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Soda Shoppe for September 15 2021

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Vanilla-Jackie

September 18, 2021, 02:48:25 AM #60 Last Edit: September 18, 2021, 06:18:32 AM by Vanilla-Jackie
Lloyd Hammond..
...have to ask, are you still in-touch with our member Roley - Peter?  only just noticed he has not made any postings in 8 months, i know you both communicated with each other, you became close friends..is he alright, are you still in contact with him since your move of home..

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

Gloria

Good morning everyone, 63 and hazy, can see the haze around the lights on the lamp posts. Had no CNA yesterday and I was in bed last night  about 8, really worn out. Made my spaghetti sauce and had to get it out of the pan and into bowls for the fridge. Today will get it into containers and into the freezer. My son will be here about 10:30 and will help me.
My Arizona family is happy. They ordered batteries for the solar panels 11 months ago and they finally got them Thursday. Everything is set up and running and the first thing she did was get her crock pot out to make her dinner. One of the men living at the ranch used to work installing those panels and he helped Gary get every thing ready.

AMY  I tell Regina she drinks colored water. Teabag isn't in the cup of hot wa ter hardly longer that it  takes to dunk i t in and out. Hmmm maybe I should borrow Kyle's crutches and ask Regina that question.

PATRICIA  I thought 10 was supposed to be the end of new programs, just keep having updates. Maybe i t will be time for a new computer, have had problems wi th this lemon HP since day 1. Must have beem made/built on a Monday.

JANE  I have seen a computer made for Seniors tha t is supposed to be easy and simple  to use. Since YAHOO got rid of all the PSP groups there are none left  and if there are some groups I don' t know where t o find them. OK now I lost something here, know you had surgery, was it for teeth extractions of tonsils? I never did have tonsils out. Sauce smells wonderful but  was  too tired to even get a spoonfull for a  taste. I missed Yvet te big time the 3 weeks she was on vacation I dread what will happen here with her out even longer with her knee. There are 2 pretty good CNAs that I have had and I told the "boss"  tha t I like both of them. Do no t have to tell then every lit tle thing to do. One I had even before Yve tte started coming here and she lives here in  town. Will add Bridget to my prayers.

SHIRLEY  I just might say bye bye to computers if I have to try and learn a new system. Mike might  have been smart when he bought a Mac instead of a new PC. If ir wasn't for our group and Skype I don't  think there is much I would miss not having a PC anymore.

AMY  every time there is an update I have a problem of some kind with t hey PC. One time it messed up so bad I had  to send an SOS to my grandson asking him if he could come a work his magic on  the lemon again.

RAMMEL  when someone as savvy as you about computers dislikes this upcoming 11 is not loo‌g forward  to it  just  imagin how someone whot never  touched a computer till she was 70 feels about this mess? Heck I was very happy with XP.

SHIRLEY  no iPad here and new to  an iPhone.  That to me is some thing I do not understand at all. I cannot text and I have tried.

JACKIE  Roley-Peter lives across the pond in England and Lloyd lives here in the USA.

Have a good day and stay safe.

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Vanilla-Jackie

September 18, 2021, 06:16:40 AM #62 Last Edit: September 18, 2021, 06:19:09 AM by Vanilla-Jackie
Gloria..
..i completely forgot he lives somewhere here in England...thank you for reminding me...i have edited..

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

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend!  Cooper is probably on his way here right now so when he arrives, I might have to stop and see to his needs and then come back.

GLORIA, my surgery had nothing to do with teeth or tonsils.  I had a growth in the left side of my mouth and it was pretty big.  The Otolarangologist tested it 3 times and it was not malignant but it's size made things get stuck and irritate.  She gave me 3 choices and I chose to have it removed.  She approved of that choice as did my dentist, his assistant and my General Doctor.  So I decided I'd made the right choice.  It's still a bit sore and a bit swollen and my throat is a bit sore but it's healing and for that I'm grateful.

I haven't heard anything about Bridget today but I'm going call her grandmother (my sister) later on.  I thought I'd give them time to bring her up to day.  Bridget has had an internal problem since her early teens and has learned to live with it but she has very little control over what happens inside.  She NEVER complains...just goes to her room and sleeps when she doesn't feel well.  She's really special!

I'm thinking I might scramble an egg this morning and see if I can eat it.  It sounds pretty good!  And I'm hungry!  I hope you all have a good day...better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow. 

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Amy

Good morning...

Lovely day again here, they say we are go go into cooler weather next week.

Cooked a turkey and will cut it up and can it for the dogs along with laundry  and that is enough me thinks.

Jane, hope you get good news about Bridget. Have a great day with Cooper.

Gloria, that is how the neighbour is with his tea. scare the water with the tea bag! Tis 58° here now and I am finding it a bit warm...like the  one in the 40's.

Better get going ...slept in and now behind!

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

Good Morning Lades.  Vanilla-Jackie I have not heard from peter in a long time. Last I seen was a post from him here in S& F. His address was suffix England. and in the move / shuffle I have lost My camera. I may just Have to go buy a new one, we used to get on camera with him, was neat. hope he is alright and seas we all care and post's. i think i will go to wall mart and buy anew one. It Is 64º and clear here this morning. I hope you all have a great day today.

Lloyd

Lloyd Hammond

 Amy reading the post's I think if there is re in carnation I want to come back as your dog, you are so good to them.

Lloyd

JaneS

LLOYD, I think that's a great idea to come back as AMY'S dog.  They sure are pampered pets!

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Vanilla-Jackie

Lloyd..
..thank you for responding...i so hope you make contact with each other soon..

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

patricia19

September 18, 2021, 12:32:36 PM #69 Last Edit: September 18, 2021, 12:34:40 PM by patricia19
Good morning from an Interior in the midst of autumn colors, morning frost, and cloudy at 30 degrees.

I spent some time with the Pocket app this morning. I read about how creative people actually see the world differently, not just in perception. How the English word lox hasn't changed in meaning or sound in 8,000 years and why that's important.

And finally that animals understand and wrestle with the concept of death and mortality. Our world around us that we accept as fairly common actually isn't.

Gloria, I too was thinking about Microsoft's earlier big reveal and how they promised only updates from then on. Actually, none of their purported new ideas sound all that new or fascinating to me.

I've been saving for a new desktop as this laptop makes odd noises during runtime and takes forever to start in the mornings. Unfortunately, I'll need to purchase a new laptop in October instead of waiting for a new desktop. This entire year can be described as unfortunate for me.

Jane, that is a serious surgery and you're doing so well. Have another good day with Cooper.

Amy, I used to drink colored water for coffee as one employer named it. Since he came in early and made the coffee all the employees learned to drink it strong. I rarely drink tea, but prefer it unsweetened and strong, the same as I now drink my coffee.

JaneS

I had a text from my niece Suzi, Bridget's mother.  She said that Bridget is far better than she was when they entered her in the hospital on Monday but her intestines are still dilated.  She added that surgery was still in the picture and before she got my answer she added, "GI Dr just in and pretty positive surgery will happen."  We need continuous prayers.

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Amy

Jane, constant prayers for Bridget. She sounds like a strong girl to handle what she has in the past and will no doubt handle this too.

I am done for the day...just have the dogs bedding to bring in off the line and that is it!! Stopped at my neighbours and she gave us what was left of the zucchini plus a carrot cake! I grated the zucchini up and canned it into pineapple! Next was pick that darn turkey and vacuumed sealed that for the freezer.

Time to get the laundry in and feet up!!.
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

RAMMEL

Quote from: Gloria on September 18, 2021, 05:58:33 AMRAMMEL  when someone as savvy as you about computers dislikes this upcoming 11 is not loo‌g forward  to it  just  imagin how someone whot never  touched a computer till she was 70 feels about this mess? Heck I was very happy with XP.
I also was happy with XP, in fact I still have a computer downstairs running XP.  My Blood Sugar program is on the XP computer and they did not update it to Win-10 so I keep my Doc happy using the old workhoarse.
I generally use a Win-10 desktop. I got this when the last one died in it's tracks - taking lots of good and/or important stuff with it. --- FWIW this is a HP Desktop which has a Solid State Hard Drive for the Windows Software and a big regular drive for Programs and Data.  With the Solid State Hard Drive it boots up real fast - something I like.  The only catch is that you must remember to put your saved data and programs on the right Drive (A slowly learned procedure - for me ).

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think."

          THIMK

Shirley

I went to laptops because I'm not competent to fix anything on a computer & easier if one of my sons doesn't have time to come by, I can deliver & leave. I'm not competent to do a lot of things anymore~~~  By the way, only time I have to "boot up" is when "they" do an update & it has a new face waiting for me. My sons say their house computers never get turned off unless needed. So I just let them go to sleep, even the old ones downstairs & in the bedroom tied to the printer. Right or wrong, if Microsoft would quit playing with our computers I'd never have trouble. But I know they have to keep updating because the hackers are smarter than the people making the computers, isn't that right? 

I just came from Arby's, paid for 2 Classic Roast beef sandwiches. Got a long bun filled with something, not sure what, tried to identify online but no clue. Not a bad sandwich but sure not what I ordered. They can't keep help at any of the "fast food" places, somebody different/new every place I go. I feel sorry for the franchise owners since they are hardly keeping ahead of the tax game & Covid restrictions. I do my part to support them.  ;)  ;D

JaneS

I'm off to the haystack.  Tomorrow, my week alone with Cooper begins.  Frankie is dropping him off before work and then she's not picking him up until her vacation is over.  So we'll have a week together with no interruptions to go home to sleep and then come back.  We'll spend it together!  I'm looking forward to this!

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

Thank you for the continuing prayers for Bridget!

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Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning everyone.it Is 68º Here and Polluted air the weather guessing Is saying. It Is still too drack to see for My self. what I can see there is no stars shining through. I walked out side and looked up and can see a few stars, so it Is not as Bad as the weather person is saying. Have a great day.

Lloyd

Lloyd Hammond

Good Morning I hope this lets Me In this time?

Lloyd

Amy

Good morning..

Clear skies here and a temp of 38° at the moment.

A day of welcomed rest here. Will go early to get groceries this morning then coast for the rest of the day.
Noticed the robins in the Mountain Ash tree yesterday, branched that were  once  heavy  with bright orange berries are now just about striped of their fruit.

Jane, have fun with Cooper!

Shirley, it could have been a trainee that mixed up your order. Help is also hard to get here. One Timmies has had to close the restaurant part, just have drive through because of lack of help.

Patricia, I didn't put sugar in my coffee when I drank it nor do I like it in my hot tea but do in my iced tea. Snowing there?

Gloria, our apples are just starting to come in here. My friends son is heading into apple country and is going to get us a bushel on Mac to share.

Better get my duds on..

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

JaneS

Good Morning Everyfriend!  We're having a sunshiny but a bit chilly day so far today.  It's 54º right now and heading for a high of only 75.  I think my chore for the day is to harvest all the green tomatoes and pull up the vines and clean up the area....or maybe not!  We'll see!

All this tending to ailments is taking too much time.  I detest medications but I have to do what I have to do.  I managed to eat half a toasted bagel with butter and jam this morning.  Boy did that ever taste good.  I guess we have to accept the good things when we can.

AMY, good luck with the apples. MacIntosh have always been my favorites and I suppose that's because we had a tree in our back yard and my grandparents had lots of trees in their farm orchard.  We could go whenever it struck our fancy and have an apply!  I also lean towards Granny Smiths.  I guess I like the tart ones.  Are you going to make apple sauce?

Well, Cooper is here!  I'm sure he'll start looking for Franking at her usual time to come home from work.  But she's all packed up and is leaving straight from work to go to her mother's in Maryland for tonight and then leaving form Memphis early Monday morning!  He'll adapt!  He always does!  Maybe he'll even sleep with me this time since there are no other dogs around!

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

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Gloria

Good morning everyone, hope you are all awake and chipper this Sunday. I'm awake and tha tmeans I am still alive so mus t be chipper, right? 63 now and only to go to mid 70's with sun all day.

JACKIE  I am sure Lloyd would love to meet  Peter but they don't  have a bridge to drive over the Atlantic yet. Thought you might have forgotten that. ;)

JANE  thanks for explaining the surgery. I am glad you are healing well and pray your mouth and throat feel better eacy day so you can enjoy eating what foods you like again. Thoughts and prayers continue for Bridget.

AMY  I put my son to work when he got here yesterday. Got the sauce into the freezer and he put the heave pans away for me. I just was so tired that I had all I could do the wash them Friday night.

LLOYD  I would be lost without  my camera and Skype to talk with my daughter every day.

PATRICIA  all I know about  Microsoft is that every time they do an update it messes us my computer. I also know tha t one of my nieces me t a Russian on line and  they "fell in love" He came here and they go t married. He also knew a lo t about  computers and he ia now working for/with Microsoft and they live in Washinton now. Every time I have  these updates I wonder if he is  responsible for it. I did meet him once and  thought  he was really unpleasant. That niece is nothing like her older sister either so she is a good mate for the jerk she married.

JANE  Bridget is so young  to have to have all  those internal  problems. Pray surgery will make her life much better.

RAMMEL  glad someone is happy with theis HP desk top. I sure am not. I have an external drive tha t I keep important  things. When an update is co‌g I always unplug the external, don't want anything to happen to it.

I have never even looked at a laptop but  don' t think I would like it.

SHIRLEY  like you I will not look in to  trying to fix anything on this lemon so keep getting my grandson guru  to come and get me straightened out. He works on his computer all hours of day and night-that's what happens being a boss and working on salary. I know to have patience till he gets here might be 1 day or 1 week.

AMY  enyoy those Macs, too bad they get soft  so fast after picking.

JANE  like you I like  tar t apples and Regina's favorite is Granny Smith. she also likes lemons. I used to call her a sour kid. Enjoy your week wirh Cooper.

Have a good day and keep safe.

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Vanilla-Jackie

Gloria...maybe one day...do you remember the film " A Bridge Too Far " hm, a bridge over the Atlantic.. :thumbup:

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

Tomereader1

In my "computer lifetime" I have owned three (3) HP desktops. All have given great service, never a complaint, never a breakdown, only reason I quit using, Microsofts "new and improved" Windows versions.  I loved XP, can't remember what the other ones were.  Still love this Win7. Don't really wish to go to Win 10, but don't seem to have a choice. From all the comments I've seen, I won't ever go to Windows 11. I did buy a laptop, Toshiba I think, that had Windows 8.1, and it tanked within a year. I left it unused for about 6 or so months, and when I brought it out and charged it up, it had about a million "updates", which I could not remove and was told it would need a Microsoft Licensed person to clean them out, and bring me up to date.  I didn't much like all the stuff on the 8.1; was very confusing to me.  Maybe someday I can find a MS Tech to clean it and put in all my Win7 stuff. (any suggestions Rammel?)

RAMMEL

I love apples. Like most if not everything with apples in it - applesauce, apple cake, baked apples. dried apples, apple & cheese, apple juice, apple cider, and on and on.
Where I grew up (as a teenager) we had something of an apple orchard. When we (other kids & I ) would come home from a night out we would often cut through the orchard and grab an apple off the tree  - buff it up on our shirt and eat it. It was usually late and dark and we often wondered how many apples had half worms in them. Now as I look back I wonder how many of those half worms and how much poison spray we got from those apples.  BUT - they were good.
"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think."

          THIMK

patricia19

Good morning from a rainy Interior at 33 degrees now with an expected high of 43 degrees. No snow yet, but it's expected tonight and through Monday.

I cut my hair as you can't get an appointment until they reopen. I got tired of going from the little Dutch boy to a scraggly mop. I received a package yesterday; previously ordered from Bas Bleu, a 2022 calendar, "Senior Moments." An example is "When asked to dinner by a friend, Richard Porson, the brilliant 18th century Cambridge University scholar, replied absentmindedly, "Thank you, no. I dined yesterday."

Or Mark Twain's quote, "When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not."

Jane, I'll be thinking of both you and Bridget this week and sending healing thoughts.

Gloria, you should only leave your external plugged in when you are actively using it. You don't want your info gone via a virus. If your computer gets a virus and you don't keep the external plugged in, you can restore it through the external drive. I hate the monopoly that Apple and Microsoft have with computers!

Gloria, they turned our heat on yesterday and when they are finished with the new windows and doors, I'll have weatherstripping. I'm looking forward to that.

Amy, I drink my iced tea straight too. I only use sugar in baked goods so it's rare to use it. I use local honey on hot cereals but that's about it. I'm more of carb than a sweet person.

Rammel, a piece of apple with a good cheese is always good! When we traveled to Colorado to see my mother's parents, their farmhouse gate had a cherry tree on one side and peach on the other. You swung to the right for cherries and to the left for a peach.

Vanilla-Jackie

September 19, 2021, 12:46:36 PM #84 Last Edit: September 19, 2021, 12:56:50 PM by Vanilla-Jackie
Rammel ( Rick ) worms or no worms, poison spray or not, you are still here to tell the story, :thumbup: although those inside apple maggots got everywhere, as soon as we took a large bite, always one there waiting for us.....Us children would climb an elderly neighbours brick wall ( which backed onto our school playground ) and scrump her apples from her tree...

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

Amy

Neighbour just dropped in with a bag of four potatoes bigger than my hand!! I teased him and asked which backhoe did he hire to get them out. One will do us 2-3 meals.

Met up with friends this morning and exchanged items we had for each other. Back home we put away the groceries etc for the time being.

Patricia, glad to hear you have your heat on. Are the workmen anywhere near done?

 
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

I'm not even sure they're done with the first floor!

Amy

Oh my gosh!! They are making this a long drawn out deal.

If I get another phone call asking me how I am going to vote ,they are not going to like my response! :tickedoff:  Bunch of chickens do robo calls and ask for punch this if and punch that ....well punch is something I would love to do....
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

Amy, I also won't "punch anything" but given a chance during election season, I announce first off (if a human) who I vote for & quickly hang up. I don't even bother lying! Usually must be the wrong party since they don't call back. I've been having to answer all phone calls because some of the "reminder for Dr appointments" don't come from the hospital or clinic phones. Obviously they are out-sourcing those calls these days. Robo calls that I answer usually get "these calls are being transferred to the District Attorney's Office". I've had fewer robos the last few days so maybe the phone companies are working on how to stop? I can't imagine anyone doing business with a company that stoops to using robo calls!

Waiting on Tiger to come for her last meal, Tom & Callie both ate & went out. Tiger likes to see if I'm going to let her sleep with me before deciding. If she sees me close the folding door to the bedroom end of the house, she chooses to go outside or to the basement. I am the restless sleeper but will catch up on zzzzzzzzs when cool enough to open the door for fresh air.

Amy, I bought a bag of the extra large potatoes for baking & will bake one to tender in the microwave & enough for a meal with meat & gravy over half & another meal diced & browned in butter to have with my breakfast eggs. Best hash browns EVER!

Eyes feel like sand in them, pollen is awful right now. First year I haven't cleaned off the ragweek & brush along my section of river bank & everyone says "this is the worst year" for allergies, so super bad. 

Back in the day, when I was in elementary school, Mom would give me a nickel to ride the bus or walk home & buy an apple from Safeway (size of my head...almost). The apple always won out, had to be the red delicious, I was a good judge of the ones with most flavor.

Dad lived 5 years after Mother died so many times when I'd drive to their house for a visit I'd find him baking a whole cookie sheet full of apples that he would core & pack back with brown sugar & little cinnamon. They were like candy!  All my life we had baked apples, fried apples or apple sauce on the table year around. If I have an apple or two not crisp enough to eat, I slice it & fry in butter until clear & toss in enough brown sugar to make like apple pie without the crust.

Dad could make a meal on fried potatoes & fried apples & when Mom pulled a baked chicken out of the oven that was the best meal ever. I have her cast iron Dutch oven with the rack on bottom to drain off any fat, but have never gotten the flavor of hers. Of course, the chickens I've baked were not fresh killed, either! And I'm not about to do that. I had a hard time thinking about eating chicken just like most people would think about eating a dog or cat!!! 

Off to bed.... off, anyway!  :D   Sweet dreams & prayers for all.


 


JaneS

I'm ready for the haystack!  I think Cooper is already IN the haystack.  He seems to know when it's time to go to bed!  My eyes have already entered Slamshut mode and I'm tired.  I picked the last of the tomatoes today (2 nice red ones and about 5 lbs. or green oned)  And then I pulled up and bagged all the stalks and all the weeds that had collected around them. 

I ate the other half of the bagel for lunch with melted cheese on it...pretty good!  Soup for supper and more of my rhubarb juice for a snack.  My jaw is feeling better but it's still hard to open my mouth.  I'm working on that.  I think it just needs exercise.  Well, I know how to exercise my mouth!

No news of Bridget today.  I think the hospital takes breaks on the weekend and patients are on support only.  I'm expecting news tomorrow.  Please continue to pray.  GLORIA, we are praying the surgery is NOT necessary because if it is, it might mean more surgeries to come and in Bridget's case, that's not good!

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

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