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      ~ The Donald ~ Year 87 ~                              ~ El Pato says Quack ~                        ~ El Pato Donaldo ~ 1932 to 2019 ~

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~ Now we are Halfway Through ~ The Merry Month of May ~

~ Friday, May 24, 2019 ~
~ Forecast Wrong ~ Nice Day ~
~ Some modest Lotto Wins ~

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~ A new Kitchen Plant from Ace ~

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Well now, a busy Day for Thursday, and nothing planned for Friday, what's the Weather?
Looks a bit bright on the Window Cam, what's the Forecast say? Oh... 75 Degrees... nice
But says mostly Cloudy and T-Storms again... at least it's heading to 77 though

Time to head out, so out into a Cloudy but dry and warm Day, first to the Price Chopper
Out of Juice and Juice, Apple and Grape/Cran... And Glucerna, had a $3.99 off Coupon for that
Cashed in a $15 Lotto Win, bought $30 more, headed Home

Then scratched off a $5 Win, then a $15 and then a $5, not too bad, off to see Navru
Hola, Dubra Dien and gimmee some Winners, traded in my $25 of Wins bought $35 More
Then he was looking at my Blog, saw the gallon 'Pail' of Ice Cream I got for $1.99, he liked that
Wanted to know if it was still on sale, nope that was a couple Days ago... But I'll sell you mine
OK, but I said I would check first to see what the Price was, then worked my Tickets
Then scratched off a $10 and a $15 Win, Hah $25 back again... That do for the Day?

Of course not, not until I lose it all as usual... I put my Ice Cream Pail in a Sack
Headed back to the Price Chopper, checked the Ice Cream Price, on Sale but now $5.79
Then traded my $25 Wins for $25 more and down the Hill to the Fast Stop

Gave him the Ice Cream, how much? I said I would trade for some of his goodies
So he sacked up a bunch, more than the Ice Cream cost, and we parted happily

Back home then I scratched off another $25 Win, that does it, enuff already for the Day
And then spread out his goodies for a Blog Shot... Tasty lookin, Huh?
Those Four Cookies alone equalled my Cost for the Ice Cream, the rest... Profit!

~ Navru's Trade for my Ice Cream Pail ~

And moving along slowly to 2 p.m. Another peek out on the Web Cam and see bright Sunshine!
Doesn't look to me much like the Thunder Showers they Forecast earlier
And there's Emily, packing stuff away in her Car, the Englsh girls are moving out

3 p.m. What now, Sunny and 79 Degrees out there, maybe pour a Glass of Juice and go out and watch the Birdies?
Just a bit too early to give up all this good Day time to watch old TV Episodes until Bedtime
Have to find some new Shows, Finished the last Season of Bosch earlier and the last of 'Justified' on Thursday
Watched the last Five 45 Minute Shows in the Seasons all in a row. that was a lot of Justified...
Now I see there is another Show called 'Deadwood' with the same main Actor that was in Justified
Maybe I'll take a look and see what I think of that one at TV Time

~ My 'Watchlist' on Amazon Prime ~

About 4 p.m. I thought I would pour a Glass of Juice and go sit out in the Weather for a bit
Was cloudy but nice and warm and breezy, I watched the Trees sway, the Hummingbirds sip
Then a visitor showed up, the Cat that used to hang around here every Day, visited once in February
He sat on the far end of the Porch, checking things out, then advanced halfway, then close
Gave me a look, like 'What's for Dinner?'... So I went in and thawed him a slice of Meat Loaf
Then he chowed down on that, and I headed back in for my TV Time

~ Where's Dinner? ~ Is that for Me? ~

On to TV Time, Hit Amazon Prime for 'Deadwood', watched some of it, decided it wasn't quite right
And old time Western, lots of crude people and lots of cussin, the nasty kind
I don't mind a Hell or Dam now and then but they overdid the F word, just too much unneeded nasty
And the main Hero, Tim Oliphant (from Justified) had an ugly Mustache and 'beardlet'
So I hit my recorded list from TCM, settled for 'Wreck of the Mary Deare'

So Dinner with my Movie and sound effects from outside, a big BOOM now and then
Flipped on the Window Cam to see a T-Storm in progress and got a clip to show... Hah!
Then all quiet and I finished my Movie and a long and somewhat pleasant Day

Then the End of The Day... (Good Night Irene... Good Night)

~ Friday ~ Oh No! ~ Another Weekend! ~

~ Thursday, May 23, 2019 ~
~ Lucky Lotto Day ~
~ Ace Hardware Video Day ~

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~ Roses trying a 'ComeBack' ~

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The usual Morning runaround, Weather looking OK, not exceptional though
Put my whites in the Washer, did my Computer stuff, then headed out for Ace Hardware
Time to try to get a Finale added to to my Video and then wait for the Academy Award for my proficiency!

About 9 a.m. when I headed out, wanted to get there early so less Cars in the Lot and People in the Store
Parked in the Center of the Lot, set up the Camera, got a Panorama shot of the Front
Then a Zoom shot to the Door... Then went in to tell them I was there and Ready
Next, headed into the Garden Department to get a Flower, wanted a shot of me heading out with a purchase
Chose a cute Daisy plant... paid the Cashier, sat it on the Counter until I was leaving

Now the Video... Brought in the Tripod and Camera, sat it in the center just inside the Door
Got a center shot, then a wide Panorama from one side to the other... The main shot I needed

~ Inside the Front Door ~

Then a Zoom into the Garden Department, several shots in there and done... except for the 'Star' of the show
Set up the Camera again pointng to the Door, started the Camera and went in to get my Daisy

~ The Garden Department ~

And got the highlight of the entire Video. The Donald and his new Daisy!
Finished there, headed across the Street to the Price Chopper for Thursday's chances

~ The Star of my Ace Hardware Video ~

Hit the ATM and then Machine One for $30 worth of tries and headed Home to scratch
OK, first one $5, then a couple Duds and then a better $10 one, then the last one... OK!
First scratched off the Bonus word for $25! Nice start, then Five Words for another $25?... Nope...
One word was a 'Three Times' so that one was $75!... Whoopee! Second Hundred for the Month!

~ The Ones I really Like! ~

At last,Back Home from the runaround and started on the Video Edit, spent most of the Afternoon
Got it Edited, Rendered and Uploaded and then made a Blu-ray DVD, trotted back to Ace
Asked for a Manager and gave her the DVD, said I would make one for anyone that might want one
Then told her where to find the Video online and hasta la Vista!

And then a couple 'Post Scripts' for the last couple Days... Noticed the 'Knock-Out' Roses out front
They were getting too big and ragged a couple years ago and I cut them back
Now they seem to want to try again and have some nice Blooms, those Photos above

~ Garden Lettuce from Patricia ~

And Pat brought some fresh Lettuce from her Garden on her last Visit, I put it in the fridge
And forgot it was there... Is it still good? Well I made some 'Wilted Lettuce' with it Wednesday
And yes Ma'am it was very good, went well with my Meat Loaf, haven't had that for a couple Years now

So that was about it for Video Day with a few add-ons... Let's go take a look at Friday

~ Thursday ~ A Busier and Better Day ~

~ Wednesday, May 22, 2019 ~
~ HEY! A Blink of Sunshine First Thing! ~
~ And NO Rain! ~

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~ Morning as I Like It ~

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Oh Oh... gonna be a long Day, I just whizzed through both of my Morning Puzzles in record time
They were just way too easy today... I know I ain't getting any smarter so that musta been it
Well what's the Weather Man say our Fortune may be? Oh MY! Praise the Lord! 57 degrees at 7:30 a.m.
And Sunny and heading to 75 later, now that is more than loverly! Don't remember that's what they said last evening

Well now, I do wish I could have the luck at Lottos that I did in my Dreams last night
I had a big handful of Winners and the guy behind the Counter said I had to take One to the Lottery to Cash
So, I'll run down to the Fast Stop and see if Navru can sell me some big ones today!

And off to see the Wizard in bright Sunshine and warming Temps to the Fast Stop
First stopped on the way at the Ace Hardware to ask for permission to Video inside
And the local Manager called the big Manager and I got the OK, all I need is a couple shots inside

And down the rest of the Hill to the Fast Stop, Navru was in a happy mood so we had some chat
And he wanted to watch the start of my Ace Hardware Video I have online and agreed it was GREAT!
And then I traded in my Winners, got my losers and left for Home Sweet Home to win NUTHING!

So, just cruising the Net, checked my Email... HUH? Look at that Sale at the Price Chopper!
A Coupon for a Belfonte One Gallon Ice Cream Pail for $1.99! Regular Price 8.27! Is that a Super Sale or what?

~ Super Sale ~ One Gallon ~ Regular $8.27 ~ For Me $1.99 ~

So I headed to the Price Chopper as I wanted some other Goodies too
I got a Quart of Milk, a big Bag of Mixed Chocolates and a Can of Mixed Nuts (also on Sale)
And I rang up at the Check-out Counter for $8.57 on my Debit Card... See why I love my Price Chopper!

And so, the Morning slipped away, the Afternoon slipped in, the Day just slipping away
Well, there till some Justified Episodes to watch, on th last Season now
And only about Five Epsodes to go... And then what?

That's all I can remember from Wednesday, what's for Thursday?

~ Wednesday ~ Nicer Weather for a Change ~

~ Tuesday, May 21, 2019 ~
~ WHAT! Another Rainy Day! ~
~ Morning Glory Vines Out ~ Trumpet Vines In ~

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~ Old Mornng Glory Vines removed ~

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Well it looked like a great Weather start on Monday but then went soggy later
And now looks like Tuesday is starting out soggy with no hopes of sunny Skies later
Says 49 Degrees at 6:30 a.m. Raining and only heading to 66 for a top and not a word of any Sunshine
And looking ahead, lots more rainy Days in the next Week or so, what are we doing wrong?

And an early start to the Day.... A 'grinding' noise woke me up with the alarm Clock light blinking
The time said 4:57 a.m. Power had gone off, that sets the Coffee Grinder off too, that was the noise
Tried to go back to sleep, gave up about 5:15 and got up to face another dreary Weather Day

Boring Boring! What to do at 7 a.m. All my Computer playing around catch up done
Pat was saying yesterday how much work it takes her to keep her estate going
I said I was glad I didn't have so much to do to take care of my little cave in the Basement
Well I sure don't want the workload she has but when I don't have a project it sure does get boring here

OK, I did get my Trumpet Vine Seeds deivered on Monday so I can do that, but how long does that take?
Well, something to start the Day with so see ya later >>>

And... 8:15 a.m. That took longer than I expected... Removing the Morning Glory Vines from the strings
Thinking I might not need the Strings with the larger and stronger Trumpet Vines
After the Vine removal, then placed Seeds in the Planter and Pots and now we wait to see (again)

And out at 11 a.m. into that drippy, cool, cloudy Day, rain almost stopped... Off to the Price Chopper
Hit the ATM, dropped $30 into Machine One, got my choices and headed back out, into a brighter Day
Still cloudy but the Sky brightening as if the Sun wants loose, come on out!
Back home to scratch... Yeah I itch every Day... and only won back $10

Well that didn't satisfy my itch so let's go see Navru and argue Religion some more
So, Traded in my Winner and bought some more iffies and argued Religion with no winner
Finally back home, back through the Clouds and Cold, that bright Sky disappeared
Worked the new Lottos and hit a $15 Winner this time, that won't pay the rent fer sure

OK, that took me to 2 p.m. and again just a Day winding down ahead, Oh Well, stuff happens
Just another wind down of the Day in El Teatro Donaldo with the usual Program of Entertaimment
A glance out the Window on the Window Cam showed we ended the Day with SUNSHINE!
Let's have more of that on Wednesday, please...

~ Tuesday ~ All Gone ~

~ Monday, May 20, 2019 ~
~ Bright Sun to Start the Day ~
~ A Visitor ~ Then Rain to End the Day ~

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~ Plants Rearranged ~

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Well Sunday was busier than I wrote in my Blog but just full of trivial stuff
Not that most all my Blogs are just trivial stuff, but some it is fun for me... I'm EZ to Pleeze
Not with the Weather though, I like it MY WAY and it isn't that most of the time... looks like

So what we got for Monday? Looks good out on the Window Cam, Forecast says 48 at 7 a.m. though
That's brrrrr.... Weather for me, saying mostly Cloudy and only heading to 61... Me no like

So... Worked a bit on my Ace Hardware Video, got a little more footage when I bought my Flower Pot
Then a peek out the Window at 8 a.m. Lookeee there!... Super bright Sunshine, just the way I like it
Then out to the Kitchen, thought the big Flower Pot would look better on the lower Shelf
So I switched them and yeah, does fit the situation a bit better
And a final Photo of the Morning Glory plants in the Planter, they come out today
And the new Trumpet Vine Seeds go in and I hope they do better that those did, inside and out

~ Last Look at the Morning Glory Vines ~

Then off we go to the Price Chopper, all out of Grape/Cranberry Juice, my new Wine substitute
Picked up Two big Bottles then for my Lottos, headed back to win ZERO again, this has to CEASE!

Then a Phone Call from Pat, coming by with more Cookies... HAH! Just in time for Breakfast
Handed me the latest Loot, then took a look at my plants out front... Look there! TOMATOES!
At least SIX tiny tomatoes on the Plant I started in an AeroGarden and then moved to a Pot
And in the base of the Pot a Radish I had planted there earlier and finally popped up

So, Pat handed me her Gift, then headed to the River with her new Puppy for a walk in the Park
Said she would return for a longer Visit later and then I got Photos of the new Discoveries

~ First tiny Tomatoes in the Pot ~

And the Radish I saw growing under the Tomato Plant in the Pot

~ One and Only Radish from the Kitchen Experinent ~

Then Pat's Cookies, out of the Bag and on to the Plate for a late Breakfast... Yeah!

~ Latest Cookie Gift from Patricia ~

So then I played around with my Ace Hardware Video some, well on the way now, just need a couple more scenes
Rendered and uploaded a sample to show whoever has to approve my interior shots... if and when

Then later, knock, knock, Pat came back to spend some talk and TV Time, first some chat
And then some TV Time with this and that, Video and Computer stuff and online Games
Then some Music to wind up closing the Program and as it was then raining again, I gave her a ride home

And as usual, my evening finale of old TV Programs, three episodes of 'Justified' which ended Seasom 6
Then Good Night All... See ya on Tuesday

~ Monday ~ Another OK Day ~

~ Sunday, May 19, 2019 ~
~ Cloudy Start ~ Sunny Finish ~
~ A Pleasant semi-busy Day ~

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~ Another Bright spot added to the Kitchen Garden ~

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Well the Rains pretty well stopped by TV Time on Saturday, they say we would get more overnight
If we did they were quiet ones, I didn't hear anything all night long and it was a long one
But what are they saying for today? I have had too much of Rain and Clouds to suit me

Well for now they say mostly Cloudy and 57 Degrees at 7:30 a.m. That's just a bit chilly
But Sunny and heading to 69 later, that should brighten up 'My Day'

So, Off we go into the Wild Blue Yonder... well not Sunny yet but bright Blue holes in the Clouds
First to the Fast Stop, forgot to hit the ATM ao had only enough for Two Tickets
Got those, needed Gas so next to the Minit Mart, got Gas and headed to the Price Chopper
Hit the ATM there, got some Twenties for the Machine, picked out Four more Tickets
Picked up a couple more Items then back home to scratch off WHAT! Only a $10 win

The Sun was out whan I got back... Then thinking of heading back to Ace Hardware for a flower Plant
That one Geranium I set on the Kitchen Shelf looked good, how about another?
So off to Ace, the place... Set my Phone up on a Tipod to get some Video on the way
Then got my Plant and got my Video and back home to set the Plant on my Shelf and ain't that purdy!

About all she wrote for Sunday, I am more than ready for Monday

~ Sunday ~ Another OK Day ~

~ Saturday, May 18, 2019 ~
~ Just another Stormy Day! ~

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~ Kitchen Gardens on May 18th ~

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Saturday, looks wet out there, we got more Rain? Lemmee look at the Forecast
AHA! 73 Degrees at 6:30 a.m. Says sunny but looks cloudy and also says T-Storms for the Day
Oh well, we had a nice Sunny Day yesterday, let it cloud up a little, ¿A quién le importa?

And 7 a.m. Puzzles done... Blog done... Now what? Another long boring Day ahead?
Yeah stil boring at 7:30, finished all my Computer stuff, feels just a tad chilly in my 'Office' room...
But I hear the new A/C Unit chugging away upstairs, sounds like yummy yummy yummy yummy
One advantage of living in the 'cellar' here... the A/C runs a lot upstairs while mine down here does not
Same with the Heat in Winter, so it must cost quite a bit more up there for Electricity (and Gas)

Well now, thinking about my decimated Kitchen Garden... What to spice them up with?
The only thing left there now are the Morning Glory Vines and they didn't do much
Only one Bloom and now all the Vines are dying back, wonder what might grow there?
Well at my Saint Joseph House the Trumpet Vines did great, maybe try those? Sure I try anything
So, found some on Amazon and I ordered some Seeds, stay tuned for the results...

Then out into that damp dreary Morning, but not a drop of Rain or breath of Wind
On to the Price Chooper for some necessities and some Lottos, got those and headed home
Stopped for my Snail Mail and the raindrops started, then a Thunder roll to the South
10 a.m. Back home now dripping and more rumbling, in to work my Lottos and heard the Rain now pouring
Then at 10:30, all quiet, no Rain, no Thunder, back to work my new project in the Kitchen

And what's that project? Getting ready for my next experiment, those 'Trumpet Vines'
Removing the old Morning Glory Vines and moving the Grow lights around, one more 'new look'

Got that well underway and then checked my Trumpet Vine Seed order, ooops says June 10th shipping
That won't do, I want seeds NOW... So I got online to cancel my Amazon order and headed to Ace Hardware
Checked their Seeds, didn't have many kinds and no Trumpet Vine... so where next? How about KMart?
Got to the KMart parking lot and no cars! WHAT! I didn't know they had closed that store...

So on to Walmart, they have seeds, into the store. rain started dripping on the way in
Checked their Seed display.. Hah... No Trumpet Vines... now what, just decided to head home
Out into a light Rain, getting heavier on my way to the Car, and pouring down after I got in
Started to head out, got to the Exit, really pouring then and I pulled over to wait... and wait

Rain let up so some so I headed out carefully into traffic, got about 1/4 mile and was pouring again
Windows were fogging up, Wipers not helping much, pulled over into another Parking Lot
And waited... and waited... and the Rain was about as heavy as I have ever seen and I waited and waited
And the Rain beat on the roof accompained with Thunder Roars and then some Hail started
It must have been at least Twenty Minutes or more when the Rain finally lightened enough to drive

So I headed out in traffic again and managed to make it back safely about 2 p.m.
In several places the water was deep in certain areas of the Roads, Rain stopped just as I reached Home
And first thing, got online to Amazon again, found a quicker Delivery and reordered my Seeds

Then back out in the Kitchen to do a little more on the new project, cleaned off some Trays
Took one AeroGarden to the Closet, added a Flower and Pot from outside, and another Pot for the Trumpet Vines
Now just need to wait for my Seeds and think of something to put on the now empty top Shelf

So the Rainy Day wound down and ended the way most every Day does now. with Amazon Prime TV Shows and Movies
It used to be -good- old TCM Movies but lately the Movies there don't interest me much, those really old B&W ones
Just seems that things for me don't stay the same very long, I keep moving to new and interesting things
But it has always been the same for me from way back, new places, new things, new interests
I'm not stuck in the way it was, I keep moving to the way it will be....

~ Saturday ~ Busy Enough ~ Too Wet Outside ~

~ Friday, May 17, 2019 ~
~ One more Nice Sunny Warm Day! ~
~ Just another Vacation Day ~

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~ Rhododendron April 15th ~ And May 18th ~

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Well nuthin' much going on Thursday, what's for Friday? Just more nice Weather looks like
71 Degrees now at 7 a.m... Heading to 86 later and partly Sunny, that should do for another nice Day
Worked my Morning stuff and headed out to the Fast Stop, got my daily allowance of Lottos
Headed back to scratch off only $20 in Winners, not enuff to write home about

Needed some stuff at the Price Chopper, headed back for that, traded my$20 in Winners for $20 more
This time scratched off $25 in Wins, not much profit but a tad at least, will help on the next try

And then... Out into that Sunny Day again to water everything out front, had a lot of Rain but still need water
And I spread a lot of water from one end to the other... That should do for a nice catch up, more rain on the way though
But then if you wait for the Rain, sometimes it just doesn't show up like they promise
And so.... Watering done, 2 p.m. and 84 Degrees, still partly Sunny and planty warm out there

And that was just about it for Friday... See ya Saturday...

~ Friday ~ Oh No! Another Weekend ~

~ Thursday, May 16, 2019 ~
~ Another Gorgeous Day ~
~ Another nice Lotto Win ~

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May 16th... On the Way to one of my favorite Months of the Year... if not THE Favorite
I like January for one Day, my Birthday, to see that I made it here one more Year
Then for April, the start of Spring, May for the start of my Flowers and June for the beginning of Summer
Then I don't like July nuch except for the 4th and some BBQ, August for not much of anything
September, sure, pretty fall Foliage and beginning to cool down a bit.... Whew.....
October, nah not all that much, yeah Pumpkin Pie but Halloween doen't exactly ring my Bell
November... Brrrrr... Well there is Thanksgiving, those Good Eats to be Happy with
And finally December? Well... Christmas for the Decorations and Food but little else, come on January!

But what for the 16th of May? Great Weather, looks like, 74 Degrees at 9 a.m. and says mostly Sunny!
And heading to a top of maybe 89 Degrees, well now ya don't have to overdo it... 80 is OK with me

And then... Out into that Gorgeous Sunshine and headed to the Price Chopper once again
Traded in $22 worth of Winners, bought $27 worth of new maybes and won back $58, not a bad try

~ Fourth $40 Win for May! ~

Then back again and down the Hill to the Fast Stop to cash $55 of my Wins, got $35 more tries
Back this time to scratch off NOTHING! Oh well, Win some, lose most... Name of the Game

Afternoon time and what to do, tried calling Ace Hardware for permission to Video inside
As before, no answer to the number they gave me, just 'leave a message', well no
Ain't got time to wait around for a call back when busy with something ekse... phooey

So, nice and warm outside but I stayed inside, started my TV early but kept on with this and that
Had some little chores to do, would do one then more TV then back to do another
Finally just Dinner and my TV Finale, finished the 5th season of 'Bosch', no more left
On to another Season of 'Justified', finished the Day with more Twilight Zone... then Good Night Irene

~ Thursday ~ Just Coasting ~

~ Wednesday, May 15, 2019 ~
~ Half Way Through the Month of May! ~
~ A Catch-up Front Garden Video ~

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~ Four Tomato Plants have Blooms ~

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Sixteen Days until June is 'Bustin Out all Over'... Are ya ready for some Summer?
I would just as soon keep on with some warm Spring Days, I don't much like the Temps in the 90s
We had a touch of Summer on Tuesday with a high of 80, that will do just fine and one more for Today

Says 62 now at 7 a.m. Gonna be Sunny and a High of 82, now will that be NICE or what?
Maybe some nice Porch sitting and bird watching Weather, nothing else planned
Well now, yes there is, thinking of making a Video at the new Ace Hardware Store...
Might get an outside test shot today then see if I can get permission for an inside shot or two later

Well then, a peek at that pretty Morning Glory Bloom on Tuesday, a very short display
All curled up and sleeping away on Wednesday Morning, and is that going to be the only one?

~ That Morning Glory Bloom? ~ Bye Bye! ~

And so, I went out front with my Phone Cam and made that short Garden Video, something to do
Then I loaded my big Tripod and Video Cam in the Mercedes and headed to the Commerce Bank Parking Lot
Set up overlooking the Fence over Hiway 45 to get a few Video shots of the Ace Hardware Building and Lot
Zooming into the Scene as a lead in for the next shots I want of the Building from the Parking lot
Back Home I started on the Video, Using my Time Lapse Photos to start and then adding the Zoom-in shot
Now... whenever... I need to go back and get some shots from the Parking Lot, a Panorama shot inside
And then some outside in the Garden Plants and Supplies area

After I got that short Video of the Zoom-in, back home to start on that Video
Added that bit, then finished and uploaded my front Garden Video and that was it for the Days action
The rest of the Day as usual, just winding down to Bed time... oh well... Let's try Thursday

~ Wednesday ~ 16 Days to June ~

~ Tuesday, May 14, 2019 ~
~ Nice Sunny Morning ~
~ A few more Flowers Potted ~

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~ WHAT! ~ Finally a Morning Glory Bloom? ~

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Another Day to search for something to do... And no ideas at all for Tuesday
Well, need to take a peek at what the Weatherman will bring me... Hmmmmm, just 54 Degreees at 7 a.m.
But lookee there, says Sunny and heading to a top of 80, now that's more my style of Weather

AHA! Almost 8 a.m. already, Blog updated and posted, Puzzles finished, Coffee gone, what's next?
Oh My! My head is swelling! I took another one of those Tests I get in Email and 'Aced' it
Well most seem to ask things most everyone should know but... I would like to believe what they say
Here is the latest this Morning... "You’re well-read and reflective, and you enjoy exploring the BIG questions.
You have a sharp awareness of your surroundings, and you like to take your time and enjoy the moment.
Keep it up, and SHARE this Basic Facts Quiz to test everyone you know.
We gave it to 100 college students and nobody got a perfect score."

Well now... I do keep informed, nothing much to do so I keep up with the News and Happenings
On my Computer for quite some time every Morning and then a lot of time with the News on TV later
No Job to waste my Time on, no Family to distract me, so lots of time to learn new things

And out on that pleasant Morning to head to the ATM and then down the Hill to the Fast Stop
Hello Gringo! And gimmee some winner Tickets, bought $25 worth and headed Home
And a Truck was in the Parking Area and loading a mattress... Who's moving? Well the English Girls
Back in to work my Tickets, then out to check my Plants, Emily was upstairs on her Porch
Are you leaving I asked? Yep, would you like to have that English Jack? why sure!
So I took the Pole down, took the flag off the Pole and took it up to her, Thank you very much

And then, I had some Potting Soil left out front and a few empty Pots, feel like Planting more?
Well no, but it was a nice Day and nothing going so let's go back to Ace Hardware and look around
Picked out Two nice Daisys and a Geranium that looked good so let's take those home
Filled the empty Pots with soil, added the Plants and set them along the front with the others
Now at last count I have 65 new Plants I potted out there this year, that should be quite enough

~ Latest Plants from Ace to repot out Front ~

Then it was TV Time again after setting out the makin's for a Pork Loin Dinner
Retired to the TV and was stuck there until almost 10 p.m. A record late night for the Year!

~ Tuesday ~ Halfway through the Month of May ~

~ Email Me at elpato6125@sbcglobal.net ~