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Old 02-15-2019, 07:18 PM
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We sent everyone home a noon. Snow started almost immediately after.

We left at 3:00 for the 15 minute commute home. Took two hours. And we called it lucky.

A high stack of split firewood will be consumed this weekend along with coffees, popcorn and a few books I got for Christmas. And the wife winked her "let's snuggle" look.

It's been a while since I've seen that.

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It took me half the day to recover from working last night.
Oh, I'm gonna be a Grandmother again.
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Congrats on being the new addition. No greater gift than grandchildren
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Good Morning ! Gonna be running saws and making a few brush piles today . We’ve had a couple of ice storms ,and it’s brought down a lot of trees . Today’s weather is 22-32 clouds clearing and no wind ,And ,the ground is frozen . So I can actually get into where I have to cut,and drag without being in a bog and creating more work .
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Congrats on being the new addition. No greater gift than grandchildren
You got that right.
They bring you back down to earth and test your patience and sanity.
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This will be my son Ty and the Lady Madalyn's production.
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Pretty much the same thing as yesterday and tomorrow.

Junior Olympics are going on in Denver. I'm home. But I have a vested interest in 6 of the students that are there. So I am sitting and watching the "LIVE FEED" on my computer.

Mateo, one of my Marian kids competed yesterday in CADET MEN'S SABER. It was his first exposure to a national event. Going in I knew he would get slaughtered. He did. No surprise. His whole family went out with high hopes, I tried to lower expectations.

Lexi and Chrissi both compete today in JUNIOR WOMEN'S SABER. Chrissi is there for the fun of it, she is unrated and ranked near the bottom of the field. Lexi is an E rated varsity college fencer and I trained her from day 1. She is not good enough to move up very high but will do better than Chrissi. Both have their families out there and both realistic in their hopes and both will have fun. Both have been there before so they know what it will be like.

Dom competes in CADET MEN'S EPEE, while Lebyron & Kevin compete in JUNIOR MEN'S SABER tomorrow. Dom is actually pretty good, has a C rating, but this is a whole never level of competition for him. Both Kevin & Lebyron are E rated. Both are there for the competition but neither will do very well. I think this is Kevin's 3rd Junior Olympics game. Dom and Lebyron will experience their first.

The competition at this level of an event is so far above our high school conference that when our kids go into the Junior Olympics they are wide eyed and when they come out they feel bloodied and battered. Kevin, Chrissi and Lexi have all been to the JO's before. They understand what they are up against. They are realistic. They will have fun. Dom will see a new world and may actually do better than any of the others.

This is actually the perfect competition for Dasha to attend ... except it is only open to citizens of the USA. She would do very well here. Maybe a medal. Maybe not. But she would do well.

Other than watching the live feed, I'm trying to do some things around the house during the breaks in the action.


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Today is the day I do the prep work for my Colonoscopy tomorrow. I just ate the light breakfast they told me to eat and now waiting to take the first bottle of cleansing agent.

Gonna be a fun day I can tell. Glad I stocked up on the Charmin.
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Today is the day I do the prep work for my Colonoscopy tomorrow. I just ate the light breakfast they told me to eat and now waiting to take the first bottle of cleansing agent.

Gonna be a fun day I can tell. Glad I stocked up on the Charmin.
For my first colonoscopy I thought I can't eat again till after the procedure so I better load up. So I did. OMG what an idiot I am.
Once you start drinking that prep you don't want to eat. It is the farthest thing from your mind. 2nd time I did as recommended and ate light and the prep was still not fun but was not near as bad. What goes in must come out. The less in the easier on you. LOL Good luck with the procedure TR!!!!
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Yes, Butch. Good luck with the procedure.

I was going to attend church this morning, but sleep called more than the Lord.

Today I'll visit the sons and grandkids.
Jeff is coming back after a wild weekend in West Virginia.
I guess the bird isn't nesting on her eggs since last Friday, according to a friend who stayed in his apartment.
So.. probably no birdies hatching this week as we'd hoped.
Elaina has been asking for Nana.
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Yes, Butch. Good luck with the procedure.

I was going to attend church this morning, but sleep called more than the Lord.

Today I'll visit the sons and grandkids.
Jeff is coming back after a wild weekend in West Virginia.
I guess the bird isn't nesting on her eggs since last Friday, according to a friend who stayed in his apartment.
So.. probably no birdies hatching this week as we'd hoped.
Elaina has been asking for Nana.
Thank you. I took my bottle of Magnesium Citrate at 11:00. That is some foul stuff right there, but I took it the Irish way with a shot of Jack Daniels. Just kidding of course. Waiting patiently for the fun to begin. At 5:00 I need to mix a 14 oz bottle of Miralax with a half gallon of non colored GatorAde. That should be a charmer. I detest that damn sugar water Gatorade as it is. Then for dessert I need to pop two Dulcolax tablets. Ahhh, shit. No pun intended.
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For my first colonoscopy I thought I can't eat again till after the procedure so I better load up. So I did. OMG what an idiot I am!!!
OMG yes you were an idiot!


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TR have fun tomorrow.
Thanx. You mean tomorrow is going to be even more fun then today?

I just mixed up the concoction of Miralax and GatorAde. Sick bastard who dreamt that up. I start that ordeal at 4:00 drinking a quart in an hour. Then I have a reprieve until 8:00 when I get to do it again. I may have to move the TV into the downstairs bath which I am well on the way of making inhospitable.
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Spent the afternoon watching local ice racing on the shore of lake superior with the sleeping giant in the background.

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Tomorrow (Monday) a few of us have a meeting with the Iowa Governor to talk about getting a Veteran court in the Council Bluffs area and how to help homeless Veterans. About 10 inches of snow on the ground but the roads should be okay....130 miles each way.
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We had a slight dusting of snow here.
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I'm heading to geraldton today to check on my rentals. One is due to be sold closing April 1st.

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I stayed up fairly late last night finishing up a 5 part documentary on the Menendez murders.
Seems like that all happened just yesterday.

Nothing planned today that is thrilling.
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Colonoscopy this morning. Uneventful. A cocktail dose of sedatives, including a bit of Fentanyl saw to that. Came back to the land of the living just in time to finish up. Home by noon, ate and hit the rack.
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