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Old 09-30-2014, 05:44 PM   #3481
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I remember when Tide switched to Ultra Tide. They told us it was reformulated and we didn't have to use as much. They gave us that little plastic cup in the box. Since I am one who never throws anything away, I kept the first little cup instead of using the one that came in the new box. Then one day I noticed that the new cup in the new box was almost twice as big as the one I got in the first box. They were gradually increasing the amount we had to use.
What gets me is when they sell you the new wonder detergent for your laundry telling you that it will remove every stain known to woman and then some........and then they start trying to sell you a special washing machine additive that will remove all the stains the first detergent leaves behind!
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Old 10-02-2014, 05:18 PM   #3482
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The packages keep getting smaller and I keep getting bigger!
That's like my extrapolation of specialist and generalist. The specialist learns more and more about less, and less until he/she knows everything about nothing. The generalist leans less and less about more and more until he/she knows nothing about everything.

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Old 10-03-2014, 09:27 AM   #3483
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LOL, I love that, Chief!
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Old 10-03-2014, 10:43 AM   #3484
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Does anyone have a magic elixir to get me out of this nasty, bitchy mood I am in? First, I was in a dead sleep when Spike called me to go shopping early this morning. Now it is set for about 2:30 this afternoon. I hate grocery shopping. Spike called me three times. My cell phone was way under the computer desk where you put your feet. Took me a half hour to find it. I called myself from my computer, heard it yet couldn't locate it. Then the episode with The Pirate and the condensed milk didn't help any.

No cream for my coffee. Had to get dressed and run to the corner store for that. Just having my first cup of the day. Cold, raw, windy out. As I went to cross the street on my scooter, an 18 wheeler was coming, and I waved him on so he wouldn't have to down shift to let a handicap person cross. The truck driver blew me a kiss. That did make me laugh.

I set Rosie loose to vacuum while I was out. I came back and she did the whole room except for in front of the computer desk. That is my fault. I forgot to move the chair.

Then there is my finger. I have to keep a bulky bandage on it to keep me from banging it. Doesn't help much with touch typing. I have a big problem with the O and the P. I keep hitting the [. Very annoying. But it does make for some interesting words. The bandage makes it look like I lost half my finger instead of just the tip.

Last night The Pirate made a big pot of delicious beef stew. I could only eat a small bowl. Wasn't very hungry. I could smell it as it was simmering. Was so looking forward to it.

Okay, I am now done and am going to try to cheer up!

Oh yeah. One more thing. We still have no heat!
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:06 AM   #3485
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Addie, the fact that you are still alive and kicking in spite of all the terrible things happening to you should be enough to cheer you up. Consider the alternative!

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Old 10-03-2014, 11:43 AM   #3486
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Addie, the fact that you are still alive and kicking in spite of all the terrible things happening to you should be enough to cheer you up. Consider the alternative!

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Thanks. I have had days when the alternative days looked good. Like when I had the Norovirus. One minute I thought I was going to die, and the next minute hoping I would. Today is not one of them. I will feel better once I get shopping out of the way. I love being in the comfort of my home. I hate shopping with all the crazies out there in the supermarket. If you hear of a crazed old lady who went berserk with the electric shopping cart, it will be me. And it wouldn't be the first time. Once I ask a lady if she would please move her cart from the middle of the aisle. She said no, and then walked away leaving her cart right there. So I pushed her cart about five aisles away and got off my cart so I could continue the journey halfway down that aisle. For all I know she is still looking for her cart. It was really full.

Don't mess with a crazy old lady in an electric shopping cart!
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Old 10-10-2014, 02:57 PM   #3487
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November 5th can't get here fast enough!

Why? Am I expecting a big check? Getting to see a kid or two? Nope, but 11-5 is the day after elections. Since we live in a TV market region that covers eastern MA, plus parts of Rhode Island and New Hamster, we're subjected to those *$~#!!/* political ads for races in three states! Every time I see one, this is what I wish I could do to the politician or his/her supporters:
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Old 10-10-2014, 05:57 PM   #3488
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Why? Am I expecting a big check? Getting to see a kid or two? Nope, but 11-5 is the day after elections. Since we live in a TV market region that covers eastern MA, plus parts of Rhode Island and New Hamster, we're subjected to those *$~#!!/* political ads for races in three states! Every time I see one, this is what I wish I could do to the politician or his/her supporters:
Gee, I feel deprived. I don't get Little Rhody!
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:04 AM   #3489
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Getting RI stations is not exactly a bonus during election times. Even with just an 8' antenna in the attic (translate: free), we still have more shows to pick from that we can watch. Although if we miss one we really like to follow, they are usually only an internet connection away.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:48 AM   #3490
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Getting RI stations is not exactly a bonus during election times. Even with just an 8' antenna in the attic (translate: free), we still have more shows to pick from that we can watch. Although if we miss one we really like to follow, they are usually only an internet connection away.
Gee, RI politics are more fun than what we have going on here in Mass. The jailbird former mayor wants his job back. And he stands a good chance of it happening. They love him in RI. The first thing he did when released, was to announce he would be running again.
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