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10/14/19 2:01 P

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The is the last month now of our farmer's market and I haven't and won't be able to get over there. emoticon On a plus note, I left my green jacket in my friend's car--didn't leave it at Walmart. My plumbing issue is resovled thsi morning and my cat has been nurturing all weekend. I did nothing but sleep and eat yesterday!. MONDAY is a great day! emoticon

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You guys have a more rounded past than me. I hadn't ever heard of an autoharp until Anne gave it to me. Then I had to look it up. I listened to a lot of country music, but never saw anyone playing the autoharp until I looked it up. I knew of Mother Maybelle Carter, but never saw her in anything.

Haven't had time to get on it today. I didn't even manage to watch the entire football game. Rats. Our team finally won a game without everyone going into cardiac arrest -- 16 to 0. I wish they could get some touchdowns, though. That score must have been one touchdown and the rest field goals since before I fell asleep they already had 2 field goals. I did make it to the farmers market, though, and even talked to one of my old classmates who has a booth there. (missed getting the info about our 50th reunion by 2 days, but on the website she mentioned to someone to see her at the farmers market). She mentioned the next reunion would be a 70th birthday instead of waiting till some future class reunion.



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My father bought me a simple small autoharp when I was a kid. He thought I would teach myself to play it. NOPE.

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I haven't seen an autoharp since elementary school. I used to play it all the time, I loved the sound.

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We've had snow in the middle of September before, but that is pretty rare. The time I can remember all the trees around town were being broken because they still had their leaves and the snow was really heavy and a lot for here. The power went out for hours. My friend and I were going to Blackhawk with his church group and we didn't know if we would be able to, but they got the highways all cleared up in time that we could go. That was my big win night at the casino. Played video poker and hit the jackpot.

Went to a workshop on the autoharp today. There was a little misunderstanding between the teacher and the guy who was calling to let everyone know the workshop would go on as scheduled. The guy thought the workshop included tuning the autoharp and the teacher didn't have that planned at all, so mine sounded horrible. I did get a little help with it, but it is different from the tuners they have, so it was kind of a guess. After I went to the store that has all folk music stuff and got help with it. Then we realized that my autoharp wasn't even tuned when I got it. Still liked it, though. I could see better how they played the chords and tunes and the other attendee and teacher could really make some beautiful music with those.



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10/12/19 6:09 P

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Good to know your snow is tolerable.

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Day 3 of snow, but looks like the end is in sight. I've never seen a storm come this early or last this long. Thank goodness it's not too cold - just around freezing so the snow is wet and sticky. Mr. Reggie, the head barn cat appeared at the door for his treat this morning - the others are still in the barn and all doing fine. The highways are all open now but conditions still aren't ideal. Even though we're used to lots of snow here in the "frozen north", the first storm always seems a surprise. The tow truck drivers and the winter tires installers are very busy!

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I cannot even imagine snow in October! We have snow in winter that paralyzes the region for a few days, but it's always well predicted so I can be prepared.

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It's so dry here its frightening--dried out trees before the leaves can even change and in open areas (public land) the ground is dry and covered with dead brown wild grasses. It's a tinderbox. PGE will have power on here by Sunday the news is saying. I am so thankful my apartment is all electric (no gas) and my power company is the local City of Redding utilities. No shut off for me although the local TV station (not PBS) has failed tonight for some reason.

I just bough a quart of WHOLE milk today to make baked mac n' cheese tomorrow--I prefer it with sour cream or greek yogurt but the recipe I am using was the most economical. At the beginning of the month I bought FIVE pounds of cheese in an effort to be frugal. ONE person does not need FIVE whole pounds of cheese. Hence, mac n cheese. Actually it was more than five pounds! Crazy. I think it's very resourceful to make biscuits with sour milk! I have tried making biscuits and it's a flop everytime, they don't rise.

I cannot remember whether the news says it is raining fiercely in Chicago tonight or snowing. I am confident my parents will be okay.

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Sounds like the storm has made a real mess of things there. We had snow yesterday, but not that bad. Biggest problem around here is people forgot how to drive in it. Well, it was so hot the day before (83) that snow melted at first, then froze to ice. Near me they actually spread the deice on the streets so I didn't have any problem getting around.

Orzo is just staying in my lap most of the time. Warmer there.



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All our kitties are hunkered down and keeping warm in the barn and house as we head into day 2 of a huge snowstorm - unusually early but here just the same. Roads and schools are closed, trees falling down, power outages - the whole nine yards. The weather folks promise relief by tomorrow afternoon - thank goodness, as I just opened the last can of cat food emoticon and our last carton of milk turned sour. (Guess I'll make some biscuits)

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Yeah, cat lovers appeal to me more than dog lovers.

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The only thing I like about my "new" neighbors is that they have a cat!

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My Mr. Brian is not a fan of carriers. I like the surprise technique - worth a try.

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I can get one cat in a carrier, but then the other 2 hide. If we ever had to evacuate, they'd hide and die.

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I got Harleigh in the carrier last week by completely surprising her. She was sleeping on her cat mat on my bed and I closed the bedroom door and set the carrier down right in front of her. She woke up and actually went in the carrier! I gave her butt a little gentle push just to get her totally in and then shut the door and secured it. I was completely amazed. In the past, I have set the carrier out well in advance on the love seat and i guess because she knows what's coming, it's been difficult. The element of surprise and cat curiosity won this time.


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The Blessing for the Animals wasn't by my church, but one near the pet food store. There was one just down the road from me about a mile, but I missed it. They were there in August and I thought it was the first weekend in September. The other one I have always heard about was on the other side of town on Saturday. Not sure Orzo would have wanted to go that far. He is fine with strangers, though, but I kept him in his carrier. One of the priests mentioned that so many of the pets in carriers get upset because they think they are going to the vet, but Orzo actually likes going to the vet and seeing somebody he doesn't see very often. He even asked for loves from the vet who did surgery on him several years ago. Funny boy. My friends with cats have to fight them to get them in the carrier. I put Orzo's in front of him and he walks in. I just have to get his tail the rest of the way in so it doesn't get caught in the zipper.



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Our church does pet blessing on St Francis Day, but my cats would be traumatized by being confined and around strange people and animals. It's a blast for dogs, though.

Allison, I've spilled litter, too, it's a pain to get up.

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I have heard off those pet blessings! My own congregation does not do it, but i have read that some do. I would love to take my cat to be blessed.

I tried a similar recipe once, and did not like it. But I do APPRECIATE any simplifications any one or place on line can tell me, so thank you.

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10/6/19 10:19 P

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I saw an easy cake on FB yesterday. A bit high in calories, though. It's in a microwave dish, but maybe could do it on an oven, Similar to one on here. 1 box cake mix an 1 can pumpkin. mix together and bake, Immediately strew caramel sauce over and top with walnuts, Or in my case I'd use pecans.

Today I took Orzo and Cassie to a blessing of the animals. Haven't ever done that before, but they needed it.



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More than happy to give a Goodie to people who really support the team!

I wanted to buy lots of canned pumpkin and begin hoarding it and baking with it and using it in entrees before it starts to disappear off the shelves, but I am too tired lately to do much elaborate cooking. So right now I have a boxed brownies mix baking in the oven. I have a ton of walnuts, I could have added those, but i am, as I said, very tired lately.

I spilled a lot of cat sand on the kitchen floor this morning! Took an effort to clean that up.

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The team goodie was well timed. I'm busy processing pumpkin for the freezer. Mr. Brian the cat is not impressed.

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Good morning. Thanks for the team goodie!

Off to church soon.

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Our contrast in temperatures wasn't quite as much as yours, but it has been getting cold in the mornings. Usually waking up to 43-44 degrees now. Highs have been 70s and 80s, but today was just 67 (maybe) and expected to only about 60 tomorrow. Then have a few days in the 70s and Thursday down to the 40s for a high. I am not ready for that. I had to turn on the furnace the other day because in the house was only 60 and that is cold when there isn't any sun around to make things warmer. I really need to get the new fleece lined house in here for Orzo. He catches cold too easily.

I ran out of the canned food for Orzo and gave him some of the Science Diet sample I had. He wouldn't touch it. He has been having problems throwing up after his dry food, so I also needed to get him some of that. Got coupons from Petco for Blue, so got him a bag of that plus four cans. I hope he likes all those cans. They should last a couple weeks, hopefully, until we can go to the Pet Food Pantry.



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Wow what a contrast in temperatures! Been dropping down here into the 70s and one day it was even 67 degrees but for the next four days here in Northern California highs of mid 80s expected.

I bought a new toy for Harleigh. I didn't replace her sturdy wand that is safe to leave lying around but had worn out with an identical one from Petco. Instead, I bought her one for half the price at Walmart. I can't leave it lying around because the parts are not safe and supervise the play, but she really likes it. It's orange feathers with bells and I cut off part of it because I didn't want her to be hit with it during play, but it's another toy--a spider like thing, bright yellow with purple legs with bells on the end and a blue feather tail. Good for her entertainment.

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Good morning. It's 45 degrees out there, quite a drop from the 95 just two days ago.

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I got the date on the calendar for Mom's move, and I submitted the paperwork for her to leave her current place. A stressful month ahead, but we'll get through it.

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I have an appointment this morning to lock down a date for the move so I can get the movers scheduled, and start the move out process where she is now. My brother's other son lives in San Fran, he'll be flying east to help out, so both of his sons will help keep that con woman of a girlfriend away. It's good to have so much support!

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You have the strength to get through this change and supervising as well as being in charge of the move--I know you can do it Nell!

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Stay strong, Nell.



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Hang in there, Nell!
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This will be a busy and stressful month for me, I'll be moving Mom to assisted living. But in a month it will be over.

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Happy October!!!

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Allison, that is great. Mostly Orzo is here for me, I think, but if he says it's dinner time he is very bossy about it, so I am his servant. He's beginning to think he is King, though, and always entitled to my chair -- His Throne.



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That is a GREAT sign! And sooooo true!!!
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I have had a good time catching up reading every post since my last one that I posted. We love our babies, we are their servants!! I had some good belly laughs.



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Rosie had me up before the alarm, which is fine, I had to get up to get ready for church.

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My fur kids are all I have. I have to do whatever I can for them.



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Wow, you guys do more for your cats than I do. They lead, I follow. They have it made.

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Nell, Orzo is like that. Yowls for his canned food, then turns his nose up at it. I think I have figured out that he does have a hard time with the chunks of food, though. He will have a fit trying to get them off his teeth sometimes. I think the pate is better for him, though they don't seem to be selling as much of it as the chunks or flakes. Flakes he doesn't do too bad with, but if the chunks (or cuts) are too big he will really have problems.

I have been getting alkaline water for Cassie since she has lymphoma and Orzo has decided that is the better tasting water, I think. There is a bowl of water in the hallway that is filtered water that I get from Natural Grocers (reverse osmosis type that they have for refills), but he has been ignoring it lately. I haven't tried the alkaline water myself, so I am not sure what it tastes like. I do know it costs a lot more, but cancer isn't suppose to live in an alkaline environment, so I am getting it. The bottles are better than the ones I've been using for refills of the filtered, so I am going to mark the label and use them for the refills I get.



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When we first got Loki from the Humane Society, Loki was doing a mad rush of the food bowl every time we tried to feed him, getting in the way of us feeding him. Some years ago my daughter gave me a "clicker" training kit for cats that included a "clicker" and instruction booklet. Basically you "click" whenever the cat does what you want and immediately (within one second) follow up with a treat.

Loki isn't dumb, but he isn't the smartest cat we've ever had. It took us about three weeks to train Loki through a sequence of "get on the rug," "lay down," "stay," and finally (with the ringing of a bell) "come." He has to "stay" while we put his food down and wait until the "come" command. Loki does it under protest. He grumbles after the commands (except for "come") as if to complain this is demeaning and, if he didn't want his food so badly, he wouldn't do it.

We also added hand signals to go with the verbal commands, thinking cats might do better with body language. Loki had the hardest time grasping the concept of "stay," and I realized, unlike the other commands, "stay" is essentially a command to "do nothing." He finally figured it out though.

The ringing of the food bell that goes with the "come" command came in handy when Loki zoomed outside last year. (Loki is strictly an indoor cat.) He was in the vicinity, but wouldn't come back. I put a little tuna on his treat plate, brought it outside and rang his dinner bell loudly. Loki raced back to the house and his treat, and I brought him back inside.

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That made me giggle, Nell! Yes we are their servants, not the other way around! I posted that link to the article on training cats and I am just in awe of it. Train my cat to do what thing I want?? I don''t think so! There is a Polish city or maybe it's in Russia somewhere--a tourist attraction happens to be a cat circus! I think I am really in love with the idea of training cats but it's a little out of my ability zone.

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No wonder you toss their wet food if it hasn't been eaten in a half hour, Nell! Cats can be such autocratic jerks! They're just lucky we love them to pieces.
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I didn't train the cats to eat at a certain time, the timing is for my benefit. There is always dry food out, they won't go hungry, and I change their water twice a day. They yammer for their wet food sometimes, then just lick at it. They have trained me.

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That sounds like it might be effective in training a cat to eat on time. I don't think it would work with Harleigh. I was going to weigh her every month and got too busy to do it this month! Well, September isn't quite over yet. Maybe Friday or next week.

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I only keep the food down for maybe half an hour. Anything not eaten in that time goes down the disposal.

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We bought some Everyday Essentials pate on clearance for Loki. When he got his breakfast of 1/3 can of it, Loki at me as it to say, "Seriously?" He nibbled at it, but it took him 2 hours to eat his breakfast. Normally a breakfast of 1/3 can of Friskies pate is gone in 5 minutes--and he's licked the bowl clean.
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My Mom sent me a small 3 oz can of "Beef Pate" from whatever brand her cats are eating. (Aldi?) So far, Ms. Harleigh has turned up her nose at it. I am pretty sure it will congeal and harden overnight and be replaced with something more acceptable in the morning. emoticon

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Thank you! Colorful and beautiful quote!

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I used to think Orzo figured eating time by the sun, but he will come in at 3 in the morning and tell me it was time to eat, too. Or 4 in the afternoon for supper.



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I didn't feed Harleigh at the time she wanted me to, and then when I went to feed her an hour later--she had removed herself to the upper shelf in the closet. I think that was her way of letting me know she was a little miffed at me. She doesn't go up there that often. Didn't stop her from eating her breakfast, though.

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I woke up at 3, it's still too early to feed the cats. They are not happy, they make demands based on me, not the clock.

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A great reason to not iron!

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Well, Harleigh is no longer afraid of the garbage truck but she still is afraid of the screech sound the ironing board makes when unfolded. Probably because I hardly ever use it!

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I wish my cats were calmer around noisy machinery. They tolerate the range hood fan, that's about it.

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Hi all. I have four more weeks of physical therapy. it's getting better little by little. My therapist Eric approved my compression sleeve--it's a got only about 5-6% support but that counts a lot.
While I am at physical therapy (2x a week), my IHSS worker goes back to my apartment and does a little house work. Otherwise, she would miss out on her hours and only get paid 20 minutes for transportation. Harleigh is now VERY relaxed. Kathy was vacuuming the curtains in my bedroom and she says my kitty remained in the window the whole time, completely ignoring her.

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