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Old 03-25-2012, 08:39 PM   #2451
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I'm sitting here on edge, literally. Mom has had cancer for 15 yers and it looks like things may take a down-turn. So I'm thinking of what I might need to do if I need to go to Florida this week.
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:30 PM   #2452
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I'm sitting here on edge, literally. Mom has had cancer for 15 yers and it looks like things may take a down-turn. So I'm thinking of what I might need to do if I need to go to Florida this week.
If you can afford it, go, whether or not things are getting worse. I'm sending some healing vibes towards Florida and some good ones towards you.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:56 PM   #2453
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It's finally time to go to bed. G'nite.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:13 PM   #2454
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So it is late in the day. I put a cup of coffee in the zapper and notice the plate needs to see the sink. Take out the cup of coffee, put the dish in the sink and notice the handle on the fridge is dirty. Wipe off the handle, notice the stove top needs wipng down. Notice the counter tops need to be wiped off. All I wanted was a cup of coffee.

So I called Son #2. We made a trade off. I will cook him any dinner he wants after the first of the month and he will clean my kitchen from top to bottom.
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Not, "Will work for food", but "Will cook for cleaning." I like it.
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:08 PM   #2456
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Not, "Will work for food", but "Will cook for cleaning." I like it.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:09 PM   #2457
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You said it, TaxLady! That's another thing I like about the men's shirts, at least one pocket. I prefer to use it for my grocery list and pen when I'm shopping. They are also so well matched to the plaid/print that if you don't put anything in it, you really don't see it.

It's so aggravating to take my trash out to the trash chute and find I don't have even one pocket to put my keys in. I'm so afraid I'll toss the keys down the chute too.
One time when I was working around the pond while I was wearing my favorite flannel shirt with a front pocket, I leaned over to pick out a fallen limb and my first cell phone dropped out with a plop and drowned in the pond. I secretly cheered.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:13 PM   #2458
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Well, before I started reading a couple of pages here that I had missed, I was going into the kitchen to bake cookies. I mixed them up last night at bedtime (I had procrastinated all day long) and put the dough in to chill as an excuse. They're a little gift for a neighbor who will be celebrating his 92nd b.d. on Thursday. He still drives to work and puts me to shame for my lack of ambition.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:53 PM   #2459
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Just finished some condo paperwork and I'm in the middle of cooking up a big batch of chicken stock. The 20-quart stockpot is full to the brim with stuff and is simmering away. The smell is driving me CRAZY!!
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:12 PM   #2460
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Had a fruitful day. Shrek decided he didn't care for the 3-wheel bike he bought last year and thought he would use it as a trade-in on a 2-wheeler. The bike shop gave him $259 off a new bicycle!!!! We were floored. I thought we were pushing it asking for $200...the guy told us that wasn't enough. Not only that, Shrek had picked out a bike that was $550, while he was testing it the salesman asked if we minded if he showed us another bike that looked like it would be more comfortable for Shrek. Of course we didn't mind. He brought the other bike out, adjusted the seat and sent Shrek off, he looked much more comfortable, sitting up straight, not all hunched over. We decided to take that bike instead and were thanking him for the suggestion. The next best part...the alternate bike was $130 cheaper than the bike Shrek had picked in the first place. The guy had OFFERED us a bike that was cheaper than the first pick...who does this sort of thing anymore? He asked me how my bike was doing and I told him it was fantastic, but I still hadn't got the fenders put on. He told me to bring in the fenders and the bike and they would put them on for me...for free!!!

Every time I go into this shop I end up even more impressed than the last time I was in...Love these Guys!

Big Sky Bikes on South Avenue...the best place ever!
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