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Old 02-06-2015, 06:26 AM   #22231
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I sure know how to have fun. I finally got to go shopping yesterday, I was almost through, and I had to call Spike who was on the other side of the store. "Spike, We HAVE to check out RIGHT NOW!"

"What's the matter?"

"I am very sick.!"

So we checkout. I don't know what hit me, but it was horrible. That is all I remember. I don't remember getting in the car. In fact that is the last thing I remember. Evidently he shut off my phone when we got to checkout. I don't know how I got my scooter on the elevator, going in my apartment with it or even getting into my apartment. The Pirate said that he had to take my coat off. The Pirate said that Spike told him that I passed out in the car. I have no idea of what was wrong with me. I was just so SICK! I do remember starting to get the dry heaves at the back of the store at the meat department.

Well here it is 16 hours later and I am feeling just fine. I have been drinking a lot of water lately. Something I never do. I thought for sure I had the flu! I have never had the flu in my life. So much for self diagnosis.

I have four kids. One lives in Vermont. My daughter lives just 30 seconds away, and the two boys are constantly in and out of my home. So I look to them to look after me. I have no qualms about either one undressing me if need be. Spike took care of his wife all through her cancer and even when she died in his arms. He is the one who just jumps in and does what is necessary. The Pirate makes sure I eat and cleans my home for me. When I had the Norvirus a couple of years ago, they both cleaned me and washed me down. Changed my bed and made sure I had a clean nightgown on. I don't like to let my daughter know when I am sick until after it is all over. She has enough to handle with her own health problems and those of her husband's. And she can not handle vomit or blood. She gets sicker that me just being in the same room where it is. For me, the more blood and gore, the more I love it. I love watching surgeries.

I am just ever so grateful that I do have the two boys to take care of me. Who'da a thunk it! It is my boys to my rescue.
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:08 AM   #22232
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I am such a happy camper. I finally have a new phone. The keys and screen are so much larger. And it has a designated 911 key. One I will use a lot I am sure. But the best thing is that it has a slide out qwerty board. I am so tired of straining my eyes to see my present keyboard and screen. Well worth the $30 it cost me. And my service is still FREE!

The down side? I Have to learn a whole new phone. And from the reviews, the 911 key is very sensitive. I will just have to learn to be careful with it. I going to look around for a case for it.
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Old 02-07-2015, 12:47 PM   #22233
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Waiting for delivery of the 8 boxes of girl scout cookies I ordered. Can't wait to sink my teeth into a Thin Mint.
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Old 02-08-2015, 12:00 PM   #22234
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Still basking in the glow of the fun Glenn and I had yesterday afternoon.
We spent about 2 hours target shooting. We went out to the back portion of our property, behind our 2-acre pond, and set up a target range.

I bought myself a sweet .38 special last June and because of hand reconstructive surgery that month haven't been able to play much with my new toy...until yesterday that is. Had a ball.

We set up a 45-foot range and laid out all our ammunition and our weapons. We also had my .357, which I'm pretty sure has been feeling neglected.

It has been some time since I've done any shooting but I was back in the groove after about a dozen rounds. After that, look out. I was shooting groups clustered so close together that some of the hits were on top of each other.

Kept making the targets smaller and farther away and I was still, pardon the term, on target. For me, it comes right back no matter how long it's been since I shot last.

I had one of the best teachers around...one of my favorite uncles who was a champion sharpshooter of his state for many, many years. He was also a police officer for his whole career and stayed "sharp" all along. I lived a few miles from him when I was in college and we went to the range often. There were times when I wanted to whack him with my weapon he was such a tough taskmaster. I will say, however, that his drilling and lessons paid off.

Can't wait to get back out an do more. No chance today because Mother Nature is providing rain.

The next thing I plan to do is to get my conceal carry license. Need to keep it legal.
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Old 02-08-2015, 12:34 PM   #22235
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Sounds fun Katie, I love going shooting. Have done since I was 5 years old with Dad bracing me for the shot. I also helped with the reloading. Almost good enough weather to go out this year.
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Old 02-08-2015, 02:09 PM   #22236
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Just getting home from an ER visit...fractured two bones in my foot. Was out in the kitchen, the fan fell over and cracked me right across the foot. Oh yea!!!
Dang that sucks! Feel better soon!
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Old 02-08-2015, 02:12 PM   #22237
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I haven't shot a gun in years. I used to really enjoy it. We'd go down to the sand pits near our house to shoot, it was the perfect place for it. I was a pretty good shot as a youngin'
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Dang that sucks! Feel better soon!
It's getting better as long as I don't stand too long. The boot weighs more than I am used to dragging along.
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Old 02-08-2015, 02:17 PM   #22239
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It's getting better as long as I don't stand too long. The boot weighs more than I am used to dragging along.

The boot is an instrument of torture. The bottom of it is almost impossible to walk on, all rounded and bumpy.
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It's getting better as long as I don't stand too long. The boot weighs more than I am used to dragging along.
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