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Excitement down south

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

We had a bit of excitement down south - not sure if any of you saw it on the news-a Blue Rhino Plant (makes the propane for BBQ tanks) in Tavares blew up about 10:30 PM Monday. It sounded like a bomb went off and then more explosions kept going for a long, long time. On the news they said 53,000 tanks blew up! We could see the glow from where we live-it lit up the sky for hours. We stayed up till about 1 watching the report on the news. Thankful no one was killed outright but 4 of the workers are in critical condition in 3 different burn units-2 in Orlando, 1 in Gainesville, and 1 in Ocala.
Staying up late didn't help me or DH a lot-we were up by 6 as I have to walk early or it gets too hot. DH went for his coffee and donuts this morning with Sonny. I worked in the park gardens for about 90 min after my walk. I have to get it done before 11 or it almost makes me ill on these hot days. I actually came inside to work by 10 today.
DH helped me and we have most of the stuff cleared out of the spare bedroom. I have a bag for the thrift store, 1 of Abbie's old toys to give to the dog rescue-she gets so many given to her at Christmas so I will share them with some less fortunate pooches. I sorted some things from the RV that we hope to sell at the next community yard sale. Tomorrow I hope to pull everything out of the closet and get it sorted and that room will be decluttered!
This afternoon I went and made Abbie's grooming appointment at a new place. It also has doggie daycare so she will get to play with the other pooches before and after her grooming.
Hope all of you had a good day and thanks for stopping by

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CONTENTCHRIS 8/3/2013 3:37PM

    Your doing great with the workouts and nice of you to know when to stop. Relax a bit then start a new task instead of getting ill pushing yourself too hard. I to hate to think about the burn victims. Lot of pain to say the least. emoticon

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DIBANANA 7/31/2013 7:18PM

  Pat you are busy as usual. So glad you were not closer to the explosion. Hope you don't get any fumes. Abbie is sweet to share.

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IAMWINNING 7/31/2013 10:25AM

    I wondered how close that was to you - I'm so glad it wasn't any closer. Those poor burned people. That was horrible.

I'm glad you were able to get a walk in, and some work in the park garden. Wonderful that you and DH were able to get a lot of de-cluttering done already. More power to ya!

Hope you got better rested last night.

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WINDSONG~ 7/31/2013 4:31AM

    Glad that you were not closer to it.
Can't wait to hear about Abbie's New Adventure!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/31/2013 1:21AM

    That explosion was really scary when I saw it on the news!!! So glad you and your family are okay. Praying for all who were hurt...
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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JANIEWWJD 7/30/2013 11:56PM

    I saw that explosion on the news. WOW!!! It seemed pretty scary!!! I'm glad you and your family are ok.
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MSLZZY 7/30/2013 10:50PM

    I watched the news several times today. That explosion must have been terrifying!
Glad you are working your way through all the odds and ends you no longer need.
Getting rid of the clutter feels good! HUGS!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 7/30/2013 9:29PM

    Oh no! I'm so glad to hear that people survived, but my heart goes out to the burn victims. How scary. I hope you and Abbie and dh get better sleep tonight. emoticon

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OURELEE1 7/30/2013 8:58PM

  We saw it on Tv. Hope everyone will be ok. It must have been something to see and hear take care

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