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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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dirt girl
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 8:11:14 PM

Dino, It's nice that both of your kids work so hard on their teams. Sounds like they are getting a good foundation in team sports. :)

db, Another good day...except for the white stuff. :(

goldieolds, I think honeydog links to her photo album all the time. A couple more days and it will start to warm up. :)

trugas, Your garden area sounds nice. Too bad you can't see it from inside. :)
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 10:14:19 AM

It isn' t MY yard, it is a triangle between our bungalows, but it is my VIEW. They cut down everything in front of her area..she didn't want them to do even that. I was surprised and yesterday l told her l was thinking of getting green paint to spray the brown clumps. She said "oh you have a lot of color" yes but l can't see it below my window, l actually look out to the triangle. It is almost spring, when the clumps start growing and l don't expect they will be left that tall. If l wanted to do something l would ask Sean to come down and cut them down. He started to do that after doing it near his place and Fearless said "oh you better not do that" She has nothing to do with our area either, but that's the way people are around here. I am backing out of gardening even my own strip, l put bulbs in and they are coming up now. Gladioli and tulips and daffodils. I have some smaller plants primroses, and l have 2 Purple Echinacea. and some pinks. Most take care of themselves and perennials. I just have to help prop them and clean up when they are thru. I cannot see any of that from inside tho.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 9:35:28 AM

Hi all.

It's coming down now. At least it's a pretty one. But I wish our weather would obey the calendar. ;)

Tru, I was thinking the same thing as DG about your neighbor and the grass. Why does she get to be the one to tell the gardener what to do with your yard?

Re the link, it looks like maybe you didn't write anything in the second box? The one that says, "Please enter the text to be displayed for the link, i.e. The GasBuddy Web site" Hmmm, but I wouldn't think that would keep it from being "hot". I don't think I've ever done it with a link to a photo in the albums.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 4:35:42 AM

GM all.dg- Hopefully today is easy as well.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 11:00:04 PM

Good evening DG

They got it out and she was back home by 10:30 last night. I asked Mom if Dad picked my Sister up an extra pack of cigarettes.

I've been spending the last few months bragging about Emily's basketball season. Tonight, I'm shifting gears to brag about the other basketball player in the family, Dylan. They played this evening and fell short, but he had an excellent game. 6 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals in the loss. He definitely put up his share of the work. After the game, I rewarded him with a Slim Jim at the gas station when I stopped to fill up. I told him he earned it. And he did.

It's nice to see the sunshine of a day, but the downside, this means the snow is melting and producing sheets of ice. I threw some ice melt on our walkway before Dylan and I left for the game. As it settled in I could here it cracking the ice. Gotta love science.

Temps are trying to mellow out. Looks like one more subzero night coming on Thursday then hopefully we can move forward with the temps. Certainly will spring forward with the clocks this weekend. One of the bank signs in Moundsville has already done it. Had to do a double take when I passed it and it said it was 11:05. TTFN
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 10:09:34 PM

db, A fairly easy day. :)

trugas, That's ok, you'll get the hang of it. :) Kind of interesting that she didn't leave the grass in front of her place. You could always ask the gardener to cut the grass down. :)
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 9:43:07 AM

I keep trying to learn on my own. Near but not quite there.

'Spose you read about my Sunday on "Life is Good" so won't copy it here. I had a good day and even went out to visit "the pest" ..she is fine one on one when l instigate the visit. Invited her to the Lunch Bunch trip to Outback. Had to change date to Saturday as they do not serve lunch during the week.

Then chit chatted with the cat,Bucket's owner, and she let it slip that the reason all the tall brown dead grass is still not cut down in front of my place is: She asked the gardener to leave it for Bucket to play in.
At first l felt anger. She has her view all cleared out and pretty colors, while l look out my front window to nothing but overgrown dead grass clumps. I have been waiting for them to be cut down so l could plant and spread seed without the gardener stomping all over the plantings to work on the grass. I shouldn't call it grass, it is 4 feet tall clumps. Then l decided so what. I do enjoy the cat. Course all along the side are also clumps and he does go all over now, not just in front...But still. It isn't that important to get upset over. They will be cut eventually. I cannot plant much there as there isn't room. I would like a couple of the clumps removed and replaced with something that stays green ..like rosemary. I don't have the energy so it won't happen.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 4:40:44 AM

GM all.
dg- Hope you have an easy Monday.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 1:27:27 AM

db, A fairly fun day. :)

trugas, It said the picture was no longer available. A creative way to get the points. :)

Dino, Kids will stick things up their noses. lol At least they were able to get it out. :)
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 11:26:47 PM

Good evening DG

Have been a fan of her's for a good while. She's one of Emily's as well.

Sunday night so it must be my Monday. Just talked to Mom and got some interesting news from them. I guess my Niece tried to stick a mini jellybean up her nose. Problem was she didn't get back out. So, off the ER they went to get it taken back out. Which they did. She's just following in her Mom's footsteps. When she was little, about 5 y/o, she put a bead in her ear and couldn't get it out so off to the ER we went to get it removed.

Temps are holding above freezing here with one sign showing 40. I was concerned with the roads with the temperature being close to the freezing mark. I took an extra precaution and left about a half an hour early for work. The upside is I made it in around 10 my time so that translates into at least 30 minutes of OT this week. Temps are going to be up and down this week precip is going to be a bit of everything. Another crazy week. Welcome to March. Hang on...
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:46:37 AM

[L=http://C:\Users\Barbara\Pictures\Glads][/L]
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:07:41 AM

I need 5 more points to qualify for a ticket to the drawing. How can that be? 995 points. I do not want to go out today. To look up gas prices.

[Edited by: trugasCA at 3/1/2015 10:09:13 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 11:24:42 AM

C:\Users\Barbara\Pictures\2015-02-25

This is not a true link but it does if you put it in the subject line of a new page, take you to the pic of my cat and dog at front door and the mustard field pics l took on the Napa drive...Ignore the dumpsters. LOL

Self teaching.



[Edited by: trugasCA at 2/28/2015 11:29:58 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 9:22:42 AM

GM all.

dg- Hope you have a fun Saturday.
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 8:36:06 PM

Dino, I don't listen to her much but she has a very nice voice. :) Warmer weather is coming here starting tomorrow...20's will be a heatwave. :)

db, Fairly quickly. :)
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 4:36:57 AM

GM all.

dg- May your work day pass quickly....
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 11:09:33 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

DG we have a few sub zero nights ahead of us. I'm really hoping they go away real soon. Looking around the white backyard, I'm thinking I'm ready for the white to turn green.

I decided to change the record on Dino's Jukebox tonight. Thought of a better one than my original idea.

This week's "Wild Card Week" edition of Dino's Jukebox wraps up a month of "Love" songs for the month of February. A new theme and new month kicks off next week.

Wild card week means I pick the decade and it can be any decade this week. I've gone bold and went with the 2000s this week. Our artist first came on the music scene in the early '00s and has been a success on both the Country and Pop charts. Her 2014 release, titled "1989" is named after the year she was born. Tonight's selection peaked at #4 in the US and Canada and #1 in Australia. And she's is one of Emily's favorite artists as well. Where for art thou, Romeo?

Taylor Swift - "Love Story"
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 7:23:38 PM

Dino, Glad it's finally warming up for you there. Tonight should be our last night of below zero temps for a while...hopefully until next January. :)

db, Don't know where my mind was at. lol

trugas, Glad you're enjoying the show. I haven't watched any yet but have heard good things about it. :) Gas went up here today and will probably go back again next week too. :(

goldieolds, I think WGBH has all the seasons online but not sure.

[Edited by: dirt girl at 2/26/2015 7:24:29 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 1:03:53 PM


Hi all.

Tru, so glad you got to catch up on this season's Downton.

Is it only the current season available on that site?

Now that I finally got my cable box hooked up and am able to watch t.v. again, I'm making up for lost time, I think. The Xfinity On Demand is new to me but it's included in my service. Some things are free, like current seasons t.v. shows and other things cost to view or buy or w/ a subscription I don't have. It's great being able to go back and watch an episode I missed, so I don't end up planning my life around when certain shows are on. I thought I'd be able to go back and watch the first 3 or 4 seasons that I'd missed, of Downton, but those are not free. But that's o.k. There's so much to watch now that I spend too much time in bed watching. LOL. That's the only t.v. that's hooked up so far. I need esp. to get the kitchen one going again, so I can be productive and cook while watching.
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 10:26:21 AM

After cleaning the kitchen counters with bleach and the stove really well, l sat down and watched several of the Downton Abbeys and enjoyed them so much. Then l watched the last one and hope l don't fall asleep on the finale Next Sunday. Thanks again for the site that allows you to watch current episodes.

I didn't even watch my Netflix movie as l spent so much enjoyable time with Downton Abbey.

Gas jumped up .50c per gallon this month here. I may give up driving sooner than planned. Lol. $64 to fill my tank if it gets back up to $4. a gallon. Course that would last a couple or three months but still. Shock. Right now it is at $44 per tank.
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 4:40:58 AM

GM all.

dg- Perish the thought. ;-)
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 10:38:15 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

The kids were going nuts being stuck at home all that time. They've missed a total of 15 school days for the year so far.

Another night a little better than recent evenings. Temps sitting in the upper 20s. Listened to the Charlotte Hornets defeat the Chicago Bulls on the way into work this evening. The Hornets are one of the professional teams I follow.

Wanted to pass along the link to Emily's Lady Bobcat album one more time this season as Robin has pulled through again. This will be the last of the pictures for the season. I've gotten a nice collection courtesy of Robin's fantastic camera skills.

Emily Lady Bobcats 2015
The first shot features her attempting a three pointer.

Another link to pass along to you. If you wanted to catch up on Dino's Jukebox or just hear one of your favorites again. I've set up a new topic for the 2015 edition of the Jukebox. You can find that here:

Dino's Jukebox 2015 Edition

Dino's Jukebox does play tomorrow night. Sticking with the 1980s for Wild Card week. Another "Love" song that doesn't smell so sweet and one of the most bizarre videos I've ever seen. See you tomorrow night
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 10:07:48 PM

db, Do you suppose that we're growing up? I knew I was in trouble when I stopped max posting. ;)

goldieolds, I just googled and it came up. Since I know they sponsor shows and a lot of the shows come through there, I thought it was worth a chance. Looks like they have all sorts of shows on line. :)

trugas, You're most welcome. It's always nicer to watch a show than to read the summary of the show. :) I had never heard of self-rising flour until a couple of years ago. It's not a big thing here, possibly because we have/had several flour mills up here. :)

[Edited by: dirt girl at 2/25/2015 10:08:35 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 12:07:12 PM

Favorite Anytime Recipes
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 11:59:47 AM

The ice cream muffin recipe is online as well as in Favorite Anytime Recipes topic by gb Glorioussnookie. I didn't care for the taste and tossed mine. Two ingredients self rising flour and vanilla ice cream.(which contains sugar egg etc)
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 11:28:33 AM

Thank you so much dirtgirl...l just looked everywhere for a rerun of the episodes and could find nothing. I went to your link and watched one episode, one of the earliest and it made so much more sense with all the sly looks and remarks that people made. I watched it and enjoyed it so much. Thank you for suggesting this. I hope to take time later to watch all of this seasons episodes.

I can see how after 11 years you would tire of this posting. I got that way a while back then picked up again, but to tell you the truth l do not like all the commercials on gb now and if l don't block them l may leave myself permanently. They are annoying.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 9:57:41 AM

DG, Brillliant. I wouldn't have thought to look there. Cool that WGBH is showing current shows online.

Tru, FYI, this weeks show is Season 5 Episode 8.

Cheers.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 4:32:05 AM

GM all.dg- I've [pondered the same thing as of late......
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 9:07:18 PM

Hi all. :)

db, Tired last night so chose sleep instead of posting for points...you don't suppose that after 11 years the novelty has worn off? ;)

Dino, I guess considering where you live, ac would be important in schools. Guess having kids home for that long is driving the parents a bit crazy. :)

goldieolds, Considering the quality of the photograph and the fact that there aren't any other people there, I'd say it's local. My guess would be that the Zoo may be making a few pennies off each copy sold outside of their gift shop. Considering that it is in their gift shop it's probably been out for a while. I did see that the pizza was on sale and had one tonight. :)

trugas, I like hearing about your cooking sprees. Ice cream muffin sounds interesting but can't figure out how it would be done. lol You might try WGBH for watching episodes of Downton Abbey that you missed. It looks like they have them.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 9:34:11 AM

Goldie we have access to three public stations. One other carries Downton Abbey a different episode, but on same night. That is how l caught up on past episodes missed.
May get it on Netflix later. I did READ what happened. Not the same as watching.

Dirtgirl is missing again. Hope she is well.

I steam cleaned the kitchen floor twice over with my light weight shark stick cleaner. Still tiring. But glad to do it and get it done.
Got the Prevnar 13 pneumonia shot also. Last pneumonia shot was 8 years ago.

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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 4:52:49 AM

Oh, and I forgot to say that the pizza I got also has artichoke hearts. They didn't taste artichokey. Just like some unidentifiable other veggie. It's pretty good, but I ate more crust than I should have, esp. since I've been having an active case of the reaction. Other things may trigger it, but wheat is the one I know the most. Oh well, it tastes good. Enjoy now suffer later. I hope not. I've been taking a homeopathic remedy that seems to be helping, but don't know if it'll be enough to counter this new influx.

Have good rest of the week.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 4:31:36 AM

GM all.Heeeelllloooo dg. ;-)
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 4:11:27 AM

Hi all.

DG, you've probably seen it, but in case you didn't, Cub has several pizza brands on sale for $5, incl. your fave. And I saw a coupon book for Rainbow, good thru 2/28, that has your fave for $3.99. Quick, make room in the freezer. ;)

I decided to take advantage of the $5 offer to try a Connie's Naturals. It looks good, Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable with the spinach, mushrooms, bell pepper, garlic and onion and five cheeses. Of course the amount of veggies doesn't look anywhere near as much as in the picture. The crust has healthier grains in addition to wheat: millet, oats, etc. But I shouldn't eat the crust as long as there's wheat in it. Maybe I'll eat a little of it. It's cooling right now. Gotta go!



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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 10:58:15 PM

Good evening DG and Co.


Happy Monday one and all. I heard on the radio today about this being the 70th anniversary of the American flag being raised at Iwo Jima. They interviewed one of the local residents who took part in the fighting who is now 89 years o*d.

They do occasionally have war Veterans on the radio show and it's always fascinating to hear their stories and realize how good we truly have it here.

This is one of, hopefully, the last brutally cold nights of the season. Currently +4 outside with a matching wind chill. Night time temps will stay around zero all week. Tyler county sits on a three hour delay tomorrow. This could be their first day back since February 13th. Stay warm.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 10:53:18 AM

Tru, does your public t.v. there have a 2nd station? If they might replay Downton on a different night. Here it is replayed on Wed. night on the other PBS station. Or, if you know anyone who has cable with the "on demand" feature, or maybe the library, Downton is on that and current season episodes can be replayed at one's convenience. I haven't watched it yet, b/c I also watched the Oscars. I can tell you about it after I watch it. You might have to remind me.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 10:01:23 AM

It's kinda weird how l go on cooking sprees, then droughts. Don't want to cook anything.
Just pull precooked from freezer, sometimes just a hot dog.

I tried an ice cream muffin recipe and l wasn't impressed. Novelty. But had to try it.

Glad to get the 14 muumuus washed, they were making a tall pile, along with a couple of sheets and blouse or two. But now l don't have to wash for couple of weeks. Don't like the job, even tho it is all done by machines. I do hang them slightly damp. That got heavy towards the end.

Watched the Oscars, missing Downton Abbey.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 4:25:23 AM

GM all.

dg- Hope you have an easy Monday.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 2:18:12 AM

DG, that's nice that you let them know (in case they didn't already) and it's great that they are selling it in their gift shop. Too bad they don't get some sort of donation for other sales. I wonder if they have a website, and then could sell it internationally. I started to say they should get royalties, but as a photographer I know better. If it was taken by a photographer in their employ, then they would own it. But freelancers own their own work. My educated guess is that the puzzle company bought it from a stock house. But who knows, if the photog is local, maybe he or she made a contribution to the zoo. If they made enough money on it. Usually many of us lose money on our photo work. But some make a good living selling photos for stock, in addition to their other photo work. Those are usually photogs who do commercial work. Corporate, advertising, etc.

Although the building doesn't change, the flowers do, and IMO that changes the look. sort of. :)

Tru, glad yo enjoy looking at some of your photos and that they bring back lovely memories for you. I love photography and love seeing it have special meanings for people.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 10:11:24 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

DG the schools have been set up with air conditioning so they can start in August. Blennerhassett, where Emily goes, had AC installed when the school was built in 1975. Other schools had to be refitted for the AC. Speaking from experience, the AC worked really really well back when I went there. Too good in some rooms.

Back to work and a bit early tonight. Production ran over the weekend and it leaves us a bit more to unload and put away. What they didn't tell us is that they had a couple other people in over the weekend that caught us up. Long story short, we don't have as much waiting that we thought we would. That's why I'm able to make my rounds tonight.

The storm that passed through this weekend gave us about 4 new inches of that nasty white stuff. I'm just glad it warmed up into the 30s. 33 feels so much better compared to 9 on Friday night. We did change over to rain for awhile Saturday afternoon. Mrs. K caught up laundry and Emily and I basically caught up. It was really nice to have her up on a weekend again.

Temps holding in the low 30s this evening. Forecast calls for it to get chilly again and I'm seeing those minus signs on the forecast lows this week. Here's to hoping March can't get here soon enough. L8R
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 6:00:29 PM

db, A fairly restful day. Looks cold and windy outside...not going out. lol

trugas, Nice that you are able to cook things that you like. Cleanup can always come later. :)

Amazingly, the zoo and conservatory are free, asking only for donations from visitors.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 10:32:10 AM

I looked at the baby orangutan on your conservatory site. Cute. Mom sure watched the camera and tried to hide behind the tree too. LOL
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 10:11:38 AM

Got a lot done yesterday and l did frame another picture. This was of the sunrise over Fort Bragg CA . I chose it because l so enjoyed living there for 4 years. Now if l hang it , l can look at it and think of all the people l knew there and the lovely walks along the ocean bluffs and the flowers l grew and the deer that ate them, and the baby goats next door. So much more to remember when looking at that pic. Just like the memories brought up when l look at the waterfall in Hawaii, and the waterfall in Yosemite.

It is going to be a great day today. I made beef barley soup and the sink is full of dirty pots but that's ok. I made peasant bread and had a lot of pots to wash from that as well. I am messy. But l clean up nice. LOL.

Enjoy life
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 8:15:16 AM

GM all.dg- Hope you have a restful day.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 10:31:04 PM

trugas, Sounds like you did your best to give them all the information possible. Keep in mind that he's not a teenager so probably won't be speeding in the thing. :)

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 11:24:04 AM

Finally delivered the chair and put my money in the bank. Now l feel guilty about it. The chair may not be the best idea for him. He is pretty frail. Hope someone figures it all out for him. For one thing, they tip easily, and they plan to take him down a slope to the car. The "slope" is about equal to two steps high. My old yard had steps, his has gravel on a slope. They said they would get a friend to make a ramp... Then what do they do with the chair? OH well. They are adults. I did print out some warning pages and some information about operating for him ...

I wish l had the inclination to enlarge and frame a few more of the pics l took on my travels. I did two of waterfalls, and everytime l look at them now , l remember so much about the trips. Who l was with, what we did or if alone as in the Hawaii waterfall, l remberthe roosters and the long road to get there etc. Such nice memories, and so much better than in an album.

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 9:34:08 PM

Dino, Bet the kids will just love going to school in June. ;)

db, A very busy day but easy. :)

trugas, Hope they guy pays you soon. Sounds like you had a wonderful lunch. :)

goldieolds, Don't know the story but got an email that they are aware of it and it is for sale in their gift shop. :) I haven't been there for years but it looks the same. :)
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 4:51:11 PM

Hey, DG. It's been a long time since I've been there, but it sure looks like the Como Conservatory to me! Cool, it got on a puzzle. Do you know the story?

I was looking at what it said below, and I thought it said gluten-free, and I thought, "who eats puzzle pieces?" LOL. Looked again and realized it says "glare-free". Darn small print. :)

I was supposed to go to a wedding there, once. It was very early in the morning b/c, as I recall, it had to be before it opened to the public. But darned if I didn't have a flat tire (or some car thing) and missed it. Must have been very pretty.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 8:40:06 AM

I believe l am telling the truth when l say , this is the first time l have left costco with a piled high cart, like most of the shoppers l see. I figured they must only come every 6 months, but now l know better. I ALso thought that costco only changed their displays once a month. That is also not so, l guess.

Stayed in and baked Peasants bread, sliced the beef thin and dipped in juice then onto bread. That and asparagus was last night's dinner. Dessert was date, banana, almond bar. Also baked myself.

Wish this guy would pay me for the power chair l sold him Feb 9th. Still waiting for his trust fund check. I will use that to pay my car insurance.

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 4:32:21 AM

GM all.dg- Hope you have an easy Friday.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 10:45:39 PM

Good evening DG and Co.

Yeah, they've closed the entire week mostly due to the cold weather. We've been under wind chill advisories for a good bit of the week and they closed to keep kids from sitting outside waiting on the bus. At lest it'll be warmer when they're still going in June.

I guess the word here is the cold. We are definitely not immune from it here. As I type this, we are at 0 outside with a wind chill of -15. I told Mrs. K I wasn't wearing my regular work coat this evening. Simply because my other coat has a hood and is a bit warmer. I'm dressed in at least two layers top and bottom. This isn't my first cold warehouse. This will be the coldest night of the season for us with temps forecast to drop to -9 for an overnight low. The sweep is complete in snow days for the kids as schools are closed tomorrow meaning they have missed the entire week.

Putting the cold aside it's time to get Dino's Jukebox warmed up. This week we are dealing with the 1980s and continuing the "Love" song theme for February. Our tune comes from the 1989 album "The Great Radio Controversy" An album who's title brings about who is said to be the true inventor of the radio, Nikola Tesla. While Tesla is said to have invented the radio, Italian engineer Guglielmo Marconi stole the idea and took the credit for the invention hence, the title behind the album.

The song tonight would be one of the biggest hits for the rock band, Tesla peaking at #10 in 1989 and would be second only to their unplugged performance of the Five Man Electrical Band's 1971 hit "Signs" taking their version to #8 in 1990. The video I picked for this one is basically just the lyrics, but I wanted something that included the great minute and a half intro that you get with the album version of this song. BTW, this was the first CD I ever purchased in 1990. Enjoy.

Tesla - "Love Song"
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 10:23:24 PM

goldieolds, How's this for a tropical moment. Atrium Garden. Look familiar? :)
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