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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Meeting up with Family

Daughter Nicky had arranged a pre-Christmas get-together at the Strong Room Café in Feilding, and we were looking looking forward to catching up with them.  Nicky has been dealing with a health challenge lately, and we wanted to see how she was getting on.   There were groans when I got my camera up, but as I told them, that’s what  nana’s do, take photos when we are together.  Or, in this case, ask the obliging waitress to do it for me.  Grand-daughter Emma was away in Wellington, so there were only five of us for lunch.

GD Megan, SIL Robert, Robin, daughter Nicky, and me

The casual lunch menu was very nice, with corned beef sandwich, a couple of  Big Breakfasts and a Beef Burger being ordered.  I decided on the salmon dish, with arrived with smoked salmon and  salad, and salmon pate – it was delicious.

My light salmon lunch

On the drive up we had called into the Tender Tips Asparagus Farm to buy some for us and some for Nicky, as I know she loves it – this was gratefully received.  We had also taken the Christmas parcels up, swapped them over and came home with these.  Of course, we won’t open them till Christmas Day.

Christmas gifts

It was lovely to catch up with the family, and we are pleased that Nicky seems to be progressing well with her treatment.  The roads weren’t too busy with pre-Christmas traffic, which was a blessing.


Karen S said...

Loos lie a lovely day.
And keep getting your camera out. Someone has to do it!!!!

Julierose said...

What a wonderful day you had with your loving family; thanks for sharing a warm Christmas moment...I hope your Christmas will be joyful hugs, Julierose

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

glad to hear Nicky's treatment is going well. I bet it was nice to have such a nice get together

Tired Teacher said...

Praying that your daughter's treatments go well and that her recovery is a complete one.

Janice said...

What a lovely way to catch up. No hype like on Christmas Day. I’m glad to hear Nicky is going well.

Michelle Ridgway said...

Very glad to hear Nicky is doing well. A lovely catch up for you all. No peeking or squishing those parcels xx