John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: Love that lake pic!Thanks, that place, from the first time we saw it, is special, the heart beats a little slower, the blood pressure drops, the knot in the shoulder loosens.. especially when the water is like that...Indeed. There are few things more calming than a small lake/pond without a ripple on it.[farm9.staticflickr.com image 800x600]Okay, a couple tiny waves there, but still...
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lilyspad: Mrs CDK: [lh4.googleusercontent.com image 580x435]Ha...our pics are very similar!!!
lilyspad: Good to see you as well, Mrs CDK! How is Cooper, and the rest of the crew??
tigerose: News Bulletin!Reining.cats.and.dogs is in hospital with an Appendicitis. She had surgery and is resting all comfy and dopey..so, send your good and healing thoughts her way. EIP if you want horse pital info. She is due for release maybe Sunday.
lilyspad: Lily is in her usual spot...blocking the keyboard so I have to pet her to get to it...
Mrs CDK: lilyspad: Good to see you as well, Mrs CDK! How is Cooper, and the rest of the crew??Everyone is doing good, thanks! How is Lily?[lh4.googleusercontent.com image 807x701]
lilyspad: I sometimes think that Lily rode the "short bus" to cat skool.
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Allen. The end.: It's too late for Caturday, but I had to post. I am taking my cat Jupiter to be put down Monday. She is 20 years old, does not eat, and has a tumor that is wrecking her left thigh. I want to die.
sherpa18: *Warning, wall of text*Blargh....
sherpa18: *Warning, wall of text*Blargh. So last Monday evening, my ISP goes down. Now that is not all that unusual, but the next morning, it's still out. Note that since I also get my phone service through them, I can't just call to complain. While I do have a prepaid cell for emergencies, I hate to waste expensive minutes on crap like this, but I finally call them Wed morning, and they tell me I cancelled my service (and don't forget to return all their equipment within 72 hours or I will be billed for it). WTF?I tell them I did not cancel my service, they insist I did. After fighting about it, I tell them fine, just restore the damn service. Which they will be happy to do. AFTER I return the equipment, schedule a new install, and pay a "new customer" deposit in addition to installation charges. Again, WTF? All you did was throw a switch to turn it off, just turn the damn thing back on.So I drive over to their regional service center, make my way past half a dozen drones with the IQ of a brick, and finally get a manager who appears to have at least half a brain. I explain the situation, he pulls up the cancellation order on his computer - which is NOT my account #, NOT my name, but IS my correct physical address. Turns out that someone whose name I can not even begin to pronounce did indeed cancel their service, but typed my building letter (same apt. #) instead of theirs.After profuse apologies, he agrees that the whole situation is not my fault, but I still have to swap out my existing modem. So next day, I drive back to bring it in (note this a good 35-40 minute trip one way), only to be told that they don't have any in stock to give me. At this point, if it was not for Caturday, I think I would have just told them to shove their service. Anyway, they agree to overnight me a new one from another location. I wait all day today, no delivery (which in my neck of the woods, can be as late as 8 PM).So a little while ago, I go out to take a walk to work off the frust ...
sherpa18: *Warning, wall of text*
sno man: John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: Love that lake pic!Thanks, that place, from the first time we saw it, is special, the heart beats a little slower, the blood pressure drops, the knot in the shoulder loosens.. especially when the water is like that...Indeed. There are few things more calming than a small lake/pond without a ripple on it.[farm9.staticflickr.com image 800x600]Okay, a couple tiny waves there, but still...nice! That looks like it'd work too!!
lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 640x480]I'm not normally up this late. Only on the weekends that I have to work on Saturdays, because I get off work 2 hours later than I'm used to. I still wake up at the same time in the mornings though, which can be a problem.
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