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    Mar 2007
    Coastalish 'down easter'

    Guess who's back...

    Hi guys

    As some may know, I had to be absent from here for a couple of weeks (my mother broke her leg in 3 places and I went to help her when she got released from the hospital )

    Mom's doing as well as can be expected (she can't put any weight on her left leg for 4 months while the brittle old bones mend) and I left her to the care of home health aids, physical therapists and friends last Saturday as I went to pick up my 11 year old daughter for our annual "winter vacation" week together.

    Though I missed participating on TFP, I knew that 17 days would leave me with a backlog of posts to check and take a few hours to read/ answer, so I didn't log on til Wed. (having only a couple weeks/ year to be with my daughter makes every moment I get to spend with her all the more precious) Now I'm free of my duties as both a son and a father and can once again turn my ~full attention to pools :P

    I'd like to thank the folks who PMed me for their support and well wishes (mom appreciates them too) - some of my best friends are on this site and even though we may never meet face- to -face, I appreciate all of you who have become my friends via this site

    Now let's all have a BIG group hug and get back to helping folks with their pools

    Luv& Luk

    Having done construction and service for 4 pool companies in 4 states starting in 1988, what I know about pools could fill a couple of books - what I don't know could fill a couple of libraries :-D

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    frustratedpoolmom's Avatar
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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: Guess who's back...

    Wow Ted, I had no idea, but glad to hear your mom is on the mend! Welcome back!
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    Jan 2009
    Northern Middle Tn.

    Re: Guess who's back...

    You're a good son and father. Glad you're back. Hope your mom has a full recovery.

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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Guess who's back...

    Glad to have you back with us and hope your mom has a full recovery!
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    Aug 2007
    Covington, Georgia

    Re: Guess who's back...

    Dang Waste !!

    Sorry to hear about your mother and her leg. I hope she gets well soon. I broke my tibia and fibula bones in my lower leg in 1995 and was on crutches for 9 months before they put into a walking cast! It takes time for bad breaks to heal so she needs to be patient ... I know what she is going through !!

    On the other hand welcome back !!!
    Don't have a pool right now. Just sharing what I have learned over the years!
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    Mar 2008
    Evans, GA

    Re: Guess who's back...

    Hi Ted,

    Wow poor Mom! I hope she is on the mend and back up and around soon. Glad to have you back. I been MIA myself. Just so glad it's almost SPRING!!
    *~ Laura ~*
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