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Old 09-21-2004, 06:33 PM   #11
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I hired a personal chef for my parents. It is a gift that all their kids chip in for instead of buying them a bunch of crap for their birthdays and Christmas. They LOVE her.

She creates masterpieces from things that scare me. My mom's freezer is a frightening place and this woman comes in...roots around in there and makes absolute masterpieces. She made a mushroom soup that made me think I had died and gone to heaven.
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Old 09-21-2004, 06:35 PM   #12
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She made a mushroom soup that made me think I had died and gone to heaven.
Mushrooms can do that to you.
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Old 09-21-2004, 06:54 PM   #13
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Bangbang, lol! Now 'scuse me while I wipe up my coffee from the keyboard!
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Old 09-21-2004, 09:45 PM   #14
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Sorry about that.
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lol.. he has that affect.. lmao
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Old 09-22-2004, 06:42 AM   #16
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I don't see how you can get rich being a personal chef, nor can I see it being a career for a person who wants children.
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Old 09-22-2004, 08:21 AM   #17
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I don't see how you can get rich being a personal chef, nor can I see it being a career for a person who wants children.
Not everyone wants to get rich. Life is too short to be attached to a ball and chain, no matter how attractively wrapped. I recently left a job that paid very well at a company I'd been with for almost 25 years - best thing I've done lately.

No more pantyhose, getting up at dawn for a 40-mile drive in heavy traffic, meeting deadlines, dealing with egos, blabbity blah blah. Living that life meant my kid ate a lot of junk for dinner because I was too tired to make much of an effort each night, barked at her instead of talking to her, spent the entire weekend doing housework when I wasn't doing even more "work" work at home. Wow, I am so much nicer to be around now.
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Old 09-22-2004, 08:42 AM   #18
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yea, me too mudbug. i really hate that pantyhose thing in the morning!!!!!
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yea, me too mudbug. i really hate that pantyhose thing in the morning!!!!!
Try knee-highs
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Old 09-22-2004, 09:14 AM   #20
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mudbug, all well and good, but what do you do when you're 70? Is your IRA (if it doesn't take a big hit in the market) and Social Security (if it's not bankrupt by then) going to be enough to survive on in your retirement years? Will it be possible for you to retire or will you have to become a greeter at Walmart?
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