October 13, 2001 - Msg 2597: that's served.
The auto sensor didn't like 3 u's in yum. Heehee

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2598: doggoneit! ~ Mrs. wiley

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2599: How Do You Do Mrs. Wiiiiiiley?
I'll be there. If it's no trouble, could you make apple pie for dessert? I've been a hankerin' for one. Just no coffee, tea or punch thank you.

"I ain't no creachture!!!"

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2600: Mrs. Wiley, I've said it before and I'll say it again; You're a treasure! Aint that the truth, I been feeling like "comfort" foods lately too. I can hardly watch the news, it just gets worse and worse. And I'm determined to not go into one of my depressions. Your dinner sounds good, did you catch the trout yourself, or did Gomer catch a mess of fish and give you some?
- Hazel

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2601: Wow Mrs. Wiley that makes me full just readin about it, sure sounds good! Count me in!
eatin' speaks louder than words

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2602: I usually bring a tuna fish sandwich, but today I felt like trout.

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2603: Sniff sniff... you been doing some paintin' in here, Barn?

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2604: Night Porch. See ya' at church tomorrow.
:-} AngeFan

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2605: Nite Porch!

October 13, 2001 - Msg 2606: Welcome Salty Dog. Hope you enjoy your stay here on the porch. Move your foot, I'm going forward.
Good Sabbath to all my porch friends. Hope you all have a great day. And please be careful, the world is getting to be a real nasty place sometimes. Thanks Hazel for the prayers.
Mavis, I liked the e-mail... except for # 19. I find lots of h2o when I golf. lol. Them fish will have to fend for themselves.


October 14, 2001 - Msg 2607: Everyone, Please, SIT DOWN!
It's just me, RickyB
Please Everyone, be seated. Miss Poovey, hi, nice to see you too!

I hope everyone is doing well tonite!

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2608: ALRIGHT,
Please, Everyone, Please be seated.
OK, thanks, But Please be seated.

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2609: Hi RickyB, SaltyDog, AngFan, Mavis, Asa, Hazel and all the porch. Good Sabbath to ya! The trout was grocery store - but fresh. Although the head did have a big ol' dent in it...maybe it *was* a golf ball casualty. Glad you enjoyed the dinner as much as I did (t'wern't no imaginary dinner either). So, guess what's for breakfast? Cornbread, eggs, MEAT and coffee. I just love being efficient with my leftovers. Must be the Aunt Bea in me.

Yes Hazel, I can't hardly stand to watch the news, but living in St. Petersburg, I can't NOT watch it. It's tense. Real tense.

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2610: forgot to sign ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2611: By the way AngFan, the desert was blueberry cheescake, but I was so full from dinner I never made it that far. It will likely be lunch.

"if that boy could have his way, he'd have 2 slabs of apple pie with a slab of apple pie in-between and a slab of apple pie for desert!"

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2612: Good Sabbath Morning. Going to be a stormy day here in my corner of Mayberry.
We are having sunshine right this moment.
Hey Ricky B and Salty Dog. Long time no see.
I love apple pie with ice cream on it. If you don't have the vanilla ice cream, I don't want the pie. "Wonder what causes that ?"
It is sad to watch the news, but we need to be informed. Even in my area several envelopes containing powder have been found. Scarey. We have to "lift up our eyes and look for Jesus".
I'm having sausage, that I'm forming to look like links and frying. Then I spread out the cresant (?sp) rolls and put cheese on them and then wrap the sausage roll on them. Then heat in oven until rolls are done (remember sausage has already been cooked first).
I think I'll scramble up a few eggs to go with it. Anyone coming. I know it is late, it will be more like brunch.
God bless everyone and continue to remember the people in New York, the Pentegon, the ones who lost family in the Pennsylvania crash and the people and dogs who keep searching the devastation of the WTC. Also many are left homeless because their buildings were made unsafe by the falling of the two towers and the blast the impact of the planes caused.
Miss Ellie
"Look at what Mr. Malcolm did. He painted a face on my egg."

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2613: RickyB? is that THE RickyB I thought he went off & got hit by a taxi cab or sumpthin ain't seen him in so long! Glad you liked that email Asa I saw a cartoon in the paper yesterday that made me think of you too. It's rainin here in my neck of Kelsey's Woods, so I'm going back to bed. Save me one of them sausage roll thingys Miss Ellie

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2614: Mornin' porch. Miss Ellie, I'm gona borrow your idea for breakfast and fix the exact same thing. I was wondering what I was going to fix today. Sounds pretty good. I never thought about fixing sausage that way; I've used hotdogs like that before for wiener wraps.
Funny what you don't know... Everyone have a good day.
- Hazel

"Get your hot dogs while waiting for the gold truck"

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2615: Hi to everyone on the porch!! Sorry it was a long time but I had to close up the filling station last night. Flora was gone so I had to do it.Hello to Asa, how is everything at the bank? It won't be so long next time!!Good sabbath, an I hope your preachers talked about sin this morning because thats one thing you never can talk too much about! Lots of luck to you and yours--Salty Dog

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2616: Hello to the porch. I have returned from my class reunion. We had a mighty good time. We only had 51 in our graduating class and 34 showed up. We spent the afternoon chatting away. Everyone seems to be doing well. Just so good to see familiar old faces. (Well not to old!) Got lots of email addresses and I will try to keep in touch at least a couple times a year. Ya know, people don't really change. The loud and boistrous ones are still that way and the snooty ones are still snooty. I am in the loud and rowdy category. IMAGINE THAT! A good time was had by all.

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2617: Hello to the porch. I have returned from my class reunion. We had a mighty good time. We only had 51 in our graduating class and 34 showed up. We spent the afternoon chatting away. Everyone seems to be doing well. Just so good to see familiar old faces. (Well not to old!) Got lots of email addresses and I will try to keep in touch at least a couple times a year. Ya know, people don't really change. The loud and boistrous ones are still that way and the snooty ones are still snooty. I am in the loud and rowdy category. IMAGINE THAT! A good time was had by all.

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2618: Good evening to the porch, It is a might cool out here on my porch, but I thought I'd drop by anyway.Miss Ellie I had to fix your recipe too. Hot dogs are good like that as well!! Have a good evening. Hello to Asa and Mrs. Wiley "how do you do Mrs Wiley?" Salty Dog

October 14, 2001 - Msg 2619: Oh by the way Hazel that bottle of pop sounds fine as long as you'll play good old 14-a for me.I hope everyone has a good week, I have two days off and I plan to spend at least one of them watching TAGS videos. Thanks to everyone for making me feel at home here on the porch!!--Salty D

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2620: Good Morning Porch, have a wonderful day!~ Mrs. Wiley
"...and then he took some napkins, dipped them into the punch bowl, and THREW them up on the ceiling!" "Mr. Schwump tried to pinch him."

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2621: Mornin' Mrs. Wiley. You have a good day too.
- Hazel

"We'll take this rock back to the lab, have the boys analyze it; determine whether or not it was a local rock, or if it came from somewheres else."

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2622: what boys at what lab?


October 15, 2001 - Msg 2623: Mornin', Jelsik. May I ask how many people have touched this rock?
- Hazel (Ignorant layperson)

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2624: Morning Hazel,
French toast Orange Juice, sausage, and coffee for breakfast. Who's hungry? Just look for the blaze orange maple tree in the front yard and come on in. The trees are gorgious. The Sr. gets her pitures took today for yearbook graduation. Gonna be beautiful. ~ New Neighbor

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2625: Now you laypeople have got to learn to leave evidence alone!!Mornin' everyone have a good day.
--Salty Dog

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2626: My what a busy day already on the porch. . .thanks for making breakfast NN but my husband brought some doughnuts home and I just decided to eat one of them barvarian cream. Delicious!

Salty Dog and A Cappella ought tget together and seranade us. Maybe Andy and the Darlings could provide a little backup. Asa is probably good on the drums. Asa you know you need a winter hobby - soon the weeds will be gone and you'll need to do something with those clubs. Drum beating is as good as anything!

Well. . .have a good Monday. It is supposed to rain again tonite in Hoosierland.

Did anyone watch the Gilligan's Island show last nite. Very well done!


October 15, 2001 - Msg 2627: I can't take credit for the sausage thingys. The recipe was told to me by someone else. Good though. I never tried it with hot dogs.
We got through the storm with no damage. Not too bad, hard rain and some high wind gusts. Then the sun tried to peak through the clouds and there was an eerie yellowish tint to everything and then it turned pink. Lovely. It is amazing but from Saturday to Sunday, trees turned colors overnight and with the high winds yesterday many leaves fell. I just hope they didn't fall in Mt.Airy. I hope Saturday to go up there for the day and want to take pictures if the trees are colorful.
The view from that hill at the corner at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, it is awesome at Mayberry Days, if the trees are colorful it will be spectacular.
Miss Ellie
"You didn't say nuthin' 'bout no bricks."

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2628: Howdy evrybody- A little toe tapping music is just the thing on a bright fall day. See if you can get the Darlins to join in. They is always ready for a go at it. Barn- you just beat all, you know that? ~New Neighbor-- oh yea Asa- Know a good thing to use those summer golf clubs for in the winter?

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2629: Homemaker,
I watched the Gilligan show last night.
There was some neat facts.
All Gilligan fans would probably enjoy www.

See ya' in the funny papers,
:-} AngeFan

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2630: Picture this....*Mavis eyes closed, rubbing a rabbit's foot saying come, win, come,~come, win, come then tell me if she is talking about the football game tonight??

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2631: Might work.

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2632: Hey, whenever you all are ready for a little toe tapping music, my darling boys are here and ready to jump in and hang on.
Fun Girl

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2633: Might not.

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2634: Let's go FunGirl! Anna one anna tew... ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2635: Hello, porch. Good luck on your game, Mavis. Did you rub the head of a red headed boy? I wonder where Asa is, he aint checked in yet today... Well, let's pass the time by listening to music. Fun Girl, can you have your darling boys play "Never Hit Your Grandma With a Great Big Stick"? Or does that one make Mrs. Wiley cry?
- Hazel

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2636: They know that one and it's a good 'un. "Tearing Up Your Old Clothes For Rags" is the one that brings a tear to my eyes. That 'un and "Keep Your Money in Your Shoe and it Wont Get Wet." I think I'm gonna write a song about sleeping on the ironing board between two chairs. While it's fine for the young folks (like Mavis) it stoves me up for a week. So my song will be call "Adventure Sleeping Blues."
Fun Girl

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2637: Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.
Proverbs 13:15

October 15, 2001 - Msg 2638: Fun Girl, That un makes me cry!! Night porch, check back with yall tomorrow. I hope everyone has a good night. Salty Dog

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2639: Hey to the Porch. Welcome, welcome, welcome to Salty Dog! Nice to see you. Well, the Repus Bowl is over, and my lowly Cowdogs actually pulled one out against the Redstinks. SHEWWWWW-WEE, what a rotten game, huh *Mavis?! Rotten, rotten, rotten. You asked, and I told you. It was a ROTTEN game. But at least the Cowflops are now 1-4, whereas the lowly Redfaces are 0-5! SHEEEEEESH!!!

All this food talk is makin' me HONGRY. Mrs. Wiley, PLEASE put a slab of that blueberry cheesecake in the mail for me. Tell Talbot it's a rush job for me, and I should be gettin' it before it spoils too bad. But even if it spoils a LOT, I think I'd prolly still eat it! :-) And Miss Ellie, them sausage wraps you were talkin' about sound DEEEEE-lish! That's one'a my favorite meats to eat in the mornin', is sausage. That and bacon. And ham. And pork chops when I'm feelin' special sporty.

Oh yeah, did I tell you all that my Cowgirls WON tonight? First win this season! *sigh*

Nice to see ever'body. I'm warmin' up my voice for the sing-along, so somebody tell me where we're rehearsin'. Who's on the phone committee? Fun Girl, I look forward to musicatin' with your darlin' boys. Asa, hope you're doin' all right, bud. Email me if you wanna talk. Good to see Hazel and Ange Fan and Homemaker too. You all beat ever'thang, you know that?

I'll see ya.
*Rafe Hollister
"What about the COTTON-PICKIN' ROCKS?"

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2640: Left my BOLD runnin'... Better?

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2641: Better. *whew*

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2642: Ohhh... And for those of you wonderin' about my use of the term "Repus Bowl" up there to describe last night's game... Spell "REPUS" backwards, and I think you'll get it. :-)

Just *Rafe again...
"Oh, I forgot to tell you, that door's still hot."

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2643: Mavis:
You'll be glad to know that welowered the Redface flag to half-staff. There is nuthin else to say. It's all over but the crying.:( Only thin' left is a miracle, miracle, miracle ( they will need several). Asa:--- where are you? Getting up speed to get up the big hill??? I'm waiting to tell you what to use your golf clubs for in the winter. Johnny Paul, Opie and the kids got together last night and made a list... ~New Neighbor

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2644: Hey *Rafe don't ya think repus is giving them too mych credit? Boy I can't remember when I seen a bigger mess on the football field..wait a minute, yes I can it was when my boy first started playing feetball the young uns were all about 6 & were so cute, & ya know, I think they played better than them boys did last night! I forgot to rub the head of a red-headed boy, *Rafe musta found one tho.
millions of dollars in contracts & for what? HEARTACHES! Nothin but heartaches!

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2645: New Neighbor thanks for lowering that redface flag, I 'ppreciat the neighborly thought! I tell ya, think I'll just quit with sports all together this year, first my driver passes on (RIP Dale Earnhardt) now my redskins are on the verge of it. I'll just stick with my TAGS tapes.

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2646: Good morning porch - sayin' a prayer for Asa...must be ailin'. ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2647: Goodmorning folks. Who is cook breakfast this morning ? I'm hungry.
It's a beautiful but cool morning here. Anyone suffer from all those tornadoes Sunday evening. We were blessed and had no severe weather here.
Asa probably accidently hit himself in the head with a golf club.
Hope all are fine. Where's TOM ? I've sent him a few forward emails and never heard from him. I've got some really neat ones since Sept llth. I haven't read them all. Sometimes it just brings too many tears.
I'm like a broken faucet that you turn on and it won't turn off when I cry.
Miss Ellie
"How'd you get outta that cell ? " "That's for me to know and for you to find out."

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2648: Good mornin' porch,

Mayberry, Mayberry there's nothin' like good ole'
See a show at the grand. Watch Leon play in the
Go and visit with Thelma Lou, then next thing you
know Barney punches you.
So you go to the drug store to get Emma's sugar
You talk to Ellie Walker and Fred till,
Ernest T. Bass walks in with a rock and asks for
money where he can bye an ox.
No, there's nothing like a movie at the grand
or to see Leon playing in the sand.

Hey I wrote a poem,
:-} AngeFan

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2649: Where is that Asa,-- sleeping again on the job? Asa, Mayberry is gonna get robbed it you don't do your job! Are ya ailin'? We need to pray for Asa. I'm hungry, gonna go find some snack food. Maybe an apple would do the trick. ~New Neighbor

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2650: Good evening porch!! Come on over to my house for supper, I'm fixin' fresh deer meat, gravy, biscuits and mashed taters and for dessert some homemade peach cobbler. Any body hungry? I hope that will wake up Asa enough so he will come to the porch!! If I only had some pearly onions... Does anyone have any?? -- Salty Dog

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2651: Thanks Salty Dog:
Sure sounds good, maybe Asa will wake long enough to join us. Tell Sarah to give him a ring on the Telly.. What time you want us? Got room for 6? I'll bring the homemade rolls that just came out of the oven.(Pipin' hot) ~ New Neighbor

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2652: Hi. I sure hope Asa checks in soon. I know he's feeling poorly or he'd be sittin' on the porch. Let's keep praying for him...
- Hazel

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2653: Dinner sounds fantabulous SaltyDog! I'll bring the pearly onions, they twang my buds! ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2654: We'll ya'll just come on over!! I'm still waiting on Asa to wake up or finish cleaning that old gun of his or whatever he's doing in the meantime maybe the Darlin's could play us one and you know ...got time to breathe, got time for music. Welcome new neighbor, just jump in where you can and hang on! -- Salty Dog

October 16, 2001 - Msg 2655: How about Red River Valley! Does that 'un make any body cry? Well, I am keeping Asa in my thoughts and prayers. Say hey homemaker, is it as cold there as it is here? Time to break out the winter clothes for sure. We had a grand time at our 20 year reunion. There were some I didn't recognize, all men who had lost their hair. Just wasn't enough time to have a good talk with all that I wanted to chew the fat with. Stay warm ya'll.
Fun Girl

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2656: Nite porch!

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2657: Good Morning everyone.
- Hazel

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2658: Morning Hazel, morning Porch, morning Dear, morning Honey...

A mite coolish out this morning, y'all enjoy it now, ya hear?
~ Mrs. Wiley

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2659: Good afternoon porch, How is everyone's day been? Mine has been fine so far, O.K were gonna have to put out an APB on Asa He didn't even come to supper last night.You beat everything you know that?? Well, who's cookin tonight? It's probably gonna be a pizza pie at my place. Bring the bongos.. Later-- Salty Dog

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2660: Good afternoon ya'll. Just getting ready to start my journey to my afternoon schools. I teach all morning in one and then I travel in the afternoon to the others. Lots of fun during the Indiana winters.

Everyone can come to my son's school for supper tonite. They have been offering a soup and sandwich supper on Wednesday evenings as a money maker for the school. They made $60 last week. Tonites menu is chili, baked potato and an as$ortment of desserts (I made an apple walnut bundt cake for the meal). Last week was homemade vegetable with ham sandwiches. Come one Come all
Help the Christian school out!

Everyone take care!


October 17, 2001 - Msg 2661: I just love mazzarella on my pizza. Don't you just love mazzarella? ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2662: Hey porch!!! Thought I'd wear a nice skirt out today, until the wind blew is up round my head! Changed that in a hurry. Hafta bring in the critters perty soon. Gettin to be a 2 or 3 dog night. (Depending how warm ya like it!) Somehow I just ain't ready for cold. :( Think Asa has the miseries? Does anyone know where to find him? Does he hibernate during the cold spells? Sounds like a good idea for the fund raisers in the Christian schools,, hubby and I have 4 in a Christian school. Luv it, just luv it. ~ New Neighbor

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2663: Mazzarella sounds fine with me, Mrs. Wiley. I think that Asa has gone up to Detroit with O'Malley , cause he shore aint around here!!We have revival this week at church so, remember our church!! Have a good evening all and Asa-- Salty Dog

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2664: Hey to Mrs. Wiley, Salty Dog, Homemaker, New Neighbor, and anyone else on the porch today. I hope everyone had a good day. Mine was hectic and busy. Didn't get a minute to rest. I wonder if they still need a brine taster over at the pickle factory... I just may go down there and apply. Oh, I think Mavis has Asa's e-mail address, let's get her to write him and see if he's ok. Mavis?
- Hazel

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2665: Hey Hazel, Salty and NN. My day was also hectic, but they just about all are these days. I have a customer who sells gas masks. he's sold more than he has and the govt. just 4 days ago declared gas masks "implements of war". Now the ATF has to inspect before he can import. Sheww whee!

AngFan, that poem of yours ROCKED up there - sorry I didn't mention it soner! Asa said if he wasn't feeling better he'd hafta have somthin' removed. Mavis?

~ Mrs. Wley
hope the only thing removed is his chronic slice.

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2666: Hey to all my porch sittin friends out there. I do thank you for your prayers and posts. I ended up in the hospital for surgery and it was no fun a talll. I,m home now but on pain killers so I may sound even more loopy than usuall. Nothing serious on the ailing but very very painful. And will continue to be so for a couple of weeks. But THANK YOU ALL for your prayers and thoughts. They mean the world to me. You folks are the best.


October 17, 2001 - Msg 2667: I'm sure I speak for all the friends on the porch when I say that I am praying for you and thinking of you, Asa. Get better soon so things can be back to normal at the bank because poor Hazel just dosen't look right in the uniform!! Also remember our little community... There was some form of powder found in one of our area post offices. It is about 25 miles from where I live. It hasn't been identified yet but just remember this area!!--Salty Dog

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2668: God bless you Asa. I'm usually the one who looks on the bad side of things. Everyone posted, so worried about you and I kept thinking "his computer is down, or the internet", and bless your heart you were having surgery. Hope your recovery is fast.
AngeFan, loved your poem. You're a poet and don't know it.
It's getting a might chilly here in NC. Maybe a frost tonight. I got on my winter clothes and still chilly. Think I'll hybernate all winter.
Miss Ellie
"You need a prescription from your doctor." "I don't need a doctor, I need mah pills."

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2669: Yea! Asa's back! It just aint been the same without ya, Asa. I hope your surgery was a success and that you are soon feeling better. Don't try to rush it, it takes a while. Will it be ok if we still tease you and poke fun at you while you're recovering? Well, we'll give it a few days before we start up again. Oh, and Salty Dog, I did too look good in that guard's uniform. You're just mad because I wrote you up for loitering.
- Hazel

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2670: Hazel,Hazel,Hazel, I can't believe you wrote me up for loitering I was only talking to Viola Slatt! And you wouldn't believe the story going around about Myra I'll have to tell ya sometime. Honestly, youre getting a bad as Barney Fife. Asa, you'd better hurry up and feel better or Hazel will have us all in jail for jaywalking or something else!!-- Salty Dog

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2671: ASA! I am so glad you are back, ifin ya need anything just holler at one of us ok? You don't need no chicken soup do ya? I had decided if ya hadn't checked in by morning I was gonna email ya, I am so glad you are still amoungst us!
I'm going to bed, (no ironing boards tonight tho)got puppy feet to groom tomorrow, & since yer ailin, I might, I said Might trim yer feet if ya still need it Asa
Nite Porch

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2672: Oh & Hazel & Salty Dog ya'll know Asa is ailin so...Pipe down this ain't no ballpark!

October 17, 2001 - Msg 2673: Youre right Mavis, Sorry,Asa, Would you like for me to read you Jack and the Beanstalk?? Nite--Salty Dog

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2674: Good Morning Porch, and (whispers) Welcome Home Asa! I thought something was wrong with ya... glad your home now. We all worry about you so! SaltyDog, where do you live!? Prayers a-plenty go out daily for all our families and friends during these times. But let's not over react just yet. One of the customers who bought a gasmask from my client saw the powder coating on the rubber mask (used
to protect from rot) and got scared. Called the FBI and they incinnerated a perfectly good mask. Heavens-to-Betsy!

~ Mrs. Wiley
"heavy hearted and crest fallen, Ichabod.... BUZZ. We'd best read this later Op, they're a startin to pile up now."

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2675: Mornin' Porch! Off to work for me. Where are you from Mrs. Wiley? We are having scares here, but nothing like you are getting.
And now that we have found Asa where is Tom? I miss his uplifting poems, we need to put an APB out on him now??

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2676: Mornin' Mavis and Mrs. Wiley and everyone. Yeah, I been wonderin about Tom too. We better do a trouble check. It's hard to tell who's missing, except for the ones who normally post every day. Tom is more of a every couple weeks guy. But it seems like it's been a month seen we heard from him. Everyone have a good day. Breakfast at my place today. How does a piece of toast and a glass of water sound?
- Hazel

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2677: Morning everyone:
It is so good to have most back in the neighborhood. It just wasn't the same without Asa on the porch. His chair sat empty and rocked in the wind. No one with the quick comebacks. We're still praying for ya, Asa. Quick recovery, and better back swing. Hazel told you not to swing that club like that, you might hurt sumthin important!! Just pull up the key board next to your easy chair and type away. We're waiting. A little hot chocolate with that toast would hit the spot this morning. Thanks Hazel. See ya in a little while. ~New Neighbor

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2678: Oh dear Asa, I am so glad that you are on the road to recovery. I sure hope that Granny wasn't your surgeon or you won't know what color your stitches will be in.

Hot chocolate sounds wonderful NN but could please add a little coffee creamer to mine. It makes is oh so much better. I haven't tried the flavored coffee creamers but I bet they would taste good too.

School is going pretty well. Next week is Fall Break (or what used to be called Teachers Institute around here - I now know why they called it that because after you teach so long - you feel that you need to be institutionalized!) We have one student that can't seem to control when he goes to the bathroom and has had several accidents (and I mean accidents) so he was sent to the ROCK (the bathroom in my room) and I get to perform potty patrol. He comes in every half hour. We don't think he was properly potty trained. And you thought teachers only taught readin', ritin', and rithmatic. It's a far cry from that anymore! So call me Captain Potty Patrol!

Those critters will soon be getting off the bus!

Take care - eat some soup Asa. . .it does a body good!


October 18, 2001 - Msg 2679: " Good morning poch!! It is a beautiful day here in my neck of the porch!!It is a might airish though. Mrs. Wiley, you know I'm from back bay Boston!! No, I really am from NC I am about a hour away from Asheville.Asa, I hope you are doing better or at least fair to middlin'Somebody got stuck in the vault this morning. I'm not gonna say who, but they were in a guard uniiform!
We miss you and can't wait for your return. Everyone have a good day!! I gotta go to work today--Salty Dog

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2680: Morning my porch friends. So many posts to respond to I don't know where to start. All your nice comments got me all cholked up. Please realize how much you all mean to me. This is only my second ever surgery and it aint been much fun. But let me stress that it aint serious or nothing like that, just very painful. So I aint got no call to be whining. I have to get the wound redressed 3 times a day and that is pure torture. But I hope to be posting regular like. Sounds like Hazel has been doing a grand job at the bank for me, bless her heart. Sorry about them Redskins Mavis, it don't look good for them. Maybe they will beat them at RFK. Hey to everyone else out there. It's gonna take me a few days to get up to speed here on the porch. Pain killers has really got me floatin. Keep a good thoufgt all.


October 18, 2001 - Msg 2681: See, I told ya. I meant thought,

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2682: Hi Porch - home with stomach flu for a bit. There's no body at work to cover for me so I been draging myself in the last 2 days. (at least it ain't surgery). Of course they sent work home with me. *Mavis, I'm in St. Petersburg FL, but the NUT that called the FBI was in New York. Guess they got a right to worry, but sheesh!

~ Mrs. Wiley
keepin' a good thought...

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2683: good to see ya Asa, rest up good!! ~ Mrs. Wiley

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2684: Hi. Sorry I'm late. Gomer just got me out of the vault, I was stuck in there all day. (Asa, when you coming back to the bank?) Got another lecture from Barn about my moldy bullets. And to top it off I've got the misery in my back.
And now Mrs. Wiley's sick. That was sweet of your work to send the work home with you. I sure hope you get to feeling better soon. That flu is the pits. Do you need me to come over and switch the tapes in your VCR or anything? I'd be glad to do it, glad to do it.
- Hazel

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2685: Look at you Hazel, covering for me all week and now ready to help out Mrs. Wiley. We need to get you a crown and name you Miss Mayberry, and get Floyd to sing at ya. Hope you get feelin better soon Mrs. Wiley. Don't you overdo it.
Well new Neighbor, what can I do with my club this winter?

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2686: Evening porch! Asa I don't think them Redskins could beat a drum at this rate! I'm glad you are feeling a little better, want some more Chicken soup? Mrs. Wiley guess there's nuts all over the place! Potty patrol?? My they teach everything in school now days!

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2687: Happy Birthday Rafe ! Are you 29 again ?
Miss Ellie

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2688: Is today Rafe's birthday? If it is, Happy Birthday Rafe!
- Hazel

October 18, 2001 - Msg 2689: Hi All. Will it ben cold here at night and have not wrome up in the morne.
Happy Birthday Rafe.
Miss Ellie thank you for the email and i did pass thim on to.
I no that i have not ben here for sometime,but i feel like everyone is having fun going to mayberry.
all i do is stay at home .
Little Blessings.
many are the gifts and favors
that we harvest every day-
never knowing they are blessing
that are graced upon our way;
little things we hardly notice
that are favors of the Lord,
for our Christian faith and duty
and devotion to accord.
Little blessings, gifts and favors
that enrich our daily life
and enhance our strength and courage
to endure the woes of strife;
gifets of love - too rife to notice-
that are blessings every days,
to protect us and endear us
at our labor and our play.


October 18, 2001 - Msg 2690: morning prayer
Good morning lord i thank you
for peace all through the night...
prepares me forthe challenge
that comes with morning light.
and as the days unfolding,
remind me to look up...
for you are there to n
guide me
and fill my little cup.


October 18, 2001 - Msg 2691: morning prayer
Good morning lord i thank you
for peace all through the night...
prepares me forthe challenge
that comes with morning light.
and as the days unfolding,
remind me to look up...
for you are there to n
guide me
and fill my little cup.


October 19, 2001 - Msg 2692: Mornin Porch:
Well Asa, the little ones have been a prayin' for ya. They also wanted to know if you asked for their brainstorms- so here it goes. 1.) backscratcher. 2.) t.v. antennea 3.) cob web cleaner 4) rug beater 5) towel rack 6) curtin rod 7) fireplace poker 8) long handled turkey stuffer 9) broken table leg 10) candle snuffer 11) cane 12) ice pick 13) hotdog roasting stick 14) Christmas tree prop 15) tent pole -in bed to hold the covers up! 16) driveway reflector marker 17) door knocker 18) ski poles 19) sled runners - in case your's are broken 20) apple-potato smasher. Well there you have it 20 top ways to use those golf clubs. Thanks for asking, the kids will be excited to know you asked. ~ New Neighbor

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2693: Mornin Porch:
Well Asa, the little ones have been a prayin' for ya. They also wanted to know if you asked for their brainstorms- so here it goes. 1.) backscratcher. 2.) t.v. antennea 3.) cob web cleaner 4) rug beater 5) towel rack 6) curtin rod 7) fireplace poker 8) long handled turkey stuffer 9) broken table leg 10) candle snuffer 11) cane 12) ice pick 13) hotdog roasting stick 14) Christmas tree prop 15) tent pole -in bed to hold the covers up! 16) driveway reflector marker 17) door knocker 18) ski poles 19) sled runners - in case yours are broken 20) apple-potato smasher. Well there you have it 20 top ways to use those golf clubs. Thanks for asking, the kids will be excited to know you asked. ~ New Neighbor

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2694: Apple-Potato smasher? HAHAhahaha!! I want one! Hazel, much obliged for the tape turning offer, I might take you up on that (I call the VCR "the Andy Channel").Yeah, wasn't that thoughtful of work to send stuff home with me? (not). Even had the gas mask client call me at home - caught me in the shower! Guess I'm working for the likes of Mr. Weaver. TOM! Glad you checked in! Don't feel bad, I don't hardly go anywhere either - just work and home. The simple life :-)

~ Mrs. Wiley
"sick as a dog, but havin' the time of my life!"

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2695: Well it is a good thing that Asa is back around and even cracking jokes. Bad at that - but he's hanging in there. NN it sounds like your kids are just about as silly as old Asa! By the way Mrs. Wiley - I might need a gas mask now that I am on potty patrol. Sometimes things get a might odiferous! Asa - that means smelly!

Happy Belated Birthday Rafe! Did you save some cake for all of us? I want the piece with the rose on it! You did have roses on your cake didn't you! And I will need a scoop of ice cream too!

Tom - thank goodness you returned. We were worried sick about you. It has been cold here too and we started the wood stove. Nothing like a good fire to warm you up.

Well - ya'll take care!


October 19, 2001 - Msg 2696: Good Morning Porch! Imagine how good I felt when I sat in my rocker to read & there was Tom with not one but TWO of his beautiful poems! don't stay away so long Tom this porch is plum full of worry warts that start to get their insides all tore up when somebody ain't come calling for a while. homemaker you kill me with that potty patrol stuff! LOL
More later, I'm going in, it's cold out here this morning!

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2697: HAPPY BIRTHDAY *RAFE!!

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2698: font check= off?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2699: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2700: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2701: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2702: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2703: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2704: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2705: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2706: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2707: Happy Birthday Rafe!! What is LOL?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2708: Laugh out Loud!!!

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2709: 2699-2707, maybe if you tried singing it. It works for M-M-M-M-Mel.

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2710: Laugh Out Loud

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2711: Morninn porchters. Somebody really wanted to know what lol is huh? Sounds like all kinds of good idears for them clubs NN. I aint gonna be using them for golfing for a while so thank your younguns for the idears. I wonder if I used one for an antenna if I could get the Golf channel? Hmmmmm... Good to see you out there Tom. Don't be a stranger. Hope your feeling better Mrs. Wiley. Don't you hate being sick? Hi Hazel. I hope to be back to the bank in a week or so. You good till then? If Barney gives you a bad time about your bullets just remind him that you have more than one, and you don't have to keep them in your pocket. Don't set your house on fire Homemaker. Clean your chimmney. Where did Salty Dog get off to?
Well I aint feelin so good so I am off to bed for a while. Take care all.


October 19, 2001 - Msg 2712: Hi im new here how r u all?

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2714: Gaad afternoon everyone!! How are you all? Asa i hope you are much better today!! My internet had screwed up or something I think somebody had been messin up the buletin board again.Sorry I'm late today but it is absolutely gorgeous outside Thank You Lord!! Mrs. Wiley, I do hope you are better too. I have the " Andy Channel too. If I have had a bad day or am sick I have to have a mayberry fix to feel better.It's like milk it does a body good. Hello to NN, homemaker , Hazel and Mavis have a great weekend!! You too Asa-- Salty Dog

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2715: Hiya Salty! It IS a golrious day isn't it? And Friday, too! You know you can't be too careful with the bulletin board, you don't want to be caught falsifying. It's agin the law to falsify. Why, it's a falsification to put up bulletins without the official verification.

~ Mrs. Wiley

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2716: I think that more than my internet got messed up today, that is supposed to be GOOD afternoon. All this cold weather has froze my brain cells together or something. Sorry 'bout that--Salty D

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2717: So what is this chat forum thing about?


October 19, 2001 - Msg 2718: Seems like the porch has the hicups.
Dale, this forum is about The Andy Griffith Show (TAGS) and personall stuff and just a lot of neighborly, clean fun.
I have been down today as a friend of my father's died. The sweetest man. (My father died 9 1/2 years ago). Also I have a friend sick with kidney problems and a friend's mother sick with kidney problems, my husband's cousin has kidney problems and a friend's cat has kidney problems. Please pray for them all. Thanks.
Miss Ellie
"We shall me but we shall miss him, there will be one vacant chair..."

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2719: Well, Dale, it's like this. We're a group of people who have one major thing in common. We all love the Andy Griffith Show. And we watch the reruns over and over. So this is the front porch, like the one at Andy Taylors house, and we all sit around and chat with each other, like old friends. And we really do become friends with each other, and try to look after each other. Did I explain that right, gang?
- Hazel

October 19, 2001 - Msg 2720: Doggone it, Miss Ellie's message wasn't there when I first started to post, but she slipped hers in first. I wanted to be the one to explain it to Dale. Am I acting childish? You don't think I'm acting childish do you?
- Hazel