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Old 12-30-2016, 04:06 PM   #3561
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My biggest shock as a teenager was to discover that my mom knew all of those words too, and in 4 different languages.
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Old 12-30-2016, 04:34 PM   #3562
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Hi Gerard.

I don't think I ever heard either of my parents utter a profanity.

I have had a very full day. If I tried to list everything I did, it would take me so long I might fall asleep, but I'm getting there.

Lily is watching the preparations with great interest, and every time I come back into the house she is sitting at the door.....is it time yet?....wag wag wag


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Old 12-30-2016, 05:38 PM   #3563
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Maggie, David and I will leave Thurs. for Can Opener. This will be our fifth time. Always a lot of fun. Our twelve year old grandson will be with us, his fourth.

We will be parked right behind you. Will be nice to meet you. Safe travels.

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Old 12-30-2016, 05:40 PM   #3564
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I will look forward to it.


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Old 12-30-2016, 08:19 PM   #3565
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Hi Mimi, and thank you... Evelyn, no, it's cause everybody has smart phones now... wisdom at your fingertips... so we'll just sit around in our bear skins and chat about the old days... or we could watch movies on our Ipads!! Hahaha...
Every time I drive past Tillamook Cheese I remember us girls and our ice creams and the fun we had..... happy New year everyone... be happy!! Keep having fun!! Hugs and love around....
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Old 12-31-2016, 05:02 AM   #3566
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Hugs back at you, Gail.

Yes, Tillamook was fun, the cheese was excellent, and the ice cream was very good.

Happy New Year, everybody!
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Old 12-31-2016, 05:07 AM   #3567
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May 2017 bring peace, love, and new adventures to all. 🍸

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Old 12-31-2016, 11:40 AM   #3568
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Yes, I did enjoy Tillamook, as well as our other wanderings. It was a terrific trip! I hope to get to Oregon again this year if my personal and financial health allow, tho will have no travel companions, just Mikki and I.

Alternate plan may be some Colorado short trips,etc.

Happy New Year to all.
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Old 12-31-2016, 04:24 PM   #3569
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Family gig is over , and the Interstate is packed but for the frig.

I turned the propane on, thinking I would just let it run the frig overnight and...ahem...there was no charge to the coach battery, so I had to plug it in, anyway.

I had been thinking it was probably time to replace the coach battery, as this one has been in since before our Colorado Rockies trip in 2012, I believe , so I guess I will be taking care of that after CanOpener.

Plugged into electricity every night, should get by til it is more convenient.

I'm ready to go, and so is Lily.

Having a glass of Sofia Coppola Blanc de Blanc...Happy New Year to me.


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I hope you got off to a good start this a.m.! How fitting to begin the new year with a travel adventure! I wish I could do the same, but, no. Till summer, I will follow your trip and live vicariously thru it. Travel safely, Maggie, and have fun!
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Old 01-01-2017, 02:20 PM   #3571
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It was 19 degrees at home this morning, but I finished loading in the dark, cleaned up the house and was on the road about 8.

We are settled into a campground in Paducah, and I am mostly straightened up and put away in here....it will take another couple of days to get it the way I want it.

Lily has had a good romp around the lake here, so she is a happy girl. The first thing she always wants, as soon as we pull into a new place, is to go for a walk....so many new things to smell.

I watched a great movie on my new Smart TV last night...The Imitation Game.

Excellent, and based on a true story.

I am loving my new space heater...even when the blower cuts off, the red glow/flame continues.

Nice.

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Old 01-01-2017, 07:28 PM   #3572
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Hey there.. good you landed safely and are already in the "mode"... great way to start the new year... keep having fun!! Hugs and love to you both... I have to look up Paducah.. no idea where that might be??? But I'm sure it's south of where you started!!! Hahaha... enjoy!!
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Ok, Kentucky...
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Yes, Kentucky.

About 5-6 hours from home, and far enough for the first day. It is always something of an endurance test, getting out the door.

I remind myself I am exceedingly fortunate to be able to go and do.

Lily and I were both quite exhausted last night. She wagged her tail with absolute delight when I put the bed out, hopped up and settled in. Booger dog.

I am down to just some fine-tuning of putting away and straightening things up, so it is starting to look livable in here.

Serious storms are moving thru the south, so am going to find a spot north of them for tonight where I can dewinterize, clean, and finish up, and then will feel reasonably presentable and ready to move on.

Going to get to have a visit with some friends from Alumalina on my way to the coast tomorrow, which will be great.

Onward and southward.


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Now that's ambiance!!! Hugs and love...following along,as always!!!
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Safe travels Maggie. Looking forward to meeting you at CanOpener
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Hi Maggie, glad first leg of trip went well. Travel on safely. I like the look of that space heater. What brand is it?
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We were on the road before 8am this morning, after Lily had a run around the lake, foggy and raining, driving thru nonetheless lovely rolling hills and on into Tennessee.

Thru Nashville....rather than around, as I thought the voice on my PocketEarth navigation system was confused, ignored it, and stayed on 65 ....past the Civil War battlefield at Franklin, where my cousin George was killed, buried on the battlefield by faithful slave Kemp...who had accompanied him to war, as many slaves did...who then walked and hitched rides home to southern Mississippi, to fetch George's father and Uncle Jim...my 2nd great grandfather....then led them back to the battlefield and the marked grave, they retrieved the body to take home and bury in the cemetery behind the family home.

Settled into a full hookup, PA campsite in Georgia...for the bargain price of $15...where I have dewinterized, and am now sanitizing my fresh water system.

I didn't do it efficiently, forgetting to put the plug back in the hot water tank so my first water drained out onto the ground, until I figured out why I had no water pressure...but, I did get it done, have done a little cleaning and am fixin' to take Lily for a walk.

Going to try to find a new coach battery on my way to Montgomery tomorrow, where I will spend the night and have a good visit with sweet Al & Patti...if you know them, you love them.

Left home at 19 degrees yesterday morning, it is about 60 degrees here, I have everything opened up and the vent fan running.

A PuraFlame space heater, Evelyn...I love it.


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You're making good progress, great. Puraflame...I will try to remember that for when I break Goliath out.

Terrible night last night, worse morning. Deb insisted we call my M.D., who said, "come in now!" Deb drove me, using rolling walker to assist, as my legs were not holding me up too well. He said, "Yes, Evelyn, you do have pneumonia", confirmed it with chest X-ray, ordered a stronger regimen of antibiotic, prednisone pack, and other stuff. So,I'm home now, medicated, hoping it all works, as he said if it doesn't, hospital is next. I hope to avoid that!
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