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Staff Picnic Tomorrow.

The Summer Board Meeting went really well -- both Robert (our President) and Jeff did great jobs. I thought Marilyn's mistressmarilyn PowerPoint turned out great.

I did my part, mingling with all the attendees (as always).

I'd been cynical and sure we'd have a small turnout because of the heat, but that wasn't the case. Actually, a lot of people showed up.

Both the meeting and the barbeque went well. I had a hot dog, some potato and jello salad (just a bit of both). But I skipped desert. Oh! And I had several sips of light beer.

Earlier today I talked to both sister Sue suzy_qp and Ron via phone. Sue won the consolation round of her cribbage tournament (40 master points, plus $180), so she was excited. I hadn't connected with Ron for ages, so it was a delight to talk to him. He'd been suffering so much from the heat that he finally took his family to a motel for relief. I invited him again to the Staff Picnic tomorrow, but I don't know if he'll make it or not...

At the meeting we heard several people speak about they were suffering in the heat. And quite a few had gone to motels or hotels to get cool!

I need to head to bed soon. Thankfully we can sleep in (the Staff Picnic starts at 11:00), but I do need to get up and test (which I only did once today). Interestingly enough, I got a special delivery package today (!!!) of more test strips (a package of 50). Considering I'd talked to the woman just yesterday, I was pretty impressed by that.

The weather is cooler than our 100+ temperature days, but not by much! When someone says it will 'only be 98°,' I have to say 'what do you mean, ONLY 98°?' -- but maybe that's just me! (grin) Tomorrow is supposed to be in the 90's again... (And we had some clouds today, so it was both hot and muggy. Ugh.)

Bedtime!

Tags: 2009, diabetes, food, hot, jeff, july-2009, marilyn, robert, ron-computers, sister-sue, staff-picnic, weather
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