A Meeting of Minds - An Anne McCaffrey Discussion Forum  

Go Back   A Meeting of Minds - An Anne McCaffrey Discussion Forum > The Mezzanine > The Library Café

The Library Café Come in, relax, and get to know the other members of this site. Share your hobbies and interests, along with general news of your life.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old Jul 12 2013, 08:53 AM   #1161
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

CCTV, in our world that means public camera for protection of civilians
Can you give a link?
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 12 2013, 10:43 AM   #1162
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Fred & Eliza brought us back a five pound Hershey bar. I agree with what others have said about Hershey, it is pretty much junk compared to delicious European chocolate (Droste was a favorite of mine, though Swiss and Belgian are very good too). We will probably break the bar up into small bits and freeze it, then when someone wants a little bite they can have it. They did have a wonderful time going on all the roller coasters at Hershey Park.

Steak dinner last night was so good! I had my favorite creme brulee for dessert. It had a few raspberries, blueberries and blackberries on top. Mmmmmmmm!
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 12 2013, 01:36 PM   #1163
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

Kibby's wrist is much better, but still swollen. Now she does not want to wear her brace.

Mom has gotten 3 phone calls saying they are from some tech company and wanting her to get on her computer. She has hung up on them each time. I just hope other people have as much sense.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 12 2013, 01:51 PM   #1164
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Maw, we got some of those too. They were men both times with very strong Indian accents, I could hardly understand them. I also hung up on them.

About a week ago we got a call from some "cancer foundation". I asked the person on the phone if they were a paid solicitor company and how much money actually went to charity that they collected. I was told 15% goes to charity! I started to laugh and told them I would not want to donate to them. I don't think they liked it but, really!? This whole charity business from what I have read is something of a mess. I think there have been news articles about this on tv recently.
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 12 2013, 06:41 PM   #1165
Allen
Senior Member
 
Allen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Last house on the left, across from the cemetery
Gender: M
Fan of: The Pern Series
Now Reading: Robin Hobb's Shaman's Crossing
Default Re: What is happening

Here's the latest necklace to be completed. It's a Full Persian weave, split so the necklace sides are symmetrical. The pendant is rutilated quartz that I wire wrapped. This is the one that seemed to take forever. The quartz is amethyst purple in color.
__________________
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Allen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 13 2013, 06:42 AM   #1166
mara
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Noord Brabant in the Netherlands
Gender: F
Fan of: the pern serie's
Now Reading: acorna's children second wave
Default Re: What is happening

OOOOOOOOOO fantastic!!!!!!!
mara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 13 2013, 10:26 AM   #1167
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Great work Allen!

Maw, Cilla, yeah, we got that here too (the computer guys, not the charity "shams"). They usually say they are from Microsoft...

Cilla, that business around charity is disgusting but the charities themselves are sometime not a hair better. Here they investigated the Red Corss. Turned out only 10% of each euro actually made it to the goal... Their overhead is so bad... and they have a CEO that's paid at least as much as a huge business leader. I know there are enough worthwile and good charities bit this made me cross with the red cross (pun intended) off my list and that does not benefit anyone, I realise. Still I can only support so much charities and have to make a choice anyway.
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.

Last edited by Hans; Jul 13 2013 at 01:42 PM.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 13 2013, 11:35 AM   #1168
Allen
Senior Member
 
Allen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Last house on the left, across from the cemetery
Gender: M
Fan of: The Pern Series
Now Reading: Robin Hobb's Shaman's Crossing
Default Re: What is happening

Thanks for the compliments.

The Red Cross here asks people to donate blood, which they then sell, most of the time. I've heard of read that after the Red Cross responded to an emergency or disaster, they sent a bill for their time and materials.
__________________
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Allen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 13 2013, 02:42 PM   #1169
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

There is a charity located very close to us that is the nations most effecent, meaning the money donated is spent on the charity not on raising money, Gleaning For The World. They sent supplies to 3rd world countries and disaster areas. We will sometimes donate to them. Beside them we donate to the local rescue squad & fire dept.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14 2013, 04:44 AM   #1170
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Maw, local charities are vastly different. It is the big international ones, like red cross, greenpeace and such that are so big the orgasantion and the big offices and the salaries of the management slurp up money.
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14 2013, 08:51 AM   #1171
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Today is the seventh annual charity motorcycle run/barbecue to raise money for the college fund of Mike's cousin whose dad died 8 years ago. Lots of good food cooked by another of Mike's cousins, who is a chef. There'll be raffle prizes, music by the band Mike is in, and about 100 to 150 bikes roaring off on an approximately 10 mile ride. Good cause and a pleasant day!
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14 2013, 11:47 AM   #1172
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

Sounds like a fun day, Priscilla, I hope you raise a lot of money.

Gleaning For The World is a large charity, they send stuff all over the world. They have a very good rep for using money for what it is meant to be used for.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14 2013, 04:29 PM   #1173
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Cilla: photos or it didn't happen!
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14 2013, 06:13 PM   #1174
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Absolutely! I also have to add that there were more people wearing helmets this year, including our Jenn & Mike. Apparently it is finally becoming law in this state and I say ABOUT TIME! I did a video at the start but I'm afraid I accidentally turned the camera off before they started riding. Lots of noise but no movement.





The second picture is of Mike's bike with their new helmets. I didn't manage to get a picture of them riding away.
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

Last edited by Priscilla; Jul 14 2013 at 06:50 PM.
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 04:34 AM   #1175
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Wonderful bikes, Cilla, and I fully agree on the helmets. Like everywhere in Europe they should be compulsory in your country, too.

Which suddenly made me think: all your cars have seatbelst, are they compulsory to wear (like they are here)?
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 04:49 AM   #1176
P'ter
Crafter

Craftmaster
 
P'ter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wolverhampton
Gender: M
Fan of: Favorite?
Now Reading: avidly
Default Re: What is happening

In Uk Sikhs, etc don't have to wear a helmet cos they're wearing turbans.
__________________
"Truth is stranger than fiction: fiction has to make sense." Leo Rosten.

"When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."
C. S. Lewis

"I find television very educational. Whenever somebody switches it on I go in the other room and read a book." (attributed to Groucho Marx)

The Pedants are revolting! (against bad grammar)
P'ter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 07:47 AM   #1177
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

I asked about that yesterday, Hans. I was told it is compulsory that people wear helmets in about 47 states and Connecticut is about to have it made law as well. I am not sure about seat belts, if that is a federal law or not. I know you must wear one in Connecticut.
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 04:02 PM   #1178
P'ter
Crafter

Craftmaster
 
P'ter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wolverhampton
Gender: M
Fan of: Favorite?
Now Reading: avidly
Default Re: What is happening

In UK seat belts are compulsary, but only 3-point ones. The 5-point rally belts are illegal!
__________________
"Truth is stranger than fiction: fiction has to make sense." Leo Rosten.

"When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."
C. S. Lewis

"I find television very educational. Whenever somebody switches it on I go in the other room and read a book." (attributed to Groucho Marx)

The Pedants are revolting! (against bad grammar)
P'ter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 04:52 PM   #1179
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

Kibby has a boyfriend. It is offical, they up dated their Facebook pages. It is the same person who took her to the prom. Kibby is a Happy Kibby. Kibby told Hubby that her boyfriend was scard of him. Hubby is a happy Hubby. He thinks fear is a good thing where Kibby is concerened.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 05:20 PM   #1180
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

I think it's lovely that Kibby has a boyfriend. I'm not sure I agree with the fear thing, though. But, every family is different.
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15 2013, 06:53 PM   #1181
kevia
Ballybran Resident

Tuner
 
kevia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somewhere in the USA
Gender: F
Fan of: Nimisha's Ship
Now Reading: Crystal Line
Default Re: What is happening

Mawra, I laughed so hard I nearly cried! I understand completely where "hubby" is coming from! I'm sure that as he proves he will treat Kibby well, boyfriend will lose his fear of "hubby" and they will get along well.
__________________
Kevia
kevia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 16 2013, 01:38 AM   #1182
Allen
Senior Member
 
Allen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Last house on the left, across from the cemetery
Gender: M
Fan of: The Pern Series
Now Reading: Robin Hobb's Shaman's Crossing
Default Re: What is happening

Quote:
Originally Posted by mawra View Post
Kibby has a boyfriend. It is offical, they up dated their Facebook pages. It is the same person who took her to the prom. Kibby is a Happy Kibby. Kibby told Hubby that her boyfriend was scard of him. Hubby is a happy Hubby. He thinks fear is a good thing where Kibby is concerened.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Priscilla View Post
I think it's lovely that Kibby has a boyfriend. I'm not sure I agree with the fear thing, though. But, every family is different.
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevia View Post
Mawra, I laughed so hard I nearly cried! I understand completely where "hubby" is coming from! I'm sure that as he proves he will treat Kibby well, boyfriend will lose his fear of "hubby" and they will get along well.
Come on in boy sit on down and tell me bout yourself,
So you like my daughter do you now,
Yea we think she's somethin else,
She's her daddies girl her momma's world,
She deserves respect that's what she'll get,
Ain't it son, now ya'll run along and have some fun,
I'll see you when you get back,
Bet I'll be up all night,
Still cleanin this gun.

Chorus lyrics to "Come On In", by Rodney Atkins.

Daddies feel that way about their little girls.
__________________
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Allen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 16 2013, 08:55 AM   #1183
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Well, as I said, every family is different. Jenn did not start dating Mike until they were 20 and she did not date at all in high school (a wise decision if you ask me!). We loved him from day one so even if we DID own a gun (which we don't) he was safe from the evil daddy stuff. I'm also pretty sure that Eliza's parents like Fred.

It was 76 degrees at 6:30 this morning. It's going to be an indoor day as much as possible. I feel bad for anyone with an outdoor job and those that cannot afford air conditioning. I understand many towns have set up "cooling stations" that people can go to.

This afternoon I fried an egg in a lidded frying pan out on the driveway. It cooked about 80% of the way. No, I didn't eat it. I just wanted to see if it was possible.
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

Last edited by Priscilla; Jul 16 2013 at 10:08 PM.
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 17 2013, 02:52 PM   #1184
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

Hubby has not done anything, but he is very large and does not really need to do anything. We have known the family since before the kids were born. Jayson was adopted when he was about 8 years old. They have known each other for 9 years. Kibby has liked Jayson (as boyfriend type like) since she was 12. He has not been intrested in anything other than being friends until now.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 19 2013, 01:49 PM   #1185
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

The indoor/outdoor thermometer says it is 101. Yike and yuck!
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 19 2013, 03:50 PM   #1186
GinnyStar
Dolphineer
Craftmaster
 
GinnyStar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Wausau, WI USA, Central Standard Time
Gender: F
Fan of: Pern, other SF works
Now Reading: Dragonback Bargain
Default Re: What is happening

Keep cool those in hot weather, and warm in the cold weather

It Wausau WI USA Clear 86°W/16 mph 5:30 a.m./8:38 p.m. 2013-07-19 11:54:00 With a heat index around 100 I think
__________________
Lover s s, s and friends
Lover of and beads,
http://www.change.org/profiles/GinnyStar
Dragoncave GinnyStar2
Jellied Dragons
Lair of Dragons
http://dragcave.net/user/GinnyStar2
Thanks! Others: None at this time
WIP http://archiveofourown.org/works/252259
http://www.daisy.org/learning-difficulties
GinnyStar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 20 2013, 12:14 PM   #1187
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

My idea of "too hot", yesterday.



Also, a pretty sunrise this morning.

__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 20 2013, 03:49 PM   #1188
GinnyStar
Dolphineer
Craftmaster
 
GinnyStar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Wausau, WI USA, Central Standard Time
Gender: F
Fan of: Pern, other SF works
Now Reading: Dragonback Bargain
Default Re: What is happening

I agree Priscilla, its cooled to the mid 70

Also I've found another Anne McCaffrey http://talentsuniverse.wikia.com/wiki
__________________
Lover s s, s and friends
Lover of and beads,
http://www.change.org/profiles/GinnyStar
Dragoncave GinnyStar2
Jellied Dragons
Lair of Dragons
http://dragcave.net/user/GinnyStar2
Thanks! Others: None at this time
WIP http://archiveofourown.org/works/252259
http://www.daisy.org/learning-difficulties
GinnyStar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 20 2013, 05:44 PM   #1189
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

It has been in the 90s all week here with a high humidity rate. There is suppose to be a cold front moving in, I'll believe it when I see it.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 04:47 AM   #1190
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Temps are around 80 F here for a change. Wonderful. I am a heat liver, so hotter would be no problem but most of my fellow countrymen disagree I finally have the feeling it is summer.

Beautiful photo, Cilla!
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 04:07 PM   #1191
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

I am not sure what is better the heat or the rain. It seems to be one or the other lately.
Since my goat just took a head dive into his house I have a feeling we are going to be getting a thunderstorm.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 04:57 PM   #1192
Kugai
Crazy Kiwi Shoujo-Ai Fan
 
Kugai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Wellington NEW ZEALAND
Gender: M
Fan of: Tower and Hive Series
Now Reading: Whatever takes my fancy at the moment
Default Re: What is happening

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8945...al-New-Zealand

OK here, but was a little shaken up. (No pun intended)
__________________
JAMES THE
You can never have too much Coffee

Homepage
FreeBabylon5
FreeBabylon5 Website
Kugai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 05:12 PM   #1193
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

I read some about this on both the BBC & CNN websites. I am glad you are ok! Also, not sure where Lily is in relation to this but I hope she and her family are also all right!
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 06:18 PM   #1194
Kugai
Crazy Kiwi Shoujo-Ai Fan
 
Kugai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Wellington NEW ZEALAND
Gender: M
Fan of: Tower and Hive Series
Now Reading: Whatever takes my fancy at the moment
Default Re: What is happening

She lives in Lower Hutt like I do, though further down the Valley. Hope she's OK as well.
__________________
JAMES THE
You can never have too much Coffee

Homepage
FreeBabylon5
FreeBabylon5 Website
Kugai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 06:25 PM   #1195
Anneli
Weyrwoman
 
Anneli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Shropshire
Gender: F
Fan of: Pern!
Now Reading: Dragonflight
Default Re: What is happening

It's been a very hot week here, if not as hot as on Priscilla's monitor, but at last it's now cool enough for the dog to stop panting and for me to hopefully get some sleep...
Anneli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 07:10 PM   #1196
Lily
Senior Member
 
Lily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Wellywood, New Zealand
Gender: F
Default Re: What is happening

Fine here but like Kugai, all shook up. Few things flew off shelves, in fact, the worst one was a box full of DVD's that fell around us and a bottle of something nasty and smelly that fell and broke in the garage.

Was a bit worried about being disturbed overnight, but am used to hubby moving around bed so it would have to be pretty severe to rouse me during the night
__________________
Coffee: Chocolate: Men: Some things are just better rich
Lily is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 07:15 PM   #1197
Priscilla
Super Stitcher
Craftmaster
 
Priscilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Gender: F
Fan of: No One Noticed The Cat
Default Re: What is happening

Glad you are ok!
__________________
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller
Priscilla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21 2013, 09:06 PM   #1198
Kugai
Crazy Kiwi Shoujo-Ai Fan
 
Kugai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Wellington NEW ZEALAND
Gender: M
Fan of: Tower and Hive Series
Now Reading: Whatever takes my fancy at the moment
Default Re: What is happening

Ditto
__________________
JAMES THE
You can never have too much Coffee

Homepage
FreeBabylon5
FreeBabylon5 Website
Kugai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 22 2013, 11:44 AM   #1199
mawra
Dolphin Friend

Craftmaster
 
mawra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: CONCORD VA
Gender: F
Fan of: PERN
Now Reading: Dolphins of Pern and Queens ow
Default Re: What is happening

Glad all are ok.

I was right, with in a few seconds of Aries taking a head dive into his house I heard thunder. It was not a bad storm. No power or trees lost. Sat. night we lost power for several hours.

I think the cold front that the weather people said was going to cool things down is really going to cool things down.
__________________
November is write a 50,000 (or more) word novel, so
go write


MEDDLE NOT IN THE AFFAIRS OF DRAGONS, FOR YOU ARE CRUNCHY AND GOOD WITH CHOCOLATE


SO MANY BOOKS SO LITTLE TIME


DRIVING SMART KEEPS YOU ALIVE
mawra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 22 2013, 12:35 PM   #1200
Hans
Master Archivist
 
Hans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Netherlands
Gender: M
Fan of: Pern!
Default Re: What is happening

Good to hear the Kiwis are OK!

I know what you mean Anneli! (About sleep, not the dog, poor critter. Imagine only being able to sweat through your tongue...)
__________________
Hans, also known as Elrhan, Master Archivist

Visit The Pern Museum & Archives for all your Pern and Anne McCaffrey News and Resources!
The Pern Museum & Archives is the home of the Pern Encyclopedia and the Pern Bloodlines.
Hans is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

A Meeting of Minds forum owned by Cheryl B. Miller.
All references to worlds and characters based on Anne McCaffrey’s fiction are copyright © Anne McCaffrey 1967-2008, all rights reserved, and used by permission of the author.