The Taylors' Front Porch
Pull up a chair! Have a sit-down an' shoot the breeze with us. Later on, maybe we'll go down to the drugstore to get a bottle of pop .  .  . maybe see what's showin' at the Grand .  .  .  . What you gonna do tonight, Barn?

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115743: No left over turkey this year, we had seafood instead. We had yard visits with our children and grandchildren with six ft distance. The virus is on the up swing here so we are being careful. Finished my Christmas shopping, totally online, and have everything wrapped. I have no idea how we are going to do Christmas this year. Sarah

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115744: I think this is the first time I've swept. Sarah

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115745:
Romeena, since you posted that "the whole page disappears, not just the entry", there are two possible ways that can happen.
1) pressing ALT-F4, or
2) pressing F5
You can test both methods by typing something into the COMMENTS box, then trying both methods one at a time.

from Poor Horatio

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115746: Oops, time to turn off the bold

from Poor Horatio

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115747: *....And if that doesn’t work, do as Asa &I do....GET A BIGGER HAMMER 🔨...TEEHEEHAHA!...G-F

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115748: Or soak it real good.... in WD-40. The manly version of Vicks! :)

Good sweep Sarah.


December 02, 2020 - Msg 115749: I like the way you think...In my best Barney voice.....

December 02, 2020 - Msg 115750:

BOO-Be sure to check the archive...messages from me and Big Maude for ya.
Maudie, good to see u. I know how you feel, the first set of Christmas
holidays can be hard, but know that they are indeed enjoying themselves and things will be easier! :) Good to hear that you are still able to work.
Well, I'm typing and trying to watch a bit of the NYC tree lighting.
This is sure a year of weirdness tho, as the commentators are six feet apart, but no masks are to be seen, and most of the performers have masks, but they are real close together. Ya think Coumo will arrest them! ha. Strange times indeed. OK, I'm just gonna say it because I am just so sure it will happen... I bet the Inaugural Balls will still take place! Let's wait and see, and if they do you heard it here first, and will they be called super spreaders? I bet not! OK, enough of that!

RO--I sure hope that faucet fix will indeed solve your plumbing issue. I'll say a little prayer
for ya. Regarding your height, are you taking enough calcium? Deficency can add to the 'shortening' issue so I have been told.
BTW, with all the little thank yous here and there, here's a little something we all can do:
I'm pretty sure we all go thru a drive thru now and then. Next time, tell the person at the window that you want to pay for the person behind you. Its a small gesture that will 'make' someone's day!

PH--you are one very BOLD dude! :) I'm gonna try those too and see what happens.

ASA--What tags season are you on now? Didnt you recently start with One?
Yes, Jan Shutan, the actress who played Gloria, is indeedeasy on the better believe Helen would have a fit! haha! Here is a little info on Jan. I forgot that she also did a Star Trek.:
Good thoughts on you 'illumination recommendation!' You got some smarts.
You can also thank Medicare for the leg sleeves! :)

GF--has she ever been to a Mayberry Days?

Please stop by...We have a rocker, blanket, and hot chocolate all ready for ya all!

December 03, 2020 - Msg 115751:
Sorry folks for posting the entire Msg 115745 in bold. There was an incomplete disable bold tag after Romeena's name.

I learned something new today about TAGS (The Andy Griffith Show). When she auditioned to join TAGS, Maggie Peterson initially attempted to become Andy's first girlfriend. But Elinor Donahue won that audition. So instead, Maggie tried out for the part of Charlene Darling and got it.
Today, I watched an episode of Green Acres where Maggie played the part of farmhand Eb Dawson's pretend bride.

from Poor Horatio

December 03, 2020 - Msg 115752: MDC...No, Jan “Gloria” has not been to Mayberry Days or any other Mayberry event to my knowledge. I will check with my sources and see though...Good question tho!...

Well...We were supposed to get 5” of snow ❄️ Monday, but the snow Gods were good to us, we only got a little and not enough to get “Joe” out of the garage thank goodness!...
I know this will be a challenge, I’m just about to the point where the Doctor is ok with me doing it. We discussed it at my follow-up appointment and I assured him I’d be “smart” and not try to overdo it...

I know even tho I feel good I have to remember I’m still healing from the inside. I had my first test Monday when the pilot on my HW tank went out. I had to get down to light it, and after several attempts I finally got it lit (Thank Goodness) because I don’t think I could have gotten down to change the thermocouple which is normally a fairly easy job to do...

I’ve been smart and have taken Harry Callahan advice and know my


December 03, 2020 - Msg 115753: I haven't used my broom at home since I bought my dyson stick vacuum which works great on wood floors. My new favorite daytime show is The Price is Right, Drew Carey has a beard and longer hair now. So I run my vacuum and watch Drew Carey.....this virus has got to go away soon! Sarah

December 03, 2020 - Msg 115754: Want to share a prayer request. Several years ago you all prayed for my cousin Dan, who is a type 1 diabetic and was in a coma for weeks. His is severely disabled and has dementia. I think Dan is in his mid forties. I heard from his brother today that he is very ill with covid and was transferred to the hospital this morning. With his multiple health issues I am very concerned. I want God’s will for him. He has been in a nursing home in Michigan for years and isn’t really in his right mind so it may be merciful for him to go on to his mother and Jesus. I really hate to think of his suffering, though. Thank you.


December 03, 2020 - Msg 115755: Sending prayers Boo. Sarah


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