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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #60 on: May 04, 2018, 10:39:20 PM »
'Today was a repeat of yesterday only i added an upset stomach.  Tomorrow will be better I'm sure.
good night, God Bless you all. June
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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #61 on: May 04, 2018, 11:55:44 PM »
hi all. I'm just a bit busy what with all the holding and feeding and cuddling. And then there's the visiting and reminiscing with my two granddaughters while Emma sleeps. She's absolutely beautiful and she does look like her mother did when she was born.

I'm not doing a lot of communicating because I left my eye drops in Texas and my eyes are really bothering me. My daughter is bringing them tomorrow.

There was a lot I wanted to comment on but I'm beginning to see double. So ill wait until later.

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« Reply #62 on: May 05, 2018, 06:53:51 AM »
Good Saturday morning.   Just a quick good morning to all the early morning friends.

Jane, so happy that you are finally able to enjoy seeing little Emma.  I am sure that it is very happy time for everyone.

Sorry that you are without your eye drops, but hopefully, when your daughter brings them to you,  you will be able to enjoy your visit even better.

Keep on enjoying holding and cuddling that sweet little Emma.

I am on my way to the dentist this morning.  And, then, hopefully a stop at the Amish market.  That will be a nice treat, as I haven't been there for a good while.    Lots of goodies are on my list.

Hope everyone will have a special Saturday.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #63 on: May 05, 2018, 07:13:53 AM »
Good morning everyone..

What a nasty night!! High winds knocking out power all over..Babe was so scared she shivered. I ended up taking her to the other end of the house where the noise of the wind wasn't so bad and sleeping on a bed chesterfield. This makes the 3rd time we have lot power this week, never has this happened before that I can remember. Hope that is the end of it.

Joy, good morning, enjoy your time at the market! Nice to poke around and see all they have.

Jane, enjoy your time with Emma, drops or no drops hugs feel the same.

Shirley,I agree with you, he has come through so much and now this darn cold.

Enjoy your day everyone.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #64 on: May 05, 2018, 07:59:50 AM »
Good morning everyone, cooler this AM at 56°. the last 2 days of summer heat has left and rain is due later. One of my neighbors cam in yesterday to check my AC. My son in his hurry did not  get the hose in right Thursday so that is why it was not working right. Slept great last night because it was cool enough in here.
The landscapers that come here put up signs when they ferilize the grass warning to keep animals off but one man lets his dog walk where she wants and pays no attention to the signs. Not a good time to visit the big island in Hawaii with the eruption and then in New Zealand where that huge sink hole is. Crazy things going on in nature.

LARRY  glad the humidity did not jump up along with the heat.

CAROL  I can no longer hokld a needle to sew anything. Do not apprecoate what we do every day till we can no longer do it.

SHIRLEY  I would love to do that with those darn unwanted phone calls. If I did here someont would be banging at the door or calling 911.

AMY  hope your hubby feels like being out of bed longer today.

JUNE  hope today is better for y ou.

JANE  no fun when your eyes give you problems. Glad you are enjoying Emma and family.

JOY  I would love to go to an Amish market but none in the area.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #65 on: May 05, 2018, 08:00:36 AM »
Unhealthy Anger
Rosemary Renninson

Striking out in anger and frustration NEVER brings an agreeable healthy solution between peoples.

Most often it DIS-EASES situations.

Best to step back when losing our peace.

We can excuse ourselves for a few moments.

We can take time to pray. We can call on Jesus for His Peace, and politely wait until we are filled with His Peace before responding to people, or returning to any conference table.

Let Jesus’ Peace first be in ourselves in all our doings and sayings.

When we don’t say those things that we may angrily think and feel, and when we do say only those Peaceable, Loving, Truth Words of Jesus’ Spirit we will be gratefully Blessed by Him, as well as being a Blessing to others in any situation.

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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame! Benjamin Franklin

When anger enters the mind wisdom departs. Thomas à Kempis

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Unknown

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Unknown

NOTES

By repeatedly allowing free reign to the venting of strong, adverse emotions, we literally, physically produce damaging chemicals which are released in our bodies! This causes unpleasant, even painful knotting nasties in the tummy, which also causes us the many other discomforts, illnesses, even the diseases, suffered in our lives; the more especially when accompanied by unforgiveness, resentment, envy, jealousy, withholding godly love, grace, good manners, and the like.

EVERYONE IS OUR NEIGHBOUR

All the above, works against ourselves and our relationship with our Lord as well as against our neighbour(s).

It is much wiser and healthier to allow the Holy Spirit to work with us in letting things go in favour of Holy Spirit led Truth and Peace, and our Lord’s Justice and Righteousness, for our own Spiritual, Emotional, Mental and Physical Health’s sake, as well as obeying and pleasing Jesus our Lord, which also makes us a blessing to others.

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Anger is just one letter short of danger. Unknown

Sharp words make more wounds than surgeons can heal. Unknown

Psalm 37:8, Proverbs 14:29, 15:1, 19:11
Stop your anger!  Turn from your rage!

Do not envy others—it only leads to harm.

Those who control their anger have great understanding; those with a hasty temper will make mistakes...

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger...

People with good sense restrain their anger; they earn esteem by overlooking wrongs. (New Living Testament)

“Envy is a sickness that only belief can heal” Matthew A. Castille

Ephesians 4:26, 27 - When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath (your exasperation, your fury or indignation) last until the sun goes down.  Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity to him]. (Amplified Bible)

Colossians 3:8-10 - But now put away and rid yourselves [completely] of all these things; anger, rage, bad feeling toward others, curses and slander, and foulmouthed abuse and shameful utterances from your lips!

Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old (unregenerated) self with its evil practices.  And have clothed yourselves with the new [spiritual self-], which is ever in the process of being] renewed and remolded into [fuller and more perfect knowledge upon] knowledge after the image (the likeness) of Him Who created it. (Amp)

The Good News for us is always the perfect Way of our Lord!

Isaiah 26:3 - “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” (NKJV)

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #66 on: May 05, 2018, 09:01:52 AM »
good Morning everyone.
sun is shining clear and bright here. shouting for high of 79º here today.
sad day here today is the funeral for a life time friend's wife.  the saddest part is i could not go to family night or to funeral today. too much pain in my leg to stay up on it.still have a blister on it as big as a small Coffey cup. the saw bones at V A said body would absorb it but I see no sign of that yet. Have a great day.

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« Reply #67 on: May 05, 2018, 09:15:20 AM »
Hi Everyone. We expect to have a mostly cloudy day and a temperature in the uppper 80's.  Nothing on the schedule for today other than to fix Pat's breakfast when she gets up.  We had a very enjoyable Sunday School class Spring party last evening.  The food was good, the accommodations were great and the spending time with friends over a good meal was what made the evening.  They had enough food left over after everyone had what they wanted so most of us were able to put together a nice box to bring home and that will be our dinner tonight.  I don't have any plans to go anywhere today as wasn't feeling up to par yesterday and it started again this morning so will just take it easy and rest.

Carol, I sure don't envy you and that traffic situation in your area.  Glad you got some needed rain.  I hope you enjoy the quilt show today.  I have attended some of them with Pat over the years but I know we won't be going to anymore of them.  Do you subscribe to the Missouri Star Quilting company magazine.  It is a bit pricey but has no advertising and they use very high quality paper and printing with beautiful quilts and related information.  Pat has received it since they started it and really enjoys getting each issue.  I think they put it out every two or three months. 

Shirley, you answered a concern Pat raised about the volume of the alarm on your safety device.  Pat had watched a video about it and was concerned as it didn't seem to be very loud.  I reminded her she was controlling the volume of the sounds on the computer.  I loved your description of how the sound left you.  I have tried blocking the numbers but these call centers obviously have many numbers to use so that really doesn't stop them. 

Amy, I either don't answer the calls from unknown numbers or if I think it might be a local call based on the number and it is a call center call I just hang up.  Sorry to read that your husband didn't have a good day yesterday and hope he is able to be up and around today.  That sounds like a miserable weather night you experience last night. 

Gloria, glad you finally had a cool night to sleep.  Did your neighbor fix the problem with the AC?  I saw the news about the volcano in Hawaii but haven't seen any pictures showing the damage.  I am sure the news this evening will cover it for the normal 15 seconds or so.  I liked your piece about anger and the quotes are so true.  I remember so well a saying I learned from my Grandfather and that we are taught as a Mason.  This is if you cannot speak well of a person you can at least remain silent.  I have tried to apply it throughout my life and it has served me will. 

June, sure hope your upset stomach is back to normal today and that you were able to get a good night's sleep. 

Jane, you have your priorities right in spending as much time as you can with the new great granddaughter. 

Joy, I misunderstood an earlier posting from you as thought you had the dentist appointment yesterday.  I am surprised your dentist works on a Saturday. 

Lloyd, you have to give your body time to do the healing.  That gives you more time to watch Westerns.  :)

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« Reply #68 on: May 05, 2018, 09:47:36 AM »
Lloyd:  May you recover from all the pain!!!

Jane:  Such a sweet time you are having  Good for you and so good for the family. 

Gloria:  There are a lot of things I no longer attempt - so it goes.  Hugs to you! 

Amy:  My neighbor and I are going to look at a few quilts being shown by a gal in her 80's - she has many ribbons, written and designed patterns & books.  Glad to call her a friend.  We are going to Golden, Colorado to the Quilt museum.  June (the quilter) is showing her quilt - I don't know which one.  Privileged to know her and in this group so much talent.  I an way beneath their skills.  but - I make pretty good desserts when they come over.   ;)  You would be welcome.

Larry:  The crush of people has happened so fast - we see too much impatience and actual anger out there - some always have to be in front and weave in and out - it is a sad situation. You would think that there was a Gold Rush - not so.   

I will check out the Hawaii news for an update - fire from the ground, that looked dangerous. 

We just bought a new charger for the phone, etc. and 1/2 of it doesn't work.   Wonder where that thing is made? 

 

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« Reply #69 on: May 05, 2018, 02:46:04 PM »
A new day…..same old lady. I feel like I want to just stay home laying on my bed with a book, but I am going to make the body go down for lunch. I am tired of washing dishes.

My typing is acting up too.My fingers get lost on the wrong keys. After  years of touch typing I am getting things all confused. I guess age likes to play these dirty little tricks on us.

Jane, I am seeing double at times now. another new thing. If I close one eye it is a singular object…two eyes at times doubles things up. I'll have something new to tell my doctor.

Larry, I think it may be a good thing for us to have a blah day now and then. Makes us appreciate the good days that come along. And I am so thankful that the only pain I have is because of that pratt fall I took. My back is still objecting.  I have learned the importance of locking the wheels believe me !  Stomach is fine today, thank you !

Carol, I too am un-talented….in all areas. To the best of my remembering….Joy is our famous quilter.

Time for me to close down and get ready to go downstairs for lunch. No walking planned for today. I am just eager to go eat and come back home to bed and book.
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« Reply #70 on: May 05, 2018, 05:42:27 PM »
hello my friends!  I have my eye drops and my eyes feel better.

We,all the girls and I went to the biggest garden center I've ever seen today. My daughter bought some things yo take back to Texas and my granddaughter bought a bunch of stuff for her house.

LARRY, that saying has been part of my life forever. My mother said it a bit different but it means the same. She always said "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all".

I used it with my kids too.

Gotta go!  It's my turn. 

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« Reply #71 on: May 05, 2018, 06:58:16 PM »
Good to see a post from you, Jane.  I have a near neighbor who I try to tell that too, He finds fault with everyone.

Carol, I think all little towns have changed, and not for the better. We live in Glenwood Village, very large mobile park.  A new section was built, about 80 home will go in. They want a different name. When we moved in 35 years ago everyone was so friendly.  Everyone would wave, say Good morning, now the walker look straight ahead, if you wave driving by, they just look at you.  Years ago if the garbage man left the can out in the road (which they make a habit) a walker would take the time to set it off the road.  When my husband was sick he set on the front porch, when the weather was nice, folks would say HI, or take a moment to chat.

OK sorry, think I have said enough

June a big hug.  Just keep posting, we need to see you

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« Reply #72 on: May 05, 2018, 07:14:46 PM »
Wow, what a shock!  I started a post on WordPad, had quite a few comments & decided that bed looked good enough for a nap.  I was up in the wee hours with charlie horses in both legs, painful enough to keep me up a couple hours.  Anyway, had my nap & got on the computer to check weather before heading off to find cats to feed.  Seems Microsoft had updates & restarted my computer and LOST MY WORDPAD I was working on~~~It saved the one that was open & named.  Not fair. :tissue:

Janie, I also heard Larry's quote growing up but since my father was a 32nd Degree Mason (Mom a Catholic) I thought they just taught it to each other.  I did make a comment to a long ago neighbor that was full blooded Apache, we talked about her saying something was "the old Indian Way" and I started laughing and said, "my mother always said that "is the Old French Way".  I guess we all heard much the same growing up and believed their "Golden Rule" teachings were right, you think? 

Larry, I do believe we all were taught the same love of family and home growing up, especially in the midwest, other areas of the US had their own personal quips, but with this international family I kind of think we hang together because we still carry on the same love of kindness and desire for peace and caring that carried us through wars and life.  Thanks for the reminder. I have one saying my father wrote in my "autograph" book back in grade school days.  Don't dare quote without getting it out, you'd think after 80 years it would have stuck in my mind, but I have a mental block when remembering something so dear to my heart.  I will get it out & see if you heard it as well.

Right now on TV the Kentucky Derby is on, loading the horses into the chutes and one of my favorite few minutes.  Still gives me a thrill to watch those graceful monsters strut their stuff. One year we drove through that town on Derby Day on our way to visit my husband's mother.  He was upset with the traffic and I was taking it all in and wished we could have stopped to watch.  I am concerned for their welfare with that track so muddy today, risky for breaking a leg in their rush to win, not to mention danger to the jockeys.  My daughter & I used to watch the line up and without telling each other, wrote down the name & number of our pick... we did pretty good, too bad we weren't betting  ;).. but a couple years a horse was injured and that is so sad.  Great race & that owner never seems to age from one year to the next!

June, your comment "I am going to make the body go down for lunch. I am tired of washing dishes" cracked me up, can't think of a better reason for going out to eat!  My eyes have done a complete switch this past year.  I used to be a little near sighted & a little far sighted, my glasses were like binoculars that magnify when you look through one way and turn them around and everything looks smaller.  Because I need the long distance for driving, my eyes finally adjusted to let me see the speedometer without taking glasses off.  This year I talked the Ophthalmologist into putting a less strong distance prescription in the bifocal and it works like a charm on the sunglasses.  No bifocal in the transitions that I use on gloomy days (I don't drive at night).  I don't need glasses to read. Our eyes change like the rest of our body as we get older, I guess.  Good luck with yours and have a better day tomorrow.  EDIT: a thought, do you suppose our eyes get wrinkles like the rest of our bodies?   :crazy2:

Better go feed cats, they will leave home if I don't shape up.  Love y'all.

GloriaDe, our neighborhood has changed, too, but I have been pushing the waving & just go ahead & start talking when a walker gets close enough to hear me.  I decided it was time to take control & lead the way to being friendlier... may be thought of as the "crazy little old lady", but have had a chance to visit with several neighbors that seemed to be as glad as I am, to share our lives. You do have some very caring neighbors, thank God for them.
 
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« Reply #73 on: May 05, 2018, 07:24:39 PM »
Janie, Do you use prescription eye drops ? I have two types that are over the counter. One is Visine, and then someone recommended Liquid tears. I'm thinking I should talk to my Dr. and get her opinion.

Gloria de....thank you Sweetie. I needed that hug just now. I am getting to be such a "stay at home", there is not much to relate. I'm so grateful that I have nothing to complain about. Our temps have been going up the past two days....too soon for me. I like it cooooool. :-\
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« Reply #74 on: May 05, 2018, 10:25:43 PM »
Good Saturday evening to EVERYFRIEND.

I have been so busy talking and taking in the beautiful things around here that my posting has suffered.  I miss you all when I do not get in here. 

Thank you for the nice comments about our new bundle of joy that is on the way.  You are right SHIRLEY, there is something very extra special about the first new baby.  I am very anxious to find out the sex.....and believe it or not I am not really wishing for a girl! 

Today we drove to Cambria, San Simeon, Hearst Castle and to see the  MANY Elephant Seal’s.  No chance to go further up the coast as the 101 has been washed out and will not be open again for a good long time😢!  We did not do the tour of Hearst Castle as we have done it before and I am not sure I could handle getting around there. 

CAROL, good to see you and Don made it home.  I am very pleased at the amount of rain we received in our area.  I hope we can get together one of these days in the near future. 

JANE,  I have been thinking about you and your joy of being with the family and Baby Emily.  Sorry about your forgetting your eye drops.  Enjoy the rest of your time there.

It is getting late so Mark should be getting home here pretty soon. 

We all got up at 4 AM this morning to watch the launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base of the rocket headed for Mars.  That was quite the view to see! 

Enjoy your Saturday night. 

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« Reply #75 on: May 06, 2018, 07:05:13 AM »
Lloyd. G'morning to you, hope your feeling better and g'morning to any who happen to be passing  :),  well we seem to missing each other again Lloyd, sorry about that, no doubt we will hit the right time again soon, meanwhile i'll keep my eye open for you, take care of yourself ,  :thumbup:.

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« Reply #76 on: May 06, 2018, 07:57:07 AM »
Good morning everyone..

A lovely sunny day here with a temp of 42° at the moment. Still a lot of people over the province without power 375000 as of yesterday. My friend thought they would have power back on last night but have now been told it will be Tue! They are one of the lucky ones as they do have a generator. My son hunted high and low for another generator as he had lent his to his friend . He had to do some travelling but he ended up with one and so did his friend Now David can leave one at home and take the smaller one on the road. His friend needed it to get the water out of his basement.
I can't imagine how people are doing, thankfully it is not that cold but a house would cool down during the night.

Roley, good morning to you.

Carol, what a fun time you all will have  and oh my what eye candy you will see. Hope you had a great day looking at all the wonderful quilts. I would love to come over! There was/is a quilt show this weekend but with the power outages I don't know if it was on or not.

Gloria, thank you, he is feeling a bit better this morning. My friends also have this crude and she said they too were feeling better. So far I have avoided it and hope my luck stays with me.

Enjoy your day everyone.

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« Reply #77 on: May 06, 2018, 07:57:38 AM »

Get Out of The Car!
(purported to be a true account recorded in the Police Log of Sarasota, Florida)
 
An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle. She dropped her shopping bags and drew her handgun, proceeding to scream at the top of her voice, "I have a gun, and I know how to use it! Get out of the car!"
 
The four men didn't wait for a second invitation. They got out and ran like mad. The lady, somewhat shaken, then proceeded to load her shopping bags into the back of the car and got into the driver's seat. She was so shaken that she could not get her key into the ignition. She tried and tried, and then it dawned on her why. For the same reason she did not understand why there was a football, a Frisbee and two 12 packs in the front seat.
 
A few minutes later, she found her own car parked four or five spaces farther down. She loaded her bags into the car and drove to the police station to report her mistake. The sergeant to whom she told the story couldn't stop laughing. He pointed to the other end of the counter, where four pale men were reporting a car jacking by a mad, elderly woman described as white, less than five feet tall, glasses, curly white hair, and carrying a large handgun. No charges were filed.
 
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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #78 on: May 06, 2018, 09:03:57 AM »
Hi Everyone. We in for a sunny day with it getting only into the low 80s.  I am ready to go to Sunday School and Church but it will depend on how I feel when the time comes.  I didn't feel well all day yesterday until last evening when I started feeling better.  So far this morning it is the same.  I just got back from taking my PT Cruiser out for a short trip to be sure the battery stays charged up.  I seldom drive it and haven't all week.  Nothing else on the schedule for today.  I stayed in all day yesterday and took it easy (of course I take about every day easy so wonder how I can tell the difference).  We did enjoy the leftovers for our dinner last evening that we brought home from the Friday night party.

Carol, having been to the quilt museum in Paducah, Kentucky I have an idea of what you probably experienced at the one is Golden.  The gold rush involved the idea of a pot of gold but today it is a pot of another kind in Colorado and other places. 

June, I was glad to read you were going down to lunch yesterday.  My mother was seeing double and the eye doctor was able to treat that with a prism in one lens of her glasses.  Is the problem affecting your reading? I agree about the blah days and appreciating the good ones. I wish I could be near enough to give you a big hug but will just send some cyber hugs your way. 

Jane, glad you got your eye drops.  That sounds like quite a garden center and they are probably pretty busy at this time of the year.

deAngel, it isn't fun to be around people who are negative all the time.  I always feel they must be terrible miserable and that isn't a good way to live life. Just now my neighbor came over to use my phone as she had locked herself out of her house.  Fortunately, she has family nearby that have keys. 

Shirley, I sometimes use my Google Mail compose function to write something I don't want to lose as it automatically saves things as a draft.  After I no longer need it I can just delete it.  Your Yahoo mail may do the same thing.  I sure hope those charlie horses gallop away and don't return to your legs.  I agree that saying about not speaking ill of someone goes back to the "Golden Rule".  We who have grown up in and now have very loving families are very blessed.  It breaks my heart to hear of situations where that is not the case and the children are not wanted to given the love they need.  There are a lot of hugs at Al-Anon meetings to express our care for each other.  However, in this day and age I would never give anyone a hug who hasn't given me permission to do so.  I don't recall anyone at a meeting ever declining one although I do know of some men who are really not comfortable with it.  I am not one of those.  I didn't watch the Kentucky Derby yesterday.  I think you may be like me in never really seeing a stranger. I also find most smiles I give are returned.

Jenny, it sounds like you are going to need a vacation after your vacation there in California as you sure are keeping busy.  Years ago we saw a space mission launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida when we were staying at our time share. 

Good morning Roley. 

Amy, sure glad you have your power back.  That must have been some storm. Glad your friend has a generator. 

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #79 on: May 06, 2018, 09:25:43 AM »
good morning Everyfriend! It's a beautiful day in Oklahoma....at least where I am. Later today we'll be heading back to Texas and then tomorrow Courtney and I will dead east.

JUNE, 3 of my eye drops are prescription for glaucoma and the fourth is a moisturizer. My granddaughter had a moisturizer that she shared with me and that helped somewhat. But I was glad to get the others.

If I don't answer someone please forgive me. I really don't like typing on this iPad. I wish you all a good day. Our big plan for the day is to take a four generation picture.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #80 on: May 06, 2018, 09:36:27 AM »
Good morning everyone 59°. Yesterday turned into a perfect spring day. In the mid 70's all day and a nice breeze. Not even a fan on last night. Overcast this morning but might be sunny by afternoon.

LLOYD  hope you pain is a litte less today. Amazing your leg did not break with the hit it took. This is one way to get you to do nothing but not a nice way.

LARRY  not nice when one does not feel  up to par. That was how I felt Friday. I even called and canceled my CNA for the day.  For more tha 2 weeks I was getting a call several times a day from different states about getting a reduction on my student loans. Something I never had. I never pick up my phone if I do not know the number of the name, let the machine pick it up. Yes my AC is fixed. A neighbor looked at it, the conneter at the end of the hose was backwards. My son is not used to these portable ACs. This neighbor installs many  for the residents here. A real handyman to have living here.

CAROL  bet you saw some awesome quilts at the Quilt musuem.

JUNE  hope today is a better one for you.

JANE  there is only 2 people I cannot say anything good about. Imagine it was your turn to hold Emma. ;)

GLORIA de this town has changed since I first moved her 68 years ago. Everyone friendly back then. Now too many move here from the cities and some are trouble makers. All those stories I have posted were some I saved that JOAN posted over the years.

SHIRLEY  these days not many believe in the Golden Rule.

JENNY  on my many trips to San Diego I did not see much of California. I mainly went just to be with my daughter and her family. In the week they took me to Arizona I saw more of that state than Ca.

ROLEY  hope you are feeling good.

AMY  it is not OK when we lose power, even for a short time. Hope you do not get tha "crud" either. Seems caregivers seldom do until everyone else feels better. Thanks for the giggles.  Love that story.

JANE  have a safe trip home.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #81 on: May 06, 2018, 09:37:13 AM »
Unhealthy Anger
Rosemary Renninson

Striking out in anger and frustration NEVER brings an agreeable healthy solution between peoples.

Most often it DIS-EASES situations.

Best to step back when losing our peace.

We can excuse ourselves for a few moments.

We can take time to pray. We can call on Jesus for His Peace, and politely wait until we are filled with His Peace before responding to people, or returning to any conference table.

Let Jesus’ Peace first be in ourselves in all our doings and sayings.

When we don’t say those things that we may angrily think and feel, and when we do say only those Peaceable, Loving, Truth Words of Jesus’ Spirit we will be gratefully Blessed by Him, as well as being a Blessing to others in any situation.

QUOTES


Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame! Benjamin Franklin

When anger enters the mind wisdom departs. Thomas à Kempis

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Unknown

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Unknown

NOTES

By repeatedly allowing free reign to the venting of strong, adverse emotions, we literally, physically produce damaging chemicals which are released in our bodies! This causes unpleasant, even painful knotting nasties in the tummy, which also causes us the many other discomforts, illnesses, even the diseases, suffered in our lives; the more especially when accompanied by unforgiveness, resentment, envy, jealousy, withholding godly love, grace, good manners, and the like.

EVERYONE IS OUR NEIGHBOUR

All the above, works against ourselves and our relationship with our Lord as well as against our neighbour(s).

It is much wiser and healthier to allow the Holy Spirit to work with us in letting things go in favour of Holy Spirit led Truth and Peace, and our Lord’s Justice and Righteousness, for our own Spiritual, Emotional, Mental and Physical Health’s sake, as well as obeying and pleasing Jesus our Lord, which also makes us a blessing to others.

QUOTES

Anger is just one letter short of danger. Unknown

Sharp words make more wounds than surgeons can heal. Unknown

Psalm 37:8, Proverbs 14:29, 15:1, 19:11
Stop your anger!  Turn from your rage!

Do not envy others—it only leads to harm.

Those who control their anger have great understanding; those with a hasty temper will make mistakes...

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger...

People with good sense restrain their anger; they earn esteem by overlooking wrongs. (New Living Testament)

“Envy is a sickness that only belief can heal” Matthew A. Castille

Ephesians 4:26, 27 - When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath (your exasperation, your fury or indignation) last until the sun goes down.  Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity to him]. (Amplified Bible)

Colossians 3:8-10 - But now put away and rid yourselves [completely] of all these things; anger, rage, bad feeling toward others, curses and slander, and foulmouthed abuse and shameful utterances from your lips!

Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old (unregenerated) self with its evil practices.  And have clothed yourselves with the new [spiritual self-], which is ever in the process of being] renewed and remolded into [fuller and more perfect knowledge upon] knowledge after the image (the likeness) of Him Who created it. (Amp)

The Good News for us is always the perfect Way of our Lord!

Isaiah 26:3 - “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” (NKJV)

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #82 on: May 06, 2018, 12:07:25 PM »
Just a quick GOOD MORNING before I head off to Chapel. It is to be a beautiful day weather wise....76 for a high. God is so Gracious.
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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #83 on: May 06, 2018, 03:24:16 PM »
Good afternoon, cool and waiting for rain.

Gloria, as I wrote yesterday, I spent most of the day out side. Last nigh for the first time in months I slept all night and woke up about 7,  Guess fresh airs made the difference.  Hope you are feeling better,   When we visited Calif. we took a bus to Lake Tahoe for gambling.  So we saw a lot of the Rocky Mts.  We did spend a day in San Francisco

Shirley, would you believe I still have my autograph books (4)

June. my eye doctor told me to use  Systance  eye drops 4 times a day. I have the starting of macular degeneration BUT not to worry at my age

Jenny, nice to see you taking the time to post.  enjoy your stay. By the way I set all my golf equipment to my Grandson Luke in Vermont.  I just wish he would become a golfnut like his Nana. He does play once in a while.  I have a neighbor who is like me,we played on the golf course that stays open all winter.  Of course we use colored balls :) in the snow

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #84 on: May 06, 2018, 07:13:34 PM »
haha ...Oh, Amy, that really was NOT MOI but my kids would swear it "could-da been".   (Get out of the car).....

Gloria, I wondered if the term "Golden Rule" even showed up on Google, it does and to be honest, I really didn't know who to credit it to.  Interesting... The "Golden Rule" was given by Jesus of Nazareth, who used it to summarize the Torah: "Do to others what you want them to do to you." and "This is the meaning of the law of Moses and the teaching of the prophets" (Matthew 7:12 NCV, see also Luke 6:31).

GloriaDe, got out my auto-book & will post a few of my favorites.... The date was Christmas 1946, my oldest brother was home, released from a German POW camp at the end of the war in 1945.  Hope you come up with some to share!

Larry, from my father: 
If a task is once begun,
Never leave it til it's done.
Be the labor great or small
Do it well or not at all. 

Funniest of all, this from a kid I went to school with for 12 years and only saw at a couple reunions after graduation.  Always had a great sense of humor but we heard later he took his own life.  "On my honor I will do my best, To help myself & cheat the rest."

Again I have a cat looking at me because it is past time for our walk to the river.  Can't believe how many HUGE catfish are waiting for the bites of bread.  I tried getting photos last night but water too mucky & I can't focus & toss bread at the same time.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #85 on: May 06, 2018, 08:32:31 PM »
Smile and the world smiles with you
Kick and you kick alone
For a cheerful grin
Will let you in where a kicker is never known.
      From my grandmother.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #86 on: May 06, 2018, 08:54:29 PM »
Shirley, some sound so stupid, but they make me laugh, and I remember the person who wrote the lines.    twice a year I open my cedar chest.( Cyriels wedding gift to me) where I keep my books.  I just read a few last week:


gloria now and forever\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\If you live upstairs
DeAngelis now, but not forever\\\\\\\Don't come up and borrow my chairs.  and I think I remember one more:  In the golden chain of Friendship
                                           Remember me as a link

Getting near my bedtime, so will just say Good Night to all my friends, prays for those traveling and hugs with those with special needs

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #87 on: May 06, 2018, 11:04:20 PM »
I had a very nice morning, but as the day wore on, I wore out.

Haven't seen Lloyd lately. Hope all is well.

I am off to bed and book. Love,Hugs, and prayers. June
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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #88 on: May 07, 2018, 03:59:44 AM »
Shirley, Gloria, I too have my autograph book from High School!
What fun it is to read again and remember the names.  I even took it with me when I went for treatment to the States and many of the doctors and interns signed it. 
I wish I could know what became  of them all, since I uprooted so far away.

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Re: Soda Shoppe for May 1st, 2018
« Reply #89 on: May 07, 2018, 06:40:01 AM »
:hb3: :hb2: Joy  :happybday:

EnJOY your special day!!!: