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Old 02-09-2007, 09:16 AM   #21
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I had a bit of a rough start to the day as a family friend (my father's best friend) died through the night. He had lung cancer, and we all knew it was happening, but there is expecting and there is happening. So today I have been looking hard for the good things today.

1. DH got home last night and we did not have to spend it apart, despite the snow!
2. I got an invitation which I joyfully accepted to go somewhere I have wanted to go.
3. I got not one, but two bottles of perfume thanks to duty free shopping last night.
4. We are going out to night and eting seafood
5. We think we might finally buy a camcorder this weekend!

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Old 02-09-2007, 11:42 AM   #22
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1. Youngest daughter has no school so we are going shopping together.
2. Oldest daughter comes home from camp today.
3. Weather is FREEZING outside.
4. Still no idea what to do for dinner.
5. Going to rent a movie and have family time tonight.

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Old 02-09-2007, 11:59 AM   #23
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In no particular order:

1. For some reason breakfast was especially tasty this morning. Homemade bread toasted with cinnamon sugar and a cup of blackberry sage tea.

2. Dinner is already assembled and ready to go into the oven. Yeah!

3. All my Friday chores went like lightning and I was done way before I'd expected.

4. Buck and I just made a contact with a local newspaper that might pick up both our columns. Paying more than our normal rate, too.

5. I have a new knitting toy to play with and feel like a child in a toy store.
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:51 PM   #24
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1. I had sushi
2. My cat barfed up a hairball
3. I bought a nice bottle of wine
4. I bought anti-hairball food for my cat
5. I rented a movie
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:54 PM   #25
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Coco Dolly is home for the weekend

Two catered events went off without a hitch

Mark (my son) actually vacuumed downstairs before he went to work

Someone said something nice to me today

I can see the steam rising from the hot tub

Hope everyone else is having a nice evening, too!
How can we sleep while our beds are burning???
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Old 02-10-2007, 11:27 AM   #26
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Taught a class in the morning

Had some alone time with some tea and a book. Yahoo!

Went to the park with dh and the kids. That was fun.

Got a little time with my husband minus kids

Last but not least, the sun is shining!
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Old 02-10-2007, 11:44 AM   #27
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I am doing a Saturday five to make up for not playing the game with joy yesterday ;)
1. Spent whole day with DH and had a long lovely lie in
2. Bought a camcorder!!!!!
3. Got invited to stay with a friend later in the week in another part of Italy
4. Bought the biggest pear I have ever sen in my life!
5. Have cracked open a lovely glass of wine while we decide which tourist attraction we'll visit tomorrow

and one for luck

6. Did a whole car journey in Italy without swearing, breaking into a sweat or crying....I must be getting used to the place!
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Old 02-10-2007, 12:51 PM   #28
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lulu andretti?

hey, i think you just came up with the "saturday six"!

be careful: wine, camcorders, and free time are tools of the devil.
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very, very frightening me!" Galileo
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Old 02-10-2007, 12:55 PM   #29
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Yesterday I...

1. PIcked up my pay-check
2. Got the invitations out to my son's b-day party
3. Got an e-check done for my car so I could renew my plates
4. Spent time with my son earlier in the day
5. Spent time with my sister and her kids in the evening until this morning.
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Old 02-10-2007, 12:56 PM   #30
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A day late ....

1. Paul stayed home from work
2. We went to starbucks
3. We took a three hour nap
4. Didn't do any house work!!!
5. Lily Lily Queen of cats is starting to poop in the litter box! This is reason for celebration!!!!!!

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