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daddy89
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2009 3:31:38 PM

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



[Edited by: CC at 7/6/2009 1:29:28 PM EST]
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geezer
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 11:27:30 AM

Good and bad news on the house. Good news is there's a woman who wants to buy it, and she's been approved by her bank, but she doesn't have enough for the down payment and there's a program to help people with down payments but they're out of money until June. The real estate agent wants to rent her the house until then with part of the payment going toward the down payment. This is all good, but who knows how long it will be until the water comes back...

I can't imagine renting a house with frozen water supply, or even letting on that this has happened. I'm sure it's a rarity, and partially happening because there's no one in the house running the water, but still...

Oh, and February was the second coldest on record here and the fourth coldest month on record.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 9:11:13 AM

Had a nice Sunday. Productive. Swiffered and dusted everything in the bedroom. Venetian blinds to the runners for the closet doors and everything in between.
Sure needed it.
Then after a few minutes rest, l went to the kitchen and filled a dishpan with hot water, soap and bleach. I opened the cupboard doors and washed them inside and out and then the dishwasher, sink and stove.
Came into frontroom and washed and squeegied the windows. Went outside and hosed down the dust on them.
Later l ran the dishwasher and then went to have dinner with Fearless after she borrowed polenta and Parmesan. She felt guilty. A couple was there and they watched old TV comedies. Left early and watched 60 minutes then Downton Abbey and bed.
Good day of cleaning, and visiting friends.
janrey
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 7:51:54 AM

M6 I hope you're feeling better!!
janrey
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 7:45:09 AM

Good morning BB, M6, geez, Tru and Claudie

Unlike Claudie I had more rain all day long. Wasn't heavy but stayed cold. I hate this weather!!! But like BB says, it should be better by the end of the month and hoping I don't see any more single digits !

Hoping to get in another muddy ride today. Seems like this might be our only rain free day if the forecast is correct :/
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:45:04 PM

Good evening! Much more messy weather today, but it must be coming to an end soon - like about a month.

Geez, good going on finding the shutoff valve. I hope that things come out all right by just letting everything warm up (whenever that is!).
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 6:39:21 PM

tru, they've always got some excuse. If oil went down to $0 a barrel, the price of gas might come down to $1.50 a gallon.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 9:07:18 AM

Maybe the 20 cent increase in price of gas in LA and SF is because they are already the highest priced areas. But here we had much more of an increase. Costco was $2.25 at the beginning of Feb. l wrote it down. $2.37 in one week to $2.49 the second week. I saw that and ran down to buy gas and by the time l got there it had risen another 6 cents per gallon from Gas Buddy price of $2.53 that morning. I paid $2.59 on Tuesday Feb 17th. By the end of that, the third week, it was $2.63. One more week it was $2.85 by the 27th. I didn't look today. $2.25 from $2.85 is 6o cents in one month.

I looked and it made it to $2.95 by the 28th.. and that is our lowest priced gas station around. Most are way over $3 now. But Costco is or was at $2.95 yesterday.

I called my previous housekeeper and she STILL has bronchitis and tires easily. On her second round of antibiotics. They predicted our antibiotics would soon be unable to fight germs. True in my case of pneumonia. Over a month to get over that and for her bronchitis it has been since November.



[Edited by: trugasCA at 3/1/2015 9:15:03 AM EST]
janrey
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 8:52:22 AM

Morning geez, Claudie, Tru, BB and M6All this talk of cutoff valves is making me wonder where mine is!! I can shut the breaker to the well off for sure but there's probably something underneath the house where I just don't want to go!!! And I have a pretty decent sized crawl space with plastic down. But still....

Claudie it's definitely raining here and has been for hours. Of course it's also 33 degrees. So tired of this weather!!

Yesterday was fun though! Had book club at a different member's house that lives 45 minutes away. We had to do it on a Saturday since several have jobs during the week but it was so much fun to do!

Tru one of the GB articles is about the price hikes in California and how it's record setting fast. Sorry :-(

This month it's at my house but I have until the end of March to whip the house back in shape. With all the mud, general bad weather and me be sick for so long I've let things slide again :/

[Edited by: janrey at 3/1/2015 8:53:26 AM EST]
geezer
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 8:25:19 AM

They can call, but I ain't comin'!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 7:54:28 AM

Good morning, jan,

Well, it's not raining or anything; just really cloudy and gloomy, so I guess I can say that March is coming in like a lamb?? Maybe I need to wait 'til I see how the rest of the day is, though.

I am staying home again today, though, this day won't be as nice (outside) as it was yesterday. Rain is supposedly moving in; hope it waits until later this afternoon, so they can get the big race in. I know there are thousands of people going that hope the same thing.

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 6:53:31 PM

geez, just make sure they don't call you back to NY after you've left for your golfing trip.
geezer
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 1:36:54 PM

BB, the shutoff has been found - in a small pit in the corner of the dining room. there's a small trap door and way in the back is the shutoff, up over the sewer cleanout. We found a schematic of the water run from the street, and it isn't pretty. The water line is under the blacktop sidewalk up the side of the house, then under concrete by the spot where it comes into that pit. I'm fairly certain that the freezing is along that route somewhere and not inside the house. We're just going to have to wait it out.

The good news is that the incoming pipe is copper, so it must have been replaced at some point. A water pipe from 1926 would possibly have collapsed by now.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:41:38 AM

Good morning, jan,

Thank goodness, we've had a coupla days of drying out time here. The ground is a little soft, but not squishy any more. Just in time for some more rain (Monday-Wednesday, they say)! At least the temps are warmer than before.

Since it's race weekend in this area and since there's an outlet mall in my town, I believe I will just stay home. No need to have to deal with all those extra people. :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 5:29:46 PM

Afternoon jan, BB, tru, Claudie and geez. Trish went to her doc to have a biopsy done on a mole near her left ear on Tuesday. She said she would take a few scrapes of skin, but she took out a fairly large chunk. Gave her some antibiotic cream and told her to take Tylenol. She's been in so much pain that she's been crying and the doc won't give her anything. That makes me furious. She can have as much pain medication as she needs from me; screw that doctor.
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 1:16:49 PM

Good afternoon!

M6, Toronto used to do their water billings based on the # of rooms and bathrooms in the house. When we lived there in the 80s they were just beginning to install water meters. I was talking to the city water dept. and found out that we could get a meter installed if we wanted to, but even if we paid more that way we would not be able to switch back to the other way of computing the charges. So we agreed to switch to metering, and the bills dropped to about 1/3 of the original costs! Sounds like Troy is where TO was 30-some years ago? But there must still be a shutoff valve somewhere!
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 10:07:27 AM

M6 l do not know where in Ky my friend is...Lexington would be a guess.

Janrey but 50 cent increase in less than a month? Unheard of.

I have been up for hour and half and trying to get my email. It said the error was :dropped by Imap. What ever that is...and the os isn't open til 9 or so. What a drag. Not that l get much that l want.

Didn't do much yesterday and guess l will only go to Safeway for their $5 Friday stuff today. Have no books to read, and only watched one Netflix yesterday. Can't figure out how an entire day just disappeared. Nothing in my journal, and l don't remember doing much either.
geezer
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 9:19:06 AM

M6, as far as I can tell, Troy NY doesn't meter their water.
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 8:25:52 AM

Morning Claudie, BB, M6, Tru and geez

It's Friday! I have a day off from the barn. The sun is shining and I'm feeling pretty good. Not a bad start to the day :-)

Claudie I forgot to mention we got 2.5" of rain in that last storm. We're totally underwater at the farm. No place for it to go. Just need some serious drying time!

M6 if it's anything like I had, I feel your pain dude. Hope you feel better soon!!

Tru our gas is going up also. Knew $2/gal wasn't going to last but to hear the politicians talk about more tax blah blah blah you'd think they did :/
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 7:15:16 AM

Good morning, jan,

Hope you're feeling good today.

m6gm, apparently LOTS of people make bread and milk runs to the store when there's a threat of bad weather. <shakes head>

Thank goodness, it's going to be another drying-out day for us before it starts to rain again Sunday evening (no threat of snow/ice here as the temps will be above freezing during that time). Hope the rain holds off b/c this is race weekend in this neck of the woods. While the race track is named Atlanta Motor Speedway, it is located about 15 miles (if that) west of where I live (in a town named Hampton). Not close enough (thank goodness) to hear the roar of the cars, but sometimes we DO see the planes 'practicing' for their flyovers, if they have them, that is. Nice. That's the part I like the best, while hubby loves the races.

As for what I'm doing today....not really sure yet. :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 5:05:01 PM

Damned if it isn't snowing again.

tru, where in KY is she?

geez, I would think the water shut off would be at the water meter.

jan, Trish gave me what she had. I've been miserable since Sunday, but it just had to run its course. I like the "equestrian version of muddin'" lol

Claudie, does everyone make a bread and milk run when they predict snow there?

BB, is the Siberian Express over with for this season?
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 10:53:18 AM

Good morning! Flakes of you-know-what in the air right now, but only a bit expected today.

Geez, there has been lots on the news about the same problems with water in TO. There was even an interview with a former city councillor, who was the chair of the Works Committee, which supervises the water system. He just got his water back on, after none for 10 days! He was able to figure out that the problem was on the city side of the setup, but there was a long lineup of others who also had the same problem.

There was also a city employee interviewed who said that everyone with no water should call the city and let them know; then it is determined where the problem is. So it sounds like you shoud do that as well - and maybe the people in the matching houses know where their valves are? With that house empty, the city could just turn off their valve and wait till things warm up, right? That may be enough to fix the problem.

We lost our water once in winter, but that was because the cover of the shallow well had an opening that allowed cold outside air to settle down into the well. The SO got to go down on a ladder and use a small propane torch to thaw pipes, and we had to fix the covering so that it was solid again.
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 9:27:56 AM

Since this is GAS Buddy, l feel the need to mention the biggest raise in prices in the shortest amount of time in my memory....Costco went up .50c per gallon in less than a month. Since Feb 1st. til yesterday. That is an increase of $8 per tank for me.
$44 for a tank of gas??????
I think l may be forced to stop driving, rather than choose to stop ..High cost of car insurance plus this high gas price.

Kitchen cleanup yesterday then in between and after, l caught up on Downton Abbey.
I soaked in bleach a lot of white dish clots. Still trying to get them white again from last housekeeper's misuse. I have been without a housekeeper now since Dec and loving it. Did ask one yesterday if she had any hours and she said how many hours do you have? l asked her first and when l said l only wanted someone a few hours a week she said "most of us want more than an hour here or there" so l dropped it. I dont' want full time again. I called my best ever housekeeper in Kentucky and she said that was foolish to turn down any work. Can't wait til she returns in May.


[Edited by: trugasCA at 2/26/2015 9:31:20 AM EST]
geezer
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 9:12:09 AM

BB, I have no idea where the intake shutoff is. It certainly isn't inside the house and wherever it is outside, it's buried under snow and the city controls it anyway. Remember, there's no basement and the water pipes run inside the house walls. since the exterior walls are stone and 16" thick, they didn't run pipes inside them. The interior walls are thin partitions, so they couldn't run them there, either.
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 8:26:39 AM

jan, good to hear all you got was rain. :)
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 8:24:43 AM

Well... We got about 5" of snow then it started to rain! BLAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 8:16:26 AM

Morning Claudie, Tru, BB, geez and M6

Survived another wintry mix day!! Had snow on Tues that eventually turned to light rain. Then yesterday had heavy rain that started as snow, turned to sleet then just poured all night. I'll have to check my rain gauge but I'm sure I got a lot more than 1" !!

Tru and BB you're right. I'm not totally well but feeling so much better than I have in 2 months! We've got the wheezing totally under control. Looks like I'm going to be on asthma meds for awhile....

We actually got on the horses yesterday and did the equestrian version of muddin'. It wasn't a beautiful day by any means but was just so nice to even take them out for a walk :-)

Hope to do the same today!
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 7:51:49 AM

Good morning, jan,

Yesterday's doctor appointment for Mom went well (go back in 6 months). We got in and out in pretty good time, and since I wasn't really sure what the weather would be like overnight or today, I decided to go and get my grocery shopping done. That was at about 11:15. The store wasn't TOO busy, but busier than it normally is on a Wednesday. Light rain started about noon, but I had the groceries in the car by then and was on my way home.

It's reported that several counties in north GA got between 6" and 9" of snow! Whooeee! That was on top of what they got in the last storm! :( WHO says it doesn't snow in the South? BTW, we just got rain; I checked the rain gauge and there's an inch in it.

How did things turn out there?

Weather-wise (today), we are in the clear where I live. Well, not sure if there's any ice on the roads, but the temp IS 34° so maybe not. It's supposed to be in the high 40s today, so that'll be good. Already, looking out the window next to me, I can see some blue sky, so that's good, too! :)

Well, since I was able to get my grocery shopping done yesterday, I don't have any errands for today. :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 12:53:17 PM

Geez, did you turn off the water intake for the whole house? When things do finally thaw, you don't want a flood inside! As well, you should leave all of the taps open after the intake is off. How warm is the interior of the house?

Tru, good point about the time needed for the drugs to work. And I bet that a relapse would take much longer to recover from.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 9:53:23 AM

Janrey you went to dr on the 17th ONE week ago to be diagnosed and put on antibiotics.
It would be a miracle to already be well.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 9:15:39 AM

Last night the local TV weatherguesser put up a chart of below zero days. Our normal number of below zero days for the winter season is ten. Last winter - the winter of the polar vortex - we had ten days below zero. As of this morning, this winter's total is 19, with more expected.

And Monday, while at stepdaughter's house for yet another plaster repair, this time due to ice backup, we discovered her house water supply is apparently frozen as no water comes out of any faucet in the dwelling. BB, we've had to take it off the market for a while to get things straightened away. ::sigh::
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 7:09:16 AM

Good morning, jan,

Oh, my! A very tricky weather situation here in Georgia! There is a 'Winter Weather Warning' for about the top half of the state, meaning there could be snow (a coupla inches) as far south as where I live (about 30 miles straight south of Atlanta). It's a great big watch-and-see what we'll get on the south side...could be just rain or snow (depending on where that danged weather system moves). I guess we'll just wait and see. :(

BTW, from the predictions I have seen, I am guessing you're in for several inches of the white stuff, too. :(

No matter WHAT the weather prediction, I still have to take Mom out for a doctor's appointment this morning; it's at 10 o'clock and with her 'regular' doctor (6 month check-up). Depending on the time we get out, I might go to the grocery store afterwards; I just don't know at this point. This predicted weather is just soooo iffy! If I don't go today, I'll either go Thursday or Friday, depending on the weather. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.

Oh, yeah, hubby and I are going to the Senior Center for breakfast first. :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 11:31:11 PM

Good evening! M6, I've just been busy, but not all that cold except for some chilly windy nights. AND our preventive measures are keeping the kitchen taps working! I just won't want to see the next hydro bill. Geez, that means power, not water!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 8:29:18 PM

Evening all

I would make funny noises in the morning also at those temps geez!

and yes I got snow :/ 2 hours of it. Then it turned to sleet and then rain all with the temp not budging from 32 the entire day. :-(

M6 I'm much much better! Just so tired from being out in that kind of weather. Not sure why. It's not really all that cold. Must be the whole mental stress thing of wondering what the weather will bring next.....
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 6:02:25 PM

tru, those steam cleaners really do the job. Trish has one, but hasn't used it in at least 6 months.

geez, my car makes funny noises when it's started in below 0 weather. Only lasts for a second tho.

jan, are you feeling any better?

Claudie, from the looks of the maps, y'all might be in for some more winter weather this week.

BB, too cold to talk?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 9:15:17 AM

Walgreen came to the complex to give flu shots, and pneumonia shots, check b/p and for diabetics free monitors. I called my dr and was told ok to get the Prevnar 13 pneumonia shot. So l did. They bill medicare but nice to have them come here to us.

Steam cleaned my floors. Fairly clean for 2 weeks. Happy with the new light weight steamer. Still got tired tho.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 8:49:32 AM

It was -8 this morning here. The minivan was frozen to the driveway yesterday and made some very odd noises when it broke free. Isn't this winter a hoot?

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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 7:42:15 AM

Good morning, jan,

Okay! It's about 35° right now and raining (snow/sleet in Atlanta and northward). Not sure how the roads are...just wet from rain or slick/icy. Hubby decided he would take me this morning, which is alright with me. We'll leave in a little while, go to WM to get Mom's stuff (she just HAS to have it!), and then go get her (taking her stuff to her, too). She has a 10:30 lab appointment at the cardiologist's office (checking protimes), which is pretty much across the street from where she lives. Hopefully there won't be any big problems/delays this morning. <crosses fingers>

Are you getting snow?
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 7:35:45 PM

but the complaints won't stop tomorrow! Snow in my forecast :-(
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 4:17:11 PM

It'll be refreshing when we can all go back to complaining about the heat instead of the snow.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 2:14:43 PM

Good afternoon! We had sun and "warm" yesterday too, so naturally we spent some of the time with shovel and ice chopper clearing around where we park. Scary fact: I literally wore out our first ice chopper, but at least I learned what makes a sturdier model. The heavier one has lasted much better.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 10:07:06 AM

How sad is this? Yesterday was sunny and warm, and we liked it. However, the high temperature, 34, was still two degrees below normal for the date.

This is the second coldest February on record so far.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 9:52:06 AM

Glad things were easier on you with the care of the horses.

I took it easy this weekend as well. I washed 14 dresses Saturday. The hardest part of that is hanging them damp ..got heavy towards the end. Machines do most of the work.
Made beef/barley soup..while running dishwasher. That's easy and good reward.
Since power chair is gone l moved a few pieces of furniture to clean and rearrange for more center of room space.
Called docputer and he sounds so much better. Still...
Recovering from heart attack takes awhile. He is nearly my age. He was getting his grump back so that's good.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2015 7:48:05 AM

Good morning, jan,

It pretty much rained off-and-on all day yesterday. When I checked yesterday morning, there was about 4-tenths-of-an-inch in the rain gauge. I forgot to empty it then and when I checked this morning. there's an additional 1¼ inches in it, making the total about 1.6 inches. Nice! Now it can stop raining!

A not-so-busy morning for me, but a busy afternoon instead. Apparently, even though they had last week off from school, there is a teacher workday today for Daughter. That means no school for Jake and Emma. They are going over to their other grandparents' house this morning and coming to our house this afternoon. Daughter said that the kids specifically asked if they could come to our house; I don't mind, but I didn't want the early time. Anyway, we'll leave here about 11 and go get the kids; then we'll go somewhere for lunch. I'm thinking Captain D's b/c that has become a favorite place of hubby's. After lunch, we'll come back home, where hubby and the kids will get started on a 'project'.....making a marker for their kitty's grave. Hopefully the rain will be over with so they can go put it in the ground, too. Once that's done, they'll come back into the house to hang out until Daughter gets here, probably around 4. After that....rest time for me! :)

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 7:04:08 PM

Evening M6, Tru, Claudie, geez and BB

Today was warm but like Claudie the rain was back and going to continue on for awhile or so they say.

Today was pretty much a day off from the barn for me. I did go and feed them lunch but it's more because I wanted to visit with them.

Was hoping to have dinner with my son and DIL tonight but everyone seems to be working outdoors lately and we're all just tired from this week's weather :/ Hopefully we will be able to catch up at lunch in the next few days :-)

Tru I hear what you're saying but once again we are just having to do the best we can. This weekend was definitely better for the 2 of us that have to do the early am stuff during the week.

Already yawning. No oscars for me tonight!!
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 6:24:16 PM

We had another brief warm up...to 35. Lows tonight and tomorrow night will be close to 0, with a high Monday of 15. I am absolutely sick of seeing white when I look out the windows.

We watched the Daytona 500 this afternoon. Or rather, we watched commercials. I would have been better off watching just the highlights.

jan, I think Trish gave me what she has. Might have to call in for an antibiotic tomorrow.
trugasCA
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 9:38:05 AM

Janrey your exhaustion is a clear sign. You could easily have a relapse. I know you believe you are so responsible for those horses, but doing some- is more help than not being able to show up at all. I am serious. The antibiotics are all that are making you feel well. You aren't well. There has to be more than 2 or 3 of you to do the work over there???
Pick out some lighter work and still do your share. You aren't Wonder Woman.F <end of lecture>
I broke down and went to the wash room yesterday with 14 dresses and 2 sheets, 2 blouses to wash. Shows you how much l hate going to that outhouse. I washed 2 loads of towels last week. Now l hope not to have to go again for awhile.Next time will be jeans and such.
Swiffered frontroom and kitchen after power chair was removed l moved some furniture to make more center of room space.
Wrote a letter to my other son.
Made beef barley soup with left over tritip.
Visited so long at mail room the soup almost dehydrated away.
Was a full and busy day and yet l got some reading done as well.
Fog all morning lately, but yesterday the sun broke thru about 11 am. Didn't warm up that much but a whole lot warmer than Geezer and others.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 8:53:11 AM

Happy day here at Chez Geezer - it's finally going to be above freezing today! All the way up to 36! That'll give me a chance to get the driveway cleared again from yesterday's storm and feel good for a few hours until the next cold front blasts in. High tomorrow in the single digits again.
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 7:47:27 AM

Good morning, jan,

Alright!

It's about 45° here and raining. I already checked the rain gauge and there's about 4-tenths-of-an-inch in it. :) It's supposed to be raining off-and-on all day today, so it looks like a good day to stay inside. I sure don't mind at all, esp. after our cold temps from earlier this week. :)

We didn't quite get to the 65° you had yesterday; I think it made it to 58° here, but I was happy with it. Supposedly we'll make that temp today, but I sure don't see how with all the clouds we've got. Oh, well, we'll see!

Have a great day!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 7:45:41 PM

Evening M6, Tru, BB, geez and Claudie

What a difference a day and almost 60 degrees makes! It was 65 degrees today. Did so much for our morale at the barn. Unfortunately even though we bled the water lines and shut off water, when we turned it back on, we had a leak in one of the hoses going into a stall. Easy enough to fix once we get the parts.

Supposed to be warm again tomorrow but the rain returns. Still I will take that over single digit cold any day!!

BB I'm trying to be careful but yesterday really was exhausting. Came home and spent the rest of the day and evening actually trying to get warm again. We're just not used to it. Don't have the clothes for it etc.
Whining over for the moment lol

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 6:51:06 PM

We did have some ice last night, but not enough to do any real damage. It was above freezing for a few hours today, so there was a little bit of melting. Now we have a flooding issue. If it ain't one thing, it's another.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 10:13:48 AM

No comment on what you are dealing with.

I planted 3 bleeding heart yesterday and woke this morning thinking "l planted them too deep." Will check later.
Collected my money for the sale of the power chair and put it in the bank.
Ran dishwasher and that is about all l did yesterday.
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