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1/5/19 10:08 P

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Good point Shelley, I'll start the new 2019 thread. And glad that the visa process may finally see an end. Glad you had a great visit for Christmas, with no sulking DD's ex to spoil it!

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Ya think maybe we should start a new thread called 2019?

Anyway, I had a good safe drive to visit my daughter and grands, and she said it was the best Christmas they'd had in a long time, now that her ex wasn't around to spoil it with his sulking.

And I didn't put on a whole heck of a lot of weight, so getting it back will be easier - especially since I started getting back on my bike.

While we still have some glitches in my DH's visa process, there is a possibility he'll be here before the end of the year once we iron them out. (So many demands on the paperwork!)
But even if not, I'll be going there this summer.


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1/1/19 7:35 A

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Happy New Year team!

Hope it is a good year for all of us.

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12/31/18 1:24 P

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I had a great trip, fun seeing family and old friends to celebrate Christmas.My sister and I stayed in an apartment we rented through AirB&B; very convenient location.

It's hard to believe that 2018 is almost over. Happy New Year's eve, everyone!

I hope your 2019 is filled with good health, fun and laughter, and travel.

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12/22/18 4:19 A

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Have fun Alison.

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12/22/18 12:25 A

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I'll be in California with my family next week. I'll try to check in but probably won't have much computer time

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12/17/18 4:21 A

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Good to hear from you Shel. You have been missed.

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I was dreaming just last night that the wind was blowing so hard and you could see swirlies in the trees and clouds - not tornadoes, but something like out of a painting by Van Gogh! Next Sunday I start my drive for Georgia to visit my DD and grands. Been a long time since I made a long drive - I'm taking it in 2 stages, stopping at a B&B on the way there and back. I'll be bringing Christmas cookies that I made yesterday!


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I remember the Columbas Day storm that knocked people off their feet in Eugene in 1962. A lot of wind and some rain.



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I'd rather get our snow storm than a typhoon!

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12/12/18 6:04 A

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When we have blowy and stormy a typhoon is coming...



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Blowy and stormy here today

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Happy December to all, and enjoy!!
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Alison, what a lovely painting. Thank you for thinking of me.



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12/3/18 2:39 P

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Jane I will be praying for your health and healing. And here is a virtual holiday card to wish you well. ( I'm trying to learn to paint watercolors)





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12/3/18 5:44 A

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Alison, I will be having a procedure done to get rid of the polyps and hopefully the raised red area in my bladder. I go in every Monday for awhile and then once a month for awhile.

My God is still on His throne!



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Shelley it is great that you are planning a trip to see your daughter and grandchildren. And nice that you were with your pastor's family for Thanksgiving. Jane, good luck at your appointment.

I'm going to try cross-country skiing for the first time this year; just a short relatively level ski (the Nordic ski equivalent of the bunny slope!) I don't want to fall. My friend that planned to go with me canceled, so I will be even more cautious than usual.

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12/1/18 7:03 A

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Great to hear from you Shell! Spending time with your daughter and the grands sounds wonderful. Hope you make it.

Yes, December is upon us.

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It's DECEMBER already, can yoiu believe it? I've been planning a road trip down to Georga to visit my DD and grands - haven't seen them since they left in March due to her ex's abuses. Thanksgiving was really different, going from a household of 8 down to me and my cat! I do like having my house to myself, but I miss my DD and grands! I spent Thanksgiving with my pastor and his family, though, so it was really nice.


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So good to hear you got rain and the mountains got snow. My other friends will be delighted.

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YAY! We finally got some rain, and the mountains finally have fresh snow!

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windy here...


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A sun shine day, nice to be out...
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I am thankful that I live in the tropics and so I do not experience cold weather.

We have white sand beaches that are nice year round including New Years Day.

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48 degrees here...

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Happy "T" Day...
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I made it to church this evening. Everyone shared what they are thankful for. It was a great blessing.

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11/19/18 11:40 P

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I'm headed off to Arizona to visit my brother and family for the holidays. I'm driving this time, so I leave tomorrow for a two day road trip. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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Snow missed us, thankful,
need to do some errands...

Enjoy your weekend!!


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I remember the devastation of Mt. St. Helen's and then the way the wildlife came back in just a few years. The main thing the area needs is rain and plenty of it.

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Thinking of all tonite...




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11/12/18 6:38 P

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Very sad to also see the devastation from the California wildfires. This drought is making the fire conditions very volatile! (I live in Oregon but I have visited the devastated California town of Paradise)

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Shel, the eye of the typhoon was 100 miles north of us. We had tropical storm winds of less than 90 mph. Guam did not loose power. Saipan and Tinian were devastated.



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Jane, so glad you weathered the typhoon!


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Two people lost their lives which is almost a miracle considering how many homes and buildings were destroyed.

Tourism is not going to be there for sometime.



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Wow. I can't believe the devastation shown in that photo. What a disaster.
I will pray for all the those who were injured, lost loved ones, or lost their homes and/or jobs.

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I put two new pictures on my page of Saipan before and after Yutu. You may want to check them out.

Still staying at home. Nose is not running as much but it is congested.

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Jane I hope you get well soon. Several of my friends have the flu, even though they got the flu shot. So this may be another year where the vaccine doesn't match the actual virus.

Bend is in the high desert, but even so we are at less than half our regular precipitation for the past year, and this year is even lower for year-to-date. (The precipitation year starts over again each Oct. 1, so YTD is just one month)

That photo of the eye of the typhoon is AMAZING. Wow. I am so glad you are safe!

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I had not realized you were in a drought situation. I remember Bend being on the other side of the mountains so dryer that the Willamette Valley.

I am still sick and not planning to go to church tomorrow. I do have to take my trash can out to the curb for a pick up early in the morning, or whenever...

Below is a picture of the eye of Typhoon Yutu as it went over Tinian.







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So sorry you are sick Jane! Get well soon.

It finally started to rain a little bit here. I hope it POURS. The trees are stressed from the drought.

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I had a runny nose yesterday and now today it is even worse. I am having trouble breathing.

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Jane I will be praying for you, and all those in the path of Super Typhoon Yutu.

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I am doing this early because I may have no power later this evening. Super Typhoon Yutu looks like it will pass between Tinian and Rota sometime tonight / early tomroow morning. The eye is big! At this time Guam is expeceted to experience tropical storm strenght winds but that could knock out our power. If you do not hear from me I am fine. My house is concrete including the roof, the metal shutters are secured on the windows. If we end up without power tomorrow I will go to a hotel for the night so I can use my bipap machine. People here who are living in substandard housing are being urged to go to typhoon secured shelters.

Remember, a typhoon is another name for hurricane.

Take care everyone.

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I'm interested in trying barre! I hope I can find a beginner class.

Jane, I am glad you got the notice!

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I started doing barre and I love it!

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I got the notice that you posted ALIHIKES so hopefully I will see more posts now.

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Jane I donít get notices either. I think my new computer anti-virus program blocks them.

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Not sure why I have not been getting notices from the posts on this team.

I am alive and kicking.

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Today I finally finished underglazing the cats I'd made with scrabble boards and laptops. They're in the kiln right now. I also made a batch of chili - yummy! I set some aside for my friend Becky. We went out for breakfast today. We were both feeling like one of those big breakfasts where you would have to dirty up half the pans in the kitchen if you made it at home. The good thing is, I couldn't - or DIDN'T - finish, so I took the rest home, which will be good for supper. (I had some of the chili for lunch - SOOOOO good!)
I also did some yard work - broke up some more branches and put them in the trash. I think the pile actually looks a little less massive!


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I had a great weekend, with a visit from my sister and her family. We enjoyed hiking in the fall colors, and they did a longer/harder hike yesterday (I'm glad I stayed home, that one would have been double my maximum distance). Sunny days and freezing nights.
Shelley, sounds like you are making huge progress in preparing your home and clearing out items. And I am glad you are doing your ceramics!
Nan, glad you had a great weekend!

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Enjoyed the weekend...
Hope you did also.


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Another chilly rainy day.
Yesterday after work my coworker and I went out for a hot meal at a local steakhouse. SHE picked up the tab, which was greatly appreciated!
Today after sparking I plan to do some work on my ceramics, painting them and hopefully firing them. Meanwhile I will also be tackling my sunporch whenever I have to go up to the bathroom anyway. That will involve going through the bags and boxes my DD left behind and taking out the clothing to donate (which she said I could do - after all, they've managed without it since March!) But the toys I will cram into my van when I go to visit them in December over Christmas break. I've already arranged for my B&B's on the way there and back.


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Shelley your scrabble group sounds so fun, it is wonderful to stay connected with old friends!

Another rainy day, we canceled our hike and met for lunch instead. After lunch, we walked downtown to the harvest fair, enjoyed looking at the wonderful creative artwork! I'm sorry for the exhibitors, they were stuck shivering in their tents. But the knitters with the fun and festive hats were doing a booming business!

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Raining here too - got dark suddenly! I am excited today to be able to host our almost-monthly Scrabble game. It's not so much the game we look forward to - that's just kind of an excuse. We are 4 friends from adolescence - over 50 years! and after some years of being out of touch we started trying to get together once a year, and now once a month. Because I had always had so many people and animals living with me, it was rarely at my house. But now everyone has moved out and away, and I just have my very friendly cat Rosie (and all my friends like cats). So I am getting things set up - the table has the dishes I brought back from Peru, which Levi had gotten as a prize for his salesmanship. They're not super fancy, but they are OURS, Levi's and mine. The old plates I've boxed up to take to Goodwill. Anyway, we'll have lunch together and talk for hours and maybe get a game of Scrabble in there!
Meanwhile, I've been sweeping and cleaning. For some reason it isn't as DIRTY as when there were EIGHT people living here!



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YAY! It's finally raining here, and making a dent in ending the long drought! My water-stressed big trees are heaving a big sigh of relief (me too!)

And I encourage everyone to send prayers and healing thoughts to SparkGuy Chris Downey today, he is having brain surgery to remove a (probably benign) brain tumor, diagnosed after he had a seizure yesterday. And a reminder to share love with each other, and live each day with hope, gratitude and prayer. emoticon

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Itís definitely fall here. Time to rake the leaves daily, get out the winter clothes, put away the summer items, start to winterize the yard. emoticon

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October 2018

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The weather did everything today! Sunny, cloudy, rainy, thunderstorms, hail storm!

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60's and sunny...enjoy!

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Love seeing the majas video, and REALLY loved seeing your clay art creations on your blog. It is a very cool brisk fall day here in Central Oregon (froze during the night, warmed to the low sixties by afternoon). A great day (after church) to do chores and clean the garage!

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Yesterday it was quite windy, the cooler air coming in. I had the fan on at the beginning of the evening when I went to bed but turned it off in the middle of the night. NOw it's a pleasant fall day!
After I do some Sparking I'm going to get at the clay and make some majas (aka paca), a large rodent. If you check out my spark blog from today you can see a link to a video tha tshows the critter. Quite interesting! And it IS delicious. I mean, I've had guinea pig and squirrel, and there isn't much meat on them, but majas is bigger. It's a very tasty, tender meat!


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Supposed to get in the upper 80's today - summer's last HURRAH before more autumnal temperatures!


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Brisk and clear here (40s in the a.m., warming to mid 60s by afternoon)

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Shelley, welcome back to the US and to your new school building! I really enjoyed reading your Peru blogs. I hope you are able to bring Levi here soon.

I loved the Badlands!

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Good morning from my neck of the woods! September, and I'm back working at school. But while the school is the same, the building is different, as we're using another one while ours is being renovated over the next 2 years. One nice thing about this building, it has air conditioning - we sure appreciated it last week when the temps soared. Another good thing from a health standpoint is that I have to do a lot more walking to take kids to the bathroom and such - I'm sure it's gonna get my weight down, especially as I make healthier eating choices. But boy, I'm tired out by the end of the day!

Ali, I've been to the Badlands - impressive!


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Welcome to September, iím Just back from vacation touring the national parks. I loved Badlands, Yellowstone, and Grand Tetons.

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Was at a church last night, and as it grew later, before we hit the road I thought it would be wise to take a potty break. But we were in a rather undeveloped area so no bathroom facilities were at hand. Pastora Pilar led me out into the dark and fog and stood guard while I copped a squat - and I DIDN'T get my shoes! Victory! Anyway, such things don't bother or phase me in the least (altho' I'm glad I didn't have to do number 2!) because I know that's how MANY (if not most) people in the world live - INCLUDING (to our shame) in the USA. I consider it part of the missionary adventure. And as I said, for me a victory, to have the strength in the joints and legs to do the necessary and not getting my shoes in the process.

I saw Mt Rushmore ages ago as a teenager. Haven't been to midwest in a long time. I hope to do a roadtrip with Levi when he finally comes stateside!


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Welcome back Shelley! Glad to hear you have internet, and that you are walking so much. Lima is a beautiful city, and I am glad you have been with your family.

I leave tomorrow for a tour of the national parks (Mt Rushmore, Badlands, Yellowstone, and Grand Tetons. I'm excited (and still madly organizing and repacking)

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Today it's just me and Psa. Sabina, so I instructed her how to make tuna melts for our lunch. Later she's going to see if she can get a taxi to take us to the "cerro" (higher grounds) where she's raised up a work. She usually walks but it's steep and far. But she says taxis usually don't like to go, for not only how steep, but also how narrow and twisty the roads are. So, if she can't find any willing, I'll send her with my camera to take pix.



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1/30/13: 202
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3/31/2014: 204
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9/5/2016: 217
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I did a LOT of walking today. My feet hurt! But I'm proud of myself for how much I walked! emoticon


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6/21/12: 226
12/6/12: 210
12/13/12: 208
1/6/13: 205
1/30/13: 202
11/18/13: 212.5 :(
1/6/2014: 210
3/31/2014: 204
9/28/2014: 197.5
9/5/2016: 217
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Hello, everyone! Now that I am in Lima for a while, I have more regular internet access, as my hosts have a computer here. While I was in Pucallpa I could get to the internet cabina only every few days, so I had to limit my time. I mainly transferred photos from my camera to my flash drive and blogged on Facebook and Spark.

(me with Levi in Pucallpa)


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3/31/2014: 204
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Smoke is finally blowing in a different direction, which is a relief (air quality here in Oregon has been pretty awful from all the wildfires). It's strange to live here where the air is usually pristine -- and to have more pollution than Beijing and Mexico City!

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I do not have a printer so had a friend print my flights to and from Budapest and a copy of my stay there. I do not do this when I fly United but these are paid tickets and my hotel is in a foreign country but the reservation was made with Hotels.com.

Just a few more days and I am in for some long flights again.

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Happy Tuesday Nan! And welcome home Jane, sounds like you had a good trip! (but long flights home are always exhausting)

I spent the day at the High Desert Museum with a friend, LOVED seeing the otters and the raptors! And it was fun seeing the young parents with their babies and children all having a good time. My friend has been very much tied down with family responsibilities and was glad to have a break.

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I have the vehicle that I will take to the hotel in Budapest lined up. It will cost me 30 euro.



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Rain here last nite, but now just
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I got home Sunday evening after a lay over in Japan because the flights were so full. It was a good trip. I went swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. The water was rough then due to a tropical disturbance but very warm. I had waded in the Gulf before but not gone in. The water around Guam is much cooler but again it is the Philippine Sea part of the Pacific Ocean so a much larger body of water than the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hope your August is going great so far! We're in an extended hot smoky spell, making outdoor exercise difficult

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Hot and smoky here! (we're 300 miles from the big fires raging in California, but the smoke is blowing north into Oregon). Tomorrow should be cooler. We're suffering from a drought and the trees are very stressed.

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Reunion at our local city park
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Cloudy today, and cooler....
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Where was your reunion, Nan?

I returned from my vacation to discover the power had been out for some time at my home, and my freezer and refrigerator were filled with melted/too warm food. The power company was great, they came right away. A squirrel had chewed into the transformer box at the top of the pole that brings power to my home (squirrel did not survive his encounter with voltage). Anyway I have been cleaning up the melted stuff, throwing out LOTS of formerly healthy food, and restocking basics. I mostly miss (and can't replace) the frozen wild salmon that my neighbor brought back from his fishing expedition.

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