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Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Since it is supposed to be sweltering hot through most of the country this weekend I am adding central air conditioning. Powered by solar panels to be good stewards of the environment!
Forum: The Library Café May 19 2022, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

I pretty much stopped watching after the original series. There were a few characters I liked in later series and I would very occasionally catch an episode.
Forum: The Library Café May 19 2022, 07:23 PM
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Re: New MoM playground?

I absolutely love Star Trek, Ginny. Back in the mid 1970's I went to several Star Trek conventions in New York City and got to enjoy listening to panels with all the stars as well as Gene Roddenberry...
Forum: The Library Café May 17 2022, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

GinnyStar, I am glad things are getting figured out for you.

I'm not sure if I ever mentioned but here is a "visual" for you. When we took down the Christmas tree I set aside one of the strings...
Forum: The Library Café May 17 2022, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

I am so sorry, Mausey. Do you have bushes where you live now or will they not grow there? Ours are just starting to get brown patches on the flowers. I wish they would bloom all summer but about 2...
Forum: The Library Café May 17 2022, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mausey, I am sure you will all carefully look into how often a bariatric bed is needed. Perhaps renting may work as you might be able to return a rented model after a certain amount of time to get a...
Forum: The Library Café May 16 2022, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

A whole LOT of things don't "make sense" these days!

I keep busy sewing and listening to quiet music. There was a tiny baby bunny in the flower bed a couple days ago. We are lucky to live in a...
Forum: The Library Café May 16 2022, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our son is back from Texas. It was really hot (95 F) while he was there and apparently people were being asked to turn UP the heat in their houses because several power stations were not working...
Forum: The Library Café May 15 2022, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Good to hear, BD. I hope it continues.

Our son is on his way back from the conference. Next he and his girlfriend are taking a trip out west to the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Parks....
Forum: The Library Café May 14 2022, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Thanks, Ginny. I did not know that about bats. We have bats around here most of the summer. When I go out on the deck in the early evening they will be whizzing around the yard, after bugs. Our other...
Forum: The Library Café May 14 2022, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our son is in Austin, Texas for a conference, coming home tomorrow. The conference ended at noon yesterday so he has a little time to look around. He's never been there. Last night he was doing a...
Forum: The Library Café May 12 2022, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That must have been fun, Mausey. The only things I have been in were large jets, either national or international flights. I am afraid of heights so going up in a plane requires me to be somewhat...
Forum: The Library Café May 11 2022, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That must have been quite scarey, Spacecowboy! When I was growing up we had an arsonist in town. Among other things that were seriously damaged was the Catholic church. It had to be completely...
Forum: The Library Café May 9 2022, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Seeing the ISS

We got to see it go over a few months ago.
Forum: The Library Café May 9 2022, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Doctor Who

Sorry. Never seen any of it.
Forum: The Library Café May 8 2022, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I haven't been to a cemetery in about 40 years. The people I knew are not there so I don't see the point. I know that going gives some people comfort and I respect that.

Our kids brought me a...
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2022, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

We've had May Day, "May the Fourth Be With You" and Cinco de Mayo. Mother's day is tomorrow so here is a nice buffet brunch for everyone to enjoy, not just the moms.

Filling the room with some of...
Forum: The Library Café May 6 2022, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Disneyworld is in Florida. Disneyland is in California. We are going to Florida. I did go to the park in California when I was about 9 years old but not since. It is a long way from Connecticut!

I...
Forum: The Library Café May 6 2022, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mausey, I think you are right about people making things up if they don't know what is going on. There used to be an area of Facebook that had lots of topics, "trending topics" I think it was called....
Forum: The Library Café May 5 2022, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I think I mentioned that our "smallish" Wal-Mart in Guilford, CT is closing. The closest will be Branford and I am seeing a lot of people in that town upset that traffic on Route 1 (which is not a...
Forum: The Library Café May 4 2022, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

It looks like "we" are back. Spring Cleaning? :lol:
Forum: The Library Café May 1 2022, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Best of luck, BD1.

Mausey, I am so happy they were able to do the rummage sale again. Am I remembering this benefits the library or is it for the Roundhouse?
Forum: The Library Café Apr 28 2022, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I am so glad for you Ginny! You have a lot of courage!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 26 2022, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I am so sorry! :(
Forum: The Library Café Apr 24 2022, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our daughter and her boyfriend just got back from a wonderful week at Disneyworld. We are planning to go later this year. I am going to make a VERY colorful and special Mickey head needlepoint pouch...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2022, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

BD1, maybe the girl should have put boxes out herself instead of ordering you around. Is this someone where you live?

Mausey, I am sorry you missed the service but I am sure the moisture is...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 19 2022, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The Wal-Mart in our town (Guilford, CT) is closing! :eek:
Forum: The Library Café Apr 16 2022, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Good to have you back, BD1!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 11 2022, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our next door neighbors had chickens a few years ago. They all got eaten by foxes or other local predators. Then they had "rental chickens" for a couple years but when the husband who was "in charge"...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 11 2022, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We still pay a lot of bills by check and have a checking account at the bank. Some bills get paid by credit card. Our kids have bank accounts that I think are somehow linked to their phones and they...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 7 2022, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I can do that with the Cell but the landline does not have caller ID. We "could" let every single call go to the answering machine but I personally hate when people do that. It is not a big deal, I...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 7 2022, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

While I was at the grocery store my husband got an annoying scam call.

Phone rings. Man's voice. "Hi!"
Jeff says, "Hi."
Man says, "do you know who this is?"
Jeff, "No"
Man, "Your grandson!"
...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 4 2022, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That is terrible. So sad for those who lost their homes. I'm glad you and yours are safe. Where we used to live there were occasional brush fires, never close to houses though.

Vyon, I remember...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 1 2022, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm sorry you get so many questions Ginny from people who may mean well but I can tell it is making a stressful situation for you. I hope it calms down soon and that you don't have any melt down as...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 31 2022, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That is good news about your sister's job at the hospital. I can see being on your feet for long hours is not for everyone. I'm glad Kibby is getting some relief and has a doctor who listens to her....
Forum: The Library Café Mar 26 2022, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm so happy to hear about your mil. I hope she continues to get stronger. Staying in a bit longer is a good idea!

We are all six of us going out to dinner for my husband's birthday. Only the...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 25 2022, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Just took one of our cars down the road to a good place called Car Care Clinic for an oil change and tire rotation. In the small parking lot was a rather small Rolls Royce with a lovely hood...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 23 2022, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Wonderful news, Mausey. Hoping for a successful recovery.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 22 2022, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

So good to see you, Ginny! :D
Forum: The Library Café Mar 19 2022, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I hope you enjoy the convention. Maybe you can get business cards from the dragon making people so that when you have money in the future you could order one?

I'm sorry your sister did not get...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2022, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

98 years old? Good for her! The lights do brighten up a room.

Today I'm headed to the pharmacy to get a CD made of the photos on my phone and a couple photos that I want a copy of. Then the thrift...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 13 2022, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

She was having internet access problems. Hopefully that is all it is and not more health trouble.

Your poor mother-in-law, Mausey.

I am currently playing a couple nice, mostly instrumental...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 13 2022, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That is wonderful news about your youngest, Mausey. I hope all goes well for your mother-in-law!

Last night we changed to Daylight Savings time. I wish they'd leave time alone!

I suppose...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 9 2022, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The phone got fixed at about 8 pm last night. Today we've had 4 scam calls. Obviously, they missed us! :irk:

Our excitement a little while ago was a UPS delivery to the front porch, a 3 foot...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 8 2022, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Best of luck to her, I hope she gets it!

Yesterday our house phone stopped working. Jeff used his cell phone and after 15 minutes on hold got a person. After asking him did he do this, this and...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 8 2022, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Sorry to hear about the kitties. Unfortunately litters of kittens often lead to more and more litters. Good luck! At least they are feeling better. I hope a job for your sister comes along.

I...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 4 2022, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

JAWS! "I think we need a bigger boat!" That line has been useful on so many occasions, not shark related! :D
Forum: The Library Café Mar 3 2022, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

If it was Arizona I think the weather there is considered nice. Too dry and hot for me but I think people often choose to retire there. Sorry about your coffee shop. I know what it's like to lose a...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 2 2022, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm in Connecticut, where we have really good, local and fresh, seafood. Beef is not great, even at a meat market and certainly not at the grocery store. I still remember the delicious steaks we...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 2 2022, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'd like a really good steak house and not some "chain" either, since we are dreaming!:yum:
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