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Old 12-20-2017, 03:10 PM   #7801
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Grandson just texed from the Nerthlands and said he got our Christmas packages.
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Old 12-20-2017, 03:54 PM   #7802
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Someone sent me a link to this adorable little bulldog puppy throwing a hissy fit because she wants up on the couch with her master. Her name is Greta.

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Old 12-29-2017, 07:09 PM   #7803
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On the news tonight they had on about a man who lives alone since his wife died 2 years ago. A family member made him a quilt using his wife's old clothes and the elderly man said that he was very comforted with this gift.
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:52 AM   #7804
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That is such a touching thing for someone to do, JoAnn. I've seen stories about making a pillow from your spouse's favorite shirt, but a quilt is such an undertaking. A real labor of love.


Although this is from two years ago, it rolled through my Facebook feed tonight. Since we live in an area of the country that tends to do this, I find it amusing. I also don't understand why people don't keep these kinds of basics on hand no matter WHAT the weather.



This artist just drew a masterpiece still life of toilet paper, bread and milk
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Old 01-17-2018, 07:57 AM   #7806
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I found the family of the stray cat we took in last week, and they were reunited last night!

I was in our vet's office picking up meds for one of our cats, and while I was waiting I saw a flier for a missing cat that ran away last Thanksgiving weekend.

No wonder she was so emaciated. Being de-clawed, she probably hasn't eaten much of anything for almost 2 months.

Anyway, I called the number and the family showed up to claim her. They were so happy to have their little kitty back. They thought by now there was no chance that she was still alive.

I was sad to see her go as she was such a sweet little thing, but it felt good to see their family reunited.
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Old 01-17-2018, 08:12 AM   #7807
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Old 01-17-2018, 08:47 AM   #7808
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yup, well done (that's an echo)
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Old 01-17-2018, 08:54 AM   #7809
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I found the family of the stray cat we took in last week, and they were reunited last night!

I was in our vet's office picking up meds for one of our cats, and while I was waiting I saw a flier for a missing cat that ran away last Thanksgiving weekend.

No wonder she was so emaciated. Being de-clawed, she probably hasn't eaten much of anything for almost 2 months.

Anyway, I called the number and the family showed up to claim her. They were so happy to have their little kitty back. They thought by now there was no chance that she was still alive.

I was sad to see her go as she was such a sweet little thing, but it felt good to see their family reunited.
How very cool was that. Job well done.
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Old 01-17-2018, 01:34 PM   #7810
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That is such a touching thing for someone to do, JoAnn. I've seen stories about making a pillow from your spouse's favorite shirt, but a quilt is such an undertaking. A real labor of love.


Although this is from two years ago, it rolled through my Facebook feed tonight. Since we live in an area of the country that tends to do this, I find it amusing. I also don't understand why people don't keep these kinds of basics on hand no matter WHAT the weather.



This artist just drew a masterpiece still life of toilet paper, bread and milk
I love the Maxwell Coffee can holding all the artists paintbrushes.
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Old 01-17-2018, 01:38 PM   #7811
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I found the family of the stray cat we took in last week, and they were reunited last night!

I was in our vet's office picking up meds for one of our cats, and while I was waiting I saw a flier for a missing cat that ran away last Thanksgiving weekend.

No wonder she was so emaciated. Being de-clawed, she probably hasn't eaten much of anything for almost 2 months.

Anyway, I called the number and the family showed up to claim her. They were so happy to have their little kitty back. They thought by now there was no chance that she was still alive.

I was sad to see her go as she was such a sweet little thing, but it felt good to see their family reunited.
When I got custody of my granddaughter along with her two "declawed" Siamese Cats, they had to be inside cats. No claws and they can't defend themselves. I think that is so cruel.
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Old 01-17-2018, 03:01 PM   #7812
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Our grandson Josh just started his Drivers Ed class at high school this week. I have to get him up at 5 o'clock ( so I get up at 4:50 ). He had to take the early time because there wasn"t enough students for the one after school. He will be going home on the weekends but will be staying with us for the 10 weeks that it takes to complete the class. :-)
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Old 01-17-2018, 04:55 PM   #7813
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Addie, my family was a Maxwell House house when I was growing up. If anyone ever made the mistake of bringing something else home, like Hills Brothers, Mom was not happy.

JoAnn, if I were you, I'd hop back into bed after returning from the school run. You'll need plenty of energy to keep up with your grandson when he gets back!

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Aww, I bet they were so happy! May that family's joy erase any sadness you had over "losing" the little darling. Besides, you really didn't need another cat, did you?
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Old 01-17-2018, 06:21 PM   #7814
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Addie, my family was a Maxwell House house when I was growing up. If anyone ever made the mistake of bringing something else home, like Hills Brothers, Mom was not happy.

JoAnn, if I were you, I'd hop back into bed after returning from the school run. You'll need plenty of energy to keep up with your grandson when he gets back!


Aww, I bet they were so happy! May that family's joy erase any sadness you had over "losing" the little darling. Besides, you really didn't need another cat, did you?
I am lucky that my DH takes Josh to his class but the second they are out the door I am right back into bed.
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:09 PM   #7815
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Our WalMart has all new shopping carts, they even have some of the smaller carts too.
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Old 01-21-2018, 05:19 PM   #7816
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Throwing snowballs for Jethro to fetch. If he caught them in mid-air, he had the funniest look on his face when they disintegrated. If they got past him he would keep looking for it. That was one happy dog, had the biggest grin on his face. Then he got cold and Mom had hot chocolate for me and some warm beef bone broth for him.
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Another, I had just got the driveway cleaned off when my neighbor, Pastor Dave, showed up on his ATV with plow and got the sidewalk for me.
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Old 01-21-2018, 08:19 PM   #7818
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I was sad to see her go as she was such a sweet little thing, but it felt good to see their family reunited.
She couldn't have found a better foster Dad, Bucky! Good job.

I have to smile at my two fur-kids. Miley is laying behind me with her head on the back of my chair waiting for any kind of movement and Monkey I know is sitting in one of her boxes right outside the office door waiting for me to get up and walk into the kitchen. You see, it is 5:18 pm here and for them that means dinner is 18 minutes late!
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Old 01-31-2018, 03:12 PM   #7819
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There we were in the predawn darkness sitting on our front porch holding hands and watching the Super Blue Blood Moon. It was quite a show.

Did anyone else see it?
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