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2/25/20 8:56 A

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I thought it was beauitful day. Today not so good to start. It's a lite rain. We need it but not good for the pool! We'll see in an hour.

Yesterday was laundry. Today vac the floors and going to a party late afternoon.

I hope you all have a good day. Hugs Fern

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2/24/20 11:07 P

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A very hot day - finished planting and transplanting plants / party.



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2/24/20 9:21 A

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I hope you can relax this week!.I'm sure you will be busy with your mom. Take care and enjoy!

Marcy I love Bluebonnets. We have a few growing here in the park. Enjoy!

I hope the team has a good day. Hugs Fern


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2/23/20 10:29 P

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Another busy day. Hope to take a little time tomorrow for some R&R. Our week of work for our rummage sale paid off and we earned $3,000. Still have a couple big ticket items we are going to put on EBay and hope to sell. One is a stereo system new and cost $5,000. Selling for $300. We think this will sell. Glad it's done and over.

Today after church we had an anniversary party with cake and coffee then finally home. Mom called and needed her med she was out of so had to go to the pharmacy. Back home to put feet up about 30 mins. then up to the hall to serve ice cream social. Finally home to put feet up and relax. Neighbors are watching Daisy while we go to Eagle Pass with a tour bus full of people from our park. So had them come over while we were working to see that all will go well. They locked our house which we don't do when in the park. Couldn't get in so had to go and find where they were playing cards. Had a laugh about that. Got their house key to get our house key and then return their house key.

Now am going to Spark and then head for bed.

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2/23/20 9:39 P

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Beautiful day - even though I really miss the cold snap.

Went to Home Depot to look at plants / flowers - met a very nice lady that lives down the street at one of the trailer parks - Leslier World (can't spell tonight) - I believe Fran lives there?

After my yard work and house cleaning I'm sitting on 12,XXX in steps - very sore and tired.

I take it easier tomorrow due to lessons!!!

Becky - my Bluebonnets are sprouting and should bloom this week!!!



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Funny right??? I hope you and the ithers are having a good day.
Not much here. Went to the new church in Los Frenos today. It was good but I'd rather go to my one in San Benito. We'll probably go when DD comes it her kind of music.

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2/22/20 9:51 P

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lol FERN - I had to go look at the photo again - and after I looking again - I could see the fish!!

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2/21/20 12:32 P

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25 pts on the Bonus Wheel today !

Marcy when I first saw you picture I thought ir was an angery fish. Than I look and saw your duck!

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2/21/20 12:23 P

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Yup It's COLD out for his walk this AM WINDY!!!! Not good for the pool. I did take the dog
for his walk this AM. BURRR. He is such a good doggie to take care of. He doesn't even cry when Mom leaves. She'll be back tomorrow night.

Not much here. It's too cold to out side so I think I might just read today. Yesterday my hubby told me our small freezer died so we had to go buy a new one. He also took me out for breakfast and HEB shopping. Busy day.

I hope you all keep warm. Hugs Fern

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2/21/20 9:47 A

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Becky - Alfresco was cancelled for this past Thursday. They should cancel when it's 100 degrees!!! emoticon

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2/20/20 1:58 P

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Constant drizzle here in Weslaco...

Dug up my milkweed plant / potted it carefully and moved it with the many monarch caterpillars to the front yard so that the kiddos can enjoy them! Covered the pot with one of my mesh laundry bags and braced it down with plants / bricks. The mocking bird watched me and was not happy that I was moving and covering his food. I loose too many to the birds after all their munching!!!

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2/19/20 9:45 P

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Today, I felt I had to go and work at church as the sale is on Fri. so Roger and Mindy went to the flea market and had a good walk. Did find a couple things. And of course, the rain that was to come never showed up so they have more time to wander.

So tired and hurting tonight that I told Roger and Mindy to fix dinner and I didn't care what. Roger made goulash and a salad. Mindy did garlic toast. Then we packed up and took all over to mom's.

Off to do my points for tonight. Probably won't be back to chat until after the weekend. Too much going on. SO hope you all have a great weekend. See you next week.

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2/19/20 10:02 A

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emoticon Winter is back!!! emoticon

Eileen - you and your daughter caught the good beach weather just in time!!!! emoticon

Fern - yup - no pool!!! emoticon

Becky - emoticon Thank you for bringing the winter back with you!!! emoticon

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2/19/20 8:45 A

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Glad you had a good day at the beach. I hope your DD is haveing fun (it's sounds like she is).

Becky it's good to hear from you. I hope you don't try do all your at home work in one day.
I do remember all the work after you get home from a trip.

Well I guess no pool today. the wind is comming up and temp is droping. I didn't mark my pool yesterday so I put it on today. I had a good time talking to people I haven't seen this year yet.
The fashion show was good but nothing I would buy.
I hope you all have a good day. Hugs Fern

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2/18/20 9:41 P

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Spent the afternoon at SPI. Temp was really nice. The water was not as cool as we had been lead to believe. Enjoyed a few hits of the waves, some really big. Mindy has a co-worker, friend vacationing at SPi so ate at Louis Backyard and they had a good visit. Drive back was a little after rush hour and got home as the sun set. Fun and relaxing day.

Glad you are back Becky. Hope you had a good trip.

Happy Birthday to your daughter, Fern. Seems the kids get older and older but then we do as well.

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2/18/20 11:12 A

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Hi everyone glad we are finally back home. We had fun but now there is stuff to do at home.

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2/18/20 9:32 A

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I'm sorry to hear your also Gluton intolerant. Bummer! I understand more and more restrants are cooking Glutton free foods. I bet not many down here. I hope you and your DD enjoy your days while she is here.

Today is my Baby's Birthday she's 59 now. I can't beleave that she is that old. I'm sure they wount do anything with her hubby home recoperiting from his foot surgery.

Today is the fashion show and lunchen at the Clubhouse. I will go so no pool today.

I hope you all have a good day. Hugs Fern

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2/17/20 9:42 P

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Mindy is trying to enjoy the weather and the pool. She will only get a couple days if the weather people are right. So she is soaking it in. We have been doing our thing. I thought about going to the pool with her but had baking to get done and also dinner prep. Takes a little extra time to get it all packed up and taken over to mom's. She always calls and wants to go out to eat even though she was quite dizzy again today. Then after eating a big meal for her says that home cooking is the best. So I will keep that going at least 4 times a week.

Being gluten intolerant now, going out to eat is difficult. Yesterday we stopped at Luby's and I was sick getting home. Figured out the liver I enjoy had been dusted with flour as I would do the same thing. Didn't even think about that. SO I enjoy eating at home more.

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2/17/20 11:05 A

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Yes, FERN, today and the next 2 days should be perfect for the pool till the front comes in on Wednesday. (I slept as long as my body wanted to!!!)

Eileen - I bet your mom is going to enjoy and anticipate her new help and company more and more each day!!! So glad it's working out for everyone!

I bet you have a long day planned for your daughter today! Enjoy!

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2/17/20 9:05 A

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Oh my heart sang when I read your Mom likes her helpers. Thank you LORD!
I hope your enjoy your DD while she is here. today and tomorrow are to be good.

Marcy I hope you had a good night sleep.

Well today I get to go to the pool. It looks like Tues. and Wed also. I hope so! It's 71 but wind now. I'm going we'll see if anyone elise comes. I'm sure they will.

Take care Hugs Fern

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2/16/20 11:12 P

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Mom seems to enjoy the company of her aides. Hoping this continues. We do take her places a fair amount but will relieve us a little.

Left church as quickly as possible as our daughter did arrive at 11:30 in McAllen. She enjoyed a little outdoor weather waiting for us. Much different from home. Went to the pool and hot tub this afternoon "just to warm the bones". She gets up very, very early every day so her bedtime is 8 PM. She can enjoy coffee with the guys in the morning. I'll sleep in, thank you :-)

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2/16/20 9:45 P

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Almost quiet day Fern.

I started trimming branches / trees that I could reach with my long poll. I left everything on the ground till tomorrow - it got really hot and I was tired.

I was saved by a text from my friend Letty - invited me over for supper - so off to clean up! She couldn't believe that I actually drank 3 glasses of tea!!! I love her tea but I'm sure I was dehydrated!! Guess I'll be waking up more than usually tonight!



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2/16/20 9:24 A

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Nothing wrong with Dirty Al"s. How is Mom doing better with her helper? It sure is hard to see your body slow down as we get older. Very hard to give in to it. I hope I'm not that stubborn but I supose I'll be there soon. May God bless her and your family.

Marcy I hope you have a good and quiet day. Be wicky I hope your enjoying your camping trip.

May GOD be with you all. Hugs Fern

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2/15/20 11:09 P

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Had a volunteer luncheon at noon then off to church until 5 PM. Got a somewhat organized mess but things are moving along. Dined at Dirty Al's as too tired to make our meal.

Eileen

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2/15/20 9:04 P

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Wow - Fern - that's lots of reading!!! I fall asleep when I start to read!

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2/15/20 9:06 A

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Yes it was cold yesterday! I only get 1 or 2 days to swim. I just can't handle the wind. I'm hoping Spring will come soon!
We had cards Thurs night and tonight.
at least I get to talk to someone and find out whats going on. I read 2 books and started another one. And even cleaned some of our house. Now you know I'm bored. OH well. I enjoyed the books.
I hope you all had a good Valentine 's day. May God Bless Fern

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2/14/20 10:14 P

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Not much today - a quick trip to Target in Harlingen - one lesson.

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2/13/20 10:52 P

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I agree it was a chilly morning but about 10 AM I went out to tell our neighbors goodbye as the moved out today for a single level home. The sun was shining and warm. Thought I would need a sweatshirt to go over to mom's but didn't. When we left her house after the game, it was an absolutely beautiful day.

Went and got a mani/pedi and then home at 5 PM. Had to find a quick meal to get over to mom's. We are feeding her in the evening so she has more nutrition. Tomorrow we will be eating a little earlier as we have game night that begins at 6:30.

Mom did well, I think, today. She was a little grumpy to begin with but the helper kept knocking at the door, not coming in. Roger unlocked for her but mom had to get to the door. Problem was the helper didn't have the right address but kind of guessed so it's understandable she didn't want to walk in. Sounded like the remainder of the 3 hrs. went well.

Tomorrow another helper will be taking her to her hair appt. and nail appt. I do hope this works out as well.

I hope you all get warmer! I am sure being closer to the Gulf makes a big difference!!

Eileen

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2/13/20 9:37 P

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Eileen - I hope all works well with your mom's caregiver.

What a day! A very / VERY cold day!! There I said it!!

Karen and I volunteered (for Frontera) at the Edinburg Wetlands from 7 am to 2 pm at the RGV Coastal Expo. Our table set up was in the pavilion with the north wind blowing at us. We were all bundled in gloves / beanies / neck scarves etc. Did I say it was cold!!! We were outside the entire time. Bus loads of kiddos enjoying the many areas of Nature / Science.



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2/13/20 9:16 A

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Eileen I pray that your Mom will get along with this helper. Best wishes for you and your hubby.

Marcy yes the front came threw but we were done with the pool on Tues. morn. I'm checking the weather for today. I'm not sure yet. I see the wind is coming up not good.
I have to clean the house today we have next door coming over to play cards tonight.

I hope you all have a good day. Hugs Fern

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Marcy, the Wind Ensemble was the old McAllen Town Band. We try to go to each of the concerts during the winter. Even Roger enjoyed this one. Yes, I played the Clarinet, Oboe and Bassoon in school as well as the piano and Organ. Now it's directing a choir. Still learning that.

The last card day tomorrow (for the week) and the 1st day of mom's helper. I have her coming at 8 AM. Roger will unlock mom's door and the gal can start breakfast. Mom doesn't even have to get up but I know she will. The assistant will be there for the first half hr. of cards. I planned that so I can see how mom is dealing. Fri. I am having mom covered for her hair appt. and then nail appt. right after. The helper will be the one driving mom's car to the appt. I won't be going and and quite curious how it's going to work out. This is apparently how they get the car keys away eventually. Time will tell.

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Eileen - hopefully she will like the provider and will go with the flow, but if they bump heads watch out!!! lol

Wind Ensemble - was this one of the McAllen schools? I didn't know you played the bassoon!

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We did play cards today. Came back home for about an hour to get a few things done and back to mom's to wait for the RN that came to evaluate the situation. Mom was hesitate and wanted me to make decisions as this was my idea not hers. Great starting point. A one hour visit and she still couldn't think about hrs. so the RN wants a call tomorrow as to what time she is to send over the assistant. Mom does make things difficult.

Went to a concert tonight by the Wind Ensemble. We both think this was one of the best ones we have gone to. There was a Bassoon solo and it was awesome! I used to play the Bassoon and had forgotten the octave range. The program was filled with music that gave a mental picture with every song.

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Hi Becky - I was wondering if you were on the road!!! I bet it's cold there tonight!!! The cold front actually made it this way. I was working in the garden all morning then several trips to go take care of my friends very sick pup - I came in thru the front door to go get the leaf blower to finish the dirt I had left on the sidewalk - came out the back door and the front had arrived!!! lol withing 2 minutes or so!!! Sure feels good!!!

After I showered and got ready for a long night of lessons - my stomach started acting funny, maybe too much gardening in the heat - 5 hours - so I ended up canceling my lessons. emoticon

Exercise: so far I have 12,404 in steps - yesterday I had 14,XXX in steps emoticon

Pets fed - going to bed early.

I wonder if you will be going swimming in the morning FERN?


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Hi all
We are in Corpus and finally have good signal. Yesterday was windy but calm before the front. So today shopping and maybe sight seeing. This time I drove the truck so we have a vehicle to drive around in. I am doing a lot of walking. All these dogs want to do is walk walk walk.

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Best wishes with your Mom. I hope she will take the help and enjoy it onice it starts. It's so hard for us older ones when we need help we just get stuborn. I'm sure I'll be the same when time comes. Enjoy your DD and have fun with her.

Marcy I hope your little dove will be happy not it's free. You dso so much for our little friends.
May God Bless.

I went to the pool yesterday we had 6 of us but then the radio stoped and it was windy so I cut the class to 15 mins. I hope it will work today.

Take care all Hugs Fern

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Marcy, Mindy has been here a few times.

Busy day here. Had to tally all the "tickets" from the social last night. Then did laundry and got the guest room emptied of all my crafts that I am not doing. :-) Of course helping mom goes along with the territory. Made dinner at her house and ate there. She is eating well as long as I cook. Mom even stated tonight that she is getting exercise from pulling herself with her feet and legs in a rolling chair.

Tomorrow is card day and hopefully a visit from the homecare RN to start the process of help for mom. Didn't hear back today so don't know what's going to happen. I need the help. All I have done since coming down is care for her and run with her plus her hospital stay right after arriving.

Have a great Tues.

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Oh Eileen I'm so sorry about your daughters pup - I'm sure your going to have a good cry together at one point. Has it been a while since she has been to the valley? I don't remember you mentioning it before.

Looks like it's going to be another hot day before our next cold front tomorrow night.

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Took mom to church this AM in a wheelchair. Hard to get her out of the house and back in with a elevated door jam.

Very busy with the ice cream social today. Had 157 people and served them all in a very short hour. My feet hurt.

My DD 's dog passed away on Fri. while she was at work. It's only a little over a month since we lost Keeleigh. So we both are teary eyed yet. Not sure how we will do as she flys in on Sunday. Hope we can stay busy which our schedule here is full. Hope to get to SPI one day so she can float in the gulf.

Marcy I hope the little dove can learn from the others and live a long life! Good job of keeping it alive.

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I've been helping my neighbor with her garage sale - moving and caring items.

I just put a few things out - didn't want to lugging everything - sold most - made a little cash!

Started putting out plants - a good little profit!!!

Looks like it rained last night - sun is trying to come out. I need to go to Frontera to try to release my little rescue Inca Dove - he/she is not eating on it's on and needs to see his species to learn - it doesn't want to be hand fed anymore - I have been trying to teach it to eat the ground seeds but he throws them! There are seeds on his bedding so he must be eating - other wise how could he still be alive!!! I have been waiting for his tail feathers and primaries to grow out so that he could fly better. When I change is water (soiled) he gets upset - flaps and injures himself - so I for the most part leave him alone. Now that the weather is a little warmer it's time. I'll wait till closing time at Frontera. I don't want to release him here as I don't want him to be captured again. I'm sure he misses his mommy.

Our weather has been so weird!!!

Eileen - I hope you can work things out with your mom - I'm sure it will be comforting to know someone will be with your mom when you travel back. Vertigo - I understand - I have a chew able med that I keep handy - last really bad episode was a couple of weeks ago.



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Met with the homecare supervisor/liaison and liked her program right away. Talked a while and then mom called wondering where we were. Said she was angry at me for meeting with out her. Plan was to discuss and then include her sharing tie program. It's what she needs and she is kind of bucking the cost as her level of need would be private pay. Told her if she wouldn't pay, I would as it's my sense that she will be safe and secure while we are gone. I proceeded to make both her meal for the day and wet up things for the evening before I went home to fix dinner and get ready for company. I didn't get done before they arrived but wasn't a problem.

I thought we certainly had a lovely day today. Wish I could have been out more. Getting warm now.

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Yes Eileen it's cold again today. It looks beauitful but it's cold outside. NO pool again today.
The wind will not lay down!

Any way I hope your Mom gets the anwser your looking for. I know verdago is not fun. I'm starting to fight it. I started the med for it. I'm not sure I like it. But I'll try. I think and so dose the Dr. thinks it from my arithris. Best wishes with trying to fine out the cause.
Marcy how are you doing? I'm sure your enjoying this cool weather.
Becky how are you doing? I hope your staying warm.

Keep warm God loves you. Hugs Fern

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Spent a lot of time with mom today, caring for her. Very dizzy. Had to get her food for her as well as getting her to bed tonight. She has the vertigo but no reason. Dr. couldn't find anything. I am starting to wonder if it's and inner ear problem like fluid. But last Thru. she had pain from the neck to the toes. Never has pain. So not sure what's going on. 3 Dr. visits and nothing. So am trying an antihistamine to see if that helps. Has had lots of antibiotics.

This was my card day and the mom's care. Tomorrow we are meeting with a rep from a home care agency. Then will take her over to mom's when I feel the agency will be a fit for her.

I actually wore a sweatshirt over to mom's this AM. A little cool when moving on the golf cart!

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I lost my whole post.Not Good!

Any way take care and keep warm.
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Eileen - that northern breeze did cut through to our bones, but birders we were!!!! One show off northern birder was wearing short sleeves - we kept asking if he was cold. He said his heavy weight kept him warm and back home it was below freezing! Still... I caught him alternating his hands in his pockets a couple of times!!!! His hands, nose and face were red as can be!!! It WAS COLD!!!!!

I decided not to go birding this morning!!!!

Does your mom take any meds for her dizziness? Vertigo? I have emergency chew-able pills.

I have one lesson today - so I'll probably venture out to bird later in the afternoon.

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Had to go over to mom's this AM and help again. Another bad day with dizziness. Did some cleaning and throwing. It's a start. Then home for a quick snack and off to church to price and continue organizing for the rummage sale. Didn't get home until 5 PM. Long day and the body feels it.

Marcy, it was cold for being out in the wilderness. That north breeze could really cut through to the bone. Glad you got some good pictures.

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Becky - the Great Horned Owl is being seen at Estero!

Speaking of the Cool weather (FERN) and the Estero (BECKY) - yup, I went birding today in this brisk cold front!!! It WAS COLD out in the field!!! Glad I decided to layer up, grab my gloves, scarf etc - we all started pulling out more and more winter items from our bags!!! Becky, you can just imagine how cold it was up on the levee!!!! Whew!!!

Birding from 8:30 am to 1pm and it took me over 2 hours to actually warm up after I came home! Of course I haven't put the heater on.



Snowy Egret - since it was snowing in Texas and it was cold enough to today!!! emoticon

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The class went well. We had 38 out of 40. They mostly did a good job. They sure went through a lot of wine.
I'm still trying to deside if I want to go to the pool today. I didn't yesterday just too windy.

Marcy I hope you enjoy the coller weather that's comming. I'll stay in the house.

Take care all Hugs Fern

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Hi all,
Eileen sorry for your loss. I hope Feb. will be better for you.

Marcy where did you see the beautiful owl? //////is it the barn owl at your neighbors?

Fern how did the art class go?



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Busy day. Mom tried to call this AM but my phone was dead and Roger at a meeting. She needed help getting to the table and some breakfast. Very dizzy. We did play and then I got her an appt. with her Cardiologist. Roger had gone to dinner with the Iowa group which mom and I missed so he had to come back to to help get mom in the wheelchair and into the car. Mom was cleared with her heart issues. After we stopped at Denny's and she said she hadn't eaten for 2 days beside breakfast yesterday. I do think some of the dizziness was this but still has some. Didn't get back to my house until 8 PM after settling her for bed. Long day!!

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Cold front is coming emoticon Cold front is coming!!!!

Should I go birding tomorrow? Hmmm - shorts to jacket!!!

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Good morning I did go to the pool yesterday. We had 6 chilly gals. I'm not going today. I was so cold with the wind yesterday. It's at windy today and getiing colder as the day goes along. I guess I'll just walk around the house today and the rest of the week.

Eileen yes I washed most of the day yesterday also. It feels good when it's done. I hope you can relax and enjoy your cards today. I hope your mother is feeling good.

Marcy Becky and team have a good day. Hugs Fern

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Eileen - I'm sorry for the loss of your beloved pup.

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Busy home day today. Laundry, 3 loads.

I am working on perfecting some gluten free bread as the products in the stores are so expensive. 1st loaf, pretty good. Previous loaf, a total failure! The bread machine didn't finish baking, the bread was still dough. Used a different flour so today went back to the flour used on the first and got a really nice loaf. I will enjoy it as toast in the AM.

Tomorrow is card day so a few hours of relaxing and thinking!

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Eileen sorry for your end of 2019 and the start of 2020. Hopefully it will be better now.
Take care We care.

It looks like I'll be able to use the pool today. Windy but warmer.
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Hi to all. Haven't been chatting with any team for a long time. Too many things happening. Haven't felt like I had much to share. So I will do a short outline of the past month plus.

The Christmas Choir went very well and many compliments on it.
We lost our little Keeleigh on Jan 3rd and have broken hearts.



Mom has been ill for a month now. Spending time with her helping and doing.

Started having back problems and had a very deep massage about 3 wks. ago. Couldn't move for over a week. Was hoping to get additional relief last Sat. but my therapist fell from a ladder and broke ribs. So no massage for a while.

We are back doing ice cream socials every Sun. except tonight. They had a Super Bowl party and snacks in the hall.

Our park managers have "resigned" (probably fired) as of last Weds. They needed to go a long time ago but will be staying until April. Saw their motorhome in front of their home today.

Kind of up to date with a bit of a difficult month. Hoping Feb. is better. It will be as our daughter is arriving on the 16th for the week. It will be a very busy week as it's our rummage sale at church the day she flies home. Of course we have to go to SPI one day.

Hope to keep stopping in daily. No promises but will try.

Marcy, I did scroll back a little and the pictures are great!











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Birding in the morning at Frontera and then in the very late evening at Estero -

Exercise - goal met!!!



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Yeah I went back to bed about 3AM. I got about 4 more hrs of sleep. I was dozy all day.
The Puppy went home yesterday. The house seem so quiet. He is such a good dog and loves to cuddle.
Well I ve got a few minnets before we leave for
church. I hope ypu and the team have a great day.
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Such a blah feeling day -
* I didn't go birding
* My neighbor didn't have her garage sale - she was gone all day - maybe she had it at her mother's.
* I only had one student - glad I didn't cancel her lesson - she did really good for her 4th lesson.
* I didn't go to Market Days - Becky sent me a text

* I did a little gardening but I kept getting light headed.
* I did lots of cleaning.
* I did sneeze and get chilled.

Somehow I managed to get over 10,XXX steps - probably from walking in circles!

I'm hungry!!!! lol



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Good morning Fern - or did you go back to sleep!!!

I woke up early - and my eyes are really burning!!!! So much on my mind of things to do that kept me waking up often that I just gave in - I didn't want to go into that early morning coma!!! My turn to wake Scoop up!!!
According to my fitbit app - I woke up like every 40 minutes or so - 5hrs sleep with only 1hr and 4 minutes in Deep sleep.

Coffee done and I want more!! lol

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Ouch Fran I hope you heal fast. right or left hand?

Marcy and Becky the sip and paint was fun but was I tired after. With the front comming in and doing that was I sore that night and next day. Now I can't sleep so I thought I'd post you.It's almost 1:30 AM.
We've been dog sitting for 4 days. He is such a good dog. No problems and his Mom comes home tomorrow. Or I guess it will be today.

How is your exercise going??? I hope your both doing it but not over doing.

Take care I care I may post later Hugs Fern

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Saturday Birdathon - lots of work - identifying birds / ebirding / etc. The teams are formed from 4 or more and travel from am to pm to several birding locations.

I know I won't make it in the morning to McAllen - I didn't even cancel my lessons - but some students have already done it for me with illness - so I only have 2 lessons - 11am and 12pm.

My neighbor might be having a garage sale and if so I'd like to try to sell just a few things - not clearing much out - I want to try to sell my kitchen chairs (set of 5) and other small things. I don't even think she has advertised, but she is overwhelmed now that she moved back in (next door to my left) and has double items between her and her son.

Fran wrote a blog - broken finger / surgery / therapy.



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Saturday what does it involve.

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A very, tiring day of birding but so much fun!

8am - Frontera Bird Walk

Met up with my friend Karen after the walk around 11ish and we went to Mercedes to locate the most talked about bird, the Fork-tailed Flycatcher. I had driven out once by myself - no luck, she found it on her 5 try! After a while we were a nice mixed group of birders with so much excitement when it perched near us.


On the way back we followed the smoke to the sugar cane fields and the vast amount of birds awaiting a toastie. (yuck)
Came across a couple of Caracaras



With my stomach in growl mode we continued to Estero where we had a good list of species.

I had a lesson free day until a Freshman Flute player texted and asked for an extra lesson - she was getting nervous for Saturday's competition - so I said under one condition - that nothing would be said how bad I looked and I was not planning on changing out of my birding clothes till bed time!!! lol

Becky - Saturday I may join in the Frontera Birdathon - McAllen Valley Nature Center / Santa Ana and ending with Estero. Interested? I decided to meet the team there in case I decide not to go.

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What a unique cake!!!!

A beautiful day - but I stayed in all day organizing some music for the week.

I slept too long again - 10 hours - jeeze

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So busy today and Monday. Monday we got caliche lates down on our RV port. Today I cut just a few branches and burned them. I was my son’s B Day and he asked for pizza on the grill. I made him a cake that looked like pizza. Strawberry frosting for the sauce and shredded white chocolate for the cheese, fruit roll ups for pepperoni. Yum yum.


Fern how did the class go? I bet they had fun. That is the best part the fun.

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Oh how fun Fern!!! emoticon You will do awesome!!!!

What is the picture theme?

Exercise: I actually got out of the house and tried to chase down a rare bird in the farm roads somewhere in Mercedes - traffic was fast and scary, so I didn't walk around. My next stop was to find Progreso Lakes! Oh so beautiful, I found an abandoned home and walked to the lake - so hard to take photos with all the tall reeds. So many Whistling Ducks!



Too close to the Boarder!!!! I'm pretty sure they were watching me and checked out my license plate, but I just had to take a picture!!!



After driving around for a while I headed back to home base / Frontera (closed on Monday's so I was solo again!)




A pretty hot day - even for these Chachalaca's.

BECKY - Valley Nature Center at 7pm - moving lessons around....I'll text you around 6ish to confirm that I will be going!!!

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Yup it was foggy! But it got beauitful later. I hope all had a good day.

Today is the pool, health fair in club house and sip & paint in the Club house. The gal that leads the class is sick and the other one is working so they asked me to do it today. I sure hope I don't mess up. They have 40 to sip wine and paint.

Take care I care hugs Fern

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A very foggy morning here in Weslaco - not me the weather!!!! lol



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It's a good thing yout students didn't run away when you opened the door. They must know you. I hope they do well for you this week.

Well it's Monday. pool and laundry. We enjoyed seeing the new home. It wouldn't be for me. It was very modern. It fits both of them. That what counts.

Take care have a good day. Hugs Fern

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True - Fern - I'm waiting for her to go to the training!!! I won't be there and they will soon realize that she is not comfortable around technology! She has till tomorrow morning to submit her work - I think they are just asking this and giving her a time line to test her. It should have been done immediately as it was so easy. She won't have time to work on it tomorrow as she will be working at her part time job at John Knox.

I had forgotten that I had two lessons scheduled for today! I was not ready - thank goodness it was my high school students and we just laughed as I answered the door with my funny hairdoo and pajama jeans!!! The twins have Solo and Ensemble Competition on Saturday - one is ready but the Clarinet player - AYE!!! Her mom scheduled her for two more lessons this week!!! $$

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Marcy I think your friend Liz needs to fail on her own or you do her work and she gets paid.
Not Good! You need to take control ot she will keep useing you.

Marcy and Becky there will be another show in Feb. I'll try to let you know before hand. It's
most of the time in late Feb.

Hve a good day Fern

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Up so - so late - my dreaming just wouldn't emoticon last night. I went to bed around 11ish after my prayers and fell asleep right away - up at 10ish - only because Scoop just couldn't take me sleeping anymore - he had already pushed over items and I guess it didn't work - so he was patting my face and meowing. emoticon
There went my morning....

Fern - I bet the weather was nice yesterday at the Island!!!! My son was telling me that there is a new shop - kinda like an Antique shop in the little shopping center.

Becky - I guess it's is good when there are only a few birders - I just wish I would have gone - I was just out of it and continued helping Liz on her computer. She is already behind - she had 48 hours to send the company information - tax returns etc. She didn't remember how to Scan - so she just texted me that she was at Office Depot asking (noticed my outside lights were still on). lol - she forgot to take a USB - I don't even know if she knows how to use one! I had to teach her how to copy and paste!!! I am going to ask for commission!!! How in the world did she make it at her nursing job when they seem to always be logging information on their laptops? lol I'm trying to get her to start using caps too - everything - I mean everything she types is lower case - jeeze. Weslaco ISD trained us well every year!!!

Becky - I believe the VNC is this Tuesday - and the theme is How being a Naturalist saved our marriage. Kinda weird but it is about being a Naturalist and there will be plants!!!!!!!
I'll remind you on Tuesday!!!!

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1/26/20 9:10 A

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I am trying to get on early before the days gets crazy.

Fern so glad you had a good day yesterday. I don't know if we are going time will tell.

Marcy I am glad we are at the parrot count when there are not many ppl. That is when they need us. Tell me what is going on this week. On Tuesday there the meeting on the Native Plants & is Thurday Fresco. I have tried to look on Facebook but I guess they have not updated it.

Today I am going to try to walk at least 30 mins. I might mix some biking in there too.

I am an intelligent person.
I will control my emotions and not let my emotions control me.

We need each other.
Becky in Donna, Tx
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1/26/20 8:56 A

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The Market Days were fun but busy yesterday. To day the hours are 10 to 4. We got what we needed, and lots of hugs from the art room. Than we went for our Berger & a Blonde. YUM.
I have to make breakfast now and get ready for church.

Yevonne so sad about your pet. I know how it feels. Just know we are sending you hugs.

take care Hugs Fern

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1/25/20 3:38 P

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Went and got some Kabucha today. They had hibiscus. I hope it will get my intestines back to normal. I also got some migraine balm I will tell you if it works.

Fern thx for sharing about Market Days . If it’s not raining it will be a good ride.

I am an intelligent person.
I will control my emotions and not let my emotions control me.

We need each other.
Becky in Donna, Tx
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1/25/20 9:59 A

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Good lazy Saturday morn..

I didn't go to the Parrot Count last night - just was out of it - ended up going to continue helping Liz on her computer. Wish I would of gone - Becky - would you believe there were 27 people this time!!! By the photos it looks like everyone went to the same place two blocks down. 250 parrots with some mix.

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1/24/20 11:15 A

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Good morning FERN and team - I have been wanting to go to Market Days for the longest time.

Sunday might be my only day.

A couple of lessons today - need to reschedule one for Saturday - my last one came last night at 8pm. Reason: Becky - today (Friday) is the Quarterly Parrot Survey Count.

Saturday I have lessons from 10am to 4pm

FERN - what are the hours for the Market days?

I missed the WOW at the Island again - such a hermit.

My friend got one of the jobs (we) applied for - that will be working from home (nursing communication) - good and bad for me.

Good - I won't be asked to check up on her pets!!

Bad - she probably got the job thanks to me - I prepared her, I copied and revised her resume, I did a mock interview, I told her to get back in there and dress more moderately, and the biggie --- she is a commuter dummy. I am always being called about questions - if they don't supply her with a company computer - I told her she better buy a new one and a printer / fax machine!! She has the biggest dinosaur I have ever seen for technology. I told her that if she would get the job and would get stuck and start calling me that she would have to give me commission. emoticon

She may have to go to Dallas to be trained - pet sitting for moi.

emoticon Sad News:

Our team member - Yvonne - has lost her beautiful pup yesterday due to a long illness.
From Yvonne's post on our team: "My sweet baby girl LUCY. Decision had to be made and my heart is broken."

YVONNE: Our heart goes out to you and your beautiful Lucy. We are all pet lovers here too and know how much your hurting. We love you.


May 2010-Jan 2020
I will be sending her goodie from RGV Sparkers but your welcome to send her one.

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1/24/20 9:01 A

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Good pictures Marcy!
Is anyone going to the Market days on the Island this week end? It's starts today and end Sun.
Hubby and I are going Sat. We're going for lunch and than the show.
Another nice day for the pool. It felt good yesterday.

Take care. Hugs Fern

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1/23/20 11:52 P

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Channel 5 was there - I didn't see it on tonight's news so maybe tomorrow.



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1/23/20 10:16 P

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Sorry Marcy I read the post to late. Next week tell me what is going on Talk on plants/ Fresco?

I am an intelligent person.
I will control my emotions and not let my emotions control me.

We need each other.
Becky in Donna, Tx
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1/23/20 10:16 A

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emoticon emoticon FERN !!!!

Pretty foggy and damp here.

Lessons cancelled except for a very late one....today at Frontera we will have guest speaker: Bill Clark on the Turkey Vultures!!!

Becky or Fran if your interested - I'll be going to Frontera around 4ish - we will observe the TV's by the swimming pool first with Bill and group - he will also have the birds on the scope.

After that we will meet on the lawn by the Staggs house where he will have a power point demonstration as the TV's circle over!!!!



Here's a picture of Karen Boward and I couple of years ago during the presentation. Photo taken by Ranger John Yochum - he always catches me!!!

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1/23/20 9:21 A

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Hi I can go to the pool today. Yeah!!

Take care Hugs Fern

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1/22/20 1:55 P

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Okie dokie Becky!!!! I can always go free when my friend goes as a guest!! lol



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1/22/20 12:12 P

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Marcy don’t join the gym you can go for free to the park. Save your money. I will go with u anytime just send me a text. I just don’t know when you have classes


The expo is great. I will think about going with you. I used to take the kids from school.


Today went for the colonoscopy. I had a small polyp. I will know the results in Feb. I hope now I can get back to normal.


I am an intelligent person.
I will control my emotions and not let my emotions control me.

We need each other.
Becky in Donna, Tx
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1/22/20 10:29 A

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Fern - it was nice and cold yesterday!!!

Yesterday I went with my friend (Liz -dogs / birds) to Planet Fitness - she is a member and I just wanted to check it out - I was able to go in as a guest. I asked for a tour and and many questions.

I got on bike like exercise machine similar to what I used at Therapy - for 45 minutes!!!!
Feet and arms push.

I'm kinda interested in joining - the worker said for me to check my insurance as I might be able to join for free. I think I was the only one using gloves!!! geramaphobic!!! lol

Before that (hours before and before my lessons) Liz treated me to supper - Chilis as I have been helping her work on her resume and take a Nursing timed test. Her laptop was not cooperating and so I just said come over and we can use mine. Jeeze - now I know why she said she didn't pass the hour timed test in the past....she would ask me what I thought about every question! I told her to answer it first and then sometimes I would correct her and I'm not even a nurse. Becky, it's kinda like those timed test / surveys that we would have to take.

She is looking for a job cuz she was fired last week from Valley Baptist Hospital.



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1/22/20 8:44 A

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Wow it was cold yesterday. I tried to go to the pool but only one person was there and she was almost done. So I got in and we excerise a little and talked. We both went home. I used to stay and do my class alone but I didn't feel like it was a good idea yesterday. I came home and forgot to post on Sparks. Oh well nothing to say anyway.

Becky I hope you headace is gone. Both of you please take care.
Hugs Fern

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1/21/20 10:25 A

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Becky - on February 13th, I will be volunteering at the Edinburg Wetlands - Coastal Expo for Frontera if you would like to get out and go - we can walk afterwards in the afternoon -

Buses of school kids - we will have some nature crafts to teach and guide. If I remember correctly it's all am. When our booth is calm - I like to walk around and look at the other booths!! or go photograph!!!! I didn't go last year as I had the flu but the year before - oh wow it was COLD!!!! lol You can have most of my lunch as I will probably only be able to drink my water!! lol



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