My leukemia's back.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by donrae, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. 3goodeggs

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  2. Blooie

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    Little secret - tie a few red fake flowers and/or ribbons around the hanger of your feeder. I also have a small red scarf that I hang on the clothesline when it starts getting near time for them to show up. Both say, "Here - look over here not the neighbor's house!" [​IMG]
     
  3. Blooie

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    Thanks. That was several years ago...some of the flowers have been changed, and I now get to add Black Chinned Hummingbirds to the list. The young man who wrote the article is now a writer for a newspaper in Kalamazoo, Michigan. But I think he still gets a kick out it when I post new hummer pics on my Facebook page.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Hijack away! I love the hummer and flowers info. I used to have a feeder up but got lazy. Hummers were quite my late mother in law's thing, so I tread lightly with them around some members of the family. Thankfully the neighbors (who grow their own Mary Jane) have what I think is a Chestnut tree. We get Hummers galore when it blooms. I just sit in the driveway in the evening and listen to them chase each other around. Spotting them can be tricky, but you can sure hear them from a ways away!

    Just got the Foley pulled!! We'll see how things go, maybe discharge tomorrow.

    T-48 and counting!!!#!
     
  5. 3goodeggs

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    Good news!
    keep getting healthy!

    I know the hummer war cry quite well.
    We would hear them being quite combative in our back yard.
    We do not live at our nursery, so I guess I seem rather confusing.
    We have hummers here at home, but a resident pair that chase all others off, and at the nursery we have the gardens and bees and all that.
    If I had magic powers I would lift this house up and gently deposit it at our nursery.
    But if I had magic powers, everyone would be healthy.
    ~Zap.~
    just like that.
    And everyone's bills would be paid off.
    And we'd all meet up for dinner at a nice seafood restaurant. That serves real seafood, none of that pre breaded, pre frozen, pre digested stuff.
    and there would be no calories in any of it , so we could have desert.
    and I'd have enough money in my pocket to treat everybody!


    I live in my head too much. [​IMG]
    but it's nice there, and they know me.
     
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    I have a lot of red landscape hibiscus, maybe I can plant some outside for them. They'd freeze back - but I have more. [​IMG] lots and lots more.
     
  7. Blooie

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    Packing.......

    Great news, Rachel! One little step at a time is the usual mantra, but getting that miserable Foley out is a HUGE step. [​IMG]
     
  8. hbhoffman

    hbhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So glad for the Foley being out! In my head in a sing song way I hear "The Foley is out, the Foley is out, now let's go play, the Foley is out today!" :)
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    The Hyacinths are out! Yes! Spring is here for sure and very late in coming to my yard. But daffodils and tulips and forsythia are all blooming get at once.
     
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  9. hbhoffman

    hbhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And summer is on it's way as I just had a mosquito try to bite me! One dead and many more to come. :cd Which is why we need more chickens and bats!
     
  10. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes! More chickens. That's what I say! Haven't seen our bats here recently-must still be in hibernation. We usually have about 5 flying in the back yard. We have already pulled a few ticks off the dog.[​IMG]

    Rachel, I have a funny story for you. My youngest daughter is 9 years old. She hates the food the school serves, so everyday I pack her lunch and put it in a plastic bag in the frig. By the time she gets up, I am already at work. Friday the school called and said that she had apparently grabbed the wrong bag out of the frig. She had accidently taken a frozen chicken to school!!! [​IMG][​IMG] Luckily she noticed it early and we were able to get her the correct lunch and recover the chicken intended for Saturday's dinner. LOL!!

    Have a good day!
     
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