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I am! I won't be at the chat as I have to give back this computer shortly. It is my brother's - he was watching Miracle and it just went off so my time is about up. I am going to listen via the radio.
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Hi Meceka!!!!! We miss seeing you everyday!!!
Hi Made!!!! How sweet of you to say you miss seeing me here - I miss being here!
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Thanks, Meceka. It is always great to see you. How is your computer doing?
You're welcome, Seawaters! Thank you! My computer is still offline - grrrr.
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I agree, we do miss seeing you, Meceka!!!
Aw, thank you, CAH!
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You mean coffee!!! Your coffee was falling asleep. =)

My coffee wasn't falling asleep, I was falling asleep trying to get to it!!
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We are getting ready to head for Mass. Our new priest, Father Ventura, starts tonight. He studied in Rome, has four degrees, and speaks English, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. I think he will end up being our next bishop. TTYL
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Good evening, MMC!

I hope this finds everyone well, safe and warm, too!

xmas and MerryCarey - so glad to see you both are posting. That is a lot of snow!

We ended up with six inches or so Thursday/Friday in my area - there were reports of upwards of a foot or more closer to the Bay and Lake Huron. The driveway is all shoveled out - no snow maze for me, but there are a few trails for the cats to follow. Bottle showed up the other day and so did an even bigger cat. He looks to be twice the size of my largest cat, Elsa. The new cat is a grey and white tabby - adorable! Shaggy got loose yesterday - he is so big he climbs up the side of the porch - no stairs for him. He is such a goofball! He escorted me back to his dog house and let himself be put back on the chain with nary a fuss. I don't like having him on a chain, but he is part wolf. There is no way he would survive in the house. He sleeps outside of his house in rain, sleet and snow. The only time he uses the house is when it is 10 or more below zero and in the summer when it is too hot out.

Mouse seems a bit off of late - I hope it is just because it has been colder the past few weeks. As I type this, Palmer is on a box under the chair I am sitting on - she is helping me The girls have actually been getting along fairly well for the past few days - yay!!!

It has been a very busy week for me. To top it off, the furnace is still not working right. My neighbor has been down here several times and replaced a few things and cleaned the burners, but can't figure out what is wrong. The new igniter he installed has already partially shorted out, too. We are supposed to check the code when it fails to stay lit, but a code hasn't flashed yet. Usually by the time we get downstairs, the furnace reignites and is fine. It is very frustrating, but at least there is still heat. I'm not sure how it is working, but it is - yay!!! I really do not want to see the bill when all is said and done, though!

Time to return the computer.

Have a MERRY evening!!!!
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We have been busy today, weeding out through a lot of the kids toys that they no longer use and cleaning their rooms. Of course, the shoveling and finally getting to use our roof rake for the first time since we bought it 2 years ago. I'm beat, but still making dinner, homemade Buffalo wings. Yummy!

Just watching Hotel Transylvania before the kids head to bed.

ttyl
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Originally Posted by MerryCarey View Post
Nothing much new to report. Looks like we got around 20 inches, more or less---it's hard to tell because of the drifting. About knee-deep in the driveway (but Mr. shoveled a few inches off the driveway before the deep snow fell), and waist-high drifts in the backyard. We don't have a snow-blower, and shoveling the driveway looks impossible, but if our plow guy doesn't get here before tomorrow afternoon, we're going to have to try to dig a pathway out for at least one of the cars.

Here's our cars in the driveway:


Can't get out of the driveway:


Here's one of those waist-high snowdrifts:
You look great MerryCarey!! Nice to place your pretty face with your name =)

Glad you guys are hanging in & making the best of things!!

What movies are you watching tonight? xo

Originally Posted by Murphman View Post
I am the luckiest man in the world. Tonight I get to escort two beautiful girls to the daddy/daughter dance. They have already picked out their dresses and mommy plans to pull their hair up into some kind of girly/prissy configuration. The corsages are waiting for me at the florist.

This is the fourth year for me doing this and the funniest thing about it is knowing the restuarant down the hall is standing room only of all the moms who just cant stand to be left at home while their husbands and daughters enjoy a night of dancing. The dads get a kick at watching their heads peering in to see how it is going.
That is so sweet, Murphman. Have a wonderful time w/ your daughters!!

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We are getting ready to head for Mass. Our new priest, Father Ventura, starts tonight. He studied in Rome, has four degrees, and speaks English, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. I think he will end up being our next bishop. TTYL
Hey Seawaters. Hope you have a nice time @ Mass, and like your new priest!!

Originally Posted by Meceka View Post
Good evening, MMC!

I hope this finds everyone well, safe and warm, too!

xmas and MerryCarey - so glad to see you both are posting. That is a lot of snow!

We ended up with six inches or so Thursday/Friday in my area - there were reports of upwards of a foot or more closer to the Bay and Lake Huron. The driveway is all shoveled out - no snow maze for me, but there are a few trails for the cats to follow. Bottle showed up the other day and so did an even bigger cat. He looks to be twice the size of my largest cat, Elsa. The new cat is a grey and white tabby - adorable! Shaggy got loose yesterday - he is so big he climbs up the side of the porch - no stairs for him. He is such a goofball! He escorted me back to his dog house and let himself be put back on the chain with nary a fuss. I don't like having him on a chain, but he is part wolf. There is no way he would survive in the house. He sleeps outside of his house in rain, sleet and snow. The only time he uses the house is when it is 10 or more below zero and in the summer when it is too hot out.

Mouse seems a bit off of late - I hope it is just because it has been colder the past few weeks. As I type this, Palmer is on a box under the chair I am sitting on - she is helping me The girls have actually been getting along fairly well for the past few days - yay!!!

It has been a very busy week for me. To top it off, the furnace is still not working right. My neighbor has been down here several times and replaced a few things and cleaned the burners, but can't figure out what is wrong. The new igniter he installed has already partially shorted out, too. We are supposed to check the code when it fails to stay lit, but a code hasn't flashed yet. Usually by the time we get downstairs, the furnace reignites and is fine. It is very frustrating, but at least there is still heat. I'm not sure how it is working, but it is - yay!!! I really do not want to see the bill when all is said and done, though!

Time to return the computer.

Have a MERRY evening!!!!
You are very missed, Meceka!! Stay warm, take good care, and give your sweeties hugs for Har & I. xo
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Thank you, Snowflake. Father Ventura seems like a really happy person, and that is a plus. He wants to do some new things, like a Bible study, which Hubby and I would like to attend. It will take a little time to get used to his accent when he speaks so quickly!!! I think he will be a positive influence on our community.

You are right about putting a name to a pretty face for MC. You are also right about Murphman. I'll bet he has fun, don't you?


Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
You look great MerryCarey!! Nice to place your pretty face with your name =)

Glad you guys are hanging in & making the best of things!!

What movies are you watching tonight? xo



That is so sweet, Murphman. Have a wonderful time w/ your daughters!!



Hey Seawaters. Hope you have a nice time @ Mass, and like your new priest!!



You are very missed, Meceka!! Stay warm, take good care, and give your sweeties hugs for Har & I. xo
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