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saturday

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Got ten more keys yesterday for storms,, cannot sleep at 2 in the morning, got to be back at moms early..
appreciating my house a LOT more !!!

  
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KILLERANGEL47 6/30/2011 8:18PM

    I like storms, but the noise they make is not conducive to sleeping! emoticon

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NORASPAT 6/25/2011 10:02PM

    No wonder you are missing your place. You seem to be rarely there these days. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonPat in Augusta Maine. xoxo

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/25/2011 6:00PM

    Well yeah... Look @ the $$$ you put into it.

Hope you sleep better tonight.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/25/2011 6:00PM

    Well yeah... Look @ the $$$ you put into it.

Hope you sleep better tonight.

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DONBOB1 6/25/2011 1:41PM

    OK, I give up, what are the keys for?

Never mind, I read some previous blogs to see.. I thought you were playing Ben Franklin with the keys and the storms...lol

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GEMINI-SKY 6/25/2011 7:00AM

    I'm going to start calling you Mrs. Jingleing ! ! !
OXOX

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BRANDISMARG 6/25/2011 4:21AM

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KASEYCOFF 6/25/2011 4:03AM

    There's no place like home - no wonder it's become a cliche, 'cause it's true, lol--!

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CSDAYS 6/25/2011 4:03AM

    Storms are bad.

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friday fun!

Friday, June 24, 2011

More mud on moms ceiling, eaves troughs and downspouts on, treetop cut off, more storm doors installed,, been washing moms pillows, afghans, bedspreads,etc,,

Learned lots of things from Dad, but today I knew he was hovering over his garage ceiling: When the guys removed the old doors, the neighbor, three doors down saw the doors propped in the garage, called moms house, talked to DD, I got over there after work, called him, he will stopped by tonight to look at them and offered me three times what I was going to ask for them!! Cha-Ching!! these doors are 33 years old or more!!

Peepholes are finished, ceiling will be sanded and painted tomorrow, as will the finish up of door installation, possibly siding repair too!!

  
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NORASPAT 6/25/2011 10:00PM

    First your kitchen upgrade , now Moms house what will it be next Linda. You are always on the go, good for you HUGS Pat in Maine,. emoticonglad Mom's place is coming together, I hope she is doing better by now Hugs again

Pat in Maine. emoticon
you are a great Spark Friend, LINDA. emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 6/25/2011 10:55AM

    Finally a productive and fun day

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I.M.MAGIC 6/25/2011 10:34AM

    Who needs workouts when you've got this kind of WORK! LOL

What a job!...
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GERIKRAGH 6/24/2011 10:09PM

    Peepholes? Not in the bathroom I hope!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/24/2011 9:53PM

    Doors are good no matter the age they wills till open and close. the older ones are easier to kick in.

Moms isn't going to recognize her own home! You girls getting it ready for her homecoming. emoticon

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Want keys??We've GOT keys!!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Contractor was installing doors all day. French slider looks fantastic, all six steel doors are on, not all of them are trimmed out, but the house is now secure. That extra $$ I spent to buy the security anti-kick-in, was really worth it.. Gary said he had never installed them before, but was going to put them on his doors..
all doors (Storms and steel exterior) are all keyed to one key.. so what did we get? EIGHTEEN KEYS!! One for storm door lever, one for steel lever, one for deadbolt!!!
We don't need to get those German Shepherds now,, the only thing that will knock those doors down is a police battering ram.. literally!!

I got out of work a little early, so took this opportunity to clear out more of moms papers,, cards from 1958-1973!!!!!!!!!!! She saved every one that she received or gave dad......
that was just one drawer,,
got bills paid, called elder attorney to make addendum in trust, and did some laundry,,
we just got home and are ready for bed,, so glad it is Friday tomorrow..
I guarantee my moms house is secure,, the perimeter is secure, fer sure!!

  
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KILLERANGEL47 6/25/2011 6:52AM

    Awesome! emoticon You are a very industrious woman! You are NEVER ldle! emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 6/24/2011 7:03AM

    You are one heck of a busy lady, no grass grows under your feet

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/23/2011 6:39PM

    Patti doesn't know that you ahve to get up in the middle of the night for your job. Glad all her doors are isntalled.
I hope you ahve a great sleep tonight.

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GEMINI-SKY 6/23/2011 6:30PM

    You did ALL that and it's ONLY 6:30 ???
You're My Hero ! ! !

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wednesday

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

spent all afternoon with mom, got her to eat, could not figure out why she wouldn't..
afe rI got home, it turns out, she is constipated,,, nurse called me, I gave her suggestions on what to give mom to eat,,
guys postponed work on moms house today due to severe thunderstorms and tornado watches.. tomorrow is the day,,

  
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KAYYVAUGHN 6/23/2011 8:59AM

    Your mom is still in my prayers.
Take care of yourself, and don't overdo.

We are going to Savannah to visit my mom this weekend.
Kay

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KILLERANGEL47 6/23/2011 4:09AM

    Poor thing!! emoticon I hope she feels better soon. emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/22/2011 7:40PM

    Poor Moms! I wouldn't want to eat either if i were that blocked up.

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GEMINI-SKY 6/22/2011 7:33PM

    Well...At Least it wasn't something Serious ! ! ! Thank Goodness...
I guess it's better to be safe than sorry....
OXOX

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mom back in hospital..

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Moms place called to tell us at 6 am that she was back in the hospital,, same thing as a week ago, her upped dose of catapres patch seems to be having a bad effect on her,, I just talked to nurse there and suggested her BS may be dropping at that time of the morning,, maybe give her a piece of cheese, OJ, etc ,, along with the BP prob;

years of alcohol, and disregarding your diabetes and other problems, ravages the human body,, paybacks are hell,,
unlike last time, they actually brought her back there without us,,
last week they told us that teh ambulance ride would be our responsibility , so we brought her back there form the hospital.. today they did it..

two storm doors did not come in from manufacturer since they are a brand new model, so teh delivery will be tomorrow instead of today.. guys tore ceiling out and drywalled it instead, will have the whole crew there tomorrow and work all day.. we are suppose dto get hail, severe thunderstorms the next two or three days,,
Michigan weather is like that, we live around it..

  
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KILLERANGEL47 6/30/2011 10:59PM

    I hope your mother gets better soon! emoticon emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 6/22/2011 5:55AM

    There is never a dull moment it there. Hoipe you get to relax in 52 days emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/21/2011 3:41PM

    I'm sorry about your mom not feeling well. Hopefully you all will learn how to deal with ehr BP and diabetes. Let me how how things go.

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KAYYVAUGHN 6/21/2011 3:24PM

    You and your family will be in my prayers.
Kay

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NORASPAT 6/21/2011 3:15PM

    Linda so sorry to hear Mom is back in hospital. I hope they are listening to your suggestions and not ignoring you. I thought hopital emergencies were covered by Medicare. That was a surprise to me. HUGS Pat in Maine.

PS water is finally coming clearer but we cannot see the bottom. I have bout some alum and it is doing its thing. It works grat in sand fiters. we used it years ago before flocculent came out. Pat. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I.M.MAGIC 6/21/2011 2:23PM

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HADYDADUBR 6/21/2011 1:53PM

    Hope things go well with your mom
I know the weather has been weird this year.
Don't wash away in all the rain.

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