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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

We got a great respite form the searing heat,It is only in the high 80's today, but still 88% humidity.. as long as you hold your breath it is not too bad to run from car to house!!
I think the person who invented the ceiling fan(I am guessing ancient Egypt) ought to be revered WAY above the person who invented the lava lamp or doorknobs or welcome mats!!!

Now that I think of it, I will bet my property taxes that it was one of those poor saps in Egypt who got snagged to stand 24/7 fanning the Pharaohs.. I went to the Tut exhibit here last autumn and saw one of those big palm frond fans they had to wave back and forth all the time,, '
Complain about YOUR job? Try doing that for your entire life!!!
I would rather pick parasites off an angry sliver back gorilla!!!!!!!!

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QUILTINGB52 7/19/2012 3:19PM

    SO.....the heat has fried your brain as much as it has my own!!

TG we still have our sense of humor!!!!!!!!!!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/19/2012 2:27PM

    You really had me laughing!!! Thank you!!!
So glad that it is cooler but that humidity is terrible!

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SHEILA-45 7/18/2012 10:02PM

    Love the tie between the soaring heat and Egypt and the humor! Funny Lady... Thx for the chuckle today. emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/18/2012 4:03PM

    You crack me up!

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GERIKRAGH 7/18/2012 1:35PM

    You are funny!

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30 more days left..

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

record high temps here in Michigan,, Nation record high in Detroit today,, 102 degrees..

I went to landscaping company to put deposit on labor to be done here next Monday.. Secretary told me her hubby had tickets to the Detroit tigers game this afternoon!! They are only $13 tickets so I imagine they are bleacher seats!!!!!! 102 degrees!! It will be like a giant wok in that stadium!!

In these temps, I wouldn't go if REAL TIGERS FROM THE JUNGLE were playing!!

I added another day to my vacation this morning at work,, I was going to return to work the day after we get home Aug 23, but decided what the heck, take one more day and have that whole weekend off.. we may even decide to take a side trip during that time..
I am just grateful I can take this vacation,, it is going to be a long winter..

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/18/2012 7:41AM

    What a great day of accomplishments!! Be careful in this crazy heat we are having. I love watching your days until vacation coming down. How exciting for you!!!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/17/2012 3:33PM

    Glad you got things accomplished today.

I can tell you are very excited about your vacation coming up.

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SHEILA-45 7/17/2012 3:08PM

    Sounds like a great plan! Savor the memories! emoticon

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LRK4CHRIST 7/17/2012 1:44PM

    Enjoy ur vacation!

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Back home AFTER COMING HOME SICK,FROM WORK.. using laptop in bed, not used to this keyboard.. feel worse than yesterday,,, WTH did I eat????????//Could this be a summer tummy virus? I very seldom get sick, just the usual health ongoing stuff,,, but never this.. time to sleep,,ugh,
Sipping decaf tea, still dehydrated..

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/16/2012 9:45PM

    Praying for you... emoticon


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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/16/2012 2:39PM

    Try sipping Pepto Bismol or Imodium AD
Hope you feel better soon

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    I was sick like that a month ago. There is something going around. Get it done and over before vacation!

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JESSZZ123 7/16/2012 9:28AM

    Feel better. Thanks for sharing! It happens. Something must be out there. Could be that summer thing. emoticon

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32 days more!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Well, no need to think about outdoors yesterday or today,, I became, (ahem) incapacitated all day and evening for some reason.. Without adding details, apparently God took pity on me and decided to let me work off the weight while SITTING DOWN.
NO, I was not doing chair exercises, lifting small children over my head or cheering on my favorite (fill in blank) team!!!

I can only guesstimate the loss at about 5-6 pounds.. but found myself waking up in my wing chair at 3 A.M. I am now dehydrated(did my skin check) and will be back-peddling today to catch up on my fluids..
On a fun note: I put the last of my stuffed peppers in the crock pot out on the deck in the morning,, was afraid to eat them,, DD refused to let me eat the leftover kraut and kielbasa, salad, eggs or anything else, for fear of a public health emergency! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
WATER IS MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/15/2012 8:16PM

    Sure hope you didn't hurt yourself with all that work you were doing removing those concrete blocks. Hope you are taking a day off to rest and recuperate. Praying that you will feel better tonight after a good night of restful sleep. God bless you.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/15/2012 12:10PM

    Hmmmmm that sausage...

Feel better soon

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SHEILA-45 7/15/2012 9:49AM

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy your water while you listen to some music and regroup. Take care and feel better soon!

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

I slept in this morning until 6ish,, went outdoors to find my pry bar, no can do;;

I did get my post-hole-digger skinny shovel though, got yard buggy out to pool,, started digging those darned patio blocks out of the sand and dirt,, they have been around that pool since 1989,, they are 6x12 blocks and each weigh about fifteen pounds,, my lifting limit is ten form neurologist and rheumatologist and family doc..
I did not think it would be that difficult to yank them up, toss in buggy, hose off dirt and stack on lower deck,HA!
By 7:30 I was gasping for air, sweating like a pimp getting circumcised by a room full of hookers,,, and only have about a dozen out and stacked,,(DD is still sleeping)
I did fill my gas tank, organize the empty gas cans, fill the birdbath, bag up the plastic strips that held the pool liner to the frame(for sale), washed dishes, and moved boxes of stuff in garage.
THe temp is about 80 degrees, but the humidity is 100%.. Well, that was at 6:30,, it is now almost 9,, I do not know if I can stand more of that outside, my asthma and fibro and arthritis are screaming,, somehow we have to get those blocks up and away before I have the landscaping company here to work...

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/14/2012 10:04PM

    Sure hope you can find someone in your neighborhood who is willing to help you with this. Please remember to take care of you!!!
I absolutely love your writing on this blog!!! Have you thought about writing a book with your escapades? It would be a best seller!!!
Praying for you and DD.
Blessings and hugs,

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DONBOB1 7/14/2012 7:11PM

    You sure sound like you have personal knowledge of those hookers and pimps!?!?!?!
Why go to the doctor if you are not going to listen/

You sure have a way with words...LOL

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SHEILA-45 7/14/2012 2:00PM

    Just love your similes: I was gasping for air, sweating like a pimp getting circumcised by a room full of hookers... emoticon
Take it easy on yourself you overdo it and you'll be laid up for quite some time which will set you back. Ask for some help with the heavy stuff. Share the load and it'll be easier. emoticon Take Care.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/14/2012 11:35AM

    You best be careful missy. Remember what your Doc said. Your back was a mess a while back. surely you ahve a neighborhood John around. LOL

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    Linda, you are hilarious! Way to get in those fitness minutes emoticon Now try to relax for the rest of the day.

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RRBSKI 7/14/2012 9:34AM

    "I was gasping for air, sweating like a pimp getting circumcised by a room full of hookers"....... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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