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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2005 3:29:58 PM

This is the new home of me, Dirt Girl. Built at the request of a much loved GB icon. Actually, the old place was falling down and it was just cheaper to build a new one.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 12:25:33 AM

Dino, I like Hermans Hermits. I didn't know we lost Don Pardo. It seemed he was the voice of everything back then. Haven't heard that many Wierd Al songs. :(

trugas, Sounds like a management group that's on the ball. I've seen the full chef regalia back when I was it school. It does look strange out of a good restaurant. lol

MadDog, Drive safe and have fun. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 10:22:22 PM

DG...nope...sure didn't.....that's why I said you were welcome! Right back at you! LOL ;)
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 4:53:27 PM

Dino l don't know about the "l lost on Jeopardy," but definately remember '"I'm into something good" Like that kind of song. My favorite is " I feel Good" James Brown? l believe so.
Use to holler it out in my car on the way to work.

Dirt Girl l sent the package off yesterday and they got it today and already called to clarify type of unit l want. I want no step, none, and definate a/c and heat cannot be that awful base board stuff. Tho they do have ceiling fan to bring the heat back down to eye level at least. I want the food prepared by someone else when l tire of my cooking and they have culinary students there running the cafe. Looked funny to see full chef regalia in low income housing. My income could not be below $1512 a month to get the unit l want. Except l have a voucher. So l am good to go. I would be an hour or so closer to my son.
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:38:12 AM

Good evening DG and Co.

DG the office computer is working much better tonight. The one on my forklift, the jury's still out and I know where a good sledgehammer is.

Before I spin tonight's jukebox selection, DT got the creative juices flowing for me. Last week we lost Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall. They say celebrity deaths usually come in threes and the theory holds up this time around. The voice of Saturday Night Live, Don Pardo has left us this week at age 96. He is also noted for being the announcer for the original version of Jeopardy that ran from 1964-1975. He is shown on camera in this "Weird Al" parody that also gives us cameos from Al's actual parents, original J! host Art Fleming, Greg Khin whose song Al is parodying, and one of Al's mentors and the guy that gave him his original big break, Dr. Demento. RIP Mr. Pardo
"Weird Al" Yankovic - "I Lost On Jeopardy!"

Now, this week's jukebox selection. This band was discovered in 1963 by Harvey Lisberg. They took this song to #13 in the US and #1 in the UK 50 years ago this month in August 1964.

H - Herman's Hermits - "I'm Into Something Good"
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:34:25 AM

db, One day and counting. :)

goldieolds, We still need the rain so it's ok. :)

trugas, You should get on the waiting list. If your name comes up and you change your mind that's ok but at least you'll be on it. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 8:31:10 AM

I agree Goldie, but they don't want to let you do much that might cost them a little. Tho l lived in a place where l paid my own electric and they didn't complain about the dishwasher. I am not sure they even noticed it.

Who knows what they are thinking, the reason was given that these apts are not set up for dishwashers. Set up or equipped to handle. What's to handle? connects to faucet and plugs into normal outlet. I have used it here for 4 years and never blew out a fuse. We actually don't have "fuses" but l don't cause the power to go off even. So the load is fine.

Yes dirt girl, l love the Napa area. Don't drink so that's no problem. Beautiful area but downtown floods. This property is not near the river tho. I mis-spoke when l said there were 500 units. Only 355 but 6 maintenance men. Here one man struggles to keep up with 170 units. There are 5 or more in the office there, and two here. For half as many units here , we should have half the staff they have there. Maintenance wise. At least 2. Our maintenance man is wonderful and works so hard. He really needs help.
The Napa property was remodeled in 2009. I like the bungalows there as they are in a U shape. 5 plexes. Mail delivered to the door. One bad thing is no covered parking. Must be hot cars in summer. They are assigned parking. Here are lots of fussing over where to park. Just yesterday one lady told me a fellow tenant put 3 buckets to block where she normally parks. He is mad at her so being spiteful. LOL.
I don't want to move EXCEPT l do want to be able to have food prepared for me when l am ill. I get pneumonia fairly often, and don't eat properly then. They will bring your dinner to your apt if you let them know. Isn't that great?
Yes it is a beautiful area, not as convenient as here, and the traffic in summer is dreadful, but back streets could be used and how much longer am l going to drive.? They have a beauty salon of sorts. Maybe this is the push l need to leave here. Lots of time to think it over, as there is a wait list.

[Edited by: trugasCA at 8/21/2014 8:33:43 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 5:28:44 AM

More rain. :( But we've had some really nice weather, so I can't really complain, if it only lasts one day. (I hope).

Uh oh, I just looked at the forecast, and there's 40-60% chances of more thunderstorms through the weekend.

Tru, glad you have such a nice option. Napa is prime real estate, isn't it. It sounds and looks (on t.v.) like such a beautiful place to live. Although it might be a little too tempting for a wine lover like me. ;) Would you have room for your dishwasher and other things you've added? In the meantime, I hope your appeal is successful and you can keep your dishwasher where you are. Why wouldn't they want older people to have something like that to make chores easier? Doesn't make sense to me.
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 4:25:07 AM

GM all.

dg- Just means it's closer to the weekend. :-)
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 1:06:34 AM

db, That day just comes around too fast. lol

trugas, Sounds like a wonderful place and something to seriously consider. :)

Dino, Darned computers. :(

MadDog, Obviously you missed the ;) lol
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 12:22:47 AM

DG...you ok?
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 12:18:50 AM

Good evening DG and Co.

Didn't make it in here last night. Computer has been giving me fits.

DG Pinky and The Brain were one of Mrs. K's favorites from back in the day as well. What I seen of Animaniacs I thought was funny.


Dino's Jukebox playing tomorrow night. Going to 1964 for the H artist. I'll tell you this much, it'll be "Something Good." Rain has cleared out. Temps staying in the mid 80s through the weekend.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 11:19:47 AM

Thanks dirt girl, l enjoyed the drive tremendously and the tour of the senior complex has me interested again. You know l am looking for a place that serves food, and this place really does have good food. Wish l had stayed to eat, but didn't . The cafe is separately run but in one of their buildings. They staff with young people from some culinary school, who are studying to be chefs.(Afterall it IS Napa. LOL. They prepare the food and serve it for the minimal price of $6. and will even deliver the evening meal to your apartment if you let them know that is needed. I would love to live there for that alone.
The complex, like ours has "bungalows" and 2 story units. They have over 500 apartments. The good, beside the restaurant is, the office is open 8 am til 5 pm monday thru friday. Tha bad part is they also use laundry cards and the unit you purchase them from is in the office. Unlike our $25 expensive cards, theirs cost $5 if you lose it. They have wonderful benches place everywhere thru out the 15 acre tree lined property. NO chains on them. We have ONE bench and it is chained. LOL.
They have all kinds of activities going daily except Bingo which surprises me in that large of a complex, she said there weren't enough participants. They have several librareis. Ours was shut down because of ? germs? bedbugs? Theirs had large print books too. Their places have several mail boxes and rent drop boxes. You do not have to go out in the weather to get your mail. But they are far from stores. Wouldn't need to buy as much if used Cafe. The units are smaller. But the kitchen is better than our so called "gourmet" kitchens. I will have to consider the place seriously.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 4:33:06 AM

GM all.

dg- Hope you have a good Hump Day.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 12:50:30 AM

DG....yup...YW my friend! :)
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 11:26:08 PM

Dino, I like the animaniacs. Didn't watch them often but like Pinky and the Brain, I think they were aimed at adults more than kids. lol

::waves back at goldieolds::

MadDog, Thanks, that's a nice compliment. ;)

db, A pretty good day. :)

three30, Hope you're having a good day. :)

trugas, As long as it's hooked up correctly, I would think it would be ok. :( Hope your drive to Napa is nice. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 8:18:38 AM

No l haven't checked online for a permanent. Would cost twice as much with mailing fees. Besides it is done and I have my perm now, such as it is. I won't be going to THAT Sally's again tho. I cannot deal with stupidity. Besides l have bigger fish to fry. Now the inspection with the NEW management has told me that l need to get rid of my dishwasher. I am filing an appeal of sorts. My back and neck were the reason l got a reasonable accommondation for the refrigerator l bought, and so the same applies to the dishwasher. I went over the head of this manager. She is very inexperienced and says no before thinking.
I intend going for a drive to NAPA again today, since gas prices have dropped. While driving around l will again look at other senior complexes. I don't want to move, but l will if l cannot be comfortable here.

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 8:09:17 AM

Hi Dirt Girl!

I was in Ipava, IL the other day and ran into an fireman. He had an hourglass and in his pocket was a portrait of the queen. I'll say one thing, his fire engine was sure clean.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 4:36:11 AM

GM all.

dg- Hope you have a good Tuesday.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 12:31:48 AM

DG...Perfect! ;)
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 12:00:09 AM

{{wave!}}

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 10:46:12 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

DG The neighbor kids and I would watch MTV all afternoon given the chance. The good ol days of the channel. Does it still exist?

I'm only joking. I know MTV died in 1997.

Stopping in to say hello since I didn't make it in last night. We were having computer issues at work. Seems like someone got the idea of putting in "updated" (I use that term lightly) computer systems. The result is that the computers are running much slower. I have a separate one attached to the forklift I drive that has locked up on me at least once. I've voiced my opinion on what I think of the new computer seeing that the previous one worked well. Putting it nicely, the new one sucks.

Anyway, back from a quiet weekend on my part. Got the yard caught up and that was about it. Got some more rain and it looks like August may start living up to it's name. Daytime temps in the upper 80s by the end of the week. And I thought Summer gave up on us since we sent the kids back to school.

Speaking of back to school, came across some videos I wanted to share with you. Movie Producer Steven Spielberg produced a series of cartoons for Warner Brothers back in the '90s that was a younger spinoff to the classic Looney Tunes characters called Animaniacs. I didn't watch these closely, but what I seen I thought was very funny and sometimes educational like in this case. If you have kids learning the states and capitals, you may want to show them this one. Enjoy

Animaniacs States and Capitals
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 10:09:59 PM

MadDog, Thank you....for what? ;)

goldieolds, You should contact the Atty Gens office about the early payment. Even credit unions need to follow a set of rules.

db, That's just not fair. lol

trugas, Have you checked walgreens, cvs and walmart. Sometimes on their websites, they have if the item is both in the store and on line. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 8:24:21 AM

Drug stores stock shelves of hair color but no perms. I would buy in drugstore if they did, rather than go back to Sally's . I don't get perms often so l won't stress over it. But l believe the law says you MUST sell at the posted or advertised price. I will pursue it a bit just to make them be honest.

I think it is ok to post the price of gas with a car wash , but if they posted it and didn't say that is "with a car wash" then l would be upset. Of course l understand Goldie that you mean you glance and see the lower price and think it is the price. I do that too. I don't like big prices on anything and then you have to read the small print.

Hey dirt girl.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 4:20:48 AM

GM all.dg- No one ever said life was fair. ;-)
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 2:37:44 AM

Tru, I happened to go to a Sally's several months ago, first time in many years, to buy a gig detangling comb. I noticed that about the price tags, too, and didn't like it either.

It's like my credit union VISA having a due date of the 28th, but telling me I have to call it in before the 28th.

Or the gas station whose prices I sometimes post having a price on its sign that you can only get with a car wash.

Misleading.

It took me a while, even looking at your profile page, to figure out that the picture is of a hummingbird. When I first looked at it here, in the smaller version, I thought it was a person standing at a podium speaking into a mic (facing to the right, w/ "sunglasses" on). I kept thinking it was something like that, even when looking at the slightly larger version, but finally figured it out. LOL.

Did you cut and paste anything today? ;)



[Edited by: goldieolds at 8/18/2014 2:41:01 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 1:37:03 AM

I don't know. :((

That's why I should be living in a place that doesn't change seasons, or at least not this fast. It takes me a while to adjust to changes. I'm still getting used to summer and having flowers and greenery on my balcony, and remembering that I can go outside and sit for a while, instead of staying in here on my computer, where I sit way too much. (A nice long sentence!)
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 1:34:46 AM

DG.....perfect and thank you! :) LOL
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 7:20:27 PM

db, Now is that fair? "Say good night Dick" :)

goldieolds, I believe it starts Thursday. Way too early. Where did the summer go? :(

trugas, Sometimes the only thing you can do is just walk away as hard as it is. I agree the price that is advertised should be the price charged.
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 11:21:34 AM

That's true dirt girl and the pill comes right out. Bet they's be good at that tying cherry stems into a knot. LOL.
But the owner of the dog is crushing the pills. I was able to get her to eat it is cream cheese. Later found owner had mixed it in a larger amount of cottage cheese, tofu and cookie. She ate a bit and l got her to eat a bit more by pretending to go for it and she protected it and ate a bit more. However not getting the full dose of antibiotic. I give up as she and her friend both pooh poohed my suggestions of tricking the dog. Saying she won't eat that and won't even take a pill in a doggie pocket. She showed me the pill pocket and it is HUGE. No wonder. That is for a large gulping type dog.
I cant bear to watch it happen. The dog eats nothing til she gets up at noon, then she gives her meds in her food which she doesn't eat. Won't take suggestions. I give up.

I got a permanent yesterday. The people who were around said l couldn' t get a $6 perm so l went to Sally's (Beauty supply store) and asked for the $6 permanents and the sales clerk took me to the hair color. I said this is color. She said "it's permanent". Stupid. So finally got to section and perms were $6.49 according to the posted sign. I bought 2 and they charged me $16.51. I Said "$16 for two $6 perms???" She said "you don't have a Sally's discount card so it's a dollar more." "Then the price of $7.49 should be posted on the shelf." I am going to report it, or complain on yelp. Posted price is what you should pay.

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 11:12:36 AM

DG, does the State Fair REALLY start this coming week?? Oh, no! It's waaaay too soon. :(

Tru, it does sound like the ailments that you describe Bella having are probably from the toxic chemicals your neighbor has used for her art work. And it is probably affecting her, too. What a shame. I love art and am an artist, but I've had to be careful about the materials I use. That is, after I became chemically sensitive, which probably happened, or was expedited by the chemicals I took in while working in un- and under-ventilated darkrooms. But even before that, I refused to use selenium toner on my black and white prints. It made very beautifully toned prints, but I knew that it is very toxic.
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 8:45:15 AM

GM all.dg- May you have a stressful Sunday... ;-)
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 7:57:55 PM

db, "He, He, He, He, Haw, Haw,Haw, He Haw" and "Howdeee" LOL

trugas, Dogs are smart when it comes to taking pills. If it's disguised in people food, they usually eat around the pill. lol

MadDog, What money? :)
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 6:27:29 PM

LOL DG...that's why you don't remember who took half your money! ;)
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 10:10:35 AM

More problems for Bella my friends dog.. She is only 4 or 5 years old. The bloodwork showed another problem above the chronic lung problem, and the liver disease, now she has a kidney infection. Owner has to give 2 amoxicillin a day and she says the dog wont take pills even with some pill cap? Anyway they gave her first at the vets, and then she crushed up the second into some spaghetti baby food. I don't think that's a good idea as l imagine it is bitter and the dog took 2 or three bites and quit. She was using a spoon to feed her. l suggested she put it on her finger, she said no, she won't eat anymore, so l got up and took it and put some on my finger and the dog licked it off, and continued to do so until it was all gone. I had told owner, to fool her by not putting her food in a doggie dish. Make it look like it is people food and she would be able to feed her from her hands just like she usually gets her treats. I am fearful she will just give up on giving the meds, as she did the liver medication. Bella is so much better in strength etc.
With the electrolytes, and nausea shot and baby food, and now the anti-biotic. I have hopes for her to continue IF she is fed properly.
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 7:33:57 AM

GM all.dg- I wish I could forget Hee Haw....... :-)
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 3:57:41 AM

Oh darn, lost my post.

Good work DG and congratulations Tru! I'm glad you know how to do it now. I knew it was just a matter of confidence and practice. As DG said, it will soon become second nature. Both of us had to do it to see what we do in order to write about it, b/c normally we do it w/o even thinking about it.

Nice poem.

Let us know when you get ready to tackle links. :) Do you men links in Gas Buddy or email?

I remember the name Hee Haw, but not the actual show. Maybe I didn't watch it.

[Edited by: goldieolds at 8/16/2014 3:59:19 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:36:59 PM

Dino, That must have been back when MTV only had videos. :)

goldieolds, Thanks for the heads up on the corn. :)

three30, Was Buck Owens "a pickin'" or "a grinnin'". ;)

db, The day went by quickly. I just realized that only a little over half the people who post here will understand or remember Hee Haw. :)

trugas, I'm so glad that you are able to copy and paste to save some time. Once you do it a few times it will become second nature. I like that poem. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 2:48:43 PM

EG of my copy and paste:
WOW It copied it about 5 times and l had to delete the others.

I'm now an old woman ...and nature is cruel;
'Tis jest to make old age look like a fool.
The body, it crumbles, grace and vigor depart,
There is now a stone where I once had a heart.
But inside this old carcass a young girl still dwells,
And now and again my battered heart swells.
I remember the joys, I remember the pain,
And I'm loving and living life over again.
I think of the years ....all too few, gone too fast,
And accept the stark fact that nothing can last.

So open your eyes, nurses, open and see,
...Not a crabby old woman; look closer ...see ME!!

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:41:45 AM

She can't smell or taste, but cooks anyway. Is an excellent artist. Can't stop her, but did smell the paint she is currently using and it didn't have fumes. She has a close family, has dinner with them once a week and even goes to granddaughter's softball games. She is monitored and l am sure they know all about it. Of course she is in denial. Yesterday she said "I never get drunk" l told her "YEs but you DO have blackouts. Remember you can't remember things?" She blinked her eyes and had no comeback. I used that to point out her complete lack of memory of big things.

I believe that is why she takes people with her to grocery shop, go to vet etc. They help her like l did to remember. Up til now l just thought that she liked the company or having people around all the time. I now believe it is her way of not getting lost etc. I remember now that one recent incident while shopping with one lady who told me this happened. She said "this store (safeway) doesn't have yogurt..and her companion said.."sure they do, it's right over here" and that was another example of dementia. Everyone knows that Safeway carries yogurt, but she was positive they didn't.

Thanks for all your patience dirtgirl in helping me learn to copy and paste. Your directions were exactly what worked. I just didn't have enough confidence.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:29:11 AM

Hi Dirt Girl!

I was in Elliot, IL yesterday and happy creatures were dancing on the lawn in the city square. There was a band there playing Buck Owens songs and darned if there wasn't an elephant in the band.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 4:21:23 AM

GM all.
dg- Hope you have an easy Friday.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 2:25:00 AM

DG, thanks.

That delicious AMAIZE corn is on sale at L&B this week 6 ears for $2 I think it is. I just bought some the other day at 5 ears for $3 and when it's gone I'm going to get some more at this even better price. And I bought some last week (?) for even a little more. Love it.

Tru, does your senior housing have a social worker? I doubt the individual housing does, but maybe the larger program? If so perhaps they should be notified. Or maybe DHS. If your neighbor is still able to live on her own, it sounds like she might need some kind of assistance or supervision, and perhaps won't be fit to live on her own for too much longer.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 11:15:01 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

This week's jukebox selection comes from a band that first formed way back in 1967. The band members included Anthony Phillips, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Peter Gabriel and Chris Stewart. Mike Rutherford and Peter Gabriel went on and had successful solo careers as well. The tune tonight is from their 12th studio album "Invisible Touch" and what's really unique about the tune is the accompanying video. The video features caricature puppets by the British television show Spitting Image. After Phil Collins saw a caricatured version of himself on the show, he commissioned the show's creators, Peter Fluck and Roger Law, to create puppets of the entire band, as well as all the characters in the video. Some of them include Mick Jagger, Queen Elizabeth II, and former President Ronald Regan. The song peaked at #4 in the US and #14 in the UK in 1986.

G - Genisis - "Land Of Confusion"
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 9:03:20 PM

MadDog, Just separating out the messages. I still don't remember who you are. ;)

db, I day and counting until the weekend. :)

trugas, That is always sad when you notice someone slipping away that fast. :(

goldieolds, Hope you're feeling better soon. :)
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 11:13:53 AM

I was outside a little while ago and it is so beautiful! A perfect day, weather-wise, isn't it?

Tru, it is sad about the dog but also about the owner. The chemicals could also be causing her dementia. Our bodies are not designed to clear out those kinds of toxins, and of course the dog, being so much smaller, is even more sensitive to them. Liver clears out the toxins from the body, so probably got overloaded. Even with the house opened up, it's not good, at least now that their systems are already compromised.

I'm having an issue right now because the guy was here from the heating company to service and clean the radiators. He used some kind of cleaning solution that I can still smell in the air. I've got some windows and doors open, but still can't open the big sliding glass door. After he cleaned the first radiator with it, and it was in the air, a rash on my arm flared up and started itching. Now my eyes are burning and itching. And these are probably not too strong and most people probably wouldn't pay attention to it. But b/c I'm sensitive to chemicals, it affects me worse than it does others.

Chemical overload can cause brain fog and in extreme cases dementia. And/or fatigue, arthritis-like pain, inflammation conditions, etc. She should go to a doctor who understands chemical sensitives and knows how to detox her. But like any other injury, it can take time to heal.

Another possibility is vitamin B12 deficiency. There is a gene mutation (MTHFR) which I have, which makes the body less efficient at clearing toxins and it also keeps the body from converting vitamin B12, B6 and folate into their useful forms. Normally the body does that itself, but if the body is not functioning properly, it doesn't utilize those vitamns in their most common forms. It's the methylation (methylization?) process. I am now taking those vitamins in their active form. Example, B12 usually comes in the cyanocobalimin form, but I must take it in the active methylcobalamin form.

There's a simple blood test for the gene mutation, but most doctors are not yet educated on it. Blood tests can also test if there is a B12 deficiency, but if there is enough B12 in the blood and the body is not utilizing it, it'll look like they have enough.

More than you wanted to know, I'm sure. And of course there are other causes for dementia, too. I hope she and her dog get help. She should stop using those toxic glues immediately, even with the windows open. But she probably won't. :(
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 10:12:59 AM

Well it is proven fact now that leader is losing it. She didn't remember going to lunch at fish place month before last and that was when l picked up on it. Last night we took her dog Bella to emergency where she said "I didn't know this place was here" and filled out all the forms for a new patient. Bella had been there not long ago and that is where her liver disease was diagnosed. I found that out when l asked "where did you get all this info on Bella?"
From the empty meds bottle that she never refilled, and the full one she got on the second of this month, it was noted she is not medicating the dog for her disease. She doesn't feed her properly and she does use a lot of glues and sprays in her art work. OK if the house is open, but she has said she does it a lot at night when she can't sleep. The house of course is closed up then, and the poor dog is suffering chronic lung problems from all that and she also sprays her rug to clean up after the dog she admitted. I feel so sorry for the young dog suffering all these ailments simply because of her owner's lack of care due partly to the dementia. I had another friend in the same way in Fort Bragg whose dog was loaded with fleas, scratched constantly and when l asked she would say "she doesn't have fleas" until l turned her over and saw all of them running all over. Poor thing was infested, worst case l have seen. I got meds and she would bring her monthly to my house to get treatment, as she came frequently anyway. She would forget otherwise. I am saddened to find dogs suffering from neglect due to dementia of owners.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 4:29:30 AM

GM all.
dg- May your work week continue to move by swiftly.
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 12:57:52 AM

DG....lol.....you just called me by my name.....don't forget it! ;)
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 11:58:37 PM

db, Where did the week go? =:o

trugas, People will feed their dogs all sorts of junk. I had a friend who fed her dog turkey hotdogs. Ok for protein but too much sodium and the dog was overweight from all that junk.

Dino, Lauren Bacall was before my time too but I enjoy the movies she was in.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 11:34:40 PM

Good evening DG and company

I do remember Robin's cameos on Happy Days. Hard to believe, but he only starred in two TV shows. The rest of the time he was in movies. And was really good at it.

On the heels of Robin Williams' passing, we've lost another great celebrity. Watching the news this evening and seen where Lauren Bacall died at the age of 89. She was a bit before my time. The big movies she played in date back to the 1940s and '50s. She looked like a beautiful lady for her time.

Cooler weather has approached us. My car showed 59 on the thermometer this evening when I pulled into work. It'll be good for the return to school for the kids and the dryer air will allow me to get out and get the yard caught up over the next couple of days.

Good deal this evening. McDonald's is currently offering their 20 piece Chicken McNuggets for $3.99. Ate some while I post and will save the rest for lunch later. Back to school time is upon us. Dylan will engrace the halls of Tyler Consolidated Middle School tomorrow (Thursday) while Emily returns Monday and Kia will return for her Junior year Friday. It will not be a big deal to Kia. With marching band pracice it'll feel like she never left.

Rain now out of the forecast. Daytime temps in the mid 70s here.
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