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Soda Shoppe for June 1, 2021

Started by so_P_bubble, June 01, 2021, 01:57:25 AM

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone. My neighbor got my Laptop computer up and running fine. But never got my all thumbs under control. I had a good post fixed and bumped a wrong place and away it went. we are not going to be Homeless Our Grand daughter and her Husband are buying a duplex, and one is for us. but dose not have the internet service there we have here so we are going to have to get some off the wall severs, On our cell phones I guise. we are clear here today. we will live with it but not a happy camper. It is clear here today. Oh well we will get the R V Fixed and if Nancy will settle down and travel with me will Be alright. If not I may fiend me another sweet heart to travel with HA HA. Have a god day. seams we lost some of the? thingies you click on to show weather and temperature so on and so fourth.

Lloyd

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend! And a special "Good Morning to you LLOYD"  it looks like you and I are the only ones in here since noon yesterday.  You seem to have things worked out with your family and maybe it's all for the best.  Good luck to all of you!

I'm off to get ready for my Dr. visit this morning.  It's going to take a while and I expect to be tired when I get back.  It will take some driving but my daughter, Cathy will do that.  I expect when I get back, Frankie and Cooper will be on their way to Maryland to visit with Frankie's Mom...my daughter Christy!  And I'll be ready for lunch and a nap!

I wish you all a good day (wherever you are)!

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Amy

June 04, 2021, 07:49:59 AM #32 Last Edit: June 04, 2021, 07:52:19 AM by Amy
Good morning..
a cloudy morning here with the promise of rain. Neighbour and I are planting the tomatoes that I grew from a slice
 today. Other than that just inside work to catch up on.

Jane that made my eyes leak also..what a special granddaughter you have there......give her a hug from me please..

Patricia, you roasted vegetables and meat sound delicious!!

Lloyd, you have the best sweetheart in the world and you sir know it...:)
Shirley, I will clean and fillet the fish, my Dad taught me how a long time ago. Love the way you prepare it and may have to try that here! Will pass it on to son too as they like to fish.

Better scoot

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

Lloyd Hammond

 Amy My sill went fishing the last weaken down at the Truman Lake set a trot line where the river spills into it, and caught several big ones. one was 35 pounds, an several close to that. now you can flay them and no worries abut getting a bone it the thought. I am going to try to get the R V drive train put back to gather today. am getting ance to get to traveling.

Lloyd

patricia19

June 04, 2021, 12:47:27 PM #34 Last Edit: June 04, 2021, 12:51:29 PM by patricia19
Good morning from an Interior that's the same as yesterday, starting at fifty and heading into the low seventies. The only difference is one day is projected to be partly cloudy and the next partly sunny. However, we are still considered to be ten to fifteen degrees cooler than normal this time of year.

I read this morning that all seven continents are in a severe drought.  I also read, "There are seven continents globally: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America. However, depending on where you live, you may have learned that there are five, six, or even four continents. This is because there are no official criteria for determining continents."

I finished about a third of what I wanted yesterday. I kept getting off on tangents of jobs, not on my list. I'm running behind and probably should write everything on paper and tack it on a dartboard; it might work better. Today is my running hither and yon day; I've got a definite list for that, no side trips!

patricia19

A toddler in Minnesota had an interesting request for her birthday cake.

Casey Feigh wrote on Twitter that his three-year-old niece Leona asked her parents for a Lion King-themed cake for her birthday party. However, instead of asking for a "Hakuna Matata" cake featuring Simba, Timone and Pumba like one might imagine when considering this Disney classic, Leona reportedly wanted a cake depicting Mufasa's death scene.

According to the tweet, she told her parents she wanted that scene because "everyone will be too sad to eat the cake and it will all be for me."

https://people.com/food/toddler-lion-king-mufasa-death-birthday-cake/?did=641805-20210604&utm_campaign=people-news_newsletter&utm_source=people.com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=060421&cid=641805&mid=59142171968


Amy

Good morning...

Yesterday was a busy day,got a lot accomplished outside. No rain or t storm came but hope maybe today the rain will fall. Neighbour and I both worked in our gardens planting tomatoes and yellow necked squash. That is it for me now to sit back and wait for the fresh veggies to appear!

A quick shop this morning then home to work.

Jane,hope all went well at Dr and good news was given to you.

Patricia,going off on tangents is easy to do....been there done that! Imaging a three year old thinking that...

Lloyd that is a lot of eating in those fish.

Phyliss,Joy and Gloria, hope all is well in your neck of the woods.

Better get ready for 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

Lloyd Hammond

can,t figure how to go back and edit a post? Hate to repeat my self.

Lloyd

Amy

Lloyd , you are fine... I left a message at your last post but you found your way on your own. :thumbup:
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!  It's cloudy here too but the sun is suupposed to show it's rays later this morning.  Right now it's 60┬║but it's heading for 90 later today.  It's JUNE in central PA!

AMY, I don't know what the Dr. found yet.  I guess we'll see!

LLOYD, we don't care if you repeat.  We're all getting old enough to do that more often than we'd like to admit.

It's time for Mickie's walk before it gets too hot!  She doesn't like it and neither do I  when it's hot.  Sometimes she'll just stop, turn around and stare back at the house.  And if I turn around and take a couple steps that way, she takes off for home.  She's a smartie!

Better go now.  Have a good day...better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow.

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patricia19

June 05, 2021, 08:59:58 AM #40 Last Edit: June 05, 2021, 09:06:29 AM by patricia19
Good morning, everybody from the Interior where the weather is the same as the past couple of days. It's either partly sunny or partly cloudy; your call!

Yesterday I spent some time in the malls paying bills and buying groceries. I purchased plants for the windows and a new coffee pot but forgot eggs! Taxis are closer to normal, only a 15-20 minute wait instead of an hour or more.

 I also finished many old nagging jobs around the house but left some new ones undone. Is it kosher to add finished older jobs to my to-do list so that I can check them off? That dartboard is looking better and better!

Today will be all about vacuuming. I lead such an exciting life!

Either this following weekend or the next, on the summer solstice, my friends and I will be having what we're calling a "Get re-acquainted potluck barbeque." For some of us, it's been a year since we've physically gotten together. Will we even recognize each other?   :-\   :) 

JaneS

Since 8 o'clock this morning when I posted until almost 10 tonight, there's been one other post around 9 this morning.  I was going to report that I might not be around to post tomorrow but I guess there won't be anyone around to miss me.

Good night and God bless everyone who has something better to do!  I hope what you're doing is making you very happy!

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Denver


I hope you all enjoyed a nice Saturday.  It was a warm one here so we stayed in all afternoon playing games and the like. 

We took dinner to Dave and Michele's yesterday afternoon.  It was nice to be together.  Michele tried to join us at the table, but she did not stay long😩. We had a small gift and card opening, but she was not able to enjoy it😩😢

Friday I did see my new diabetes doctor.  He was elated at my weight loss, my blood sugar numbers etc.  I do like him a lot and think I have found a endocrinologist that will indeed help me.

IT IS LATE, so Iwill say good night and wish you a good rest.

Jenny


Amy

Good morning...

No rain, not one little drop  fell. We now have a fire ban on in this area.

Laundry, washing floors and just catch up on what ws missed in the past week. Folks came and picked up a trug and today we have 2 more trugs leaving ,if not all 4 if the fellow can do it.

Jenny, way to go on the weight loss! Means a lot when you like the Dr and work together well on  your health. I hope and pray that Michele starts to feel a lot better..

Jane, yes we would miss you, don't think otherwise. I have been so busy this past while that I have hit the bed early.  Not a fan of this heat one bit!

Patricia, now that sounds like a fun outing....catching up on all that has been missed in the past. Will you have time to eat? :2funny:

My git  up and go has got up and went but I had better shake a leg and git at it.

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

patricia19

June 06, 2021, 10:00:36 AM #44 Last Edit: June 06, 2021, 10:02:39 AM by patricia19
Good morning from the Interior. This city sprawls alongside rivers, ridges, and foothills. Add in a pandemic, and no one is eager to leave home. We're still seeing rogue outbreaks and new variants.

Go into any store, and you need your mask. Take socially distanced public transportation, and there are plexiglass barriers. I coughed in the grocery on the fourth, and I received several dirty looks and lots of space.

I'm just now seeing my house looking clean and put together after February and able to lift, carry and clean without an hour of rest for every fifteen moments of effort. It's amazing how satisfying that is, and I feel more human.

It's been decided that we'll hold the big reveal on the Solstice weekend. We'll be up on Murphy's Dome, overlooking the city, and it's going to be so green and welcoming. I'm looking forward to it.

Shirley

I'm here, been reading and grateful for the folks that post.... but I can't seem to get caught up on just the every day deeds and know if I stop to talk my fingers will keep on blabbling & I will get more behind. Now is THAT a sentence or not???

Guess I might as well get my whine over with. I HATE summer! Felt so hot yesterday, was humid and the numbers could have been worse (and will). Where are you, Gloria?

Amy, all of my tomato plants are full of little green tomatoes now. The plants are taking over the trug so am thinking about just pulling up the lettuce for now. Those plants were so tiny when I put them in I put 2 together of the Early Girls & Big Boys and the larger one Beef Steak in the middle.... Live n learn, huh? You may hear me scream if a bug or bird goes after the first tomato to start turning~~

Jenny, glad you have found someone to work with. My daughter has a whole team that is going to pull in all her records to see what they can do with her Crohn's problems. Since she retired her stats have been getting better with every check up, but she had a bad time not long ago that she thinks was really food poisoning since it hit her son at the same time (same food). I plan to call my doc tomorrow to see if I can get the anti-body test. Youngest son & daughter keep sending me links to "findings" that people that had Covid are showing more anti-bodies than some people that got the shot. I'm not willing to chance taking the shot, knowing how my body reacts to anything injected or swallowed. I'd like to feel free to get in on the 4th of July activities (these kids go wild on the 4th). Do wish Michele could feel stronger but know she is getting the best care possible. So hard to keep cheerful. Always prayers....

Jane, thanks for holding the fort while everyone was missing "the other day". I think Patricia also helped out, so thanks to you, Ms.Alaska! I do envy you that gathering.

Lloyd, I'm hoping to get to Truman Lake later on, not sure when. I've been hearing that MO is having a tick problem this year. I remember one year we pulled onto the lot we had at TipTop (on highway 7 east of #65), and ticks were dropping off the trees. We moved on to the campgrounds. When we finally sold the lot (it was a wedding present), I told the buyer I wanted a hickory stick... so cut down a young tree in the center of the lot & just gave it to my daughter to carve into a walking stick. She is sentimental so hopefully will do a nice job.

Wishing all a Super Sunday, enjoy whatever you choose to do!  Shirley

JaneS

It's been 11 hours since the last post in here.  I'm afraid if it continues this way, they will consider closing this forum.  I truly hope they don't do that!

It's been a busy day and I'm all in...including my shoe strings and that's bad because I don't have any shoes with shoe strings any more.  I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep and a happy *not so hot) tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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JaneS

Good Night, Jane and Good Morning Jane and whoever else shows up this morning....if anyone actually does show up!

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Amy

Good morning...

No rain again  last night, maybe tonight?? I did water everything as one can not count of the weather report it seems. Day is starting off sunny and will work up into another fry day. Hubby has an appointment by phone with his rheumatologist and the rest of the day is ours.

Noticed last night that the lingering scent of both the lilacs and lily of the valley are now gone for another year. Song birds were striking up a chorus in  the haunting sound of loon was echoing across the lake. Do not need music when nature is around.

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

patricia19

Good morning from an Interior who, while slowly inching up the heat, (seventy-six forecast today), remains partly sunny or partly cloudy. By noon or later, the skies turn purple, and we have a small thunder, lightning, and rain display.

The Accuweather monthly map shows more of the same until July third, when we are to reach eighty degrees with thundershowers. Jane, Shirley, the weather and day-to-day business is all I've got to report. If I and others save for something exciting in these fraught times, the forum will die out in all probability.

I list my daily expected chores and end up doing others. I end up ignoring what's been on my list for three days to do something listed days earlier. I don't get outside because one, I have three months of chores saved up due to disability, and two, this city is still on lockdown, so any summer events are still canceled.

I wish to list the card games, shopping, cookouts, and gossip sessions we had pre-pandemic. And I look forward to having them again when we've come out the other side.

JaneS


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patricia19

"A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don't expect you to save the world, I do think it's not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary, and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair, and disrespect. -Nikki Giovanni, poet and professor (b. 7 Jun 1943)"

Shirley

So far I haven't accomplished much today, I did vac the pool, it is staying surprisingly nice. I called to have Walmart order a 4th tire for the back of the RV but they can't order a matching tire to the 3 they put on new last fall. At that time nobody thought the 4th tire was bad but when my son went to check air in them this spring, he couldn't see what the inside duel called for. The other/new 3 call for 90 lbs but the 2 front that we replaced the fall before call for 80 lbs & we are pretty sure that is what that 4th tire is. SO, to have all 4 back the same I should replace, right? They are Michelin, so after my first reaction  :banghead:  :cussing:  :crazy:  :thinking:  I will see if I can order the matching one & have it delivered to my Walmart auto for them to put on. Will need to ask the Walmart auto man if that's okay. What a pain!!! Must get rid of this RV.

Next gripe is that the gnats, spiders & whatever little flying/crawling bugs that call Kansas home, have invaded the trug. Totally icky to put my hand in to pluck those lettuce leaves, so I will put on rubber gloves & pull all the endive, spinach & lettuce. The tomatoes are popping out all over the plants but I will need to put on something to keep the bugs away. WHAT TO DO?  One more reason I dislike summer... BUGS!

Called my doctor's office this morning to see if not time for the bone scan, was diagnosed with full blown osteoporosis about 25-30 years ago & kept it "no worse" all these years by taking the iron & bonemeal tablets I took when pregnant. Tried that because the med I tried, a nasal spray, did me in on the 3rd day. Anyway, I quit taking the vitamins after having open heart surgery since I can't take the blood thinners. The nurse tells me not the same but who knows? I am getting that familiar heart burn like when PG (know not a possibility) & what made me try it for osteo, so time to check the condition. Sure is a lot of trouble getting old, minding my own business and behaving.... ::) And that's how my day has gone!

Time to eat lunch. My Sam's Club meat man told me yesterday they can't grind the hamburger anymore. They get the already packaged stuff and would you believe, the cats refuse to eat it?  I bought some from Walmart & they just walked away like I offered poison! So I bought an eye of round to cut up for them to eat. They like raw meat & I'm trying to keep them full without them going after the baby birds that are just learning to fly. I tried cooking chicken for them, they did NOT like it, so I shared my bucket of KFC with them & they grudgingly ate both of the breast pieces (2 meals). They always have the dry Indoor Delights plus a can of Friskies once a day and either people salmon or tuna for breakfast. I am really on a grouch today, begrudging cats their food.  ::)  That's MY WORLD! 

I heard the robins raising the roof while ago & here came Tiger with a baby in her mouth.... dead. I grabbed a plastic grocery bag & threw the bird in the trash because it was already dead. ICK! So now she is in the basement sleeping, in disgrace, I yelled at her! Tom is laying on the step to my bedroom, showing me what a good boy he is. Callie is sleeping in her garage, gnats don't bother her in there.

Andy is going to come get his camper later this evening so he can work on & pack for his trip to CO. Wah.... I want to go! Onward!

Okay, Patricia, I will play nice with the cats!

Amy

Shirley, I am with you on the heat! We tried having a tea outside on the verandah and it is just too hot. I know I gripe about the bitter cold so I had better balance it with griping about the  heat.  Happy to read your tomatoes are doing great and yes, we do learn not to over crowd the trug. Just think of a fresh tomato still warm from the heat in a toasted tomato sandwich. You sure have had your problems with this RV.

Jame....HMMM........did you forget the words to the song?  :)))

Patricia, all morning I have been trying to accomplish one chore and each time another chore comes into play and sets it on the rear burner for now. Love your thought for today and how true it is!!

Lloyd, where are you??
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

patricia19

Amy, I think Lloyd has become lost in past S&F forums and can't find his way back.

Shirley, Roundup kills birds and wildlife and can cause human cancers. However, you can use garden plants and oils   https://www.treehugger.com/plants-that-repel-unwanted-insects-4864336

Amy, I complained to my friend  Claire about my chores and the idea of a dartboard. Lo and behold, she sent her son over today with a dartboard and darts.  :2funny:




JaneS

I got my new ears today and I don't think I like them!  I'm giving them a fair chance before I give them back.  There's a constant echo! 

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Shirley

Question for you, Amy.... do you drink your tea "English style"?  When I first got to England one of my English friends/neighbors wanted me to try tea "her way" since she didn't have coffee to offer me. I learned to love it & any time my daughter is here we get out the brown tea pot & have a cuppa. When she was the only one we would stop at one of the shops downtown & I would get a cup & they'd bring her a cup of half hot water & milk so I could dip my tea bag (yes, no loose tea at these shops) in to color hers. Next kid wasn't born until she was 5. Lost a couple between.

Patricia, that looks like a great site so I bookmarked. I understand we should never quit learning but my brain can't hold anymore!!!!

Andy just left with his camper. He will spend the evening & tomorrow getting it cleaned up & loaded. He buys all his supplies (groceries) when he gets to Salida, before going UP the mountain. I will debate all week whether to make the drive, shouldn't, but will.

JaneS

I just had a nice long chat with Gloria!  Her computer is down and her grandson is coming over to fix it as soon as he has time.  He's working from home and is very busy.  She said to tell you that she misses everyone and that you are all like family to her!  She will be back as soon as she can!  She's thinking she might as well not bother fixing this computer.  She never did like it and she's thinking she should just get a better one!  So there you are!

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Amy

We did get some rain....very little but it did wet the ground.
Shirley, we used to do it that way.in a pot but now we steep it in the coffee perk. I do have a Brown Betty tea pot and tartan tea cozy for the Brown Betty. Has a wee tam in a pocket on the side of it.

Jane, thank you for the good news. Glad to hear it is Gloria's computer which didn't seem to work from the get go and not her.

Calling it a night.....Janie your slam shuts have come up here.

Enjoy your evening 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

Shirley

Thanks for the news about Gloria, Jane. Sorry your new ears aren't working like you wish. My father never got used to the extra NOISE from his so they spent most of the time in the box. He liked his world the way it was!  I really don't like changes, maybe you noticed? 

I've been checking Walmart's computer department every time I go in... looks like very few for sale with the China import problem. My old computer that started out as XP but updated to 7 & then Windows 10, is still so slow I don't have the patience to use it. Andy put in more memory but it didn't help much. The other old one started as Vista but never has been updated (both Toshiba laptops) has to have an external monitor & not sure how long it will hold together, so would like to have another laptop before this gives out. I paid a whole $250. for it on sale at Walmart in Salida, CO one year. Andy set it up while camping (had his solar panels) & has been so good, touch screen & can't get over how problem free except for a hic-cup now & then. It came with Windows 10, HP, 1 T... good buy! The one I had been looking at to order was over $1,000 & I don't think it had any more to offer than this one. Hope Gloria gets what will make her happy.

I've sunk to iced tea these days. Yes, better than Coke or Pepsi for me, even tho I do put in half a cup of sugar to the quart+ container. I buy the Lipton instant & use a heaping T to that pot, but it's keeping me off the Cokes.

I didn't go down to the river, Andy was by & I had a bite to eat & daughter called & talked so now it's mosquito time & I'm staying inside. The river is still high & one place near the bank that used to be river bottom has water that runs through & keeps muddy till it goes down. Poor fish will think I've moved! Going to get another snack & get ready for bed early. Not getting enough sleep & probably not time for a nap tomorrow.

My doctor agreed to get me tested for anti-bodies and also time for the full bone scan, so will hear from them tomorrow about that appointment. Not eager to go into any clinics these days but do need both of those tests.

New glasses should be in on Sat, I hope he makes sure they don't put that anti-fog junk on them. If the new sunglasses work like I hope, I think I will insist they remake these if they can't remove that coating. They are difficult to keep clean & can't use the Zeiss lens wipes I've always used when traveling (keep some in my purse) and directions say to not clean under running water. Only the spray & their little satin type cloth... well, that's sure not handy!  I was shocked at the price, wrote a check for over $750. on top of the $150, that they said Medicare would pay for first glasses after cataract surgery (one pair). I've never had to pay that much for glasses before, but I can read the street signs again!  I still take them off to read or be on the computer more than a second. Never needed glasses for reading, but with these "progressives" I can at least glance at my watch or the speedometer & see, if I tip my chin up. No magnification in the bottom. Some days you win and some you lose, right? I am using my old frames for the sunglasses because they don't have any with the spring nose pieces & also ear pieces & my nose hurts where these new ones sit & behind the ear, hurts, no springs.

That's all, folks, sweet dreams & God Bless. Shirley