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Soda Shoppe for July 15, 2020

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Denver

July 30, 2020, 01:15:46 AM #150 Last Edit: July 30, 2020, 01:21:32 AM by Denver
It is very late and I am sure most EVERYFRIEND, except JACKIE, are most likely sleeping. 

It was a CrAzY day here.  I waited until nearly noon before calling the doctors office to see if I could get the results of my UTI test.  LONG story short.....
the lab had a "mishap" with my test, so doctor wants me to go to another lab and have it redone again.  I tried to stay calm but did let the assistant know that I was not happy to have to go out again to a lab where there would probably be way too many people and reminded her again that we are trying to stay safe and going in closed rooms with many people is not in my best interest.  She said she was going to call the lab to see WHAT exactly happened.  She called back 45 minutes later and said she still did not know what happened but the doctor would be calling in a prescription for me as soon as he finished his lunch! 🤪  HALLELUJAH! 

The was a GOOD part of the day also, as  we celebrated 53 years of marriage today.  The years sure do seem to fly by quickly😘

JANE, thank you for the positive comment for me getting my doctor stuff sorted out......as you can see, I got it done FINALLY 😘
I wish I lived close to you as I could sure use your Frankie to help me with a few things like cleaning....she sounds wonderful.

Goodnight.

Jenny

Lloyd Hammond

good morning everyone it is 71ยบ here now and saying is  going to the high 80's
and calling for thunder storms later today. God knows what we need alright , but
it is getting muddy enough to mar a snipe. have a good day everyone.

Lloyd

Gloria

Good morning everyone, yesterday was day 5 of our heatwave and today might be day 6 and that would be another  record broken. I am beginning to feel like I am in prison here, almost like in solitary, if not for Yvette being here 2 hours 5 days and my son coming on Saturday mornings. Everyone here just stays in their apartments, no socializing at all. The witch must be happy now. Weather guessers keeps saying scattered showers and thunderstorms but it has not happened.  The hilite of my day is chatting with my daughter every day and coming in here to start my day. Oh well I am not alone in this keep away from others like we are doing now. I really have nothing happening so nothing to talk about.

Have a good day and keep cool and safe.

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Amy

July 30, 2020, 07:21:41 AM #153 Last Edit: July 30, 2020, 07:28:03 AM by Amy
Good morning everyone..

I really pounded the pillow last night..slept sound till this morning.

Going to be another hot one here. Yesterday we at least had a light breeze even if it was warm. Today is do what didn't get done yesterday. I noticed more zucchinis ready to be picked
 and they will go into pickles but not today...need peppers for a batch and today the stores will be like a can of worms.  This is a long weekend for us and town will be no fun to be in.

Jenny ,happy to read you got your med.
Happy 53rd Anniversary, may you and Bob be blessed with many more!!

Better shake my bootie and get ready to go pick up more lumber..

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 Everyfriend!  I had something pretty neat happen yesterday.  My neighbor's son has been visiting from Maryland and he has been pressure washing their house off and on all week.  He was out when I went out to the trash can and he hailed me to talk.  He wondered if I'd like to have him pressure wash my house the next time he comes up....NO CHARGE...except for the water and soap.  It seems he used to do this sort of thing for a living and likes doing it.  And I'm a winner in this one!

JENNY, prayers are answered.  I sent one aloft that you would get what you needed and it seems you did!

AMY...more trugs?  Or has Kyle moved on to something else?

I don't make pickles.  They're not my favorite and my kids aren't really fans.  However, I do make "AMY'S Zucchini Relish" and that goes over big!

We're supposed to get some rain today too. But the last time it was predicted, it went all around us with about 27 drops hitting my house and about 32 drops on the road.  The grass continued to suffer.

Our temps were down in the mid 60s overnight and are only predicted to reach the mid to high 80s today.  I can live with that.

I guess I better get on my horse and get something done today.  I think maybe laundry.  That doesn't take so much work and I have a casserole I want to try.  I think Frankie is coming to spend the night here because Cooper has an appt with the groomer and she asked me if I could take him for her because she'll be at work.  I can and it's easier if he's here. 

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

And don't forget to stop by and share it with us.

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phyllis

Absolutely nothing is happening here and so there isn't much to say.  I really don't like to come here and just say the same thing each time but I guess the idea is to let you know I'm still around.....and I am.

Not quite as hot today...91 and the usual afternoon storms.  I hope it won't be raining when David goes to pick up the grocery order.

Take care, All.
phyllis
Cary,NC

Shirley

July 30, 2020, 11:38:27 AM #156 Last Edit: July 30, 2020, 11:47:00 AM by Shirley
I'm here. Boy, did I sleep in this morning! Stayed up until past 1:00 am so when cats changed places (one went out when the other came in about 3:00am), I crawled back in bed & haven't even had breakfast yet. Cats fed.

Anyway, I had a sneaky suspicion yesterday that maybe my rain gauge sprung a leak so after a rain again last night & nary a drop in that gauge this morning, fears confirmed. Just bought it last year & made sure it came in during the winter. They are not cheap but something I do love to have. This one looks like most of the others we've had, tried a couple other kinds but with KS winds, this style catches the rain.

Yesterday I was weed whipping on the other end of the house & discovered the window well plastic covers had holes in them from that hail about this time last year. I had replaced all those covers the year before! That was the most jagged hail ever, even drove holes in the chlorine floater in the pool , strange since floater can bounce if hit (had to have house & RV roof replaced), and at the time it didn't look that big. Guess some hail is harder and sharper than other. Anyway, it may have hit that rain gauge and I just hadn't paid attention. Usually I check it as soon as rain stops. When it doesn't have any in right as rain stops there's got to be a reason! Will compare prices with Amazon & local hardware stores (on line), don't just go out & mosey through stores like years ago. I used to love bargain shopping but no more. :'(

Jenny, since I have never had a UTI (or doctors never diagnosed), I can't really relate to that problem. My excuse for antibiotics was constant sinus infections and for many years I'd call for a 'scrip twice a year & he'd just order, but he had a standing rule that one of those times I needed to come in for the whole female check up. Told him one time that "I could go out on the street and buy HARD drugs easier than get that antibiotic." Finally he moved on and that drug quit working so the next doctor convinced me I didn't need it. Bet that twice a year antibiotic cured whatever ailed me.  Still have a constant sinus infection and finally found a different antibiotic that works, but he is not as likely to prescribe as the old one.  Glad you got what you needed and hope you find a doctor that listens to you again! I'm with you about having to go in for another test & another chance of those germs. Not good!

Gloria, I'm with you about missing visiting with people. If I am messing around in the yard when people are walking their dogs in the evening, many stop to say a few words, people I've never met before that seem glad to find a human to talk to. This area of houses has "rolled over" at least several time during the 32 years I've been here. There is nobody left of the original owners since the lady across the street went into a retirement complex when her husband died last year (house still not on the market) and only other person that was here when we bought is in re-hab again. She broke her hip working out a year ago, barely got home & fell and broke several bones the last time. She is my age, has 3 sons that would like for her to stay in a retirement place instead of living alone. Her husband died about a year before mine and last time we talked she was still going to a grieving group (8 years). She loves to play bridge and don't think ever enjoyed being alone, was flying all over the US to visit sons & their families. Doubt if she ever comes back to this house. So, another house sitting empty. For new owners it is hard to make friends in unfriendly times, right? I am grateful for the iPad for texting and computer to visit with y'all. Got to be thankful for what we do have & quit whining about what we can't do now, huh? I am a really good whiner. :-[

Off to eat breakfast. Hope everyone has a good day. Amy, I am starting to think we may have an early fall. Some of the trees are shedding leaves & others have leaves turning brown... and it isn't even August yet! This past week I have heard birds singing that are not our regulars so wondering if some are migrating early. Can it be??? So far I have not even heard of anyone saying they have ripe tomatoes in their gardens!

Tomereader1

Aha!  Amy, going to get more lumber.  So, it's your fault!  My daughter is supposed to be getting a new fence, and the pickets are just not available anywhere; told the shipment was stalled "in port".  Don't know which port? LOL! Lumber is not the only thing with shortages.  People are trying to buy new appliances, and they are just not available...any brand.  The Home Depot's, Lowe's and can't even get back-orders on certain items, like refrigerators, small or large chest freezers. Like war-time.

JaneS

Interesting!  My son has an appliance store and he's so busy with repairs and NEW deliveries that he doesn't know what time is most days.  The weather has been so hot that freezers on the brink are just plain quitting.  And most of them are old enough that the people just say "Get me a new one".  They're tired of fussing with an old freezer or fridge or A/C unit.  He says he's working 10 hour days!  I guess people need to stop depending on Lowe's, and all the big stores and look for a "Mom and Pop" store like back in the 50s and 60s.

We're supposed to get rain tonight but I'm a skeptic.  I watered my tomato plants anyway.  SHIRLEY, I have three tomatoes on my plants that are "blushing".  My Maryland daughter has been picking hers for almost two weeks and our weather is about 2 weeks behind hers.  So I'm thinking that I'll have a fresh tomato sandwich for my lunch on Sunday.  I'll let you know!

I thought today would be a do nothing day but some stuff just YELLED for attention and I seemed to be doing something all day.  And I'm really tired tonight.  Cooper is spending the night here because Frankie has to be at work at 6 a.m. and he has to be at the groomer at 1.  So he'll be here and overnight and we'll take him to the groomer and then pick him up when he's done.  And she'll stop here after work and pick him up.

I'm going to wish you all a peaceful night's sleep and a happy, healthy tomorrow....just in case I don't get back before bedtime.  And may God bless us, every one!

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Amy

Saying good night from this neck of the woods........sweet dreams 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

Shirley

July 30, 2020, 10:05:25 PM #160 Last Edit: July 30, 2020, 10:07:12 PM by Shirley
Me too, heading to bed. All of a sudden it cooled down this evening so I pulled the car out of the garage, washed & dried her off with the chamois... have not done that in a long time. By the time I got stuff (ladder, hose, etc) put away it was "misting" so wipers turned on auto as I pulled back into the garage. Lots of things I should have been doing, more satisfaction seeing a clean car!  :thumbup:

Tom & Tiger insisted on going out but Callie wanted to go to her garage. We put sheets on son's camper so she sleeps up there most of the time. They rule.  Tom is sticking close in case we get another storm.

I am closing down for the night. One more day of July, can you believe how this year has passed?  The virus had consumed our lives since early March, wasn't that the start? I remember we were thinking about it before my brother's funeral but here in the mid-west not as uneasy as FL family.

Sweet dreams & God Bless. Thoughts will be with all of you as I talk to God when I go to bed. (((Hugs))) Shirley

Lloyd Hammond

good Night and sweet dreams everyone. we have from light to very hard on and off all day long. so I am headed to bed see you all tomorrow.

Lloyd

Amy

Good morning everyone..

We are of and running to the city to get our eyes checked. We have a 9 am appointment and then we can head back home before traffic gets silly. I have noticed this year a lot of people speeding and passing on places that they shouldn't....oh for a cop!!

Jane, yes ,he is making two more for here and has an order for 3 more but those are in the spring. Trouble is the prices are going up and up and today we couldn't get the lumber we wanted as they didn't have it!! Not only the grocery stores are being short changed but lumber stores also!

tomereader.........no not us.....we didn't get lumber either. I also heard that a lumber store in the area is asking where the people are from and if not from that area is refusing , only to sell to his area contractors.

Shirley, yes I do believe it will be an early fall plus one heck of a winter to come. Both dogs are losing their hair like crazy (getting ready for winter coat?) Jays are squawking like they do it fall...

Gloria, hope the weather is cooler for you today...I really don't care for all the humidity that comes with the heat.

Better get on the road...

Enjoy your day and stay safe 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 Everyfriend!  This will be a shortie because it's almost time for the boinger and I also have some things to deal with this morning that are going to be time consuming. 

We (Cooper, Mikie and I) all slept in the pull out sofa bed last night and it was a good move.  The dogs each had their space and I had mine and this morning I stripped it and washed the sheets and put clean ones on for Christy's visit next weekend so that's done.

There goes the boinger.  Time to feed the doggies and have breakfast myself.  I wish you all a pleasant day.  Make it your own in every way.  And don't forget to share it with your friends at the Soda Shoppe!

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Lloyd Hammond

AMY good morning. you seam to be the only one here now. we are still getting Rain light right now, but on and off all day yesterday and last night from light to very hard thunder storms. getting muddy enough to mar a snipe. wish you all were close to Me, I have lots of rough sawed lumber,several brands.
Oak, walnut black, wield cheery, sickmore, red ceder, hedge/or Osage orange,some scalded and all dry. I also have a 12" wide joiner, to smooth it out. from 1/4" thick to 4" thick, and up to 24" wide. I had a woodmiser band.
sawmill, wish i had not sold it, think I will get another one. I make a lot of receipt and jewelry boxes. AMY you and your husband come see us your husband and I could have a heyday in the shop.

Lloyd

Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning JaneS you slipped in while i was typeing what this computer said, Have a good day.

Lloyd

phyllis

Gosh, the end of another week...or almost. This one seemed to go by fast.

I'm trying to think what needs to be done to prepare for the hurricane (Isaias) that is coming the first of next week....late Monday in to early Tuesday.  We will probably get heavy rain and, hopefully, not too much wind.  But, the ground is so saturated from all the rain that we have already had that they are warning that trees might come down even in moderate winds.  It depends on how far it comes inland.  I'm really not looking forward to it but it will happen whether I want it to or not.

Take care, All.
phyllis
Cary,NC

Gloria

Good morning everyone. I was so dumb the other day when I cooked the pork loin and I have suffered since. I know I cannot stand long and that is what I did, back has given me trouble since and today we are supposed to make refrigerator pickles. My son gave me a bag of them and more zucchini and summer squash. I can only eat so much of them. My daughter would like the zucchine because she makes a delicious  relish with them.

Have a good day and stay safe.

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Lloyd Hammond

Good night everyone,see you all tomorrow.sweet dreams.

Lloyd

JaneS

Boy! We saved money on sodas, coffee, tea and goodies today and we could have given the waitress the day off.  Nobody's been in here since around 9 or so this morning!  I hope that means that you are all so busy enjoying your day that you just plain didn't have time to sip sodas and visit!

I'm off to bed and it's just Mickie and me todnight so we can take it slow and easy tomorrow.  I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep and a happy, healthy tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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JaneS

LLOYD, you sneaked in while I was typing.  Good Night my FRIEND!

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Denver

Good evening.....Friday night and the end to another work week.  These weeks sure seem to flying by quickly. 

My goodness, no one has been here since you posted early this morning GLORIA. I sure would like to have some of the summer squash your son brought you.  I am sorry you are suffering after all the standing as you fixed your pork loin, but I am sure happy you enjoyed it.

PHYLLIS, I do hope Isaias will not be too big of a damaging storm.

AMY, I hope your eye exams went well for both of you.  Sorry to read that Kyle was not able to get all of the wood he needed.  I hope he is able to get more soon.  I have heard others commenting on signs of a early fall coming our way.  The only thing that could be worse as far as I am concerned regarding Covid 19 is having a bad winter coming!  😩😩

SHIRLEY, I thought I might be the only person that has never had a UTI in my life!  I guess not....good for you.  Thank you for the nice anniversary wishes.  We hope to have many more to come😘. It is sad when one is not able to return to their home to live anymore.  Not good to have the empty homes on your block either. 

JANE, I certainly do appreciate your prayers and thank goodness they were answered and I finally got my medicine. 

I am off to watch a little telle....I hope you all enjoy a good evening and pleasant dreams to all.

LLOYD and JANE, I see you came in while I was posting.

Jenny

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