Aaawright, I haven't done this in ages! Good morning from Southern California. Gonna be another gorgeous day. Love those purple jacaranda trees!
Keith missed his gym yesterday. An old friend died and got his half page obit in the L.A. Times: the god father of hot air ballooning, Ed Yost died at at 87. Don't know if anyone here is interested in that.
Anyway, the gate and fence are fixed, courtesy of Keith, the Canelloni crepes were courtesy of Keith, and I hope, good Lord willin', I can talk him into lunch out on Thursday, 'cuz my sandwich was the pits today!
Also, my little home town n MN got in NBC news the other night. Couldn't believe it!
Make it a good one... just found out my cousin from Leicester, England is coming to stay w/ us for 2 weeks. Hopefully I will be able to take her some places (cross your fingers mates)... Im just not sure WHERE to go or WHAT to ddo... criteria: within a days drive, some kind of action going on, relatively inexpensive (she is on tight budget after the airfare)
Im thinking Ruidoso, NM - San Antonio, TX - Dallas, TX ... any other ideas out there ??? not big on the 6 Flags idea....
My, do any of ya'll sleep?? I am getting with my sister today and we shall go to the cemetery (we'll be in your neighborhood Darlene, Forest Park East) to visit with my father, whose birthday woul dhave been yesterday and while there, we'll visit Mom and my kid brother. It's also two miles from where I almost lost my life last year.
Have a great one my friends and be happy!
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Ok, I'm just getting up. Hopefully, we 'll get some rain today. Coffee tastes mighty good right now. have to get house ready for open house on Sun. (Ugh) Also trying to plan trip up N and figure out what we are taking in car vs truck. Off to find my next cup. Have a good one
Good morning friends. You people are early risers. Cool weather is back. Actually feels nice.
Hoping the weather forecast changes for Sunday. I am going on a cruise. Okay, it's just a Boston Harbor cruise, but it's still a "cruise". It's on the Spirit of Boston. My department at the bank received the lunch cruise as part of a home equity campaign award. We needed to get 176 applications in 6 weeks, we got "248".
Morning All, from Montreal, where it's only 10C (50F) but hopefully going up to 20C ( (68F). I'm hoping it stays cool throughout the morning, as our daycare end-of-the-year show will take place in a large, upstairs hall that gets extremely hot when the sun is out!
Nolou, have fun on your cruise!
Michael, yesterday would have been my father's birthday too.
Steph, definately take your cousin to San Antonio, to the Riverwalk!
Then you can visit the Purple Store in the mall, and think of me!
Judy, I've never heard of a Jacaranda tree, but I'm sure I would love it too!
I've got to finish up my tea and banana bread, and be off to work early for the show.....
Good morning, Mates. Between those that stayed up late and those that got up early, looks like we had the boards covered all night!
Steph, how about the New Braunfels area and a little play time on the Comal or the Guadelupe River?
Michael, I'm meeting thegambler for lunch today at Pappasitos on the Gulf Freeway, at 1:00. We would love for you and your sister to meet up with us. I will PM my cell phone to you, in case your able to join us! That would be fun! You mentioned yesterday being your dad's birthday, it was my parent's anniversary. The anniversary was on D-Day and my mother's birthday was on Pearl Harbor Day!
nolou, I like being on ANY boat, so I know you will enjoy your cruise!
Everyone have a great day!
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I fell asleep putting my granddaughter to bed. I'm still wondering who fell asleep first.
The bad part was that I woke up when Betty came home and haven't been able to go back to sleep. It may be one of those days. Oh well, there's nothing on the agenda other than DW and I taking the granddaughter home, so I should have plenty of time for a nap, if I need one.
I hope everyone has a great day.
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Good Morning from Darien GA. Just gettung ready to hit the road again. Last day of traveling. I should arrive in Lakeland sometime today. Good nights sleep last night and feeling good. Miss Lilly is eyeing me suspiciously as I go out and in taking things to the car. I am sure she knows what is up. Have a great ay all and I will be on tonight I hope.
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Not much new here. Off to work soon. Not much left to do at the office, have some to finish up here at home tho.
Should run to the grocery store, and Steph's post about needles reminded me that today is the day for my blood test. Thanks Steph, I truly had forgotten. Then it sparked my memory that I needed to refill my prescription...too much going on, I can't seem to get my act together.
Son and all those attending that wedding in Montana made it there safely, not so the luggage. He left a voice mail on my phone at about midnight thirty - still at the airport trying to get things figured out - between the four flights they were all arriving on. He said things were quite stressful. He'll call today - hate to tell him one of his fish have died - he has an aquarirum and last year he added four neons to the mix - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme - let's just say only Parsley remains.
Well, I better get moving, and will have to dress warm again today as it is only 40 out at the moment
Sorry I missed hosting chat last night, but..... We went to my Granddaughters graduation last night and, I froze my buns off. It got over late, and didn't feel well, so I came home and went right to bed..
One highlight of the ceremony was a soldier, who came home from Iraq, to present his son a diploma, and he is going back there, today. Broke my heart He got a standing ovation...
Make it a good one.
Trip, with her book & tea!
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