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~ Though April Showers ~ May come your Way ~ They bring the Flowers ~ That Bloom in May ~



~ Tuesday, April 23, 2019 ~
~ Cooler Cloudy Weather ~
~ And a Visitor from Harris Manor ~

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~ The Ace Gift Easter Lily takes Center Stage ~

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Well for Tuesday the Weatherman says it gonna be cooler, let's go look
Yeah 52 now to 62 later... That sure don't beat the 80 Plus for Monday... And Cloudy... BAH... HUMBUG!
And absolutely nothing to do that I can think of at 6:30 a.m. (except pour a cuppa coffee)
And work my Crossword and Jumble and check my Email... Oh wel,let's get at it

Oh yes, something for Wednesday... Got an Email from AT&T saying my 'Fiber' will be hooked up on Wednesday
That's what they were doing out front a few Months ago when they cut off my Internet for Four Days
I get 24 mbps Internet now, supposed to go to 100 mbps and cost me $10 a Month more

And so... 7 a.m. That time again, all done with my Computer stuff and my Cup is empty
I did very well on Lottos for Monday, wouldn't it be great if I did better today?
Not sure what would be the better place to try today... well I won most at the Fast Stop
So I am thinking maybe Machine once again at the Price Chopper, that's their busiest Machine

And out into that cloudy and cool Morning to head to the Price Chopper, traded in $35 of Winners
Bought $30 worth of new Scratchers and $10 worth of 'Show Me Cash' Draw Tickets
Back to acratch off a $15 Winner then Checked my Draw Tickets, won $6 on those
And of course could win more on the Drawing later...

And then I got a call from Pat, a boring cool Day so she wants to come over to visit
Well I see she hasn't been here since March 29 so a lot 'nuthin much' to catch up on

So of course the Morning's Winners are not enough if I still have Winner Money so here we go to the Fast Stop
At the Fast Stop, Navru in another good mood and talkitive and we had a great discussion
Of course we didn't come to any agreement, that's the way the Ball bounces but we try
I told him I would come back to haunt him in 20 years to see if he changed his opinion by then

Then I traded in my $15 Winner, bought $30 more and headed home to just win $5... Nutz!

And... Then just piddle around until Visitor time, that was around Noon-Thirty, knock, knock, knock
'Come in, Well, Well, Well, look who's here... Haven't seen you in many a Year'
'If I knew you were coming I da baked a Cake, Baked a Cake, Baked a Cake'
'If I knew you were coming I da baked a Cake, How ja do, How ja do, How ja do'

And then it was chat catch up, TV Computer catch up and TV Show Epidsodes catch up
Some of my Blog stuff from the Computer on the TV, then the Parkville Program I recorded from Channel 4
Then a Bobby Flay food fight, then Pat wanted to see an episode of 'Justified'
So I got the Popcorn, then we waded through two episodes and it was a Bang Bang, shoot 'em up Epic!

Time ran down to 4 p.m. plus, time for Pat to head up the hill to feed the Puppy, time for me to find Dinner

Then my every evening wind down time, kept going to 9 p.m. plus and headed for sleepy time

~ Tuesday... A Pleasant Afternoon Visit ~



~ Monday, April 22, 2019 ~
~ A Little Bit of Gardening ~
~ A Little Lotto Winning ~

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~ Tomato Plant from AeroGarden to Pot ~

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OK, Monday, Let's go... Where? Well wait until I wake up, I'll find someplace...
Woke up to some Lightning Flashes... Did we get some rain? I think the Weatherman talked about it
Hah! Weather report online says T-Storms and 65 Degrees but all quiet at the moment
Later 75 Degrees and partly Sunny, I guess we could live with that

6:20 a.m. and Ho Hum all over again, got up too early and my Computer stuff all done and I AM BORED!
Was thinking yesterday I needed to water the Plants again but maybe we got enough rain to take care of that
My Radish plantings out back would like a nice wetting down I would think, haven't checked in a Day or two
Nothing to be done out front now except find a place to set those Marigold Pots

AHA! Just thought, I have one small Tomato plant left in one AeroGarden in the Kitchen
The 'Add Nutrient' Light just came on, maybe I can just pot it and take it out front...
That will leave nothing left on the Kitchen Shelves except the new Morning Glory Planting

Now... 7:30 a.m. Found something to do, update two Videos I am working on with new Screenshots
One with my Gardening efforts, the other just with other changes and happenings around here
Just stuff for me to remember and some to bore anyone else with that may happen to watch...
Oh well, something to do, that I like to do

And so... off to the Price Chopper at 9 a.m. Needed a couple Items besides my Lottos
Traded in $54 of Winner Lottos and bought $35 more, back home to scratch off only a $15 Win

Then time for the start of the Days Gardening... Not much to do really... That Tomato Plant move
Popped it out of the AeroGarden then out front and put it in a Pot all ready for it
Set it beside Three other Tomato Plants from other Aerogardens and now, when do we get Tomatoes?
Then I set the Four Marigold Pots I planted on Sunday here and there around the front... Then Break Time!

Well I couldn't settle for that $15 Win, I ain't broke for the Month quite yet
I won $65 worth of Lottos from the Fast Stop Sunday, I should wait a day or two to try again
But I like to go there to chat and what the heck, Navru might have another lucky one for me today

So back to the Fast Stop, Navru busy with Trucks bringing in new Supplies, but he stopped to sell me my Lottos
Then headed home to work my new ones... any good ones? Lessee, a $5 Win, another $5 Win, then a $15 Win
And WOWEE LOOK AT THAT ONE! Very nice, a $100 Win and time to quit for the Day with that $125

~ Nothing on the Front ~ $100 Win on the Back! ~

3 p.m. A Gorgeous Sunny Day and 76 Degrees, couldn't do much better than that
Got a little bit done and no ideas for any more at the Moment, looks like another wind down time
And the time wound down, kept on the TV until after 9 p.m. Gave up then and hit the Sack

~ Good Night Irene ~
And... Good Night Irene, Good Night Irene... I'll see you in my Dreams...

~ Monday... Nice ~ Let's have another One ~



~ Sunday, April 21, 2019 ~
~ Best Weather Day this Year! ~
~ More Plants added to my Garden ~

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~ Marigolds to Plant ~ And ~ An Easter Lily Gift from Ace Hardware ~

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Sunday, Sunday, what we gonna do on Sunday? Not much, they say it is a Day of rest
Hah! I rest every Day... And most every Day is like the others, Ho Hum... But some fun too
What's left to do out front? Most all Pots and Planters have been filled... A few Pots left
Thinking getting some Showy Flowers to plant in Four more Pots, Marigolds or something like that
Then also that one Tomato Plant left in one AeroGarden in the Kitchen, might as well put it out front

So what's the Weather for Sunday anyway? Would be hard to beat Saturday except be a bit warmer...
Well... a better start at 58 Degrees, yeah... And saying Sunny... Yeah! And heading to 82... Oh WOW!

OK, 7:30 a.m. What now, my Computer stuff all finished and boredon beginning to set in...
Feels like this is going to be a long long Day, all day... What to do? Well get some new Soil
I need a Trip to Larry's but I think he is closed on Sunday, even if open it would be crowded
One tip on shopping at Larry's... Don't head over there on Saturday if you don't want to wait on check-out

So, sun up nicely, around 9 a.m. a 'Quick Trip' down to the 'Fast Stop'... And then a long stay at the Fast Stop
A lot of chat with mi Amigo Navruzbek and customers, and some Easter talk with Navru
Then picked my Lottos and headed Home... Worked a nice $20 Win, then needed some stuff at Ace Hardware
Navru had mentioned he needed some CDs while I was there, well I don't use them now and had a nice stack
So I took him those on my way to Ace, Traded in my $20 Winner for more Tickets, then up the Hill to Ace

There I picked out Three 4-Packs of Marigolds, a 40 Pound Sack of Potting Soil and an Easter Gift!
They had a big Table full of FREE Easter Lilies for Customers, I picked out a nice one
And then back Home again to scratch off $45 in Lotto Wins, and is this a nice Easter or what?

And then out front to plant my Gift Lily in a nice big Pot, looking good and 'The Price was Right'
Then I got my Cart to haul the Soil out of my Car and on to the Porch, too heavy for me to lift
Got my Four Pots and sat down to plant Nine of the Twelve I bought and then ran out of Potting Soil

So, back again to Ace (the Place)... to get anther Sack, did that and headed back
Getting plenty warm out there by then, hauled out my new Sack and planted my last Pot
Now where to set them, here or there or over there?

~ Now where do I put These? ~

Well like the Weathernan said, we gonna get Wind on Sunday... and we got Wind on Sunday
And we got a lot of Wind, my Missouri Flag in the Center was handling it quite well
: But the updraft or whatever at the end of the Deck was giving the English Flag quite a workout
Even after I had tied the end of it down to the Tomato Pot to hold it from flipping
Happened to peek out on the Window Cam about 3 p.m and WHAT! Flag down! The Wind won!
And the strength of the Wind actually bent the end of the Flagpole... Never saw that before!

~ Out the Window ~ Wind blew the Flag Down! ~

Well, let's fix it, Got my big adjustable Pliers, a big nail Punch, and my Hammer
Used the Pliers and Hammer to straighten out the bent end of the Pole
Then stuck the Punch into the end of the Pole, it's just big enough to brace it from bending again
And, this time set the Flag in the first socket away from that corner with the updraft
It looks so far that it just might be happy there for a while

~ The Union Jack in it's new Location ~

And that brought the Day down to TV Time and a sore back, sure need to do something about that...
And... TV,News catch up, Movie, Dinner, TV Episodes, what else is new? NUTHIN!

~ My Monday... On the Way! ~



~ Saturday, April 20, 2019 ~
~ A Gorgeous Day! ~
~ Some more Gardening ~

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~ New Flag tied Down from Wandering ~

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WHAT! Saturday and another Weekend already? And only Ten Days of April left!
Gee ain't it funny... How time slips away? (When yer having fun) Otherwise it's a drag

Anyway, up and at 'em at 6 ayem on Saturday Morning at 49 Degrees... (outside)
Saya Sunny and heading to 75 Degrees, now that should be very nice, yes ma'am... I like Sunny Days
And again will be nicer if I can find something fun to do besides look for Lotto Winners

But first... The wind has been wrapping the new English Flag around it's pole, can't have that
What to do? Hah! Tie it to a string from the big Flower Pot, that should do it

Well, let's go look for Lotto Winners first... This time back to the Price Chopper
Traded in a $10 Scratcher Win and $7 in 'Show Me Cash' Wins, been winning a tiny bit on them lately
Bought $6 in Show Me Cash Tickets and $25 in Scratchers, won $6 back on Show Me Cash instant Winners
And $45 on Scratcher Winners... And the Show Me Cash Tickets are still good for the Night Drawing

~ One more Nice One for April ~

OK, I'm ahead of the Gane for the Day, shall I stop? You know better than that
Off again to the Fast Stop, I have fun there talking, win Lottos or not...
At the Fast Stop, Navru was off for the Day, the new guy fron Pakistan was there
Traded in my $45 worth of Winners, bought $30 more and headed home to scratch off only a dinky $5

And on again to a Gorgeous Day with no plans how to use it up, well something might pop up
Took a walk out back to check things, no sign of any Radish pop-ups yet... If?
Then a hike on up the Hill to take a look at my fallen Bench, heaved it over to take a look
Well yeah, fixable with a few Screws but later, see if my back gets any better
I only sat on it up there it a few times all last Year anyway

~ That Bench ~ To Fix or not to Fix, That is the Question ~

And then, there is that Barberry Bush root under the Kitchen Table...
It popped up after I dug up and tossed the rest of those Bushes last Year, so I potted it
Looks like it gave up but if is still is trying, maybe I'll just plant it back outside somewhere
And then out to the Kitchen, took the 'Bushlet' out of the Pot, then into another Pot
Then outside and planted it at the end of the Porch, now see what happens

~ That Bush where it Was ~ On the Way ~ Into it's new Place ~

And, that Bush amd all the rest of the Plants out front needed a drink... So get that Hose
Hooked it up, turned it on and then watered everything from one end to the other
And the Plants looking much refreshed, then, put the Solar Pumps in the Bird Baths
And filled them up for the birdies, even though I didn't see many birdies using them last year

OK, still a beatuiful Day out there but time to set out some Dinner and do a TV catch up

And that I did and wound up a pretty nice Day overall. some fun and some productivity too
So Goodbye Saturday and hope Sunday will be even better

~ On to the Future! ~



~ Friday, April 19, 2019 ~
~ A bit Cooler ~ A bit more Planting ~
~ Now all Plants out Front Planted! ~

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~ Verbenas added to the Center Display ~

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A busy Day Thursday, Planting, Shopping, Winning, Hurting and TVing... what else is new?
Cloudy but warm enough all Day, now what do we have for the last fun Day of the Week?
Ohhhh, a little cool to start, 45 Degrees at 7 a.m and only heading to 63 or so, well could be better

Only thing planned so far is to run down to the Fast Stop to show Navru the $40 winner he gave me
Cash that one in and try for a better one to end the Week, now excuse me for Coffee and Puzzles >>>

OK, that's done, and the Crossword Puzzle in record time, me getting smart or what? Just easy words I guess
The jumble took a bit longer than usual, some weird words today...
Sun beaming in my Window now, and not much needed out front today, lots out back but... ya know...

Breakfast time but not Hungry, guess it's time to put on my Shoes and head down to the Fast Stop and get rich
And a happy time at the Fast Stop, Navru was in another good mood, and the Customers were friendly
Especially a couple of Mexicans I was talking to in Spanish and singing along with one of them...
Aye Aye, Aye Aye... Canta y no llores! So then got my Lottos and headed back, still Sunny but still cool

And boo hoo hoo... only a dinky $5 Winner when I was in the mood for a new Mercedes!... Woe is me
So then, time to do something worth while, well to a minute degree anyway, set some strings
Clipped all the old Vines off the Strings, had to hook up a couple new Strings
Then set the Hooks in the Pots and away we go, climb Vines... Now climb!

~ New Vines have a way to Climb Now ~

And again that was about all the action there was to write home about...
My daily retirement usually starts here about 2 p.m. then just dribbles down to bedtime
Well that's what retirement means anyway, just stop working and relax and have fun
But seems to be I have more fun when there is something 'fun' for me to work at... Work? No it ain't work now

~ Friday ~ One more 'Working Week' worked Out ~



~ Thursday, April 18, 2019 ~
~ A bit Cooler ~ A bit more Planting ~
~ Now all Plants out Front Planted! ~

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~ Verbenas added to the Center Display ~

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And already it is Thursday, another Week flying by... And more Gardening on Wednesday and more to come today
Handy to have Plants available closer at Ace Hardware but less choice there, Larry's still the best
I planted 8 Verbenas on Wednesday Afternoon, have more to plant today, also some Coleus
And the new Morning Glories I planted are almost ready to climb, need to string the Strings today

So what's the Weather, hmmmm, not as warm as Wednesday, we got some T-Storms overnight
48 Degrees at 8 a.m. only heading to 62 and partly Sunny, well, ya can't have it all, obviously
Well now, I do NOT like Vertical shots from Phone Cams but now and then it's best
Like the last view of my frst Morning Glory try in the Kitchen, tall Vines but not a wide view
So please excuse my Vertical shot... If you will be so kind...

~ Morning Glory Vines at their Peak ~ But No Blooms ~

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And then new Morning Glory plants that need to be led to the Strings to climb to the Stars

~ Morning Glory Vines on the Way ~

Then out into that cooler but Sunshiny Day to head to the Fast Stop for the usual
Navru was in a good mood, 'Dubra Utra' and gimmee some Lottos, he did that and also Two packs of Donuts

~ More Free Loot from the Fast Stop ~

Goodie, I hadn't had breakfast yet... Back home then to scratch off only a $10 Win, Oh well...
Then some Breakfast and headed out front to do some Planting, planted Verbena in One Planter
And then Two more with Coleus, still have some Coleus to plant whenever... My back is hurting already

Into the Afternoon, getting bored,that's when the Lotto bug bites again, $10 Win not enough
So a stop at the ATM, then back down the Hill again, 'Dubra Dien' again to Navruzbek... Hola Gringo!
Griped about my dinky $10 win, cashed it in, bought $25 more and headed Home Sweet Home
And then... lookee that! HAH! A nice $40 Win, followed by a so-so $10 Win, lookin' better

~ Second Decent Win of the Month ~

And back out again, still had some Coleus to plant, and planted them in Two more Planters
Set them along the Porch, now all the Planters are filled and most all of the Pots, lookin' good

And back in, time to sip some of my 'imitation' Wineand do another TV News catch up
I do wish they would just shut up about that dam REPORT! Just fire Trump and get on with something important

Then another TV Finish to the Day, getting bored with Amazon Prime now... Oh well...

~ Thursday ~ Most Front Planting Done ~



~ Wednesday, April 17, 2019 ~
~ 'Just another Rainy Day?' ~
~ New Morning Glory Crop ~

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~ Morning Glory Vines starting in the Pots ~

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Went to the Kitchen to pour my Juice and put the Coffee on, flipped on the Lights and lookee!
The Morning Glory seeds I planted in the Pots were peeking out, new crop of Vines on the way
No blooms at all from the first Crop, and now the leaves are fading and fallng, time to try again
So when the Vines get in the climbing mood I'll help them find the strings and remove the old ones

Another fine Day for Tuesday, what do we get Today? Looks good at the moment... 65 Degrees at 8 a.m.
But saying Cloudy and T-Storms later, well, do we need some Rain on my new Garden?

Well I must be starting off 'bright' this Wednesday Morning, completed my puzzles in record time
And like I posted to Wayne Frazier on Facebook... "It is not that I am always right... It is that I am never wrong"
Then I played him my theme song...

~ "Oh Lord it's hard to be Humble" ~

Well now, what to do today? I had a short list at the beginning of the Month
See the Dentist, get a Haircut, and some time work in in an eye Exam... Maybe plant some Flowers
And all done except the Eye Exam and thinking next Month for that, might cost something for new specs
So now I guess it's just maybe plant some more and play Lottos until the Merry Merry Month of May

Well now, Noon Time and no Rain yet... I hit the Fast Stop for my Lottos and only won $15
Need some Glucerna, so heading back to the Price Chopper and trade for more Winner Lottos
Got my Lottos and Glucerna and headed back, then worked my new 'Winners' for Losers
And then what to do? No rain yet so I trotted around back to do some Gardening
I had some Radish Seeds so I thought I would see if I could get a crop this year, they don't do good for me
I pulled the old Plants out of the Bed, raked over the Soil and scattered the Seeds around
Now see if that try does anything, not too hopeful of planting much back there this year

~ See any Radishes in there Yet? ~

Nothing much going on out Front but looks better than it did all Winter long
Need another Trip to Larry's Nursery or maybe Ace Hardware to get some more Plants
I could see from the Highway that Ace has some Nursery stock hanging in racks outside
Might just have to take a look up there next time

~ My Half of the Front ~

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~ And a look the other Way ~

Well, the next time came sooner than expected, decided to trot over there about 4 p.m.
Checked out their supply of Plants, not near as many as Larry's but I just wanted some Coleus and whatever
Picked out several 4-packs of Coleus and Three 4-packs of 'Verbena' that looked kinda cute

Back home, unloaded my goodies, found a couple of Planters, had a seat and planted 4 of the Gerbenas in each
Set them out in the Yard, well that's a start, decided to wait to plant the rest

~ Two more Planters out Front ~

Now have more Coleus and Verbena to Plant when I get in the mood on Thursday

~ Tuesday ~ Got a little more Gardening Done ~



~ Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ~
~ Another Nice Weather Day ~
~ A Tiny bit of Gardening ~

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~ After the Visit to the Shear Palace ~

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Well now... (or then) That was a gorgeous Weather and a busy playing around Day to start the Week...
I was thinking arlier that I might not be doing the Gardening this year, all those Medical events
Hurting here and there, didn't think I wanted to do all that weeding and digging and this and that
But I got most all the Pots planted out front on Monday,now thinking of planting Radiahes out back
Still have most all this Planters to do something with out front, to plant or not to plant?

So what to do today? Maybe get my shaggy locks trimmed at the Barber? Maybe plant the Radishes?
No Medical appointements so far, want to get an Eye check soon, maybe next month though
I do have Two Medical Appointments in May, one to check my Pacemaker at NKC Hospital
The other a routine Visit to my Primary Doc to check my 'Vitals'...

So, you couldn't beat the Weather on Monday, except be a bit less windy, what's for Tuesday?
Wow! 61 Degrees at 6:30 a.m. then partly Sunny and heading to 78 for a very warm Top Temp

And now at 7 a.m. That pause that does not refresh, all done with my Computer stuff
And the eternal... 'Now What?'... Long Day ahead, no big plans, well just a couple ideas
Hair Cut, buy Lottos, plant Radishes... then what? Ohhhhhh, don't tell me... maybe back to Larry's?
Well before that, put that Laundry Load in the Dryer and then get a shower and shampoo

9:30 a.m. Oh yeah... Feels so good with a Shower, Shampoo and Shave and into clean clothes to face the Day
Time to head out into that 'partly Sunny' Morning for the Shear Palace and their 'Beauty' treatment...
Try to make me look as good as I feel, (well my back isn't hurting yet)... off to the Day!

At the 'Palace' had two Customers ahead of me but didn't have to wait too long...
Some chatter and clipping and I was all done and prettied up and headed around the corner to the Price Chopper

Traded in my Winners, got some potentials and headed home to scratch off $15 in Winners... Oh well

Then I trotted out back to get the AeroCart, back around front to load the Rose Bush cuttings in
Then all ready for the trip to the Gully to dump them when the mood hits

~ Cart load of Rose Bush ~

And I wanted to do more out there... but... my back was hurting and I wanted a place to sit
So back to the TV to waste most all the rest of the Day, need to do something about that... What?

~ Tuesday ~ Got a little Done ~



~ Monday, April 15, 2019 ~
~ More on that Parkville Video? ~
~ A Trek to Larry's Nursery ~

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~ Rhododendron ~ Pretty from any Angle ~

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Monday, Monday... Bizzy start on Monday, up and at the Parkville Video first thing...
Slipped out of Bed, pulled on my Jeans, got all the Lights turned on and headed for the TV
Set up my Phone on the little Tripod and started copying that Channel 4 Program all over again

Then poured my Apple Juice and went to work updatng my Blog for Sunday, finshed that and put the Coffee on
And just about that time the Program had finished so I could start on that Video again

Well before starting that, let's check the Weather for this fine Day... (I'm optimistic)
Not bad... 44 Degrees at 7 a.m. and heading to a glorious 'Mostly Sunny' 74 Degrees, just fine with me
OK then, let's load that new Video take into the Computer and get with the program...

AHA! Now 7:45 a.m. Video finished and rendering... Dayum... ain't I efishent?
Yep, well let's pour a cuppa Coffee and then work today's online Puzzles while the Video Renders

OK,Puzzles done, now what? Video half way through rendering... well it's 30 Minutes long
Sun shining, Temp warming up, some planting today? Thinking of heading to Riverside and Larry's Nursery
Have 9 big Pots to start with, not sure with what though, some Coleus for sure, Cannas maybe?
And Impatiens? Larry's didn't have the kind I usually buy last year, and the sub didn't do as well
Maybe he will have the kind that does better? Hope so, anyway, I'll check around

Anyway, here's that new Channel 4 Parkville Video, wait to see it on my TV, it's 30 minutes long
Looks better on the TV anyway and I hope the sound is better too, not so good this time

~ Fox 4 Tours Downtown Parkville ~

And off again in the Sunshine for this and that... First to the Cleaners, had my Dockers in for rehab
Then to Walgreens for some 'Smooth-Lax' to keep everything running smoothly

And next door to the Price Chopper for you know what, $25 worth of Scratchers
And did pretty well for the Day, so far, $40 in Winners to go back and lose

And then Amazon delivered a Package while I was away, and what's in the Package?
Well now, my Missouri State Flag I had out front faded away and I decided to replace it with a new One
And the Englsh Flag the girls hung on the Deck was faded and ragged too
So I thought I would buy them a new 'Union Jack'
And unpacked them and hung them up to blow in the Breeze... Purdy... HUH?

~ New Flags out Front ~

So, nice sunny warm Day, time to Plant? Yeah, looks like it, I headed to Larry's Nursery in Riverside
Picked out Two New Zealand Impatiens, Eight Coleus Plants, Three 'Gerbera' Daisys and One Tomato Plant for the Big Pot

~ Plants fresh from Larry's Nursery to Plant ~

And then started planting them in the Pots out front, first the 'Big Boy' Tomato in the big Pot
And then I saw I made a mistake, or the Nursery did, the plant said 'Early Girl'... not 'Big Boy'
That means one early Crop and then that's it, 'Big Boy' Tomatos keep going

~ First Tomato Plant in the Pot ~

Then I planted the other Plants in the Pots I had set along the Porch, all done by 2:30 p.m.
They needed to be watered but my back was hurting, thought I would rest up and do it later

So, a little rest and a little TV and back out to sit in the warm and enjoy the Afternoon
Then back inside to hook up the Hose, back out to water everything from end to end
And back in again, to set out 'What's for Dinner', pour some Juice and do a News Catch up

And that is about all she wrote for a great Weather Day on Monday

~ Monday ~ A Bizzy Bizzy Bizzy Day! ~



~ Sunday, April 14, 2019 ~
~ Another Parkville Video? ~
~ Another Nice Day... ~

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~ Center Rhododendron with some Blooms ~

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Sunday, Sunday, and what for Sunday? Well one more Day of so-so Weather and then back to Spring
Says 39 Degrees at 7 a.m. Gonna be Sunny and maybe hit 57, that's on the way... anyway
Then maybe back to Spring and planting Weather on Monday, ya spose?, well I am sposing...

The Morning stuff done, the Sun up nicely, time to head out, where to? The Fast Stop this time
Hola Grngo, que te pasa? Gimmee some Lottos, got some Lottos and lots of chatter and headed back
Had a pre-breakfast Glucerna sip and worked my lottos for a $5 Win! You kidding? I want winners!

So, back by the ATM for a recharge and back down the Hill again to cash in my $5, buy some more
And back home once again, to work my new Lottos, slightly better, $25 this time, and time to find something to do
Well when checking the Net earlier I saw that Channel 4 had a special Program about a trip to Parkville
Thought that might be interesting so I set my TV to record the Program, maybe make a Video
So when I got back I set my Video Camera up to copy the TV Program, then loaded it into my Computer
Then to the Time Line in the Video Editor to make a Video... Played with it a bit and oops

I didn't have the Camera aimed quite right and it cut off some of the Picture, so, try again
This time I thought I would try using my Phone Cam, as it has a larger Screen to aim with
Then set that to record the Program again and back to the Computer to try the Edit again

So that take looked pretty good and I added it to the Timeline, then played it back and ooops
The Phone captured the TV at a very slight angle and there was a line at the top of the picture
Well, not enough that most would notice or care but I did so, try again later

The rest of the Day was just the usual humdrum but overall a nice Day with lots of TV
Managed to stay up until 9 p.m. again, pulled the plug and headed to Dreamland
And my Dreams were more interesting than the TV, sure wish I could record a few of those Trips
Anyway, I finished up Sunday nicely and now ready for Monday and a new week

~ Sunday ~ All Done ~ Come on Monday ~



~ Email Me at elpato6125@sbcglobal.net ~