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Topics - Jeanne Lee

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Soda Shoppe / Sad news for friends of Jeanne
« on: January 13, 2018, 06:34:59 PM »
This is Ken again,

It's with a heavy heart that I tell her dear friends, Jeanne Lee passed at 9:00 AM Thursday morning, Jan 11, 2018.

Alice (her daughter) and I were at her side when she passed very peacefully.  The last words she spoke to me Monday, were, "What would I do without you?" She paused a moment, took a breath and then said "I'm going to be with Jesus soon". 

Her friends, her family and her faith gave her so much joy and comfort. She considered all of you her family. Pat, she loved you and thought of you as the sister she never had.   

My brain tells me I will miss her less as time move on, my heart is not so sure. There will never be a day that goes by I will not think of her.  She was a good friend and a dedicated mother.

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and there will be no memorial service other than a mention during Sunday's church service.

Ken Corson

email kencorson1952@gmail.com


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Soda Shoppe / Well, not sure where to start ........
« on: January 09, 2018, 02:11:51 PM »
Hi everyone. My name is Ken Corson.  Jeanne Lee is my Mom.  I wanted to let her friends here know that my Mom is in the hospital.  As many of you know, my Mom has been ill for a number of years. She suffers from COPD.  She's been doing relatively poorly recently and I was busy getting the wheels rolling to move her into a Nursing Home. I was here last Friday and she was in very good spirits and actually looking forward to this new chapter in her life.

I came up to see her yesterday to finish dotting "I's" and crossing "T's" to get the show on the road. When I saw her yesterday, I was floored as she had gone downhill VERY dramatically in a very short period of time. She has had a DNR for quite some some, and after consulting with the doctors here at the hospital, we agreed that keeping her comfortable was really the only thing that could be done, so ......... here we are.  She is comfortable.  I was frankly surprised that she made it through last night. She is a stubborn and tenacious lady, but she is tired ....... so very very tired.  The fight is over and she wants to be with God. 

She has been pretty involved in this web site for some time and it gave her a GREAT deal of joy helping other Seniors navigate both this site and the internet in general.  She also made MANY friends here and that also gave her so much happiness. I'm terribly sorry to deliver this news in an area of the forum that is supposed to be fun, but I wasn't sure where to connect with all of you wonderful folks. 

I'm sitting next to her now.  She is so peaceful.  If you are religious, feel free to pray for her. If not, please, wish her luck on the journey on which she is about to embark.  She's been my Mom for 65 years and I will miss her terribly.

if anyone wishes to contact me for any other information, I can be reached at
kencorson1952@gmail.com

Lastly, I just want to thank EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR BEING HER FRIEND. 

Sincerely,
Ken Corson

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Photos and More / Show Me A Photo Of...
« on: August 08, 2017, 09:51:30 PM »
Since some folks would like to see this started up again, let's give it a try. 

Remember, if you provide an answer to a request you must request another subject.

Let's start off with

Show me a photo of a waterfall.

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe August 1, 2017
« on: August 01, 2017, 01:15:04 PM »
SODA SHOPPE
for week of August 1



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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe July 17, 2017
« on: July 17, 2017, 01:48:16 AM »
SODA SHOPPE
for week of July 17



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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe July 4, 2017
« on: July 04, 2017, 04:41:47 AM »

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe June 25, 2017
« on: June 25, 2017, 10:33:19 AM »



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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe June 18, 2017
« on: June 18, 2017, 10:34:38 AM »




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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe 5-29-17
« on: May 29, 2017, 08:57:59 AM »
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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe 5-21-17
« on: May 21, 2017, 08:52:39 AM »


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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe 5-14-17
« on: May 13, 2017, 07:40:17 PM »

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe Week of April 23, 2017
« on: April 23, 2017, 10:14:22 AM »




Do you supposed we could convince the therapists that the very best therapy for Joan would be for her to come back to be in charge of the Soda Shoppe?   ::)

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe Week of April 16, 2017
« on: April 16, 2017, 05:03:56 AM »

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe Week of April 9, 2017
« on: April 09, 2017, 07:42:25 AM »

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe April 2, 2017
« on: April 02, 2017, 10:41:25 AM »


Another of Phyllis' beautiful creations.  :)
 

Chuckles....


*Things I've Learned From My Children*
01.  A king size waterbed holds enough water to fill a 2000 sq.  foot house 4 inches deep.

02.  If you spray hair spray on dust bunnies and run over them with roller blades, they can ignite.

03.  A 3-year-olds voice is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant.

04.  If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor is not strong enough to rotate a 42 pound boy wearing Batman underwear and a superman cape.  It is strong enough, however, if tied to a paint can, to spread paint on all four walls of a 20 by 20 foot room.

05.  You should not throw baseballs up when the ceiling fan is on.  When using the ceiling fan as a bat, you have to throw the ball up a few times before you get a hit.  A ceiling fan can hit a baseball a long way.

06.  The glass in windows (even double pane) doesn't stop a baseball hit by a ceiling fan.

07.  When you hear the toilet flush and the words "Uh-oh," it's already too late.

08.  Brake fluid mixed with Clorox makes smoke, and lots of it.

09.  A six-year-old can start a fire with a flint rock even though a 36-year-old man says they can only do it in the movies.

10.  Certain Legos will pass through the digestive tract of a four-year-old.

11.  Play Dough and Microwave should never be used in the same sentence.

12.  Super glue is forever.

13.  No matter how much Jell-O you put in a swimming pool you still can't walk on
water.

14.  Pool filters do not like Jell-O.

15.  VCR's do not eject PB&J sandwiches even though TV commercials show they do.

16.  Garbage bags do not make good parachutes.

17.  Marbles in gas tanks make lots of noise when driving.

18.  You probably do not want to know what that odor is.

19.  Always look in the oven before you turn it on.  Plastic toys do not like ovens.

20.  The fire department in Austin, TX has a 5-minute response time.

21.  The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make earthworms dizzy.

22.  It will however make cats dizzy.

23.  Cats throw up twice their body weight when dizzy.

24.  The mind of a six-year-old is wonderful.

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe 3-26-17
« on: March 26, 2017, 06:39:55 AM »





----------CHUCKLES----------

Substitute Teacher

Walking through the hallways at the middle school where I work, I saw a new substitute teacher standing outside his classroom with his forehead against a locker.
I heard him mutter, "How did you get yourself into this?"
Knowing that he was assigned to a difficult class, I tried to offer moral support.
"Are you okay?" I asked.  "Can I help?"
He lifted his head and replied, "I'll be fine as soon as I get this kid out of his locker




Thought For The Day

No matter what storm you face… God loves you. He has not abandoned you.
Franklin Graham

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Soda Shoppe / Soda Shoppe 3-19-17
« on: March 17, 2017, 09:39:24 AM »

Just to hold us off until Joan is "back in the saddle". 

Let us know what you're having for breakfast.  And don't forget to leave some in the hidey hole!   :D

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Practice Place / testing
« on: March 10, 2017, 08:37:18 AM »




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Photo Challenges / Mini Challenge #83~COLLECTIONS
« on: March 05, 2017, 04:46:18 PM »
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Here's our

 Eighty-Third  Challenge for you all

suggested by junee who won the last Challenge.




"COLLECTIONS"


Details:   


  • From junee:  "could be anything such as thimbles,spoons,netsuke,china......"   
   


  • Use the attachment feature to show your photos in your post or link to them from your gallery or an offsite location that allows linking using the image codes.  If you have trouble, please contact a moderator (name in blue) or an administrator (name in red) and we'll help you post your photo.  If you have your photo in your gallery, please don't use the attachment feature as that puts the photo on our server twice but rather link to it.    


  • Please upload up to 4 entries per member for this challenge.    


  • If you possibly can, please tell us the camera you used to take your photo and when you took it.  But if you don't know, please post the picture anyway.  We want to see your photos.  :)  Please only enter photos taken by you.    


  • The challenge is open now and will be locked to uploads on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 and then we'll vote on them.    


  • Please put a title in your post for your photos.  We need the title for the poll.   


  • Please post only one entry per post/message. 


  • Of course, we're going to see who is posting the photos so this is not an anonymous challenge.  So start posting.  Click on the "Reply" button below and start this challenge!
    Remember, this is a fun project!
       
   


Thanks to junee for suggesting this topic.  She was the winner of our last Challenge entitled "HEIRLOOM/KEEPSAKE APPAREL AND JEWELRY".  Thanks junee!


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HELP US CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS
OF

Seniors and Friends
Mini Challenge #82~HEIRLOOM/KEEPSAKE APPAREL AND JEWELRY


Congratulations junee

Thank you to everyone who entered the
----st Seniors and Friends Mini Challenge
and thank you to everyone who voted.



See all the entries HERE

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Soda Shoppe / MOVED: Re: Soda Shoppe Week of January 15
« on: January 21, 2017, 11:48:29 AM »
This topic has been moved to [http://www.seniorsandfriends.org/index.php?topic=13.0].

http://www.seniorsandfriends.org/index.php?topic=304.0

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No more entries.

We're open to voting, until February 9!

Choose your three favorites and be sure to click on the submit button.




"HEIRLOOM/KEEPSAKE APPAREL AND JEWELRY"


Details:   


  • From Lynn:  "If you have an heirloom, keepsake, or unusual piece of apparel such as gloves, dresses, jewelry, shoes, hats, etc. that have a special meaning to you, let us see them. Please post a short story of the origin and what it means to you."   
   


  • Use the attachment feature to show your photos in your post or link to them from your gallery or an offsite location that allows linking using the image codes.  If you have trouble, please contact a moderator (name in blue) or an administrator (name in red) and we'll help you post your photo.  If you have your photo in your gallery, please don't use the attachment feature as that puts the photo on our server twice but rather link to it.    


  • Please upload up to 4 entries per member for this challenge.    


  • If you possibly can, please tell us the camera you used to take your photo and when you took it.  But if you don't know, please post the picture anyway.  We want to see your photos.  :)  Please only enter photos taken by you.    


  • The challenge is open now and will be locked to uploads on Thursday, January 19, 2017 and then we'll vote on them.    


  • Please put a title in your post for your photos.  We need the title for the poll.   


  • Please post only one entry per post/message. 


  • Of course, we're going to see who is posting the photos so this is not an anonymous challenge.  So start posting.  Click on the "Reply" button below and start this challenge!
    Remember, this is a fun project!
       
   


Thanks to Lynn for suggesting this topic.  He was the winner of our last Challenge entitled "CLOCKS".  Thanks Lynn!


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Photo Challenges / Winners - Mini Challenge #81~CLOCKS
« on: November 17, 2016, 03:20:47 PM »



HELP US CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS
OF

Seniors and Friends
Mini Challenge #81~CLOCKS


Congratulations Lynn

Thank you to everyone who entered the
81st Seniors and Friends Mini Challenge
and thank you to everyone who voted.



See all the entries HERE





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Photo Challenges / Winners - Mini Challenge #80~CLOUDS
« on: September 14, 2016, 02:26:35 PM »



HELP US CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS
OF

Seniors and Friends
Mini Challenge #80~CLOUDS


Congratulations FlaJean

Thank you to everyone who entered the
80th Seniors and Friends Mini Challenge
and thank you to everyone who voted.



See all the entries HERE

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Gatherings/Meetings / Gatherings and Meeting Friends~Old and New
« on: August 24, 2016, 01:25:29 PM »
Have you met a new S&F friend, or one you've known for a long time - for lunch, for coffee, for a day or a weekend?  Let's see some photos!  :)

Do you have some memory photos from "days of yore"?  Someone you used to know in SeniorNet?  One of those fun SeniorNet Bashes?  This is a good place to post them. 

Remember, if you need any help posting photos just let me know.   :thumbup:

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Photo Challenges / Mini Challenge #80~CLOUDS
« on: August 19, 2016, 08:27:40 PM »
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WE'RE VOTING

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 11

CHOOSE YOUR 5 FAVORITES




"CLOUDS"


Details:   


  • From so_P_Bubble:  "Show us your best photos of "CLOUDS" for this challenge. Here is an opportunity to come up with some fascinating and creative pictures! Get a really nice shot of "every-day" CLOUDS or something special in your sky."   
   


  • Use the attachment feature to show your photos in your post or link to them from your gallery or an offsite location that allows linking using the image codes.  If you have trouble, please contact a moderator (name in blue) or an administrator (name in red) and we'll help you post your photo.  If you have your photo in your gallery, please don't use the attachment feature as that puts the photo on our server twice but rather link to it.    


  • Please upload up to 4 entries per member for this challenge.    


  • If you possibly can, please tell us the camera you used to take your photo and when you took it.  But if you don't know, please post the picture anyway.  We want to see your photos.  :)  Please only enter photos taken by you.    


  • The challenge is open now and will be locked to uploads on Saturday, September 3, 2016  and then we'll vote on them.    


  • Please put a title in your post for your photos.  We need the title for the poll.   


  • Please post only one entry per post/message. 


  • Of course, we're going to see who is posting the photos so this is not an anonymous challenge.  So start posting.  Click on the "Reply" button below and start this challenge!
    Remember, this is a fun project!
       
   


Thanks to so_P_Bubble for suggesting this topic.  She was the winner of our last Challenge entitled "SINGING IN THE RAIN".  Thanks so_P_Bubble!


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Photo Challenges / Winners - Mini Challenge #79~SINGING IN THE RAIN
« on: August 15, 2016, 08:56:23 PM »



HELP US CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS
OF

Seniors and Friends
Mini Challenge #79~SINGING IN THE RAIN


Congratulations so_P_Bubble

Thank you to everyone who entered the
79th Seniors and Friends Mini Challenge
and thank you to everyone who voted.



See all the entries HERE

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Site Announcements / Photo Challenges
« on: June 07, 2016, 06:03:49 PM »
The newest challenge is SINGING IN THE RAIN   :cheer:

It'll be open for entries until Monday, June 20.   :nanadance2:

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Photo Challenges / Mini Challenge #79~SINGING IN THE RAIN
« on: June 04, 2016, 07:16:17 PM »
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WE'RE VOTING UNTIL JUNE 28
CHOOSE YOUR THREE FAVORITES




"SINGING IN THE RAIN"


Details:   


  • From angelface555:  "That might take a bit of thought so let's make it easy on folks. Water can be a sprinkler, shower, water droplets or a hose as well as rain Lets get creative and praise those who do with lots and lots of votes."   
   


  • Use the attachment feature to show your photos in your post or link to them from your gallery or an offsite location that allows linking using the image codes.  If you have trouble, please contact a moderator (name in blue) or an administrator (name in red) and we'll help you post your photo.  If you have your photo in your gallery, please don't use the attachment feature as that puts the photo on our server twice but rather link to it.    


  • Please upload up to 4 entries per member for this challenge.    


  • If you possibly can, please tell us the camera you used to take your photo and when you took it.  But if you don't know, please post the picture anyway.  We want to see your photos.  :)  Please only enter photos taken by you.    


  • The challenge is open now and will be locked to uploads on Monday, June 20, 2016 and then we'll vote on them.    


  • Please put a title in your post for your photos.  We need the title for the poll.   


  • Please post only one entry per post/message. 


  • Of course, we're going to see who is posting the photos so this is not an anonymous challenge.  So start posting.  Click on the "Reply" button below and start this challenge!
    Remember, this is a fun project!
       
   


Thanks to angelface555 for suggesting this topic.  She was the winner of our last Challenge entitled "There's No Place Like Home".  Thanks angelface555!


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Photo Challenges / Winners - Mini Challenge #78~BULDING SITES
« on: May 25, 2016, 01:00:13 AM »



HELP US CONGRATULATE THE WINNERS
OF

Seniors and Friends
Mini Challenge #78~BUILDING SITES


Congratulations angelface555

Thank you to everyone who entered the
78th Seniors and Friends Mini Challenge
and thank you to everyone who voted.



See all the entries HERE

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