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Claudie

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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2006 3:37:10 PM

Welcome to Claudie's Place! We offer the best food at a low price and lots of entertaining topics of conversation. Why don't you sit down over there and relax for a while?
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keywest1
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 4:37:45 AM

Good Morning Claudie!

Have a Great Day!
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 1:24:09 AM

Good morning Claudie!

Food shopping first, then let the games begin. Great news that that mom is home and in time for dinner at the ALF!

Enjoyed the light rain on the drive to Littleton along the CT River Hwy. Saw the first wave of geese overhead, perhaps 60-70 of then honking up a storm. Not many leaves remain on the silver maples lining the CT River.

Bought at the mkt were Driscoll's raspberries $1.50 a pint, blackberries $1.67, cukes are up to 67¢ ea, a 1¼ lb head of leaf lettuce for $1.50, baby bella's were $2.25 for 10 oz, Limes 5/$1, lemons 5/$2, oranges 4/$2, Bartlett pears 98¢s a lb, and sweet potatoes just 54¢ a lb.

Here is the link to the latest prices from Big Papa's Market this week. In tax free Littleton, NH.

Shopped around for sesame oil in four stores. See that my small WM doesn't even carry it. Cheapest seen is $10.30 a qt at Shaws. Will use it to make my own oyster sauce, free of chemicals and MSG.

Also want to make pork, beef or chicken Lo Mein and beef and broccoli Chinese style w/oyster sauce. A common important ingredient to keep on hand. See most store do not stock it.

Returned home to enjoy some war games playing StarCraft II. StarCraft II continues the epic saga of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg waging war upon each other.

These three distinct and powerful races clash once again in the fast-paced real-time strategy sequel to the legendary original, StarCraft. Legions of veteran, upgraded, and brand-new unit types will do battle across the galaxy, as each faction struggles for survival. It has my interest.

Getting the brunt of the storm tonight. Winds gusts up to 25 mph w/a chance of rain near 100 percent. Will be fast asleep and hope the power remains on for heat and to post in the morning. You will know the outcome if there are posts or none.

The ISS orbits early (6:03 PM) and up to twice tonight (7:40 EDT) for those who can see it. See it and the other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:43 AM EDT. Night is 6:16 PM.

Sunrise: 7:12AM. Set: 5:47 PM.

Length of day: 10h 34m. Length of visible light: 11h 33m. Tomorrow will be 2m 52s shorter.

The temp is 42° (5°C), the high will be 47° (8°C) w/light rain. Heavy rain is on the way.

Have a delightful day!

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hmcsretired07
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 10:09:40 PM

Good night Claudie
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Robustus
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 9:18:52 PM

Hi Claudie,

(Scrolled down and saw the good news about your mom being home from the hospital! I'm glad that's all over for you!)

Another usual day of "business" with work and the now-usual after work visitation to Mom. Nothing new to "chat" about that.

However, work is still getting on my nerves as hours are still down at 15 again for next week. I went over to Goodwill's website again and filled out an application for a position at one of the nearby stores. It is for a retail clerk which you run cashier, stock, and/or assist customers. Then, there was something else I can't quite remember what the position was called. I think something like "hang and pull." I applied for that, too since on the application they let you choose what positions you desire. I assume it is some kind of stocking job. Then, I saw donation attendant, but they only let me only two. The hardest thing and I'm concerned is my availability. I said after 4pm, but I couldn't say what days I can and cannot work. My current work schedule varies each week for what days I work. I'm sure if I can get in there, perhaps I can set up a more steady schedule between the two. So, I do plan on keeping what I'm doing now and then do the other on the days I don't work or a few hours after I get off the first one. So, that way, I can still work part-time, but will end up with full-time hours, if you get what I'm saying.

I still want to check out the other things I mentioned about them. They are supposed to get people "back to work" by providing job assistance services. However, I do not know if they will guarantee a job somewhere. But, it is worth a shot to brush up on those skills. (They even provide counseling/services for people who have difficulty due to criminal backgrounds. I'm not saying I have one, but just something I to give you an idea of what they do.)

So, cross your fingers, I can get something. I really don't want to survive on 15 hours a week and end up moving back with my dad. I know he likes me around to help. But, we both know that won't be pleasant. But, that brings up a slight problem with two jobs. Hopefully, there will still be time to help them out and still enjoy things of my own. That is what I meant by having a part-time job, but getting full-time hours.
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WKGaser
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 9:15:39 PM

Good Evening Claudie
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 9:02:28 PM

Good evening, TUrtLE and sandipaws!

TUrtLE, YES! Good news! I'm ready for a break!

sandipaws, have been relaxing since about 5 PM when I finally got back from taking Mom home. Boy, was I relieved that traffic wasn't bad going home. Whew!

<yawns>

Whoo!

Time for me to sign out for the night...maybe even to bed early.

Good night, Buddies!
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 8:45:19 PM

Hello Claudie,
Glad to hear the good news about your mom. Hope you are relaxing now. Have a good evening. {{Hugs}}
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 7:59:40 PM

Good news, Claudie.

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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 6:43:34 PM

Oh, thank goodness! Mom is home from the hospital! She even made it back for her dinner at the ALF. So glad this is over. Well, sorta. Tomorrow I have to call the doctor's office and make a follow-up appointment.

Hello, dickc49, Scanman, Farful, and attitash!

dick, wow! That much rain! That's a bunch! Is the rain over with for now? Hope you feel better tomorrow.

Scanman, Mom is now back and so happy she can sleep in her own bed! Oh! And place Solitaire on her computer!

Farful, congrats on winning that Bingo game! What did you win? Hmmmm, BIX Foundation said you didn't have to have what installed?

attitash, wow! You sure were the Energizer Bunny today, weren't you? Were there many leaves to rake up? Hmmmm, couldn't you have just run the lawn mower over them?
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attitash
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 4:23:57 PM

Everything done! Went golfing 1st!!!! Work weekend so it all needed to be done today. Hope all is well with your Mother! More thoughts & prayers.
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Farful
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 2:25:13 PM

Good afternoon Claudie and All!
 
Claudie, Hope your Mom recovers quickly and her protimes numbers return to normal. Best wishes.
 
Had a message ready to send this morning. Was playing bingo earlier but <poof> it disappeared when I came home. I won a game of bingo covering the card. K. did not win.
 
Storm clouds are in the area but have had just a few drops of rain.
 
BIX Foundation repair company stopped by today to give me an estimate. They said that I do not need to have piers installed.
 
Have a thankful Thursday!
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Scanman
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 2:21:22 PM

Afternoon Claudie!

Sorry to hear bout your Mom! Hope all gets back to normal soon and she's able to return to ALF where I'm sure she will be much more at ease!
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dickc49
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 12:10:09 PM

Good afternoon Claudie,

Well, the storm hit us pretty good overnight. Have a full rain gauge today. That is about 5 1/2 inches. Some local roads are flooded. We had gusts to just over 50 MPH last night too. The worst is done now. Still windy, but we have a break in the rain. The storm will only slowly move so we will have the lingering effects well into tomorrow.
The area I had the injection is still a bit tender, and I feel not real positive effects yet. Probably will not begin to feel the positives until Saturday. Hoping by Sunday or Monday to feel much better. Have a follow up in two weeks.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 12:05:45 PM

Grrrrr! I hate waiting!

I have talked to Mom several times this morning, but no news about anything yet! :(

Hello, attitash, sandipaws, and senile!

attitash, wow! What a busy day for you today! I'm guessing you might be raking leaves by now.

sandipaws, thanks for the prayers for Mom.

senile, thanks for stopping in this morning!
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senile1
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 10:21:12 AM

mornin' Claudie
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 8:03:03 AM

Good morning Claudie,
Sending prayers for you mom. Hope she is out of the hospital soon.
{{Hugs}}
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attitash
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 7:57:43 AM

Good morning Claudie...nice sunny day ahead(about time) with a high of 13°C/55.4°F. An outside day, golf, rake leaves & then mow the lawn. Sending warm thoughts & prayers for your Mother. Have a super day.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 7:14:16 AM

Good morning, WKGaser, Dino, MidnightSun, yankie, pink, JM, mnjrfan, org, TUrtLE, scout, and grmoore!

Dino, GRRRRRR is right! Hope they can find the problem with the car soon! Thank for the Q song from Dino's jukebox. I know that one. :)

MidnightSun, thanks for the continued prayers for Mom. Hoping she'll be released today. Sounds like another inside day for you; have fun with your new video game!

JM, nice that you're so optimistic about Sunday's game. Sure hoping your prediction happens. :)

mnjrfan, aaawww, too bad! No raking leaves for you today! I can tell you're disappointed. NOT! :) Well, since it's raining, you'll probably have to wait a few more days after it stops so the leaves can dry out. Hope you have some inside stuff to do today.

org, thanks for today's history tidbit. :)

TUrtLE, yes, I believe Mom's doing well; hoping her potassium and sodium numbers are close to 'normal' today and we can get her home. Thanks for today's funny. :)

scout, hope those 2 extra pieces of tile don't take long to arrive.

grmoore, wow! You really ARE going to be busy (the next few nights) with your announcing! So this basketball game...is it a 'regular' season one or just an exhibition-type game? Good luck to all 3 teams!

WKGaser, yankie, and pink, thanks for stopping in!

Okay, so this day is kind of in limbo as hubby and I wait to see if/when Mom can go home. We're guessing maybe later this afternoon. Surely hoping so!

[Edited by: Claudie at 10/23/2014 7:17:55 AM EST]
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 7:03:32 AM

Greetings Claudie/friends:

Happy Thursday! 43 degrees this morning.

Another early morning so I'll be out of here on my way to drive myself to the CDC main campus for another series of meetings.

re: cc - not a Target CC, but all cards were compromised at Target and various other places. We learned about when the card was declined when my wife went shopping. She came home and checked the card on line to see there was a charge at Target in NY. I called the credit card company - affiliated with the Pentagon Federal Credit Union (who is great; any suspect charge they call contact us) who cancelled and reissued the card - will be here on Saturday.
Tonight starts my busy evening/weekend sporting events. The basketball kickoff is tonight at 7:00. Tomorrow is the next home volleyball match, and on Saturday Georgia State hosts Georgia Southern. Busy times as we continue our PA Announcing vocation.

Off to start the day.

Have a great day all!
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 6:53:04 AM

The bathroom floor is almost done. We had to order two more pieces of tile. It's looking really great! Pics soon!

Good morning Claudie~
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 6:45:00 AM

Good Morning Claudie,
Your mom sounds like she's doing well if she was ready to watch the World Series.

Why are you yelling that?

A painting contractor was speaking with a woman about her job.

In the first room, she said she would like a pale blue.

The contractor wrote this down and went to the window, opened it, and yelled out "green side up!"

In the second room, she told the painter she would like it painted in a soft yellow.

He wrote this on his pad, walked to the window, opened it, and yelled "green side up!"

The lady was somewhat curious, but she said nothing.

In the third room, she said she would like it painted a warm rose color.

The painter wrote this down, walked to the window, opened it and yelled "green side up!"

The lady then asked him, "Why do you keep yelling 'green side up'?"

"I'm sorry," came the reply. "But I have a crew of blondes laying sod across the street.

Happy Thursday!
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 6:05:40 AM



On this date, in 1946, the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time.

Welcome to Thursday, Claudie! It's all about timing!
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 5:29:32 AM

Happy Thursday morning Claudie!

Appears there may not be any yard work for me today, it's raining. I haven't checked the forecast yet, just the current weather, but I believe I heard in the background yesterday someone said today should be clear and warmer later in the day! Hope so because I feel a bit of yard work withdrawal symptoms going on inside!! HA!

JMBoykinII, your team must be playing the Vikings this weekend! HA!

Have a great day everyone! Later
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JMBoykinII
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 4:53:37 AM

Good morning, Claudie. For some stange reason, I believe that we will win this Sunday. Go Falcons!
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 3:31:12 AM

Happy Thursday Claudie!
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 2:51:36 AM

Good morning y'all...
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 1:44:07 AM

Good morning Claudie!

Hope your mom is doing well in the hospital. Prayers for her release.

More nice and gentle rain fell today. Like that it does stop at various times so the ground can absorb it. Going to be a long bleak week w/overcast and rain day and night, right thru Sunday.

Hope to have sunny days next week w/temps in the low 60's (17°C). Will wrap the base of my house about 4' up in plastic. Also a few feet of the lawn. This so when the snow arrives, it can be blown again the house and add further insulation. Helps the heating bill noticeably.

Bumped into my pal the auto mechanic and explained the situation w/the Neon. He wants to tow it and work on it in hois shop. There is a dead spot on the 2 year old nea starter.

Or some other issue, such as the neutral safety switch. Not sure a few hundred bucks, plus new tires, reg and Ins is worth it. Will mull it over. The Dart has under 5,300 miles.

Bought turbocharged Dart brand new July 11. 2013 after looking at cars for a entire year. Notebook in hand. Why rush in and err?

Took a drive to see my pal the meat mgr at his store in Whitefield.He has Tues and Wed off. Did speak to the meat cutter about some flank and shoulder cuts.

Bought a nice mix of ground beef and pork combo for $2.99 a lb. May make meatballs of meatloaf. No need to jump into a meal plan w/o pondering about for a few days.

Cooked the last 2 unfrozen wild caught cod purchased for $4.99. Steamed some carrots, then nuked the red, yellow bell peppers ,onions,and green beans made a few days ago.

Still have plenty of uncooked veggies left from last week such as Brussel Sprouts that need to be cooked. The rain is easy to inspire cooking.

Began to learn how to play the newly arrived Star Craft II game. Graphic athe orchestra music are superb. The step by step tutorial and beginners game play slowly allow one to learn the ins and outs of this fantastic game.

Ths ISS orbits by early tonight at 6:52 PM for those who do not have overcast. See it in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:41 AM EDT. Night is 6:18 PM.

Sunrise: 7:11AM. Set: 5:48 PM.

Length of day: 10h 37m. Length of visible light: 11h 36m. Tomorrow will be 2m 53s shorter.

The temp is 46° (8°C), the high will be 50° (10°C) w/rain on and off. Our Mt Washington (6,288' 1916 m) sees snow. So far the rain is a slow, steady rain.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:07:25 PM

Good evening/morning Claudie

Driving into work tonight Speedway was advertising $3.00 even. That's $2.97 with the reward card. Now how low can we go?

The saga continues.

Got a call last week from the garage that I've taken the Dodge to for the pesky blinker problem. They came up with an idea to reprogram the codes on the power module using a computer from a former dealership they are in touch with in Parkersburg. I'd heard of the dealership and decided "At this point, what do we have to lose?" Mrs. K took it down today and, yes, you guessed it. Same result. To quote our own ohyeah, "GRRRRRRRRRRRRR"

Now the mechanic wants to take a couple of days to trace the wiring and look a bit closer on the situation. They said they wouldn't order a new part for the fact that they can't return it unlike the used parts they've tried. Luckily, the mechanic did not charge us today since they didn't get the problem fixed. But I know he's got to be as frustrated as we are.

With all this in mind, I'm taking tomorrow night off meaning you get Dino's Jukebox tonight. The "Q" artist does not have "Queen" in their name anywhere.

Tonight's tune comes from the year 1966 and has been claimed to be the tune that started the punk rock movement. The band took it's name from a 1957 Japanese film titled "The Mysterian" in which aliens from the destroyed planet Mysteroid try to conquer planet Earth.

The song was a #1 smash in 1966 selling over a million copies and is ranked #213 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest rock songs of all time. The band is headed by lead singer Rudy Martinez who officially goes by the name "Question Mark" or "?" I guess he beat Prince to being referred to as a symbol by over 30 years.

Q - Question Mark & The Mysterians - "96 Tears"

Have a great weekend buddies. If all goes well, see you Monday night at the earliest.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 9:45:06 PM

Good evening Claudie
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:50:56 PM

Good evening, yankie, dickc49, Robustus, and sandipaws!

yankie, thanks for stopping in!

dick, glad the shot made you feel better; hope it lasts a while. Remind me again how long that rainy, windy weather is supposed to be there.

Robustus, sounds like you had a really good day with your dad. Nice that he bought you breakfast, lunch, gas for your car and groceries. I know that really helped you out. Thanks for the prayers for Mom.

sandipaws, thanks, too, for the thoughts for Mom. I talked to her one last time today about 7:30 PM. Everything was still fine and she was getting ready to watch the World Series, Game 2. Speaking of the weather...yours sounds very similar to ours. Oh, well, it IS Fall! :)

Time for me to sign out for the night.

Good night, everybuddy!

[Edited by: Claudie at 10/22/2014 8:52:17 PM EST]
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:02:09 PM

Hello Claudie,

Hope you mom is doing well tonight and also hope that you had a good day.
Work was busy but good today. Weather here is turning chilly and a bit windy.

Have a lovely evening! {{Hugs}}
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Robustus
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 5:27:34 PM

Good evening (evening, already!) Claudie!

Glad to hear to good report on your mother! I hope it continues to get better for all of you! Continued prayers for you!

Had a busy day off work, but working for Dad. He showed up shortly after 8 this morning. This time we did make plans for today rather than him showing up by surprise. He wanted to go grocery shopping but needed my help. So, he was nice to treat me to breakfast. Then, we went out my store to shop. I was pushing a separate cart to load stuff I wanted while he rode one of those scooters around (of course, I have to chase after him.) Then, to my surprise he insisted to buy my groceries for me. So, I got to spin the wheel that we offer for the customers/guests who spend $75 or more. I had bad luck. I ended up hitting the "Aww Schucks!" Then, they let me try again, and I hit again. So, they gave me a coupon to try it again next time I shop. I was hoping to get the 25¢ off/gal. of gas rewards since we already earned 10¢ shopping today. That would have made it 35¢ off. Oh well, hopefully when I spin next time, I might get it! I got 30 days before the 10¢ goes off and if we do more shopping we'll add to it. (Remember, I mentioned that at my store, you earn 5¢ off/gal. (10¢ for employees) for every $100 you spend, but don't have to spend the $100 all at once. I forget how much I have to spend to get the next 10¢.

Anyway, since we were out that way, my dad is somehow making payments at the facility where Mom's at. I was unaware he was doing that. I thought we were fighting that. Perhaps, maybe he decided to do that so, they stop pestering us. He can't afford much, but something is better than nothing. Anyway, the lady who takes care of the payments was at lunch while I was there. So, I popped into visit Mom while I waited and Dad waited in the car. Since Dad was waiting, I only spent about 15 minutes there and then I was able to make the payment on the way out.

Then after that was all set and done. I went back over to my place to drop off my groceries. I had to go all the way over to my dad's house to carry in his. Then, he took me back home, but he was nice enough to get my car filled up. I paid $2.94/gal. at the BJ's near me. It was nice that it wasn't over $50 this time! My car was almost bone dry because the warning light came on when I was coming home last night. Then, one last nice thing my dad did was buy me a BBQ plate at the new Smithfiled's Chicken 'n Bar-B-Q restaurant (it is a NC based BBQ chain with mostly locations throughout central and eastern NC which serves the Eastern style NC version.) So, even though the stubbornness I usually put up with ended not being the case today. It was his turn to treat me than me doing things for him. The only thing about that is now he spends all his SS money right away and by the time the month passes by, he'll be out of food again.

Wow, I didn't realize I got this chatty with you. Actually, I didn't go this much in detail over at the Café this time.

Again, glad to see the improvement in your Mom's condition. Still praying and hoping things only get better!

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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 5:09:51 PM

Good afternoon Claudie,

Feeling a bit better after that injection in the lower back. Was rather uncomfortable for a while! Boy is it blowing and raining right now! Nor'easter!
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 5:03:09 PM

Good evening y'all.......
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 4:16:07 PM

Okay!

It's been a peaceful afternoon so far. Getting ready to call Mom and see how she's doing.

TUrtLE, I am taking it easy; expecting Mom will go home tomorrow, maybe later?

HappyHiker, thanks for the prayers for Mom. :) Your New England tour sounds fantastic! Sounds like it was well-worth your time and money. I just love the fall colors of the trees!
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 3:57:13 PM

Hi Claudie, so sorry to hear your mom is back in the hospital but I'll be praying that she's back home soon. You're so lucky that she lives nearby.

After 4 years of retirement I finally decided to take a tour – 8 days to see “New England Fall Foliage by Rail.” We flew to Boston where we walked The Freedom Trail, then had a nice balance of motorcoach, walking and daytime rail tours for the next week. We visited all six New England states, staying mostly at very nice family–run inns with included meals.

On two of our train rides our group had our own private rail car with narrator. A gourmet lunch complete with linen tablecloths and china was served on one of these. We toured Mystic Seaport CT, Ben & Jerry’s Ice cream factory in VT, and the Vanderbilt’s Breakers mansion in Newport, RI and tasted the wares of many local businesses (cranberries, blueberries, maple syrup, salt water taffy) and I had my first whole lobster dinner!

The fall colors were fantastic in every state, and we made frequent photo stops for covered bridges, colorful trees and other beautiful scenery. This all inclusive trip was a great success. My iPhoto program has crashed, so I’ll need to get another photo sharing program so I can share some of the photos I took.
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 2:56:50 PM

Phew!
Sounds look you are in much better spirits. Quite an improvement from yesterday. Now, take it easy this afternoon.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 2:18:07 PM

FINALLY back home and able to sit down! :)

Left early; got to the doctor's office, where I got my flu shot AND the report for Mom's protimes (acceptable. Whew!); picked up Mom's 'scripts at WM; went to the grocery store (not much savings today, though, except the senior discount, which was about $2.00); gassed up the car, where I used Kroger fuel points and saved 30¢/gallon; went home; put away cold stuff; jumped back into the car with hubby and headed to the hospital to see Mom. Oh, I forgot to mention that I DID call her before I left earlier to see how she was and she sounded good and said she WAS good. Anyway, got to the hospital and visited for about 1½ hours; talked to the nurse; both sodium and potassium levels were up, but had a little ways to go. We're pretty sure Mom will be staying overnight then. Again, she looked and sounded good, was in really good spirits. After we were there for a while, she told hubby and I to just go home, she'd be fine. So we left, went and got lunch, and came on home.

Whew!

Are y'all tired out yet?

Hello, sandipaws, senile, fliper, Scanman, wemiller, Bus Jockey, Lighting10K, and attitash!

fliper, okay, read above and see what I have already done today. Good thing I WAS well-rested!

Scanman, WM was fine; I pretty much just went to the pharmacy and was the first one served! Thanks for the prayers.

Bus Jockey, yeah, sunny and cool here, too. Loving it!

Lighting, it's a pretty nice day to be working outside.

attitash, glad you were able to get some golf in this morning even though the course was soaked. Thanks for your thoughts about Mom; hoping things work out and she can go home tomorrow.

sandipaws, senile, wemiller, thanks for stopping in!

Rest time!
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attitash
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 1:48:45 PM

Good afternoon Claudie...played golf on a soaked golf course. Recent constant rain has the course in poor condition. Mix of sun & cloud with a high of 10°C/50°F. Sure feels good when the sun is out! Hope everything works out for you. Have a good day.
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Scanman
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 1:06:44 PM

Claudie..So Sorry to Hear...Prayers for you and Mom!
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Lighting10K
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:47:15 AM

Good Morning/Afternoon Claudie {{{HUGS}}}

May work later today. Will see need to finish some things around the house.

57° sunny sky. Low 70's today.

Enjoy your Wednesday while having fun in Life............
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Bus Jockey
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:20:02 AM

Good Morning Claudie!
Sunny and Cool in Tn.
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 10:37:21 AM

Morning Claudie
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Scanman
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 9:36:49 AM

Morin' Claudie..

Sounds like an eventful Tuesday for you and Mom..How was Wally World?
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 9:18:17 AM

Good morning Claudie. Now that you're well rested, whatcha gonna do?
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:26:19 AM

mornin' Claudie
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:53:40 AM

Good morning Claudie, I agree, it's amazing what a good night's sleep can do! Went to bed early last night and feel much better today myself.
Hope you and your mom's day go well. {{Hugs}}
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:17:55 AM

Oh, man! It's amazing what a good night's sleep will do! :)

Good morning, Robustus, Dino, MidnightSun, JM, org, mnjrfan, hmcsretired07, TUrtLE, scout, and grmoore!

Robustus, thanks for all the prayers for Mom. I'm hoping when I call, and then go see, her, things will be LOTS better. So good to hear that you're getting over there to see your mom. Again...you don't have to do anything special. Just sit and visit for a while, like you did. :) BTW, I will be in and out of here at Claudie's Place today; just not doing my GB rounds today.

Dino, so nice to have gas prices under $3.00, isn't it? Most of the ones around here are like that. :) Hope it lasts for a looooong time!

MidnightSun, have fun playing your new StarCraft video game!

JM, hoping for a good game against the Lions, too, but I don't know. :(

org, hmmmm, a parachute jump from a balloon, huh? That sure wasn't a far jump. I hope the parachute had time to time.

mnjrfan, alright! A new baby girl coming to your family! Wonderful! Will this be your first grandchild? As for your leaves....oh, my! LOTS of maple trees! We have lots of trees on our property, too, but they are surrounding us, meaning they're woods. Thankfully most of those leaves don't fall in the yard. As for your maples, what color are the leaves? I love the red ones the best.

hmcsretired, thanks for stopping in!

TUrtLE, LOL! Thanks for today's laugh! I sure needed that!

scout, will the work in the bathroom be done today?

grmoore, oh, my! Bad news about someone using your credit card in NY. Was it a Target cc? How did you find out? Good thing it got caught fast so you can get the situation straightened out.

Okay!

Here's my plan for today....I have a coupla of 'errands' that HAVE to be done this morning, including getting my flu shot and going to WM to pick up Mom's 'scripts (she had called them in Sunday). I will probably call her, too, and see how things are going. When I get home, hubby and I will go to the hospital for a visit. I have a feeling Mom's going to be there until tomorrow, but we'll see.

*****NOTE*****
I'm taking the day off today, meaning no GB rounds. I just have waaaaay to much going on. However I will keep posting here.
*****NOTE*****

[Edited by: Claudie at 10/22/2014 7:22:28 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:05:48 AM

Greetings Claudie/friends:

Happy Wednesday! 49 degrees this morning. 2.6 mile walk complete. It was a bit chilly so I dressed in layers and had my toboggan hat on.

Ortho appointment went well yesterday; no new news to report there as things continue to progress in the right direction. I went to work following.

Yesterday's work day was a trying and busy day so I never got back here last night. Orchestra rehearsal was the redeeming factor last night for a while; when I got home we learned that our credit card had been compromised and used at a Target in Brooklyn, NY - not a place we have been for a number of years. While the company is taking care of the issue (we're not responsible for the charges and issuing a new card) it's always an inconvenience.

Off to continue the day; another day chock full of wall to wall meetings.

Have a great day all!

[Edited by: grmoore at 10/22/2014 7:08:32 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 6:45:57 AM

There will be leaves to rake and grasses to tie up and some perennials to trim but the bulk is done.

Back in the office today. The new tile should be going on the bathroom floor today. The electrician the line run and installed the heating coils. Mrs. Scoutmaster is off work today.

Good morning Claudie~
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