Oct. 16, 2018

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by Eric Wilkes (author's profile)
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Comment response
(Sept. 12, 2018)
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DeeVoted Posted 2 months ago. ✓ Mailed 1 month, 2 weeks ago   Favorite
Dear Eric :)

I received this post on October 16th/18 ... pretty much as expected. And I see that you wrote 4 pages, however page 2 is missing! Gasps! And it was right after you said "Believe it or not, I was very disappointed in your answer regarding" ... then no page 2!!

Page 3 and 4 were there and lovingly written with your good humour as always. Thank you. I want you to know that I'm not blog cheating on you (haha) You are the only one! I swear it!! As well, no menu's attached but it's okay.

You did have a very busy September and Happy Birthday Wishes to you! And thank you for mine. I'm a bit older than you are , but closer to 50 than 60 if that suffices (haha)

Again congratulations on your graduation and I hope the move to the new dorm has been a good move for you. I hope the guys are good to you.

So I didn't really get a good picture on the food, so forget about getting meal plans etc ... Just focus on what YOU get perhaps, any trading that goes on, what kinds of things are most liked/disliked. Is it a lot of processed things, or do they supply you with fresh things as well (I hope they do) -- I'm fascinated with the fact (in a previous post) about your arm crossing over the corner of a tray. You get what I mean? Pretty interested in what can be made from the canteen food too!!

As for myself, being Canadian ... the leaves are falling , almost all fallen now, the trees bare. It's snowed once then melted but cold enough to pull out winter outerwear. September and this first half of October has been 10/10 stress but a good talk with those close to me has cleared up that mess so I'm down to a doable 1/10 for now. Work goes on. Same ole same ole. Babies babies and more babies. I'd officially like to say to all "Stop what your doing for a few months PLEASE" (we know that won't happen but at least I might have a few easy months at work!)

I continue to choose a new recipe and tried a delicious crock pot jambalaya the other day. It was delicious and while eating, I savoured a few spices on my tongue for you and blew you a kiss. (the best way to send flavour though the air!!) Not sure if you tasted it, but you were in my thoughts.

I have restarted the maze! (haha) My highlighter dried out - was old to begin with, so when my tension headache is gone I'll start again and try not to make it so complicated! Is it cheating if I start at the end of it? Would the results be the same?

I'd LOVE a copy of the maze your working on for that study! (if you're allowed to share that - and if not that's okay too)

I'm coming down from horrendous stress so will close this letter today as page 1. But I'm sure more will be sent your way prior to the October 22nd deadline for this week.

Your writing is NEVER sloppy, trust me! I understand each and every innuendo as if you're speaking it to me in person. Writing sometimes a person can lose the intonation of the voice etc etc and it can get misunderstood , but I understand you! DEE

DeeVoted Posted 2 months ago. ✓ Mailed 1 month, 2 weeks ago   Favorite
Page 2 from Dee cont'd ....

Same day, different hour, better mood. You got a tablet!!!! YAY! You can send and receive emails too? That would be amazing! (if that would be something you're interested in doing with yours truly)

I have an old tablet which is outdated now, so my trusty laptop or my phone does the trick.

I've been through several blog posts again. See? No blog cheating! All I read was yours! And I did come upon your crime. I knew it had to be serious for you to be there for life. I wasn't looking for it and never intended to want to know what you did, but I found it and read it. You made a mistake. You're paying the price for that mistake and I'm sure you live with it daily. Enough said about that. I don't think any less of you Eric. Onto better things I say ....

I love the fact that you keep funny things you find laying about. If we emailed I could certainly send you some funny things! (I think ? I suppose it depends on what you can receive on your email account)

So besides the food/diets, the other thing I have an interest in (being in the medical field) is your health care. Is it good? Is it timely?

I don't really care to keep reminding you that you're in prison so these first few months are a "getting it out of the way" period of curiosity on my part. After that, it's all about you. Or me. Or you :)

Until I write a page 3,

Dee

DeeVoted Posted 2 months ago. ✓ Mailed 1 month, 2 weeks ago   Favorite
Page 3 from Yours Truly Dee,

It's October 19th now, and honest to God it's 16 C outside today! Unheard of for this time of year. It truly is beautiful with all of the fall colours. I suppose that is one benefit to living where the seasons change.

I do plan on a trip to Mexico this winter for a week. So that is something to look forward to. Is there anything you are looking forward to? I think even though however small or large it may be, a person should always have something to look forward to.

I hope you're enjoying your tablet! How is that going? Can you play games on it? Can you see your blog posts? I suppose not if you don't have internet. I'm just wondering if you don't have internet, how you would send/receive emails.

I'll close today with a simple joke -- 3 pieces of string walk into a bar. The first walks up to the bartender and orders an ice cold beer but is denied. The bartender says "Sorry we don't serve string". The 2nd does the same and of course is denied. While the 2nd is in the process of being told "We don't serve string" the third is dancing wildly, swinging his head around madly, totally acting like a goofball. Contorting his body this way and that. He is frazzled, but takes a deep breath and walks up to the bar and asks for a beer. The bartender starts to speak "We don't serve ...." and this piece of string guy simply cuts in and says "I'm a frayed knot"

Hugs & My thoughts are with you, Dee

(there may or may not be a page 4 - I have to work all weekend) So I do hope to hear from you soon. And perhaps you can find out where page 2 went from your last post. It's bothering me that you're disappointed about something I said or answered.

DeeVoted Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago. ✓ Mailed 1 month, 2 weeks ago   Favorite
Page 4- from Dee (October 20th, 2018)

They posted the 2 week menu!! Wow, the writing is so small, so I had a quick gander but will print it off and dig out some reading glasses I have laying around somewhere. It seems you get a LOT of bread!! It does seem pretty varied, but the portions ... I can't make out if it's 1/2 or 1/4 cup rice. One chicken leg? That hardly seems adequate to fill a man but I suppose adding the 2 pieces of bread would be a filler. I can certainly see not much flavour there. But , all things considered, it still seems better than the hospital food that gets served up here!

Still no page 2 from your own writing so I'm missing an entire page of important things I think.

I do hope your weekend is eventful .. or uneventful ... whichever is best for you! I'm on my way to work shortly so I don't have a lot of time to write at the moment. It's cold out today and there is snow on the ground. (curses under my breath)

I'll close with this.... "Remember me for who I am, Not what I've done"

Yours, Dee

DeeVoted Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago. ✓ Mailed 1 week, 6 days ago   Favorite
Hi Eric!

It's the USA Black Friday as I write this and I wanted to wish/hope your Thanksgiving weekend is good for you! I hope they feed you something special!!

I still await a response from my last letters/responses, so will wait until I've heard from you before I write a lengthy letter again. Thinking of you.

Hugs from Dee

DeeVoted Posted 1 week, 6 days ago.   Favorite
Dear Eric,

It's Tuesday December 4th and I'm starting to be a little bit worried about you! I was sort of expecting a response on Nov. 20th or thereabouts.
I do hope all is well. Know that I'm thinking of you and look forward to hearing any news you have to share.

If I've not heard from you by next Monday, which is when your posts get posted ... I'll write all mine and send some Holiday cheer your way.

Dee

Eric Wilkes Posted 1 week, 4 days ago.   Favorite
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