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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6465 on: May 03, 2021, 11:35:57 AM »
It can be.

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6466 on: May 03, 2021, 11:55:42 AM »
Sure can.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6467 on: May 03, 2021, 12:17:03 PM »
Brief occupancy too ;-)

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6468 on: May 03, 2021, 02:36:21 PM »
I somehow hurt my back weeks ago. I've been trying to manage it ever since. I haven't done a perfect job. But a win might make me feel a bit better.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6469 on: May 03, 2021, 02:44:55 PM »
Take it easy...  But not too easy.

Get well soon.

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6470 on: May 04, 2021, 02:49:49 PM »
My daughter in law suggested I asked the local facebook page for recommendations for a home visit massage therapist since I can't seem to make myself go up to Massage Envy and do that.

Massage Envy was $55/hr and I knew a home person would be more. I got all of one recommendation. I called her. She wanted $110/hr. She used to work at Massage Envy. I know that the person actually giving the massage doesn't get that whole fee. Most of it goes to overhead and the owner of the franchise. So I guess this woman wanted to make up for lost time.

I was thinking $75 for an hour and may have caved into $85. But I could not spend $110 for an hour especially since they are like psychologist hours and are only 50 minutes.

I'm still doing what I can to help my back get better all at the same time as working out regularly.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6471 on: May 05, 2021, 06:29:58 AM »
Patti have you tried Dr. Simpsons revolutionary garbage can adjuster?? I've heard good things about it!!

The dog and I have expropriated a nice shady spot complete
With firepit 😉 I think it's only fair considering I spent an hour picking up all the litter  ;D

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6472 on: May 05, 2021, 11:55:58 AM »
Free cushions!

Take care of that back, Patti. Ouch.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6473 on: May 05, 2021, 03:37:44 PM »
Ahhh, my garbage can is square.

I went to a different grocery store today because my workout schedule changed and this is the day they gave old farts a senior discount. I used to shop there all the time. The one thing I really, really wanted - cranberry walnut bread - they no longer carry. Their selection was not as great as the place I have been shopping and so, tomorrow, I have to go there on the day I get the old fart discount at that chain. I could have stopped on the way home today, but I did buy some eggs, Greek yogurt, and other refrigerated items that I didn't want to leave to spoil in the trunk. So I will go out again tomorrow and get the rest of the groceries I want for the coming week.

The busy life of the retired. It is so freaking exciting.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6474 on: May 05, 2021, 06:01:18 PM »
How do you handle the pressure, Patti?

I was trying to find the revised 'lockdown' timetable for the bus to town, couldn't find it.  Found many past iterations of it still parading around the web as if they were current and relevant information.  Doesn't anyone ever prune that mess of a garden?

If I ran the web I'd insist every site had an expiry date, after which it just vanished into history.  (No doubt some enerprising soul would cache everything in a huge on-line repository for 'historical review purposes', but it should be impossible to get in tnere by mistake.

Site owners would get a notice with a month's warning to set up a clean and useful replacement, or manually state that they with to keep the same layout.  No auto-renewal.  Having to fix it hands-on would encourage them to change what needed changing, and to let shit-stuff just go quietly into the night.

If we're going to have to rely on the web then at least make it 'fit for purpose' and above all, relevant.

Bah!

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6475 on: May 05, 2021, 09:21:19 PM »
Have you not considered asking your local Reddit group??

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6476 on: May 05, 2021, 09:54:21 PM »
Who?

I'm more likely to give in and phone the bus company.

But I sidestepped the entire issue when I found out I didn't need to go to town after all.  I was only going because I thought I  as running out of time for something I needed to deal with.  Turns out I misread the paperwork.

So town can manage without me for a bit longer ;-)

Back at school I was listed as 'the one most likely to become a hermit'.  They were totally unaware of my split personality ;-)

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6477 on: May 05, 2021, 10:53:28 PM »
That's great!

"Reddit is a network of communities based on people's interests. Find communities you're interested in, and become part of an online ..."

I'm quite sure your city has a Reddit sub  ;)

It's a great way to share information with others. Think of it like one giant writers forum ;)...
For example

Edited: I made a subreddit about litter pick up

https://www.reddit.com/r/ottawa/comments/n2uoz2/two_birds_one_stonei_picked_up_enough_garbage_to/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6478 on: May 06, 2021, 01:14:25 PM »
My plan for the morning is now a bit altered, but I am still heading out to the grocery store again, soon.

It is so burdensome here. Alas and alack.

I may weep.

At least I have a win here to lift my flagging spirits.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #6479 on: May 06, 2021, 01:26:27 PM »
Don't get too excited ;-)