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I was the son of a drover and went to work as a man
from the age of 10. So if I seem a bit coarse and uneducated, perhaps its because  i lack schooling.
The only learning I got was from life and the hard knocks. Then at 15 I was thrown from a race horse and kicked in the head. So for 15 years I was in a fog of stupidity. Which didn't help my cause but maybe did help my karmic debts?
Then i married a bad shiela another stupid move:)
and nothing worked for me those 15 years!
Bad car accident in 1975, head on, naked girl crushed to death in other car the guy had 2 broken arms 2 broken legs. Wife stealing cousin Wayne my nemesis:)
was driving my car? and stepped out and caused the accident. Wayne and I knocked out the windscreen of my car on impact. I had arm full of glass from protecting my eyes with elbow over my nose, broke my collarbone holding the front seat and put a u turn bend in the seat. Broke leg bone broke 3 toes too.
Cuz kidnapped me semiconcious from Nambour hospital, the Cast on my leg  annoyed me so I cut it off with a tin opener. Brother Mark took me to Kullinjah Station my dads property, so 4 days after the accident I tried some hard work fencing.
Pick up the right hand with the left put it on the hand drill, uses left hand to drill holes in the post.
(break)  FRIED SCONES............quick bread replacement in the 1930s
Dissolved fat (or cooking oil) ¼ inch deep in frying pan fairly hot... not burning...
Flour baking soda cream of tartar... OR cup selfraising flour drop of milk or water ...
mix fairly firm cook in the fat and turn often till cooked ....
Fried scones were eaten with an application of fat and syrup mixed together on them .....nice...
Banana fritters
Soft nanas ok too....
For one .... 1 cup s/r flour 1 small banana 1 egg one tablespoon sugar mix till firm and add banana
chunks. Cook in fat till cooked well turning often ...burnt is nice...(.these are usually soft)
Same for corn meat fritters.... 1 cup s/r flour 1 egg add onion & tomato as well for taste.......great

Jonny cakes were a drier mix... dip each one in flour and drop on the wood stove or hot shovel
turn often till cooked
Damper used sr flour milk salt .mixed till semi firm ..Scones too
Brownie was a Damper which had raisins or sultanas plus tablespoon of sugar to make it sweet.


wellness 4 Carolyn


Blog Posted:2/17/2012 8:09:00 PM

we all seem to suffer yet again, again,

but worst of all is the lonesome plane,

we want you well and free of pain,

sweet Carolyn arising,

well again...

our wanted horizon,

bring courage within the flame...

by illness cauterising...


Don (quixote)


What i would like to see is soupers thoughts on Carolyn 

getting well and turning this blockage of spirit away from her.

We should ask for her perfect health as one united group.!

thank you loving soup family.

Don  

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  1. Date: 2/21/2012 11:44:00 PM
    Hi, Carolyn.I hope you are getting better.I have missed you and your lovely poetry. It's not easy to live alone, but please be careful when lifting something heavy. My prayers are with you. Don is a caring guy and his support for you is awesome. I hope you will return to the Soup family soon. Hugs, Andrew.

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  1. Date: 2/20/2012 2:27:00 PM
    I hope that you feel better, Carolyn! I know, I know, sometimes it sure seems rough, but one never knows if something is beatable or not in the end.

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  1. Date: 2/20/2012 1:29:00 PM
    Please get better Carolyn! We all love you!

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  1. Date: 2/20/2012 5:06:00 AM
    We love you sweet Carolyn and support Don's words...

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  1. Date: 2/20/2012 4:55:00 AM
    being very verbose myself p.d., guess you could produce an imaginary actor to write your blockages away... not sure who i am just now:) Here is our sweet Carolyn who is much loved by all right here! would acupunctre help? we as a group could google neoropathys possible fixes? Thank you for the great support for our Carolyn....love you guys/gals Don

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  1. Date: 2/19/2012 11:50:00 AM
    Don, sad to know Carolyn, is going through this...i my self...am still blocked..i can't seem to poetry poop anything out..hope she comes back with excellent ideas... oh yes and contest...don't know if she has one up...but.. i miss seeing her here on the soup..always...pd..

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  1. Date: 2/19/2012 11:47:00 AM
    Thank you for your encouragement and support, Don. I appreciate all your prayers. I don't expect my neuropathy to heal, but I recently injured my back lifting a heavy new computer. My doc wants me to spend my time in bed, but people who live alone can't do that. Thanks to all the Soupers for their prayers and a special thanks to you, Don. Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 2/19/2012 10:41:00 AM
    My deepest prayers and positive thoughts go out to Carolyn for her healing and well-being..she is very special and thank you Don for putting up this blog for her...

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 9:19:00 PM
    my prayers join all of you in this united prayer of blessings for our friend....jimbo

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:38:00 PM
    carolyn has been and will stay in my prayers.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:19:00 PM
    GET WELL SOON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We love you, dear friend! A big hug! Ruben.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 6:22:00 PM
    Don, I will send as much healing energy your way, as I can. All the best to you and Carolyn........S.Ronthorpe

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 4:00:00 PM
    We have been missing you, Carolyn, and it has not been the same without your presense. Get well, and know we will be here waiting with open arms!

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 3:22:00 PM
    I have her in my prayers and am delighted to join in a group of well wishes for our beloved Carolyn. Joyce

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Yes, Don I am in a agreement, for health's speedy return to Carolyn. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 10:19:00 AM
    Thank you Don...She is in my thoughts every day. I hope she gets better soon.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:49:00 AM
    i'm in there with you Don, Carolyn is so special, love her to bits. harry

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:09:00 AM
    Carolyn, praying daily for you, get better soon...love David

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 6:31:00 AM
    Carolyn, I hope you feel better real soon. I will keep you in my prayers as with all of us here on the soup. God bless hugs with love, Gail

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 3:13:00 AM
    Will be praying for her well being !! Love that the soup members show support for one another.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2012 1:21:00 AM
    Yes it is a great caring group, the multi-talented of soup, with thoughts a multiplying, the focus is the trying, uplift the flower's droop... the why.

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  1. Date: 2/17/2012 9:31:00 PM
    I need to remember to keep her in my prayers every single day. Thanks for reminding me, Don.

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