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Jun 30, 2013
 
Last night was wonderful. I got to hold my precious little great-grand.(Whenever I could wrest him away from Pa-pa). He is the most contented little guy, and makes this sweet little purring noise when he's having his bottle.

I hope everyone is having a really nice day.
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Jun 30, 2013
 
Murph wrote:
Last night was wonderful. I got to hold my precious little great-grand.(Whenever I could wrest him away from Pa-pa). He is the most contented little guy, and makes this sweet little purring noise when he's having his bottle.
I hope everyone is having a really nice day.
You are so right about how precious little babies are, I haven't held one in sooo long. We just got home from Hot Springs, AR. We had a great time but I'm pooped. My last laser surgery is Tuesday, I'm ready to get it over with. I hope you all had a great weekend.
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Jun 30, 2013
 
Cajun Queen wrote:
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You are so right about how precious little babies are, I haven't held one in sooo long. We just got home from Hot Springs, AR. We had a great time but I'm pooped. My last laser surgery is Tuesday, I'm ready to get it over with. I hope you all had a great weekend.
It's good to see you, my friend. I wish you the very best of luck with that surgery on Tuesday. I know you will feel greatly relieved when it is all over.
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Jul 1, 2013
 
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Good Morning All
Good Luck Queen.
Awwwwww Murph it sounds like you had a nice time at the party. I love when the babies are feeding and they look up all loving and content. How's he sleeping at night?
Good morning, Liz and Allbodies. I hope you have a happy day. It is a lovely 66 degrees here!

Liz--He sleeps until 3 AM, has his bottle and change, and goes right back to sleep. He has had his Pa-pa wrapped around his little finger from day one. It is cute to see the way he snuggles up into a little ball on Pa-pa's shoulder and Pa-pa holds him with one hand. There were several days when they couldn't bring him over because the 14 year-old GS was sick and Pa-pa was about to go through Landyn withdrawal.

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Good Morning All

Murph I can see why Papa would go thru baby Landyn withdrawal. He's such a doll. Sounds like a good sleeper too.

I need to email you later. I was thinking of your grand kids before I went to bed last night and got myself all confused ( again).

For some reason I was thinking Kim was Great granddaughter's grandmother. That's not right ( right)?

Did I tell you my cousin Carin moved again. Hopefully this time it's permanent. Her kids have lived in 4 different houses over the past 2 years. Remember I showed you pictures of the nice yellow house they were renting with the option to own? The owners decided at the last minute not to sell so they had to go house hunting again at the last minute. They just closed on a house yesterday. It's a older home but looks beautiful. I'll send you pic's when she posts some more.
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Good morning, Liz and Allbodies. I hope you have a happy day. It is a lovely 66 degrees here!
Liz--He sleeps until 3 AM, has his bottle and change, and goes right back to sleep. He has had his Pa-pa wrapped around his little finger from day one. It is cute to see the way he snuggles up into a little ball on Pa-pa's shoulder and Pa-pa holds him with one hand. There were several days when they couldn't bring him over because the 14 year-old GS was sick and Pa-pa was about to go through Landyn withdrawal.
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Good morning, Liz and Allbodies. I hope you have a really nice day.

Liz--right. Oldest daughter is great grand daughter's grandmother.--With another coming in September.
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I learned something today that I want to share:

My 14 year-old GS has been sick for 17 dsys. Headache, sore throat, joint stiffness, and no strength. His mom took his to a doctor the third day. They tested for strep and mono and both tests came out negative. They said he had pus pockets in his tonsils. He was on antibiotics for two weeks.

Now, the 13 year-old has the same symptoms. His mom took him to a different doctor. She said she has seen Many cases of Strep G this summer. She said that usually, when they check for Strep, they are looking for Strep A. She says that it shows up immediately, while it takes Strep G from 48 to 52 hours to show up on the tests. She thinks this is what GS has (and what his brother has) and put him on antibiotics.
She told him to gargle COCA-COLA or LEMONAID several times a day and either one would take care of the pus pockets.
I have Never heard of this.

Now, the 13 year0old

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Jul 3, 2013
 
Good Morning All
Murph thanks for sharing. I never heard of there being different types of strep.

Hope the boy's are feeling better soon.

Football officially started yesterday. Noah hasn't been running at all during the off season and obviously neither have a few of the other kids. A few of the kids ended up vomiting. Noah didn't but felt like he was going to plus it was about 80 degrees and muggy. Makes me wonder how the kids down south can stand the practices. I wonder if they mainly practice on indoor turf fields.
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I learned something today that I want to share:
My 14 year-old GS has been sick for 17 dsys. Headache, sore throat, joint stiffness, and no strength. His mom took his to a doctor the third day. They tested for strep and mono and both tests came out negative. They said he had pus pockets in his tonsils. He was on antibiotics for two weeks.
Now, the 13 year-old has the same symptoms. His mom took him to a different doctor. She said she has seen Many cases of Strep G this summer. She said that usually, when they check for Strep, they are looking for Strep A. She says that it shows up immediately, while it takes Strep G from 48 to 52 hours to show up on the tests. She thinks this is what GS has (and what his brother has) and put him on antibiotics.
She told him to gargle COCA-COLA or LEMONAID several times a day and either one would take care of the pus pockets.
I have Never heard of this.
Now, the 13 year0old

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Jul 3, 2013
 
LOL.......Kim is the problem. For some reason I think she's mother and grandmother to all!

Oh I just read somewhere that they expect retailers that have pulled Paula Deens cookware off the shelf to sell it to retailers like Big Lots who will in turn sell it at discounted prices.
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Good morning, Liz and Allbodies. I hope you have a really nice day.
Liz--right. Oldest daughter is great grand daughter's grandmother.--With another coming in September.
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Jul 3, 2013
 
Good morning, Allbodies. I wish you a great day.

Liz--heehee, she probably feels that she is, sometimes. And she is won't be 38 until later this month.
ohhhhhh-that just reminded me. I have an anniversary, two birthdays, and GS's shoulder surgery this month.
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Jul 3, 2013
 
My new great grandson had a doctor visit today.
He weighs 10 pounds, 8 ounces and has grown an inch!!! His head is 15.25cm.--This means that all the darling little caps that came with the cute outfits are Way too small.
This boy is ready for fried chicken and pork chops!
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Jul 3, 2013
 
LizW wrote:
Murph you have a busy month coming up. In our family June/July are heavy Birthday months.
Oh no please don't tell Kim that a crazy lady in New York thinks she has 15 kids and 12 Grandkids..........LOL
What are you doing for the 4th?
My sister is coming over if she feels up to it and we're grilling steak, shrimp, eggplant and zucchini. I never did the eggplant myself before but I'm guessing all I have to do is brush it with some italian dressing.
Remember I told you my daughter got in my sister's pool to help uncover it and she said it smelled like a swamp? Last weekend I saw it. It looks like a swamp as well. The water is a lovely neon green color. I'm not sure what is up with the pool. She's shocked it and has been putting in the different chemicals and it still isn't clearing up. <quoted text>
Has the pump been back-flushed? I wonder if the pump and filter are working properly. I remember my pool doing that once and, as I recall, it was weather related.

Both of my sons are having cookouts and fireworks and I have been invited to both. If I go to either one, it will be to the son's who lives less than a mile from me. My older son has wonderful Fourth of July parties and, since his house is on a hill, the fireworks can be seen from all over. But, the parties have gotten so large, I think I will go to the smaller one.
It sounds like you are going to have a lovely holiday.
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Jul 3, 2013
 
LizW wrote:
LOL..........That boy looked like he was ready for chicken and pork chops the day he was born! Does he still have all that hair?
I felt like you today when you get lucky at the estate sales. I was in the grocery store and bought this cute cassrole dish that was 17.99 for only 2.50. <quoted text>
Yes, he still has all that hair and when it is wet, it is really curly. GD says she has to brush it down flat after his bath or it wants to stick out in all directions. She had curly hair as a baby and still does. Her dad had Really curly hair and still would if he didn't keep it 1/2" long.
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Jul 4, 2013
 
Good morning, Allbodies. I wish you a safe and happy Independence Day.
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Jul 4, 2013
 
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I don't blame you. I'd opt for the smaller party too. Will the baby be there?
Now I'm not sure about our cookout. Nancy isn't feeling well. I'll call her later this morning and try to see what's going on there and if I need to get over there.
She's been taking care of the pool since her husband passed and never had a problem before but at this point I can't be sure what she really has and hasn't done to the pool. She said she's brought the pool water in several times to be tested.
The damn pool should have never been uncovered this year in the first place. There's no one to even use it.
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I don't know whether the baby will be there, since the 13 year-old has been sick. I think he's probably no longer contagious, but this stuff is Powerful. His brother first got sick 18 days ago an he is still worn out from it.

Does the pool have a sand filtering system? If it does, that may need to be emptied, cleaned, replaced with clean sand, then back-flush the pump and keep it running. She probably shouldn't add any more chemicals until she determines where the problem is.
I am sorry to hear that she is not feeling well today. That poor girl has really been through the mill.
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Jul 5, 2013
 
Hey Allbodies. I hope you had a wonderful holiday yesterday and a lovely day today.
I have to tell you a trick I played on my oldest son. He and my new DIL bought a camper a week or so ago. They and my younger daughter and her fiance and 23 other couples are caravanning to Noel,MO to go canoeing.

When he first told me about it,a few days ago, I said, "Ain't nobody invited me to go to Noel." He hurriedly assured me that I was invited.
Today he called to tell me that they would be stopping by with a plate of food on their way to Noel. I asked if he had my bed ready. He said he did. I asked if he had my heating pad plugged in. He said, "No heating pad." I told him to stop at Wally and get one.

I stuffed some towels in a canvas bag and had my swimsuit hanging out the side. When they pulled into the driveway, I hobbled out with my bag and carrying my Pall Malls, lighter, and sun glasses.
New DIL said, "Were are you going?" I said, "To Noel, canoeing with y'all."
They both got a big kick out of that.
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Jul 5, 2013
 
PS--Liz, I didn't go to either cookout. Too many people at oldest son's and younger son called his off because 13 year-old GS was still running 103.2 fever yesterday morning.

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Jul 6, 2013
 
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Hey Allbodies. I hope you had a wonderful holiday yesterday and a lovely day today.
I have to tell you a trick I played on my oldest son. He and my new DIL bought a camper a week or so ago. They and my younger daughter and her fiance and 23 other couples are caravanning to Noel,MO to go canoeing.
When he first told me about it,a few days ago, I said, "Ain't nobody invited me to go to Noel." He hurriedly assured me that I was invited.
Today he called to tell me that they would be stopping by with a plate of food on their way to Noel. I asked if he had my bed ready. He said he did. I asked if he had my heating pad plugged in. He said, "No heating pad." I told him to stop at Wally and get one.
I stuffed some towels in a canvas bag and had my swimsuit hanging out the side. When they pulled into the driveway, I hobbled out with my bag and carrying my Pall Malls, lighter, and sun glasses.
New DIL said, "Were are you going?" I said, "To Noel, canoeing with y'all."
They both got a big kick out of that.

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Jul 6, 2013
 
Good Morning.

Murph is GS feeling better yet? Is the temp down?

Oh boy Noah is getting closser to getting a license. He's taking the req. 5 hour course today.
Murph wrote:
PS--Liz, I didn't go to either cookout. Too many people at oldest son's and younger son called his off because 13 year-old GS was still running 103.2 fever yesterday morning.
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Jul 6, 2013
 
LizW wrote:
Good Morning.
Murph is GS feeling better yet? Is the temp down?
Oh boy Noah is getting closser to getting a license. He's taking the req. 5 hour course today. <quoted text>
Good morning, Allbodies. I hope you have a terrific day. It is lovely here right now. The birds are singing and playing in the little waterfall and the squirrels are out in force.

Liz--I haven't talked to the kids yet today, but yesterday GS was still pretty miserable. When they are too sick to play x-box (or whatever the newest thing is) they are Sick.

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