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4NO's Thursday

Thursday, July 25, 2013

I am so happy that the weekend is near. It is a very tiring week and a time of rest is needed.

  
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ALDEBARANIAN 7/25/2013 10:42PM

    Now that sounds good. Sleep well.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 7/25/2013 10:29PM

    emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 7/25/2013 10:24PM

    I agree

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GABY1948 7/25/2013 8:14PM

    Happy Weekend...ONE more day! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/25/2013 7:27PM

    and you will get even more tired on the weekend from all your running around but you can rest. Have a good one!

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HICKOK-HALEY 7/25/2013 6:33PM

    Take it easy this week-end. Hope you get in a nice walk if it isn't to muggy.

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JUNA89 7/25/2013 6:23PM

    Get rest! emoticon Have a emoticon weekend!

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TRENTDREAMER 7/25/2013 5:56PM

    Have a great weekend!

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4 NO's cool

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Well, of course, remember how I always refer to Linda's Law?

Well, the workplace is cool as a cucumber today,, the outdoor temps fell thirty degrees overnight and the HVAC at work got repaired.
Another point for Linda's Law is: I did not have to be at work until 10:00 and was home three hours later..
Murphy was an amateur!!

When we were looking for a house, we researched for over two years. I found a place behind the baseball field of the elementary school for my daughter, two blocks from the fire station, three blocks from the hospital and ambulance service, directly behind our dentist, within a mile of our church and my fave grocery store, our credit union within a mile.
When we finally found the right house for us, we got all moved in in a couple days. The very next week, the county cut funds for the firefighters, closed the station near us, the township closed the elementary school that I could toss a rock at behind us, the hospital closed and sold out to a nursing facility.
the grocery store went across town DIRECTLY BEHIND THE APARTMENT COMPLEX WE MOVED FROM!!!!!!!! All within a week!

They re-opened the fire station, but everything else was gone. Pfft!!!!!
Linda's Law.
I had to laughingly remember my luck: "I could fall into a barrel of lips and come out kissing my own *$$!"

It is so dry here that DD did not even have to mow dad's lawns. Ours is surrounded by huge, 30 foot trees so it is quite shady most of the time.. our concern is watering the berries and picking them before the critters get them for the moisture..

  
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SANDICANE 7/25/2013 7:26AM

    Wow...I guess you don't waste money on lottery tickets...right?



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PATRICIAAK 7/24/2013 10:56PM

    Enjoying the cooler weather.

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/24/2013 9:16PM

    Haw! Glad they've gotten things fixed up, and you're feeling better. I bet the whole workplace suddenly became a lot more productive, too.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/24/2013 8:06PM

    Stay cool.

We're having a hot one here. Well hot for me.

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GABY1948 7/24/2013 6:02PM

    WOW..what a bummer! I know exactly what you mean though since I don't live that far from you! Thanks for sharing!

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LJOYCE55 7/24/2013 2:28PM

  thank you for sharing your laws - sounds like your realm has the same pitfalls as all the rest of us, only in a quicker progression.

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4NO's sweatin' with an oldie!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Still no air at work,, I do not mean AIR CONDITIONING PEOPLE, I mean NO AIR circulation in the ceiling vents!! A/C will be a wonder , but just to breathe air that is not total humidity and hotter than outdoors, is sought. I estimated the temp in my area today at about 100 degrees.. 95% humidity.. The usual HVAC that services here is on vacation.. They finally called somebody else to come in..

The job I do is usually done by twenty- thirty year olds.. I am sixty. The good part is:99% of my cardio is done at work,, my heart rate is always up at least 50-75%. For almost my whole shift.

I was so tired last night, DD said I walked into my bedroom took my glasses off, fell on the bed and within one minute, she heard me snoring.. I do not remember anything.. I almost slept through the night.. one potty break,, usually it is every hour..

I cannot imagine elders who live alone and fall asleep in the heat and never wake up..

if any of you knows anybody like that, it may be a lifesaver to them, just to call them or stop by.. somebody from your church, a neighbor, relative..

...but for the Grace of God go I...

  
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GABY1948 7/24/2013 4:09PM

    Great reminder! I am so sorry you have it so bad at work right now...I'm just miserable in the humidity outside...but it seems to be going now!

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KASEYCOFF 7/24/2013 2:13AM

    I've worked places like that, in my younger days - I don't think I'd last now, and I'm the same age you are. No wonder it knocked you out by the time you got home...
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ALDEBARANIAN 7/23/2013 10:19PM

    I can't imagine. Sounds like a literal sweat shop. But now I'm getting more and more curious about just what it is that you do.

Hope you're still keeping hydrated.

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PATRICIAAK 7/23/2013 7:09PM

    Praying things improve

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/23/2013 6:39PM

    I hope things start to look up soon for you on that job.

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4NO's Monday

Monday, July 22, 2013

Must retire when I can collect Medicare:66th birthday in January of 2019... I have no access to any other health care... Thanks to the Three Stooges form of health care available, I cannot change anything,, or pay fines AND still pay for insufficient coverage..

The air circulation system at work died and nobody could come to fix it today, so I was thoroughly drenched in glamorous sweat for over seven hours. I kept getting drinks of water, but I did not think the human body could release that much moisture outside of an autopsy,, I have watched them and today I felt like I lost more fluid than those bodies... the humidity is right back up there at about 80%...

At least I know I have shed any toxins that could have been hiding inside me.. I am built like Dad was,, I sweat like he did too..
Dd made me a protein smoothie when I got home.. ice, fresh strawberries, protein powder, juicy juice berry. I remember buying a yummy one at Jamba Juice when I was in Chicago for a week a few years ago.. This one is right up to THAT par of taste! they put raw carrots and celery, beets and kale in that one, but we are just experimenting now.. The powder tastes like vanilla pudding powder!! I am cooling down now.. ahhhhh..

  
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GABY1948 7/23/2013 11:31AM

    I agree with so much of what you say...that said, you are VERY blessed to have dd there with you! Have a GREAT Tuesday!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/22/2013 10:37PM

    *sighs... @ the health care.

My crazy daughter duices raw carrots, apples, cucumbers, kale and spinache and even papaya, ginger and for protein adds powdered algae. Yuck!

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PATRICIAAK 7/22/2013 10:36PM

    Good ending to a challenging day.

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/22/2013 8:11PM

    Nice to know you had a lovely glow at work today. Even nicer to know you didn't get heat exhaustion. I think there's a special place in heaven for people like your DD.

I've read that beets are a powerful cleanser, so it's important to start carefully with them in your juice. Thanks for the reminder. I'll have some tomorrow. :)

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CBLENS 7/22/2013 5:12PM

    sweating off the pounds at work is the positive side of no air. Yeah for DD making you a smoothie.

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4NO's hike day

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Dd and I went to the marsh and walked, meet some nice people, watched cranes fishing in Lake Huron,, I fear that one of the mute swans died since we only saw one,, this is the second year in a row that their eggs were not viable.. The weather is the best day we have had this year.. windows open, nice breeze, no clouds,, after that scary storm we had the other day, we are still cleaning up limbs and debris,, still people without power,,
back to work tomorrow,,

  
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GABY1948 7/22/2013 2:14PM

    AWWWWWWWWw I feel bad about the swan. Sorry about the weather...hope the power is restored asap!

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KIMPY225 7/22/2013 10:26AM

    I am glad you went out there. Sorry to hear about the swans!

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PATRICIAAK 7/22/2013 4:41AM

    You've got nice places to hike

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ALDEBARANIAN 7/21/2013 9:31PM

    Glad the weather finally turned your way.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/21/2013 8:25PM

    Just a couple more years until retirement. Will your etire at 62 or 66?

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GERIKRAGH 7/21/2013 1:22PM

    Sorry to hear about the storm. Great walk!

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RUCKROH6685 7/21/2013 1:09PM

    One of the best summers I can remember thus far although it is a tad warm! Hiking the Michigan wilderness is a great way to get outside and enjoy both fitness and nature.... emoticon

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