U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Retirement
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 08-14-2017, 10:01 PM
 
10,851 posts, read 8,203,309 times
Reputation: 17210

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by jim9251 View Post
Well summer has returned. 98 degrees today with a hot howling wind. UGH.
High in mid 70s, rainy, here in northwest Arkansas.

 
Old 08-14-2017, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
11,202 posts, read 12,681,779 times
Reputation: 26582
Quote:
Originally Posted by biscuitmom View Post
High in mid 70s, rainy, here in northwest Arkansas.

and green too! sigh...
 
Old 08-14-2017, 10:12 PM
 
10,851 posts, read 8,203,309 times
Reputation: 17210
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim9251 View Post
and green too! sigh...
massively green. gardens are blooming and birds are singing.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Central NY
4,882 posts, read 3,382,746 times
Reputation: 12643
Quote:
Originally Posted by oddstray View Post
Yep. I just made using eyedrops a part of my morning and evening 'ritual'. That way it doesn't seem like as much a burden.

One of my drops stings. The Opthalmologist said it was probably because by evening my eyes are a bit dry. So use the other drops first to 'wet' my eyes. That was a good tip.

It sounds like the glaucoma surgery your doctor is referring to is not the one they did for mine. My doctor knows I'll be needing cataract surgery eventually, and she didn't mention any interference with what she did and future cataract surgery.

Mine was a trabeculectomy surgery. A pie-shaped incision made above the pupil in the white of the eye, a small tube and plate were inserted, then covered with cadaver tissue. I was "awake" for it but did not feel any pain or discomfort. But before he could do that I had to have the outer corners of my eyes slit to make the area bigger. I used many drops over the years which caused a lot of scar tissue to build up.... my eyes got very small. He needed more room to do the trabeculectomy. Much later I had an eye lid lift.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
14,017 posts, read 17,939,286 times
Reputation: 32336
Two superb films, one a documentary and one a drama: "The Farthest" and "Wind River". The first recounts the design, building and subsequent discoveries of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft. The second has to do with solving a murder on an Indian reservation. Both received high praise in reviews by the Los Angeles Times, so this is not just Escort Rider's personal opinion (although it is that too, of course). Those of you who enjoy seeing good films, please see these two.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
11,202 posts, read 12,681,779 times
Reputation: 26582
I watched Killer Klowns from Outer Space last night. Riveting. I do wish Debbie had more character development though, and I'll never look at popcorn the same way again.
 
Old 08-15-2017, 06:22 PM
 
Location: WA
606 posts, read 563,893 times
Reputation: 2050
Rebecca, was on PBS, checked out the movie from the library. Discovered is was Alfred Hitchcock's first movie, 1940. To me, the 1940 version explained more, the housekeeper in both films Very sinister; knowing her devotion to her mistress, wondered why her husband did not have her find employment elsewhere.

Cool on the Olympic Peninsula, high 60's; have lived south of Sacramento, adjusted to summer temps in the 90's, highs were in the low 100's. It seem to cool off in the evenings.

Dixleland, been listening on the phonograph Red Nichols. This one album plays The Saints Go Marching In as I was told by a bi-racial woman years ago. Believe the music was played very slow at the beginning of the funeral, sad to lose a love one, then a happy/jubilant rhythm after-the person was free at last in their Heavenly Home !
 
Old 08-16-2017, 11:57 AM
 
1,645 posts, read 631,336 times
Reputation: 3538
Friends -- We had some bad news on Monday afternoon. My Hubby, sadly, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. He is only 64 years old! Just trying to digest this news; not easy, as I have health issues of my own, and my disabled brother lives with us. But I am blessed to have some supportive friends and relatives, and we hope to start going to a support group......remembering our blessings is so important. Everybody has issues - it's called life!!!
 
Old 08-16-2017, 01:06 PM
 
Location: ☀️ SWFL ⛱ 🌴
2,516 posts, read 1,741,983 times
Reputation: 9036
An Alzheimer's diagnosis is a blow at any age, but 64 is so young to me. I'm glad you have friends and family for support.

I get so mired in day to day living, I forget what is really important. Your post is a wake-up call to live more fully now, we really don't know what the future holds.
 
Old 08-16-2017, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque NM
1,694 posts, read 1,568,407 times
Reputation: 3721
Quote:
Originally Posted by Escort Rider View Post
Two superb films, one a documentary and one a drama: "The Farthest" and "Wind River". The first recounts the design, building and subsequent discoveries of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft. The second has to do with solving a murder on an Indian reservation. Both received high praise in reviews by the Los Angeles Times, so this is not just Escort Rider's personal opinion (although it is that too, of course). Those of you who enjoy seeing good films, please see these two.
I enjoyed Roger Ebert's reviews for many years and usually shared his opinions so followed his recommendations. Since I'm not a big fan of sitting in a theater for three hours, I carefully choose the few movies that I attend and need to find a new review source.
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Closed Thread


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Retirement
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top