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Started 5/6/20 by Musivore; 60443 views.
euknight

From: euknight

Nov-12

They are both Fabulous!!!

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Nov-12

I knew you’d love them! There are ones that made me think of each of my Girlz. I wanted so so badly to just get them for you, but thought oh, so, then what? Send a picture? Haha. So I’d did do that at least. I did get the girl cutting the heads off paper dolls ones for me. Daughter says they are perfect! Lol. Will be wearing those to work tomorrow. Wore these blue ones with a bit of floral design the last day I worked that say “I’m a delicate effing flower”, but it actually spells it out. Seems it is fine to wear to work, but not write that word here, haha! joy I get and respect that though. My scrub pants cover that part, except when I’m sitting in the work room charting and then my colleagues see it. Is to the point when I go in that I’m asked “what do your socks say today?” Yeah...clinic sock monkey joy. Whatever...I’ll be their Huckleberry. 
Hope you girlz are well. I’m all better. Had that first day of fever, then not really fever next day, just around 100, which was back to normal by the time I went to bed the second night and never got even the tiniest other symptoms of anything, so am not that worried about it! 
Daughter had all 4 wisdom teeth out today, so I’m definitely feeling better than her, poor sweetie. My sweet little Crow, she is. Oh, it is one of my pet names for her as she really likes “shiny things”. 
Ok...seems Jaka’s friend Nika is a Comrade Kombucha maker! Woohoo! Maybe I best send her a PM if we are gonna do too much Booch talk. 
Peggy...how are those power tools working out for ya??? joy

kissing_heartkissing_heartkissing_heart
 

Oh, Tiny...if you can’t find them I would happy to send to you! If that’s too strange, then you can call Powell’s Books in PDX. They ship everywhere. 

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  • Edited November 12, 2020 10:49 pm  by  Loreficent
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Nov-13

Well, today's a pooper. I love mr. Rogers, as you all well know, so it stands to reason that I love king Friday XIII. Today is his birthday, so today is a good day. Until....bum bum bum....I woke up this morning and it was 63 degrees in my house. I like it cold, but my husband does not, so it was odd. So I asked my husband to go to the basement to take a peek and he said the pilot light was lit and there was no gas smell. We went through the how to on the manual and could not get it to blow heat. So the ride comes, calls another dude who calls another dude and they have decided. It is dead. I won't go into all the dumb details but my furnace has died. I can't even sort of run it because of the whole carbon monoxide gig. So it's cold today. The current temperature is 32. I know it doesn't sound that bad but when you are in a old house with no carpet there is a chill. And tomorrow's high is 36. At least we have power. So I'm in bed, snuggled in and have a space heater running, and the dogs have their winter coats at the ready. Then, we get an email from the doggy dermatologist. We have to keep up with the weekly prescription shampooing, the pills, the drops and some supplements. Don't forget one of the supplements causes diarrheah. This adds to the fact that I found out yesterday that I have the beginnings of tardive. Think of it as medication induced tics. Shucks. Somebody say something. Starfish.

  • Edited November 13, 2020 9:27 pm  by  TinyBadger
SusanK1960

From: SusanK1960

Nov-13

Well crap Tiny!  That is a pooper of a day!  The good news is at least you are not a smoker! 

  • Edited November 13, 2020 10:38 pm  by  SusanK1960
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Nov-13

I agree, but I do admit I seriously considered it several times today.

SusanK1960

From: SusanK1960

Nov-14

Thinking of it is OK, doing it wouldn’t be.  I will tell you, it won’t help anything, but you know that.

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Nov-14

Starfish. We can’t see them, but they are still there. Going about their sea lives and carrying on. 
Well, that sucks about tardive Tiny. So, changes then? Ugh. Well, probably good then the nicotine is out of your system. So, what part of smoking did you consider? I think it might be a good time to make a list of negatives. Ok, so that is kind of redundant and lame advice, but I’m a bit brain dead. Do the dogs sleep on the bed? I bet they are like little furnaces. Are you getting a new one tomorrow? 
You will be ok Tiny. I do believe that. Maybe is hubby’s turn to rub your head. Feet too. Yeah. Cup of cocoa, and a good book. Go to sleep early. Turn on your Ocean and think of all the creatures under there. Did you watch “My Octopus Teacher” yet? 
Im sorry. I’m pretty darn tuckered right now. Waiting for my second wind. Well, it’s actually gonna be about the 5th wind as I had a cup of coffee at work at about 3:30.

Things are gonna work out. Did you find the socks???

  • Edited November 14, 2020 12:07 am  by  Loreficent
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Nov-14

My octopus teacher was so sad. It made me incredibly sad at the end. You're supposed to recommend fairy tales, loreficent! It was neat though, before the shark bidness. I didn't realize there is more than one bookstore! Anyhoo I was looking on google to see if that company made other socks and gadzooks! They do! You simply must look at this company's offerings. So many inappropriate socks to choose from, mostly profane, but I think it's funny. We had a store downtown that sold local offerings and I bought a hoodie that was super nice. High quality. Unfortunately, it had profanity intermingled with the word montana that I didn't notice! I thought it just said montana! I had worn that thing everywhere and I'm sure offended many a person. It was funny though, and I was sorry to see it go after a ton of wear and damage. Socks and potholders are on the way, maybe that will ease the pain. The dogs do sleep on the bed and it wasn't too bad last night. I slept in a hat and my chilly willys, though. I have central air and a very nice furnace, but it is older, it came with the house. The people in town that do estimates, not the techs, were either gone for the day or busy so we hope to find out something Monday. To replace it with something similar will be thousands of dollars, I'm sure. Thank goodness we don't buy each other Christmas gifts. We normally just give to charities, so it won't put a huge damper on our merrymaking. At least next week the highs will be low 40s so that's a little warmer until Friday when it goes back to 30s. And we have a fire pit, also good. Cocoa: check. Book: check. Feeling grateful for everything I have:check. Now all I need is a plan to stay smoke free until January. I just need the holidays to pass smoothly.

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Nov-15

Haha! Chilly Willis? Nice. I think I need those. Except maybe I have them and they all have 4 legs and fur. 
ok...so plan for the Howlidays. One.Day.At.A.Time. Plus I just read what you and Jaka were talking about in your 5 months congrats thread. I like it. So you and hubby should start putting little post it notes around for each other. Daughter still does this for me and I like it. Just a line or two. A thought for the day kind of thing. Something positive and encouraging. Something personal. Like, tell him you like how he smells at night. He can tell you how your skin looks brighter, etc. I don’t know these are just examples, but hey. Use a little treat a day. Write some for yourself too, something like “I’m strong enough to have gone 5 months, I can do today”. Put up some pictures of tats you want. Anything that inspires. But do not look beyond the day your in.
Buy more socks! Gawd. I went to the actual website too and I have like 7 or 8 pair of them. I get them at the bookstore but it was fun to see them there and pick out ones I still want. I’m gonna order some pot holders too. Seriously? Who doesn’t need profane potholders?? Goes with my dislike for cooking! Love it. 

So, I’m trying to figure out how I’m getting through the end of year without getting COVID. Geez. This is worse than the beginning for us. Our numbers are through the roof. Even folks I’m testing without symptoms! No offense to anyone here, but where the heck is leadership??? Seriously? How many Americans does it take dying a day for one who is in the most esteemed office to quit bellyaching about himself? If this is not a wake up, well,  all I can say is it sure the heck ought to be people. Truthfully, I am not at all surprised as this has not really ever been about the people in my opinion but a political s*** show. Whatever. All of us will keep doing what we do the best we can. It sure is sad though, what I’m seeing. People are scared. People are sick. I’m stressed and worried. But I’m not smoking Tiny, and you’re not gonna either. 
We’ll see about this surgery. So far those things that don’t require an overnight stay are not canceled. Hope it stays that way. I’m kind of looking forward to a few weeks off! 
Good news, I’m home on time, not raining, and I’m gonna walk out my angst. Got a date with an Agave. That tenacious plant is still inspiring me, and I’m gonna let him. 
Oh...came back to add that I’m glad you watched the Octopus movie. Yes, sad. She dies. I warned you you would cry, but did you see the babies?? Circle of Life Tiny. Hers was very special indeed. 

  • Edited November 15, 2020 11:09 pm  by  Loreficent
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Nov-15

I call them chilly willys. They are actually called hot chillys. Kind of a base layer long underwear mixture. So warm. The covid thing is scary. I saw the ama and cdc are pushing hard to have people not do their typical holiday gatherings, but neither group thinks people will follow that advice. People here are scared, too. When I did the drive through covid test thing at work I said I was sure I didn't have it but the nurse said she had 4 people that day who showed positive and didn't have symptoms. Scary stuff. My governor keeps trying to get people to mask up and stay home but every time I'm out most people aren't wearing masks or social distancing. Our hospital is filling and people just aren't listening. So I guess we can only do our best to protect everyone. We can't convince everyone but we can be kind and gently informative. I do live the potholders, the dishtowels too. You need to start knitting stuff like that and selling them during covid times. Keep the cash coming in. Every gal needs a back up plan. My back up plan is at fwp at the fisheries. I could help those little fellas and gals breed and move it upstream. Who doesn't love fish eggs? Round here they breed and die and then the eagles and hawks swoop in to get the floaters. Schools kids get brought to the water just to watch and take pictures. I researched the octopus movie this time with my husband. So sad. The baby at the end was very cute. He thought it was very touching how the river dude was almost crying at the end. I'll leave some notes round the homestead. Love notes, indeed.

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