Thursday, 19 October 2017

Yee Haa




Happy Thursday to all of Shez's blogging friends. My name is Kellie and I'm Shezs oldest and most awesome daughter (just don't tell my younger sister!) Just letting you all know that Shez had an accident on Monday night which resulted in her ankle breaking in three places and a compound fracture meaning that her bone cut through the skin and was exposed.
Shez had surgery early Tuesday morning to have two plates inserted on either side of her ankle bone to help the healing process begin.
Shez is still in hospital and is resting however wanted me to let you all know that unfortunately Shez won't be able to head to the USA this time as planned. However, knowing Shez she will be back better than ever with a new bionic ankle and a new found resiliency. 
Thank you for supporting mum on her journey 😊



I am so excited today i head to Barbs and then we are both heading off to Anne's to stay the night as we are heading off very early in the morning to meet our 3 other friends at the airport,because we are all heading off to America on the Michelle Marvig tour.
Oh boy we are so excited,Michelle ended up with enough people to do 2 groups so we are going with Chris Jurd and meeting up with michelle in new Orleans.
I am also looking forward to spending fun times with my friends Kim,Clairebear,Lyn Barb and Anne,i still cant believe i am going,to think 5 years ago i hadnt been hardly anywhere outside my home town and now i am heading to America a dream come true and its even extra special doing this trip with friends.


We are all ready with our tickets ,passports and information,so Friday we land in Los Angeles,then we fly on to Denver and then we fly onto Kansas the home of Toto,lol,so we arrive at 6.30pm American time.


Next morning we drive on to Hamilton the home of the Missouri Star company where we will listen to talks from jenny and to be able to buy quilting items,then onto some more patchwork shops.
Day 5 we travel on to St Louis.
Day 6 onto Kokomo where we will get to visit the Quilter's hall of Fame and after tea we get to visit the home of quilter Xenia Cord.
Day 7 then we go to Shipshewana the 3rd largest Amish area in America,we get to spend a day at the Amish Widower Barbara Stahly and her 5 sons on their 8o acre property which includes visiting their bakery,candy shop and then we have tea with this family and a video show after the meal,i cant wait for this as the Amish community and the way they live have always fascinated me.



Day 10 we are off to Chicago
Day 13 we are off to Houston where we will catch up with Michelle Marvig,we go to preview night for the International Quilt Festival ,we have tickets to be able to attend 2 days of the quilt festival,we also get to visit the Texas Quilt museum and we get to visit the Painted Pony n quilts at La Porte


Day 17 we head off to New Orleans,where we are staying at the French Quarters,thats where the Vampire and werewolf series the Originals are filmed.
We get to have lunch on a paddle steamer on the Mississippi River,we also get to visit the Grande Dame of the Great River Road which is a huge Oak Plantation 31 kms of giant oak trees believed to be nearly 300 yrs old and we also get to visit Mes Amis quilt shop.
Next day we go on a swamp tour and experience the beauty of the marshes and swamps,then onto Chateau Sew and Sew studio

I hope it doesnt go too fast for us,see ya all back in November,not sure whether i will be able to post while away as i am not on FB or IG anymore as it was taking up too much time and i need that time to work on excercise and next year i want to do sewing for my home and for my family,so thats the plan.

Hope you all have a wonderful day.
Cheers Shez xx

38 comments:

  1. WOW have a fabulous time and I look forward to seeing the posts of your trip.

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  2. Oh how exciting! Believe it or not I haven't been to any of those places. Shame on me! :-)

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  3. What a wonderful trip you have planned Shez ... good on your for realising your dream & just going for it!! With likeminded friends you will have a great time. I have always been fascinated with the Amish folk too. Look forward to your photos, even when you get home again. Have an amazing time Shez Xxx

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  4. Holy cow Shez - have a fabulous trip and enjoy yourself.xxx

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  5. How exciting! Have an absolutely wonderful time. I'm just a tad jealous. 😜😉

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  6. Oh wow, how wonderful and exciting for you. Wishing you safe travels and have lots of fun with your friends! Look forward to hearing all about it on your return. Take care xxxx

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  7. How exciting. Slightly jealous. I would love to spend time in an Amish community. Have fun. Hugs,xx

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  8. Oh Shez I am so excited for you my Friend! It all sounds wonderful! I met Michelle Marvig at a Retreat in Katoomba rrecently and she too was excited about this Trip! Say hi to her for me please if you can! This is so awesone!

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  9. Well I was going to say have a great time until I read the top added paragraph. Thanks, Kellie, for letting us know what ha happened. Best wishes to Shez for her recovery. Lots of love and best wishes.

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  10. Love and hugs dear friend. I am so disappointed for you. Hoping for a speedy and full recovery and better tines ahead. Thanks Kellie xxx

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  11. Oh MY!!! Have just read the insert by your daughter Shez ... I am so very sorry to read this just as you were to head off on your big adventure. My thoughts are with you for a speedy recovery Shez ... sending hugs Xxx

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  12. Oh no! I hated reading the added paragraph at the top. I hope you heal quickly.

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  13. Oh my God, Shez! I am so sorry for your accident. I hope you recover quickly. Take care, my friend. I will pray for you. Kisses.

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  14. Biggest hugs and love Shez...you must be so disappointed .... hope you get well soon so you can take on the world at another date.

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  15. Shez, I was so sorry to read about your accident. I hope your ankle heals very quickly. lots of love.

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  16. I am soooo very sorry Shez... my heart goes out to you. Xox
    Am I able to phone you? Love to you my friend...

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  17. Oh, Shez, I am so very sorry. Such a terrible thing to happen just when you were about to leave on your trip. I will be sending healing thoughts your way! xox Karen

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  18. Oh, dear Shez, I'm SO SORRY for you, and I do hope you're not suffering too much... But knowing you and your strong mental, you'll heal quickly :D So sorry, too, for your missed trip to the US. I know how much you were longing to it. Yet I'm sure you'll get another opportunity in the future.
    Sending get well wishes all the way through, with heartful thoughts, my friend =
    THANKS also to your wonderful daughter, who posted the message.

    In stitches, with a BIG (((HUG)))

    NADINE

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  19. Oh no!!!!!! Shez you poor love. I am so very sorry to hear about your accident. OMG!!!! You must be totally devastated and I am feeling so sad for you. I do hope that you recover quickly and that you are not experiencing too much pain. My thoughts are with you and I send many many angel healing hugs. PLease email me whe you get the chance. Luv ya gal!

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  20. Shez so sorry to hear of your accident. My thoughts are with you. Wishing you a speedy recovery
    Sorry that you missed you USA trip. Hope you aren't in too much pain.

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  21. Just read about the accident. So sorry that you couldn't go to the USA and have fun there. I do hope for a speedy recovery (((Shez)))

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  22. Oh dear, I am so sorry to hear this, not only an awful accident but missing out on a wonderful trip. I hope you recover well and soon, and do go on that lovely quilting tour at a later date.

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  23. OMGOSH!! I hate to hear that Shez is in such a predicament. AND to miss out on the American tour is terrible.

    Your itinerary is amazing and you will be about 25 minutes from my home when you are in Shipshewana. As you feel about visiting the USA, I feel about visiting YOUR continent. Be safe and have fun.

    SHEZ: many prayers are being said for your complete and painless recovery. How the heck long will you be laid up? Even though I had foot surgery this year, I can only imagine what your recovery will be.
    Much love
    Carol

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  24. So sorry to read about your accident Shez - especially with such a brilliant trip planned. Sending love and hugs. xx

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  25. OH NO - so sorry to read about your accident hon - and missing out on your big trip!!!!!! I am praying you heal quickly and well, sweetie!!!

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  26. OH ....dear Shez.....So very sorry to read this post...love and loads of kisses are being sent....take care precious lady xxxxxx

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  27. Oh Poor dear Shez Thinking of you
    What a bugger Hopefully you will get to go another time
    Good luck in your recovery
    Much love xoxo

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  28. Oh Kellie thank you so much for letting us know....I am in tears reading this. Thinking of you Sweet Shez and sending many Healing Hugs and lots of Love with a speedy recovery! Lots of Love, Dzintra and JoJo xoxoxxo

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  29. Oh, Shez, I'm so sorry about your ankle. Bless your heart! I know how much you were looking forward to your trip. Will be thinking of you, wishing you a speedy recovery, and looking forward to your next update! Big hugs, my friend!

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  30. Thank you Kellie for letting everyone know about Shez. Wishing you a speedy recovery and hope you can go on your trip another time. Lots of Hugs.

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  31. Oh nooooooo Shez!!!! I'm so sorry to hear that.. thanks Kellie for letting us know... sorry I'm not there to come visit you in hossie... I'm so sad you're missing your trip :( Take care and sending love and prayers you way xxxxxxx

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  32. All of the above Shez - and I hope all goes well with your recovery... thanks Karen for letting everyone know..xxxx

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  33. Shez , I am so sorry to hear about your ankle , I hope it will heal quickly. Thinking about you . Hugs

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  34. Oh no! I had planned to try and meet up with her, But I had to cancel. So very sorry about the accident. I hope you're up on your feet soon, and you're able to plan another trip in the near futures.

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  35. What a pity Shez.... take care and huge big hugs...
    xx

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  36. Oh Shez... hoping for a speedy recovery and may the dream of USA happen next year. Lots of love winging your way.

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  37. So sorry your plans are delayed, I hope your recovery is very fast.

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  38. Oh goodness, so sorry to hear about your accident which sounds quite serious. Love and best wishes for a speedy recovery.

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