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Re: The Good Morning Thread
« Reply #33725 on: July 17, 2020, 07:07:29 am »
Good morning.

No heat advisory - yet. But it will still be hot with a forecast high of 92.

Some laundry this morning and a couple of errands after that while II is sleeping. He said they are using the portable air conditioner in the security office so he at least gets to cool off some after making rounds. And he is taking a break between doing each level.

Another quiet weekend in store, I'm sure. Not much change there for us. Hope yours gets off to a good start.

Stay safe.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33726 on: July 17, 2020, 07:21:49 am »
    Good Morning

    No change in our desert weather, although the evenings have cooled off again and are delightful.  I got a text from my pharmacy that two prescriptions are ready...drat, I really did not need to go to "town".  Oh well, I am sure I will find something to spend my money on (Cookies!!).

    Happy Friday  I hope everyone has some sort of fun plans for the weekend, but please be careful.  COVID is still out there and there are some people doing some truly stupid things.

    Have Fun, Be Safe

    Andra:  That is a pretty high quote on your A/C units.  Unless you have an emergency, I would keep shopping.  If you can wait until winter, you we get better "off-season" prices.



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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33727 on: July 17, 2020, 08:37:09 am »
    Good morning from southern Arizona. Today is the last scheduled day of my jury service. I hope that schedule remains accurate.

    Hope your day is wonderful. Be safe and be excellent to each other.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33728 on: July 17, 2020, 09:28:47 am »
    Good Morning
    Andra:  That is a pretty high quote on your A/C units.  Unless you have an emergency, I would keep shopping.  If you can wait until winter, you we get better "off-season" prices.


    A good bit of that is labor since both of the inside units are in an attic - not the same attic, mind you, two different attics.  I am checking other places to see how much prices vary.  The Googles said to get at least three quotes...

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33729 on: July 17, 2020, 01:35:03 pm »
    afternoon--

    didn't go out yesterday even though it was the coolest day in a while thanks to a tummy ache.  am feeling better today, so i decided to go for a nice long walk.  proved to myself that i could get 1/2 way to outback with no issues (turned back home after that point), so if we ever have a day that is highs in the low 80s, i may order from there (i have a 25 dollar GC to use). 

    annoying thing about walking.  well, not actually walking, about when i get home.  i am cool enough while walking, but the moment i get home and stop moving, it feels like all the sweat in my body comes pouring out.  does that happen to anyone else?

    i'm planning on staying in this weekend, i'm going to binge some more versions of the man in the iron mask and the count of monte cristo.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33730 on: July 18, 2020, 12:28:42 am »
    Telracs, yes I am more sweaty after I get home, or after I arrive somewhere else (today it was an appointment at pulmonary doctor). I kept wiping my forehead with a bandana while waiting to see the doctor, all while keeping the mask on. I was thinking that at home it was because of all the stairs in an unventilated hallway. But now I recall that when I worked on Broadway and 56th that I used to arrive sweaty there. Had to rush and it was the 2nd closest job to my apartment.

    I am going to have a breathing or pulmonary test at Mount Sinai West soon, but I have to have a Covid-19 test first in order to do it. Doctor didn't find anything wrong and says I had no damage to lungs or heart from the pulmonary embolism two years ago. I went because of occasionally getting short of breath while walking uphill and always on the 3rd and 4th flights to my apartment, especially now with mask on. Also noticed right after the pandemic got going that i don't have as much breath to get through musical phrases on my flute. He said those were two very different things. I should find out something about breath capacity for flute when I have the test and see him again after that. He said that the lack of conditioning since I stopped swimming in March and the weight gain contribute to the shortness of breath. Had to get on the scale there. I told him that I started using the Lifecycle last week.

    Stopped at Whole Foods after the doctor. It is better to go there in the evening just before their 9pm close. I waited in line outside. It was more crowded in there than it ever is (lately) at the Morton Williams store. I also noticed this evening that the Amish Market, which is smaller even than Morton Williams was not at all crowded. The restaurants along 9th Avenue were busy with outdoor tables. Friday night madness. Some of these places only have two tables outside. It was so humid out today. I ate at home.

    It will get into the 90s the next 4 days and then 87 the day after that, according to phone weather app.

    Anna, I hope you finished at jury.  Wishing everyone well for today.
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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33731 on: July 18, 2020, 06:36:19 am »
    Good morning.

    We're to be around 95 again today. Current humidity is 84%.

    Mowing on the agenda for today. Plan on starting shortly 'cause it certainly won't get any easier to cut.

    II is asleep at the other end of the couch. I don't think he planned on sleeping this morning, but looks like he didn't have a choice in the matter.

    Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Stay cool, stay safe.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33732 on: July 18, 2020, 08:45:57 am »
    Good morning from southern Arizona. Today's forecast is partly sunny with thunderstorms in the evening with a high of only 98F; it is currently 81F and it isn't even 8:30 yet.

    The trial is over. We started yesterday with closing arguments, followed by ordering lunch, final instructions from the judge, and the drawing of juror numbers to see which two jurors were the alternates. The alternates were told that they could wait for their lunch but were free to go. They would be notified by phone to be told when they were free of their admonition or needed to return. The rest of the jury was given the courtroom to deliberate in after everyone else was cleared out and the audio visual system was shut off. We deliberated to resolve juror uncertainties until we had a unanimous decision. Our decision was guilty. I felt most at risk of infection during deliberations after lunch as most jurors did not put their masks back on. I stayed near the under window air conditioning unit as it was getting outside air. Other than that, the jury service experience was as good as it could have been considering that the case involved a young girl who had just started kindergarten at the time of the event. By the time of this trial, she was 9 years old and seems to be a happy and well adjusted child.

    Today I have an origami Zoom meeting which will help me take my mind off the past two weeks.

    Hope your day is wonderful. Be safe and be excellent to each other.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33733 on: July 18, 2020, 11:32:31 am »
    afternoon-

    mlewis, i hope the breathing tests go well.  i hate having to do them, as i always start coughing in the middle.  i wouldn't want to walk along 9th ave if all the restaurants have outside seating, i think it must get kind of crowded.  or are they doing what some of the Brooklyn restaurants are doing, seating in the STREET as opposed to seating on the sidewalk?

    and it's funny, my phone app has 90s for the next 2 days then high 80s after that.  i'm hoping for low 80s on Tuesday.

    anna-  glad the jury duty stuff is over and that it seems to have gone pretty well.

    my weird body thermostat is acting up today, and even though my phone claims 92 degrees out, i'm shivering.  so i think i'll do a little motown dancing to get my steps in while my body thinks it's cool.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33734 on: July 19, 2020, 03:26:37 am »
    yes, it is 6:25 am and i am posting.....

    went to bed around midnight, tossed and turned for an hour, then fell asleep for a couple of hours, then was up again, tossing and turning.  finally just gave up and logged on to do my daily swagbucking.  hopefully i'll be able to go back to sleep for a couple of hours shortly.

    really want to go to Papa John's today, (i have a 25 dollar GC to use and they have a couple of 6 dollar deals), but we're going to be close to 90 with 85% humidity and it's about a 1/2 mile walk each way. 

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33735 on: July 19, 2020, 05:46:38 am »
    Good morning.

    Another sunny day in store with a high of 95. At least triple digit temps aren't in the forecast - yet.

    Dew wasn't very heavy yesterday morning so got started on the mowing early enough to finish before noon. With no rain   in the forecast in the near future, maybe I can go close to 2 weeks before the chore has to be done again.

    Maybe someday breakfast out will be an option again. In the meantime, I'm thinking oatmeal-pecan pancakes might be just the thing. And the recipe makes enough to freeze another day's worth.

    Hope you have a peaceful Sunday. Stay safe.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33736 on: July 19, 2020, 06:20:25 am »
    Good morning.  I about fell off my chair to see a post from telracs so early in the day!  :o ;D

    There are some minor thunderstorms happening right now, nothing severe is anticipated.  Temperatures will eventually reach the high 80s with lower humidity.  That will feel positively balmy after the last couple of weeks and I'm looking forward to it.

    Our DS called yesterday to report he is back to work-from-home for the next two weeks after after 2 co-workers tested positive for Covid-19 and they shut down his offices again on Friday.  He has his own enclosed office and mask wearing has been required since they returned, but he has still had contact.  It is frustrating that he made calls to multiple health resources in the area and he is unable to be tested because he personally has no symptoms.  We had planned to have the grandkids here for a while on Monday for DH's birthday.  Obviously that won't be happening at all now.   :(  I just can't imagine what is going to happen here when our Governor has announced schools will re-open as usual in August with pretty much no mitigation plans in place.

    Everyone stay as safe as you are able and be well.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33737 on: July 19, 2020, 01:00:46 pm »
    Good early afternoon from southern Arizona. It is currently hot (95), humid, and overcast with a high of 97 predicted. We did not get rain yesterday and only 10% chance tonight. :( If we are lucky, we will get rain Thursday or Friday.

    I spent yesterday in two different origami Zoom meetings for a total of a little over 5 hours of paper folding. :D

    I live in a state, county, and city with no required mask ordinance. DH and I needed to go to Walmart for food, medications, and hardware items. I had not seen the store so crowded in months! It appears that everyone came to get in some shopping for the last day before the Walmart mandatory mask wearing requirement takes effect tomorrow. I stopped counting people not wearing masks or wearing them incorrectly at 24 instances. After 5, I started counting the people out loud as I was getting irritated and passive aggressive. Fortunately, about 80% of the people were properly masked.

    DH was recently notified that a close relative has undergone hereditary cancer genetic testing and has been diagnosed with PALB2-related hereditary cancer. It has been recommended that DH get tested and/or screened for this condition. The email implied that the PALB2 test would be free if done prior to September. I am looking today to see if he can be tested tomorrow or Tuesday. We would like to know the results in time for our daughter and granddaughters to be tested prior to September if DH tests positive.

    I will also be looking to see if there is a place with free testing for COVID-19 for me. After speaking with my daughter and letting her know about my concern about exposure Friday during jury deliberation, she said that if I had been infected then, the test would be positive on Monday, even if I am not showing any symptoms. After I find out the various testing possibilities, I will spend the rest of the day setting up my craft room so that I can sleep in there if necessary. The room is right next to the hall bathroom and on the opposite end of the house from our bedroom, kitchen, and living room. I do not believe that I was infected but I do believe in being proactive and prepared.

    Hope your day is wonderful. Be safe and be excellent to each other.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33738 on: July 19, 2020, 02:24:02 pm »
    Update that a third person in DS's office has tested positive.  After that news, he was able to get in for a test at a local walk-in clinic at noon today.  Results will supposedly be received by Wednesday.  Hopefully the personal precautions he has continued to follow will result in a negative test - the 3 who have tested positive already, though, had determined masks were no longer "necessary" in the work space so he has had his mask-to-their face contact with each of them.

    Anna, we are in the same boat you are (and I hope you are able to quickly get a test).  No state, county, or city mask ordinances (and individual cities are not allowed to supercede the Governor's no-mask mandate).  If Walmart does enforce their national mandate here, I will start doing my once-a-month grocery shopping there instead of the closer local grocery store that has stopped senior shopping hours and does not require masks for anyone but employees (even those are not properly worn by maybe 20%) and the aisle directional/spacing arrows are ignored by almost all.

    Online ordering and curbside pick-up has been lousy here, but I may try again next month to see if they have improved. I can deal with a "new normal" of rules.  I have a much more difficult time wrapping my mind around having to adjust to so many people who only care about their own needs and wants and not those of others.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33739 on: July 19, 2020, 07:52:51 pm »
    Update: I have an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 on Friday at 2:30 pm in Tucson. Not as soon as I wanted to be tested, but better than nothing.

    I have not yet been able to determine how best to get DH tested for the possible genetic variation that he might have inherited. I have sent emails to get clarification.

    I did not get around to reorganizing the craft room.

    Tomorrow is another day. ;)

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33740 on: July 20, 2020, 05:57:20 am »
    Good morning.

    75 degrees and 95% humidity with an expected high of 95.

    II working 3-11 today. That arena will be rather warm. House cleaning is my assignment while he is at work.

    Otherwise, we'll just keep on avoiding people as much as possible.

    A deputy sheriff for the county Little Rock is in lives a couple houses down and across the street. Saturday night 12 sheriff's department vehicles lined up out in the street (startled us, to say the least, when so many vehicles with lights and sirens started arriving and parking in front of our house) to deliver a cake. People got out of the vehicles, children included, went over to the deputy's house, stayed a few minutes, then drove off. One or two cars might have been out there as long as 10 minutes. It sure made it fun for people driving by to get through and we would not have been able to get out of our driveway. No masks in sight on anyone. It was obvious a party of some sort was being held. I just don't understand people gathering like that, even if some of it is done outdoors. I suppose some of that is due to our being at a higher risk age. I guess you'd say we had a slight adventure this weekend, but didn't really appreciate the sirens. We did relax a bit once we realized it wasn't deputies from our county.

    Yesterday at least was quiet.

    Hope your week is off to a good start. Stay safe.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33741 on: July 20, 2020, 07:50:06 am »
    Update: I have an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 on Friday at 2:30 pm in Tucson. Not as soon as I wanted to be tested, but better than nothing.

    I have not yet been able to determine how best to get DH tested for the possible genetic variation that he might have inherited. I have sent emails to get clarification.

    I did not get around to reorganizing the craft room.

    Tomorrow is another day. ;)

    Just piping in with a few comments. First, sorry you may have been exposed to COVID and that your testing is not convenient. All our hospitals and clinics have free drive-up testing. Is that not common every where? A few months ago I had symptoms, and was screened on-line, then sent to my provider's testing site, where all was completed in the car. The test was negative, fortunately, and I was diagnosed with a cold/cough.

    As far as genetic testing, can your DH contact his medical provider? My husband's brother was diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome after completing years in a clinical trial for Stage 4 colon cancer. We had never heard of Lynch Syndrome, but apparently it occurs in 1 out of 300 people. The syndrome predisposes you to several types of cancer, and usually in the fiercest of forms. All DH's siblings were tested. One sister has it, one doesn't. You cannot be a carrier and pass it on to your children without having it yourself. The sister who is positive has two sons who were tested (both adults) and they were both negative. DH has 3 sons, 1 is negative, 2 have not yet been tested. DH is positive for the syndrome and under the care of a genetics counselor, and also gets some cancer screenings more often now. He should have had his colonoscopy last Spring, but of course that was canceled. It will be rescheduled soon, but obviously the backlog to reschedule is long. One son who has not been tested has 2 boys, but they are both adopted. The other son who has not been tested has a son and a daughter. This syndrome is especially critical for girls, as the incidence of ovarian cancer at a young age is high. We assume DH's father had it also because he had several cancers in later life, and died from melanoma (not one of the critical cancers of the syndrome).

    Anyway, as far as screening, he should be able to contact his provider who will refer for screening. DH received a kit in the mail, which I think was a swab. There are companies that keep track of all this data and contract with health agencies. I wish you luck finding the right person to contact. The agency who did the screening of DH's brother initially, contacted all his siblings.

    Might as well tell all that it is in the 60s in the PNW, heading into low 80s today. We are having beautiful weather, cooling down nicely at night. Our state requires masks and from what I see everyone around here is in compliance. I rarely step inside a store and have groceries delivered right to the back of my car. Pickup groceries are quite easy here, though I find some strange things when I get home.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33742 on: July 20, 2020, 07:57:51 am »
    Good Morning

    We are having a wonderful treat in the desert....Clouds and Rain !!  Still hot, but it looks so refreshing.

    High Adventure in the Lighthouse Ranch over the weekend.  I was going out on the deck with my coffee and when I opened the door, one of the kittens ran in with a "present" for me....a snake !  a very live snake !!  He was small, but spry and without my glasses, I could not ID him.....after chasing him for an hour or so, he scampered under the floor in the kitchen under the sink.  Figuring he would find his way out, I didn't worry much, however  next day he showed up again investigating kitchen garbage....Got him ! and released him outside.

    Not too much planned, just enjoying a shady day.

    Hope everyone's week is off to a good and safe start
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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33743 on: July 20, 2020, 09:16:22 am »


    High Adventure in the Lighthouse Ranch over the weekend.  I was going out on the deck with my coffee and when I opened the door, one of the kittens ran in with a "present" for me....a snake !  a very live snake !!  He was small, but spry and without my glasses, I could not ID him.....after chasing him for an hour or so, he scampered under the floor in the kitchen under the sink.  Figuring he would find his way out, I didn't worry much, however  next day he showed up again investigating kitchen garbage....Got him ! and released him outside.


     :o :o :o :o :o :o :o   I don't know what I would have done, but it would probably have involved screaming, and never sleeping in my house again until someone (else) was able to determine it was gone ... even a garter snake. *shudder*

    Just piping in with a few comments. First, sorry you may have been exposed to COVID and that your testing is not convenient. All our hospitals and clinics have free drive-up testing. Is that not common every where? A few months ago I had symptoms, and was screened on-line, then sent to my provider's testing site, where all was completed in the car. The test was negative, fortunately, and I was diagnosed with a cold/cough.

    Stay safe and well, everyone!  Jane

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    Another positive this morning among DS's co-workers as we still await his results. :(

    Nice weather here today. Moderate temperatures in the 70s (my idea of perfect) and lower humidity. 

    Stay safe all and be well.


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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33744 on: July 20, 2020, 01:05:20 pm »
    Good afternoon.
    We spent a good bit of time this weekend cleaning and straightening to make room for the AC installers who will be coming on Friday.  DH didn't want to chance the units giving out on us in the heat of the summer (yes, I know we have already hit triple digits this year).  It's easier to not argue once he gets his mind set on something.  They are supposed to get both units replaced in one day.  I sure hope they are right.  It's also not supposed to be as hot on Friday, but there is rain in the forecast.
    I still hurt from my workout on Thursday, even with all the going up and down stairs that I did on the weekend.  I figure about the time I stop hurting it will be Thursday and time for another torture session.

    Anna, I'm glad your trial is over.  Hope your precautions in the jury room were successful.
    Crebel, I hope your son's test is negative.
    NapCat, my kitties used to bring me lizards and birds. 

    Everybody stay safe and be smart - even if you are surrounded by Cov-idiots.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33745 on: July 21, 2020, 02:27:33 am »
    Good morning. I hope everyone is well and that all covid tests come out negative. I haven't had mine yet but need to get on the stick for it so I can have the breathing test at Mount Sinai West.

    I went to see ENT doctor Monday with my audiology test in hand. He explained how much hearing loss, although he didn't use numbers and I don't see them on the report. Just that my hearing is probably fine in the activities I'm doing now, but if I went to a party or noisy indoor restaurant I might not hear a conversation a few feet away. I guess it was good to know this, but I was there about ear pain and had to let him know that. He was the one who wanted the hearing test and I only got it so that he would treat me for pain. Now he says for first time it is TMJ syndrome. I was incredulous but polite. I told him then why if I let too many hours (say 8) go by without 2 Advil,I have ear pain, sometimes 6 hours or less. He said that shows that it is TMJ if Advil helps! He suggested that if it doesn't improve or gets worse that I see an oral surgeon and he gave me a name. I am trying to believe it now in the hope that I can find something online. A few months ago I saw a video for musicians about massaging the jaw for TMJ. Maybe there are more. My jaw doesn't hurt though. He did see a bit of ear wax and he removed it (from the "bad" ear), and that also gave me some hope that I'd feel better, even though it was very unpleasant. It's been years since a doctor had to remove wax.

    Telracs, the outdoor table configurations on 8th, 9th and 10th Avenues are all different. They are using the street now (even while traffic goes by and 9th Avenue has the water main equipment pens out there in the street. So you can get a table almost flush up with an equipment pen chain link fence. Some have the street tables and sidewalk tables. Most of the ones that have both have the sidewalk tables up against the restaurant. The Chinese restaurant Mee Noodle Shop at 53rd/9th only has takeout and no tables outside. This leads me to believe that the table service is not all that profitable, since there are not as many tables out there as they used to have inside.

    When I got home this afternoon, there was the jury summons in the mailbox. I was thinking all the way upstairs about the sore throat or sniffles I am going to have on whatever the date is. Then I saw that it's August 12th at 1:30pm and started to consider it more realistically as maybe I could do this. But it's GRAND JURY. That could be a long time, and they are backlogged from being shut down so long. I have never been on grand jury duty. I would need to take the subway, which I have not done yet.

    I've been hearing that the subways are the cleanest ever now.  A friend from my neighborhood on facebook told me today that she took it to Brooklyn for first time. She said that it's the cleanest she has EVER seen it and she is in her 50s. I also saw a thread in NextDoor about it and others say the same although some have said that there has been litter on the platforms. But so far the homeless are not living on the trains, since they close it from 1am-5am for cleaning. When the time comes for me to go on it (not this week), I plan to wear mask, gloves, stand up and when I get out of a station, I will toss the gloves in the garbage and use hand sanitizer.

    It is 81 degrees at 5:15AM, humidity down to 51% and the temp is going up to 91 later. I am not sure how high the temp was when I was out Monday afternoon because I was too concerned about other things to check, but I knew it was in the 90s. Here they always count the number of days it's 90 or above and call it a heat wave. I realize that in the south and southwest that 90s is just summer.

    NapCat, I do not know how you pulled that off. Any method to catching a small snake? Did you hold it or trap it in a box or something. I'm with Crebel about this! The closest to sheer terror like this for me in the past year was last fall when I went to the 181st St. subway station at 1am after visiting a friend up there. There was one woman on the platform sitting down on a bench and there was a rat scurrying around on the platform. I froze and just stood where I was and eventually it ran past me and over to the tracks. I decided never to go in there that late or stay that late visiting or take a shared car service (this before covid) home.

    Have an excellent day.
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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33746 on: July 21, 2020, 03:22:42 am »
    Good very early morning.  I have been up for a while already - eating pizza DH brought home at 9 p.m. last night was a really bad choice.  Serious heartburn woke me up around 2 a.m., but I think it is now under control.  There may be a nap in my afternoon schedule.  ;)

    We had a few rain showers yesterday and may have a few today, but the temperatures, humidity, and weather overall have been very pleasant so far this week.  The farmers need the rain so I have no complaints!

    On multiple occasions we have had live birds, bats, mice, squirrels, and frogs in the house.  I can handle all of those (although I do a fair amount of screeching/screaming when birds are swooping as you try to funnel them out an open door), but snakes of any kind in the house are where I draw the line.  I don't care how harmless they are, my aversion is strong. 

    I much, much, MUCH prefer to see wildlife outside through my windows.  We frequently have deer and raccoons to watch.  We have had fox, huge snapping turtles, a river otter in our creek, and even once a mountain lion in our yard.  We do trap and relocate or dispose of nasty possums and destructive groundhogs.  Once in a great while, brown snakes will sun themselves in our driveway or be seen around the creek.  Outside I give them a wide berth, but in the house ... nope, nope, nope!  :o

    DS is still waiting for results, staying quarantined, and is still asymptomatic, so thanks for the good thoughts from all.  :-*

    Everyone stay safe, be well.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33747 on: July 21, 2020, 05:51:51 am »
    Good morning.

    Scattered thunderstorms might appear after midnight and into tomorrow morning. Otherwise, nothing different on the weather front.

    Another person hoping everyone's tests are negative.

    Our youngest son lost his 13 1/2 yr old dog yesterday. He has had some rough times recently; his dogs certainly helped him through them. 

    I have discovered I am not really good at organizing grocery purchases for the long haul. So, a pickup from Kroger will be my errand of the day. I did better at the beginning of this ordeal than I have done lately, that's for sure.

    Make a part of your day special in some way. Stay safe.

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33748 on: July 21, 2020, 07:38:33 am »
    *wanders in, hands out assorted popcorns, wanders out*

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    Re: The Good Morning Thread
    « Reply #33749 on: July 21, 2020, 08:01:05 am »
    Just a brief check-in after taking popcorn from telracs...
    79 and humid in Austin with a tiny chance of rain. 
    Testing with AT&T at work today to try their managed phone bridge to see how it works - our August Commission Meeting will more than likely be remote.
    Still cleaning in my office and taking things to storage and/or goodwill.

    Take care.

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