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#1 of 44 Old 04-29-2009, 09:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hoorah! Thanks so much Carolyn! I'll be in touch about coming over this evening. Have a great day, Carolyn
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Woohoo! So glad your drive here was well worth it!

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Just have to mapquest how close you are and then I am ALL OVER THIS.
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Thank you so much, Carolyn and family! It was such a nice time, and we really appreciate your hospitality and your dear son's happy willingness to share germs!

We hope he continues to feel as well as possible, and you do too!
Thanks again, Carolyn
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Sent you a pm mama!
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hi,

just wondering -- does anyone who visited Carolyn's home live farther up the river? We are still looking for a party or visit.

Thanks
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Anyone contagious? I'm near NYC. Hope all the little ones are recovering well
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Hello. I know the three mamas who were at Carolyn's when I was are all fairly local. But I imagine all of us will be willing to pass 'em on if we do get them, so hopefully there will be another pox on us in a fortnight or so. Stay tuned!

Carolyn, we hope your little one is feeling as well as he can, and you are too! Thanks again!
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Subbing to this thread. I'm in Corning, NY, but willing to travel to you!
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how old are everyone's dc's? dd just turned 1 and i am wondering at which age should we start looking for a pox party.
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Oh no! Saturday and I can't believe I missed this! My youngest son, age 4 needs to catch the pox!

otgirl, do you think you are still contagious? If so for how long? If anyone here catches the pox, will you PLEASE let us know?

I'll be checking this thread...
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hi,

just wondering -- does anyone who visited Carolyn's home live farther up the river? We are still looking for a party or visit.

Thanks
I'm up in Berkshire County, maybe that's closer to you? We drove down to Carolyn. I'll let you know in a couple weeks if we were successful.
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Subbing too...we weren't able to get down there (we're up in Otsego Co.) but definitely want to meet up with anyone who comes down with pox soon!! Berkshire Co. we can do!!!
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Looking for it to travel south into NJ. Or Philly area... and soon

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Well, crap I'd have been all over this, but I was subbed to the other thread, and didn't know you'd posted a new one. I just figured it didn't take when you went to visit veganf.

Oh well. Maybe next year.

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Don't despair, NY mommas! (And NJ farmland). Several of us brought our tots to OTgirls' house. So hopefully there will be another round in a fortnight or so.
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thanks for being willing to keep things going if you get lucky
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I can't believe I missed this... I live about 5 minutes from you!!!
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Im right over the border in PA and I am keeping an eye on this thread!

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It's day 9 of exposure here in Cold Spring, NY, and we have a runny nose. Stay tuned.

Alas, we may not be able to host folks until Monday even if she has pox tomorrow. Still, I thought some warning might be appreciated.

If there's anything to report I'll post it here. Have a great weekend everyone, and Happy Mamas Day!!!
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Thanks for keeping us updated!

I know what thread I'll be checking obsessively this weekend, lol.
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Exactly 2 weeks to the day after sharing lollipops with Tyler and Charlie has the pox! He's feeling ok, too - same thing, slight fever and now over 10 itsy bitsy pox. Just started this morning, so I'm sure he's contagious for several days. We're in Beacon, NY - email me or call if you want to join the fun!

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oh so tempted but thinking i should wait till wren's a little older...(she's 18 mos)

ETA that i emailed you mama! after some talk with DH we have decided we'd like to try to expose wren.

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Subbing... we're in broome county...

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I'd love for my son to get the chicken pox - he begins kindergarten in the fall. If anyone knows of anyone who's having a gathering..... Thank you in advance.

-Susan:
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yes, let's please keep this thread going particularly if anyone makes it to play with beth & charlie...looks like me and beth's (well really wren and charlie's, lol) schedules too hard to coordinate with the commute up there.

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sounds good.

Jenna ~ mommy to Sophia Elise idea.gif  (1/06), Oliver Matthew  blahblah.gif (7/07) and Avery Michael fly-by-nursing1.gif(3/10)

 

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how far is broome county from manhattan?? easy to get to?
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Ugh, the girls and I have some sort of awful flu right now so I don't want to expose them to anything else (or bring their germs around anyone else either!!)...the next batch of kids to come down the pox, please post here! Hopefully we can catch it on the next round.
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