of days, maybe we will see the sidewalk.  I've…"
Jan 14
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"LOL. I use mine so seldom, I lent it out a couple of weeks ago. I haven't used it in a couple o years except for sewing.  I have a steamer, but nly use that sometimes in the summer."
Jan 10
barbara craven commented on Mary Scott's group Widowed folk
"I's -25 here.  I had to go out for a doctors appointment or I wouldn't have stirred.  As it was I never got there.  The car started all right and I got down town and stopped at the bank before going on.  When I went to…"
Jan 2

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Relationship Status
Single
Looking For
friends
Political Beliefs
conservative
Religious Belief
I do believe there is a lot more out there and it has nothing to do with orgnized religion.
Activities
walking, gardening,computers,historical,, helping people , teaching basket weaving. photography, traveling,
Interests
traveling, music, dining out, cooking in, gardening, meeting new people and sharing ideas, politics, just about anything except sports. photography, teaching seniors anything I can help them with, especially computers and photography, thoroughbred horse race handicapping
Favourite Music
classical and easy listening
Favourite TV Shows
news, Boston Legal, the Mentalist, I used to like West Wing
Favourite Movies
I rarely go to the movies. If someone recommends one they know I would like, I'll watch it The last one was Mama Mia - great job.
Favourite Books
various - I change with the seasons.
About Me
I am a retired widow living in a small village that happens to have a great variety of things to do.
I've been and done a great many things in my younger days, working in politics, ethnic media relations, photography and editing for my husband who was a writer and newsman.
I like to keep my knowledge up and share it with others.

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At 8:34am on March 28, 2013, Kathryn M. said…

Barbara, Thank you for your kind words.  I had a busy day yesterday at Sunnybrook; operation is scheduled for April 19th, then we go from there. Hope you are doing well and looking forward to Easter and springtime.

Hugs,

Kathryn

At 11:56am on December 7, 2012, neale goodale said…

I am finally getting around to replying ,many thanks,I have since tried to access your music site and have completely lost it,don't know where or how.The last day or two I have been making bread,and also a large pot of chili,and have just returned inside from the garden where I finally removed my turnips thanks again,sincerly.neale goodale 

At 11:38am on October 12, 2012, Annette Tilden said…

Michael's e-mail was terrific.  I'm finally feeling as if it's going to happen and I'm looking forward to it.  

I will be home tomorrow.  Pop in any time.  

At 1:52pm on October 2, 2012, Bernadette Russell said…

Dear Barbara, you are welcome!   East Africa will be amazing!    I am going to be doing another tour to the North of India hopefully in 2014 and I will post other opportunites that may come up.

 

If you have any friends that would be interested in my tour, please share the information.

 

Thank you and have a wonderful day!

At 10:07pm on September 23, 2012, Doug Lewis said…

Welcome to the group Barbara... we aim to vanquish computer woes :-)

At 11:09pm on August 8, 2012, Samuel Ryan said…

Thank you, I am glad you liked my post.

At 9:30pm on April 11, 2012, Wayne Harrigan said…

That would be great, Barb.  I'd be happy to cover the mailing costs.  I have binders with autographs all organized.  Don't know what will happen to them, but maybe I'll pass them along to a Canadian museum or archives.  Interesting to look back at them now- I don't have a signed photo of Pearson, but do have one of Louis St. Laurent. 

 

At 4:17pm on April 11, 2012, Wayne Harrigan said…

Hi Barb-  Nice to see you featured on Zoomer of the Day!

 

At 11:51am on March 23, 2012, Kathryn M. said…

Congratulations on being featured, Barb.  Well done.....and long overdue!

At 7:54am on March 12, 2012, VIRGINIA CAMERON said…

Hi Barb

Yesterday I rewarded myself for sandwich making and went to Niagara to play the slots. Twenty dollars went up to 50 and back down to zero! I didn't use your method with the spoon but will try it next time. There are lots of recipes for egg salad and adding a bit of parmesan cheese was yummy. Arranging a platter with sandwiches cut in four is pretty easy,the most time taking part was peeling. I miscalculated the amount of eggs needed and will be enjoying boiled eggs this week! Have a good day Barb. 

 
 
 

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