> chat > Thu 2009-01-08

Chat for Thu 2009-01-08 02:53:14

rich-c: test
moved to room Meeting Place
changed username to Judy
Judy: Hi, Rich
moved to room Meeting Place
changed username to BobS
rich-c: hi judy, it's working tonight?
BobS: Hi richard
rich-c: hi Bob, how goes it?
BobS: not too bad.....sore feet, but liveable
Judy: are you here
BobS: doc called tonight........everything A-OK....but feet still sore
rich-c: I gather you have had a few long days of late
BobS: all days
rich-c: what do teh sore feet relate to?
Judy: poor guy is having a rough time
BobS: THAT is what we are trying to find out
BobS: maybe just old age
rich-c: love that kind of problem - what have you found out?
Judy: or abused feet
Judy: what it is not
rich-c: not swelling induced by any heart problem?
Judy: bloodwork came back good
Judy: no swelling,they just hurt
rich-c: that at least is encouraging
Judy: next is exray on back
rich-c: but hurting feet when you are on them all day are a real problem
BobS: not when the feet are still sore
BobS: si senor
rich-c: there are signs of back problems?
BobS: been trying to find out and fix this problem for 2 years +
BobS: no signs of back problems,no
rich-c: trust me, you do not need any - they stick arounbd too much
Judy: but back problem can cause sore feet
rich-c: yes, it's one of the things that need looking into
Judy: so says the dr
rich-c: yes, they can cause a subtle change in the stance, I believe
rich-c: Bob, have you ever had a bone scan?
Judy: but by the exam the other day dr says he didn't think that was the problem but the bloodwork didn't show anything so this is the next step
Judy: no, he has not
BobS: no bone scan
Judy: don't think we want to pay for a bone scan
rich-c: I doubt you are a candidate for osteoporosis but asking the doc might be prudent
Judy: how is your back doing?
rich-c: back to being sore again for no visible reason - I'll nag teh doctor when I see him Friday
BobS: got to get the xrays on Fri and then see what happens
BobS: good
Judy: does the weather affect it?
BobS: no
moved to room Meeting Place
changed username to Pamela
rich-c: no, at the moment it is too slippery for me to go out so my weather never changes
BobS: no, richard.who knows
BobS: hey Pam
Judy: hi, Pamela
rich-c: hello daughter
Pamela: glg - hi
Pamela: sorry, mouthful
rich-c: just have to start dinner earlier, daughter
Judy: mouthful of what?
rich-c: brb
moved to room Meeting Place
Pamela: on tonite's menu we have a lovely tenderloin of pork, some new potatoes and a side of tender green beans
Pamela: was yummy
Judy: sounds good
changed username to Guy B.
Pamela: when I started to eat I wasn't that hungry
Guy B.: Greetings from snowy Chicago
Pamela: but it sure disappeared in a hurry
Pamela: Hi Guy
Judy: we had fish, was Ryan's choice, is his birthday today
Judy: Hi, Guy
BobS: hiGuy
rich-c: hello Guy
Pamela: well, Happy Birthday to him
Guy B.: How old is he now Judy?
Pamela: how old is he now Judy?
Judy: 8 years old
Pamela: LOL - great minds, Guy
Pamela: wow
Guy B.: Wow, time sure flew
rich-c: happy birthday to Ryan from here too
rich-c: and greetings from snowy Toronto, Guy
Judy: brought him to pick out a cake, thought I got him the world
Guy B.: How much snow do you have Rich?
Pamela: snowy and soggy!
Judy: we just got a couple of inches
Guy B.: We have a little over an inch and half
rich-c: don't know, I'd guess maybe about six inches - did have the ploughs our
Pamela: did we really get that much Dad? Didn't seem like it
rich-c: our shovellers were making heavy wetehr of it
Pamela: but then again, much of it was slush by the time I got back to the car
rich-c: well, I try to guess how deep a trench Clive and his crew had to dig
Pamela: : )
Judy: was really slippery this morning when I went to exercise class
Pamela: by the way, happy New Year to everyone
rich-c: you can bet your mother knows to the millimeter
Pamela: probably
Judy: happy new year to you also
rich-c: and happy new year all round from us, too
Judy: and to you Rich
Pamela: here it is seven days in and I've gotten zip accomplished so far, apart from enriching the economy
Judy: what did you buy?
Pamela: everything, seems like
rich-c: we saw the forecast today so we did our grocery shopping yesterdaqy
BobS: got some rest here
Pamela: we were out of everything and needed a few odds and ends
rich-c: Frances has to go to the dentist tomorrow and I have the doctor Friday
BobS requested to ban Judy
rich-c confirmed ban
Pamela confirmed ban
BobS: Judy'sn battery died so she will be gone a few minutes
Pamela: did get a few small deals, like two cookie sheets for $7.00
Guy B. confirmed ban
Guy B.: Did we lose Judy already?
Pamela: but I have to wonder, why is it you can't buy a lunchbag in this town unless its just before back to school?
rich-c: I got a couple of pair of slacks Monday
Pamela: where did you get them Dad?
rich-c: saw a new laptop that would do well for us but Frances did not feel inclined to use it
rich-c: Sears - I finally found a counter with a sales clerk
Pamela: at Yorkdale?
Pamela: brave soul
rich-c: yes, it's a place for an indoor walk so I did that too
BobS: so buy a new laptop for YOU and giveFrances your
BobS: computer
rich-c: see? your old man's a mall walker now
moved to room Meeting Place
Pamela: it's a good idea for the rotten weather Dad
changed username to judy
Guy B.: Judy's back
rich-c: Frances wants no part of "my" (i.e. the desktop) computer - doesn't like it
Pamela: just seems ironic that you drive to the mall, then walk, then drive home : )
Pamela: that's better Judy
rich-c: welcome back, judy
judy: the darn thing after it shuts down it tells you critical battery
rich-c: I think that's the sign of a battery on its last legs, Judy
judy: it could say it before it throws you out
judy: don't know
Pamela: you'd think . . .
rich-c: it's supposed to, it's just dying too fast
rich-c: our laptop does the same thing
judy: if that is the cast it will have to be replaced someday
rich-c: it needs a new battery too
Pamela: wonder why Dad, you don't use it on battery very much
judy: Bob probably has more batteries
rich-c: seems the battery doesn't like our using it on AC, gets jealous and goes on strike
Pamela: we can still get about three hours from ours
judy: I could keep track of it but you forget
rich-c: but there is no automatic switch to move it from AC to battery or bypass the battery
BobS: at this point, the battery is just so you can use the computer short term without a plug
rich-c: I'm lucky if mine lasts 20 minutes before doing the death spiral Judy was describing
BobS: we last approx 50-60 minutes with the best couple,and go downhill fromthere
rich-c: and it is so slow and unresponsive when on battery, too
Pamela: don't know what we'll do when we get to the point where we need a new one
Pamela: probably get a new computer : )
judy: ..
rich-c: that's why I'm looking - like a bigger hard disc, more ports, and a DVD burner, too
Pamela: still having updating issues, Judy?
BobS: depends on when that happens Pam......and how active and working for you needs the computer all is well, get a battery off Ebay
judy: yes
rich-c: eBay sellers won't ship to Canada, Bob
judy: Doug doesn't seem to know what is doing it
Pamela: that's really weird
judy: that it is
Pamela: maybe I can find a Canuck with one
rich-c: yes, if Doug can't figure it out, it must be really something
Pamela: or I'll put you on the case, Bob : )
judy: Bob did in his computer over the week-end, had to call on Doug
BobS: buy from Ebay canada
judy: he broke both of his hinges
Pamela: it's a Toshiba Satellite, but I have no idea what vintage or model
rich-c: oh, long as you pay retail, they'll fall all over themselves to sell you a new battery here
BobS: what number Satellite
Pamela: ???? how did you do that?
BobS: hinges broke
Pamela: beats me Bob
BobS: again........
BobS: says just above the keyboard, no?????
judy: just moving the screen
rich-c: eBay Canada often lists stuff from sellers who won't ship to Canada
Pamela: a 2450, according to the label on the bottom
rich-c: itshould be a way to sort through but it isnt
Pamela: all it says on the top is Satellite
judy: then because the first one broke thesecond couldn't hold it and it broke
Pamela: how on earth do you break the hinges?
rich-c: how do you fix a busted hinge on a laptop?
Pamela: that was my next question
judy: ask him, he has done it before
judy: poor design in his computer
rich-c: busted, fixed, or both?
Pamela: Bob, while I remember, have we settled on the end of June for the convention?
judy: replaced
BobS: got to start hitting hotels....but yes sounds good
judy: ..
BobS: and it IS only Jan early, so why hurry ?????? :-)
rich-c: yes, get more choice and better rates if you're early - they should be getting pretty hungry now, too
Pamela: the subject came up on Monday and I thought I had better check
Guy B.: Vacation time shouldn't be a problem this year. Not working overtime
judy: next week things will settle down and we will have to begin the process
Pamela: first day back, and we're already booking vacation
rich-c: well yes Guy but ther e are some others in the group very limited in when they can come
moved to room Meeting Place
changed username to Ron
Pamela: I'm goin' shopping - better save my pennies
Pamela: Hi
Pamela: Ron
Ron: Hi all!
rich-c: hello Ron! they dug you out from under!
judy: we are trying to get the kids together for celebration dinner for our anniversary and can't even arrange that
judy: hi, Ron
Guy B.: Well, the only exception I can't take vacation is February. We have a new database system coming and that's the training period
Ron: Not yet, we've still got a couple of feet of the stuff - but at least now it is thawing
Ron: Hi Judy
Guy B.: Hi Ron
BobS: Hey Ron........jsut saw the weather report for your area tonight....not good
Ron: hi Mr. B
judy: won't be in Feb
Ron: no, very unwetcoast like
Guy B.: June sounds like a good month
Ron: we enjoy our little bit of whining out here
rich-c: so far, it's shaping up as a snowy winter here, too
Pamela: what does training consist of, Guy?
Ron: Yes Rich, so I hear
Pamela: we're all whining Ron : )
Ron: well there ya go
Pamela: especially me, as I neglected to replace my leaky boots in the fall when I should have
rich-c: yes, I can risk slippery surfaces so I am rather housebound - getting cabin fever
judy: doesn't everyone, Ron?
Ron: This coming Saturday we're having a belated Christmas dinner with some people coming up
Guy B.: Since this is new. It's all different. It's a web based rather than a custom program. And it's a lot more complicated
Pamela: what are you using the database for?
judy: you should be able to get a new pair of boots at a good price now, Pam
Guy B.: It's our membership database
rich-c: oh goody, Guy - cloud computing. Welcome to the latest high tech - remember to refill the aspirin!
Pamela: sure - try to get a pair of size 9W or WW flat waterproof boots with good treads in January
Pamela: called all over the freakin city today
Pamela: everyone is sold out
rich-c: things are not as tough and tight here as with your, judy - we do have problems but not so extreme
judy: really!!
Guy B.: This new system will replace over a half dozen programs we are currently using. They are doing this in phases, phase 1 is scheduled to Go Live on March 2
judy: they have a little of everything left over here
Pamela: yeah, it's these square feet of mine that cause the trouble (thanks, Dad!)
Ron: Our big problem now is with excess water - rain and melting snow. All the drainage catchments are clogged with ice
Ron: So there's flooding all over
moved to room Meeting Place
judy: we have had the flooding here, also
Ron: so I've heard
changed username to JeffAlfred
rich-c: such melting as we have had has run off fairly smoothly so far - that won't last
Pamela: thankfully, the maintenance guys at our building have discovered the location of the catchbasin at our corner
judy: but now we are back to snow
Pamela: Hi Jeff
BobS: well, Michigan has "only 10% unemployment" .....BUT the unemployment system phone lines are overloaded, and the computer sytems online are overloaded, so you have to go in person and wait approx 5 -6 hrs
JeffAlfred: Hello
BobS: HI Jeff
JeffAlfred: Hi
rich-c: Judy, we did not have a housing bubble here, nor quite so much overdue consumer credit
judy: Hi, Jeff
Ron: evening from the west coast Jeff
JeffAlfred: Anyone know where to get Adam CP/M public domain software these days?
rich-c: hello Jeff!
Pamela: sounds like fun, Bob
BobS: sure......just have to find it
rich-c: I think I've got some available, why?
BobS: that does NOT sound like fun madam
Ron: Anything specific Jeff?
JeffAlfred: I had most of my CP/M stuff on 3 1/2" disks and it didn't survive over the years like my 5 1/4 disks did
rich-c: really? never heardd anything like that before
Ron: interesting
BobS: oops......and we were always told that the disks and tapes wouldn't last
JeffAlfred: I've had my Adam packed away for years and just found out I can't read most of my 3 1/2 disks on either of my drives
BobS: may be the drives.........
JeffAlfred: I thought someone would have the public domain stuff available for download somewhere but I didn't find anything
rich-c: that the discs or teh drives, Jeff? teh drive heads do corrode and it doesn't take much to stop them
Ron:'s usually the other way around
judy: ..
rich-c: no, I have collections I bought for resale
judy: even my dots aren't coming thru
JeffAlfred: I tried to read them on my PC drive for use with Adamem also and the same disks that failed on the Adam failed on my PC
BobS: TAHT is a bad sign Jeff.......does sound like a failure to thrive of the disks
rich-c: that is suggestive though not definitive
BobS: did you try a head disk cleaner onthe ADAM drive???
rich-c: did you confirm that your drives would read the OK discs on the PC?
JeffAlfred: rich-c - are you saying that you still offer public domain stuff?
JeffAlfred: yeah, the ones that read on the Adam worked on the PC
rich-c: yes, I charge for it but have lots - I bought out NIADs remainder stock when Lyall quit
Pamela: wow, someone out there has an industrial strength snowblower from the sound of it
JeffAlfred: great, do you have a catalog online?
judy: ..
Pamela: you're here Judy
rich-c: unfortunately, no - though if there is anything from NIAD or Adam's House you want, I likely have it
judy: about time for a snack, brb
judy: the dots are not working tonight
Ron: fax me a snack Judy
judy: what can I get you?
Pamela: chocolate!
Ron: yes, chocolate!
Pamela: oh wait, I have some of that
judy: trying to avoid that working on taking off a couple of pounds
Ron: I can only eat for about an hour, then I have to fast. Blood tests tomorrow morning - fasting blood sugar
rich-c: I'd offer a beer but I only have one left on ice
judy: bummer
Ron: I know eh
Ron: part of my annual medical, to see if I get to live for another year
judy: should have lost some today sure exercised enough
Ron: what did ya do Judy?
rich-c: wait till you get to my age, Ron
Pamela: you're still on the right side of the grass Ron, so it's all good
Ron: Susan says she's determined that I will make to age 90
judy: water exercise, shoveling and exercise bike
rich-c: you find you shrink at the poles and expand at the equator, weven if your weight doesn't change
Ron: will take some major lifestyle changes
Pamela: and studies indicate that married men live longer
Ron: well Judy, you're to be admired
JeffAlfred: Rich-c - do you have a website or email address that I could contact you out to order some when I figure out what I need?
rich-c: I suspect your doctor will have some very serious reeservations about you shovelling, Ron
Ron: No - I shovel and have shovelled for the past 28 days. Although we have a neighbour with a bobcat and plough for the main driveway
rich-c: Jeff - try my gmail account - I use the handle blueboxer2 there
Ron: Have treadmill - it folds up quite nicely in the corner for days on end
Pamela: every day Ron? That's a lot of snow
Ron: no, not every day, but it sure seemed like it there for a while
JeffAlfred: thanks!
rich-c: don't know what's the matter with Tasmco this week but their spam filter seems to have gone wonky
Pamela: hasn't been a problem for me Dad
Pamela: I did notice that John has been fiddling with the home page again
rich-c: maybe it was Mailwasher then, or that I switched to Thunderbird
Pamela: it's not a wall decoration, Ron
rich-c: but I had three messages from regulars tossed in with the spam today
Pamela: although I should talk, my
Pamela: Gazelle has been horizontal for months
Ron: oh. Gee Pam, you would have to point that out!
judy: we have one of them also but it just is setting there by itself
rich-c: don't know where I'd put one if I had one
rich-c: brb - beer time
judy: you were using the treadmill weren't you, Ron
Pamela: well once we get the Christmas tree down, I'll have enough room to pull it out again
Pamela: at least until we start shovelling out the back room
Pamela: then, all bets are off
BobS: been having the same problem with att internet here Richard
judy: I have one tree down, one to go
Pamela: I don't think you could find enough room for a treadmill
Pamela: Dad
Ron: Yes, I was. But over the holidays, it has, alas, fallen into disuse. But I will rise upon it again soon!
JeffAlfred left chat session
judy: but the bikes are getting used again
judy: that is good
Ron: my bicycle awaits greener times
Pamela: same bikes you've had for a while Judy?
judy: yes, but I did get a big exercise ball this week that i am trying to get the hang of
rich-c: back
Pamela: those balls look like they take some getting used to
judy: sit on it and move around without moving the ball, a real trip
Ron: never tried one of those Judy. My daughter in law has one - it lives in the spare bedroom
Pamela: people do a lot of things on them that I don't think I'd be willing to try
rich-c: have to talk to John - actually I did send him an email
Pamela: oh?
judy: it is soft
Ron: tried to sit on it once, and ended up on my butt on the floor
Ron: that was not pretty, let me tell you
Pamela: I gather they're good for strengthening the core muscles
judy: the dvd wasn't much that came with it so am looking for a better one
Pamela: yes I'm afraid that would happen to me too Ron
rich-c: have you seen teh new snow bicycle they're making out your way, Ron?
Ron: you have to know what you're doing with this modern stuff
Ron: no Rich, tell me about it
rich-c: you take a mountain bike and screw a frame with a track on it
rich-c: there's a frame for the fromt wheel
judy: Ryan was impressed with the size of the thing
Pamela: track like a Bobcat track Dad?
Ron: Sounds like one more thing for the young bloods to ski out of bounds with
Ron: thereby generating a search and rescue incident
rich-c: go to, click on "today's paper", click it over to Monday, look for the story in the first secion.
Pamela: is it almost as tall as he is Judy?
judy: yes, he didn't know what to make of it
rich-c: if that fails, try Sunday, if that fails there's a copy in in the trains, boats etc. threads
Ron: good. will check that out
Pamela: I'll bet
Pamela: did you show him?
rich-c: no, more intended for snowy city, actually - they have a picture
Ron: ic
judy: no, not today was exercised out today
Ron: even Vancouver would have benefited
rich-c: anyway quite interesting, Ron - if you don't find it get back to me and I'll check further
Pamela: I saw pics of Montreal after the last big storm, and there was someone riding down the street on his bicycle
Ron: right
Ron: brb
Pamela: making better time than the cars, I might add
judy: maybe next week
Pamela: wonder where my hubby is
Pamela: probably cursing the TTC
Pamela: hark
judy: ..
judy: he just walked in
rich-c: ron, it's in the Tuesday Star, front section - about six items down "pedal powered snowmobile"
Pamela: yes, he just arrived
rich-c: say hello to Russell for us - must have been a tough commute tonight
judy: ..
rich-c: by the way, judy, your dots are showing on my computer
Pamela: he says hi, and no, commute was okay for a change
Pamela: so I guess he just got a late start from work
judy: they are on mine now too
rich-c: seems a fair assumption - unless he stopped for a beer!
judy: but some of them didn't a while back
Pamela: nah, he's usually too anxious to get home and eat
judy: now you have to make dinner?
Pamela: he made excellent time last night, was home in 50 minutes
rich-c: maybe you should use a backslash that shows better
judy: could try that
Pamela: dinner is made, he'll just reheat
judy: that works, Pam
Pamela: our microwave gets a lot of use : )
Pamela: speaking of which, one of the things I've discovered is the Ziploc steam bags
rich-c: your mother roasted up a bit of pork tenderloin for us Sunday
Pamela: that's what we had tonite Dad
judy: never heard of them
Pamela: (see my bad snooty waiter impression of earlier)
rich-c: it went down very well with some Angel's Gate Riesling from Niagara
Pamela: put your veggie in the bag, no water needed - they cook very quickly
judy: have to buy more of that we haven't had that in a while
judy: will have to look for them
Pamela: we have one almost every week - they've taken to selling them in cryovac two-packs for very cheap
judy: I see
Pamela: two pounds for about $6.50 IIRC
Pamela: which is four meals for us
Pamela: two lunch and two dinner
Pamela: Ziploc Zip n' Steam, Judy
Pamela: a full bag of broccoli done in five minutes or so
rich-c: are those to be used in the microwave, Pam?
Ron: found it Rich. Ain't that some contraption eh?
Pamela: yes Dad
rich-c: thought you'd get a kick out of it, Ron
rich-c: your mother is now interested in a microwave, but still cant find a place to put it
Ron: anyway guys and gals, I need to depart. Will bid you a fond g'nite, and see ya's next week
Pamela: goodnight Ron
rich-c: our best to Susan, Ron, and see you next week
Pamela: don't forget to take down your wall art
judy: //
Pamela: : )
Ron: g'nite all..... poooffff
judy: //
Ron left chat session
Pamela: yes, wish Susan a Happy New Year
BobS: ok ron be good and have FUN
Pamela: wow he poofed quickly
BobS: man he is FAST
Guy B.: Quick
Pamela: and in a hurry
rich-c: that isn't a backslash \\ judy, that's a solidus // ;-)
Pamela: hmm, computer says 10:34,
Pamela: VCR says 10:32
Pamela: something is out of whack
rich-c: should be a minute earlier - don't you use internet time?
judy: that was handy but didn't work the first time either
Pamela: every electric clock in the house is screwed up since the blackout on the 28th
rich-c: you mean your computer has a learn ing curve for every keypress? 8-)
judy: you had a blackout?
rich-c: yes, but you can sync your computer with internet time (actually the atomic clock) with no sweat
Pamela: yes, the 28th was that really windy day
Pamela: we were without power for six hours!
rich-c: right-click on your time display, click on the internet time tab, and employ common sense
judy: we lost power a week ago on Sunday due to wind also
Pamela: were you out for long?
rich-c: fortunately we escaped that - since we have a wholly electric house, it matters
judy: was around the same day that you did
judy: from 4am to 3pm
rich-c: there were some of our rural communities that were down for three days - they ran out of repair crews
Pamela: we went down about 8:45 am and didn't come back up till about 2:15 pm
judy: we are all electric also but have a generator
Pamela: really screwed up my day
judy: as backup
rich-c: no so few reapair crews - there was that much damage
Pamela: are you heated with electric Judy?
judy: no gas but need electric to make it work
Pamela: M & D have an electric furnace too
rich-c: yes but it requires a generator with a LOT less capacity!
judy: but we can get by all right without for a time
Pamela: we are on radiators but without the electricity to heat the water, it gets chilly in here fairly quickly
rich-c: and the switchgear to let a backup generator work costs a fortune (I should tell you!)
judy: it was getting cold in here until we got things hooked up to the generator
BobS: a BIG generator and transfer switch will set you back LOTS of cash for sure
judy: used oil lamps to get around first thing in the morning
rich-c: yes, we are well insulated so likely could get by short term on portable fan heaters
rich-c: we're increasingly tempted as our options become more limited
Pamela: well it was light enough around here, but no hot water so I couldn't shower, and no elevator so I couldn't grocery shop - very annoying
rich-c: at least we won't lose our computer and vcr setting and stuff - we have UPS backups for that
Pamela: if we ever have a house (here I go again) we will definitely look at UPS backups and a generator
Pamela: at least that way we'll have enough power for refrigeration etc.
rich-c: well, someday you will quite likely inherit one, Pam - if you survive so long
rich-c: refrigerators are real power hogs
judy: //
Pamela: I'd only be concerned if it was a prolonged blackout Dad
rich-c: yes, the short stuff is no more than a nuisance - the vcr backup is very short term
Pamela: but having gone through the mess in 2003, I don't want to be that helpless again
Pamela: and we were lucky - we were only without power for 12 hours
Pamela: as you know, some people were days or more
rich-c: no, and in the winter it is always worse, of course - you have to worry about [pipes freezing'
Pamela: there's always the possiblity of ice storms too
rich-c: at least with white LED lights coming on the market, long-lasting emergency lights are practical
Pamela: I'll bet sales of generators went waaay up after the Quebec ice storm
rich-c: yes, quite bluntly, and awful lot of people were caught out by that who should not have been
Pamela: you would have been in the same boat
Pamela: no heat, no way to cook, no hot water, no refrigeration
rich-c: to a point, yes - you do not expect a tota;l collapse in an urban area
rich-c: back then we might have had a shot at running the trailer into the driveway, but the battery would not have lasted
judy: we have had a lot of wind lately, then you worry about losing power again
BobS: but it does happen
Pamela: yes, we had a couple of really windy days where I feared for our front windows
rich-c: yes, there has been a disquieting amount of wind around of late - lots of branches on the lawns
Pamela: watched as the whole thing, plate glass and all, flexing in the gusts
judy: some days you thought the house would blow away
rich-c: yes, we had only one large building shed any glass in Toronto, though
rich-c: I suspect maybe we got off lucky
Pamela: given the number of buildings downtown, I suspect you're right
judy: we are supposed to get really cold next week, may be the coldest of the year they are saying
Pamela: although the office buildings seem to be much sturdier than our building here at home
judy: not really looking forward to that
Pamela: wouldn't surprise me Judy, we moved at the end of January in 1997, on the coldest day of the year
rich-c: our forecast seems to be cold, well below freezing, but not record levels
Pamela: and it had been cold for some time
judy: we have not been that cold here the last few days
Pamela: I looked it up recently on Environment Canada
rich-c: looked at which, Pam?
Pamela: on the day we moved, it was - 18 with a windchill of minus 28
Guy B.: Well folks, I'm going to be going. Will see you all next week
Pamela: no wonder we killed the plants : )
judy: last year we were 57 yesterday
rich-c: see you, Guy
Pamela: goodnight Guy
judy: night Guy
Guy B.: Poof
Guy B. left chat session
BobS: nite Guy
BobS: gone
rich-c: yes, that was about 0F
BobS: we must be headinghome also
BobS: driving will be slippery
rich-c: right - take care of those feet, Bob
BobS: ;-)
judy: it is time to call it a night, so night all until next week
BobS: yessir
rich-c: and Judy, talk to you, take care
BobS: will do
Pamela: goodnight Bob and Judy
BobS: nite
BobS left chat session
judy left chat session
rich-c: and daughter, guess it;s time for us to close down too
Pamela: well Papa, I suppose it's time I went to bed
rich-c: OK, good night and sleep tight
Pamela: tell Mom I responded to her Facebook message
rich-c: OK
rich-c: colour me gone
Pamela: g'nite Daddy, talk to you soon
Pamela: kerpoof
rich-c left chat session
Pamela left chat session
moved to room Meeting Place
left chat session
moved to room Meeting Place
left chat session
moved to room Meeting Place
left chat session
moved to room Meeting Place
left chat session
moved to room Meeting Place
changed username to candy > chat > Thu 2009-01-08
Send comments to the feedback page. I am Dale Wick