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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Yesterday, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Pern Map (Cross stitch)

I have already lost the codes for the colors on the cross stitch pattern. If you remember the cover Whelan did for Moreta, there is a huge amount of many shades of yellow and orange in the sky. The ...
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

So. Sheetz (and Giggles?) has opened in your town, mawra. Have you been yet? I can't think of anything exciting that has happened around here in a very long time!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 28 2022, 06:26 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

We had a gravel driveway at our old house. Heavy rains would wash enormous ruts into it. Our current driveway is short and paved, though it had a lot of bumps and cracks. My husband does not think it...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Sep 28 2022, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Pern Map (Cross stitch)

I never did a Pern map in cross stitch. I did do the Michael Whelan Moreta book cover that used to be available as a cross stitch pattern. The full size picture I sent to Anne probably 20 years ago...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2022, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

There ought to be a way to store heat in the summer and "let it out" in the winter - then reverse the process with storing winter cold to cool down summer months. "Someone" get right on inventing...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2022, 06:06 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

That is absolutely horrible, mawra! I am guessing they had access to bank accounts because you have mentioned in the past not having a credit card? I am so sorry! I am no good at math but it feels...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2022, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

They need to let you keep YOUR OWN PROPERTY! :irk:
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2022, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Getting our driveway "seal coated" today. There are a lot of cracks, hopefully it will look much better.

Holding thumbs (crossing fingers) for the people in Florida in the path of the coming storm!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 22 2022, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That is a funny name for a gas station/store! However, if it makes everyone happy that is what matters. Now all I'm thinking is "Sheetz & Giggles!" :lol:

Mausey, we have finally had some rain, not...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 22 2022, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Pooh Bear is my favorite followed by Grumpy Dwarf from Snow White. Exact opposites in disposition, right? Sort of like how I can feel - sometimes the eternal optimist and sometimes Grumpy as all...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 21 2022, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

My husband put a new watch band on my watch. Winnie the Pooh is happy again! :D
Forum: The Library Café Sep 21 2022, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

It sounds like whoever is taking it needs to make up their mind!

I think the hummingbirds are nearly gone for the summer. The males have left and there are only a couple females still here. Every...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 20 2022, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

So happy for you, BD1! I hope it never happens again!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2022, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

This is an article written by the brother in law of a very good friend of mine in England. The brother in law is a BBC Royal Correspondent.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-62961080
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2022, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'll try to see some of it. I have been to Westminster Abbey, just to not a recital. Beautiful building! I doubt we will travel that far anymore. It is a long flight.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2022, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We have one tv in the den that my husband has turned on most of the day. It is background noise to him. He will have on what I call "crazy movies" - cheap Sci-fi channel, B & C movies (often old ones...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 18 2022, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Is it called Sport store? We don't have that around here. I am guessing it is not "sporting goods" (bats, balls, shoes, clothes, other equipment)? We are more likely to find seasonal decorations at...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 15 2022, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Crossing fingers and (as they say in South Africa) "Holding Thumbs" that all your animals stay healthy!

I have a string of tiny colored lights draped across and below the mantelpiece here in the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 15 2022, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Grocery store. They had some cute solar light Halloween decorations last week. I got 2 and if they still have them I will get a couple more. I may also run down to the thrift store just to have a...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 14 2022, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The shed roof is all reshingled and looks wonderful. The 30 year shingles will last longer than we will! Next, getting the driveway resurfaced. A contract has been signed and the company has been by...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 14 2022, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Has this happened before?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 13 2022, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The fellow who is doing our shed roof stopped by. It rained this morning and there might be a bit more rain this afternoon. The rest of the week is meant to be dry. They will be back to finish...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 13 2022, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

These are all lovely and respectful ideas to remember a grand Queen!

A friend of mine mentioned the playing of "Last Post" which is a piece of music performed at times similar to "Taps" over...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 13 2022, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Loud and rumbling thunder early this morning. Sounds like a bowling alley. Hopefully it stops and dries out so the shingles can be installed on the shed roof!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 12 2022, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

All the old, falling apart shingles have been removed from our shed roof and a layer of waterproof black paper installed. Tomorrow, new shingles! It already looks so much better. Next up, having the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 12 2022, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'll have to remember that, Allen. Very easy!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2022, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We have 2 inflatables. One is an old witch that moves up and down in her cauldron. She is easily 18 years old as we brought her with us to this house 15 years ago. The other is a large orange pumpkin...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2022, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Have you got your tablet back, BD and is it something you bought or a "house" item you are allowed to use?

Allen, I only have one costume. A hobbit lady dress that a wonderful seamstress and...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 10 2022, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Ok. I have a silly question. I look at the bottom of the "main" page when I come here. It tells who is online and then lists "guests" sometimes in the hundreds. If I add up the numbers next to each...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 10 2022, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I believe our politicians are supposed to declare gifts over a certain amount too.

Today I took down the few summer garden solar lights and set out my small display of Halloween items. A few...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 10 2022, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Apparently a jeweler in New Haven was commissioned to make a "pill box" as a gift for Queen Elizabeth to commemorate her visit in 1976. All these years later he is wondering what ever happened to it....
Forum: The Library Café Sep 9 2022, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

This is after all a playground. How about some nice sand that is just the right texture for building castles? And maybe a swing set and a slide? We can be "big" kids! :D
Forum: The Library Café Sep 9 2022, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

What a glorious family story, P'ter! My "story" is not nearly so personal or as much fun: in 1976 the Queen and Prince Phillip came to the US for our Bicentennial. They used their royal yacht to...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 8 2022, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Queen Elizabeth has died. A very sad day! :(
Forum: The Library Café Sep 7 2022, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I hope you get rain, Mausey! We finally had about 5 inches yesterday and it was very welcome. We can certainly use more but this was a start.

The fellow who is going to reshingle the roof on our...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 6 2022, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

It has rained quite a bit. That reminds me of a friend who liked to wash her hair in rainwater. One time she got her hair all wet and soapy and it stopped raining! :lol: We could have a "rainwater...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 6 2022, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Finally getting some rain!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 5 2022, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I would have done the same with a snake, mawra. I'm quite glad our two cats never go outside.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 4 2022, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'd rather see a snake than a spider. We don't have many big spiders around here although some of the outdoor "wood" spiders can get maybe 2 inches - body and legs included. My aunt & uncle had a...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2022, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

On our walk today we saw a lovely 2 + foot long black snake curled up in the brush beside the road and near the pond. Of course my first thought was: "Snake, it's a SNAKE! And, Badger, Badger,...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2022, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Thanks for mentioning something to drink, Ginny. I rarely drink anything at the same time I am eating so I may forget that a lot of people eat and drink at the same time. Also a good idea to add the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 2 2022, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Making dark chocolate brownies. Plenty for everyone that wants a big chunk! :yum:
Forum: The Library Café Sep 2 2022, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Well, that's interesting.

My Nook randomly decides not to do emails. It tells me to sign in using my password but when I do it won't recognise it. Luckily, email works fine on my phone. This...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 1 2022, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Someone took your property and won't give it back?

Met our neighbors out for a walk and asked if we could park 2 cars on the edge of their driveway when we have our drive "seal coated". "Of...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 1 2022, 01:03 PM
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Views: 68,065
Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The company arrived this morning to fill in the cracks in our driveway before "sealing" the whole thing. The secretary called at 8:30 this morning to say they were coming and that today's work could...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 30 2022, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our 3 neighbors have bug killing spray put on their lawns all summer. It is "supposed" to kill ticks and mosquitos. Ticks are not likely to be in closely cut grass (mostly on taller bushes at the...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 30 2022, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Here is a question, SpaceCowboy. Do the managers of the other stores ever come to you and try to "steal" you away to come work at their stores? If they have, what did you say? I'd be surprised if...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 29 2022, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Did Kibby catch the pants on something that caused them to rip?

Your poor sister! One of my aunts had shingles many years ago and it was really unpleasant. Jeff and I have both had the stronger...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 28 2022, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Digging the weeds out along the edge of the driveway. Preparing to have a company come resurface it. Hot, hard work. I do a little bit, rest and do more. Jeff is doing more than me but can't let him...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 28 2022, 11:25 AM
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Views: 68,065
Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Did you enjoy the service? I hope so. Does everyone where you live go to the same church and is that a requirement for living there?
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