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Re: Soda Shoppe for July 1, 2018
« Reply #120 on: July 09, 2018, 07:14:30 AM »
Good Morning Everyfriend!  I'm up and attem and I'm looking at a couple of jobs that I've been trying to ignore.  Today, at least one of them will get done and that's a promise I've made to myself.  Of course, it's also a work day and I have to bear that in mind.  This is my evening shift and I think I like it this way. 

JENNY, God be with you on your travels and as you try to make your father's recovery a bit easier!

I better get busy now before i lose my initiative!  Enjoy your day Everyfriend!

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« Reply #121 on: July 09, 2018, 07:55:49 AM »
Good morning everyone..

I slept in and I have a feeling will have a cat nap during the day as sleep was interrupted  a few times .

Need to finish weeding the garden and do a few things in the house.

Hope everyone has a great day..

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« Reply #122 on: July 09, 2018, 09:08:35 AM »
Hi Everyone. We are looking forward to another very nice day with it staying in the upper 80s but with low humidity and then typical summer weather will be back for the rest of the week.

The only thing on our schedule for today is we are going to go out for a mid-afternoon main meal at a nice restaurant that we have enjoyed in the past but haven't been to in the last year or so.  Scott will be going with us for the final celebration of Pat's birthday, which actually is today.  Later this afternoon we expect the girls will come over and do a load of laundry as they are still awaiting the repairman to get Scott's washing machine fixed.

I enjoyed the Sunday School and Church service yesterday and this was the second Sunday for the one combined service.  I hope this will become an annual tradition as it gives a chance for the Church to come together as one congregation.  However, by the time I got home I wasn't feeling well and spent a lot of time laying in bed yesterday afternoon.  I did have a good night's sleep and am feeling OK this morning although not peppy.  So will try not to over exert today. Pat didn't feel up to attending yesterday.

Gloria, I just read this morning that they had gotten out the 5th boy from the cave but now they are expecting torrential rains that may hamper further rescue efforts.  Those men that rescued those boys are certainly heros.  Nice to see you were able to be outside for several hours yesterday.  Thanks for the anniversary and birthday wishes.  We have managed to spread this celebration period out over several days but today will be the end of it until next year.  So glad to read your grandson's home is no longer in the fire danger zone. 

Lloyd, I know about the nutrition being in the potato skins but I still don't like them and usually won't eat them. 

Shirley, I remember each spring my mother would harvest some of the new potato's early and fix them with some of the fresh garden peas.  In the past Pat has also purchased those small potato's.  I think surgeon's are often interested only in the surgery site and they leave the rest of the patient to other doctors. While we were disappointed that the girls did not join us on Saturday we actually enjoyed just the time with our son as we will today. 

Callie, I haven't heard of the Pepperoni Grill but looked them up and see they started in Edmond, Oklahoma.  From their website it looks like the food would be delicious. 

Amy, sorry to see you are not sleeping well.  Have you ever been checked for sleep apnea?  Do you have to bend over to weed your garden or do you use a garden hoe or other tools for the job?  Hope it isn't too hot out there in your garden.



Jenny, it seems there are always some last minute details before a trip.  Since we have to keep our big garbage bin in the garage I bought a large plastic container that one would use for food storage that has a lid that seals tightly and we use that for anything that would cause odor if put directly into the garbage can such a banana peals and meat bones.  We usually also put the items in small plastic bags or wrap them in the stretch wrap before they go into the air-tight container.  On trash day we just dump this container contents into the garbage and take the bin to the street.  It makes the garage much more enjoyable to go into.  Elizabeth often talks about where she is being disrespected at her job and I guess I felt that the girls had really disrespected us on Saturday to not let us know until literally the last minute.  However, it certainly didn't ruin our day and this isn't the first instance and won't be the last. 

Jane, glad to see you are enjoying the evening shift.  I hope your task that you have been ignoring goes well today.  Sometimes just getting started is the hardest part of a task but there is satisfaction when the task is completed. 

 

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« Reply #123 on: July 09, 2018, 11:22:55 AM »
Merry Monday  (beat ya to it, Shirley  :happydance: )

Larry,  I didn't realize Pepperoni Grill is literally "locally owned".   The thing I like about the newest one is that there's a separate entrance to the room that groups can use.  So nice for parking and that you don't have to go through the restaurant to get there.

Haven't been up and at 'em long enough to have done anything worth commenting on.  Am sure we all have just about the same morning routine.  ;)

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« Reply #124 on: July 09, 2018, 09:10:44 PM »
Callie.............. :buck2: :buck2: :buck2: ;D   

I have nothing to show for my day... went to Sam's for a chicken for cats, went to NBC (fav clothing store that us midwesterners know about) and back to the grocery store to buy white bread for the fish.  Did not see a single fish but flushed out about a dozen very young ducks along the bank. 

Larry, I had not heard of those sheets so did a Google & they sound wonderful!  Have you used them before?  I do like the all cotton.

Jenny, was wondering how you break that drive up, no idea how many miles from your house to destination.  Hearing awful reports about the dust storms (as if fires not bad enough!)  Give your father a big hug from "one of the kids" you share him with.   :thumbup:

Gloria, I'd love to have a "routine" day now & then, always some kind of disaster around here.

Jane & Amy, I'm seriously thinking about a whole day off, think it's possible?  I just realized I forgot to eat tonight, I'm tired of "good for me" food.... maybe a couple Eggos, not at all hungry. 
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« Reply #125 on: July 09, 2018, 10:20:06 PM »
Good night, God Bless, Hugs, Love and prayers. June
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« Reply #126 on: July 09, 2018, 10:34:16 PM »
SHIRLEY, bet ya can't do it!  I've tried taking a day off and there's always some kine of mini-emergency that gets me moving.  I have, however, managed to mess around on the computer in my pj's for a couple of hours in the morning. 

Tonight was a much easier shift than the last morning I put in but driving home was murder!  3/4 of the way, I had the setting sun shining directly into my eyes.  In years gone by, that bothered me a little but now it's almost blinding!  And it's going to keep being lower and lower when I go home.  I'm just about due west from the store. 

I wish you all a good night and a good tomorrow!  If the berry picking is good, I might go in the early afternoon.  It's supposed to be cloudy!

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« Reply #127 on: July 10, 2018, 07:10:33 AM »
Good morning everyone 61° to start the day, going to be hot and humid again today.  Today is the  69th anniversary of our local NBC channel, first TV channel in RI. Remember the days when The Outlet dept. store was where ut started. Biggest Dept store in Providence. They put a TV in one of their windows and it was always crowded with people looking at it. At Christmas at a big corner window it was full of animated Christmas figures, always people standing there amazed by all of it. Like all the other department stres in the down town are they are no more thanks to all the malls around.
 Yesterday was beautiful, once I got myself started I was outside most of the day. Glad I did, today will be an AC day, today they have already said it is a bad air day. There is a big lake at the other end of the state that had been closed for swimming because of bacteria. They cannot find where it is coming from and the people living around it are getting pretty angry not being able to go into it with the hot weather. Even some of the ocean beaches were closed for swimming in the heat last week. Imagine sitting on a hot sunny beach and not being able to go into the water to cool off?
 Just heard there are 11 boys out of the tunnel and 2 more to go. Thank God. Reporter said 2 boys have lung infections. Prayers they can be cured. Imagine drinking the water in that cave? Wonder if any of those boys or the coach were/are boy scouts or something like that.

 Think I will get ready and go out while it is still cool and the sun not burning hot. Have a good day.

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« Reply #128 on: July 10, 2018, 07:37:11 AM »
Good morning everyone..

Another hot sultry day in the making here..waiting on VON and the run into town and pick up a script at the drug store. I did get some sewing done yesterday, along with greasing the lawn tractor. Today I hope to put the quilt together.

Jane, have you tried a different pair of sun glasses, I see an ad on tv about sun glasses the army uses and may even be sold in Walmart?

Larry, I likely won't be able to sleep through the night for a while, golden girl wants out in the night now or needs help getting up on the bed.

Shirley, good luck on taking a whole day off, much easier said than done.

Gloria, good to see you, missed you yesterday.

June, hope all is well with you.

Lloyd, I love a baked potato with crispy skin, will dig out the potato and put butter and garlic in the skin ..YUM!!

Well, slept in again so I had better get a move on it.

Enjoy your day everyone.



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« Reply #129 on: July 10, 2018, 08:37:38 AM »
Good morning Everyfriend!  I've been up and attem and watching the weather for clouds.  So far...none...just bright sunshine. 

AMY, I've actually looked at those military type sunglasses but I don't think I can use them.  If I want to drive, I need the correction that is in my regular glasses and while they do darken, it's not enough when I'm driving directly into the sun.  With just plain sun glasses, I don't have the correction.  Getting old is the pits!  Admitting it is even harder!

Gotta go!  Things to do before I go for berries!  Enjoy your day, Everyfriend and Shirley, enjoy you "day off"!

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« Reply #130 on: July 10, 2018, 09:19:43 AM »
JaneS good morning, I have a couple tips for you. ( Night driving, when facing on cumming traffic look to the right close to your car on the shoulder line until passed. ) ( In the sun pull the over head vizier down and put it either in front or side what ever is needed.  maybe time to retire as you tell me. Have a great day.

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« Reply #131 on: July 10, 2018, 09:26:58 AM »
Thanks for the advice LLOYD.  I don't drive at night at all any more and I try to avoid driving into the sun morning and late afternoon.  I like cloudy days and even rainy ones if it's not POURING!

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« Reply #132 on: July 10, 2018, 09:31:36 AM »
Hi Everyone.  I just now saw the headline that the 12th boy and the soccer coach have now been rescued from the cave.  What an ordeal.

It is another beautiful and clear morning here in South Carolina.  It is 66 this morning but headed up to 98 this afternoon.  I am thankful I am staying home today where it will be cool and have only a commitment at 10 am, which will be accomplished here at the house. 

We had a delightful and delicious meal at Cheddars yesterday.  Then soon after we got home the girls came out and did a load of laundry and while it was washing the girls played some games of Farkle.

For the last several days we have noticed a very unpleasant smell in our garage and then in the car when we were out.  We couldn't locate the cause until yesterday we isolated it to the car.  On the third check of the trunk I finally located the problem.  It was a package of beef I had purchased at Costco last week that is sliced for sandwiches.  Some way it had gotten to the back of the truck entangled with the transport chair.  The packaging was black.  We were checking the truck again and I got in just the right position to see the package at the back of the trunk.  It was tightly sealed but very puffed out but that didn't stop the odor and it is now out on the patio and will go into the trash Thursday morning. 

Callie, the separate entrance to a party room at a restaurant is really a good idea so you don't have to walk through a lot of tables to get to the party room. 

Shirley, anytime I drive somewhere I consider I have done something for the day and you did quite a bit of shopping.  I have never heard of the NBC clothing stores.  I also just heard of the Boll and Branch company fairly recently and when I did I thought it would make an excellent gift for Pat's birthday.  She is a bit hard to buy for and this is something she can enjoy for a very long time.  She likes things made of cotton, like her quilting fabrics and clothes.  I hope you will give yourself a gift and take a whole day off. 

June, hope you had a good night's sleep and today finds you feeling a bit chipper.

Jane, I sure don't envy you driving home facing the sun.  They have a terrible problem with that and traffic around Atlanta with people going East in the morning to work and West going home at night.  Glad you had a better day at work yesterday.

Gloria, I remember when TV's first started showing up in stores.  My Aunt and Uncle had one of the early TV sets, which was a tiny picture in a large piece of furniture and occasionally we would go to visit for a day and get to watch it a little bit.  When Pat and I first got married we had a little nine inch TV.  TV has come a long ways since our youth.  Now the big malls are disappearing.  I fear that online shopping is going to see the demise of many of our stores, whether large or small.  I read that Sears was closing more of their stores and I think Macy's is doing the same.  Glad you could enjoy the outside yesterday but it sounds like today may not allow the same.  I looked it up and they do have a scouts organization in Thailand that has existed since 1911.  I did see this morning that the adult leader is a monk and is being considered a hero at being able to keep all of the boys alive during this very long and terrible ordeal. 

Amy, it sounds like you have a full schedule for today.  Too bad you can't get a full night's sleep due to the needs of golden girl.  Hope you can work in a nap when you are really tired. 

Jane, I have a pair of sunglasses that fit over my glasses when I used to wear glasses.  It sure helped with the sun.  I tried the lens that darken but didn't like them and never had them after that one pair of glasses.  Hope you find a lot of good berries today. 

Lloyd, that is good advice on driving into the sun.  I am sure the years of long haul truck driving gave you many opportunities to use those techniques. 

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« Reply #133 on: July 10, 2018, 10:00:02 AM »
Jane, I've run into those concrete walls (figure of speech) driving into the sun & finally gave up & had 'scrip sunglasses made with all they advised extras (that cost more... like polarized, etc)... and they not only didn't help in the sun, I had to take them off to walk into the house without running into a wall (real wall).  Moral of that story, just don't drive into the sun, morning or night.  I'm with you for driving in rain.... but a bit much when all you can see is the bumper of an 18 wheeler doing less than 40 mph in a 75 mph zone!!! I was afraid to stop because I couldn't even see a place to turn off. 

Lloyd, those sun visors don't help a short person a lot until I got smart this past year & put a cushion under me.... but the bottom of the steering wheel touches my body, seat was raised as high as possible & up front as far as my toes could touch... not a safe way to drive.  I know they make pedal extenders but problem with that is not easy to switch drivers on a long trip.  I'm not ready to stay in one place but old age is sure trying my patience and solutions to overcome the handicaps years bring on.

I did find some sun shades that just cling to the car windows so quick & easy, can put them on while driving.  Came with 2 different darkness (2 each)... Have not tried them on the front when driving into the sun, Jane, but afraid not legal on front windshield...  if I ever get caught like the "last time" where I really was sick at my stomach it was so bad... I will have them handy & try!  When the days get shorter it is hard to get from one place to another & miss both ends of sun blind... my treks to CO or MO.

Oh, Larry, I just had to giggle at your odor cause.... I had an onion roll out of the bag one time, in the back of a conversion van where it could hide behind so many of those metal parts that convert a couch into a bed.  I looked & looked more but could not see a thing.... until it got so bad I was ready to drive the vehicle into the river to wash inside out!  From then on I have carried 3 small styrofoam coolers "for hot, cold & just to keep from rolling".  Looks very neat back there.
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« Reply #134 on: July 10, 2018, 10:49:02 AM »
I saw something advertised that attaches to your visor and can be raised or lowered as needed.  I think it's made of the same stuff those military glasses are and I've been watching for it to appear in our "As Seen On TV" department.  I might get one of those. 

It's when it comes just below the visor or right in the middle between the two that it's likely to turn blue in the car.  Annoying, to say the least!

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« Reply #135 on: July 10, 2018, 11:01:22 AM »
G'Day all.
             At last some relief from the hot weather, it's a lot cooler today thank goodness but, the forecaster says the hot weather will return in time for the weekend!, I thought it might change as 'Little Alfie' (our West Highland Terrier) is due for his by-monthly grooming, he should at least be more comfortable this time around if the hot weather does return.
Larry.. I'm sure your comments about on-line shopping are correct, for some time now several of our 'big name' stores have been cutting back on staff and closing smaller branches around the country due they say to the increase of on-line shopping !, now believe it or not, Banks are doing the same !, that is causing a few problems for the locals too, i can tell you, I think the old days of 'The Customer Counts' are long over now, goodness knows how the elderly folk without computers or access to the nearest ATM's manage.

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« Reply #136 on: July 10, 2018, 11:13:07 AM »
Shirley, as another shorty - and I think I've told this before - one time my dad purchased a Valiant which was a compact car.  It had a floor shift that kind of wrapped around the front of the bench seat.  I could only pull the bench seat up so far because of the stick shift so the gas pedal was too far from my reach.  Dad put a block of wood on the gas pedal.  I could reach the brake OK.  I also had to have a pad on the seat to raise it so I could see over the dashboard and steering wheel.  Compact car?  Hah!  Our next car was a Corvair with bucket seats and I loved it.  i had only bucket seats after that and got along fine - no padding, no blocks of wood.

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« Reply #137 on: July 10, 2018, 01:19:44 PM »
Mary Ann did he fasten it with a long screw through it so you could not push it too far down ? HA HA HA

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« Reply #138 on: July 10, 2018, 03:06:50 PM »
Lloyd, I assume you're referring to the board on the gas pedal - and I get your meaning (ha ha), but I don't remember how he fastened it.  However, it was on the pedal firmly and I know he used it too.  But he could push the seat back for his convenience and I could only bring it forward so far because of the floor stick which bent around the seat. 

I think our first Corvair was the first car with a console and we/I had those ever since.  And I don't have to worry about things like that now because I don't drive any more! 

Grand Haven is busy for a week day.  Someone is flying a kite and it looked like someone was on a Ski-Doo or something similar.  People on the beach and in the water.  It's close to 90 degrees here so not too far from that at the lake.

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« Reply #139 on: July 10, 2018, 06:51:08 PM »
This has been a weird weekend and more. I think my mind is closing down at times, as I want to fall asleep at any time of the day. One day, I think it was Saturday,  I took my meds, did my breathing machine..went to get dressed, but laid down on my bed and woke up at noon. Don't even remember falling asleep.

But that was then, and this is now.We had three days of very, very hot weather, better today, though the A/C was needed off and on.

We had our walking club today, which I really wanted to be a member of, but this right foot is still too painful. I looked on the computer to see what the uggs and the gel insoles have to offer,but I'll wait to talk it over with my son. He may want to take me to a podiatrist but I don't want to start doctoring if I can find inserts to help.

We had a high of 87 today....more livable than the 108's. Hope it stays this way. My eyes are wanting to close again, so I'll grab a book,kick  back in the recliner and see what happens.
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« Reply #140 on: July 10, 2018, 08:01:36 PM »
I have settled into a retirement home for one month of respite care in the hope of restoring my strength.  After that Im not sure. The reality of the situation demands that I sell my condo and move into a seniors home and Im starting to lean in that direction. So I will start some serious thinking

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« Reply #141 on: July 10, 2018, 08:21:00 PM »
Don, that is a hard decision to make.  I know if my nephew did not live with me, I'd be in a retirement home by now.  I'm just hoping my health keeps near the present level until the end. 

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« Reply #142 on: July 10, 2018, 08:51:44 PM »
Don, I lived for ten years in a retirement home in Hemet, and because I was younger I had a great time. When I turned 91 my son wanted me to live nearer to him and his wife. He had been teaching Bible Studies here at Rowntree Gardens for 11 years, and felt I would be happy here. I love it. It is run by the Quakers, but all faiths are welcome. I couldn't be happier. My suggestion is that you settle near family. Do you have relatives nearby ? It makes life easier if you do. I will be saying some prayers for the decisions you will have to make. Good luck, and God Bless. June
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Re: Soda Shoppe for July 1, 2018
« Reply #143 on: July 10, 2018, 11:28:39 PM »
I went back to the berry fields today and picked 4 quarts of black raspberries for me and some blueberries for my neighbor.  She wanted to go with me but is putting an all out effort into getting ready to entertain her daughter, SIL and 2 granddaughters who are arriving from England on the 20th.  When I stopped to give them to her, I told her she could have them for supper or breakfast or both.  She was delighted and said, "I think I'll have them all for supper".

On my way home I stopped at the mail box and picked up my mail and when I got home, I didn't put the window back up.  Later, it began to rain and I hurried out to put the window up.  Somewhere along the way, I must have twisted something because I have terrible pain in my knee that shoots up into my posterior.  If I don't make a miraculous recovery overnight, I won't be in my usual place at WM tomorrow and I will be calling the Dr.  Walking is extremely painful.  I put Epsom Salt Rub on it but I don't think it's doing much good. 

DON, I too, will be praying that you make the right decision for you.  That has to be a hard one to make. 

And now, I'm off to Dreamland and to ask for relief from this pain.  It only hurts when I walk so maybe sleeping will be OK.  Good night my friends.  God bless and keep you!

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« Reply #144 on: July 11, 2018, 01:02:58 AM »
I am so sorry, and rather upset with myself that my quick post last night telling you that we did arrive safely did not get posted.  It was a long drive of nearly 900 Miles and 14 hours. It went very well, but we had three different down pours that we extremely scary with the rain coming down so hard the wipers just could not keep up.  The last one was the worse, and when we were the tiredest! But we just slowed down and worked our way as safely as possible down the highway from Flagstaff to Phoenix.  Many crazies were driving just like there was no issues at all, and one of those ended up rolling the car several times down a deep revine. 

We got to the rehab center to pick my Dad up this morning around 10 AM. I was so pleased to see how well he seemed and he was so happy to see us.  The staff kept coming in to tell him goodbye and how they were going to miss him and what a wonderful patient he was.  We all had to chuckle knowing some of the crazy stuff went out there during his car.  As he rounded the corner by the nurses station so many of them we all there clapping and carrying on and hugging him and wishing hm well.  It was very sweet!  We were all surprised and pleased to see how well he wa# navagating the Walker.  He has clearly  been told to be very careful and think about his movements before he does anything.  I know that all of your positive thoughts and prayers have helped him through this, and I thank you all so much. 

JANE, I am sorry to read you have hurt your foot. I hope it will be much better feeling in the morning, and please do stay home and take care of it if there are any questions about it. 

DON, I hope you can make a decision that you will be comfortable with for your long term living conditions. 

LARRY,  I am sorry thesliced beef managed to hide from you and be left in the back of the car.  We bought one of the larger insulated bags that zip and Bob always puts all of the cold stuff in them at Costco or what ever store, then he can easily carry the bag in the house and feel sure nothing cold has moved out of sight in the back of the car.  Sure glad you found it before it split open and made a big mess. 

Big delay...it took a bit of time to get Dad put to bed, but he seems to be asleep and now I will say GOOD NIGHT to all.  Pleasant dreams to all. 

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« Reply #145 on: July 11, 2018, 02:13:17 AM »

My session timed out, so here is the rest of my post.

JANE, I am sorry to read you have hurt your foot. I hope it will be much better feeling in the morning, and please do stay home and take care of it if there are any questions about it. 

DON, I hope you can make a decision that you will be comfortable with for your long term living conditions. 

LARRY,  I am sorry thesliced beef managed to hide from you and be left in the back of the car.  We bought one of the larger insulated bags that zip and Bob always puts all of the cold stuff in them at Costco or what ever store, then he can easily carry the bag in the house and feel sure nothing cold has moved out of sight in the back of the car.  Sure glad you found it before it split open and made a big mess. 

Big delay...it took a bit of time to get Dad put to bed, but he seems to be asleep and now I will say GOOD NIGHT to all.  Pleasant dreams to all. 

Jenny

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« Reply #146 on: July 11, 2018, 06:14:32 AM »
Good Morning Everyfriend!  No miraculous recovery overnight.  My knee is still very painful so WM will have to get by without me this morning.  I'll be calling them soon to tell them I'm not going in.  Then I'm calling the dr. to try to make an appointment.  If I have to be immobile, I'd rather be immobile in the winter than the summer!

JENNY, such good news about your father.  He must be a great patient if the nurses were so happy for him and so sorry to see him go.  He must be a very special person and you are very lucky to have him still!

The doggies and I are waiting for the boinger then we'll have our breakfast.  I wish Everyfriend a lovely day full of whatever suits your fancy!  Take it and make it yours!

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Re: Soda Shoppe for July 1, 2018
« Reply #147 on: July 11, 2018, 07:05:56 AM »
Good morning everyone.
A lovely cool day so far. I shut the a/c off and opened up the windows during the night.
Taking hubby's van in to see what it would take/cost to fix the a/c on it this morning.

Jane , one radish was of a size to pull and after washing it off ate it...…..well it bit  back!!! My goodness it was hot! Frying will be the way to go when I get a few more. Sorry about your foot/knee..try and stay off it as much as you can today. What about an ice pack on it?
Jane could you were a set of the "army glasses " over your other ones?


Jenny, glad to read you made the long trip alright. Say hello to your Dad from all of us here.


Don, not an easy decision to make but one we all will have to make in our life. At least you have a say in it and I agree with June about staying close to family.

Larry, gosh that would have made a nasty smell, happy you found the cause!

Better get a move on here.

Enjoy your day everyone..

 

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« Reply #148 on: July 11, 2018, 07:30:05 AM »
AMY, thanks for the suggestion re: army glasses over regular.  I can't do that.  I tried and if I have them on and I drive into a shady area, it's like night fell.  I can't see anything.  I don't drive at night but I can see in the shady areas with my regular glasses.  That's why I'm thinking those visor attachments might work.  I could push it out of the way quickly in the shady areas. 

I called off from work and at 8 a.m. I'm calling the Dr.  If it's not one thing, it's two other things!  One could crave peace! But I suppose than I'd complain I was bored.

AMY, frying the radishes will definitely tone down the sharp taste.  I really like them fried.

I think I'll go get dressed while I wait to call the Dr.  On with the day!

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« Reply #149 on: July 11, 2018, 09:34:41 AM »
Hi Everyone.  Another clear and beautiful morning here in South Carolina.  Nothing on my schedule for today except going to dinner tonight at the Church and then Scott probably will come out for a couple of hours.  I will help Pat with a load or two of washing and fix her breakfast.  We had another of our salad dinners with either chicken or tuna last evening.  We enjoy these and they are very easy to prepare.  So it should be a fairly restful day.

Yesterday a little after 4 pm I took a big bag of paper records over and had them recycled at one of our credit union branches.  There was quite a line and I had to stand out in the sun probably 10 minutes or so.  I had also parked where I had to walk back to the car up an incline but made it OK.  The AC in the car felt mighty good.

Shirley, I have driven a few times in Florida when there would such a downpour I was afraid to pull off the highway as I had to follow the taillights of the person ahead of me.  Fortunately those downpours didn't last too long before we drove out from them.  We usually carry a cooler in the trunk but when I put the transport chair in the trunk there really isn't room.  We do have two insulated thermal bags and I had filled one up but hadn't put the meat into the other one.  I won't make that mistake again when I go to Costco and will at least put it in one of the other grocery tote bags we use at Aldi's.  We are only about 10 minutes from either store to home so things really don't thaw out or get too hot. 

roley, nice to see you are getting some relief from the hot weather and I bet Little Alfie does appreciate it.  We are also losing branch banks around here as many people do online banking, which I also do as much as possible.  I even make the few deposits I have online and it works wonderfully well.  I just read an article last night about a dozen or so big chains that may not be able to survive 2018.  Things are changing fast. 

June, maybe some of your medicines are contributing to wanting to sleep so much.  Sorry to read that your foot is not doing any better.  I hope your son can help you finding some inserts for your shoes. 

Don, sure hope the rehab can restore your strength so you can get on with your life. 

Jane, nice of you to share your berries that you picked with your friend.  Sorry to read you had injured your knee.  Hope you can get in to see your doctor today.  Take it easy and let you knee heal. 

Jenny, glad you found your Dad doing well and being careful.  I know that 900 miles is a long and tiring trip.  Did you drive straight through?  I hope you didn't get caught in that terrible dust storm that hit Phoenix. It sounds like your Dad was well liked by the rehab facility. 

Amy, in the summer months we sure want the AC working in our vehicles.   

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