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Old 11-18-2012, 05:29 PM
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Today I have deheathenated, been to the sto', had N.O.L. at the Chinese hog trough buffet place, cleaned, torn and placed collard greens in biiiiiiiiiiiig ziplock bags for cookin' Wednesday, made two iron skillets of cornbread to be turned into cornbread dressin', washed, dried and put away a load of dainties and even managed a little nappage. I feel so productive!
Mmmm, collards.

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I managed to find a customer service number for FedEx, so I called to give them an earful. The response, paraphrased but not by much, was We revised the schedule to show delivery would be on the 17th, and it was. Not looking out the window is your problem, so bugger off.
Oh please, please, please let this be an opportunity for one of your Trademarked Poison Pen Letters! I would so love to read your TPPL regarding the safety of prescription drugs in their care and the risk of death to the deliveree and so on.

There's a herd of elephants visiting upstairs. I'm debating whether I want to fritter away my evening playing games or crocheting. I'm in a crotchety mood, so I think I'll hit the needles.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:32 PM
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Drive through Tennessee sometime.
Ha, no joke.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:35 PM
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I found the dressing recipe and it is exactly like mine and it is oh so good. Thanks for the linky. I got lost reading it as there are many great recipes there I will have to try.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:39 PM
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what is N.O.T. ?
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:41 PM
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so tomorrow and Tuesday I take my comprehensive exams for my master's degree. Please wish me luck, or prayers, or good thoughts, I could use them all. I am so nervous I am going to be sick.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:51 PM
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what is N.O.T. ?
It's potatoes but Not Our Taters. NOT
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
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Good luck, April!

N.O.T. stands for Not Our Taters (the poster), and is used when referring to the more mundane taters, aka food.
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
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Good luck, Apes!

Have a safe trip, FCM!

Did someone wish me a shitty day this morning?

My bed broke. I got a new frame. While removing the old bed it fell on my leg. According to the directions, it was supposed to take 20 minutes for one person to assemble the new frame. My mom and I spent 1 hr 45 min and at that point we found out that three of the screws were about 1/4 inch longer than the rest and that I had apparently put them in the wrong places, but it was a mystery as to where. As I was disassembling the frame it fell on my bad knee. At that point I gave up partly because I was pissed and injured and partly because I had to meet my friend for dinner in 20 minutes.

I fully expect to have food poisoning from the meal I ate at this rate.

Now I'm working on a cheesecake for my dad to take to work tomorrow and I'm contemplating starting the homework that I should have been working on earlier today when I was wrestling with the frame.

Tomorrow will be better! Right?
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:06 PM
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Good luck, April!

N.O.T. stands for Not Our Taters (the poster), and is used when referring to the more mundane taters, aka food.
so you put potatoes in a biscuit?
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:34 PM
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Irked, hit the laundromat. Beer. Hockey Lady chat.

Good luck, Apes!

Hey, gt!

Hang in there, Sticks
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:47 PM
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so tomorrow and Tuesday I take my comprehensive exams for my master's degree. Please wish me luck, or prayers, or good thoughts, I could use them all. I am so nervous I am going to be sick.
I passed mine, despite drawing a diagram upside down.

Carnivorousplant. MInSc.
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:50 PM
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Tomorrow will be better! Right?
Right! That's my story and I'm sticking with it.
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so you put potatoes in a biscuit?
Well, I don't, but Swampy does, so...
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Old 11-19-2012, 03:28 AM
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Photobucket can be a pain sometimes - let's see if this link is better.

I's hongree. Dunno what I want, but I's hongree. dammit.
AAAWWW!!! Cute puppy baby!

Hope you figured out what you wanted to eat. I do that sometimes, too, wander into the kitchen muttering "I want to eat. What sounds good?"
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:36 AM
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New MMP
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:09 PM
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Hopefully DH will get around to replacing those last two capacitors in his currently-kaput monitor early enough that we can get a replacement if need be (if those capacitors don't solve its woes), because if not, it's going to be at least a couple of weeks before it can happen, between his schedule and our mutual aversion to stores on Thanksgiving weekend.
Neglected to update. The capacitors did not solve the problem, we managed to find something he liked in our budget that day, which solved the time problem.
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