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LYNN, YOU NEED TO POST THIS IN AUGUST CHAT
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JOY ... WE HAD A LIVELY DISCUSSION ABOUT JUDGING SMALL UNDERWATER DESIGNS ... CJ WAS ASKING ABOUT PROPORTION AND WHAT IS CONSIDERED THE DESIGN SPACE ALLOTTED. JM GOT A LITTLE DEFENSIVE ... THOUGHT CJ WAS PUTTING HER IN THE HOT SEAT WHEN ALL SHE WAS DOING WAS TRYING TO UNDERSTAND HOW TO JUDGE THEM! THEN, JM'S DESIGN WAS CLEARLY A PANEL NOT AN ARMATURE SO THAT STARTED MORE DISCUSSION ABOUT ARMATURES ...

FOUND OUT JM IS GOING TO THE NEXT STATE BOARD MEETING TO LOBBY FOR A SYMPOSIUM CLOSER TO HOME IN 2014. WILL BE NICE IF SHE CAN ACCOMPLISH IT. MAYBE WE CAN HAVE IT ABOUT ARMATURES ... WITH OUR ALLIED ABOUT HOW TO UNDERSTAND DESIGN SPACE AND PROPORTION FOR SMALL DESIGNS OR HOW TO DECIDE WHEN SOMETHING DRIED BECOMES RE-PURPOSED.

SPENT THIS AFTERNOON TRANSPLANTING IN MY GARDEN ... PUT SOME OF NEIGHBORS POKERS ALONG BACK PROPERTY LINE BEHIND POND, THEN PUT SOME IRIS I PULLED OUT A WHILE AGO AND HAD IN POTS ... THEY WENT IN THE SAME AREA AS THE POKERS. BUTCHERED MY MINI LILAC ... IT WAS GETTING VERY OVERGROWN, AND I WANTED A BROADER LOWER BUSH. SURE HOPE MY TRIMMING WORKS.

TIME TO MAKE HOT-DOGS AND SALAD FOR OUR SUPPER ... CATCH EVERYONE LATER



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MY OLD FRIEND, VERTIGO. USUALLY LASTS 3 DAYS, BUT DON'T FEEL REAL BAD TONIGHT, SO I'M HOPING I LUCKED OUT THIS TIME. NEED TO REMEMBER TO TALK TO DOC ABOUT IT, AND SEE IF I CAN GET SOME MEDS....

CONGRATULATIONS LYNN!! I FELT SO BAD BECAUSE I COULDN'T COME OVER. HOPE SOMEONE TOOK LOTS OF PICTURES SO I CAN AT LEAST SEE THEM. WAS THERE ANYTHING IMPORTANT THAT I NEED TO KNOW, DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING?

HAVE TO GO SEE WHAT DH WANTS. HE JUST HOLLERED AT ME. THINK HE'S HAVING A NASTY REFLUX PROBLEM RIGHT NOW, AND IS PROBABLY IN PAIN....


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JOY, WHAT CAUSED THIS? MAYBE CUTTING THE GRASS AND GETTING WIPED OUT? HOPE YOU FEEL BETTER TOMORROW.

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WAS SUPPOSED TO GO TO A JUDGES COUNCIL MEETING AND FLOWER SHOW TODAY. I'M STILL IN MY PJ'S. GOT UP TO GET READY THIS MORNING, AND ABOUT FELL OVER. STILL WASN'T RIGHT AFTER I'D GONE TO THE BATHROOM, SO I LAID BACK DOWN FOR A BIT. TRIED AGAIN, GAVE UP, AND CALLED SOMEONE TO SAY I WASN'T COMING. BEEN "UPRIGHT" FOR A FEW MIN. NOW, BUT STILL SHAKEY AND WOBBLY. FELL ONCE TRYING TO PICK SOMETHING UP FROM THE FLOOR. JUST CALL ME GRACE, I GUESS. JUST WISH MY HEAD WOULD QUIT SPINNING....

WATCHING THE LITTLE HUMMINGBIRD MOTHS OUT THE WINDOW AGAIN. THEY ARE SO UGLY THEY ARE CUTE, AND SO LITTLE. JUST BUZZING ALL OVER THE PLACE... I DID GET SOME PICTURES OF THEM, SO I'LL POST THEM LATER.

ED AND I MOWED LAST NIGHT. WHAT A MESS. THE GRASS WAS SO LONG IT'S JUST PILED OUT THERE. BUT NOW IF IT RAINS AGAIN, WE DON'T NEED TO WORRY ABOUT IT FOR A FEW DAYS. TOOK US ABOUT 3 HOURS, WITH BOTH TRACTORS GOING. PLANNED ON COMING IN TO FIX DINNER, AND HE TOLD ME I DIDN'T WANT TO COOK, THAT I WAS TIRED, SO I DIDN'T ARGUE. WE WENT TO POCO BANDIDTO HOPING MY NIECE WAS WORKING...SHE WASN'T. HAD YUMMY BURGERS. THEY WERE SO BIG I ATE 1/2 AND WAS FULL...

LOOKS NICE OUT, BUT I'M NOT GOING TO VENTURE FURTHER THAN MAYBE THE FRONT PORCH. WOULD HATE TO FALL IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD...SURE HOPE THIS DARN VERTIGO GOES AWAY SOON!


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Having my last end of the semester party today at lunch. I will surely miss everybody but maybe I can go out there for a visit sometime.

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AMAZING WHAT ONE CAN GROW IN A SHORT GROWING SEASON.
TODAY IS THE END OF JULY---IT DID GO BY QUICKLY---WILL START A NEW CHAT EITHER TONIGHT OR TOMORROW MORNING SO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR IT.
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that's quite the veggie garden you have Kathie. I probably have one of the world's smallest - it's only about 4'x8' but I've got a tomato plant, 2 rows of raddishes that aren't doing anything!, 2 rows of carrots that may mature, lol, and a row of cucumbers that are getting ready to climb the fence. I also have basil and parsley. Our growing season is so much shorter than yours though - late May to early Sept. Sometimes things are ok until mid-late Oct but there is always the chance of a killer frost. I was just looking at a map and I'm in Peterborough, On. and if I run my finger across the map to the west, we would be about halfway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis for a comparison of how far north we are. I've lived in Northern Ontario for about 10 years (Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie) but had enough of the extra snow and cold, thank-you very much, lol. My greatest love in gardening are my perennial beds, particularly the Hostas, the Heucheras, and the Daylilies. Happy gardening all.

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JOY, HOPE YOU DID NOT OVERDO! BE NICE AND SHARE! LOL
ROSES, ENJOY THE COOKOUT!
GLAD TO HEAR WHICH ONES YOU LIKE AND WHY---I AM THINKING OF GOING BACK TO USING BIG POTS FOR MINE FOR NEXT YEAR---i DON'T THINK THEY GET ENOUGH SUN BACK WHERE WE PUT THE VEGGIE BED---TREES HAVE GOTTEN TOO BIG BACK THERE AND GIVING TOO MUCH SHADE.

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emoticon I have a few favorites so far but I've planted them so they don't all bloom at same time, so I'll still be having surprises popping up in Oct and possibly Nov. (last year they were blooming through November due to summer like conditions) So far my favorites are the beefmaster (for hubbys sandwiches in his lunch box), Homestead Heirloom (I like the amount and sizes these plants put out!), Park's Whopper, I've been adding the Roma's to homemade guacamole dip this past 2 weeks, and the Super Sweet 100 which are growing in pots on my deck and I grab them for salads emoticon or a quick cold dish which involves cucumbers, squash, onion, etc.

A few of you have asked why so many (?) I love trying a variety of tomatoes every year and I give a lot away. When I give my neighbor a bagful - he gives me cucumbers and squash, when I give my gf a bagful (she gives me herbs) I do grow herbs so she gives me the ones I don't grow. I give the mailman a bagful and he brings my mail to the door even though he doesn't have to. I gave the insurance man a bagful yesterday and my husband's boss. We still have a lot of green ones so we've been enjoying fried green tomatoes and they'll turn red about the time the other plants start dwindling down. Also, there are a few with flowers, as you all know, they are getting ready to make tomatoes for Sept and Oct.

We have a few pumpkins that are the size of melons now. Very fun to watch. emoticon The blueberries are doing well, I actually took a few cuttings and have started a few more with root hormone powder. I also did this with our cherry tree (that is a first for me so I hope it takes)

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TOOK MY FINAL EXAM THIS MORNING. GOING TO HAVE THE END OF THE SEMESTER COOKOUT TOMORROW. IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE THIS WAS MY LAST CLASS. I WILL MISS EVERYBODY SO MUCH.

HOT HERE TODAY. THE MAN IS OUT THERE TAKING CARE OF MY LAWN. HE DOES SUCH A GOOD JOB ON IT.

HOPE EVERYONE HAS A GREAT AFTERNOON.

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MIKE IS SWEATING HIS BUTT OFF OUT THERE. GOT A LOT DONE, LOTS MORE TO DO, BUT WHAT IS DONE IS LOOKING NICE. NEED TO GO OUT AND TALK TO HIM, SEE IF HE WANTS TO FINISH UP TODAY, OR COME BACK IN THE MORNING.

DECK IS DONE EXCEPT FOR THE SKIRTING TO KEEP THE CRITTERS OUT - I HOPE! AT LEAST I'LL BE ABLE TO SEE IF SOMETHING TRIES TO DIG UNDER, AND I CAN DO SOMETHING THEN.

I'M HUNGRY. GOT TO GO FIND SOME LUNCH. MAYBE I'LL BE NICE AND SEE IF MIKE WANTS A SANDWICH TOO....

LOL! ENDED UP PULLING WEEDS FOR HALF AN HOUR! NOW I'M HOT AND SWEATY!!

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JOY, HOPE HE SHOWS UP AND GETS LOTS DONE FOR YOU---HOW IS THE DECK PROGRESSING?
LYNN, SHE JUST MIGHT AS THAT KIND OF SOUNDS LIKE IT WOULD BE A SAFETY ISSUE FOR SMALL CHILDREN AND A PLACE WHERE VARMINTS OF ALL KINDS COULD NEST THERE.
BEEN LOVELY HERE THIS MORNING TOO---BUT LEAVING SOON FOR THE NEW TIRES SO WILL SHUT UP THE HOUSE AND TURN THE AC ON AS IT IS GETTING WARMER OUTSIDE---I SAT OUT ON THE PORCH AND WENT THRU 2 BAGS OF JUNK AND EMPTIED THEM---MOST THINGS WENT IN THE TRASH---ALSO SAT OUT THERE AND READ THIS MORNING WHILE I ICED MY KNEE---IT DID HELP.

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MORNING ALL ... WE HAVE ANOTHER GORGEOUS DAY IN NORTHWESTERN PA!!! SUN IS SHINING, ITS 67° AND ONLY SUPPOSED TO GET INTO THE MID 70s BEFORE THE DAY IS OVER.
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WANTED TO STOP IN JUST TO SAY HI AND MAYBE VENT A LITTLE
HAD A WONDERFUL WEEKEND ... SPENT FROM 10AM - 4PM WALKING AROUND AT THE BUFFALO GARDEN WALK ... STOPPED ONLY TO EAT LUNCH. WE LUCKED OUT ON THE RAIN ... IT SPUTTERED A LITTLE WHILE WE WERE AT LUNCH, THEN NOT AGAIN TIL JUST BEFORE 4 ... NEVER DID GET OUR UMBRELLAS OUT. THE RAIN FINALLY HIT ON OUR RIDE HOME IN THE BUS.

SUNDAY WE HAD A PICNIC FOR FAMILY ... BRO & SIL, SIS & BIL, MOM, 2 OF MY KIDS, AND A COUPLE COUSINS ... THE ONLY DOWN SIDE WAS THE TRASH MY NEIGHBOR PUT BEHIND HER GARAGE!!! SHE IS THE CORNER HOUSE SO HER GARAGE IS ABOUT 4 FEET FROM MY PROPERTY LINE, AND NOT TOO FAR FROM MY DECK. LAST WEEKEND HER DTR HAD FRIENDS OVER FOR A POOL PARTY SO THEY CLEANED OUT HER GARAGE TO PUT TABLES/CHAIRS AND FINALLY REMOVED ALL THE TINY MAPLE TREES THAT WERE GROWING IN HER GUTTERS. DUMPED THE GUTTER MESS ON THE GROUND, BAGS OF CARDBOARD, A PORTABLE POTTY, OLD BATHROOM VANITY & COUNTER TOP, AND OTHER ASSORTED GOODIES RIGHT WHERE WE COULD SEE THEM.

EVERYTHING WAS STILL THERE WHEN I GOT BACK FROM MY SYMPOSIUM SO I NICELY ASKED HER IF SHE COULD "DO ME A FAVOR" AND REMOVE THE STUFF BEFORE MY PICNIC ON SUNDAY ... SHE SAID SHE WOULD SEE WHAT SHE COULD DO ... WHEN I ASKED SHE HAD A COUPLE OF TEEN BOYS IN HER DRIVEWAY PLAYING BASKETBALL, AND A MAN VISITING HER. PLUS SHE HAS 3 KIDS OF HER OWN THAT HAD NO PROBLEM HELPING HER PUT THE MESS THERE TO BEGIN WITH. MOST OF THE MESS HER 6 & 8 YR OLDS COULD HAVE HANDLED AND WITH A LITTLE HELP HER TEEN DAUGHTER COULD HAVE DONE THE REST. WE ARE TALKING A 20 MINUTE JOB!!!!

NEEDLESS TO SAY I WAS NOT VERY HAPPY THAT IT WAS STILL THERE WHEN I GOT HOME FROM MY BUFFALO TRIP SATURDAY NIGHT. I'VE BEEN GIVING HER THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT AND DEFENDING HER WITH THE REST OF OUR NEIGHBORS, BUT SHE REALLY DISAPPOINTED ME THIS TIME SO I DON'T KNOW IF I WILL EVER HAVE NICE THINGS TO SAY ABOUT HER AGAIN. ONE NEIGHBOR IS CHECKING TO SEE IF SHE IS VIOLATING ANY ORDINANCE BY LEAVING IT THERE ... SHE FOSTER'S KIDS AND HAS A SOCIAL WORKER THERE CHECKING UP ALL THE TIME ... DON'T KNOW IF THE MESS WILL CAUSE HER PROBLEMS OR NOT.

WELL VENT IS DONE (THANKS FOR LISTENING) AND NOW I HAVE TO FINISH MY DESIGN FOR OUR JUDGES COUNCIL FLOWER SHOW TOMORROW ... IT IS SORT OF WORKING OUT ... STILL HAVE A LITTLE TWEAKING TO DO.

HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYONE!!

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GOOD MORNING, I THINK.... TIGGER AND I WERE OUT ON THE FRONT PORCH FOR A LITTLE WHILE THIS MORNING, ENJOYING THE COOL WEATHER, RELAXING BEFORE I START MY DAY FROM HELL...0..

MIKE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE HERE BETWEEN 8 AND 9. HE WANTED TO "GET IT DONE BEFORE IT GOT HOT". IT'S ALMOST 9:30 AND HE'S NOT HERE....TYPICAL. BUT ONCE HE STARTS WORK HE IS A WORKING FOOL... SO I'LL NOT FRET ABOUT THE TIME.

NOW, THE MISSING MINUTES IS ANOTHER STORY...... I'LL PROBABLY MAKE MYSELF SICK BEFORE THIS IS OVER.

THE DAISIES ARE SAFE. I'M TALKING ABOUT A LOT OF OTHER STUFF....

MY LITTLE TINY HUMMINGBIRD MOTHS ARE BACK. THEY ARE ON THE BUTTERFLY BUSH OUTSIDE MY OFFICE WINDOW, AND ARE SO MUCH FUN TO WATCH!

GOTTA RUN. HAVEN'T EATEN YET TODAY, AND MY TUMMY IS HOLLERING. SO GUESS I'LL GO MAKE SOME PEANUT BUTTER TOAST ON SOURDOUGH BREAD, AND A GLASS OF MILK. MAY NEED SOMETHING STRONGER BEFORE THE DAY IS OVER....LOL


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WHO WAS THIS STRANGER THAT POSTED? LOL I AM SURE YOU DID FINE, JOY. CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU LEARNED. hEY, DON'T MOW DOWN THOSE DAISIES---DIG SOME UP FOR ME.
GOING TO GET NEW TIRES TODAY AND DO SOME CHORES---NO PT TODAY---THANKFULLY---THE GIRL THAT DID THE MASSAGE PART YESTERDAY ABOUT KILLED ME---MY KNEE FEELS MUCH WORSE---IF I HAVE HER FRIDAY I AM GOING TO REQUEST SOMEONE ELSE!
HAVE A GOOD ONE! IT IS REALLY NICE THIS MORNING AND I HAVE OPENED THE FRONT DOOR, BUT SUPPOSED TO GET UP TO 88 TODAY SO WILL HAVE TO EVENTUALLY SHUT IT AND TURN ON THE AC AGAIN----HOPE IT STAYS NICE TIL I GET READY TO LEAVE ---THEN I CAN JUST LOCK UP THEN AND TURN THE AC BACK ON BEFORE I LEAVE--MY APPOINTMENT IS NOT TIL THIS AFTERNOON ANYHOW.

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HELLO. THOSE CLASSES LYNN AND I HAD TO TAKE WERE VERY INTERESTING, BOTH DESIGN AND HORTICULTURE. BOTH INSTRUCTORS WERE VERY GOOD, AND I KNOW I LEARNED QUITE A BIT, BUT THE TWO 2-HOUR LONG TESTS WERE KILLERS. I THINK I DID OK IN HORTICULTURE, BUT WON'T BE AT ALL SURPRISED IF I FLUNKED DESIGN. I HATE POINT SCORING TO BEGIN WITH, AND WHEN WE HAVE TO COMMENT ON EVERYTHING WE DO, AND GIVE IT A NUMERICAL VALUE, ETC, IT FRIES MY BRAIN.

63* OUT, COLD AND DAMP. MISERABLE. FEELS LIKE EARLY NOVEMBER... WHAT HAPPENED TO SUMMER?

GOING TO MOW EVERYTHING BUT MY LILIES DOWN. CAN'T SEEM TO GET OUT THERE TO WEED LIKE I NEED TOO, AND I'M FRUSTRATED. HAVE A YOUNG MAN COMING TOMORROW TO HELP ME OUT THERE...

WILSON, SOMEONE ELSE HAS ACKNOWLEDGED YOU NEED HELP. NOW, ARE THEY GOING TO HELP YOU GET IT? I THINK IT WAS RUDE OF YOUR DAD TO INSIST YOU WORK ON HIS TRAILER WHILE YOU WERE IN DRESS CLOTHES. YOU'VE GOT TO LEARN TO TELL HIM EITHER "NO" OR "LATER" FOR YOUR OWN SAKE. COURSE, YOU COULD ALWAYS STEAL HIS BATTERY FOR HIS CHAIR...... GET SOME HELP GF BEFORE YOU END UP CRACKING UP.

HAD TACO'S FOR DINNER, AND NOW I'M HUNGRY AGAIN. GETTING AS BAD AS MY SILLY CAT...HE'S EATING LIKE A HORSE THE LAST WEEK OR SO, AND I HAVE BAD NEWS FOR HIM..... I FORGOT TO GET CATFOOD TODAY. I'LL RUN DOWN IN THE MORNING.. HE'LL LIVE. WONDER WHERE HE IS..HE WAS STALKING SOMETHING A FEW MIN. AGO AND NOW I DON'T KNOW WHERE HE WENT...

SITTING HERE YAWNING, SO I THINK I'LL GO GET SOMETHING TO DRINK, AND MAYBE A COUPLE CRACKERS, AND GO TURN IN.


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I WENT TO LOWES AND GOT SOME VINCA OFF THE CLEARANCE RACK---PAID $1 FOR 4 PLANTS---THEN CAME HOME AND ADDED THEM WHERE I NEEDED A BIT MORE. NICE TO GET BARGAINS.

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WELL HERE WE ARE MONDAY MORNING, SUNNY , CLOUDS, BACK TO SUN. WE HAD ANOTHER STORM YESTERDAY AND I WAS SINKING IN THE GRASS ON MY WALK WITH KIRBY, YES WE NEEDED THE RAIN BUT NOT AS MUCH AS WE GOT,, OH WELL I CAN'T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT, IT WILL EVENTUALLY SINK IN. AND YES OF COURSE WE LOST POWER AGAIN

WANTED TO GO TO THE POOL TODAY BUT THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH IT AND WILL BE FIXED TODAY, SO I GUESS I WILL FINISH THE REPAIRS I HAVE TO DO, THAT'S ABOUT ALL I HAVE PLANNED FOR THE DAY

TAKE CARE ALL AND ENJOY THE DAY

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WILSON, GLAD YOU GOT YOUR COMPUTER BACK. Y IKES TO THE TOES--GOOD CHOICE ON YOUR DAD'S PART---LOL ALSO GLAD YOU HAVE SOMEONE TO RENT THE APARTMENT.
DID HAVE A BIT OF RAIN LAST NIGHT--AT LEAST I DON'T HAVE TO WATER TODAY---BUT IT REALLY DID NOT AMOUNT TO MUCH SO WILL HAVE TO WATER TOMORROW. PT AND WATER AEROBICS TODAY.

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FORGOT TO MENTION I GOT MY NEW LAPTOP BACK. WAS GOING TO POST A PIC BUT CANT GET ANYTHING BECAUSE THEY ARE ALL GONE BECAUSE MY SON HAD TO TOTALLY CRASH THE WHOLE PC. LOST ALL PICS. I THINK I STILL HAVE SOME ON CAMERA I CAN RELOAD WHEN I HAVE TIME. TIME BEING THE OPERATIVE WORD! LOL I GOT TO SWEEP MY FLOOR AND DO MY DISHES TODAY!!!

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HELLO! i AM STILL ALIVE!

NANCY I LOVE THAT I AM NOT THE ONLY ONE THAT CANNOT GET THE TOMATOES TO THE HOUSE. ALL MY TOMATO PLANTS ARE ON THE DECK IN POTS AND SO FAR I HAVE ONLY GOTTEN 3 RIPE ONES, ALL OF WHICH WERE EATEN OUT THERE.

KIM I TOO SAVE SEEDS IN BAGGIES BUT JUST PUT THEM IN A DRAWER. THEN I PUT THEM IN A SPROUTER BEFORE PLANTING TO BE SURE THEY ARE STILL GOOD.

LECATES GOOD OF YOU TO GO EASY ON THE SON ROOFING. THE HEAT HAS NOT BEEN GOOD TO THEM LATELY. I HAVE A COUSIN IN OREGON THAT HAS HAD 110 DEGREES AND HIS AIR IS OUT TO LUNCH! HE LIVES IN A 5TH WHEEL CAMPER.

A FRIEND OF MINE CONTACTED ME WANTING TO RENT MY APARTMENT. I THOUGHT IT WAS READY TO GO BUT NOW MY PUMP KEEPS KICKING ON. RANGES FROM 22 MINUTES TO AN HOUR???? I CERTAINLY HOPE THERE IS NOT AN UNDERGROUND LEAK. HATE TO HAVE TO DIG UP THE LINE. SHE WANTS TO START MOVING IN TOMORROW.

IT IS OFFICIALLY MIDNIGHT HERE SO I BEST CALL IT A NIGHT. MOM HAS PROTIME IN THE MORNING AND DAD HAS PLANS FOR ME. I AM A LITTLE UPSET WITH HIM BEING SO RAMMY. HE GOT MY TOES TWICE TOADAY WHILE I WAS COOKING THEIR DINNER. (POWER CHAIR) I TOLD HIM HE COULD JUST TAKE OVER THE COOKING IF HE HAD TO BE SO CLOSE TO THE STOVE. THAT WORKED. MY TOES WERE SAFE. emoticon

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WE ARE LUCKY THAT ONE OF OUR SONS IS A ROOFER--HE DID HALF THE ROOF LAST YEAR AND WILL DO THE OTHER HALF THIS FALL----WON'T LET HIM WORK ON THE ROOF IN THE SUMMER FOR US---WORRY ENOUGH ABOUT HIM IN THIS WEATHER WITHOUT ADDING TO IT.
HAD A GOOD DINNER---FRESH CORN ON THE COB, FRESH TOMATOES, BAKED POTATO, DH HAD CUCUMBERS AND A BURGER--- IT WAS GOOD---AND I HAD A TOMATO SANDWICH FOR LUNCH---LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR FOR FRESH FOOD.

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THEY'RE CALLING FOR MORE RAIN TODAY, BUT SO FAR WE ARE 84F AND COPIOUS SUNSHINE! AND MUGGY. I SEE A BIG DARK CLOUD LOOMING, BUT IT'S NOT PHASING THE SUN OR THE HEAT. JUST HOPE IT DOESN'T SPAWN A STORM!
MY HOME WAS NOT BOTHERED BY THE 4.5 INCHES WE GOT THE OTHER DAY EXCEPT THAT IT IS APPARENT WE NEED A NEW ROOF. SPRUNG A COUPLE OF LEAKS! I HAVE SAID FOR YEARS, WITH THE LACK OF MAINTENANCE MY DH DOES ON THIS HOUSE, THAT IT WOULD FALL DOWN AROUND US AND IT'S BECOMING MORE REAL ALL THE TIME! WISH WE HAD THE $, I'D HIRE SOMEONE TO DO THE STUFF HE HASN'T GOT TIME FOR, BUT.......THERE YOU ARE! JUST HOPE WE OUTLAST THE STRUCTURAL, I GUESS!
I AM MAKING "INSIDE OUT BURGERS" FOR SUPPER WITH BAKED GARLIC HERBED FRIES. AND, OF COURSE SOME KIND OF VEGGIE. MAYBE SOME STEAMED SQUASH!
HOPE YOU ARE ALL HAVING A GREAT SUNDAY!! ((HUGS))

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KIM, GOOD ADVICE.
DAHLIA, YES, CUTTING GRASS IS A GREAT CALORIE BURN AND GOOD EXERCISE FOR US.
NIGHT, GOOD FOR YOU ON THOSE WALKS.
NOTHING MUCH PLANNED FOR TODAY---MIGHT GET SOME RAIN---YEAH! SURE HOPE SO. HAVE A GREAT DAY!

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I USUALLY PUT ANY LEFT OVER SEEDS IN A ZIPPER BAGGY & KEEP THEM IN THE REFRIGERATOR.

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That's a lot of rain, Jayne. I hope oyur home was OK. My son in Carrboro, outside of Chapel Hill had 5 and a half inches a week or two ago, and flash floods just a few streets over. So far so good. What is going on with this crazy weather? Usually Rochester is mild and pleasant. We've had scorching 90 degree days one after the other. We're not used to it, and neither are our plants.

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STORMS ROLLED IN LAST NIGHT AND THE RAIN CONTINUED TILL NOON-ISH TODAY! TOTALED 4.5 INCHES HERE, BUT A FEW MILES DOWN THE ROAD WE HAVE A RACE TRACK THAT BECAME A LAKE! CARS PARKED WERE THERE WERE ONLY VISIBLE BY THEIR TOPS! TEMPS ONLY MADE IT TO 77F, BUT SOOOO MUGGY. ENJOYING THE COOL NIGHTS, THO.
2 OF MY 6 TOMATOES ARE TURNING!!!! LIGHT ORANGE NOW. MAYBE A FEW DAYS TO A WEEK TO RIPE RED! YAY!
SO, TODAY I HAD MY DGD TILL AROUND 2, THEN FLEW TO THE GYM FOR A GOOD 35 MINUTES ON THE TREADMILL. WATCHED ONE OF THE INDIANA JONES MOVIES(PART OF IT) WHILE I WALKED. MADE THE TIME PASS PRETTY WELL!
I AM FOLLOWING THE "SPARK SOLUTION" MEAL PLAN ...STARTED TODAY. SUPPER WAS A SOUTHWEST CHICKEN & RICE DISH! I ATE A SERVING AND DH ATE A SERVING. WE BOTH LIKED IT A LOT! IT MADE A TON! I FROZE 6 MORE SERVINGS FOR LATER!!! SPARK PEOPLE ARE TEACHING ME NOT ONLY HOW TO EAT, BUT HOW TO COOK!!! I LOVE THAT THEIR RECIPES IN THE BOOK SPELL IT OUT TO US "COOKING DUMMIES"! YAY!!
LOOKING FORWARD TO TOMORROW! GYM AND ALL!!
HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A SUPER NIGHT TONIGHT AND A WONDERFUL SUNDAY!! ((HUGS))

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60 VARIETIES OF TOMATOES ARE IMPRESSIVE. I HAVE NOT BEEN ACTIVE IN THIS GROUP FOR A FEW MONTHS SO I MISSED THE PART ABOUT WHY SO MANY? DO YOU SELL THEM AT A FARM MARKET?
MY SON WORKS FOR A LARGE SUPERMARKET CHAIN. IT IS CALLED WEGMANS. AND THEY GAVE ALL THE REMAINING SEEDS TO THE EMPLOYEES A FEW WEEKS AGO. GREG NOT ONLY BROUGHT HOME FLOWERS. BUT TWO HEIRLOOM VARIETIES OF TOMATOES, NEITHER OF WHICH I HAD EVER SEEN. ONE OF THEM IS PURPLE. I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL NEXT SPRING TO TRY THEM. DOES ANYONE KNOW THE BEST WAY TO KEEP EXPIRED SEEDS WHICH ARE IN THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGE FOR ANOTHER YEAR?
TODAY I EXERCISED NOT ONLY PULLING WEEDS, BUT CUTTING MY HALF ACRE LAWN. THE PERSON WHO USED TO CUT MY GRASS IS MOVING AND DOESN'T WANT TO DO IT ANY MORE. I HAVE HAD SEVERAL DIFFERENT COMPANIES CUT MY GRASS BUT THEY DON'T WANT TO DO IT PER TRIP. THEY WANT A CONTRACT. AND WITH THE UNUSUALLY HOT WEATHER ROCHESTER NY HAS HAD, THE GRASS IS NOT GROWING ALL THAT FAST EVEN WITH THE MORE THAN USUAL AMOUNT OF RAIN. SO I CUT THE GRASS WHEN I CAN. IT'S BETTER THAN A TREADMILL. AND CHEAPER ALL THE WAY AROUND.

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JUST DROPPING IN TO SAY emoticon NOW OFF TO THE JUNGLE I GO TO FINISH MY EXERCISES.
HAVE A NICE WEEKEND.
WEATHER HERE IS IN LOWER 70 AND 80 TO .WAS REALLY CHILLY EARLY THIS MORNING ON WALK.
WELL OFF I GO.

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LOL, NANCY, BUT GUESSING YOU ARE ENJOYING THEM.
WARMER TODAY BUT NOT TOO BAD---BEARABLE FOR SUMMER---BUT HAVE TO HAVE THE AC BACK ON.
HAD A NICE WALK TODAY--WAS UP EARLY SO WHEN I GOT HOME I ICED MY KNEES AND THEN TOOK A NAP. DH BOUGHT SOME BABY LIMA BEANS SO WE WILL HAVE THEM FOR DINNER TONIGHT---YUM!

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WELL WILSON IT IS ABOUT TIME

WEATHER HERE HAS COOLED emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon IT WAS IN THE LOW 70'S YESTERDAY AND SUPPOSED TO BE IN THE HIGHER 70'S TODAY BUT NO HUMIDITY



MT TOMATO PLANTS ARE DOING OK, I HAVE BEEN EATING MY YELLOW CHERRY TOMATOES, AND NOT ONE HAS MADE IT TO THE HOUSE YET, THAT'S RIGHT AS I GO OUTSIDE TO SIT ON THE SWING I SEEM TO BE A MAGNET TO THE CHERRY TOMATOES, I AM A LITTLE DISAPPOINTED IN THE YELLOW PLANT, THEY SAID CHERRY BUT EVEN A LITTLE SMALLER THAN GRAPE TOMATOES,, SO NOW YOU KNOW WHY THEY DON'T MAKE IT IN TO THE HOUSE

WELL OFF TO GET DRESSED AND TAKE KIRBY OUT FOR HIS WALK.

TAKE CARE ALL AND ENJOY THE NICE WEATHER BUT REMEMBER TO DRINK YOUR WATER AND USE SUNSCREEN
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WILSON, FINALLY , SOMEONE REALIZES YOU NEED HELP---AND HE SHOULD BE TELLING YOUR AUNT'S DD THAT YOU CANNOT TAKE ON THAT RESPONSIBILITY ON TOP OF YOUR PARENTS. I THINK I WOULD HAVE STAYED AT THE HOSPITAL---LOL

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GOOD AFTERNOON ALL. I AM TAKING A MUCH NEEDED BREAK. FOR A LITTLE WHILE ANYWAY.

MY MOM HAD TO GO IN TO SWALLOW THE BIG PILL WITH A CAMERA IN IT FOR HER SMALL INTESTINE. THEY USUALLY SEND YOU HOME FOR 8 HOURS AFTER YOU SWALLOW IT BUT THEY FIGURED THEY WOULD HAVE TO SHUT HER PACEMAKER OFF SO THE BATTERY IN THE CAMERA WOULD NOT MESS WITH THAT. THE REASON THEY NEEDED ME TO STAY WAS BECAUSE OF THE ALZHIEMERS AND DEMENTIA THEY DID NOT WANT HER WANDERING. WELL IT TURNED OUT THE PACEMAKER PEOPLE SHOWED UP AND TESTED HER 1ST AND SAID SHE COULD GO HOME AS LONG AS SHE GOT BACK BY 4:30. SO AFTER BEING GONE 3 1/2 HRS WE SHOW UP BACK AT THE HOUSE TO WHICH MY DAD WAS GLAD TO SEE ME! YEP, THE NEXT 3 1/2 HOURS WAS BACK BREAKING WORK ON HIS CAR TRAILER. I HAD ENOUGH TIME TO GO HOME AND CHANGE MY NOW GREASE COVERED DRESS CLOTHES INTO SOMETHING CLEAN TO TAKE HER BACK DOWN TO THE PACEMAKER CLINIC. SO IT ENDED UP A 14 HOUR DAY TOTAL.

TODAY WAS A MEETING WITH A SOCIAL WORKER FOR MY AUNT. HE TOLD ME WHAT I AM DOING FOR ALL OF THEM IS WONDERFUL BUT.....MY OWN HEALTH IS AT RISK. HE THINKS I NEED SOME HELP. R E A L L Y????????? SO GET ME SOME ALREADY!!!! LOL,

WEATHER HERE HAS COOLED DOWN TOO. ONLY GETTING TO 60'S TODAY AND TOMORROW. AT LEAST WE ARE GETTING A FEW SHOWERS WE NEEDED. BF CUT THE GRASS SO SHORT LAST WEEK IT WAS TURNING BROWN AND CRUNCHED WHEN YOU WALK ON IT.

STARTING TO GET RED TOMATOES. OH CRAP! I GUESS MY BREAK IS OVER. DAD IS CALLING. I TOLD HIM I WOULD BE BACK IN 3 HOURS TO DO THEIR DINNER. THAT WAS 45 MINUTES AGO!!!!!!!!





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KIM , GLAD YOU ARE BACK SAFE AND SOUND--SURE HOPE THAT SURGERY FIXES ALL THOSE ISSUES.
GOT MY GRASS CUT AND EVERYTHING WEEDWHACKED----SO NICE TO DO IT WHEN IT IS NOT SUPER HOT---FRONT DOOR IS OPEN AND i AM ENJOYING THE NICER TEMPS. NEED TO TAKE A SHOWER AND THEN GO TO THE BANK.

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ENJOYING 77F WITH A NICE BREEZE AND SUNSHINE. IT WAS 71 WHEN I GOT UP AROUND 8 THIS MORNING. I THING WE GOT DOWN TO ABOUT 69. WHEW! THAT WAS NICE, BUT THIS HOUSE HOLDS THE HEAT AT NIGHT, SO ONCE THE A/C WAS TURNED OFF, IT GOT A BIT STUFFY, BUT THE CEILING FAN WAS A GREAT HELP.
MY TOMATO PLANTS (ONLY 2) HAVE A TOTAL OF 6 TOMATOES TOGETHER AND ONE IS STARTING TO TURN COLOR! YAY! THEY ARE BIG BOYS, BUT NOT ALL THAT BIG, FOR SURE. I'LL JUST BE HAPPY IF THEY GET RED AND TASTE GOOD!
MY CARROTS GREEN TOPS MOSTLY TURNED BROWN, BUT THERE IS NEW GREEN COMING ALONG. I WONDER IF ALL THAT RAIN FOLLOWED BY SWELTERING SUN WAS JUST NOT WHAT THEY LIKED! I KNOW I DIDN'T, SO MUCH! HEHE
I SEE SOME OF YOU ARE ON OR BETWEEN VACATIONS. HAVE FUN & STAY SAFE!
SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE HAD, WILL BE HAVING OR NEED TO SEE ABOUT SURGERY! PRAYERS FOR SUCCESS AND QUICK HEALING! THOSE IN SCHOOL OR TAKING CLASSES, I KNOW YOU ARE AND WILL DO WELL! G'LUCK!
HOPE EVERYBODY IS HAVING A GREAT DAY!! KEEP SMILING! (((HUGS)))

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JUST A QUICK NOTE. GOT BACK FROM MY WONDERFUL VACATION ON TUESDAY. THE PLANE RIDES & EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER FROM COMING BACK HAD ME RESTING THE PAST 2 DAYS. TODAY, I'M OFF TO DO THE PRE-SURGERY TESTING, AS FOOT SURGERY IS NEXT FRIDAY. PROBABLY WILL BE IN TWILIGHT VS. FULL OUT. THEY WILL BE FIXING THE MORTON'S NEUROMA, & FILING DOWN THE BURRS & WHAT NOT WITH MY ARTHRITIC, BIG TOE ON MY RIGHT FOOT. I WILL BE OH SO HAPPY WHEN I NO LONGER HAVE TO WEAR THIS WALKING BOOT.

I WILL POST PICS AS SOON AS I'VE GOT A CHANCE. HOPE EVERYONE IS WELL, & IF NOT THAT THINGS IMPROVE FOR YOU.

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KATHY, SURE HOPE THEY DON'T ALL RIPEN AT ONCE! DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE OR JUST LIKE VARIETY? DO YOU HAVE A TOMATOBERRY PLANT? THEY ARE VERY TASTY.

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emoticon I'm usually pretty active on my groups - I just wanted to let you all know - I'm here and I'm doing great! I've been way too busy with being a mom, my job, being a wife and an avid gardener. We are at the height of gardening here in July - trying to keep up. I planted over 60 types of tomatoes this year and they are now popping all over the place. YAAAAAAYYYYYY!!!! emoticon I love gardening - neighbors saw all my tomatoes and said, "you're gonna have a lot of weeding to do" but anyone who knows me knows that I love being outside - any excuse and Weeding is relaxing for me. I love being on my hands and knees, in the middle of the garden, where no one can see me. I don't think - I just enjoy the sounds of the birds (I can even hear the hummingbirds buzzing above me), I love the smell. emoticon Have you ever noticed the strong scent of tomatoes is on the vine itself? I come in smelling like tomatoes. Lol! emoticon emoticon

So, I'll be more active on here when my garden slows down but for now, I must keep my garden happy so that it keeps us happy. I made homemade guacamole yesterday - the tomatoes, cilantro and onion came from my garden. It was fabulous - if you want the recipe, remind me and I'll post it on here. My husband and I sat on the deck and snacked on it. He said, he could just eat it with a spoon. Avocados are a great price right now and perfect ripeness. emoticon

Enjoy your weekend everyone! I am! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LYNN, GLAD YOU AND JOY ARE BACK---DID YOU ENJOY THE LESSONS?
ANOTHER LOVELY MORNING WITH THE FRONT DOOR OPEN---ENJOYED SOME TIME ON THE PORCH YESTERDAY WITH MY NEIGHBOR AND GOT A LOT DONE USING THE TIMER---GOING TO DO THAT AGAIN TODAY---PLUS I NEED TO CUT THE GRASS AND PLAN ON DOING THAT EARLY.
NOT MUCH ACTIVITY ON THE BOARDS YESTERDAY---MAYBE MOST OF US WERE ENJOYING THE NICER TEMPS. HAVE A GOOD ONE!

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AFTERNOON EVERYONE ... WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY ... BLUE SKYS, PLENTY OF SUNSHINE AND 73° ... MY IDEA OF THE PERFECT DAY! JOY AND I GOT HOME LAST EVENING AROUND 7 ... AND WE DID SURVIVE, BUT WE WON'T KNOW IF WE PASSED OUR EXAMS FOR ABOUT 6 WEEKS. IF WE DID WE ONLY HAVE ONE MORE SYMPOSIUM TO TAKE AND TEST AT BEFORE WE CAN START GOING FOR CREDIT WITHOUT ANY TESTS!!!

I THINK MY TOMATO PLANTS GREW ABOUT A FOOT WHILE WE WERE GONE (ONLY 2 DAYS) ... AND NOW I SEE ACTUAL TOMATOES ON THE VINES!!! I DON'T THINK THERE WILL BE ANY RED ONES FOR A FEW WEEKS ... BUT IT WILL BE WORTH THE WAIT. UNTIL THEN I KEEP BUYING THEM. WHILE I WAS GONE THE STAND OPENED UP BEHIND OUR HOUSE AND ACROSS THE STREET AND THIS YEAR THURSDAYS ARE 10% OFF FOR SENIORS.

NANCY ... WE DIDN'T GET QUITE AS CHILLY AS YOU LAST NIGHT, ONLY 57°, AND WE ARE EXPECTING THE SAME FOR TONIGHT ... LOVE OPENING THE WINDOWS WIDE AND LETTING IN ALL THAT FRESH AIR!

WILSON ... HOPE YOU SURVIVED THE DAY ... WHAT PROCEDURE DID YOUR MOM HAVE DONE? DID EVERYTHING GO OK? YOU SHOULD HAVE ASKED FOR A BED AND GOTTEN SOME WELL NEEDED REST!!

GETTING READY FOR PICNIC HERE WITH FAMILY ON SUNDAY ... HAVEN'T SEEN BRO SINCE FALL, SIS WAS HERE A MONTH AGO ... LITTLE CLEANING (ACTUALLY IT'S MOSTLY DE-CLUTTERING) I'LL WAIT TO RUN THE SWEEPER ON SUNDAY MORNING. NOW I HAVE TO GO THROUGH SOME PAPERS AND THROW OUT WHAT I DON'T NEED ... DID GET 2 THINGS IN THE MAIL THAT I SHOULD HAVE DONE A WEEK AGO, THE REST WILL HAVE TO BE FILED.

TOMORROW I'LL RUN OUT TO JOY'S TO GET A STANDING FRAME FROM HER FOR A FLOWER SHOW WE HAVE NEXT WEEK. WILL HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT FLOWERS I'LL NEED SO I CAN MAKE SURE THE FLORIST GETS THEM IN BY TUESDAY. MONDAY I'LL HAVE TO ASSEMBLE EVERYTHING BUT THE FLOWERS SO I CAN WORK OUT ANY PROBLEMS ON TUESDAY.

ENJOY THE SUNSHINE ...

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AND I HAVE TURNED OFF THE AC AND OPENED THE FRONT DOOR!
PT WAS A WORKOUT ON THE LEGS---DOING THE 15 MINUTE TIMER TODAY---ON MY TIME RIGHT NOW---NEXT 15 CHORES, ETC.

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WHAT A CHANGE IN TEMPERATURES 24 HOURS MAKE
LAST NIGHT WE WENT DOWN TO 45f. OH WELL SLEPT WELL WITH WINDOW OPEN

IT IS SUNNY TODAY AND I MUST GET DRESSED AND TAKE KIRBY OUT, THEN I HAVE 5 PAIRS OF PANTS TO SHORTEN, SO BYE FOR NOW

TAKE CARE ALL AND ENJOY YOUR DAY (IF YOU CAN) emoticon

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WILSON, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO STAY IF SHE IS HAVING THE PROCEDURE? ARE THEY AFRAID SHE WILL CODE OR SOMETHING? SURE HOPE YOU GET A BREAK---I KNOW HOW TIRING ALL THE DOCTORS VISITS ARE.
LIN, SOMETIMES GROWING VEGGIES CAN BE VERY FRUSTRATING.
HAD GD LAST NIGHT SO HAVE A MESS TO CLEAN UP TODAY ---ALSO HAVE PT EARLY THIS MORNING. HAD A BIT OF RAIN THIS MORNING AND THE HEAT WAVE IS BROKEN WHICH I AM VERY GLAD OF.
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Quick stop to say hello. bEEN CRAZY HERE AND COMPUTER IS FRIED. NEW ONE. SON IS TRYING TO FIX IT. HAD SO MANY DR APTS FOR THE FOLKS THE LAST 2 WEEKS I AM READY FOR A STRAIGHT JACKET. MOMS APT FOR TOMORROW WILL START MY DAY AT 5 A.M. AND ONCE THEY START HER ON HER PROCEDURE I AM NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE. I WAS TOLD TO BRING A SANDWICH BECAUSE I WILL BE THERE FOR 10 TO 12 HOURS.

SORRY I HAVE NOT READ ANY OF THE POSTS. JUST BEEN CRAZY HERE AND MY NEW LAPTOP IS FRIED UNTIL MY SON CAN FIX IT. HOPE YOU ALL ARE WELL AND I WILL CATCH UP WHEN I CAN.

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LIN- HI I STARTED MY PLANTS HERE IN HOUSE IN JANUARY -MARCH TO GIVE MY STUFF A GOOD START SOME TIMES ITS TO GOOD OF A START,LOL.
WE HAD ALOT OF RAIN IN EARLY SPRING BUT WAS STILL ABLE TO GET IN GARDEN IN A WEEK LATER THEN IT RAINED AGAIN , SO MY STUFF HAD A GOOD CHANCE TO GROW BEFORE IT GOT TO HOT.
THATS THE HEAT THAT DOS THAT MAKES THING SEED OUT BEFORE ITS TIME. I WAS ABLE TO GET 3 CUTTINGS OF LETTUCE OUT OF MINE THEN HE MOWED IT DOWN LAST WEEK AND NOW ITS STARTING TO REGROW OUT NICE , SO WE WILL SEE HOW THAT WILL GO.
I HAVE NOT HAD TO MUCH TROUBLES WITH ANY INSECTS THIS YEAR FOR SOME REASON MAYBE IT WAS BECAUSE WE MOVED THINGS AROUND OR SOMETHING.
WOW ITS BED TIME I BETTER GET THERE TODAY I FILL SLEEP , SLEPT UNTIL 5P.M SO WORE OUT. AFTER DD COME GOT HER KIDS I WAS SHOCKED FIRST TIME EVER MOST TIME I HAVE THEM FOR WEEKS ON ENDS LOL,
GOOD NIGHT ALL SWEET DREAMS.

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Barb - wish we had your weather. I couldn't plant any veggie seeds until late May and we have only had one tomatoe out of our small veggie garden. The carrots tops are getting bigger so hopefully they will be ready soon. The cucumber plants haven't even started to climb yet but one has 2 flowers. The only other thing I have in this year is raddishes. I planted a row in May and another a couple of weeks later in June. The first row went to seed without growing a single raddish and no signs yet of the second producing either - very disappointing. I know my daughter is getting things from her herbs and her romaine lettuce is coming out her ears she says, lol. I forgot to warn her to soak them in soapy water outside before bringing them in the house. She spent a half hour chasing earwigs all over her kitchen, poor kid! Oh well, experience is the best teacher they say. Yucky things, ugh!

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GOOD MORNING LADIES HOPE YOUR ALL SETTING DOWN I WAS UP AND OUT DOOR TWICE NOW , TWO WERE TO BEEN UP AND GONE TO WORK WHEN I GOT UP BUT THEY WERE STILL IN BED WHEN I GOT BACK AT 6 A.M FINALLY GOT HUBBY OUT DOOR HOUR LATE FOR WORK OH WELL COWS CANT TELL TIME ANYWAY.
NOW ALL THERE IS HERE IS A BUNCH OF SLEEPING GRANDKIDS SO CAN NOT START UP MY TREADMILL UNTIL THEY WAKE UP .
WEATHER HERE IS NICE RIGHT NOW .
MY GARDEN IS SLOWING UP FINALLY BEEN EATING OUT OF IT SINCE END OF MAY-LOTS OF LETTUCE, EGGPLANTS, ZUCCINI, AND RADISHES, CUCUMBERS. LAST WEEK GOT A BUNCH OF BEETS OUT OF IT. STILL WAITING FOR MY TOMAT O PLANTS AND WATERMELONS, AND MY PUMPKINS , THOSE ARE SUGAR BABY ONES

YEA OUCH THAT FALL COULD BE A BAD ONE NEVER CAN TELL I TWISTED MY ANKLE JUST WALKING IN MARCH AND IT TOOK ALL SUMMER TO HEAL , BUT THATS BECAUSE I JUST KEPT ON WALKING ON DARN THING AND NOT RESTING IT LIKE I WAS TOLD.

LECATES- SCHOOL HERE STARTS TO AROUND 17 OR SO I THINK. MY SISTER WENT LAST NIGHT TO START SHOPPING FOR HER SON, WHICH OF COURSE WAS ALSO PLAYING WITH KIDS, TOOK HIM BACK HOME LAST NIGHT AT 10P.M.

WILL I GOT TO MAKE TRACKS TO THE JUNGLE NOW NEED TO TURN INTO A TIGER NOW.,

HAVE A NICE DAY , SEE YOU ALL LATER THE emoticon

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LIN, NICE OF YOU TO SHARE YOUR PLANTS WITH THOSE AROUND YOU. OUCH TO THE FALL---HOPE YOU DID NOT DO ANY DAMAGE TO THE PLANTS OR YOURSELF. I SLIPPED IN MY GARDEN BEGINNING OF JUNE AND TORE MY MENINCUS, SO IF YOU CONTINUE TO HAVE PAIN, GET IT CHECKED OUT. GOOD IDEA TO TAKE PICTURES AND WRITE DOWN THE INFO.
JOY, GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR CLASSES---KNOW YOU WILL DO WELL AND MAYBE EVEN MOVE UP IN THE JUDGES CATEGORY!
NIGHT, KNOW YOU HAVE BEEN SKULKING ABOUT---LOL
NANCY, YEP, HURRICANE FORCE WINDS AT THAT SPEED---NO WONDER ALL THE DAMAGE. GLAD YOU HAVE YOUR POWER BACK ON!
I WAS SO TIRED LAST NIGHT THAT I CONKED OUT AT 9. NOT SURE WHAT MY DH AND I WILL DO TODAY BUT HOPING HE CAN GO OUT AND TRIM DOWN SOME STUFF THAT HAS SPRUNG UP WHERE WE DO NOT WANT IT. ALSO A GOOD SALE AT STAPLES ON BACK TO SCHOOL STUFF SO WE WILL DEFINITELY HEAD THERE SO I CAN STOCK UP FOR SCHOOL. I GO BACK IN A MONTH!
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let's try this again - wrote a message and it disappeared!
It's 4:40 am and I've been up since 2:15 - can't sleep. 2 nights before I was up at 4 am - geesh! I did that for over a year and was jiust nicely getting back to a good night's sleep. Oh well, I've got bills paid, balanced my cheque book and figured my Aug budget. I've also brought my garden planning books up-to-date as of yesterday - I have a list of what plants are in each perennial bed as well as photos. I also have a photo album with photos of the plant, a leaf and a flower for my daylilies, hostas and coral bells. I have heart issues and my memory is affected by a lack of enough oxygenated blood so the books help me keep things straight and are a great resource. It\s been overly dry here. We seem to get a lot of rain but like yesterday's storm - we seemed to only get the edge of it and there was very little water. My gardens and yard are starting to look like a dust bowl! I think at first light I'll sneak out in my jammies and get the sprinkler's going. We have designated days for watering here in Peterborough (if your house number is an even number, you can water on even numbered days July and August) and today is one of our days. Hopefully I can get in a nap afterwards. We have a page on Facebook here called Plants for Peterborough and one of the members is coming over some time this morning to pick up some plants I dug up for her (Campanella and Shasta Daisy [Alaska]). Saturday a lady came and got a couple of Yucca plants for herself and another lady, both of whom live in Lindsay, about 40 mins. drive from here. We have had some seed and some plant swaps as well. Great fun. Have a great day all.

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emoticon GOOD NIGHT NANCY, YEP ITS BEEN A LONG DAY AND 5 AM STARTS HERE TO DARN EARLY, SEEMS LIKE I JUST GET TO SLEEP AND I HAVE TO WAKE UP AND GET IN MY EARLY WALKS.
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HI LIN GLAD YOU CAME ON OVER TO THE FENCE

WELL WELL WELL. WONDERS NEVER CEASE,,HI NIGHT GLAD YOU DROPPED BY
GOOD NIGHT ALL emoticon

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Hi: I signed on the Team as a newbie a few days ago and did a brief description as such. Thought I'd move on into the general discussion where I do most of my postings with other teams. As a starter, I live in Peterborough, ON, Canada. I'm 60, am married for the 2nd time to a wonderful man, have a fantastic daughter, the world's best 5 yr old grandson, and a lazy overweight cat. I had to retire at age 50 due to medical issues and I have a number of chronic medical conditions that limit my physical abilities but in the last 10 years I've learned to work around most of them and get things accomplished - slower but I can do most things in a slower less enthusiastic fashion. apart from my family, I have 2 loves, my artwork and my gardening. If anyone is interested, I have pictures on my SparkPage of some of my gardens. At present, I have 7 perennial beds and 1 tiny vegetable garden.

I started my day at 4 am - for the second day in a row - couldn't sleep. I went to the YMCA and did 80 mins of Aquafit exercises. I've bought ankle weights to try for greater resistance and I already use the pool dumb bells for upper body.

When I got home I did a bit of weeding, turned my ankle and fell through the sloped rock garden. Somehow I managed to twist myself clear of the ceramic bird bath stand and throw myself away from landing face first in a rose bush!
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Fortunately I already had a chiropractor's appt booked for this morning. Unfortunately I totally forgot about it until I stiffened up from the fall. He took me anyways at 11:30. He sent me home saying to put ice on my shoulder and upper back, hip and lower back, and right knee every hour (I detest ice on my body parts so I did it once and will probably do it once more before bed) and no gardening for a week (ya right!)
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When my DH left to go meet his friends for tea and a walk thru the mall, I snuck out into the garden. I'm convinced that is working out the stiffness from the fall far more than the ice. Of course, he came home earlier than I expected and I got a brief lecture and then he shook his head and pitched in, lol.
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I had been to a nursery Sun. and picked up a bunch of plants so I had to move some stuff and newly plant some and some I divided and potted up for a spring plant sale. Love getting dirty in the garden!

I didn't feel like cooking supper, especially the same old same old we've been eating for weeks as we lost weight so my husband treated me to dinner out. I brought most of it home and didn't go over my cal. or sodium limits for the day, phew! Hopefully the 3186 cals I burned today with a calorie differential of -2591 will offset the dinner out! Not bad for a damaged leaky heart that only functions at about 33%!

I look forward to learning about your gardens and your gardening adventures.

Lin from Peterborough, ON., Canada

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emoticon LADIES,
OUCH THIS WAS A HARD LANDING, YOU ALL NEED TO TILL UP THOSE FLOWERBEDS FOR A SOFTER ONE emoticon
WELL IT SEEMS I GOT LOST ONCE AGAIN IN THE JUNGLE BEEN VERY BUSY AND LITTLE TIRED ,
SO I DECIDED I NEED TO COME OUT AND STOP AND SMELL THE FLOWERS HERE, emoticon .
HOWS EVERY ONE DOING?
JOY- HAVE A NICE AND SAFE TRIP.

NANCY- SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAD A GOODIE THERE, WE HAVE BEEN LUCKY AGAIN THIS YEAR TO MISS ALL BAD WEATHER ALTHOUGH HAVE HAD SOME SCARES AND COMPUTER T,V, DOWN BUT ONLY FOR COUPLE DAYS.

LECATES - WHAT HOW CAN YOU BE BORE WITH THIS WILD AND WEIRD WEATHER OF COURSE I CAN DO THAT emoticon DANCE AND WE COULD HAVE COOL WEATHER AGAIN emoticon
I AM A BIT OUT OF PRACTICE WE MIGHT END UP WITH SOMETHING ELSE emoticon .

OK I READ FEW AND ONLY BACK SO FAR SO THIS IS ALL I CAN REMEMBER - THATS WHAT I GET FOR HIDING IN THE JUNGLE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.
WELL EVERY ONE HAVE A NICE DAY AND STAY SAFE, I NEED TO HEAD BACK TO THE

JUNGLE.


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JUST A QUICK DRIVE-THRU. LEAVE AT 0-DARK-100 IN THE MORNING, WILL BE GONE AT LEAST 2, AND MAYBE 3 DAYS. EVERYONE STAY SAFE, DRY, COOL, AND WELL ANCHORED TO THE GROUND....GOING TO MISS YOU!!


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PENNY HERE IS A RECIPE THAT ROSES POSTED A WHILE AGO

HERE IS THE RECIPE FOR MY SALSA:

2(14.5 OZ) CANS STEWED TOMATOES
1 YELLOW ONION, DICED
1 TEASPOON MINCED GARLIC
1 TEASPOON SALT
4 JALOPINO PEPPERS, DICED
1.5 TABLESPOONS DRIED CILANTRO
1/2 CUP SUGAR
1/4 CUP ITALIAN DRESSING

PUT THE TOMATOES IN THE BLENDER AND PULSE ON LOW TWO TIMES OR TO DESIRED CONSISTANCY. ADD OTHER INGREDIENTS AND STIR WITH A SPOON UNTIL READY TO TASTE.

LECATES WINS WERE OVER 100 MILES AN HOUR, I THINK IT WAS MORE HURRICANE THAT TORNADO BUT THEY DID SAY WE HAD THE TAIL END OF A TORNADO. A TORNADO DID TOUCH DOWN IN NEW BRUNSWICK ON THE WEEKEND AND THAT WAS ONLY ABOUT A 3 HOUR DRIVE FROM HERE.... SO MAYBE IT WAS A TORNADO THAT HIT HERE, EITHER WAY I DON'T WANT TO SEE ANOTHER FOR A WHILE
THERE IS STILL A LOT OF PLACES WITHOUT POWER AND SOME MAY BE WITHOUT FOR THE BEST PART OF THIS WEEK, WE ARE TO GET RAIN TOMORROW BUT NOT HEAVY (I HOPE)

WELL THAT'S ALL FOLKS, TAKE CARE AND ENJOY THE EVENING emoticon NANCY



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IT'S SUPOSED TO BE COOLER BY THE END OF THE WEEK. MY DD HAD 2 1/2 INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR. THE TOWN 6 MILES AWAY HAD 5 INCHES. THEY HAD FLOODING WHERE THEY'D NEVER HAD ANY BEFORE.

NEED TO FIND A SIMPLE HOT PPER RECIPE. ALREADY HAVE A GREAT SALSA ONE.

HEARD THAT PRINCE WILLIAM & KATE HAD A BOY THIS AFTERNOON.. WONDER WHAT THEY'LL NAME HIM?

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JAYNE, GOOD FOR YOU IN GETTING A GOOD WORKOUT IN FIRST.
LYNN, YOU WILL FIGURE IT OUT---LOL
WENT SHOPPING WITH MY NEIGHBOR---WE BROWSED STORES I RARELY GO IN---DID FIND A GOOD PAIR OF SLIP ON RED SHOES WITH GOOD SUPPORT THAT I CAN ACTUALLY WEAR THEM TO WORK AS WELL AS AROUND HOME AND TOWN.

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IT'S HOT AND MUGGY YET AGAIN HERE! 86F SO FAR. CHANCE OF RAIN &/OR STORMS ALL WEEK HERE, TOO. HAD A STORM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THAT COOLED US DOWN, BUT THERE HAD BEEN LOTS OF LIGHTENING , BUT OUR POWER STAYED ON THIS TIME. AT LEAST A SHOWER EVERY DAY. MY SIL & HER DH WERE HERE FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH JUST A LITTLE WHILE AGO. THEY STAYED IN A HOTEL (AS WE LIVE IN A LITTLE CRACKER BOX) . WE HAD A COOKOUT YESTERDAY FOR LUNCH TIME (MY IDEA) AND ABOUT THE TIME WE WERE DONE GRILLING AND READY TO EAT, THE SHOWERS BEGAN! HOW'S THAT FOR TIMING?! YAY ME, FOR A CHANGE! (I ALSO HAD THE PRESENCE OF FORETHOUGHT TO GO TO THE GYM YESTERDAY MORNING BEFORE THE FESTIVITIES AND SQUEEZED IN AN HOUR OF GOOD FITNESS!!! (PROUD OF THAT)
TODAY WE MET AT 10AM AT IHOP FOR BRUNCH AND SEE THEM OFF AS THE RESTAURANT IS RIGHT NEXT TO THE RAMP TO THE INTERSTATE! THEY ARE OFF TO CHARLESTON, SC FOR THE NEXT WEEK FOR THEIR REAL VACATION!
DOWN TO BEING BACK TO NORMAL WITH THE EXCEPTION OF HAVING DGD. HER MAMA IS USUALLY OFF ON MON. BUT THEY WERE HAVING SOME SORT OF CLASS SHE HAD TO ATTEND, SO........BUT SHE'S A GOOD GIRL. I JUST CAN'T GO RUNNING AROUND AND DOING STUFF. I FEEL SAFER KEEPING HER HOME, ESP. IF I DON'T REALLY HAVE TO GO ANYWHERE. IT'LL KEEP.
HOPE YOU ALL HAD NICE WEEKENDS TOO. THESE DUMB STORMS ARE PLAGUEING US ALL, I THINK. IT'S HIT OR MISS AND SOME REALLY GET HIT HARDER THAN OTHERS. PRAYING Y'ALL AND WE MISS THE WORST!
HAVE A SUPER DAY, MY FRIENDS!! ((HUGS))

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MORNING GANG ... HAD A VERY NICE WEEKEND ... SOME RAIN EARLY ON SATURDAY BUT NEVER RETURNED. TEMPS/HUMIDITY WAS BETTER, AND YESTERDAY WAS THE PERFECT DAY ... IN THE 70'S WITH SUN AND A BEAUTIFUL BREEZE. TOOK MOM TO HER FAMILY REUNION FOR THE AFTERNOON ... WE STAYED FOR QUITE A WHILE AND SAW SOME FAMILY WE HAVEN'T SEEN IN YEARS.

NICE THIS MORNING ... I'LL SPEND MOST OF MY DAY GETTING READY FOR OUR SYMPOSIUM TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. BEHIND ON MY LAUNDRY AND IRONING SO THAT WILL TAKE UP MOST OF MY TIME.

FAMILY COMING IN THE END OF THE WEEK ... NOT STAYING HER, BUT WE WILL BE HERE FOR A PICNIC ON SUNDAY. CAN'T WAIT.

NANCY ... THAT MUST HAVE BEEN SOME STORM ... GLAD YOU ARE AT LEAST GETTING RELIEF FROM THE HOT TEMPS.

JOY ... DON'T KNOW WHEN I'M GOING TO FIND TIME TO TO MY ARRANGEMENT FOR EAJC ... WITH SYMPOSIUM, FAMILY IN AND THE TRIP TO THE BUFFALO GARDEN WALK ON SATURDAY THAT WON'T LEAVE MUCH TIME FOR ARRANGING! WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH OUR MOM'S???? THEY ARE QUITE A PAIR.

GOTTA RUN ...

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NANCY, WOW, SOUNDS LIKE SOME STORM---DID YOU HAVE TORNADO OR HURRICANE FORCE WINDS?
LOOKS LIKE WE MIGHT GET SOME RAIN ALL WEEK---NOT ALL DAY, JUST HIT AND MISS---HOPE SOME FALLS HERE AND TEMPS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE SOMEWHAT COOLER---SURE HOPE SO!
THINK MY FIRST TOMATO IS READY FOR PICKING---AND ALSO A FEW MORE TOMATOBERRY ONES ARE READY TOO---GREAT FOR MY SALADS.
HAVE A GOOD DAY!

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HERE I AM BACK FROM A WEEKEND OF HELL
STORM ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON HAS CAUSED A LOT OF DAMAGE UP HERE, WE WERE WITHOUT POWER FOR OVER 24 HOURS, THERE ARE STILL VICINITIES WITHOUT POWER AND OTHER PLACES WON'T HAVE IT BACK TILL MID WEEK. THERE ARE TREES UP ROOTED AND OTHERS THAT HAVE FALLEN ON HOMES. HERE THE INTERNET AND TV CAME BACK ON ABOUT AN HOUR AGO, THE PHONE LINES WERE DOWN,, ONLY GOOD THING IS THAT THE TEMPERATURE HAS DROPPED TO THE LOW 70'S, YIPPEE emoticon

I READ THE POSTS BUT DIDN'T TAKE NOTES, HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH EVERYONE
BYE FOR NOW emoticon

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I HAVE SEEN SEEDS FOR THOSE WATERMELONS BUT NEVER TRIED OR SEEN ONE FOR SALE---WONDER IF THEY TASTE MORE LEMONY? I MIGHT ACTUALLY LIKE THAT BETTER
LYNN, GLAD IT WAS NOT WORSE FOR YOUR MOTHER. SEEMS THOSE KIND OF THINGS NEVER STOP ONCE THEY START WITH OUR PARENTS.
JOY, HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR DAY AT THE ZOO TODAY AND THAT IT IS NOT TOO HOT UP THERE. STILL BAD HERE AND NO RAIN OR STORMS---I HAD TO WATER PLANTS LAST NIGHT.
HOPE EVERYONE HAS A GOOD DAY---I AM GETTING BORED WITH SUMMER!

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HEATHER, THE KIDS, AND I STOPPED TO SEE MOM TODAY, AND LO AND BEHOLD, HER RIGHT ARM IS BANDAGED FROM WRIST TO ELBOW. SEEMS SHE CAUGHT HER ARM IN THE DOOR AT THE SR. CENTER, AND TOOK A BIG CHUNK OUT OF IT. SHEEZE. THEY TOOK CARE OF IT DOWN THERE FOR HER, AND FILED ALL THE NECESSARY REPORTS. FUN FUN.

GOT ONE GS THAT REFUSES TO GO TO SLEEP. KEPT CAUSING TROUBLE UPSTAIRS, BROUGHT HIM DOWN, AND HE STILL WON'T LAY STILL AND CALL IT A DAY. HE OUGHT TO BE A REAL SWEETHEART TOMORROW...

ROSES, I'LL TAKE A YUMMY SCRUMPTIOUS WATERMELON PLEASE! SOUNDS SO GOOD. GUESS I'LL HAVE ANOTHER PEACH IN A BIT. THINK DH IS GOING TO SAM'S CLUB TOMORROW, SO MAYBE I'LL HAVE HIM LOOK FOR THE LEMON WATERMELON.

HAVE MY LAPTOP IN MY LAP, AM WEARING SHORTS.....SURE IS GETTING HOT ON MY LEGS!




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NEVER HEARD OF A LEMON WATERMELON BEFOR. BET IT TASTES GOOD THOUGH. THERE IS ONE IN RALEIGH THAT IS VERY COOL. IT IS THE JC ROULSTON ARBORETUM AND I LOVE TO GO UP THERE TO SEE IT. HAVEN'T BEEN IN QUITE SOMETIME THOUGH.

SUPPOSED TO BE HOT AGAIN TODAY. HAVE TO SELL WATERMELONS THIS AFTERNOON. I TAKE A COOLER OF WATER DOWN THERE WITH ME. I ALSO TAKE A BOOK WITH ME SO THAT IN THE DOWN TIME, I CAN READ A LITTLE.

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