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Old Aug 3 2014, 02:10 AM   #2601
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Hugs Zelandeth and Mawra. My thoughts are with you both.

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Old Aug 3 2014, 09:04 AM   #2602
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I hadn't thought it'd be [I]that[I] long since I'd popped in.
for those going through trials (Kibby,Seth and Zelandeth's mum.

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Seth is fine, we've had him today and he was acting like a silly little boy.

Took Kibby live acting role playing last night for her birthday. The one in charge wrote a story line revolving around her character, who is as of last night turning evil.
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Sounds really intriguing maw! I hope she enjoyed the experience.
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Hmm, Evil Kibby. My mind's eye has trouble getting around to that but OK...
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Old Aug 4 2014, 05:50 PM   #2606
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I think she would make a really awesome Lincoln Imp!
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She had fun being turned evil. She has been possessed and is no loner in control of herself, other players are. It should be interesting to see where the story line goes.
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Old Aug 5 2014, 05:53 AM   #2608
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Old Aug 8 2014, 03:54 PM   #2609
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I picked up a UK edition of "The Skies of Pern" today. I have wanted a copy not only because I like overseas editions, but mainly because this edition has the tidal wave behind the cover dragon. The inside jacket has a small version of the full picture, but for some reason the US version lost the tidal wave of the front cover. A funny difference that makes collecting a never ending joy!!
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Robin Williams has died. He was 63, a year older than me. I first fell in love with his crazed comedy in Mork & Mindy but I'm also remembering him in Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, and I'm sure there are many others I just can't think of right now. A very funny man.
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Old Aug 12 2014, 02:32 AM   #2615
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Robin Williams has died. He was 63, a year older than me. I first fell in love with his crazed comedy in Mork & Mindy but I'm also remembering him in Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, and I'm sure there are many others I just can't think of right now. A very funny man.
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Saw this earlier, and all I can say is damn. Just damn.
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Robin Williams has died. He was 63, a year older than me. I first fell in love with his crazed comedy in Mork & Mindy but I'm also remembering him in Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, and I'm sure there are many others I just can't think of right now. A very funny man.
He will always be Peter Pan to me... That and Genie from Aladdin.

I don't usually have an emotional reaction to celebrity deaths, but this one has triggered something in me.
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One of my heroes has died, this morning I twittered:

@HansvanderBoom: Nanu, nanu. Mork signing off your depressiveness... RIP #robinwilliams
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He was a funny man and a great dramatic actor too. I really enjoyed him in Dead Poets Society. "Carpe Diem!"
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Old Aug 13 2014, 06:56 PM   #2619
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Further to my previous posts a little while back, I am sorry to have to relay the news that my mother passed away quietly in her sleep at just after 18:00 this evening.

To be honest I'm doing okay so far and just trying to get everything that needs to be done done. I'd come to terms with what was happening back when this started, and to be honest am almost glad that things passed pretty quickly. I know that she wouldn't have wanted this to drag on for weeks or months and for those to be the memories that would stick, as they have a tendency to.

Need to have a dig around and see if I can find a decent photograph of her in brighter times - harder than you might think given she was somewhat camera shy!
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I am so sorry, but as you said lingering would probably not be what she wanted you to remember. I hope you find a photo, it would be nice to see her. My sympathy to you and any other family and friends!
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Empathising remember my mother's passing too.
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Sorry to hear that (((Zelandeth))).
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Old Aug 14 2014, 04:09 PM   #2625
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I've jusy heard from UCAS that I've been offered a place at University of Birmingham to start my degree in October.

Now I just need to sort out the finances, or I'll have to turn the place down.
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I really hope you can make it happen. Best of luck!
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Many congratulations, P'ter, that's absolutely brilliant news
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Congrats Peter. This must be something you really want.
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Zelandeth I feel for you, I too miss my mom and she was also very camera shy
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I am glad she passed quickly rather than lingering, Zelandeth. You have my sympathies.

Hope you get money worked out, P'ter.

I have not been on in a while, because the internet went from bad to not working at all.

We have new family member. A friend of Hubby's neighbor is moving and can not take his critter with him. The good news is she is NOT a cat. I have no problems with cats. I like cats. We just have more cats than any sane person should have. (most are Mom's & Tammy. None are mine). We now have a seven year old chocolate lab named Brandy. She has all her shots and has been fixed. She is Kibby's dog. When Kibby is home she can not take two steps without Brandy following her. She is not the third critter allowed upstairs. The two cats who are allowed to go upstairs are NOT happy. Brandy ignores all the cats, except for Oden who walks around the house all arched up, mostly around the new dog.
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I like dogs as long as they belong to someone else. I will say I have known some pretty nice chocolate labs so I hope Brandy turns out to be a good fit in your house.

We are meeting my best friend and her husband at the Chowder Pot restaurant tomorrow night for dinner. They have been living at her parent's for the last year and will be there as long as her parents are with them. Her dad had his 100th birthday in June and her mom is 97. They are in reasonable health. While it is nice to have Sue and Jim around (they usually live in Colorado) it is a huge strain on them, especially since her mom has become more and more demanding and critical of others as she got older. Not pleasant company. Because her parents would not go to an assisted living retirement home they initially tried home caregivers but found them to be unsatisfactory, dishonest or both. So, it is what it is. We have told our kids not to worry, there is a nice place just down the road from us where you can have your own apartment and at some point Jeff & I will probably move there.
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I hope you have a nice dinner with them.

The Trek club, Tammy, Mom, Kibby, Robin and Madison all belong to had their annual auction. Tammy & Robin went up early to set up. When Mom, Kibby & I got there (Madison was at her dad's) Robin was not doing good, again. Double vision, confused, having to go to the bathroom every few min. (not a UTI) ect... Her sister ended up taking her to UVA. Her Dr. said they would admit her right away, before she even got there. That was at about 2 this afternoon. She is still in E.R.

Melissa can not stay with her tonight because Emmi's birthday party is tomorrow. So Tammy had to leave auction early & go up so Melissa could come home. I hope they keep until they get her sorted out.

Kibby has decided she likes auctions much better now that she has a pay check and has real money she can spend at one. The auction made a little over 3000 dollars, which will be split between ten charities and sending a kid to space camp.

I forgot we were scheduled for a power outage so a sub station could be worked on. Now I get make my way to bed with no lights. I can not even flush the toilet. No power means no water when you have a well. Luckily Kibby had just given all the animals fresh water.
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I hope Robin is feeling better. I can't remember if they have figured out what is causing this?

Oh, yes. I remember going to Star Trek conventions right after I got my first job and being able to buy a few things at the dealers tables. It is a very good feeling having your own money! Good for Kibby! Did she bid on/get anything?

When I was in college in the southern part of England (Sussex) in the early 70's I remember we had a lot of power outages. I can't recall if they were scheduled.
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Knowing England at that time; wasn't it the time of Ted Heath's 3-day week?

Were you at Sussex Uni at Lewes?
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Actually, I was at a former girl's school just outside of Arundel in a place called Tortington Park. The college I went to my freshman year (New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire), bought the campus and started up a "branch" campus there. I went my sophomore year and liked it so much I stayed for three years. We had a fair number of English professors, including Clement Crisp who was the ballet critic for the Financial Times (I believe), David Thompson for film and Ted Walker for writing and poetry. Good times! I had a bicycle and rode everywhere, including once all the way to Brighton.
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Kibby bought a lot of things. She managed to get a weekend pass to a local sci-fi convention for less half the price it is going for now. She also bought some zombie bunny suckers and chocolate. I am not sure what all she did get.

Robin's sodium was low, it is up now so they are sending her home. I wish they would keep until they figure out why this is happening. They think it might be one of the meds she is on. They need to figure out which one and change it.
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Lots of fun for Kibby. Not very good for Robin. I agree, they should figure out what is wrong and correct it!
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