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2023-11-28, 19:23:29
JeanneP: Stiil trying to let Julee know that my EM is   gmjeannep2@gmail.com  and that the  old Comcast on is no longer work, it was to old and they dont do EM anymore

2023-11-28, 19:20:53
JeanneP: Now I seem to be able to get into some without it going back to 2016. I have been trying to get ahold of Junnee but see her posting but can find where, Just want her to know that I will again use the EM adress she shows on Here and write, Mine in still 

2023-11-08, 19:12:15
JeanneP: Will give that a try. Sound like should work

2023-11-02, 11:36:21
Oldiesmann: It's not the best solution but it's the only thing that will prevent the forum from thinking you haven't read anything

2023-11-02, 11:35:55
Oldiesmann: Jeanne, the only thing I can suggest for you is to scroll down to the bottom of the main page of the forum and click "Mark All Messages As Read". That will make the forum think you've read all posts, so anything posted after that point will be new for you

2023-11-02, 00:58:50
junee: Callie

2023-11-02, 00:09:33
junee: Callie

2023-11-01, 21:59:19
JeanneP: I do seem to be in but still now starting out at 2016,

2023-11-01, 21:56:59
JeanneP: Now I am trying again and it is not asking me to sigh in. I seem to be able to get into current ones today. Hope I have made it.

2023-11-01, 21:54:27
JeanneP: I sent you the EM acct, that I have had for years, Only have on now.  gmjeannep2@gmail,com  Di d have one with coscast but they seem to have stopped theirs.  Something about i they were over 25 years old they are closed out.ipped


Soda Shoppe November 1 , 2023

Started by so_P_bubble, November 01, 2023, 01:48:03 AM

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Jane, I am so sorry I lost a child, and know that all you can do is be there for her.


Good morning..

We had a we bit of snow during the night...just a skiff and nothing to worry about.Working around home today and trying to get the one quilt done.

Patricia, that dog was a smart one! Losing not one but two friends within hours leaves a big void in ones life.

Jane. I am sorry your cousin lost her son as Patricia said all you can do is be there for her.

Better get my day started.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Good Morning Everyfriend!  It's still morning as I begin this post but I'm sure it will be "after NOON" when I finish it.

Thanks for the sympathy my friends!  I know that even when death is shocking, all you can do is pray and accept!

I'm finishing my lunch right now.  Cooper is begging.  Then I have to take a shower and get ready to go to the local high school play.  My granddaughter is the property manager and she's taking over my high school role for the plays!  Cathy and I go every year and then wait after to slap her on the back for a job well done!

Make this day a good one!  Make it your own in every way!

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Good morning from a cold five-degree Interior with expected snow overnight. Nothing new here: chores, meet and greets, and tending to Farrah, who has come to expect a specific routine and lets you know if you're not keeping up.

I can't believe how late in the year it is. So much has happened, so many changes since 2020 that the world seems to have evolved faster and more on a curve than I remember before.


Good Night Everyfriend!  The play was excellent and my granddaughter was glad to see us there.  I told her she did a great job on the properties and she grinned all over her face!

Tonight I'm tired way down past my toenails!  In fact, I can't see the end of tire...............d!  The haystack calls!

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Good morning..

We are back into cooler temps now, sure enjoyed the warmer ones while it lasted.

A day of rest here,hope to get the rest of the rows sewn then the first border can go on the quilt. Toss up of which quilt to start next, leaning towards the bears first but we shall see.

Jane, if we don't slow down on eating your cole slaw I shall have to make more before winter is gone! Pairs well with everything, even mixed in a salad!

Patricia, I had to laugh at Farrah telling you your not keeping up. The antics of these two dogs when treat time comes is entertainment on its own. Finally they both will just get frustrated with me and bark for their treat!! That is after the head bobbing, sneezing and trips to the kitchen where their treats are.

Jenny, how are you doing?

Phyllis,I need another pot of soup and your 15 bean soup may be the next one!

MG, how is your sister doing?

Better get ready to meet the day..

Enjoy your day and stay safe.

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Sue is doing great, but she is taking it nice and slow so as not go get too carried away and accidently cause problems. She is not wearing the brace so much now, does her exercise like clockwork, and is not going to drive for a while yet although I think the doctor gave her the okay. She expects to hear from the physical therapist soon to set up a schedule for that. I found out that not only does Sue have scoliosis, which she knew about for a few years, but she has a birth defect where the spine does not fuse at the bottom after birth, which she didn't know about. The surgeon fixed that, so now she will light up the security devices at the airport.

Sue's friend, Dody, is coming over for Thanksgiving with a roasted chicken. We expect she will be bringing practically the whole dinner. She loves to cook. I have a coconut cream pie on order to take.


Good morning. I've been visiting old friends and remembering good times over at the S&F's senior gathering site; I've so many good online memories and only met three in person.

Amy, I understood everything but the sneezing with your two and treats.

I had a terrier, Muffin, who came prenamed as he was a very masculine dog for a name like that. When he wanted a treat, he'd sit below its shelf and bark until you gave him one! He loved kids more than adults because he could roughhouse with them.

Then I had Henry, a black lab who failed Birddog 101 and obedience training. To make matters worse, he had an aversion to water! Both his parent were blue ribbon champions, and poor Henry only wanted to play and cuddle. He never understood so many angry people who'd invested so much money in him. I had to talk my Dad into that one, as the owner planned to shoot him!

I remember we took him up the Salcha River, and Dad put Henry on a beaver dam and moved a few feet away. Henry cried and tiptoed over the dam as we called him to swim to us. Finally, we had to get him.

My friends and I would harness him to a sled, and he'd pull us all over our neighborhood; he and all the kids were great friends. We'd also make a starting line and had him wait as the kid got a headstart before letting him loose and beating the kid to the finish line. He lived a long time before getting loose and he got hit by a car when I was at school.

Farrah gets treats after breakfast and before bed. Of course, sometimes, when I want her to stop doing something, I will sink to bribery.


Good Morning!  I was so tired last night that I didn't even think of checking out here but I guess I wasn't really missed!  Today will be busy.  Cindy is flying into Baltimore from Oklahoma and Christy is meeting her.  They will be coming up here to spend Thanksgiving with us.  I'll have all 4 of my kids together for Thanksgiving!  HOORAY!!

I better get back to my prep for guests because both of my travelers will be staying with me and since Cindy is a "work-from-home" accountant, she'll be taking over my computer while she's here to keep up on the job!  I don't know what that might do to my computer use so if I don't show up, don't worry about me!

MARSGAL, I'm so glad to hear that your sister's health is improving and that she's mindng her doctor's advice.  I wish her well!

PATRICIA, you've been a busy gal!  It's nice to stay in touch with friends! 

I better get started.  Cooper will be arriving soon and then Cathy will be picking me up to go the the grocery store and stop for a haircut!  I wish you all a good day and (just in case) a Happy Holiday, too!

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Good morning..

Another nice day in the making here, sun will be making an appearance  too!

We need to make a trip to the dump. I need to pay a bill and then home to work about. Such an exciting day!

Jane, enjoy your family time!!You will have a busy household. David is on his way to Virginia  this time.

Patricia, Babe will try to "speak" but ends up sneezing. Perky ears ,glaring look and we need our cookies body language.

Better get on with the day.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Good late Interior morning, where it is nine degrees and cloudy. This is the time of year when you don't want to see the sun. If the sun is out, it means that the clouds headed out, and any heat dispersed. A clear winter's day means cold in the Arctic.

I did my usual morning chores, had my meet and greets, and argued with Farrah; she doesn't like fish and only eats the always-available dry out of necessity. Since I buy her canned food in sets, I don't always notice if it has fish. I usually have four serving days out of each can and return it to the can if it isn't promptly eaten. This means no after-breakfast treats if she doesn't eat her wet food.

Amy she stalks me literally when I'm preparing her meals. Peering around corners and peeking out from cabinets to tables, she has a headstart to her feeding tray when I've finished her water and food. It's my turn not to run over her when she's moving to the tray. Collisions are never pretty and are usually painful.

I'm glad you explained Babe's sneezing. Farah is usually silent, with only a few sounds, but her eyes are expressive, especially when displeased. She purrs, but you'd have to pet or scratch her to feel it.

Jane, you are going to be one very busy host over Thanksgiving. Enjoy having all the kids together for a meal again.

Our small group has an abundance of turkeys as Krogers and Safeway both had their buy so much and get a free turkey deal. So, the host posed a riddle this year, and the winner brings the turkey. It will be a solemn one this year, a remembrance of times past and gratitude for who and what we have left.



Good morning...

Tad chilly with temp sitting at 9° this morning..

Yesterday was a busy day doing odds and sods,garbage run,picking up dog food, making phone calls ,answering phone calls and a friend dropped by to drop off a fabric panel .
Today is on the road with the neighbour looking after the pups, (I also helped with wood from the neighbour.) When I would look after Rex he would say to me he wants to find Rex at home so.I said that to him with the reply ,well you know where there would be!

We are to get abot 4 inches of snow latter today.

Patricia, love your photo...cool, cold shot!!!

Better get ready to meet the day....may have a dance come morning.

Enjoy your day and stay safe./b]
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Good Morning!  It's cold here too....Still 32 degrees with some snow predicted!  I'm waiting for Christy to finish her shower and Cindy to finish doing the part of her job that travels with her. 

We're going to do some shopping this morning!  And Frankie will be here this afternoon to visit with her mom.  I'm going out right now and put some meat in the crock pot for supper.  Enjoy your day Everyfriend!  Make it your own in every way!

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Good morning, late again. Amy, we have zero presently and clear skies, which means it will drop further with no clouds to hold the heat in.

You and Jane are both intimidating with all the energy you have! I wake up thinking about doing something, and my body lies huddled under the blankets. The next thing I know is that it's a couple of hours later.

Farrah used to come for a time or two, joining me on the bed in her preferred area between the pillow and wall. Since her past illness, she doesn't wait for me to use my bed. If she's not on her cat stand, she will often be beside the pillow or at the foot of the bed.

 She rarely rests on the ground these days when there are more comfy places to be! Her eleven cat years equals sixty in human years, so neither of us is especially mobile anymore.

Yesterday, we lost our last friend in Hospice, so that brings our group to only nine. Five women, four men, and only one married couple left. Not too long ago, we were almost twenty strong with the majority coupled. We're becoming less a group than survivors.


Good snowy morning..

We were blessed with about 1 1/2 inches of snow...maybe 2 at the most here.
No dancing  with MR SB but a few swipes with the shovel should take care of it. No sun to put the run on it either.

Yesterday was fun, we looked at a new to us van and when ready(safety check done) we will go and get it. On the way home rain, then freezing rain making the driving interesting .It was a toss up of which way to come home and happy we chose the way we went as a tractor trailer jack knifed shutting down the road we were going to take.

Today is coasting...after some chores are taken care of.

Patricia, I would love to snuggle back under but with two dogs it is next to impossible. My energy at the moment could be put in a thimble..maybe just maybe a nap is in line later on in the day. Enjoy the the remaining friends..hold dear the time spent with them.

Better scare the clothes and get into them.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Good Morning AMY and PATRICIA and anyone else who shows up in the Soda Shoppe!  I've been up a bit, made coffee and took Cooper for his morning walk...or did he take me?  It's going to be a busy day again.

PATRICIA,  so sorry about your friends that are gone but I'm sure it makes you appreciate even more the ones who are still there! 

AMY, please keep the snow where you are!  I'm sure glad you chose the route home that you did and that you avoided the truck accident!

We had a successful shopping trip yesterday and a nice lunch out in a little restaurant that Cathy knew about.  Everyone left the store with bags....some personal, some Christmas gifts!

Today is pie baking day!  I'm making pumpkin pies and Cindy has a new recipe that looks delicious so the house will be smelling so good!  Also, granddaughter Courtney will be arriving sometime today!  Full House!  Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow at Cathy's house!

Maybe I'll get back in and maybe I won't!  Enjoy your day!  Make it your own in every way!

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Good morning. It's seven thirty-eight and minus eight.

For once, I was up at the usual time, fed, and showered, and I heard the coffee maker ding.

No meet and greets yet, but they'll be there in an hour or so.

Amy, I would lie awake and seemingly paralyzed, brain sluggish after shutting off the alarm. I've had a time trying to get back on a seven-to-ten schedule when everything threw me off.

My sister returned home to Idaho yesterday after having a wonderful time in Boston with friends. This was her second time visiting, and she said it was better than the first visit.

Today will be busy as I finish my contribution to our Friendsgiving tomorrow. I'm expecting a turkey box for a friend who has to be somewhere, and I'm her designated drop zone.

 I have two turkeys now due to a spend so much; get a free turkey promotion, and I'll probably have unwanted leftovers tomorrow. Perhaps I'll sneak a second turkey into her box...Hmmm.


Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!   :pumpkinpie:


Every  friend, Have a blessed Thanksgiving, make memories


Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving, please have safe travelling if on the highways.

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


This has been a crazy day! I got my TK meal contribution made and explained to my friend that she could not leave a 19.66 LB turkey overnight on the counter to thaw. I invited her to join us tomorrow since it would be 4 to 6 days before it was fully thawed in the refrigerator.

Her TK box was nice; besides the turkey, she had the requisite pumpkin pie, canned green beans, canned corn, celery, carrots, onions, and potatoes. I had thought it was from state aid, but it was from the Salvation Army. They delivered door to door, which surprised me. She had put my name and apt. # next to her name as her... picker-upper?  :)

I cleaned the kitty litter, cleaned the kitchen, washed out the garbage can, and took the trash out, along with several bags and boxes left by those too lazy to take it out. There is a sign out requesting those who can to take others' trash out with theirs, but I know people are taking advantage. I'm officially going solo from now on, per the trash details.

When I cleaned the bathroom, I noticed my legs felt as if they were vibrating, and I became dizzy whenever I put my head down. I have to stop rushing and know the signs, such as shortness of breath, limbs vibrating, shaking, and dizziness, before I have another fall and accident. It creeps up on you when you're not paying attention. I need to buy some blood pressure cuffs to have at home.


Have a wonderful holiday tomorrow and save room for pie!

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Good morning.
We will get to a high of 37° today , along with high winds .

Work around home today, lots to do just hope energy keeps up. We did remove the snow from the driveway yesterday , wet snow that was heavy to shovel. Last year our first snow was also a wet heavy one but a lot more that even the plow truck had a time to get rid of it.

Jane, enjoy having all your family home with you......you are truly blessed with a great family.

Patricia, mercy you were busy!Hope you slept well last night as you will be busy again today.

Callie, so good to see you.

Phyllis, hope you and David are enjoying a turkey dinner.

Jenny,  bustling around your home getting a Thanksgiving meal prepared?

Lloyd, Happy Thanksgiving to you and Nancy.

Rick,Happy Thanksgiving to you and your son.

mycheal, we have lots to be thankful for onthis side of the world.

Michael, thank you for giving us a home to enjoy our friends.

Bubble,as you know prayers for peace on this day and always. Just wish the powers that be would listen.

Enjoy your day......is that turkey cooking I smell? :))

Stay safe..

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers


Happy Thanksgiving to you all, with turkey and all the goodies  :)


Good Morning Everyfriend!  I repeat everything that AMY said to all of you!  That was a very nice text and it saves me some time if I follow in her footsteps.  I have to take Cooper for his morning walk and then get busy.

I made my pies last night and the they were so tempting that we ate half of the one I decided that I didn't need to take to Cathy's.  Cindy's taking a pie and her daughter, Courtney is bringing one with her when she comes today.  We're not having our dinner until 5:30 because Cathy's Son and his "soon-to-be" wife can't get here until mid-afternoon!

I had a full house last night....2 daughters, on Son-in'Law and two doggies!  Now I have to go take Cooper for a walk.  My local son was going on his usual Sunday hike and his two sisters joined him this morning. 

I better get moving!  I wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving and many more to come!

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Wishing you all a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING 🦃

Hope to make it back in soon to see how you ALL are doing❣️
🦋 Jenny
"Love many, trust few; learn to paddle your own canoe"


Good morning.

Is that a contented sigh I hear coming from  those that celebrated Thanksgiving? Full tummies and full hearts  being with friends and family.

Starting out at 16°v with a high of 26° to come later on.

Just working around home today.Need to make another pie and will bake a triple chocolate brownie along side of it.

Need to get back into the purging mood and get rid, pass on items no longer needed or used.

Enjoy your day and stay safe.

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers