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Re: Soda Shoppe for January 1,2018
« Reply #60 on: January 03, 2018, 09:17:39 AM »
Phyllis, it's good to see a post from you - finally!  I'm sorry to hear you and David have not been well and I hope you continue to stay better.  I know how the weather can change from place to place; I have relatives in Indianapolis and they have much more ice there than we do 250 miles north.  I'd take the bus down there and it seemed the weather changed at the state line - sometimes for the better, other times not.  And I was able to handle the cold much better than they were because I was used to it.  So stay in when you have ice and snow - if you can - it will go away.  You'll be warmer before we are.

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« Reply #61 on: January 03, 2018, 09:25:23 AM »
We're all the way up to 4º from -2 overnight!  I'm off to check out the smiles at Wally World.  Maybe the cold will keep people home!

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« Reply #62 on: January 03, 2018, 09:28:23 AM »
Hi Everyone. Not quite as cold her this morning as it is around 28 degrees and will only get into the mid-30's this afternoon.  They are having icy conditions in Florida and winter type weather is going up the East Coast but will not be getting to us.  I plan on staying in again today until late this afternoon when we are meeting Scott and Jennifer at the BBQ Barn for our dinner meal today.  They will then come on out to the house. 

Jeanne Lee called Janet Damon yesterday and Janet shared the following per Jeanne's request:

Now I have news about our dear Jeanne.  She called me this morning to say she's still praying for me, and when she can get CP (Wi-fi is sketchy in the hospital) she also prays for the needs here.  Yes, she is still in hospital, and doesn't expect to get to go back to her trailer, but will be going to rehab, assisted living or a care home, she doesn't know which or where yet.  Larry, she asked me to ask you to share this on Seniors and Friends as well.  And she said to tell you all that she needs all the prayers she can get!


When I was growing up we often had creamed dried beef on toast or biscuits.  I also remember it always came in those little jars and must have been relatively inexpensive.  My dad always liked his bisquits mainly two crusts with little between the crusts. 

Jane, It sounds like you were wise to take a day off from work.  I was glad to read you are feeling better today so the rest must have helped.  Cars don't like that severe cold weather either.  Do you keep yours in a garage when the weather is bad? 

Mary Ann, what a joy to get to see the twins periodically.  Nice of James and Alicia to stop by and let Dot see them as well. 

Shirley, you are right about being better prepared in the Midwest and NE than we are down here for the really cold weather.  They had stories on the local news last evening about people having frozen pipes.  I can't imagine going camping with it being so cold but hope you have a most enjoyable time and experience no problems.  I know you are exactly "roughing it" in that nice motor home but still sure doesn't appeal to me.  :) I do remember the pimento cheese in those little jars.  I never cared for it when I was young but really like it now.  We buy it all the time at Aldi's.  They have a brand called Happy Farms and it is the best we have ever found.

Lloyd, I remember my mother canning beef and it was handy when she was rushed at mealtime as was easy to fix.  It sure was good with noodles as a main dish. 

Jenny, I am glad to see that you found your dad feeling better yesterday. 

June, so sorry that you are still under the weather.  Glad the medical staff there is keeping a close eye on you.  Having the medicine delivered 6 times a day provides many opportunities for you to be checked on.  Apparently a lot of people are suffering from bad colds and many with the flu.

Hal, you were suppose to be getting over the cold.  Sure hope today finds you feeling better. 

Amy, as hard as you work I bet that hot tub does feel good and relaxing.  We also had to eat what was put on the table or go hungry as I was growing up. Hope your new snow blower makes quick work of a hard job. 

Phyllis, so good to see your posting and to learn that you and David are feeling much better.  Sure hope you don't get power outages from the bad winter storm headed up the Coast.  It sounds like those gas logs could come in handy.  We have an electric fire place that is just for show and puts out no warmth at all.  It looks pretty realistic but no actual flame at all.  I think a lot of us are hopeful for a better 2018 than 2017 was.

Lloyd, glad to read you are going to be a little warmer today but still sounds like a day to stay inside where it is warm. 

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Re: Soda Shoppe for January 1,2018
« Reply #63 on: January 03, 2018, 09:59:14 AM »
Good morning from my freezing cold  area.  They are calling for snow starting later this evening, but hopefully, it is going to go more towards the east coast and we are not supposed to get that much.  Hopefully, they are right about that. Feel so bad for the people in Florida who are not used to all this cold.

I had a friend who spent the week between Christmas and New Years in Nags Head, on the outer banks, and she said it only got above 20º one day.  Saw a couple pictures and they were bundled up like eskimos.  They knew it would be a little chilly, but not that bad.  There were snow flurries yesterday  morning when they were leaving.  Her family and ours used to go to the Outer Banks every summer when the kids were little.   I reminded her that  maybe the terrible mosquitoes that we had on these vacations were better than the freezing cold temperatures.  Not sure which would have been worse.

Amy, have fun with your "boyfriend" this afternoon.

Jane, glad you are feeling better.   

Larry,  enjoy your evening with your son  and grand daughter.  Your BBQ dinner tonight.   Thank you for  letting us know about  Jeanne Lee.  She sure has had a rough time and hope that she will be feeling better soon.  She is missed here, along with our  Joan.   Sure wish we would hear something about how she is doing.

Phyllis, so good to hear from you. It has been a long time.   Do you have any special crocheting project m that you are working on ?  Glad that you and your son are doing better.

I  was up early and put my trash out and went back to bed.  I have been coughing a lot, but don't seem to have a cold.  I didn't sleep too well last night. But, I feel better since I have been up a while now.

Enjoy your day today, and for those of you who are having all the cold weather, please try keep warm and safe.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for January 1,2018
« Reply #64 on: January 03, 2018, 10:17:35 AM »
Oh wow I am in  :smitten: with the new "boyfriend" Joy!! We walked through all the snow as if it was butter!! His motor purrs in comparison to the "other". Just out of curiosity I didn't use the electric start but pulled it and one pull and off it went!! This one is a keeper!!!

Prayers for Jeanne Lee and those in need.

Joy, maybe get that cough checked out if you have no signs of a cold.

Phyliss, enjoy reading your posts and so happy you are back.

Better go see what mischief I can get into now that the VON has gone.

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« Reply #65 on: January 03, 2018, 10:22:08 AM »
Amy,  I  have a lot of trouble with sinus problems.  Seems I get this every winter about this time.  I  don't feel like it is cold, as I don't have any congestion.  Lots  of  sinus  drainage.  I am fine, but thanks for the concern.

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« Reply #66 on: January 03, 2018, 12:35:49 PM »
Joy, I feel for those people who are getting unexpected cold.  Our weather is colder than usual, but we are used to cold weather.  I see where we will have a high of 19 degrees today (heat wave) but we will be below 15 degrees the rest of the week -that is daytime, night time will be nearer zero or at least in the single digits.  Tom will go to the store this morning, but he has warm clothing.

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« Reply #67 on: January 03, 2018, 12:53:58 PM »
Good morning everyone, late getting here, really cought up on sleep and I feel awake now. Sun is shining and the emp is 25° according to TV.

LLOYD  I turned the thermostat up to 90 and let it get hot in here before I got into the shower . No shivering when I got out of it.

MARY ANN  I like most vegetable. My Mom made some creamed ones once in awhile and I always liked that.

LARRY  no sympathy from those of us in the deep freeze. Envy you will get when it feels warm in the 20's now.

JANE  sorry the new year is not starting off good for you. Means it can only improve. I remember buying small jars of that dried beef, my ex liked it. Only creamed veggie I will eat is cream corn when I hake shepherd's pie.

AMY  tomorrow we a e in for a nor'easter. Weather  guessers all say chance of power outages. Ler it snow and be windy but please do no let us lose power.I think our generation all ate what was put before us. Not like some of today's kids.

SHIRLEY  I know I want to email Doris but seems like I have spent all my computer time since I got this PC back tring to get ever y thing installed again. Of course the first thing I did was get S&F up and running.

JUNE  rest/sleep is the best when one has a cold. Take care of yourself.

HAL  I used to buy the small jars of the dried beef but have no seen it in years, mainly because I never liked it.

JANE  resting and taking care of yourself is more important than going to work when you are ill.

SHIRLEY  I had a lot of those small Kraft cheese glasses. Just right for kids to handle. Used the different cheeses for stuffed celery.

HAL  yesterday the weather forecasters said 30° here today, big storm tomorrow with a possible foot of snow in places then back into the deep freeze on Friday. Been many years since we had an extended cold spell like this. Must be global warming making it this cold. yeah right.

JENNY  good thoughts and prayers for your Dad. You are so lucky to still have him.

PHYLLIS  great seeing you this morning. Hope this year brings better health for you and your son. I do not look forward to no power, this building would get pretty cold. Only one generator to keep the bottom floor warm. With the elevator not running I would be unable to get down the 2 flights of stairs.

LARRY  thanks for letting us know about Jeanne Lee. Prayers for her.

Amy   glad your new boyfriend is easy for you.

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« Reply #68 on: January 03, 2018, 01:32:54 PM »
 Gloria and we were lucky to have it. we raised a big garden also and canned.
we no longer do the big garden, we buy lots of produce from the Amish at auction. only thing there is you have to pay close attention you may be biding on a grope of 5 or 6 boxes instead of one @ x # of boxes. but makes cheep good produce to can. we canned a lot of tomotes. I take a quart of them and use a puree tool and make juice out of them (good stuff ). you know Me on a see food diet. see food and eat it, that is why I can't get rid of my fat tummy.
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« Reply #69 on: January 03, 2018, 03:13:29 PM »
G'day, mates. I am still down and out. Mine is definitely a chest thingy. Lots of coughing up that stuff. I told the Nurse this morning that the cough syrup does nothing to help..it is my lungs.  She gave me a good tip. Take at least five deep inhalations as often as needed. It does help. I haven't told the Clinic about my problem as they would right away notify Gary, and they just arrived for a less that two week vacation in McCall Idaho. No way will I spoil that. They can't heal me anyway.....I have all I need right here where I live, thanks be to God. And the deep breathing is great !! I can feel it clearing things up.

The little nurse that taught me the breathing just popped in to see how things were doing so I was able to thank her for her wonderful help. She was so glad it was working.

Time to kick back and rest again....Later.
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« Reply #70 on: January 03, 2018, 03:47:51 PM »
Late again today.  Had hot water heater problems this morning.  I called the plumber to come check it out and repair, the little lady who answered advised me, very nicely and apologetically, that she could put me on a list for Friday and hopefully they could get around to me, but maybe not.  So once again I called old faithful, my SIL, and he came over and got it going again.  The pilot was out and he had trouble getting it lit, but after ready something in the manual that came with it, it lit and is going now.


Jne, you need to see the doctor.  Otherwise you are going to end up in hospital, just where you don't want to be.  Like it or not.  Your son is a big boy and knows what he has to do if they notify him of your condition.  You can always express your desire for him not to be notified.

Nice day here today, about 50 out with bright sunshine, but will get cold when sun goes down.

I hear the couch calling.


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« Reply #71 on: January 03, 2018, 05:31:17 PM »
HAL...we have COLD and SUNSHINE!  Without sunshine (at night) we have REALLY cold!  I promise you all, I will NOT live in this house another winter without new insulation!  I didn't know the coldest winter on record was predicted when I decided to save my money for doing the job in the Spring!  Thank goodness for FLEECE!  And for space heaters.

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« Reply #72 on: January 03, 2018, 06:29:48 PM »
 JaneS be very careful with those space heaters for fire hazard and carbon dioxide posing both, we all want you for a lot of years yet. have a safe evening.

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« Reply #73 on: January 03, 2018, 08:49:33 PM »
Just thought I would let you know I might not be here tomorrow. This storm is going to be bad with up to 14 inches of snow and winds up to 50mph. All local channels are saying we could lose power. This town has it's own power and they return power faster than the National Grid. All the workers are local ad they do not want their families to go without it.

LLOYD  we always had a big garden and my Mom did a lot of canning and so did I. Very appreciated in winter. Now my daughter cans. Sure saves money and tastes better than what one buys.

JUNE  hope that cold leaves you soon.

HAL  not nice with no hot water.

JANE  this is the coldest winter we have had here in many years.

Have a good night and all in the path of this storm stay inside and keep warm.

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« Reply #74 on: January 03, 2018, 09:46:25 PM »
Goodnight all......I send you Love, Peace, and health. June
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« Reply #75 on: January 03, 2018, 10:30:31 PM »
Keeping an eye on the weather and praying for those that are effected by “Grayson”.  I sure hope it is not as sever as it is forecasted to be. 

Thank you, AMY, you are right, it is now my turn to worry about my dad.  He continues to have a serious problems with a bladder infection....the antibiotic has not helped at all and he can not understand why the doctors office have not responded to his messages.  The doctors are over whelmed with patients this time of the year, and especially in the retirement community he lives in.  This has been a on going problem for well over a month and it does seem that he is in need of more hands on care than he is getting.  Smiling as I read about the nice expierence you had with the snow blower. 

LARRY, I think my dad is trying to make things sound better than he really is, especially to the grandsons.  Today he is not good at all. 

GLORIA, good for you for turning up the temperature so you could be comfortable while you took your shower.  I sure hope the storm will not cause too much problems there at your place.  Thank you for your thoughts and prayers for my dad.  I am really worried about him. 

JANE, I am sorry the winter is starting off so cold....I, too, sure do wish you had been able to get the new insulation done.  Thank you for prayers for my dad. 

PHYLLIS, I am sorry to read that you and David have both been under the weather.  It is hard to keep up with the everyday things when you do not feel well.  I do hope the worse is behind you both. 

LARRY, thank you for sharing the update on JEANNE LEE. she sure has had a rough time. 

JUNE, so sorry to read you continue to have the awful cough that the meds do not seem to be helping you with.  I know you do not want to worr6 Gary, but please go see the doctors if you do not improve SOON.

You take care too, JOY, and feel better.

Keep knocking on wood, SHIRLEY, and keep those germs away.

Pleasant dreams to all. 

Jenny




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« Reply #76 on: January 04, 2018, 06:22:55 AM »
well good Morning everyone. It Is 5:18 A M here and 9º and clear and shooting for 21º for a high today, regular heat wave. hope you all are staying in and well.

Jenny tell your dad to keep yelling and get loud with it the wheel that squeaks the loudest gets the grease,

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« Reply #77 on: January 04, 2018, 07:13:36 AM »
Good morning everyone.

Looks like I have another date with the snow blower. Will get at it when it gets light out. Slow moving this morning. Washed my van yesterday and since the neighbour doesn't need the other one today , may get it washed  also. Will put a fire on in the garage and see.
+4° this morning but we are head back down into the nasty - 29's for the weekend. I do hope they are wrong about that.

Better get a move on here, sleeping puts me behind.....but it did feel good. :thumbup:

Enjoy your day everyone.

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« Reply #78 on: January 04, 2018, 07:25:43 AM »
It's a brrrrrr morning but beautiful.  White everywhere.  The snow storm cleared out around midnight.  Here in central NC it was a dry snow so even though it snowed hard for several hours, the accumulation was only between 1 and 2 inches.  I think it will stay on the ground for awhile since the temps are so low but we are supposed to have sun today so that will be welcome.  We haven't lost power but several areas near us have so fingers crossed that the heat pump keeps chugging away and the water pipes don't freeze.  Other than that it is beautiful to look at and since I don't plan to go out, "looking" is all I'm going to do. ::)

Take care, all of you up the eastern coast.  Stay safe and stay warm.

Joy, I haven't crocheted or knitted anything for a long time.  I was thinking recently that I should look through my stash and see if I can start maybe a laprobe or afghan.  My fingers are a little stiff but maybe the excercise will help loosen them up.  How about you?  Working on anything?

So worrisome about your Dad, Jenny.  I hope a solution to help him can be found soon.  I think doctors all over the country are overwhelmed right now.  So much illness around in this very cold winter.

June, I hope that "chesty" cough has eased some for you.  David had it, too, after his bout of illness but finally it is letting up.  He coughed less yesterday and when he did it didn't sound so alarming.  When we finally got out to get some groceries a few days ago you could hear people all of the store coughing.  It hasn't been a good winter anywhere, it seems.

Jane, you make me shiver.  I was questioning whether I should have someone come see if I needed extra insulation, too.  Too late to help during this cold spell, I guess, so I'll just pile on extra clothes and blankets and get through it.  I keep thinking about the early colonists who only had a fire place to keep them warm and cook their food.  It must have been very difficult back in those days.  I love to read about American history but am so glad I didn't have to live then!

I simmered a crockpot of 15 Bean Soup all day yesterday and it tasted so good last night!  Nothing like a big bowl of hot soup on a cold winter's night.

Amy, minus 29 degrees!  I cannot even imagine!!!

Take extra care, everyone.
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« Reply #79 on: January 04, 2018, 07:38:29 AM »
Good morning Everyfriend!  And a special good morning to those who are up and attem this morning.  I feel so much better this morning that I think I'm going to make some plans.  Nothing big or exciting...just not on the couch! 

We're supposed to get some light snow today but the temp is up to 19 this morning.  That's almost warm!  Note, I said "almost"!

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« Reply #80 on: January 04, 2018, 09:03:17 AM »
Our low for today was 29 and going to 56.  We are starting to get back to normal.

Good Morning Everyone!

Trying to get myself organized so I can get to my appointment on time.  I slept pretty good last night, this old cold is a drag and I woke up with a slight sore throat from coughing so much and stuffy head.  Oh, well, I am obviously not the only one in the group. 

Jenny prayers were said for your Dad and others.  I hope he improves and gets the attention he needs..

June, hopefully you are feeling better.  Sometimes I think I am improving and then it all kinda disappears and I feel like I am back to square one.

Amy, cold, cold, cold.  I am glad it isn't in our area.  You must really be burning through your wood pile.

Janie, happy you are feeling more chipper.  And hope things stay improved.

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« Reply #81 on: January 04, 2018, 09:41:03 AM »
Hi Everyone. Hi Everyone.  It is a beautiful and sunny winter day here in South Carolina.  It is still a bit under freezing and will only get up to about 36 today.  I will be getting out and about today as plan on going to coffee and then to the Church for the Wisdom group and finally will stop at Walmart to pick up the online grocery order that will be waiting before I come home.  I don't need to pick up the old fellow I take to coffee with me as he has an appointment and can't go.  Yesterday afternoon we did meet Scott and Jennifer at the BBQ Barn for our evening meal.  While the food was good the restaurant was very cold.  We were glad to get back to the house where it was warm and enjoy a pleasant evening.  We were able to talk awhile with our great granddaughter and the youngest great grandson.  The two older boys chose not to talk. 

Hal, glad to see it is warming up a bit down your way.  We are still having a cold day and then will be having some days in the 40's.  We did have snow to the East of us in our county and the school let out early yesterday and several of the counties dismissed school for today as there are a lot of back roads are snow covered and icy.  The country newspaper sent out an alert on the phone that snow flakes had been seen in the county early yesterday afternoon.  Along the coast of South Carolina they had as much as 5 inches of snow, which actually is quite unusual. 

Jane, so glad to read you are feeling much better today.  Now that all the pressure of Christmas is over for with all the cooking and preparations perhaps you will have time to relax and take things at a slower pace. 

Phyllis, glad to read you didn't lose power in the storm.  You mention how difficult life must have been for the settlers and it reminded me of a wonderful series of books I read years ago.  It was the Red River of the North Series by Lauraine Snelling.  It dealt with the first settlers in Michigan and are Inspirational books. 

Amy, that cold temperature isn't something to look forward to over the weekend.  Glad you were so happy with your new snow blower. 

Jenny, you are probably right that your dad is trying to ease your mind with understating his problem. 

Gloria, thanks for the heads up on your situation with the weather.  Sure hope you don't lose power.

June, sorry to read that you were still down and out yesterday.  Glad the nurse suggested something that helped the cough and made it easier to breath.

Lloyd, nice you have access to the Amish produce. 

Joy, I relate to the sinus and allergy problems.  We buy Kleenex by the case anymore as both Pat and I use many of them each day.  This is a strange time of the year to vacation on Nags Head. 

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« Reply #82 on: January 04, 2018, 10:01:54 AM »
Good Morning Everyone from the Stormy Rocky coast of Maine.     

The Blizzard has started and we here on
the coast are suppose to get the brunt
of the storm.      I hope that we don't l
oose our power.   Usually here in the
heart of the city,  we don't loose it.   

Maybe we will get lucky and the storm
will go out East of us and we don't get
a direct hit. 

Have a good day, Everyone... 
Stay Safe!

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« Reply #83 on: January 04, 2018, 12:41:23 PM »
Jenny, since the doctors seem to ignore your dad's problem, is there someone who could take him to Emergency at either a hospital or Urgent Care?  When I had a headache that persisted and my doctor didn't think it was anything, I had Tom take me to the hospital Emergency and they solved my problem.  Headache gone. 

Tom has gone for groceries.  Our store now has a Fast Lane policy where Tom calls in the order and they give him a time to pick it up.  When he gets there, he calls a number and they bring the order out to him.  There is a cost, which I don't know, but it is reasonable and the plan also saves Tom a lot of time.  I make out the grocery list ahead of time and Tom phones it in.  I know other stores all over have similar plans. 

I haven't watched the Weather Channel yet, but Sandy wrote that the Bomb Cyclone had begun in Maine.  I just turned on the channel so I'll see what it going on.  We are cold at 12 degrees, but the sun is shining brightly.  We get lake effect snow often.  I'll look at Lake Michigan at Grand Haven to see how much lake is frozen.

There are people on the snow-covered ice on Lake Michigan and it looks like an adult and two children, at least two people are shorter than the one.

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« Reply #84 on: January 04, 2018, 02:07:34 PM »
Called downstairs this morning, told our R.N. I needed more help...Dr. ordered another three day dose of aziomythrycin, and albuterol machine medication. Free meals delivered to my apt. They do take good care of us. I'm feeling weak and tired..but God is still at work, thanks be to God.
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« Reply #85 on: January 04, 2018, 04:24:59 PM »
I'll be heading off to Israel next month and following my return in May I'll be looking seriously into retirement home living. This is where I'll be calling on you folks for advice and guidance. This is a whole new world for me and all help will be gratefully received

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« Reply #86 on: January 04, 2018, 04:47:15 PM »
Don, do you have any friends living in retirement homes?  If so, do they like them and how are they treated.  All retirement homes are not created equal and there are all sorts of costs associated with the homes.  I think they are much improved from when they first appeared.  If I did not have Tom here, I am sure I'd be in one, especially since I no longer drive and walking to transportation is almost impossible.

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« Reply #87 on: January 04, 2018, 10:19:41 PM »
Well, what a mess the clinic was this morning.  Overflowing with folks, all ages, hacking and coughing.  The pharmacy was standing room only.  Only place not overloaded was the lab and it was plenty busy but not a long wait.

Doctor gave me some antibiotics and Mucix (sp) and I am to go back next week for a follow-up.  I have a 9AM appointment with the pain doc, kinda a waste of time.  I am not going to have any more treatments.

June, you made my day when you said you told them the doctor needs to do more work on you.  That old cold/flu/whatever that you have is pulling you down and depressing you.  That is just not like you.  Hang tough babe, you are our inspiration.

Amy Hope you and the new blower had an enjoyable afternoon and it kept your hands warm.

Janie, hope you are feeling better. I know it must have been a long 4 hours at work today.  Back in my working days I hated midnights and especially hated them when I had a bad cold, seemed like they were 24 hours long.

Well going to pop some drugs and head for my bed.

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« Reply #88 on: January 04, 2018, 11:50:33 PM »
:thinking:  Reading &  :thinking:  More reading &  :thinking:.... and praying for all with those nasty colds & your father, Jenny....
Sure seems like they could give him a shot of something to cure that problem.  "Back in the day"..... I loved it when I could just run to the Dr's office & get a shot of penicillin & be fine.  They quit doing that after a few years & now I don't dare even try such. 

We are supposed to warm up (compared with the last week or so).... was above freezing today but the wind had a bite to it. 

Gloria, I forgot all about "stuffing" the celery with that pimento cheese.  I do make pimento cheese with Velveeta, Miracle Whip & a jar of drained pimentos.... and use an old potato masher to mix it with, we like it lumpy so can't melt it. 

Amy, your snow blower sounds fantastic.  I do love the warmer in the steering wheel of my little Buick.... never thought about having one in the snow blower handles, wish the RV had it but doesn't.  It doesn't even have seat warmers.   :tissue:

Don, depends on the town you want to live in & what they have to offer.  I have a friend living in one in the KC area that really is top of the line as far as choices, has it own little town with more than half a dozen fast food places on the compound... can run around in the scooter or golf cart... But, when I must make the move I plan to be near at least one of my kids.  So far I have not found one that compares with what is offered in KC, but will worry about that when the time comes.  Know you will enjoy your visit to Israel, should be a beautiful time of year, spring coming on.  Take good care of yourself so nothing keeps you from going! 

Past my bedtime again.  Cats have been extra hungry today, they eat like pigs & they did go out & run.  Sweet dreams & God Bless.
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« Reply #89 on: January 05, 2018, 01:20:07 AM »
Here I am LATE at night posting again......  I started earlier and managed to fall asleep in my recliner....  I did not sleep last night. 

I thank you all for your kind and supportive words.  Dad did manage to get the urologist nurse to call him back late this morning.  After talking to him she agreed that he needed to be seen, however it would be her as the doctor was not in today.  She was shocked to see how bad the infection is..... she said they were doing a culture on his urine specimen taken a week ago.  No one told him that they were doing this.  He is on a chathiter and she actually decided after he was back home that he needs a antibiotic right now....so phoned him in one, even though it may have to change after the new culture that started today.  Thankfully he was able to sleep a bit after he got home and he even managed to eat a little bit...something he has not done in days.... I thank you for the thoughts and prayers and ask you to continue as he is not out of the woods yet. 

LLOYD, I said the same exact words this morning to my dad,
 “Jenny tell your dad to keep yelling and get loud with it the wheel that squeaks the loudest gets the grease”.  He just sounded so pathetic this morning....just did not know what he could do next....
Thankfully, he made great strides today and I hope and pray that this antibiotic will work. 

I continue to think about all of our friends that are being effected by this storm....I hope and pray they are all safe.  The last time I talked to our son in Boston tonight, they still had electricity and were just riding off the storm.  I sure was hoping GLORIA would be in....  Also, GLORIA de, out on Long Island. 

Son Mark called us this morning to say that he completed and passed his LAST test for the PGA.  He will have to go to the Golf Academy in Florida in April when he will receive the official documents.  He is quite proud of himself in getting this all done in record time. 

JUNE, I am happy you have contacted the doctors there and you, too, are moving on in trying to rid yourself of that nasty bug and should be feeling much better soon.

CAROL, channel 9 did a report on your relatives in MN cutting the ice for the Winter Carnival.

Pleasant dreams to all. 

Jenny