Friday, November 30, 2012

BJ's Wholesale

Yesterday after doing our chores that we have each day we took off around 1:00pm. I had a 60 day pass to BJ's Wholesale that I got online and printed out so that is where we went. BJ's is like Costco and Sams Club maybe the things are not quite as good as those but still some good buys. With the pass in hand we walked all the aisles looking at the different items. Nancy bought a couple of things that had a good price. I don't even consider paying for a membership since we already have a Sams Club membership and is a lot closer to where we are.
After a few hours of walking and looking we were ready to leave. We stopped on the way home to grab a bite to eat.

Thursday, November 29, 2012


Well folks sorry that I'm not posting very often,but I don't think you are interested on how many times we go to Walmart. When you live in a stationary house you just do the same old things over and over. Very boring isn't it?
Nancys last report on her last test was negative they didn't find a thing. As usual the doctor is trying some different medicine. I ended up going in again to the doctor to have the fluid drained off of my knee again. The doctor gave me the name of a couple of  orthopedic surgeons to see if the fluid builds up again. He says There may be a small bone spur that is causing the problem and will have to be removed. So we shall see.
We are going to try and get down to the Sausage House today to buy a few Hungarian prepared meats that I like and can't find anywhere else.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Monday, November 26, 2012


The weekend was just about like the rest.  After church I stopped into the roadside market to buy some tomatoes and like everything else they have gone up in price. $1.69 a pound for fresh Florida tomatoes. They were so big that they cost $1.25 each. Someone tell me that is to much to pay for tomatoes.  Then it was to Christo's for dinner. 
 Today its back to the doctor for Nancys result on the last scan she had last week. If nothing shows up,its back to our regular doctor to see whats next.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

The same today

I hope most of you are over the Thanksgiving Day. Are you still eating the leftovers?  We had planned on going to the Golden Corral for dinner,but when we got there they had a long line out the door. We meet up with our friends and ended up at the Perkins Restaurant for our Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner was good and the conversation
The title says it all.  Since we don't do the black friday thing there was no need to get out yesterday. I can't see getting in line and waiting overnight or even a couple of days to get into a store or concert or anything. It can't be that I'm old because I would not and didn't do when I was young. As for gadgets I like them but can wait until the price comes down.
Today will be like all my saturdays so you know what I will be doing.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

I wish all my readers a very Happy Thanksgiving day today and for the rest of the year. We all have things to be thankful for. I for one am very thakful for everything that I have. I have things that I use to dream about having and much more.
Most of us will eat more than is good for us today and then later on we will have our Thanksgiving Day nap. I will be one of those people that are not going out looking for a early black friday sale. I did that one time and thats enough for me.
All of you stay safe and be happy.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Walmart and Sams Club

Yesterday we went to Walmart to pick up our medicine. We dropped off the bottles to have the refills the the day before. Each time we have our medicene refilled it looks like we are stocking our own pharmacy. I have a few and Nancy has more than a few.  From there it was to Sams Club to get a few things that are cheaper than buying them at the Walmart.  Then it was a stop at the Pizza Hut to get the double pan of pasta for $10.00 which makes two meals for us. We always get one of them chicken alfredo and the other marinara sauce.
Later Nancy watched Dancing with the stars while I was on the computer.  After she watched her program I watched a good college basketball game.
It was a very relaxing evening for us.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Monday, November 19, 2012


Well dag nab it I didn't have a biscuit with my breakfast saturday. Nancy uaually has me a canned biscuit,but I forgot to buy some,so it was toast for breakfast. It still was good,but I sure would of like the biscuit better.
Saturday was no different from the last few that I have been having. It was another football day with the same result of the team I've been watching. Yeah this makes five in a row of losing. Oh basketball is here and I do like it better.
Sunday was one of those blah days for me. For some reason I just couldn't get to sleep saturday night and I felt the effects of it most of the day,up until the evening time after a short nap.
The days and nights are begining to be a little cooler here. So I guess the season is changing.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.    

Saturday, November 17, 2012

One more test

Thursday Nancy felt the effects of the hiking we did at Brooker Creek,so I told her it would be the best to just rest a bit for the day. After not walking for so long you just can't pick up from where you leave off. It will take awhile to get back to the regular walking. Even when we rest there are things that have to be taken care of. Like our commode has been slow to fill up so I thought that is a simple solution. Just take the refill gizmo out and put a new one in. I did that and still slow water refill?  I took the water line loose a second time to check the valve and sure enough it was stopped up,huh. For some unknown reason the line has three valve in it. So I ended up just running a new line and one vavle.
Yesterday it was another test for Nancy. When the cardiologist told Nancy her test showed her heart ok. We asked why is the blood pressure staying so high. This was the reason for seeing him. He said one more test to check something.  So for the time being there is no answer for the high blood pressure. What do you do when three different doctors say,I don't know?
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day. 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Brooker Creek Preserve

Yesterday was another good walking day for us,that found us at the Brooker Creek Preserve.
The Evironmental Education Center is only open Thursday-Saturday,but the hiking trails are open all week.
So with the trails open we started our hike.
The trail starts with a boardwalk over the swamp that is covering the land.
Theres quit a bit of water around.
Looks like the tree roots try to stay out of the water,but eventually have to go into the ground.
We saw some fish jumping in the water. They have plenty of bugs to eat.
This Anhinga was drying its wings and paid no attention to the fish.
We did see a few wild flowers on the trail.
The trails are good and wide after you get off the boardwalk. Most of the trials have a good base and just very few with the loose sand,which makes it good for walking.
The trail we took came out at the parking lot. It has been about four years since we were here and we could see a lot of improvement in the trails. The only other things is that after you get into the trail there are no benches for sitting and resting. We will be coming back again to walk more.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

James E. Grey Preserve

Yesterday we went to the James Grey Preserve to do a little walking. Nancy is determened to get her strength back. Even though she had to set down a few times we did get a little over two miles of walking.
We prefer walking in places like this instead of walking around the RV Park or the Mall.
This is a nice walk beside the small river that flows along beside the walking trail.

The James E. Grey Preserve, located on Plathe Road and Baker Road, is an 80-acre nature park. If you ever wanted feel like you were in a jungle,this is the place to go. 
We will be trying to get out a little more as time passes.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Doctor report

Sunday was just about a normal sunday.  We went to church and after church I stopped at the roadside market to get a few tomatoes.  From there it was to Christo's for dinner. Christo's was crowded but we got a seat in a short time. Like most of the small places we go to the service is good and quick. They do get people in and out very fast and that is how to stay in business.
Yesterday was the day for Nancy's report from the doctor. He told her all the results were negative,but that she did have a small leak in the valve on the botttom of the heart. He said its nothing to be concerned about,but keep a check on it. The doctor also told her she could do anything that she wanted. Nancy said maybe she might just have to get use to getting older.
Isn't that like something George Burns use to say,"You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old".
So we will see what happens.
Thanks for stopping by and do have a great day. 

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Thank you Veterans

First and formost I want to thank you vets for what you did and are doing. Its because of you I can enjoy what I do. A lot of the real horeos didn't make it back home.
Friday Nancy got her haircut,then we went to the Waterfront Park to take a walk around. It is a short walk and Nancy had to sit down a couple of times to rest. I sure hope she can get back to her old self soon. From there we went to Walmart for a few things.
Yesterday I did my football game thing all day. Oh I did have my usual big breakfast. 

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Little Caesar's Pizza

The votes are in and maybe things will now settle down. One good thing is we won't have to watch all those ads on the tv. Of course there will be more ads of a different kind. I guess the tv stations sure like it when there is an election,where they can make a bunch more income.
The weather has turned cold here. It was 48 this morning and is going to be cool for the next couple of days.
Yesterday was our pizza day as it was wednesday. Nancy asked me if I wanted anything else and I told her pizza would do. Pizza is her favorite food,I think she could eat it every day.
Looking around the park,everything is about the same. More people are coming in each day and settling in for the winter. 

Monday, November 05, 2012

Android Apps

Saturday wasn't good for me as watching a few college football games go. Some teams that I was wanting to win lost,but on the other hand some that I watched with little interest won. This coming saturday will be the starting of the college basketball season. Now that is really the sport that I get into.
Yesterday we went to church and again after church we had lunch at Caposey's Restaurant.
The weekend I aslo tried different android apps on the Straight Talk Merit phone. This is the same phone as the AT&T Avail. I tried some then I would take them off as I could see that app would not be what I wanted.
One I did leave on was CoPilot Live. Which is a free app. It is a mapping app that works offline and may be useful.
Thanks for stopping by. Do have a great day. 

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Smaller packaging

Yesterday we got our flu and pneumonia vaccines at Walgreen's. We were going to get the shingles shot also but they said we should check to see if our insurance pays for it. If the insurance doesn't pay for the shot it would cost a little over $200.00 each for it. So I guess I will call some time this week to check on it.  From there we went to the Harmony Plaza Restaurant to eat. We had the special that we had a couple of weeks ago. They have the stuffed cabbage that is pretty good,but not as good as home made cabbage rolls. From there it was to Walmart for a little groceries.  A little bit of groceries for a big price. Does it seem like you are paying more and what you buy doesn't last as long? We needed some mayonnaise and I saw a jar of Blue Plate that had a sticker on it that said "ours is still 32oz". Then I checked the amount of Hellmans and sure inough it had 30oz in it at a higher price. So little by little all of the packages are getting smaller.
Of course to day is my big breakfast and college football game day.
Thanks for stopping by and have yourself a great day.   

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Cleaning time

Yesterday started out as a normal day,whatever that is. As I was out in the florida room I looked up at the ceiling and saw that it looked like it might need a little cleaning. So upon checking a little closer I was sure it needed the cleaning more than a little. So out comes the ladder and cleaning supplies for the job. Its not very much fun climbing up and down a ladder and cleaning up over your head for half of the day,  I did get thru with it though. Yesterday was wednesday and that day is our pizza day,so around 3:30 off I went to Little Ceasar's for our pizza fix. I wonder why we chose wednesday to be our pizza day? Could it be that our Little Ceasar's has a special of $4.44 on wednesday's has anything to do with it?
The rest of the evening was resting time,being on the computer and watching the tv.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.