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Forum: Café Archives 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
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Re: Great Anne Find!!

I'll get pics this evening! :)
Forum: All the Rest Aug 19 2014, 06:29 PM
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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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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: Café Archives Mar 31 2014, 05:56 PM
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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: Café Archives Mar 23 2014, 07:54 AM
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Views: 1,539
Posted By Kater
Re: Quiltdragon

Welcome!! :D
Forum: Café Archives Mar 17 2014, 05:22 PM
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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: Café Archives Mar 17 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
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: Café Archives Feb 8 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,760
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: Café Archives Jan 27 2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Kater
Re: French fries

I just go for ketchup and hubby goes for the vinegar.
Forum: Café Archives Jan 12 2014, 09:24 PM
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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: Café Archives Jan 12 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,226
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: Café Archives Jan 12 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,226
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: Café Archives Jan 2 2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Kater
Re: Thoughts...

Moonlady it is worth the watch!! We loved it!!
Forum: Café Archives Jan 1 2014, 09:03 PM
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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: Café Archives Jan 1 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
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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: Café Archives Dec 22 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,464
Posted By Kater
Re: Recipes

Another convert!! Muahahahahahahahahaha :fiend:
Forum: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 08:01 PM
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Views: 2,464
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: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 02:58 PM
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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: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 02:57 PM
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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: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,464
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: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,464
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: Café Archives Dec 20 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,746
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: Café Archives Dec 8 2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
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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: Café Archives Dec 5 2013, 06:43 PM
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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: Café Archives Dec 4 2013, 08:41 PM
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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: Café Archives Dec 4 2013, 07:36 PM
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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: Café Archives Dec 4 2013, 07:24 PM
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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: Café Archives Nov 21 2013, 08:59 PM
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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: Café Archives Nov 18 2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
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: Café Archives Nov 16 2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
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: Café Archives Nov 15 2013, 07:04 AM
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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: Café Archives Nov 13 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,060
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: Café Archives Nov 13 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,209
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: Café Archives Nov 13 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
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: Café Archives Nov 9 2013, 08:40 AM
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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: Café Archives Nov 9 2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,209
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: Café Archives Nov 8 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
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: Café Archives Sep 2 2013, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Kater
Re: Sir David Frost 1939 - 2013

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

I just got my copy today!! :D
Forum: Café Archives Aug 3 2013, 08:31 PM
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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: Café Archives Jul 15 2013, 05:35 PM
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Views: 1,281
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: Café Archives Jul 15 2013, 05:24 PM
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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
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Views: 11,595
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
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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: Café Archives May 21 2013, 02:57 PM
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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
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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: Café Archives May 19 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,960
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: Café Archives May 13 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,960
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: Café Archives May 13 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,960
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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