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by MackerelCat
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Cataract surgery....
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Cataract surgery....

I had it done about two years ago. It corrected my severe nearsightness, but not the astigmatism and farsightedness, so now I wear glasses for reading and working on the computer. I can drive without glasses, but bought some sunreaders - reading sunglasses - so I can see directions on my phone. It w...
by MackerelCat
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in August 24, 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1438

Re: Daily Check-in August 24, 2019

DH and I went out for a late lunch today at an Asian restaurant, saving $8 off the same dishes during the dinner hour, and took a stroll through the Habitat ReStore on the way home. They had lots of project materials and a fair amount of new things like doorknobs and rugs still in the packaging. Oth...
by MackerelCat
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check-in August 22, 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1253

Re: Daily check-in August 22, 2019

Janet, the last two times I planted zucchini, the whole crop was gay and produced only male flowers. Gave up after that. I had a hectic day at work editing photos - many, many photos - for the monthly newsletter. Thank heavens other people write most of the copy and I just have to edit it and do the...
by MackerelCat
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in August 18, 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1445

Re: Daily Check-in August 18, 2019

Rinty, the cheddar with apple and chili sounds fabulous! The distribution of your garden bounty is making me laugh, as I remember my dad loading up paper grocery bags of tomatoes, peppers and yellow crookneck squash to leave on doorsteps early in the mornings. I have been puttering productively toda...
by MackerelCat
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Are you buying life insurance and why?
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: Are you buying life insurance and why?

We have life insurance on each other for a couple of reasons: Our house is not yet paid off, though will be in two years; should he die before me, I will need extra income until I retire; should I die before him, he will need to hire a helluva good housekeeping service. :-D Our cremations are alread...
by MackerelCat
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check in Aug 14, 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1796

Re: Daily check in Aug 14, 2019

Janet, sending hugs to you and Teddi. (((HUGS))) Penny, I hope your ear feels better soon. Maggie, I too am interested in your essential oil. The arthritis in my knee is really bothering me. My sweet little single mom friend lost her job yesterday because she was late to work. She had been really st...