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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The trees are almost barren and the wind is howling against the house.

It seems to be sucking the warmth from the building and each gust of wind there are noises. The dogs are not accustomed to this kind of weather but they will have to adjust. They go to the door to relieve themselves and as soon as the wind hits their face they turn back.
We have a jacket on the Chihuahua, it looks nice but it has to have something more wind proof. This little dog has a barrel for a chest. It is so hard to get the body fitting well and her legs can hardly bend. This is not a good climate for little dogs.

Our family only had big dogs and they loved the snow but they saw it infrequently and they rushed around in it and we knew they were having great fun.

I cannot imagine ever seeing these two dogs will ever get used to it.

All summer long I just opened the door and they were in to the fenced pool area. It was easy to pick up after them and they were able to run to get really good exercise. Their tongues hang out and their tails were wagging all the time.

The Beagle ran the full length of the pool and turned the corner on a dime. He kept his claws well filed that way. Recently I see those claws need to be cut...

Tonight they were looking at the Jotul gas stove. They had no clue what it was. The Chihuahua was particularly interested in it. It has a thermostat and it switches off and she wakes up looking like she lost something. She did, her indoor heat. Then she lay down and snuggled under her blanket. Then when the stove has cooled enough to re-start it clicks and it ignites with a thud. She jumps up and barks at the stove. She is so noisy and dances around on her back legs. We have picture's of her in a Tutu and she can walk around for a very long time,- Like Humans DO!! yapping all the timed. DH is not a happy camper with her in the house but he has to laugh at her antics.

I never allowed dogs on our furniture. Our other family even lets them on their beds and of course the Chihuahua always ends up in the bed through the night,

The dogs entertained me tonight. Now it is Eye drop time and off to bed.

I am unaccustomed to doing all the driving. It is harder right now because my hand is worse and I have to have a trigger finger release.

I will have to cook up a storm before the weekend so I can keep my hand up for a week. Thanks for your support.

Jacquie the CHIHUAHUA looking at last years snow almost gone and warm sun.

Last years coat for Jacquie.

I took this photo. It looks like the beagle is eating the Chihuahua. Snoopy Beagle barked at the right moment to make it look like he is eating her.




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HARROWJET 10/23/2014 2:24PM

    Cute pictures of cute dogs and granddaughter. emoticon

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TXGRANDMA 10/23/2014 1:56PM

    What a character that chihuahua is! I love that he barked at the stove! How funny! Your Granddaughter is gorgeous, I know that you must be very proud of her! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/23/2014 11:58AM

    Your grand daughter and the dogs are all very cute. They obviously love your grand daughter.

My dog loved snow but he was hairy. I think cold weather is harder on short hair dogs.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/23/2014 10:45AM

    Pat, GD is beautiful. Dogs are okay too. emoticon Thanks for the pictures. HUGS, Terry

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BRENDAGAIL9 10/23/2014 10:31AM

    Thanks for the pictures. Your GD is so beautiful!

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MARITIMER3 10/23/2014 9:34AM

    Pets are wonderful stress-relievers, aren't they?

Take care of yourself, Pat. You've had a lot on your plate lately. Wish you lived closer so we could go for a walk and have lunch someday.

Hugs, Gail

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VEENAS1 10/23/2014 8:56AM

    Cute dogs and of course granddaughter. Thanks for sharing the photos.

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FOXXYROXXYD 10/23/2014 8:16AM

    Loved this! Your granddaughter is beautiful and so are the pooches. They have a way of wiggling their way into your heart! My mom and Grandparents allowed the dogs in the house but never on the furniture and the cats could only come in at night if it got to freezing. In north Florida that was a few times a year. In their older years they allowed the dogs on the couch and then the beds! Our cat and dog rule the roost around here especially since our children left home. Love our furbabies!

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BRAVELUTE 10/23/2014 7:53AM

    A new situation is certainly an adventure for our pets, especially until they decide they have made the whole place safe for US. ; D

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/23/2014 7:45AM

    What a great blog!! Dogs bring so much fun but they can sure try your patience!! Our beagle won't go out in the rain!! What a nuisance! We've tried to explain that he's a hunter and weather should not worry him but he doesn't listen! emoticon Love your pictures! They are adorable dogs! The granddaughter is adorable, too!!

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GINIEMIE 10/23/2014 7:09AM

    My MIL had trigger finger and had surgery for it. I hope that is not something I get. I pray you get some relief soon. emoticon Now for the dogs. I know our Oscar (actually my son's English Cream) barks when he stays here. There are so many new noises and the last time he was with us we had the windows open. He warned me about every vehicle that came in the subdivision. What a racket-I live at the entrance.
Your photos always bring smiles and pleasure, especially since we know that at times it's a challenge to get them posted.
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JANET552 10/23/2014 6:44AM

    The doggies are adorable!! We have always had big dogs but our Weimaraner is like yours in that he hates the cold. Too bad he's stuck here living in Wisconsin.

Good luck with your trigger finger release. I have trouble with trigger finger. About half of them have been cured with cortisone but I've had surgery on an index finger and, more recently my thumb. Until that said index finger, I'd never even heard of trigger finger.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/23/2014 6:35AM

    Awwwww, they are cuties. So is your granddaughter for sure!

HUGS and HOPE that Fred's eye situations is improving a little.

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TWEETYKC00 10/23/2014 6:28AM

    aww, your pups are darling! Fur babies can be great, right? Hang in there with the weather, just keep thinking of spring things.

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CHALLENGER15 10/23/2014 6:25AM

    Thank you for sharing the pictures with us! Your GD is a cutie, that is for sure. Does she continue to enjoy public school?

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GOANNA2 10/23/2014 5:52AM

    Great photos Pat. Thanks for sharing. Your GD is
a beautiful girl. She certainly loves her dogs. The coats
are really cute. You are right, that they will need warmer
ones. have a good rest. I hope your hand gets better soon.

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NEW-CAZ 10/23/2014 3:40AM

    So cute, thank your for sharing emoticon

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KATHY024 10/23/2014 2:15AM

    What great pics!! We've had two dogs and many times I've thought another would be nice but then I think of all the times I had to go home from somewhere early to let the dog out and how hard it was to find a place I trusted to keep her when I went away - and I think that maybe I should think about it a while longer. Love watching them though!!

Hope that Nor'easter doesn't raise too much havoc with you.

Keep warm!

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NASFKAB 10/23/2014 1:50AM

  lovely pictures thanks for sharing

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123ELAINE456 10/23/2014 1:47AM

  The dogs provides great entertainment for everyone it sounds like. They are so very Cute and Sweet. The Photos are Beautiful Too of Your Granddaughter and the Dogs. God Blessings Always. Have a Great Day. Good Thoughts, Prays and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!For All Of Your. Take Care and Stay Healthy Always.

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    So cute! emoticon

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MARTYLYNN1 10/22/2014 11:53PM

    Sounds like the dogs provide lots of entertainment.
Hope all are well at your house soon.

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We had Drs most of the day.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Alas DH eye is stil too scratched to see the retina.

We were there for three hours. They could not see anything since the cornea is still so scratched up.

DH eye just runs and he blinks all the time. I did notice it looks less blood shot . They tried to scan the macular but that too was obscured. DH is in good spirits and he can see in the distance, Our Dr. will be back and he has to be seen by him to decide what is going on.
Almost midnight . It has been a long day again. The Wi-Fi was not available today. I took my tablet and could do nothing, Pat in Maine.

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TERRI289 10/22/2014 10:50PM

    Prayers.... emoticon

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HARROWJET 10/22/2014 8:48PM

    It is a worry when your eyes are affected. I hope the doctor comes back soon to check Fred's eyes. emoticon Fred.


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MILLISMA 10/22/2014 8:48PM

    emoticon and prayers!!!!

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PICKIE98 10/22/2014 4:12PM

    glad you at least got to see the doc... time will tell.. never heard of that milk thing,,interesting..I know that Ponderosa always soaked they tough steaks in milk:the enzymes break down the tendons..

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NEEDSHELP52 10/22/2014 12:24PM

    Pat, I remember when a friend of ours was having trouble with his eye that the doctor had him"wash" it with warm milk. Heat the milk, pour into a small cup (little plastic cup that fits the eye), hold it against the eye and have him open it so the milk can coat his eye and under eye lid. This keeps things from scratching it any more and also soothes the eye. I've done this myself and it works nicely. HUGS, Terry

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1CRAZYDOG 10/22/2014 11:29AM

    So sorry to hear about your hubby's continuing eye troubles. **SIGH** Glad though that it's less bloodshot. That's a good sign.


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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/22/2014 8:50AM

    A lot of places are blocking their wi-fi so customers can't use it. I used to be able to use it at our vets but not any more. I sure hope that doctor is available soon!

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MARITIMER3 10/22/2014 8:23AM

    I hope he can see your own doctor soon.

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/22/2014 8:17AM

    Hopefully, the eye will continue to heal. Just need more time. Take care!

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SCDALYNCH 10/22/2014 7:03AM

    Still praying for healing. Get some rest.

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LEANJEAN6 10/22/2014 6:45AM

    oh my Pat! I hope his eye improves-poor soul!!!!--I'll pray!-Lynda

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IOEINC 10/22/2014 6:37AM

    Lots of emoticon for Fred!! And for you too!!! Keep your faith that it will get better!!! Thinking of you both!!!

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2014 3:12AM

    I am so sorry Fred is suffering. Hope it soon improves Pat, not much fun for you either seeing him struggle, emoticon

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123ELAINE456 10/22/2014 3:07AM

  Hope DH eyes starts healing soon. God Blessings Always. Have a Better day tomorrow. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!Take Care.

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GOANNA2 10/22/2014 2:19AM

    Poor Fred. Good that he is not letting this dampen
his spirits. I hope it starts to heal soon. Have a good
rest. emoticon Fred.

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MARTYLYNN1 10/22/2014 1:16AM

    Hope his eye is better soon!

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NASFKAB 10/22/2014 12:07AM

  hope your DH gets the help he needs all the best dear friend

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The day was mostly spent at home. We wanted it that way.

Monday, October 20, 2014

I was supposed to go to our Senior college but after a difficult night because DH decided his BiPap machine was pressing on his eye.
He wears a full face mask for sleep apnea. He rarely snores but without his machine he stops breathing so I stop sleeping.

Did that for many years and he has used C-Pap and Bi-Pap since it was developed. 20 years or more easily.

I did make sure I had the leftover goodies packed away. We sometimes take them to the student center and hand them out. They come in Tins so they keep for a very long time.
Afterwards we just stayed home and tried to watch a movie. DH still cannot see anything close up. I hope we have answers tomorrow.

He seems to take everything in his stride, he rarely complains. It has been like that for 51 years so he sure is a keeper.

I went and bought a Fit Bit but I cannot get to the apps. There are no instructions.
I did see on-line the fit bits are the same price. I now know L.L. Bean has them the same price as KOHL's . The Discount does not apply so I want to drive down to Freeport and buy another one but they will explain everything to me. I plan to take my tablet with me and with any luck I will have it all set up for me.

I HOPE SO!, I will let you know.

Tonight DH watched mystery and I sat with him. He said he can make out just some fuzzy images. I reminded him he can see with the peripheral vision. I think he is getting better looking straight but find your side vision.
Thanks Pat in Main.

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PICKIE98 10/21/2014 5:16PM

    patience is so hard with healing. I remember after my hysterectomy. Tick-tock, I wanted to get back on the road right away!!! Slow and easy does it...

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SCDALYNCH 10/21/2014 4:53PM

    Praying you are both okay and healing.

We love to watch mysteries too.

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HARROWJET 10/21/2014 12:25PM

    Good luck with your Fitbit. I hope Fred is doing well today. emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/21/2014 10:32AM

    I have my fingers crossed for Fred. Good luck with the Fit Bit. I'm sure they can help you.

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GINIEMIE 10/21/2014 8:49AM

    Gentle quiet days are good at times. I keep praying for you and yours and for Fred's eyes to be healed. I've recently learned that St. Lucy is the patron saint of good eye sight so I've started to ask her to petition the Lord with me for Fred and my brother. Hoping for something positive from the eye doctor.
Take deep breaths, drive carefully and take care of yourself.
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MARITIMER3 10/21/2014 8:48AM

    You are so lucky that your DH takes things in stride. Peter is a very negative person, and getting worse as he gets older.

I hope you get some answers today about his eyes. Please keep us posted.

Hugs, Gail

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/21/2014 8:45AM

    I hope they are able to help Fred soon with his eye problem. This has gone on quite some time now.

I don't have a fitbit. I don't like things that have to be charged. And I don't like things that you can't secure well as I could lose it.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/21/2014 8:36AM

    I have a fit bit and really like it. I got a little booklet with mine that tells you to go to the web site to set it up. I remember it wasn't real user friendly. When I did have a battery problem a few months ago, they were very helpful on the site to help me fix the problem.

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 10/21/2014 8:20AM

    (((gentle hugs)))

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IOEINC 10/21/2014 8:18AM

    I hope you get the answers to Fred's eye problem. That must be so frustrating for you both. Prayers that it will get better for him. Did the eye injections help at all?

And how scary is it when they stop breathing while they are sleeping? My husband does that very infrequently. Funny I can sleep right next to him and not hear him snoring but I am instantly awake if I sense he has stopped breathing. When the kids were younger and we would be on vacation, they would wake me up to make hubby stop snoring. They heard him, I did not. You could drop a bomb on me while I am sleeping and I would not hear it.

My thoughts and prayers for both of you today!!!!

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VEENAS1 10/21/2014 8:12AM

    I hope the doctor helps today and that you get the FitBit straighten out. I never did the Spark Activity Tracker and now they have it half priced. I thought I would rather have the FitBit. Let me know if you get it working and how you like it. I want to get an activity tracker soon.

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/21/2014 7:37AM

    Hope you get some info on Fred's eye today! I'll be thinking of you!

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CHALLENGER15 10/21/2014 6:28AM

    Pat, I really like my Fitbit Flex, so I hope you do like yours and get it set up soon so that you can enjoy. I stood from the couch last night and "walked" to get to my daily goal as I was about 300 steps short. LOL! It is a great motivator for me, that is for sure.

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GOANNA2 10/21/2014 4:20AM

    I hope the doctor has some answers for DH. I got
my Fitbit and just went on the website and followed
the installation instructions. I hope someone can help
you set it up on your tablet. I love mine and only ever
take it off in the shower. When I check the steps, it gives
me the extra push to at least get to my goal of 10,000.

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123ELAINE456 10/21/2014 3:19AM

  Hope the doctor appointment foe DH eyes goes very well. And you get the answers you want and need about his eyes. God Blessings Always. And May God Be With You Always. Try to have a good day tomorrow. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!For All Of You. Take Care. And Stay Healthy.

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NEW-CAZ 10/21/2014 3:04AM

    I hope all goes well for his appt with the eye doctor hun.
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NASFKAB 10/21/2014 1:01AM

  prayers & healing thoughts going your way

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LITTLEWIND53 10/21/2014 12:49AM

    Here's hoping all goes well at the eye doctor and they can find out what is causing the ongoing problems....

Take care.....

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TERRI289 10/20/2014 10:47PM

    Prayers....and hugs... emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/20/2014 10:41PM

    So sorry your DH is having such difficulties. I know it's hard for you, too, to see this going on! HUGS

Good luck w/the Fit Bit.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/20/2014 10:25PM

    Pat, Thinking of you and your DH. HUGS, Terry

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A very long day. It turned out well. EXCEPT for the Minivan.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Just about the same as yesterday. DH could not go there he still can not see in short distances.
I had to pack the minivan. I had to back up to the door of the Auditorium and after 71 years' I had a car accident..

My Driver side mirror had been moved just a bit. The building has a wall across from the Auditorium. The wall is about 40 inches high. A double brick wall but it was about 40 inches high.
My minivan has tinted black shield. I always look out of the side mirror.

The angle as I backed up the incline reflected above the wall. I went up slowly and ""BANG"" the rear bumper broke open on the side. Plastic bumper split real good. But I had to get the van parked there to empty the contents.

Rest of the day was long and busy. DH was supposed to help because we are new we wanted to learn ourselves first it is a bog job as volunteers.

DH had to stay home. I had done all the planning and it all came out great.
Refreshments. Apple cider-local - GREAT!!
Pretzels and sugar free cookies and candies. They had water, some drank the cider it is pure Apple juice . I made a big label on both sides telling people it was sugar free.

I centered the tables and spaced them in the middle of a long corridor. It worked well people could go up both sides and still get across the hall s between tables. I used pumpkins and Leaves on the table and the napkins all fall colors.

I had a great time. DH was to keep his eyes shut as much a he can, I was calming my mind by playing with the napkins to make patterns. When people asked to help me I politely replied I am calming my stress level and they left me alone.

There were many compliments. I could never dress up a table like those tables since we have a small house so I went to town on t and calmed my mind.

The concert was good. Not the usual full house but the good weather probably people were leaf peeping. It was good though. Folk Singers they are "CASTLEBAY" Wife has a harp and the husband plays many instruments. Their voices are nice to listen to just a pleasant after noon.

I had lots of help to re-pack the minivan. I keep everything at the house .

REMEMBER my space problem.

I took on the committee because I like to mess with food.
I went home and asked if he was ready to meet our friends at the 99 and he wanted to go.
There were 6 of us and DH had a nice time. He had to wear Dark glasses and his eyes were tearing all the time. Our friends commented to me that his eye is swollen. We shall see what happens by morning,

I might have to bug the Drs. office to be seen tomorrow instead of Tuesday. I will if I have to.
My DH is precious to me. Thanks for listening. Pat in Maine.

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GINIEMIE 10/21/2014 8:56AM

    Whoa, I missed this blog my dear friend. I hope it's not too much to get the mini van fixed. It must have been the day for fender benders. My eldest son rear ended someone who stopped suddenly for an accident, he had a load of logs he took from my yard and the car didn't stop fast enough.
So glad that the refreshments went over well and that you had a chance to use your creativity. I'm sure it was so lovely.
Fred and you continue to be in my prayers.
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LITTLEWIND53 10/21/2014 12:47AM

    Sounds like the concert was a hit. So glad it went well....

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MILLISMA 10/20/2014 9:02PM

    Glad everything went well but so sorry about the mini van! Sounds like you did a great job again and I hope everyone appreciated all that you did.

Waiting to hear how DH is doing. Keeping him in my prayers.

hugs....Mary Anne

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PICKIE98 10/20/2014 3:24PM

    Oh Pat, you sure are a magnet for adventures!!

Fred is still on top of my prayer list.

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HARROWJET 10/20/2014 12:02PM

    I'm sorry you had an accident. I'm glad the rest of the day was good. I hope Fred's eyes are improving every day. emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/20/2014 10:28AM

    It sounds like you did an excellent job with the refreshments and decorations.

I'm so sorry about your van but it sounds like it would be easy to have a accident like that under the circumstances.

I hope they can help your hubby soon!

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SCDALYNCH 10/20/2014 10:03AM

    What a wonderful display for the refreshments. You did so well. I am sorry to hear that you hit the fender of the mini van. I do hope the doctor will see what is going on with your husband's eyes. It has to be very disheartening to have the tears and the swelling. Prayers for you and your husband.

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VEENAS1 10/20/2014 8:54AM

    You have a lot going on. I hope the doctor figures out what is going on with your husband's eye. Good luck today.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/20/2014 8:10AM

    Sounds like another long day by you. Sorry to hear about the van, but no one was hurt. Hope Fred's eye gets better fast.

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/20/2014 8:03AM

    What a busy day for you!! Probably better for you than sitting home and worrying with DH. Hopefully, this eye situation improves for him. Have a good day today! Thinking of you and Fred!

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LEANJEAN6 10/20/2014 6:32AM

    Oh my goodness! You have a few mishaps--good thing they are tiny ones and because you are such a good Sparkly Person and strong, you get over them---Lynda

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I am glad that the Senior College event turned out well, and yet you certainly could have done without the accident, couldn't you? I am so sorry.

I am glad your friends noticed the swelling; I hope it is better this morning.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/20/2014 6:15AM

    OH boy. Glad things turned out well, despite the mishap w/the van!

I do hope that DH can get in today vs. tomorrow for his eyes. It must be so difficult for him (and I know how concerned you are, rightfully so!)


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NEW-CAZ 10/20/2014 3:11AM

    Sorry about the accident but glad you're okay.
I'm sure the tables looked amazing.
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123ELAINE456 10/20/2014 2:18AM

  So sorry to hear about your accident with the minivan. Things like that happens at times. Sorry it had to happen to you. Hope the damage isn't that bad and doesn't cost to much to get it fix. Glad that the concert was good and the refreshments went over well with everyone. I'm very sorry that DH eyes aren't doing any better than they were. I hope that you can get him into the doctor tomorrow and get something done for his eyes. The eyes needs to begin to heal for a complete recovery from all of this. Hope that tomorrow is a much better day for you. Glad that DH felt good enough to go out to dinner with your friends and You.. That done a world of good for the both of you. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Lots of Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!To Everyone. Please Take Care of All of You and Stay Healthy.

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GOANNA2 10/20/2014 1:08AM

    I'm glad you are OK. Sorry to heat about the accident.
I hope it is not too big an expense for you. Glad that the
concert went well. So sorry to hear that Fred's eye is
still not healing. I would go to see the eye doctor tomorrow
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NASFKAB 10/20/2014 12:35AM

  healing thoughts once again for your DH praying he can be helped you did a wonderful job on the decorations hope the minivan is not too damaged

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MARITIMER3 10/19/2014 11:01PM

    That was quite a day. I'm sure the tables looked wonderful and that everyone enjoyed the refreshments. I hope your husband's eye is a bit better tomorrow.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/19/2014 10:53PM

    Pat, sorry about the van. Hope there isn't too much damage. It is good that things turned out well at the concert. You did great. Now to get your DH's eyes taken care of. HUGS, Terry

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DH was so restless he insisted he do the dishes.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

I have been out a lot today but not a nice brisk walk. I had to buy drinks for the concert.
All gallons and my DH usually carries them. There are 16 gallons to carry in tomorrow. I found an old crate when I got home so that will be a help.

Since the senior college does draw from older people but we do have some children and students from the Music department.

Our refreshments are across the board. I wince when i put out cookies galore. The grapes were very ripe and more expensive than usual. I substituted pretzels.

It usually is a big following for Castle Bay. So far the ticket sales are not going well.
I suspect this beautiful weather for the last few days has been apple picking and still leaf peeping.

I do try to accommodate people who want or need diet foods.

I am going to put the first table in the hallway as the Sugar free table. I bought sugar free food but I cringe when I read the labels.
I do have gallons of water and cider and cranberry juice, today was warm till it deluged with rain. It actually caused the roads to steam, it looked weird. Being warm will make the drinks too warm. I love my drinks at room temperature but that is the my generation and my British Up bringing. There were no refrigerators and no-one wanted to have ice. We do know the homes are installing refrigerators and so all iced, are drinks.
I am concerned but It is what it is. I am doing my best and hoping to get this first time over with. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon

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SUNNY332 10/19/2014 7:49PM

    emoticon on the selections. I just know it will be well received.

Can't wait to hear how it went.


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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/19/2014 5:30PM

    i think the selections you have made will be well received. You have some variety and people should not come expecting a meal. People enjoy refreshments but they are just the icing on the cake.

I hope that your husband is doing better soon!

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GINIEMIE 10/19/2014 4:36PM

    Okay my dear friend. I know you want to have everything perfect but you should ask some of the young people to give you a hand. I'll bet they would be willing since you are so sweet.
I hope the concert goes well and I know you are trying to take care of everyone, I hope they appreciate what you are trying to do for them.
Hugs and prayers to you, Fred and the family. emoticon emoticon
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NEEDSHELP52 10/19/2014 11:41AM

    Pat, hang in there. It will turn out okay. Do your best and you can't ask for any more. Get those young people to help. HUGS, Terry

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MILLISMA 10/19/2014 11:10AM

    You are such a loving, faithful lady to keep doing this. It is a lot of work and I hope you are appreciated for all your work.

We are on a second very windy day. Yesterday was warm and I finally stayed home and spent the day working in the yard wearing a tee shirt. Can't do that today since the temps are still only in the 40's. Will be heading out shortly to spend the day with mom and dad.

Big hugs......Mary Anne

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SCDALYNCH 10/19/2014 9:59AM

    Enjoy the day, I pray all goes well.

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VEENAS1 10/19/2014 8:52AM

    Have fun at the concert.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/19/2014 8:13AM

    It will be fine. Enjoy yourself!.

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GOANNA2 10/19/2014 7:47AM

    Hope your DH starts to feel better soon. Good luck
with the concert. Enjoy the nice weather and have
a wonderful Sunday. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/19/2014 6:53AM

    Good luck with the concert! Hope DH is feeling better. **SIGH**

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123ELAINE456 10/19/2014 6:50AM

  Well Done!!! I hope the Concert goes well. And the refreshments are like very well by Everyone. Hope DH eyes are improving too. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!For All Of You. Have a Wonderful Day and Week. Take Care and Stay Healthy.

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CHALLENGER15 10/19/2014 5:16AM

    I do hope you have a great first day of the season!

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 10/19/2014 4:47AM

    Apple picking! A highlight of the season! emoticon

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KATHY024 10/19/2014 4:13AM

    I always like to spend a lot of time outside too when I know that the weather won't hold for very long. You're probably correct in assuming that people are out and about and not thinking of concerts and indoor things.

I would think it would be hard to keep drinks cold when they have to be set out ahead of time. We run into that when we do "will call" refreshments at the theater. We don't have to stand in line, but our drinks are slightly warmer. Still, I prefer having it that way.

I'm sure all you good work will be appreciated by those that do attend. Take it easy and enjoy the music!

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NEW-CAZ 10/19/2014 3:17AM

    I hope all goes well and your refreshments sell well

Good luck! emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 10/19/2014 1:32AM

    Hope your concert goes well and your refreshments well received......

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TERRI289 10/19/2014 12:37AM

    Good luck!

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NASFKAB 10/19/2014 12:17AM

  enjoy your concert

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