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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

Thanks, Ok Ok don't hit me again I will try to do better.



Lloyd, glad to see you and sorry for what you & Nancy are going through. Sadly, some people "do favors" for a reason, to force payback over & over.  I'm older than you so I know these things! Haha... Seriously, I've become cynical (believing that people are motivated by self-interest) the older I get, so my daughter sort of raised her eyebrows at one of my cracks about someone while she was staying with me during the cataract surgeries. I could tell she thought I was being overly critical about someone UNTIL... yep, a worm turned on her and reality/shock hit her in the face. I guess there have always been people that only do what will benefit themselves, but a lot of people "smile because they want to make someone else feel happy". Hopefully we will all meet enough people with true, kind & generous hearts that they will "out number" the greedy, sneaky & conniving ones.

I had my own disappointment this morning. I've been shopping online for a self-propelled vacuume sweeper like my old Hoovers that are worn out. BUT, can't find one, only one like it is "out of stock". SO, yesterday I checked yellow pages for a vacuume repair shop & called to ask if they worked on these old Hoover Wind Tunnels... person said they did & would give a free estimate what it would cost for repairs. I loaded one of those heavy dudes in the back seat of this tiny Encore & took it down today. Lady at the desk said they couldn't get parts for them at all~~~ No debate or "let's have a look at it" or anything! I was foaming at the mouth after the struggle to get it in the car. I left with a smile that not sincere! Had she been at all congenial I would have looked at the models on that show room floor! No way would I do business with that place!

One of my two still propels forward but not back, both motors are fine, probably belt problems so will see if son, Andy, will find time to have a look one of these days. I bought a top of the line Shark that can take the power head off to use, bUT it doesn't stand on it's own or have power drive feature. Hard to admit but the energy & power drive in this 86 year old body is running down.

Can't find help, people around here are used to big money working for the aircraft industry & are making too much money to NOT work when laid off. Oh, well, little dust never hurt anyone, right? Think this calls for a nap. I did get the trimming done early & pulled the lettuce out of the trug... The wind is bouncing tree branches up & down and it's blistering hot.


Day is done... Gone the sun....

The zzzzs in the haystack are calling my name and the slamshuts have taken over my eyeballs.  I'm heading for the hay!

But I have to tell you that all that talk of salmon made me hungry for some and since Davy's only carries natural and home grown foods, they've begun to carry wild caught salmon from Alaska.  I bought two patties today and checked out what all they have.  I'll be back to that case for sure and I'll think of PATRICIA when I eat it!

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

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Lloyd Hammond..
...who is " hitting you " we'll sort them out... :D

" look after our planet, it is the only one we have "


Good morning..

Quiet out there....very few birds singing this morning.
We are off in a bit to get groceries. The store opens at 7 for us oldies.

Kyle cut the grass yesterday ,hope we soon get rain or it will be crispy.

Jane , enjoy your salmon..now you have me thinking of the fillet that I have in the freezer.

Patricia, if you need to get into anything head this way...gardening,housework, you name it there is always
 work to be done...no wood piling though as we have done that.....sorry :))

Better get ready for town..

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


This is going to be a quick one because Mickie got us up very early this morning and after she did her thing, I chose to go back to bed for a bit.  It turned out to be an hour and a half!  I guess I wasn't finished!

Now she's thinking of a walk and we need to get that in before the "swelters" or the predicted rain comes.  I hope you all have a good day...better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow.

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DARN my long post disappeared. Wanted you to know my grandson was here yesterday and worked on this lemon. He was all over with his flying fingers on the keyboard with so many pages open I dopn't know how he could tell which was which. My mouse was getting on his nerves yesterday, has not worked right since I got home from rehab. He called las t night  and told me when he left here he went and bought me a new one and will bring it Saturday, hope he brings my little Sweetie with him.

Good  to be back. I sure missed all of you.  Yvette is now on vacation and will be gone a couple of weeks. She needs to see a doctor when she gets home because she has arthritis in both knees and needs both replaced. I so dislike haveing someone different every day. Some are lazy and others just do not know how to even wash dishes. Oh well-Beggars cannot be choosers-well I am not a beggar but I cannot choose who I want either or the time they are sent.

Have a good day and stay safe and healthy.

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Lloyd Hammond

Hello everyone , Hope you all are having a good day. we are supposed to move into our new home Monday and Tuesday. dose not have the internet there that we Have, it is not serviced there, they have hues net and it is a lot Higher. I am not a happy camper. see you later.



A gentle shower is blessing the earth here..can hear a sigh coming from the dry ground. 
Had a great shop this morning, picked up canning lids which have been like either hens to find on sale!! Some for our friends and family came home with me.

Gloria, YAY!! finally a new mouse for you. You have a fantastic grandson...and I hope you get to see the great grandson when he comes back.

Lloyd,  you will find a way  to get back on line and back here with us. Take it easy in the moving, let the young ones carry the heavy stuff...
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, it's cloudy and 56° here this morning, heading for a high of mid-seventies. In other words, the same as the past week. Hmmm, while it says, Accuweather, that is, that we're to have a thundershower this morning, but that the probability of thundershowers is zero.

Jane, Alaska, is surrounded on three sides by water, to the North and Northwest the Beaufort Sea and the Chukchi sea, both of which merge into the Arctic Ocean. To the Southeast is the Gulf of Alaska, which blends into the Pacific Ocean. And the Bering sea is to the Southwest. On the East is Canada, and that border is 1,538 miles long. So, we've been friends with Canada and fishing a long, long while.

Amy, I'd love to come and help, especially if meals were included!  8)

So much of what's been done has sat there waiting since February! Now I can breathe again!

Gloria, so nice to see you, and I hope you get to see your great-grandson too. I was hoping to get housekeeping here, but with the pandemic, agencies were overstressed and overwhelmed, providing only minimal services and those with a waiting period!


12 Science and History 'Facts' That Changed Since You Were in School

We gained an ocean and a continent, we lost a planet, rain is not tear-shaped, and maybe the brontosaurus existed after all.


You may not want to read the articles altho I found them fascinating!
But you will want to see a short film in which three guys in full gear, a fireman, a soldier, and a knight in armor complete to see who "wins" at the obstacle course!.



Patricia, you would be most welcomed. The video was amazing......I was rooting for them and it sure had a surprise ending for me! Thank 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


This is a new one on me!! Thought I had seen just about everything until today.....son was out and about took photos and sent them to me. I googled and this is what it was. I can hear Shirley thinking oh  I would like one of those...or two.


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 afternoon/ evening. we are getting on and off light rain showers, Mostly off. Is in the lower 90's. and very humid. Hard to get my breath. Hope it is better for you all.



Janie, I wish you wouldn't be so generous with your slam shuts. I am calling it a night......

Just to let everyone know Bubble could use some healing prayers as she is not up to par but will be back in a couple of days.  So we had better be good.. Shirley, no swinging off the chandelier and Janie you can turn the lights down low.
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


Oh, Amy, I'm giggling so hard the screen is bouncing (okay, it's my eyes)... thanks but NO thanks to a wooly pig! I want a watch dog, not cats or anything that can't bark! 

Lloyd, we've been having the off & on showers for a couple hours, was sweltering hot all day & so humid it was hard to breathe. Have almost an inch of rain in the gauge, we needed it and the pool also needed some. This hot dry wind just sucks the moisture out.

Patricia, I haven't slowed down to check your links.... phone calls & ran to the optical shop to pick up my new sunglasses. They didn't do quite as good of job on them as the first pair without tint, but I left those glasses to have them take that blasted "fog protection" off. That drove me nuts trying to clean them. He said they will have to remake them so I offered to GIVE them back the frames I paid for from them, if they will put the new lens in some of my old frames. The old ones have spring nose & ear pieces and are so comfortable compared with these titanium ones they are so proud of. Anyway, will be a difficult week trying to use sunglasses all the time. I see fine for anything up close or near but even across the room starts to blur.

Radar sure is not showing all this rain over Wichita! Still hear some thunder. Tom & Callie were out when it started so they are hunkered down & won't be back until it's over. They know where to go to stay dry.

Gloria, hope the new mouse helps. Sorry Yvette is on vacation & may need surgery. Hopefully you will get someone you can enjoy and she will know how to get a job done. I am shocked at how much strength I've lost in my hands & legs. Got to do something to build back up or I won't have the strength to drive.... and as John Wayne would say, "that'll be the day!"

Have any of you heard from Bubble?  I left a message over in Photos but so far nobody has said anything. I sent her a couple photos the other day, (my growing tomato crop) but haven't heard if she got them. Last post I saw was a photo she had from Don.

Eweeee... the sky just turned that slime green. Very pretty & no warnings of severe weather. Trees are bouncing with wind gusting from different directions. Interesting (to me).

I'm going to put my jammies on & be ready for bed as soon as Tom & Callie show up. They get one more meal before bedtime. Tomorrow I hope to clean out the garage while Andy's camper is in Colorado. Such a mess out there, Callie has 2 litterboxes & the training pad but not sure if it is she or some other critter that visits when I leave the garage door up a tad, but somebody has missed all the proper places. The floor needs a good scrub out, quite a job with so many boxes of stuff sitting around, have to drag all out to the yard before getting the hose out.

Sky still green & trees swinging every direction. Lightning & thunder but NO warnings. Pool water is to top of skimmer so somebody better turn the faucet off.

Sweet dreams & God Bless. Thanks for the update about Bubble, Amy 


That was interesting I thought. To put a firefighter in full gear and a soldier in full gear alongside a knight in an authentic suit of armor and have all three compete against each other on an obstacle course!

I would root, Amy, for the first one and then for another!  :smitten:


Remember the guy on "Green Acres" who had the pig that wore clothes and could talk so his owner could understand him?  SHIRLEY, that might be fun!

I'm ready to hit the hay.  I didn't know the slamshuts could get away.  I thought they just stayed here and tormented me.  Today, I had a bad case of the "do-nothings"!  The only constructive thing I got done was clean the strawberries I got at Davy's and made dinner. 

I ate one of the salmon patties I bought yesterday with sweet potato french fries in the air fryer and some frozen peas for supper.  It was pretty good!  Maybe more tomorrow.  I got 2 patties.

I hear the zzzzs out in the hall.  They're coming for me!  I'm ready!  I wish you all a peaceful night's sleep and a happy tomorrow.  And may God bless us, every one!

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Today at 01:43:55 AM #108 Last Edit: Today at 01:46:10 AM by Vanilla-Jackie
Lloyd Hammond...
...time to retire, make the most of your time left, you have done more than your share of hard work-hard labour, time to take life easy, and the pair of you ( Nancy ) enjoy what you have earn't while you still have time left to do so...

" look after our planet, it is the only one we have "

Lloyd Hammond

Today at 06:37:04 AM #109 Last Edit: Today at 06:44:00 AM by Lloyd Hammond
Good Morning everyone. well I agree with you  Shirley, I am ready when we get the R V put back together to hit the road. May rattle your cage for a little on our way west to Page to see brother and sis in law. I would like to drop on down to Lacrosse NM. and see folks there we know from Armey days.
when we was in the Armey and stationed there at white sands. when we lived there was open Land over the organ mouton and also to El Paseo Texas. Now it Is wall to wall all the way. we did not even get a enough rain to talk about, just a few sprinkle's drops. Sun has not showing it's face yet here today.