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March 3rd, 2012
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  1. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    LOL. Fish on in Lobster thread. Obama makes good bait.

    March 5, 2012 at 5:27 pm | Reply
    • RichardHead@Jdizz

      Hey Bro...
      Just wondering if you were related to the little girl found in Indiana after the tornado's? She had the same last name.

      March 5, 2012 at 5:45 pm | Reply
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Really? I did not know that.

        But fortunately, no.

        March 5, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Reply
        • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

          Well look at that. Angel Babc*ck. I'll be darned.

          March 5, 2012 at 5:51 pm |
        • RichardHead@Jdizz

          She was a cutie and a fighter. So very sad.

          March 5, 2012 at 6:09 pm |
  2. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

    Lunch, lunch, lunch. I'm hugry!

    MEDITERRANEAN Chicken Lettuce Tacos
    Butter Lettuce Leaves Filled with Grilled Chicken, Feta Cheese, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives and Tzatziki.

    March 5, 2012 at 2:20 pm | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      You're doing it again, you know! Butter lettuce, my favorite in anything!

      March 5, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Reply
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@MicheleG

        I know! :D I love these! Put a little red wine vinegar on top and you are good to go!

        March 5, 2012 at 3:42 pm | Reply
  3. Evil Grin

    Min ga la ba, chums. I hope everyone is reasonably well after the weekend.

    March 5, 2012 at 12:05 pm | Reply
    • Back Atcha!

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPFK-IYjXZ4&w=640&h=390]

      March 5, 2012 at 12:13 pm | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      Myanmar or better known as Burma.

      Nei kaung la?

      March 5, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Reply
      • JainaJade@MicheleG

        there is an AMAZING restaurant somewhat near my house called Taste of Burma, highly highly recommend to anyone in the DMV area. Service can be a little slow but that's because everything is made fresh in house and that takes time :-)

        March 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm | Reply
        • MicheleG™

          Sterling, VA? I have never been there and not likely to ever go but there is one in San Francisco. May get there one day.

          March 5, 2012 at 1:52 pm |
        • JainaJade@MicheleG

          that would be the one! Hopefully TWO or SirB will see this and venture that way...

          March 5, 2012 at 1:53 pm |
        • The Witty One™@JJ

          I sure will!

          March 6, 2012 at 8:41 am |
  4. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

    Now for a proper Good Morning class! Welcome back Kat.

    March 5, 2012 at 11:55 am | Reply
  5. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™_PSA

    Repeating this for the Monday crowd. This is not just for the month of March either, so if you already use Amazon, please save to favorites and use this link. Thanks!

    MARCH IS NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AWARENESS MONTH! As some of you may know, I was just diagnosed with MS this past September. MS is a debilitating chronic disease for which there is no cure.

    MSWorld.org is a great resource for people like me living with the disease or support for family, friends, and caregivers. If you shop online at Amazon.com, please use the link below to support our cause. Save to your favorites, share with friends. Thanks.

    Amazon.com will donate 5% of purchases made to MSWorld by clicking on the link below or copying the URL to your browser:

    http://www.amazon.com/​?ie=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&tag=ms​world08&link_code=hom&%2Aentri​es%2A=0

    March 5, 2012 at 11:52 am | Reply
    • Breaking News®@JBJ

      And in a related story, America's premiere Troubador releases his 17th studio album tomorrow, marking a continuation of a 35+ year career. Why not order (or download) and help out a great cause at the same time?

      March 5, 2012 at 12:02 pm | Reply
    • AleeD®@™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™_PSA

      I can't seem to get that url to work – and I tried both lines you posted on this thread.
      Is there something in that line I could be changing after I copy & paste it?

      March 5, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Reply
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™_AleeD

        Hmm, let me see. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect-home/msworld08

        I think this one might work, thanks for letting me know!

        March 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm | Reply
  6. MicheleG™

    Howdy ho.
    Is it me or are we posting on a thread that originated Saturday and we are still using it on Monday? What am I missing?
    Sign me, "Mildly baffled," (a chronic condition I suffer from...)

    March 5, 2012 at 11:14 am | Reply
    • RichardHead@MG

      It's actually a Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. :)

      March 5, 2012 at 11:25 am | Reply
      • Frank-N-Furter

        It's just a jump to the left...

        March 5, 2012 at 11:34 am | Reply
    • AleeD®@Mildly Baffled

      It's still Saturday's thread all right. It's ok, tho. It's not like Dr. Who is going to come and confiscate our sonic screwdrivers for looping back thru a previous day. ;) How was your weekend?

      March 5, 2012 at 11:26 am | Reply
      • MicheleG™

        thanks for asking, sweet thang! Fine as Frog Hairs, here................

        March 5, 2012 at 11:57 am | Reply
    • Kat Kinsman

      Yup. It was actually meant for Monday and accidentally went up on Saturday. I figured we'd let it ride.

      March 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Reply
      • BTO

        [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j83xviHVmGg&w=640&h=390]

        March 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm | Reply
        • MicheleG™

          Like!Like!Like!Like!

          March 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm |
        • MicheleG™

          Good Bye, Hard Life
          Don't Cry Would you let it ride?
          (repeat)

          You can't see the mornin', but I can see the light
          Ride ride ride let it ride
          While you've been out runnin' I've been waitin' half the night
          Ride ride ride let it ride

          (Chorus)
          And would you cry if I told you that I lied and would you say goodbye Or
          would you let it ride? And would you cry if I told you that I lied and
          would you say goodbye Or would you let it ride?

          Babe my life is not complete I never see you smile
          Ride ride ride let it ride
          Baby you want the forgivin' kind and that's just not my style
          Ride ride ride let it ride

          Chorus

          I've been doin' things worthwhile, you've been bookin' time
          Ride ride ride let it ride

          Chorus

          Would you let it ride (x4)
          (Drum)
          Ride ride ride let it ride (x5)
          Would you let it ride? (x4)
          (Instrumental fade.)

          March 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm |
        • TX4UREXKARLENE

          Great Band :-)

          March 5, 2012 at 5:57 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        Am now officially dialed in. Thanks! : )

        March 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Reply
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@Kat

        And here I thought we had a bonus special surprise on Saturday! I liked it, but I usually post stuff on the weekends that I wouldn't with a larger audience...

        March 5, 2012 at 1:53 pm | Reply
  7. Queen of Everything

    Howdy, folks. I went out Saturday night to a drag show with some friends from high school (another friend of ours plays Celine Dion). Anyhoo, all proceeds from the show were going to the Red Cross to support the sourthern Indiana tornado victims. I admit, I got a little teary eyed when the cast sang Back Home Again in Indiana at the end of the show.

    March 5, 2012 at 10:14 am | Reply
    • TX4UREXKARLENE

      Hope that you had Fun :-) Very sad for the reason behind it :,-( Hi , everyone – I'm going to bed ...

      March 5, 2012 at 10:51 am | Reply
      • RichardHead@TX4U

        Nitey Night and stay warm.

        March 5, 2012 at 10:56 am | Reply
  8. RichardHead

    Good Morning All...Hope your weekend was Great. ModBotz got me again on the Mexican food thread-–GRRRRR! Guess Dave is still under the hood. Truth learned a Valuable lesson this weekend-If you throw 2 bowling balls at the same time in the first frame,you will get a better score. :)) Congrats to JJ on the upcoming Wedding.

    March 5, 2012 at 9:57 am | Reply
    • Kat Kinsman

      My guess is that it was the XXX.

      Back from time off. Y'all didn't even know I was gone, did you?

      March 5, 2012 at 10:10 am | Reply
      • RichardHead

        I figured that too. Thank You and how was the vacation?

        March 5, 2012 at 10:19 am | Reply
        • Kat Kinsman

          It was necessary and delightful! Went to Charleston to a food festival and jammed a metric ton of pimento cheese and oysters into my face and drank things out of various friends' pockets. Actually slept - which is really, REALLY rare.

          March 5, 2012 at 10:23 am |
      • AleeD®

        Yup, we knew you were gone – SLT looped us in. Welcome back! Sarah did a great job keeping up with the knuckle-draggers while you were away.

        Sounds like you did exactly what you're supposed to do on vacation: differ from your work-a-day routine. If that includes sleep, more power to you!

        March 5, 2012 at 10:37 am | Reply
  9. JainaJade

    Good morning! cloudy day here in the DMV but hopefully sunny skies will return shortly :-) The boy is going to get our license today which is causing reality to REALLY kick in!
    In the mean time I have some yummy pretzel bites for the group, recipe for which will be on the blog come noon EST

    March 5, 2012 at 8:55 am | Reply
  10. Truth™

    Good morning all.
    How's everyone doing today? Did anyone do anything special over the weekend?

    March 5, 2012 at 8:51 am | Reply
  11. AleeD®

    Good Morning Happy Klatschers! Coffee's on and chocolate chip scones are on the table for munchin'.
    A weekend post for us? Sweeeet! I have a couple of purchases to make on Amazon. I'll bkmrk your link and click to help as often as they'll let me! ;)
    Today's going to be a shorty for me. I'm out at 2pm. Hugs & Happy Monday to all!

    March 5, 2012 at 7:59 am | Reply
  12. JBJingles_from the casa

    Good morning fine peoples! Marinated pork loin was devine yesterday if I do say so myself...today will be the turkey stuffed peppers. What's everyone up to besides no good?? ;)

    March 4, 2012 at 9:39 am | Reply
    • Elmer Fudd

      I'm hunting Wabbits....

      March 4, 2012 at 9:57 am | Reply
      • JBJingles_from the casa@Elmer

        And Odie is hunting gophers...

        March 4, 2012 at 10:12 am | Reply
        • Elmer Fudd

          Ohhhhh,My Favorwit.....Whack-a-Mole Stew.

          March 4, 2012 at 10:23 am |
  13. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    cool, just checking to see how everyone was always managing those videos posts. lol

    March 3, 2012 at 7:48 pm | Reply
  14. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qItugh-fFgg&w=640&h=390]

    March 3, 2012 at 7:48 pm | Reply
    • Evil Grin

      Take off every "zig" for great justice.

      March 5, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Reply
  15. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    Alrighty everyone, this weekend warrior is calling it a day. Have a wonderfully beautiful weekend and do enjoy it everyone. *Hugs and kisses for the females* and *fists bumps* for the men and the ladies who'd like some. ;)

    March 3, 2012 at 3:11 pm | Reply
  16. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    As it turns out today I brought my bottle of cologne to work and I have no idea as to why I stuffed it in my pocket but I'm glad I did. Everyone today as been stopping by my office dropping off their work so I can help them with it instead of using the office runner and thus preventing me frm paying my wrk due dilligence and as it turns out if you spray half a bottle of cologne no matter how good it smells ppl tend to run away. lol

    March 3, 2012 at 2:00 pm | Reply
  17. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @ Truth

    haha, I hear ya on that one buddy, I had to learn that harsh lesson a while back. Samson (Boxer) was a pup at the time and boxers are very energetic and playful animals and well one day he saw me moving boxes and throwing things out and he thought he'd help, so he grabbed a box which contained a few things and threw it down on the floor and ran it over. Needless to say I cried that night because my mothers china, my camera and child hood had just been shattered literally. T_T

    March 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | Reply
  18. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @jingles

    Indeed you have, after all it's always the simple things in life that are the best. XD

    March 3, 2012 at 12:51 pm | Reply
  19. Truth™

    Note to self: Never leave a silver flash drive unattended on the kitchen table in the same house as a sometimes hyperactive cat.

    March 3, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Reply
    • JBJingles_from the casa@Truth

      Did he download your pictures, finish a report, something useful?? LOL Odie once 'stole' my moms diamond earring when she was visiting and put in in an old shoe of hubs, didn't find it for months!

      Also, visiting a friend in London and left the camera on the table, next morning camera was in the hallway and photos of the culprit cat and various angles of the living room and hall were on the camera!

      March 3, 2012 at 12:37 pm | Reply
  20. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @jingles

    Lol, now that would have been by far the funniest thing I would ever have had the honor of witnessing. XD Also I have to say that the receta que tu posted sounds so good, and I do believe I have found my meal for this evening. Thank you ooh so very much. ;)

    March 3, 2012 at 12:19 pm | Reply
    • JBJingles_from the casa@Sirius

      Wow, I've inspired 2 people with this simple recipe!?? Somehow I don't think RH will be joining our little party tonight...

      March 3, 2012 at 12:30 pm | Reply
  21. JBJingles_from the casa

    What is cooking at the casa this weekend:

    I have a favorite turkey burger recipe that has shredded zucchini and red onion in it, and plan to stuff red, yellow, orange bell peppers and maybe a zucchini with it and bake with some tomato sauce on top.

    Also will be marinating a pork loin in italian salad dressing, then grill it up. I will use that during the week for a no fuss dinner. I just reheat in toaster oven, sometimes with a medalion of goat cheese on top!

    Anyone else??

    March 3, 2012 at 11:44 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      I think you just created MY menu, too! Thanks!

      March 3, 2012 at 11:49 am | Reply
      • JBJingles_from the casa@MicheleG

        Cool, I was hoping you could use some of this! I am going back to very low/no carbs again...need to get some weight off before the cruise, cuz RH wants pictures! 0.0

        March 3, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Reply
  22. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @ Michele

    Yes, a bum stole my Pants and I couldn't stop laughing for some reason but I could not stop him, I was out at sea for a swim. Was enjoying myself at the beach when I saw him stop over my stuff go through it and he decided he'd take my pants. @_@

    March 3, 2012 at 11:41 am | Reply
  23. JBJingles_from the casa

    Sirius – Thanks for the hug!
    RH – Thoughts to the family and those affected... No hugs for Odie, he's being a PITA, must take after hubs who was upset with me to taking the newest Kleenex box instead of an older one...from the man who rotates his socks! Ha
    MicheleG – Thanks for the support. MS is very hard to diagnose and my thought is there are probably way more people who have it and just don't know it. They don't even know what causes it, not hereditary, not contagious, and every person has it a little different but with some common symptoms.

    March 3, 2012 at 11:11 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      I looked up the early symptoms and they are subtle:

      The most common early symptoms of MS include:
      Tingling
      Numbness
      Loss of balance
      Weakness in one or more limbs
      Blurred or double vision

      Less common symptoms of MS may include:
      Slurred speech
      Sudden onset of paralysis
      Lack of coordination
      Cognitive difficulties

      March 3, 2012 at 11:27 am | Reply
      • JBJingles_from the casa@MicheleG

        Yep, imbalance feels like walking after being on a cruise ship for a few days, or a drunken sailor, your pick. Weakness in leg, can't lift the r leg more than an inch or two off the floor, have to lift it with my hands most days to get out of the car. I can't walk for more than 5-10 mins before its uncomfortable and weakens even more. Cognitive – I often can't remember the word I want to say or just stop mid sentence and it takes a few minutes to figure it out. They forgot spasticity...my r leg is stiff every morning and the mother of all calf cramps in 2010 left me with foot drop, which causes you to trip and/or fall....so I wear an AFO brace on it now. Fatigue is another, as well as bladder control. My symptoms are quite mild compared to some who are more advanced. But it is not fatal, so I am grateful for that.

        March 3, 2012 at 11:41 am | Reply
        • MicheleG™

          Wow...you have my sympathies.
          Diabetes has its subtleties, too. so I know (more or less) what you are trying to deal with. The lack of obvious symptoms is what makes the diagnosis (for either malady) drag on for, sometimes, years.

          March 3, 2012 at 11:47 am |
        • JBJingles_from the casa@MicheleG

          And you mine...my MIL had diabetes (and luekemia) and hubs daughter died from it at age 35...I know that diabetes can be very dangerous and you must keep track and control of it at all times...

          There is not much I can do or not do that will make mine better or worse, so I can slack off at times and be 'lazy'! :D

          Now back to our regularly scheduled Eatocracy, this is depressing and I have another board to do this on!!

          March 3, 2012 at 12:25 pm |
        • MicheleG™

          I agree! (((Hugs!)))

          March 3, 2012 at 12:30 pm |
  24. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @ Michele

    lol, well never heard that type of complaint before @_@ , but at least all is well with you. I've had an interesting week to say the least. I had a bum steal my pants two days ago at the beach.

    March 3, 2012 at 10:51 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      steal your PANTS?

      March 3, 2012 at 11:23 am | Reply
    • JBJingles_from the casa

      LOL – first time I read that I thought it said "steel my pants", trying to figure out how one would do that, metal reinforcements??

      March 3, 2012 at 11:46 am | Reply
  25. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @ Michele

    Hey hey hey and a good morning, how are you doing today?

    March 3, 2012 at 10:29 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      Howdy and thanks! I am dong so well I can't stand it!

      March 3, 2012 at 10:43 am | Reply
  26. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation) @jingles

    *HUGGGZZZZ* I also shall now use that link for my pending amazon purchases. ;) How's the weekend so far at le casa?
    @Rich: Pleasure to see you back friend. How's everything so far?

    March 3, 2012 at 10:19 am | Reply
  27. JBJingles_from the casa_PSA

    Ah a weekend thread!?? Cool

    MARCH IS NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AWARENESS MONTH! As some of you may know, I was just diagnosed with MS this past September. MS is a debilitating chronic disease for which there is no cure.

    MSWorld.org is a great resource for people like me living with the disease or support for family, friends, and caregivers. If you shop online at Amazon.com, please use the link below to support our cause. Save to your favorites, share with friends. Thanks.

    Amazon.com will donate 5% of purchases made to MSWorld by clicking on the link below or copying the URL to your browser:

    http://www.amazon.com/​?ie=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&tag=ms​world08&link_code=hom&%2Aentri​es%2A=0

    March 3, 2012 at 9:45 am | Reply
    • RichardHead@JBJ

      Good Morning-–I shall hit up Amazon for some NEW modification ideas to your w/c. How's the weekend so far? I was up the majority of the night trying to get updates on the Henryville,IN tornado. Still have ex-relatives that HAD houses there. One of the sisters lost a cousin. Total devastation. Give Odie a hug for me please. Back later.

      March 3, 2012 at 10:01 am | Reply
      • MicheleG™

        wo......please know we care about you and yours...please pass on some righteous hugs and love to your family. "Ex" means nothing when suffering these kinds of losses.

        March 3, 2012 at 10:21 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      Will make it a point to learn more about MS. Thanks for this link!

      March 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | Reply
  28. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    Morning weekend warriors, I've left coffee, biscuits, crumpets, tea, pancakes both buttermilk and wheat on the table with maple, blueberry, raspberry, and peach syrup.

    March 3, 2012 at 9:11 am | Reply
  29. Sirius (Not the station but the constellation)

    FUS DO RAAAHHH!!!!

    March 3, 2012 at 9:02 am | Reply

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