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takes a long time to decide what to take or not also......and getting all the annual stuff done.... eyes teeth etc.....now we will have to find all new Dr. up there....at least we will have good weather to move and find a house etc.....but we do have a place to stay while doing that...
Morning Kitty. I'm not bothering with eyes and teeth this year. It's been made into a mess. I do have to find a barber sometime though. My barber retired and moved to Arizona after the two previous had died. Then I started going to the mall but don't know when they will reopen.
I think we will probably live in our house for the duration. We moved here in 1980, raised our kids here. Only one bathroom with the four of us but it worked.
State Farm raised my premiums quite a bit this year so now I probably have to start shopping for insurance, had their insurance for 47 years.
Have a great day.
Hi Ernie ~
Happy to hear your eye is healing. Bent down quickly yesterday and seemed to have a few floaters most of the afternoon. I've had them before ~ quite annoying. They seem to be gone today..
Hope you had a nice Father's Day ~ and were able to do something with your family and grands. We met Jim's son and family at the Cleveland Yacht Club...... a bit hoity toity for my blood but his son and wife belong and they were doing the treating. .they didn't have his son's reservation so we were escorted to an off shoot of the patio. Very humid. Service quite slow (over one hour waiting for breakfast) and a hot and humid day. But, the scenery along the mouth of the river into the Lake was lovely and it gives you a chance to see how the "other side appears to spend their money". Haha. Wonder what those boats cost?
Decided we would try to kiyak again this summer. It's fun to go just along the river shore....Had a heck of a time getting "out" the last time ~ lol.
Badly needed gentle rain here and that makes me happy. Finishing up the cupboard. Ordered a weather wash (gray stain) to come from Home Depot on Wednesday.
Take care. Enjoy the cooler and wetter weather... Susan
Hi Kitty ~
Badly needed raindrops here. Makes me happy. Since I don't have faucet in the back of the house ~ I take many trips with the watering can and that is a pain....
Hope you had a nice week-end. Did you do anything special for Father's Day?
Are you planning on staying in the apartment up North when you arrive? I know you loved the gentlemen who owned the property.
Need to get on with Monday chores. Time slips away from me... Haha.
nothing special done for Father's Day except to treat Brian like a King....he was a phenomenal Dad considering that he was a step Dad to 5 kids....the kids love him and many find it amazing that he stepped in to such a task....and we are slowly packing as the time comes closer....no apartment this year....our daughter has an equipped walk out basement....small kitchenette full bath etc....so that is our plan while we look for a house to buy....I wish we were already up there since that would mean we are finished packing etc....stay well and I will stay in touch...
Dear Miss Kitty ~
Perhaps your ears were ringing yesterday morning ~ as Jim and I had our coffee on the glass table surrounded by your lovely Sanibel shells. We looked at each one and laughed how you would know EACH and EVERY one........they are indeed beautiful and a fun reminder of you and Brian and our trip ~ also ones you had sent so long ago.
A sunny but cool day here in Ohio. Off to find a new bird feeder. They are eating us out of house and home. Two hummingbird feeders where we are graced with a few each day. Also, a Baltimore Oriole appeared twice. We love our birds!
Enjoy the day. Susan
Saw your posting re: State Farm. I took a break away from them for a year...and really regretted it. The new insurance company (although lower to begin with...raised my RATES the second year). Because I had been a State Farm customer since 1977....long long time, they welcomed me back with all of my years......with open arms. Never have had a problem with them. Good look finding quotes. I hate it all medical insurance, car insurance, yada yada. You have to compare apples to apples and oranges to oranges.
I will be shopping next year for health insurance. I know next year will be knee replacement and I have to have a more comprehensive policy.
Carry on...as they say. Susan
we feed birds here but 3 kinds of mourning doves and once in awhile cardinals....up north we had to give it up because of bears...loved watching the hummingbirds...I was told only one kind in CT....will miss that....today they came to appraise the house...and yes if I had a picture of your shells I could name them....but since I am not out there anymore...sometimes a name might slip my mind....but right now the mind is preoccupied...LOL
Morning Susan. We were at my wife's father's for Fathers day, he's 84. I've never been to a yacht club.
I'm still walking 6-7 miles in the morning with Brandy, she's so great even though I still miss Cocoa and the others badly.
I'm busy digging drainage ditches on the uphill side of our property. Still have water running in one even though hasn't rained here in a long time. So far I haven't damaged anything but I've come within inches.
I still have some people to talk to about my car insurance premiums, neither the agent or the customer service in the main company will tell me anything. So it must be if I put a car on the road after I'm 65. Guess I should've stopped taking my SS off the road in the Winter but I didn't know.
Have a great day.
Morning Kitty. Glad you have a great place to stay on your daughter's property. Also, your sale going through smoothly.
We had daughter and grands over for pizza last eve, great to see them again, even though the boys seem to fight all the time they're in the pool.
I'm digging drainage ditches with the backhoe we got last year, keeping me busy. Also, cut down half a tree at my daughter's. She was always afraid it would break and fall on her pool. Now that the pool is gone and she wants to build a chicken coop there, she wanted it gone.
Have a great day Kitty.