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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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mnjrfan
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 5:32:23 AM

Good morning Claudie and friends!

Had a great day yesterday. Warm, t-shirt weather. Stood at my fence for what seemed like hrs getting all caught up on all of my backyard neighbors gossip from throughout the neighborhood! Could've done without, but what'cha gonna do, right? Deep down he's a good man, lost his wife yrs ago also, he just smokes too many cigars ... imho.

And yes, leaves, leaves, and more leaves! LOL

Hope y'all have a wonderful and SAFE weekend! Later
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 1:50:35 AM



The Pud's thread is locked forever. No longer can he nor SB post or add to one's wb or pix. Hurray!
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 1:34:51 AM

Good morning Claudie!

A one day lull, then more rain.

My heart and prayers goes out to the families of the Marysville, WA H.S. shootings. Two dead, four victims in critical condition. Never will understand what goes thru a 14 y/o pupil's (anyone's) mind to harm innocent students. This from his g/f breaking up w/him? How could this become the new norm? Am deeply saddened by yet another US school shooting. The list astounds.

Completed my rounds and posts early and enjoyed learning more of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. Looks like this will be the perfect game to play in the winter and during snow storms.

Took the drive to Whitefield to visit my pal the meat cutter at his store. No super deals, even tho split chicken breasts were $1.69 a lb. An older woman slipped and feel on the waxed vinyl floor tiles. Thankfully she was not injured and got up on her own.

Returned to Lancaster and headed north of US Rt 3 to the Town of North Umberland. Have not been there in 3 years, even tho it is but 5 miles north of downtown Lancaster.

Ocean's Job Lot, a Rhode Island based discount store is located there in the old Ames building. Had hoped that sesame oil was stocked. No such luck. Saw a few food items that gathered my interest, yet nothing was purchased.

Back to Shaw's in Lancaster revealed that their Kikkoman reduced soy sauce had about 50% less sodium the Job Lot did. Noted it in my daily planer. Bought St Louis cut ribs at Shaw's for 2.88 a lb.

Stopped at the PO to discover my order of StarCraft Brood War arrived from Stratham, GE. It was truly in mint condition for $5.99, 1st class pstg inc. Bought gas in town. Gas is down 5¢ to $3.04 a gallon.

Returned home to thank the seller and praise him/her for fast service, an accurate description, a fair low price.

Removed the crockpot from the canister. In theporclein oval bowl was red, yellow, and orange diced bell peppers, w/onions mushrooms, milled flaxseed, steelcut oatmeal w/2 eggs mixed in along w/a packet of onion soup mix, 1.5 lbs of ground pork sirloin roast and 6 sausages mixed together to form a 2.5" thick meat loaf. Golden pork gravy w/a half cup of water was poured in the sides and left to cook for 3 hours. Delish.

The ISS orbits early (6:51 PM) on the East Coast for those who can see it. See this and the other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:44 AM EDT. Night is 6:15 PM.

Sunrise: 7:14 AM. Set: 5:45 PM.

Length of day: 10h 31m. Length of visible light: 11h 31m. Tomorrow will be 2m 51s shorter.

The temp is 40° (4°C), the high will be 58° (14°C). A 1 day change into partly cloudy skies.

Have a tremendous day!

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yankiefrankie
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 1:11:58 AM

Good morning y'all..
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WKGaser
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:45:57 PM

Good Evening Claudie
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Robustus
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:30:33 PM

Good evening Claudie!

Today didn't go as well as planned again.

I woke up at 9 this morning hoping to go over to take Mom out for the day. I woke up freezing since it got down pretty cold over night (into the low 40's.) So, I ended up grabbing something to eat, watched a little TV. Then, I snuggled back into bed to warm up a few minutes, but fell asleep. So, nothing got done today. But, I probably needed that extra rest.

Back to work tomorrow. I am little frustrated that I have to work tomorrow. Tomorrow is the big Lexington Barbecue Festival in downtown Lexington, NC. I usually go every year and used to take Mom with me. Due to working tomorrow, I won't make it this year. It is only for tomorrow only from 8-6 and I have to work 10-4. Plus, Lexington is about a hour from work, so I wouldn't make it in the time for the last part of it. I didn't request to have the day off in advance because I wanted to make sure I get enough hours at work. I was afraid that they might cut me down more if they couldn't get in me on another day instead. Oh well. I really would have liked to go but, it is a little bit of a financial burden if I did. Not saying I'll spend a lot there, but it adds up when you want to enjoy it. (It is like $10 for a tray of BBQ. Then, I like to get some other junk to eat, too. At those events that stuff isn't cheap!)
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:04:37 PM

Hiya, Jerry and Mrs. Wrench!

Jerry, yeah, sure was nice to have Mom at her home today. Except for going out for lunch, she said she's been resting a lot. Now she has the whole weekend for that! :)

Mrs. Wrench, oohh, so many nice things being done for your sister's birthday! I remember you telling me about the passing of her daughter. Hoping all the birthday outings will make her feel special. :)

Time for me to sign out for the night.

Good night, everybuddy!

[Edited by: Claudie at 10/24/2014 9:06:53 PM EST]
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Wrench9765
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:55:01 PM

Good evening Claudie, Haven't been by for a while, I see something about your Mom being in the hospital. Hope everything is OK with her now.

Been busy day for us today, frist off we went to breakfast than for my eye examine than home for lunch & out again for an appointment with my foot doctor. He had inserts made for in my shoes, hoping it helps with the foot pain I've been having.Now he wants me to get an MRI of my foot. While we were out we had to pick up flowers & balloons for my sister, she'll be 80 tomorrow & her friend & husband are taking her out for the day than suggest stopping by our house. When she gets here she'll be surprised because I'm having a dinner for her, there will be 7 of us. I'm trying to make it nice since she lost her daughter in March. My sister law, her daughter & grand daughter & baby took her out on Sunday. Her friend is getting her prayer group together & they are going out Sunday after church. Hope she has a nice birthday.
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JerryBx7
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 4:22:23 PM

Hey Claudie,

Glad to hear of improvement with your Mom!
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 3:59:45 PM

I just got done talking to Mom and everything's good. :)

Good afternoon, yankie and TUrtLE!

yankie, another gorgeous day here, isn't it? :)

TUrtLE, I got the Kroger survey on Wednesday's receipt and I took it; already got the points. :) I will check in TL (in a minute) about the message about potassium.
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 2:48:17 PM

Hi Claudie,
Always complications aren't there?
Please check my TL Thurs AM follow up message to you about K.
Your mom sounds determined so I hope she does enjoy herself this afternoon.

Got a survey on my receipt today which I can take next Thursday. IF they post it by Friday and I spend $5 next week that gives me $.30 off. Gas is finally dropping some, where I shop to $3.45 with one station at $3.38. Still hoping to go to the Valley on Monday and finally use the $.30 for this month which means it will be about $2.70 gal.

Almost time to eat.

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yankiefrankie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 12:13:53 PM

Good morning y'all..
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 12:12:04 PM

Howdy! Howdy! Howdy!

It's been a pretty good morning. I talked to Mom about 9; she sounded tired, but alright. She probably just needs to catch up on all the sleep she missed while in the hospital. She told me that being tired wasn't going to stop her, though, from doing her 10:30 exercise class or her going to Steak 'n' Shake for lunch. :) I'll call later to see how all that went.

Was able to get her a follow-up appointment for Tuesday, November 4th, but not with her doctor (the cardiologist b/c he's the one keeping track of the Na and K). It seems like her doctor won't even be in his office until almost the end of November! Say what?? Anyway, I made an appointment with one of the other doctor's in the practice; cannot wait THAT long for her regular doctor to be back! Gosh!

grmoore, oh, so last night's basketball 'event' was just to introduce the players on this year's teams. Aaahhh! I see. So when does the season officially begin?

Farful, thanks for explaining about the piers. That's great that you won't need those for the basement work. As for Steak 'n' Shake, we like their food, too, but it's not that close to us. However, Freddy's opened up in the next town and their food reminds us (and a lot of other people) of Steak 'n' Shake's. Hubby and I have been there once and will likely go back sometime.

attitash, we used to have a poplar tree in our backyard that always dropped a gazillion leaves every Fall. We used to rake them up, but it took forever! So what hubby started to do was to wait until half of the leaves fell, and then mow over them; then wait for the rest to fall and then mow over those. That tree, however, was taken down last January, so not hardly any leaves in the back now!

dick, gosh, bad news about your son developing a new case of the cellulitis; hope they can find out what's going on. As for you, gosh (again)! Hope you start to feel better soon!
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dickc49
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:36:03 AM

Good morning Claudie,

A bit on the sore side today, but I am not surprised. My handicapped son developed cellulitis in his left ankle again. He just got over it in the right calf 7 weeks ago! Took him to a doctor appointment at the hospital, and had to push him in a wheel chair from the parking lot up to his appointment. My back just was not happy after that. It is something that will normally bother it anyway, so hence, why I am not surprised! His doc took a look at the ankle and admitted him to the hospital. They are going to do some blood studies and perhaps try to aspirate some fluid from the ankle area to find out what the infection is, and see if maybe he has a deeper infection issue that is causing this. Sigh.
Hoping that tomorrow I feel better. I will try to take it as easy on my backside as possible today and see if the cortisone can start to do its job.
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:22:48 AM

Good morning Claudie...another wonderful day of sun with a high of 14°C/57.2°F. Able to cycle to work this morning...still remember how to ride it! 23yrs ago I planted 12 maple trees. They grew! Way too many leaves to run the lawnmower through! Engine bogs down. About 80% of the leaves are down so for the rest of the year they will be mulched. Have a great day.
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Farful
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:15:45 AM

Good morning Claudie and All!
 
Claudie, Glad that your Mom is able to be back home. We like to visit Steak & Shake too. Mrs. Farful and I both like their hot peppers they keep on the tables. =D
 
Nice to be back on your regular schedule.
 
Piers are to support settling foundations. They are made of metal that is driven down into ground to hit solid rock. Each pier may cost more than $1,000 each.
 
TGIF!
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:49:16 AM

Greetings Claudie/friends:

Happy Friday! (woo hoo; it arrived!) 47 degrees this morning.

Since I will telework today I got to sleep in some this morning after a few lengthy and early starting days. I will also work a reduced schedule today as I've put in over 40 hours this week without considering Friday's work schedule.

Claudie - great news to hear about your mother!

Last night's GSU Jam (Basketball) event went well with a great turnout for the fans' opportunity to meet the men and women's teams, watch 3-point and slam dunk contests and a "blue vs white" scrimmage. The season will be an exciting time. I had a lot of "talking" with intros of the entirety of both teams, various marketing reads and MC'ing the various festivities and contests. I will have a nice rasp in my voice for tonight's Volleyball match! lol

Off to start the day.

Have a great day all!

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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:44:50 AM

God morning, scout, JM, and sandipaws!

scout, wow! Nice bathroom! :)

JM, I don't think they gave us a lower price for this year's tickets. Rotten luck. I think that means the price went up again! :) We'll see how the prices of next year's tickets are. Have a safe trip to Cincinnati!

sandipaws, so far....a 'regular' day, but then the day's not that old yet.
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:53:58 AM

Good morning Claudie,
Hope you have a regular day today and your mom has a good day too!
Happy Friday! {{Hugs}}
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JMBoykinII
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:53:02 AM

Good morning, Claudie. We will see if I'm right about Sunday's game. By the way, you lose a home game with your season pass, how do they handle the ticket? Is it discounted one game?
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:11:59 AM

Bathroom photos in the Bathroom album.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:11:09 AM

Good morning, WKGaser, Robustus, hmcsretired07, MidnightSun, kewyest, mnjrfan, org, TUrtLE, and scout!

Robustus, hoping you hear something soon from the Goodwill place. <crosses fingers>

MidnightSun, sounds like a lot of rain in your area. Hope that and the winds don't affect your power.

mnjrfan, oh, my, gosh! WHEN will you finish with those leaves??? Holy moley!

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

TUrtLE, hahahahahahahahahaha! Thanks for the morning laugh!

scout, thanks for the Friday music!

WKGaser, hmcsretired, and keywest, thanks for stopping in!

All I can say is that I am ready to get my 'regular' days, and it starts with TODAY! Will have to call the doctor's office and make an appointment for a follow-up visit, and then not much more going on. Thank goodness!

[Edited by: Claudie at 10/24/2014 7:12:08 AM EST]
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:39:15 AM

It's iPod Friday!

Beck's Bolero by Jeff Beck is playing!

Have a great weekend Claudie~
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:38:07 AM

Good Morning Claudie,

Spouting Horn, Depoe Bay, taken by Greg Henton.

Clean those restrooms:

On her way home from a long trip, a blonde drove past a sign that said "CLEAN RESTROOMS 8 MILES."

By the time she drove eight miles, she had cleaned 43 restrooms.

Happy Friday!
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:05:53 AM



On this date, in 1648, the treaties for the Peace of Westphalia were signed, ending the Thirty Years War, ultimately destroying the Holy Roman Empire, and ushering in the modern European state system.

Welcome to Friday, Claudie!
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mnjrfan
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 5:36:22 AM

Good morning Claudie, and friends!

Thank the Good Lord that yesterday the sun came out around 10ish and I could get outside to BAG LEAVES! Ugh! LOL

Have a great day everyone! Later
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 4:37:45 AM

Good Morning Claudie!

Have a Great Day!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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