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Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

:( In honor of the passing of Meatloaf, The Bat Out of Hell albums and others will be playing in the library for the next couple days. Clips of his movies and other tv appearances will be playing...
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

:(R.I.P. Meatloaf. :( I have Bat Out of Hell playing right now. Such an amazing voice.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm very happy that earthquakes are one natural disaster we don't have to worry about here. Wildfires, hailstorms and the occasional tornado are quite enough thank you very much. :lol:

Another of...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 10 2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I remember Bronze Dragonrider and if I recall correctly there was a bit of drama for awhile. :)

We're finally on the warmup and I can quite literally watch the temp go up. In the time I've been...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I have my fingers crossed for some warmer weather around Tuesday. Right now it's -22c ( -7f). I'd like to be able to get a walk in without worring about frostbite. :)
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

As the tree was shedding very badly it came down this morning. I usually wait until the first full weekend but the tree was telling me it was time. So Christmas is all tucked away until next year....
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

We've had our tub for over 15 years and for the first 10 we were in it almost every evening. We might have had to shovel the walk to get there but we used it no matter what the temp. Hubby built a...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

Wanders through the room and with a wave of a hand the debris from the party is cleared away. A large cat condo appears in one corner of the room as well as several assorted boxes. A cat sized...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Hubby and I both have our booster shot.

It did warm up (if a few degrees below freezing can be considered warm) just long enough to get the tub drained. He hooked up a small pump to a hose running...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 31 2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Currently we're in day 8 of a serious cold snap. -35 with a wind chill of -45. One day Alberta had 8 of the 10 coldest places on the planet. It was actually 9 of 10 as one place in the U.S. was a...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 31 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

:( They broke the news of her passing during a news show. The actually interrupted the presenter to announce it. :(

She will be missed.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 27 2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

I found my gift, thank you. A hoard shall be descending on New Zealand and the Green Dragon Inn something soon. This a bit of what we'll be doing. https://www.hobbitontours.com/ (I can only wish it...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 27 2021, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Mausey
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Hello proserpine. :wave:

Sad to say I think the kt is done. :( Simon took it over several years ago and did a good job. He's said there's a problem with the site and he can't figure out what's...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 27 2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

We didn't really do gifts this year. Hubby and I bought ourselves a king sized, heavy weight, down filled duvet from a local lady. Not only are we supporting a local business, it was about half the...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 22 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Blasted virus! :( Our plans have changed as our visitors have decided to stay home. They both work with a lot of people and with the new variant have decided not to risk bringing it out here. While I...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 22 2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

The movie has almost nothing in common with the book other than bugs. I did enjoy the movie but treated it as if it wasn't related to the book. The book, in my opinion, is much much better.
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Forum: The Library Café Dec 18 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

We're having a very quiet Christmas at home with 2 of our boys. Hubby's eldest and wife will come down a couple days later for a day visit. Then we hope to go and visit his mom, sister and her...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 18 2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

I'm adding several ornaments to the tree. One is a small, dark gold model of a 1971 Dodge Charger SuperBee for my brother, an owl made of wood for one of my aunts, a fountain pen for one of my uncles...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 14 2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

We have a gas generator in the garage as a back-up if the power goes out, It won't run the entire house but it will keep the furnace running as well as fridge, freezer and the stove as needed. The...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I like having something under the tree but as we get older there is less and less we need or even want. One of the boys got his gift already as he needed an area rug for under his computer. We were...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2021, 07:47 PM
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Views: 181
Posted By Mausey
Re: Pearl harbor day

I just finished a book and they said something like 600 planes and crews were lost during the war flying through/over the Himalayas. :(
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss vyon :(

I didn't win any of the "Light Up" prizes but had a very nice walk downtown to watch the parade. The businesses that participated did a fabulous job and...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 29 2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

None of the stores in our little town bother with Black Friday sales, it's just not worth it for them. The Chamber of Commerce usually has a shop local promotion from the last Monday in Nov. to the...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 25 2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

The library has told me there was a recent addition. Sneaky place that it is. :brow: Way in the backroom a computer has appeared. When asked politely it will give you access to all the archived or...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 25 2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Happy Thanksgiving to all the U.S. people here.:tea::cheers:
Forum: The Library Café Nov 20 2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Pets certainly make your life interesting don't they. Gus has started howling, very loudly, about 7 in the morning. Very, very loudly, every morning. If we close the door he sits on the other side...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 7 2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I saw the picture, thank you. It's something to keep in mind but I have a feeling I'd have the local deer visiting more often than the birds. :lol:

I was helping a group with a fundraiser this...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 4 2021, 10:07 PM
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Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Where did you find a heated bird bath? We have a few of our winter birds visit, so far I've had chickadees, 3 different finches and Eurasian banded doves.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 4 2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Room for 10 steam engines at once. Shortly before we got our hands on it there were another 5 bays that had to come down as one of the main support beams had been hit with a truck and knocked off...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 31 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

There are 20 doors (each with a window), 10 sets of 2 for the engines to come in and out. Then there is an upper level with a bank of windows that run the length of the building. Those are all sort...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 28 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Because the roundhouse is a Provincial Historic Resource, any repairs, restoration have to be done or overseen by a "heritage" carpenter. It doesn't matter that the windows are simple and can be made...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 25 2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

The restored window cost $1,100 and is 53 by 53 inches and has 9 panes of glass which were not included. :eek: I see lots of fundraisers in the future.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 25 2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

It was a very low traffic site, maybe 5 to 8 regulars and maybe a couple posts a day. Does that sound about right Allen?
Forum: The Library Café Oct 20 2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Thank you Allen. While it's sad to see it go, I'm another one who just doesn't have the know-how to run something like that. :( I wish I could get on just long enough to get names and maybe get hold...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 20 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

The music is whatever you want. :)

The books are always more than happy to tell their own story, so if you just want to sit back, sip a drink and listen to a book they're thrilled to be asked.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 16 2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Finally some good news, the Roundhouse Society is now a not-for-profit charity. :bouncy::bouncy: Most donations can now be issued a receipt for tax purposes. Our president took one of the wooden...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 16 2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

I may have to add music to the library, if you sit quiet to read you can sometimes hear the books whispering and giggling to each other as they share their stories. Maybe, let me think, got it. Just...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 12 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

I have only seen round springform pans. Some are quite shallow for flans and tarts, while mine are about 4 inches high.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 9 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I am so sorry for your loss Allen. :group:

The tomatoes are finally done. What I thought was 2 cherry tomato plants turned out to be just 1. :eek: We had just enough frost a couple days ago to...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 2 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I swear I have mutant tomato plants. I have 5 plants, 2 larger variety and 3 mini or cherry. so far I've made 27 jars of salsa, given away several pounds of tomatoes and have frozen 24 cups of...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 28 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Wow BD1, quite the ordeal, nice to hear you're doing okay.

My husband bought me small wooden puzzle. It's precut, very light weight wood and it just pressure fits together. Once done it's a...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 18 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

I've tried to get Simon on fb a couple times and no luck. :( I did get an email but it came with an attached warning about a possible virus. There may have only been 5 or 6 regular posters but for a...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 12 2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

The library is magic, as indeed all libraries are, and cleans itself. :shhh: Books will put themselves away and the fire will bank itself. Used cups and plates will whisk themselves into the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Numbers and stupidity are still going up. :(

We did a bit of travelling and saw my parents. They are both in their late 80"s and both accuse the other of "loosing it" :lol::lol: They are both hard...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mausey
Re: New MoM playground?

It reminds me of Petra but more grey than the red sandstone. It also looks like a great pirate hideaway. :cool: I agree and wish to add a few magic touches if I may? A library that always has the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 7 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

Do you mean the "I'm not putting that poison they call a vaccine in my body" group? Yup, won't take a jab but will use the deworming meds for animals. Sadly we do have them here as well. People who...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 28 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

We've finally been getting rain but sadly it's too late to save the crops and hay. Feed prices are through the roof and a lot of ranchers are selling off entire herds. :( A year like this is really...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 21 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,110
Posted By Mausey
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

We have so much stuff in the garage we can only get in one side of the jeep. Have to park really close to the side so we can get the door open to get in or out. We need to get a serious clean up done.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 21 2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 12,243
Posted By Mausey
Re: What is Happening, part II

The Delta variant is causing trouble all over. Our cases are rising but for the most part the people in hospital are people who haven't had the vaccination. People who had the jab might get it but...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 19 2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By Mausey
Re: Whatch Have you been WWatching?

I've been watching Vet on the Hill, Escape to the Country and cheesy disaster movies. :D For me those are almost as much fun as the B-grade shark movies. The more ridiculous the shark, the better;...
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