Thursday, January 03, 2008

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"A clean house is a sign of a broken computer!" or a broken internet connection in my case! got back from a great ski vacation (lots of snow and sunshine in the French Alps, no broken bones) to find out we didn't have access to internet at all. So I spent a whole day doing laundry and cleaning the house, wondering what the blogosphere was doing, care to come over for some coffee before dust takes over again?

Due to a - much needed - little rain we had no electricity a while ago. Then: oh, miracles do happen! looked at my router and there it was, happily displaying all little green lights showing an internet connection. I dropped everything and here I am, trying to post as long as it is possible and then off to visit, how lucky can I get today!!

Here's a picture of Santa's family skiing, yes: I saw them enjoying a well deserved ski holiday right after Christmas...! One year I stood right in front of Mike Rutherford (Genesis) getting out of a ski lift, this time it was Santa!

21 comments:

  1. Welcome back! You got to ski with Santa! That's awesome.
    xo
    LBC

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  2. Youpie, that's nice that you are back and had such nice weather, snow and sunshine. This year I heard it was very good everywhere in the ski stations. (Remember last year that was awful !) I finally had a very nice Christmas in Amsterdam (but all that is on my blog) although the city is very depressing at Christmas ! No decoration at all or very poor !
    I wonder what happens with your internet connection which comes and goes it must be bewitched. Was that really the guy from Genesis ? Great !

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  3. Welcome back and we missed you! Happy New Year, Mar!!!!

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  4. Hi Mar,

    I'm so glad you had a great ski vacation. I love the shot of Santa and his family. Very cool. I'm glad your internet connection returned. I've missed you. Wishing you a very happy new year.

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  5. "A clean house is the sign of a broken computer"

    Ha ha! I love it. Our computer sort of broke down over Christma but luckily we have two more backups, otherwise my house would have been sparkling! :-)

    Happy New Year to all of you and all the best for 2008.

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  6. Welcome HOOOOOOME Mar! You have been missed! I have been too busy to blog much myself -- but I miss you when I'm away as well as when you are away! I would give almost ANYTHING to be off breaking a bone skiing in the Alps right now! LOL! But... I'll settle for coffee at your CLEAN house! MINE is a disaster! With no hope in the forseeable future! (how DO you spell forseeable???)

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  7. Love the pic Mar, LOL! Very glad to see you back on line and to hear that you had a great holiday. Hope you have some more photos to share with us?

    If you get the chance, do watch 'The Green Mile'. It is a wonderful film, but it should come with a box of tissues. I like Love Actually too :)

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  8. glad to see that Santa is taking a ski break after all the exertions of the season. Welcome back and Happy New Year!

    rashbre

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  9. Welcome Home, Mar....! Glad to read you are back in one piece and that no one had any injuries!
    Thar is the cutest picture! Many Santa's....LOL! Where were they going??
    I hope your Internet connection problems are begind you my deae....Anything to get away from cleaning!!

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  10. Glad you are back and the computer is cooperating!! ;) Very cute photo of the Santa family, even they deserve a ski vacation!!

    Happy New Year my friend!!

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  11. Welcome Home and Happy New Year!

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  12. Hey, Mar :-))

    [pours cup of coffee]

    Sounds like you had a lovely holiday - did you manage to get Santa alone for five minutes to tell him how good you've been ready for next year!

    Happy New Year, my dear friend.

    cq

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  13. Bienvenida de regreso y espero que lo hayas pasado muy bien.
    Mi mamaita va a SCL del 9 al 7 de febrero a Peñaflor exactamente. Yo cuidaré de papaito que aun esta con su brazo delicado de la operacion.

    Felicidades amigui!


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  14. Skiing no....ski lodge and a hot toddy....yes!!!! And the Santa family I bet was a hoot swishing down the slopes!!!!

    Glad to have you back...

    maybe I need to loose the power/cable for a while...I know a couple of showers/bathtubs that really need to be scoured!!!

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  15. Funny pic :) And thanks for stopping by my site and commenting too! Hopefully you will travel over to Norway to visit me again :)

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  16. Lucky Santas

    Y

    Felize Navidad

    Happy New Year

    Godt Nyttår

    btw. Yeah, I did find some posts about the Lleia eruption

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  17. So glad you didn't break anything...and yes it is amazing what I can get done here if my Internet is down. It is sad really.

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  18. Welcome back, the internet has been a bit empty without you :-)

    Oh, just love the Santa's skiing! well earned vacation... *giggles*

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  19. Welcome back, mar. Happy New Year!

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