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Forum: The Library Café Today, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Sets out a huge bowl of cut up fresh fruit, lots of smaller bowls and utensils. Best thing on a hot day.
Forum: The Library Café Today, 06:43 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Just had 2 hard boiled eggs and a small bowl of fresh strawberries from the farmers market for dinner. When I was growing up my brother would not eat egg whites and I would not eat the yolks. You...
Forum: The Library Café Today, 12:07 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Hot, humid day. Put out the bird feeders and that's my one foray into the inferno. We are lucky to have central air.
Forum: The Library Café Today, 10:48 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

For 4th of July fireworks. Every town and small and large city would "like" them on that day. I am sure there is a limited number of companies in the US that do fireworks displays. So, cities that...
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

I haven't read a book since just after Christmas, a gift at the time. I sew, both cross stitch and needlepoint. I listen to mostly instrumental music, Mannheim Steamroller and David Arkenstone. I...
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

Just saw a woodchuck in our back yard. They can play havoc with vegetable gardens. Do you have them where you are Mausey?

Quiet music playing in the sewing room.
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Kids do stupid things and don't think about consequences.
Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 10:30 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Vyon, it sounds like walking home was a warmer alternative.

We will be having fireworks around here this weekend and at least several more weekends after. Technically they are for July 4. Many...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 24 2022, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Chicago, The Musical was excellent tonight. Shoreline Theater Company, a local Connecticut group. Lots of talent around here!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 24 2022, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I expect Travis will get a brand new Lotus, not a many years old used one. As far as snow. Buffalo, New York. They measure it in feet!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 23 2022, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Vyon, we have spaghetti squash here too. I've never cooked it or eaten any. I prefer yellow summer squash.

At the store today I bought what I hope will be a good scrubbing brush for the bird...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Tomorrow night, Friday night and Saturday matinee the Shoreline Theater Company in Branford, CT is putting on Chicago, The Musical. Our daughter's boyfriend is the music director of the Company. We...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mausey, I had some very odd cross pumpkins a few years ago. Might have been zucchini mix. I've never grown pumpkins to cook with. Mine are strictly for carving. I am lazy. My pumpkin pies have my...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm not sure it's pumpkin vines you shouldn't touch. Google had a video of someone trimming a pumpkin vine with clippers and holding the vine with the other hand.

Poison ivy is very unpleasant!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Can't be poison ivy. You're not supposed to ever touch that!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I have blossoms on some of the pumpkin plants. I never get too excited about them. Some years the pumpkins do great and other years almost nothing. One year I grew a huge one that was about 50 pounds...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Zelandeth, you may find this interesting and as boggling as we do. Our son is 36. His best friend from college is a couple years younger. Travis (our son's friend) is what I would call a car maniac....
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Tahoes are a huge vehicle, must not get great gas mileage. However, if it's paid off I guess it is worth it. We did that with our 15 year old Mazda6, kept it when we got a new Honda Accord last year....
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I did enjoy going to Dragoncon. It was a lot of fun, especially the year I had the Hobbit lady costume Aranel made for me. I still would not go again.

I'm very glad the Tahoe appreciates its new...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

We went for maybe five years, until it became impossible to get a hotel reservation. I don't remember when our first year was. It was an interesting experience but I would not go back now.

My...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

My cousin and his wife were at a lovely place called Park Springs, near Stone Mountain, GA for years. She had Alzheimer's and died a couple years ago but at 94 he is still active and still living...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

My aunt lived there from about age 50 to 82. She died there, about 30 years ago now. I am sure there are decent places and some that are not good. I am in Connecticut. There are Masonic assisted...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2022, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I had an aunt who lived in a lovely nursing home for almost 30 years. She had her own room and bathroom, there were crafts and short local trips, a nice yard to play croquet. Three very good meals in...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 20 2022, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I have blossoms on some of my pumpkin plants. Many of the sunflower seeds I planted are nearly ready to flower. I did a variety; tall, miniature and red blossoms. I have some bee balm that is about 4...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 19 2022, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Happy Father's Day to all the dads and those who fill those shoes.

My dad would say; "My next song will be a dance." Which I think meant "and now for something completely different!" :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Jun 18 2022, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Had a discussion at another website with a friend in the UK. She is a high school science teacher but had never heard of hybrid (battery/gas engine) cars like our son's Honda Accord Hybrid. My...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 18 2022, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our daughter's car would not start when she got ready to come home from work on Wednesday. Luckily someone had jumper cables and that got it started and she got home. It was a very hot, humid day....
Forum: The Library Café Jun 17 2022, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I am with you, Mausey. I would rather be cold than hot. You can always put more clothes/blankets on, once you get down to skin in the heat there are no more "options!" There IS air conditioning but I...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 17 2022, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

There is a once a year festival in the next town this weekend that always coincides with Father's Day. Craft booths, food booths, a few kiddie rides, various musical entertainment and a road race on...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 15 2022, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

It's about 75 degrees here in southern Connecticut. We will get more heat and humidity later in the summer so I'll enjoy this now! That is very hot where you are. I don't like it when it gets above...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 15 2022, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

The sun is shining. There's a bit of a breeze. Chipmunks racing around in the yard. Perfect day!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 15 2022, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

All you said is quite possibly true, Ginnystar. I hope you were safe from storms, both you and your dad.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 13 2022, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Mausey, I recommend ear plugs. I use a soft, squishy brand called "Hearos" and they block enough of Jeff's snoring that I can sleep. Also good for blocking thunderstorms and firework "kabooms!"

I...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2022, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Went for our walk twice today. About a mile on a quiet dead end street that ends overlooking a lake. There's a total of 10 houses along it, each nicely set back. A pond half way has about a dozen...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2022, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Sunday is cleaning out and refilling the hummingbird feeders with fresh sugar/water. They are so beautiful. Tiny jewels that go "Zip, Zip!"
Forum: The Library Café Jun 11 2022, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I take a shower every morning. Bath & Body Works Shower Gel. Love the different fragrances.I have some very nice hand lotion I use before I go to bed made by a company called The Pampered Woman, here...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 11 2022, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I suppose you used a hospital phone to call since you have often mentioned you don't have a phone. It's nice to have relationships with hospital staff where you consider someone a "favorite."
Forum: The Library Café Jun 10 2022, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I hope you feel better very soon!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 9 2022, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I went to the grocery store today and saw a woman who is now retired but cashiered at another grocery for many years. We both recognized each other and it was good to see her looking well. Funny how...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 9 2022, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Daughter's boyfriend's younger brother and his wife just got a 4 month old black Lab mix puppy. Very sweet and Joe says he's a "very good boy." They named him Vader! :D
Forum: The Library Café Jun 8 2022, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

What a lovely chicken story! I am guessing the backyard Clucky inhabited was fenced in and maybe not too large (with no predators about). I had no idea chickens could live that long!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2022, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

My goodness! I had no idea the "secret lives of chickens!" :roll:

My dad told about a pet chicken he had. It would follow him around and he would set it on the sled in front of him in winter and...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2022, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Not telling the chicken rental company would not surprise me.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 6 2022, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

I am not sure, since they also have their lawn treated for ticks. The company that does this puts up little notices about "not walking on the lawn for 24 hours or letting pets out". The notices used...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 6 2022, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Late afternoon I had the garage door open and one of the chickens got in. It refused to get out so I had to chase it out with a snow shovel. No chicken was harmed! :D
Forum: The Library Café Jun 6 2022, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: New MoM playground?

That's a great idea too! There should be several windows for viewing and each person sees what they want out "their" window.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 5 2022, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

Our next door neighbors currently have a rented coop and 3 "rental chickens!" Strange idea. Even if they get some eggs from them I can't see that off-setting the rental costs. It is funny to see them...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 5 2022, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

It sounds like your mom was like me and my clam digging on the mud flats off our old beach. My dad taught me how to rake for them, to be able to tell if the rake was scraping over a clam or just a...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 5 2022, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

WHY would you do it then?! None of this makes any sense at all! You are not a servant. How about just saying NO and "do it yourself?"
Forum: The Library Café Jun 5 2022, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Priscilla
Re: What is Happening, part II

That's how it should be for everything. People can always make suggestions but everything should be up to you!
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