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Old 11-30-2014, 12:47 AM   #6911
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I am still kicking myself for ruining my grandson's and his GF's first holiday party. I feel so bad. So instead of waiting until Christmas, I am going to buy The Joy Of Cooking and send it to them with a handwritten note of apology to them.

They were so excited about this party. They were telling everyone that would listen about it and all the preparation they were going through. They even showed me their brand new bottle of Gravy Master they bought so that their gravy would be as perfect as last year at Christmas.

Since they just moved into their new home after extensive work to make it a showplace, they can consider it a house warming gift if they show choose to. I will just get something different for Christmas.
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Old 12-04-2014, 07:15 AM   #6912
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How did you ruin their first party?
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Old 12-04-2014, 08:23 AM   #6913
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How did you ruin their first party?
Just as everyone was to sit down to eat on Thanksgiving, I had a heart issue and they had to call 911. Killed everyone's appetite.
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Old 12-04-2014, 12:02 PM   #6914
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The last thing to make me smile was Addie's comment that she and PF are having bikini weather!

Addie, you crack me up! I almost sprayed my computer with coffee.
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Old 12-04-2014, 06:37 PM   #6915
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The last thing to make me smile was Addie's comment that she and PF are having bikini weather!

Addie, you crack me up! I almost sprayed my computer with coffee.

Well yeah! It's 28 F out! It is a flannel bikini.
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Old 12-04-2014, 10:15 PM   #6916
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:04 PM   #6917
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My two sweet kitties are making me smile today. First, Bella, who is slightly over 2 and Sally, who is nearly 8.

When Bella came to be with us, she was initially an outside girl and slept on a high table on the front porch near the front door. We prepared a nice, cozy basket for her and she ruled her kingdom from it quite effectively. She was only about 2 months old at the time and, as you might guess, a bit smaller.

Still, even though she's one of the two inhabitants of my studio, she insists in sleeping in her old basket. Guess it is familiar to her and, no question, it's very, very snuggly since she's a lot bigger. Practically needs a shoehorn to get into it. See the first two pics. The first one is when she was a baby. The second one was taken yesterday.

Then, there's Sally who is tiny and always has been. She's stayed kitten size for all of her 8 years. She's claimed the big squishy bed in the old dog basket as her own. What contrast between the two girls!

I can't help but smile when I see how sweet and happy they are.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:12 PM   #6918
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I can understand why they make you smile. I could be in the blackest worst mood there is. But when Teddy comes running in and jumps up on my bed and starts to lick me, how can I not smile. He is telling me that he loves me even if the rest of the world doesn't.
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Our animals are so precious, even when they aren't ours. I come home covered in dog hair, go to work covered in cat.
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Last thing that made you smile?

That means the different hairs negate each other.
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