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02-02-2010 05:47 AM

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Since my Daddy died last May, I pretty much quit doing things that I truly enjoy doing, such as wood working and blogging. In this time I received DM’s from quite a few of you showing me your care and concern. I just wanted to say thanks to all those that wrote. It meant a great deal to me. I just recently bought myself a new laptop as my PC was on its last legs and with that I can now come back to LJ’s and start commenting on all the beautiful wood working projects this great bunch of people make. And now I can once again join in on the threads I so enjoy doing. A very dear friend of mine just gave me a whole bunch of hardwood ends from some beautiful wood that will be perfect for intarsia. I plan now on getting back in the shop and am looking forward to it. So my healing has begun and I am ready to move forward with my own life and I cannot find a better bunch of people to start that with, than all you great folks here at Lumberjock’s. I missed you all and the whole LJ experience. It feels GREAT to be back!
Sooo again I just want to say thanks!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#1 posted 02-02-2010 05:54 AM

Well sweetheart, it’s great to see and hear from you again, were always here for you.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 02-02-2010 05:57 AM

welcome back.. sometimes a break is a good thing. glad to see you’re back at it, with newly refreshed spirit (as much as possible under the circumstances).

looking forward to your new posts and projects Allison

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 02-02-2010 05:59 AM

It takes time to work these loses Allison and working on some projects just might help. You know the folks here really want to help and support each other and your part of the Ljs family. Welcome back.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 02-02-2010 06:03 AM

welcome back! Glad to see you are getting out and about.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 02-02-2010 06:34 AM

Good to see you back Allison!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 02-02-2010 06:40 AM

Glad you’re back Allison.
We missed you.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#7 posted 02-02-2010 07:28 AM

good to see you back as well..have missed your wonderful work, loosing your dad is a hard thing..we love our parents..but i can bet you your dad would be so happy to see you doing what he knew you were so good at and loved to do..let his memory inspire you to be your greatest….and i know we will see some wonderful work again from Allison…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 02-02-2010 07:53 AM

Glad to have you back. Waiting to see your newest creations.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#9 posted 02-02-2010 09:43 AM

Well, life gose on and you are doing the right thing. All the best.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#10 posted 02-02-2010 01:00 PM

Good to see your back with us, look forward to seeing your work. Wish you all the best.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#11 posted 02-02-2010 01:49 PM

one day at a time ..
welcome back (and Hi to “Dad”, who I’m sure is watching and smiling)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 02-02-2010 01:51 PM

So nice to have you back… and woodworking again!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#13 posted 02-02-2010 03:20 PM

Welcome back hope to see some of you work soon.

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#14 posted 02-02-2010 03:59 PM

We really have missed you, Allison. I’m looking forward to seeing some new projects, but even more than that, you are just fun to have around!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 02-02-2010 04:24 PM

Nice to have you back Allison! I didn’t foresee it, but my Dad’s passing indirectly made it possible for me to get started into wwing. The small insurance policy he left allowed me to get started buying some tools that I otherwise couldn’t have justified from the family budget. I think of him often while I’m in the shop.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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