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thank you everyone for all the birthday messages.  
 

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good morning every one and it is morning 3.30 a.m. have not been on here in a while to start with I put my house up for sale had a full offer day 1, so that meant i had to get stuff gone, well there was these 2 woman getting some things and we got to talking and now I have 2 friends, it has been overwhelming but its coming along. On another note I went for a consolation for have some boy parts removed and its going to happen in april. my house is getting less clutter of my late wifes stuff and my stuff outside some of its going to. just feeling really Happy and wanted to share. its going to be coffee this morning, O yep we have snow and its cold.  one more thing my friends invited me to a drag brunch it was cool.  I hope everyone is doing ok and the best they can. 11 degrees

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2 hours ago, rachel w said:

good morning every one and it is morning 3.30 a.m. have not been on here in a while to start with I put my house up for sale had a full offer day 1, so that meant i had to get stuff gone, well there was these 2 woman getting some things and we got to talking and now I have 2 friends, it has been overwhelming but its coming along. On another note I went for a consolation for have some boy parts removed and its going to happen in april. my house is getting less clutter of my late wifes stuff and my stuff outside some of its going to. just feeling really Happy and wanted to share. its going to be coffee this morning, O yep we have snow and its cold.  one more thing my friends invited me to a drag brunch it was cool.  I hope everyone is doing ok and the best they can. 11 degrees

Good morning darling hope you have a wonderful day so glad to here things are coming together for you. Dress cutely warm. 
 

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     Jamielynn 

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May all of you have a good, I mean good, day.

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I for one, am doing fantastic. I passed my claims adjuster exam yesterday (which oddly enough, is for the state of Florida, just can't seem to completely escape). I was supposed to have a date with this woman today, but in a sudden twist of events she agreed to meet up last night to celebrate my success.

 

We ended up closing down the Olive Garden (because that's as exciting as it gets when you are 30 and don't drink lol), and it was a really great time. She is actually a therapist for at-risk LGBTQ youth in the area, and hearing about her work was really inspiring and uplifting. And the date tonight is still on, so I am pumped about that!

 

Definitely ready for the weekend, it's been a long week of online trainings and my brain is fried. I might get out for a hike Sunday when it reaches the 40's, or I might just be lazy...

 

I hope everyone has a glorious Friday, and an awesome weekend in case I don't check back

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Yay for you, Rae! It is so good to hear about people doing well!!!

 

Hot (90's) and blustery here today, but it has cooled off now and light rain is falling. So much for the predicted storms! 

 

Late night here, no coffee in sight, just a Wild Turkey for a nightcap. ;) 

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Good mornin everyone 1st cup of coffee down and now I need to get my tush going and get ready for work, hope y’all have a great day. 
 

lots of love

 

    Jamielynn 

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Today started off horrible. I slept through three alarms. We missed the school bus. While waiting in line to drop off my oldest I feel asleep multiple times. I went to the gas station and got a twist top monster and another monster. When I got home I also made a cup of coffee. I somewhat have energy. I went to add garbage to the recycling bin outside and left the door open. My youngest decides to lock the dead bolt and door knob. I tried getting in through two different windows. I also tried to shimy the door and that didn't work. I was in my night dress. I had to ask the neighbor to call a locksmith. We found out that the deadbolt I installed is no longer good any more which really sucked because now I don't have any confidence in handyman stuff at all anymore. It was one that had the keypad and it was a Brinks. The doorknob wasn't opening fully anymore. I'm out 75 dollars and whatever it costs them to do the locks. Like I said my confidence is completely shot. I just want it done right. 

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While my son was in the house of course he completely messed it up. I was so upset I decided not to talk to him. This has happened twice. I didn't want to leave a key out of the house because I don't want no one to find it. I live in a good neighborhood but to me that doesn't mean anything because it's only a matter of time before they start.

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Dang, @Ashley0616.   Sorry this happened.  I've had times when I had to question my handiperson skills myself.   I hope you can get things straightened out.  Don't give up, like they say stuff happens.  Sometimes when it rains, it pours.

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I did talk to my nurse at the VA and unfortunately, they aren't able to get me in any sooner, but they said to try the walk-in clinic.

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I and I do mean IF I replace any locks it will be with something I can open without a key or with a key. I want something I can open with my phone or iPad should I not be home but have to let someone in or let myself in if I don’t have my keys. I do worry about that happening. 
 

since you haven’t seen me in quite some time:IMG_0144.thumb.jpeg.603446515cbc27904449f161ea2d9e10.jpeg

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19 minutes ago, Willow said:

since you haven’t seen me in quite some time:

You're looking pretty good to me.  Nice smile.

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11 hours ago, Ashley0616 said:

Today started off horrible. I slept through three alarms. We missed the school bus. While waiting in line to drop off my oldest I feel asleep multiple times. I went to the gas station and got a twist top monster and another monster. When I got home I also made a cup of coffee. I somewhat have energy. I went to add garbage to the recycling bin outside and left the door open. My youngest decides to lock the dead bolt and door knob. I tried getting in through two different windows. I also tried to shimy the door and that didn't work. I was in my night dress. I had to ask the neighbor to call a locksmith. We found out that the deadbolt I installed is no longer good any more which really sucked because now I don't have any confidence in handyman stuff at all anymore. It was one that had the keypad and it was a Brinks. The doorknob wasn't opening fully anymore. I'm out 75 dollars and whatever it costs them to do the locks. Like I said my confidence is completely shot. I just want it done right. 

 

Wow.  That's pretty awful.  Kids and locks... somehow it always goes differently than expected.  I've gotten locked out before, and my husband ended up putting a key in a spot behind a code lock that I can get to.  Even though I'm supposed to wear a house key and a gate key at all times... stupid fluffy things like me do stupid fluffy stuff.  🙃  On the rare occasions I drive by myself, I have to carry two car keys.  One in the car, and one around my neck.  I've locked myself out of my *running* car an hour away from home, and had to call GF to rescue me. 

 

For your residence, here's something you can do:  https://www.kwikset.com/smartkey-security

 

You can get those locks at Lowes, or order on Amazon.  Door knobs and deadbolts.  And the only tool you need to install them is a Phillips screwdriver.  Seriously easy!  Make sure you buy the "SmartKey" version and not the regular.  Costs about $10 more.  Why?  You can rekey them yourself, so if somebody loses a key or you need to lock out an ex-partner, you can do it in 5 minutes without a locksmith.  The instructions on the paper are pretty clear, so even those who aren't handy can figure it out.  I'm neither handy nor clever, and I was able to help my GF install these on her rent houses.  Once you do the first one, you can do the installation and change to a key of your choice in less than 15 minutes. 

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Good morning y’all. Im up and at it slept wonderfully last night thank the lord. Sitting here with my first cup of coffee and watching this idiot of a cat act like he is on speed lol. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. 
 

   Lots of love

           Jamielynn 

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12 hours ago, Willow said:

I and I do mean IF I replace any locks it will be with something I can open without a key or with a key. I want something I can open with my phone or iPad should I not be home but have to let someone in or let myself in if I don’t have my keys. I do worry about that happening. 
 

since you haven’t seen me in quite some time:IMG_0144.thumb.jpeg.603446515cbc27904449f161ea2d9e10.jpeg

I love that smile!!

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Good morning everyone!!! 3 cups of coffee into the day and feeling good!! I have a few small projects to work on around the house so that should keep me busy and out of trouble. 😄

 

Enjoy the day!!!! 💕🌈

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Happy Saturday 

 

Wow @Willow that’s a lovely picture of you. I also love the necklace. 

 

@Ashley0616I’m sorry your day started off so poorly.

 

The bird and squirrel feeders are fairly busy today. We have strong winds coming through so they have to keep up with the swaying feeders. 
 

Our house is quiet, she’s in the living room watching some slow moving drama 🎭 with her earbuds in scrolling TicTok. I’m in the home office watching two squirrels play tag in the yard. Listening to the local news and catching up on socials. The coffee is almost gone, so it’s almost time to take care of a few outside chores. I have a TV deadline today because it Army vs Navy game day. While I didn’t serve in the military, however my two best friends did and their West Point graduates class of 1980 & 1981. I’m out to them as non binary androgynous, so we’re able to watch the game judgement free.


GO Army beat Navy!

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Mindy🐛🏳️‍⚧️🦋🏈

 

 

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2 hours ago, April Marie said:

 and out of trouble. 😄

 

That remains to be seen? LOL

 

@Willow Looking good, sis.

 

Well the youngest grandson is visiting last two days. Been good with out his brothers to get all of them going. Today I may g\do something in the garage. First would need to run the heater for a bit official temp is 19 degrees.

 

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