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4 NO's day off

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Rise and shine to water the berries before dawn and get to Walgreens and bank when they open at 8.
I was upset when I got an extra day off , but now that there is a heat index danger out, I am glad I can get things done outdoors early and soak up some cool air indoors, keeping busy doing things there. REALLY missing our pool this summer.. last year was not this hot and humid.

  
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NEWRUNNER2 7/17/2013 10:58AM

    We got out early today, too, since it's supposed to be more of the same heat.

Thanks also for your comment on my blog the other day. You had really great ideas about squeezing in exercise and balancing it with work and the kids. Thanks for taking the time to share these awesome ideas!

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PATRICIAAK 7/16/2013 8:46PM

    Get indoors to some AC

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FITFRIT 7/16/2013 1:09PM

    I took my kids to the lake across the street last night and it was so warm it was like bath water!


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ALDEBARANIAN 7/16/2013 9:48AM

    Feels like a day for iced tea and lying in the brook.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/16/2013 9:30AM

    & it's almost time for your vacation. Can't wait to hear how that goes.

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GABY1948 7/16/2013 8:09AM

    emoticon emoticon I'm with you...it's HOT

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DMEYER4 7/16/2013 6:53AM

  Have a great day off.

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4 NO's and a scorcher!!

Monday, July 15, 2013

They predict 90's and creeping towards 100 degrees today.. and tomorrow, ,,

DD did not vac the carpets for me yesterday, did today while I was at work, so I will steam clean them at daybreak tomorrow, then ff to the drugstore and water my plants.
Also want to try out one of my two new sprayers: I bout two one-gallon hand sprayers so I can have one for plants and one for waterproofing my deck. I had to deep six the bigger one this year after doing the deck,,it gummed up and would not spray...
I got a recipe from AARP on cheap natural weed killer: 1 gallon distilled white vinegar and two T dish soap. I know that won't clog anything!!

  
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PATRICIAAK 7/15/2013 7:43PM

    Hear you. See my blog.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/15/2013 4:35PM

    That vinegar week killer recipe has been going around for quite some time. I trashed anything to do with AARP. OMG they gave my phone number, address and email address out to almost every company in USA. this is why i stopped Comcast phone service and Got OOma for jsut $3.00 or $4.00 per month. I can control who calls me and block. Comcast didn't allow it.

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GABY1948 7/15/2013 3:44PM

    Stay cool...dh went to the PO today and she said one of our postal deliverers DIED from the heat...not sure how...most of ours are out in the country...so maybe he didn't have a/c emoticon

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TRENTDREAMER 7/15/2013 1:05PM

    Stay as cool as you can.

Good luck with the carpets and weed killer.

Thanks for your support.

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4 NO's Sunday

Sunday, July 14, 2013

I stated a few days ago that we were not going to see the tall ships.. I am not interested in them since childhood..
they are still here today, the temps are in the 90's with 90% humidity. For asthmatics, it is a guaranteed trip to E.R. just to go outdoors.
There is not a puff of air moving outdoors either..

I have some extra time off this week and will try to get some time in hiking at the beach/marsh again.
Doing great on my 4 no's..

  
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PATRICIAAK 7/14/2013 7:53PM

    Be careful if the weather remains the way it is!

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GABY1948 7/14/2013 4:36PM

    Glad you are doing great and I agree stay indoors...I don't have asthma but I still hate the humidity!

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/14/2013 4:23PM

    Whew, sounds muggy. Take good care of you.

That weather's starting to move in here, too. Hope it's better when you go hiking.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/14/2013 3:17PM

    That's wonderful. Keep up the good work.

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CAROLIAN 7/14/2013 1:10PM

    Same here in lakes uk though only 40' which is hot for me even the trees are drooping needing water too hot to go out so I'm having to exercise indoors till the sun goes down even the river where I swim isn't deep enough to float a duck

Well done with your 4 no's Have a good week emoticon

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4No's Saturday.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

A very lazy day today. i took a whole pain pill last night and slept nine hours, then awoke, putzed around, fell asleep in the chair.. had grand plans to steam clean the carpeting before our 90+ degree temps tomorrow, but too late now.. DD will vac today and I will start the carpets tomorrow morning.

Our Spark meet-up in Frankenmuth was nice. I left the 200,00 extra people for the tall ships at home to go here and they were less crowded. We usually end up eating something somewhere when we go here, but we did not last night. We walked around before we met with the Sparker.
W e visited with Steve from our Saginaw,MI team for a few hours. enjoyed our time with him,, had a nice ride home and look forward to another meeting before winter weather comes again.

  
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PATRICIAAK 7/14/2013 9:45PM

    I enjoy meeting Spark friends also.

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TRENTDREAMER 7/14/2013 8:51AM

    sounds like a good day.

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GABY1948 7/14/2013 7:36AM

    Glad you had a great day!

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POUTINGPEGGY 7/14/2013 5:14AM

    Sounds like you had a great day. Tall ships are beautiful.

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TIMOTHYNOHE 7/13/2013 11:33PM

    And still no Pictures?

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/13/2013 9:45PM

    I'm glad you got in some good quality rest time.

The meet-up with your friends sounds wonderful.

Hope you have a great weekend.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/13/2013 9:21PM

    One of my Michigan friends posted a picture she took of the tall ships and I loved it! (In Bay City she said)

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4 NO's Friday

Friday, July 12, 2013

It is finally Friday, a rough week at work, but DD and I are headed to Frankenmuth. I really have no interest in the tall ships beyond seeing them from driving across the bridges. Like I said yesterday, we had many vacations as kids that we were on them and saw them. Some of them came from Cleveland, one is not gong to be here now,, I read it in the newspaper last night. Nine tall ships,,,

I am hoping we can go walking in the marsh again tomorrow.. That is more my speed, outdoors in nature, not in a crowd of a couple hundred thousand people, on concrete, standing in lines in the sun.

DD made a nice smoothie for me when I got home from work, so hot..
banana, fresh strawberries, flax seed, ice, juicy juice and Kroger carbwise cherry yogurt! Plenty for both of us!! Great lunch!

  
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POUTINGPEGGY 7/14/2013 5:15AM

    Hate crowds and do all I can to avoid them

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PATRICIAAK 7/13/2013 1:28AM

    I agree with you - nature over crowds!

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/12/2013 11:06PM

    Sounds like a good day. Have a great weekend.

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GABY1948 7/12/2013 7:13PM

    I love Frankenmuth...when dh and I lived in Fenton we went to Frankenmuth so much we got SICK of it and just went back last year...and like everything else it has changed so! Enjoy your trip!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/12/2013 4:05PM

    That smoothie sounds awesome. Hope you enjoyed it.

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