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Friday, April 20, 2012

No, our pool exploded in February during a big blizzard, splitting the liner, the while side of the stainless steel wall tore up, letting thousands of gallons of water whooshing across my back yard, against my back fence and into the neighbors yard, to freeze like a big rink. NO more pool, but I DO have to tear it down and scrap what I can, sell the parts.. a LOT of work to do.. If ti was just a small pool, with a flat bottom, no problem,, it has a 7 1/2 foot deep end, so I have to get the cover off, tear the whole pool apart, clips, decking, walls, liner, cover, , insulation.. then fill in the big hole from the deep end,,

got to find somebody to break it down and haul it to the front or away. then sell all the accessories...

Have some people interested in the pump, scrap, filter... crossing my fingers, eyes, legs,etc..

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/2/2012 1:02AM

    That is a big job. Hope you found some help and have it finished.

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OCTOBER2842 4/21/2012 6:01AM

    Sounds like a lot of work, you will really miss that pool emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/21/2012 12:23AM

    missed your logs for a few days. Couldn't type with hand bandaged and IV's at home.

We're ahving an extra rainy season here.

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SHARON10002 4/20/2012 3:38PM

    Hope you get some help with this job; I know I couldn't do that alone . . .

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IDLETYME 4/20/2012 3:12PM

    You have really got a BIG job ahead of you. I am sooooo sorry! I hope the scrapping offer comes through. emoticon

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ERH12275 4/20/2012 2:41PM

    Sorry about your mess.

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Anxious to get things ready for summer,, wish I could blink my pool away..

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SHARON10002 4/20/2012 3:36PM

    If summer was not so blasted hot and humid here, I'd be ready, too! I am personally enjoying the cooler and moderate temperatures while they last! I'm sure in your neck of the woods it's a lot cooler and more enjoyable. Are you wanting a new pool?

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/19/2012 9:10PM

    What is happening with your pool? It will have to warm up a bit before I will get anxious to be in the pool. I am sure DD will be opening it withing the next couple of weeks.

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LESSOFPMCD 4/19/2012 5:53PM

    Anxious for summer as well. Sitting in the sun and listening to the birds!

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WINSLOWGIRLS3 4/19/2012 3:25PM

    I wish it was that easy!!! :-)

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DEBLESSED1 4/19/2012 3:24PM

  I am anxious for summer too, But I would love to be by the pool, but blink, and my body would be healthier and look great in a bathing suit.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Frustrated that insurance companies can just dump you on a different agent whenever they please,, mine happens to be about 100 miles from here or more.. cannot switch to the =local agent until I either buy a new home or car.. not bloody likely there..

Considering switching to another insurance company..
No snow here today, but they did get some in the Yoopee last night.. chilly here, no trail hiking today,, DD mowed lawn while I was at work,, freezing weather to be doing that.. wearing long johns to mow the lawn,, gloves, sweatshirts, hoodies..

Good nes is she moved the grill from teh garage to the back deck for summer grilling,,

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OCTOBER2842 4/21/2012 6:03AM

    We sure are having some crazy weather

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/19/2012 9:07PM

    We will be doing some grilling this weekend. The weather is crazy for sure...30 degrees one day and 70 the next. We are expecting rain for the weekend though.
Good luck with your insurance company. We are in paperwork up to our tushes from the accident in which we were rear ended. Three insurance companies involved.
Have a great Friday.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/18/2012 10:45PM

    Now you can grill dogers out there on the deck and keep your hands warm.

I can't imagine mowing the grass in that cold of weather...

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NORASPAT 4/18/2012 7:43PM

    DH and i got letters this week that our very expensive long term care is rising by 15 % this year and again next year,They are not handling long term care any more, yet we are still paying premiums. I think that some lawyer might take that up as a breach of con tract. We were told there would only be premium when the entire body of people would all be raised, we were also told it would not be going up I have gone through my receipts and we do have them all. In the many years we have been with them we never saw or heard an agent. Rip off for sure I am hoping to find someone who will deal with this distraction. HUGS Pat in Maine emoticon emoticon

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CMW123 4/18/2012 3:05PM

    they are prohibiting you from switching agents?! that is very strange. Perhaps you should look into different insurance. If either you or your significant other are veterans, I would suggest USAA. we love them!

Good luck.

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SHARON10002 4/18/2012 3:04PM

    emoticon Time to do some grillin! emoticon We grill year round here unless the weather is down right nasty and icy! Hope you get your insurance settled. Maybe this is a sign that it's time to change companies, not only for better rates, but better service.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Catching up on sleep seems to help me, keeps me calm, lets me feel better too. Today after work Dd and I dropped books off at library, went to the Credit Union, went to parents house, checked for mice and mail, I mowed their lawn. I was burning rubber in that grass! I did the whole yard in an hour!! I am surprised a cop did not pull up and give me a speeding ticket in the back yard!! LOL!
We put a load of laundry on the clothesline, washed and dried a lot of big bowls and pots, baking dishes that I do not put in dishwasher. Unloaded dishwasher, showered and no I sit here, feeling like I did get a lot accomplished today so far..
We also hauled another big banana box of garage sale items to the parents house..

I plan on getting another early bedtime in tonight,, I need to relax and slow things down more often,, wish I had ten hands, eight feet and four heads, to get more done...

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SHARON10002 4/20/2012 3:34PM

    You definitely burned a few calories today! Congratulations on accomplishing all that you did. I'm sure the good night's sleep had something to do with it. I'm sure you got another good night's sleep after all of this, too! emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/19/2012 1:55AM

    You sure do get things done!!! Hope you are resting and sleeping well.

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NORASPAT 4/17/2012 10:41PM

    I am so glad you are feeling more rested and energised. SLEEP is a very big deal in staying healthy.
It sure sounds like you have accomplished alot for sure. I can just imagine you tearing around the lawn with you pedal to the metal,
LINDA I hope you are able to catch up on your sleep I know you go to work very early. HUGS Pat in Maine.
Take care and hopefully NO MORE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, Sweet dreams Pat emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/17/2012 3:02PM

    Mice????? Does the castle ahve real mice?

You sure did get a lot accomplished today.

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Did not realize how much that sleepless night took out of me until yesterday morning,, I felt like ten miles of bad road. If DD had been awake, I would have let her go to grocery store.. I did go, picked up a Rx, got my stuff, left.. Did some laundry, watched tv through my eyelids for a couple hours, but still felt rough..
Very tired this morning, but did sleep fairly well last night, went to bed at 6:45p. For some reason, I seem to have a huge amount of gas in the past three days!! I mean a lot of gas.... No new meds or foods,, walked a lot Saturday,,

I am going to go to bed early again this evening,, today was an easy, but slow day at work,, hoping tomorrow will be also... I have a whole page of labs scheduled for next month from my PCP, so we will see what is what then,, If I can keep my A1C at 5.9 like last time, I will be happy,,

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/16/2012 11:20PM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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NORASPAT 4/16/2012 7:47PM

    Sounds like your weekend did not go too well. That's too bad. Hopefully by tomorrow everything will be doing better. Supplements with medications can have interactions. Especially with prescription medications. There was a lot to read today in the AARP magazine about the issue of supplements making medications work as if they are stronger but others actually weaken the medication. I guess the pharmacist should be told about your medications, I try to look them up in the pill book for DH and I . Take care LINDA (((HUGS))), Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/16/2012 3:32PM

    I will be ahppy for you, too. If you keep your A1c the same. I know it's a struggle. 2oo Hoo mine was 1 point below yours at 5.8. but next time? Hmmmmm

Also no more Beanie Weenies for you Missy!
Walking can cause gas if it's windy out. It does to me.

I hope youa re feeling better. It's nights like that that you ahd of no sleep that makes me trip over my feet and fall and hurt myself so I sure hope that doesn't happen to you.

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LESSOFPMCD 4/16/2012 1:33PM

    Sorry to hear you are having such a tough time of it lately. Hopefully you start to feel better soon!

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