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Chumarinos, we may be a tad quiet today. SLT is traveling and my dog is in the hospital getting emergency surgery. Send good thoughts to my sweet little whippet, won't you?
It's a blogosphere heart, get it together... hahah.
Does this involve math? Can I have multiple choice please Alex for &1.000.00?
You are a boost to my courage, friend.
Is that the mark of the Devil or a #12 on the Wienerschnitzel Menu? MMMMMM... Chili Cheese Burgers.:)
Too much coffee today, dear?
I have 3 clappers right here at the ready.
Soooo,I see that you are already preparing. Extra Batteries? Phone charged for the Pizza Delivery? What about the Mail? Did I leave the seat Up? All things that must be considered! Rocky Mountain KoolAid to be exact. Does Wienerschnitzel deliver in the Hood?
Let's see... familial slave labor for food and service, plugs next to the bed for phone and lap top, Round Table just around the corner. The seat is fine, and the old lady that had the house before me left handles near the toilet and in the shower, so voila!
Rocky Mountain KoolAid... I'm scared to ask. o.O
No wonder no one can find my Beer Stash! King Arthur called and wants the table back. Sorry! So is that a NO on Wienerschnitzel? You gonna be O.K. with all this?
No weinerscnitzel unless it's cheese fries, hold the chili, please.
I'm not OK with it all yet. I'm terrified to go to the doc as it is, not to mention getting cut up, repaired, off my feet being an invalid for how long?! I'm just mentally working myself toward it. Other than that, I'll be fine. I'll have family with me for 2 of my 4 non weight bearing weeks, and if I'm still not doing well my mom will take me back up to her house for the remainder. Thankfully I play well by myself and I'm easy to entertain, so I think I should be OK. Plus with awesome friends I'll probably get spoiled, all things considered.
NO Chili? Don't even buy 'em then. Your THE Strongest out of all the Ladies here in the Lounge. I would be scared too! Yet think about 6 months down the road. YOU will be #3 on the 100 percent chart,and YOU will look spectacular in High Heels while walking the dogs. Your gonna do fine,all of us are behind you!
This happened in Denver on Thursday night, an dit has been weighing on me pretty heavily, even though I don't know the people. Hence, my 3:45 comment.
Each day is a treasure and we need to live every moment well. All the moments can be taken away capriciously. If we can live each day with a full awareness, and an appreciation of the moment, we will not look back in regret. Sorrow, yes. Regret, no.
"Barney's Version"...Paul Giamatti is a guy you can both scorn, pity and appreciate at the same time. Good stuff...
Afternoon, chums! 'Tis a glorious day in the fair state of Indiana. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and hubs and Thing 1 are doing manly things in the yard. I believe they have moved on from shoveling gravel in our driveway to picking up sticks in the yard.
Sounds like another day in paradise...Love them and appreciate them. Some of life's best and most cherished moments are made of very ordinary days...
Tazer and I are gonna have a Rumble in the Jungle on Pay Per View and still have NOT heard back from Kat. What movie did Ya see?
April 11th. Thought I told you that!
Nope,That was YOUR other Boy! I shall mark this on my calendar!.
There's only you, doll ;)
You do realize that this will happen on a MONDAY? BAD KARMA! May need to find my Bong to get thru this!
Whaaa? Why is it bad luck on Monday???????
Logically speaking-#1. It is after a weekend of Partying for all involved,including YOU.
#2-Was that a scalpel you asked for Dr?
#3-Who wants Wienerschnitzel after this is over? I'm Buying?
#4.It is Monday,Right?
Ahhhh I see. Well I'll be banned from "partying" that weekend, gotta get the casa ready for invalid-hood.
Just Kidding with Ya! Move that couch over 2 feet! I NEED a CLAPPER right NOW! HA! You'll do fine. I got an idea-Train the dogs to pull you in the wheelchair and put a Kite on it! NeighborHood Watch Extreme!!!!
Back...Just saw a REALLY good movie and have a few more house chores to finish. What is everyone up to?
Mornin' all... Just checking in from LA. Went to a killer farmer's market this morning, in Torrance. Lots of goodies to eat, and they carried a lot of the Asian veggies that are so lacking at my home market. Chinese mustard, bok choy, etc. Stir fry tomorrow night! Who's coming over for dinner?
Hopefully you have some Texas Beef to throw in their and I shall attend. What else is happening in L.A?
*There-Tazer will think I R Illiterate!
Yes, yes you is.
PS I was kidding about the other bit.
Howdy! used to live in Redondo and I bet I've been to the same Farmer's Market. I liked to get bread from "The Bread man."
Fearless Leader-We are awaiting a Whippet update. Everything O.K.?
I've had bronchitis for a week now and I'm getting very tired of it. Dropped a lot of weight. At 84 lbs. it is very hard to get better. Dear husband had been making me milkshakes and feeding me bits of flamenon and cheese. About tired of gingerale and lemonade. The brain fog is the pits.
I'm out for a few...Think I will go see a movie or something. Be back later.
Good morning! Weird weather... it's sunny and dumping rain.
Someone (cust) needs some cheese for that whine. UGH.
Port and smoked Gouda for me, please........
Suck it up Warrior Princess! That's what umbrellas are for!
Don't make me hurt you...
If I do a zigzag pattern,You'll never catch me. Though I have been anticipating the Butt Whooping!
Hmmmm.... a challenge.....
I'd never *actually* whup your butt.... just in theory, dearest.
Smack Talk,I Love It!! Still got your "shadows" or don't they work weekends?
Nope, shadows, aka mini-me, aka minion, are a M-F gig.
So Who or Whom is suppose to hold your umbrella today? The Work ethic of these youngsters is just terrible. Ha!
Hmmmm good question. I need to obtain a boy, stat.
Ummmm..This is California and You cannot refer to a fellow employee in such manner! Gov. MoonBeam,I have a complaint!!! How's the leg doing and have they made a final Date yet?
HEYYYY I was talking about a man-toy, not a fellow employee. Get yer mind out of the gutter. They do, occasionally, come independant of work. :)
A Man-Toy? Sounds like Ahnold. So did they give you a surgery date Yet? Chill Girl!
Morning all, buscuits with myfamous bacon-sausage gravy today, dig in.
White crap falling from sky here, but will be in the shop playing diesel mechanic by the wood stove, so not all bad.
"White crap"...LOL you KNOW you've seen WAY too much of it when..................
Definitely seen more than I care to this year, it has been white since November 15th here......
Since November 15......Don't know how I'd survive that, myself.
Survive by burning 6 cords of wood and consuming large quantities of moose drool, scotch, and baileys in the coffee.
LOL! Yeah, I guess the survivability factor is in direct proportion to the snuggle factor with choice amenities!
I'm thinking I'll stock up on my favorite "ethnic" adult beverage, Drambuie.
Note to the QOE and ANY one else with little kids:
"A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don't have a top for it."
Yes, yes it is. My little blender just finished throwing goldfish crackers on the living room carpet and running through them. I knew he was being too quiet while I was sorting laundry. *sigh* I'm so asking for a Dyson vaccuum for my birthday...or a maid.
Note to ALL parents: when its unusually quiet, you WILL have a RED ALERT moment sooner than you think!
(Sympathies. I had three, so I've been there and truly know. "Quiet" isn't necessarily a good thing.)
My mother always used to tell me that she was VERY leery of me when things were quiet...It is sad to watch them deteriorate. Mom with Alzheimer's, and Dad with Parkinson's. Niether are dealing with it well.
Aw. HUG! Went through that a few years ago, too. More hugs for you. It's tough. I know.
Hmmmmmm..Wondering if he will fit into the "cup" on my vacuum?
Good Saturday AM from very soggy southern California!
How are you today, My dear???
If I was any better I couldn't stand it! How's the MHC today?
Things here are good...fifties expected later today. Just took my bride to work, and am doing errands around the house. How about you? What does your Saturday hold in store?
Life in the fast lane.....laundry.....homework for a licensing exam (insurance).......staying in out of the rain.......
Good Morning-How's the PUP doing this morning?
Good morning all, nice mild day in the MHC today...How is everyone?
Morning Brother. A little foggy in Katy this morning-yet it'll hit 78 degrees this afternoon. You at the office today?
At home...I will take my bride to her shop, then do some errands and file the taxes later.
How about you? How is WD, and has there been any word on KAT's Whippet?
WD is fine and taken control of the recliner until the Nationwide race starts this afternoon. Haven't heard back from Kat on the whippet yet. Hope all went well. Did ya kick some Vendor butt yesterday?
I had to...One of my subs is sending over folks who are CLEARLY below grade, and I had to let him know that this WILL be a factor come contract renewal time. Couple this with the fact that for three mornings this week, we have had a VERY overzealous Denver Police officer doing traffic enforcement in front of my building, it has been a blast this week...
I Say-Whom made YOU Queen of Everything?
Happy Saturday, chums! Hope you all have a great day!
Shuiaa is trying to help.
Good evening from MT MG, where ya been hiding?
HOWDY! Thanks for asking!! Studying for a licence to sell insurance in California. Life, Health, Retirement, etc., etc. I'm finding it to be a complex endeavor. I guess I'm not retired anymore........
That will keep a person busy! I had a friend do the exact same thing after retiring from the feds at a relatively young age. He gave it a few years, but the cold calling side of what they were asking hime finally turned him away from it, its not an easy field at times.
Making elk stew with the daughter tonight, unscheduled visit due to some issues the ex is having, but we having fun. Using meat from her first elk she took this year(shes 12), have had her do everything, nice relaxed evening.
Good for you! If ever there was a definition of "quality time" that's it. Have a blessed, serene weekend with your daughter. My father, who never had much money, told me more than once that the best legacy he could give me was his time and unconditional love. And he was right.
Leads are furnished to a large degree so I will take it one day at a time as far as I have the wits to do so.
Have a FAB weekend! (Hope the gang will look at that photo. It's nearly priceless.)
Great picture of the racoon! Growing up my uncle was a game warden, we had many a pet racoon, and just about every other critter people picked up and half domesticated. Smart little devils!
The daughter and I spend alot of time together, the first 5 years of her life it was her and I most of the time as her mom traveled for work a ton. Still spend tons of time together, weather its hunting, fishing, horse back riding, working on the farm(shes been driving tractors and trucks since she was 7), etc. always something to do!
Consider yourself hugged!
Over and out until tomorrow!
Synthehol (a portmanteau of "synthesized" and "alcohol") is a chemical variant of alcohol. It appears to have the same taste and smell as "real" alcohol to most individuals, but none of the deleterious effects associated with alcohol for most humanoids, such as debilitating intoxication, addiction, and alcohol poisoning. Most humanoids have an enzyme which breaks down the alcohol-like compounds in synthehol. According to Data, synthehol's "intoxicating effects can be easily dismissed". (TNG: "Relics")
It is suggested in VOY: "The Cloud" that synthehol, like alcohol, can occasionally give its drinker acid heartburn, when Harry Kim tells Tom Paris, "I don't like to drink, this late at night; I get an acid heartburn."
It is a regular ingredient in the drinks served on Starfleet vessels and starbases, but some bartenders like Guinan and Quark kept a supply of alcoholic beverages for customers requesting such. (TNG: "Relics"; DS9, various)
The slight chemical difference between synthehol and real alcohol is an annoyance to lovers of alcoholic beverages such as Robert Picard and Montgomery Scott. Robert Picard believed that synthehol corrupted his brother Jean-Luc Picard's taste for wine, while Jean-Luc believed it gave one a greater appreciation for the real thing. (TNG: "Family") Captain Scott was able to differentiate alcohol from synthehol when he drank a glass of scotch in the USS Enterprise-D's Ten Forward lounge. He found the taste revolting, and he let the young bartender who served him know it. (TNG: "Relics")
On Ferenginar, Quark was known as "The Synthehol King". (DS9: "Body Parts")
It is unknown whether Quark was actually known by this nickname, or if he made it up himself, as he was speaking somewhat sarcastically when he referred to it.
In 2369, during his brief tenure as Grand Nagus, Quark was approached by Nava, who wanted to introduce synthehol to the Gamma Quadrant. Quark thought it sounded like a "very lucrative opportunity". (DS9: "The Nagus")
In early 2371, during a downturn in business due to the threat of the Dominion, Quark had a sale on synthehol. (DS9: "The House of Quark")
On at least two occasions, Seven of Nine has become intoxicated after drinking synthehol, as her Borg implants were not designed to process it. She suffered similar symptoms to those that alcohol has on Humans. (VOY: "Timeless", "Body and Soul")
In 2375, when the Kadi ambassador Tomin visited USS Voyager, he attended a reception at which he drank some syntheholic beverages. It was later realized that Kadi physiology lacks the enzyme which breaks down the alcohol-like substance in synthehol, which caused him to become drunk and attempt to woo Seven of Nine. He later passed out, and The Doctor was able to remove the synthehol with Seven's nanoprobes. (VOY: "Someone to Watch Over Me")
On some replicators, a synthehol button was available for easy manual input.
Ugh, it's Friday, big storm approaching, 1/2 the office out already and I have meeting still. Waaaaaahhhh
I'm going home. The Queen is leaving the building, good night!
Whenever you discuss your minions, I am reminded of this commercial...
Grrr... Link didn't work for me. Sorry.
The minions from "Despicable Me" did a "The Biggest Loser" commercial with Jillian Michaels...VERY amusing...
You know I've never actually seen that movie.
WD and I need a Whippet update Please.
Any word on Whippet? Whippet good?
Made it through surgery! Waiting to hear more. You are incredibly kind for asking.
Hey, this is Eatocracy, where we have each other's backs...I pity anyone who tries to mess with any of our own...
Best to your furry young'un and keep us posted, please
And on that note, I am out! Be well all!
Have a fabulous weekend all! My Tootsie Pops and I are out of here!
Bye,have a great weekend!!!
Oh, I forgot about that part. The day my son didn't want to give me a hug or a kiss, especially in front of others...a sad day. Wish they could stay 2-6 years old forever, they are so sweet then. But yours will probably grow up to be good gentlemen and love their momma always!
I'm back from World Market with said sun-dried tomatoes, 3 super-cute new pictures for the kitchen wall, and Raspberry Chipotle Sauce!!
@QoE – Don't worry, by the time they are 18 you will be scouting brides for them to get them out of the house, off the sofa, and out of the fridge. Lady I work with has 2 teenage boys and she is desperate to part ways with them. Teenage boys are not pretty!
I dread the day my boys stop giving me hugs and kisses.
Chin up, Queen! I'm a new grandma & my 6'3", 270 lb son is a big ole sweet bear of a man. Going to babysit tonight. His little girl's smile makes my heart so happy.
Okay, so I just realized that in exactly 1 month my baby, Thing 1, will be 3 years old. I'm not ready for this! He'll be starting preschool this fall, then Kindergarten in two years, next he'll be in high school then college. And then he'll marry some woman that I probably won't like but I'll have to be nice to and they'll have kids and move out of state and I'll die a lonely widow with 59 cats. Oh, God, where's my paper bag.......
Here's a plastic one. It has string ties on both ends. :)
Uh, can I use that when you're finished?
But Queen, just think...Grandkids. You can spoil them, then give them back at the end of the day. My mom is in her third year of Alzheimer's, so we may not win that race, but certainly you started young enough...
I'm sorry to hear about your mom. My grandmother had long since forgotten who we were when my nephew was born. Even though she never "knew" him as her grandson, she always lit up when my brother brought him to visit her. She would also impart various child-rearing tips. My favorite: Tickling a baby will make grow up to be nervous.
Thanks m'am...Actually went some months not too long ago not speaking to the parents. They were not AT ALL down with my marrying a foreigner. Dad was making "John and Yoko" jokes, etc. Now they love her to absolute death. I hope they are both around to see grandkids.
Is three a little young for preschool?
You can start at 3 or 4 or not at all. My boys go to my parents house while hubs and I are at work so I'm starting Thing 1 at age 3 for the socialization aspect.
Oh, wow. I guess in my mind 3-year-olds are a lot dumber than in real life.
ugh who knew a toilet could cause so much trouble? I just wanna know where that person ate last so that I know where to avoid...
@QOE my one pup will actually lift her paws and shake them if she steps in a puddle. if it's raining her royal puppiness has to be pulled or pushed out the door and paw-toes around until she finds the right spot.
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