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Soda Shoppe for February 1, 2020

Started by so_P_bubble, February 01, 2020, 01:01:10 am

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JaneS

I've been in and read but didn't take time to post.  Too much going on around here right now and i'm beat trying to keep up!  Nice weather here today.  it got up to 60!

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Shirley

I heard one news that we hit 75 degrees yesterday, the bottom has dropped out today. High was when I woke up at 2:00 AM to let Tom out. They can't believe winter is back! I'm on the iPad so a struggle to change size, etc.  More than one way to skin a cat & I know cats!!

Sounds like everyone doing okay & Mary Ann the shining star! Gloria, I told my brother that "since 2 doctors said I have severe arthritis, I'm going to pay attention to the aches in all parts of the body & howl at the pain, so he'd better get ready with sympathy". He laughed & said, "that'll be the day"..... He will be 95 in Sept. & starting to whine about being short winded. Naturally I had to remind him he needed to exercise every day, walk a little farther each day. He ignored me.

Might as well see if I can get this to change & post.  :-\

Lloyd Hammond

well I will try again, I will try to explain where i have been. I got home a short while ago and sat down here and read over post since I had been here, typed a post explaining, Hit post and away it went don't know where I can't Fiend it. so we are trying again. From Saturday Until Just a few Min, ago I was in the hospital except driving time home. wokeup with bad pain In chest. so I called 911 and took the worst ride I ever had, that ambulance road like it had no springs and square wheels on It. VA said Not a heart attack.but gave me no ideal to what it was. ekg read just like last one a month ago. so I just got three days meals and bed space from you tax payers. But it is good to be home, Shirley will rest better in my own bed tonight.Good Night and sweet dreams. Hope to see you all tomorrow.

Lloyd

Denver

Shucks, I received a telephone call and when I returned my post was gone.....I am kicking myself, of course! 

I just want to say that I am so happy to read about your progress MARY ANN.  YOU are doing so well, I bet you will be going home very soon.  Happy to read you are having visitors.  Just continue your positive attitude and feel stronger every day.  I am not surprised that Annie is feeling homesick.  I do hope she had a good first day of work.  She will settle in, but it will be nice if her mother and dad can get down to visit her in the near future. 

We did go to Dave and Michele's to watch the Super Bowl.  Michele ordered finger food from a Mexican Restaurant near us.  We picked it up and spent a fun time together in their newly updated basement family area, which is very well done. 

Michele will go early Wednesday morning for her PET Scan.  She and Dave will go to the oncologist on Friday Morning for the results.  We are ALL hoping for a miracle of a clear cancer screening report🙏🙏

Right now we are in the middle of a VERY bad snow storm.....it is very cold and it will continue to snow from now through tomorrow afternoon 😩😩.  Yesterday it was 71 degrees here!  UGH😘

I must get my hubby some dinner.

Enjoy the rest of your evening.

Jenny

Mary Ann

Jenny, the plan is that I will be here for two weeks.  I will have some sort of therapy twice a day.  For instance, this morning's was the shower. 

Reading about Lloyd having chest pain, at no time have I had chest pain.  My symptoms were tingling in the left arm and a clammy feel on my right. 

I am feeling as good as possible under the circumstances.  I am going to try to get a table lamp beside me because the two overhead lights shine right at me; I need light at my back, not my front!

Otherwise, things are on track.

Mary Ann

Amy

Good morning everyone.

Nothing on the agenda today other than domestic duties as Callie would say.

Jane., hope today is a better day for you and you  have time to stop and smell the roses.

Lloyd, glad you are ok. My husband said the same thing about the ambulance ride ,said it felt like they hit every pot hole on the road.

Jenny, prayers for Michelle that the tumours are gone.....gone for good!!

Joy, happy to read  you are feeling much better. We also had a nice day yesterday to the point of some melting but more snow is to come on Thur here.

Gloria,I enjoy watching the birds hang upside down eating the seeds from the sunflowers when ripe.

Better get ready here.

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

Amy

Thought this was cute.

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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, 33 now and no sun. The blue sky and sunshine we had yesterday morning lasted for 2 hours and the clouds moved in again and sun showed up just before sunset.

MARY ANN  might be the way I was raised, my Mom always said not to ask questions of people. I worked with one woman years ago and no matter who was talking to some one she would come up and ask what they were talking about. More than once the same person told her it was nof her business and she would reply  she could not learn anything if she didn't ask. Both my parents died from bad hearts and some of my siblings died as the result of diabetes or cancer.

JANE  you sure have been busy since the beginning of December. You sure do not have time to be bored with nothing to do, the joy of retirement. Just think of all you would be missing if you were still working.

SHIRLEY  I am the only one in my family that has been bothered with arthritis, I always have to be different.

LLOYD  what else could have given you the pain in your chest? Acid reflux? Do you have a lot  of heart burn? Good to see hou poting again. Rather see our taxes go for you instead of an illegal who sneaked into our country and want every thing we have worked for.

JENNY  prayers for Michelle and good results from the PET scan. She sure deserves a break.

AMY  one year when still living in Ca. my daughter got some sunflower seeds and planted them. Some grew so tall there were higher than the roof on the house. Flowers as big as dinner plates. I have some pictures she sent me, if I can find where I saved them I will send a few to you. Your daily graphics are adorable.

Have a good day.

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone, and thanks for all the well wishes. Is 33º and cloudy @7:56 here this morning and calling for high of 37º the wend is out of the north @ about 8, 10 Mph. I had a good night of 9,5 hours. my bed must have missed me. snowing in kc mo heading our way,saying we are going to get it tonight and tomorrow , predicting about 5-6". have a great day everyone. I am off here heading to the kitchen see if I can fiend something good to eat.

Lloyd

Denver

Good morning, EVERYFRIEND!

We survived the storm.......it was not as bad as we anticipated.  LLOYD, I hope it will not be too bad for you and SHIRLEY! 

I thank you ALL for the kind words for Michele...she does indeed deserve a break and I sure pray that it will be this time for sure!

MARY AÑÑ, your positive attitude is what will get you strong enough to get back home to Kindrick!   I understand the need of light behind you, not right in your face!  I did wonder if you had chest pains before you headed off to the hospital. I have read that women for the most part do not have chest pains!  Very interesting! 

AMY, the graphics you have been sharing, along with the great ones that BUBBLE posts for us sure are appreciated!  Anything that gives US a smile is fantastic.  Thanks to you both❣️

I am off to get some more sifting through stuff done......still cold and messy out, so another good day to stay inside! M

Have a good one! 

Jenny

Shirley

I'm here, maybe.  Lloyd, glad it wasn't a heart attack, you may have to think of what foods you eat & meds you take that can cause that heart attack feeling. Could be that since you are not doing all that hard work you may have to cut back on some of the foods. Why is it when we can finally afford to eat & do what we want, our bodies object to us enjoying???

Gloria, one year I planted a package of mixed sunflower seeds, all colors & they also grew taller than the house, well, the gutters on the house. They were gorgeous. Somewhere I have lots of photos of them, going to paint "someday".  :-\

Amy, cute graphic. Are the birds starting to shift gears for spring? I don't see any moving this morning, like they may have headed back south!

Jenny, I had a peek at Monarch Pass cam & looks like a "white-out". They have had quite a bit of snow lately. Extra prayers for Michele.

Well, I started this hours ago & daughter stopped by for a cup of coffee & I forgot ... had a nap.... and wiggled my mouse to open the computer and see this didn't vanish.  I'll bring up to date and post. Haha... nothing to update here!  ;D

JaneS

I wish everyone well and happy!  I'm trying to catch up on a houseful of company for the past week and also catch up on some lost sleep!  I loved having them but they do tire me out these days! 

Had a dr. appt this morning and she sent me to the hospital for blood work and xrays of my hand and arm.  All the walking and waiting wore me out, too!  And when I finally got home, Mickie wanted a walk and then lunch and then my cleaning dynamo arrived so no nap.  Now I'm off to bed to try to recover some of it.

I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep, good health for yourself and those you love, and a happy tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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Lloyd Hammond

well when you do not sleep it is just gone no catching up to it again. it has turned winter here, it is 30º and calling for snow tonight and tomorrow. so as the old saying goes let it snow let it snow' either way I am going to bed and hope for a good restfully sleep. good night and sweet dreams everyone.

Lloyd

Shirley

I woke up about midnight and finally go up at 1:00 am, fixed me an egg, piece of toast & cup of coffee. Got to watching an old movie so not ready to go back to sleep, busy day ahead so need my zzzzzs.

Jane, how did I miss what happened to your arm & hand??? Hope nothing serious.

Lloyd, weather guessers keep warning about ice & snow but so far hasn't happened here. Sure is bitter cold. Spring allergies are in full force, everyone is having itchy eyes, runny nose & sneezing. Even weeds are showing green on the river bank and expect the fat buds on the trees will freeze back. May mean no apples or early fruit.

Back to bed, 2 hours sleep is not enough!

Gloria

Good morning everyone, 39 and raining. The weather thing on my computer says snow. No weather forcasting is right as far as I can see. We are to get ri=ain the next 2 days and a few days next week, too.  Not normal at all for winter here.

AMY  send some snow down this way, please !

LLOYD  glad you had such a good sleep. I thought I was doing good when I woke after 8  hours sleep.

JENNY  glad I can get downstairs for at least a bit of social time ot I would be getting cabin fever with all the darn rain we have been getting.

SHIRLEY  the first painting my daughter did was a sunflower. When she was young she loved daisies and when she grew up so did her favorite flower. My update is I woke and and having my first dup of coffee so I am still alive.

JANE  nothing like having a house full of family but it sure can tire us out. I do remember when my daughter would visit me for more than a week with my SIL and 2 grandsons. 4 peopl and me in my 3 room apartment. Crowded to say the least. I was still working at the time but managed to get a week off.

SHIRLEY  there is an old farmer's tale here if orchards blooefore Mothers' day we will have a late frost and no harvest. Happened a few times with my son's orchard. Hope you got more sleep.

Have a good day.

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Lloyd Hammond


good morning everyone. current temp is 30º saying 31º will be the high and snow is predicted for today,so far just cold and wend gusting out of the north 5 to 10 Mph. Have a warm day stay in and stay safe.

Lloyd

Amy

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Good morning everyone.

Gosh tis chilly out + 4° at the moment. Nothing pressing today, odd jobs to clean up and figure out something for dinner.

Shirley, this year we have very few chickadees.....maybe two or 3 will come to the seed . We do have a lot of Juncos, Blue Jays and Mourning Doves though.

Jenny, happy to read the storm wasn't too bad.

Gloria, I wish I could send the snow we are to get tomorrow...and we are to be on the road early. If it is too bad we stay put and re-schedule.

Lloyd,hope you found some zzz's to use.

Phyliss and Joy hope you both are feeling much better.

Jane, nice to see your post..I know when our routine is thrown out of whack we are beat. I find if heading to the city, don't plan anything for the next day as I am bushed!!

Callie....good morning to you..

Better scoot

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

JaneS

Good Morning to all my dear friends!  It's currently36º her right now and only heading for a high of 39.  I do believe winter has returned!  "They" are predicting snow for this coming Friday and for Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week.  Boy!  Am I ever glad to be retired!  If I were still working, those would be my workdays!

SHIRLEY, I've had this thing in my hand for a long time and I just put it down to arthritis or rheumatism.  But I finally decided that it's time to find out exactly what it is and if there's nothing to be done for it, at least I'll know WHY I have to put up with it.  No big deal!

I have to get ready to do a couple of errands in town this morning and then I have a follow up appt with a dr this afternoon! 

I wish you all a lovely, safe, healthy day and the same for those you love.   Make it your own in every way!

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CallieOK

February 05, 2020, 11:39:25 am #48 Last Edit: February 05, 2020, 11:46:11 am by CallieOK
Good Morning from a snow-covered central Oklahoma.

About 4 inches of fluffy white stuff is covering everything. Roads are a mess.  Both sons "working from home" today but dil made it into her office - although it took 40 minutes instead of the usual 20.

So glad my paper was right against the garage door so I didn't have to shovel a path or use the broom to scoop it in.

Pantry is full, plenty of e-books to read and am still sorting/shredding. 

Project du Jour, however, is to make a meat loaf from The Pioneer Woman recipe.  ("Pioneer Woman" is Ree Drummond - whose blog "went viral" and is now famous as the "Oklahoma" Martha Stewart).   (Edit:  tried to put in a link to her website - didn't work.  If you're interested, try  searching for The Pioneer Woman.

Dil made the meat loaf while we were in Wisconsin and it was delicious.

Wishing Everyfriend Everywhere an Enjoyable Day.

so_P_bubble

Callie, you have to click twice so the link would post with that link icon.

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

CallieOK

Amy, yes.  Thank you.  DIL lined broiler pan with foil, then  put foil over top and poked holes in slots.  Easy clean-up.

Bubble, I was able to put link in but it wouldn't open when I posted.  Too lazy to try a fix.  ;D

Denver

February 05, 2020, 03:52:16 pm #52 Last Edit: February 05, 2020, 03:55:58 pm by Denver
We did not freeze to death over night, but it sure did get cold.  We are to be in the 30's today, so it is warming up some.  Next snow is to be Thursday late afternoon.....then Saturday some more, 😩 and next week too! 

Michele's PET scan is done, so now we wait on pins and needles for the results on Friday! I want so badly to keep ONLY positive thoughts🙏🙏🙏

JANE, I hope what ever the issue is with your hand that it will be something that can be taken care of easily!  I hope you are trying to take it easy and rest up! 

SHIRLEY, the mountains are getting plenty of snow, thankfully.  I just wish they would keep snow and the cold air UP THERE and we could just have some rain down here!  Wishful thinking on my part 😘

GLORIA, thank goodness you can get downstairs to brake the monotony of being stuck in your place with no personal contacts.  We start to get cabin fever when we are stuck in here for too many days! 

CALLIE, the meatloaf sounds delicious and I have snagged the recipe, thanks to you, Amy!  And thank you for the nice birdies telling us hello today! 

Have a good rest of your day.

Jenny

CallieOK

February 05, 2020, 04:10:57 pm #53 Last Edit: February 05, 2020, 04:38:31 pm by CallieOK
Meat loaf is about ready to come out of the oven.  Hope those of you who looked at web site/marked it scrolled down far enough to see the actual recipe, which is printable.

My discoveries:  The bread really does soak up the milk (I use skim) and the whole mixture goes into the loaf.  I had to tear bread apart while mixing the loaf.
Do use your hands and keep mixing, mixing, mixing until moisture is absorbed and mixture begins to hold together.
I didn't have enough sauce left for dipping after putting the second coating on meat. Not sure how to divide 1/2 cup into thirds (never mind- I really don't need to know  ;) ) so probably put too much on as a topping.

Late Correction:  Meat loaf out of oven.  Looks good - smells wonderful! - but not all drippings went between the slots.  Probably didn't clear them well enough.
When I used a small spatula to scrape leftover sauce into a refrigerator dish,  I did have about 1/3 of it left!!!      Spread about 2 Tablespoons of sauce on loaf each time and  you should have enough left to put some on each slice at serving time.

Definitely not something to make for "everyday" but I think I'll enjoy slicing and freezing single servings.  Am sure I'll enjoy dinner tonight.

I plan to bake some frozen rolls after I take the meat loaf out.  Might as well use the oven while it's hot.

Snow has melted off the street and driveway.  Trash truck didn't come by so was able to put another bag in the bin as I went to the mailbox.

Off to be a "recliner radish" for the rest of the afternoon.

Amy

Callie, thank you for leading the way to the recipe. I have printed it off, plus sent it on to friends.
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

I am not with it today, but reading & smelling the meatloaf brings back a thought... do any of you add a little milk when making hamburger patties?  My mother always did & when I remembered not long ago, it really does make a BIG difference in them!

I got a nap in after daughter went on to be with her grands one more evening. Her plane was canceled because of snow/ice in St.Louis so leaving in the morning instead of today. I've enjoyed her being around all week, but routine things just don't get done when we're sitting around having a cup of tea.

Hope all are safe and warm, I ran to the store this afternoon & going from car to door, even fairly close to the store, was bitter cold. I'm thinking that now I know about this arthritis, I may as well put in my complaints about cold making the joints ache more. I need knee & elbow mufflers & will drag out all my wool scarves to protect the severe stuff in the neck. Boy, I have a lot of gripes to make up for ... and these are legit! I can remember when my mother would point out a bruise and ask how I got it, and I could never remember but would think about it & notice it was sore after that.  :-\

So far no snow here, glad I didn't get the snow blower out of storage, been a couple years now since we had any to scoop off the driveway.

CallieOK

Dinner was delicious although I'm  not 100% sure I like the consistency of meat loaf made with bread soaked in milk.  The sauce was really yummy.

However - I take back my comment on "easy clean-up" by putting foil on the broiler pan and opening the slits. Fat did drain into the pan and foil worked great there.  But top was sticky and I had to use a Brillo pad on both sides to get it clean. I wasn't in on the process when dil did this in Wisconsin so probably didn't do it correctly. Probably should have sprayed it with cooking spray. 

Next time, I plan to make half a recipe.  I have LOTS of meat loaf slices in the freezer!!!

Sleep well, Everyfriend and have pleasant dreams.

JaneS

Lots of running around today and lots of resting up after the running around.  Now I'm going to take Mickie out one last time and head for bed.  I have to be out running around earlier than usual tomorrow.  Have to be somewhere by 9.

I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep, healthy and happy days and a good tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!  And may God be with Michele and her doctor and her family as they get the results of the tests.

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JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend!  Here I am again...talking to myself!  But the morning will begin moving by much to fast later and I probably won't find time to get here until almost lunch time...maybe later.

I slept pretty well last night but woke up early.  And Mickie seems to know if it's close to morning even if it isn't light out yet so we got up and did our thing.  I have my coffee and we're waiting for the dog food to be ready for the meat.

I hope you all have a happy, healthy and lovely day!  Come by and share it will friends!  Yesterday, was a good one!

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Amy

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Good morning everyone..

Lightly snowing out at the moment and I hope it stays  that way . We are off for an appointment today for me this time. Not sure if we will continue on to the city or head right back home, weather will dictate travel today.

Jane, have an easy day for a change if you can. My 9  got pushed to 10 so I don't have to hurry .

Callie, thanks for the heads up on the recipe. Anything with bacon in it is a hit in this house.

Shirley, I have even thrown a handful of bacon bits in when making hamburg patties. I love a meatloaf sandwich with hot mustard on it.

Gloria, I think you may be in for a snack of snow, from what I have seen everyone east is going to get a load of it. East coast just got dug out and now more is headed their way.

Better put an egg in my boot and beat it..time flies away on me.

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