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MORNING ROLL CALL 2023.
I live have been booking Doctors, seeking answers- maturity is an expletive waiting to happen. Before I forget if there’s an election vote.
OK now back to programming.
Brief setback on road to happiness or hiking, more PT so I can return to upright when I fall over. Just crawled in from garage, I just found my old RR mailbox to replace the new one which DOT destroyed.
Also located the missing RX it was 300 feet away and up an 100’ pine tree. If it blows down fine, otherwise it can stay there, my insurances covered it😎. Neighbors and there kids have been warned.
Who was asking for lighthouses pictures, I found an old one on one of my hard drives for Maine with clippers (masted ships) in foreground , course it was on ocean so maybe fore ocean is more correct. I’ll post later?
Time to play it’s 60* finally, the overnight temps will eventually warm to above 30* need to get more firewood. Much easier doing PT when warm.👍
Think that covers all bases yeah the thought of changing Doc’s , etc to move scares the heck out of most everyone , including me.
Nicole I think T-mobile is offering free upgrades on phones at least here. It might be worth a try. Go to the light, get an iPhone they’re easy to use. Stretch made the switch.As did LaDolce😎
Final keep getting kicked off boards, Everytime I tried to reply by anyone’s name. Updating my routers now.
Good morning to everyone out there on this last Week of April 2023
Got my hair cut. My Dinning commity meeting on Monday ran longer as the Vice-president of Culinary had a lot forthcoming changes to advise us about.
We should have a new menu by late May. Several high schools and colleges students will return to help out in the dining room over Summer.
Had to take the car in to have the tires rotate. Several trips to the drug store or grocery store.
Also had several posts on other topics here.
Hey there, Porch Peeps,
Not much going on here in the Philly burbs. Expecting a rainy, messy weekend.
Got my errands done this morning before the rain starts.
Yesterday was lunch at Chickie and Pete's. Haven't been in years and forgot how loud the music is. My question is that if it's a sports bar and the games are on about a million TV's all over the place, how in the world can the sports fan hear the commentary with all that loud music? There was a Phillies game on, but I had no clue what was happening because I was paying more attention to the conversation at my table but would have like to hear the commentary especially if there was a good play happening. Must be the "I'm getting too old" for this type of place. 😒
@LaDolceVita ...I actually snorted when I read your description of your perm. I have had to switch hairdressers recently and have ended up looking like I almost got a man's haircut. Two weeks have passed, and the back is still almost too short for the curling iron. I make do, but Yikes! 🙀
@DaveMcK ...Thinking of you and your coffee as I picked up my Starbucks on my way home after errands today. My phone is so old that my Starbucks app won't work and won't update so I have to go on the internet to access my account so they can get to the barcode at the drive thru. Nothing is as easy as it should be. Old age is not for sissies as they say.
You all take care!
@Anonymous , yes, my mission in life is to be the potty escort for the kids 🐈🐈💩, particularly the matriarch, Willie Mae. Always got her back. 😺👍
I HATE driving. I have for a long time now, and only do it when absolutely necessary. I have a dashcam and the absolute rudeness and flaunting of traffic laws is scary to watch, much less experience. 😱
Hello folks of the porch! I have been busy, still trying to get settled. Have to set up new relationships with doctors, dentists and people who do hair. I got a perm 2 weeks ago and I look like I escaped from an asylum. Doing better with doctor and dentist though, medical care better out here.
Mom's dog Maggie developed pneumonia, the vet was excellent if expensive. And my gosh, the waiting time! Anyway Maggie is fine after 6 weeks of antibiotics and is now on allergy meds.
Enjoying my favorite kind of weather, high 60s. I do love living here, except for the driving. Lots of hills and curves, yikes.
(1 comment) 🥳💃 Happy FRIDAY, any plans for the weekend? 🤔
Me, staying in! It has been years since I have taken the Old Lady (2006 Hyundai Elantra) out on a weekend. Yikes, everyone is off from work and in a hurry to only be at the RED LIGHT when I arrive./lol 🤣😂 I would wave or honk my horn, but these days you get shot! 😱
Seems like almost Spring , mud season is approaching in my bit of Paradise. Bear warnings are up, and temp may hit 70 in parts of state. I’ll believe everything when the snow piles melt in front and back yard. My FedEx snowbank stands at 4’Hx12’Lx8’ Wide. Grass who knows a little more appears each week😎
I’ll be taking the chill off for awhile more - 30’s at night call for it, as does my back - firewood.👍
Everyone else I think I’ll play in garage later need to tune up mower, saws and other implements.Enjoy whatever season you’re in.
We seem to have our bases covered and waiting for our replacement charge cards. The bank was able to give us a new debit card on our first visit. On a second visit Mary was able to apply for a personal charge card.
They do not have any more joint charge accounts we were told.
I hope everyone has changed their passwords on any accounts that requires one.
Be sure to visit your bank and/or credit union and have them review your account.to be sure it is up to date and secured.
These times are very difficult and challenging so be careful and alert of the world around you.
It has been a very crazy 3 days! Our credit card were hacked so we decided to update our password on all of our our accounts. We also ordered replacement debit and credit cards.
I highly recommend that you all do this now and periodically.
Found it forgot what I was testing, a new browser and email program, that’s slow to update in real time.
On that note time to feed the fire, one more day to heat and hot water. Might even fill the wood box.🤔
@Frozenoem , much rather stub a toe than step in a big pile of 🐻💩. 😝 Speaking of...
bears should be becoming more active around here, but haven't seen any black bears yet. Snake, yes. Ticks, definitely a big yes. But no bears.
Ack, and speaking of taxes, guess I better get on the ball.
My worries at this time of year and in town or up the road are the first feral’s bobcat and/or lynx. Grateful for telephoto on iPhone.
They were on their way to a brunch in Upton, ME.
I didn’t have my snowshoes on , and had no particular desire to see what they were eating. Best guess deer, definitely would have a bleep on that picture.
Watch out for bears if you’re above freezing, they are coming out of hibernation.
I’m warm and never, ever interrupt feeding ferals, of the big cat variety.
No clue what’s happening to my feeds, I see your email comment about my picture but, can’t find it in my Safari browser.
The joy of AARP.
@Anonymous , no, not on any expeditions today, but just ran out to take the kids for a pee break. Willie Mae likes someone to watch her back while she takes care of business since Armani tends to stalk her. Jeez! The wind! And she lollygags, very fastidious about properly digging a crater, than building a mountain on top to hide the evidence. 🙄 Not like the boys who just squat and sling a few paw swipes of dirt over it.
Noticed how green the woods looked in the back today. Almost overnight. Bushwhacking season is fast coming to a close although we still have time on the higher elevations. So many homesites, so little time.
Last week we went to explore the remains of a Marine Camp in Shenandoah NP. They were stationed there when President Hoover built his getaway. Here are some archival photos. Of course, the tents are long gone, but there are artifacts. However, Mother Nature has definitely reclaimed the area, so we followed an overgrown road trace to find the location. Trust me, the area is no longer cleared like the pictures. Mostly woods now and plenty of pesky greenbriar. OW!
21* presently, blame squarely on windchill. Had to take a walk, and the only good thing about the weather is you don’t step in animal scat is you can stub your toe on it, freezes solid.
I’ve fed the fire all night while working😡 I’m retired darn it. Time for Apple Jack and sleep for a bit.April 15 is walkabout and hopefully Spring .
The wild weather here in the Upper Mid-West featured heavy rain, high winds, hail and tornados. We had Lite snow this morning.
A VIOLENT TWIN TORNADO ON THE GROUND NEAR HARPER IOWA OH MY GOD, IT'S LITERALLY PILGER
Got a phone call at 8 AM...woke me up but I couldn't get to phone in time. Thought it was an April Fool's joke. It was a credit card fraud alert. Booted up the computer and saw an email about a fraud alert. As I was reading the email another call came in from the bank. Geez! I am smart enough not to call the # they give you, so called the # on the back of my card. No problem. The charges they were concerned about were legitimate. Glad they are on the ball, but not so early on a Saturday morning thank you!
You all have a lovely day. Weather here is miserable and could get worse. 😾
My April. Fools day was awakening to 2-4” of snow it didn’t rain as promised by weatherman.
And an empty oil tank, this years been a pain in the something.I keep furnace at 50* to prevent freezing pipes.
Called oil company and the prices are astronomical for emergency fills, waiting until Monday. No way am I paying surcharges for now, it’s woodheat.
A jug of Apple Jack per year will get firewood hauled in by neighbor, for these thrilling moments in life.
You’re very correct on emails for charges or phone calls. Only deal with the apps on my phone. Everyone else gets the # on back of card.
Time to load wood cart, and damp the fire down. House has gone from 50 to 70* in an hour with fan on high.Then I think I’ll warm up myself with some Apple Jack, made from Apple Cider and -40* sugar concentration.
Saw my mailbox will get to it but, not for abit.
First tonight’s snow🤬 and my lower lumbar is gone, I may be close to pinning spine.
Prescription hasn’t surfaced as yet.
But, my oil fill has reappeared now if the remaining snowbanks disappear in another week perhaps the envelope will appear, barely 4-5’ pile.
Tomorrow or later Saturday 👀 ng forward to rain and temp’s hitting 49* perhaps.
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