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Old 05-21-2013, 06:58 AM
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Hope everyone is well.

Ryan - I sending prayers and well wishes to you and your commnity. This is heart breaking news. Stay safe my friend.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:03 AM
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Good Morning! Our new little family member is sitting next to me and really want's to type something on my laptop, she keeps putting her paws on the keys. She's smart to like MMC!

You all are coming up with cute names! I like the name, Curly Sue! Track suggested a Beatles name and for now I just realized I am temporarily using a Beatles name until I come up with a permanent one, the song, "Girl"! Yep, "Come here, Girl", "Ready for lunch, Girl"?
I'm telling you, she really wants to be named Mark. Just try it, she'll jump for joy when you do!!!

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Old 05-21-2013, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Seawaters View Post
Good idea for a name!!! Loved that movie!
I remember the title, but I never saw the movie. *blush*

Looking forward to hearing all about Disneyland, once you get out from under the laundry!
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Good Morning MMC!!!! It's going to be another hot one here in central Indy with a high of 83. We are also going to see some storms throughout the day. My plans for today involve a lot of work on the computer and running a few errands. Of course that's all subject to change according to who shows up at my door. First things first though. I have to drag myself out of bed. I'm really comfortable laying here watching the news though. The pictures from Oklahoma are just heartbreaking. I hope everyone has a GREAT DAY!!!!!

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Old 05-21-2013, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by xmastidings View Post
I would guess that it would be safe to say by the the looks of it, that she's just as glad to have found you both as well..... I'll bet you she's thinking; "There's no place like home...." and a good ole comfy couch helps alot as well!!!
She DOES look as though she's thoroughly at home. If I didn't know she was a new member of the family, I would swear she had been with you for years, she looks so comfortable and happy!

Originally Posted by Christmas-A-Holic View Post
Good Morning! Our new little family member is sitting next to me and really want's to type something on my laptop, she keeps putting her paws on the keys. She's smart to like MMC!

You all are coming up with cute names! I like the name, Curly Sue! Track suggested a Beatles name and for now I just realized I am temporarily using a Beatles name until I come up with a permanent one, the song, "Girl"! Yep, "Come here, Girl", "Ready for lunch, Girl"?
Nothing wrong with "Girl." After all, "Lassie" means "girl," and Lassie did all right with that name!

Another name that comes to me is Perdita, from the book (not the movie) "One Hundred and One Dalmatians." In the book, she was a lost, starving dog wandering around trying to find her family. Mrs. Darling found the dog collapsed in the middle of the road and picked her up and took her home with her. She named the dog Perdita from the Latin word for "lost." (But Girl looks too chummy for a Latin name, I think.)
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:15 AM
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Originally Posted by made582 View Post
I'm telling you, she really wants to be named Mark. Just try it, she'll jump for joy when you do!!!

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Maybe she would. In the Damon Runyon story "Little Miss Marker," there was a little girl named Marky. And then there's Markie Post from "Night Court." Made may be onto something.
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The radio is full of news about the Moore tornado this morning. Last I heard there were 51 killed; 20 were children. And they were expecting the final count to rise over 100. So terrible ... like the rest of you, I can only cry and pray.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:20 AM
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My granddaughter just came over looked at the dog and said, "Let's name her, Pillow Fight or Shoe"! Ha ha!

My brother is named Mark too! =)
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Good morning, friends~

Happy Tuesday!!

We had some loud thunderstorms throughout the night, they kept Har & I up for a bit. She did much better with them! She still was very alert, and unnerved, but just moved closer to me & planted herself in between my legs & rested her head on my stomach. That's progress.

So, I am a little sleepy once again =]
But, only because I'm a light sleeper!!

How are you guys today?

I am going to have some coffee, take Harlowe for a walk, and then hop in the shower & get ready for my lunch date. Hopefully, the storms will hold off for my mini road trip.

Thoughts & prayers going out to our friends in Oklahoma.

Take care, and have a blessed day, friends.
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Hello everyone. I hate sitting at home feeling powerless. I want to be out helping, but streets are blocked just down the road and only emergency responders can get through. I understand why...I just hate not being able to do anything!

We lost about 24 kids at one of our local schools. Since my wife is a teacher we know so many people in the district, and she is having such a tough time with this! I know everyone is. I was just at that school about two weeks ago, on a Sunday, visiting with some folks who live across the street. I know their house is gone but have not heard from them.

Thanks for all the prayers. Don't get the wrong impression...my house and family are safe! But just taking the loss in the community hard.

Hope you all are having a good Monday. My dogs don't know what to think about all this...helicopters and sirens all around!
My prayers continue! {{{HUGS}}}
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