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At 10:29pm on December 21, 2015, Mrs Danielle Robson said…

Hello Valerie!

Thank you, yes we haven't been here long only about 2 years we used to live in Stafford! However I think I would much prefer France! Im not sure how to keep up with whether we can send squares or not. I haven't made enough up to send yet can you tell me where I need to go to keep an eye on this?



At 5:06pm on November 14, 2015, Maureen (Maudie) Anne Bryan said…

I know this is not the place but the only contact I have with you. Just to let you know I am thinking of you with the sickening feeling you must all be experiencing today.

At 8:44am on October 30, 2015, Diana D said…

Hi Valerie,

How exciting!! I will try my best. I hope to see her!

At 5:05am on October 27, 2015, Diana D said…


I will take a picture of the two different places I mentioned so she could have better idea where I'll be . Fifth avenue entrance to the park at east 90th street will be the best spot. 

At east Second Avenue is more crowded always . NYC is inundated with runners from all over the world already!!! We love it!!

Best ~ diana

At 1:32pm on October 26, 2015, Diana D said…

Valerie,  is Jennifer  in NYC already?  has her bib with her number yet ? Knowing her number it could help me know if  she is getting closer to where I'll be.  It might work out. Fingers crossed!!   

At 11:27am on October 26, 2015, Diana D said…

Will do, Valerie. Our friend Nick Is running and we'll be at the marathon at Second avenue east 96th -97th  first , when they enter Manhattan and then later at 90 - 91street on Fifth where the runners enter the park to get to the finish line . I'll be there. on  the left side of the street .  

I will make a sign for Jennifer.

My friend's wife is French so we always support the Frenchies !!! Best of luck, Jennifer!!

At 1:18am on October 18, 2015, Gillian Will said…

Thank you for your email, Valerie.  I live near Bourgueil in Indre et Loire.  It is taking me a while to work out how to reply via email but details of your Facebook page in French will be very useful for my friends here.  Best wishes, Gillian.

At 1:58am on July 25, 2015, Linda Maltby said…
Thanks Valerie for translating the MMs achievement. If you look a bit further in the discussion, you will see that Bev has posted the next one.....Ronda's Birthday celebration.
This is very exciting and we hope we can surprise Ronda with a months rent as her gift. Linda xx
At 8:38am on July 20, 2015, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Valerie.

Happy Birthday.....I hope you have a WONDERFUL day. xo

At 3:42am on April 17, 2015, Louise Gervais said…

Bonjour Valérie,

Merci d'être mon amie.   Louise de Montréal, Québec,


At 7:48pm on October 13, 2014, Anneke said…

Goodmorning to you too Valerie, thank you so much :) Your suggestion about the cuddle bug square is great. I should not have thought of that! The bug consists of 5 circles only and an adapted circle for the head. Shall I try to write down the pattern? what do you think about that? (My idea was: Anneke when you can crochet a circle you can crochet a cuddle bug). xoxo

At 7:32am on May 16, 2014, Anneke said…

Imagine we all should sit together (I would love to) and sit at the table with lots of balls of wool, talk talk talk a lot but also do a lot of crochet or knitting, aren't we multitasking women???  :)))

At 3:47am on February 5, 2014, lina12345 said…

 Merci Valerie, it makes a great use of self patterning yarn so voilà!

At 5:07am on December 25, 2013, MILI K gave Valerie Zalewski a gift
I will have my own bouquet of paperwhites very shortly. Many, many thanks to you, Valerie!
At 10:31am on December 16, 2013, Gloria Grandy said…

And so you should be very proud of yourself, Valerie !  This close to Christmas and you're ahead of schedule.  You really deserve crown :)))) xo

At 5:20am on December 7, 2013, Ronda Helen Lowrie said…

Thank you, Valerie, for your kind message ... we are all privileged to have shared some small part of history with Nelson Mandela, I think ... he was an example of grace and forgiveness to everyone on the planet -  never to be forgotten !!

At 4:45am on November 14, 2013, Karen Bennett said…

Hi Valerie.... thanks for your comment :) My bear knits on 2 needles (I would struggle with 4!). If you'd like to try the pattern, I can send a copy over? x

At 8:07am on October 7, 2013, Laurie Fortier said…

Hi Valerie, no trouble at all. It's lovely to hear from you!  What a wonderful idea! I'll toss the names around here, but I love them both. Congratulations on the newspaper article! Every step we take really does bring us more squares for the children.

At 12:19am on September 24, 2013, Pam Antink said…

Hi Valerie, you certainly do not have to apologise to me for being absent!!  I've been bombarded with plums, raspberries, red currants and black currants from my neighbour who has an allotment!  Plus I'm trying to organise a tour of UK & Ireland to visit the Dolmen stones for a friend who is coming from Japan and taking me along for the ride!  I shall be quiet for the next couple of weeks too!

My neighbour turned up yesterday with another 4kg of plums which I've had to freeze like mad in order to stop myself from hitting the buffers!

Good news about the yarn, but sorry to hear you are alone on the o-gami front!

Maybe when you have a moment you could discuss with Isabelle about setting up a French Language Group?  Isabelle has managed to get a residential home involved!

Cheers Pam xx

At 10:10pm on September 23, 2013, Gitta Seyfert said…

Hello :) I will check again in the members section :) I can't tell you how happy we are about the warmer weather. We also had a couple of storms here. One was so bad, that it blew our internet router off the roof ;) Thanks for your response and have a great day.


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