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Lyn W

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.
 

Maro2Bear

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.

Darn Lyn….sorry to hear that you’ve been smitten with that darn COVID nasty 😡Hang in there - rest & chicken soup.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.
UGH, covid! Get well soon and I hope you don't get too sick with it.

I went up to the mailbox yesterday to mail one of my great grandsons a birthday card and while I was out I stopped at the store to buy some cabbage. I wore my mask, as I always do. But I felt like some sort of odd ball. There were many people out and about and the store was pretty busy, but I was the only one wearing a mask.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.
Rest & take care of yourself!! All your chores will still be there when you get to feeling better.
 

Maro2Bear

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Good day all. Got out for an early morning 4 July paddle & had some great weather Plus two turtle stories to boot.

Lucky Boxie. Jumped in my truck at 0645 to get over to zip over to my local paddling spot. A few miles into my drive right at a major intersection of Route 1 & 198 (in Laurel) a car in the left lane is fully stopped, flashers on, driver door open. Sure enough this nice guy stopped dead center to pick up a Box Turtle right in the middle of the fast lane. I pulled up as he picked up the Boxie, said I would take it to the park where I was heading. He said thanks & handed it over. I drove a few more miles, launched my kayak (with tortoise) & relocated him into a nice, moist, marshy spot along the river.
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Fresh Fish for Snappy. As I paddled along the very calm shoreline this morning I spotted a pretty large dead fish floating ahead of me. Then it was suddenly moving about. I’m thinking, is this big old fish alive? As i get close, i suddenly realize that a very large dinner-plate size Snapping Turtle had it’s mouth around the fish & was nibbling on it. It all happened too quickly for a pix. 😡

Pretty Calm Morning
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UGH, covid! Get well soon and I hope you don't get too sick with it.

I went up to the mailbox yesterday to mail one of my great grandsons a birthday card and while I was out I stopped at the store to buy some cabbage. I wore my mask, as I always do. But I felt like some sort of odd ball. There were many people out and about and the store was pretty busy, but I was the only one wearing a mask.
I'm still wearing mine too and look like the oddball I am. Ask me if I care. Nope 😂. The cloth masks help with other things too. Like allergies to pollen, grass, and even more.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.
This may sound a bit mean 😜 but I'm so glad you got jabbed.🤗😁 I guess that's what the vaccine is for though. So you won't get a bad case but it still isn't nice. Get well ❤️‍🩹 soon.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,

Happy 4th July to all friends in the USA!!

The dreaded lurgy has caught up with me and I've tested positive for covid :confused:
Had a bit of a dry throat yesterday and a tickly cough but put it down to being outside and maybe lots of pollen about. Then felt quite fluey in the night so did a test first thing and the 2 lines are there. I feel a bit out of sorts, have a headache and still coughing but otherwise not too bad. Hopefully the jabs will keep the symptoms minimal.
I have to self isolate for 5 days and the busy week I had planned to get a few things done will have to wait. Thankfully my nephew will be able to get Lola's food.

I hope you all have a healthier start to the week and enjoy any celebrations you have planned.
Hope it passes relatively easy for you. The heat wave has brought another round on strong in these parts.. scary.. get well soon!
 

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Rest & take care of yourself!! All your chores will still be there when you get to feeling better.
And even though they're double that by the time you feel better, once and done is better than doing it twice anyway.😁 that's my moto. Then I have more energy to spend on my critters in the meantime. 🤗
 

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Sapphire spent the day outside. I couldn't bring him in until after 4:00 PM. He kept finding a way to get some sunshine before it disappears over the house. I don't bring him in until he's in his hidey hut. He just kept enjoying getting a suntan 😎
 

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Hope it passes relatively easy for you. The heat wave has brought another round on strong in these parts.. scary.. get well soon!
🤗🙏To you and your family. I'm surprised they're really not showing that info on our news much anymore. They used to show it 24/7.
 

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We will be heading to Michigan on tomorrow
Gonna see my sons and grandkids. 😁
We are driving so it will take us 5 days.
With Rose's back all messed up and my conditions. We are only good for about 5 hrs a day driving.
Going to stay for about 3 weeks. The weekend of the 16th, 17th. Two of my sons and I are in a salmon tournament on lake Michigan. Can't wait,it has been 8 years since I fished this tournament.

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We will be heading to Michigan on tomorrow
Gonna see my sons and grandkids. 😁
We are driving so it will take us 5 days.
With Rose's back all messed up and my conditions. We are only good for about 5 hrs a day driving.
Going to stay for about 3 weeks. The weekend of the 16th, 17th. Two of my sons and I are in a salmon tournament on lake Michigan. Can't wait,it has been 8 years since I fished this tournament.

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Ray, hope you & Rose have a safe drive, take your time, and don't push it. Michigan & your son's will be waiting for you when you get there. It sounds like you will have a wonderful time. wishing you the best time ever . .
 

Lyn W

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We will be heading to Michigan on tomorrow
Gonna see my sons and grandkids. 😁
We are driving so it will take us 5 days.
With Rose's back all messed up and my conditions. We are only good for about 5 hrs a day driving.
Going to stay for about 3 weeks. The weekend of the 16th, 17th. Two of my sons and I are in a salmon tournament on lake Michigan. Can't wait,it has been 8 years since I fished this tournament.

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Have a good and safe trip Ray and Rose!
Who is going to look after Opo in your absence?
 
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Lyn W

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Good morning all and thank you for the good wishes.
I'm feeling pretty groggy and tired but not so much that I have to stay in bed, which is just as well because I don't think Lola would make a very good nurse!!
It's quite overcast here today but temps are on the rise for the weekend.
I hope you all have a good day.
 

Lyn W

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Hope it passes relatively easy for you. The heat wave has brought another round on strong in these parts.. scary.. get well soon!
Thanks Heather, numbers have been on the rise here again too and hospitalisations are going up.
 

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Sometimes the sounds from my tinitis are so loud I wonder that I can hear other sounds at all. Today I was sitting here reading and I became aware of a new tinitis sound. Sounded sort of like popcorn, a rhythmic sound. It bothered and annoyed me for a couple hours and I finally realized it's my ceiling fan!
 

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Have a good and safe trip Ray and Rose!
Who is going to look after Opo in your absence?
My mother in law is not going with us.🤔
I do not like the idea of her staying behind. But I got overruled by her and Rose.
She is more than capable of caring for herself and she will have friends and neighbors looking in on her. Still I am not comfortable with it.
But maybe she wants a break from Rose and I. 😁
 

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Thanks Heather, numbers have been on the rise here again too and hospitalizations are going up.
Lyn, I hope you end up having a mild case, with no lasting repercussions, That's what I'm personally afraid of. The long haul symptoms. Not to make light of it but that would really crimp my style, while trying to care for my lil farm. Wishing you the best for your recovery, and I'm sure Lola will be missing your attention.
 

Maro2Bear

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We will be heading to Michigan on tomorrow
Gonna see my sons and grandkids. 😁
We are driving so it will take us 5 days.
With Rose's back all messed up and my conditions. We are only good for about 5 hrs a day driving.
Going to stay for about 3 weeks. The weekend of the 16th, 17th. Two of my sons and I are in a salmon tournament on lake Michigan. Can't wait,it has been 8 years since I fished this tournament.

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Have fun Ray! Hope the fish are biting.
 
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