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Fire_n_Ice

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Message Posted: May 7, 2007 10:31:02 AM

Stop in and meet ohyeah, a funny lady from Raleigh, who really needs her own home here. After the miles she's accumulated zooming thru GB on a daily basis, she really needs a place to put her feet up and relax. Welcome to your new home, ohyeah!
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 7:05:58 AM



On this date, in 1497, Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama became the first navigator to sail around the Cape of Good Hope in his search for a sea route to India.

Welcome to Saturday, Sunshine!
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 2:06:52 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Nov 22nd, 1963: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated when he is shot by a sniper while riding in a motorcade through downtown Dallas.

Woke up a little early, it was just after midnight yesterday and this morning. Felt rested and not sleepy. Had a desire to pan fry in evoo red and orange bell peppers, onions, crimini, turkey bacon, and ham.

Stirred in 3 large well beaten eggs w/a few tbsps of 1% milk. Evoo around the OrGREENIc 12" ceramic coated frying pan does the non stick magic. Sliced lots of pepper jack cheese and melted it on the slow cooked omelet.

A side of no fat cottage cheese really filled me up for 6 hours. Played Starcraft to my heart's content,then watched a epi of Bonanza, The Twilight Zone, and Sons of Anarchy.

Nuked half of a butternut squash, skin on, in a 2 qt Pyrex dish, just past al dente. Then boiled (nuked) some all wheat farfalle in the same water. Scoop put the flesh after cooked, then discard the squash skin, which is soft and tasty.

Nuked some broccoli florets, added some homemade BBQ sauce w/honey, thickened it w/milled flaxseed. One should not be able to distinctly taste the honey or BBQ sauce. Each taste should be equal.

Added some evoo and garlic to the bowties, then the rest of the mix. Melt some 6 Italian shredded cheese on top, then had a feast.

Civil twilight is 6:19 AM EST. Night is 4:44 PM.

Sunrise: 6:51 AM. Set: 4:12 PM.

Length of day: 9h 21m. Length of visible light: 10h 25m. Tomorrow will be 2m 01s shorter.

The temp now is 16° (-9°C). Lows around 7° (-14°C). Wind chill values as low as 6° below 0 (-21°C). The high will be 34° (1°C) in mostly cloudy skies.

Have a tremendous day!

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dickc49
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 12:13:24 PM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Had a good trip out "west". Found out my sister takes HMO Blue, my BCBS, so I called for a referral, and now she can bill BCBS for my visit. Two can play the money game. She will send her billing company a statement showing I paid my co-pay in cash to her. This also gives her certain "rights" in the Blue Cross system, like the right to prescribe Physical Therapy which she feels would benefit me. She has written the PT order, and I am waiting a few days to hear back on it as she has only a few out there she really likes, and she will contact them and see if there is a someone out here they know of that can do the PT the way they do. Many do a "generic" PT. Only a certain few really take their craft to heart and do specific muscle therapy and massage on those specific muscles. That is what she wants me to get. Am hoping she can find me one out here. I know that the odds are not that great however. A few more days will not kill me. Her treatment did help. She works by finding where you are "out of balance". By that I mean she analyses your stance, the gait of your walk, how you sit, stand up, those sort of things. She then goes to work on her treatment table checking varied muscle groups and finds those that are tight, or tighter on one side than the other. She then uses her education to put pressure in the right locations for 5-10 minutes to relax those areas. She had not looked at the two MRI's I brought with me when I left, but tells me that the term "Arthritis" is very overused by many MD's. In many cases, you DO have arthritis, as the cartilage is worn through and the bones are rubbing. In my case, unless it shows on the MRI's, it might be an imbalance issue causing irritation in the joint. Left untreated, it can become arthritis, but unless the cartilage is worn through, it is not yet arthritis, and is not only treatable, the actual arthritis is PREVENTABLE. Will find out from her in the next few days if that is indeed what she finds, that is if the MRI's show enough of the areas she needs to see to discern that.

Will be heading up to Maine tonight. Have a training class for the adaptive program I volunteer with scheduled for tomorrow.
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 1:44:18 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had a wonderful sleep last night, also this morning as well. Went to bed earlier than usual and slept later than normal, until 2:30 AM last night. Begin to post my rounds, then found pages were loading forever.

Phoned Fairpoint, my phone and internet provider, to ask what was the problem. All the LED lights were lit yet dialog boxes of "Unable to connect" were seen repeatedly.

This happened on and off 3x. A Ping test at the command prompt told the story. 4 packets of info sent, 100% loss. It was my Ethernet cable. juggled it in the back of my desktop and then it worked fine. Still does.

Getting the car ready was a cinch w/the vinegar/isopropyl alcohol mix sprayed on the windshield the night before. Have a plastic tub built in under the windshield wipers to catch any runoff. Did not need to scrape at all.

My road was freshly sanded. Liked that a lot. Gas finally dropped to a reasonable $2.89 for far northern NH. This is the Smart Pay Card price, or 10¢ higher w.o.

Traveled to Littleton and saw the Yankee fan that is there every week at the same time as me. Wore my fire Red Sox winter jacket and made sure to stand where it could see. Asked him where is his cap today. He said no cap today.

Bought a few items x2 to last me two weeks. The mkt is closed all next week. Giant heads of leaf lettuce is $1.68 ea, avocadoes 3/$2, butternut squash 48¢a lb, crimini 10 oz for $2.25, broccoli crowns $1.28 a lb,

Yellow and orange bell peppers are $1.58 a lb (Passed on the red that was a whopping $2.95), black and blueberries 3/$5, cukes 67¢ ea, 5 lbs carrots $2.38 and a 1 lb bag of spinach for $3.

Big Papa's specials this week. Click on See more

Stopped at Rite Aid before 8:30 AM (They open at 8 AM) and saw a trail of shoe soil on the shiny tile floor from the front door to the pharmacy. Asked the cashier to mention it to the ast mgr.

Stopped at WM for a few items, then on to Shaw for the last day of pork country ribs for $2.19 a lb. Bought a 2.5 lb pkg to get me thru the w/e.

Returned to Rite Aid mainly to see if the cashier told the ast store mgr that the floor was dirty. She did not, said she forgot. :o

Trimmed the fat off the ribs at home, poured the remaining cooked ones in the 6 qt crock pot, then added my homemade BBQ sauce, sliced carrots and the ribs in the 1.5 qt size.

Poured 6 oz of honey on top of the ribs, plus 4 cloves of diced garlic. Slow cooked for 3.5 hours, then sampled the fresh made ribs. Tried a small amount of ketchup with the sauce and honey. Was a good experiment. A 'Small amount' of ketchup is the key.

Will be leaving early for the hospital on Monday for my hip replacement surgery. Friday looks to be the return home date. May convalesce at a friend's home, depending on my stair climbing ability. Sure would prefer to be home.

Civil twilight is 6:18 AM EST. Night is 4:45 PM.

Sunrise: 6:50 AM. Set: 4:13 PM.

Length of day: 9h 23m. Length of visible light: 10h 27m. Tomorrow will be 2m 01s shorter.

The temp is 18° (-8°C), the high will be 23° (-5°C), in clear skies.

Have a delightful day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 3:51:26 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

More snow to greet first light. Only about a half inch fell. Forecast is for ambient snow each morning the rest of the week. All those minor amounts add up by the end of the week.

Could be a sleet storm on Sunday w/scattered rain showers overnight into Monday. Plan on leaving early Monday in the wee hours for the hospital. Will inch down the mtn if the town does not sand.

Enjoyed watching the Twilight Zone on Netflix, them another epi of Bonanza. Like The Zone for its unusual themed stories. Like Bonanza for its wholesomeness w/always the theme good triumphs over bad.

Played Starcraft to my hearts content. Had no time to play the day before. Got in a 3 hour nap, then decide to cook.

Sliced the last hearty thick chicken cutlet ½ inch thick, soaked them into a well beaten egg, battered it with Italian spices, parmesan and breadcrumbs w/oyster crackers broken up in thick chunks.

Topped them w/a six cheese Italian blend of cheeses and enjoyed a late lunch which will also be dinner. Was still hungry so a half pound of butterfly shrimp was prepared.

Much tastier than say pumpkin pie and icecream. Have planned the fresh food to last until entering the hospital on Monday. Will still shop at Big Papa's Market for fresh produce to last into next week. They will not be open at all next week.

Civil twilight is 6:17 AM EST. Night is 4:46 PM.

Sunrise: 6:49 AM. Set: 4:14 PM.

Length of day: 9h 25m. Length of visible light: 10h 29m. Tomorrow will be 2m 04s shorter.

The temp is 21° (-6°C), the high will be 28 (-2°C).

Have a fantastic day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 3:16:05 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up to a tad bit more than ambient snow. Big sized chunks. Glad that it did not last long. Enjoyed an early finish of my rounds, then got in a 2.5 hour nap. Felt refreshed when awake.

Got ready early for my 9:45 surgeon's appointment. Was not sure if the end of the driveway had a berm, if the town plowed the mtn road, or if the road was icy.

Had made a fresh spray bottle of 1 part water, 1 pt 91% isopropyl alcohol, and 3 pts white vinegar to take out to the car. Started the car w/a defrost on in the front side and rear windows.

Limped to the road to check it out. The town did plow over the past several days leaving softball sized snow/ice balls at the foot of the driveway. Traffic (use) of the road made it look safe to drive down the mtn.

Scrapped off an inch of frozen slush w/an inch or more of fresh snow on the windows. eased down the mtn at 10 mph in high first to use the gear as a brake. Did not see any sand or pebbles spread on the road.

Arrives 15 min early for my appointment and was taken into a private examining room. The Dr's Ast took my vitals. Loved seeing my BP 120 over 74.

The Dr entered had me lift up my blue jeans to look at the former infected area. As the cuff was lifted up my index finger tore into the shin flesh and it started to bleed.

Some gauze, a bit of triple antibiotic, and a bandaid stopped the bleeding. The Dr was happy the redness left and the cephalexin was working nicely to prevent any infection/cellulitis.

He gave me appointment in three weeks. Told him that sooner was good for me and time was of the essence. Any time soon is good for me.

He left the room for 10 minutes and returned to ask me. "How about this Monday, the 24th at 6:30 AM?" "Yes, that'll be just perfect."

Stayed later for the nurse to listen to my strong heart and give the okay for this Monday for the hip replacement. So it is now all set for Monday. Hurray!

Civil twilight is 6:15 AM EST. Night is 4:46 PM.

Sunrise: 6:47 AM. Set: 4:15 PM.

Length of day: 9h 27m. Length of visible light: 10h 30m. Tomorrow will be 2m 07s shorter.

The temp is 19° (-7°C), the high will be 27 (-3°C).

Have a fabulous day!

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 1:38:39 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

It snowed just like it was winter at first light. ten cent and penny size chucks floating down from the clouds fast. It was good that it stopped two hours later.

The world in this area is a winter wonderland. It always looks so dreamy the first few snowfalls. Then the work to clear and clean it begins to take away some of the postcard perfect wonderment.

Played lots of Starcraft while it snowed. Also watched Bonanza and Criminal Minds. Did not even step outdoors. No need to.

Trimmed the fat off the $2.19 a pound country spare ribs bought on Saturday. Thawed out half of a 16 oz frozen container of homemade BBQ sauce made in October.

Added some evoo to my 1.5 qt crock pot, added some of the thawed sauce, ribs, red potatoes, some 3" sliced lengths of carrots, and 4 diced cloves of garlic. 3.5 hours on high and lunch was ribs and veggies, on a bed of brown rice.

The rest of the week will not see day temps above freezing. There is a possibility of Sunday being in the mid 30's. Winter arrived 5 weeks early this year. Hope spring is early as well.

My doc's appointment is at 9:45 AM today.

Civil twilight is 6:14 AM EST. Night is 4:47 PM.

Sunrise: 6:46 AM. Set: 4:15 PM.

Length of day: 9h 29m. Length of visible light: 10h 32m. Tomorrow will be 2m 10s shorter.

The temp is 28° (-2°C), the high,w/ a 30% chance of snow.

Have a wonderful day!

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dickc49
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 12:11:45 PM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Have sore quads today. Virtually no type of exercise program can simulate skiing well enough to keep the quads in shape. Of course, I have not been exercising at all as you can guess. To ski about 40% of a normal winter total on snow that was not up to winter normal, therefore making it more difficult, is a pretty good day. Expected some soreness in the quads, but nothing I need to take any pain meds for.

Have to talk with my other (local) sister today, but it looks like I head out to Pittsfield tomorrow about 1 PM or so. Its a bit more than a three hour drive, and my sister out there wants to see me about 5:30 when she is done with her last patient of the day. She normally spends about an hour with each patient, so I expect her to spend some time with me too. Will be interested in what she feels, as well as her interpretation of what she finds on the MRI. That MRI was focused on the lower back, so it may not show what it should for the SI joint. If so, I might ask one of the other (local) docs to have another done while my deductible is fully satisfied. Two can play the money game with insurance.

The reason I need to see my local sister is because she normally does not pick up our youngest grand son at the house before my wife has to leave to get the other two. I want to see if there is a way she can get here a bit earlier and be here before the wife leaves. That way I can stay in Pittsfield overnight and come back east tomorrow afternoon after visiting for a bit. My son might be also able to do this, but I am more comfortable with the adult females than my handicapped son in caring for a 7 month old, even for a few minutes.

Net result of heading out to Pittsfield, I hope, is to have my sister give me more knowledge about what I am dealing with, hear about how I have dealt with my history of "normal" back issues, and see if she can really get a good feel for what exactly is going on in all the lower back areas. Perhaps I can head out for another adjustment or two over the next few weeks and months to help get this back on track. Lastly, I am hoping to to get some firm ideas on what I need to do daily to bring it back to health. Feel my sister is an ideal person to do this.

What a nice Patriots game last night. They put on a clinic of how to run against the Colts! Liked how good they seem to look. They overcame two Tom Brady mistakes to smother the Colts. Hoping they keep that number one seed right into the playoffs. See Pittsburgh plays tonight against Tennessee. They should win, but "any given week".
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 2:07:20 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Have been enjoying season 1 of Bonanza after my early morning rounds. Great to be able to see the ones that were missed or forgotten.Also seeing the orig Star Trek w/Bones, Scotty, and the cast. Fabulous nostalgia.

Forecast is for snow on Monday. Took a ride to Lancaster to buy at Shaw's weekly special 26-30 frozen raw shrimp $7.99 a lb, country pork ribs $2.19alb, haddock for $5.99 a lb, and a supreme rising pizza 33.5 oz for $4.99.

Wanted a grand selection of meal w/deals. What is great about the winter is that if the freezer is full mY outside fridge unplugged will hold the overstock during these teen and 20 degrees nights and days.

Returned home with thy bounty and made a 2 qt Pyrex bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup via all cooked in the microwave.

Am using diced onion, garlic, chives, celery, carrots, orange bell peppers, chicken breast, then add broccoli and spinach later along with wheat spaghetti for the pasta noodles.

Not a grain of salt is added or needed. Mrs Dash is added. Golden milled flax seed thickens the soup, adds fiber and more nutrients to this wonderfully healthy winter delight that fills one up w/little calories.

Ideal for any weight loss program. About 1 lb loss per month in my case.

My doc's appointment is tomorrow at 9:45 AM, not today. Jumped the gun.

Civil twilight is 6:13 AM EST. Night is 4:48 PM.

Sunrise: 6:45 AM. Set: 4:16 PM.

Length of day: 9h 31m. Length of visible light: 10h 34m. Tomorrow will be 2m 12s shorter.

The temp is 30° (-1°C) w/the high to be 39° (4°C). Ice pellets today, snow tomorrow.

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 7:26:41 AM



On this date, in 1933, the United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations.

Welcome to Sunday, Sunshine!
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 1:14:26 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had a pleasant time watching Season 1 Epi 1 of Bonanza. It is the second longest running western series (behind Gunsmoke) ever. Bonanza ran from September 12, 1959, to January 16, 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 430 episodes.

Pleased to see a very young and stunning Yvonne De Carlo in this epi. She sure was a beauty in her day.

Yvonne was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1, 1922 at West Point Grey, Vancouver, British Columbia. She passed away of heart failure on January 8, 2007 (aged 84) in Woodland Hills, near Los Angeles, California.

In 1954, director Cecil B. DeMille cast her as Sephora, the wife of Moses (played by Charlton Heston), in his biblical epic "The Ten Commandments" (1956). In 1960, she was awarded two stars (for motion picture and television) on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

It was in 1964 that she signed a contract with Universal Studios to perform the female lead role in "The Munsters" opposite Fred Gwynne. Yvonne played Lily Munster, Herman Munster's wife.

Fred Gwynne, (July 10, 1926 – July 2, 1993) a Harvard University graduate, Class of 1951, is best known for his role in the 1960s sitcom "Car 54, Where Are You?," as well as his later roles in "Pet Sematary," "The Cotton Club" and "My Cousin Vinny."

Went to the P.O. to pick up a weeks worth of mail. Then bought the w/e sale items at Shaws: 6 Italian cheese 8 oz for $1.79, large brown eggs 99¢ Essential brand pasta 50¢each. Only got the wheat penne, rotini, and spaghetti.

Civil twilight is 6:011 AM EST. Night is 4:50 PM.

Sunrise: 6:42 AM. Set: 4:18 PM.

Length of day: 9h 36m. Length of visible light: 10h 39m. Tomorrow will be 2m 18s shorter.

The temp is 13° (-11°C) w/the high to be 37° (3°C). Light snow falls.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 2:07:49 PM

Hola ohyeah537.
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 7:34:56 AM



On this date, in 1806, explorer Zebulon Pike spotted the mountaintop now known as Pikes Peak.

Welcome to Saturday, Sunshine!
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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 1:44:00 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had a fun morning watching The Andy Griffith Show, The Walking Dead, and Criminal Minds after the posts and rounds in the morning.

Daybreak saw my entire world covered in a blanket of snow. Always do like the first real snow fall. Nothing had to be cleaned up. About 1½ inch greeted the day.

Expect more snow on Sunday evening righty into Monday night. Not sure what that total will be yet. Snow usually does not stick around until After T-Day. there are exceptions in any given year.

Made a shopping list for the 3 day w/e sale at Shaw's and for their weekly sale. Plan to buy haddock for $5.99 a lb, 6 big rolls of paper towels for $3.99, Large eggs $1a dozen.

May even buy extra large raw shrimp for just $7.99 a lb. The Country pork spare ribs have my interest at only $2.9 a lb for the week. Will have to go out tomorrow to get my mail and check the local gas prices.

Make a small amount of homemade chicken noodle soup. Had slow cooked the celery and carrots in the crock pot the day before. Boiled some garlic, onions, and Mrs Dash flavored water.

Cubed in some chicken breast along w/ diced green beans, crimini, the celery, carrots and added some cooked brown rice. Also added milled flaxseed for fiber and to thicken the soup. A great way to stay warm and loose some pounds this winter.

Played StarCraft II for hours. In fact got lost in time, just what was wanted. Really dig this action packed game with real time strategies. Lots of action, excitement, and war. Actual screenshot of the combat.

Civil twilight is 6:011 AM EST. Night is 4:50 PM.

Sunrise: 6:42 AM. Set: 4:18 PM.

Length of day: 9h 36m. Length of visible light: 10h 39m. Tomorrow will be 2m 18s shorter.

The temp is 21° (-6°C) w/the high to be 32° (0°C). Light snow falls.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 1:51:54 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

It was an enjoyable drive down NH Rt 135 aka the CT River Hwy. The fields were white from frost. Even the tall weeds on the riparian zone had lots of Jack Frost. The serene river blazed in b&w with perfect mirror reflections of the tree lined banks.

Bought at the market were a few deals. The finest was a basket of orange bell peppers slightly bruised or wrinkled 5/$2, butternut squash 48¢a lb, celery up to $1.58 a large bunch.

Cukes were also up in price at 60¢ ea, Brussel's Sprouts $1.98 a lb, yams 58¢ a lb, crimini 10 ozs for $2.25, Driscoll's raspberries 6 oz 3/$5, and 6 oz (half pints) of Sunbell blackberries are $2 ea.

Passed on Driscolls' excellent looking strawberries that were very high this week at $4 a 1 lb pack. Have never seen them that high at Big Papa's Mkt (under the name click on 'See more').

Mentioned to the owners to buy a $1,000 lite sign to put on the sidewalk showing the finest deals of the day. He liked the idea. After 3.5 years he has the gals write on postboard. Thew weather or wind usually bends the sign in half.

Shopped at the local WM for some items. The new synthetic oil for my car 0W-40 is $7.98 a quart w/a 2¢ NH oil fee tax. Will get it for $27 by the 5 quart container in the future.

Seems to be evaporating the oil rapidly with 6,500 rpm in between shifts. The turbocharger is quite the driving excitement. The european suspension, tight cornering, and passing power make the new Dart an enjoyable experience. Mine is the 6 speed manual.

Stopped at Shaw's to buy boneless, skinless chicken breasts. The last day of the $1.87 a lb price. Returned home to put away the food and begin to cook.

Sliced a chicken breast into slabs of ⅓ its thickness. Added evoo to a ceramic coated frying pan, cooked them, then added 6 Italian assorted cheeses on top. Had a fabulous lunch using the last of the cooked veggies.

Washed out the crockpot, added homemade Tuscan sauce, carrots, green beans, celery, butternut squash and two chicken breasts. Three hours later broccoli florets, a sliced bellpepper, onions, and crimini were added.

Cooked it on high for 45 minutes and pulled the ceramic oval pot out of the heating container. Had an enjoyable chemical/MSG free lunch for a few hours of cooking which costs little money. Looking forward to leftovers.

Civil twilight is 6:09 AM EST. Night is 4:51 PM.

Sunrise: 6:41 AM. Set: 4:19 PM.

Length of day: 9h 38m. Length of visible light: 10h 41m. Tomorrow will be 2m 19s shorter.

The temp is 30° (-1°C) w/the high to be 35° (2°C). An inch of snow has fallen. The first real snow of the season.

Have a delightful day!

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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 11:12:51 AM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Heard back from my sister last night. She is telling me that the SI joint dysfunction can be other things than arthritis and that I should come out for a visit for her to look. She IS an osteopath after all, she should be able to more or less figure out what it is. If it is not arthritis, then it perhaps is just an alignment issue. If she can start the re-alignment process, I'm sure a chiropractor can finish it. I can even perhaps schedule a monthly drive out there for treatments too. Will be trying to contact her to find out when our schedules mesh so I can drive out to Western Mass (140 miles) for a visit. I do not really care who or how this gets fixed, as long as it gets fixed!

I am going to go out today and pick those peppers. We got down to 36°F last night and could be colder tomorrow, although its supposed to snow around daybreak here. A possible inch or two. I also need to see if I can get the leaves out of the nooks and crannies and out onto the lawn so I can chop up the last of them. Nothing worse than going to scoop some snow and getting a shovel full of old leaves. Once that is done, I only have to finish the gutters, and I'm done for the winter.
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 2:19:17 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up at 1:30 AM, (this morning as well) had another great night of deep sleep, and felt refreshed in the wee hours. Enjoyed posting early and completing my rounds. Had plenty of time to see an epi of Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami and some laughs watching The Andy Griffith Show and Everyone Loves Raymond.

Had ordered propane on Now 9.Was promised delivery on the 10th. Here it is 9 days later and no delivery. Phoned the Main office of my propane co to find out what the delay was.

Had just returned inside from reading the fill meter on the tank w/one tank reading 1%. Most Co's now have a $90 (or more) charge to pump air in one's propane system and test for leaks. Sure wanted to avoid this extra charge

The woman phoned the satellite office in town and found out that my ticket for the delivery was for Monday the 10th. She would cell phone the driver.

He called and asked if a delivery could wait for Friday. At 1% and below freezing temps on the way, the answer was "No." He said he would deliver sometime yesterday morning. Told him it was urgent, and he said will drive here immediately.

Some 30 minutes later he arrived. Filled my two 120 gallon tanks which can hold 96 gallons each. He staged a cock and bull story about being in VT at the end of the day Monday. YehDiddy, yehdiddy.

Said right to him, "Let me tell you how much of your story is believed. Not one word." Negotiated w/him to fill my two BBQ 4 gallon propane tanks. He in turn asked me if the snowthrower could be used to clear a path to the big tanks this winter.

Chuckled and told him yes. Do remember him arriving a couple of days early last winter and trugging thru a snow depth above waist high. Have to make a path to throw the snow against the bottom of the house for extra insulation.

Propane cost was very low this year. Price is down to $2.579 per gallon. Rec'd 171.9 gallons and a $433.33 bill. Will also receive $.10 off a gallon when paying w/in 10 days. My two tanks have exceeded $600 to fill them in recent years.

Enjoyed several morning walks in the gardens until 10 AM when the rain arrived. Had mostly light, steady rain all day. The forecast changed from 50% to an 80% chance of rain. Good to rain before the ground freezes for the winter and keep the water table high.

Had an exceeding wonderful time playing Starcraft II for hours and hours. At one point several races allied w/each other and attacked me powerfully. Almost annihilated my force and did begin to devastate my base camp. Makes for a truly realistic condition. Fun while it is raining.

The ISS orbits the sky over the East Coast this morning for the next several days. See the ISS and other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:08 AM EST. Night is 4:52 PM.

Sunrise: 6:39 AM. Set: 4:20 PM.

Length of day: 9h 40m. Length of visible light: 10h 43m. Tomorrow will be 2m 22s shorter.

The temp is 28° (-2°C) w/the high to be 41° (5°C) in mostly cloudy skies.

Off to the market for some light shopping later.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 10:34:53 AM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Feeling less sore today, but still a bit sore after Monday's injection. Much better than yesterday. I predict that by tomorrow I will feel OK. Maybe still not able to do a whole lot without making it sore, but I am willing to bet I do not hurt just sitting. I have hurt just sitting for the last few weeks. I did feel better right after the shot as the local anesthetic knocked out the pain for a bit. The cortisone itself takes some time. Here is a link to a Mayo clinic article on cortisone and how it works. It also explains why it still hurts for s few days.

Oh, there are other things he can do to alleviate the pain, but insurance is reluctant to pay for them unless the "cheaper" options fail first. There are cases where he just knows that you do need it, but the insurance is the one who makes the patient suffer needlessly. (Like me.) They can use a radio-therapy to degrade the nerves in the area so as to greatly reduce the pain. It costs more than the injection so insurance does not want to pay. The nerves will regenerate over time, so it would have to be done again at some point. Not sure what other options exist, but will be exploring a bit more. I will try calling my sister the doctor to see what she knows.

Very foggy here this morning. It will begin to lift in a bit, but we have a cold front coming so our warm weather will be history after this afternoon. I also need to pick the garden today as we will get a hard freeze Thursday night. Frost nipped the tops of a few plants Monday, but did not kill them. The cold will allow the ski areas to put snow making back on line tomorrow, or tomorrow night. It should get cold enough that they might be able to run for 48 or more hours straight. They can make a LOT of snow in that space of time. One other mountain I ski at occasionally (Loon) might open Friday, conditions permitting. As we are not headed to Maine this weekend, I might go there over the weekend on a day trip. They are only a bit over a two hour drive from home. I can also do a bit of tax free shopping on the way home too.
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 1:49:45 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Thank you vet's from all of North America that keep our countries free. Was in a daze since late morning Monday, when hip replacement surgery was cancelled due to cellulitis. Even forgot it was Memorial/Remembrance Day yesterday morning.

Enjoyed sleep nonstop until 2:45 AM yesterday morning. Nice to finish posting early and see an epi of Sons of Anarchy. Also watched an epi of season 1 of Perry Mason. Highly entertaining to me. Even by today's standards. This b&w Sept 1957 to May 1, 1966 show has dramatic revelations at the end of the 'who done it.'

Forecast predicted a clear day and warm temps in the 60's (16C). Drove to WM for a 4 mil roll of clear plastic 10'x 25'. It was $9.27. Headed to Lowes to buy 1" x 3" x 8' strapping. Each piece is now $1.73.

Returned home to cut the plastic in 5' x 25' to skirt most of the 3 sides of the house. The plastic was rolled around the strapping 3x and nailed 4' above the ground on the board and batten siding.

A foot was left lying flat on the lawn. Wood scraps were added to weigh this edge down from the wind. When the snow arrives, the snow thrower will be used to mound up the snow around the bottom sides of the house.

This method adds super insulation from the sbow that greatly lowers my winter heating bill. This was learned the very first winter, taught by my first friend who is now deceased.

In those days, temps were -40° (yes, 40° below 0°). Every little bit helps in those temps. Love to save money. The high yesterday hit 61° (16°C). Great to work outdoors even tho the sun remains beneath the tops of the trees.

Had a fab lunch of the last of the pork chops w/carrots, snow peas, yam, broccoli, onions and spinach. Getting time to make another crock full of closeto winter comfort food.

Thought of hanging the ladder brackets after lunch. It was so easy to rest in a chair and watch some fine Netflix shows. Went for a stroll after my afternoon posts. Was certain yesterday was the last warm day of sunshine this year. Rain is due tomorrow, then the chill returns. The ISS orbits the sky twice over the East Coast this mornings for the next several days. See the ISS and other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:07 AM EST. Night is 4:53 PM.

Sunrise: 6:38 AM. Set: 4:31 PM.

Length of day: 9h 43m. Length of visible light: 10h 45m. Tomorrow will be 2m 24s shorter.

The temp is 28° (-2°C) w/the high to be 55° (13°C) in clear skies now, w/50% chance for rain later.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 3:42:50 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

A complication occurred during pre-op. Details are below.

Slept extremely well until just after 2:30 AM yesterday morning. (2:45 this morning.) Showered, then rubbed Hibiclens neck to toe and allowed this skin antiseptic to remain on for 5 minutes to sterilize. It was then rinsed off.

Per instruction wore loose fitting clothes and socks w/tennis shoes. Made a travel kit out of my camera gear bag. Hair products, comb, and such. Left with a ton of reading material.

Arrived well before 4 AM for my 8 AM prep. Same Day surgery had my paperwork and it was read and signed. Sat in the waiting room and read. Then read some more. No many arrived until 6:30 AM

At 8 AM a nurse took me to the Same Day surgery ward on the 3rd floor. My first time above the ground floor. Changed into a johnny gown and slipper socks.

Vitals were taken and passed as good as it gets. Will confess a bit of anxiety was present. Then had a 'bair hugger' placed over me. To keep one nicely warm. This is major surgery.

An IV was tried on the back of my left hand. Told the nurse that even those w/30 years experience had trouble finding a vein. The back of the right hand saw success in finding the vein. PTL!

At least 30 minutes of Q's with the op nurse w/Q's asked again w/diff wording, like they are testing one to see if they have all their marbles.

The anesthesiologist gave me the another 20 Q/s and asked if a spinal was wanted. Said yes to spare my mind the shock of feeling the extreme pain. Was apprehensive on a needle being inserted in my spine.

He said there will be no feeling of the needle inserted in my back. Also he said, "We have a variety of tools to make me want a spinal. Said that is not doubted, yet not so sure feeling like having a spinal is ever wanted."

Then the orthopedic surgeon came to visit and exam me. There was a ¼" scrape on my right shin that was obviously red and infected. Three surgeons were called to exam this.

They all concluded that w/my history of cellulitis, the swelling and redness of the tiny scab, an infection is brewing. Surgery was cancelled until a script of 40 cephalexin 500 mg 4x a day for 10 days was finished.

It was 10 AM by now. 18 hours w/o food. Yet to me most importantly 18 hours w/o water. Surgeon told me to make a follow up appointment in one week. Time to get dressed, leave the hospital, and get the script filled.

Good Heavens! Of all things, a complication, and still a further delay. Shaking my head. Will go with the flow.

Found an interesting estimate of the cost of a hip replacement. W/Ins it in the $12,000 to $24,000 range. The procedure could be 2.5 hours, w/up to 4 and 5 hours of surgery.

Had a pound of popcorn shrimp for lunch, made at home. Needed a treat for this hungry fellow that had not eaten in 19+ hours. Spinach al dente on the side w/lots of evoo and diced garlic.

The ISS orbits the sky over the East Coast in the mornings for the next several days. See the ISS and other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:06 AM EST. Night is 4:54 PM.

Sunrise: 6:37 AM. Set: 4:32 PM.

Length of day: 9h 45m. Length of visible light: 10h 48m. Tomorrow will be 2m 26s shorter.

The temp is 29° (-2°C) w/the high to be 54° (12°C) in clear skies.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 11:08:13 AM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Did some skiing over the weekend. Did not ski as much as I would have liked, but the fact I could ski some with this arthritis was great! Stopped by Freeport, Maine on the way home to go to LL Bean. Had to walk about 500 feet to get to the store and that just about did me in! HAd to sit a bit and recover. Then we could shop a bit, sit a bit, shop a bit, sit a bit. Once done we then went to a customer service window and bought it all and had it shipped to the house. Maine charges sales tax on clothes, but if you have it shipped, which they do for free, you pay NO sales tax. Saved that 5% on everything that way.

Hope things are going well for you! Still working at Kohl's too? With Christmas coming I bet they will want to increase your hours there!
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 7:03:44 AM



On this date, in 1938, Nazis burned and looted temples and Jewish-owned stores and houses in Germany and Austria in what became known as Kristallnacht (Crystal Night—referring to broken glass on streets).

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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 1:42:20 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

My last post until Thursday, possibly Friday. Time for hip replacement surgery in the wee hours Monday morning. More below.

Got to sleep non stop last night until 2:30 AM. Was very happy about that. Even had a happy dream to wake to. Will go to sleep 30 minutes later tonight to try to extend my wake up time.

Enjoyed some early morning viewing of The 100 and Sons of Anarchy. Both well acted, directed and have interesting story lines, each on the opposite ends of the drama spectrum.

Got my laundry completed before the hospital stay. Even changed the sheets after four days of use. Want little to do when home is returned. Passed on stopping the Recycling Center. They open at 8 AM and it was way before that.

Stepped outdoors to a strong dusting of snow. Forgot to spray my car's windshield with the 1 part water, 2 pts 91% alcohol, and 3 pts white vinegar. Had to spend time scraping the windshield. Temp was 28° (-3°C).

Thought of my friend from Miami entered my mind. He sent me a post card one Christmas. Half was 'you' a photo of one scrapping an ice covered windshield. The other side read 'me' a crowd in the warm waters of Miami.

Took a twilight drive down the CT River scenic Hwy. It is part of the Silvio Conte within the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

With 36,000 acres (145,686.8 square meters) protected on both side of the CT River, its purpose is to manage a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

Visited WM and bought not one item, stopped at the Mkt and negotiated 5 garlics bulbs from $2 to $1.50. It was a work out. Stopped at Rite Aid and spoke to my pal.

That store, and perhaps all of the chain, now has all Christmas themed items on the center isle shelves. Trees, ornaments and ideas for presents are neatly stocked to get the viewer to buy, and buy early. This the first whole week of November.

Gas at the Littleton Cumberland Farms is $2.91 w/their SmartPay Card. $3.01w/out. Took the long way home to go thru Bethlehem and Whitefield. Visited my pal the meat mgr and found out some shocking news.

Chuck, the 68 y/o meatcutter, did not show up for work last week. A call or three were not answered. His daughter drove to his house to find the man on the floor. He passed away from a heart attack. Knew him for 25 years. Sad that he did not enjoy retirement.

Got my mail at the P.O., then continued to to my town's Shaw's. FAS Cod was on sale for a low $4.99 a pound. Bought a huge 1¾ pound boneless piece w/over a 1½ thick loin.

My orthopedic surgeon who will perform the hip replacement on Monday, asked me to stop at the hospital over the w/e. A sample of blood was drawn to discover the correct blood type and make certain some is in stock, available for surgery.

Got banded w/the sample number, my name and patient number. Plan on leaving in the wee hours Monday and be at the hospital w/o food or water. Experience has proven that w/o water coughing and choking occurs. Want to be close to Nurses, PA's and doctors. Just in case.

The phlebotomist asked what procedure was to be done and who was the surgeon. Told her both and she said he is a very good doctor. As the room was left she said "Good luck." My reply was if he is an excellent surgeon, why are you saying Good Luck?" We both laughed

Returned home to have half the cod, along w/a slew of previously cooked veggies. Still have 2 pork chops and cod to eat before leaving for the stay at the hospital. More food than can be finished.

The ISS returns to the sky over the East Coast in the mornings for the next several days. See the ISS and other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:03 AM EST. Night is 4:56 PM.

Sunrise: 6:34 AM. Set: 4:25 PM.

Length of day: 9h 50m. Length of visible light: 10h 52m. Tomorrow will be 2m 30s shorter.

The temp is 32° (0°C) w/the high to be 44° (7°C) in partly cloudy skies.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 11:44:39 AM

Good morning ohyeah537.
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 7:13:46 AM



On this date, in 1892, former president Grover Cleveland beat incumbent Benjamin Harrison and became the only president to win nonconsecutive terms in the White House.

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MidnightSun
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 3:06:41 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Doggone woke up an hour too earlier. Was sleepy, yet my mind was ready to face the day. Saw an episode of The 100. Then did my posts and rounds.

An early start mean an early finish. Battles w/each of the three races on StarCraft II. Exhaustion finally relaxed my mind. Got to sleep for 90 minutes. It felt wonderful to wake well rested.

Got to look at the heavy long fiberglass ladders and its two new mounting two brackets. Snowflakes began to fall. A fine reason to return inside. Soon it was time for the drive to the clinic in Whitefield for my follow up appointment.

It was a regular winter event w/large chunks of snowflakes swirling around, trying to hypnotise me. Cruised south on US Rt 3 ignoring the dancing flakes as they attempted to distract me from looking at the blvd.

Arrived 15 minutes early and say the Smart Pay Card price was $3.01. Saw $3.97 in Littleton on Thursday. Will look at the self service buildingless truck stop 1 mile north of the town of Lancaster when my last blood test is performed this w/e.

Doc liked the vitals. Heart palpitations have lessened greatly w/the new med. They far less in duration and when it does occur, it is every other week, not almost daily as before.

BP was 142/84. Technically is pre-hypertension. No biggie. The orthopedic surgeon will be happy it is in his number range.

Am scheduled to have hip replacement surgery at 8 AM Monday. Looks to me like the hospital will be headed to in the wee hours of Monday morning.

Since water cannot be had, experience has shown that coughing and chocking occurs w/o water. Want to be already at the hospital when that happens.

The plan is to be released Wed morning and convalese as needed at a friends' house in VT. Hope to return to my posts and rounds on that Thursday morn.

Not sure on a mkt visit. The week of the 20th is important as the following week the mkt will be closed for all of T-Day week.

The ISS returns to the sky over the East Coast in the morning for the next several days. See the ISS and other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:02 AM EST. Night is 4:57 PM.

Sunrise: 6:33 AM. Set: 4:26 PM.

Length of day: 9h 53m. Length of visible light: 10h 55m. Tomorrow will be 2m 32s shorter.

The temp is 29° (-2°C) w/the high to be 38° (3°C) in partly cloudy skies.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 8:58:19 AM

Hi ohyeah!
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 1:47:48 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Slept until a bit after 1:30 AM yesterday. Nearly the same this morning both w/o any earlier wake ups. Hope to sleep later each morning to get accustomed to sunrise time of getting up.

Left early for the soothing drive on the CT River Hwy. Love the stillness of the water and the bare trees reflecting themselves, like a painting. Tough to get 35 mpg going up the hills on the way to Littleton. Saw gas there breaking the $3 mark with a pump price of $2.97. It is about time.

Took a good inventory or the fridge and decided to not buy much this week. mainly since the hip op is Monday and may stay until Wednesday. Will get new produce next week. They are not open on T-Day week, nor Christmas week.

Big Papa's Mkt (under the name click on 'See more') has some low produce prices this week. Purchased green beans that were only $1.38 a lb and yams for 58 ¢ lb. That was all.

Returned home to thaw out ¾ lb of large raw shrimp and coat them in 1 whisked egg. Added 1/8 tsp of basil, parsley, tarragon, Mrs Dash and Italian Seasoning to bread crumbs w/equal amounts of grated Romano cheese.

Soaked the shrimp in the whisked egg, then the crumbs. Added equal parts of sesame oil and evoo to the ceramic pan. Pan fried the coated shrimp for about two minutes on each side. Loved the honey colored look as they were flipped over.

Added 6 different flavors of a mix of Italian shredded cheese types to the hot shrimp laid flat. Had the finest popcorn shrimp ever tasted, in any restaurant ever visited, including private clubs. Planned on saving some. Ate them all. The shrimp are cooked when a 'C' is seen. Overcooked when an 'O' is seen.

Civil twilight is 6:00 AM EST. Night is 4:54 PM.

Sunrise: 6:31 AM. Set: 4:27 PM.

Length of day: 9h 55m. Length of visible light: 10h 57m. Tomorrow will be 2m 34s shorter.

The temp is 36° (2°C) w/the high to be 39° (4°C) in overcast skies. A 60% chance of rain today with an inch of snow tonight.

Have an late morning PCP appointment. Mainly to check to see my BP is near ideal for Monday's surgery.

Have a delightful day!

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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 3:54:39 PM

Afternoon OHYEAH!
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 1:06:05 PM

Good afternoon Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Saw the PA at the Pain doc's office yesterday. Am on two arthritis RX to try and tone down the pain. They will take about a week to kick in. I also get another IS joint shot on Monday. That should have me feeling well by Wednesday/Thursday. Will find out if the meds work by how I feel as that shot wears off. Am hoping to come out of this in two weeks or so able to move more freely. That would be quite a relief!
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 2:06:00 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

The state's top two females were re-elected. Each remained ahead of their male challengers. Governor Maggie Hassan, a Democrat on the top of the ballot, won re-election to a second term.

Jeanne Shaheen (D) won a 2nd term as Senator of NH. The Shaheen win marks the first time since 1972 that a New Hampshire Democrat has won a second term.

Got the urge to get out at 7 AM and drive on the CT River Hwy (NH Rt 135) to Littleton, then south on Rt 302 to Woodsville. Wanted to shop at the closest Super Walmart.

Bought $50 of food inc reduced sodium soy sauce w/o MSG. Found toasted sesame oil, 5 oz for just $3.48. Definitely has a distinctive odor and taste. Want to make may own Chinese sauces w/o the added chemicals found in the store bought products.

The drive was pleasant and w/o traffic. At 7 in the morning most of the folks are heading to work. Managed to spend an hour shopping a that town WM. Also bought brown rice w/its higher fiber content than white rice.

Stopped at Lowe's in Littleton to look for wall bracket to hang my two fiberglass long ladders. They were a mere $6 bucks each. Will look the small project over when this post is completed.

Took the long way home buy going thru Littleton taking Rt 116 along the Ammonoosuc River with it scant population. Rt 142 gets one into Whitefield. Bought the six blends of Italian cheese shredded at the amazing sale price of $1.79 for 8 oz. Well worth stocking up. Civil twilight is 5:59 AM EST. Night is 4:59 PM.

Sunrise: 6:30 AM. Set: 4:28 PM.

Length of day: 9h 58m. Length of visible light: 10h 59m. Tomorrow will be 2m 35s shorter.

The temp is 42° (5°C) w/the high to be 49° (9°C) in overcast skies and a 60% chance of rain.

Off to the mkt for very little buying.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 1:47:44 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

My internal time clock is still on EDT not yet on EST. Woke up at midnight Tuesday morning. Rec'd my first poll call at 7:53. Never answered it. Later another caller who has tried to get me for two weeks called. They never left messages.

Readied to get out to be early at the polls in my town. Was the third to arrive and vote. The church donated coffee and donut holes for all who wanted them.

This is a traditional Republican state. Yet those moving here from MA and southern New England are bring their Democratic party alliance with them. Will be interested in the % of each party votes this year. We may have a female democrat re-elected as the governor.

Headed off to Littleton for the pleasing scenic drive on the CT River Hwy. Love to see rural America, the CT River, no traffic. Stopped at my pal's Rite Aid store and chatted,then went to that town's PO to write out checks for my bills and mail them.

Have a Dodge cc from the First Nat'l Bank of Omaha. The first time it was used,to buy a half tank of gas,They added a $25 late fee on to the next months' bill. Phoned them at the time and said the check was mailed 7 days before the due date.

Also told them it at the time it was not my fault someone did not deposit my payment promptly. They removed the charge and a phone account was established to pay electronically, from my checking account. Like that it is a free service. Some cheap Co's want $10 for this service. Greed amazes me.

Canned chicken soup, all Campbells and Progresso soups have MSG and other chemical that cause folks to gain weight. With the homemade chicken noodle soup made each week, am dropping some pounds each month.

Returned home for some crock pot made pork chops w/bacon bits on them, carrots, red potatoes, and snow peas slow cooked in homemade Tuscan sauce. Have not eaten out at Subway or anywhere since August. No need to gain weight.

Did get to sleep until 1:30 AM this morning. It is a start to adapt to the new time change.

Civil twilight is 5:58 AM EST. Night is 5:00 PM.

Sunrise: 6:29 AM. Set: 4:30 PM.

Length of day: 10h 01m. Length of visible light: 11h 02m. Tomorrow will be 2m 38s shorter.

The temp is 40° (4°C) in partly cloudy skies the high will be 41° (11°C). Would be pleasing to see the sun.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 1:39:57 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up an entire hour earlier yesterday morning and this morning. This even tho sleep was 90 minutes later than usual. Stayed uo to see the outcome of the Broncos va the Pats.

Would love to see them play the Steelers, Cardinal, and Eagles during reg season. Perhaps in Jan and the Super Bowl in Feb. Pats will be playing the Dolphins on Dec 4. A very exciting match up.

After my very early rounds were completed, it was time to empty the remains of the crock pot w/one remaining meal of a chicken breast w/gravy and veggies into a Pyrex 1.5 qt glass bowl.

Added six carrots, a pound of snow peas (Was $3.34 at the mkt 1 week ago) and some home made Tuscon sauce to the crock pot. It was heated on high for 10 minutes in the microwave to get everything hot.

Eight tiny room temp red potatoes were added and the crock pot placed into the heating container. Took a 90 minute nap to insure my body and mind has plenty of rest this week.

Drove to the P.O. and discovered gas was down to $3.02 at one station in town. Visited my propane company to tell them to deliver propane for the heating season.

They enjoy filling up my 192 gallon tanks (2 120 gallon tanks at 96 gallons each) of propane in the summer. Not so fond of that. A delivery was not needed until now. Cost has not increased yet. Like that in itself.

Drove to Whitefield to visit my pal the meat mgr at Mac's Mkt. Ground pork, sausage,and fish were on my mind. Saw one of the twor stations in the Town of Whitefield dropped their pump price of gas to $3.02, using their Cumberland Farm Smart Pay Card.

One gets 10¢ off every gallon on every purchase. Some Co's want you to spent $100-$150 to get a nickel off. Am not playing their games. It's just a come on. Love Smart Pay and their 10¢ off every gallon. Your card withdraws the exact funds from ones checking account.

Had a French Vanilla large coffee for $1.08 inc/tax at Cumbies. All coffee, all sizes, are $.99. They want to give Dunkin Donuts a run for the money. They sure are selling more coffee than D'D's w/its nearly $2 a cup for a large.

Chatted w/my pal at the grocery store. No big deals for me except rib eye steak for $5.99 a pound. Passed on that. Did buy a lb of Italian blend shredded cheese for $3.58 for a lb in two 8 oz pkgs. Love the six cheese blend of provolone, mozzarella, parmesan, romano, fontina, and asiago. Play to return for more by Thursday when the sale ends.

Returned home and added two sliced onions, broccoli florets, and two lage yams to the cooking crock pot about 35 min later the just added veggies were cooked to al dente and a marvelous pork chop lunch was enjoyed. Should see six meals prepared for under $9.00. Love to heat and serve.

What a splendid full Moon at 5 PM yesterday. It reminded me of Halloween, from the days of my youth. Also that it will be a very long winter.

Civil twilight is 5:57 AM EST. Night is 5:01 PM.

Sunrise: 6:27 AM. Set: 4:31 PM.

Length of day: 10h 03m. Length of visible light: 11h 04m. Tomorrow will be 2m 39s shorter.

The temp is 26° (-3°C), the high will be 44° (7°C) in overcast skies.

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 2:08:56 AM

Good morning!

Woke up at midnight and could not return to sleep. Felt much better than the day before. Perhaps it was a rundown event.

Regardless of what it was much of the muscle aches are gone and the lungs are clear.

Did have a few shots of someone's corn squeezins. When one has the chills, it downright wams one's innards.

Felt a lot better, clear minded as well. No oils in the product to induce a headache or hangover. Clean and pure.

Took a 2.5 hour nap at 5:30 AM and felt even better when awake.

Was surprised to see no snow at all on the ground.

Decided to jump in the Dart and head to Whitefield to Mac's Mkt. My pal the meat mgr, took the day off.

There was store made Italian hot sausage reduced to $1.99 a lb. Date expires on Tuesday. Passed on a few other deals such as pink ground pork for $1.99 a lb.

Have assorted pork chops for $1.49 a lb to cook in a day or two.

The wind picked up in the afternoon, mostly from the NE, yet the rain/snow clouds hovered its center over Portland all day.

The high was 34° (1°C) w/the windchill at 29° (-2°C) for the day.

With the raw damp air, no reason to remain outdoors and hand till the veggie garden's soil. That can wait for a warmer day, or come the spring.

The polls and political phone calls returned yesterday. Ringer is off, the answering machine is on.

Looked forward to the rivalry of The Denver Broncos vs the Pats at Foxboro Stadium in MA late afternoon. The Pats and their fans enjoyed our 43-21 victory. The score was 27-7 at the half.

Civil twilight is 5:55 AM EST. Night is 5:03 PM.

Sunrise: 6:26 AM. Set: 4:32 PM.

Length of day: 10h 06m. Length of visible light: 11h 07m. Tomorrow will be 2m 40s shorter.

The temp is 27° (13°C), the high will be 41° (5°C). No snow here.

Mt Washington is a least 2.25", 70-90 mph (kph) winds, w/ higher gusts. A wind chill of -31°F (-35°C).

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 1:19:49 AM

Ben R now has 12 (total) TD passes in 2 back-to-back games... 6+6 which I think is a record.

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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 7:21:28 AM



On this date, in 1948, Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey to the surprise of pollsters and newspapers, in the greatest presidential upset in history.

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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 1:28:02 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up w/a cold or a flu at 1:30 AM yesterday. Achy muscles from head to toe. A bit of a sore throat w/extra phlegm. Tastes like a battery. Lungs are a bit congested and coughing it up. Caught something at the stores the day before.

Not like me to get any bug. Doggone it's only November and am sick for the first time in years. Perhaps 4 years.

Keep a bottle of hand sanitizer always in the car. Thinking back it was not used the day before. Also have a huge 56 oz (1.65 litre) jug of hand sanitizer to refill the 8-10 oz bottles kept around the house and cars.

After my rounds yesterday a 3 hour nap was easily taken. Think all of 2 minutes after my head touched the pillow sleep was reached. Sure did feel a lot better after the long nap.

It was not a fatigue body attack as my lungs can feel something either beginning or cruising along. Had a good long night of sleep this morning. Feel much better, yet something is present in my lungs.

In case we got a snow storm over night into today the P.O. and Shaws was visited. Shaw's has assorted porkchops this w/e only for $1.49 a lb. Sure did not want to miss this deal. Really loving their loss leader sale prices that began in early Oct.

Have been getting lots of phone calls the past two weeks form Manchester and Plymouth, NH. Also from survey Co's. Know these folks want to know who my fave candidates are.

Love to have my answering machine screen all calls on the 2nd ring. It offers no message, sounds like someone picks up the phone and is listening w/o speaking.

One Survey Co from Texas phoned several times a dayevery day of the week. They are A&S Research, a Phone Survey / Market Research Co from the Dallas/Irving/Plano TX area. Was surprised no one phoned Saturday. Not even political solicitations. Always have the ringer off and a police whistle by the phone. In case laughing is disired.

Civil twilight is 5:54 AM EST. Night is 5:04 PM.

Sunrise: 6:24 AM. Set: 4:34 PM.

Length of day: 10h 09m. Length of visible light: 11h 09m.

The temp is 32° (2°C), the high will be 36° (9°C). A 50% chance of snow. 1-3" is expected reads one site. None says another.

Have a splendid day!

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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 7:31:29 AM



On this date, in 1512, Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were shown to the public for the first time.

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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 2:01:04 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Had a 10 AM PCP appointment at the Whitefield branch office of Weeks Medical Center. Doc wanted to give me the 4 pages of blood test results from a Sept 20 visit.

All results are perfect, with the exception of high triglycerides My level is 249 mg/dl. Normal os is 0-200. Also my glucose is 150 mg/dl. Normal is 74to 106. Borderline diabetes yet not absolute.

Do have elevated liver AST enzymes w/a 44 u/l where 15-37 is normal. It is fatty liver. Expect this number to decrease as soon as hiking is returned and weight is dropped. Btw, one needs to burn 3,500 calories to lose 1 pound.

Still expect these numbers to shrink, staying away from sugar and carbs. Also after my hip replacement on Nov 10 and after the recovery period. Miles and elevation gain will be the drug of choice that gets me back in shape.

It has been 18 long months waiting for hip replacement surgery. Almost can not believe it will happen in just ten days. Hope a two day recovery in the hospital is the most that is needed. Knock on wood. Want to catch plenty of views again asap.

Decided to return to Big Papa's Mkt (Click on "See more") and score more butternut squash for 48¢ a lb, get two 5 lb bags of carrots that are $2 ea, broccoli crowns $1 a lb, and Driscoll blackberry pints for $1.67.

Returned home to some excellent chicken breasts w/gravy made from crock pot,. green beans, Brussels sprouts and carrots. Had a fine spinach/leaf lettuce salad with prosciutto, turkey, cukes, pepper jack cheese, with fat free cottage cheese, chopped garlic and evoo for my dinner.

Civil twilight is 6:53 AM EDT. Night is 6:05 PM.

Sunrise: 7:23 AM. Set: 5:35 PM.

Length of day: 10h 11m. Length of visible light: 11h 12m. Tomorrow will be 2m 42s shorter.

The temp is 37° (2°C), the high will be 44° (9°C), in partially cloudy skies.

Have a tremendous day!

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 11:12:27 PM

Greetings ohyeah537.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 3:01:56 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Left nice and early for the market. The drive beside the CT River was serene w/o one vehicle in site in either direction. Too bad there was heavy overcast. The reflections in the still river was picturesque. The trees reflected perfectly in the still waters. The reflections a mirror.

Bought lightly at the market. Had lots of veggies remaining from the week before. Both lemons (huge ones) and limes are 5/$1, 2 butternut squash, 8 lbs at 48¢ a lb were $3.84, Driscoll strawberries $2 for 1 lb, and red bell peppers $1.75 a lb. Big Papa's Mkt (Click on "See more") has excellent low prices and produce 1 day just harvested and driven up from Boston in the wee hours.

Was going to visit my pal at Rite Aid, he car was not there so he wasn't either, Went to WM for a few items and then to Shaw's. Grabbed the wrong 8 oz bags of spinach that were on sale for $1.

Was amazed the experienced Front End Mgr, that took over the cashier's spot, had a lot of trouble crediting my account for the spinach. It was a 12 minute experience. Told her my hip cartilage is worn and she was nice enough to exchange the spinach in produce for me.

Returned home to clean up the ribs out of the crock pot, pour the homemade BBQ sauce into a cottage cheese container and freeze it. Coating the cleaned crock w/evoo added 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts ($1.77 a lb!)

Much of the in stock green beans were added, all the Brussels sprouts, 6 massive carrots, an onion, 6 cloves of garlic and two yams. Barely room for all of this. Glad it is a 6 quart crock pot. 4 hours on high and she is ready.

Then slices of a chicken breast were cubed, onion, carrots, celery sliced and simmered for an hour. Then wheat spaghetti in 1½" lengths were added and cooked for 12 minutes.

A ½ cup of milled flax seed, which thicken up soup and gravies wonderfully was added. Made 2 quarts of chicken soup for a snack of for brekky. Noticed this homemade soup is allowing me to drop some pounds nicely.

Civil twilight is 6:52 AM EDT. Night is 6:07 PM.

Sunrise: 7:22 AM. Set: 5:36 PM.

Length of day: 10h 14m. Length of visible light: 11h 15m. Tomorrow will be 2m 45s shorter.

The temp is 36° (2°C), the high will be 49° (9°C), in partially cloudy skies.

Have a delightful day!

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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:04:49 PM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Seeming back to normal after a one day bout from getting my flu shot. Boy did it kick the crap out of me this year. Did not get one last year and had a version of the flu in January. Might be my immune system was still set up so when it saw more virus it jumped!
Hope things are going well for you. The weather is predicting that North Carolina might even see a little snow Friday night! Would that be in your area, or confined to higher elevations only? We might or might not see precipitation, but we will see lots of wind AGAIN!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 3:18:28 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up for the day at 1 AM. Not bad at all. Made a 4 berry combo w 2 fresh berries and two frozen ones. Poured in 1% milk added raisin bran and had a feast before 1:30 AM.

After my rounds the thought of getting skinless boneless chicken breasts for $1.77 a pound became overwhelming. Since it was raining lightly for hours, took the short drive to my home town Shaw's.

Bought a pkg of 6 breasts at the advertised $1.77 a lb and saw that 8 ozs of spinach was on sale for the week for $1 ea. Reg cost at Shaw's is a whopping $3.49 for an 8 oz bag. Unreal! A 2.5 lb bag is $6 every week at the mkt.

Stopped for my mail at the P.O. Getting bills is no fun for me. Almost drove to my pal's Mac's Mkt in Whitefield. No need to go as their sales were seen in the free newspapers . Will stop in Friday or the w/e to see if the are new specials for the week.

Discovered a new movie and TV series site. ShareTV offers free HD pix w/stereo sound of the latest movies and TV series for the entire year. ShareTV does not stock a cpmplete library like Putlocker.is does.

Yet some of Putlockers movies are far from HDShareTV is Free w/o having to register. Draw back is there are commercials, 4 & 5, one after the other.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EDT. Night is 6:09 PM.

Sunrise: 7:19 AM. Set: 5:39 PM.

Length of day: 10h 17m. Length of visible light: 11h 17m. Tomorrow will be 2m 45s shorter.

The temp is 34° (1°C), the high will be 47° (8°C), w/further overcast.

Have a fantastic day!

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 2:11:28 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up at midnight Tuesday morning. Thought rolling over would get me back to sleep. It did not. Got up had a slice of pizza w/added mushrooms, diced spinach, w/pepperjack cheese and returned email messages that were rec'd.

Watched Criminal Minds and the 4th episode of season 1 of The Continuum. The viewers of this sci-fi series give this show a 91% approval. Am liking this show a bundle.

Then did my rounds and posts while fatigue set set at the end. The early morning wake got to me 7 hours later. Turned in and was surprised to have slept 3 solid hours. Good, just what was needed.

Went out for a wildflower patch inspection. They looked great. They are blooming and many are dif purple types not seen in these parts. Will eventually upload the pix/Have been slacking for weeks.

Durn damp and cold outside. Temp was 45 (C) just after it stopped raining, just after 11 AM. Real raw outdoors, right to the bone. Returned inside to play some StarCraft II and get lost in time for 3 hours.

It is going to be a while to get used to the coming winter. In fact our Mt Washington and the Presidential Range has 2 inches of snow depth from the other day. Will most likely see snow in the valley Friday evening into Sat morning. Don't expect much, yet am ready for a 3 foot blizzard.

Tonight is the last time the ISS orbits over the East Coast for a while. In my area it will be seen at 6:48 PM . Easily seen w/the naked eye, watch the ISS and the other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:49 AM EDT. Night is 6:09 PM.

Sunrise: 7:19 AM. Set: 5:39 PM.

Length of day: 10h 20m. Length of visible light: 11h 20m. Tomorrow will be 2m 48s shorter.

The temp is 39° (4°C), the high will be 58° (14°C), w/a 50% chance of rain

Have a wonderful day!

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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 1:31:34 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Another early to rise morning, slept until 1 AM. Enjoyed the posts and completing my rounds early yesterday. Seems the servers of GB determine if the posts go slow or fast. Some posts still hang on occasion. A page test to another other site sees rapid page response.

Delighted in learning more about the StarCraft II tutorial and learning about how each new soldier and war machines fight and their weapons used. The symphony orchestra music is superb and the graphics continue to astonish with bright colors and details. Here is a screenshot.

The war made me fatigued. Laid down and got in a two needed nap. My eyes and mind were tired. They felt great after the rest. Had a fresh four berry combo w/Raisin Bran and 1% milk.

Went outdoors to look at the gardens. Temp was 41° (5°C) and the humidity was 82%. Cold and raw to the bone. When the crisp sound of rifle fire, about ½ mile away was heard, decided to return to the house.

In northern NH hunting season began Sept 1 and rifle deer hunting ends Dec 15. Think it best the remain inside. No need for a hunter to explain to the Fish & Game Dept and S.P. what part of me looked like a deer.

The ISS orbits the East Coast at 6:00 tonight in my area. See the ISS and the other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:48 AM EDT. Night is 6:11 PM.

Sunrise: 7:18 AM. Set: 5:41 PM.

Length of day: 10h 22m. Length of visible light: 11h 22m. Tomorrow will be 2m 48s shorter.

The temp is 38° (3°C), the high will be 58° (14°C), w/a 70% chance of partial sun.

Have a fabulous day!

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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 11:17:31 PM

Good evening ohyeah537.
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 11:15:55 AM

Good morning Ohyeah :: HUGS :: Well, son is home, and off to school today. He spent last night working on homework so he can try to pass today's quiz. Hope he is OK on it having missed a class Friday. Catching up is tough for him with that head injury.

Seeming to still have a backache. While its almost entirely muscular today, It still is irritating as I do not think I did anything to make the back muscles lame. All I did was some driving the last few days to and from Burlington and Winchester. Seems as though this epidural shot is not doing much for me. Had it last Wednesday, so it should be doing what it is supposed to by now. I am thinking that while the MRI looked bad, most of my problem is centered around arthritis of the IS joint. IF that can be "worked" on to alleviate some of the pain, then I can return to walking which will strengthen up everything else, including the sore today back muscles. Am looking forward to that Nov. 5th appointment. That day also has the distinction of being the day AFTER election day which means all the TV commercials and phone calls for politicians go away for 18 months.

Hoo boy! I guess Big Ben has woken up from his September slumber. They sure put on a show yesterday!
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 1:57:42 AM

Good morning ohyeah!

Woke up at 1 AM yesterday nicely refreshed from a fine night of sleep. Soon afterwards a severe downpour arrived. Can not tell how much rain as the site used for the weather is having T.D's. Even backed up my work in case the power went off. Was happy the heavy rain lasted only 8 minutes.

Had a lot of joy playing Starcraft and then relaxing watching some TV shows on Netflix.

Made my own BBQ sauce using the following:
        1/2 cup brown sugar
        1/4 cup ketchup
        1/4 cup soy sauce
        1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
        1/4 cup rum
        1/2 cup chili sauce
        6 cloves garlic, crushed
        1 tsp dry mustard
        1 dash ground black pepper, or
        1/2 tsp Mrs dash.

Added this sauce to the St Louis pork ribs after trimming as much fat as possible. Added evoo to the 6 qt crock pot and cooked all for 3.5 hours that keeps the meat attached. And extra 30 minutes cause the meat to fall off the bone.

Enjoyed a 1 for lunch. Then drove to Shaws for more ribs. Purchased the baby back ribs this time. Either are on sale this w/e only for $2.88. Also bought and Essential 32 oz Supreme pizza for $3.99.

Also bought Hood® Maine Blueberry & Sweet Cream 1.5 quart of ice cream for $1.99. Too low a price to let pass. Also noted one company's big pie selection was $3.99 for a 8" until 1/1/15. They even have squash pie that is low fat, sodium, and salt.

Returned home, removed the previous ribs in a Pyrex glass 2 qt bowl and sliced the butternut squash in half. It was bought on Thursday 3.26 lbs for $1.56 at Big Papa's Mkt.

Added it to the crock pot and let the works slow cook for 4 hours. Delish! The BBQ sauce will be saved in the freezer for another day.

Watched the Pats trounce the Bears via replays on NFL.com and ESPN.com. The Pats are now 4-0 at home w/a 6-2 record.

The ISS does not obit the East Coast tonight in my area. See the ISS and the other satellites in your area.

Civil twilight is 6:46 AM EDT. Night is 6:12 PM.

Sunrise: 7:16 AM. Set: 5:42 PM.

Length of day: 10h 25m. Length of visible light: 11h 25m. Tomorrow will be 2m 48s shorter.

The temp is 41° (5°C), the high will be 48° (9°C), w/a 60% chance of partial sun.

Have a pleasant day!

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 7:30:26 AM



On this date, in 1881, Wyatt Earp, his two brothers, and Doc Holliday were involved in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

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