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5/4/16 3:15 P

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Hello! Still working on the bird houses. Have a couple of other things on the table to work on, too. DH went back to the Dr. to day to get his follow up check on his ear. Dr. says it looks good. He is taking some probiotic to get back on track since the antibiotic. I went for a trim while he was at the Dr.s.

Took two ticks off April this AM. Our older, outside dog is mully grumping around. I hope it isn't the results of ticks!

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5/4/16 6:18 A

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Char - that happens to me as well. Hope everyone has a great day!

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5/4/16 5:00 A

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Good morning everyone. Thought I was here yesterday. Hmmmm
I know I was running late.
Enjoy your day everyone.

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5/3/16 6:18 A

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Diane - hear you on the bat wings - I am working on getting rid of mine as well. I forgot all about kings corners - I use to belong to a card club. My mom plays cards regularly with her senior friends.

Barb - hope those birds show up soon. I love watching the birds in my trees but will not feed them because my cats love to catch them. Glad you had a good day with the grand daughters and your daughter.

Char - Monday is not my favorite day of the week either.

Time for me to get ready for work. I have guests staying at the camp for the next 2 days and when they leave I have guests coming for 4 nights.


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Hi Team!

Barb, I love Sequence! When we lived in CA we'd get together with another couple once a week for dinner and then we'd play a board game: Sequence, Kings in the Corner, Mexican Train (dominoes), pinochle. I really miss that!

DH had off today so we did our weight training at the gym and took a few walks with Mollie. Met with a trainer at the gym and he added some free weight routines to my workout. I am getting rid of the "bat wings" or die trying!!

Zumba class tomorrow! And Drum Fit starts on Thursday!

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5/2/16 9:11 A

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Good morning, Team! Yesterday afternoon my DGD invited me to DD's for tea and cookie. I stayed and played some 'sequence' with them. Oldest DGD and my DD won most of the games. We, second twin and I, only won one. Oh, well, it was a nice time with family.

The rose breasted gross beaks are back this summer. There are four pair. They are so pretty!
The yellow finches are back, but I have not seen the purple finches or the orchard oriole yet. We should be working on the bird houses for the garden show next weekend.

Hope we see some sun this week. Have a great week, All!!!

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Good morning everyone. Monday dang. I am riding my bike. Then need to get my spark exercises done shower and hit the road.
I sp hate mondays.lol
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5/2/16 3:42 A

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No cleaning of the closet for me - where does the time go? I did get some cooking done, shopping, cleaning and cleaned the cabin. A full day and a very busy weekend.

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5/1/16 7:33 A

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Good morning everyone.
Rain here today as well.
Cooking here today hubby is making split pea soup I am making a pot roast for dinner.
May get,a vi add it from dil and bil today since they weren't here k at week and next week is mothers day.
Need to do wash and ironing today.
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5/1/16 7:25 A

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Barb - if you enjoy crafting you will never be too old.

We had a nice day yesterday and my daughter and I got 2 yards of mulch put in her gardens, her gardens weeded and plants planted. I was one tiered mom on my drive home.

Today since it is going to be rainy will be a good day to clean out my closet, do some cooking and I will need to go clean the cabin.

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4/30/16 10:11 P

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Lots of rain today! DH found an attachment for his Allis and is thrilled!

A friend of mine called today and offered me some crafting items. She says she is not going to do crafting any more. Said she is old and just not doing any more (she is 73). I still have some things to make for the DGKs and still do some craft shows. Maybe when I get to 70, I will quit. It is getting harder to do with some of the physical drawbacks but I still enjoy doing it.

Church in the morning and hopefully some rest in the afternoon. This has been a busy week of traveling.

Have a Blessed Sunday, All!

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4/30/16 6:07 A

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Barb - my tulips have been out for a while - I just love them. Glad you are finding less ticks on April. Good luck with your DGD's wisdom teeth. Michael has done amazing.

Diane - hopefully this yucky weather will pass soon but the next 2 weeks in our area does not look promising.

i am heading to my DD Rebecca's today to help her mulch. And my youngest daughter Melissa just bought a house in the Buffalo area so I may be heading there in the near future to help her as well.

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4/30/16 6:06 A

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Good morning everyone. Well waiting on a store to pick up a mattes we bought that the guy said would work and dies not it is to thick tovgo b on our sleep numbers bed.
Did gace c a hard time but told them their mistake abscwe never took the plastic off it so finally between 8 and 12.
Suppose to be yesterday they said no today what ever get it out of here its in my way.
So tired went out till 1230 last night with friends not use to it and usually in bed by 9.lol
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4/29/16 9:36 P

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Diane, not familiar with that foot problem. I think maybe this cold and wet weather is messing with my knees again. Though, I have not been getting all of my exercises in either.

Dorothy, so glad Michael is doing well. My DGD is just getting a wisdom tooth and the dentist said prior, they will have to watch it. It may not have room enough to appear. Hope things work out for her.

Char, there will be someone else coming. Hang in there!

DH is still helping out with nephew who lost license. It does get weary after awhile.

We have lovely little purple flowers popping up in the yard and two tulips have finally popped up. Finding less ticks on April. Hope this invasion calms down.

Have a great weekend, All!

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Rainy, chilly Friday. Rough week with Fibromyalgia flares, but at least got to the gym today for weight training. Haven't gotten all my steps due to paresthesia in feet, but when the rain passes so will a lot of the symptoms; just need to wait it out.

Hope everyone has a nice cozy Friday evening!

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4/29/16 6:04 A

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Char - so sorry for the disappointment - it will come! And I agree TGIF - although it was a fast week for me.

Diane - same here - chilly and dreary - I turned the furnace back on.!

Michael had his wisdom teeth pulled and did an awesome job!

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Good morning everyone. TGIF and cleaning done early.lol
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Well we finally got that rain that's been threatening, and now it's chilly and dreary. Oh well, perfect reading weather.

Char, sorry about the cancellation! You've been working so hard too.



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DOROTHY THE PEOPLE CANCELLED DANG IT!

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Char - exciting news - hope it all goes well.

Barb - the cottage is a work in progress - hubby really let it get run done but we are bringing it .back to life one step at a time.

Time for me to get ready for work as well and half day for me as Michael is getting his wisdom teeth pulled.

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Good morning everyone. emoticon as I post then onto my spark exercises ,shower and off to work.
We have someone coming to look at the house today at 2.
First people.Cleaned last night hubby is doing the floors before he leaves t g e hpusecwith the dogs because it is suppose to r as in today.
Well better get finished here enjoy your day everyone.

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Diane, thanks for the link. I did check it out and I have used the vinegar/water/oil spray for April. It seems to tone it down -- or could it be this crazy weather??? Cedar oil can actually kill insects who breathe from their back. I used it for a moth invasion one time. Worked wonders! I have not tried the coconut oil except on some food for internal pests. Garlic is suppose to work also, but we must not overdue as it can upset a dog, I've heard. I am thinking about investing in the new dog shampoo wand and putting the mixture in it and rinsing April. We'll see.

Dorothy, would love to see the cottage some time.

I have been off on my exercising because of the knees acting up again. I envy you guys who just keep going.

Have a good night, All!

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Rained here as well yesterday off and on but today is suppose tp be sunny. Cleaned the cottage last night after work - now doing the laundry!

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Good morning everyone. Was in sheets and blanket and hanging them out before work.
EXERCISING ,posting multi tasking as usual.lol
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Rain stopped here just in time for me to get out of work.

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The weather has been unusual today: shower with a cool breeze, then sunny and warm, back to cloudy, shower AND repeat!

Zumba today with a few new (to me) routines! Always fun!

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Diane - I was looking over that article = lots of great ideas = I cannot wait to try them.

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Char - me too - I know I rote a post but it is not here - weird!

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Good morning everyone. Thought u checked in yesterday hmmmm.
Same old here off to work soon.
Raining here today.
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Barb, you might find this link to an article about the benefits of giving coconut oil to your dog interesting:

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We give Mollie coconut oil every morning (when DH puts a tsp. in our coffee). I'm ready to increase her amount from 1 tsp. to 2 tsp. and I decided to even rub a little on her skin in the places where ticks usually get her. We're all for using natural remedies!

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Hello,hello...... Good morning everyone.
Subday,Sunday. .....
Have to iron my work clothes today and nay get a visa from my sil and bil .
Have a good one.

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Good morning everyone.
Well today us house cleaning day bummer. Wish I had a maid but that is never going to happen.....
Have a good day all.

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Barb - your place sounds lovely - if not for the ticks.

Diane - I love pintrest - they give a lot of good ideas like those.

Char - hope you have a good day.

I am headed out of town today to meet up with my girlfriend - we will be staying in Emporium at her family's camp. And tomorrow we are going to check out the elk herd - should be lots of fun.

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Tgif yes!!!!! Have,a good one.

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Diane, yes, we are feeling better. Yes, we do live out in the country. There is a tree line on each side of our property, a hillside with lots of brush, thorns, and grapevines nestled behind our house. Across the road is a sloping wooded area filled with lots of rocks and trees and no residences. We took a tick class a few years back and found out that highly infested areas have lots of mice that carry the ticks. DH says there's no way we can get rid of all the mice around us because of the woods all around. We just have to keep checking April. Didn't find any on her today and only two yesterday. Hope that spray is working!

We were out getting some groceries today and April rode along with us. They kept her away from the woods for awhile.

Saturday is the twins' birthday and we are invited for birthday supper. Just DD's family and the two sets of grand parents.

Heading toward a lovely weekend. Have a great one!!!

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Barb, I hope you and your DH are feeling better today! We always check Mollie for ticks after she's done snuffling around in wooded areas. Fred said this is supposed to be a bad year for ticks because of the mild winter we had. We have a large wooded area across the road on the side of our house and between the burrs, thorns and ticks it seems we're always picking something off her! emoticon

Dot, now I'm really anxious to see how the roses do! Oh, and I was given some more tips about feeding garden plants: save your egg shells, grind them in a blender with some water and pour onto plants and also you can save your veggie and fruit peelings and chop or blend them with some water to use in the garden. My husband always scatters the coffee grounds in the garden.

Speaking of coffee grounds I made a pork rub with coffee grounds and that was really good. I didn't realize until after I started blending the ingredients that the recipe called for dried ground coffee, but the grounds were from breakfast and I figured if the rub was damp it would stay on the meat better. When the pork was done the grounds weren't even grainy, and the flavor was wonderful. I used the rub on pork steaks, but I've got a roast in the freezer I'm looking forward to trying with the rub.

Char, I hope the temperature in your office was more, uh, "temperate" this week. It's really difficult to concentrate in a too-warm room.

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Char - no window jumpers here - lol!

Barb - sorry you and the hubby have not been feeling well - I was starting to worry about you. Do you live near the woods to have so many ticks? Hubby and Michael went fishing the first day - not sure when they will make it out again.

Diane - thanks for the great suggestion - I eat a lot of bananas so I will try that. I think it is so funny how all of us are anxious to dive into summer - I keep telling myself this is only Arpil and I am loving it.

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Good morning everyone. emoticon then onto emoticon then emoticon and go to work.lol
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Dot, I read you love roses and a good friend of mine who knows tons of info about plants told me they put their banana peels around the base of the rose bushes. I guess they decompose fairly quickly. At any rate, I tried it the other day and today (we eat a lot of bananas), so we'll see how the blooms turn out.

We worked in the yard today. DH decided not to use wood for the raised beds frames. Instead he found a suggestion in a gardening book to use 6" high landscaping edging. It's easy to work with and much less expensive. It comes in 60 foot rolls and he did 2 beds using a wall for one of the sides. I think we need one more roll and we should be set. The broccoli is planted and we worked at getting the soil ready for the ground cover. Hope the cold nights are over!

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Good morning everyone. At our office we have lots of windows but not one open guses they don't want us to jump.lol
Was ok thank goodness yesterday.
Better get a move on enjoy your day everyone.

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Hello, Team! It has been awhile since I have been able to check in. DH and I have been under the weather again. We are better this week. Son was off today, so he and DH went fishing. First time hubby has gone in years. They each got a nice sized fish. I have them in my frig to fry up tomorrow. It was nice to have lunch together when they got back.

April is a tick magnet!!! one night I took seven off her. Last evening, I took three off and this AM, I took two more off. I mixed up a venegar/cedar spray to try to repel and kill them. Wanted to go as natural as possible. Last summer we tried the drops vets recommend, but they didn't work very well. DH says it looks like this will be a really bad summer for ticks.

Hope everyone is having a great week so far. It is beautiful here.



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4/19/16 6:20 A

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Char - I hope it is more bearable for you today. It was warm in the morning so I opened my window - I am so lucky to have a window o open.

Barb - how very exciting - I have to remember to water my roses daily that I just planted - I am hoping they take. I just love roses although I hate pruning them.

Hubby's procedure was cancelled until June 7th so I will head to the cabin to clean after work.

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Good morning everyone. Day 2 of the work week.
Hope it is much cooler don't think I can take another day like yesterday.
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Char, some bosses are so selfish! I hope you don't have that problem this summer!

Dot, on Wednesday we're going to get the landscaping timbers for the beds! I'm really looking forward to doing these beds, and we're also going to expand the area along the sunny side of the house. I hope the wood is still on sale at Home Depot; when we checked it out over the weekend they were $1.97 each, which is a really good price.

Zumba tomorrow!

Today was so beautiful! We took a walk with Mollie this morning before Fred went to work, and she and I played ball out in the yard later. It was such a treat after the cold days we've had lately.

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WAS 80 HERE TODAY AND NO AIR ON M FLOOR AT WORK AND FREEZING ON THE BOSSES FLOOR AND WE WANTED TO GO HOME SHE WOULDN'T LET US NICE HUH? SHE CAME UP AND SAID IT'S NOT BAD WE SAID NOT FOR YOU CAUSE YOU ARE FREEZING AND IT WOULD FEEL GOOD TO YOU.

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Char glad you had a nice weekend and have those thank you cards behind you.

Diane - absolutely those beds should count emoticon It is suppose to be nice all week here so hopefully the same goes for you.

So all of my gardens are done - even up at the cabin - yea - those weeds were so nasty up there - roots were a foot long! Well maybe half a foot - lol!

Today I have support group after work and tomorrow hubby is getting a pump put into his back to black pain. It is not until after 3 and it is in Erie so it will be a long day!

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Good morning everyone. Riding my bike as I post then onto spark exercises. Shower and head to work.
Yes it was such a nice weekend.
We had lunch together with sil and bil and wrote out the thank yous from people who send food flowers cards sil mailed them on her way home.
Yes happy to have a freezer full of meat.
OK better get a move on have a good day all.

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Char, I am so pleased for you!!! Very smart shopping on your part and now you've got a freezer full of yummy meals-to-be!

Dot, good job! We are going to do raised beds this year and now all we have to do is get the timber, ground cover, soil and plants...in other words, we have to do everything emoticon
I hope this nice weather holds; Fred is off Tuesday and Wednesday and we should be able to get a good start. Gee, Dot do you think I'll get Challege points for making those beds?? emoticon

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Char - way to go and wonderful way to fill the freezer. I hung out clothes for the first time this year as well - it was wonderful.

I worked in my yard all day and got most of my gardens mulched - one small area to go and I will be done. And I logged over 15,000 steps too.

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Good morning everyone.
I got 300.00 worth of meat yesterday at the store I ran and did real good all free yes. Had my son come over,and he vacuum sealed it all for me.
I washed clothes and hung them out it was so nice yesterday and another nice day today.
Everyone is coming here to do the thank yous for sil I thought we were going to my other dil house and I froze all the meat so hubby said have hot dogs and hamburgers lol.
Have a good one all.

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4/16/16 5:25 A

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Char - can't wait to hear how you made out! Yard work for me today!

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Good morning everyone. Well today is the day at 700. Hubby is going with me to watch.lol
Yep only 30 secobds. It will be more than I have in my freezer now.lol
Have a good one.

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Char - I am thinking it will be fun whatever you do. Good luck

Diane - they sound like amazing classes - I think I saw someone around here offering the drum class - I will have to look into it.

I got our cabin cleaned last night for guests arriving today. Also took Michael to the oral surgeon - he is having his wisdom teeth removed in two weeks.

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I hot manager finally last night she was wrong it is,2 of each item yeah I will stay in the meat department. When done head for gift cards and laundry detergent. But probably only have time for meats.
TGIF have a good one.

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Char, what exciting news!! As Dot says, make a plan! Oh, and the gift card idea is cool if they'll let you do it. Look for "Family Packs" in the meat department! Go to the store the night before if you can and check out the large roasts, ham, turkeys, whatever. Go for 'family" sizes in everything!

I'm glad you had a nice banquet Dot! So, what are you going to do to fill that weekly time slot? Do something just for you!

Well, today was first for me! Zumba class and Drum Fit immediately afterwards! Major calorie burn and I lived to tell about it. I also logged over 10,000 steps just in those 2 classes! Oh my gosh, Drum Fit was awesome! Instead of actual drums we use stability balls (placed on frames to keep them in place). The class begins on May 5 and I'm going to take it. I'm already good and warmed up after Zumba, and it's so much fun. I kept up with all of it except for turning in circle and jumping. The 360 turns make me dizzy and these knees don't jump. Other than that, I had no problems. Drum Fit is all about your core. I think I'm gonna feel those muscles tomorrow! Those two classes gave me the best cardio workout.

Oh, and if you haven't done it yet, go to SparkPeopleTV! It's wonderful! 500 videos, easily accessible. It's a great resource because you can find cardio and strength workouts as well as yoga. There are lots of different trainers who have posted videos, including people you'll be surprised to see on the pages!

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Char - Brilliant - good thing you have a smart girlfriend! Hopefully they will let you do that!

Had a nice time at our bowling banquet last night. But I did tell then I am not coming back. Today we have a oral consult for Michael's teeth and tomorrow I have a cleaning for my teeth. I also need to go to the cabin after work to clean.

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DOROTHY A GIRL AT WORK GAVE ME AN IDEA IF THEY LET ME GET THEM I WILL GET 2 GIFT CARDS WHAT EVER THEY HAVE 50.00 OR 100.00 AND MEAT

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Char -Wow - thats crazy for a whole store in 30 seconds - good luck - it is pretty exciting! Make a plan!

Diane - I am so excited that it is suppose to be sunny for like 6 days in a row. It just lifts my whole day. Way to go on getting in your steps and whooping it up.

Bowling banquet for me tonight!

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Good morning everyone.
Went back to work yesterday. Got a call from our local grocery store. I won the grand prize.
I get to run through the store and I get 2 carts to fill with food.
But I only have 30 seconds. yes that's right 30 seconds.
And only can take 2 items per department.
Dang I thought it would at least be 2 items like 2 steaks,2 roast beef,2 port roast.
So no way I will get 300.00 limit.
Oh well it will be more than I have now.
Have a good one.

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Dot, you are so right about sunshine making us happy! I was feeling kind of draggy Sunday and Monday but after a rainy night the sun shone today. What a difference in how I felt. Today was an easy day to get my 10,000 steps thanks to Zumba. Then we took a walk earlier this evening and I logged over the mark.

We were a rowdy class today, whoopin' it up. Our instructor had been in the hospital and she's home now so she came to our class (she even taught a bit of it as her Dr. okayed it.) Everyone was so happy to see her we made a lot of noise during our more energetic routines..we even drew a few on-lookers to see what all the excitement was about.

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Diane - sounds like a good workout to me! Our weather for the next week is suppose to be getting warmer everyday and sunshine. It is amazing how much the sun makes you so happy!

Char - the nice things about funerals is seeing family. Glad you had a day off to recuperate.

Time for me to get my rear in gear emoticon

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