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Time for dinner and time with BB. See y'all in the a.m!
Speaking of home, is anyone still here?
I'm here, but I think I'm alone now, doesn't seem to be anyone around now....humming in my head
You get me giggling everytime you post the line from that song! ;) In a meeting today, someone mentioned Tom Jones and the VP started singing "It's not unusual" Grrr. I had had a perfectly good Foo Fighters song going on before that. ;)
I'm trying to play catch-up on the tipping thread. :) "yourcheap" it such an ignorant hoot!
I am out. May check in later as Bride is working tonight. If I get bored with no sports on the tube, I like to surf.
Hmmm, I wonder what the parents are going to want to eat this evening? It's night #1, so that usually means fried fish or fish product.... Yippee.
Fried fish product? I'm afraid to ask.
Play with their food tonight. Take a piece of whatever fish you're frying, cut it into the shape of a goldfish cracker, and the coat and fry it. Bonus points if you coat it in goldfish cracker crumbs. Even more bonus points if you put them on a blue plate and surround them with things that look vaguely sea-like. :)
I like to mess with people's heads.
Extra, Extra points if you put the little smile on, like the crackers have...
You don't sound excited about fish and with your name!? I like to take a white fish like tilapia and wrap in foil pouch sprayed with some Pam, add sliced onions/shallots, some white wine or white wine vinegar, a little pat of butter, salt and pepper. You can even add veggies and think sliced potatoes. Make individual packets, heat grill or oven to 400, cook for 10-12 mins depending on the size of your fish. Sauce comes out like a buerre blanc but with less butter!
That sounds unbelievable!
I may pre-empt what I had planned for tonight and try that...
No, don't get me wrong. I love a piece of well prepared fish, but we're talking fish and chips or oysters and chips or shrimp and chips, ad infinitum. You get the idea.
I had an absolutely marvelous macadamia crusted Mahi Mahi in Santa Barbara not too long ago. Mouth......watering......just.....thinking.....about....it......
Heading to the pool in an attempt to get away from the horrible weather...and then doing wild rice salad for dinner. In theory will be posting my White Bean Salad tonight for anyone looking for a super simple dinner that is perfect for days when the oven needs to stay off :-D
I'm looking forward to seeing the recipe!
So tired... but more cleaning tonight...
and making spinach feta pizza!
That pizza sound yummy!
Well done over there boys (and gals)! I finished up my reports before lunch, so I have some time to play this afternoon...
I think your buddy yourcheap! is now Cannibal corpse over on the tipping thread and picking on you! But, Mark is keeping him going... Off to lunch kids!
Yeah, I was posting as Mark when I should be getting work done. yourcheap is the same person as cannibal corpse. Same syntax and posting out of thread. I now leave him in your capable hands, Truth, to really get the liberal stooge going.
Holy crap it's nuts over there.
I think cannical corpse = vapor.
I was ropav :)
Yes it was a very productive day. Got most of my reports done and stirred the heck out of the ol' stink pot. Now it is time to go home. Later folks!
Oh, and I think "your" right, that dude does post like vapor. Never in thread and irratic.
Take care dude! I'll stir the pot for your reading pleasure tomorrow.
Btw, I am "quackles" on the tipping thread...HUGE parody, wondering if it will get any bites...
The most difficult part of civic duty is dealing with tree hugging, bunny humper liberal stooges......
Ok...I'm out for a while. I'll check in later!
Later dude, and me as well.
FYI, I am Stanley Kowalski on the tipping thread...
Somebody's getting all riled up on the tipping thread. Have fun stirring up that pot. :D
Lunch is over and I'm out once again.
Kat and SLT, be honest. You are secret spies, aren't you? Because I swear I brought peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch today. Either that, or you read minds.
Nice to see the Grin back...hope things are going better for you today! :)
Yes, my day is better today. I was having a problem with a specific person yesterday, which then made the whole day sour. Time heals a lot, so the situation is better today.
But I will say that I wish people understood that selfish actions lead to consequences for everyone around them, not only themselves. And sometimes that means permanent consequences.
Dude, you have to watch the "Vegan black metal chef!- Treehugger post in the Box lunch. I think someone is vying for your evil overlord position.
They can try. But I doubt they will succeed. I will go and take a look, however.
Courtesy of Caveman in response to J. Daniels on the gas vs. charcoal thread yesterday...my favorite line I've seen so far and worth repeating today.
"Go freeze in your sprout patch ya tree huggin, bunny humpin, self important, elitist, liberal stooge."
The irony there is that I was the one posting as J. Daniels...
I loved the use of liberal stooge, had me rolling!
I know, that is what was so funny about it!! And someone over on that thread used "hipster" too...I must find that one.
Ok, I just stirred the pot on tipping...
OK, who are you today? That yourcheap! is going postal over there...
I actually just posted as Truth...Waiting for a reaction.
They are also called biting midges. Little tiny bugs that you can hardly see – smaller than a flea. Stupid things bite like nothing. Who'da thunk that such a tiny bug could cause a human so much discomfort.
I don't think I have ever been bitten by one of those...
But I did find this.
BITING MIDGES (punkies, no-see-ums, gnats, sand flies)
Biting midges are very small gnats that may be mistaken for black flies, though they are smaller than the latter. Midges are usually one to three millimeters in length-not much larger than a pinhead. Their biting habits are also similar to those of the black flies. They are likewise distinct from the Phlebotomus sand flies mentioned above. Biting midges are more common than sand
flies. They are distinct from the Phlebotomus sand flies mentioned above. Biting midges are more common than sand flies in moderate climates. These insects are found around water, often in heavily populated areas, where they may be a serious nuisance. Midges may fly in swarms and usually attack at dusk.
Because of their diminutive size, biting midges often go unnoticed until their bites are felt. Pain, usually a mild prickling sensation, occurs immediately. They tend to attack the areas such as the neckline, beltline, shoe tops, and below rolled-up sleeves and upper portions of the body. Reactions to the bites may be immediate or delayed. Some persons have quite bothersome reactions with persistent swellings or sores.
Treatment for Insects Bite
The area around the bite should be thoroughly cleansed because of the frequent occurrence of secondary infections. This is all that is necessary for most fly bites. Antihistamines by mouth or various topical medications can be used for itching. Cold compresses should be applied for local swelling. Allergic reactions are treated like those that occur with the stinging insects
Prevention for Insects Bite
Familiarity with the habits and distribution of these insects is helpful. Protective clothing limits the areas they can attack. Clothing should be secured tightly at wrists, ankles, and neck. Hats, gloves, and veils may be beneficial. The liberal and repeated use of insect repellents may be necessary.
I know – same as the other blood suckers. I was hoping there was a better way.
Thanks. I hate those things
Any one know of a good way to prevent No-See-Ums from biting? The mosquitoes aren't so bad, but those damned little buggers are horrible!
What is a no-see-um?
You could always wear a full suit of armor....
A good repelant with DEET is the only full proof thing I have ever found.
Avon's Skin-So-Soft (original scent) works wonderfully on no-see-ums and green head biting flies. Been using it for YEARS!
HERE! Hello and welcome to Wednesday...a quick check in before I resume my month end reports. What's happening??
Look out world,we are ready to roll. Everyone have a Great Day,even the crying Miami Heat. Go Mavs!! Tomorrow all.
Doing the same thing you are doing. Reports, reports, reports....
oops, meant JBJ.
I am also doing reports...cuz databases are fun like that :-)
Good morning all. Back at work, and 1st thing, I get a call from a headhunter about a job. :) So, I've got a lunch meeting set up for next Thursday. I hope something comes of it.
Any suggestions for dinner tonight? It's supposed to reach 96' today. BLECH
How about eggs and sausage cooked on the sidewalk?
That's about it. It's way too early to be this hot in WNY. Average high is only supposed to be in the mid to high 70's.
You could try the cold cucumber soup recipe at foodnetwork by Emeril, I made it Saturday and it was quite good, but I would make it with some greek yogurt next time instead of just sour cream...and cut back on the heat a bit. Not sure if it was the jalepeno or the cayenne that did it but it creeps up on you like a pair of tight undies.
Morning all! How is everyone doing on this sleepy Wednesday?
@QOE – Present!
Wassup TWO? I'm about to go play in traffic and head to the hacienda.
Sounds like fun :) I got a kick out of your tale of evading the authorities. There is a weigh station outside of Richmond on 64 and I can just imagine big blue cruising right by!
Morning, everyone! Not sure what to think of today... Maybe something will come to me later...
Thought for the day–2 and 2=Your team lost.
I saw the end of the game just like everyone else did.
Don't be a jerk, Dirk.
A major meltdown on nationwide television. Want some german potato salad?
It's still anyone's series at this point...and no thanks, I'll probably enjoy some of this here baked potato salad later.
The Heat lost because they are a bunch of liberal stooges. Until they get their heads right on taxes and the Afghan war, they will never win it all. just sayin.
How about some Duncan Sheik?
Morning from frosty MT, a cool 40 when I left for work this morning. this shall serve as my check in, off to perform my civic duties ont the county science, technology, and innovation committee. I shall return at lunch time hopefully.
Good morning everyone... I'm with the hot people!
Almost 80 when I woke up, will be in the upper 90s today.
Ice tea (sweet or unsweetened to your liking) for the day!
Morning crew! Day II of Biddle via the mobile. A hot one today gang and not a good hot either.
That's what my wife said too!
Here and (more or less, mainly less) present.
VERY grey and gloomy this morning. The weatherman said no rain but it sure looks imminent.
Morning! One of the Left Coast Flamenons checking in!
Your majesty, I must beg your forgiveness, in advance. I may or may not have a chance to check in on the morrow. The parental units will be visiting today and tomorrow. Pass the coffee and something for anxiety, please and thank you!
Your potential absence has been noted. I'm hoarding all of the anxiety meds for the end of the month when my M-I-L comes down. That woman is the reason Xanax was invented.
Love my family to death, but love them even more at a distance..... Will Things 1 and 2 at least keep the MIL busy for you? I think you should make sure there are a plethora of grandma and me activities for the little ones.
Probably not. She's on oxygen full time now and the boys can make her even more anxious when they get rowdy. She stews and frets about absolutely everything and then she and hubs start bickering. I leave most of my compassion and empathy at the hospital so I don't have much tolerance for it.
Might I suggest swapping out the oxygen with nitrous?
my mom has visited my house once in the almost 3yrs since I moved in. I like it that way :-D
Mine's coming in with Daddy for Father's Day weekend. Ugh. I'm with you on the visitation frequency.
Good morning all...A cooler day ahead here in Denver. Will be nice. Also good to see Nowitski over the flu. Go Mavs!
It was the German potato salad that got me going again....When we win the Championship hopefully everyone will learn how to spell my name correctly.
Good morning! It's hot again here in the D of C...feels like August but yet not August :-(
It's all that hot air coming out of Biddles office building. Want a Hot churro with chocolate? They are mighty good.
Morning everyone! Humpy Hap day to all! Thanks for the coffee, Rich. I'm going to need it.
Please consider this my advanced "time away notification." I'm going to be more out than in over the next couple of days. I would much rather be giving my boss this notification so I can play with you guys. I will be rekindling the joy of working with our lazy, blame-everything-on-everyone-else, slug-of-an-engineer over the next few days. <:'-}
Please pray for good humor and patience for me. ;)
...and a good place to hide a body if all else fails. :)
While I wait for Pepito to get his lazy ass in gear and start to load the truck,I shall sing for you........
In a fetal position,with drool on my chin,,,
I'll never smoke weed with Willie again.
I think that banana is having a seizure. And that song is almost as annoying as Rebecca Black "Friday". They are now both stuck in my head. *le sigh*
He sings better than ABBA,and dances better too. Coffee is on and I have HOT churros for everyone. Happy Hump Day and ohhh yea,PRESENT!!!!
What's up dude? I was talking to pops last night and your story about blowing past the DOT rat holes had him rolling!
Good Morning Lil' Buddy...How is Pop's doing? I bet he has done the same thing also.HA! Great minds think alike.
He's doing great. Yup, he's done that on occassion and also used to stop by my place to have the books "catch up." Hey, have you ever heard back from Jdizz?
Ha! Old skool truck drivers,we are special. Have not heard a word from Jdizz. I miss his smart azz.
Yeah, he could come up with some really good zingers. Well, hump day is a busy day here so off to get some work done. Don't let Smokey bite you azz!
Have a good day my friend...here's some liver mush in your eye. I don't think I could eat that stuff.
Morning Q an deveryone. What does a dancing banana have to do with "peanut butter jelly, peanut butter jelly. Der ya go! Dar ya go!" LMAO! I bet this is the song that Kat and SLT sing!
The Miami Heat SUCK frozen mojito's. That is all!
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