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Cindy I had to go and look it up but saw some very interesting Burkini". I do love google. I would love to see your pic in your Burkini.

Susie you are so in the Christmas spirit. We don't do the lights, the Grinch grumps about the waste of energy but he sure does love to see the lights everyone else puts up. He just grumbles and says such a waste of money. Silly boy.


We are watching Men in Black (1) then we are going to watch Men in Blac (3). Then I am taking my happy self off to bed.

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Part of the reason I've had to accept charity is that I live on an island that is about 2 miles long and 1/2 mile wide. At first there was a gas shortage and now trains aren't running at all and buses aren't too reliable. Most stores around the area went under water too so I worry if the stores got rid of the stock that got flooded. I really hate having to take charity but I hope I'll be able to repay some of the kindness, if not directly to the people who helped me but to someone else who may need help.

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I do put a tree up at dad's, but it's a little table top one, already lit and decorated just take it out of the box. He's had that for years and he likes it. Then he has this singing santa wreath he likes and I put a wreath on his front door, but that's all he wants up. Takes a whole 15 minutes to get it done. At least it's something though. :)

I like lights outside at my house, in the bushes, lining the garage door, around the front door and a swag on the banister with lights on it, wreaths on all the front windows. I line our front windows with lights on the inside, put up 2 trees, one with white twinkles and one with colored ones. The white light tree goes in the sunroom with all snowmen and snowflakes on it. :) The other in the living room window with lots of other ornaments. Other things out here and there too. :) I use to do a lot more than that especially outside, but I just haven't had it in me the past couple of years.

Have a safe trip to Austin. :) I'm glad you're pretty much finished with the shopping now and only have to wrap. I would think that would be the hardest part.

Blondie, I sure hope you hear from your insurance company soon too. I have to say I've been very blessed with not needing charity of any kind. Many moons ago I may have had to borrow 5 or 10 bucks from mom till pay day but that was about it. It would have to be so hard to be in that situation and I'm still praying for everyone affected.

How did your volunteer work go this afternoon Tina? That would be nice if you would make scarves for your people, I'm sure they would love that. :)

Have fun on your trip Cindy. Let's see, a burkini, Hmm? Oh, a modest bathing suit? No I didn't look it up, I've heard of them before. Hehe! I think that's what it is anyway. :)

Yikes! I sure gabbed on and on. LOL! Have a great evening! HUGS!



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You girls sound really busy. I finished 2 crochet projects finally (what else is there to do when you are computer-less?) and halfway done with another. Jan, I'm sure your "clients" really appreciate what you do for them, if not they should! Going to Sault st Marie next week with hubby for a couple days. Going to try out my new "Burkini" if they have an indoor pool. I bought it this summer cause it was so hot, but after I bought it, it got cold! Murphy's law. If you don't know what it is, you can google it. Maybe I can take a pic of me with it on for you. Hve a great weekend everyone!



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Tina how many squares wide is your scarf? Is it big squares or small? I've never seen a granny square scarf.

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Wow Jan! You are an inspiration.

HUGS to those of you still reeling from Sandy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Our team activity at work today is to volunteer this afternoon at the Regional Food Bank. I'm looking forward to it. Get in some activity. I think this weekend I am going to try to make some granny square scarves to give out as gifts to my employees. We will see. I may just veg out this weekend.

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Good morning everyone. I'm starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel as far as cleaning up my house goes. Hopefully I'll hear from my insurance soon.

Jan, bless you for all you are doing. Since I'm on the receiving side of charity right now, I can only tell you how much things are appreciated when you need help. Once my life gets back to normal (or as normal as my life can be LOL), I have lots of thank you cards to send out.

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Morning all. Happy Friday, let's all do the Happy Dance.

Susie what kind of decorations will you be putting up, weather premitting? I have all of mine out and I am so proud of myself, it isn't even Christmas Eve LOL Are up putting up a tree at your dad's house? That might be something the other sisters could help your dad with and give them some quality time with your dad. When do you puppy sit again?

Hi Cindy glad you have a loptop, wonderful! Looking forward to hearing from you.

Peggy I bet the church is just lovely. I hope the sun is shinning through those stain glass windows while Jerry is playing.

Leaving for Austin on Sunday have a school on Monday and Tuesday, will be driving back in Tuesday night. The radio telethon to raise money for Blue Christmas and Empty stocking is Thursday and Friday. There are only 20 days until Blue Christmas and all the things are not wrapped yet. Got another girl yesterday and got all her things together and went to Walmart and got her pj and an outfit and bubble bath. I forgot her CD's she was asking for so it will mean another trip to Walmart. At least that is the last of the buying now to get the wrapping finished.

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Good to see you back Cindy! :) Glad you got your computer straightened up.

Thanks for the artichoke advice and links. I may have to try them and see, it can't hurt anything..I don't think anyway. LOL!

Sounds like a lot of fun Peggy. That is a wonderful way to start off the holiday season. :)

Greg has to work evenings today and tomorrow. I'm hoping to start putting up some decorations at least tomorrow. That'll depend on the weather.

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Jan when we are in NY Jerry plays trumpet in the Rockland County Concert Band.
This Saturday is his first Christmas concert. they play in the Presbyterian Church and the Church has beutiful Tiffany stained glass windows. Then there is a reception with goodies afterward. It is lots of fun and a great way to start off the Christmas season.

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You can also get marinated artichokes in a jar.

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Had to get my new laptop installed with Microsoft office, firewalls, etc. so now I can finally start chatting again! Will try to start over with the Dec thread on Sat. Love you all, Cindy



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Larry and I love artichokes but they really don't have a lot of taste. Larry makes garlic butter and dips his leaves in, then you pull them through your teeth to get the pulp off. I like mine without anything. There are the artichoke hearts that come in the can.

Here is how to cook an artichoke link www.livestrong.com/article/433671-ho
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It's great to see you back Tina! :)

I sure hope you get some sunshine soon Blondie. We had some today and it wasn't too bad out.

I got some leaves raked up at dad's, hopefully that'll be the last of them over there.

My sugar was good this morning. :) I'm kind of experimenting with different snacks so I don't know what did it for me for sure last night. For supper I had peas with it and oranges for dessert, then later a snack of lettuce with a thin slice of cheese and shredded carrots rolled up, it was pretty good too. :) One thing on the list I printed off was artichoke. Never had it before, doesn't really sound good to me. Any suggestions? Or what does it taste like?

I hope you all had a wonderful day today. HUGS!

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Hey Tina girl have been missing you. Know with everything going on you are running 90 to nothing.

Peggy....homework meltdowns are comman at my house LOL What is the concert for that Jerry is playing in on Saturday?

Susie what did you tackle today?

Hi Blondie emoticon bit of sun for you. I hope the real one comes out and warms things up.

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I won't be able to get caught back up so I'm just going to jump in. Hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving last week!

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Good morning everyone. It never got as sunny and warm as they said it was supposed to yesterday. I hope today is better.

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I hope Adin was able to settle down from his homework. I remember having those melt downs and that was..uh..a few years back. LOL! Some things really stick with a person.

We're cold again this morning. Not sure yet what it's supposed to get to today, but I hope not too cold. There are some leaves in dad's yard I haven't been able to get to yet. Greg asked this morning..are you going to do his other shelves today? ARGH! LOL! I've had enough of that for the week, on to something else. Hehe!

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We just got back from Adin's where we had dinner.
Another fun day with my little guy.
He was having a couple of meltdowns doing homework.
He's coming down on Saturday for Jerry's concert.

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Susie sounds like you had a very full day weeding through all that paper and stuff. If you found one trash bag to throw away you did good. We got up in the low 60's and it is now 51 and going down.

Scarlet those are long hours especially when you are on your feet. How did your crocheting go today?

Blondie yeah on the no snow and warming up.

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Thanks very much for the prayers.

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Yep, I found something to get into at dad's. LOL! Always something there to do. He has this one book case/entertainment center he uses for a catch all. :( I got a whole large kitchen bag of junk off it to throw away. :( He keeps stashing things there, even property tax receipts he had from the house he lived in over 33 years ago! :( It took a while to go through all the booklets and papers he had on there. Before long he said, I won't be able to live here, I'll get it too messy. LOL! He was teasing me. :)

We did get to the mid 40's today but even that was cold. Since the sun is farther away even a 60 degree day seems cold right now. It is pretty out though with sunshine. :)

Those long hours have to be bad Scarlet. :( Greg works 12 hour shifts a lot of times and it just about wipes him out. :( I'm glad you don't have to worry about flooding, but ouch on the driveway.
My little sister's house was built over a spring. *sigh* The other night their sump pump went out and they came home to 3 inches of water in their downstairs, a finished family room. :( And a large one at that. They called in a company who pumped out 650 gallons of water, yes, gallons! That doesn't include what they sucked up before the company got there. :( Be darned if I would live in a house that I had to worry about the sump pump all the time like that. :(

I'm glad you didn't get any snow Blondie. That's the last thing you need there again. :( I'm still praying for all of you.

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Thanks for the encouragement----I really appreciate it.

If you don't see me here sometimes on a Friday/Sat/Sun (especially), those are just really crazy busy days at my job---I work in the food industry so I pull some 10-11 hour days and sometimes just crash when I get home....today is my day off so I can be much more chatty!!

We've had a lot of rain here in Washington State this Fall and there has been some flooding of some of our rivers. Not like elsewhere, but we have some areas that flood every time there are heavy rains...I live on the side of a sloping hill, so fortunately we don't have to worry about flooding, but the underwater streams have done some compromising to our driveway, so we are going to have to get that repaired, some of it has sunk.

My thoughts are with anyone dealing with weather concerns and damage....



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We were lucky that we didn't get snow yesterday. It was really cold and we got a lot of rain. Today it's sunny and supposed to be warmer.

The National Flood Insurance Program is the only underwriter for flood insurance. It's run through the government. I guess after Hurricane Katrina, they don't want to offer flood insurance too much.

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Morning all, yep Gibbs slapping them on the back of the heads when that need it, that is NCIS LOL I just bet you can find something to get into today.

It is just a degree above freezing here today, very crisp when I went out to feed the outside kitties. The moon is very full and was shining brightly.

Peggy hope it warms up for you, shoveling snow is no fun but melted and refrozen snow is even worse. Be careful on your walks.

Hi Scarlett, it is hard to get back on track after the eating holidays. Good luck on your crocheting.

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Glad you didn't get much snow Peggy. It's cold here this morning, 28, and I guess we're supposed to get to 46 today. That's about normal for us at the end of November.

Jan, NCIS? Is that the one they walk around slapping everyone on the back of the head? LOL! I've watched it a few times. Good show.

Good to see you here Scarlet! I kind of was worrying about you. I hope you have a good day off today.

Not sure what I'll get into today, but I'm sure I will find something to keep me busy. LOL! Have a great hump day! HUGS!

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Hello everyone, just stopping by to say hello after that eating too much day I just had!! I really enjoyed my Thanksgiving but am struggling a little to get back on track. Wednesday is my day off work, and I've planned a quiet day with a very nice big salad to eat, and a bunch of crocheting to do---so this should be good for me and get me turned around--at least that's my plan...

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Evening ladies, dragging in wore out. I had to work late and I am even too tired to eat dinner. I am going to watch NCIS and then take some meds and off to bed.

Susie, I see what you mean about the recipe. I love everything except the cottage cheese.

Blondie I am with Susie, never heard where they discourage you taking out insurance. I am glad you and your sister both had flood insurance. No snow here thankfully. Blondie that is just another aggravation right now.

Cindi thanks for telling me how to do it.

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It snowed all day but it was in the high 30's so it only stuck in the grass and our cars in the driveway. A little stuck in the driveway but now it is raining.
Jerry's band practice was canceled for tonight and Saturday is his concert. That is always a fun one, listening to Christmas music.

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Jan, I found that wrap recipe I was talking about, check it out and see what I mean..

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It's hard to believe that any insurance company would tell someone they don't need flood insurance. Sounds like it was just they're way of not having to pay out a lot of money because they knew that sooner or later they would have to. That would really upset me. I think any insurance company that would tell me we didn't need flood insurance, I would tell them I would go to another company. They would be losing my business. I'm still praying for everyone affected.

We had a few flurries here today but you had to squint to see them. :) Hopefully it'll get a little warmer so you won't have to shovel Peggy. :)

I hope you all had a good day. HUGS!

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Blondie I'm up in Rockland County and it has been snowing all morning. So far it has only been sticking on the grass and of course our driveway. They just came by and put down salt. I wish it would get warmer and turn to rain so we don't have to shovel it.

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Susi, you're right about lots of people not having flood insurance. Either they didn't want to pay for it (it's more expensive than my house insurance) or they were told they don't need it. My sister had to fight to get it. The insurance company told her she's not in a flood zone and she only lives 2 blocks away from me. You're also right about finding out if they'll pay for clean up. I'll have to find out about that. Thanks for the suggestion.

It's cold and cloudy and we're expecting snow today but at least I have temporary electric, heat and hot water in my house. I was watching the news this morning (I'm staying with my son and DIL) and there are still people who don't have heat, hot water or electric. Please continue to pray for those people.

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Blondie, maybe the insurance company will pay for clean up and salvage when they get to you? It would be worth asking about. Just think of some of the people that probably don't have flood insurance. :( I'm sure there are many.

I've been to Web MD many times Jan, just haven't thought about looking for that yet. I'll do that today. I'm glad you figured out what was wrong. I hope the decongestant works for you.

It's raining out this morning and they said it may turn to sleet then snow. I hope they're fibbing.

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Jan, go under your tracker on the right & click edit tracker and it will show you how.

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good night all

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All of the insurance inspectors are busy because Hurricane Sandy hit a very populated area. I'm trying my best to be patient.

My sister and I went to the laundromat today. WooHoo After that we went to Walmart. It was better than cleaning the never ending mess. :-)

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Oh Peggy you do love your Judge Judy LOL

Susie you might put Web MD on your computer and check with it for info. I put it on my Kindle this morning and was looking up my symptoms and it seems I have acute sinusitis. Not the first time for me to have it but it explained that you get it from being around someone with a cold or the flu. All this time I thought it was just a sinus infection that grew big time. It also said that anitbotics won't work very well, just better to let it run its course and take decongestant. Well at least she just watches (Gregg's watchdog) one place where we lived we had a large wrap around porch so we would sit outside with our guest. The teen girls and sometimes even the mother would come out in their bathing suits (bikinis) and wash their vehicles. We would joke and say well here come your entertainment.

Blondie, bless your heart. I am like you I don't think I would want to go through the flooding. I do hope the insurance company come through quickly for you.

Cindi how did you get the saying on your tracker? That is so cool and very exciting to see how close the big event is.

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I'm having a great day today. Went to the Archives this morning and then to the cemetery with my girlfriend so she could put wreaths on the graves and now I'm about to have a cup of coffee and watch Judge Judy

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I guess 4 to 6 weeks isn't too bad considering everything, but the 60 to 90 days?? I would think that would be unacceptable. :( I sure hope it's sooner than that.

I hope I can get a handle on the sugar problem too. It's making me crazy. I'm going to have to do a lot of research on this one, I've done a good bit but haven't found the right mix yet I guess. Yep, the stress too. :( Dad is progressing with his Alzheimer's and there are days it's almost too much to deal with. He never knows that though. He's doing the best he can under the circumstances.

It was cold out this morning but it's warmer now. Greg is out blowing some leaves that blew in from down the street. He's trying to get his "watch dog" to come out. LOL! The folks across the street have their mother living with them. Every time he goes out to blow leaves, she stands at the door and watches him, if it's nice out she'll come outside and watch him. I keep telling him he needs to wave at her. Hehe! He gets a big kick out of it. :)

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Susi, I had to suspend my home telephone service because I can't live in my house. I have to use my cell phone and I'm afraid of going over my minutes. At least my insurance adjuster told me I should hear in 4-6 weeks. My sisters insurance agent told her not to expect to hear for 60 to 90 days.

As for your sugar check, it's not only what you eat that affects your sugar. It's when you eat, how often you eat, and stress can affect it too. I hope you get your numbers under control.

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I didn't realize neighbors would answer those questions. Maybe some time I'll try again. When I belonged to Ancestry.com, each year it would get more and more expensive to renew, and that helped in the decision too. *sigh*

Blondie, I sure hope your insurance lets you know something soon. I would be on the phone with them twice a day. I'm sure they have a lot to deal with still though. I hope you have some help with salvaging and cleaning some things up. I would help if I was closer. Hugs!

Back to routine this morning. I've done my sugar check and it has me soooo confused. Yesterday it was a perfect 94, the day before 89, today 127. I don't get it. :( He mentioned to me to eat a cheese snack before bed, didn't work, then veggies, didn't work. Two evenings in a row I had a slice of apple pie for dessert, good numbers. Hey! Maybe I should have apple pie every night. Hehe!

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I'm back to cleaning up my mess. I really can't do any repairs until I see what my insurance is going to pay. It's not really nice living in limbo. :-)

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a lot of it wasn't fibs Susie. The census answers werer given by who ever answered the door.
Sometimes I even think it was the neighbors who answered the questions if no one was home

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I wish I still had the incentive to work on ours Peggy. I kind of lost interest when I ran into so many fibs about name changes and ages. :(

It's cold here too and a little windy at times, but the sun has been out most of the day. I had a great day today. :) I even got to watch a movie on the Hallmark channel and relax. :( I feel like I did something wrong. I did get some walking in around the house though.

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It was chilly this morning walking to Church. Lucky it's just across the street. I got home and then I rode the stationary bike for 30 minutes.
Now I'm ready for a little sparking.

I think I am going to work on Family Tree today. I go to the Archives tomorrow morning.



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Good morning!

Blondie, those are pretty good odds on the water you've gotten over the years but this time... ugh! :(

I love your Santa pix there Jan. Hehe! I like to play games on the computer too, but those boys and their zombie killing. LOL! They are sure into that one.

Hi Cindi! Yep, I slept well last night and woke up stiff this morning. LOL! I guess I slept in the same way all night or something. It's working out now that I've moved around a little.

What's with guys? I just got Greg off to work, walked in the kitchen and his napkin was wadded up laying on the counter about 2 foot from the paper box under the sink. Geesh! Well, he only does goofy things like that once every 6 months so I think I can forget it this time. LOL!

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Jan, this was only the 3rd time my house was hit with water in 36 years. I got water in my basement last year during Hurricane Irene because the electric went out so the pump wouldn't work. The time before that was in 1992 and it was only in the basement then too. This is the first time my house or any of my neighbors got water in their houses. It was New York's Katrina.
I don't know if I want to risk more flooding.

Susi, I don't really play the lottery either. Once in a while I do but, they say you have to be in it to win it so I may have to play.

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Didn't get my nap, but did get my little tree up and some of my decorations out. Susie your recipe sounds good, I wouldn't want cottage cheese on my wrap. I like cottage cheese but not like that. I didn't get to work on my wreath, maybe tomorrow or Monday.

Larry is in the kitchen putting together the pizza and Josh is still killing zombies. He has one of those headsets and he is playing with others on line. He is funny to listen to.

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I can't recall what all was in the wraps, but it was a recipe from Daisey. It was here on Sparks where I saw it. It had cottage cheese in it. I could leave that out and opt for low fat sour cream, but now I can't find the recipe. :( I think what would be good is....

chopped turkey, shredded carrots and diced celery,shredded lettuce and light mayo on a wrap. :) I may have to do that.

You'll have to take a picture of the wreath you make for your door. I have a pine cone one I put out that I made umpteen many years ago and it's still holding up very well. :) I have one I put on the inside I made from pine cones I picked up in Marietta about 8 years ago. Hehe!

Blondie, that would be wonderful if you could win the lottery. :) I never play so I can't win. I guess I'm one of those silly folks who figures if I would save the money I would spend on the lottery, I'd have better chances of keeping it. LOL!

We had some flurries today, still are off and on. It's windy out too, so I sure didn't venture out anywhere today. I did clean house and got a few extras done so I can take tomorrow off like I should. :)

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Blondie that would work, definitely. I think a list of pro and cons will be very good. I bet there would be a lovely place you could park your RV in Virginia and you would be close to your grandkids. You would be away from your Aunt and other DS and DIL. You have public transportation that you use and your doctors are where you are. How many times has your house been damaged from the storms and flooding? Then again how many times do you get to start over it would be like an adventure.

Susie what did the turkey wraps have in them? I would be making turkey salad, I love chicken and turkey salad with red grapes, sweet relish, onion, celery pepper and light salad dressing, but I am the only one so I don't get it often.

Peggy you must have needed the sleep.

The medicine is making me sleepy so I think I will go and take a nap. I want to get the little tree up and work on making a new wreath for the door. I need to put the chicken in the pot and boil it and make the broth for Larry's homemade chow mein tomorrow. He is going to make his pizza tonight for Josh. toodles

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Susi, you're right about the money situation. It would be so great if I won the lottery. LOL I could have homes in NY and Va.

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I slept until 5 of 8. That is the latest I have slept in years. I guess I needed some sleep.

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That would have to be a really hard decision to make Blondie. Many pros and cons for all of it I would think. I will pray on that for you. For me I would think that money would be the main factor. It would depend on what the insurance gave me on the house and which state I would feel more comfortable in. Only you can decide that. HUGS!

I hope Tony didn't have to work too late last night. Greg has to work this morning. He wanted pie for breakfast. *sigh* That's my boy! LOL! The ham and hash browns sound really good. We do the turkey for Thanksgiving and the ham for Christmas. I caught a recipe for turkey wraps here on Sparks, but it just didn't float my boat too much. I'm thinking a little revision of it to suit my taste would be good though. :)

We're at 34 this morning. No frost though and that's good. Have a wonderful Saturday! HUGS!

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Yes, Peggy, I would really miss the Catskills where my RV is but right now it's not possible to live in my house. Even if my house gets repaired, it will still take many months to make it livable. My kids say I should take what ever my flood insurance pays and leave. I have been thinking about it for the past few days but I'm still no closer to deciding on where I would live. I don't know if I should find an over 55 community, buy a house, a condo or a piece of land and put a mobile home on it. I have to get a paper and pen and list the pros and cons of each.

If anyone has a pro or con to suggest, please let me know what you think.

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But Blondie wouldn't you miss going to the Catskills?
Oh well there is always something to think about.

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