Weekend Open Mic

Weather: Summer-like weather is here. We’ve been getting quite a bit of rain and temps in the 90°F range.

The weekend: Going to a 50th birthday party for my son and his girlfriend on Saturday.  Sunday I might get outside and do some work if it stops raining early enough and it’s not too wet.  We have dinner with friends on Sunday evening, so I’m not sure the outside work will happen.  FYI: My hand and wrist have returned to normal after several days of pain and swelling.

TV Binging:  We’re into the third season of The Fall (Netflix). Several series we watch (Sneaky Pete (Amazon) and Kim’s Convenience (Netflix) among them, have returned and we want to finish The Fall before we start on them.

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Weekend Open Mic

Weather: The week ahead starts off a bit cooler with on and off showers throughout the week.

The weekend: Was hoping to do some more landscaping work in the back yard this weekend but rain and various activities including Mother’s Day make that seem improbable.

Website News:
Likes: On Friday we passed the 100,000 Likes on B&P. We added the Like button 10 months ago. Thanks to all of you who use the Like buttons.

Looks like website troubles from a few days ago have cleared up and things seem to be back to normal for now.

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Weekend Open Mic

Weather: It looks like rain in Jonco’s wet terrain. Temps aren’t bad but I could do with a little less moisture.

The weekend: Going to a St. Baldrick’s fundraiser that benefits children fighting cancer on Saturday. I have some friends that will be shaving their heads for the cause.

TV Binging: Caught up with Killing Eve (BBC America) and started watching Barry (HBO). I’m also really enjoying The Village (NBC).

Likes: We’re approaching 98,000 likes on B&P since we implemented the Like button 16 months ago (July 2017).

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Weather: Only complaint I have is a little less rain and for the pollen to settle down.

The weekend: I plan on doing some yard work Saturday and going to a birthday celebration on Saturday evening and to my son’s on Easter Sunday.

Binging: We just caught up on Killing Eve ( HULU & BBC America).  Not sure what we’ll watch next.

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Weekend Open Mic

Weather: Some cool some rain, some warm, and some sun. Typical spring in these parts.

The weekend: We’re having family over on Saturday to celebrate April birthdays and play games. Sunday we’re doing our monthly dinner outing with friends.

TV: Started watching Killing Eve (HULU), only a couple episodes in but I like it. We’re also watching The Village (NBC).
And you might have heard, Game of Thrones (HBO) returns Sunday evening.

RIP Sandie: We lost a longtime reader and contributor, Sandie M. She had been fighting a battle with kidney disease for about 7 years and was doing dialysis 3 times a week.

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Weather: Typical spring weather here in the Midwest. I’d be okay with a little less rain, but I know the grass needs it.

My weekend: It’s supposed to rain much of Saturday, so I’ll try to pick up some lumber for my backyard privacy fence and just wait for dryer weather to continue. I’ve put in 9 posts and have two more to do then I will put the cross posts up to hold the dog-eared pickets.
We’re going to a Make-A-Wish charity fried chicken and beer dance Saturday evening. 
Sunday, if it’s dry enough, I might work on the fence for a while. Then we have dinner plans with friends.

Binging:  We finished one season of Northern Rescue (Netflix) Thursday night.  Not sure what we’ll start next.

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Weather: Spring has sprung! Warmer and wetter days ahead. YAY on the warmer part.

The weekend:  Friday afternoon we started replacing an old, old fence, that was covered with vines for a very long time.  Last Sunday we cut most of the vines away and hauled them off.  The fence below is in very bad shape.  I’m probably in better shape than the old fence and I’m not in very good shape. I dug two new post holes Friday night.  Have about 8 more to go. 

TV Binging:  We finishes two seasons of Secret City (Netflix) a couple of nights ago. We watched a couple of episodes of Northern Rescue (Netflix) Friday night. 

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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.

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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). 

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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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