Weekend Open Mic

Weather: A little more spring-like weather coming this week. I can deal with that.

The weekend:  Having a family birthday lunch and a birthday dinner on Saturday.  Nothing much planned for Sunday as far as I know.  I’m also trying to get over a head cold or sinus thing I’ve had since Tuesday.

Spring Forward: Don’t forget to turn your clocks forward Saturday night.  2 am Sunday officially becomes 3 am.

Bits of Wisdom: It’s now been four months since there was a comment left on the BoW site.  My stats say it still gets over 300 visits a day, but no one’s saying much.  

Binging:  We finished season two of The Handmaid’s Tale (HULU) this past week. Now I need to find something else to watch.

That’s it from B&P Headquarters in St. Louis. What’s going on in your world?
 
 
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Weekend Open Mic

Weather: Another wintry weekend and and a cold start to the coming week. They’re forecasting 3 to 6 inches of snow Sunday in these parts. It’s nineteen days until the first day of spring, but who’s counting?

The Weekend:  I’ll be replacing Buster’s doggy door if it arrives Saturday like it’s supposed to.  The old one hasn’t been closing right for a few weeks.

We also had a couple of dinners planned this weekend but they’ve been canceled due to weather and death. 

TV Binging: We’re almost halfway into season two of The Handmaid’s Tale (Netflix). 

That’s it from B&P Headquarters in St. Louis. What’s going on in your world?

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Weather:  Our weather is really bouncing around what seems like a little more than usual. I know it could be worse but that doesn’t mean I have to like it. Spring starts in 25 days.

Binging TV: I watched a couple of episodes of The Umbrella Academy (Netflix).  My wife bailed after the first episode. It’s really out there but it was a little more understandable after the second episode.  Not sure if I’ll continue it or not.  Then we started watching The Handmaid’s Tale (HULU). It’s out there too but I think we’ll continue with it.  We’re only a few episodes in.

Website: B&P reader Alan suggested I make a note on posts with a Facebook video for those who don’t use Facebook so they’re not trying to figure out why something isn’t playing.   (You have to be logged into Facebook in a different tab for those videos to play) I will do my best to post a “(FB)” notation below the video.  All I have to do is remember to do that.

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Weekend Open Mic

Weather: This weather is just crazy. We went from -5°F with a wind chill of -25°F last week to +70°F this past Monday and back to the low teens this Thursday and Friday nights. It’s supposed to moderate a bit but bring some freezing rain, sleet, ice, and snow Sunday and Monday. I may have mentioned it once or twice before, but I’m ready for spring.

Binging: We finished up season 2 of Punisher (Netflix) Friday night and started season 2 of Sneaky Pete (Amazon Prime). Once we get through that I’d like to watch The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu).

Website: I’ve redone the Contact Us page on the B&P site. You can now contact me directly from that page. Enter your name and email and your message and when you hit Submit I’ll get an email with your message. There are other links on the page also.

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Weather: After an incredibly cold week with temps below zero and wind chill of -25 spring is making a quick stop in the neighborhood this weekend.

TV: My Netflix app wasn’t working for a couple of days on my TV so we couldn’t finish season 2 of The Punisher so we watched the first season of Sneaky Pete (Amazon Prime).  We really enjoyed it. Looking forward to season two, but I’m thinking we’ll finish The Punisher first.

The weekend:  I’ve decided to tackle a couple of electrical outlets that never worked since we built the patio room.  Also going to a trivia night on Saturday evening and a Super Bowl party on Sunday.  Go Commercials!

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Weather: BRRRR! Okay, winter is here. I give up! Several chances for light snow, just enough to screw up the roads for a while and damn cold temperatures. Spring is seven and a half weeks away. Bring it on!

My weekend: Not too much going on.  I may go visit a friend in a nursing home and I might go to the St. Louis Auto Show.  On Sunday we’re having our monthly dinner group with friends. 

TV:  We’re binging on the second season of The Punisher (Netflix). Lot’s of violence in that one. Not sure what we’ll watch next.

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Weather: We’re in for another weekend of snow on Saturday, but only about 2-5 inches unlike last weekend 10-12 inches.  The temperature is expected to get down to the lower teens too. Have I mentioned that I’mm ready for spring?

TV:  Getting caught back up on This Is Us, Manifest, and The Connors.  Also just finished the first season of Get Shorty (Netflix) and I watched the very first episode of The Sopranos (HBO) which I think was one of the best shows on television.  Will get back into Shameless (Showtime) on Sunday night.

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Weather: The weeks starts out really nice and warm for January then cools off a bit, but still not too bad. I won’t be really happy until the temps are in the 60s and 70s regularly. And that will only last a few days if the past is any indicator.

The week ahead: Going to celebrate my oldest granddaughter’s 26th birthday on Saturday. Not much else going on this weekend. Looking for some recommendations of shows to watch.

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Weather: Still not bad at all for Christmas week. This is the only week of the year when I’m okay with snow, but it looks like if we get anything it’ll be rain.

My week: What can I say that I haven’t said? Just thanks again for all your comments about Gus. It was a busy week with daily vet visits and with Christmas looming upon us. I feared the worst from the start of the week and my fears came true as the week ended.

Christmas: We’ll be hosting some family gatherings on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and will visit with friends Sunday evening. Not much planned other than that, but that’s okay with me.

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Weather: Still not looking too bad for mid-December.  But, truth be told, I’m ready for spring.

Aches and pains: After throwing my back out a week ago Thursday, it was this Wednesday before I started feeling any relief.  It was a little better on Thursday too, but I think I did a little too much and it didn’t seem any better on Friday.  Hopefully it will get a little better each day.

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Dog NewsGus has not had a good week.  He’s lost about 10 pounds in the last few months and has been picky at eating.  He hasn’t eaten much in the last two days and had diarrhea on Friday.  He has moments where he seems like his old self, but he’s 14 and mostly deaf these days.  Buster is really sweet when someone is here with him, but when we leave for a while he gets into stuff and chews up stuff.  The picture at right is stuff he got off the dresser (besides a couple of toys) and dragged to the bed and tore up. We’re working on trying to figure out a better way to handle this without putting him in a crate while we’re away.

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Update:  My back is feeling a little better this morning and Gus ate some chicken & rice this morning, so hopefully we both continue to progress.

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