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Old 03-27-2013, 01:20 PM   #5301
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I love it when someone teaches himself to ride a bike. I was about his age when I taught myself to ride my sister's big bike. I didn't have one of my own, so I learned on hers. The only thing was I was too little to reach the seat! I just stood up and rode. This impressed my parents so much that Dad took me to the used bike store about a month later ( when he had saved up enough money) to get a bike that was sized for me. He dropped me off at the corner on the way home ( about a mile from home) so I could ride the bike home. You know, I could not ride that bike while sitting on the seat even though the man in the store had set it at the right level for me. I stood up and rode all the way home. When I got to the house, Dad moved the seat way up and I could ride. I guess I just got in the habit of riding standing and reaching. I have never had a close relationship with my Dad, but that is one of my fondest memories of being together. Now, he is a lonely old man, and I call him every week. I will be visiting him this summer. Yes, I'm smiling now.
How sweet I could just picture a little Chopper riding an over sized bike!
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:28 PM   #5302
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I bought a watch through Groupon and it came in this package:
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:04 PM   #5303
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I bought a watch through Groupon and it came in this package:
What a cool pkg .. I love that !!

Now .. let's see the watch.
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What a cool pkg .. I love that !!

Now .. let's see the watch.
Agreed.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:38 PM   #5305
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:59 PM   #5306
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I bought a watch through Groupon and it came in this package:
Nice of them to send it to you to make you happy after you sent them the money to make them happy.

Cute package.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:05 PM   #5307
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My son The Pirate sent me $20 to my PayPal account. He did a plumbing job today and got some serious $$$. Unexpected money always makes me smile.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:16 PM   #5308
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What a cool pkg .. I love that !!

Now .. let's see the watch.
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Old 03-28-2013, 04:35 PM   #5309
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The Rotisserie went over well. He just loved it. Called his girlfriend and told her all about it. He asked me if I'd make up a recipe booklet for it of my own recipes. I don't have any!

Sweet justice time. Trust me I'm grinning ear to ear over this one.
Who would have thought a cheap $26.00 buck investment for materials would accomplish sooooo much.

I just finished redoing some cheapy dining room chairs. Bought the foam, staple gun, extra staples. 3yards of brand new material at Savers for .99. Put it all to work.

I asked my husband for his old uniforms for material. They were free. Dissected the chairs and uniforms. Reupholstered all the chairs. They turned out really nice. I've never taken on a project like that. They look like they have been professionally done.

Sweet justice? You bet. I don't like my husbands occupation. It's 95% of my stress level. It's been bumped down every time I see those chairs to 85. Because now I can sit on them as loooooong as I want!

Happy Munky.
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In relationships, it is the little things that count. I asked the DH to pick up some sweet potatoes (they were on sale). Well, he picked up the sweet potatoes, but he also picked up 4 purple sweet potatoes because purple is my favorite color (and the purple ones weren't on salel). Aww....
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