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Claudie

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

Welcome to Claudie's Place! We offer the best food at a low price and lots of entertaining topics of conversation. Why don't you sit down over there and relax for a while?
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 9:38:43 PM

Thanks all for the notes of condolence and well-wishes.

Today was a challenge getting all of the logistics for remaining items. As things progress and we inch closer to Thursday (the viewing and funeral) nerves and emotions are beginning to show.

Prayers for wisdom and clear thoughts for all please!

Thanks again.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 9:07:15 PM

Time for me to sign out for the night!

Good night, everybuddy!
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 4:04:59 PM

Hiya, kathybye!

Wow! Lots to be done to fixing the mess from the flooding, inside and out! :( Yes, good thing you ARE working part time. Once you choose a company, will you have to wait a while before they can start the work?
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kathybye
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:43:58 PM

Hi, Claudie:
To answer the $$ ? for mold remediation, no insurance, as this area rarely floods. USAA rep stated our policy would be $1000 more per year. So think 6K (mold remediation/carpet removal/dehumifier/fans for 24-36 hours to dry out area/cutting affected all and disposal of all/spraying chemicals to retard mold/ taking down drapes 25 ft ceiling/air quality test and replacing drywall for repairs (may be lower), is actually a bargain. We received 3 estimates. Still waiting on one more drywall estimate, which is separate from the mold issue.
Of course, the 6K does not count getting new tile/installation, so glad I am working part-time.

Our landscaping (put in 20 yr ago) had a flower bed right next to the house on E side., and has poor drainage. We are remedying this situation; the fact I was gone did not help, or I could have called for water extraction earlier.
I am looking to put in tile in the bottom floor area in the event we have water overflow again.

[Edited by: kathybye at 9/16/2014 1:46:50 PM EST]
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 12:47:15 PM

Hello, Bus Jockey, Lighting10K, sandipaws, Farful, grmoore, kathybye, and dickc49!

Lighting, I was in the car at 11 this morning and heard some of the ground-breaking ceremony for the Braves new stadium. As for the team...wow! They really ARE tanking out. :( I don't see any way that they're going to even make a wild card spot.

Farful, hoping for temps in the low 60s the next few mornings. Yeah! :) Wow! I sure do like your gas price at Sam's. In this area, the lowest is about $3.25. Hope ours keeps going down.

grmoore, hope things get worked out. {{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}

kathybye, did you get things worked out so you can get the flooded part taken care of? Hope it isn't going to cost you an arm and a leg, though. Getting back to work for you will be a good distraction. It won't take you long to get back into the swing of things, though.

dick, wow! That's cool that you got an appointment set up already. I figured you'd have to wait a week or 2, maybe longer. Hope you can get something set up so that you begin to feel some relief. Good that the new glasses lens are right this time, too. :)

Bus Jockey and sandipaws, thanks for stopping in!

[Edited by: Claudie at 9/16/2014 12:49:14 PM EST]
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dickc49
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 11:47:58 AM

Good morning Claudie,

The new lens seems to be pretty good. It sees distance pretty well, and best right in the center top like it should. Close up is a bit more specific. You really need to hold things a certain distance to get the most out of the bifocals. At leas I can look straight forward to see OK now instead of off to the side a bit! It will take another few days to get completely used to them.

I called for the pain management appointment yesterday and I have the consult set up for tomorrow afternoon. Will find out then what they do, how they do it, and WHEN they are going to do it. As I have not been told I cannot drive to this appointment, I know they are not going to give me any shots. Know they do not let you drive home, and that you should really not do anything for the rest of the day after a shot. I was happy to be able to be seen so quickly. I will take my MRI results with me, as well as some very old surgical notes I have from my 1979 back surgery.

Hope you have a good outing with your mother today. Hope she enjoys her time at Walmart.
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kathybye
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 10:22:11 AM

Hi Claudie and friends:

I am returning to work tomorrow, and actually glad to be going back.

After the house flooding (and more heavy rain WED/THURS), it will be a nice
distraction to get away, even though I know the first several days back will be crazy, and I'll be dead tired when I return.
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 9:37:56 AM

Greetings Claudie/friends:

Things moving fast and furious.

We safely arrived yesterday afternoon. More later.

Have a great day !
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Farful
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 8:41:07 AM

Good morning Claudie and All!
 
Claudie, Tell me more about cool temps. It is in the 40's here this morning.
 
Enjoy the trip to the store with your Mom. Purchased gas this morning for $3.09 at Sam's. Was not very busy at 6:15am.
 

Have a TUrtLEifIC TERriFIC TUesDAY!
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 8:24:46 AM

Claudie,
Have a great day! {{Hugs}}
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Lighting10K
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 8:08:35 AM

Good Morning Claudie {{{HUGS}}}

72° cloudy sky.

Today at 11am ET: Watch the historic Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Braves New Ballpark

Braves our tanking. There on a four game losing streak. Don't think they
will make the wild card.

Enjoy Your Tuesday while having fun in Life...............

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Bus Jockey
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 8:03:05 AM

Checkin in Claudie!
Have a good day.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 7:24:22 AM

Good morning, Dino, yankie, MidnightSun, MusicTeacher, pinkelefant, JM, attitash, hmcsretired07, scout, TUrtLE, and senile!

Dino, hmmm, interesting music left today. :)

MidnightSun, wow! Really cooler temps for you now. Our lows are nowhere near there (in the low 60s), though, I am certainly welcoming what we're getting!

MusicTeacher, I had a short to-do list for yesterday, and I was easily able to get everything done. :)

pink, hot or rainy? Are you getting both? :(

JM, yes, tough girl indeed(Alex)! I talked to Son last night and he said he was not surprised at the outcome of Sunday's game; he said the Bengals are a really, really good team. He says he thinks we'll do better against TB on Thursday night, though. Surely hope so!

attitash, have a good (??) CME day!

scout, so you do all the preliminary work and Mrs. Scout does the painting, right? Will check out you newer pix soon.

TUrtLE, thanks for today's blonde joke. :)

yankie, hmcsretired, and senile, thanks for stopping in!

It's Tuesday, so I'll be taking mom to the store. I might have one stop on the way home; I'll just have to see on the time.
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senile1
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 6:53:26 AM

mornin' Claudie
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 6:40:24 AM

Good Morning Claudie,

Slot machine winner:

A dumb blonde was standing in front of a soda machine outside of a local store. After putting in sixty cents, a root beer pops out of the machine. She set it on the ground, puts sixty more cents into the machine, and pushes another button; suddenly, a coke comes out the machine!

She continued to do this until a man waiting to use the machine became impatient. "Excuse me, can I get my soda and then you can go back to whatever stupid thing you are doing?"

The blonde turns around and says, "Yeah right! I'm not giving up this machine while I'm still winning!"

Have a Totally Terrific Tuesday!
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 6:38:09 AM

Posted new pics of my grandson! Got the last coat of stain on the bathroom door and last coat of poly on the vanity! Gotta stain the door frame then Mrs. Scoutmaster is up with painting!

Good morning Claudie~
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hmcsretired07
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 6:00:13 AM

Good morning Claudie
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attitash
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 5:59:06 AM

Good morning Claudie...rain through the night has stopped. Sunny day ahead with a high of 16°C/60.8°F. CME day....able to cycle for a short 8 hr(OT) day. My usual work days are 12hrs so for me it`s a short day. Have a great day.
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JMBoykinII
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 5:05:09 AM

Good morning, Claudie. Yes, she will go to school on Friday. She will sleep while I drive. Last year, I took Doris, Alex and my son and Alex made it to school. She will be exhausted when she gets home from school, but she will make it. Alex and I made it to a Thursday night game in Nashville a few years ago and she made it to school, tough girl.
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 3:16:23 AM

Goood morning Claudie! Hot or rainy, who knows?
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MusicTeacher
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 2:50:20 AM

Good Evening, Claudie ♩ So glad your area got some much needed rain overnight! Sorry your favorite team, the Falcons, lost last night.

I hope your stay-at-home day went well!

You're welcome for the explanation about inventory of sheet music. I shared more about it today at my long Studio update. I wish my company had a handheld scanner, just like Justin uses at his job. If only they had that, I would breeze through inventory work! Today's updates are posted at my Studio.

Good Night! Please √ out my brand new GB red limousine, my all-time favorite GB car!
♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:15:02 AM

Good morning Claudie!

Like a better game that is exciting, not one sided.

Temp was down to 36° (2°C) yesterday morning. It did not warm up to 50° (10°C) until 11 AM. Watered the tomatoes and picked 5 of them. Nice, juicy, and firm ones, thanks to the crushed egg shells amended to the soil in May.

Wind was from the north and had a chill to it. The sun sun felt fabulous. The shade did not. Performed further garden maintenance and picked 1/4 cup of blueberries.

Many of the daylilies are browning with the exception of the one transplanted in early May, named radiant greeting. They bloom orange-yellow with a wide red halo and slightly ruffled petals. No longer w/blooms this year, just lush green growth for next spring to flower.

Mowed 25% of the lawn around the highbush bb's. Have the lawn behind the house remaining. The sun is low in the horizon, the lawn is now almost entirely in the shade. In just weeks the sun will never be seen above treeline until April arrives.

Saw an episode of Law & Order: SVU and then one from CSI: Miami. Made some fried rice w/red and orange peppers, onions, mushrooms, julienne carrots and broccoli. Felt the need of a change of veggies w/ribs and chicken cutlets.

Civil twilight is 5:57 AM EDT. Night is 7:24 PM.

Sunrise: 6:26 AM. Set: 6:55 PM.

Length of day: 12h 28m. Length of visible light: 13h 27m. Tomorrow will be 3m 3s shorter.

The temp is 47° (3°C), the high is to be 60° (17°C). There is a 70% chance of rain. It is raining lightly.

Have a wonderful day!

              : )
 
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yankiefrankie
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:00:03 AM

Good morning y'all.....
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Dino72
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 11:01:45 PM

Good evening/morning Claudie

I could kick myself for missing this past weekend's game. She will continue to play throughout the next two months though so plenty of chances to catch her.

Tonight's edition of Dino's Jukebox was preempted from last Thursday. Thought we'd spin it tonight to keep the alphabet on schedule.

The first of the artists in this week's jukebox entry became a huge success as a Country artist. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he claims Rock was his first love, but felt he'd be more successful being a Country singer. As of June 2014, He has sold nearly 70 million albums in the US making him the most successful selling artist in any genre in the US since Nielsen Soundscan started tracking music sales in 1991. He sings lead covering a classic tune from the K entry of Dino's Jukebox.

The K artists have had a bit of success as well. They formed in 1973 in New York and have been known for their extravagant stage shows, their lavish costumes, and their unique face makeup. In 1983, still young music channel MTV got to do something that no one else had done with the band. Show them without makeup. They would go on to perform for a good few years without their makeup including in tonight's performance which comes from MTV's Unplugged performance in 1995. Here are the superstars collaborating for this tune.

K - KISS featuring Garth Brooks - "Hard Luck Woman"
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:12:32 PM

Good evening, yankie, Bus Jockey, and Robustus!

yankie, thanks for stopping in!

Bus Jockey, yes, good idea to get the boat put up before your trips. Are you leaving on one of those short trips soon?

Robustus, more goulash! Yum! Hope your dad likes it, too.

Time for me to sign out for the night.

Good night, everybuddy!
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Robustus
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:10:34 PM

Hi Claudie!

What a difference from yesterday! Gone from completely busy to nothing today.

The only thing I got accomplish was seems to turn into a Monday ritual-another pot of goulash! This time it turned out pretty good. I told my dad I'll bring him some, but haven't made it over there yet. So, I hope he'll eat it tomorrow because I know I have plenty left.

Hopefully tomorrow I can get out and do something with Mom like I said yesterday.
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Bus Jockey
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:46:20 PM

Claudie
Got a few short trips coming up and don't want to pull it out and wrap it in the cold. They drop the level of the lake every 3 years.
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yankiefrankie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:10:03 PM

Good evening y'all.......
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 3:59:44 PM

Good afternoon, dickc49 and attitash!

dick, hope the glasses lens are good this time.

attitash, glad you got some golf in today. About the CME day...is it usually all day long?
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 2:31:22 PM

Good afternoon Claudie....morning sun, afternoon cloud with evening showers. High 18°C/64.4°F. Played some morning golf, ran a few errands & preparing for a CME(Continuing Medical Education) day which I have tomorrow. Have a great day.
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:20:02 PM

Good afternoon Claudie,

Having a slow start to today. Will go up and make that pain management call after I'm done posting. Then its off to the optometrist to get the new lens for the glasses. I also need to stop off at the bank and deposit some checks. Not a lot else planned, I will do some reading and spend a bit of time at the PC too.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:16:30 PM

Hello Bus Jockey, sandipaws, and Farful!!

Bus Jockey, hmmmm, is this earlier than normal that you got the boat out? How often do they lower the lake to work on the docks and seawalls?

sandipaws, it feels a little cool here right now, too, though, it's not down into the low 40s. It's about 70°, VERY cloudy, and quite humid, so (to me, at least) it feels a little cool. I checked the temp inside the house, and it's about 75°, which is nice to me. :)

Farful, have a great lunch (buffet) at the Casino! Can't beat that price! Is that the normal, everyday price, or a special price or birthday celebrants?
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Farful
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 11:19:15 AM

Good morning Claudie and All!
 
Claudie, Thank you for the birthday wishes! Celebrating at Wild Rose Casino with their $2.99 lunch buffet.
 
Sorry that your team lost yesterday. We had some rain overnight also.
 
Have a wonderful Monday!
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sandipaws
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 8:11:32 AM

Good morning Claudie,
It's a little foggy here this morning, but it's starting to lift already. Also, it was 42 degrees this morning. Time for the jacket!
Enjoy your day at home and have a marvelous Monday! {{Hugs}}
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 8:07:56 AM

Good Morning Claudie!
Took the pontoon out of the water for the season now I have to power wash seats and floor, Tune up and cover for the winter. This is the year they will lower the lake four feet so folks can work on docks and seawalls.
Have a good week.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 7:42:27 AM

Hmmmmm, 'rain gain'? LOL!

Supposed to be 'rain gauge.'
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 7:34:26 AM

Wow! Cool! It's rained nice and slow overnight; don't really know when it started, but the rain gain has almost a ½-inch in it. :)

Good morning, Dino, Robustus, Silverhand, jqwright, MidnightSun, JM, Lighting10K, hmcsretired07, senile, scout, TUrtLE, and grmoore!

Dino, a good weekend indeed for your sports teams, most importantly...Emily's basketball team! :)

Robustus, wow! You DID have a full day yesterday! Glad you got to see your mom. Yes, maybe today or tomorrow you can take her out somewhere.

Sikverhand, thanks for the Sunday 'toons. :)

jqwright, oh, dear! The 49ers lost? Wow! The last time I checked they were ahead. The Bears must have really come back strong. Not a good day for either of our households (as far as football games went).

MidnightSun, I will check our Home Depot account online and make sure everything's alright. I see your football team did a number on the Vikings. I know you're happy with that.

JM, it'll be a late night for Alex then; she won't go to school on Friday, will she?

Lighting, not a good Sunday for Atlanta sports teams at all. :(

hmcsretired and senile, thanks for stopping in!

scout, wow! You're just breezing along with those bathroom renovations!

TUrtLE, love that corn maze for blondes! LOL

grmoore, have a safe flight!

No errands for me today. :) I do have a few things to take care of at home, though, including some phone calls. Probably a good thing, too, since it looks like it could be another cloudy (maybe drizzly day). We'll see as the day goes on.


[Edited by: Claudie at 9/15/2014 7:37:33 AM EST]
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:58:42 AM

Greetings Claudie/friends:

Happy Monday! 65 degrees and foggy this morning.

Thanks so much for the thoughts and prayers you have expressed.

We're off to drive to FL in a few hours to attend to the details of my father-in-law's passing. I would appreciate prayers for travel mercies and consolation to all involved.

I didn't have time to watch sports yesterday as I was preparing for today's travel and getting work affairs in order since I'll be out for an extra 3 days. We were already scheduled to fly down on Thursday (the 18th) but those plans quickly changed.

By the way, the "touted bereavement fares" offered by only a few airlines is laughable! First, you have to call to obtain the prices. Next, they initially quoted me the same price as what was regularly available online, and when I so indicated, they would only come off of the regular price about $60 for a $400 - 500 per person ticket. The $400+ flights represents an increase of around $200 depending on the day of the week when you are inside the 14 day advance window.

Off to it.

Have a great day all!



[Edited by: grmoore at 9/15/2014 7:03:06 AM EST]
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TUrtLE1625
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:54:20 AM

Good Morning Claudie,

It's time to resume blonde jokes.
We'll begin today with a graphic that was shared with me by GB niaw. Thanks niaw.

I have kept a list of those I've used in the past, but for some reason they don't match up with those on the blonde joke web site I have saved. What I'm saying is, if you see repeats please bear with me. I'll do my best.

Have a Most Marvelous Monday!
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:41:40 AM

Got a lot done on the bathroom this weekend. Got the door sanded and the 1st coat of finish on. Got the door frame patched and sanded. Got the medicine cabinet painted.

Good morning Claudie~
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:13:32 AM

mornin' Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:43:06 AM

Good morning Claudie
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Lighting10K
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:30:35 AM

Good Morning Claudie {{{HUGS}}}

This wasn't the weekend for the Falcon or the Braves.

64° cloudy sky. Mid 70's today. Fall is in the air.

Enjoy your weekend while having fun in Life..............

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:11:08 AM

Good morning, Claudie. Yes, I will be taking Alex instead of Doris. If Doris would go then I would purchase an additional seat. So, it will be Alex and me on Thursday night.
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:57:39 AM

Good morning Claudie!

Make sure he replaces the cc w/HD. The crooks usually change the address so the card holder doesn't find out for months.

Getting very here each night. Below 40. It will change the leaves, along w/the shorter days.

The wunderground.com forecast for yesterday was partly cloudy and 56° (13.3°C). The actual weather was absolutely no sun, 46° (7.7°C), and dampness to the bone.

The charts revealed zero rainfall, yet there were beads of water on the car and puddles on the plastic water trough beneath the wiper blades. A check of yesterday's dew point of read a low of -99.9°F and a high of 200.0°F. Crazy numbers.

Rinsed off the gravel stains that splattered from the rain bouncing up from the driveway. Then used a 24" x 16" chamois sheep leather skin to dry the cars spot free. Love a chamois over anything else.

The secret to using a real chamois skin is to soak and rinse it in a tub of water that has only 1 drop of liquid soap. Then it is dried on the back of a chair in the house.

This manner keeps it clean and nicely ready for future use. Mine is at least 15 years old. It makes the finish shiny and spot free.

It is now hunting season for bear and waterfowl. It began Sept 1. Deer, turkey, and small game begins on Sept 15. Hunting season ends Dec 15. Pheasant until Dec 31.

Small game and furbearers until March of 2015. Hearing lots of gunshots in the distance. May blow my whistle to save the game in my area. Have done this for years.

Watered the tomatoes and checked the strawberries. None. Picked a half cup of bb's. Returnedto the house and cooked 2 split chicken breasts cut into 4 ½" thin halves making cutlets in evoo.

Then the fat was trimmed from 3.5 lbs of southern ribs ($1.99 a lb for each), deboned, and placed in the crock pot w/2 oz of water, carrots, potatoes, and greens beans. That will be cooked for 3-3.5 hours.

Enjoyed an episode of Law and Order: SVU that had Robin Williams masquerading as a police officer. Playing science engineer Merritt Rock, he dupes people into committing crimes and then turns his subsequent trial into a media circus. One of the best epi's yet.

Watching the afternoon ballgame on the internet. Lots like fall weather and its chilly temps have arrived and may stay until winter takes its command. There was a most beautiful aurora borealis Saturday night, along w/the sunset, and a colorful undercast. It can be seen on the Mt Washington Obs camera. (3m 3s)

Civil twilight is 5:55 AM EDT. Night is 7:26 PM.

Sunrise: 6:25 AM. Set: 6:56 PM.

Length of day: 12h 31m. Length of visible light: 13h 30m. Tomorrow will be 3m 2s shorter.

The temp is 40° (4°C), the high is to be 62° (17°C), with partly sunny skies in the forecast.

Have a pleasant day!

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jqwright
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:13:54 AM

What a bad day for the Falcons, Seahawks and 49ers. :-/

Good night, Claudie.
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Silverhand
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 11:29:04 PM

Hello, Claudie!

Sunday funnies:
For Better or For Worse
Pickles
Grand Avenue
Real Life Adventures
Rhymes With Orange
FoxTrot
Bizarro

Have a great week!
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Robustus
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 11:06:53 PM

Hi Claudie!

What I tell ya, a full day again!

Went to church this morning. Found out that my pastor finally got our A/V booth extended to have two people in it to do the stuff now. So, one guy did the sound and I'm back on the computer doing the video stuff. However, I think we're still going to have a schedule set up to have people switching on and off so the same person/people won't be doing it all the time.

As church got over, my pastor's wife came up to me and said there's an old man in a old car in the parking lot. Then, she said it looks like your dad is in an old car out there. So, I walked outside to see what he wanted. He had a box of Krispy Kreme donuts on the seat next to him. I told him I had to work today, but wanted to go see Mom before I go in. He said he's going out there and wanted me to bring those donuts to give to my mom. I ended up getting in his car and decided to go with him. However, I told him it was stupid to go all the way out there and then I have go back home to change for work. So, he went over to my place and I changed my clothes and then we took off. Then, we got a little ways down the road, we argued about something and he took me back over to the church and I got into my car and we went our separate ways. He ended up going home and I went on to see Mom. However, I stopped to get lunch on the way. I realize I didn't have time to take her out and she was eating her lunch as I got there.

So, the visit was a little strange. She thought I was there to take her out to get a pair of eyeglasses for her. She told me about a new rule that all family members must be there to take her out. So, the nurse and me had to calm her down and told her that I couldn't do that today. Eventually after we got things calmed down, then Mom was like her usual self again. Then, I had those donuts with me and gave her a few and gave her roommate one. I ended up keeping the rest for me. Don't worry I didn't eat them all yet.

Then, I went to work. I didn't know if I mentioned that there is this guy who used to work with me at the other store I worked at before I went to where I'm at now. He seemed to be his typical self. However, I was replacing him (he got off as I was coming in.) It was a little busier than I thought for a Sunday, but it was another rare occasion that I was scheduled to work. However, I am not too picky anymore about what days I work as long as I get the hours. I prefer to have those days off, but I'll take what they give me.

So, after this full day, I'm now off work until Wed. I'm just saying this now, so I'm not making a commitment, but I would like to take Mom out one of these days.

Well, I'm watching the regular season opener of the debut of Levi's Stadium for the 49ers. 49ers lead the Bears 20-7 with the 4th quarter just underway. I see the Panthers took care of the Lions. I can't beleive the Browns upset the 'Aints! I was shocked to see how your Falcons did. So, the Panthers is in the first place in the division now! (Sorry I had to brag about that!)
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Dino72
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 10:47:02 PM

Good evening/morning Claudie

It's Sunday evening and I think it's safe to say Fall is making it's way in here locally. Some of the trees are starting to show yellow leaves and the temps will drop into the upper 40s tonight.

It was a great Saturday locally. Took in the Oil & Gas Festival Band o Rama held at Tyler Consolidated High School. What this entails is several area high school marching bands competing based on there performance and appearance. Tyler does not compete in this because they are the host school. The competition starts off with the parade held in nearby Sistersville, WV. All of the bands are judged on their appearance and performance at the parade, and then to Tyler Consolidated's football field to perform their halftime show as it would be performed during a football game halftime. We seen 13 great bands perform including Hundred High School from SteelPenny's part of the Mountain State as well as Mrs. K and I's alma mater, Parkersburg South. Also included in the lineup was schools from neighboring towns and counties as well as George Washington High School from the Charleston area about 2 1/2 hours away. Not sure who won in the various categories as we took off right after Tyler performed because after the sun went down, so did the temperature. As a matter of fact, tonight is the first night I've not worn shorts to work since May.

All in all a good weekend for the sports as well. Victories from the high schoolers of Tyler Consolidated and Parkersburg South, college victories from WVU and Marshall, and most importantly, a basketball victory for Emily's team this weekend as well. She reported to me in a text that she had 2 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 steals. She's getting good at this and just three short months away from the new Middle School season.

The preempted Dino's Jukebox will spin tomorrow night. Two big names for the "K" entry that excelled in their respective genres. See you then.
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Claudie
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 9:09:03 PM

Hiya, Mrs. Wrench!

Got everything done today that I wanted. :)

Nothing was wrong with the heat pump? Then why did the AC stop working (right?)?

Have a fun time at the picnic. Hope it doesn't get too hot during that time!

Time for me to sign out for the night.

Good night, everybuddy!
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