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Started 8/23/15 by ModDee; 1770713 views.

From: Cocoa60


Good morning Kitty.  Mornings and days warmer now.  Started our

excavating yesterday, pretty much cleanup from last Summer.  Glad

it didn't rain all of 2020 Summer, we had so much to get done.

You must be painting outside, wouldn't pressure wash indoors. smiley

Daughter and grands came over for pizza last night.  Grands went swimming,

I was going to but just soaked my legs, water was cold from the cold nights.

Probably just do my exercises and excavating today.  Need to change the rear

tire on my bike soon. 

Glad your day was good, another good one today.



From: Kittyarnold


I found it hard to get into a pool that wasn't above 76...and of course remember jumping into cold ponds etc...when younger....and yes the outside is getting painting...first pressure wash  then sanded and of course primed before painting...they might be here for a month...will be fun to watch....hope your day is wonderful....no agenda for today as of yet....


From: Cocoa60


Good morning Kitty.  Worked outside again yesterday and cooled off in the pool couple times.

Had to cut away a large portion of our apple tree yesterday because it was dead.  Hated doing

that, it was here when we moved here over 40 years ago.  Accidentally cut into another piece of

trunk that the dead one was growing with so that part will probably die now also.  Hurt my day.

Already mourning one of my closest friends.  I still have many branches and limbs to move. 

Neighbor might want the larger stuff to burn for heat.

Maybe you will send Susan some pictures of your new home after painted.  smile  Guess they have

to paint in this heat while its not freezing.  Have noticed lot of people with those type jobs are smokers.

Haven't gotten started on replacing the rear tire on my bike yet.  Have to work on property while I

can use the backhoe on the lawn.  First time this year it wouldn't sink in.

Enjoy your day.



From: Kittyarnold


tough to lose a friend and an apple tree that old....another cloudy and hot day....probably no sun is good today....a couple of errands today...otherwise no big agenda....yesterday we ended up going to younger daughters for dinner she made chicken parmesan  yummy...even gave us leftovers enough for dinner...how lucky can you get....love being near all of our kids and the flexibility to go out at the last minute invite... hope your day is wonderful...I think you work too hard....


From: Cocoa60


Good morning Kitty.  Forgot that jet stream of fronts is just off the coast and you're

closer to the coast.  We had that rain every other day for a month.  Just the last few

days I've been able to take the tractor out across the lawn.  We've had hazy sun because

of the wild fires but no cloudy days for very long. 

The more I work the better.  In diabetes when glucose gets high it kills cells we need to keep

glucose low.  When I start rebuilding the farm I think I will be able to work all day most days

and skip exercise for a while.  None of the diabetics I know are really exercising and dieting

like they need to.  I was on 3 meds daily to keep glucose down, they are just a weak way to

deceive yourself in to thinking you are doing all you can.  Doctors should be pushing exercise

and diet instead of pills.  I could use a coach myself, think I could be doing better.  My brother

can just barely walk and he's still not dieting properly.  It's hard to change, almost like stopping


Glad you're able to get out to visit your kids.  So great to see the people and other beings we love.

I need to go out and search for coffee creamer sometime this morn.  Wife got groceries yesterday

but the only creamer they had is extremely sweet, to sweet for either of us to stand. 

Enjoy the day.


PA farm


From: Kittyarnold


Love the aerial shot of the farm...looks like New England.....we are totally socked in with fog....maybe the sun will break thru....the painters are to come back today to clean our out building that we call the carriage house cause it is a four door garage type building....we don't need four spaces but the property looks better with it there...no agenda for today as of yet....stay well and have a good day....you too Susan....


From: Cocoa60


Good morning Kitty.  Warm morn here at 71, says it's 74 on the weather channel.

Wish I had a 4 bay garage, would use all of it.  When we are living half on the farm

we won't need that much here.  We might be quite old then though.

Mowed the trim of our lawn with push mower, and the rest with rider.  Then mowed

some of my daughters after took care of everyone's garbage.  My daughter lets her

lawn get way to deep. 

We had our grandson's birthday party last eve, was fun.  They want us to plan a trip up

to their great grandparents soon.  Hope I'm not to bad on the scales this morn, had pizza,

cake, and ice cream. 

Glad you all are able to afford all that painter work, should look great when finished.

I need to fix part of my brothers ham radio station down on the farm next time.  He was

having lot of trouble trying to get into a group last eve.  Have a power supply here I can

lend to him and wire it up to fit his radio.

Have a great day Kitty.


Brandy on her last day.

Such a great, kind, and loving being.

  • Edited August 11, 2021 4:50 am  by  Cocoa60

From: Kittyarnold


love the picture...our day is cloudy and not sure if it will break up or not....maybe I will be able to take a walk...it is 72 here and the humidity is 99 ....other then that nothing more.....hope your day is wonderful....

Debra (weithgito)

From: Debra (weithgito)


Hi Kitty!  I need a link to find this group-- I don't know how to find it- I deleted something in my email.  I just wanted to say hi. I have been having a terribly difficult year or two with fractured kneecap that I can walk with even though it is supposedly healed- I am in bed all the time.  Having some heart issues- it's just a mess and I am young (well, 70 in October! Yikes!) and I shouldn't be like this.  Gained 40 pounds or never took them off- no clothes, don't go out.

Thinking of October made me think of you all and you especially, Kitty and Susan, and I will celebrate my 6th year non- smoking at the end of October!  And all because (or partly because!) of you all. So thank you.  You know i hate posting, but I just thought I would - even though it is a bit depressing.   Hope you all are well.   Kitty , my heart goes out to you every time there is a post about Lee. xo 


From: Kittyarnold


all you have to do to find us is type in Sensational Seniors...we are here....so sorry to hear about you difficulties....something we don't need when we are past 65 and when we are smoke free....hope you feel better soon....hugs