About Manatee13
Joined November 2013
My name is Norma (Hermes) Buchanan, I am a WW2 survivor and refugee from the old country of E Germany. My birth place is Wittenberg/ Elbe , Martin Luther Town. Was christened in the Church that Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door. By birth I am Lutheran , as a Christian I am of 'Non Denominational' belief.
After our flight to the West escaping the Russians, my Mother and Step father lived in Marburg/Lahn, which is a beautiful city and is now a University Town. You may have heard of the Marburg Virus/the Ebola Virus. Testing for vaccine was done in the Marburg University. Many of the Scientists have lost their life and the Monkeys used were returned to their old habitat in Africa.
As a teenager I lived and worked in Frankfurt/Main, spent two years in Apprenticeship with a lady Dentist, and worked in her practice as a Dental Nurse.
At age 16 I took employment as a Live/in Nanny in Sheffield England, returned to Frankfurt and accepted work with the US Dental Clinic there before I emigrated to America, the Land of Opportunity.
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tmamarketing Premium
thanks for the holiday greetings!
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superkik Premium
Thanks for the follow.
You seem a very interesting person, and I would certainly love to know more about you and your interesting life.
Keep in touch and let us (together) make this the platform for earning a reasonable income online the first year. The let us make a lot of money so we can travel the world. At our age and with our experience, we deserve it.
Talk to you soon.
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Shawn Martin Premium
One of my best friends is a 74 year old WW2 survivor from germany also. We have a very successful relationship running a German restaurant here in our town of 1000. Glad you are here!

Thanks for the follow and best of wishes to you!
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manatee13 Premium
awesome Shawn, the world is very small. where is your restaurant? I had an opportunity to start one but I refrained, knowing the people and how laxed they are in that town, I would have ended up working myself to death. Unless it's a family affair, it is hard to start a successful restaurant. Then I had my own cleaning of homes business and it was also overwhelming, mainly german standard is hard to transfer to locals.
Tell me and show me some pics of your establishment please. I have served in the hospitality industry for many years.
Pleased to meet you here, Shawn, this WA is special when it comes to making connections with like minded people. I love this site and wish you all the best also and Happy Holidays
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Shawn Martin Premium
Here is a link to her sauces we have created, the menu and and a pic of Rosie and her restaurant.
http://www.germansauces.com/

My profile picture here was taken inside the restaurant.
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manatee13 Premium
Thank you for your link to the German Restaurant of your friend. I love the site and will refer to it once in a while. Very nicely done and the menu is plentyful to satisfy a longing appetite.
Take care and keep in touch.
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happypursuit Premium
Wow, you are an amazing person. I wish you the best for now and always. :)
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manatee13 Premium
Thank you , Happypursuit, I love animals. This was on a dairy farm where different baby farm animals are roaming free for children to enjoy. My grand sons had a fun time and so did I, ha
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happypursuit Premium
Love the kid in one of your photos. It would be nice to have a lifestyle farm. :)
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Jackiex4 Premium
Hello Norma, thank you for the follow. What an interesting life you have had. Good luck in your ventures at WA. Jackie x
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Animate Premium
Hi Norma, thanks for following me, and I'll now follow you in return. You've certainly been around. I hope you find what you are looking for here on WA - here's wishing you success!
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kendamon Premium
Hi Norma, Thanks for following me and leaving such a nice comment. You have a very impressive history. I was adopted but Damon is a German name I believe.
I am following you now :)
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IslandMike Premium
Followed you over to your space from reading a considerate response on someone's post -- you certainly have an interesting profile -- the last picture is that a baby sheep you are holding? Seems you are already integrated well here and enjoying the freedom to expand out in what is practically an "infinite internet"! Hope to read more about you and how things develop in the future!
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manatee13 Premium
it's a little goat, Mike, so adorable
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IslandMike Premium
I had a goat sorta when I was a child -- an aunt lived on a pretty rustic piece of land a mile or so off the highway and some 20 miles out of the main time (back then it was way way out).. I liked the goat but he tended to be a bit rough with me -- never was around them (that I remember) when they were really new born, this one was young but pretty big as I recall. I do remember they used to have goat milk. I think they had the goats for the milk and for the meat and perhaps they sold them?
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rebeccas Premium
Hello Norma!Thanks for the follow. I am so happy to connect with you.

Keep learning and immediately apply what you learn here at WA. Combined with your personal experience, the best is yet to come!

Count on me for support when you need it.
~Rebecca
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Free2BMe Premium
Wow, what an interesting life story; so pleased to meet you. Martin Luther is such an icon in the Christian community; you're a breath of fresh air. Best wishes for you here at WA and thanks for the follow back.
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Damien Lane Premium
Hi Norma,

Fantastic story! My, you would have some tales. It's great that you're still taking on new challenges even with such an interesting past. Some would just sit back & take it easy, glad you chose WA as a new challenge.

Thanks for the follow.

Regards,
Damien.
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tomwillhelpy Premium
Hi Norma, my name is Tom, and thanks for the "FOLLOW me", .... you and I have come to the right place, and like you wish to learn more and become that person who can help and share valuable knowledge. Everyone of us have a unique talent and want to help as many others enjoy working from home in a profitable "Home Based" business. I see that opportunity is in the air.!! Just saying, and to all that you do here.
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DoubleTap Premium
Hi Norma, I appreciate the follow. Sure did enjoy reading about your life... really impressive! Absolutely love that Martin Luther!
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christine2 Premium
Hallo, wir spechen beide Deutsch, ich lebe in Kapstadt,bin in Hamburg geboren und in Suedafrika augewachsen,
Schoen, hier Deine Bekanntschaft zu machen, viel Erfolg!
Beate
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khoom Premium
Hi Norma, welcome to WA. Thanks for following back and joining my FB group. Hope to connect with you more often and learn from each other here and my FB group. Wish you success in your online journey.
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sidekick Premium
Thank you for following us. We wish you success in WA! Let us know if you have any questions.
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Leo45 Premium
Thanks for following me and I can relate to your story as I come from Holland originally and am now in Australia. I hope you achieve your goals here.
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JRCM Premium
Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. I am following you back. Best wishes.
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gmboy25 Premium
you have such a captivating story, best of luck to you and everyone is rooting for you. Amazing story and god bless
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judebanks Premium
Hello Norma, what an interesting life you have had so far, and now you are on a new adventure with us at WA. I look forward to connecting with you and following your progress. If you need anything, holler. ~ Jude
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manatee13 Premium
thank you Jude, for the welcome and as you see, my message to all did appear.
I wish you a beautiful weekend
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judebanks Premium
Glad it worked out, Norma. Enjoy Proctor. ~Jude
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thank you Jude, have a Happy Thanksgiving
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Hi Norma, nice to meet you. A great profile you have there, if you move Countries again at least WA will always be here. Welcome to the community and thanks for the follow.
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Danke Norma - for the follow ;-)
Being from Norway and worked for Lufthansa many moons ago, I visited Germany quite often, although not Marburg. You seem to have had your fair share of travelling too and I am sure you had an eventful life. I have a good friend here in PH who is also from E Germany (Leipzig) and he helps me to keep up with my German. I wish you good luck with your goals here at WA, the best place to be for support and help when you want to succeed online.
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manatee13 Premium
need a little tutoring, let me know. my Skype: colibri
I visited Leipzig on my way to revisit my old home in E Germany, as overnight guest my daughter and I stayed with some very nice people who spoiled us . Wish I could do this again, but may have to wait a while.
My stay in Philippines was also very exciting. One month of hiking mountain trails and meeting natives was such a rewarding experience, I will never forget.
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MikeyB Premium
Hello there Norma and thank you for the follow. I wish you the best of luck here at WA and I am always just a click away if you need help ok
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you need any help, don't hesitate to ask.
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acoolmil Premium
Hi Norma, you have such an interesting profile, wishing you all the best here at WA.
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acoolmil Premium
And thank you for the follow back Norma.
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Lee Gamelin Premium
Hi Norma. I'm honored you have chosen to follow me here at WA. Have great success! Best regards, Lee
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Visions Premium
Norma, My day job is working at the Housing Authority for the County of San Mateo. I have been here over 25 years. We subsidize rent. I do eligibility work, inspections, you name it. We deal with tenants and owners every day.
~Diane
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manatee13 Premium
Hello Diane, sorry if I am late responding. Your day job sounds like something I did for a while. I was assistant manager to a large Apartment Complex, I can relate. :-)
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Visions Premium
Hi Norma. You have a very interesting life. This is all quite new to me still. So much to learn. I try to find some time each day to learn something. Still going to the day JOB. Great to connect with you!
~Diane
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manatee13 Premium
nice to connect with you, Diane, What is your day JOB? My last job for 9 + years was as CNA at a private setting, very confining and am glad to be free now to do whatever I feel that makes me content and happy. Internet Marketing is the JOB of today .
WA offers us the tools we need and move us forward.
Have a great week
manatee13
Norma
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Internetgranny Premium
Hi Norma. Thank you for following me back. With best wishes,
Isabella
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manatee13 Premium
Isabella, have a wonderful week and let's find more 'grannies' to follow
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back.
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Carson Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Norma!

I wanted to stop by and officially welcome you to WA and ask you if you have any questions about getting started?

We have every tool, training resource, and support channel to help you build a thriving online business and I am personally here to help you succeed.

The "Online Entrepreneur Certification - Getting Started (Level 1)" course is my suggestion on where to get started and you will find this on your dashboard or within the main menu:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1

I hope to get a chance to work with you soon :)

Carson
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manatee13 Premium
Thank you for your warm welcome Carson, I will start with the training level 1. I am what you call a Late Bloomer and always ready to learn. The good Lord has blessed me and looked after me up to now and I am confident he will continue to do so. There is not much time left for me but I enjoy life day by day and look forward to working with you and my new family to reach my goal to Wealth, Health and Prosperity.
Make it a fabulous day.
Coming from the North Georgia Mountains on a rainy day.
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Carson Premium
You are welcome Norma! We're happy to have you here at WA and there is no such thing as a "Late bloomer" in the Internet marketing world. You are already well on your way to building the foundation of your online business by setting up your website. Keep on following the Getting Started training as it will walk you through each step!

I look forward to working with you and following your progress closely. When you have questions or need some help please don't hesitate to send me a message!

Cheers,

Carso
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