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Forum: The Golden Years 02-23-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By Begete
What a cute house Loretta! Great son you have. ...

What a cute house Loretta! Great son you have.

Nothing much on agenda today except some grocery shopping. Really cold. Bathroom toilet is not refilling properly and we wonder if pipes frozen as it...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-22-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Begete
I awoke to about an inch or two of snow this...

I awoke to about an inch or two of snow this morning! Really weird for here. I wonder if my cleaning people will make it today. Yesterday, we drove our tax data to our accountant's office and her 1/4...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-21-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Julie - Happy to hear your...

Good morning.

Julie - Happy to hear your grandson is finished his chemo.

I am almost finished the most amazing book. For anyone who has an interest in Religion and Philosophy embedded in a...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-20-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 207
Posted By Begete
I quite like the rules in WA state. In...

I quite like the rules in WA state. In Pennsylvania, unless you were registered as a member of a political party, you could not vote in any primary. So, being independent, we were constantly changing...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-20-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 207
Posted By Begete
Good morning, We are having quite the cold...

Good morning,

We are having quite the cold snap here. At night it is in the 20's, very rare for here.

So, thinking we needed an extra tablet to operate the cat feeders which we have no...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-19-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Begete
Doris, the accountant is here on the island, but...

Doris, the accountant is here on the island, but right now she is in California with her California Clients.

Well, returning the pet feeders. Their Wifi is just too iffy for me to leave them...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-19-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Begete
Good morning, The snow we got did not stick,...

Good morning,

The snow we got did not stick, but we had some of the largest flakes I ever saw!

Not much going on. Need to go over package of stuff for accountant one last time and then drive...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Begete
Good morning. It's snowing! A pretty rare...

Good morning.

It's snowing! A pretty rare event here. Good day to stay in and read. Need to go over taxes one more time to make sure I have all the papers our accountant needs.

Nothing very...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-17-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Begete
Good morning, We are under a weather...

Good morning,

We are under a weather advisory for high winds and snow, but right now nothing. I slept in til 10 am. Unlike most people, I get my best sleep in the morning. Always been that way.
...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-16-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Begete
Julie - How nice. You must be a great grandmother...

Julie - How nice. You must be a great grandmother to merit that kind of treatment...

Nothing much going on here. Trying to stay isolated but must get some groceries purchased Friday.

Have a...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-15-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Anne, we also use an accountant,...

Good morning. Anne, we also use an accountant, but as they charge by the hour, to the best we can, we get everything in order to make her work easier/faster.

About the news? Our former...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-14-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By Begete
Good morning....well this diet has gotten off to...

Good morning....well this diet has gotten off to a great start. DH and I each bought the other a box of chocolates for Valentines Day! Grrrr

Still working on taxes. Because we donated so much...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Begete
Good morning everyone, Nothing new to...

Good morning everyone,

Nothing new to report. I need to lose at least 30 pounds and am looking at new eating plans that I can stick to. I always lose on Low Carb, but soon it will be fruit season...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-12-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Begete
Thanx for all the suggestions. I will send them...

Thanx for all the suggestions. I will send them on.

Nothing much planned for the day. The Dr told me the best way to prevent my COPD from getting worse was to NOT catch any new respiratory...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Begete
I am amazed when you all talk about how...

I am amazed when you all talk about how comfortable 71 degrees is. For me that is too hot to sleep. If it was 71 here, we would have the air conditioner blasting!

We have our usual mid to upper...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Begete
Good morning, I know some of you will think...

Good morning,

I know some of you will think I am bragging, but in the early 70's, maybe 1973 or 74, I was actively recruited to become General Counsel of the Washington Post! At the time, Kathryn...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Well the results: two things:...

Good morning.

Well the results: two things: Stage 1 COPD and a spot on a lung that is too small to biopsy, but may simply be scar tissue from the 3 bouts of pneumonia I have had in the last 3...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-07-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Begete
Doris, the lawyer in me is wondering how long ago...

Doris, the lawyer in me is wondering how long ago that house was purchased. Was there an inspection? Was there a home warranty of any kind? Was there any disclosure document in which the sellers had...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-06-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Begete
Good morning, Sunday was the first time we...

Good morning,

Sunday was the first time we hosted a party like that in a long time. Even tho we had 11 for Thanksgiving, it was all on one floor, plus our son and daughter-in-law were here to...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-05-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Begete
My Eagles soared! YEAH!!! Had a really good...

My Eagles soared! YEAH!!!

Had a really good time yesterday. Two couples could not make it due to spread of flu, but we realized with 9 people, that was about as many we could handle in our family...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-03-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By Begete
Hi everyone, Got most cooking done on...

Hi everyone,

Got most cooking done on Friday. May try the potato tomorrow. Thanx for the suggestion. The chili has been in the refrigerator.

Today/Saturday we attended the annual Sound Waters...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-02-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 342
Posted By Begete
Waving "hi" as next three days will be really...

Waving "hi" as next three days will be really busy.

Today we have to do all the prep we can for our SuperBowl party Sunday, because tomorrow we have an all day seminar on all things environmental...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-01-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Begete
PEOPLE: This is important: if you receive any...

PEOPLE: This is important: if you receive any e-mail from a credit card company or other financial institution asking you to contact them by clicking on a URL within the e-mail, DO NOT DO IT!! In the...
Forum: The Golden Years 02-01-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Did go to a party last night...

Good morning.

Did go to a party last night but did not stay long. I think I will skip garden club this morning, as I need to start cooking for a small Superbowl party we are having Sunday....
Forum: The Golden Years 01-31-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By Begete
Grr. after writing a long post, when I tried to...

Grr. after writing a long post, when I tried to post it got message that server busy and to try again later.

I am also a Harlan Coben fan.

Going shopping today and then a party this evening if...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-30-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Begete
Ginny - did you ask your Doc about the Clobes...?...

Ginny - did you ask your Doc about the Clobes...? name of the steroid cream in lieu of shots?

Nothing much on agenda today. still not feeling well ...again....drat!
Forum: The Golden Years 01-29-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By Begete
Anne - we LOVED The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Only...

Anne - we LOVED The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Only sorry there are not more episodes, but hopefully, they are making more of them.

For info about the two Marys, please see my post last night on...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-28-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By Begete
Two Marys: One died a few years ago from COPD....

Two Marys: One died a few years ago from COPD. She lived in a town in the California desert. She worked at the LDS genealogy library. John and I would meet up with her for lunch about once per year....
Forum: The Golden Years 01-28-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By Begete
Mary and I are still Facebook friends. She and...

Mary and I are still Facebook friends. She and her DH are reeling from the death of his daughter in December.
Forum: The Golden Years 01-28-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By Begete
Forgot to mention. Never read the book, A Man...

Forgot to mention. Never read the book, A Man Called Ove, but enjoyed the movie.
Forum: The Golden Years 01-28-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By Begete
I guess no one read my post from last night. Fear...

I guess no one read my post from last night. Fear I am getting senile. Not only did we visit Mary several times when we traveled south in the winter, but John and I actually went to her funeral! and...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-27-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Begete
GOOD GRIEF! MARY! Oy! I must be getting...

GOOD GRIEF! MARY! Oy! I must be getting senile....she and I became friends in person!
We used to get together when John and I went to Palm Desert in the winter! The three of us would go to a really...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-27-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Begete
Whew, Loretta. Thank you. I do not remember any...

Whew, Loretta. Thank you. I do not remember any Mary, either.

Anne....are you feeling better today with the exhaust pipe back in the right place?

My cough and sore throat are back today, and we...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-26-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Anne - I am with Doris on...

Good morning.

Anne - I am with Doris on those headaches. If it turns out carbon monoxide isn't the problem, you need to find out what else in your house you may be allergic to. Please post, as we...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-25-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Begete
Just checking in....nothing exciting to report.

Just checking in....nothing exciting to report.
Forum: The Golden Years 01-23-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Begete
Good afternoon. I did think of you when I heard...

Good afternoon. I did think of you when I heard that horrible news, Loretta.

But there are some things we can do. We live in a rural area where we are in a minority not owning a gun. Most of our...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-22-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 318
Posted By Begete
SUSAN!! or anyone else watching Victoria on...

SUSAN!! or anyone else watching Victoria on PBS...is Lord Melborne dead? It sure looked like it, but nothing was said about it at the palace!

yes. It is a salt water pool, though if someone has an...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-22-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 318
Posted By Begete
Good morning, Thanx for asking Doris. Doing...

Good morning,

Thanx for asking Doris. Doing a bit better. Just trying to slow it down so I don't get sick again. Every time in the last 4 months I felt better and went back to water aerobic, I was...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-21-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Begete
Doris - you look so comfortable! We have...

Doris - you look so comfortable!

We have been under high wind warnings since last night, and the southern end of the island is without electricity this morning.

No particular plans for today....
Forum: The Golden Years 01-20-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Begete
In car, heading for Bellingham, about an hour...

In car, heading for Bellingham, about an hour away....need some Trader Joe and Costco therapy. Was going into Seattle but today is womens march, so too much traffic. I cannot march because of the bum...
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