Thu, Mar 16||
At 0626, itís 33o.
Wed, Mar 15||
At 0703, itís 34o.
We had Bubba burgers for lunch and watched recorded shows in the afternoon.
We had Kung Pao Pork with rice and Liberty Tree gravy for dinner and watched more saved shows.
At 2200, itís 46o.
Tue, Mar 14||
At 0632, itís 36o.
I did the marketing necessary for St. Patrickís Day and we went to Kasper Appliances and bought a washer and dryer.
We tried for Flanaganís Pub, but there was no parking, so we came home to snacks for lunch.
Weíve decided our next cruise will be with Pearl Seas next August 15 from Milwaukee to Toronto.
We had minestrone for dinner with Irish cheddar and crackers and watched the rest of last weekís recorded shows.
At 2205, itís 41o.
Mon, Mar 13||
At 0801, itís 38o on Donald Duck Day.
I paid our real estate taxes and finished the fried chicken and potato salad from last week for lunch and Lyd had cheese and crackers.
We had Moussaka and yellow squash for dinner and watched a bunch of last weekís shows in the evening.
At 2120, itís 42o.
Thu, Mar 9||
At 0710, itís 33o.
I had a podiatrist appointment and picked up a prescription and fired chicken and two salads for lunch, which was followed by naps.
SKDL picked us up at 1845 for the drive down to Baltimore.
Wed, Mar 8||
At 0625, itís 33o.
Lyd had an omelet for lunch and I had brats and kraut and paid the Andrewís Transportation bill.
Kate asked us to take over the lamb for Easter dinner and we ordered one from Sprechers.
We had hash browns and meat loaf for dinner with a bottle of Pinotage.
In the evening, we watched recorded shows from last week. At 2220, itís 36o.
Tue, Feb 28||
At 0641, itís 36o.
I had an echocardiogram and everything seems to be OK.
We decided to skip lunch out and came home and packed and secured our boarding passes for tomorrowís flight.
Lyd made Egg McMuffins for brunch.
We had leftovers for dinner and watched some Monday shows.
At 2136, itís 31o.
Mon, Feb 27||
At 0710, itís 30o.
We had tuna salad for lunch and watched Sunday shows, with Parmesan Tilapia, General Tomís Peppers and a bottle of Barefoot Riesling for dinner.
At 2125, itís 35o with a mixture of rain and snow.
Sun, Feb 26||
At 0654, itís 33o.
I booked Andrews Transportation for the cruise and
CAC, and booked Charleston Restaurant for the night before the ACL cruise.
We had slices of GNA pizza for lunch and Chicken Cordon Bleu for dinner.
In the afternoon we watched Guardians of The Galaxy, and Casablanca in the evening.
At 2130, itís 44o.
Sat, Feb 25||
At 0551, itís 46o with a little snow in the forecast.
I completed our weekly marketing.
We had minestrone for lunch and finished the Hobbit trilogy.
We had crispy Sweet and Sour pork over Chinese noodles with General Tomís Peppers and a CSM Riesling for dinner, and, in the evening, watched Come From Away on Apple-TV.
The snow never came.
At 2130, itís 32o.
Thu, Feb 23||
At 0724, itís 39o.
Our April reservation for V&A arrived. Lyd had a dental cleaning.
I called WDW to solve the check-in problem, and an escalation was created.
We then went on to Masa for lunch.
We came home to naps, and watched The Kingís Speech.
At 2145, itís 52o.
Wed, Feb 22||
At 0723, itís 30o.
I got a haircut and went to the liquor store.
We had Zuppa Toscana for lunch, followed by naps.
Our crab order arrived.
We had Chicken Pomodoro for dinner and watched some Tuesday shows.
Tue, Feb 21||
At 0739, itís 42o and overcast.
I had an appointment with Robin, our PCP, and allís well.
We went to Plaza Azteca for lunch.
Then it was home to naps.
We had little interest in dinner and finished Avatar in the evening.
At 2155, itís 44o.
Mon, Feb 20||
At 0650, itís 35o on Presidentsí Day.
Cara came at 0650 to clean.
We both had leftover veggies for lunch.
We enjoyed fried ravioli for dinner with a side salad and watched the Sunday night shows.
At 2131, itís 52o.
Sun, Feb 19||
At 0749, itís 32o.
We had leftovers for lunch and watched a few softball games.
Kate secured tickets to Hadestown, in Hershey, in April.
We had meat loaf slices, with baked potatoes and lima beans for dinner and watched the latest episode of 1923.
We started Avatar, and, at 2145, itís 40o.
Sat, Feb 18||
At 0707, itís 25o.
I completed our weekly marketing.
We had leftovers for lunch, followed by naps.
FSU softball lost to #2 UCLA, 6-5, and FSU baseball beat James Madison 5-1.
SKDL joined us at 1700 for a dinner of beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, squash casserole, roasted veggies and rolls.
We finished with a Chocolate Mousse Pie.
We discussed local Broadway-quality shows and our collective desire to attend some.
They left at 8.
In the evening, we watched an
Elton John concert on Disney+. At 2240, itís 31o.
Fri, Feb 17||
At 0750, itís 56o and raining.
Lyd and Kate went shopping for vanity cabinets for Kate.
Lyd had an Oyster PoBoy and I had brats and kraut for lunch.
In the afternoon, we watched FSU softball, and Thursday shows and a birthday card came for Lyd from Linda.
We had Lobster Maslo for dinner and the
FSU baseball team opened its season.
At 2255, itís 35o.
Thu, Feb 16||
At 0724, itís 40o on Lydís 74th birthday.
She made Oyster Stew for lunch served with a variety of cheeses.
The rains started around 1, as predicted.
Vicki called in the afternoon and we fried oysters for dinner.
I opened the family Zoom room and we played 3 matches of Trivial Pursuit Ladder, winning 2 of the 3.
At 2300, itís 53o.
Wed, Feb 15||
At 0724, itís 46o.
Lyd used our last can of jumbo lump crab to make crab balls for lunch.
Our delivery of oysters arrived, as did a nice bouquet of tulips from Bill and Cindy.
We had seafood Belmont over couscous for dinner, and, in the evening, watched Tuesday nightís recorded shows.
At 2030, itís 56o.
Tue, Feb 14||
At 0734, itís 37o on Valentineís Day.
We went to lunch at GNA.
We came home to naps.
We didnít have any organized dinner, and watched Monday nightís NCIS episodes. At 2150, itís 38o.
Mon, Feb 13||
At 0828, itís 33o.
We had leftovers for lunch and watched the next episode of 1923.
We watched Downton Abbey A new Era, and, at 2255, itís 52o.
Sun, Feb 12||
At 0653, itís 28o.
We made Amish Slaw for later and Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Lyd had a Weiner Schnitzel sandwich for lunch, and I had leftover pasta and clam sauce.
I made dinner reservations for the Baltimore Inner Harbor Weekend.
Following naps, we watched recorded shows and 2 episodes of 1923.
We made Philly Cheese Steaks for dinner, but the Chiefs won the Super Bowl 38-35.
At 2230, itís 40o and raining.
Sat, Feb 11||
At 0553, itís 40o.
I completed our weekly marketing and started to 40mg of Furosemide.
We had Sal and Kateís leftover sandwiches from yesterday for lunch, followed by naps.
We had Osso Bucco for dinner and watched Thursday and Friday night shows.
At 2130, itís 31o.
Fri, Feb 10||
At 0709, itís 53o.
Sal and Kate arrived a little after 8 while their house is having electrical work done.
Sal went straight to the living room and set up an office.
Several phone calls to Robinís office established a 1230 appointment at the hospital for a Venous DPX Low Extremity bilateral sonogram.
Parking is horrible, so we used Valet parking and tipped the valet $10.
Adam did the test which took about an hour.
He was unable to divulge the results, but it was clear that if a clot was found, I would be admitted, not sent home.
We elected to skip lunch out and went directly home.
Soon thereafter, a call from Robinís office revealed a prescription has been called in for 40mg of Furosemide to be taken, daily, for the next month.
SKDL left about 5 to return to their house.
Lyd made an excellent Weiner Schnitzel, served with Baked Potato, 24-hour salad and a bottle of CSM Riesling.
At 1933, with no naps, itís 46o.
Thu, Feb 9||
At 0748, itís 36o with a light rain.
We put in a call to Robinís nurse for follow-up.
We had minestrone for lunch and watch the pilot episode of 1923.
We ordered oysters from Crab Place along with VIP membership and called Robinís nurse again, this time receiving a call back.
With the swelling not going down, Robinís ordering a sonogram.
We watched 2 episodes of 1923 and had angel hair pasta with clam sauce for dinner.
We watched the 1st Hobbit movie, and, at 2145, itís 58o.
Wed, Feb 8||
At 0645, itís 30o.
We picked up a steroid and antibiotic to combat the approaching pneumonia.
Lyd had a hot dog and I had a pair of smoked brats with kraut for lunch and naps in the afternoon.
Vicki called to check on my health situation.
Lyd made a chicken pot pie for dinner with some 24 hour salad and a bottle of Gewurtz.
We finished The West Wing, and, at 2200, itís 31.
Tue, Feb 7||
At 0731, itís 21o.
I had a chest x-ray which showed the beginnings of pneumonia, so Robin has phoned in additional script to the Giant pharmacy.
I moved my podiatrist appointment.
We had tuna salad for lunch, along with some roasted eggplant.
I booked our Mears ground transport for March, in Orlando, and texted it to Chris.
We reserved our excursions for the Revolution cruise in late March.
We had red snapper for dinner which was terrible, accompanied by a 24-hour salad that was excellent.
In the evening, we watched 3 more episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2220, itís 40o.
Mon, Feb 6||
At 0727, itís 27o.
I called and got an appointment with Robin, our PCP.
She prescribed 9 furosemide pills over 6 days, blood work, a chest xray and EKG.
Following the filling of the prescription, we picked up lunch at McDonalds and I took the 1st pair of furosemide pills.
We had no interest in dinner, and after 3 more episodes of The West Wing, at 2150, itís 33o.
Sun, Feb 5||
At 0630, itís 22o.
Shallow breathing; shortness of breath was gone by the time Lyd came down.
We went to the market together and had Anthonyís pizza for lunch.
SKDL came at 1400 and we watched Apollo 13 on Prime.
At Kateís recommendation, Iíve cancelled the colonoscopy on Wednesday.
We had shellfish fra diavolo over cappalini for dinner and then watched three more of The West Wing.
At 2129 we went up and Lyd gave me extra pillows to elevate my head.
Sat, Feb 4||
At 0620, itís 11o, with a windchill of 0o Ė no marketing today!
We didnít even open the front door.
We had Kraut Soup for lunch. EPCOT Clue 2023.02 kicked off at 1510.
We had leftover lasagna with Romaine splits for dinner and then moved through recorded shows from Thursday and Friday night.
At 2150, itís 21o.
Fri, Feb 3||
At 0725, itís 30o.
Sal & Kate were to have spent the day with us as their house is having electrical work done, but anticipated low temperatures delayed that work.
My left leg was quite swollen, so Lyd wrapped it.
I sent out the Clue cards for tomorrow.
We had chicken tortilla soup for lunch.
We had Pork Clairmont for dinner and watched 3 more of The West Wing.
At 2150, itís 18o and dropping.
Thu, Feb 2||
At 0638, itís 21o on Ground Hog Day.
We menu-planned and went to Smokey Bones for lunch.
We came home to naps.
We continued with season 7 of The West Wing.
At 2210, itís 33o.
Wed, Feb 1||
At 0629, itís 29o and we had a light dusting of snow overnight.
I added a Wild Life page.
We had Salute pizza for lunch, and, in the afternoon, I booked scooters for
WDW in March and for Baltimore Inner Harbor. We had Shepherdís Pie for dinner with corn salad, and then watched three episodes of The West Wing. At 2150, itís 25.
Tue, Jan 31||
At 0653, itís 36o with a light rain.
We went to Salute for lunch.
We came home, during snow showers, to naps.
We finished season 6 of The West Wing and purchased season 7.
At 2200, itís 34o.
Mon, Jan 30||
At 0744, itís 35o.
We inventoried the kitchen fridge and freezer and had leftovers for lunch.
Following naps, we had leftover pork Francaise; dirty rice and corn before watching two more episodes of The West Wing.
At 2132, itís 48o.
Sun, Jan 29||
At 0623, itís 29o.
We had leftovers for lunch.
Beginning at 1500, we watched the Eagles beat the 49ers 31-7 to win the NFC Championship.
We had leftover Chicken Cordon Bleu for dinner with a few side veggies and then watched the Chiefs beat the Bengals 23-20 to win the AFC Championship.
The Super Bowl will be Philadelphia and Kansas City.
At 2220, itís 42o.
Sat, Jan 28||
At 0617, itís 36o.
I completed our weekly marketing and we had leftovers for lunch.
In the afternoon, we watched Spiderman 2.
A little after 5, SKDL picked us up and we went to Willoughbyís on park for dinner.
At 2130, itís 43o.
Fri, Jan 27||
At 0757, itís 32o.
Lyd and Kate went shopping at Bella Jules and then to lunch at the Barley Mow.
We had chicken livers; scalloped apples, brusselsí sprouts and a VWP 2021 Gewurztraminer for dinner.
In the evening, we watched two more episodes of The West Wing, season 6, and, at 2207, itís 27o.
Thu, Jan 26||
At 0726, itís 39o and most of the snow was washed away by last nightís rain. We menu planned, and, at 1100, went to
Masa for lunch, where Agus was our server.
We both brought home half for dinner.
Following naps, I finished my sushi and we watched Tuesday night shows.
At 2200, itís 40o.
Wed, Jan 25||
At 0721, itís 31o, with less than 1Ē in the forecast, but the schools have gone virtual for the day.
I ordered a wifi USB for the 2015 laptop.
We did a lot of menu planning.
Danielle called from V&A about our April request.
The snow started at 1100.
We got about 1Ē by 1400 when it quit.
I called the concierge at the Baltimore Hotel to ask for a scooter.
At 1750, ExpressLawn shoveled us out. We had Steak Diane with a baked potato, Brussles Sprouts and a bottle of pinotage for dinner and then watched a few episodes of The West Wing while the rain poured down.
At 2145, itís 39o.
Tue, Jan 24||
At 0718, itís 34o with a forecast of 1-3Ē of snow, tomorrow.
We went to lunch at Ruby Tuesday
We came home to naps and gathering clouds for tomorrowís snow, now expected at 1-2Ē before being rained out.
We had no interest in dinner, and watched a few episodes of The West Wing.
At 2110, itís 33o.
Mon, Jan 23||
At 0758, itís 37o with a rain/snow mixture.
We had zuppa Toscana for lunch.
At 1235, Lisa called from CAC. This yearís competition has been moved one day later.
I changed our flights.
Lyd made chicken mozzarella for dinner and we watched 3 more of The West Wing.
At 2149, itís 40o.
Sun, Jan 22||
At 0706, itís 28o.
Lyd made a batch of Zuppa Toscana and we had some for lunch.
SKDL came at 1400 and we watched Father of The Bride and committed to the Baltimore trip in March. After they left, we watch Cincinnati beat Buffalo 27-10. We had leftover chicken potpie for dinner with broccoli and watched the first half of Dallas at the 49ers, 9-9. We switched to The West Wing. At 2200, itís 36o and raining.
Sat, Jan 21||
At 0721, itís 38o.
I completed our weekly marketing.
We had a purchased shrimp tempura (poor) with crackers and cheese for lunch.
Our wine order arrived and we both had naps.
We watched the Kansas City Chief beat the Jaguars 27-20 and had an excellent Orange Roughy in a lemon sauce, with Brussels Sprouts and a bottle of CSM Riesling, before moving into the Giants at the Eagles.
At 2145, itís 28-0 Eagles at the half and 37o.
Fri, Jan 20||
At 0732, itís 37o.
I talked to Joel at Merrill Lynch and we worked on fixing the download problem into Quicken.
We had sardine sandwiches for lunch and finished the Lego duplex next to the bookstore.
We had Seafood Belmont for dinner with fingerling potatoes and red onions.
We watched 3 episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2145, itís 43o.
Thu, Jan 19||
At 0718, itís 39o in a light rain.
We ďWordled,Ē asked Sal to secure tickets for Leoís Once Upon A Mattress and started menu planning for next week.
I had an ophthalmologist appointment with Peter Campanella and everything is OK, with IOP of 16@.
Still raining, we went to Sprechers Meat Market and, next door, to Adelphia Seafood Market before returning home.
Still raining, we elected to have Bubba Burgers at home rather than go out for lunch to Smokey Bones as planned.
I opened the Zoom room for the family game night at 1830 and we played 3 sets of Trivial Pursuit ladder.
We watched more of The West Wing, and, at 2145, itís 40o and raining.
Wed, Jan 18||
At 0708, itís 37o.
We worked on the third floor of the Lego Bookstore Duplex before pulling some Anthonyís pizza from the freezer for lunch.
I wrote to Israel requesting a table for April.
We had Lydís Chicken Cordon Bleu for dinner with fingerling potatoes, sliced tomatoes, and a bottle of Riesling.
We watched 3 of The West Wing, and, at 2155, itís 42o.
Tue, Jan 17||
At 0802, itís 33o.
We ordered a few things from Amazon and more Wine from wine.com.
We went to Ganlyís for lunch.
We both came home to naps.
Vic sent an addendum to the Marvic sale contract for signature.
We watched Monday shows in the evening.
At 2140, itís 38o.
Mon, Jan 16||
At 0655, itís 25o.
Cara arrived at 0700 and finished cleaning at 0830.
We had shrimp bisque for lunch and I finished the Waldorf Salad as well.
We worked on the Lego bookstore and watched recorded Sunday shows.
We requested Sonia for thenport to/from PHL in March and had panko scallops for dinner with a bottle of Riesling.
We watched a couple of The West Wing, and, at 2125, itís 38o.
Sun, Jan 15||
At 0723, itís 27o.
Lyd made a batch of shrimp bisque to which we added her lobster tail from Friday.
We started watching Miami at Buffalo until SKDL arrived and then watched Sister Act.
After they left at 1700, we caught the end of the Miami v Buffalo game, won by Buffalo 34-31, and immediately switched to the Giants at Vikings.
We had osso bucco with mashed potatoes, a Waldorf salad and a bottle of pinotage for dinner, and then finished the Friday night recorded shows.
At 2130, itís 30o.
Sat, Jan 14||
At 0704, itís 31o and I completed our weekly marketing while Lyd made a batch of sausage minestrone soup.
At 2135, itís 28o.
Fri, Jan 13||
At 0738, itís 52o.
At 1230, we met KDL at Red Lobster for lunch.
After dropping off the boys, Kate took measurements of our shower to share with her contractor.
In the evening, we watched Thursday shows.
At 2230, itís 36o.
Thu, Jan 12||
At 0742, itís 37o.
We cleaned up the fridge and did a little menu planning.
We then went to Plaza Azteca for lunch.
We came home to Magic of Disneyís Animal Kingdom videos and naps.
We watched a pair of The West Wing season 5.
At 2125. Itís 54o.
Wed, Jan 11||
At 0703, itís 27o. We went to PA DOT and Lyd got her new driverís license. We worked on the Lego Bookstore and made dinner of leftover lamb, peas and onion in a stir fry. In the evening, it was back to The West Wing.
Tue, Jan 10||
At 0732, itís 34o.
We reset the fox gates after Scrawny vacated.
We worked on the Lego Book Store.
We headed for Anthonyís Pizza, but were intercepted by a PPL crew looking for our non-functional street light.
We worked a little more on the Bookstore.
Not interested in dinner, we watched the NCIS crossover trilogy and two episodes of The West Wing.
At 2120, itís 32o.
Mon, Jan 09||
At 0756, itís 33o.
Around 10, we blocked the primary opening under the sun room, after the scrawny grey fox escaped.
Following naps, reported the Logan Avenue streetlight again and spent some time building the Lego bookstore.
We had a boneless leg of lamb for dinner with mashed potatoes, beets, corn, and a bottle of MAN Pinotage.
At 1930, we watched the NCAA Championship between Georgia and TCU, led by Georgia 38-7 at the half, and won 65-7.
At 2112, itís 37o.
Sun, Jan 08||
At 0728, itís 28o.
We finished packing up the Christmas decorations and Lyd made a pot of clam chowder for lunch.
We both had naps and SKDL arrived at 2.
They took all the decorations to the dungeon and brought up the dog gates.
We watched Top Gun: Maverick, and,
after they left we switched over to the Giants at the Eagles, won by Philadelphia 22-16.
We watched 2 episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2121, itís 39o.
Sat, Jan 07||
At 0724, itís 39o.
I completed our weekly marketing and we watched a few Animal Kingdom episodes, and took down the bulk of the Christmas decorations.
Clue kicked off at 3 with four teams.
We had pork Francaise for dinner and watched the Saturday NFL games with Kansas City beating Las Vegas, followed by Tennessee at Jacksonville.
At 2111, itís 40o.
Fri, Jan 06||
At 0747, itís 42o in a light rain.
At 0830, Lyd went to Great Clips to get a haircut from Tom.
At 0900, the borough took the tree and the refuse.
We had leftovers for lunch and watched the shows recorded on Thursday.
We had filet mignons for dinner
At 2145, itís 40o.
Thu, Jan 05||
At 0725, itís 45o.
I had a podiatrist appointment and upon my return I dragged the Boy Scout Christmas tree to the curb for pickup by the borough.
We went to the upholstery store to get a quote to recover the two library ottomans.
We then went to Thai Bistro for lunch.
We came home to naps and more communication from Mark Evans on our Sommelier Room dinner at Citricos.
In the evening, we watched another trio of The West Wing.
At 2212, itís 48o.
Wed, Jan 04||
At 0702, itís 44o.
Mark Evans sent details on our sommelier room dinner at Citricos.
Bill, Vicki and Rudy left at 8 and came back for Vickiís purse and came back for Rudyís leash.
We cleaned out the fridge, freezing some dinners.
We watched some Tuesday shows.
We had leftovers for lunch and Lyd made a pair of meat loaves for dinner, served with Baked potato, Brussels Sprouts and foie gras.
We watched another trio of The West Wing.
At 2145, itís 59o.
Tue, Jan 03||
At 0642, itís 47o and raining, and Bill and Vicki Payne, and Rudy are here for a visit..
Mon, Jan 02||
At 0757, itís 39o.
Bill and Vicki Payne, and Rudy arrived from Massachusetts on their way home to West Virginia.
At 2050, itís 49o.
Sun, Jan 01||
At 0546, itís 42o on New Years Day, in a light rain.
We booked our ADR for March at WDW. We had a can of black-eyed peas, for luck, and then watched the
Eagles lose to the Saints, 20-10. We steamed two lobster tails and served them with sweet potato fries and a spinach salad. We watched both NCAA semi-final games, with TCU and Georgia winning the right to next Mondayís championship. At 2135, itís 40o.