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Forum: The Library Café Jan 2 2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Kater
Re: A Boxing Day Idiot

Things that make you go, HUH????
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 22 2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,130
Posted By Kater
Re: Great Anne Find!!

I'll get pics this evening! :)
Forum: All the Rest Aug 19 2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Kater
Re: If you had to be a character...

I'm going to have to to with Sylvina. I'd love to be around all the music and that talent but not having any of it myself I'd settle for working in the Harper Hall!! (And getting to scold Robinton...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 12 2014, 08:22 PM
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Views: 11,130
Posted By Kater
Great Anne Find!!

My hubby and I just spent the weekend in Washington, DC. We found a great bookstore on DuPont Circle called Second Story Books and they have a warehouse in Rockville, Maryland. I didn't find much in...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 31 2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Kater
Re: My Bad....

I hope so Kat!! It will give my husband and I some much needed breathing room when it comes to things like health insurance and income etc!!!
Forum: The Library Café Mar 23 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Kater
Re: Quiltdragon

Welcome!! :D
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Kater
Re: My Bad....

Hans, this is the first office in YEARS that I have felt at home in from day one! From the minute I walked in as an employee I was welcomed and treated as an equal. Not to say there haven't been...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Kater
My Bad....

After my graduation last May I forgot to post that I had gotten a job within two weeks!! It was a temporary contract in the Corporate and Community Programs Building at the College where I had...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 8 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By Kater
Re: Olympics

I usually watch the Ice Skating (Men's, Women's, Pairs, and Ice Dancing), I'll watch some of the snow boarding if it happens to be on, I like the bobsled and luge (speed, man, speed!! LOL), I'm not...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 27 2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By Kater
Re: French fries

I just go for ketchup and hubby goes for the vinegar.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kater
Re: Thoughts...

Cheryl, having just heard an interview with Thompson and heard some of the tapes that the movie was based on, she may have been over playing the awful bit but Travers really did sound like a b***h.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kater
Re: Helloooooo!

Allen: Before the job was ever posted, the boss of the entire office made sure state within my hearing that they would be posting the position. I think she wanted me to be ready for it!! :D

Thanks...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,560
Posted By Kater
Re: Helloooooo!

Well... My temp job that was supposed to end this week (January 15) with no hope for extension, got extended to March 14!! :D Now the office I work in is hiring a full time Admin Assistant (wow just...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 2 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kater
Re: Thoughts...

Moonlady it is worth the watch!! We loved it!!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 1 2014, 09:03 PM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By Kater
Thoughts...

We just saw (about a week or so ago) the movie "Saving Mr. Banks" based on the behind the scenes of getting "Mary Poppins" made. We loved it!! Emma Thompson was almost unrecognizable as P.L. Travers...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 1 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By Kater
Re: Happy 2014, everyone.

Happy New Year everyone!! I hope all your wishes come true in the coming year and that everyone stays happy and healthy!!
Forum: The Library Café Dec 22 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

Another convert!! Muahahahahahahahahaha :fiend:
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 08:01 PM
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Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

We usually do the peanut butter pie at Passover but you can do it any time of year. It is AMAZINGLY rich and you only need the smallest of slices, we cut the slices about half the size you would...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

3 1/2 - 4 lb. meaty chicken wings or 4 breasts, split and skinned

Blend in blender:
1 juice glass (about 3/4 c.) soy sauce
1 juice glass (about 3/4 c.) + 1/4 c. water
juice of 1/2 lemon or...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

Noodle Casserole

Fine noodles, cooked.
Equal parts sour cream and cottage cheese mixed with worcestershire, salt, pepper, to taste. Mix all the sauce and noodles together. Place in...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

Kate’s Chicken Recipe



Chicken Thighs Skinned and Boned
Pesto
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
Marinated Artichoke Hearts (With the juice but not the oil)
Lemon Juice (Fresh or Bottled it...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

Peanut Butter Pie


1 row oreo cookie and ¼ cup butter melted
Grind up in a food processor
Press into 9” pie tin
Beat until stiff 1 ½ cups heavy cream
1 tsp...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 20 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,292
Posted By Kater
Re: Who are you fav. writers besides Anne?

Thought I mentioned him and the Song of Albion trilogy!! (If not my mistake because that's one of my favorite re-reads!! :D )
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,493
Posted By Kater
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

Hans, as I have gotten older I have gotten to like Christmas less and less. I do like the family traditions (the afore mentioned reading of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas") but more often then not...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 5 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,493
Posted By Kater
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

One of my favorite family traditions, was the reading of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas". It was read every year without fail. My father has pictures of each of us reading it for the first time....
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,292
Posted By Kater
Re: Who are you fav. writers besides Anne?

Priscilla, I have read most of the L. Frank Baum books. There are quite a few that have been written by other writers that I have not read.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2013, 07:36 PM
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Views: 2,493
Posted By Kater
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

Of course the four footed furrballs get pressies!!

As far as Christmas music I'm fairly aclectic as well. One of my favorites is "I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas". It was done by a 10 year-old...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,292
Posted By Kater
Re: Who are you fav. writers besides Anne?

Let's see (in no particular order):

Marion Zimmer Bradley
John Scalzi
Piers Anthony
Stephen King
L. Frank Baum (I'm a Wizard of Oz geek)
Stephen Lawhead (I love the Song of Albion trilogy!!)...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Kater
Re: In loving memory Anne McCaffrey

I never got to meet her either, but I will always love her for what she did for me: get me through many a troubled teenage year!

I will always love Lessa, F'lar, Brekke, F'nor, and all the rest as...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 18 2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Kater
Re: Home for the holidays?

We are having Thanksgiving at our house. It will be us, his mom, my parents, and my friends mom (as she is living out of the country right now and we are very close friends with her).

Don't know...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 16 2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kater
Re: What are you giving for Christmas?

Another Oz note Priscilla, my hubby gave me a sticker for the back window of my car that says, "Protected by flying monkeys"
Forum: The Library Café Nov 15 2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kater
Re: What are you giving for Christmas?

I'd like to get the 75th anniversary package of the Wizard of Oz dvd set. I collect (almost) anything Wizard of Oz so that would be a nice thing for my collection! :D As usual I have NO idea what to...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 13 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,262
Posted By Kater
Re: Dragonwriter as edited by Todd McCaffrey

I just got my copy last weekend when I was at Barnes and Noble. I started reading it and I can't wait to finish!! It is a wonderful book!!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 13 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,945
Posted By Kater
Re: Going somewhere?

Hubby and I did the Grand Canyon when I moved out to CA to live with him more then 20 years ago. That was long before the glass walkway. I don't think either of us would have done that!! We did take...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 13 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Kater
Re: Favorite things (what are you thankful for?)

I am thankful for the usual things: family, home, job. With my husband I am thankful that his health is still good. He was diagnosed with a heart problem that could have him just dropping dead with...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 9 2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,102
Posted By Kater
Re: Wake Up MoM!

I haven't posted in awhile because life offline has been really bad of late. I still check in but haven't felt like I've wanted to drag others down. Things are starting to look up so I'll probably...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 9 2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,945
Posted By Kater
Re: Going somewhere?

I'd love to go to New Zealand and/or Australia. Hubby would love to do the hiking thing in New Zealand but not me. We'd also both like to do a cruise in Alaska. Hubby would love to take the same...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 8 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kater
Re: What are you giving for Christmas?

I don't know what we are going to do for give for Christmas this year. I often do needlepoint's for people. I design them and have someone else paint them then I stitch them.

We'll probably do...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 2 2013, 03:21 PM
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Views: 604
Posted By Kater
Re: Sir David Frost 1939 - 2013

R.I.P. Sir David. :(
Forum: The Library Café Aug 8 2013, 06:39 PM
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Views: 952
Posted By Kater
Re: Forty Years of Pern

I just got my copy today!! :D
Forum: The Library Café Aug 3 2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Kater
Re: So where do you go to write?

I used to write long hand when I was younger. As time has gone on, writing has become easier on my computer. I am a terrible speller and my grammar isn't always the best so having a spell checker and...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 15 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Kater
Re: Massachusetts USA

Priscilla, I don't know if you've ever heard of Cape Air, the airline in Cape Cod, and the airline that Sandpiper Air was loosely based on in "Wings" the TV show, but my brother also started that...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 15 2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Kater
Massachusetts USA

I don't know if any of our USA members live in Massachusetts but my brother just announced his entrance into the race for Governor!! You can see him on YouTube if you enter the phrase Dan Wolf for...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey May 26 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,451
Posted By Kater
Re: Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Avalon series

Mists of Avalon is one of my favorite books of all time!! I tried to read the others but couldn't get into them. I did NOT like the movie that was made of Mists. Just not true to the book at all......
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey May 26 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,402
Posted By Kater
Re: Raymond E Feist

I read the Empire Trilogy (with Janny Wurts) and absolutely LOVED it!! It is as dog eared as some of my Pern books!! I haven't read any of the others but maybe some day!!
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Kater
Re: I Finally Made It!! :D

Yes I am a grad now! :D They decided to be safe and have the ceremonies indoors. :( But that was okay because I still graduated!! :D
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 303,552
Posted By Kater
Re: What is happening

Hans, not being around much I just read your message! I am so sorry for your loss!! I hope that your family has come together in this time to lean on each other as they need!! Know that you and your...
Forum: The Library Café May 19 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Kater
Re: I Finally Made It!! :D

At this point it looks like it will be an indoor graduation. :( At least the rooms with the video feed are all in the same building so the people not in the room don't have to go far!!
Forum: The Library Café May 13 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Kater
Re: I Finally Made It!! :D

Priscilla, if the weather cooperates it will be outdoors and we will be able to have as many people as we wish with us, if the weather does NOT cooperate the ceremony will be indoors and we have a...
Forum: The Library Café May 13 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Kater
Re: I Finally Made It!! :D

Well I got my grades and I did well in my last semester... In my Desktop Publishing class I got an A and in my Referencing and Transcription class I got a B! :D I am happy!! :D One week from today I...
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