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MORNING ROLL CALL 2024 JULY

MORNING ROLL CALL JULY 2024
Top of the morning to everyone on this 1st day of July 2024.
Happy Birthday to all of our July Birthday members.
 
 
 
 

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@Therapist4u   Pretty scary all right 😩.   I have some arthritis  but luckily it is not manifesting in areas that cause pain during movement.  

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Hey @LaDolceVita

Thanks for replying!...& thanks so much for caring!

While you’re fortunate with a milder form of arthritis, I’d imagine that hubby has to have some regimen he follows...to try to check the advance of it! With you by his side...he is blessed to have you to count on! That...& the sauna....LOL!! Water therapy is SO helpful for joints...& other things too!

 

I just saw my Orthopedic Surgeon of 5 years for some shots in my knees...had some shots last week for my hand...my 3rd epidural for my back 2 weeks ago....& I’ll see him next week for the last visit! I told myself today to not focus on anything that starts an emotional response..it’s so hard because he’s the main reason I still have mobility!!! & a less painful existence!

BUT...I’ve been working on finding a new one every day since I got the notice of closing...& already located another that takes my insurance...that is a no. 1 priority!...followed by no. 2>>>>are they taking new patients? I’m waiting to schedule a 1st visit!

 

Anyway...it’s a pleasure chatting with you!

I hope you’re feeling, & doing, WELL!

As always... Take care!

🏒☃️☮️~Allen 🌈 🎿 ❄️ 🏂

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Arthritics anonymous hi, osteo and rheumatoid since 18-20 years young. That could be one of several reasons I keep dropping off planet. Which med’s work with the others to allow me some manual dexterity in my fingers, and which give me just more problems than they’re worth.


The joys of maturity Parkinson’s,Afib, arthritis, etc.::

 

Re: doctors and insurance acceptance, call your primary care physician and tell them you need an accepted insurance doctor. Did with all of mine, including for  the Boston specialist 50 years.

 

Re: Lenovo.us let your fingers do the walking at their closeout sections amd’s and intel with between 16 and 32gb are going for $600-1000.

Tried to do a PM not happening this week either.

I used 10 Thinkpads before I started making my own, and those I’ve stopped making, time for retirement #4, this one I think I’ll stay retired.😎

 

Think these clearances are good through Sunday or Monday with SSD’s of 512 Gb?? Can’t send links. T hey come with Windows11 Pro preloaded.

 

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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Hey Froze @Frozenoem

It’s good to see you’re here!

Using the PM I found thru trial & error....is that both sides must be listed as ‘friends’ & I think I had nudged the ‘add friend’ off on my end...so it’s fixed now!

“Your private message has been sent.”

 BTW: I’ll reply to this post later...or might have to wait until tomorrow....

&/or thru the PM!!

Anyway,

Take care!  ☮️  🌄 ~Allen 🌈  🎨

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Finally success read your pm and answer question.  

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 Froze! @Frozenoem

As Jon Lovitz would say:

Yeah, That's the Ticket! LOL!

Take care!  🏒 ☃️ ☮️ ~Allen 🌈 🎿 ❄️ 🏂

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@LaDolceVita I didnot like "Funny Woman" - the couple of minutes I had watched.

 

IF "Seaside Hotel" is the one where the language is FOREIGN and the captions are ENGLISH - tried it. Gave up. Wish they would do one where they are SPEAKING ENGLISH.

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@SummerIsTooHOT   Seaside Hotel is in Danish, I enjoy trying to pick out German sounding words and I do not mind the CC. I know a few words in German and would like to pick it up again if I get a chance.

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Lee @LeeS4949 I am guessing in Maine where you are will be ready for YOUR boats soon = back to fishing?  🤔

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 About May is when I dig the boat out of the garage so it'll be awhile but its halfway thru February already. So far so good. Cant wait. 😊

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Happy belated birthday, @LaDolceVita .  Love your b'day present! 🎁 Hopefully, you have it wired by now and are enjoying the benefits.  Ahhhhh.

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🎂  HAPPY Birthday @LaDolceVita !!!

 

*** Welcome @Sea2Summit , HOPE you will stop by again... 😎

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What is the weather doing for your location @Sea2Summit ?  🤔

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Warmer than normal weekend but next week possibly -10 degrees 

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We are having a very mild start to February with a record start in combined temperatures for the first 7 days. 

Does anyone have any travel plans over the next few months?

Nothing here until June.

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@DaveMcK   Unfortunately no vacations coming my way at all!  All is quiet on the Porch, hope you all are doing well.   I feel good, just weighed down by chores.  Weather kind of dreary, winter is lasting into February.  Sometimes we get a taste of spring by this time of year.

 

 I gave myself a home sauna, the  one person kind, for my birthday.  Have it put together, still need electrician to wire.  Hoping it will help with aches and pains and sleep quality.  I will report my findings in detail.

  No other news here, all the furry kids are doing well, including the 20 year old one.

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Happy belated birthday, @LaDolceVita

I’m glad to see you’re able to update us “one & all” (as they say...I always wondered who “THEY” are...LOL!!)

 & most importantly....I hope you’re feeling, & doing, WELL!

As Jon Lovitz would say: Yeah, That's the Ticket! LOL!As Jon Lovitz would say: Yeah, That's the Ticket! LOL!

 Also, thank you so much for ALL the kudos to my posts,...& in particular, to my replies to all the good peeps here...especially to Dave @DaveMcK  ...Ms. Stretch @MsStretch ... @catwoman500 and Froze @Frozenoem

Take care all y’all..& to all the good Front Porchers!

🏒☃️☮️~Allen 🌈 🎿 ❄️ 🏂

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We are looking at a major snow storm with highlands over the next couple of days. The snow fall will be over the next couple of days. Than cold weather with temps around zero for several day.

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16*, snow and had a wee oopsie, voice is gone and incapable of typing . Haven’t forgotten @Therapist4u 

as yet .

 

My backup power for the moment is 2 li-ion batteries and a 12 volt inverter,  left over pieces from camp and rv

 

I’ll be back when I’m back. Probably with links to websites in a PM

 

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 Froze! @Frozenoem

I’m glad to see a post from you!

“My backup power for the moment is 2 li-ion batteries and a 12 volt inverter,  left over pieces from camp and rv”.....

It sounds like you are a “Mr. Fixit” type, like MacGyver...LOL!... fixing or repairing stuff in the simplest way possible, using whatever you have around!

If it works...it works!

And you’ll be back whenever you’re back!

I hope that you’re safe & warm in your place!

TTYL Take care! ☮️~Allen 🌈

 

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Stint at Bell Labs put me on crash course in engineering, and surrounded by shade tree types to more telco and aviation types. About all I share with MacGyver is an almost Angus first name.might be why ai like Piobaireachd Highland Pipes😎To many years practicing on chanter.

Incapable of playing the pipes anymore thanks to arthritis.Also makes it a bugger making a grace note with out letting out an ungodly cross note.

 

Your closer to a list of links to recovery options for whatever pictures but, will need to be sent here vs PM.

 

Have tried many times just not happening on PM.

 

Recovery options 

 

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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Hey Froze @Frozenoem

1st....it’s good to see you’re here!

AFA: using the PM I found thru trial & error....is that both sides must be listed as ‘friends’ & I think I had nudged the ‘add friend’ off on my end...so it’s fixed now!

“Your private message has been sent.”

Anyway,

Take care!  ☮️  🌄 ~Allen 🌈  🎨

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Another oopsie on my part - search for Recuva.

Perhaps thisRecuva 

 

Froze

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Hey Froze @Frozenoem

1st....as I said in my previous post:

It’s good to see you’re here!

 

AFA: Recuva. ..yes, I have it on my ‘puter!

Anyway,

Take care!  🏒☃️☮️~Allen 🌈 🎿 ❄️ 🏂

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Good night everyone! It has  been cold, snowy with wind for about 8 days now. We are going to have about a week with temps in the mid to high 30's.

 

 

 

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@Frozenoem   Hope you have recovered from oopsie!  @Therapist4u  temps went that low in Florida!  I guess you did get your oven working for the extreme weather then. 

@catwoman500  Glad you survived the power loss.  Its really crummy to not be able to even read to take your mind off your troubles during outages.  I have one lamp with batteries, just enough to get me through about 1 day if it is fully charged.  Could really use 2 more, flash lights are not nearly as versatile.

 

Cold is pretty much over, now we have rain and more rain.  Still working on finding someone to perm my hair.  Finding a new hair person has been very hard.  

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Hi @LaDolceVita

THANKS for thinking of me!

AFA the oven ...yes it’s working...it’s always dangerous...but I couldn’t wait for someone *(who actually knew what they were doing!) After hours of tangling with metal tools & wires & high voltage...& dropping tiny screws into deep & unknown abysses...& getting cuts & bruises...I got ‘er done!  LOL!  Yet in the ensuing days of below zero....our power went out...finally restored...YEAH!... & then the water was off for a while to fix broken pipes.....& THEN....a circuit breaker flipped...I think the need for extra space heaters did it....but it wouldn’t come back on...PROB FRIED!...well...even tho I replaced one years ago....I didn’t want to chance screwing it up... & then needing massive circuit panel work & possible injuries...OR...YA KNOW...!

So this time I had to call an electrician....big bucks...but I’m alive to tell this>>>>tale of woe! Ha!

 BTW: For power outages... or any emergencies...(or just to enjoy anytime) I always buy a few boxes of tea candles ...*when on sale... say at Walmart..a box of 100 is only about $6-7...& when put in votives (or any solid candle holders) they are quite safe & can be blown out & relit a few times!

Anyway...I hope all is well with you & YOU ARE staying safe & healthy as possible!

Take care!  ☮️  🌄 ~Allen 🌈  🎨

 

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@DaveMcK   We had high winds and chilly temps last week.  Lost power for about 18 hours.   Starting the next cold spell.  The coldest night will be 11 degrees, with the high at 33.  That will be Tuesday the 16th.

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