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MORNING ROLL CALL! THIS ADDITION IS CLOSED

Good morning to everyone on the Front Porch! Welcome to March 2019. We had an overnight snow to ring in the morning. Going to be a busy day tomorrow. Remember that January-Feburary is CLOSED now.

 

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Good morning, Front Porchers!
Today's one of my favorite days of the week. One whole twenty-four hour period to do whatever comes to mind (allbeit legally and morally kosher of course). The weather here is great! Cold, but sunny with blue skies and only a light breeze so far. So I'm good to go!

 

I woke up this morning, early, to do laundry. Load after load of overdue laundry. But I plan on a movie and dinner out later with friends. Alittle bit of work and then a little bit of play makes for a really good Saturday!

Just the other day we had snow showers and now we're moving back into Spring mode. Talk about climate change! Anyway, for those of y'all who are still in winter's grip, just know that it will get better...E-V-E-N-T-U-A-L-L-Y!  And most of all, Porch Peeps, enjoy the day!

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LydiaN586309,

Love the pictures in your post 😍♥️❤️.

Catwoman500, we have the same weather here in NJ. Only tonight fog has moved in.

Frozenoem, glad you are getting some warmer temps. I will be sending out the box this week. Sorry for the delay. I had about 8 wild turkeys in my back yard. Truth is I was afraid to exit the house. Even the 🐕 couldn't make them fly away. No one knows where they can from. Animal control just said they would leave. Took 4 days. No guarantee they will not return. Any suggestions form anyone?

Hope everyone is able to come and go freely from their house.

Nancy

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@n566192l 

 

Figure this link should help you move the blighters along humanely, and probably legally .

 

https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/what-do-about-wild-turkeys

 

Depending upon numbers 20-30 member flocks, flash salute firecrackers tend to work up here. Or water hoses and air horns.

 

They only look big, pounds smaller than domestically raised 🦃turkeys.

 

Show them who’s boss! They scare easily, it’s mating season for another month May for joy.

 

Oh yeah, have the neighbors stop feeding them, if they do only in off-ground feeders

 

Never said ideas were original, the link has worked for awhile, and suggested to me 30+ years back.

 

Froze

 

 

And yes, after long days/nights, I'd still like to swing these hunks of glass , plastic and silicon against the nearest wall Come on retirement!
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59* and sunshine, took awhile to get here. Soft snow in the form of rain drops on there way.

 

Still hit’s 30’s overnight but, snow may have ended. Need coffee, copious quantities gotta wake up.

 

Froze

And yes, after long days/nights, I'd still like to swing these hunks of glass , plastic and silicon against the nearest wall Come on retirement!
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Hi!

74 and sunny here. Even 70 inside! Windows open! The heck with the pollen; I like fresh air!

@Frozenoem ...congratulations on the 59! Wahoo!

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Good morning to everyone on the Front Porch on this Friday Morning. Our weatherman this morning said we will have a couple days without rain but temperatures a little below normal. Next week we should be back to normal temps.

Hoping everyone has a great weekend and normal Spring weather. 

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Alrighty, we survived the latest storms👍. Sanity may have briefly snapped as did most others up here.

 

Melt of snowpack to 3’, add back after dual storms, back to 4’ in kennel.

 

Today 35* and snowpack back to 3.5 feet. I don’t seem to be the only slightly insane New Englander, had a slight gripe session with VT and NH people.

 

We were assisting a Flatlander to get back on road, he seemed impatient in a ditch as we talked.

 

He did get out after rigging for a better pull, using trees for anchors. When offered assistance with tow truck 1 hour away accept it or gripe.

 

AWD cruise control and he was doing 70 on back road, one lane and ice. We were doing 30, and stayed on road.

 

Have lost 55 pounds this year, snow is weight loss formula. My back is still throbbing but, slowly feeling less cranky.

 

No more snow!

Froze

 

 

And yes, after long days/nights, I'd still like to swing these hunks of glass , plastic and silicon against the nearest wall Come on retirement!
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@Frozenoem   Say what you will your weather sounds awful.   Hope you have that appointment with the specialist rescheduled.  Losing 55 lbs requires new clothes!   My desktop & monitor doing well BTW.

 

We have gone from early spring to early summer temps, with 80  degrees for 4  or more days in a row.  Nights are in the 60s.  Should go down to the 70s next week. 

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45* and cloudy with date I say it rain coming tonight.

 

Belief will come when I see it.

 

@LaDolceVita 

 

No problem on clothes deep closets, I just hope I didn’t toss the college clothes.🤣 Nehru  anyone?

 

Comfy jeans no longer sold at Walmart .

 

@catwoman500 

Will be a Justin Wilson Cajun engineer and use Belt AND suspenders for safety purposes.

Until I discover new sizes.

 

Time for a stagger and pain reliever, maturity expletive.🤬

Spring May have had it’s fill of snowstorms.

 

Froze

And yes, after long days/nights, I'd still like to swing these hunks of glass , plastic and silicon against the nearest wall Come on retirement!
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LaDolceVita,

Please remember I have small 🐕 items here if you want or need them. All free. I will ship to you ask Frozenoem.  Just got more donations. 

I also have some Cat items as well if anyone is interested. I just ask that nothing is sold, as I signed a waiver to that effect. I do bring items to local shelters., monthly. I just have limited space and many friends who are food Brokers. If anyone knows a group in NJ I could reach out to ,so the donations could go there I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks Nancy 😊

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Mornin', All,

So much for my delight in the open windows and fresh air. I was rudely awakened around 3:00 AM by a really strong skunk breeze. Oh, wow...one of the nastiest I've experienced. It was like the critter was under my bedroom window when it blew. Cat Tongue Could not get back to sleep after that and so hope I will sleep well tonight even though we have severe storm and wind warnings for overnight.

Just got back from the grocery store and the inside of the house still has the lingering smell. I opened all the windows again even though it is cooler than yesterday and sprayed Lysol in all the rooms and into the stairwell to upstairs. Seems to have helped and I'm good to go. If it's not one critter it's another.

Gray and damp here today with a little of @n566192l 's fog. Temp is at 66.

Have a nice Palm Sunday! N.

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Hi, Porch Peeps!

Those darn snow storms across the country are so scary. I sure hope everyone is safe and will be saying good-bye to that nasty stuff. Heard this AM that there are tornadoes brewing in the South.

We have basically a gray day here; rain due over the weekend. It will be warming up thank goodness. I'm tried of the chill and want open windows. @Frozenoem ...not sure how you can stand it. It has to get harder as we "mature." Cat Wink Good luck keeping your pants up! Cat Happy

@LaDolceVita ...I'm wanting your temps!

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Good Morning, Front Porchers!

 

Well, the BIG snow the weatherman predicted yesterday and the day before, did NOT arrive. Yay!  We had some snow showers last night, but even that didn't last long.  And this morning we have overcast skies, but dry, barren ground.  So maybe just maybe we will be able to get through the weekend with nada snow.  I hope. I hope. I hope.

 

To those of you in the midst of the latest visitation of snow, just know that "This Too shall Pass."    Fingers crossed!

 

Hope blooms even in snow.

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Good evening everyone on the Front Porch this wintery afternoon. We have an inch of new snow in our area. This is our first round of Wintery mix that will be around till Friday evening. Northern Wisconsin will get much more Snow than we will get. We had some snow thunder this afternoon. Our high Monday was 70*. Today through Friday our high will be 30*. Minneapolis is looking 12" ove night.

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Greetings All,

I hope those of you still getting snow are safe. Hopefully, this is the last storm you will have . 

  Nancy

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@n566192l wrote:

Greetings All,

I hope those of you still getting snow are safe. Hopefully, this is the last storm you will have . 

  Nancy

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Dear Nancy,

From your mouth, to God's ear!!!


 

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Let’s see 30* and cloudy, with snow starting soon.

 

Saturday has been delayed until Sunday, one day of mid 60’s.

 

Followed by snow storm on Monday.

 

Ayuh, we did get snow last night, looks like a bit. But, that is all.

 

Froze

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Good morning to everyone on the Front Porch this second Monday of April! Welcome to our new followers! 

We have clear skies and we should see a high of 70* this afternoon. 

Hoping everyone has a great week!

 

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@DaveMcK 

After 30 years+ in Maine I have the weirdness down pat.

 

Springtime snow through week , before it hits 60* on Saturday.

Not sunshine.Not sunshine.

@LaDolceVita 

 

Can’t blame him pileup on turnpike, even tractor trailers.

 

When it snows 2WD gets hairy, same with 4WD. Southern Maine no snow tires, clean pavement. Here not so, much!

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@LaDolceVita 

 

Dual pm’s Sent , I just hit happy mode coffee intake maxed.Cafecito Cubano!

 

Read and re-read all posts. Double check warranties.

 

@n566192l 

 

PM sent.

 

Time to stagger, spikes deployed 🤣

 

Froze

 

 

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39* and snow/rain mixture. In last two minute my weather app has changed tonight’s forecast 4 times.

 

3-5 or 5-8 and repeat, Think it’s confused.

 

@n566192l 

 

A bell for Adonis, a coat for Chelli, will pm tonight.Need to nuke, “bed buddy” for ribs.🤣

 

@LaDolceVita 

 

Too many 7 types with 7 diff. Connectors, Mac mini’s  external display. Picture taken with smart phone and PM’ed help with lines and squares , as a rule.

 

Next time it happens you could try pushing/wiggling the video cable in to monitor -could be loose connection to monitor or computer.

 

You also could do a system update for computer or browser.

 

Are your squares green or black or another color.

 

If you have external display try plugging it into different DVI port🤣.Coffee just hit brain and I remember monitor is external but, there are still 7 different Mac mini’s.

 

Different fixes for different Mac Mini’s. Still love Windows computers for ease of service. iPhones for security most of the time.😇

 

Or you could try entering your issues into an - ifixit.com 

search bar for your make and model #.

 

Froze

 

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Happy Saturday, Front Porchers!

Hope everyone out there has the bestest weekend possible.  I'm having coffee and heading back to bed for a little more shuteye.  Plan to take in a movie later in the day....or not.  But whatever, today is going to be for one for ultimate R-E-L-A-X-A-T-I-O-N!!!

 

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Nothing like computer problems first thing in AM to mess with your day!  @Frozenoem may have to PM you.  Monitor gets squares and lines when I ask for more tabs & more browsers open. I usually have 2 browsers open.  Takes a while to give me screen back.  I was hoping monitor problem as it is old, but I think its mac mini problem.  More expensive to replace.  I am lost w/o desktop.  Ipad & phone do not take the place of big screen for me, I dont know how others do it.  I rebooted in safe mode & ran disk utility and doing better now but I see trouble ahead.

 

Weather here is good, 70s.  2 more months and I will start compalining.  

 

 

 

 

 

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  I am lost w/o desktop.  Ipad & phone do not take the place of big screen for me, I dont know how others do it.    


 

Had to laugh, LaDolceVita. I am right there with you. Love my desktop. Not only big screen, but an honest-to-goodness keyboard!

 

Have iPhone and Samsung tablet, but I do much better typing with all fingers than I do 'thumbing' it. Wireless keyboard. Wireless mouse (yep, still like those too). I'm a happy camper.  Woman Happy

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@MsStretch , @LaDolceVita ...Yep, same here. Nothing like a desktop for doing all my stuff.

I could never do my Ebay stuff on a tablet or phone. I can't even text the "thumb" way on my phone. I have to hold the phone with one hand and text with the other index finger...so lame! Cat LOL Thank goodness for the suggested words that pop up!

 

Gorgeous day here today! Still 65 with sun.

Oh, no @MsStretch ...just saw your new post! That is so weird. Sorry you'll be without your computer!

 

Birthday party was fun today.

Right now it's wine thirty!

Tomorrow grocery shopping and Ebay listings.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, everyone. N.

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@catwoman500   I cant type with my thumb .  My eyes are not great either.  But I still pretend I am young haha!     Have you watched Mrs Wilson on PBS? We are on 2nd episode, I quite like it!  I want to check TVTalk , just cannot find the time to get there. 

 

@MsStretch   I cannot even attempt "thumbing it".    A woman at the grocery store saw me texting and was laughing, said she had to do it the same way I  not like the kids.

 

@Frozenoem  I believe you fixed my problem!  No problem this AM.  I just tightened the wire to the monitor.  Be careful outside.  Inside too.  Your weather sounds awful

 

We are quite warm in Georgia!   60s over night, way too warm for April IMO.  All windows open all night, almost too warm for turtleneck. 

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27* and heavy wet snow falling, will continue until tomorrow, with perhaps another storm the next day.

 

Still waiting for normal reset of furnace, tried everything short of bleeding furnace Sunday.

 

@LaDolceVita 

 

Your symptoms with Mac sounded like loose cable, will keep your PM in the inbox. Makes it easier trying to diagnose problems.

 

Awful weather - nah! If June and still snowing that would be nasty.

Just the achy breaky bones of vertigo driving me up the walls.

 

Years past I’d be strapping on snowshoes and hiking, just not this year.

 

Aw Frak, and so, I wait for new appointment with specialist who just cancelled appointment.🤬🤣😡🤣

 

I’ll leave those Emoji’s up for interpretation, trust me it was colorful.

 

Now, need to scrounge up more firewood/kindling.At least it’s warm to me.

 

@catwoman500 

 

My word suggestions on iPhone are generally colorful, and non-AARP approved. Have to double-check all posts for wording vs bleeps.

 

Still prefer a real keyboard but, in a pinch texts work.

 

Froze

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@Frozenoem   Bummer about specialist.  Probably not enough of his/her kind to fire him though.

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@MsStretch wrote:

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  I am lost w/o desktop.  Ipad & phone do not take the place of big screen for me, I dont know how others do it.    


 

Had to laugh, LaDolceVita. I am right there with you. Love my desktop. Not only big screen, but an honest-to-goodness keyboard!

 

Have iPhone and Samsung tablet, but I do much better typing with all fingers than I do 'thumbing' it. Wireless keyboard. Wireless mouse (yep, still like those too). I'm a happy camper.  Woman Happy


 

YIKES! Funny how I just posted that and lost my internet & TV. (Also not so funny that Verizon won’t be able to fix until Monday! 🤬) Anyway, now I’m forced to use iPhone (no data plan with tablet) and I am having a helluva time!

 

Time to get lost in the woods.  Gone hikin’. 🥾  (So much for being a happy camper. ☹️)

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@MsStretch 

 

Tether perhaps?

 

Froze

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