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Sunday

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Hoping we get some rain today, even if we are in the pool, tired of watering and feeding plants,, we have two tomatoes on our hanging topsy turvy plant!

Woke up with numb right arm and hand, pain in knees and back,, time to swim to get moving.. 87 degrees today, may be tiem to fire up the grill or toss that chicken in teh crock pot..

  
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GEMINI-SKY 7/11/2011 7:50AM

    Gosh, I hope today is a better day for you ! ! !
But, Thank Goodness for your pool on such a hot day ! ! ! {{{SPLASH}}}

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OCTOBER2842 7/11/2011 7:08AM

    Surgery is coming soon, hope that will ease the numbness and pain.

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KAYYVAUGHN 7/11/2011 5:12AM

    I hope that your numbness goes away. It is time for the grill or crockpot.
Kay

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/10/2011 1:57PM

    Both sound good... crock pot chicken or grilled. We're grilling Pork Loin tonight in Pickies caramalized sauce. Yummmmm.
I wake up the same way as you do. I'm jsut falling apart.

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EMGERBER 7/10/2011 8:51AM

    We also need some rain. I think the rain does a much better job than me when it comes to watering the plants.

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ah, a whole day for me!

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Haircuts at nine, stopped downtown to meet a fellow Sparker, ,nice lady, Betty!!! She works in an antique store there.
Back home to swim, water plants, swim, waiting for chicken Cordon Bleu`, baked potatoes, creamed corn for dinner.
Cleaned and sanitized entire countertop area, rearranged more crocks, stored more stuff in new cabinets. So this is what it is like to have time,even one day, to do whatever you want,,
bill paying is after dinner.. arrrgggghhhhh emoticon emoticon

  
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BELLALUCIA 7/11/2011 6:18PM

    You had a lovely day, my birthday was on the 9th of July and I enjoyed stuffing my face at a buffet.

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OCTOBER2842 7/10/2011 6:28AM

    Finally a day for U. Good Good Good emoticon

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KAYYVAUGHN 7/10/2011 5:30AM

    The dinner sounds great. I know you are pleased with your kitchen.
Kay

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KILLERANGEL47 7/9/2011 8:33PM

    Yay! I'm glad you had time to relax today! emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/9/2011 7:56PM

    emoticon You are too funny.

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 7/9/2011 5:46PM

    Sounds like you are having a great day and your dinner sounds fabulous! Too bad you can't save the bill paying for a rainy day.

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Death in our kitchen,condo in red maple tree..

Friday, July 08, 2011

NObody messes with me when I get angry: No more ants!! After I got trigger happy with that battery operated Raid Barrier gun, (inside and out) for some reason, two unlucky survivors came staggering out on my backsplash and out came the GIANT THUMB to seal their doom! I also killed two carpenter ants in the midst of all this,, WTH is going on? We have not been able to put anything on my new countertops for a month,,


We made a trek to the post office to mail special delivery package to Veterans Affairs for mom,, came home and found Kristy's handmade two-door bird condo, fell to the ground. We were so hot and thirsty, but I knew some birds were homeless and needed that shelter. Kristy and her dad built that house when she was just little..
Up on the ladder I went, we got the wire stripper out, cut some heavy duty clothesline used for our pool cover and got that condo back up in my huge red maple tree again!! I think I should charge rent for that thing,, my maple tree is worth thousands of dollars!!!
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KAYYVAUGHN 7/9/2011 1:43PM

    Busy work is good for you.
Kay

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OCTOBER2842 7/9/2011 7:16AM

    You never have a dull moment do you? Enjoy your weekend by the pool

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KILLERANGEL47 7/8/2011 10:48PM

    Good on you for getting rid of those ants! emoticon

PS

Those birds sure do have it good! emoticon emoticon

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NORASPAT 7/8/2011 7:23PM

    Well done Linda to get the condo back out there. You should take a photo of your read Maple treee I love those'

My Pride and joy in the yard is our English Oak. Much different to the usual one. A friend gave me a seedxling as a gift and it is really thriving well. Hugs Pat in Maine. oxoxxo emoticon

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VTMAID 7/8/2011 7:19PM

    Sounds like quite the day! Not good for ants but good for birds!
Karen

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/8/2011 7:18PM

    I would sure love to see a picture of that bird house. We ahve 2 hanging bird houses on our patio. I always ahve robert fill it with wild burd seed. On the other side of the dek is a Maple tree forest. I love them to pieces. the squirrels and birds alike. When i leave this place I will sure miss the shade from those trees. It keeps it cool indoors.

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Thursday

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Anybody want some ants? What next???? I was nice and only used Terro for a couple weeks, but no more Mrs. Nice Guy... I brought out the big guns: raid Barrier gun spray!! After smooshing about a gazillion of them on my new kitchen counters, I decided it was time for "Insecticide" They could commit suicide by running from under cover of my subway tile and windowsill!!
Lots more paperwork for VA and bills..

  
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SARAHTHESTRONG 7/8/2011 11:57AM

    Go get um! Hope you have a great weekend!

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KAYYVAUGHN 7/8/2011 10:09AM

    Someone on one of my teams used cornmeal around an ant bed. The ants can't digest it, and they die. She also uses it in the house.
We are going to try it.

Kay

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/7/2011 6:41PM

    Oh no! & none of the stuff you are using is working? Call the antional gueard. that is too bad. We ahve carpenter ants that drive me crazzy.
Hugs

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GEMINI-SKY 7/7/2011 6:39PM

    I just did the same thing. "RAID ! ! !"
I haven't seen any of those little buggers since....

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KILLERANGEL47 7/7/2011 6:05PM

    Grrrrr!! Ants!! I HATE ants!! emoticon They really know how to make a mess! We recently had an ant infestation at our house. The made a next in one of the pot plants!! We had to 'insecticide' the plant!! The poor thing is proberly going to die! *faint*

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hot air, cool pool

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Home from work, in to the pool we go!! Splash! emoticon

  
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KILLERANGEL47 7/8/2011 10:43PM

    Awesome!! I love pools! emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 7/7/2011 6:02AM

    Sounds like fun and worth the work getting it ready to go

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MARTHASPARKS 7/6/2011 10:45PM

    Ahhhhh! Ohhhh! I want to go!!!!!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 7/6/2011 4:36PM

    Ohhhhhhhh It's about 78 here. cool indoors with the tall maple trees around my building and warmer outdoors. I should be in your pool damnit!

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GEMINI-SKY 7/6/2011 4:16PM

    I bet that feels SOOOOO Great ! ! !
I was working in the yard trimming lilac trees.
It's Blazing Hot out there.
No Pool...I guess I could use the Hose ! ! !
emoticonSplish, Splash, I was taking a Bath ! ! ! emoticon

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