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Luce

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Re: Irma
« Reply #30 on: September 14, 2017, 03:00:47 AM »
Gly, are you and your family all right?

What a week this has been! I'm so relieved you came out of it unscathed, dear Genie.
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Re: Irma
« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2017, 05:50:51 AM »

What a week you've had!  Sheesh!

I've just discovered, it's not over. After discarding all food in the refrigerator, which I and most everyone else had to do - I've been to 3 grocery stores, which are totally crammed with other people and none of them have fresh fruit/vegetables and no dairy. Their frozen food sections are empty too. I'm sure they'll start filling today, but it's back to fighting the crowds.  Still have a few traffic lights out.

I'm not putting any claim in for the small damages because the "deductible" on homeowners insurance would exceed the cost. Regardless of that, I'm probably the 100th person in line for a return call from the fence people.

C'mon Gli!  Pop your head above the parapet and wave your banner.


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Re: Irma
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2017, 07:04:39 AM »
Dear Genie what a relief to have you back. :fav289:

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« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2017, 01:48:13 PM »
Dear Genie what a relief to have you back. :fav289:

I can say the same about you.  Thanks   hi5

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Re: Irma
« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2017, 02:40:17 PM »
Genie, so glad to hear that you're safe!  :fav302:

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« Reply #35 on: September 14, 2017, 03:38:40 PM »
Dear Genie what a relief to have you back. :fav289:

I can say the same about you.  Thanks   hi5
LOL.

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« Reply #36 on: September 14, 2017, 08:18:00 PM »
So happy to hear that you're safe, Genie! Gli, I hope you and your family are doing okay too!

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« Reply #37 on: September 14, 2017, 08:34:18 PM »
Today the chimney people came.  It's not brick, btw; it's some kind of metal.  Anyway, they got on the roof and didn't have my size on the truck.  That just struck me so funny that here in Florida, there are companies riding around with assorted chimneys.  Anyway, they'll get back with me for a date and pricing ... like I'm going to say NO to the price. I mean how many of these people can there be in one county? I don't think Amazon has them. LOL

Today was my pool cleaning day.  I got a 2fer - 2 people for the price of one. LOL.  One nice guy, who normally does their pool construction and my normal (now) cleaning girl, Madison. It was funny to watch them.  She was using the net skimming the top and bottom, while he kept diving in and was bringing up chunks of trees. This week they will have 2 per pool cleaning.

Still have not heard back from the fence people.  :fav212:

Yesterday and today, I cleaned every single thing out of my fridge and freezer.  It filled a large green bin.  I hope there's no blood evidence from the thawed meat staining my driveway.




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Re: Irma
« Reply #38 on: September 15, 2017, 08:57:27 AM »

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« Reply #39 on: September 15, 2017, 12:03:16 PM »
 LOL

Looks like the black trash can won the race!  I hope the owners get them back!

I had to replace our trash can like that because the trash truck destroys them when it picks them up with "the claw". It was about $80 to buy a new bin.

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Re: Irma
« Reply #40 on: September 19, 2017, 01:46:08 PM »
Internet just returned yesterday!! 

Never lost power... no damage to my home or vehicles...  stores are still recovering (shelves look like the vultures have been there.

Internet went out and stayed out however =)  The suffering!!  :fav256:

It was a decent gusty time - thankfully no lightning and the tornadoes missed us.  Relatives were out of power for nearly a week.

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Re: Irma
« Reply #41 on: September 19, 2017, 02:50:33 PM »
Oh, thank God, Gli! You're back and safe!
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Re: Irma
« Reply #42 on: September 19, 2017, 06:24:12 PM »
Lucky to have power. Good to hear no damage except yard debris, mostly.

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Re: Irma
« Reply #43 on: September 20, 2017, 09:53:19 AM »
Glad to hear you're safe Gli!

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Re: Irma
« Reply #44 on: September 20, 2017, 07:35:17 PM »
Glad to hear that all is well, Gli!

 


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