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New Year Greetings and I am back (almost)

Posts: 251
on 01/10/2012

I just wanted to drop by to wish everyone a belated Happy New Year and say that I wish you all happiness, peace and good health for 2012.

As some of you know, life dealt me a huge blow with the loss sof my much loved Dad in November and completely turned my life upside down. As well as dealing with the loss, which hit my whole family very hard, we have had to deal with clearing the house as well as support my very frail Mum who is in a nursing home.

I would like to thank all my friend here and on Squidoo who sent me such thoughtful messages of support both publicly and privately. It is at times like this that you realise that making friends online leads to so many positive experiences that can help you through the negative ones.

I have only made two New Year's Resolutions - one of which I will share with you here, and that is to make Wizzley my prime publishing platform for the first part of 2012.

The reason being that I am just so impressed with the amount of time that is being put in by the Wizzley Team to keep the site clean and bug-free. I am convinced that this investment of time is going to benefit all of us through 2012, as Wizzley continues to establish itself as an ethical and "clean" site.

Although I do not have as many pages as some of the other members on here, I am already seeing sales and I am looking forward to publishing more pages.

This week I am in a show but once that is over (and I have recovered) I look froward to being more active her on Wizzley Kiss

Posts: 169
on 01/10/2012

Thinking of you throughout... 

Welcome back!

Posts: 3100
on 01/10/2012

We wish you a peaceful and prosperous New Year as well, AJ.

Wizzley is definitely a rising star and you should be a big beneficiary of our common success. Remember, back then, when you encouraged me to take the leap?   Smile

Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform, yeah -
Posts: 300
on 01/10/2012

It is so wonderful to see you back, AJ.  You have been greatly missed!  :)

Posts: 232
on 01/10/2012

Wishing you well for 2012 AJ and looking forward to seeing you being more active on Wizzley :)

Posts: 274
on 01/10/2012

I'm so sorry to hear about your father, AJ.

Welcome back. So good to see your smiling face.

Read one of my books Sheila's Books
Posts: 175
on 01/10/2012

Welcome back AJ. We've been keeping Wizzley warm for you. Smile

Posts: 769
on 01/10/2012

Break a leg, AJ.  That is what we say in the US to support actors, etc.  :)

Paula Atwell (aka lakeerieartists) is the owner of an online art gallery, Lake Erie Artists Gallery and a freelance writer
Posts: 447
on 01/10/2012

Good to see you my friend and when they shout "he's behind you!" in good old pantomine tradition - it's not us! Laughing

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on 01/10/2012

Good to see you strong despite the shock AJ, I wish you, and everyone else, a fantastic new year as well!

Posts: 338
on 01/10/2012

It's wonderful to get an update from you, AJ, although the news is very sad. I'm sorry about your loss. I know the transition is massive. 

Glad to see you back at Wizzley. I look forward to what you write. 

Posts: 251
on 01/11/2012

We say that here too Paula Laughing

Thank you everyone.

Posts: 37
on 01/11/2012

Hi there AJ-

I'm just newly back at Wizzley too. I'm with you on making it my number one platform in 2012. It looks great and is so easy to use, plus everyone is so helpful, plus people seem to be making money!

I also lost my dad in 2011, and am spending lots of hours with my 88 year old mum. She spent much of 2011 in hospital, and had a thyroid op 10 days ago. She's stayed with us for most of the last few weeks over Christmas and the op, but is now home. Yesterday she asked me to help relocate her laptop to a warmer spot so she can surf the web and send emails in the evening!

You're never too old to do new things!

Hoping 2012 goes well for you and all Wizzlers.Smile


Whitemoss (sue) on Wizzley and whitemoss on Squidoo
Posts: 1086
on 01/12/2012

It's very nice to see you again AJ and I look forward to reading pages written by one of my favorite online people.

I'm not much of a writer, but I think Wizzley is a great place - to write and hang out too!

Welcome back,


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on 01/14/2012

It's good to have you back, AJ. It sounds like you have been through a difficult time. My sympathy on the loss of your father. 

Here's hoping for sunny days ahead. I look forward to reading the Wizzley pages you create this year.

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