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II just flew back from the East Coast and boy are my arms tired  ....lol..just a giggle will do !!  . My arms actually are tired . I was working with my Brother P.  On my Sister's house in Alexandria , Va . The work went very well  and all it cost her was a few wonderful home cooked dinners .  (  the Coyotes are going crazy out there , howlingcall ove the valley  !!!  Maybe welcoming us home . A healthy looking Coyote ran in front of the ar when we drove back from the airport , Wed night ) . Anyway , we were all happy with the new look and we put two inch thick Industrial Foam sheets on first . We shot  2x4 s  onto the wall at two foot centers and screwed the foam sheeting on top of those . This provides an air gap for air circulation ( prevents wood rot .  ) 4x8 sheets of foam gives great insilation  for the freezing , 3 foot snow drifts in winter . The paneling is " Ship-Lap" so the joints overlap 12 an inch at least . . I thought some Home Depot addicts might like to know what we did and how much it will improve heat retention in winter and even stay a little cooler in summer .  I tjhink the R rating was 13 . 

    Had a nice adventure  and wet up to NY on a bus , big seats   , lots of legroom , wifi and bathroom  from DC  to Penn Station in Manhattan . They have actually taken over the old Post Office , a classic piece if architecture , and incorporated the building into a new Penn Station . Penn Station at rush hour is a total madhouse  but a fairly well organized madhouse . The LIRR trains arrive and leave to the second . It says  leaving at 5: 01   they don't mean  5:02  or  5: 00 !!  I'll write some more later .

    I will just add for now that the new Trade Center is a work of Art , a beautiful addition the the iconic Cityscape of Manhattan . Prices of Everything are Astronomical , really out of this world . In Manhattan . 

   Hittin the hay , really tired  . Must have walked 30 miles in the City .

Stay safe Y'all ...💚☘🤗....Eamon .

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Comments:
Sep 24, 2021
Ritz : Sounds like you had a great entertaining trip .
Sep 24, 2021
Caz67 : Nothing beats being back home in your own bed with a proper cuppa xx
Sep 24, 2021
lovely : It was good of you and your brother to do that work for your sister. I am sure it will help this coming winter.
Sep 24, 2021
magoo : Thank you all for your comments , Love and Big Huggies for all XX
Thank You Lovely . We are a big family ( 3 boys and 3 Girls , all still with us TG )and I learned long ago that nobody on Earth is like or can be like your own flesh and blood . Friends will come and go acquaintances will come and go , Lovers and Loves will come and go but Family is there until the day you die , no matter what , unconditional Love is the key . When one raises a hand for help in any way the Family is always there no matter what . I know this is fantasy for many families but honestly this is how my Family works , we are always there for each other , things are done and given with no strings attached and no questions . If it needs to get done ( whatever it is ) it will get done . We probably saved her about $20,000 in that weeks work and it makes me so happy when I think of the big grin on her face when we finished , literally jumping for joy !! She is a retired Nurse who could have been a Doctor , no problem , but she preferred to be with patients up close and personal . She helped patients get through the hard times that we, on this site know so well , to personally comfort them in their pain and suffering. I , we have benefited from so many people like my Sister who dedicated their lives to the people within the System and not just the System itself and made it easier for people to accept their pain and often to accept their death . She learned long before it was widely known that many people who are victims of Stroke and cannot speak actually have a voice when the correct approach is taken . She once noticed that a totally Mute ( they thought ) patient would sing along with some music , just a little but enough to change the game !!! She tried different music and singing and sure enough he could talk but only if the words came out as singing!!! The Stroke Doc was doing his rounds and she demonstrated that the patient could answer a question if the right music was playing and he could " Sing " the answer instead of talking . The part of the Brain that allows us to talk is in a different area of the brain than the part that allows us to sing . One can be damaged without the other being damaged so the words can be put together by the Brain as a sentence coming from the " singing " part of the Brain . This is now common knowledge but back then it not known at all or to a very limited number of researchers . This patient was able to communicate with his family because my Sister was there as a Nurse and treating him every day . I am so proud to call her my Sister , she has done so much good in the world . She is the Sister who lost her Husband to a Glia Blastoma , Brain Tumor and I lived with them and took care of him for 3 1/2 years after a Brain Bleed paralyzed him on one side . I was there when the disease finally took him .
I can't seem to just write a short concise comment myself so sorry if I was a bit long winded .
Eamon .
Sep 24, 2021
lovely : No problem about your post being long. I have a son who checks on me every day and fixes anything around the house. He cuts my grass, keeps my tree limbs trimmed back, if anything in my house needs fixing he does it. He fixes my car if it needs. He is really a jack of all trades.
Sep 24, 2021
magoo : Hi Lovely , it is so great that your Son is so attentive and so caring . I wonder sometimes when I see an older person if they have someone who checks on them and helps them get things done . When I see older people on the streets homeless it breaks my heart . A lot of the people have mental health problems bu very many I think just never had anyone who cared for them . We can't all be great planners who ready themselves for and and all catastrophies . Being alone in this world is alien to me who has 6 Brothers and three Sisters . Many people who are alone have no support network and I feel so sorry for them . Young people now have a very hard future ahead of them .
I'm happy you have someone who cares Lovely . Stay healthy , all the best Eamon.
Sep 25, 2021
MaeRee : Y’all need to come to my house
MaeRee
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Sep 28, 2021
magoo : Hi Mae....Mary , Will work for free accomodation . I'll bring my big hammer if you bring the nails ...lol
In LA , Venice Beach some years ago I saw guys holding handwritten signs .
" Will work for Weed "
" Why lie I need a Beer "
" Will take Verbal Abuse for Money "
Later Ladies and Gents ...and everything in between .
Eamon .
Sep 28, 2021
Caz67 : I've yet to see anyone with a sign saying I'll work for peanut's but a lot of people do to make ends meet. Xx
Sep 28, 2021
magoo : Nice one Caz .....I'll bet you're fun to have a couple of pints with ...lol .
Mister Magoo / Eamon .
Sep 28, 2021
Caz67 : Oh I'm a classy bird Magoo southern comfort and lemonade cheers lol ???? XX
Sep 30, 2021
MaeRee : LoL
I don’t drink, but would be more than happy to purchase your desire.LoL
MaeRee
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Sep 30, 2021
magoo : I have to start using my laptop to post. Some of my typos are terrible !! When I said I have a big family I somehow wrote 3 boys and 3 Girls ??? Our family is ten kids total 7 Boys and 3 Girls is the correct number . I am Number 7 Son so watch out I might have some of those magic powers . Actually , maybe not. My Dad was not a Seventh Son so I got cheated !!! lol but I do have some special powers ...Kitty used to tell me that my special power was being a "PITA", her PITA. I can be a Pain in the Ass sometimes, guilty as charged . XX
Sep 30, 2021
magoo : Hey MaeRee ( LOVE your name version !! ) . Is that for me or for Caz MaeRee ?? or both . Put the three of us together and the " sparks would fly " !! you would both be fun people to hang out with I think. I don't drink either ( gets me too dehydrated ) but a toke on a Doobie is even better and I don't get a hangover !! I'm going to stay with Kitty's Kiddies for a week or son, maybe 3 . Kitty's Sis and Hubby are driving to Kansas and they need someone keeping an eye on them just in case , they are like my baby Sister and Baby Brother and love them dearly as they came to love me . Anyway they are in Oakland across the Bay , next to Berkeley . I am going to visit the Weed shop and get some nice relaxing Puff to help me sleep. I haven't smoked in a long time and it's all legal now so should give it a try .
Sep 30, 2021
Caz67 : Shaken not stirred please lol ???? XX
Sep 30, 2021
magoo : I can shake it like freshly made jelly, really well without breaking it ....just get it right to the edge and start all over again, that's when the fun starts.
Shake That Thang Caz ...XX
Oct 02, 2021
MaeRee : MaeRee is how Southerners say Mary. I kinda prefer it.
I gave you my email address.... some things I don’t want everyone to know about me. Don’t get me wrong.... I’m not a criminal, never been in jail and didn’t do drugs. But.... my past is kinda wild after I turned 18, graduated from high school and got out of an abusive home and my mom. She was a drunk.....
Anyway..... use my email address...
24kt@email.com
Ttyl
MaeRee
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Oct 03, 2021
magoo : Hi , I sent an email and seems like it went . Generally I don't care but thete are some things that don't need to be shared with the whole world ! I might send a pic of my cute Butt and just not sure if most people could handle the shock !! ????????. But seriously I prefer email .
I have " throw away emails so if you turn out to be a stalker or a weirdo ( actually Weirdos can ba a lot of fun !! ????) I just ignore those emails . Nice to have you as a PenPal MaeRee . My Sister , the Nurse is Mary ..later ?????
Oct 04, 2021
Caz67 : Aww and I was feeling flattered there well my bubble has well and truly burst lol xx
Oct 04, 2021
magoo : Hey Caz , you are my Special friend Caz , Flattery actually implies insincerity . I sincerely think that me and Youse doing a pub crawl around the Wild West of Ireland would be Epic . I don't drink so I could be the designated sober driver person . However I might puff on a little Ganja Mon so I might still be grounded . I hate driving at night in the Wild West anyway . Have you ever seen those two huge eyes shining back at you on a pitch black road ??!! that is probably a huge black Cow trying to kill you . If you send me your email I can tell you what I have planned for a lock-in night , I can get very creative... LOL ...Light a fire and get out the Duvet . Ganja makes me sleepy so you would have to figure out how to keep me conscious ...any ideas Caz ?? LOL ..
Mister Magoo X


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