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    ((((((Hugs to All)))))) ~

    Howie ~

    The "Quick Reply" box is right below the "Reply to Thread" link:

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    If you type in the Quick Reply box, and for some reason you lose your post, this message will appear in the Quick Reply box, when you return to the thread:

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    Just click on the message in red, and whatever was saved will be restored.

    I hope this helps.

    I'm glad you're safely home from your errands.

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    You get the same opportunity if you've clicked on "Reply to Thread" by the way. At the bottom of the message window where you'll be writing your post there is this, in big letters: "Click here to restore auto-saved content." If you click on that, you'll get your "lost" message.

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    I don't like it when Sam is out. I worry!
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    ((((((Hugs to All)))))) ~

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    In 20 years, I've never used the "Reply to Thread" link! I use the Quick Reply and "Go Advanced."

    Quite often, I copy my posts, before I submit, or if I don't feel secure that it will all be auto-saved.

    How is your situation now? Did the rain help? Is it still raining? How is your air quality?

    The fire near me continues to rage having scorched 142 acres so far. Our air quality is still ranked "very unhealthy," which is probably true throughout California. So, another morning without my walk.

    Tomorrow, John is bringing his old work car to give to me. It is in good condition, as he is vigilant about maintaining their cars. It's older, so it doesn't have all of the fancy computer gee-gaws on it. This was my concern about getting a new car last year ~ that I would be distracted by all of the technology/devices. He will have to drive with me at least once to help me get used to it.

    Our 22 year old wheelchair van will now be donated, and it will take some adjustment for me not to be driving that behemoth. But, I'm a little old lady now, so I need something smaller and easier to access (and park).

    I'm a little sentimental about giving her up, as I have been with some of my other vehicles over the decades. But, I don't need her, and someone, who uses a wheelchair (or two someones, since it has two tie downs), does need her.

    I recall a valet at the hospital in 2012, who asked me if I wanted to sell her. I explained that she was my only form of transportation. He mused that if he could buy it from me, he'd turn it into a caravan for beach outings. "It is a wheelchair accessible van. It is designed to transport people, who are in wheelchairs. So, when it's time, she will be donated," I said.

    A Triple A mechanic, who came to our house and put a new battery in the van, also offered to buy it. Same answer.

    So, another chapter in my life is ending, while another chapter begins.

    Sending prayers and good thoughts to all ~

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    Good luck with your new car, Rose. Maybe you’ll post pictures of the van and the new car, too. After all, the van has been a character in the story of your family for a long time.

    I’m hoping the fires abate and the air gets fresher.

    I was thinking about Jeanie today. I was in the kitchen - I don’t remember what made me think of her but I stopped and said a prayer. I know she’d appreciate any prayers or good thoughts others can send her way.

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    Virginia, Sam made it back in, but it was a nice day, so she took her sweet time. Don't worry about Sam, she can still really move when she has to. Since she came in, she has pretty much been planted on my lap, but letting me get up to fix something to eat since she always gets my leftovers.
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    Ann, I was in my kitchen today and I was thinking of Jeanie and wondering if she is in the same place. I think that is two great minds working the same channel.

    I miss Jeanie and wish Jim would e-mail Agate again with some updated information. She is always in my prayers each night. I know that is what she would want the most.

    Howie, I worry that Sam will get too distracted and something might happen to her. If you are out there watching her it is one thing, but for you to leave her out there I don't like.

    Rose, I know how you feel about the van, but the car will be better for you. I hope things begin to clear up there so you can take your walk each morning. I know this important to you.

    Agate hasn't said how things are for her, but the last I heard they had gotten rain. I really hope it helped.
    Virginia

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    The rain did help though 11 fires in the state are still "active," and what I don't like about that situation is that many of them are only 10% under control--and the forecast doesn't call for much rain at all. But the air is delightfully clearer at last.

    I'm resting my right hand all day because it's acting up. I probably overdid on the crocheting last night. Years ago I broke my right wrist when I fell and it's never been the same. It gets out of whack sometimes, swollen and painful and misshapen, but with rest and aspirin it will undoubtedly calm down.

    So I'll say more soon.
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