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Good news! Today I can count to 240!

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I've also wondered if a "metric shit ton" is more or less than a standard shit ton.
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So, we're surfing through Amazon movies onscreen and Mr. W. says, "I saw that. It sucked." Our Amazon Echo piped up, "Sorry, thanks for letting me know."

#adventureswithtechnology

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Haha .. talk about getting creeped by big brother 
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I  wonder if I can get Mr. W. to change his name to Daniel?
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This handcrafted ‪Hello Kitty‬ and ‪‎Dear Daniel‬ porcelain figurine from Nao by Lladró is a sweet way to commemorate a #wedding or #anniversary.

Find this and more precious porcelain pieces now at Sanrio.com: http://bit.ly/1EAjAsT

Say "I Do" with #HelloKitty!
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Just a reminder to myself...
Never speak poorly of a person's physical appearance. This includes references to a person's weight and choice of clothing. Doing so makes you the ugliest person in the room every time....
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Good reminder for all of us.
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In many of the books that I read that are historical fiction, I read scenes that involve someone paying someone else with a pouch of coins. So, what was the deal back then? Did noblemen have a stack of pouches sewn up for them that they can put coins in and make their payments with? Did they ever get their pouches back? Is this just a fictional creation?
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Please don't do that +Dave Bennett. I did read past the first sentence. If what I said seemed strange or off to you, ask me for clarification. But please don't assume like that, it's condescending. There's no reason to be unkind.
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Oooooh, a sophisticated dream come true!

Sarcasm aside, I'd love to have tea there some day. (^._.^)ノ
 
With inviting armchairs, sweet sofas, and elegant details - the Hello Kitty Cafe Restaurant is a sophisticated dream come true! 

Located in Motomachi, Yokohama in #Japan, this exquisite cafe spotlights supercute #HelloKitty themed treats and truly is a delightful place to dine!
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Well now I need to go there.
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Okay, I caved. Did a load of laundry because "commando" and "comfort" are not synonymous when at work.

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Girls, gotta do what a girl has to do.  Join the crowd. Love you. 
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It's the first day in I-don't-know-how-long that I haven't had to go to work or to a social (or otherwise) engagement. I don't have to leave my house today.

That's good, because I woke up stiff and sore from the rigors of my active days, the laundry is beginning to resemble a not-so-slow-moving lava flow, and something crunches under my feet when I walk through the kitchen.

Solution? Take some OTC drugs, firmly close the door to the bathroom, and slide my feet when I walk through the kitchen. Then pour another cup of coffee and settle down with a good book.

#itsadayoffdammit  
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lucky uou .. mother nature is giving winter one last go here 
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For #WIPWednesday  

In the evening, while  sitting under the cat, I play with yarn.

And let's not do the math to determine how many months passed between  blog posts, 'k?

(hint: almost 8) #bloggeroftheyear  
There's lots of knitting and quilting, some sewing and even a bit of crocheting occasionally. Lots of babbling - mostly about The World According To Me.
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After a conversation with Mr. W., I started snuffling around for info about 'famous' authors and their pseudonyms.

In  addition to the 'everybody knows that' King/Bachman pairing, I learned that Benjamin Franklin supposedly wrote under the names Alice Addertongue and Anthony Afterwit (and many more, of course). C.S. Lewis wrote as Clive Hamilton, Dean Koontz as Deanna Dwyer, Ray Bradbury as Douglas Spaulding, and Pearl S. Buck as John Sedges.

There were many more, of course, but I'd finished my lunch before finishing the list. :-)
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Shatter didn't write all the Tek novels. There are 1000s of unknown writers out there letting a "name" use their work.
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I'm trying to find out what the finding is called on this - the part with the 'teeth'. Anybody know what it's called?

Public service: Don't Google 'jewelry findings teeth'... :-/
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+Naomi Parkhurst LOL! Okay, time to refill the coffee!!
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Troubles, troubles, troubles...

Well. The Spotlight seats will be empty this week, as no one has taken me up on my offer to help promote them a little. I have used up everyone I had on the back list and advertised to encourage a little more to come on over and share their works with us.…
Well. The Spotlight seats will be empty this week, as no one has taken me up on my offer to help promote them a little. I have used up everyone I had on the back list and advertised to encourage a ...
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There's lots of quilting & knitting, some sewing and even a bit of crocheting occasionally. I read: Mostly sci-fi, fantasy, mystery. Chick-lit gives me a rash. I've made my peace with the 11th Doctor. Oh! And I'm a handbell ringer!

Friends, family and acquaintances call me Diva.  I have no idea why.
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Vancouver, WA - Beaverton, OR - Aloha, OR - Eugene, OR - Springfield, OR - Sacramento - Los Angeles
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Happy Friday! I've got something a bit different for you today. I've been trying to figure out how to best share how I meal plan with the sl

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