Hurricane Season 2014

By: palmettobug53 , 1:48 PM GMT on June 01, 2014

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PACKYERBAGSANDHEADFERTHEHILLS! IT'S HURRICANE SEASON! ACK! ACK!

Well, here we are. It's that time of year again. While the 2014 season's forecast is encouraging (Go, El Nino!), we need to remember the Boy Scouts motto: Always be prepared.

I'm sure all the old hands here know what to do. We have our plans in place, we keep a weather eye out and we don't let our guard down.

For the newbies, listen up. Pay attention to the NHC, your local forecasters and emergency management people. Have a plan in place, whether you plan to stay or evacuate - and you do need to know when to go and when to stay. If The Powers That Be say, "GO", then GO! Do not tempt fate and stay for the biggest, blow out hurricane party ever or think that "It's can't be that bad" or "I stayed for (insert storm name here) and we came through just fine." You put yourself and emergency responders in harm's way. Put off leaving too late and you can't get out, even if you want to.

You can find information at numerous sites online, here on WU, from your local TV stations and local authorities on planning and preparation. Get ready early, so that you're not running around like a chicken with your head cut off at the last minute, trying to throw together something in a panic.

AND DON'T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS! You need to be prepared to take care of them, as well as you and your family.

It may sound like a cliche but it's true. Whether it's an active season or a slow season, it only takes one storm to put your life totally out of whack.



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119. sandiquiz
3:10 PM GMT on June 29, 2014
oops, missed!
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118. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
2:34 PM GMT on June 29, 2014
palmettobug53 has created a new entry.
117. palmettobug53
1:58 PM GMT on June 29, 2014
No, they do not listen!

Rats... I was in the middle of doing up a new entry and ~~~~POOF~~~~, it was gone.
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116. Proserpina
1:42 PM GMT on June 29, 2014
Oh my Bug! Wish I could give you some words of advice but as it has been said, men do not listen so why bother. :)
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115. palmettobug53
1:06 PM GMT on June 29, 2014
Pros, my plants are intact but he is still chewing the grass down to the roots. All that work I did, moving sod, was for naught. He's going to kill every last bit of it.
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114. Proserpina
1:30 AM GMT on June 29, 2014
Hi Bug. Are your plants still intact or did the weedeater gulp them down? Often I close my eyes when hubby gets in his 'weeding' moods! Fortunately it isn't that often. This is a short visit once again. I hope you are well. Wishing you a good Sunday. Good night.
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113. palmettobug53
3:10 PM GMT on June 28, 2014
Good morning!

We got half an inch of rain yesterday evening. It started around 9:30 or so. Lots of thunder and lightning.

I crashed out around 10:00 and didn't crack an eyelid until almost 9:30 this morning. There's always a wee hour visit to the WC but barring that, I was out like a light.

Wab, I haven't heard any mention of OT for next weekend but it goes without saying, I suppose, that they'll be coughing it up, if we do work. OT has pretty much been verboten for the last couple of years unless management approves it. For OT to be approved, it must be for something highly important. I think this situation meets that criteria.

Ylee, that yellow circle has now turned orange. It looks to track south, then inland through GA and back to SC. We'll see.

I'm not worried about it. I think it means we'll just get some rain. Depending on how much, there may be some flood advisories after it tracks over land.

Sandi, Hubby did do a load Thursday. Due to sleeping in so late, I'm behind schedule getting it started this morning. I've got a load in now that I hope I can get on the line and get it dried before it starts raining again.

We had some sun out for a bit but it looks a bit iffy out there now.

The rest isn't much and can be put on the racks and hangers. One good thing about summer is that my laundry pile is much less, without multiple layers, sweaters and flannel shirts!

I do need to make a run to the grocer and to get gas sometime this weekend.

I lead such an exciting life! lol

Hubby has been outside raking up some of the detrius that blew down last night during that rainstorm. The last I looked, he was breaking out the weedeater.

My poor plants.

Time to get another cuppa. BBIAB
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112. sandiquiz
12:45 PM GMT on June 28, 2014
Morning...hope J did some laundry for you yesterday...it looks like you might get a wet few days from this 'invest'? off your coast:(

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111. Ylee
8:15 PM GMT on June 27, 2014
Yellow circle's at 10%......
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110. whitewabit (Mod)
4:44 PM GMT on June 27, 2014
Bug .. sure hope they don't make you work the holiday .. Thats Un American for the Forth of July !!

but if they do .. they should pay you triple time at least !!
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109. palmettobug53
4:21 PM GMT on June 27, 2014
It's Friday and I'll have a two day break.

Another meeting this morning came with a pop quiz. Everyone is a sixes and sevens.

We will be working in dual systems for some time to come. I thought they'd upload info from the old system to the new and do away with the old one completely.

I found out this week that we'll work the old one as long as there's something in it to work. I imagine that, at some point, they'll have to close it out. (That's not my headache, thank the good Lord!) It is not unusual to have active accounts that are two, three or more years old.

Most of the stuff my area works will be current or very recent accounts, so we'll move into the new system much faster than folks down the line from us.

I'm not looking forward to working through the July 4th weekend. They did say it may depend on what things look like as we get towards the end of the week but to plan on working. I'm crossing fingers and toes that we don't need to.

GG, thanks for the cheering me on. This is rather like watching a 'cane putting one in the crosshairs. All the stress and anxiety of the days before landfall, then the stress, anxiety and pain of the aftermath!

Wab, once we get over the initial h*** of the transition and learn our way around, we'll be fine. This new system is supposed to be much better than what we had, which was over 30 years old. I sure hope they're right!
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108. Ylee
4:10 PM GMT on June 27, 2014
Why is there a yellow circle over South Carolina???????

1. A non-tropical area of low pressure over South Carolina is
expected to move offshore of the southeastern United States this
weekend. Some development of this system is possible while it
lingers off the southeastern coast of the United States early next
week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.
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107. whitewabit (Mod)
1:52 AM GMT on June 27, 2014
Quoting 105. palmettobug53:

Hi, Sandi and Ylee.

Things have calmed down just a tad today. A tad. We're coming down to the wire and there's all sorts of pressure and craziness.

Trying to clear as much old stuff out before the new program goes live. Last minute meetings and testing of this, that and the other.

My manager advised us yesterday that our unit may have to work straight through July 4th weekend. That'll mean 12 straight days without a break. Not counting nervous breakdowns! If that happens, we'd better have a doctor's excuse.

Since the office's Administrative Assistant refuses to order me a giant bottle of Valium, I may have to resort to Lou Grant's stratagem: stashing a bottle of scotch in his bottom desk drawer.

I will be SO glad when things settle down.

OMMANIPADMIHUMMMMMMMMM...........


sounds like your making Frankinstien and are about ready to let him lose on the world !!

Good Luck !!
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106. GardenGrrl
1:31 AM GMT on June 27, 2014
Here To Cheer; Go Bug Go! A few Days Mo, Red Bull, Chamomille, Lots of B-12 a few more days and you can end this h***!
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105. palmettobug53
4:41 PM GMT on June 26, 2014
Hi, Sandi and Ylee.

Things have calmed down just a tad today. A tad. We're coming down to the wire and there's all sorts of pressure and craziness.

Trying to clear as much old stuff out before the new program goes live. Last minute meetings and testing of this, that and the other.

My manager advised us yesterday that our unit may have to work straight through July 4th weekend. That'll mean 12 straight days without a break. Not counting nervous breakdowns! If that happens, we'd better have a doctor's excuse.

Since the office's Administrative Assistant refuses to order me a giant bottle of Valium, I may have to resort to Lou Grant's stratagem: stashing a bottle of scotch in his bottom desk drawer.

I will be SO glad when things settle down.

OMMANIPADMIHUMMMMMMMMM...........
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104. Ylee
2:43 PM GMT on June 26, 2014
Bug, I hope you found your cap lock on before you did too much work! ;' )
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103. sandiquiz
10:56 AM GMT on June 26, 2014
Quoting 102. palmettobug53:

hEY, wAB, HEY sANDI

nO TIME! NO tIME! wORKING THROUHG LUNCH.....

Oh, heavens to Betsy.. you are confuddled!! lol :)
Wish I was nearer, then I would come to help! Soon all be over by the shouting!
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102. palmettobug53
4:23 PM GMT on June 25, 2014
hEY, wAB, HEY sANDI

nO TIME! NO tIME! wORKING THROUHG LUNCH.....
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101. sandiquiz
3:28 PM GMT on June 25, 2014
Love your.....

iT'S A'COMIN!!!!!!! WE'RE GOIN'O LIIIIVE........

And yes you are, Tuesday is not far away. I do hope all goes well, it has been stressful enough planing and preparing, but if it all goes wrong..... well, who gets the blame!! Those at the coal face!
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100. whitewabit (Mod)
7:23 PM GMT on June 24, 2014
remember growing up with no A/C .. slept upstairs next to the attic as a kid .. no insulation back then .. didn't even try to go to sleep till after 10 .. use to spray water on the roof after the sun was down a couple of hours trying to cool the upstairs of the house off ..

couldn't do it now ..

mid 80's here .. been having a rain shower every day .. just the pop up variety ..
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99. palmettobug53
5:11 PM GMT on June 24, 2014
Madly running through......

Hi, Ylee and Briar!

No time, no time, no time. Person out yesterday is back but the work is really backlogged. Still pitching in. All of this has to be cleared before July 1st.

Also late for lunch, as we had someone over here checking out logins and menus to be sure they get everything we need loaded in.

IT'S A'COMIN!!!!!!! WE'RE GOIN'O LIIIIVE........
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98. BriarCraft
8:42 PM GMT on June 23, 2014
What a nice birthday you had at work. The only thing that might have made it better was if you had gotten the day off with pay.
I was a bit startled Friday afternoon by my director popping up at my desk to sing 'Happy Birthday' to me. Lord knows what the others thought; she's never done anything like that before.
Do you suppose that might be because you are reallyreallyreally appreciated around there? It might also have been prompted by the fact that you can now hear it when they sing to you. Either way, it seems that she thinks the world of you -- as well she should.

Try to stay cool, kiddo, even if you have to fill a kiddy pool with ice tea.
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97. Ylee
4:49 PM GMT on June 23, 2014
Hot and muggy here too, with a chance of rain or storms later, also!

Don'cha love it when you have to "pitch in"? I've pitched in so much, I'm afraid I'll need Tommy John surgery, lol!

Hope the rest of your day goes well!
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96. palmettobug53
4:38 PM GMT on June 23, 2014
Quick breeze through.... someone is out today and I'm having to pitch in.

Would be nice if someone would pitch in when I'M out.

Shirley, well, I wondered. Martha Mitchell isn't exactly who I'd expect to have a rose named after her. No wonder it didn't come up when I asked Uncle Google! lol


Beth, thank you. Belated wishes accepted. I know you've got a lot going on and don't get to WU that often.

Rob, I'd gladly exchange weather condition with you. We are really, really hot and muggy. More highs in the 90's for almost all week. Lord knows what the rest of the summer will be like.

At this rate, I may have to get a larger birdbath. One that will accomodate ME! I'll share with the birdies....

That, or a kiddie pool.
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95. GRANDMANAN
12:13 PM GMT on June 23, 2014
Mornin BUG, if you were ever in our part of the world this past few days are the conditions I would like to share, takes a few of these to wipe away any complaints about the fog. The winter months offer weather that is often harsh, but are expected and quite awesome in their own right.

We usually take a few days run down the Maine Coast, possibly as far as Cape Code, swing up through Vermont to Quebec and have a look around the St. Lawrence, and possibly the Gaspe Region, all depends on time and what is going on with the various folks in the family. Hope to incorporate some leaf peeping, so will be mid-fall if all goes according to plan.

Enjoy the week.

Rob
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94. PeaceRiverBP
3:00 AM GMT on June 23, 2014
{{{Bug}}} So sorry I missed your birthday! Hope it was a wonderful day! Happy Belated Birthday!

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93. WeatherWise
6:47 PM GMT on June 22, 2014
Ooopps....did I say Martha - I meant Barbara Mitchel.... Sorry...will edit1
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92. palmettobug53
1:01 PM GMT on June 22, 2014
Good morning, folks!

While it has cooled down some, it is sticky out there. We're currently at 76F/24C with 91% humidity.

We got about a third of an inch of rain around 6:30 or 7:00 last night.

We're looking at temps in the upper 80's and 30% chance of T-storms for the next week, at least.

Sandi, I did enjoy the JL card. They are always so well done.

GG, yes, Hip, Hip, Hooray for A/C! Air or photos.

Shirley, belated greetings accepted.

Those daylilies are just beautiful.

Martha Mitchell? Now that's a name I haven't heard in a long time. Are they really named after Martha "The Mouth" Mitchell? Of Washington and Watergate fame? Or are they named after another Martha Mitchell of more retiring aspect? lol

Do tell.

I've gotten a bit laissez faire about birthdays in recent years. They're not quite as exciting as they were when I was a kid. Back then, they couldn't come fast enough. Now, every time I turn around, there's one staring me in the face! lol

I got a few cards and email greetings. Hubby has promised to take me out for lunch or dinner, if I can decide when/where I want to go. I really haven't thought about it much.

I share the same birthday as a woman in another area of my office. We always exchange cards or birthday emails. She's a few years younger than me.

The group I work with brought in cake Friday morning. I think they'll use any excuse (or no excuse) to bring cake or other sweets.

I was a bit startled Friday afternoon by my director popping up at my desk to sing 'Happy Birthday' to me. Lord knows what the others thought; she's never done anything like that before. She was accompanied by the manager of another area. The manager was just promoted to that position about a week ago. He used to work in my area and sat in the cube across the aisle from me. Their visit may have been prompted by him.

However, my director was my manager up until a few years ago. We always got along well. Those 'special projects' that you hear me mention from time to time are assigned to me by her. They carry over from when she was my manager.

Time for another cup of coffee and a toddle about the blogs for a bit.
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91. WeatherWise
11:53 AM GMT on June 22, 2014
Well, where in the world have I been? I surely missed your birthday completely! Happy Belated Birthday! Take another week and celebrate some more! That is what birthdays are for! Dropping off a small birthday bouquet of my beautiful Barbara Mitchell daylilies. Have a great week!

Soft Sweet Peach Chiffon Ruffles

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90. GardenGrrl
10:33 AM GMT on June 22, 2014
Hey Bug, yes indeed three cheers for the A/C ! Be it cool air or photo awards.
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89. palmettobug53
7:07 PM GMT on June 21, 2014
Hi, Sandi! We do have A/C; just not central H&A/C. We have a window unit in the dining room.

I don't think I could survive summer without it.

Which brings to mind my childhood years. We didn't have A/C then; all we had were fans and open doors and windows.. It was hot but I don't remember being all THAT hot. Maybe kids deal with the heat better than adults or I'm looking back through rose tinted glasses. Probably the latter.

How Mama cooked every day in the heat, I don't know. I suppose it was what it was and we didn't know any different.

I need to get my laundry off the line. While the radar looks fairly clear, I do see some rather grey clouds moving in from the north. We might get a sprinkle soon. The wash was all pretty well dried within an hour of being hung; I just haven't bothered going out to get it.
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88. sandiquiz
3:38 PM GMT on June 21, 2014
Yikes, that is a tad warm!!
I think you don't have A/C do you? so it will feel really warm in the house!
It is a day to sit in a bathtub of cold water drinking iced tea..... but think how quickly the laundry will dry!! lol
Happy day after birthday, day! Glad you enjoyed the card from JL :)
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87. palmettobug53
2:18 PM GMT on June 21, 2014
Good morning!

I have nothing much planned, other than the usual weekend household chores.

Sheets are currently chugging in the washer. Hubby did a couple of loads of his pants and shirts this week, so the usual mountain is just a foothill today. YAY!

Pros, what a beautiful magnolia!

Today marks the summer solstice. As Pros reminds us, summer has arrived.

And how. Here we are, at 10:15 a.m., and our temp is 87F/31C. The humidity is only about 55% but we have a heat advisory up. It's going to be a hot one today!

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
LOCALES ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 95...INCLUDING
CHARLESTON...BEAUFORT AND SAVANNAH.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...MAXIMUM 103 TO 108 DEGREES.

* TIMING...WHERE NO THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL PERSIST FOR AT LEAST 3 TO 6 HOURS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING. WHERE THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR...HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL DECREASE RAPIDLY.


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86. Proserpina
12:45 PM GMT on June 21, 2014
@Maria photo 075jsummer_zpsdff0f3bd.jpg

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
John Lubbock
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85. palmettobug53
4:49 PM GMT on June 20, 2014
OMIGOSH..... Lookit all the visitors and birthday greetings!

Pros, at least you have a calendar. I need to set one up, as I have the worst time trying to keep track of birthdays and anniversaries.

Ylee, do you recall that Gary Larson cartoon where Dick Clark suddenly aged 100 years? I just tried to find it, so I could link the thing, but I'm a bit too rushed.

Briar, it was nice out there. I've always loved the beach but the traffic, parking and crowds pretty much keep the locals away, other than the hard core tanners. There's always been rentals but these days, there's too many McMansions. I like the old fashioned, ramshackle beach houses of my youth.

Dear Lord, here I go; showing my age! lol

Linda, hearing the ocean WAS a gift. Smelling the pluff mud on the way over to Sullivan's Island was a delight, too.

GG, love Gumby and Sid! Are they both singing or is Gumby singing and Sid dancing?

Thankee kindly, Rob! I hope this coming year is better and easier than the last one. Well, once I get over the hump of the new system being turned on. hehehehehe

Hello and thank you again, Pros and Cal! One can never have too many birthday wishes!

Sandi, thank you and I'll try to do that once I get home.

Hi, Numberwise. My favorite lurker. Or semi-lurker. I wouldn't be able to say favorite if I didn't know who you were! snicker......

Well, I've about used up my lunch break. I'll be checking back later.
(((HUGS)))
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84. NumberWise
3:41 PM GMT on June 20, 2014
Happy Birthday from a loyal lurker!
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83. sandiquiz
2:00 PM GMT on June 20, 2014



AND don't forget to check your outer mail, too!!!

{{{hugs}}}

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82. calpoppy
1:11 PM GMT on June 20, 2014
Happy, happy birthday bug!! ;)
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81. Proserpina
12:49 PM GMT on June 20, 2014
Happy birthday photo: Happy Birthday birthday.jpg
Ok! I think I finally have the correct day! Happy Birthday dear Bug!
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80. Thoughtsteader
11:55 AM GMT on June 20, 2014
Happy Birthday! Here's a gift of a little office humor.
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79. RobDaHood
4:02 AM GMT on June 20, 2014
Happy Birthday!!!!

Hope you have a really great year!
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78. GardenGrrl
3:22 AM GMT on June 20, 2014
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77. GardenGrrl
3:21 AM GMT on June 20, 2014
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76. Thoughtsteader
11:18 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Oh, my gosh! What a birthday gift - to be able to hear the waves! Happy birthday to you, and thanks for taking the time to describe all those treats. The shells, the tide pools, etc. It sounds like a wonderful day, and I think you're exactly right that the next time needs to be a full day.

Obviously, I've not been around, but I'm making tracks. Chug. Chug. This month has turned into what you're fearing July will be for you. My chaos is about over, and I certainly hope yours never starts.

Check with you later. ;)
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75. BriarCraft
10:56 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Getting to your cousin's early on the 17th seems like it was a really good thing, allowing you to get sand between your toes, hunt for shells, and hang out with the elderly Westie on the porch. I'm sure the visit with your cousin was nice, too, but that leisurely time on the beach and with the dog seems like just what the doctor ordered for all the stress and toil lately. Good for you!

At first, I was wondering what Ylee was talking about -- you aging 10 years on July 1st. Then I remembered that's the BIG day for the computer system changeover. Hopefully, it won't be as bad as you think.

I'm going to be running in 6 directions at once tomorrow, so in case I forget to come by then, have a great birthday and a wonderful year to come.
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74. Ylee
7:33 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Aging a day tomorrow will be good practice for when you age ten years on July 1st! :' ) (Bad coyote, bad.....)
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73. Proserpina
6:34 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Oh, oh, I better update my calendar! Maybe I'll repost the card I made for you, tomorrow. So glad that you enjoyed the beach and the sound of the sea. I love the sound of waves hitting the shore and miss it. Can't get hubby to go away for a few day.... So glad that you got the opportunity to go to 'sea'.
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72. palmettobug53
4:54 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
WHOA! Tomorrow is the day I suddenly age a year! lol

Well, there's nothing like getting a few early birthday wishes and I do appreciate it.

Pros, oh, that birthday dahlia is just gorgeous.

Thank you, Cal.

Sandi, it was really nice to hear that sound after all these years. I can remember those nights spent at the beach with the family and going to sleep with the sound of the waves. I've never forgotten it.

Ylee, nope. No day off. I'll be slogging along here, just like usual. Taking the afternoon off earlier this week to spend with my cousins was birthday leave time enough for me.

Most of the birds on the webcams have kicked the kids out and they're on their own.

The holdouts, I think, are the albatross (technically not in/on a nest!) and the osprey on the Cornell site, the osprey at the Alcoa plant and the peregrines at the University of Alberta: U of A Peregrine cams. I think these are even viewable after dark, thanks to night vision cameras.
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71. Ylee
1:41 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Happy birthday, bug! Are you working today? Hope you're taking the day off! If not, I hope it goes well!

From Millan.Net
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70. sandiquiz
1:04 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
And now I can hear the waves!

Way to go, girl!! How wonderful!

I actually go to sleep each night with an app on my phone that plays the sound of waves lapping on a shingle beach.... very soothing! Zzzzzz!
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69. calpoppy
12:59 PM GMT on June 19, 2014
Happy, happy birthday bug!!!!!
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