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Old 03-16-2012, 08:00 PM   #2281
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I'm not sure what the zucchini dance is, but I agree

PF: Did you know that modern dishwashers are more efficient (in terms of water and power) than hand washing?
Yes, I do know that...I also know how big the kitchen is in this apartment.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:38 PM   #2282
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I'm not sure what the zucchini dance is, but I agree
I'm not sure either but it has something to do with going out into a corn field at night on a full moon, with the zucchinis the neighbors stashed in your car, music, dancing, costumes celebrating women/sisters--like the ya ya sisterhood.

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Old 03-16-2012, 08:48 PM   #2283
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Yes, I do know that...I also know how big the kitchen is in this apartment.
My kitchen isn't very big, not tiny, but small. We have a small, portable dishwasher that gets used as a mini-island.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:50 PM   #2284
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Is that service or what? I got my wheelchair after five p.m. yesterday. It had to go back. The seat belt was broken. Son #1 printed out the return bar code, repackaged and wrapped the chair up, sealed the carton. So tonight at eight p.m., my doorbell rings and it is Jack, my favorite UPS man. He takes the box, put the return label on it and leaves me the new wheelchair. Amazon must have expressed it overnight from PA. I thought I would have to reorder a new one. That is what it said on the Amazon site. "Your credit card will be credited and you can reorder the item."

I am impressed. Now I have to wait until tomorrow for Son #1 to come and open it for me. The package is way to big for me to handle. And I have been having bouts of angina today. So why push my luck. Here's hoping that this one is all right.
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:09 PM   #2285
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My kitchen isn't very big, not tiny, but small. We have a small, portable dishwasher that gets used as a mini-island.

Floor space...1 meter x 2 meters...no place for a person or an island.
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:11 PM   #2286
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Is that service or what? I got my wheelchair after five p.m. yesterday. It had to go back. The seat belt was broken. Son #1 printed out the return bar code, repackaged and wrapped the chair up, sealed the carton. So tonight at eight p.m., my doorbell rings and it is Jack, my favorite UPS man. He takes the box, put the return label on it and leaves me the new wheelchair. Amazon must have expressed it overnight from PA. I thought I would have to reorder a new one. That is what it said on the Amazon site. "Your credit card will be credited and you can reorder the item."

I am impressed. Now I have to wait until tomorrow for Son #1 to come and open it for me. The package is way to big for me to handle. And I have been having bouts of angina today. So why push my luck. Here's hoping that this one is all right.
Cool, Addie! I think I'd go nuts not being able to open a package!
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Old 03-17-2012, 03:11 PM   #2287
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So many times when I see shoppers-for-homes on HGTV complaining that the kitchen in the prospective new home is too small, I think uncharitable thoughts about spoiled people, or, perhaps more charitably, inexperienced people. So many wonderful dishes come from teeny, tiny kitchens. For example, those chefs on Chopped can just barely turn around in the space they're given and turn out world-class food (I'm ignoring the spacious pantry & fridge) in record time.
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Old 03-17-2012, 03:17 PM   #2288
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Cool, Addie! I think I'd go nuts not being able to open a package!

I opened the package. I was so surprised. It is a birthday present from a very special friend. Not the wheelchair after all. I almot started to cry.
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Old 03-17-2012, 03:27 PM   #2289
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So many times when I see shoppers-for-homes on HGTV complaining that the kitchen in the prospective new home is too small, I think uncharitable thoughts about spoiled people, or, perhaps more charitably, inexperienced people. So many wonderful dishes come from teeny, tiny kitchens. For example, those chefs on Chopped can just barely turn around in the space they're given and turn out world-class food (I'm ignoring the spacious pantry & fridge) in record time.
Small kitchen? They should come and live in a studio for the elderly. I am very fortunate in that I have one of the largest kitchens in the building. Some only have counter space no wider than a narrow cabinet. So what I don't get sunshine through my windows. I get to cook in my big kitchen. I even have empty cabinets. The older you get, you either become very grateful for what you have or very bitter for what you lost. I am one of the grateful ones. I could be on the other side of the building where the summer sun comes blaring in and you roast even with the AC on full blast.

I am still alive and with modern medicine, I am feeling really good. I get the usual arse aches that come with old age. But that is what is supposed to happen. Getting old is hard work. No one promised me an easy life.
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Old 03-17-2012, 06:18 PM   #2290
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I opened the package. I was so surprised. It is a birthday present from a very special friend. Not the wheelchair after all. I almot started to cry.
Cool! I bet that friend feels very good about being able to surprise you!
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