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daddy89

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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2009 3:31:38 PM

This is to replace the Hey Janrey that was deleted from this site.



[Edited by: CC at 7/6/2009 1:29:28 PM EST]
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janrey
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:24:24 PM

Evening M6, BB, Claudie, 330, Tru and Geez

Book club was a great success! Unfortunately I wasn't here at the beginning. Had someone else come open the house up. We were still dealing with Bandi and Eddie. Horses!! But looks like I will be having more than one a year here where is fine with me. Makes me clean up lol

Last one was one week before my knee surgery in February and it was snowing!! Not the greatest of attendance but the ambiance was good :-)

The book was "All The Light We Cannot See" Everyone seemed to really like it. As has been the case since surgery I didn't read it :-( Still not able to focus like I should to read. Sad because it's something I usually love.

Bandi was still very lame. Did a nerve block of his foot and he improved. Means its from the ankle down. Can't give him the usual meds as it tears up his stomach. His xrays looked great so we gave him a joint injection that I'm crossing my fingers works great!!!

Everyone brings something to book club. Not really orchestrated but seems to always work out and the food is great!!
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 5:49:10 PM

MORE painting today...I asked Trish what we'll do on November 11th as we'll be done painting. It's a Tuesday only thing, and we have the den and utility room left.
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 1:55:05 PM

Hi Janrey,

Yesterday when I was in Kilbourne, IL, I dipped my cup of soup from a gurgling, crackling cauldron in some train yard.
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:20:31 AM

Good morning, jan,

It's Tuesday, so I'll be taking Mom to WM, though, a little earlier than normal. We have to go to the doctor's office first to get blood drawn for her monthly protimes check (oh, please, please, please, be a good reading!!). Then I'll take her to the store and hope to get her back in enough time for an 'event' at the ALF...a local pre-school group is visiting (they also did last year), and they'll be 'trick-or-treating' up and down the ALF's hallways (each resident will be given a bag of candy to give out). Everybuddy involved loves it! :)

For me, after dropping Mom off at her place, I'll be on my way home, too. :)

Have a good day!
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m6gm
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:05:35 PM

BB, jan usually tells us what she's reading and asks for suggestions on what to bring/serve. This is new territory.
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 5:02:51 PM

Good afternoon! Well, it's a mess outside, and that includes driving downtown. I'm soooo glad I only go down at off-peak times nowadays.

Jan, what are you serving for your book club? Or does someone else get to do that? And what book are you reading? Is this your first big group in the new place?
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 2:04:19 PM

Afternoon Tru, geez, Claudie, M6 and BB

Another busy day today getting ready for book club. I'm hosting it tomorrow. So that means get the kitchen, living rooms etc. set up to feed 9 people and sit comfortably and discuss the book. I of course have known it was here for ages but some things I have to leave to the last minute but of course there's lots of things I could already have in place but don't lol

I try not to think too much about what cable tv, internet, computer line and cell phone cost because I'd get a headache :/ For me not having hi speed internet would be horrible!!! The cable tv I could do without and the computer line sort of. I don't always get great coverage with cell and do a lot of my calling on that line,.

Geez you're right...would be a bit counterproductive to kill Bandi and Eddie but when they're lame and galloping around like maniacs I'm not happy with them!!! Even Monty was feisty this weekend but I don't put up with much from him. He's too big to be allowed to be a brat!

Guess I better get back to household stuff. Won't be back til way later tomorrow when my computer comes back in the kitchen :-)
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 10:19:30 AM

Funny our gang was talking about how much they pay for their bundling of utilities, and l was stunned at how much more they lay out than l do. course they probably get more stuff too, but l do nicely with my life line land line for $6.95 a mo. and my TV dish service basic basic for $20.61 per month and my Computer for $29.95 and that is high coz l choose to stay with a local small company...sabernet. So $57 a month for all three and toss in my cell phone coz they all have hundred a month or more bills for theirs, while my Tracfone is $19. every three months. And one lady asked "But can you call anywhere?" well yes and it just uses more minutes. I have double minutes everytime l buy. Plenty left.

Compared to the amounts they were quoting of $200 and more a month, sometimes just for their cell phones, my total of $63 is nothing. One lady was close to $500 l think. Couple hundred for cell and same for TV and she is unemployed, her husband gets a pension. S
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 5:33:55 PM

I've been trying to find a company that will bundle tv, phone and internet, but so far, haven't had any luck. I know Dish and Direct do it in other areas, but don't know why they don't offer it here. Time Warner is gearing up for a rate increase next month and I'd like to avoid that.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 11:13:51 AM

These range hoods have a little square metal and ? vent l take off and clean. That vents to the outside with nothing but a fan. The fan and pipe above is filthy. All l can do is spray and let drip on newspapers. But the buildup of years is too much to overcome
The surrounding metal hood is rusted and paint is gone is spots where l have cleaned and cleaned. It needs replacing. Period.

Yesterday was another quiet day due to my poor breathing and being tired. The vitamin B complex has let me down. Worked with great energy for a month. But suspect something else is developing.

Made a Waldorf salad to force me to eat some apples. Some reason l have fallen down on that job. They just sit in the fruit drawer. It was good too. Mom used to make it every Thanksgiving.
Later cooked liver and onions but could only eat one strip of the 4. Lots of leftovers so won't cook today.

Horses are friskey eh?
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 9:35:47 AM

Jan, killing the two horses would certainly stop them from galloping around the pasture, but it would also make the lameness much worse. I urge caution.

Sorry, BB. No pictures.

We went to a home show last evening. from going to this home show over the past few years we've wound up with new carpeting, new gutters, a new kitchen, and this year, a new TV provider. DirecTV will save us roughly 100 bucks A MONTH just this first year alone.

[Edited by: geezer at 10/19/2014 9:36:02 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 9:28:57 AM

Good morning Claudie, BB, geez, M6 and Tru

I didn't have time to ride my own horse yesterday as I was watching about 75 so other people compete theirs! I was a cross country jump judge for a farm in Aiken, SC and yes it was a perfect weather day for the horses, riders and volunteers alike. I don't do that for very many competitions anymore as it just makes me miss it too much!!

And BB yes the horses are enjoying the cooler weather....a bit too much in fact. Bandi and his equally lame pasture mate seem to think it's great fun to gallop around their pasture! I want to kill them!!!

I fed the horses this morning and turned them out and moved outside horses to their appropriate pastures and Monty and Will both lost their manners when I took their halters off and turned them loose. I suspected Monty might try something so I was ready for it He and I had a little chat about horses that try and snatch away when you take their halters off.....him I can do that with. The other horse, I'll have to bribe with a piece of carrot, then work on his manners. We go through this every season when the weather changes lol

No real plans for the day other than getting ready for book club on Tuesday and having 9 people in my house. Eeeks!!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 7:55:41 AM

Good morning, jan,

What a gorgeous day it was yesterday for the open house/festival at the ALF! Sunshiny (and a blue-blue sky), about 75° and a slight breeze. Nice!

It was just hubby and me who showed up there from my family, but we had a good time sitting with Mom, just talking, visiting with other residents and their families, and, of course, eating lunch. It felt so good to just be sitting out in that wonderful sunshine!

I am staying home today. I have a few 'things' to finish up, and then hubby and I will be watching (on TV) the Falcons play in Baltimore at 1 PM; he'll check out the race at commercial times. :) Other than that, no other special plans. :)

Have a great Sunday!
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 10:39:24 PM

Good evening! It has turned much chillier than the last week or so, and probably frost again tonight. After the frist frost it doesn't matter much, since the tender plants are already gone.

Geez, I'm still laughing about the drywall/plaster dust. And I bet the firemen are as well! Did anyone take pictures?

Tru, I agree that the range hood depends on if it vents directly to outside. Can you get special filters to use, like furnace filters thqt you just replace every year or so?

Jan, how are the horses doing? Do they like the cooler weather?
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 7:35:33 PM

Well, the painting of the repair is done at stepdaughter's house, as well as the cleanup of all the plaster and drywall compound dust. The real estate agent will be there tomorrow to take pictures, and there's supposed to be an open house next weekend. Here's hoping it sells quickly.

Thankfully, no charge for the firefighters' visit, M6.

Tru, does your existing range hood vent to the outside?
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 5:15:50 PM

geez, I hope the FD doesn't charge for false alarm runs.

Claudie, when I left out this morning, I noticed people lining the streets, police cars and fire trucks. I knew then that I'd left at the wrong time; the Fall Festival Parade was about to start and the entrance to my street would be blocked for the next 30 minutes. Trish said later that she'd read something in the paper about it, but all I'd seen was an article about the Christmas Parade.

tru, it was supposed to be sunny yesterday and today, but the weatherman lied.
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 11:10:18 AM

Range hoods are surprisingly cheap, but may be hard to install. I am getting one, one way or another. I am tired of the nasty thing hanging there and l am unable to properly clean it.
That was exciting Geezer, and thankfully the fire dept was not too upset about a false alarm. But they can get expensive and dangerous to them.
No rain yesterday, and no sun all day either.
How are the horses?
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 8:29:18 AM

I should be finishing up the wall repair at my stepdaughter's house today. the project came with a little excitement on Thursday. If you've ever tried to hand sand plaster, it isn't easy, and I had one high spot, so I attacked it with my random orbit sander. Big mistake. The ensuing thick fog of plaster and wallboard compound dust quickly migrated to the dining room and set off the smoke alarm. I wasn't aware of this, but her smoke alarms are tied into her security system and a few minutes later a fire engine came screaming down the street, only to be greeted by me, covered in white dust and looking like the Pillsbury Dough Boy.

They were pretty cool about it, and after verifying that the system had reset itself, off they went.
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 7:40:21 AM

Good morning, jan,

geezer, there's a pond on the property adjacent to ours, and I'll never forget the time we were watching a storm outside our front window, and we saw the area around the pond turn that pale green you mention. At the time, we didn't know what it meant either, but it sure was weird. Don't remember if there was a tornado around at the time, but it sure was storming.

Today is the ALF's Fall Festival, and, thank goodness, it's going to be a gorgeous day for it...sunny and about 75°. Hubby and I will be going about 11 and staying for a while. It's always great to see everybuddy having such a fun time. :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 5:43:47 PM

tru, it would seem that just the range hood would be an inexpensive fix to your problem. If you actually researched the law, you'd probably find the management company is not in compliance on a number of things...

BB, I think it was Jetta that had his winter tires mounted on another set of wheels, so a changeover was quick and easy.

Today has been a perfect fall day; the next week will be just as nice although not quite as warm.
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:15:32 PM

Good morning! Well, it will probably be afternoon by the time I finish posting.

Geez, I saw that same green sky in the '80s and also didn't know what it was. And the AM radio station I had on was crackling so much that I turned it off and so didn't hear any warnings. Luckily, the huge band of tornados came close to us, but we were safe without any extra protection. We did see the destruction the next day, and I found out that I had even met one of the half dozen people killed. It was horrible, and I'm glad we've had none since.

M6, thanks for the info about the tires. We have them already, because I had a couple of scares with the supposedly suitable "all-weather" ones. And they are now known as winter tires -- different rubber compounds, and they work better for all road conditions. AND you need them for all 4 wheels, so it gets expensive. I know that car rental places have complained about the extra expense and storage space, but I think they need to comply anyway.
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 9:54:11 AM

When the tornado came by here about 12 years ago, the clouds turned a pale green. I'd never seen that before, and I had no idea it was a portent of an approaching tornado.
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:33:18 AM

You know we have recently had tornados on the news here in CA. Small but wow..
I guess all storms are powerful enough for that.
I see that the crawl space under a brick house would give protection from a tornado but here in Napa's recent earthquake, all the brick homes and facades were the main problems. Falling on sidewalks and cars etc. But in a tornado l can see that they would hang in there more than a wood home.

I have had an inspection of sorts. Took about 3 to 5 minutes to check smoke alarms that were just checked by apt complex inspection ..the one where l was told l had to get rid of my dishwasher...and a big fuss over nothing..
I pointed out to the hud inspector that my range hood is beyond cleaning, and rusty as well. Hoping some pressure would be made on the owner to replace it. Since the new manager and company took over, l have noticed the units are cleaned and appliances replaced with new, yet the company that was in place when l moved to this unit did next to nothing to prepare this apt. I had to have maintenance come several times to repair items that weren't working. The hood over the stove was left filthy and l cleaned it twice before l found it was so rusted out and in poor condition that l feel it should have been replaced. Being directly over my food as l cook, l don't like it at all. Hope for a new cleanable one. The only saving grace is the filter is clean now.
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:16:36 AM

Morning M6, Claudie, Tru, BB and Geez

Tru sorry I confused you about my crawl space but I can walk into it on the side where the door is. It's very dry and has plastic on the ground. It also has power and lights but of course I'd probably lose those in a storm. Not some place I'd love to spend any amount of time but I guess it probably is the safest place under a brick house.

M6 and Tru Bandi isn't in distress and no one hurt him. I asked thehe woman that rode him. Right front. Vet will check he and his pasture mate who is also lame next Tuesday.

I've got to run but I'll check back this afternoon.
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 7:51:11 PM

m6gm, I have no idea why the EF scale starts at 0 and not one. Here's some info on the Enhanced Fujita (EF) scale, though.
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 5:53:39 PM

jan, I hope Bandi's not in any distress.

tru, many of the basements around here leak. One of my neighbors has tried everything, but still has to use a sump pump. If the power goes out during a storm, his basement will flood.

geez, the last county I worked in has no rail service. I think it's the only county in KY that doesn't. Some of the residents there would be hard pressed to know what a train sounded like.

BB, I read today that all vehicles in Ontario are required to have snow tires (or something similar) by mid December. It makes sense, but I didn't know it was the law.

Claudie, why does the EF scale start at 0 instead of 1?
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:16:59 PM

Hiya, jan!

It's a gorgeous Fall day today...about 65° and sunshiny. Nice!

tru, we don't have a basement in our house either, but we also have a crawl space to go into in case of bad weather; in fact, hubby and I HAVE been there once when a tornado went across the house, but up in the air. No damage done at all to the house, but lots of tree debris all over and a few tops of trees were taken off. The crawl space DOES give some protection b/c it is the lowest part of the house and usually has no windows. I felt very safe there that one time. In most cases, you CAN tell the tornado's coming...just by what's happening outside (as geezer mention, the freight train sound). Also, now-a-days, people pay more attention to the TV and radio reports. B/c of the sophisticated equipment that they now have, weather people CAN alert people of the coming storm (so they can take shelter). There were 5 confirmed tornadoes in the metro Atlanta area Tuesday, and as far as I know, no one was killed or injured. Two of the tornadoes were (each) EF1 and the other 3 were EF0. Not as bad as they could be, but still VERY, VERY windy.
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 10:20:57 AM

A good question, unanswered, was, "What did tornadoes sound like before freight trains were invented?"
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:47:58 AM

Crawl space? How in the world would that help protect you from a tornado? l thought all you people had basements at least. Seconds of warning too. l hear they are going to implement a second or two of warning for our earthquakes. Not enough time to DO anything, but at least we won't sit around saying "what's that?" we will at least know it is an earthquake.In seconds, you wouldn't be able to get off the bridge, or out of the underpass that collapsed. If you are in a car on the street, most times you don't even feel them. In the house, maybe dive under the doorway. Or get away from a window.

Poor Bandi, did those people you let ride her do something wrong?
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:20:05 AM

Morning M6, Geez, Tru, BB and Claudie

That storm definitely brought us nicer weather!! Sunny and cooler. It was in the high 80s again right before it came though and you felt like you could swim in the air. ICK

I too have a fairly sizable crawl space but we don't usually have enough warning to seek shelter although we do have a fair amount of tornadoes.

M6 I'm LMAO about the comment on Trish's age. It way way beyond time that you quit playing around with the kindergarteners lol

I've watched people have near misses and not misses at all. Just glad I wasn't part of the accident! Glad you weren't either BB. And it was nice of you to stop. I know lots wouldn't.

Headed over to clean stalls then ride Monty. Bandi has come up lame so need to figure out what's going on with him :-(
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 6:45:42 PM

Geez, your stepdaughter has a good sense of humor.

tru, my house has a crawl space underneath. If things ever get really bad, you'll find us there.

Gas is $2.65 about an hour away; $.20 higher here.

Trish turned 51 today...I've never dated a woman that old before.
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 5:50:39 PM

BB, a while back we were behind this real slow, weaving car. I said something about the @#@$!! texting. stepdaughter said, "That person is about 80. He's probably writing a letter."
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 10:22:39 AM

Good morning! We have had lots more rain overnight -- just what we didn't need!

Geez, the guy who caused that accident looked like he just didn't pay any attention. He decided to turn LEFT - probably to pull a U-turn - from the RIGHT lane, and didn't take an extra moment to see the vehicle literally right beside him. I hope he is too old to have been on the phone or texting, but he certainly was not paying attention to his surroundings. That intersection with the highway was reworked a couple of years ago, so for a little while you had to go a different way to get onto the highway, then the construction finished and there was a 3rd way to enter. So my first thought was that he hadn't been by there for a while and missed his exit - but I've never talked to him so still have no idea what was in his head. I was never in any danger, since the traffic was so sparse I had lots of time to stop, and no one else was closer.
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 10:00:22 AM

Janrey mentioned tornado too. Whew! What in the world do you do to protect yourselves? Do you have storm cellars? When l was a kid and visited grandpa in OK we had to go to a storm cellar once. Coming from the city and no tornados, l was scared silly. At ten or so l had never even been in an earthquake here. I believe my first big earthquake that l felt was when l was 21. One big jolt and that was it.

We had a cell pass over us between 6 and 6:30 with a huge downpour. But now it stopped. Sure hope we get more rain. They only predicted up to 1/2 an inch, if that. But two more on the way. Smiles.
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 8:17:01 AM

We're supposed to be getting that rain tonight and tomorrow, but maybe only an inch of it, plus no tornadoes. I'll keep my fingers crossed because those weatherguessers make mistakes from time to time...
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 7:21:29 AM

Good morning, jan,

Whooeee! What a weather day it was here yesterday! We ended up totally getting about 3.5 inches of rain (in about a 12-hour period; the rain finally stopped mid-afternoon)! Wow! We didn't get much wind at all, though, so not much debris on the ground, just a bunch of leaves. There was a confirmed EF1 tornado in a city northwest of Atlanta and possibly another one somewhere else on the west side; it was a smaller one, though...an EF0. ANY tornado is too much for me! Anyway, looking forward to a clearer day today and some drying out.

Hubby and I left to go to the vet appointment a little early yesterday (b/c of the rain); got there at 9:40 for a 10 o'clock appointment. Lo and behold....we were in and out before 10! Kitty got checked out and had 2 shots, got a prescription refill and we were on our way! Have never been in and out THAT fast at the vet's before! Don't know if the weather had anything to do with it, but I don't care!

Looking forward to a sunny day today, (I hope); got several outing to take care of....nail salon, Mom's and then Kroger for groceries and a gas fill-up. It's going to be a busy one!

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 4:17:42 PM

BB, that's a little scary. Did you get the impression that it was intentional, or maybe someone who did something like drop a lit joint in his lap.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 2:28:37 PM

Thaks for your message, Tru -- I too could have benefitted from a witness once or twice. I forgot to say that there was another driver coming the other direction who also stopped, but he just left a card and had to leave. If it ever gets that far, it would be interesting to find out how similar, or not, our two stories are, seen from opposite directions.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 12:02:11 PM

Good morning! It's WARM here, and there's even a bit of sun, but of course it won't last.

Very strange incident yesterday -- I wanted to run a quick errand before going into TO for our communal dinner. So I was driving along a local road, on a bridge over a major highway. And in the middle of the bridge, right in front of me, I saw one van/SUV steer sharply to the left and ram into the vn/SUV right beside it, peacefully trying to drive in its proper lane. So I had to stop, and it took an hour to get away from there, after giving my independant witness statement. No one seemed badly hurt, just shook up, and I did get my errand done before getting to dinner only about 20 minutes late. So it will be interesting to see if this goes to court, or if the careless person just pleads guilty.

And for the record, the bad driver was a mature adult male, and the one who did nothing wrong at all was a woman, with her daughter in there as well.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 11:13:28 AM

I wouldn't call it a storm, but we will (may) get some rain in the next few...cold rain and temps drop 20 or more degrees. Think fall has arrived finally.

Going to return both items bought at Walmart just 2 days ago. Neither work properly.
Timer that you cannot hear, and crock pot that just has BOIL as a setting. LOL.

Target is mailing me another one, and this one is what l wanted in the first place. 3 qqt not 4. Hope the setting can be lowered to do what they are rated for...slow cook.

I bought cheap, but cheap is no savings when they don't work properly. Smiles.
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janrey
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 8:30:41 AM

Morning all

Looks like Claudie is getting those storms right now and my weather radar is one big red box....we're under a tornado warning until 2pm

Hope everyone stays safe through these very bad storms!!!!
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janrey
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 7:59:38 PM

Happy Thanksgiving BB. Don't think I have any lurkers:-( I'd love to have a care package of turkey also! lol I eat it but don't exactly love cooking them.

M6 There's gas available in the Columbia area at those prices but not close enough to make it worth driving around finding. Hope it keeps on dropping!!

Wacki it wouldn't be on page 2 if it was in your favorites ;-)

Went to a church camp to see if was an appropriate place for her old event horse to go. He's sound to trail ride but not sure if this is the perfect situation for him. They sure had a beautiful facility and lots of things for the campers to do!!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 6:14:21 PM

Happy Thanksgiving to our neighbors from the North. Gotta go...big storms on the way!
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BayleeBuggy
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 11:56:45 AM

Good morning! Is there anyone else I can wish a happy Thanksgiving to? Maybe at least one lurker?

We are off this aft to a friend's place in TO. She will do the main cooking, with everyone else fulfilling assigned tasks. Then I hope I will get a care package of turkey! The SO went off meats and even poultry ages ago, so I don't cook turkey any more. At least he still eats fish, so we can do salmon for festive occasions.

Must Do Cranberries!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 11:06:01 AM

Geezer l think that is E gads. Mr to you.
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geezer
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 8:30:45 AM

What the heck are gads, anyway?
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wackiness
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 7:53:18 AM

2nd page? Gads!!
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m6gm
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 3:04:10 PM

Woohoo! Gas is down to $2.89.

BB, I'm on sewer. From other places I've lived, sewer service is 100% of the water charge. Here they're adding an extra 100% to cover sewer repairs, although the last bunch they hired did a half ass job. Apparently their contract had a few loopholes, and when they got paid they wouldn't come back even though there was some punch list items they never finished. Pretty sure I'll be paying this extra charge for the rest of my life.
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BayleeBuggy
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 1:08:02 PM

Good afternoon!

Geez, great point about the potential for mice. Or it may be looking for a safe place to moult.

M6, does your water fee include sewer service as well, or are you on septic tanks? We will change over to the new service sometime, when we rebuild. I have no idea how much that will cost, since it is based on a %age of water charge, and we plan to keep using our own wells.
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geezer
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 9:01:41 AM

Jan, if that snake is intent on getting into your garage, I suspect it's after a meal. Got mice?

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