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Forum: The Library Café Apr 11 2017, 07:08 PM
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That is beautiful and it looks like you have good views through the windows. You bring up something I've had discussions with good friends about on another site. One lives in the UK and the other in...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 2 2017, 12:58 PM
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I read all that, Allen. ;) You certainly had a busy few months. I hope your mom improves.

I will not say we are done with the "white, cold stuff" because that would probably bring on a last blast....
Forum: The Library Café Feb 21 2017, 02:35 PM
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I hate corn syrup! It's in literally everything over here and I swear it is a factor in our obesity problem! :mad:
Forum: The Library Café Feb 6 2017, 05:18 PM
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Exactly! We are a Formula One house. No NASCAR. My husband calls that "roundy round" (in a disdainful voice) :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Feb 6 2017, 10:57 AM
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I ate popcorn. One of the teams won. Football is over (for what seems like a shorter amount of time each year). There is still basketball, hockey and soon there will be baseball. :ugg: I am so glad...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 5 2017, 01:11 PM
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Eating popcorn and NOT watching "football!" (or hand/egg) :roll:
Forum: The Library Café Jan 28 2017, 07:33 PM
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It's so good to see you, Ginny! I've been thinking about you and worrying. I wonder if your local Lions Club has any resources that could help you? My dad had cataracts and his eyesight was nearly...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 22 2017, 02:43 PM
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Egg Re: What is happening

Our two cats never go outside but when we did have indoor/outdoor cats they would usually leave us well chewed (sometimes nothing but guts) gifts on the mat at the back door. There was no cat/dog...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 20 2017, 07:18 AM
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Dinner tonight, the six of us, at a hibachi restaurant to celebrate our son's 31st birthday (which is actually on the 26th).
Forum: The Library Café Jan 18 2017, 08:23 PM
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I am cats and dragons along with quite a bit of Pooh bear.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 16 2017, 03:09 PM
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I believe it plays part of one of the Nightmare themes. No cookoo sound. Several parts of the clock move. There is an on/off switch for all the sound and movement and I think a volume control for the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 16 2017, 07:02 AM
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Thanks. We got her a large Nightmare Before Christmas cookoo clock to honor the occasion. That's one of her favorite movies. She has numerous themed ornaments related to the movie and two posters...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 15 2017, 03:24 PM
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After putting many miles on her old Mazda3 driving to school 2 days a week to get her Master's degree (while working full time) - our daughter has gotten a new car. Her boyfriend has a Subaru...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2017, 03:41 PM
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I don't have her on Facebook. I am so sorry to hear this. She is a gentle soul who always has a kind word for everyone.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2017, 11:54 AM
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I'm glad you got to go to this, I know you were disappointed.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2017, 10:09 AM
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Our newest neighbors (the ones with two giant SUV's) are leaf-blowering the couple inches of fluffy snow off their driveway. Apparently the entertainment factor of neighbors is limitless! :D
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2017, 07:16 AM
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My husband has ordered me all six "books of Grooks!" He has never read any of them, I think he will like them.

We are getting a one to two inch dusting of snow. Naturally schools are delayed at...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2017, 12:53 PM
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There was an author (Danish I believe) who wrote short poems with illustrations he called Grooks. The author's name is Piet Hein. I wish I could get more copies of his little books but they seem to...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2017, 10:23 AM
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Thank you Hans. I'm glad to hear she is ok. As I said I cannot send her a "new" friend request on Facebook as she seems to have removed that option and my emails & snail have gone unanswered. I will...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 4 2017, 10:53 AM
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I'm glad to see the site return, it's not easy giving up something you've gotten used to!

I have a question. Has anyone heard anything from Lady Maelin? I had her on Facebook and "lost" her. She...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2016, 06:58 PM
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I did not find a copy of the book you were interested in mawra. I did find a book called The Unexpected Apprentice, written by Jody Lynn Nye.

I am so sorry to hear of Kibby's friend. I'll be...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2016, 06:03 PM
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I might have a copy of that. I'll have to check the box of books scheduled for donation.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 6 2016, 07:17 AM
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Klah Re: What is happening

I had a wonderful time. The orchestra was excellent, the fim clips on the big screen behind them sometimes made me laugh and sometimes brought tears to my eyes. Star Trek may be 50 years old but it's...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 5 2016, 10:00 AM
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Out the door in a little bit. Train to NYC and Star Trek concert at Madison Square Gardens tonight. I really hope some people come in costumes!
Forum: The Library Café Feb 21 2016, 05:58 PM
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There needs to be a "Like" button here! :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Feb 21 2016, 05:31 PM
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Wow! I'm just glad nobody got hurt! What a mess. You would probably have been peeling me off the ceiling along with the dog.

I do believe I am seeing guitars in the corner? Our daughter's...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 25 2015, 11:38 AM
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Santa was very good! I think my two favorites are tickets to Madison Square Garden to a Star Trek music and video clip show put on by an orchestra and a gift card to a spa to have my nails done...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 6 2015, 03:15 PM
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Good grief! That sounds absolutely awful! Not a thing I can think of to say except you have all my sympathy! I meant to add, your poor father as well!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2015, 07:51 AM
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What a lovely photo. Thank you!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 19 2015, 12:30 PM
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My "Heart Son" (no actual physical relation) is a furry and I love him dearly. My opinion for what it's worth (which is very little) - nothing wrong with it and if it gives you...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 31 2015, 11:42 AM
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I have just ordered the latest book by Alexander McCall Smith for my Nook. It is titled "The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine". I look forward to a fun read!

Happy Halloween! One tv channel has been...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 21 2015, 08:15 PM
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Happy birthday! I hope you had cake and perhaps a card or two - unrelated to the items in your mail today. We tend to get mail from AARP (American Association of Retired People), Medicare, or...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 12 2015, 07:20 PM
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All beautiful. Your work is amazing!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 5 2015, 07:40 AM
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I think I'll stick with the handmade chocolates at a local chocolate shop or maybe some Lindt Truffles. As one person at that site commented "it made their teeth hurt" looking at that! I haven't...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 4 2015, 06:03 PM
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Ooh no, this thing was definitely store bought. I rarely bake any more either as we don't have any self control where tasty baked goods are concerned. :erm:
Forum: The Library Café Oct 4 2015, 04:50 PM
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I just ate my first ever "mini" Moon Pie. I wish I had those 110 calories back! Cheap chocolate, 2 circles of tasteless "yellow" cake with a thin smear of what was supposed to be marshmallow in the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 28 2015, 08:46 AM
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We were very lucky. It started at 8 pm and was completely eclipsed by about 10 pm. I went to bed so if there was any more excitement I missed it. For once it was a clear evening! I tried getting...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
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Moonlady, it is never possible to "fix" everything. The best we can hope for is to soften the bumps and kiss the bruises.

Allen, that sounds like an awful lot of aggravation for very little...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2015, 10:15 AM
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I will absolutely keep Boaz in my thoughts. I am happy he is looking ahead to college and I hope if he does make any more "stupid mistakes" that they will be simple fixes and become fewer.

When...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 22 2015, 06:23 AM
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Good for you Allen! I did the same thing with my daycare worker job 2 1/2 years ago after a blizzard. I got tired of the stress and aggravation. Since then I read and do a lot more sewing. I take...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2015, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
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I am so sorry you were hurt! I hope you'll be better soon! Did you never get to the dealer room or art show? That would make me really sad, those are some of my favorite parts of the convention.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 30 2015, 07:25 AM
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Aside from the horror of the actual event, one other thing that makes me furious are the "conspiracy theorists" who wasted no time claiming it never happened and no one is dead. It's all a hoax to...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 24 2015, 06:13 AM
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Those watermelons are wonderful!

Best of luck to your niece and nephew, it sounds like they are in good class situations!
Forum: The Library Café Aug 20 2015, 08:23 PM
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You should definitely start a new trend, Lily. Depending on the time of year your pumpkins ripen you could carve other things and scenes into them, it doesn't have to just be Halloween! I think you...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 18 2015, 05:59 PM
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From past carving experiences you start by cutting around the top, usually a couple inches circle from the stem where the pumpkin had been attached to the vine. Carefully pull that off and you can...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 18 2015, 07:15 AM
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That is too bad about Kibby's costume, I hope she is able to find another and gets her money back before DragonCon!

That Trek club sounds like a lot of fun for them. I am not a club type person...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 14 2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
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In the grocery store this morning, all the Thanksgiving paper plates, etc. were on the shelves. It's mid August! Maybe they want people to buy now, put it away for later, forget where they put it and...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 3 2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
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Good. I'm so happy for you! It's been so long since we've been to DragonCon I forget it's coming up soon. Have a wonderful time!
Forum: The Library Café Jul 26 2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Priscilla
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How is your house wiring problem? I was wondering if a general inspection might not be needed? While I guess electrical would perhaps be the most dangerous, if that's messed up you don't want to have...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 25 2015, 07:45 AM
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I don't think I'm confused about the difference between a permit and license. What is confusing (to me anyway) is whether or not Kibby will be driving by herself with just a permit. Perhaps I really...
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