A busy day for Vince - but not me

@JudyEv (126340)
Bunbury, Australia
February 20, 2017 7:27pm CST
Vince has gone into our nearest city, Bunbury, in Western Australia. I feel a bit strange calling it a city as it doesn't seem that big to me. We only go there when we need to but when we do go we try to make the most of the trip. He has an appointment for a specialist for a routine procedure he has every few years. He will also see the financial consultant who looks after our superannuation fund. A visit to the Social Security place would be next if he still has time. This place is notorious for very slow service. He has to pick up two pairs of trousers from Rivers. He has taken the receipt from his last purchase and will get 40% once he produces it. That's why we didn't bring the trousers home last time. He wants to get a hair-cut, he needs to pick up some pellets for Herc and – icing on the cake – when we visited the retirement village we were given a ticket in a raffle – and we won! How cool is that? So he needs to pick up our prize which I'll photograph for my next post. I can't really remember what the prize was. Hopefully he'll get home in time to go to golf so it will be mostly a day on my own today. I don't have a relevant photo so will use a kangaroo paw which is our state flower.
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@Happy2BeMe (75120)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
Oh and congratulations on the win. I am anxious to see what you won.
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@Happy2BeMe (75120)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv Oh very nice!! I never win anything.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
@Happy2BeMe Have you seen the next post? All sorts of goodies!
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@Happy2BeMe (75120)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv I just went and seen it now! It is very nice.
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@TheSojourner (17442)
• United States
21 Feb 17
I love this photo of your state flower! How unusual and beautiful!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
There are a few different colours but I think this is the most striking.
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• United States
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv It is lovely. Does it have a fragrance? Is it a "tropical" flower? It almost reminds me a bit of the Bird of Paradise that I had growing in my yards in Hawaii and in Guam
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
@CoralLevang It's not tropical - just one of our native wildflowers, more common in the cooler south-west than in the northern warmer parts. It doesn't have much of a fragrance. And yes, it's a bit similar to a Bird of Paradise.
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@Happy2BeMe (75120)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
Wow what a beautiful flower. I have never even heard of it before. I hope Vance gets done all that he is set out to do. That is a lot running around. He will even exhausted by the time he gets back however.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
It started off with just the appointment but got more and more as the weeks went by. You can see why he needed a list! :)
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@Happy2BeMe (75120)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv I hope he got everything done! A list is always a good idea when you have so much to do.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
@Happy2BeMe It is a half hour trip so really annoying if you forget something and have to go again next day.
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@andriaperry (53594)
• United States
21 Feb 17
Love the flower. I did not know that y`all had Social security.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
We are on a part pension now and have to keep giving updates etc. It's a pain.
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@andriaperry (53594)
• United States
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv What I was talking about that your country has S.S. I thought it was a USA thang
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
@andriaperry Oh sorry. Yes we dozens and dozens on welfare - all jumping through numerous hoops.
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@shaggin (37049)
• United States
21 Feb 17
Wow this kangaroo law flowers is so vibrant. I have never heard or seen it before. I can't wait to see what the prize is in your next post. I hope his procedure goes well!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
I think it is a basket of gourmet type foods.
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@shaggin (37049)
• United States
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv that would be an awesome prize!
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@marguicha (97527)
• Chile
21 Feb 17
What an incredible beautiful flower!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
Thanks. It is very striking isn't it? There are few different colours but this is my favourite.
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@1hopefulman (30261)
• Canada
21 Feb 17
Lovely picture! Vince does have a lot to do and you will enjoy your alone time by being busy on MyLot.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Feb 17
That's very true but I also did some decluttering.
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@1hopefulman (30261)
• Canada
22 Feb 17
@JudyEv Great! What did you get rid of?
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
23 Feb 17
@1hopefulman I threw out some papers and newspapers that I'd been saving but really weren't worth the space they were taking.
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@Platespinner (16783)
• Winston Salem, North Carolina
21 Feb 17
I had half a day to myself on Saturday. I need days like that more often.im curious about what you won!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
He isn't home yet so I still don't know. It will be my next post.
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• Winston Salem, North Carolina
26 Feb 17
@JudyEv Now I need to go wade through your discussions to find out what you won!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
27 Feb 17
@Platespinner I see you found the discussion! Have a great day.
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@Hannihar (38334)
9 Jan
Wow, he certainly did have a busy day planned Judy.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
9 Jan
Poor Herc didn't live long enough to eat all his pellets so that was a bit of a shame.
@Hannihar (38334)
9 Jan
@JudyEv I am sorry Judy.
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@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
21 Feb 17
so what did you do with your day then?
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Feb 17
I myLotted and hauled all the stuff out of a high cupboard. Now I'm trying to get rid of some of it.
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• Centralia, Missouri
22 Feb 17
@JudyEv I came home, ate a couple cookies, sat down and been messing around online, no real care to do a thing else, lonely and sad
@salonga (27963)
• Philippines
21 Feb 17
Indeed a busy day for him! 'hope he gets them all done. That flower amazes me!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
It's a lovely flower isn't it? In some areas in a good season they are very thick along the sides of the roads.
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@salonga (27963)
• Philippines
22 Feb 17
@JudyEv Yes so lovely!
@DianneN (79947)
• United States
21 Feb 17
With all Vince had to do in Bunbury, I can't imagine him having time left over to golf! The kangaroo paw is stunning!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Feb 17
After waiting an hour he skipped the Social Security place and was able to do that online this morning. He doesn't like to miss golf.
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@FayeHazel (18491)
• United States
21 Feb 17
That's a beautiful photo. Sounds like a busy day for Vince - I hope you enjoy the quiet
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Feb 17
It was quite productive really. We both achieved a lot.
@silvermist (20073)
• India
21 Feb 17
@JudyEv Vince truly is very busy.What a beautiful flower that is.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Feb 17
It's very striking isn't it?
@simone10 (21650)
• Louisville, Kentucky
21 Feb 17
What a lovely Flower! your husband sounds like he had an extremely busy day.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
Yes, he did but he managed to get most things done.
• China
21 Feb 17
Vince packed so many thing into a day.I guess Bunbury is not far away from you.It is first time I know of the kangaroo paw which has peculiar flower.It is said that it is native to autralia.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
It is one of our native wildflowers and one of the prettiest.
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@KrauseHome (35341)
• United States
21 Feb 17
Interesting day. Sounds like a busy one at that.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
In the end he didn't get to see the Social Security people. He waited an hour but then had to leave.
@allknowing (66749)
• India
21 Feb 17
That is a pretty flower aptly named. Make hay while the sun shines as being on one's own the sun shines more sometimes.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
Yes, I've done a lot of responding and commenting. Also cleaned out a cupboard or two as well.
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@JohnRoberts (60283)
• Los Angeles, California
21 Feb 17
Kangaroo paw? Only down under. Amazing two tone color. It's like painted.
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
It is actually quite like the shape of a 'roo's paw. They have other colours but I think this is the most striking.
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• Eugene, Oregon
21 Feb 17
He has a busy day! That is an am amazing flower!
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@JudyEv (126340)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Feb 17
He is on his way home now. He waited an hour at Centrelink (SS) then had to give it away. So that will another trip another day.
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