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Old 07-13-2015, 11:38 AM   #17781
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EWGal, you are certainly getting your money's worth of AAA services! Too bad about the keys being lost, too.
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Old 07-13-2015, 12:47 PM   #17782
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Treated to this sight while sipping my morning coffee...

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I started to get hot flashes as a menopause symptom about a year ago, along with some anxiety attacks. My doctor started me on magnesium, fish oil, and a B complex and they work amazingly well. Haven't had a hot flash since that time and anxiety bouts cleared up too. I think it is mostly the magnesium. So I also swear by the stuff.
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Stood in a super long line to get into the Van Gogh museum. Good museum but the crowds and lines detracted from the experience.

Tomorrow we'll go to the more kid-friendly Nemo Science Center.
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Old 07-13-2015, 02:11 PM   #17785
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WOW!! That was stunning. You have great neighbors.
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Old 07-13-2015, 02:49 PM   #17786
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Incredible! Thanks for posting.
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EWGal, you are certainly getting your money's worth of AAA services! Too bad about the keys being lost, too.

Keys found in the towed car. Tire repaired. Rental car obtained while car in shop. Car towed to auto body place 2 miles from my home. Things are looking up. DH and I went to lunch after dropping off the car at the tire place. When we got home I did the only sensible thing: I took a nap.


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Old 07-13-2015, 03:43 PM   #17788
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Magnificent, thanks for posting! There's a reason they call it Beautiful British Columbia, eh?
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Old 07-13-2015, 03:50 PM   #17789
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Magnificent, thanks for posting! There's a reason they call it Beautiful British Columbia, eh?
It's really not marketing hyperbole - it is TRUTH. And a HUGE reason why I ER'ed ASAP...I wanted to enjoy it all without limits. And I do.
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Very nice, Sea Kayaker - thanks for posting!

EWGal - I got stressed just reading about your (mis)adventures. Glad all worked out OK (eventually).

This morning I wrote a letter for a prison ministry group, (finally) got OverDrive set up on my phone for library books, went to yoga, and picked up shampoo (and a few unplanned items, of course) at Ulta. After a quick lunch I drove DH to the therapy gym where I've been working on materials for a retreat planning meeting on Saturday (thank goodness for wifi in the lobby and a good battery on my laptop). When we get home, I'll fix meatloaf, a tomato gratin, and roasted potatoes for dinner. Knitting and American Ninja Warrior to finish off a good Monday is the plan.
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DW and I continued our RE inaugural road trip, today hiking to see waterfalls in the Poconos. Now a draft beer and pizza for dinner!


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Put DW on a flight to Lima, Peru for two weeks to visit with friends. Now contemplating what to do with my new found freedom! Maybe I'll start by changing my avatar!
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Rolled my sleeves up and finished replacing the brake cables of my bicycle. Saved me a trip to the bicycle repair shop, plus learned something too.

Would have got the replacement done a few days ago, but didn't know there was a distinction between front and rear cables, so didn't have the proper length .
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Went to the county tax assessor's office to apply for the homestead exemption since I turned 65 this year. There has to be some advantage to geezerhood! Made a grocery run on the way home and on impulse (rare for me) bought 3 rib eye steaks that were marked down because of a close expiration date. I cooked one on the grill for lunch - yum.
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Nice! I'm assuming coffee in the kayak, and not in your bedroom?

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Nice surfing today, though I didn't get a lot of rides because my muscles are old, I'm out of practice, the waves were bad.



I had this funny experience: I had a big wipeout and got disoriented and turned around. When I came up the glasses were wet, and for three seconds I was sure I was about to get creamed by the biggest wave I ever saw. Turned out it was just the hills:

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Sea Kayaker, I actually gasped at the first breach. What a beautiful sight!
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Yes, I am quite fond of my neighbours - human AND cetacean. Though the latter are usually more entertaining.
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Ah...I had a nice little vacation up north, but it is so nice to be home again.

Mr B and I are watching the All Star game. It's a great game, but we are both struggling to keep our eyes open. The bottom of the 5th will be about it.

I think I shall do nothing but play with my plants tomorrow. I never tire of that. It is a peaceful and rewarding hobby.

No laundry, no dishes, no cooking except to microwave something from the freezer leftover collection.

Yeah, that's the plan.
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Great day yesterday. Golf with my normal Tuesday golf group and then a light lunch at the club. A little shopping on the way home, including lobsters.... DSis, BIL and a couple friends are visiting so we had a nice lobster dinner with corn-on-the-cob and then played dominos after dinner.
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