Weekly Chat (Non-Osprey), 10 June 2018

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Weekly Chat (Non-Osprey), 10 June 2018


    I hope everyone has a wonderful week!

    In case anyone missed the exciting announcement, the NASA Curiosity Rover found preserved organic material, as well as a mysterious level of methane gas, on Mars. These two discoveries indicate that Mars well could have sustained life in the past, and life could even exist there now in some form. 

    NASA Press Release
    The Independent, UK

    Delicate Arch at Night
    Arches National Park, Utah USA
    National Park Service/Jacob W. Frank
    Photo labeled Public Domain (Copyright Free)


    I hope you have a wonderful day!

    Osprey, Florida Everglades USA
    National Park Service/R. Cammauf
    Photo labeled Public Domain (Copyright Free)

  • Evening all and THANK YOU DIANE!

    Was gone all day today. Hit all the stores (typically I'm zooming in and out); left no sales tag unturned.  Came home with hose bib connection, new sheets, huge desk calendar for daughter, Sound of Music DVD for Ms. D and and metal hooks to put in pegboard so I can hang up some tools in the garage and a cheapy t-shirt for me.

    Have a good Sunday all - did anyone feel the 3.9 earthquake in Lincolnshire?

  • Good Morning, and thank you to Diane for starting us off again. Exciting news this week, that there's life on Mars!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Limpy! I hope you have a good day.

    (I tried to post a pic but it won't post :-(  )

  • Good morning, all!  Limpy is very kindly accompanying me to the Walk for Parkinson's venue where he will hopefully spend a few chilled out hours snapping the local rooks and (hopefully!) buzzards.

    Many thanks to everyone who has sponsored me - currently, I'm over £400!

  • Happy Birthday Limpy and good luck to you Clare.

  • Hope the day goes really well for you both, Clare and Limpy.

  • Yay, Clare!! - I meant to note the date of your walk on my calendar. Good Luck and I hope you both have a good day!

  • Fine sunny day. S-i-l came to clean gutters and a few other tasks that OH cannot manage anymore. Family came too, for lunch. Luckily I had a large batch of sausage rolls in freezer, supplemented with party pies, spring rolls & salad. A regular Little People’s  “game” is to take pieces of a puzzle, one they have outgrown, and one child hides the pieces around the house – under cushions, behind furniture, etc. The seeker gave up before all were found. OH & I are finding the more obvious. Next time I clean, I need to find the last 2 pieces. LOL

    Today I posted pics of a lovely window in a Wagga Wagga church. It features Aussie birds & animals. If you scroll back, there is another by the same artist.

  • Good morning - what a busy start to the day on here!  Happy Birthday to LIMPY, and Good luck to CLARE!

    Such a hot night here, having been missed by Saturday's storms.  None of us going to church this morning - in fact J is still snoring in his bed!

    Received email from Dau#2 last evening, with photos from their wedding day; her boys were there, and young Miriam too.

  • LIMPY  HAPPY BIRTHDAY    and good luck to Clare.

    OG   Do i remember that J was looking to get his own place?

  • There was some bonking action on the Dyfi nest this morning, got this for LIMPY's birthday - couldn't get all 3, one had opted out from tiredness ;)

    I wonder if anyone has a link to CLARE's Just Giving page?  I've searched 'n searched, but...

  • Thanks for pics, AQ - not had time to look at them yet.

    I hope it's not too hot for Clare's walk, it's already very warm and bright, here.

    OG - we were very warm, here, last night.

    Just been in the garden to commune with my poppies:

  • Scylla-- I just spent 15 minutes going thru Clares posts for 3 months!  -- but the link is on the Chat Forum, page entitled "Sponsored Walk for Parkinson's UK!"

  • SCYLLA- maybe if you scroll back on here? That might not be possible though, it was a couple of months ago. She did give us a link then. Sorry can't be more helpful :-(