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Comment by Patricia on July 8, 2012 at 6:29pm

Got at it this afternoon & copied everything from Judith Hayes Heretic site & into a file to print at leisure. I emailed a positive comment about her writings a few years ago, & she was kind enough to answer me right away. I have found one of her books which I will be ordering soon as well.

Comment by Steph S. on July 8, 2012 at 6:22pm

Comment by sk8eycat on July 8, 2012 at 3:25pm

Nor does weather. 

That's one thing that p*sses me off about The Weather Channel, and many newspaper weather maps; they show the US as an island.  And the Weather Channel ignores everything west of the Mississippi River about 75% of the time. (Their headquarters are in Atlanta, I think.)

Comment by sk8eycat on July 8, 2012 at 3:00pm

Ew, Patricia.  That's appalling; it means the fires are even worse than I understood.

As for The Beautiful Downtown Burbank Pool Picnic...I checked the weather forecast, and it looks like things are going to heat up here in the next week.  I think I'm going to have to seal up the house and turn on the A/C pretty soon.

Comment by Patricia on July 8, 2012 at 2:40pm

Would you believe we have the Colorado fire smoke here in the middle of our province of BC, Canada???!!!!!

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 8, 2012 at 12:31pm

Wish I could come.  It would be my first time trying tea since the escape from the Morg.  I tried coffee several times and don't care for it unless it's got lots of sugar, cream, and fruit flavor.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 8, 2012 at 10:12am

Sounds great, Patricia! I'll have my iced tea without sugar, thanks.

Comment by Steph S. on July 8, 2012 at 2:40am
That party sounds like fun! I will bring the coffee!
Comment by sk8eycat on July 8, 2012 at 12:34am

I wish I could invite everyone to my place...SoCal has also been having unusual weather for this time of year...we haven't needed to turn the A/C on since we had an odd heat wave in February.  Overnight temps in the 60s.  And we have an old see-ment pond in the back yard. (no diving board, though.) Automatic ice-maker in the fridge, and plenty of tea...in every flavor imaginable.

I'd like to be able to fill the place up with friends, and par-TAY!  I need to do something happy-making.

If someone could bring a portable gas grill, a tent, and sleeping bags, y'all are welcome. The Schwan's man will be here Tuesday (I hope!).

Oh.  Coffee fans need to bring their own; I never developed a taste for it, so there's not a bean in the house.  So sorry.  (There IS a StarBox around the corner, but they are hideously expensive.  IMO.)

Comment by Patricia on July 8, 2012 at 12:01am

Awwwwright you guys suffering in the heat......my place!!!!! Iced coffee, iced tea, cold wine, & an air conditioner!!!!!!

 

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