Thank you for all the comments of Mom's Raynauds - There isn't really any specific treatment for it but there is medications that helps open up the blood vessels which can help ease to pain. Mom wanted to share this information as many people don't realize they have it and having a name for it lets people seek help for it. People can have very mild cases affecting just one or two fingers or severe cases like Mom which affects all her fingers and toes.
We were asked if the ducks and geese at MY lake fly south for the winter - for some reason ours don't. The vast majority of the ones we see a MY lake have been there for the last three years and they stay there all year long. There is one other elderly gentlemen that we see feeding the ducks everyday - he always give them corn but we thought we would look for proper feed pellets for them.
A few of you asked if the Cadbury chocolate you can find in the USA is the same as Cadbury from Australia or Europe - the answer a BIG NO! Cadbury here in the USA is made by Hersheys and tastes terrible (as does all Hersheys Chocolate in Mom's opinion). Mom says Hersheys chocolate tastes to her like Vegemite would taste to most of you. We guess it is what you grow up and what you are use too :)
Mom also wanted to share that she made her very first made from scratch pumpkin pie for thanksgiving. Now Mom tried some pumpkin pie many years ago when she first came to the USA and
We also wanted to thank Frankie and Ernie - we received your Christmas card on Friday - oh boy - how exciting is this months trips to the mail box going to be! And remember you can make some neat things with all the cards you get. Mom turns ours into a photo book every year. Here is a little video Mom made with the instructions on how to make the book.