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angelface555

November 21, 2019, 02:32:56 pm #7740 Last Edit: November 21, 2019, 02:35:13 pm by angelface555
Amy, she uses both shelves. One for relaxing and one for the view.

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Marilyne

Patricia - I had to laugh when I saw the pillow and the robe!  Same exact arrangement on my desk chair, that I'm sitting on right now! ;D  I can see that Farrah enjoys that window.  Is that a wall phone? I thought I was the last hold-out with a landline wall phone.  Mine's in the kitchen.

angelface555

November 21, 2019, 04:26:15 pm #7742 Last Edit: November 21, 2019, 04:29:18 pm by angelface555
Thanks Amy and thanks Marilyne. That isn't a wall phone but an intercom. In the open vestibule, a visitor can look up your apartment on a wall computer to call for entry. You have the right to allow them into security, deny the call, or refuse them entry. Security further vets them before they can come further inside or use the elevator. All packages or mail is left in the security/ maintenance office. If the tenant has a TV, which I don't, you can watch a closed-circuit viewing of the dog park or other three building entries.

Security, maintenance, or the landlady can call you directly to speak with you or to leave a message. It's similar to the Jeffersons old TV show.

Shirley

Not the last, Marilyne, I still have wall phones... my husband was a phone nut but I wouldn't let him replace MY wall phones that I have 25' cords on so I can use both hands when talking!  My son tells me they may be a cause for some of my phone problems, with their very old technology getting tied to the new. I don't want to think about it.

Patricia, love your nook... right now I am spread all over the house because I don't know how to combine things. Long story & I'll spare y'all the details. I need to get some empty boxes up from the basement to put in a near empty dumpster for trash pick up in the morning. I planned to do more yard clean up but got side tracked with "organizing for winter/snow" season. Once again I bit off more than I could chew & waiting on a son to come bail me out. Too many reasons I have to stay here, but think I am getting closer to that time. It is a struggle to keep up with what it takes to maintain house & yard, but I'm not ready to give up cats. Anyway, thanks for the photos, Patricia.... love your world, great size of those shelves. EDIT: Not a wall phone but modern technology! Great security.

Amy

Count me in with the wall phones, I also have one in the kitchen plus one downstairs by my cutting table..

Farahh gets a cats eye view of the world there..
I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails
to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers

Joy

I am another one who won't give up my landline phone.  I do have a cell phone that I take if I am going out, but don't use it that much. I am usually always with someone who has a cell phone, so don't hardly use it at all.   

Joy
BIG BOX

Mary Ann

I think what I have is technically a landline, but we changed Internet providers and are not connected to AT%T so if the power goes off, so does the phone.  I also have a cell phone/TracFone and I use it so seldom, it loses its charge.  If I go where I know I'll need it, I try to remember to charge it the day before. 

Mary Ann

Denver

AMY, I do believe that is the nicest quilt I have EVER seen.....I love it.

Amy

Jenny, thank you.
Love your little munchkin smiling at grammie..
I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails
to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers

donklan

Speaking of Wall Phones...and it really works...
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Mary Ann

Don, our neighbors had a similar phone only I think it was smaller.  Our first phone was a candlestick type.  Long, long ago.

Lots of things built 100 years ago still work; it's the ones built a year ago that do not work!

Mary Ann

Vanilla-Jackie

       Mary Ann...
...I totally agree, things that were made years ago " were made to last "...

" freedom is the outside of the inside "
              ~ Joyce Carey

JeanneP

I would be happy to have my rotary phone back. Even the old Bell telephone. Company. Fact a lot of the old ways. You made a call one got a human. Now you talk to robots. I.  Don't think I have gotten through to one person for months. Even family are friends are LEAVE A MESSAGE.i have my e set that way now starting this week.
Such great weather for past  2 days. Hard not getting outside without heavy jackets. Changing tomorrow night. Looks Ike bad weather for people traveling all over. Glad I stay home.

JeanneP

SCFSue

When I was a teen I lived with my Grandmother who had recently retired from many years with the local Post Office.  Her youngest sister, Aunt Grace, was also a widow.  During the summer when we were home from school, Aunt Grace called her every afternoon.  My sisters and I hated that as boys liked to call us during the day--and Grandma and Aunt Grace talked for hours!

However, Aunt Grace's only daughter died in child birth while I was still young.  Her only son was active in the U.S. Navy during WWII.  He had a scooter he'd made up in Aunt Grace's attic and she let us use it up stairs.  He was on duty to the U. S. Navy, driving a P.T. boat into the horrible German army fire from the beach.  He survived that offensive business, but many, many Americans died on that beach.  Thank goodness the American Army finally prevailed!

I hope everyone looking in has plans for family dining tomorrow.
Sue

so_P_bubble

November 27, 2019, 12:00:44 pm #7754 Last Edit: November 27, 2019, 12:03:36 pm by so_P_bubble
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An easy one this time   :D

angelface555

Nice one Bubble! Lets hope no one spoils everyone else's chance and either emails or sends you a PM.

Amy

I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails
to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers

so_P_bubble


JeanneP

Got them. It's a easy one thistime.mi am on iPad and I don't e. Mail you on it. Wil do tomorrow.
JeanneP

Sato

Quote from: JeanneP on November 28, 2019, 07:45:18 pmGot them. It's a easy one thistime.mi am on iPad and I don't e. Mail you on it. Wil do tomorrow.

Jeannep, I'm looking forward to answer what you will do tomorrow.
Photos and Videos are my Hobbies. (S.Sato)

Mary Ann

Sato, how nice to see a post from you.  How are you and Mrs Sato?

Today was our Thanksgiving Day and most of the people on S&F were busy eating the goodies that were prepared especially for the day.

Come back again.

Mary Ann

Vanilla-Jackie

Sato...
...welcome back to our fold, you have been missed...please continue to post your flower garden photos...now if only we could get our Sachiko back, if only...

" freedom is the outside of the inside "
              ~ Joyce Carey

Sato

November 30, 2019, 02:52:11 am #7762 Last Edit: November 30, 2019, 02:55:56 am by Sato
Marry Ann, Vanilla-Jackie, thank you for your kind posting. 
Photos and Videos are my Hobbies. (S.Sato)

JeanneP

Bubble. I did miss that one on puzzle. It shows up small on my I.pad so hard to see.


Sago. We all sure  miss your postings. Glad to see you are still reading  us. We are pretty quiet these days. Lost some good people. You and your stay well. Keep busy.
Weather all over the U.S seems to be giving trouble these days. I think Mother Nature mad at us. 

Humans trying to change her. We will not win.





JeanneP

angelface555

Who can solve this puzzle depicting a famous phase? Please send your answers in an email or PM. So that all can play.


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angelface555

Two out of three are correct! "As cool as a cucumber!"

so_P_bubble

Too hard for me! I could not even start guessing!
  :idiot2:

JeanneP

Angel. I can't figure that one out. Give a hint
JeanneP

angelface555

Sorry, Bubble and JeannneP; I put that on a few days ago and had three emails so when no one else replied I posted the answer in post #7766.

Mary Ann

December 03, 2019, 02:16:25 pm #7769 Last Edit: December 03, 2019, 02:18:26 pm by Mary Ann
Patricia, I didn't even try to solve that puzzle, but I could figure it out from your answer.

You said it was in Post #7766 - I don't seem to get post numbers any more.  I wonder why. --- Oh, I just found the number but it's so faint, I never have noticed it.

Mary Ann