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By: Jeanne Lee

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  • joyous: Very bad weather expected here today---Joy
    December 08, 2018, 10:31:52 am
  • joyous: Two other "old ladies" and I were treated to lunch yesterday at an old house that has been made into a very nice home run by a
    December 06, 2018, 11:20:37 am
  • joyous: i
    December 06, 2018, 11:18:10 am
  • angelface555: Lucian, to start a new thread you need to leave a message with Bubble, an administrator.
    December 05, 2018, 06:05:14 pm
  • joyous: It is 34 this morning ---a bit nippy.  High of 56 predicted..  Joy
    December 05, 2018, 08:50:50 am
  • Lucian Hodoboc: Does anyone have any idea how I can start new threads? There's no New Thread button anywhere.
    December 05, 2018, 03:33:18 am
  • joyous: Be good-Santa is watching
    December 03, 2018, 03:53:02 pm
  • joyous: Here we are about to see SantaClause.  I guess everyone is making preparations.  Have fun! Be good!JOY
    December 03, 2018, 03:41:16 pm
  • joyous: I was cut off in my message, but just wanted to wish everyone a happy weather day.  Joy
    December 02, 2018, 01:48:35 pm
  • joyous: Hello another day Girls.  Beautiful day, sunshine and great weather.
    December 02, 2018, 01:46:52 pm
  • joyous: Is still have not conquered the new format but still trying.---JOY
    December 01, 2018, 02:25:29 pm
  • joyous: how do I find the Reply button?
    December 01, 2018, 10:19:33 am
  • alpiner1: joyus  I agree !
    December 01, 2018, 12:34:26 am
  • joyous: i THINK i WILL NEVER GET USED TO THIS NEW FORUM
    November 30, 2018, 06:42:02 pm
  • joyous: Joy
    November 30, 2018, 03:44:53 pm
  • joyous: Good morning girls on this last day of November. December next.
    November 30, 2018, 03:44:43 pm
  • alpiner1: Here in southern California we finally got rain !  Hope it clears up before Saturday , we plan to be in a holiday parade in  1926 Model T Ford touring , top but no window coverings .
    November 29, 2018, 11:24:31 pm
  • joyous: Good morning [link]  here is nice, a bit cool  but my thermostat  here in my apt. is set on 75 at the present time. No raiin expected.
    November 28, 2018, 09:37:13 am
  • Carol: I am just learning how to download library books on my newish HP - cannot find my way here yet.   Have I been demoted?  Fired?  Abandoned?  Disowned? 
    November 21, 2018, 07:15:15 pm
  • Delphineaz: gettting message my microsoft is invalid
    October 27, 2018, 03:32:21 pm

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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
Yesterday at 11:34:08 pm
I have an appt. with the cancer dr. tomorrow morning & will learn of the lab reports  .  Next week I have an appt; withe cancer surgeon  & will have a mammogram . I'm feeling & doing better than I have for months .  Hoping for the best on the lab work & mammogram coming up .
I saw my primary dr. last week & all is good with my asthma & COPD , the dr. was very pleased .  He reminded me no more salsa ( food poisoning not long ago ) .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
December 03, 2018, 06:11:26 pm
This month is full of medical appts.  I saw my primary dr. this morning , he wants me to have lab work done . I told him I'm having lab work tomorrow for the cancer dr. & he said his could be included . I'm happy about that , One last trip to the lab !  Then I don't see him for 3 months !! Then there are 2 more dr. appts. coming up .
We were in a holiday parade on Saturday & afterwards we all went to a Mexican restaurant for lunch . My lunch was so rich I couldn't eat it all & while still sitting at the table I had to take a Tum !
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
November 06, 2018, 03:11:07 pm
We are going to try to get our flu shots this afternoon . We need the stronger shot for older people . Last time we went they were out of it , was suppose to call us when it came in but didn't . I need to avoid getting sick , it really hits me hard & ended up in the hospital in February with pneumonia & a collapsed lung .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
November 05, 2018, 10:30:19 pm
Cottoncandy    Everyone seems to react to meds differently . I have been taking  10 mg . of Amlodopine  for years & have never felt odd from taking it .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
November 05, 2018, 06:52:50 pm
JeanneP     Did you finish taking all the meds for your cold ?   Was it a prescription ?  If so dr. has told me to take all of a drug .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
October 23, 2018, 08:53:59 am
Quote from: Cottoncandy on October 21, 2018, 08:14:57 pm
Hi buddies....we finally had some sunshine today...but more rain in forecast...Are any of you taking or have taken the B/p med Amlodipine ? I have been on it a few months...having fatigue and sometimes night sweats.....I really think its side effects from it......will talk to my Dr on next visit......would like to get off it.....hope everyone had a nice weekend....Jane when do y'all come to Texas.? Hi to all Darlene


I have been taking Amlodpine for years & have had no side affects & I'm very easily affected by meds .  Because of respiratory problems I tire easily . As one of my dr.'s said I tire myself just breathing .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
October 04, 2018, 11:12:45 pm
We didn't get the flu shot , they were out of the stronger shot for older people .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
October 04, 2018, 03:50:02 pm
This afternoon Norm & I are going to get our flu shots .  I have had a cough so have been putting off getting the shot but it seems to be getting better .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
October 03, 2018, 08:57:25 am
What a night .  I have a cough , Used the nebulizer before bed time but still coughed .  I tried a cough drop , didn't do much good . Took cough syrup , then had pain in my left hip . Finally got up at 5:00 a.m.  Maybe I can get a little nap this afternoon , I hope .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
September 28, 2018, 06:57:39 pm
In regards to the hearing yesterday I got so upset listening to the garbage I left the room & Norm watched it by himself .  I can't listen to arguing , when I was little I heard my Dad & sister argue & it threw me into a tizzy !  I saw the blood veins on my Dad's neck bulge & it scared me .  He died when I was 12 .
All is well here for a change .  Last Saturday we went on a Model T Ford tour & went to an old gold mine . There were mine tours but I chose not to go on it because of my breathing issues .  There was a group of us who chatted & waited for the others to come back from the tour .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
September 09, 2018, 11:43:25 pm
Our daughter lost both of her sons , youngest passed 5 years ago & her oldest son a year ago . Every year she she remembered the youngest son's passing & probably had a nervous break down . The boys (men) were very close & the oldest drank himself to death mourning his brother . Our daughter was by his bed side every day until he died .  This year she started drinking , I got a pm from her husband on facebook telling me she was passed out drunk on the bed & maybe I could talk with her , he had disabled her car . . I was recovering from food poisoning but called & left a message on her cellphone to please call us , we were concerned . She called & Norm talked with her . She said she was going to the doctor the next day & she did  .  Blood work was done & her potassium was extremely low .  The doctor gave her a prescription for some pills & a shot . She is to have more lab work done tomorrow .  Praying her heart wasn't affected .  She needs help badly & is getting counseling . Her husband is a gem ! 
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
September 07, 2018, 07:12:27 pm
SharonE    The salsa was less than a week old & I finished of the last bit . Son had eaten some but he had no problem with it .
http://www.rojossalsa.com/
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
September 07, 2018, 12:20:35 pm
I don't remember if I posted this or not , so scroll on by if I have .  I have been out of sync the past week after I had food poisoning on Sunday . I stayed home from church & was glad I did !  It was the intestinal form .  I saw the doctor on Tuesday & he confirmed that was what I had .  He asked me what I had been eating & it seems it was salsa I bought at the store , there was a bit left in the container & it must have been the culprit .  I haven't felt like eating & when I do its usually toast with peanut butter .
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Homemaking, Food & Gardening / Re: What's For Dinner?
September 04, 2018, 07:40:06 pm
Tater Tot Casserole
shredded chicken
can of cream of mushroom soup
can of cream of celery soup
1/4 can of water
bag of frozen vegetables ( I use a bag of broccoli , carrots & cauliflower)
1-1/2 cups shredded cheese
can of sliced waterchestnuts
jar of marinated artichokes

Combine all & pour into a pan sprayed 9 X 13 inch baking dish . Place tater tots on top & bake at 350F until hot & bubbly in the center .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
September 04, 2018, 06:16:26 pm
I have been out of commisson for a few day with food poisoning . I saw my doctor this morning & he said that was it .  Salsa is the cause .
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Thank you Mary Ann . I started with what is called a  "cake" .  The cake ended with the turquoise . From there I used yarn I had . The pattern is an octagonal granny pattern .
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Another afghan for Project Linus . Alternate V Stitch & Double Crochet .
https://ibb.co/jy8bDK
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Homemaking, Food & Gardening / Re: Cooking Recipes
August 12, 2018, 11:22:18 pm
With all the hot weather we are having I'm making this to take to a potluck . It is from an old church cookbook . My husband's aunt brought it to a Thanksgiving dinner years ago & then my husband's mom gave me the church cookbook !


Green Bean Parmesan

3 cans French cut green beans

1/4 c. minced onion

1/2 c. salad oil

1/4 c. wine vinegar

1 tsp . salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/2 c . grated parmesan cheese

Mix remaining ingredients together & add drained green beans . Cover and chill well , stirring occasionally .


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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
August 11, 2018, 06:03:06 pm
Have I showed you one of our old cars ?
https://ibb.co/dcOjap
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Quote from: Mary Ann on July 30, 2018, 04:58:32 pm
Lovely, Alpiner; I can just see an older girl wrapping herself in the afghan to read or even to walk around with it as a wrap.

Mary Ann



I had one yarn cake . When I used it up I picked up on  some similar colors in the yarn cake from my stash & added them .
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I crochet for Project Linus ( afghans for babies & older children in hospitals ) . Here is my latest afghan for an older child .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 28, 2018, 05:50:29 pm
There are knitting tutorials online . Here is one .  I don't knit , I crochet .  Like bubble said no dropped stitches with crochet .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHjftEZQxNc
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This salad is great to serve in hot weather .  Its one of son's favorites & I always double it .

Artichoke -Rice Salad

1 ( 7oz. ) Rice- A- Roni
2 green onion , chopped
1/2 green pepper , chopped
green stuffed pimento olives , as many as desired
2 jars ( 6oz. ) marinated artichokes
1/2 tsp . curry powder
1/2 c . mayonaise
Cook Rice A Roni . Let stand until cool .  Drain artichokes& save marinade . Add all vegetables to rice . Combine marinade with curry & mayonaise . Add rice & mix together .  Chill .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 24, 2018, 03:46:18 pm
I had an appt. with my primary care dr. this morning , had an EKG & he said I have the heart of an athlete !  He also told me the asthma & COPD are caused from a lung depression ( I fell when I was a child & now have a crooked back & the ribs on that side are pinching my lung ) .  A friend's husband gave me some information that helped him with his COPD . I told the dr. about it & he said it was to move mucus & that isn't my problem & I would have a reaction ! I told the man I would look into it but glad I didn't try it !  This man was a smoker & finally had to give up smoking . We don't have the same health problem .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 21, 2018, 06:04:50 pm
Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. we flew to Oregon for my husband Norm's cousin Roger's memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Afterward family went to Roger's sister's home for a get together & lunch .
Our daughter came by train to Portland & we picked her up . My best friend from high school was Roger's high school girl friend & she & her husband came to the memorial service too .
Yesterday we  had lunch with our daughter , my friend , her husband . Afterward we drove our daughter to the train station for the trip home . We went to the airport in Portland & flew back home . I would have liked to stay longer but I have a dr.'s appt . next week .
So today has been grocery shopping & laundry !
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 17, 2018, 12:17:04 pm
SCFSue    Norm is 82 , the dr. told him he is a 50 year old trapped in an 80 year old body !  He is  still very active , his mind is sharp .  He has 3 Model T Fords which her keeps in running order & we are in 3 parades a year !!  There currently is a club member's Model T in our garage that Norm is working on . He isn't happy unless he has grease under his finger nails !
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 16, 2018, 05:27:39 pm
My husband told me this morning that he couldn't hear me breathing last night & was worried that I had died . He said he touched my arm & I moved . Scary huh ?
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 09, 2018, 10:31:02 pm
They say bad things come in threes . Yep , cut my left index finger slicing a ham .
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Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
July 08, 2018, 05:05:15 pm
Thursday & Friday were nightmares !   Thursday we started out for the casino & had a flat tire on the freeway . Norm called AAA & the driver couldn't find us , we waited in 97F heat . After the tire was changed we went on to the casino , had lunch & played the slots for a bit .  When we left we went to the tire store to get a new tire , didn't get home until 6:30 p.m.
Friday it was a good thing I did 2 loads of laundry & went to the store to pick up some thing for dinner . I didn't feel like cooking so I bought baked chicken from the deli .  At 11:00 a.m. the power went off because of hard winds & a brush fire in town along the freeway . It was 106F weather , no a/c .  Norm called son at work & asked him to pick up bottled water . We have both a well & municipal water .  So no well water & didn't want to turn on the municipal water because its pressures is higher & would cause water pipes to leak .  Son came home with the water & 3 battery operated fans !
We had a dinner of the cold baked chicken & leftover garlic bread . The power came on again at 6:30 p.m.