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Forum: The Library Café Today, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

How is Kibby, mawra? I hope it was negative!

We had our "over 65" flu shots today. Our third dose of vaccine is scheduled for next Friday. At the pharmacy today I saw only one person without a...
Forum: The Library Café Today, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I think you need a two room house and a 50 bay garage, with a hydraulic "lift" for easy under car access! :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Today, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Oh dear, mawra and Zelandeth. I hope Kibby does not have the virus. It can happen even if you are vaccinated, just generally not nearly as bad. Zelandeth, I am really sad to hear that. I keep hoping...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 17 2021, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

About once a week I make an attempt to reach the KT. It looks like it may be gone for good. Many memories. Made some life long friends and learned some valuable lessons. Onward!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 15 2021, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We are thinking about getting flu shots in the next few weeks (over 65 for both of us). IF it is decided to offer a third Covid dose (I prefer that to calling it a "booster") we will also schedule...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 8 2021, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Absolutely gorgeous!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 7 2021, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mausey, our daughter's boyfriend's dad was a "no mask, no vaccine" person. Ended up in the hospital for 2 months - on a ventilator, twice; and rehab for 6 weeks. He also gave the virus to about 6...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 6 2021, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm glad to hear you have done so well and I hope you continue.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2021, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

My daughter and her boyfriend both had the Moderna. He had very little reaction. She was in bed for about a day with the second dose, sick like you, but it went away quickly, mostly by the second...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 2 2021, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We wear masks when we are in stores, use sanitizer and wash our hands. We'll be getting an "over 65" flu shot soon and a Covid booster when it becomes available. At this point I am exhausted from...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 28 2021, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mawra, if Cheryl is still looking for a home for her Pocket Dragons I will gladly cede them over to you (if that is alright with Cheryl) as I know you love dragons as much as I do and I already have...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 26 2021, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Happy Birthday, mawra! I hope it's a good day with far less shoulder pain. Cake and presents?! :good:
Forum: The Library Café Aug 24 2021, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm glad your shoulder is better.

Unfortunately there are many people duped into not trusting science related to vaccines and masks. They prefer to trust strangers on social media who may not have...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 22 2021, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I do enjoy looking at the car pictures. I always wanted a Jaguar sedan with the CAT hood ornament. I'll never have one BUT several years ago my husband searched online and found a dealer in eclectic...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 20 2021, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Hurricane Henri is coming. We got the bread, milk, bottled water and batteries. We have a gas powered generator that Jeff puts on the driveway. It can handle a couple lights, a small radio and the...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 16 2021, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

Thank you, Hans. I am glad to know that she is still somewhat around. It is sad when dear friends disappear with no explanation but there is nothing the rest of us can do but wish them well.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 15 2021, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Your idea sounds fine to me. If I could see pictures I could choose ones I don't already have. As you say, no rush about this, take your time! I'm thinking my kids could "give" me a couple for...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 15 2021, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Allen, I would probably be interested. I have room for a couple more. I'm not sure if I still have your address. Can you PM address, which Pocket Dragons you'd like to sell and prices? Thanks!
Forum: The Library Café Aug 13 2021, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I bought a couple of Pocket Dragons from Allen quite a few years ago, also some of his lovely handmade bracelets.

If you find that you do have pocket dragons; Cheryl, I would happily send you...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 12 2021, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I love Pocket Dragons, I also have a couple. That was so thoughtful of your sister and Libby. Happy Early Birthday! :)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 11 2021, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Are you an Anne McCaffrey collector?

I have a couple books signed, some from Dragoncon and one was a gift to me from a dear friend who was a good friend of Anne's and had it personalized to me - that is very special.

My favorite...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2021, 06:21 AM
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Views: 441
Posted By Priscilla
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

Do you still hear from Linda? We lost touch and I have been concerned as we were friends. She did a lovely portrait of me that I have here at home and another of our daughter and her boyfriend. Such...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 8 2021, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Jeff and I were talking about Dragoncon the other day. We went about 4 times many years ago now and then it became impossible to book a hotel room so we quit going. I'm very glad we had the...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 8 2021, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

Thank you, Hans!

It has been a roller coaster ride at times but I made some wonderful life long friends, many of whom I am still in touch with. There are those that are gone (Pat, Sharon) and...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 2 2021, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Whatch Have you been WWatching?

I don't watch television and rarely have a movie on. I spend most of my day in the living room sewing, occasionally watching the bird feeders. I deliberately have no tv in here because I find it...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 30 2021, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

It is truly always something, Mausey. I give all of you so much credit, you have put years of volunteer work into this Roundhouse project. At least you can now have some small bits of money coming...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 30 2021, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That will be lovely and I suspect everyone will check in on all your progress! Thanks for understanding! :good:
Forum: The Library Café Jul 29 2021, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Zelandeth, I am really glad you brought that up. It is sometimes hard to know when "saying something" might be the wrong thing to do, and I have enjoyed quite a bit of your car posts. Saying that,...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 29 2021, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Great idea starting anew!

From here we are enjoying being retired and thinking about what short trips we may take once the virus is better contained. All our family is fully vaccinated. Jeff and...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 22 2021, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Our daughter's boyfriend did not have a vehicle malfunction. But, he decided it was time to trade in his 8 year old reliable Subaru Forester for a 4 door Dodge Ram pickup. Since he teaches high...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 20 2021, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

There are enormous, dangerous wildfires out west. It is "overcast" here in Connecticut from the smoke. :(
Forum: The Library Café Jul 20 2021, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Happy Birthday, Cheryl! :bday:
Forum: The Library Café Jul 19 2021, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

I have a very good friend in the UK who is a teacher. Both she and her husband have had vaccines BUT they both have health issues that make them extremely cautious. She is a science teacher and has...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 15 2021, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

That is excellent news for Kibby. Good for her!

Is there a way to get an email appointment at the DMV? I am guessing this first appointment was made by phone so even though you knew it existed...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 12 2021, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

That is a very low number of cases! We continue to wear our masks even though stores have mostly dropped the requirement. All our family has been vaccinated but we are still being very cautious.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 8 2021, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

I'm glad to hear some things are getting back to normal. My state has lifted most mask mandates but I continue to wear one in stores. I would say that 3/4 of the people I see in stores no longer wear...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 4 2021, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Thanks. It is cold and damp so it will probably be a calm and quiet day.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2021, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Inspection? We have emission tests here, I think it is every other year after a vehicle reaches a certain age. We don't have any inspection that includes lights? Can you put in new bulbs yourselves...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 25 2021, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

I hope it does not take much to fix the Tahoe. It always seems to be something with cars and other mechanical things. Good luck!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 19 2021, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

We currently have 3 cars. But, we have a 3 car garage. We have a 14 year old Mazda6, a 7 year old Mazda3 and a brand new Honda Accord. The 6 will "stay" until next spring. It is in good shape, has...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 17 2021, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Ouch! I had a similar huge black and blue on my foot/ankle a couple years ago. The colors can be quite spectacular.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2021, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

I think I remember the last name is Howes?
Forum: The Library Café Jun 10 2021, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

The KT/NKT had a good long run. I am sure Simon would like it to continue. Do I remember he just recently paid for another year?

I was in our son's old bedroom where he has left a bunch of stuff...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 3 2021, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Good to hear that, mawra. Our price seems to be steady at 3.09.

We had a very nice, quiet Memorial Day with our "kids" and Mike's family at his and Jenn's house. Mike's dad got the virus and was...
Forum: The Library Café May 27 2021, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Gas is about $3.09 a gallon here. We were lucky that the hoarding never got this far north.

I am so glad Libby is still enjoying the job. Every new task she learns is one more item to go on her...
Forum: The Library Café May 25 2021, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

I wish I could send you some gasoline. I've seen pictures of people hoarding it in plastic bags and all sorts of other dangerous containers. Then, there have been the vehicles full of "containers"...
Forum: The Library Café May 25 2021, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

P'ter, I have done that. I used to have her on Facebook but she may have stopped using it. I had a snail mail address which I have also sent her notes at. Asking if anyone here has heard from her was...
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2021, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Thank you. I'm sure we will enjoy it.

Do you or anyone ever hear from Lady Maelin, that wonderful artist who did the beautiful Pern artwork? I lost touch with her 5 or 6 years ago and was hoping...
Forum: The Library Café May 13 2021, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

It sounds like a very good place for her. Best of continuing luck!

Last night we went to our first indoor "musical" performance in over a year. The high school where our daughter's boyfriend is...
Forum: The Library Café May 11 2021, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is happening

Here is a question for you, Zelandeth. We recently bought a new Honda and it came with "wheel locks." However, my husband wanted better ones and researched a company in Sweden called "Rimgard". He...
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