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posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 04:33 PM
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originally posted by: Night Star
Did the Shed die?
Where are the people of the shedlands? How are our lurkers?



Still about. I'm cutting and splitting loads of wood to keep up with the winter orders so I drop by to see what's happening. Not much to say other than keeping the home fires burning.

Will dump a load of my finest hardwood on the shed's front lawn.


Kind regards,
Keeping the people warm here,

Bally




posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 04:50 PM
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a reply to: Night Star

I've never worn my pants this high, but at least I finally figured out a way to make my love handles disappear.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: Night Star

They don't like any bone I get them. The same goes for toys. All they like is cuddles.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 06:22 PM
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a reply to: DictionaryOfExcuses

What's that got to do with the price of fish in China, Harry Highpants ?




posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 07:07 PM
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"Meh, no soup for you and no ice cream for later."

That's how I am feeling today because of this story which started last night. I need to print out a paper from the state showing my non work history as well as make copies of my ID which is half of what I needed to renew my county health insurance. the cast will have to come off later this month so I need the insurance to cover it.

As dad is has the only printer I gave him a flash drive with my non work history on it to print out. As he is in his own world and master of that so called world he had no clue on how to find that file. I don't know what he has done to his computer but everything is set up in a screwy and useless looking way. Finally I tried plan B of sending him the link via email. That worked how ever the way he goes about printing off his computer made the paper look questionable as in a fake. I didn't bother with getting copies of my ID as it was late at night and I had a better way planned to do all this the next day.

Sleeping is difficult for me. Most nights I don't know if I actually slept any. The only clue that I slept for a bit last night was due to the dream I recall. This dream took place at some sort facility that housed a few seriously disabled persons who were laying down almost on these very complicated looking wheelchairs. However most people there were mental cases, like my dad. The hallway was crowded with these people going back and forth bumping into each other on purpose.

Some man (a younger version of dad) was blocking my way so we got into a fight. The dream ended before the fight did so I don't know the outcome.

I got up much earlier than I care for to take care of business leaving me feeling quiet unpleasant.

Step number one ended up being step number two as I discovered that one of the windshield wipers was no longer attached to the car. As I was having trouble standing I wasn't in the mood for auto repairs. However I had no choice but to put the wiper back on using only one hand thanks to the cast.

Off to plan one. This was the small office supply/mail store for my copies needed. There were four people in the store. the two women working behind the counter and two older men sitting near the back at a table. The woman talking to the men about real estate or such was wearing the required mask. Neither of the men were were wearing masks. The woman waiting on me had a mask hanging off to the side of her face. Guess it was a business casual day. The copies I needed were just costing a few pennies but I guess I looked like too much of a mess hobbling in with cast an such so I didn't have to part with any change.

My next plan was to start a checking account at a nearby bank. However I discovered how banks dealt with mask wearing people coming into their buildings. It was simple, the lobbies are all closed. I finally talked to someone at another bank using their drive thru to talk about setting up an account. I go back tomorrow to talk to the manager and sing the fine print.

Next was my thirty mile drive to the county health department to turn in my insurance renewal form and printouts. The highway was built in 1948 and has been under construction since then. Pic attached is of said highway before hurricane Rita in 2005. The four hour drive to evacuate took 24 hours. With the constant construction on/off ramps and lanes change or are closed every day making for quite a "fun" drive.


So I arrive at the health department and, surprise, virus rules have changed again. The last time I was there the Gestapo nurses had a check point set up at the entrance preventing anyone from entering until the reason for being there was made known, temperature checked and asked to wait outside for your name to be called. This time it was just a couple of tiny signs that I could not read nor cared to. I walk in to see the bullet and snot proof glass has been set up at the receptionists desk with a tape divider preventing me from getting close to them. All of a sudden a woman worker told me something at a distant about going back to the entrance and over to the left or something. I got the impression that the "6 foot rule" has been changed to the "20 foot rule". I told he I was just there to turn in my renewal papers and handed them to her.

Once I got back to my town I pulled into a grocery store to buy some food. As I was tried out and the temp made it feel like 105* I decided not to bother. More tape dividers and Gestapo temp checkers at the entrance anyway. Maybe tomorrow.

So back home and waiting for the phone call from the bank. I just gave them my name, address, and cell phone number. I left off the house phone number as my banking is non of dad's business. As things always work backwards for me especially with sharing the same name as my dad the bank decided to look up and call the home number. Therefore involving dad. Now dad knows that I am getting a checking account NOT at his bank. He doesn't understand why I won't use his bank and I am not planning on explaining this to him. He is stuck with his bank being the best as they have an ATM machine at his preferred grocery store nearby. "you just go in, take out your money and buy your groceries and or medicines.

He doesn't understand that I don't plan on spending the rest of my life living with him and mom and having the joy of my live be the ATM at the grocery store. He keeps coming in my room to tell me to put most of my money in savings and not spend much of it. Once I get Social Security (crossing my fingers) he wants to "help" me take my time to look for a car to buy. I plan to leave him out of the picture as he has no taste in cars or any common sense. He wears a face mask from the dollar store that has "captain cutie" printed on it.

My plan is to get wheels and get 600+ miles away from him as soon as I practically can.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 07:12 PM
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a reply to: Timely

Said apropos of nothing. Just making noise in the shed 'cos Night Star seemed concerned.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 07:22 PM
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originally posted by: Night Star
Did the Shed die?
Where are the people of the shedlands? How are our lurkers?


Nope. It did not die
It is just the "pulse" thing which i have talked to you a little bit about. Sometimes seems that no posts show up at all, or maybe one in every 4 hours. Sometimes multiple posts within 30 minutes


I have been sobering up, i have things to do. Day 4 now of not getting drunk. Had just a few beers on 2 of those days. Eating, sleeping has been nice. Social contacts / being alone in good ratio. Not anxious and scared and hyper-vigilant all the time anymore...

...which is good right now. Uh... I woke up about an hour ago. It is now little over 3 AM. As i woke up, i felt wind breeze on my chest and neck. Thinking: Must be the fan... but the heatwave is gone... and i do not hear the sound of the fan... all windows closed... I was totally like
I gave myself a tiny slap on my thigh. And it felt just normal. Or of course "sleep world" is normal also but the slap felt like i am awake.

I started to want some water, coffee and tobacco and been having those now. Curtains absolutely still. Lighter flame totally still and calm... I am not scared, i am just... wondering what that was.

Edited to add: I just spent a little while resting on my bed. Whatever it was, it is not there anymore.

Really slow rock, grunge, and post-grunge going on.


edit on 7-7-2020 by Finspiracy because: I think my waking up went somehow wonky in my brains and they made up sensations.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:15 PM
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a reply to: Nyiah

LOL

So, did Hubby cook an Argonian yet?
I don't play games so I had to look that up. Those games must be addicting as hell. Looks so cool and fun.




posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: bally001

Ah the finest wood for our Shed winter. Thank you kind Sir! I'll have the dwarves put them away in our special wood shed.
For now, I just want to spend time at and in the ocean. I think you have worked hard enough and should join me and whoever else wishes to meet on the shore. There will be exotic and regular drinks served.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:22 PM
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a reply to: DictionaryOfExcuses

Hahaha!
Just wear a dress, it hides a multitude of sins.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:27 PM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

My cat isn't into treats or toys either. She is a great bug guard though. Being summer, you get that occasional bug that gets in the house. When I see him running around and looking all over, I know there is something here that shouldn't be. I kill it then let him play with it a bit before disposing the dead body. I always say I'm sorry to the bug. Don't like killing them, but I don't like things flying or crawling around the house.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:28 PM
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a reply to: Timely

Dave!!!!!!! Where ya been? How've you been?



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:31 PM
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a reply to: LookingForABetterLife

So you have your own checking account now? Cool!

I'm spamming my own thread with one post after another. LOL



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:34 PM
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a reply to: Finspiracy

You've been sobering up? Did you run out of money? LOL

We always have virtual drinks when you want, so no worries.

LOVE the song!

Sorry to everyone for my quick replies. I'm on youtube. Just came to check on everyone.

Going out again tomorrow with Linda. It feels so great to get out and about. Feels great to come home too afterward.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 10:39 PM
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a reply to: Night Star
Oh no! Its the Night Star bot. lol

I see the bank manager tomorrow to set up the account. Once done I'll tell you where to send the money.



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 11:32 PM
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a reply to: LookingForABetterLife

LOL

What money?



posted on Jul, 7 2020 @ 11:34 PM
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a reply to: Night Star
I forgot that it was to stay a secret. Now we will have to share with the rest of the Shed.



posted on Jul, 8 2020 @ 12:14 AM
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a reply to: Night Star

G'day Raine !!

Nothing much happening here ( which is a good thing in this day and age ) Winter weather, so lots of hearty home cooking and rubbish on TV.

Good to hear you're getting out and about, hope Mark is well.

Have fun spamming on ... 😉👍
edit on 8-7-2020 by Timely because: I forgot an 'r' crap pirate eh ?



posted on Jul, 8 2020 @ 12:32 AM
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originally posted by: Night Star
a reply to: Finspiracy

You've been sobering up? Did you run out of money? LOL


Yeah well, that too. But i ran out of more important things also. Like hope and will to live and health and stuff like that. Getting them slowly back. It is a process that takes time. But i just did it a couple of weeks or a month ago. And life was easier. Then, i just went spiraling straight back to the bottom. And now recovering again...


We always have virtual drinks when you want, so no worries.


Here in real life, having a short fast. I ate some oatmeal yesterday afternoon, not gonna eat today, and tomorrow i will eat breakfast. I drink lots of water and luckily, black coffee does not break the fast so maybe i will have some in the afternoon, maybe not. So i think i will have it the same way online, my virtual drink will be: A pint of ice water. Plenty of ice. Thank you



LOVE the song!


I also love the songs i choose!


With respect
F

Editing: I also have other things going on today. Total media blackout. I will not go to ATS live page or FB. I will check the Shed from time to time and have plenty of rest. I know when to do stuff like this, fasting and media blackout... i sense it when it is needed.
edit on 8-7-2020 by Finspiracy because: World events and affairs do not need me today.



posted on Jul, 8 2020 @ 01:40 AM
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a reply to: Timely

Mark is well thanks!

What are you cooking?



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