"offthewall, my husband died a little over 2 yrs ago. I am also selling our place. Five acres in southern Orygun. Ted is buried @ Eagle Point National Cemetery, 45 minutes away. I try to visit several times a year, but it's hard to get there. I…"
"Turned on Pandora and switched it to my rock and roll station. CCR Susie Q came on . No he didn't call me that, but we did go see CCR in SF in the early 70's. And we would get "down and Dirty" on the dance floor.
"Tomorrow I'm headed for Gold Beach on the the Oregon Coast. Going to an RV park with RVing Women. I've been 2 times, but each time it's....I can do this, I can do this. I have to do something besides watch Castle, NCIS and…"
"I was just thinking the same thing. In my 20's I was Ted's baby-sitter. That's what he called me. Then the kids. After they moved out, Ted had all his agent orange problems. Now, just me. I don't want any animals. Been there done…"
"cupspinner, I got on youtube and learned how to fix a leaky outside faucet. Cost me a $8 part; instead of $90 for a plumber. Sat home Independence Day and made sure a fire didn't reach my area. It wasn't that close, but I could…"
"Jocelyn, if you get a new washer, get the extended warranty. When Ted was alive, we never got it. My dryer went out and my lawn tractor quit working after Ted died. I got the extended warranty on both. Haven't used the one on the dryer yet, but…"
"As I sit here by myself, I think how lucky some of you are. I've tried to get some single ladies interested in doing things, but then I find out they've gone out to a movie or music and haven't thought to ask me. Maybe they don't…"
"Gordy's widow. Father's Day isn't a problem. We are having a bbq because the out of town family will be here. It's our anniversary on Saturday I wanted to be by myself. And I will be, until after dinner. This was just set…"
"Saturday is our 39th anny. But, I have the granddaughter for the night and all day Father's Day (she doesn't have a dad and mom works Sundays). Also, my other daughter and family are coming down Sunday and will stay a couple of days. I…"
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