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Today was a busy morning and a great afternoon.


Monday, September 30, 2013

This morning I was determined to put my locker garden to bed. I took off all the green tomatoes and will try fried Green tomatoes.

DH and I have only ever eaten red tomatoes. I have some recipes but they do not look lie the lovely red ones. We shall see.

Our son in WI has his furniture and was still unpacking boxes when he called to tell us his good news. He is looking forward to his new Job on Wednesday.

I did get the locker garden to sleep for the winter even put the doors back on so no kitty's will try to use it for the winter. We have so many cats around they can be a big nuisance. I love cats but we always had house cats not neighbourhood nuisances.

I clipped some hostas and honeysuckle and then I was feeling like I wanted to go "Leaf Peeping". DH was in total agreement. We drove to the area where we are hoping to relocate our youngest son. Well we are not relocating it is their Idea I would like to see it happen.
DH and I drove to where they hope to live and the area was not familiar to us. We discovered it very changed after the first time we drove through the area to a campground over 40 years ago. It looks like a nice place to live. There are lots of good schools and there are several churches of their denomination so that will be a plus.

I saw many houses for sale so I will go on-line and check out some house prices. They are supposed to be coming to Maine to work in February I keep telling them it is not the best month but their apartment lease will be up by then.
We shall see.
I now have 2 sons closer but not very close this one and his wife and one child will actually be in the same state as we are.

Tomorrow is my eye appointment and today the acupuncturist appointment was brought forward so I have to see both of them tomorrow. We will be in another city 25 miles away and the appointments are hours apart so i will be sparking from some library or café if I find one.
Thanks for reading my Blog. Pat in Maine.
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IMAGINGPRO 10/2/2013 7:58PM

    Pat, I am very happy that you were able to put your Locker Garden away for the winter. It is coming really fast. I know that you are really happy that you got that accomplished.

I am very happy that your son in WI got all his luggage and is getting settled in.

It will be so good if your younger son and his family actually come to Maine to live. I know that it will make you so, so, happy when that happens.

What a great idea to go leaf peeping. I bet that you really like it a lot. Hope that the weather was good enough to do that.

I am very happy that you had a good day.

Best wishes to you and your family. I will pray that all goes well at the eye ddoctor tomorrow. Hope that you get some good news.

Love Dot

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TXGRANDMA 10/2/2013 10:03AM

    So glad that one of your sons is going to be living in Maine! Won't that be wonderful! Glad that the son in Wisconsin is getting settled, too. I would love to see the fall colors up there, I'll bet they are getting to be really beautiful! DH and I are making plans to come up to Maine next summer with our RV, with a stop at Schroon Lake, NY, of course, where his relatives live. We love it up there when there is no snow! Such a gorgeous area of the country! I already read your most recent blog so know the outcome of your eye appointment...........Good news!
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LITTLEWIND53 10/2/2013 12:29AM

    Hope your appointments went well......

Isn't it wonderful that we can check things out on internet instead of having to drive around to see real estate agents....... Hope they find something reasonably priced......

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TERRI289 10/1/2013 11:38PM

    Hope you are feeling all sorts of better!! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/1/2013 10:46PM

    Most people here love fried green tomatoes.

If your son moves to Maine how close will he be to where you live. It's wonderful that your children finally came home for a visit and now they want to live in the eastern half of the U.S.

I love looking at online houses. It's fun!!

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PICKIE98 10/1/2013 5:52PM

    I hope the kids bring their mukluuks, Kromers and parkas to live there in February!! the snow will be flying!!

I am praying that you get a lot of relief from your needles and the eye doc has nothing but good news.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/1/2013 5:36PM

    Wishing you much good luck with your appointments tomorrow. HUGS

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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/1/2013 5:00PM

    Pat, it would be wonderful if your son and his family move close to you. Is there work for them where they want to move to?
I hope your appointments go well. I hope your eyes are feeling ok and making fast progress.
Good luck with the tomatoes. I don't like tomatoes unless they're sliced and baked with goat cheese on top.


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HARROWJET 10/1/2013 4:03PM

    I know you are excited to have your sons living closer. I hope your eyes are doing better.

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MILLISMA 10/1/2013 1:41PM

    Pat, hope you're having a good day. How is the leaf peeping? The trees seem to be turning fast and the leaves are coming down with east gust of wind. Time to get the rake out. lol

Glad you family will be somewhat closer. It makes it so hard when everyone is far apart.

Will try and catch you later.

hugs...Mary Anne

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EFFIEANNIE 10/1/2013 8:26AM

    Great that the boys are getting closer. Maybe when you come to Wisconsin you can stop by Illinois. Where in Wisconsin is your son/ My son is about 3 miles from the Wisconsin border.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/1/2013 8:13AM

    Pat, it is good that your sons are getting closer. I know it is making you feel a bit better. Hope the appointments go well for you. HUGS, Terry

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IOEINC 10/1/2013 8:10AM

    You are such a busy bee. Send some of your energy down here to PA. It will be nice for you to have your son and his family closer to you.

To look at houses in the area, go on Trulia.com and you can see prices and most have pictures of the inside so he and his wife can discard the ones they don't like.

Have a great day!! Keep us posted on how your eye is doing!!

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/1/2013 8:01AM

    Where does youngest live now? I thought CA son was youngest who just moved to WI. It will be wonderful to have them all so much closer to home! Good for you!!
I thought your eye appt. was yesterday afternoon. I will be thinking of you and hope that all is well. How is your vision doing now? Good luck!

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NASFKAB 10/1/2013 3:50AM

  hope everything great tomorrow, cook a lot with green tomatoes as we eat fish more had dried some which am using now. all the best stay well

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GOANNA2 10/1/2013 3:31AM

    I hope that your appointments
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MARITIMER3 10/1/2013 12:12AM

    Sounds like you will have a busy day tomorrow. It will be lovely if one of your sons moves to Maine. We have one daughter in Ontario, only about 30 minutes from us, one in Calgary, one in Amsterdam and our son is in Nova Scotia. Not ideal, but they are all happy and healthy.

Hope everything goes well tomorrow,
Gail

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/30/2013 11:52PM

    I can't wait to hear about the eye Dr. appt.

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