Good morning friends.....
Bandage off....stitches out....I can start playing drums again in 4 more days.
All is well with me and I hope all is well with you.
Good Morning Joe and All,Happy for ya Joe.Where is Patsy???
Have a great day..
I hope to see you in Church sunday. I have the check for you. It's been a little crazy and I forgot. Hope all is well with you and yours. LOVE............
Donna may go saturday taking Zumba on sunday and it is 930 class
GOOD MORNING, FRIENDS
HI CUZ..BUSY MORNING.. AFTER TOMORROW I AM ON VACATION FOR ALMOST 2 WEEKS.. YIPPEE :cheers:TALK TO YOU, SOON..XX
HEY DONNA.. HOPE ALL IS WELL. KISSES TO ALL OVER THERE..
JOEBROOXX..SO HAPPY FOR YOU. GLAD IT'S OVER..XX
EVERYONE, HAVE A GREAT DAY & C U, LATER.. :flower:
Good Morning Friends.....
Hope all is well with everyone...
Patsy...Nothing like a good vacation when someone works as hard as you do....Happy for you and hope you have a great 2 weeks
Hello to Donna & Kenny....Hope you are both fine
And everyone else who read the blog.....
LETS HOPE OUR "LEADERS" IN D.C. WISE-UP QUICK & DON'T RUIN OUR COUNTRY.....I Am All For Good Brooklyn "ASS-KICKING" in D.C. ..... Protect the rich, give rights to illegal immigrants, send our money all over the world, while we can't make ends meet, and can't find jobs, and we close hospitals,fire houses,lay off police. Our political system is as broken as our roads & bridges are. Our government is more concerned with gay marriage, and illegal immigrants than about the hard working middle class. When does it stop...where does it end?...GOD HELP AMERICA...
The Roman Empire was one of the great civilizations of all time...and they imploded and collapsed. I hope America don't suffer the same fate. We are spinning out of control, we are going in the wrong direction, and I hope we can get it together before it becomes too late.I don't have all the answers, but the majority in this country better come together and make their voices heard and stop letting the small bunch of loud mouths out shout us and drown us out. The stakes are too high
JOEBROOXX,, NO ONE COULD HAVE SAID IT BETTER..YOU ARE SO RIGHT. XX
EVERYON, ENJOY YOUR DAY & WEEKEND.. I WILL TRY TOCATCH UP IN A DAY OR 2. MY VACATION OFFICIALLY STARTSAFTER THE WORK DAY TODAY.. -YGOING UP TO THE POCONOS W/MY CUZ STEPHANIE MIELE & MY DAUGHTER TONIANN & TONIANN'S BEST FRIEND. I NEED TO RELAX &UNWIND.C U ALL, SOON :flower:
Patsy - Good for you!!!! Have a wonderful time...say hello to Stephanie for me....Relax and enjoy.
Joe - A couple more days and you will be drumming again.....
Where the hell is Suzie and Anthony and Jeanette....!!!!!
Hi Donna, Karen, Terry, Debbie, Anna, Maryann and everyone else....have a good day.
Hello-Patsy-enjoy your vacation...quick typeby...another hot day today but t-storms all night long..wettest July ever in Chicagoland..over 9 inches of rain..where has everyone been? hi to Judy, Patsy, & everyone else I may have missed..have a great weekend.....bye
HELLO, HOPE EVERYONE IS HANDLING THE HEAT WELL, SUPPOSE TO HAVE 110 HEAT INDEX TODAY!!!JOE, HOPE YOU ARE OUT OF PAIN.PATSY, HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT VACATION, HEAD UP TO THE POCONOS WHERE IT'S COOOLER!!!JUDY, LOVED YOUR PICS, BEAUTIFUL POOL, ALWAYS FUN TO GET TOGETHER WITH OLD FRIENDS.ANNA, WE'VE ALSO HAD SOME PRETTY BAD THUNDER STORMS HERE.TERRI, MY DAUGHER TOOK HER FIRST ZUMBA CLASS!!!BACHELORETTE, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE JP!!! BUT THEY ARE BOTH AWESOME.I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A TERRIFIC WK. END!!!!
Joe, I wholeheartedly agree with what you said about our current government "crises". It is even worse then people think. There are a group of politicians in Washington that are trying to balance the budget on the back of everyday government employees and retirees. These are the very same employees who LEND the Government money from their retirement funds every time they run short of cash. The Federal Civil Service Retirement system is solvent because retirement is what the monies set aside from employees salaries every paycheck are used for exclusively. The government has been using Social Security "EXCESS" for years instead of putting it away for a rainy day like now.Unlike people think, Federal Employees AND Retirees pay a very hefty portion of their income for Hospitalization and Medicare benefits as well as their retirement fund. . Our Hospitalization premiums are well over $400 a month in addition to the Medicare premiums. That is over $600 monthly from our pension check. We also pay for Life Insurance until we die. No Freebies... I will be retired 19 years in October and I still have not received back the retirement funds I paid taxes on when I was working. It is pro-rated with a lifetime schedule that some genius invented to screw us. Now instead of looking at the pork barrell items like bridges to nowhere and subsides to Oil Companies that once again have reported record profits while the price of Gas at the pump is taking a huge bite from working peoples income. Maybe someday we will be able to elect "WORKING" people and retirees to the House and Senate so that they know what the average guy and girl are going through financially... ](*,)
Warren....Amen to that. Its a shame that the younger generation doesn't understand it yet, but they are all in for a bumpy ride and I hate to think where this country will be in a few years from now.
I hope you see this. I don't know how to chat on facebook. I didn't want you to think I was being rude. Everyone here is great. I guess you know I now have a grandson. He is 3 weeks old and we are enjoying the 2 of them to death. Love you and hope all is well. When you can e-mail me, that I can answer. LOVE..........
Patsy - Hope you are enjoying your well deserved vacation.
Joe - Hope your drumming again.
Jeanette. No wonder you are not on here as much, saw your picture on facebook......va va voom!!!!! You cougar!!!! LOL BTW you look wonderful!!!!
Have a graduation party later on today, glad its not too humid out.
Enjoy your weekend everyone!!!
HI GUYS.POCONOS IS BEAUTIFUL!! WEATHER IS HOT HERE TOO.JUST CAME OUT OF THE POOL & WANTED TO SEE HOW YOU ALL ARE DOING.JUDY, MARYANN, ANNA, CUZ, JOEBROOXX, WARREN & EVERYONE..ENJOY THE REST OF YOUR WEEKEND, & I WILL C U ALL IN ADAY OR 2. I HOPE MY VACATION DOESN'T FLY BY TOO SOON:flower:
Good Morning Everyone,
Hope everyone had a good weekend....quite on here...
Patsy - Hope you are enjoying your vacation.
Joe - Hope you feel better today.
Hi to all
Enjoy your day!
Hello all, Patsy, I hope you get to see some of the beautiful scenery in the Poconos. We used to spend a lot of time In Canadensis. Do not know if that is any way near where you are. Mt Pocono has several places of interest and I understand that Mt Airy got a Casino!!! If that is wrong, I am sorry but I know some resorts got Casino Licenses. We spent our Honeymoon in a small resort up there called Chestnut Grove. When our kids were growing up we found "Daniels Top O' the Poconos" in Canadensis and spent time in the summer, winter and fall there. It was the only place with meals that was affordable back then. We became good friends with the owners but that was a long time ago. Try and get over to Lake Wallenpaupack.Great scenery and plenty to do. I (Warren) worked one summer in a YMCA Camp on Fairview Lake not far from Wallenpaupack.
Looks like Congress is finally going to pass a Debt Limit bill. Gee, couldn't they have done that weeks ago and saved a lot of worry and agrevation!
Hey Joe, How is the hand coming along???
GOOD MORNING, FRIENDS:)
HI WARREN.. WE ARE IN WARREN COUNTY.. WE ARE ONLY5 MILES FROM THE HIGHEST PEAK OF POCONOS.MT. AIRY IS NO TOO FAR AWAY. WE ARE ON ACRES OF LAND CALLED'BREEZEWOOD'.. JUST BEAUTIFUL.. MOBILE HOMES ARE HERE ALLYEAR LONG, BUT YOU CANNOT LIVE UP HERE IN WINTER. T IS A SUMMERSAFE HAVE. MY CUZ STEF'S MOBILE HOME IS TOO CUTE!!HAVING A GREAT TIME & RELAXING.. WENT TO CROSSINGS OUTLETSYESTERDAY.. TONIANN HAD A BALL BUYING CLOTHES & POCKETBOOKS, ETC. SHE'S JUST ABOUT ALL DONE. (THANK GOD)
OK..GOING BY THE POOL NOW. HI TO ALL & I HOPE EVERYONE ISENJOYING THEIR DAY!! :flower:
C U ALL, LATER... :-)C U ALL, SOON...
Hi warren.....Hand is all healed...Thanks for asking
Hope everyone is well. I'm really not loving this 90 degree weather...lol A little cooler and I'm happy! I hate to say this but I can't wait for school to start again!!! I'm so sick of having a revolving door all day long and looking at my kids and their friends AND feeding them too!!! Oh well I guess I shouldn't complain it could be worse....see you all later.
HI ALL!!PATSY, SOUNDS WONDERFUL UP THERE, IT'S PROBABLY NOT AS HOT WITH THE MT. AIR.DEBBIE, I REMEMBER THOSE DAYS AND THE KIDS BEING SO BORED IN THE SUMMER! HOW ARE YOU FEELING?JUDY, HOPE THE PARTY WAS INDOORS, I HEARD THE OUTDOOR PARTIES DOWN HERE THIS SUMMER ARE WICKED WITH THIS HEAT!!!
WELL, WE'RE SUPPOSE TO GET 102 TEMPS TODAY BUT I'M SITTING IN A/C, I DREAD WHEN I WALK OUT AT 5 PM.
MY GRANDSON STARTED KINDERGARTEN YESTERDAY, HE LOVES IT!!!!THAT'S IT FOR NOW, EVERYONE HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
Does anyone have a Bugle and know how to play Taps!!!!!
Wow so quite on here.
Warren: Sorry can't help you...hope you and Carol are enjoying your summer.
Patsy - Hope your having a great time.
Maryann...Its been very hot here too...although the last couple of days it hasn't been so humid out.
Joe - Hope your hand is healing well.
Where is everyone!!!!!!!! Have a great weekend.
HI GUYS!!!WEATHER IS BEAUTIFUL UP HERE..WARREN, I MADE A MISTAKE I WROTE WARREN COUNTYINSTEAD OF WAYNE COUNTY.THE VIEW FROM THE TOP OF THEMOUNTAIN IS UNBELIEVABLE..
HI TO ALL.. HOPE EVERYONE IS ENJOYING THEIR SUMMER,SO FAR..WE ARE AT THE BOTTOM IN THE REC HALL..WE ARE AT THE ICE CREAM SOCIAL.. TOMORROW NIGHT ISMOVIE NIGHT, BUT NOT SURE IF WE WILL DO THAT OR NOT.WE ARE LEAVING SUNDAY, SO TOMORROW NIGHT WE WANT TO GOTO THE ONE NICE STEAKHOUSE UP HERE FOR DINNER..HI TO MARYANN, ANNA, DEBBIE, WARREN & MY JOEBROOXX..JOEBROOXX, GLAD THE HAND IS JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS NEW..
OK.. BACK TO THE FUN..HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND & C U ALL, SOON.. XX
Hi guys......sick of signing in everyday!!! Still don't have my laptop...it's gone from one service place to the other. Finally sent it back to Toshiba...hopefully it'll get fixed.
Patsy....so glad you're enjoying vacation.
MaryAnn....I'm counting down the days...lol Kati starts school Aug 28th and now she finally got a job so that helps!!! I've been feeling really good up until yesterday....lol For some reason my head and stomach are just not right....hopefully it'll pass....thanx for asking.
Hope everyone has a good weekend
I am afraid that my last post regarding Taps & a Bugle did not get through. I was talking about the lack of posting on this Blog. I know it is Summer and people are busy enjoying themselves but I have feelings that there are other reasons for the lack of participation and one of them is F.B. Since I do not participate in F.B I guess I will be missing a lot of you. (If anyone is reading).
hi warren iam a reader of the parkslope blog i do comtribute periodicaly but im afraid your correct i do see a great many on f.b.. that is the way i find what my grandkids snd nieces and nephews are up to. i would hate to see this blog ignored ..imhappy to see your participation stiil vibrant...hope you and carol are well.stay well...stay happy
Good Morning Everyone!!!
Hope everyone had a great weekend....
It has been so quite on here...guess some people are away or just busy working and doing summer things...Hope it gets back on track real soon.
Have a good day....
HI GUYS, WHERE IS EVERYONE??? TERRY, SUZIE, ANNA, JEANETTE?? YES, IT'S SUMMER SO I GUESS MOST ARE ON VACATION. IT'S BEEN SOME HEAT WAVE DOWN HERE, 99 TODAY.HOW'S ANTHONY, DOES ANYONE KNOW?BEEN BUSY HERE, MY SON IS TURNING 30 SO I'M PLANNING A SURPRISE B'DAY PARTY FOR HIM!HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
Hi Judy & MaryAnnL...quick typeby..been pretty busy..went to a bridal shower w/Tina & Jessica yesterday...wedding is coming up 9/10/11..family friend's daughter getting married...out every night hair done,nails, dinner at Tina's house..then the weekend..watched Justin...getting all the fresh air in while i can before winter sets in...and I'll be an Eskimo from Nov. to March out here in Chicagoland...hope everyone is enjoying their summer too... hi to Terri, Donna, Karen, Patsy, Debbie, Warren & everyone I've missed...talk to us soon...
Good Morning everyone.....wow, summer is moving fast.Hope all is well with everyone.As for me....learning to take one day at a time.My hand is all healed, and I played drums the other night with no problems......Errr, well except for one.I lost my drumstick bag...I had it for over 30 years, plus it was filled with about $75 worth of sticks plus alot of small accessories and small tool kit. Somebody said to me it was a sign to "start fresh" Maybe get new drums and reinvent yourself as a musician......INTERESTING
Hi all....wanted to share some good news. Nick and Lauren had a baby boy this afternoon...7lbs 1oz....mommy and baby are doing good. So happy to have good news to share.
HOW IS EVERYONE?? MY VACATION WAS GREAT, BUT NOW BACKTO THE OLD GRINDSTONE.
HAVE A GREAT DAY & ENJOY!!! :flower:
Hey, Congrats Grandma Debbie! Get your baby sitting talents ready. I am sure that shortly the new parents will be looking for a night out.
Joe, the only thing I can compare your lost stick bag to is when I was on a Jr. Varsity basketball team and I left my bag with my Uniform and sneakers on a BMT train when I got off at 9th Street & 4th Ave Station. We had played an away game in Bay Ridge. I called every number available for lost and found for three days but to no avail. I asked myself over & over how I could do such a thing but you know the old saying. "S--T HAPPENS". :roll:
Yes it does
HI GUYS.DEBBIE, CONGRATS TO YOUR FAMILY, IS HE YOUR FIRST NEPHEW, NICE WEIGHT!!!ANNA, BUSY HERE TOO, CAN'T STAY OUTDOORS MUCH, IT'S WAY TOO HOT. MY DAUGHTER'S BEST FRIEND CAME DOWN FROM LONG ISLAND AND HER FRIENDS GAVE HER A BABY SHOWER, IT WAS SO MUCH FUN; WE PLAYED GAMES AND I WON ONE OF THE DOOR PRIZES.JOE, SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR BAG, WOW 30 YEARS, PRETTY SAD.PATSY, HOPE YOU ENJOYED YOUR TIME AWAY!!!JUDY, BUSY WORKING ALL THE TIME, WE'RE WAITING TO HEAR ABOUT LAYOFFS; PRETTY SCARY TIMES.
I JUST FINISHED READING ELIZABETH STREET, HAS ANYONE READ IT???
HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
HI DEB..JUST CALLED YOUIR HAOUSE.. SAMM SAID YOU'RE AT THEHOPSITAL VISITING YOUR NEW NEPHEW DOMINICK.CONGTRATS!! SEND MY LOVE TO NICK & LAUREN.. TALK TO YOU, SOON.. :cheers:
HEYJOEBROOXX, SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE LOST BAG. I AM SURPRISED, THOUGH.. YOU ARE ALWAYS SO ORGANIZED. QUICK PRAYER TO ST JUDE & ST ANTHONY TO FIND YOU BAG. IF NOT, NO WORRIES..YOU CAN REPLACE THAT STUFF..SEND MY LOVE TO THEFAMILY.XX
HI TO MARYANN, WARREN, JUDY, ANNA (YOU BEEN PRETTY BUSY.)HAVE A GREAT DAY & TALK TO YOU ALL, SOON..
Hi-welcome back from your vacation Patsy..sounds like you had a great time..Congrats Debbie on the new addition...MaryAnnL...we had a cold front come thru last night-it was 55 here..I was freezing!!! no happy medium...yes I've been pretty busy..wedding set for Sept.8, 2012 but still looking for a reception hall so the date may change if she can't find anywhere for that date...she's coming over tonite & tomorrow night..she's having an engagement party on August 27th..have to go back to work...have a great day everyone......
WEATHER IS A LITLE COOLER TODAY!!HOPE YOU ALL ENJOY YOUR DAY :-)
C U ALL, LATER.. :flower:
DEBBIE, CONGRATS TO YOUR FAMILY on the birth of your new addition
So nice out today...nice day for the beach, too bad I was at work..LOL
Hey where the hell is everyone, Anthony, Jeanette, Helen and even Terry has not been on.
Have a good night.....
HI JUDY!!! TERRY IS ON A CRUISE.WILL BE HOME TOMORROW.AS FOR EVERYONE ELSE, NOT SURE. TRY F.B. LOL
WEATHER IS PERFECT!! NOT TOO HOT OR TOO COLD!!GO OUT & ENJOY & C U ALL, LATER.. :flower:
Good Morning Patsy,
Oh I didn't know about Terry...good for her..
Have a great day at work...
Hi everyone..have a great day...beautiful out today!!!!
HI GUYS...WENT TO THE DENTIST TODAY.. A FEW MORE VISITS & I WILLBE DONE
WEATHER IS BEAUTIFUL TODAY.. I AM IN & OUT OF THEPOOL TODAY & I DOWNLOADED 'THE HELP' ON MY NOOK.GREAT BOOK..WILL GO SEE THE MOVIE IN A FEW DAYS, WHENI FINISH THE BOOK..
EVERYONE.. ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND, & C U ALL, LATER... :flower:
CUZ..MISS YOU.. HOPE YOUR TRIP WAS GREAT!!! TALK TO YOUSOON..XX
RAINY DAY...MAKE THE BEST OF IT.
GOOD DAY FOR COOKING...
C U AL, LATER :-)
Patsy, you & Debbie are the most faithful on the blog. You mentioned a good day for cooking. Last trip to our Butcher we asked if he had small Turkey breasts. He said yes, they were about 3 lbs. We bought one and had him cut it in half. Had one right away and froze the other. Today we are cooking the other half. It is a perfect amount for 2 people with some left over for sandwiches. There is NO waste. To buy a whole Turkey or even have the Butcher cut a whole one in half leaves just too much meat for two of us. Thanksgiving we get together with two other couples (Originally from the Slope by the way) and we have our whole Turkey then. We take turns on whose house it will be in.
After a couple of weeks with rain every afternoon (including some deluges) the last couple of days have been sunny, hot & humid. So long you faithful few. :cheers:
Hi everyone,Just got home from a wonderful cruise..Hope all is well.Sorry I have not been on I was having such a great time I never picked up the computer..Have to go back and read..Leaving for Florida with mike tomorrow to see all the cousins in St. Petersberg.Jonathan will hopefully take care of my house this time and water my plants. Lat time I think he watered them the day before I got home. LOL
I was not going to post this but as long as it stays here and not on facebookPrayers for my daughter inlaw and little Aria.Got off my cruise and Mia and my son picked us up.Came home had lunch and my daughter inlaw decided to walk to my house.Some young 19 year old turned the corner and did not see Tracie and the baby carriage and hit them. the Lord was watching over them.Tracie got thrown in the air the carriage rolled over with the baby. Thank god no broken bones and the baby is fine.Tracie is bruised badly but nothing broken. Needles to say we are all nervous wrecks from this. the angels were certainly watching over them yesterday Prayers to help her heal fast and feel better.Going to bed and try to relax cause I did not sleep last night just thinking about what could have been.Missed you guys and I will talk to you all during the week.
GOOD NIGHT SWEET DREAMS
debbie and charlie renewing their vows on the ship. Forty years
CUZ..YOU MADE MY STOMACH TURN. THANK GOD FORTHEM BEING OKAY.. THOSE ANGELS [-oB [-oB WERE ALLAROUND THEM. I AM SAYING A PRAYER OF THANKS NOW, THAT THEYARE OK. PLEASE SEND THEM MY LOVE XX
THAT RAIN YESYERDAY WAS UNREAL!! SOME MOE TODAY &TOMORROW.. HAVE A GREAT DAY, ALL & STAY DRY!!! :flower:
(P.S., WARREN AS IT TURNED OUT, MY DAUGHTER NATALIECOOKED YESTERDAY, SO I RELAXRD THE WHOLE DAY. IT WASWONDERFUL!!!)I AM HALF WAY THRU READING 'THE HELP'.WHAT A GREAT BOOK... :cheers:
CONGRATS TO DEBBIE & CHARLIE ON RENEWING THEIR VOWS.WHAT A WONDERFUL THING!! -Y
CUZ..SEND THEM MY CONGRATS & LOVE, PLEASE??? XX
Good Morning....Terry-welcome back, glad you had a great cruise..so sorry about your DIL & granddaughter..The angels were all around them...went to the pool with Tina & Justin on Saturday before the storms came..been 58 in the morning, then 80 by the afternoon-perfect weather..Jessica is now thinking about changing the wedding date to maybe May...I'm going nuts already...she's moving in my apt.complex on Sept. 21...have to go back to work-hi to Patsy, Judy,MaryAnnL & anyone else I've missed. have a great day...
Terry, What a horrific experience for your Daughter in Law & the baby. I have said prayers of Thanksgiving for them being spared great harm and more prayers for your Daughter in Laws healing. I even added in the 19 year old whose life certainly has been turned upside down.
Glad you had a good cruise. Remember, you can cruise from Tampa to the Western Carribean and be at your Condo in a half hour or so from the dock.
Patsy, Carol cooked the Turkey breast and it came out great just like the first one did. Also had Mashed Potatoes, Brussell Sprouts and while Carol can not eat it right now, she made me up Stove Top dressing and Gravy.We will finish it all up tonight. No waste and it is better then the Turkey breasts you get in the Supermarkets freezer section.Also, the ones in the Supermarket are too big for us.
We are waiting for results of blood & stool testing Carol had to see if her problems could be more then I.B.S. An Allergy to Gluten is a suspect so she is staying away from Gluten and buying a lot of Gluten free food items. They are very expensive but if it will help her feel better it is well worth the expense. :scratch:
Wow Terry.......Thank God they are OK.
Thank you all for the congrats for my brother and his wife. I still can't believe my baby brother has a baby. I was in high school when he was born, how embarassing was that....lol
Terry....OMG I'm speechless....God Bless your family xoxoxo Thank the Lord they are ok.
Warren I actually bought a turkey breast today to make....Looking forward to that meal.
I can't believe the kids go back to school soon. Although I'm not that upset...lol Just having them home, being bored, always wanting to eat, wearing 100 different outfits I swear I do more wash then ever!!!!! Just the in and out every day all day is getting on my last nerve... :help:
Here are some pictures of the baby
DEBBIE,HE IS SOOOOOOOOO CUTE. CONGRATS TO EVERYONE. LOVE YA
Patsy,I just finished THE HELP about 2 weeks ago. I loved it....the movie should be out
DEB!! DOMINICK IS A DOLL!!!SAMM LOOKS LIKE SHE'S GROWN A LITTLE OVER THE SUMMER..
HI CUZ. THE BOOK IS TERRIFIC.. THE MOVIE CAME OUT LAST WEDNESDAY. WILL GO SEE IT SOON..
EVERYONE, HAVE A GREAT DAY & C U ALL, LATER..
Debbie - Congrats again, he is so adorable!!!!
Terry -So sorry to hear about Tracie and the baby, glad they are ok.....
Another rainy day......oh well try and enjoy!!!
Terry, I can imagine your stress but I'm glad Tracie and the baby are fine. Hope you had fun on the cruise!!
The temps are in the 80's now so I'm walking again during lunch but I'll try to get on and say hello!!!
Everyone, enjoy your day!!!!
Hi-quick typeby..Debbie-the baby is adorable...hi to Patsy, Judy & MaryAnnL...not much news...cool morning, hot afternoons..fall will be here soon..Jessica's engagement party is next week (August 27th..been looking for the MOB dress..looks like I found one...she definitely changed the date to May 11th, 2012..will be pretty busy between the holidays and the wedding (I guess it will make the winter go faster) she's also moving in my apt.complex on 9/21...talk to everyone later...bye
ANNA.. GOOD NEWS..CONGRATS TO JESICA ON HER NEW APT.MAY 12TH..WILL BE HERE BEFORE YOU KNOW IT.SO HAPPY YOU FOUND YOUR 'MOB' DRESS. WHAT COLOR ARE YOU WEARING??
HI TO MARYANN, JUDY, WARREN. MY CUZ TERRY, DEBBIE & MY JOEBROOXX&EVERYONE ELSEI MAY HAVE FORGOTTEN.
ENJOY YOUR DAY, PEOPLE. WEATHER IS BEAUTIFUL.. :flower:
Anna, wow May 12th, so close....you must be so excited....
Anthony - WHERE THE HELL ARE YOU!!!!!!!!
Hi Maryann, Patsy, Terry, Karen, Debbie, Warren and everyone else...
Have a great day.
I FEEL SOME MUSIC COMING ON.................ANTHONY!!!!!!!
Judy, I have been thinking a lot about Anthony lately. We knew he was having serious eye problems amongst other things. If someone has his phone number it would be nice if they called him and then posted how he is doing.
Terry, How is Tracie doing now that a couple of "healing" days have passed? Hope she & the baby are fine.
Debbie, the baby is adorable. ALMOST as good looking as my Grandchildren were at that age. Ha, Ha.
Patsy, do you ever get to walk along Shore Road when the weather is good? My brothers & I used to take the 5th Ave Trolley all the way from 12th Street to the end of the line and then walk over to shore road and look at the ships coming in and out. Then we would walk to my Aunt's house on 90th Street and she would give us some goodies. Then we might walk home and save the carfare our Mother had given us for the round trip. :compress:
Hi-quick typeby-thanks for the well wishes for Jessica-actually the wedding is Friday, May 11,2012..Patsy, bridesmaid's dresses are like a strapless royal blue A-line so I saw a beautiful midnight blue & silver beaded dress-I'm off from work after today until Monday-so I'm going shopping!!! we'll be so busy-getting ready to help Jessica moved in to her new place next month too & the engagement party is next weekend...have to go back to work..hi to Judy, Warren,MaryAnnL, Terry & anyone else I may have missed...bye.
HI WARREN.. I GO DOWN TO SHORE RD OFTEN.I SOMETIMES BIKE DOWN THERE ALONG THE BICYCLE PATH(JUST BEAUTIFUL)& WE GO DOWN TO THE PROMENADE TOFISH & HAVE LUNCH ON THE PICNIC TABLE THERE.THEY ALSO HAVE A BEAUTIFUL MEMORIAL TO THE343 FIREMEN KILLED ON 9/11.. IT IS SO NICE..BUGLE TYPE TOP & IT LIGHTS UP.THE HOUSES DOWN THERE(EVEN THE SMALLEST ONES ARE OVER 1. SOMETHINGMILLION $$$.. THECLOSER TO THE WATER YOU LIVE INBAY RIDGE, THE MORE EXPENSIVE IT GETS. I AM ABOUT4 LONG BLOCKS UP FROM THE WATER.I ALWAYS SAID, IF IHIT LOTTO, I WILL MOVE DOWN BY THE WATER..SAY HI TO CAROL..
ANNA, IT ALL SOUNDS BEAUTIFUL!! SO EXCITING, &SOMETHING WONDERFUL TO LOOK FORWARD TO. ENJOY YOURDAYS OFF.
C U ALL, LATER... :flower:
Anna everything sounds so exciting. thank God for all happy things.......
Old Goat in FL said:Judy, I have been thinking a lot about Anthony lately. We knew he was having serious eye problems amongst other things. If someone has his phone number it would be nice if they called him and then posted how he is doing.Terry, How is Tracie doing now that a couple of "healing" days have passed? Hope she & the baby are fine. Debbie, the baby is adorable. ALMOST as good looking as my Grandchildren were at that age. Ha, Ha.Patsy, do you ever get to walk along Shore Road when the weather is good? My brothers & I used to take the 5th Ave Trolley all the way from 12th Street to the end of the line and then walk over to shore road and look at the ships coming in and out. Then we would walk to my Aunt's house on 90th Street and she would give us some goodies. Then we might walk home and save the carfare our Mother had given us for the round trip. :compress:
Old Goat in FL said:Judy, I have been thinking a lot about Anthony lately. We knew he was having serious eye problems amongst other things. If someone has his phone number it would be nice if they called him and then posted how he is doing.
WarrenThank you for asking. She is still hurting but doing ok...I spoke to Anthony before i left for Florida. He may have to go in the hospital. I don't have his number, it is home. I will facebook his daughter and tell her u were asking for him.
HI CUZ...HAVE A GREAT TIME IN FLA.. SEND MY LOVE TOALL DOWN THERE..WHEN YOU GET BACK, I REALLY NEED TO VISIT TRACIE & MICHAEL & THE 'GIRLS.'I HAVE SAID A PRAYERFOR ALL OF YOU EVERYDAY. LOVE YA, & TALK TO YOU, SOON.XX
ANOTHER RAINY DAY TODAY. STAY DRY & ENJOY!!! :flower:
God Morning Cuz and All,Thank you for your prayers Patsy t is greatly appreciated.One room furnished going to get my couches tomorrow. Maybe the beach today.Have a great day,As soon as I get home we will get together to see Michael and the girls. You are going to love that little Aria. I mis my Mia so much...Love ya
Hi Terry - Glad to hear Tracy is doing better.. Have a great time in FL
Patsy - Don't work too hard!!!! LOL
Raining out today AGAIN!!!!!!!
Have a great day
Hi JudyLove to Lorraine and get on the Perrotta's and Bomba's for the reunionAnthony Morro is all paid he dropped the money off at my house and thank God Jonathan was home...
Terry, have a safe trip, I hope Tracy and the baby are doing well, I'll keep them in my prayers.Debbie, I love baby Dominic, he is soooo precious!Patsy, I know it must be relaxing to ride along Shore Rd, sounds wonderful.Anna, You will be so busy in the coming months, the dresses sound so beautiful, love royal blue!! Good luck with the move and congrats on her engagement!!!
Not much going on here, I've been walking during lunch but not today. My nephew begins his 1st yr. of college, he is moving into his dorm today.
have a great day!!
It good to see such good news on here.
I have some of my own:
My brother in law Jonathan went back to work on Monday...he is doing great!!!!!!
My mom's birthday is tomorrow, she will be 77....Happy Birthday Mom..I love you!!!!!!!!!!!!
Love and Happy Birthday Lorraine
Great news for Jonathan...See prayers work
HI CUZ..NEW COUCHES..SOUNDS GOOD..IT'S EXCITINGTO FURNISH A NEW PLACE. HAVE FUN & SEND MY LOVE.XX
JUDY..BIRTHDAY XXXX' TO YOU MOM FROM US.. GOD BLESS.GREAT NEWS ABOUT JONATHON..XX
HI MARYANN..HOPE ALL IS WELL..CONGRATS TO YOUR NEWPHEW ON HIS FIRST YR. INCOLLEGE.. :cheers:
MORNING TO WARREN & CAROL. & EVERYONE ELSE.
Morning back at you Patsy,
Got test results on both Carol & I.
Carol does not have Celiac or C-Diff infection. That is good news but we still do not know for sure what is causing her I.B.S and especially how to treat it. Her Gastro Dr. is as frustrated as we are. Everything he prescribes has either no effect or makes her worse. As far ae we know the only test left would be swallowing a camera and see what that shows. Will discuss that possibility with him next appointment.
I saw my Urologist yesterday. PSA <0.1 It can't get any better then that for a Prostate Cancer patient. My Urine tests came back showing NO Malignency or Dysplasia present.That means I will not need a cystoscopy checking for Bladder Cancer (which I have had twice)until February. Yah! Yah! I have had MANY Cystoscopies and they are not pleasant. Today I go for my PT/INR test at the cardiology office. That has been running good and I go for that test monthly. It tells them whether to leave my Coumadin level as is or increase or reduce it. I hate what the Coumadin does to me but it is better then having a stroke or worse!!!
I hate to sound like a Medical Soap Opera but my friends that is the way it is when you are an Old Goat in Florida!!! ](*,)
Hi-Warren-happy to hear about your great test results...Judy, glad your BIL is doing well, too...off since yesterday..went with Jessica & Steve looking at places for the wedding & then out for a nice steak dinner at a place called Al Capone's Hideaway (he actually used this house in the 1920's as a hideout with his "pals") hundreds of pictures of him on the wall-great food too..beautiful out today-in the 80's..Terry-enjoy your vacation..gotta go..have a great weekend everyone...
Thanks for the good wishes for both my mom and brother in law, Jonathan.
Warren - Glad to hear such good reports from the doctor...
Busy today at work...peek back later
Thanks for the good wishes on our tests. Today's was not quite as good but not a big deal either. The PT/INR test showed my Blood thinner then they want it so I just have to cut down some on the Coumadin and go back a week from Monday for another test.
Anna, I remember well shopping for a place for my Daughter's reception. It all worked out well and I am sure your search will too. :thumright:
I tried several times but I finally got Anthony on the phone this AM. He is having a rough time with several of his illnesses. They will not do his eye work until the other Doctors get his blood work etc: to proper levels. I wished him the best and told him that several people here on the blog had been asking for him and I got permission to call and see how he was doing. He says hello to all! 8)
WARREN..THANX FOR THER UPDATE ON UMBRIA..HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU..
ANNA..GOOD LUCK ON FINDING THAT 'PERFECT PLACE' FORTHE WEDDING. I'M SURE YOU'LL FIND A HALL REAL SOON.
WEATHER HERE IS OK RIGHT NOW, BUT LATER THIS AFTERNOON,EXPECTING LOTS OF RAIN, AGAIN..
ENJOY YOUR DAY, PEOPLE..& C U ALL, LATER.. :flower:
Hi-Patsy, we did find a place on Friday night...it's beautiful..it overlooks the Fox River (with a deck and all)..Jessica & Steve got the DJ & photographer yesterday-they're really on top of things...I'm going to the mall today, I have a wedding on Sept.10 & need a dress and Tina & her friend are coming over now to go in my pool..talk to u later.....Bye
ANNA..IT SOUNDS BEAUTIFUL!!! I AM SO HAPPY FORJESSICA & STEVE & THE FAMILY. HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
WEATHER IS NICE TODAY.. HOPE IT STAYS THIS WAY.ENJOY YOUR DAY, MY FRIENDS & C U ALL, LATER.. :flower:
Hi All,Having fun in florida but eating toooooo much. Ralphh and Rosa cook too much...I saw Cousin Donnie's daughters last night and granddaughter.If anyone does not know who Donnie is....He is in my profile photo to the left at the reunion. He passed away right after the first reunion. I will try and post photos. Patsy maybe u remember the girls from when the were little I don't. Sheila Joy was their or is their Mom.
Donnie's girls and the rest of the cousins...
beautiful Rainbow in Saint Petersberg the other night
moe, larry and curly
I am missing my cuz Patsy so much....I miss your calls...
Hello to all mu blog Friends,Terry great pictures, give my regards to Ralph.Sheila Joy was a wonderful woman she was cheated on her short life. I can't tell from the pics who are Sheilas daughters.my Wife and I used to hang with the same crowd in our day, all her girl friends admired her Anette,Janette,Sonia,DianeSheila & Donnie were a picture perfect couple two beautiful people.I had the pleasure to see Sheila's Mom Betty very often in her last days with us another proud Lady.
Fred which daughter looks like sheila>> They were arguing last night that they both looked like her..lol
HI CUZ.. MISSS YOU, TOO.. WILL CALL U SOON.XXLOVE THE PIX.. ESP. THE RAINBOW ONES.HOPE YOU MADE A WONDERFULWISH WHEN YOU SAW IT. LOVE TO ALL..CUZ..DO THEY ALL LIVE DOWN IN FLA. THE GROUP INTHE PIX??
HELLO FRED...HOW ARE YOU??..HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU & YOUR FAMILY..SORRY YOU WILL NOT BE AT THIS YEAR'S REUNION.HOPEFULLY, THE NEXT ONE..TAKE CARE..XX
No. Donnie's daughter's live in new york and new jersey. The young girl(Donnie's granddaughter) goes to school in Tampa..
HI CUZ..OK..THANX.. I WAS THINING, WOW, EVERYONEMOVED TO FLORIDA..LOLLOVE YA, MUCHO..XX
Hey Patsy, Some very nice people moved to Florida, especially my wife. As for me, well that is debateable. We have freinds we grew up with in the slope living right around the corner from us here in Sun City Center. Another family that grew up with us live about 1 1/4 hours north of here. We all went to the 12th Street Church and have great memories of our times there. On the west coast of Florida there are a great many people from the Mid-West. Of course we do have a fairly large amount from New England including NY & NJ. The Southeast Coast of Florida is loaded with ex-New Yorkers. That is where my Sister & Brother in Law lived until their demise in the last couple of years. One of the draws for us to the West Coast of Florida was the fact that I had two brothers living just North of here. Now they and there spouses are both gone. Remember the book "Last Of The Mohigans"? Well that is how I feel sonetimes only it is last of the family in my generation. :compress:
HI WARREN. I HAVE A FEW RELATIVES & SOME FRIENDS IN BOCA &DELTONA BEACH. & SOME OTHER PARTS OF FLA. MY CUZ GERI IS DOWN THERE TOO. BEAUTIFUL.. I LIKE TO VISIT THEREEVERY FEW YRS., BUT I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN DO IT ON APERMANENT BASIS. BUT, WHO KNOWS??