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Old 12-23-2013, 12:05 PM   #2381
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There's a lady on the *Ebay** UK (no use to you, I know) who makes PVC coated fabric covers for kitchen appliances to order. I have black ones with white polka dots to match my new black and white kitchen. She's very reasonable in price and goes to a lot of trouble to get it right. Perhaps there's someone similar on *Ebay* US

**Durr, stupid me I meant *AMAZON*.
Poo already ordered it and has it wrapped. Thanks anyway!
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Old 12-23-2013, 12:10 PM   #2382
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Last Wednesday my girlfriend in Atlanta sent me a package Overnight Express via UPS. Here it is Monday noon and I still don't have it. My UPS man usually comes around 5 p.m. I hope it comes today, or UPS is going to have to listen to her and return some money. Overnight Express can cost a pretty penny. I know it is Christmas, and they are probably swamped. But they shouldn't be taking the money for it if they can't deliver the service.
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Old 12-23-2013, 12:37 PM   #2383
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When one of my Honda keys broke, I looked online to find a fix. Found a really nice guy named Gene, he has several do-it-yourself videos on YouTube about how to fix keys, and has a business. I contacted him, sent him the guts of the broken key, and for $34US, he fixed it! A dealership would have charged me $300+. I think he does Volvo keys too. I know it doesn't help now, Taxy, but for future reference.
It might be useful. Stirling has a master key, but the remote part is broken. He doesn't care enough about the broken remote part to spend $300+. But, it might be worth $34+ shipping, etc. I'll wait until I have my new master key.
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Old 12-23-2013, 12:51 PM   #2384
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I can't find him on YouTube. But, I found a locksmith advert. I will ask my locksmith if she can do this. I have to go get a house key today. It's an Abloy, so I have to go to a locksmith, not a hardware store. It's 6.5 km in the opposite direction from today's shopping, but needs to be done.
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Old 12-23-2013, 01:18 PM   #2385
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Phoned the transit lost and found. No luck yet. I can try again tomorrow before 14h. I don't know if we would have time to pick it up if they do have it tomorrow. We are heading for Cornwall, Ontario tomorrow and want to leave before traffic gets heavy.
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Old 12-23-2013, 05:37 PM   #2386
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I drove the 13 km round trip to the locksmith. Just over $41 including sales tax for two keys. It took a quarter of an hour for the first km, because of traffic, snow on the road, and a snowplow. The keys don't work. They look exactly like the old one. The locksmith is closing for the holidays today at 18h and opening at 09h on 3 January.
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:42 PM   #2387
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It just gets "better". I forgot that we were going to visit friends tonight for games and pizza. I still had too much stuff to do, and pooped myself out shopping. I didn't remember until Stirling asked when we would be leaving. I said I wouldn't be able to go. He decided that he wasn't feeling well enough to take public transit. He has a cough that migrated from tickle the throat to tickle the chest. Well, it just kept getting worse and now he is full out sick. Just as well we cancelled with the friends.

I phoned my M-I-L and told her we wouldn't be able to come for Xmas. I phoned the lady who was going to board Shreddy. I guess I'll be making tourtière here, instead of at the M-I-L's place.
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:50 PM   #2388
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Why oh why, do things happen at the most inopportune time? I am so sorry to hear of all the dilemmas that seem to have come your way.

One for each of you!

Just remember to put your money out on New Years Eve and hopefully things will turn around for you. ((((HUGS!))))
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Thanks Addie. What's the story on the money and New Years Eve?
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Thanks Addie. What's the story on the money and New Years Eve?
It is an old wives tale.

You put money outside your home on New Years Eve. In the mailbox, under the door mat, etc. Anywhere. Then the next day you bring the money in. But the trick it the money has to enter the house first before you. It has to be the first thing that comes into your home Jan. 1st. So open the door, toss the money in and then you can follow it. According to the tale, you will receive a large sum of money in the coming year. It can be any amount.

My Georgia girlfriend every year has extra money come in. Even if it is at the casino where she goes once a year for a vacation. Or she makes a big sale in her business. She swears by this tale. Good luck!
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