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Lloyd Hammond

JaneS thanks.  If you can coppie it fine with me, But If you can not and want A coppie. Let me know and send me a email with your snail mail address and I will send you a coppie of it No charge. but will have to buy your own frame. wall mart has nice ones cheep. $4.and change, I am getting tight in my old age, my $$$ are in short supply now days.



Lloyd, that is such a good read, I remember how much it meant when you sent it after Cas died. I think right now all of us can relate to it with the fear of Covid changing our lives so much. Thank your gr-daughter for posting it for us, please.

Jane, extra prayers for Phil and you (and everyone that loves him). There doesn't seem to be any reason why one person gets it hard and another just a light case. My friend here is 10 days younger that I am and was sure her cough was just nasal drip because it has been a problem for years. It was Covid but that was all the problems she had until a week later when she realized she was being absent minded and had always been totally organized. Weeks later she is still concerned that she forgets to do things. Since I was doing the same for weeks after, I could assure her "that will pass", it just takes time. She also has been shocked that any time she sits down she falls asleep and never did that before. The appetite comes back, bet some of Mom's soup would hit the spot.... When I worry I cook.

Going to fix me some oatmeal & go back to bed. All 3 cats had their tuna breakfast & Tom & Callie went out. Expect they are ready to come back in and use the litter box. My training has not been successful as far as cats go.

Lloyd Hammond

Good morning everyone.  Shirley you are welcome and I will sure tell Niccole. she is sure a big help for us. Nancy cooked up a batch of Home Made Ice cream last evening. sure was gooood but sure made 2 year old caden wound up he was running and dancing wield. But I would much rather have them that way than sickle or dead headed, have a good day everyone.


Good morning ..
I am making this a quickie as we are off to the grocery store in a bit. Picking up groceries for us and a few items for the neighbour.

Lloyd, love you poem and thank you Niccole  for posting it.
 I did copy it also.

For those that find the print hard to see  here is the poem. Lloyd, thank you again for the poem.

Better get my outside clothes on.

Take care and stay safe.

When tomorrow starts without me,
And I am not there to see,
If the sun should rise and find your eyes
All filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn't cry
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things,
We didn't get to say.
I know how much you love me,
As much as I love you,
And each time that you think of me,
I know you will miss me too;
But when tomorrow starts without me,
Please try to understand,
That an angel came and called my name,
And took me by the hand,
And said my place was ready,
In heaven far above,
And that I'd have to leave behind
All those I dearly love.
But as I turned to walk away,
A tear fell from my eye
For all my life, I'd always thought,
I didn't want to die.
I had so much to live for,
So much left yet to do,
It almost seemed impossible
That I was leaving you.
I thought of all the yesterdays,
The good ones and the bad,
I thought of all the love we shared,
And all the fun we had.
If I could relive yesterday,
Just even for a while,
I'd say good-bye and kiss you
And maybe see you smile.
But then I fully realized,
That this could never be,
For emptiness and memories,
Would take the place of me.
And when I thought of worldly things,
I might miss come tomorrow,
I thought of you, and when I did,
My heart was filled with sorrow.
But when I walked through heaven's gates,
I felt so much at home.
When God looked down and smiled at me,
From His great golden throne,
He said, "This is eternity,
And all I have promised you.
Today your life on earth is past,
But here life starts anew.
I promise no tomorrow,
But today will always last,
And since each day's the same way
There's no longing for the past.
You have been so faithful,
So trusting and so true.
Though there were times you did some things.
You knew you shouldn't do.
But you have been forgiven
And now at last you're free.
So won't you come and take my hand
And share my life with me?"
So when tomorrow starts without me,
Don't think we're far apart,
For every time you think of me,
I'm right here, in your heart.
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


Good morning everyone, woke with light flashing outside. Gets in on the sides of the shades. So much for room darkening shades but they came with the apartment. i t is 25 now and feels more like winter. Only thing is there is no white coming down or on the trees and ground. Just heard on the news a new strain of  the virus is worse and will be around more in a few months. Maybe they should stop international travel. Of course that would hurt airlines and cruises.

JOY  hope you keep on feeling better. Do miss you when you don't post.

JANE  at least your son is home and no t in the hospital like my SIL was. I think going to a hospital these days is not a safe place to be. SIL is breathing better every day and slowly building up his strength. After being flat on his back for 6 days on oxygen it took a lot out of him. He also lost a lot of weight. Daughter told me yesterday he has gained 3 pounds since being home and eating better.

CALLIE  Eugene's wife's name was Shirley.

LLOYD  I remember this poem when you posted it before and I think I had saved it then and will save it now, too. Wish I could have seen your little 2 yea r old running around. I remember mine doing  tha t.

AMY  have fun in  the market, hope you find every thing on your lists.

Have a good day and stay safe.

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Good Morning Everyfriend!  It's still winter where I am and we are supposed to have snow flurries today.  They never seem to amount to much and I can't even see them unless I happen to be out.

The report on Phil is "better today but still sleepy".  His wife is a very good cook when she has time and he reported that she made Chicken Corn soup yesterday and it was excellent.  So I guess his taste buds are still working.

Had a text from daughter Christy in Maryland.  She works for a place that was recently bought by Brinks Collection agency.  Brinks puts out a bulletin every month and this month she made the page that lauds employees.  Her coworkers are so proud of her and so is her family!

Please keep the prayers coming for Phil.  Thanks for that.

Time to get myself dressed and take Mickie for a walk.  This is my day!  I wish you all a good day....better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow.

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Groceries are all put away (not a fun job) and another pan of nutz and bolts in the oven cooking.

Snowing here ,was light at first but is now a lot more serious ..I think the band may be striking up a dance :(

Jane, that is great new on to a fast recovery for him and no one else gets it in the family!!
Congratulations to Christy, it is good that the company acknowledges  what an excellent worker she is!

Better get back to work!
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

good evening everyone. well the deposition's are over, Have to weight for the court recorder to put them in order, and get a coppie to us to read and a date to agree or disagree bob has admitted to the judge that the said equipment are mine but he is arguing that they have been there too long so they are his. I only loaded them to him, should have been up to him to bring them home  when he was not using them. but the Lawler said better to weight closer to court hearing date. to ask for it. I feel better now but, the Lawler's make it cost as many $$$ as they can $5oo.oo every bill we get. good Night and sweet dreams.



Day is done, Gone the sun....

I didn't seem to get much done today but the day slipped by.

LLOYD, lawyers are NOT cheap!  I hope yours gets things done for you and you get the tools back or payment for them.

I think Christmas is finally over!  I got a nice Christmas present that we all thought was lost in the mail. It was intact and very special and it was fun to have something to open this far past the season!

Also, Phil is definitely on the mend.  He said he's sleeping all the time and waking up just to eat and take care of necessaries.  And I have an appointment on Feb. 18th for a vaccination!  Things are moving along!

I going to bid you all good night because I probably won't get back later.  And after 3 days without Cooper, he's coming over tomorrow so we have to be up and attem early.

I wish you all a peaceful nigh't sleep and a happy, healthy, germ-free tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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January 20, 2021, 01:36:01 AM #69 Last Edit: January 20, 2021, 01:39:47 AM by Denver
Popping in to say HELLO to EVERYFRIEND.

CONTINUED thoughts and prayers for Phil, JANE.  It does sound good that he is feeling better already.  I am sure his being able to eat and sleep as much as he can is what is going to get him through this sooner.  Great news to read that your lost package did arrive.

LLOYD, I do hope this legal matter can get over soon and in your favor.  I have my copy of TOMORROW  that you and Nancy mailed to me, framed and I look at it every day and think of your kindness for sending it to me.

CALLIE, Shirley is Eugene's late wife's name.  She was a lovely lady. 
Pleasant dreams to all.

"Love many, trust few; learn to paddle your own canoe"


Good morning everyone. When I went to pull the shades down last night I looked out like I usually do and it was snowing. Not much covered the tops of cars and all the grassy areas. Did not last long, was stopped when I looked out again before going to bed.

JANE  glad Phil is feeling OK, prayers he has a very mild case of the covid. How wonderful for Christy, must take after you being a good worker.

AMY  if the snow you got last night was beautiful  want to be there to enjopy it.

LLOYD  hope the judge sees things your way and Bob has to give you every thing back of yours or else pays you for them.

JANE  we get the first shot here on 2/2. i DON'T LIKE THE HOURS FOR THEM, from  4 pm till 10 pm. Most nights I am in bed before 10. They always start with the fist floor, wish they took turns and start with the 3rd floor this time.

JENNY  when the 3 Aussies were here they took me out for lunch and would not even let me leave a tip. That trip cost a lot and I hated for Eugene to do that. Shirley mentioned that she wished she had a few books to read so when we got  back to my place Nadia went upstairs with me and picked a few of mine for Shirley. She would never have made those old stairs. Before I moved here I needed help to go up and down them.

Goodness not many here yesterday. Got my daughter and SIL's Christmas gift out for them yesterday. With everything so upside down for them with him in the hospital and her being home alone except for their little dog. Think I will go get into the shower now, laundry day later and I already have the heater on in the bathroom. Only way I can shower in the winter, no heat in there and I cannot get out of a warm shower into a cold room anymore.

Have a good day and be safe.

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. Hope you all had a good night's sleep also. I according  the breathing Machine got 7.5 hours of sleep with no leaks in the Mask, and I feel pretty much rested for a change. 23º and clear going for upper 40º's today. see you all later.



Good Morning Everyfriend!  It's 30º and snow flurries here.  I can see these flurries because some of it is lying on the grassy areas.  The temp is only supposed to reach 34 today so it's going to be "winter" here. 

I hope the flurries finish up because I'm supposed to take Mickie to the groomers for a bath and a haircut this morning at 10. 

Haven't heard any more from Phil but I don't usually talk to him until around noon. 

It's almost time for the boinger and that means that Cooper will be arriving also unless Frankie is "running late".  She does that quite often. 

I wish you all a good day...better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow!

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Good morning..

Woke to a winter wonderland..not sure as to how much snow fell but will find out soon enough. Not sure if it is dancing weather or not??

Have my list of chores and floors washed are first on the list. Then I will whittle the list down, I hope.

Jane, hope Phil recovers quickly and finds each day better than the last. Men can be rather bullheaded err.. I mean strong willed when it comes to resting. Glad your Christmas has come to an end. Great news on the vaccine!! :thumbup:

Lloyd as Jane said lawyers are not cheap but they can help you out of this I hope.

Gloria, yes, we did get  the snow...and oh my it is so pretty out there now! We didn't lose the last snowfall off of the trees and now this on top!

Jenny, prayers for Michele, hope the Drs have come up with a solution on treating her.

Better get my dancing clothes on and investigate if I can watch from the sidelines or participate in the dance.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.
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


Bad news on my end, also.

My son tested positive for the virus also.  He had been to the doctor's for bronchitis and then they tested him again and it was positive.  I am very upset,  Sure didn't need that worry.

I do feel somewhat better.  Do not have hard breathing. Just so sleepy and tired.

Just wanted to check in.

Joy [color]


Joy, I am sorry to read this. Prayers for your son and you as you will worry!. Jane's son also has covid but seems to be coming along she said.

Take care of yourself and pop in when you can..
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, sorry your son tested positive but I am also worried about YOU.... both my friend and I thought we had sinus (coughing-drainage) and so sleepy & tired the first few days after we tested positive. So far of all the people I personally know that tested positive had the sleepy & tired symptoms. Do get yourself tested and do what your body wants. I craved fruit, especially oranges. I am still drinking Gatorade because my taste buds approve! Hugs to you & your son.

Jane, glad to hear Phil is doing better. My great grand got her results back today and she is okay to go back to school! My daughter is visiting them so got caught in the web... and will now be able to come home later this week as scheduled.

Wishing all a healthy week, prayers for all & hide out until this is over! Shirley


Oh JOY, I know just how you feel about your son!  It's worse than feeling sick yourself.  You just worry and pray that they will be alright. 

SHIRLEY, I'm glad your family is recovered.  I like hearing that news because it means good can come.

I watched the inauguration and news most of the day today.  It was definitely different from previous inaugurations!  But I was pretty much impressed with how it was handled!  And I liked the speeches.  I hope they all live up to them!

I'm off to the haystack to track down some zzzzzs.  I think I hear them calling my name!  I didn't take a chance driving in the snow today to take Mickie to the groomer.  I resecheduled and I was able to get in tomorrow so we'll do it then. 

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

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Good morning..

More snow overnight to deal with this morning..

Guess I will finish whittling down my list today after  thee dance.

Better shake a leg ..

Enjoy your day and stay safe
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


Good Morning Everyfriend!  At least I'm not talking to myself this morning!  Cooper has arrived and the dogs have been fed and had a nice outing and I'm relaxing until it's time to take Mickie to the groomer.  Then Cooper and I will do a few errands while we wait for her.

I don't have much planned for today! I sure hope things change for the better soon.  I really miss PEOPLE!

Just heard from Phil.  He says he's "much better but still way below 100º"  For him to admit that means he's got a long way to go!

I'm going to try to get some stuff done before I have to load the dogs in the car.  I wish you all a good day...better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow. 

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I'm sorry, Joy.  Try to keep your spirits positive and take care of yourself. And, sort of good news about your son, Jane.  It will take awhile for him to get to 100% but it sounds like he is going the right way.

Cloudy and chilly here but no snow and no rain so I won't complain.

I was so impressed by the young poet laureate at the inauguration yesterday.

Take care, All.


Good morning everyone, a whole 16 now and I already turned the heat up in here. Sun is shining for now but most of the day will be cloudy. All I need now is some snow falling and I will know i t is really win ter. Oh well cannnot have everything I want . I woke up this morning and  that should be enough , right?
My olderson does not believe in the shots for the covid and sending me emails about what could happen. I think he wants  to scare me into not getting the shot.

JANE  hope those flurries stop so you got to the groomers. Pray your son is better today t han yesterday.

AMY  I would like it  if you would send some of that winter wonderland this way. Of course if we had a lot of i t Yve tte most likely would s tay home.

JOY  y ou know those tes ts are no t always right. I pray your son will be alright.

SHIRLEY  i DON'T SEE MANY PEOPLE. Darn the caps was locked again. I see my 2 sons and Yvette and that is about all.   
JANE  I know how I worried and prayed for my daughter and SIL. I know he is not a son but aft er more than 40 years he is like my son. When he got home af ter being in the hospital he looked worn and skinny. He is looking so much be tter now with my daughters TLC he looks more llike he looked before.

Have a good day and stay safe.

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. another good night sleep for me ( 7.5 hours) according to my breathing machine with no leaks around mask seal. Nancy went for her dental appointment and left me sleeping and left me a note what she was doing.
I am going to go test my blood sugar before i eat or drink anything. then eat and fiend a good movie on T V. 30º sunny and going for 54º and partly sunny.
Have a good day.



I lost my post, but the pertinent facts were the weather, in January, known for minuses in the thirties and forties, has been crazy, going from forty above one day to minus three the next and back again.

In the Southeast, where most denialists live, deaths shot up yesterday to twenty-four when the norm is two or three per day. Our daily count went up yesterday from an average of ten and under to 57 with no deaths the past week. The Interior has perhaps eight total out of the state's losses. We remain for now in the total lockdown instituted last March.

Lloyd Hammond

patricia19 I am mixed blood Lines But you have me very confused with your post
Today at 12:19:16 PM. I must still be asleep. so good night and sweet dreams.



Lloyd, the first part was about how in a normally frigid month, it has been hot instead.

In the second part, I spoke of more virus deaths in Alaskan places where people weren't careful and following health rules. I wondered if they didn't understand the consequences of not staying safe.


Another one of those bleak wintry days.  The sun came out for about 20 minutes just as I had to drive into town to pick up Mickie and it was directly in my eyes.  I have to be extra careful on those days.

I got some odd jobs done today but it's another of those days where nothing shows.  Had a pretty good supper but I'm really getting tired of being alone!  Even the errands I did didn't involve contacts with people.  I handed over the leash to the groomer and then took it back when she was finished.  I dropped a letter in an outside letter box and Cathy came out of her office to get a package from me.  Then I mad a quick stop at Davy's for 3 items and came home.  The closest thing to a visit was talking to the man in front of me in line at Davy's.  Not very rewarding!

Now I'm off to the haystack.  I hear the zzzzs calling my name.  I hope tonight is as good as last night.  I slept almost 7 hours without having to get up.  I do remember turning over a couple of times and fluffing the pillow and checking to see where Mickie was but went right back to sleep. 

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

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Good morning..

Dance music is still playing and my dance will begin  shortly. Not sure what else is on the agenda other than household  duties and laundry.

Jane and Joy hope both your sons are on the mend.

Gloria,  this winter wonderland is pretty but it also means more work for me. Thank goodness it is a job I enjoy doing :)

Patricia, there are those that don't take this virus seriously. I have no idea  of how to make them pay attention to it. Maye someone close to them has to lose their life and then maybe???

Better get ready to meet the day.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.
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


Good morning everyone, 28 this morning andweather guesser says sunny all day and windy. Gee maybe I can get outside for a walk if not too windy. Tired of looking at these walls.

LLOYD  a good night's sleep always great. I know when I get 7 or 8 hours sleep I wake easier. If I get less I will lay on the couch after breakfast and sleep a cou ple of hours.

PATRICIA  I am at the stage where I don't want to watch the news aymore. We in this building have all signed up for the shots and we get the first one on 2-2 so not much longer to wait.

JANE  if not having Yvette here 5 days a week and my younger son for a visit on Saturday morning I would see no one except my daughter on Skype every day. Cannot hug her that way.

AMY  good thing y ou do no t mind your snow dancing days. I never minded shoveling my paths and driveway to get out to work. Living here the maintenance  man keeps all the walks clean with his small plow. If the snow is coming down fast at night he is out there once every hour to keep them clear. Never know when someone has  to call the rescue to take them t o the hospital or fell and cannot get up.

Looks like I got here too early, not many posts since yesterday.

Have a good day, mask up and stay safe.

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Good Morning Everyfriend!  After a pretty good night, we're up and attem!  I have to keep this short this morning because I have to go make dog food before I can feed Mickie. 

Cooper will be coming over around 9:30 today and the only thing I have on the agenda is to clean out the hall storage closet.  The big part of that is to get rid of storage containers that don't have matching lids.  I think I'll bring out a table from the storage room for that matching job.  I'm not looking forward to it.  But this Saturday is recycling day so it's a good time to do it.

AMY, I didn't talk to the invalid but when I dropped off the soup no one answered the door so I texted to make sure they took it in before it froze.  Seems they were ALL out walking the dog.  I guess he's feeling somewhat better.

I wish you all a good day....better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow!

P.S.  Gloria, you beat my post. 

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