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jb49

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Good Morning Everybody!

Welcome to April 11th, 2017.  Not much planned for today but  the day is still young. I  can say though that I am not planning to be on a United Airline Flight.  That was a nasty story and video of them removing that passenger who was guilty only of being on an airplaned that oversold the tickets for that flight.  Ouch!!

g'morning Ella, that is interesting that your family cottaged in Canada in the summer. You must of lived in one of the border states of Northern USA perhaps?  I am sure that your Dad looked forward to our Canadian beer.  Many American tourists do come to Canada to enjoy our Northern lakes for their quiet beauty and good camping and fishing.  My breakfast was good:, fried peameal bacon with potato fished out of dinner's stew pot,  And a couple of pancakes smothered in syrup.  One thing that is a problem.  I get my flipper under the pancake and then I freeze or something.  It seems to be such a challenge to flip them (or grilled cheese sandwiches) and get it landed back in the fying pan.  Have a good day Ella.

And hello Marcia. I was wondering about you yesterday, thinking that I haven't seen you for a few days.   And what a dream you were having.  Maybe I should get into export of Maple syrup.  Maybe Marcia I need to get a Food Truck, load it up with the Northern Liquid Gold, get a 50 pound bag of pancake mix, load up my best egg laying hens and  head for the American Heartland to seek  fame and fortune. Well, I have been okay without fame and fortune for 59 years now, I think I am okay without that part.  Anyways, thanks for sharing your soaring imagination with us.  And watch for a Red and White food truck, decorated with red maple leafs specialising in Pancakes.  You want to sign on as a cook?.  Oh, by the way, I may be interested in buying that Bridge.. Have a good day Marcia.

Good days to everyone else out there today.

jb

 

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We lived in a suburb of Buffalo, New York, as a matter of fact, I still live in the house I grew up in.  Parents are gone.  I've lived in this old house for 50 years.

I have wonderful memories of my Summer's growing up in Bay Beach (near Crystal Beach.) Those were the days when you could stroll Crystal Beach Park without paying to enter.....we did, just about every evening.  Beautiful beach (many sunburns acquired on that beach!)  Very fair, Irish/German girl "pretending" she could get a tan.

 Loved the ice cream and dairy products, remember the very good cheese shop my parents would frequent, all kinds of aged cheeses.  Oh, and my very favorite, the butter tarts, none, that I can find in the States that even come close.

We also had relatives in Toronto and ThornHill, (I think I may have mentioned that a while back.)  I remember it being a long ride past Toronto proper, way out in the country, my Aunt Ella lived in a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere........remember her fondly; she loved & respected nature, animals and insects (much like me.)  I remember her taking a spider out on a broom and setting it free.  

Like you said, more time to reflect on memories now and also seem to appreciate them more as time goes on........

btw - Love your idea of the Canadian Pancake Food Truck! Food trucks seem to be big here now, especially near our waterfront in Downtown Buffalo.  

 

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Substituted in a classroom today. I had the kids doing my coordination exercises. They cracked up!  They asked me why I needed them and I said I have Parkinson's.  They were like "ok so....what's next? " it was fabulous....no poor you puppy dog eyes ...just get on with the brain teasers Mrs. D! 

Gotta love kids!

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I finally have some good news to share. I met the Interventional Radiologist today who will be inserting a G-j tube on Friday, April 21. I will begin using Duopa the next day. Today is World Parkinson's Day 2017. I wore my special t-shirt to raise awareness.

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Dianne

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Too bad the site doesn't disclose who pressed the "like" button anymore..........well, Beau's Mom, I just "liked" your above post!  :)

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Good morning to you all especialy to JB49

i used to post here a loooonnng time ago I am temporarily in Santa Fe NM where my daughter just had our second grand child. I'm doing fairly well except for a knee issue. My PD is controlled well having had dbs 2 and 1/2 years ago and also taking Rytary. Glad you are still cookin you maple syrup job. Cookin on all four burners? Are ya?

Woodbee

 

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Hi folks

Hi Woodbee..i was just thinking about you good to hear you are doing well..i'm not long back posting here again, of course jb's syrup can't keep me away. he! he!

also had dbs over 3 yrs ago getting there better than i was.

Take care 

em

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17 hours ago, Beau's Mom said:

I finally have some good news to share. I met the Interventional Radiologist today who will be inserting a G-j tube on Friday, April 21. I will begin using Duopa the next day. Today is World Parkinson's Day 2017. I wore my special t-shirt to raise awareness.

 

Dianne

I love the shirt. I actually did walk into a slide on the RV once and just stopped in time before I ran into a post. Another time I stopped just in time to not run into my DIL. Talk about bad MILs. I couldn't help it though. 

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GOOD MORNING,  a little late I am.  What a nice surprise Eileen Woodbee to see your name.  Eh em, Takes us back a few years.  I hope you are doing well Eileen and you get us all caught up.  Dianne,that is an excellent T SHIRT.  Good luck getting your pump hooked up again.  That will give you a boost.  Ella, Ontario must have something for buttertarts,  THERE are weekends where routes are laid out like wine tours , only you visit buttertart bakeries instead.  Good for you LAD that you can go in and supply teach.  That must be tough to do.  Kids dwell more on what you can do rather than what you cant.  Nice to see you Pathfinder, when you do find it can I follow it out. I will be the lost looking guy going in circles. And Marcia, I can't picture you walking into things,..oh,yes,  I can.  When I get started on the path, you should follow me.  We won't stop at any fancy souvenir shops featuring expensive crystal on shaky stands.  Maybe T shirt shops and get one made like Diannes'.  What would you put on yours? Maybe I should ask where the path is leading?

Well WOODBEE, what a nice surprise to hear from you and I hope that we hear from you again soon.  

gNITE Y'ALL. JB 

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Kids are great about looking beyond PD or anything else.  One of the students has a grandfather who takes the exercise program I'm helping get started. He said "you  help my grandfather." I said "yep and I had your grandfather dancing with me yesterday." We were doing the jitterbug-just a bit slower and his grandfather loved it. It was one of the best moments we have had in class since we started. We were dancing in the front of the gym like no one was watching!

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Nice to see familiar names here. Hi to all young old timers. And new young timers. Yesterday I helped my daugter by ding 5 loads of laundry and watching her 3 yr old who has ambiguous feelings about having a little sister. And then his bath and washing dinner dishes. I was really bushed. So today looks to be more slow paced. I can deal with that. I'm looking forward to some down time. Hope you all are healthy and wise. have great days

woodbee

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Good Morning World,

Its is a beautiful day in the Neighbourhood.

Playoff Hockey is underway now.  not one of the 5 Canadian Teams have won a game yet. Well, they all lost the series opener. Toronto Blue Jays are giving us fans the blues with their  poor start to the season of 1 win and 8 losses.  We will get that straightened out again. Soon , I hope!

LAD, that was likely a great connection that you made with the grandson when he realized that you were helping his grandfather. Probably the boy never said much more, but he likely has thought lots more  about that.

Woodbee, you sound like you are having a great holiday what with the 5 loads of laundry and such.  I bet your daughter was very happy to see you arrive.  That is nice that you can help her out with the new baby.  As to how I am doing , I am still healthy and wise.  Whoops, my nose just grew, Ok, I am not as young as I was.  But as smart as ever.  Dang, there goes that nose again. "Plastic Surgeon, emergency please".  Okay, I confess, time is marching on.  But I'm doing ok. Always nice to hear from you Eileen

Happy Easter Weekend to everyone.   Like tulips pushing up out of the warming earth into the sunshine, it is a season of new beginnings and fresh hope for a happy future whether one is religous or not.  A time to put on a new jacket, or brush off an old favourite one and put your best effort forward with a positive feeling. Always trying to live as happy and healthy as we can; even if it is not always easy. 

All the best to everyone.

jb

 

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Easter break... my kids are home and the nest is full. Life is good!

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Hi LAD..Mihai..woodbee, jb, marcia and to everybody here..Happy Easter to you all enjoy your easter eggs and not forgetting the maple syrup..( if there's any left)

em

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Good Morning tonite., 

I remember those years too LAD  when the kids would come home for reading week or Easter.  It was nice to have them  back and their friends  would drop round and it was all good and the house was alive.  Now when they come home for an overnite, ( A Son and a Daughter who both live only about an hour away),  they bring their spouses and 3 grand boys and 2 dogs  and it is still good. 

Hi Em, happy Easter to you and Sean. Good luck on your Easter egg hunting. If you do that. Make sure that after the hunt is done that you share them up equal. I did get some chocolate when grocery shopping on Thursday and I didn't hide it good enough. Or I was too good of a hunter. Anyway it was all gone last nite.  I still have lots of syrup though!  Family dinner at my Sisters house at noon.  There will be chocolate there.  And a trade will take place. I give her maple syrup and she gives me the best homemade strawberry jam.  

Happy Easter Everyone.

jb

 

 

  

 

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Happy Easter everyone! I was a great morning watching the kids (mine are 7 and 2) go through their Easter baskets this morning. Off to the parents for lunch/dinner a bit later. Well I hope each and every one of you have a great day! 

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Good morning and Happy Easter to all who celebrate!

T-5 days and 30 minutes to my new G-J tube insertion and being able to use Duopa again. Talk about your resurrection/rebirth. I'm very grateful.:D

Dianne

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Good Morning Everyone,

Welcome aboard Otolorin.  How are you today Pathfinder.   Hello Count and Dianne, your appointment for  pump reattachment is drawing near. And hello LAD.

I hope everyone had a good Easter Weekend. 

LAD, Marcia is the inserted picture xpert here. I will try to explain.    You have to have the picture in a program like PhotoBucket.  It will host your picture and assign it an URL number.  On this forum, when you want to post a picture click the button which is on the lower right which says "insert other media" ,  and then you go into photobucket and copy the URL assigned to the photo you wish to post, and paste that url  as the inserted media and then your picture appears.  I hope that this helps.  Marcia could tell you with her clarity of the written language with 2 verbs, 3 adjectives and perhaps a dangling participle.  Good Luck LAD.  We are all looking forward to pictures now.

Safe and Happy days to everyone. jb

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Hello everyone! I am taking my husband to lunch and a short shopping trip. He is having an awesome day, and we are seizing the day!😜 Hope your day is awesome as well!

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