Morning Kathy. Tell your neighbor it is too soon to be putting in an A/C unit. I remember one May 9th we had a blizzard. I have a box of St. Patrick's Day ornaments and forgot to put them put. I better remember Easter. The Bishop told Tom he did a good job. Waiting for the PT to come for Russ. I am doing laundry seems to be a Monday chore. Glad you go to the Y but be careful you do not overdo things. TOPS on Wed I get re-installed as Leader honors and awards given out. I had to pay $500 more in taxes even though I paid estimated taxes. I also sent in my April 17 estimated tax payment. Take good care of yourself. I care. You are in my thoughts. HUGS,Reed
Hi Kathy - Hope you are feeling well. I saw where your BG went really high. We all have that some times. Mine generally goes too low. I can't believe it is so warm in your part of the country. Here it will be in the 70's all week. Our flowers and shrubs are all blooming. I have to remind myself it is just the middle of March. I hope we don't all suffer this summer with the bugs that didn't die over the winter we didn't have. Say "Hi" to Esther and Kona from Maggie and Zorro ( my cats.) Take care. Cat =^..^=
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY,Kathy. Sorry your number went so high. I sometimes miss the noon shot and wonder if I should take it when I think of it. Russ doing well. Blood pressure back to normal. We are going out to dinner tonight to STONEWOOD in Ormond Beach. A nurse is supposed to come today. I wonder if she remembered it is Saturday. Lights went off duting the night. I had to reset clocks timers and reboot the computer. I hope you are feeling better. Glorious day here. Tom does the READINGS at the Cathedral tomorrow. You waling? Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed
Good Morning,Kathy. Florence Nightingale on duty. Weigh Russ record make sure he takes morning pills check and record blood pressure. It is still low. But he is home. Two more big things. The growth on his adrenal gland and the blocked artery in his leg. Oh the joys of being a senior citizen. I must be stronger than I think as I am taking all this in stride Some of mu bulbs I thought had died are showing signs of life. I guess our Winter is over high 70's every day. How are things with you. I hope well. A PT coming at 10 to work with Russ. Better they are coming here than going to a rehab. I hope you have a wonderful day. HUGS,Reed
Hi Kathy, I'm still just dragging along, I think I too am having a lot more trouble than usual with the time change. that geneology thing sounds like it might spark something - I think boredom is the opposite of curiousity. (sp)I love going to the library, I like to look at the cookbooks especially. the buttonholes sound like a winning idea. do you have the "keyhole" type with the big rounded thing at one end? I'm thinking that might hold up better. are you making the shower curtain from one fabric, or pieced? we're making some simple tops for charity quilts from a pattern called "Chinese coins" that would make a great shower curtain. I guess you probably don't have many scraps though like I do. yesterday I asked the guild members to please share their stash with us making quilts of valor and quilts for Project Linus.
Good Morning,Kathy. To me things are not that much better but they push you out with a BP of 89.36. He looked good in the hospital. Today he has no energy or zip. Waling kills me. His BP was 90/55. His Cumadan way too high so he has to back this morning. I hope the physical therapists who come can help him with his walking. I am exhausted. My BG 104. How are things with you? You been waling? The weather everywhere has been good althugh some states got a blizzard. Take good care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed
This song has some true meaning! I love it! I can play just about the whole thing, all the way up to when he talks about women in the bridge of the song.. Has some barre chords I cant do yet.. But I will figure it out! :o)
Oh great video of Mellisa , Kathy!! Thank you! I have not played a recording of it, I heard it on the radio today and that video you sent was awesome! Greg is just playing those same 3 chords on the accoustic, and Warren is jammin on the electric.. I need to look at that more and try and play both to the video.. It is a nice slow song with a nice groove so should be able to practice along with it.. I know the guitar part to another Warren Haynes song called Soulshine.. and I have practiced alot to that song by the beegees (that dont really sound like the beegees) To Love Somebody.. One of those 3 songs will probably be one of the first songs I can play and sing to.. Maybe my friend thought Mellisa would be easy enough.. I have always loved the Alman Brothers Band.. We brought the New Year in 1980 to a concert with the Alman Brothers in Hartford Civic Center.. Was a 3 1/2 show.. most amazing show I have seen. Chat with you soon!
Dear Kathy,I would want to share about my NGO. I am currently a chairperson of newly created NGO "Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes" The Union has been founded in May, 2011 with the initiative of people suffering from diabetes- uniting Georgians (and not only) with diabetes and their family members (since 1988 I have had type 1 diabetes). Union is non-profit organization focusing on diabetes management, protecting the social and health rights access in the society, provides them currently education program known as "Diabetic School" for free. You might know that there are main problems of healthcare and cure of diabetes in Georgia, Since 1996 patients receive insulin for free. For the necessary equipment (syringes, self-control equipment, test-strips etc.) and medications for the treatment and prevention of late complications patients have to pay partly themselves.
Average net salary per month is 300 GEL (120 EUR)
Average pension is 80 GEL (35EUR). of Gorn Union of patienys with Diabetes.
As you see there is difficult situation about healthcare system in Georgia, with my enthusiasm and with the biggest wishes to help them, I wanted to change that hard condition in my country
As newly Organization any type of assistance is very im[portant to us! If you have any kind of idea how to give voice to International and non-goveermental Organizations that exist such type of Union wich would want to help patients with Diabetes in Georgia?!
Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes (GUPD)
Good Morning,Kathy. Did you get the cold weather? It is 73 here dreary and damp and not good for the old bones. Did you get my card? Tom is on his way to take Russ for the MRI.Russ does not mind the MRI...it is waiting for the results. I hope no operation needed as I would be stuck I do not drive and no bus service on the island. I still keep saying I must get my tax stuff organized and then do not do it. I pay estimated taces but it seems never enough. I go to a CPA. I would not know how to run a party for that many people. You know in the long run a caterer might be cheaper. Friday in Lent must go to the fish market. Hope things are well with you. Take good care. HUGS,Reed
Good Morning,Kathy. Glad you got your computer back and he did not cost too much. From my message yesterday,I could not finish my quote. It would not let me type. Oh,oh batteries. I turned the keyboard over got a dime to turn the screws put in 4 AA batteries and it worked. Sunny and 64 as I type. Up North everyone is sating where is Winter? A REMINDER..SPRING AHEAD Saturday night...seems early. I have the dentist at 10:45. Elections over. I guess I am IT for another year. Russ has MRI tomorrow. Tom is coming to take him. He said to me,I wish I had more Zip in the morning. That sounds like a grand party 300 people. I hope this finds you well and kicking. Do you ever hear from Mark? I miss him. Have a wonderful day. HUGS,Reed
Good Morning,Kathy. Glorious day here. Bright sun and 68. My seafood finally caught up with me. My BG 118. I had a lot of company and eating out and TOPS tomorrow. Maybe I should take all my clothes off to get weighed. It was a good weekend. your computer crashed my printer needed ink. I hd to wait for Tom to do it as I am a nerd. My big event today is the BUG man...in Florida with the dampnes and humidity yu have to. He comes 2 times a year. I never see any bugs but better be safe than sorry. Has your weather warmed up? I hope so. Glad you are able to walk as it is the best exercise. The Bug Man is a Non-stop talker so my ears will be ringing. You have a wonderful day. You are in my thoughts. Did I tell you John wants a transplant they told him NOT to smoke. He smoked a cigar and it showed up in the test so he has to wait 6 months before he can get on the list. Take care and have a beautiful day. HUGS,Reed
Good Morning,Kathy. Chilly 43 here but the sun is out. Tom if off to the Gym. Then we go for a haircut. I did not get past 3AM as far as sleep goes. They say "old folks" do not need as much.I stay there until I cannot stand it anymore than I get up. Glad you were able to do some walking,. Here a lot of people walk at the JCP mall. TOPS elections Wed. I really do not wabt to be Leader again but no one wants it...a lot of work. Not much to report. I hope Russ hears about getting that Cat Scan so we can find out what that is all about. Anything planned for today? Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed
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