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Soda Shoppe for December 15,2019

Started by so_P_bubble, December 15, 2019, 05:23:58 am

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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

Shirley

 :christmastree: I did get over to Photos to see Santa Don's pictures.... so nice to see that cheery face! 

I am struggling with the head yet, have gone without aspirin since midnight last night and do think I will give in and take one before I go to bed. The tummy is objecting to this strange stuff. Hope to find a cause soon. Thanks to all of you for keeping the lights on in here!  Shirley

Lloyd Hammond

good evening everyone. well Nicole came by got some things fixed,she got A picture of her and i on the entry square. she also brought good news, she had talked to the Lawyer and Dave backed down If i would let hem come with supervision and get his things with out Nancy and I being here. that is great that is what had offered in the first place. can anyone of you rotate Nancy's picture 90 º we had no luck with that.

Lloyd

JaneS

I'm going to say Good Night to everyfriend  in here and then I'm going over to photos to check out the pictures and then off to bed.  Another busy day tomorrow and all the running around tires me out. 

I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep (especially you, SHIRLEY) and a happy tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. I got in seven hours sleep according to the breathing machine, but it can only tell how long it is on but not how actual sleep i get. I am still tired as i was when I went to bed. so i most likely do another nap after while. Nancy is not feeling good this am. we did have a great visit last evening with Nichole and children. how great it would be to have the energy the little ones have. hope you all have a good day today.

Lloyd

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend! I'm one who did not sleep well last night.  I guess I was thinking about all that needs to be done today and wondering where the energy was coming from.  My list just keeps growing longer and longer.

Among other things, I have an eye dr. appointment and it's a follow up.  I'm pretty sure it's not going to be a good report because I missed about 3 or so days after my fall when I couldn't stand to touch my eyes.  He's going to be miffed with me.

Then I have to deliver a gift to an old friend who just changed jobs and I'm not familiar with the place where she works now.  It's a sprawling Senior Citizen Home and combination Nursing Home.  I haven't been inside it for about 10 years and I know they've made a lot of changes.  My friend will meet me at the "front desk" but I think they've moved that since I've been there.

Then I have a BUNCH of errands to do and running around always tires me out.  I'm sorry!  It sounds like this is my day for complaining.  I'll try to do better later.

Mickie and I are waiting for the boinger and then the day begins!

LLOYD, your granddaughter not only helped you out, she was the bearer of good news.  And I sure hope Nancy feels better today. Maybe the kids just wore her down! 

SHIRLEY!  Some things are still out of place from you various falls.  Treat them as you can and feel better soon.

I wish us all a lovely day!
We must make it our own in every way!

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Amy

Good morning everyone..
I do wish the temp would remember how to stay above 0!! - 22  at the moment  but no new snow to deal with. :)

Odds and ends day here. I managed to score a huge pork loin for 5.00 yesterday so will cook and chop part of it for the dogs..
We also need to take the garbage away either today ,Sat or Sun. Will let the boss decide on that.

Better get ready for the day...

Shirley and Phyliss are here now we just need Joy..

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

Gloria

Good morning everyone, 13° now. Below zero with wind chill. I just checked the temperatures for San Diego and not too warm there either. Hope my daughter has some warm clothes for her and my SIL. Looks like another day I stay inside. Even with the sun shining it will not get warm again. Makes me wonder what January will be like. I might become a hermit with these temperatures.

AMY  glad you had good hea t in your van and when you got home. I would enjoy your big old stove to sit near and keep warm. I really don't care for baseboard heat.

JANE  your family really knows you, that is LOVE.

SHIRLEY  HOPE YOU DO NOT TAKE ANY ASPRIN TILL AFTER YOU EAT SOMETHING. They can do a number on a tummy if you do.  Only pill I take first in the morning is the one for Gerd so I no longer have that reflux anymore. I talked to my doctor about dropping that one and she told me to skip a day and take it the next. Tried that and I started with the heartburn again.

LLOYD  did you think of sending your cactus picture to Bubble? I am sure she can fix the picture for you. I would try but been too long sind I did any PSP and might mess it up.

JANE  I no longer have the strength to do much of anything and I tire doing nothing. Thank God for all you can still do and I envy you.

Guess it is time for breakfast, the only meal I can make, easy oatmeal.

Have a good day and keep warm.

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phyllis

Sunny today but still cold.  I chickened out yesterday and decided I just couldn't face the cold and all the walking through the grocery store so David did it.  He was really tired last night.  Poor guy.  I feel so bad that so much is falling on him now but he never complains and just says that I took care of him when he needed it so now it is his turn.

Shirley, it was good to hear from you but I'm sorry you are having such a battle.  I wish I had some answers for you.  The extreme dry winter air in the house doesn't help with headaches either.  I try to keep some humidity going by keeping water on a low simmer in the crock pot.  I doubt that it raises the humidity level very much but it makes me think that it does.    :uglystupid2:

I'm off to get some breakfast.  Take care, stay warm and safe, Everyone.
phyllis
Cary,NC

Joy

Good Afternoon.  I am late getting in here today.  And, I know I have not been posting like I should have been.

First.  Callie, I know we all will be so anxious to hear about your trip to see your grand daughter in the show. What a nice way to make some special memories.  So happy that so many are able to go with you.  Take lots of notes !!!

Shirley, sure hope that  you will feel better soon.  Just doesn't sound like you.  You are always so upbeat and positive about everything.  Please try to relax and take care of yourself. 

Phyllis, I know what you mean about your "git up and go" having left you !!!  I am just so tired all the time, and I really blame it on not making myself do things.  It is just so much easier to stay put.  I did go to Walmwart the other day, and had to stop several times to rest. I had taken my walker in, instead of getting a cart, so that I could sit down if I got tired.  And, I did make use of that seat several times.  But, I survived.

Jane, your gift envelopes were sure a special gift.  I can imagine how much fun it has been to open one each day and be surprised.  Like someone else mentioned.... your family really know you well and all the things that you like.  Now, you will have so much fun using them.

Gloria, I am in the same boat as you !!  Just get so tired doing nothing. 

Jean, thinking about your grandson and sure hope the new treatments will work.  There are so many new drugs and treatments available today.   I know that is a big worry for you and Larry, especially being so far away.  My thoughts and prayers  are with all of you at this special time of the year.

Thoughts go out to all of you and hope you all will be up to having a wonderful Christmas and the Happiest and Healthiest New Year.  Everybody is so busy getting ready for the "big day", and then all of a sudden it is all overwith.  I don't do much anymore, as it is just another day, when you get my age.  When there are no little ones to share the day with, it just becomes another day.  I hope we all have special memories when the children were little. That is what Christmas is all about.  Such fun to see then all excited.

Hope everyone will have a nice Friday evening. 

Joy
BIG BOX

Shirley

I am smiling at the advice and love it!  Thanks to all. My brain is running about 50% at best & most of the time 10% so you know how little is getting done around here. Gloria, you are so right about eating something before taking aspirin, same with the antibiotic (augmentin)... that means I am eating all the time, day & night! I am getting tired of everything in the house & don't much feel like picking up fast food unless I am already on the road to one of these tests. Since I only have a couple antibiotic pills left (take 2 a day), this has been going on for 2 weeks, & the knee 6 weeks before that.My best computer is getting that massive Microsoft update, has been taking all day & still only 4% done on the install.

Phyllis,I had a new filter put on the furnace humidifier & do keep the house moist... that dry air has always been a problem in Kansas, but I remember my father would take the floor register off & put a flat cake pan on the duct work under & fill with water (in MO). The good thing is after running the tests, x-rays & CT scan they haven't found anything wrong in my head & didn't tell me if anything is missing. :crazy2:

Lloyd, I do hope you can get out from under this mess without any more stress. Even after it is over, it is a big job to keep up with that much land and house and maybe time to think about less work for both of you with a house in town. If it wasn't for these cats, I really would think about a retirement village but I want to find one that has "up grades" to take care of me no matter what. You are so close to that wonderful place in Lee's Summit... John Knox Village. I have a number of friends living there in various types of housing. They just opened a new area to provide homes for those that can afford them, one of my classmates & husband just had one built & are finally "unboxed". He is a retired lawyer, & they have grandbabies in schools in the KC area so are thrilled with their choice. At least your news sounds good today!

Joy, Janie, Amy, Callie, Jean.... who else is rattling around in here these days????  Thanks for keep the ball rolling.

Jean, I hope FL has some nice weather for the holidays. My neighbors left today for a "slow drive" to take a son back that lives there. She didn't say how long they would be gone, only that her father would be in & out to take care of her pet chickens. They have the cutest chicken house, like a tree house that is insulated, ramp for them to go down & each a special nests for each to lay in, but now & then when we are visiting over the fence one of the "girls" will be cackling & fussing, and she says "it's because she wants the nest another is sitting on & is getting impatient!" I dearly love these neighbors, they are about the age of my sons & both are a delight.

Better go check on cats, I didn't go down to the river with them tonight, but did get the RV slide out & awning, to make sure none of the snow got trapped in to cause mold.... ran the generator long enough to make sure it doesn't get "gunked up". I would love to go to bed but will wait until the other computer gets finished with that darn update install. Son said there were more but don't think I am up to playing with it any longer today~~ I thought it was set on auto updates but son doesn't like doing that, don't know why because I leave the computers running all the time. They go to sleep after a little while & wake up when I wiggle the mouse. But with our lousy internet, maybe not good to do anything automatic.

Hope everyone has a beautiful week end.... weather is outstanding for this time of year here. Shirley










JaneS

Well, SHIRLEY, I don't know about rattling around in here but I wrote a long post earlier and my computer froze in the SS.  The only way to unfreeze it was to exit and I lost my post.  I could have cried!

The gist of it was that I had a lot of outside errands to do, some with complications and one eye dr. appointment that took about an hour. I was happy to have them all work out and be finished.  Among other things, I happened to be passing the (relatively) new Mennonite store and popped in to see if they had any nice country hams.  They did and I bought one for our Christmas Dinner.

My envelope today was a gift card for my favorite shopping store...WalMart!  I'll make good use of that!

I also put out a call for JOY and even if I lost my post, she must have heard it because there she is!

Also added more advice  for SHIRLEY but I see she's already taking it so I won't repeat THAT!

I watched "Miracle on 34th Street" tonight.  It was the original with Natalie Wood as the little girl, Maureen O'Hara as the mother, John Payne as the lawyer and good old Edmund Gwenn as Santa Claus.  I love that movie!  It's just not Christmas if I don't get to see my faorites.

Also, when I went shopping, I went with a list and vowed that I'd not buy anything that wasn't on my list.  However, I was walking past the Electronics department and there was a display of old Christmas CDs on one of the endcaps and a Tony Bennet CD jumped right into my cart.  I tried to put it back but Tony reminded me that my CD of him was all scratched up and not working anymore so I let him stay.  Then, would you believe it!  As we passed the deli, he grabbed a container of Amish potato salad for me to eat for lunch while I listened to him sing.  And he refused to put it back.

And if you believe that, I have a nice piece of swampland in Florida that I'll sell cheap.

I got a lot done today and I'm tired so this will also be my sign off....if I don't lose it first.

I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep and a happy tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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Lloyd Hammond

well it is time I wish you all sweet dreams and good night. I am going to put this laptop to bed and go fill the water jug on my BY  pap put it on and hit the hay,see you all tomorrow.

Lloyd

Amy

Good morning everyone..
Going to be a busy day here, need to get pies and cherry cheesecake done and do the start of the trifle. Make the nutz and bolts too. Will try to get garbage taken away also. Manage to get laundry done and hung on the line as yesterday was a lovely day . Today we are PLUS 4° and it is to be nice for the weekend.

If I am going to get all that done I had better put an egg.....ah....no I might need that egg for cooking. :)

Everyone stay safe and enjoy your day.
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

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend!  I did not sleep well last night.  Maybe it was because I fell asleep earlier and I wasn't ready for a  full night.  Or maybe I just plain can't do a whole night any more.  Whatever!

Cathy texted last night to say she's going to the Amish Store early this morning and do  want to go along.  I asked her to text me when she gets up this morning and I'll tell her then.  I thought of a few things I need and I always like the company so I'm going along.  She hasn't texted me yet but she said "early" and they open at 8.  So I better put an egg.....no, I might need them for baking, too! I'll just get a wiggle on!  There's always lots of them around!

I didn't get the cookies mixed last night so I'm going to go get dressed and if Cathy hasn't texted by the time I'm dressed, I'll start mixing the cookies. 

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

18º here this morning.  I don't want any of that "below" stuff around here!

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Gloria

Good morning everyone, 13° and just might get into the 30's today. That would feel like a heat wave.

PHYLLIS  what your son says to you is what  my 3 say to me all the time yet is still feels wrong to me, feel like I should still watch over them. After all they are MY children no matter how old they get. I should not be taken care of by them. But I do love that they think of me. Like you I have a small crock pot simmering to keep some moisture in the air. I cut up an orange and a cinnamon stick , some whole cloves and whatever I have that will smell good in it. Since we cannot open windows even for a few minutes in here to bring in fresh air it helps with stale odors.

JOY  I wish I could do something. I cannot stand up on my own even, if I didn't have my rollator I wold not be able to move. Best thing I ever bought for myself.

SHIRLEY  with all you always did and all the cooking for your family gatherings I think you are just worn out. Try to relax and stop worrying. Get your paints out and do some painting, might relax you.

JANE  the original Miracle on 34th St. is really the only one to watch. Just like the original Stage Coach with John Wayne. They have remade it twice and once with Big Crosby, terrible. Can you imagine a remake of the Wizard of Oz? Would never be half as good as the original.

AMY  we are complaing about the cold here but you have it even colder. We expect this in January but not in December.

JANE  terrible when a good sleep down't happen. I know it happens to me at times.

Have a good day.

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. It is mostly sunny here @ 8:58 A M. going for low to mid 50º's. I can take that sort of weather every day for a while. I had a hard time going to sleep.took a pill and went to bed took a while for it to take over but when it did I got 7.5 hours of sleep according th breathing Machine's tattle tail. have a great day everyone.I hope you all could see our Christmas cactus.

Lloyd

Lloyd Hammond

Amy my computer is acting up. i seen where you said you sent me a email,but it did not show up and I so far cant fiend it. my email address is (blueweb37@gmail.com) all lower case. hope this works.

Lloyd

Denver

A good Saturday HELLO to EVERYFRIEND🎄🎄

I have been keeping up with all of the posts, and you all are sure busy.  It is that time of the year😘

We are headed out the door to go to our granddaughters dance recital.  Seems there is not one minute to spare....I am always rushing😘

HAPPY WINTER SOLSTICE..... we are going to have one of our warmer days here in the Mile High and I am smiling for sure🦋🦋

I wish you all a great day.

Jenny

Lloyd Hammond

so_P_bubble someone said for me to send the picture of the Christmas cati. to you, but I seam to be brain dead on memory to day I fiend it in pictures but cant re amber how to get it here.grand daughter got it posted in S @ F. but I do not reamber how to.

Lloyd

Amy

Nutz and bolts are made now to just finish off the cherry cheese cake and the blueberry cheesecake. Will make the raisin pie filling in a bit. Have all but one ingredient for the trifle but that can wait till Mon to get. Need to make up the plates to take to friends and then I can sigh a bit.
Callie, I forgot to tell you, while we were at DQ ,my husband didn't have room for his dessert (you notice HE didn't but I sure did ) I told the lady to give his to someone that would enjoy a sundae . While we were finishing up our meal she came to our table and gave us a pint of ice cream to take home!! What a surprise!!

Lloyd, I did sent it to that address...

Jenny have fun at the dance recital.

Gloria, I don't  think the "mothering " goes away no matter how old one is. We worry and stew but don't let on to them.

Jane, the only good thing that "below " weather is good for is killing germs!! I don't mind hugging the fire one bit.

Better get back at it...
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

Here's one mother that doesn't hesitate to point out to MY kids that they are still stewing over THEIR kids even though most are married & have kids. No matter how many generations pass, our babies remain babies in our hearts forever!

JaneS

I have the Sand Tarts mixed up and ready to cut and the Moose Farts chilling in the fridge ready to be rolled.  I think that might be all the cookies I make this year 

I'm going to go get a shower and get ready to go to the Christmas Concert tonight.  My neighbor is picking me up at 7 and I better be on time.  I'm treating her for all the driving she does for me.  Should be nice Christmasy evening!  Later!

And you're right Shirley, they'll always be my "kids" no matter how old they get!

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Amy

My git up and go got up and went. We had company for a while.  The raisin pie filling is done as are the cheesecakes. Bread has been torn apart for dressing also. Now to do nothing.

Jane ,have fun at the concert.

Shirley, you are so right...our babes will remain so.
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

Marilyne

Trivia Christmas Song quiz!
One song left to guess?

Lloyd Hammond

Good Night and sweet dreams everyone . Janes I think the same with me got up and left long time ago.

Lloyd

Lloyd Hammond

well I do not know why I have woke up so early but i have so I am going straight to couch and try for some more zzz;s. see you all after while hope with out the dreaming.

Lloyd

Gloria

Good morning everyone, Welcome to Winter. HOORAY it is out of the teens this morning, 21°.Supposed to be 50 on Christmas day. After the freezing cold I can take  the 50.

LLOYD  since Cox did an upgrade I have had problems with my email, too. Glad I have 2 different email addresses because one works and one doesn't. Still waiting for my grandson to come and check it out.

JENNY  you are lucky you can still keep busy. No fun when one cannot get out of the house unless someone takes them.

AMY  OK now this mention of nuts and bolts has me wondering just what they are. Oh I  know the ones used with screwdrivers and other tools but I don't think that is what you are talking about. My Mom made raisin pie but I never ate it because I still do not like raisins. One of my brothers kept asking me if I had her recipe and I kept telling him she never had a written recipe. My 3 know I am a worrier. When I know they are traveling I worry, even my grands. My oldest son worries but not as bad as I do. My other son tells me I would worry if there was nothing to worry about.

SHIRLEY  so true, our children will always be our babies, no matter what age they are.

JANE between you and Amy making things I never heard on before I wonder where I have been. Sand Tarts?  I did send my daughter the recipe for the Moose farts and she made them for a meeting, the ladies loved them and asked what the name was and they laughed when she told them.

Have a good day.

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Amy

Good morning everyone...

Wow, we are a balmy +15°F out there this morning!! Need to make the trays for delivery today and not much else.
Gloria , nutz and bolts are a mixture of rice chex,cherrioes, pretzels ,shreddies and I threw in cheese nips also. Then you pour a sauce made of butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and you can add other spices too. Mix and then bake for 1 1/2 hours.

Lloyd ,hope you found more zz's on the couch!!

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

Lloyd Hammond

I did I am just now heading to the kitchen to find something to eat. It is 35º and very foggy here today, heading for 53º today, with the sun peeking through.
Have a good day everyone.

Lloyd