Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best

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Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best

 

We went to San Antonio to celebrate the life of my Mother-in-Law who passed away on All Saints Day five years ago. We left from Katy on Friday October 31 or Halloween as we wanted to spend time at cemetery on Saturday or All Saints Day which we did. My Father-in Law lives with us and has even before Yolanda's mom went to her next life with the lord. It is always an emotional time when we visit her grave and this trip was no exception. Yolanda wrote a blog in memory of her Mom. We all had a great time and the weather was as perfect as you can get in Texas. I know her Mom was very Happy we were there.

 

Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best

 

I read when we got back to the hotel late yesterday afternoon about the November 30 blogs in 30 days Challenge. I was not planning to blog yesterday but finding out about the Challenge changed my mind. I did not bring my Laptop and only had my IPad to use. My Laptop is difficult to take on any trip due to size and weight.  I have always had issues with trying to write and use my IPad and yesterday was  no exception. Liking comments made by other members of AR took numerous tries and a lot longer time than normal. I wrote the post directly on ActiveRain and not like I usually do by using Google Chrome and copying to ActiveRain and elsewhere.

 

Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best

 

I could not get the picture I took at Panchitos Restaurant in San Antonio of the delicious enchiladas I had for lunch to post. I got this strange message about the picture had to have a unique name? I had never used or posted any pictures from Panchitos and I have never seen this message before.I am still confused. Getting the blog completed was difficult at best. Writing comments on other folks blog with the IPad was problematic at best. Several times the first go of trying to post a comment did not work?

 

Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best

 

All pictures of San Antonio taken by and copyrighted by Bob Gilbert with all rights reserved.

 

I want to tell everyone I am sorry for the blog yesterday and sorry about comments I left or did not leave due to issues. No worries we are home again and everything is good. My picture for some reason no longer shows up on comments i write on other folks posts and my own comments. I have no idea why?

 

Blogging Yesterday November 1, 2014 was Difficult at Best



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David Saks
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Another fine post. Have a terrific day ahead and a great week, too.

Nov 02, 2014 04:05 AM #1
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Sheila Anderson
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Good evening Bob. I am in Prague and it is difficult too. I like your pictures and will go to Yolndas now.

Nov 02, 2014 04:49 AM #2
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Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
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Bob,

 Great pictures! I hope you are having a good day and all is well with my buyers yeah! I will tell you when I get home!

Nov 02, 2014 05:52 AM #3
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Bob, I use my iPad when traveling to read and leave comments on post I read. I usually have drafts ready to post when on travel.  Going to Yoland's post now.

Nov 02, 2014 06:05 AM #4
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Sharon Paxson
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Hi Bob - so glad that you were able to visit Yolanda's Mom, and I am sure it was emotional. I am reading her post next!

And I saw the contest late last night so I put out a post but glad I am participating because these 30 day ones really get you in the right frame of mind for blogging.

 

Nov 02, 2014 07:07 AM #5
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Sorry for your loss. Good for you to persevere and participate in the 30 in 30 November challenge.

Nov 02, 2014 07:54 AM #6
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Bob, my friend it is hard to visit those who passed on... especially when they are loved ones close by...Glad you handled it well...I miss my parents as well as Diane's every day...so be happy that you still have one of them from Yolanda's side...Endre

Nov 02, 2014 01:26 PM #7
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Bob. I am sorry for your loss. It is never easy and we are never really prepared. All the best with your 30/30 participation.

Make it a great week!

Nov 02, 2014 07:10 PM #8
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Gabe Sanders
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Bob, I want to wish you and Yolanda nothing but fond memories of her Mom.  

Nov 02, 2014 07:10 PM #9
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I read Yolanda's post yesterday. I have not been able to post photos on AR using my iPad. 

Nov 02, 2014 07:11 PM #10
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Bob Ratliff
Robert Ratliff Realty - San Antonio, TX
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Richard, happy you took time to visit your Mother-N-Law grave site and spent some time enjoying the weather and sties. Luckily you brought your laptop...smart thinking.

Nov 02, 2014 07:48 PM #11
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Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
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Thank you all for your comments. My Mom and Dad passed many years ago but it is still hard for me. Life is so precious and short lived. 

Nov 02, 2014 10:29 PM #12
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Will Nesbitt
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Condolences to you Robert (Bob) Gilbert at (281) 904-6772, to Katy, Texas.

Nov 03, 2014 12:53 AM #13
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
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Hi Bob,

I imagine that it was a difficult post to write.  It may have been 5 years, but the pain never really goes away.

Nov 03, 2014 03:51 AM #14
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Roy Kelley
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My simple suggestion is to use the scheduling feature to schedule blogs in advance when you are going to be busy or out of town. 

I now schedule most of my blogs in advance and also schedule re-blogs in advance. 

 

Nov 03, 2014 05:33 AM #15
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Hi Bob, thank you for the wonderful photos.  Sometimes the holidays can really make us miss our loved ones that are not with us.  I'm sure you and your family will have a blessed new year.

Nov 03, 2014 12:01 PM #16
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Hello Bob ... wonderful photos and hang in there buddy, and your post has been featured to the group:

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Bob, you are so conscientious.  Thanks for the beautiful photos, and I hope you are enjoying your trip!

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