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« Reply #210 on: February 28, 2018, 03:03:15 PM »
Don, thank you SO much for the delightful pictures of you and our beloved Bubble. I love the two of you  so much……you two are inspiring !!!!!!!!!!!!

Jenny, my sweet friend,I have my note to the Dr. all printed out to hand to her, and then we discuss. She really likes the method we use…..I would forget 90 percent of what I wanted to discuss if I didn't type it out.

I'm just back from my son's Bible class. This is a special treat for me. He is a good teacher….takes questions…he and Dori were in Hawaii for two weeks, so he had some catching up to do. He draws a good crowd , so it is not just a Mothers pride. And I got TWO hugs from him today. And he requested a statement of the Drs. meeting today, and I will comply.

We are having a mild day, 61 for a high, 46 for nighttime. Rain predicted for later in the week. They keep teasing us with rain that does not occur. Boo Hoo.

Time for me to get the body down for lunch, so off I go………..
As long as we are here, let's dance.

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« Reply #211 on: February 28, 2018, 04:40:10 PM »
Good morning to everyone.

Just back from my walk. Today is grocery shopping. I'm off in an hour or so to spend a lot of money. Housing is not the only thing that is super expensive in my Country. This despite Agriculture being 50% of the GDP.

Jenny you asked about the boys. Josh is in Year 2 of business studies at Auckland University. Nik is in his last year of High School and keeps changing his mind about career paths.He is very popular and a bit of a social butterfly.  Liam is doing his first external exams this year and is mid way through his high school learning. He's a representative cricketer. Taine is the Youngest and in his second year of High school. He plays Rugby. After this year he has three more years of High School. There are 5 years of High school. Kids. Start High school at 13 and leave at 18.  The last year of High school is run as a dry run for University. It's hard work and self motivated.

I like hearing about the neighbourhoods where people make their homes. You won't ever bore me.

It's very humid today. A lot of people are saying that they look forward to the cooler weather as a relief from our tropical summer.

Larry I hope you get the phone sorted. Smart phones are so inexpensive now in our stores. I saw one the other day for $59.
I inherit all my devices. Currently I have Cenks old iPhone. Cenk is Vanessa's husband. Vanessa is now a CFO for an energy Corporation. Their Head office is in the Bay of Plenty.  At present she is working there Mon - Fri and coming back to Auckland at weekends. Cenk is still at the Accountancy firm in Auckland. He's looking for a position where he can live in the BOP.  They have bought a rural property up here but it's leased out and Cenk is staying with Graham and his partner. Graham has a very large home so there is plenty of privacy for everyone.

I always buy chocolate with the Grocery shopping so I'm looking forward to that. I don't buy cookies or desserts etc so that's my weekly sugar fest.

I had better run and get ready to go shopping.

Take care everyone and if you have ice and snow be extra careful.

Carolyn

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« Reply #212 on: February 28, 2018, 07:37:15 PM »
Carolyn It is not hard to But your post confuses me it says 4 ?? PM and i think your post said good Morning. Oh well it has been a long day. we went and got our taxes prepared and sent off. that is good that is out of the way and we are going to get a little bit back. it is cloudy here so I had to have the use of a trouble light to see what I was working on in the shop and it quit working.
Must have ben telling me time to quit. hope you all had a good day and have a better tomorrow. i am going to go watch the wheel with Nancy then eat a bit and go to bed early tonight. sweet Dreams every one.

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« Reply #213 on: February 28, 2018, 07:52:12 PM »
Yea, JANE is going to the Lady Dragons National Playoff game.  I can’t wait to hear all about it....I do hope they won! 

CAROLYN, thank you for the update on the boys.....it sounds like they are all doing well.  Also the parents. 

GLORIA de, I love your new avatar with you Pink Cadillac cheers pose!  Sounds like your 94TH birthday celebration was very nice for you. 

AMY, your outing was sure special for you and your hubby today.  Glad you enjoyed your lunch.

We did not go to the zoo......the storm clouds were moving in quickly.

JUNE, happy your list is made for the doctor visit...a very smart way to do it.  Happy you got a couple of hugs from your Gary today at the Bible study.

Enjoy your evening.

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« Reply #214 on: February 28, 2018, 08:27:45 PM »
JENNY, it's not NATIONAl.  It's just DISTRICTS but that pretty special and.....

THEY WON!!!

This was the second game in the District playoffs.  There was another game after theirs and on Saturday, they will play the winner of that game for (I think) the District Championship.  If they win that one I think the States are next...or maybe regionals.  I forget what the order is.  But we need good thoughts for Saturday. 

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« Reply #215 on: February 28, 2018, 08:43:35 PM »
I am back from a very good visit with my Dr. Le. Now I know that my problem is my heart, not my my brain. My heart does not send enough blood to the brain, which causes the brain to close down momentarily, which causes a faint. So I have learned a lot. the other main problem is the arteries in the legs that are 90 per cent clogged in various areas. Other than that, I am fine, and still willing to keep dancing as long as I'm here.

I'm tired though. The doctor is so popular with patients. I took up about 20 + minutes of her time, but she taught me a lot and made me happy to learn.

Now it is time to go reheat what was left from my huge lunch downstairs, and get ready and relaxed for a quiet evening.

Carolyn..you lucky girl.....you have a fine family. I am so happy for you.

Jenny.......hugs and love girl.


See you all tomorrow. God willing and the creek don't rise.  ;D

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« Reply #216 on: March 01, 2018, 06:31:17 AM »
Good morning everyone..

On the road again..hubby has a Dr. appointment this morning and since we are close to the city will go to Costco. He likes their mandarin oranges and we might as well get them while we can. I would imagine they will soon be gone. We are to get snow either today or tomorrow, let's hope it is tomorrow.

Jane WAY TO GO FOR THE TEAM!!!! Let's hope this winning streak continues. Your son is a great coach!!

Better get a move on.

Enjoy your day everyone..

 

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« Reply #217 on: March 01, 2018, 06:42:10 AM »
A NEW month!!!
Oh oh...Bubble if you can remove the second photo when you get a moment please.
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« Reply #218 on: March 01, 2018, 07:04:05 AM »
Good morning Everyfriend!  Thank you, AMY for the cheers for the Lady Dragons.  You are right!  My son is a good coach and teaching/coaching should have been his vocation.  He does well with the store but his heart is with the kids. 

Todaay is a "do-litlle" day for me.  I'm going to make dog food and pack my suitcase for my trip.  That and picking up Kiran at the bus are the only things on my agenda.  I hope you all have a good day doing whatever suits your fancy!

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« Reply #219 on: March 01, 2018, 08:53:54 AM »
Good morning everyone. Sunny and 39° to start this first of March. Tomorrow wind and rain, along the coast will get the worst of the wind 50+ mph of it. Not saying what the gusts could be. Once again I am glad I am not living along the coast.

DON  great photos, thank you for the link. You both look very happy.

JENNY  too bad Nadia's marriage did not last. I remember their visit here and they nice people they are.

GLORIA de  there was a dairy farm here in town  that is no longer that. The family still owns all the land there and refuse to sell any of it for house lots. Some people had horses and at times we could see them riding around. City transplants made life miserable for them and some moved away.

JUNE  we are to get to 60° today and will feel wonderful.

CAROLYN  between drought and floods the price of food keeps going up here.

JANE  WONDERFUL! Hope Saturday will be another win for them.

JUNE  glad you are feeling better after talking to your doctor.

AMY   cute greeting for March.

JANE  if I don't get here before you leave for  your trip, safe travel and enjoy the visit.

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« Reply #220 on: March 01, 2018, 08:54:53 AM »

Almighty God in Heaven
Cynthia Groopman

Almighty God in heaven, please heal those who are ill,
Please give strength to the weary of mind and spirit,
Add radiant sunshine to those souls or minds are full of rain clouds of tears,
Calm anxiety and allay fears.
Ah Almighty God in heaven,
Watch over those who need to be lifted up when they fall,
Bless everything great and small.
Guide the leaders of our nation,
With wisdom and strength to handle affairs that affect the lives of so many around the world,
Protect those who fight for freedom and protect us against crime and harm,
Hold our hands and guide us down life’s highway,
Enable us to stand alone again,
After the storm has passed on.
Provide us with those who care and share,
And may they give us help when we need an answer to prayer.
Ah Almighty God in heaven,
Add strength to the weak,
Protect and shield the meek,
Love all and teach us to do so,
May all of us bask in your warm radiant sunshine peaceful blessed glow.

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« Reply #221 on: March 01, 2018, 09:19:23 AM »
Hi Everyone.  After a somewhat rainy day yesterday we are seeing a little sun this morning but suppose to be cloudy all day with a fairly high chance of rain tonight.  I will go to coffee this morning after picking up my friend at assisted living.  I told our minister last evening at dinner that I am going to have to give up the Wisdom Class and why.  I just fixed Pat's breakfast and cleaned up the kitchen and that is becoming almost too much.  We got a coupon yesterday from Rudy Tuesdays for a buy one entree and get one of equal of less value for free.  That is too good to pass up so we will be going down late this afternoon for our main meal.  That will be it for today. 

Last evening Scott was able to install the new Ring doorbell we got for Christmas and it is really neat.  Anytime someone approaches the house I get a ring on my phone and can see video of who it is.  I can also speak to the person without having to go to the door.  He also got his mother's new cell phone set up and working.

Don, thanks for posting the pictures of you and Bubble.  I enjoyed seeing them.  Hope you are beginning to feel rested up from your trip. 

Jenny, I have set up many play lists for the individual artists and then added the same songs to a number of combined play lists when I want to hear a variety of music.  I often click on the Discover box that shows suggestions of music like I have put into my play lists and have found some great singers and other music to add to my play lists.

deAngel, the price of housing has certainly increased over the years.  I remember when I bought a house about 30 years ago for $100,000 and had very large house payments. 

Jane, congratulations again to your son and his basketball team.  Glad you got to attend the game and hope you get to see the game on Saturday. 

Carolyn, those young folks grow up way to quickly.  It sounds like you have very studious grandchildren.  It sounds like Vanessa has a very find and responsible job.  Does she have to fly back and forth each week.  Do you still suffer from the food allergies or conditions that you used to require you to prepare your food in a special way and stay away from certain foods or ingredients?

Lloyd, always a good feeling to get through with taxes each year.  I am still awaiting some documents with final figures on them before I can fill. 

June, I can relate a bit to what your doctor explained.  Sometimes I think I am not getting enough blood to my brain and by the end of the doctor to the rest of my body which causes me to get so tired so quickly.  My cardiologist told me this was what was happening to me.  Fortunately, I haven't yet passed out as you experienced.  I am glad your doctor took the time you needed to answer your questions. 

Amy, enjoy your trip to Costco.  I have had their mandarin oranges also and they are good.  I try to get my apples from them as well. 

Gloria, I think most towns continue to change.  I know ours is experiencing a growth spurt and more is expected.  Several new housing developments are underway and we have a huge development downtown at the riverfront with a new ballpark to open for the farm club of the baseball giants team.  They are building a new Crown Plaza and apartments and business in the same development.  We are also close to Fort Gordon that is having an influx of new people due to bringing the Army Cyber security function here. 

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« Reply #222 on: March 01, 2018, 10:23:30 AM »
Good Thursday morning.

Thanks, Amy, for missing me.   I have kept up with the messages, but just been busy with a new project I have started.  I know you are a quilter, but I am wondering if you have ever done anything with the Quilted Ornaments.  They are made on a styrofoam ball and you pin little squares of fabric on the ball in different designs.  I had seen them several times and thought it would be a something new to try to maybe get me motivated to keep my hands busy. I have gotten so lazy.  They are very addictive.  You can google "Quilted Ornaments" and lots will come up or  look for them on Pinterest. 

June, glad that you got to talk to your doctor and hope you will start feeling better.  You are still an inspiration to us all.

Jane, I know you will have a nice week end with your family.  Hope the weather isn't as bad as they are predicting.

It is a kind of hazy, still morning right now, but supposed to be a bad storm coming up the coast. And, here I was so looking for a nice spring week end.

At least, we will be pushing the clocks forward on the 10th and that always helps to feel like spring is almost here.

I need to get dressed and go downstairs to put some mail out and pay my rent for the month.

Carolyn, happy to see you back with this group again. I remember you from the Fibro group that Sylvia had started a long time ago in the old Senior Net group.     Almost at the very beginning of the old Senior Net.  Sadly, Sylvia passed away a couple years ago.  She and I had become very good friends and corresponded for a long time. I do remember you had a couple Bischon's and we talked about them when I first got one.  I had to give her up when  I after my husband passed away and I moved into a Senior Housing complex.  She went to a nice family who had another little bischon.   I was happy that she went to a good home. 

I wish you all a very pleasant day. 

Joy
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« Reply #223 on: March 01, 2018, 11:01:55 AM »
It is so good to read your notes - kudos to Carolyn for returning.

Joy:  I will google your ornament site.  Still need to finish some other projects - we visit a lot here and go anywhere at the drop of a hat so not much gets accomplished. 

We will pick our daughter up at the airport in about an hour.  She visits here once a year and of course, often when we are home.  There is some snow on the Tucson mountains and it sure will not last long.  It is a beautiful sky and wonderful winter view this morning. 

Coffee is hot and I baked brownies.  Help yourself!

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« Reply #224 on: March 01, 2018, 11:51:57 AM »
Good Mid morning. Sun is shining very bright here, 44º and calling for high of 57º today. I have been busy all morning stripping frames of honey,not done yet but have to get out and feed the cows,and go help bob for a while. Nancy went to town to pay the place payment so we will have a home to live in for another month. I hope I live long enough to get it all paid off. hope you all have a great day just as you like it.

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« Reply #225 on: March 01, 2018, 12:51:52 PM »
I get confused very easily. This morning when I did my early devotions, my book showed me on the 29th day of Feb. So I accepted that. Then I came to my computer, to find we are celebrating March 1st. Oh, Well…….my brain still adjusts even though it gets easily confused. :D

The Vampire visited me this morning and withdrew four vials of my blood. I asked the nurse how long it takes to replace that blood…her reply was three days. So I will drink some extra water to help it along.

The computer tells me we are to have rain on Friday and Saturday…I HOPE !! Perhaps I should gather some feathers and a drum and go out there and do a Rain Dance, like the Indians might do. Maybe not….have to build up that blood supply first.

Amy, have a good shopping trip. They serve a lot of canned mandarin oranges here at Rowntree, and I like them. so tender, but they do use a lot of sugar in the syrup. My son is a member of Costco and does a lot of shopping there.

Janie, I can't picture you having a "very little to do" type of day. How long are you going to be away from us ? I miss you already. Are you taking the four legged family members with you ?

Gloria I searched for Jenny's letter when you wrote of Nadia's divorce, but I could not find it. It seems the last time I heard any thing from that family, Nadia was engaged. Then I heard that her mother had died, and nothing since then. They were such a nice, close, family. I'm so glad your weather is warming up. I know you like to be out walking each day when the weather permits. We are having choir practice today…getting ready for an Easter performance,so I will be getting out for that, even though my body wants to stay home…close to the bed.  As I read the prayer you printed, I prayed it with our Bis/Joan in mind. How I miss that inspiring lady.

Larry, I keep thinking I should    quit Choir too, as you are planning to quit your Wisdom class. I get weak and tired so quickly now…just walking to the kitchen makes me short of breath. I know the body must have some exercise, but at the same time, if it tires so easily, it needs rest too.  We are caught between a rock and a hard place.

It's going on ten o'clock and I am still in my night gown, so I have to close down and move these bones around. See y'all later. June
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« Reply #226 on: March 01, 2018, 01:39:45 PM »
JUNE, when I have a "do-little" day, it just means that there's nothing I really HAVE to do on that particular day.  I started off today making doggie food to take with me tomorrow to my sister's and along with that, I straightened up the kitchen and started to gather the other things I need for the doggies to travel.  As you may have gathered from what I said, YES, I do take them with me.  My sister and I have always integrated our doggies and we love each others pets like our own.  She has a Westie that gets along fine with my two. 

Also, I won't be incommunicado while I'm gone.  I'm taking my Ipad and I can read what you are up to and tell you what I'm up to. 

The other major thing I've done today didn't involve much physical activity but it did involve a lot of mental activity.  I paid my bills and balanced my accounts.  That's a real chore for me!

Now I'm going through the papers on my desk to see if there's anything I missed and then at 4 I'll go pick up TLH.  She usually spends some time on the computer right after she gets here so I'll finish up my kitchen chores until she's ready for action! 

I guess, if I wanted to be technical, it wasn't really a "do-little day" after all!  Maybe I'll go catch a few zzzs before I get Kiran! 

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« Reply #227 on: March 01, 2018, 02:57:01 PM »
Bubble, thank you for your help.

We had a good day, got the repeats of meds then headed onto the city. Picked up clementine's but when we opened them some were rotting. I phoned down to tell them to check them and she said to put them in the freezer and bring them back!! Can't get much nicer service than that as I was not going to drive the distance again just for a bag of oranges. We have to go back on Tue for the cardio appointment so that will be soon enough!.

The weather is awesome despite the weather guessers are saying we are in for a terrible snow storm . On the way to the city we knew that Pepe Le Peewww was out as he left his calling card. The man at the gas station said they have robins there so I would imagine in a couple of weeks we may have them also. I heard a goose honking this morning and when we left here we saw him on the open water near by. Hope he finds enough to eat!

Jane have a great time at your sis's, are you taking her any mustard?

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« Reply #228 on: March 01, 2018, 07:17:56 PM »
AMY, I'm taking her a jar of mustard AND the recipe (if you don't mind) and a jar of mustard for my niece also.  I forgot to tell you that I took a wire whip to Cheri's mustard and it was fine.  I told her that and she said she'd try it.

Have to tell you all, I'm following the dr.s orders and taking my two Ibuprophen before going to bed and I am sleeping better.  It's amazing how much better the day goes when I feel rested. 

I'm going to do it for two weeks and then stop for a week and see how I feel.  I really don't want to become dependent but I need the sleep.

AMY, there are geese on the pond over there.  I heard them first and then I saw them on the pond and then I saw them overhead.  I hope they're not premature!  But I sure am glad to see them!

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« Reply #229 on: March 01, 2018, 09:12:20 PM »
Janie, here is another GO TEAM for the girls (& your son).  I am so tempted to try your sleep cure but I take aspirin & don't think my tummy would approve of that much (even with a snack). 

This old gal is tired tonight, been working at building up steam for the trip to the mountains with my sons.  Lots to do before then.

Gloria, I do enjoy all the goodies you & others are providing...

Joy, I Googled your ornaments & they are so neat!  My daughter has given me some hand made ornaments (she buys) and the "sort of" quilted Christmas stockings for the cats..... I'm hoping now that she is retired she will get interested in creating things for her grands.... she has 5 already.  Hand made gifts are SO much better!

Cats are all fed & sleeping so I'm going to head to the bed, knowing I'll get calls from one or more of my kids before they go to sleep. I appreciate they call and know this is the only time of day the boys have to themselves so wouldn't dream of telling them to call earlier.  Now that my daughter is retired she often calls a couple times per day...... during the day, she keeps so busy. 

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« Reply #230 on: March 01, 2018, 09:40:44 PM »
I have read all the latest messages, and enjoyed the chatter from you dear loving friends...... make that family, as that is how I feel about all of us. Since I wrote this morning, I have had a rather quiet day. Retired from our Choir and intend to retire from the Food Commitee, and not get involved with anything more that I have to be counted on as an active member. It is time. Hopefully I will get some very neglected personal letters answered in my quiet time. I already have written to my four "kids". Two sons and their wives. Just a chit-chat letter, but I enjoyed it.

Now it is time to fix a light supper and get ready for a quiet time with my bed and book.

See you all tomorrow. Till then God be with you. I Love you all. June[/s]
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Re: Soda Shoppe for February 15,2018
« Reply #231 on: March 01, 2018, 10:25:29 PM »
well it is that time again to wish you all sweet dreams and good night. see you all tomorrow God willing.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for February 15,2018
« Reply #232 on: March 01, 2018, 10:49:08 PM »
I'm in a different time zone, so here as I type this, it's Friday 4.32pm.

How nice to see Joy and Carol posting. It's lovely that I know most of you because of Senior net and the early days of this website.

It's autumnal here. Still warm but quite a bit cooler than last month. When the winds are high the leaves are falling from the elms.

June you don't sound a bit confused. That brain of yours seems as sharp as ever.

Lloyd I find things like kneeling to clean the floor almost impossible now. I can get down but it's difficult to get up again. I visualise myself stranded sometimes. Mopping just isn't as efficient. I could get a cleaner in but I'm resisting this for now.

I still have to keep on my diet. After 15 years it's second nature. Grace has been diagnosed a few years ago with celiac disease so she and I eat the same foods. Nicky pretty much keeps their home gluten free for Grace. Grace and I are very good gluten free bakers. Grace made chocolate lamingtons last night and brought me one over for dessert.

It rained on our walk today. The dog and I both wore our raincoats. Called into the cafe on the way home. Other patrons made a fuss of ChiChi and she was very unwilling to leave for home. She dug her toes in and made everyone laugh.

The wind has come up this afternoon and the weather doesn't look promising for the weekend. 

I'm procrastinating about what to make for dinner. I feel lazy. I may settle for an omelette. ( ham cheese and mushroom)

Take care everyone. You're probably all snug in bed as I post this. 

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Re: Soda Shoppe for February 15,2018
« Reply #233 on: March 02, 2018, 12:56:51 AM »

THE FIFTH SET

 READ SLOWLY!


You know ... Time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. Yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years went. I know that I lived them all.   I have glimpses of how it was back then and of all my hopes and dreams.

But, here it is.... The 5th set of my life and it catches me by surprise...How did I get here so fast?   Where did the years go and where did my youth go?

I remember well seeing older people through the years and thinking that those older people were years away from me and that I was only in the first set and the end of the match was so far off that I could not fathom it or imagine fully what it would be like.

But, here it is...my friends are retired and getting grey...they move slower and I see an older person now.   Some are in better and some worse shape than me...but, I see the great change....Not like the ones that I remember who were young and vibrant...but, like me, their age is beginning to show and we are now those older folks that we used to see and never thought we'd become.

Each day now, I find that just getting a shower is a real target for the day!  And taking a nap is not a treat anymore... it's mandatory! Cause if I don't on my own free will... I just fall asleep where I sit!

And so...now I enter into this last set of my life unprepared for all the aches and pains and the loss of strength and ability to go and do things that I wish I had done but never did!!   But, at least I know, that though I made it to the fifth set, and I'm not sure how long it will last.. I could get lucky and take this match into overtime . . . . but this I know, that when it's over on this earth...it's over..   A new adventure will begin! Yes, I have regrets.  There are things I wish I hadn't done...things I should have done, but indeed, there are many things I'm happy to have done.

It's all in a lifetime.

So, if you're not in the fifth set yet...let me remind you, that it will be here faster than you think.  So, whatever you would like to accomplish in your life please do it quickly!  Don't put things off too long!!  Life goes by quickly.  So, do what you can today, as you can never be sure whether you're in the fifth set or not!

You have no promise that you will see all the seasons of your life....so, live for today and say all the things that you want your loved ones to remember...and hope that they appreciate and love you for all the things that you have done for them in all the years past!!

"Life" is a gift to you.  The way you live your life is your gift to those who come after.  Make it a fantastic one.  LIVE IT WELL!   ENJOY TODAY!  DO SOMETHING FUN!  BE HAPPY!  HAVE A GREAT DAY!

 Remember "It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."

LASTLY, CONSIDER THIS:

~Your kids are becoming you......but your grandchildren are perfect!

~Going out is good. Coming home is better!

~You forget names...But it's OK because some people forgot they even knew you!!!

~You realize you're never going to get any better at anything like tennis....you just want to keep the ball in play a little longer.

~The things you used to care to do, you aren't as interested in anymore, but you really don't care that you aren't as interested.

~You sleep better on a lounge chair with the TV 'ON' than in bed.   It's called "pre-sleep".

~You miss the days when everything worked with just an "ON" and "OFF" switch..

~You tend to use more 4 letter words ... "what?"..."when?"....???

~You notice everything they sell in stores that’s your size … doesn’t fit anymore"?

~What used to be freckles are now liver spots.

~Everybody whispers.

~You have several sizes of clothes in your closet....most of which you will never wear.

~~~But Old is good in some things:  Old Songs, Old movies, and best of all, OLD FRIENDS!!

Stay well, "OLD FRIEND!"  It's Not What You Gather, But What You Scatter!  That Tells What Kind Of Life You Have Lived.

TODAY IS THE OLDEST YOU'VE EVER BEEN; YET THE YOUNGEST YOU'LL EVER BE, SO ENJOY THIS DAY WHILE IT LASTS
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Re: Soda Shoppe for February 15,2018
« Reply #234 on: March 02, 2018, 01:24:08 AM »
Let's make a new start  HERE