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Old 02-26-2014, 10:41 AM   #17931
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As a bonus, there is no one there to give you funny looks as you shop in your jammies.

Speaking of shopping in your jammies....this morning DH woke up at 4:30 with the realization that he forgot to put the trash out before he went to bed, so he had to get up and put it out. Which woke me up, so we put on a pot of coffee. Once we were awake, we decided to go to WalMart. At least we got a good parking space! I always wondered what it was like to shop when no one else was there. Now this is going to be a very long day.

Pac, the people across the street from us get a UPS package a couple times a week. I know they shop online. I don't know where they're putting all this stuff!
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Old 02-26-2014, 10:57 AM   #17932
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Exercise isn't just for losing weight. It will KEEP your heart "fine", strengthen your lungs, lower your BP, cholesterol, and triglycerides, increase your endurance, strengthen your bones, keep your joints limber.....

When the weather warms up, you can get outside and run around with your grandson.
Yeah, yeah, yeah.

I know all that and more. I hear it every time I go to the Dr. and again yesterday when I had the stress test. The Dr. eve started quoting Buddha and Yoda(!). At that point I told him to stop, he was getting too philosophical.
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:03 AM   #17933
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Just made a killer omelet with shallots, mushrooms, leftover ribeye and gruyere. Mmmmmm, delicious.

Groo-yare rhymes with hair.
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:06 AM   #17934
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Exercise isn't just for losing weight. It will KEEP your heart "fine", strengthen your lungs, lower your BP, cholesterol, and triglycerides, increase your endurance, strengthen your bones, keep your joints limber.....

When the weather warms up, you can get outside and run around with your grandson.
Now Carol, we both know his grandson could outrun him any day.
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:07 AM   #17935
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Now Carol, we both know his grandson could outrun him any day.

No doubt! He's faster and has more stamina.
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:19 AM   #17936
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No doubt! He's faster and has more stamina.
And his legs are shorter. Have you ever noticed that the shorter the legs, the faster they go?
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:28 AM   #17937
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I'm cleaning out the utility closet. Good lord, the stuff I found in there. Managed to reduce the rag collection by 2/3, found a bunch of insulated lunch bags we've never used, and will be donating those, along with garden shoes and pot holders I haven't used for years to Goodwill. Reorganized the dusters and other cleaning stuff which hopefully the cleaning lady will put back instead of hiding them all over the house.

Next up is to call DirecTV as the receiver in the family room quit working. I did all the troubleshooting, nada. Not looking forward to sitting on hold for an eternity. I think the thing is shot.
I see you are using your retirement wisely. Who knows the surprises awaiting you in those other closets.

It could be another project that's started but never finished.

I'm assuming there are more closets....

Ain't retirement fun!
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:51 AM   #17938
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I see you are using your retirement wisely. Who knows the surprises awaiting you in those other closets.

It could be another project that's started but never finished.

I'm assuming there are more closets....

Ain't retirement fun!
Thanks Zhizara, I'm loving it! The days still seem to go by so fast.

Next up is mucking out the guest bedroom. We'd have great difficulty fitting a guest in there, as it's taken up by all our travel gear, DH's vast collection of extra tshirts and shorts, and suitcases.
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Old 02-26-2014, 12:22 PM   #17939
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Gee TL, here they have to give you all your information in writing. I get a copy of my eye exam every year with complete information. Even though my glasses are paid for completely by my health plan. I have a pair of Sophia Loren frames that look really good on me and are very comfortable. This will be the fourth year that I will have my new lens made for them. My reading glasses? Who cares. They are never seen outside of my home. But I do have a pair for the computer and one just for reading. Both have the same frame, just different colors.
Here they have to give me the entire prescription except the PD. The optometrist explained that that was taken when dispensing Rx glasses. If someone takes their 'script to an optician, the optician measures it.
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Thanks Zhizara, I'm loving it! The days still seem to go by so fast.

Next up is mucking out the guest bedroom. We'd have great difficulty fitting a guest in there, as it's taken up by all our travel gear, DH's vast collection of extra tshirts and shorts, and suitcases.
Our spare bedroom is filled with old computers and parts of old computers. It won't get cleared out until I feel like hauling all that crap to the city electronic recycling depot.
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