Coffee klatsch
July 11th, 2011
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  1. Mildred

    Good night all.

    July 11, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Reply
  2. faith

    I'm here.....patiently waiting on Secret Supper info........................

    July 11, 2011 at 6:14 pm | Reply
  3. Truth

    Ok folks, I am out. Enjoy your evenings and get back safely tomorrow.
    Be well!

    July 11, 2011 at 5:59 pm | Reply
  4. wendy

    good afternoon all! i feel like a wayward child just having found the path back to normalcy. work has been crazy busy, i've had no time to come check in with my klatschers! i'm quite sure i've missed out on some fabulous hijinks... conversely, my weekend was wonderful! i spent yesterday stripping, sanding, resanding, sanding again with the extra fine grit, and then sealing my old childhood dresser. tried this once before...but alas staining was not to be. the dresser is older than my mom, and whoever had it orginally just abused the heck out of it. tis a'painting i shall go. saturday was a great day at the pool...i think i've got almost all my tan lines evened out now! hope everyone has a great afternoon! and to the grindstone i return.

    July 11, 2011 at 3:43 pm | Reply
    • AleeD@wendy

      Does "tan lines evened out" mean you're all one color now?

      July 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Reply
      • wendy@AleeD

        for the most part...there are some areas of the bod i cant bare to the other poolgoers...it isnt a topless pool unfortunately. :oD

        July 11, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Reply
      • Mildred

        Insufficiently private back-yard?

        July 11, 2011 at 4:49 pm | Reply
      • wendy@mildred

        yep. unfortunately even though i have a relatively large yard (1 acre) the neighbors behind me can see my house as they're up on the hill....and i refuse to pay for a fake bake. :)

        July 11, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Reply
  5. Chicago Lady@Mare

    Well, if we share a bday I'm guessing hubs is generous, witty, handsome, & has a great sense of humor.;)

    July 11, 2011 at 3:36 pm | Reply
  6. DJChilllyPhil, ANGRY Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    I'm feeling light-headed and at the same time I feel like I have the ability to punch through this wooden desk...where's that water cooler?

    July 11, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Reply
    • Queen of Everything

      You have a wooden desk? I have something that appears to be covered in formica (or something resembling formica).

      July 11, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Reply
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@Queenie of the Universe

        Now that you mention it, I'm immediately wondering what this desk is really made of...hm...

        In other news, I'm feeling a bit better now after a cool kind of thing that happened in the warehouse...

        July 11, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Reply
      • Truth@DJPhil

        Who was she?

        July 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Reply
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@Truth

        She...? Oh, it wasn't like THAT! Get your head outta the gutter! =)

        I was given a paper to give to one of the warehouse workers for a hazardous shipment and he only speaks Spanish, so I'm trying to formulate what to say to him. When I finally reach him, all I get out of my mouth is "This is..." before he nods and takes the paper, saying something along the lines of "Oh yeah, I know what this is for. Thanks!"

        It made me chuckle.

        July 11, 2011 at 3:37 pm | Reply
  7. Dave the 1st

    DROP 200 AND FIRE FOR EFFECT!!!!
    Oh, sorry, had a flashback to gulf war 1 after dealing with my customers...

    July 11, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Reply
    • Sir Biddle@Dave1

      Army, Marines?

      July 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Reply
      • Dave the 1st

        I was in the Navy.

        July 11, 2011 at 3:01 pm | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@Dave1

        Was Army at the time.

        July 11, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Reply
      • Dave the 1st

        I was on a sub spotting for the gunships and launching Tomahawks at our buddy Saddam.
        My brother was in the 1st armored that went up into iraq.

        July 11, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Reply
  8. JainaJade

    I need coffee...lots of coffee....where did that IV drip go?

    July 11, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@Alee

      I think your buddy AleeD has the IV since early this morning.

      July 11, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Reply
    • AleeD@JJ & Jerv

      I just had my last caffeine for the day *hands over the set-up with a new needle*

      Ya wants me I should starts your IV for youz? ;D

      July 11, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Reply
      • JainaJade@AleeD

        Yes Please :-D

        July 11, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Reply
      • AleeD@JJ

        Sorry, I had to go to a meeting. Did you get someone qualified to start your IV? Or did you just take the needle off and use the tubing as a siphon?

        July 11, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Reply
  9. DJChilllyPhil, ANGRY Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    *Deep breath* ...

    Why can't my brother just sometimes shut UP and LISTEN to what I HAVE TO SAY?!

    July 11, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Reply
    • Truth@DJPhil

      Is he your older brother? If so, google "birth order characteristics". I have found there is A LOT of validity to some of the theories.

      July 11, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Reply
      • JainaJade@Truth

        I see the word birth and my mind flashes back to that article about the 16lb baby...I am having sympathy pains for her

        July 11, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Reply
      • Jerv@JJ

        I just googled that 16 lb baby. I have never seen an obese infant. Talk about health problems.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Reply
      • DJChilllyPhil, ANGRY Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

        It's not anything like that, but it's just something stupid that quickly escalated into a shouting match over the intercom.

        It went like this, more or less:

        "Hey, can you get that thing in the freezer?"
        "There's nothing there."
        "Yes there is."
        "Uh, no there isn-"
        "YES THERE IS."
        "NO THERE-"
        "YES THERE IS!"
        "IT ISN'T IN TH-" *He hangs up at this point*

        July 11, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Reply
    • AleeD@DJChilllyPhil, ANGRY Jukebox King & Cold Stone God & Truth

      I have the same problem, DJ. Sometimes you just have to give them enough rope and let 'em hang themselves. By "hang" I mean they're either going to learn that they should have listened or they aren't.

      Truth's right about the "birth order characteristics." There is alot of validity to them. Learning more about them could help you see things in a different light.

      July 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | Reply
    • Chicago Lady

      I feel you. My bro just called to wish me happy Bday. My bday is 8-11, not 7-11. Nice thought but thoughtless.

      July 11, 2011 at 2:47 pm | Reply
      • Mare@Chi Lady

        My hubby's b-day is on 8/11 as well.

        Your brother just wants to make sure he didn't forget :) LOL

        July 11, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Reply
  10. JBJingles

    I am so very very hungry...can't wait for lunch...11 minutes and counting down. I've been dieting and missed my morning snack due to an emergency meeting. *stomach growls*

    July 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Reply
  11. Mildred

    So Carolina style pulled pork for lunch, French classic for dinner. Talk about a world of difference on a plate.

    July 11, 2011 at 1:53 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@Mil

      Now that sounds like some giid eatin', Mil! I love BBQ. "French classic?"

      July 11, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Reply
      • Mildred

        Going to one of the classic French restaurants in my hometown (Albany, NY)

        July 11, 2011 at 2:26 pm | Reply
      • Jerv@Mil

        Okay, got it. Enjoy!

        July 11, 2011 at 2:39 pm | Reply
  12. The Witty One@AleeD & Chicago Lady

    Just some drunk idiots in my foursome who happened to be driving. The first was my driver backing up to go around the other cart and he clipped them. The second was the other cart hitting up at full speed from behind in the form of retribution. I found out that golf carts are not bumper cars.

    Also – You can get a DUI on a golf cart.

    July 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm | Reply
    • AleeD@TWO & Chi Lady

      And on a bicycle.

      July 11, 2011 at 1:51 pm | Reply
      • Lulu@TWO, AleeD & Chicago Lady

        Didn't Bill Murray or some comedian get a DUI on a golf cart a couple years ago?

        July 11, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Reply
    • Truth@TWO

      Was it like this?

      July 11, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Reply
      • The Witty One@Truth

        Sort of. We got yelled at by the marshall for going to slow. I just gave up and just started finishing out the holes while they were looking for their balls.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:21 pm | Reply
      • Truth@TWO

        I have nothing against drinking, but I have to wonder why guys do it when doing sports that require clear headedness. I don't golf, but I LOVE to ski, and could not imagine getting hammered before getting on the lift.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Reply
      • The Witty One@Truth

        Who said golf requires clear headedness?!? :)

        July 11, 2011 at 2:36 pm | Reply
    • Sir Biddle@AleeD & Jerv, TWO

      A sky lift too!

      July 11, 2011 at 1:58 pm | Reply
  13. Sir Biddle

    The idoit tax now comes on wheels. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/DC-DC-Betting-on-New-Lottery-Truck-125351693.html

    July 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | Reply
    • Jerv

      Good gawd. How did we ever get along without it....?

      July 11, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Reply
    • Truth@Jerv, Biddle, Sir Biddle

      I teach a personal finance class to the poor at a local shelter and I am always dismayed at how many are hooked on the lottery. Sad really that we exploit our poorest citizens.

      July 11, 2011 at 1:39 pm | Reply
    • The Witty One@Sir B

      Since when are lottery tickets edible?

      July 11, 2011 at 1:45 pm | Reply
      • AleeD@TWO & Sir Bid

        Durn near anything is edible with ketchup or chocolate on it.

        July 11, 2011 at 1:49 pm | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD & Jerv, TWO

        Cheese too!

        July 11, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Reply
      • AleeD@TWO, Jerv & Sir Bid

        Whiz or the real thing?

        Ranch dressing, too, from what I hear.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD & Jerv, TWO

        I'll take any cheese, whiz, curd, sliced, or fancy high-end.

        Ditto on ranch and I'd add Frank's Red Hot to just about anything too.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:08 pm | Reply
      • The Witty One, black market ketchupeer

        Who needs some ketchup?

        July 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm | Reply
      • AleeD, Thread Dominatrix@TWO, Jerv & Sir Bid

        I gotta wiener that needs ketchup! ~_~
        (nod to RH)

        July 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD

        I'm going to bite my forked tongue and let that one go riiiiiiggggghhhhttt on by sweetheart.

        July 11, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Reply
  14. Queen of Everything

    Works sucks. That is all.

    July 11, 2011 at 12:55 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@Q

      Ditto that here Q.

      July 11, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Reply
    • MT Miner

      I'll second that motion.

      July 11, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Reply
  15. Sir Biddle

    Hey gang. Morning got away from me, anything wild happening?

    July 11, 2011 at 12:53 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@SirB

      Pretty tame day in the Klatsch.

      July 11, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Reply
    • AleeD@Jerv @ Sir Bid

      I did try to get Sir Bid to admit he made this weekend's tips from dancing on tables. Apparently my timing was off. ;)

      July 11, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Reply
      • Jerv@AleeD

        Hahaha! Just now caught that.

        July 11, 2011 at 1:36 pm | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD & Jerv

        No table dancing, just refering to Jerv's announcment last Friday that I would be performing at Bruno's Bathhouse.

        July 11, 2011 at 1:53 pm | Reply
  16. Mare

    Good afternoon all – just got done cleaning out the science experiment I like to call my fridge. How is it that food that was good for dinner 2 days ago, can sprout legs and walk almost over night – or so it seams.

    I wonder if all those preservatives that I've been trying to avoid actually make that much of a difference....

    July 11, 2011 at 12:53 pm | Reply
  17. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@The Jukebox

    Ok, let's see what we have here...

    July 11, 2011 at 12:43 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@DJC

      "Do you smoke? Well ya do now." LOL!!

      July 11, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Reply
  18. Chicago Lady@TWO

    Good Morning All! TWO-How do you crash a golf cart? Twice?

    July 11, 2011 at 12:37 pm | Reply
  19. RichardHead@ALL

    O.K. Chumarinos–Got fuel,food in my stomach and WD has marked her spot in Pensacola. On to Biloxi,MS and hopefully some good sleep. Truth take care of the "Secret Supper" for me tonight ,please. Be safe all and will try to check in later. ADIOS

    July 11, 2011 at 12:09 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@RicH

      10-4 and drive safe.

      July 11, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Reply
  20. AleeD@Dave the 1st

    You shouldn't have volunteered to be the birthday pinata. ;)

    Happy Birthday to Dave the 2nd!

    July 11, 2011 at 12:06 pm | Reply
    • JBJingles@Alee & Dave the 1st

      Sounds like he was the pinata! LOL Or maybe he had some slip 'n slide fun like Lulu??

      July 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Reply
      • Dave the 1st

        Actually, we dug a hole about 6 deep and ten wide which we lined with a giant blue tarp. It made one hell of a water slide, but it hurt a lot...

        July 11, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Reply
      • Dave the 1st

        BTW, THAT'S a redneck swimmin pool.

        July 11, 2011 at 12:36 pm | Reply
      • Lulu@JBJ, AleeD, Dave the 1st

        Sweet jeebus, I would have broken something for sure if I did that! Sounds fun though!!

        And I thought I'd be the only here with watersports injuries today! ;P

        July 11, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Reply
      • AleeD@Lulu,JBJ, TWO & Dave the 1st

        Speaking of water-related injuries, mine is water-related, but I was in the shower. I was lifting my leg to put my foot on the shower bench (never mind why) and instead of clearing the step, I kicked it & jammed my middle toe.

        TWO, were your golf cart incidents close to water hazards? It could be a trend ....

        July 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | Reply
  21. Dave the 1st

    Already had the party, that's the problem.

    July 11, 2011 at 12:04 pm | Reply
  22. Dave the 1st

    Hello, All.
    Good to be back,
    Long weekend, son had his 11th B-day, and somehow I ended up with all the bruises.

    July 11, 2011 at 11:52 am | Reply
    • RichardHead@Dave1

      Howdy Ho,sounds like you and Lulu need to have a party. :))

      July 11, 2011 at 12:03 pm | Reply
    • SeaBee@Dave el Primero

      Welcome back! Glad to see you, again!
      (Sorry, I have a new job and don't have as much time to post, as I used to!)

      July 11, 2011 at 12:30 pm | Reply
  23. Jerv@RicH

    Completely uneventful weekend. Didn't even cook anything I was so lazy. Looks like Uncle Sam might default on his debt. Can our politicians do anything right anymore? How was your weekend? Ever hear from Jdizz?

    July 11, 2011 at 11:49 am | Reply
    • RichardHead@Jerv

      All of the politicians Mommies dress them funny. Vote 'em out in 2012. Left out Saturday night so WD and I have just been ridin' and guidin'.

      July 11, 2011 at 11:57 am | Reply
    • Truth@Jerv

      I remain convinced that BOTH parties are comprised of complete and utter morons. Our gov't has become a sham, and I hate what it has done to our standing in the world. Some friends of mine had a baby this weekend, and all I could think is what a poor prognosis for the baby's future. Not a happy thought, but it is all I could keep in my mind.

      July 11, 2011 at 11:59 am | Reply
      • Jerv@Truth and RicH

        Couldn't agree more. Then throw in the fact that we seem to have lost the ability of everyone sacrificing a little to benefit us all. "Better not cut my social security and medicare benefits. Cut food stamps. Cut education." Oh, did you mention one time that you hate it when someone gets political on a food blog? (wink)

        July 11, 2011 at 12:07 pm | Reply
  24. Ms. Grammar

    Howdy, everyone! Anything exciting happening this week? "Enquiring" minds want to know.

    July 11, 2011 at 11:45 am | Reply
  25. Evil Grin

    Good sort-of-still morning, chums. I think the Evil Lair may have found a new location. This is good.

    I hope your weekends went well.

    July 11, 2011 at 11:19 am | Reply
  26. RichardHead

    All Aboard!! Present Queen. Good Morning from Pensacola FL. WD and I are doing a double Florida this week. On our way to Biloxi,MS. for a 10 hour break,then hit the Katy yard,drop and hook and turn and burn back to Jacksonville FL. to unload. 747's nor the Silver Streak got anything on us.

    July 11, 2011 at 11:13 am | Reply
    • Truth@RichHead

      Good morning Bro...Was wondering where you ran off to...Hopefully you get some good traveling weather. Biloxi in July cannot be pleasant.

      July 11, 2011 at 11:16 am | Reply
      • RichardHead@Truth

        You can say that again..It was hot and steamy when we went flying through there on Sunday. At least Big Blue and the a/c are running great. Got her up to 92 mph Sunday night with only 28.000 lbs of weight in the trailer.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:25 am | Reply
      • The Texax Police@RH

        Sir, I'm going to need you to step out of the vehicle. Do you realize it's illegal to drive over the speed limit in Texas? Except if you are waving and shooting guns and hollerin' out the window of course.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:29 am | Reply
      • RichardHead@Truth

        Honest Occifer,if I knew it was hazardous to my health I never would have smoked one. HA! I mind my P's and Q's when I drive in Texas,though between Mobile AL and the Florida line I let her run and lead the pack.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:35 am | Reply
      • Jerv@RicH

        Hows it going Texas Chaser? Man it is going to get up to 97 today and 100 tomorrow. Fraking hot. Me and my brothers visited an uncle in TX several years ago and I remember TX drivers as fast as they wanted. Even drove in the emergency lanes. Insane.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:38 am | Reply
      • Jerv@Truth

        Hey Truth, what was the story that you posted as Patrickk last week?? I want to read the responses.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:40 am | Reply
      • RichardHead@Jerv

        Afternoon Lil'Buddy...Yea the speed limit says 70 but you better stay in the right lane 'cuz 82 mph is about average. How was the weekend?

        July 11, 2011 at 11:42 am | Reply
      • Truth@RichHead, Jerv

        See the America's Culinary History thread. That Patrickk is a real character sometimes...

        July 11, 2011 at 11:46 am | Reply
  27. JBJingles

    Good Monday morning all, and welcome to Lulu!! Love that name. :) I'm back from vacay, well I was back on Friday but too busy to check in... Our 4th was nice and we did buy a charcoal grill, but I honestly don't see the difference from my gas grill at home, and one full hour to get the charcoals white hot?? sheesh

    July 11, 2011 at 11:11 am | Reply
    • Jerv@JBJ

      Glad you are back. Where did you vacation at?

      July 11, 2011 at 11:19 am | Reply
    • JBJingles@Jerv

      Moses Lake, WA ~ My daughters/sons in law live up there with all the kiddies (6 of them between the 2 daughters), and we bought a vacation home up there last year. Great time of year to visit. Went to a wonderful farmer's market there, and I was cooking for 12 pretty much every day, so that made me happy! :)

      July 11, 2011 at 11:26 am | Reply
  28. SeaBee from Home Port

    Just pulled some lemon cranberry scones from the oven! I'll leave the plate, here, for the group! Happy Monday!

    July 11, 2011 at 10:48 am | Reply
    • Mildred

      ooohhh sounds yummy!

      July 11, 2011 at 11:03 am | Reply
    • Lulu@SeeBee

      Yum!! That made my stomach growl!!!

      July 11, 2011 at 11:42 am | Reply
  29. Lulu

    So, I've learned that adults should not mix alcohol consumption with slip n' slides. It may seem like a good idea at the time, but it really is not. I'm sporting a huge purple lump on my knee and bruises on my hips.

    But even though I'm all gimpy, it was totally worth it! (Maybe I just need to work on my technique?)

    July 11, 2011 at 9:57 am | Reply
    • AleeD@Lulu

      Seems like mixing the two would be the way to play on those as an adult. ;) What were ya drinkin'? Did you add soap to the slip 'n' slide? That's always fun, too. Mwah-ha-ha-ha.

      Here. *hands over the ever-present bottle of IB's* I always have a bottle ready for TWO, but I think he'd share .... since you're new and all. ;)

      July 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | Reply
      • The Witty One@AleeD & Lulu

        Have at 'em. Just save me a few for my back. I got into not one, but two, golf cart accidents yesterday :) There is also coconut water in the fridge for hydration purposes.

        July 11, 2011 at 11:27 am | Reply
      • Lulu@AleeD & TWO

        Thanks for the meds, I need 'em!

        You know, it was hot out, the kids were having a ball on it...I couldn't resist! I was drinking a yummy concoction of wild cherry vodka, sprite, and a splash of apricot brandy. It tasted just like a cherry life saver! I thought the first one was good, so then I had to have another two just to be sure. Haha! And no to the soap! That would have landed one of us in the ER for sure!

        TWO – how'd you crash your golf cart? I've always wanted to steal one and take it out for a joyride...I'm sure I'd end up flipping it though!

        July 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | Reply
      • The Texax Police@Lulu

        I wasn't even driving! It was really just two collisions. The first was accidental and the second was retribution. I wasn't expecting either :) I have gotten one up on two wheels once...that was pretty fun. Don't bother stealing them unless you know how to take off the governor cause otherwise they only go like 12 miles and hour. And make sure the ones you grab are gas and not electric.

        July 11, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Reply
      • The Witty One@Lulu

        That last post was from me :) I need more coffee!

        July 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Reply
      • AleeD@TWO & Lulu

        LOL! I just figured who would know the ins & outs of golf cart theft better than a cop!

        July 11, 2011 at 12:23 pm | Reply
  30. MT Miner

    Morning all, hope everyone had a good weekend.

    July 11, 2011 at 9:44 am | Reply
  31. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    I totally forgot how awesome this week is going to be. [/SARCASM?]

    The only two people that work in the office in the warehouse are out on vacation this entire week, so we have to send my brother to man the fort back there while they're gone. Not sure how that will affect us in here, but you never know...

    July 11, 2011 at 9:35 am | Reply
  32. The Witty One

    Morning all! What's up with you west coast folks getting here so early?

    July 11, 2011 at 9:24 am | Reply
    • SeaBee from Home Port @ TWO

      It's cause we're special.

      July 11, 2011 at 9:34 am | Reply
  33. Truth

    Good morning all. Hope this finds all having had a great weekend.

    July 11, 2011 at 9:19 am | Reply
    • AleeD@Truth

      G'morning! I thought of you this weekend. I had the chance to watch a couple of episodes of "No Reservations" yesterday and it brought to mind some of the comments you've made about him. He is, very rapidly, growing on me. While watching his shows, I realized he is doing my dream job: traveling all over the world, sampling the local cuisines. There wasn't a single thing he ate that I wouldn't have tried myself.

      What was funny was at least once on each show I saw, he said of a particularly "bizarre" food, "I'll leave that to Zimmern." :D

      I'm really looking forward to his Cuba show that's airing tonite.

      July 11, 2011 at 9:46 am | Reply
      • Truth@AleeD

        I like him. Seems to be at ease anywhere in the world and always respects local customs. I've not read any of his books, but I understand he is very candid.

        July 11, 2011 at 10:04 am | Reply
  34. Queen of Everything

    Good morning all! Hope everyone had a pleasant weekend.

    July 11, 2011 at 9:12 am | Reply
  35. Sir Biddle@JJ

    Welcome back JJ. Had pizza at Spike's place on the 4th of July and thought of you. No milkshake, but two big slices filled me up.

    July 11, 2011 at 9:11 am | Reply
    • JainaJade@SirB

      How can you be in that area and not get a milky way milkshake??? i need one so badly...think i might be heading to the hill this weekend to get one

      July 11, 2011 at 10:08 am | Reply
  36. Mildred

    Oh, my fiance found a trail mix at my co-op... Mocha Madness. Nuts, fruit, chocolate & peanut butter pieces, white chocolate covered raisins... and dark chocolate covered espresso beans.

    July 11, 2011 at 9:02 am | Reply
  37. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    Mornin' everyone, especially to our newbie Lulu! Your name actually the same as a nickname that one of my cousins has...

    In other news, I will most likely never eat at a Longhorn Steakhouse ever again...depending on the circumstances...*urp*

    July 11, 2011 at 8:54 am | Reply
    • AleeD@DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

      Every time someone mentions that place, all I can think of were the Mad-Gab-like T- shirts they wore last time I was there that said "Lawn Corn Stay Cows." Love that kinda play on the English language!

      Why won't you go back?

      July 11, 2011 at 9:15 am | Reply
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@AleeD

        Just a series of visits that were...sub-par, to say the least. This most recent one had it's fair share of flubs, including people bringing food that no one had ordered, mix-ups with the food, and so on. Not to mention that I ate WAY too much, but that's more on me than anything else...

        July 11, 2011 at 9:19 am | Reply
      • AleeD@DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

        Interesting. It's been a few years since we were there. Things were getting too spicey for BB, so we quit going. I'll have to give it another shot to see if we have similar service fubar's like yours. I used to love their yeast rolls & cinnamon butter – the steaks didn't suck either. ;)

        July 11, 2011 at 10:42 am | Reply
  38. AleeD

    Good morning and happy Monday.
    Please pass the coffee. I have IV's to start. ;)

    Welcome back JJ!

    July 11, 2011 at 8:41 am | Reply
    • Sir Biddle@AD

      Morning AD

      July 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | Reply
    • JainaJade@AleeD

      Thanks :-D

      July 11, 2011 at 9:00 am | Reply
  39. Mildred

    Going over the posts since I left work on Friday....

    Oh boy... a post about animal cruelty/regulation to stir the pot.

    July 11, 2011 at 8:40 am | Reply
  40. Lulu

    Good morning, gang! I hope everyone had a nice weekend!!

    July 11, 2011 at 8:39 am | Reply
    • SeaBee from Home Port @ Lulu

      Good morning! I didn't get to say hello when you checked in, last week! Welcome to the Klatsch! :-)

      July 11, 2011 at 8:42 am | Reply
      • Lulu@SeaBee

        Thanks! :)

        July 11, 2011 at 9:50 am | Reply
      • Michele G

        Ditto!

        July 11, 2011 at 10:21 am | Reply
  41. Sir Biddle

    Good Morning Crew!

    July 11, 2011 at 8:25 am | Reply
  42. SeaBee from Home Port

    Morning, all! How was the weekend?

    July 11, 2011 at 8:24 am | Reply
    • Sir Biddle@SB

      I made MAD money in tips on Saturday!

      July 11, 2011 at 8:26 am | Reply
      • SeaBee from Home Port @ SirB

        Congrats, but please tell me that you have burned any photographic evidence.

        July 11, 2011 at 8:32 am | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@SB

        Oh that was the easy part as I borrowed a mini EMP that the Secret Service uses with the motorcade to disable all electronic devices. The real shocker was Jerv showed up and asked for change for a dollar at one point in the night.

        July 11, 2011 at 8:39 am | Reply
      • AleeD@Sir Bid

        Were you tipped for dancing on tables?

        July 11, 2011 at 9:16 am | Reply
    • Mildred

      The weekend was pretty good... gearing up to next weekend though!!! Gods, I'm not sure I'm going to be ready to fly!

      July 11, 2011 at 8:38 am | Reply
      • SeaBee from Home Port @ Mildred

        Looking forward to Saturday! I love the aquarium, and it looks to be reasonably nice for this time of year!

        July 11, 2011 at 8:51 am | Reply
      • Sir Biddle@SeaBee

        Are you in the San Fran area?

        July 11, 2011 at 8:53 am | Reply
      • SeaBee from Home Port @ SirB

        No, about halfway between SF and LA. Mildred and her fiance are going to be in Monterey, though, and it's not too far of a drive for me to get up there.

        July 11, 2011 at 9:39 am | Reply
  43. Michele G

    Howdy! Can't believe I'm here this early! Cheers!

    July 11, 2011 at 8:20 am | Reply
  44. Mildred

    Good morning all! Coffee, tea, and blueberry scones ready for the table.

    It's going to be odd not ordering from my farm this week. Might try to order next week and get my boss to pick up my order.

    July 11, 2011 at 8:18 am | Reply
  45. JainaJade

    Good morning all. I brought some Blueberry Smoothies to mark my return...hopefully didn't miss that much last week.

    July 11, 2011 at 8:02 am | Reply
    • Jerv@JJ

      Morning and thanks JJ. We have a new Klatscher, her name is Lulu. How is everything on the homefront?

      July 11, 2011 at 8:10 am | Reply
      • JainaJade@Jerv

        Things are returning to a type of normal. Mom and one sister are still in Boston, they get back tomorrow afternoon pending any delays. Just really waiting tho to see how things will be back once Mom is back home, what she needs/wants.

        July 11, 2011 at 8:19 am | Reply

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