2009.10.09 19:00 - Japanese Purple and Just About Ready

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Eliza Madrigal, who popped in only long enough to grab the log. :)

    doug Sosa: nobody. i'll wait but not pay much attention.. :)
    doug Sosa: hi.
    Archmage Atlantis: Hello Doug, Quite night
    Archmage Atlantis: Quiet
    doug Sosa: yes. been that way. i can't figure the patern. Friday night?
    Archmage Atlantis: That always influence things
    doug Sosa: my memory is short about other fridays, maybe because i didn't come :)
    Archmage Atlantis: The earlier meetings were light also
    Archmage Atlantis: The ones I attended
    Archmage Atlantis: People who can still go out, or still have family have the most to do on Fri - Sat
    doug Sosa: and you?
    Archmage Atlantis: I'm homebound, have no car, there is no transportation I can afford where I live and I am the only surviving member of my family.......SL gives me more RL than RL
    doug Sosa: whre is home?
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi you two :) I just came to grab the log for Dakini ..can't stay... zzzzz
    Archmage Atlantis: SW Florida, on the edge of the Everglades
    Archmage Atlantis: Hi Eliza
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    doug Sosa: wow, can't imagine it accurately.
    Archmage Atlantis: Life happens
    doug Sosa: and keeps happening. did you grow up there?
    Eliza Madrigal: Have a nice evening :)
    doug Sosa: bye:)
    Archmage Atlantis: You to Eliza
    Archmage Atlantis: No, this was supposed the financial issues resulting from 2 partners with severe illness...... Started the recession a few years early :)\
    doug Sosa: what kind of business?
    Archmage Atlantis: I was a director of financial and operations programming for a worldwide corporation, he was a well paid systems analyst......then, well,... life happens......and we've been through a selfish period in the history of the planet
    Archmage Atlantis: It will self correct
    Archmage Atlantis: I read your website a bit
    Archmage Atlantis: MAHB, or something like that.......I apologize if I don't remember all the details
    doug Sosa: speak spanish?
    doug Sosa: Yes, MAHB is one of the activities that takes up my time and energizes me.
    Archmage Atlantis: No, actually Southern roots
    Archmage Atlantis: AL and NC for parents
    Archmage Atlantis: FL and GA for me
    doug Sosa: College?
    Archmage Atlantis: You native to your area>
    Archmage Atlantis: ?
    Archmage Atlantis: Emory then UF
    doug Sosa: ha, not, born in New York Vity, ran awy from home at 15, to california, school there, then , et's see, boston, mexico city, back to california, wahington dcd, stae of washington, now northern cal, north of san francisco.
    Archmage Atlantis: Finance, switched from Math when $ became important
    doug Sosa: Got any insights on the financail mess?
    Archmage Atlantis: East -West, I went North-South
    doug Sosa: well, i went south to mexico, and di both south and then north california.
    Archmage Atlantis: Yes, I've seen this coming for a while
    Archmage Atlantis: "Greed is Good" pretty much sums it up
    doug Sosa: do you read the site economistsviews.wordpress.com?
    Archmage Atlantis: No, I don't, I'm done with that....younger folks can handle the details
    Archmage Atlantis: They just need to know that things can be changed
    doug Sosa: how do you spend your time. (oh, younger folks... I'm... what?... 72)
    Archmage Atlantis: I know your age *smile* .......I'm 58 but the disablility is limiting
    Archmage Atlantis: Not my mind tho
    doug Sosa: what kind of DA?
    Archmage Atlantis: And the internet, SL, they give a greater world in my home than I would ever have had in RL
    doug Sosa: the inerenet is amazing. do you look at TED?
    Archmage Atlantis: Multiple, but the main ones are PVD and Neuropathy......so my gardening I love has to be done with a walker and a lot of caution
    Archmage Atlantis: No, TED is not something I have spent anytime on
    doug Sosa: i am so glad you do have a garden, or access. i love mine, now is weed pulling time. Spent two hours today.
    Archmage Atlantis: Yes, I used to complain about the maintenance, I prefered planning, design and sitting (in it)........Now I am l pleased to hand off a walker and pull a weed
    Fox Monacular: Hi Doug, Hi Archmage
    doug Sosa: i've come to know the weeds, hof their roots are diffeent than the flowers, they hold on diffeently. i don't even have to look any more, just finger my way in.
    doug Sosa: hi:)
    Fox Monacular: weird... I\can't sit down
    Archmage Atlantis: Did you ever determine what type of eggplant you have, btw....they should be blooming at least if not fruiting
    Archmage Atlantis: Hi, Fox
    doug Sosa: they are japanese purple and just about ready.
    Archmage Atlantis: Yummy, .....do you cook?
    doug Sosa: they are on a hillside and get lots of sun.
    doug Sosa: yes, but wife does the eggplant in about 30 diffeent ways. love it.
    doug Sosa: fox, any luck?
    Archmage Atlantis: She should record a specialty cookbook
    Fox Monacular: nope
    Archmage Atlantis: Odd
    Fox Monacular: I hope you don't mind me standing
    doug Sosa: lost a shoe, maybe that's it :)
    Fox Monacular: yes! I just noticed
    doug Sosa: move over to your right a bit so we can see you more easily.
    doug Sosa: thanks! better.
    Fox Monacular: ;0
    Fox Monacular: :)
    doug Sosa: you don't really loo like you either :)
    Archmage Atlantis: Boy, if it's a shoe, theis place has a strict dress code.....yet there you are Fox
    Archmage Atlantis: True
    Fox Monacular: where is the strict dress code?
    doug Sosa: that you can't look normal.
    Fox Monacular: oh, I wouldn't try to look normal
    Archmage Atlantis: Joke, 1 shoe, no admittance
    doug Sosa: but maybe by accident. Actually you look a bit..
    doug Sosa: like you got roughed up on the way over :(
    Fox Monacular: life is tough
    Archmage Atlantis: Gotta love honesty
    Archmage Atlantis: Oh please, not that ditty
    doug Sosa: thats's what we were talking about. life
    doug Sosa: is tough, the lucky ones have gardens.
    Fox Monacular: I have plants on my balcony on the 12th floor
    doug Sosa: In fact in a feww moments i need to write a paragraph about whay gardens are the vision of the future.
    Archmage Atlantis: Yea, as my parents, who lived throught the depression sometimes said "some ppl don't even have a pot to piss in"
    doug Sosa: lucky, then they didn't have to empty it!
    Archmage Atlantis: Very good Doug!
    Archmage Atlantis: Quite Buddhist of you
    doug Sosa: 12th floor? Where?
    doug Sosa: (blush)
    Fox Monacular: Montreal
    doug Sosa: ah, can be beautiful. View? Rive?
    doug Sosa: River..
    Fox Monacular: on the real mountrain
    Fox Monacular: no... the river is on the other side of the mountain
    Archmage Atlantis: Oh, I could enjoy a good restaurant now
    Fox Monacular: but we see forest from our window
    Archmage Atlantis: Need any houseguests?
    doug Sosa: sort of can see it. was there in 1988
    Fox Monacular: it would be nice if our neighbors weren't so crazy
    doug Sosa: crazy on the 12th floor?
    Fox Monacular: they yell at each other and do bbq on their balcony
    doug Sosa: dangerous.
    Fox Monacular: yes....
    doug Sosa: But atleast a drama.
    Archmage Atlantis: Guess house guests are our, what already having crazy neighbors and all
    Archmage Atlantis: out
    Archmage Atlantis: Aren't all neighbors crazy in some degree?
    doug Sosa: arch lives in flat florida.
    Archmage Atlantis: Hey, I live on the highest part!
    doug Sosa: his agligators are not avatars!
    doug Sosa: how high?
    Archmage Atlantis: Come global warming, I'm going into island real estate
    doug Sosa: if all neighbors are partly crazy, then that means us too.
    Archmage Atlantis: About 300 ft above sea level
    Archmage Atlantis: Hoping for no tidal waves
    doug Sosa: let's see, three feet = islands, six feet = coral reefs.
    Fox Monacular: hey
    doug Sosa: good try!
    Fox Monacular: my router restarted, sorry
    doug Sosa: didn't re-rez you though.
    Archmage Atlantis: Reboot thineself
    doug Sosa: hey, now i recognize you more.
    doug Sosa: can you sit yet?
    Fox Monacular: nope
    Fox Monacular: hehe:)
    Archmage Atlantis: One thing I've finally given into is rebooting all pcs and routers daily
    doug Sosa: hmmm?
    doug Sosa: I never do my router. months.
    Fox Monacular: me neither:)
    doug Sosa: well, i do need to go write that paragraph. another unusual and strong conversation. thanks!
    Archmage Atlantis: I find the router is usually my biggest issue.......it was when I had a dept of programmers too
    Archmage Atlantis: Blessing to you Doug
    Archmage Atlantis: Latger
    Archmage Atlantis: Later
    Fox Monacular: have a good night, doug, archmage
    Archmage Atlantis: You gonna try to hang on Fox
    Fox Monacular: :)
    Archmage Atlantis: Answered that
    Archmage Atlantis: Later


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