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  • Pooch1: So what's with the car buying, Oldie?  Being without wheels is a bummer so we know you must be a travelin' man by now. 
    November 15, 2019, 07:19:17 am
  • so_P_bubble: why doesit always happen on a holiday lol
    November 03, 2019, 03:07:09 am
  • so_P_bubble: Thanks Oldie for being our saving line.  Why dies it always happen on a holiday?...
    November 03, 2019, 02:51:40 am
  • Oldiesmann: Going pretty good. Still looking at some options but I've found a few that I'm interested in
    November 02, 2019, 05:06:12 pm
  • Amy: Oldiesman Thank you so much for getting us up and running. How is the car hunting going?
    November 02, 2019, 12:20:00 pm
  • Oldiesmann: Everything should be working now. Apologies for the extended downtime
    November 01, 2019, 03:31:04 pm
  • so_P_bubble: Good luck in your search, maybe you will be lucky and even get a better bargain than last!
    October 21, 2019, 04:12:06 am
  • Amy: Oldiesman Hope you found a car today..
    October 19, 2019, 03:22:27 pm
  • Oldiesmann: I guess on Saturday I'll go out and get my stuff out of the car, but I'm now back to searching for a car
    October 16, 2019, 10:04:54 pm
  • Oldiesmann: Heard from them this afternoon. The cost of repairs ended up being far more than they originally estimated and about $1200 more than what they say the car is worth (which is a little more than what I paid for it), so they're going to total it.
    October 16, 2019, 10:04:30 pm
  • so_P_bubble: Fingers crossed! I hope the final cost for repair will be lower than previously estimated!
    October 16, 2019, 01:17:17 pm
  • Oldiesmann: It was towed to the local body shop on Friday so I should know more this week about whether they want to repair it
    October 14, 2019, 12:50:22 am
  • Oldiesmann: I believe he meant "borderline" in terms of cost of repairs vs how much they think the car is actually worth
    October 14, 2019, 12:50:00 am
  • so_P_bubble: the yearly licence. Big loss. and I cannot do without a car.
    October 12, 2019, 04:59:02 am
  • so_P_bubble: Michael, that does not sound good, especially for your own security. Maybe you could sell as spare parts and find another bargain? A few months ago mine was stolen during the night and the security cams showed it fleeing toward the Palestinian territories - gone forever. I had just paid the yearly l
    October 12, 2019, 04:57:34 am
  • Oldiesmann: Bubble, the insurance company is having it taken to a local body shop to further inspect it. The appraiser did say it was "borderline" repairable though, despite otherwise being in good condition and having low miles (less than 76,000)
    October 07, 2019, 09:28:19 pm
  • brian: when  I   klik   FORUM  I just  get   soapbox
    October 07, 2019, 02:36:34 pm
  • brian: nobody   said    a  long   while--------------    never   answered  my  question
    October 07, 2019, 02:35:14 pm
  • so_P_bubble: Michael, so sorry about your accident. That was really bad luck but we are all glad that you didn't suffer any personal injury.  I hope you found a good repairman/garage to make it safe for driving again.
    October 07, 2019, 12:18:46 pm
  • so_P_bubble: Brian, what is your problem with how long it has been? There won't be a chat here for a very long while.  If you want to chat, please find some other place more compatible to your needs.  Most of our members much prefer the forum discussions which are perfect for our different time zones.
    October 07, 2019, 12:14:43 pm

Soda Shoppe for October 15, 2019

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"Like the elephant, we are unconscious of our own strength. When it comes to understanding the power we have to make a difference in our own lives, we might as well be asleep. If you want to make your dreams come true, wake up. Wake up to your own strength. Wake up to the role you play in your own destiny. Wake up to the power you have to choose what you think, do, and say."
- Keith Ellis, Bootstraps     


so_P_bubble

 
"This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life." 


so_P_bubble

   
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship."
 Epicurus


so_P_bubble

    ]    From   old Seniornet member 
JUNKY MAIL

Just waiting for the postman coming, for he will never fail,
He's so big and fat and ugly, all he brings is junky mail.
Like a giant Qausi Modo, carrying his postman's sack.
Jam packed full of junky mail , like a pea on an Elephants back.
I cellotaped the letter box to stop his morning caper,
But he is smart and finds a way, to delivers this  junky paper.
I put a notice on the door.saying we don't want no more,
But that big and fat and ugly so and so, pushed it underneath the door.
I went and bought a big ugly dog, to give this guy a scare,
I'll teach him piling us up with junk cos I don't think it's fair.
We got the dog and let it out, it was just a damn disgrace,
That ugly mutt that we had bought, was licking the postman's face.
He even took the mail off him, and dropped it at our feet.
Between the postman and our ugly dog, it seems they got us beat.
We've tried every thing we know, and the house is now up for sale,
Any one want buy house with an ugly dog , filled with the junky mail?

~Richard~
06 Dec 03


Vanilla-Jackie

Bubble...
...thank you for posting " This is my wish for you " by Ralph Waldo Emerson...I shall take great comfort from this...
" There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."
~ George Sand
" I thought I would spend the rest of my life with you, then I realised, you spent the rest of your life with me."
~ Anon

Gloria

Good morning everyone, colder this morning than it has been, 45° and sky is clear. Got a chance to see the big moon when I pulled the shade in the BR up. Yesterday on  the weather  report the guessers were saying that Wednesday night we will have another nor'easter move in but will be gone on Friday. Will not be as long as the one last week. At least it is not snow. That would be Hugh snow drifts and lots of school closings. Just heard on the news a man in Mass. died of the triple E. I know they have done a lot of spraying in the 3 lower New England states but still finding those "skeeters" carrying the disease. We really need a good freeze.

JANE  I know that I like different fruit syrups on ice cream but have not made any in years. I gave away all my canning jars and when I moved here I found I still had a dozen jam jars. Looks like your fur babies can smell what you are cooking and know when it is for them. No such thing as a dumb animal.

AMY  going to be a good day here and I hope to get out later to enjoy it. Might have to get my winter jacket on, I feel the cold now more than I ever did. I lost so much weight that I now say I have no more blubber to hold the heat in. In a way it  is better for my back that  am no longer over weight.

SHIRLEY  years ago when we went to Maine every week end in the summer we left after supper and my 3 would fall asleep and we left to come home after lunch and they would sleep most of the way home. That worked good for all of us. The CNA I have had for 2 years is out with something she did to her left knee. She was here a week ago on Monday and I noticed her limping and moving slower. I asked her what happened and she said she didn't know if she turned wrong or what but she was in pain. I sent her home. She went to the doctor and for xrays. She is out of work now going on the second week. I have had someone different every day since and I will be happy when she is back. Maybe you should have yours checked.

PHYLLIS  I have no t been able to do laundry in 3 years, good thing I have help that can do it.

SANDY  I was nervous when I had  the first cataract surgery but it was no bad at all. When I had the second one done I was more relaxed.

JENNY  in the Federal Hill section in Providence they make a big thing of Columbus day. That is where the first Italians settled when they came here and that never changed.

My preference is no seeds because of the way they get between my teeth. If I buy any I always look for seedless JAM. Spreads better than jelly.

BUBBLE  thanks for the mid month new book to write in. Love your graphics, the first one looks like a sharp cameo in the center, beautiful.
Love the Juncky mail, maybe someone should write about the junky email we get at times and the phone calls, too. Thank you for all the goodies you posted.


Have a good day.

Click for Harrisville, Rhode Island Forecast

Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. well I slept on yesterdays post. we have prayed long and hard for not our will but gods will. cant stand for continued thievery and trying to take our home. he has came on our property took Parts off of a truck and bee hive swarms. ant that is after I had gave him 5 or 6 swarms. i do believe in turning the other cheek,but I can only do that a few times. Maybe not as many times as i should. but I have gave him as much as i can. in past I let our son go over to help him,when we needed his help here at home. and he was killed by amtrack train on a brush covered crossing. I have heart problems.last two ek'g's show going down hill. so I am ready to stand my ground. Have a great day. see you later.

Lloyd

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend!  So far, today has been a "do-nothing" day!  And it looks like that's going to continue.  The doggies have been out, fed and out again and I've had my breakfast and my eye drops.  Boy!  That sure doesn't sound like a productive day coming up!

It got down into the mid 30s over night but not low enough to freeze.  And I've noticed that a lot of the trees are just plain old brown around here, too.  Even my neighbor's two red maples look brown. 

BUBBLE, I really enjoy all of your offerings when you give us a new home.  The pictures are thought provoking and your choice of quots always makes me think!  Thank you for doing this for us!

I hope you all have a lovely day!
Make it your own in every way!

Click for Lewisburg,Pennsylvania Forecast

Amy

Good afternoon everyone.

I was here earlier but there was such a commotion outside...seems we had a stray dog about and Babe was telling everyone!! He belonged to someone as he had a red collar on. After that I needed to scoot, took Kyle for his second shingles shot, blood work and home to make many phone calls.

Now, I can get busy and do my work......although it is such a lovely day out and I am sure these are numbered before snow flies. Saw the eagle again this morning, looks as though he is making this his area.

Bubble, thank you for the lovely start page.You do such a beautiful job.

Gloria, another fine day here, unfortunately it also brings out the bees. I give them a wide berth.

Jane, about time you had an enjoyable day one that isn't full of things to do.

Lloyd, I hope and pray that this all works out for you and Nancy.

Enjoy your day everyone.
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

CallieOK

Good Afternoon,

Thanks, Bubble, for the new Soda Shoppe.  Doesn't seem as if it's time for a mid-month change yet!

Weather is back to muggy and "hot-enough-for-the-air conditioner".  This is due to air flow from the Gulf of Mexico.  Of course, there's a cold front moving in from the northwest that will change us back to "turn-on-the-furnace" temperatures.  :idiot2:

Result of all this is a very "squeaky creaky" morning for me.  Didn't help that every other old person in the area seemed to be at the grocery store at the same time I was.    >:(   

Positive note:  My wonderful housekeeper is here.  :thumbup:

Wishing Everyfriend Everywhere an Enjoyable Day.

Sandy

Quote from: so_P_bubble on October 15, 2019, 01:30:42 am
"Like the elephant, we are unconscious of our own strength. When it comes to understanding the power we have to make a difference in our own lives, we might as well be asleep. If you want to make your dreams come true, wake up. Wake up to your own strength. Wake up to the role you play in your own destiny. Wake up to the power you have to choose what you think, do, and say."
- Keith Ellis, Bootstraps     



Excellent statement Bubble ... 
thank you for sharing it.
Sandy

We don't love the people we love
 because they are perfect.
We love them because they are.

  Duluth Harbor Cams:

Shirley

Well, I thought I had commented, came in 3 times today & was sure I thanked you, Bubble for the graphics and the especially meaningful sayings. Must agree with Sandy that I really like thinking of myself as an elephant & can do anything.

Sandy, if I didn't tell you before, I am thinking of your up coming cataract surgery. The yellow streak down my back is glowing, I am not taking my eye doctor's advice, am hoping that you have a more dedicated doctor & not just money hungry. I can't say anything nice about mine so will shut up.  Love Fi's Shirley Temple curles... she looks like such a happy little girl (and someone catches some fantastic shots of her).

Lloyd, wishing you & Nancy all the best, for sure you don't need this stress. It isn't easy to find help when we can't do things ourselves. I just talked to someone that will do the "easy" jobs for $20 an hour & think that is a bargain. Any of the grunt work jobs will end up being more like $50 an hour.... and that is still cheaper than going into any retirement place around here. I have friends in the KC area that found much cheaper & nicer places, but I don't think you are ready for that. I've made up my mind IF I have a choice, I will move only once, to independent living that has assisted & then the full care if needed. It will be a lot harder for you to take care of cattle & the driveways as winter comes on, and that motorhome sitting in the driveway begging to go south... Difficult choices that you & Nancy alone can make. Hugs...

Hey, Callie, it got a little warm here yesterday but nippy today. I need to get the cover on the AC, this house stays warm or cool the temps inside don't fluctuate a lot. Have very thick, dark storm windows over double/triple? Andersen windows. I have a pizza cooling so better go eat. I'm trying to remember what you said about our KC kid.... has she graduated?  Where does she plan to live?  With all going on around here my brain is not storing information. Still waiting for the roof guy to come with his bill & see how it sets with that stinker insurance adjuster. I'm getting prepped to act like an elephant!

Oh, Amy, hope your eagle decided to nest near you so you can watch the babies next spring. You may have to start fishing to offer it food without hunting... just keep a rain barrel filled with fish for it. I went down to feed the fish while ago & it is such a kick to watch them flop all over each other to grab the bread. No idea what they weigh, but their heads are enormous, catfish with their whiskers & carp that float along with their mouths open to slurp in it.

Jane, my do nothing day has been just that. I did beat up a vanilla pudding & put into a graham cracker crust.. with a banana sliced on bottom. Was a big package of pudding so I had to eat a bowl of it that didn't fit in.  :thumbup: Do not know who will be around to help eat, but don't think I will want any tonight after I eat that pizza.

Gloria, I never did get out the Epsom salt, heat pad & shower curtain to soak me. Can't decide if really is the back causing the leg to hurt or what. Lazy on my part, but I did try to take a nap & phone woke me... I'll check with Amazon to see what they have to offer with Prime... at least it's 2 day free shipping. I ordered something not prime & took a couple weeks to get here so I don't want to wait & wonder when. Once I get my car/RV tags taken care of I won't have to waste a day to clean up & go, been doing a lot of that lately. I will have to get the RV winterized after one more trip to MO. Daughter will be in town the first week of Nov & back again for Thanksgiving & all the birthdays. With as many people around as in the family now, too much going on all the time.

Let's put the lights on a timer so they go off when the last poster shows up. I may just fall asleep with my face in that pizza. Good night, all.............Shirley

JaneS

It did turn out to be a "do-nothing" day!  I threw one load of clothes in the washer and then I went looking for the two crook neck pumpkins that I bought to send to mydaughter and granddaughter in Texas and OK and I can't find them.  I was going to pack them today and get them on the way tomorrow.  How in the heck can you lose two big crook neck pumpkins?  They have to be here. 

I did find my box of WWII movies and went through them looking for "The Battle of the Bulge"  I didn't find that but I found one called "The Devil's Brigade" with three f my all time favorite actors (William Holden, Cliff Robertson and Vince Edwards) so I watched that. 

Now I have to think about going to bed but I'm going to take one more look for the pumpkins.  Today was a beautiful day...sunshine and up in the low 70s.  My kind of Fall Day!

I hope you all sleep peacefully (preferably NOT in pizza).

Click for Lewisburg,Pennsylvania Forecast

Gloria

Good morning everyone, looks like I cannot sleep much past 4 in the morning any more, no matter what time I go to bed. 45°now at 4:30. Good sleeping temperature with no AC or fan noise.

LLOYD  I think we all feel bad for what is happening to you from a so called good friend. We know how generous you have been helping him. He will get what he deserves  no matter how bad it is.

JANE  most of my days are do nothing days because I cannot do much anymore. Drives me nuts. Now I cannot even mop a floor and dust. Have to have someone else do even the little things I always did and someone else does it. Makes me feel like I am lazy watching my CNA do my work. The maples here are looking great and a bit more deep red every day. In the back of the building along both sides of the river that flows through both sides all the trees ad bushes are all different colors and so pretty. Makes me wish I had a camera.

AMY  I would love to see and eagle flying out side of a zoo. At the San Diego they had an act with a man and an eagle. He had it on his arm and he launched it off and the eagle soared way up till we could hardly see it and the man whistled and the eagle dived and landed easily on his arm again. Amazing how well he had trained the eagle. Still would love to see them in the wild but none around here. I walked around the parking lot yesterday and had a bee circling around me. As I approached the porch where there are 2 big pots of mums it flew into the flowers. I was happy to see that. I sure didn't want it to fo‌llow me inside.

CALLIE  at least you can still get to the market for your groceries and that is something I would love to do.

SHIRLEY  with so many people around you will never be lonely or bored.

Have a good day.

Click for Harrisville, Rhode Island Forecast

JaneS

Well, I'm up but it's still dark out there.  It's about 50 degrees out there and I'm in favor of that!  I'll take that year round!  As Goria said, no A/C sound and no heat necessary. 

Today is a WM day so I'm hoping for smiles all around.  I have to make a quick stop on the way home so the doggies will have to cross their legs as they wai for me today.

I hope you all have a lovely day
Make it your own in every way!

Click for Lewisburg,Pennsylvania Forecast

Amy

Good morning everyone.
Calling for rain today and tomorrow. The tree colour is mostly muted now with the odd splash of red . I see the Tamaracks are getting ready to soon drop their needles.
A day of work about the house after we go to the lumber yard for two pieces of wood. Kyle has been working on the utility trailer ,metal has been sanded down repainted now just needs to finish of the wood part.
Shirley, we are starting to get the eagles back in the area now. In the winter we do see some at the dump, which to me is sad to see such a majestic bird there but he survives . Just let the weather dog back in and he said it is raining as he rubs up close to me..[

Gloria, I think we have things we used to do and now have to let others do it .We have had our time and all these things ,now tis time to pass it on to others.

Better get a move on.

Janie,stop playing hide and seek with those pumpkin!!/color]
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

Good morning. I thought I better make an appearance this morning, or someone would send out the dogs looking for me.  If I don't get here in the morning, the day just flies by and I forget.

It is supposed to be a very rainy day with a lot of hard rain at times. We really do need it, Hopefully, it will clear off for the rest of the week.

I have gone back and read a lot of the messages. 

Thanks to Bubble for the new beginnings.

Lloyd, I am so sorry that you are going through such a terrible ordeal with your friend. I sure do hope you will be able to work things out and renew your friendship.  That is so sad.

Shirley, sure hope you will get all your problems settled soon.

Gloria, I can relate to you in a lot of ways. I have a hard time getting around, but I still can do most things for myself.  Just takes so much longer.  I do order my groceries from Wal-Mart and my DIL picks them up for me.  I don't do a lot of cooking anymore, but do manage to fix enough to fill me up.  I have a hard time standing for any length of time.  But, you know, just keep moving on !

Jane, I can't imagine where you have put the pumpkins. That is so funny. Sure hope that you find them. They will probably be in the most obvious place,  That is usually the way those things happen.

I have been up a while, got the trash out to the trash room, and now will go look for some breakfast.  Probably will have cereal this morning and a cup of tea.  My Keureg coffee maker is not longer working and I just haven't gotten around to getting another one.  And, I miss my cup of coffee.  Don't think I will get another Keureg one.... just a Mr. Coffee. Those coffee pods can get expensive.  A Mr. Coffee will work just fine.  But, I also do enjoy my cup of tea.

I know I have missed mentioning some of the friends, so I will just wish each of you a wonderful day.  If you are having a rainy day, just snuggle up with a good book.  If it is a nice day where you are, enjoy the sunshine.

Just enjoy the day not matter where you are.

Joy
BIG BOX

CallieOK

Good Morning,

Had a long post and lost it when I tried to "preview" before posting.  Grumble grumble  >:(

Shirley,  thanks for mentioning the "KC girl".  She will graduate and become Dr. Emily a year from this December.  Latest progress is becoming a Clinical Intern, which means she can work on real clients.  The college has a clinic that functions like a Beauty School does for hairdresser....supervised work on actual clients.  I think she has 5 regulars at this point.
She will also take the Physical Therapy Boards later this month because chiropractors (in Oklahoma, at least) must also be licensed physical therapists.
After graduating, she will move home and probably accept an offer she's already had to join the established practice of a chiropractor who is also a family friend.

Gloria,  if there isn't a handicapped space or one nearby at the grocery store, I come home!  Don't have anyone to pick up groceries for me and have thought about ordering and having them delivered...but haven't tried, yet.

Other than the usual Domestic Duties,  I've been spending most of my time reading e-books from the library.  I'm in a small book club and the selections (suggested by members) have led me to some books I would never have chosen on my own.  That and the good discussions (led by members) are great "mind stretchers"!
I always check the Best Seller lists in the Sunday paper and usually put several on a Wish List or on Hold.  The "Holds" will automatically appear on my Loan list as they become available.  Naturally, 2 or 3 often appear at the same time.  Since they automatically disappear at the end of the loan time (2 weeks), that means I "have" to keep reading.
Since I could easily spend all day every day doing so, the chore is to make myself Do Useful Things when necessary.

Wishing Everyfriend Everywhere an Enjoyable Day.

Tomereader1

Joy, do not give up on your Keurig coffeemaker.  Mine stopped working and I was ready to toss it, but I followed the info in the owner's manual about cleaning the little spout where the coffee comes out, and it works like a charm again.  a toothpick, and a Qtip works wonders.  The coffee grounds and oils seem to clog up the spout.  Give it a try, and then get rid of it if it doesn't work!  My daughter's had the same problem, but she didn't try fixing it, and spent good money getting another Keurig machine.  BTW, Keurig does NOT tend to replace/repair machines after they are out of Warranty.

so_P_bubble

Yesterday we had loud thunderstorms and after a lightning struck very near the house, all our neighborhood was without phone and internet for several hours.

Did you know of the terrible danger of lightning? Here is what was in our newspaper today.

Three brothers, a sister and the wife of one of the brothers were struck by lightning on Tuesday on Zikim Beach near the northern Gaza Strip. The five were evacuated to Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, according to a Magen David Adom spokesperson.

"We were hanging out at an abandoned beach when lightning struck the sand and knocked us to the ground," said Elazar Hazut of Beersheba from his hospital bed. "I ask for Israelis to pray for us."
Elazar, his brother, Elhanan, and wife, Efrat, 21, remain in serious condition. His brother, Asher, 14, was transferred in critical condition to the hospital as resuscitation attempts continued. Another sister, 13, whose name was withheld, is in serious but stable condition.

"On the beach were two unconscious youths, and one floating in and out of consciousness," said MDA paramedic Keren Salvodanik. "The MDA team that was near the scene began resuscitation attempts on the two youths who had no pulse and weren't breathing, and provided treatment to the injured [youth] who was floating in and out of consciousness.

"As soon as we arrived, together with more MDA paramedics, we continued resuscitation attempts and treatment of the injured" youth, he said. "The heart of one of the youths began to beat again and, at the moment, we are continuing resuscitation attempts on one youth and providing lifesaving medical treatment to the additional victims."

According to eyewitnesses, lightning struck the beach lifeguard station near where the family had spread its blankets.

"There was a flash as if someone threw a stun grenade," an eyewitness told Reshet Bet radio. "We grabbed our stuff, and ran for the vehicle. While I was running, I saw someone on the beach, waving his hands, calling for an ambulance. I saw four people lying on the ground. It was a mess."
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Asher Hazut, 14, who was struck by lightning on Zikim beach Tuesday along with his two brothers, sister and sister-in-law, passed away in his hospital bed at Barzilai Medical Center on Wednesday, the hospital reported.

Mary Ann

October 16, 2019, 02:27:09 pm #24 Last Edit: October 16, 2019, 02:28:51 pm by Mary Ann
Bubble, that was a horrible thing to happen on the beach but I have read advisories about staying away from water and the beaches and that lightning can affect people 25 miles away from the lightning.  It sounds impossible, but strange things do happen.  I like storms but I stay inside, a respectable distance from windows, during a storm.

It's windy on Lake Michigan now, lots of whitecaps, but no storm.

Mary Ann

Carol

Bubble:  I am sorry for the family being struck by lightning.  It is a huge danger in the high country here as well.  A group from church were hiking on the slopes and lightning killed the young man next to the woman I know.  Even with two doctors, nothing could save his life.  So sad. 


Amy

Bubble, that is so sad. A happy event turned dangerous by the lightening.
I know of two men that have been struck by lightening, both lived but it sure made them aware of the power of lightening.

Still raining here, loved the sound of it falling as we drove into town..
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

Lloyd Hammond

well thanks friends all is well that ends well. I just got home came in here and read up on news and comments. did not look Like I was missed. I say my prayer that god have his way. I spent three days in the hospital Had another Heartache. I guess the good news I survived to torment and Love you folks a while Longer.  they went though the groin. cant drive for three days Or lift more than five pounds. well see you all Later.

Lloyd

Amy

Lloyd, you were missed , I am happy to see you are home . Please take it easy and follow the Dr.s orders.
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

Shirley

Hi, Lloyd. Sounds like you had a "heart cath"... did they need to put in any stents?  I had one in March or April & the Dr put in 2 or 3 stents... don't remember which. Mine was done as an "out patient"... in the heart clinic. Went in at 6:00 am & out by 6:30 that night. Didn't even get anything to eat but a sip of Coke & soda cracker. Cannot believe what it cost my insurance! Do take care.

I am going to bed early... up at 2:00 am but did go back for an hour nap before up for the day. Been a busy one, got the tags for the car & paid the taxes... even put the tags on already. Son came over & while checking all the fuse panels managed to get the back up cameras/radio, etc all running & said he didn't do a thing. Loose wire or something, but all's working now. The roofer stopped by with his final bill so I wrote him a check & paid in full. We'll see how much the insurance kicks in since they held back a big chunk of the payment. I scanned his bill & sent to Hartford. He did not charge for all the extra work she caused him... but it's over, almost!

My brain is tired and so is my body. This knee is really giving me grief... I can handle the pain but it's not a habit yet, to concentrate on planting that left foot down & testing before putting weight on it. I don't want it to give out & toss me down a flight of steps or something. I know lots of others have dealt with this but first time for me to have it this way. I've had a bad back most of my life from riding horses that bucked me off... & other dumb things... but always was a back problem. I'll live & quit whining after a while.

Bubble, what shocking news about the lightning! Since I live on sand I will be more careful. When these houses were built they hauled in lots of dirt but only maybe 3-4 inches over the sand. I never thought about being more dangerous because of it... and we do see lightning "drill into the ground" around here. Sympathy for all those families struggling tonight. How sad to have a fun time turn into a nightmare!

Callie, happy to read about the final goal for our girl. Sorry she isn't interested in Wichita, I certainly do believe in the benefits of what they can do.  My sister in law got such a kick out of addressing her daughter as "Doctor Dawn" when she earned her doctor's degree in geriatric pharmacy. Sadly, my brother (her father) didn't live to see her finish. Girls have so many more options than when WE were young, great, huh?

Hope somebody set the auto lights and maybe got the coffee pot ready for morning. One last swipe through the kitchen & I'm closing my peepers. Good night, everyone, and sweet dreams.

Gloria, in my travels today I saw one maple that had a little red.... more dead looking than red.

Jane, did you find those wayward pumpkins? Can't imagine where you could have hidden those. Did you check under the bed?  :D