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Loree71

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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2004 9:05:02 AM

This thread is for one thing and ONE THING only! This thread is to give support and encouragement to Docputer in his quest to stay smoke-free and lose fat!
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 6:11:22 AM

Greetings Doc, Baylee, Mindy, PayPump, Mick, WRINC, Joelimo, Geezer, Wack, MadDogUSMC, Loree71, Full of Fun, Chasms, blkvette00, Psycho Sid, & Others:

Happy Tuesday! 68 degrees this morning. The forecasted rain didn't arrive at my place. We had to water the grass in spots where we seeded.

In early today as I have training starting at 8:00 this morning. It will be another day of driving outside of my carpool.

We got in a nice walk last night before my call to China last night.

Off to breakfast and work.

Have a great day all!
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mnjrfan
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 5:31:21 AM

Morning everyone!

Might as well get up, can't sleep. Legs ache to beat the band. But they're both getting better, finally! Not enuff to sleep well though. Not sure why that when the burning and sting went away they turned on the ache, but they did. Part of the game of being bit by bees, I guess.

Sorry to hear about your dentistry issues, doc! The Good Lord has blessed me with good, strong teeth. I never have done anything special, just brush 'em regular like. I've lost two teeth to the dentists over the years and a few have been drilled and filled. Maybe it's due to my having no desire for sweets? Whenever I go in for a cleaning/checkup, and mind you, despite what you hear on the news about the VA, they keep on top of scheduling [my] cleanings/checkups very, very well, they're always impressed. Keeps me happy, too!

Time to get out with the girls! 61 degrees and dry! I love it! We're going to walk and walk and walk this morning because we might not get to walk tomorrow!

Have a great day everyone! Later
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 1:46:13 AM

G'night All,Sleep Well!
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 10:20:27 PM


MickD, I actually thought about that, but I only have four 'nanners left and I'm waiting for them to get squshy ripe so I can make 'nanner bread. Yummmmmmm!

BayleeBug, it was deLISH! Live a little --- try something different once in a while!

LOL LOL LOL, etc.

A crown is my next dental adventure, MadDog. Only thing that's holding me up is the price tag: alMOST $1200!

Sure sounds out of line to me! I'm thinking I'll get a second opinion....or a second estimate!

'Monna sign off, y'all....I sure do love you!
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MickDiesel
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 9:36:52 PM

Dp- Stick a nanner in the top of the ice cream and use it fer a spoon.
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MadDogUSMC
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 9:05:59 PM

Doc....I just had an appointment recently with the dentist. I have not been since 96. I felt a whole root canal. I finally sucked it up and went back to the dentist. I have to have my whole mouth deep cleaned and 3 crowns. They started the crowns and I still have to have my deep cleanings....done in 4 quadrants. Good luck brother!
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 9:01:13 PM

BayleeBee,,,I LOVE when you send Me an Geeze Present's!
all that Loverly,Cool,Dry Air is Right Here,Right Now,,,Yes!
the Humaditty was at 100% and it was 75° at 6 this morning and it only got Warmer and Damper till about 3:00 and then it Pored for about 10 minutes and Vwalah,,,
the Humaditty Dropped to 51% and it's 69° now,,,Thankee!!!LOL!!!
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BayleeBuggy
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 8:45:57 PM

Peanut butter AND chocolate AND strawberries AND yogurt ? ? ? Together ? ? ? ? ? I really like all of them, but don't want to think about the combination.

Hey, it's really getting cool here! And the local rivers are all flooding their banks. That's cool too!
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 8:25:13 PM

STRAWBERRIES!!!
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 6:20:55 PM


"Soft diet is advised during the first 24 hours" the destructions say, so I guess I have to leave off my Chinkanese food that I've been craving for a while now. Believe me, though, I'm making a RAID on Golden Wok tomorrow or the next day.

Right now I have a bowl of vanilla ice cream with a generous splash of chocolate powder in the middle and --- believe it or not --- a BIG spoonful of peanut butter atop THAT! Mixed up...ohboy....GOOOOOOOOOD!

Now I've slopped in a container of Strawberry Activia yogurt, and this is even BETTER!

Hmmmmmmmm.....what else y'reckon I could dump in here?

LOL LOL LOL, etc
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WR-INC
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 4:38:20 PM

I'm exhausted. I dragged some dead trees one at a time to a friend's burn pile. Under the last one there was a patch of poison ivy. When I finished, I went back to the cabin and showered with hot water. Then I put on the wet suit and went into the lake to pull weeds. The wet suit is to protect me from snail parasites, which give me a similar reaction to poison ivy. Unfortunately it's black, so it also absorbs the heat.
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 4:07:23 PM


Ah, well, the really bad toof is gone and the one I was really worried about losing has been filled and is solid as a rock, so even though I'm chomping a wad of gauze in a completely dead jaw, I'm a happy camper. Almost $300 bucks poorer, but happy, anyway. Que sera and all that furrin' stuff....

(By the way, I watched Doris Day's 90th birthday party on YouTube and that sweet gal is STILL pretty.

THOSE were the days, My Friend! NObody in the entertainment business today would even qualify to be her backup.

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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 1:34:49 PM


I'm off to see the dentist. If the boy says "Open wide and try not to scream too loudly," I'm coming right back home..

..later.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 10:34:18 AM

we have had nothing but rain rain and more rain since yesterday evening is supposed to finish by noon
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 8:27:43 AM

Man, has it been wet here the past 24 hours. Monsoon...sun...monsoon...sun. Now the clouds are hovering, just waiting for me to go outside.
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MickDiesel
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:55:23 AM

G'mornin', dp 'n all.

To do today: Avoid wasps and bees. Buy some benadryl, pills and ointment for the medicine chest. Stop by the auto supply store and pick up a can of carb cleaner.

Off to work now.

[Edited by: MickDiesel at 7/28/2014 7:57:09 AM EST]
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WR-INC
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:39:27 AM

Good morning everyone,

Sorry everyone is having insect problems. My only one so far this vacation was a woodtick wandering up my leg minding his own business. He's now between two pieces of scotch tape in the garbage.
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grmoore
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:14:25 AM

Greetings Doc, Baylee, Mindy, PayPump, Mick, WRINC, Joelimo, Geezer, Wack, MadDogUSMC, Loree71, Full of Fun, Chasms, blkvette00, Psycho Sid, & Others:

Happy Monday! Monday, proof that weekends come to an end.... It was a good weekend, though. 77 degrees this morning and rain forecasted.

MNJrFan - hope you get some relief soon!

Our cast viewing party was awesome last night.

Off to breakfast and work.

Have a great day all!
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mnjrfan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 6:15:05 AM

Morning everyone!

Update: The legs stung and burned enough to have kept me miserable until around 01:00. I took several benadryl pills, the pink ones, and kept the benadryl cream on the welts as best I could. My legs now have 2" diameter welts now, but the burning is gone. The only pain remaining is the stinging. My right leg feels fine, but Holy Jesus Lord, my left is driving me whack-O!

I'm hoping that walking my girls will help! Then I need to clean up and head out for my day to the VA!

Have a great day, and thanks much for the advice, everyone! Later
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 6:01:13 AM

Doc Sir,,,I hope you got to sleep,,,
I kept waking up for 15 minutes for every hour last night,,,Yuck!
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 3:36:08 AM


Ah, well....I hope the rest of you can sleep.
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 12:32:13 AM

G'night All,Sleep Well,,,
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:59:41 PM


Hey, y'all.

JF, don't blow the big bucks on that fancy wasp/hornet spray. Go by Auto Zone and get a couple cans of carburetor cleaner. That's all I use anymore for wasps and the dang worms that sometimes overrun my trees in big "gatherings" before they go on up higher, then drop down on there single silks to bed in and cover themselves all over the house, the fences, etc.

You can hit a wasp nest with one good shot of carb cleaner and they just fall in all directions. I've always been a showoff like my Pop was with wasp nests, though, so if I have an admiring crowd around, I'll just quickly grab the whole mess...wasps and nest....and give it a quick squeeze. Ends up kinda icky to see the "juice" run out between my fingers, but what the heck....I rarely get stung, and it makes for a good show.

LOL LOL LOL, etc.

But, yeah, as Sir Joe says, use the Benadryl Spray or ointment AND take a couple of the 50mg pills of Benadryl.

Ohboy, I think I'll try to get to sleep early tonight. Gotta go see Doc Kozelski about this tooth at one tomorrow. I have decided to ask him again if it even MIGHT be possible to save it, though. The thing feels solid as a rock to me, and most of the time, it doesn't even hurt....and I KNOW I'm going to miss it.

Maybe he'll give it a shot if I don't ask for any guarantees.

Good night, everyone. Wish me luck with the sleeping.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:13:59 PM

JF, I feel your pain! I got stung by several yellowjackets once, mostly around the head and neck, and got hives around my waist. I used to carry an epipen after that, but got tired of having to renew the scrip.

And a mayor of a town near Montreal was stung by a swarm of bees and died a couple of weeks ago -- so we both could have been a lot worse.

Massive rainstorm here right now, with more water on the roads than I've ever seen. And of course we were having to drive through it, and then run into house with no umbrella. We are drying off fine, but the cat was out and I've never seen him wetter! He looked at least 3 shades darker than his normal tabby grey.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 9:28:59 PM

Awesome
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 8:00:13 PM

JR,,,if you take a pill also it'll reduce the swelling faster and keep it down,
we've been doing that for years when anybody gets bit,,,
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mnjrfan
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 6:14:58 PM

Benadryl pills! HA! Don't get me wrong doc, I'm not laughing at your having to take them to sleep, I'm laughing at the coincidence.

I was out to the burning pit weed whipping around the edge of the pit to kinda clean it up a bit when all of a sudden I whipped myself right dead center into a wasp nest! I was really, really STUPID today. I was only wearing sweats which I cut off above the knees, and a t shirt! Barefoot to boot!

Stupid, stupid, STUPID! My baby girl told me to try some benadryl ointment. I told her I didn't have any. About 30 minutes later she was knocking on the door with a huge tube! What a sweetheart!

I have 4 welts on my right leg and 10 on my left! Talk about burning! Tomorrow when I can walk without the burning sensations I'll get to the store for some hornet spray, or whatever I can find to kill bees.

Thank God I'm not allergic, or I'd probably be with my Nancy again! Quite the day around here... Later
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 1:42:20 PM


'Morning.....wups, afterNOON.

Ah, well, FINALLY got to sleep at about five this morning, after a couple Benadryl pills.

Nice thing is getting up with a 117 blood sugar.

Now we have a beautiful sun-BEAUTIFUL day at only about 90F probably headed to another 100F. Who cares....AC works great and there's enough dough to pay for "hydro."

"LONG'S WE GOt DOUGH FORDUH HYDRO
WE DON' GOTTA WERRY BOUT D'SUN...."

Man, iffin I wuz a lil'more Ebonian I could be a famous RAP ARTIST --- don'tchathink?

LOL LOL LOL, etc.

Wellum, The LuLu is now preparing "Eggy Toast." (Surely you can figure that Texism out.) I am HONGRY!

Later.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:44:35 AM

Good morning! Gee, I'd just love to mow today, but the mower is in for repair after the handle broke. Should be welded tomorrow, but the repair place isn't optomistic about the weld holding.

Forecasts here were for rain yesterday, but that never happened. So we're having a nice weekend, and not complaining one bit!

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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 8:23:31 AM

Greetings Doc, Baylee, Mindy, PayPump, Mick, WRINC, Joelimo, Geezer, Wack, MadDogUSMC, Loree71, Full of Fun, Chasms, blkvette00, Psycho Sid, & Others:

Happy Sunday! 72 degrees this morning.

We had a great day yesterday. I cleaned out the gutters and got a surprise call from our son who wanted us to baby-site the grand-girls last night so he and the d-in-law could go out. Shock, shock! We took the girls to dinner at Truett's Luau and let them play for a while and then took them back to their house for baths and a movie.

We have our viewing party this evening.

Off to start the day.

Have a great day all!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:55:12 AM

G'mornin', dp 'n all.

Off to da job now. Git me some java 'n punch da clock. Have a great Sunday!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:53:13 AM

Morning everyone!

Cooler, dryer and cloudy with a 50% chance of rain today! Only thing left on the list is mowing the backyard. That'll have to wait until later today, if at all. At least we got our walk in this am! Gotta get ready for mass.

Have a great day everyone! Later
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:41:13 AM

G'mornin WR,,,we just had a Straight Down Downpour,,,a Prelude to a Wonderful Day?
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:22:24 AM

Good morning everyone,

We'll do some shopping and cleaning this morning, what with the only chance of rain forecast for this week.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 12:04:13 AM

G'night All,Sleep Well!
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WR-INC
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 6:05:30 PM

Had a nice outing with friends on the lake, now back at the cabin. We'll head into town with another friend for dinner and grocery shopping.

The weather looks good for the whole week. Still might have to lose a day Wednesday for court, but we'll find out Monday.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 6:04:51 PM

But WR, I'd rather go to the Carp Festival on the Mississippi River in Coon Rapids with DragonSkull, goformiles, and MrGasGuy. You can go too!

lol and so forth

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Psycho Sid
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 5:57:20 PM

Doc, phantom pains? I know the feeling with a few toes missing on my left foot when I fell 40 feet 28 years ago.

What a weird sensation...

WR, Lake Minnetonka is definitely visible on a approach from the northwest at MSP.

That's a pretty big lake with all the coves islands and bay's. And, a lot of wealthy people.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 5:13:13 PM

Hey,,,Where Iz Everybody?
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 1:06:38 PM


Yo.

I'm here, but after the night I had, not too happy about it. Got coffee, anyway, so maybe the afternoon will be better. Dang allergies are getting to me, and I think maybe the CPAP mask I have is about finished, too. Got a new one coming, probably Monday...which is also the day I'm supposed to get this (**(*&&^& tooth "surgically extracted." Fun, huh?

What I don't get about teeth is that some of the upper ones that were extracted years ago still hurt sometimes. Bet I'm not alone with that!

ANYway, I sure want to get Peppy and Sir Linus to the vet today to catch up on their shots, but Kimbu says she'll go with me tomorrow, so that may be the way things happen.

More coffee right now, though, so I'll be back with you loverlies later.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 10:05:20 AM

Greetings Doc, Baylee, Mindy, PayPump, Mick, WRINC, Joelimo, Geezer, Wack, MadDogUSMC, Loree71, Full of Fun, Chasms, blkvette00, Psycho Sid, & Others:

Happy Saturday! 76 degrees this morning. Got the opportunity to sleep in some this morning to start the weekend.

Indeed, my telework day was a good one!

Mick - good advice about Africa to your retiring colleague. I'll make sure I remember that advice when I travel there next month. Of course, my trip is for work as an official site visit so you guys are paying for it.

We have a light weekend with only the viewing party for the play in which I served as the orchestra conductor several months back. I completed yard-work last night after the temperature cooled down.

Off to start the day.

Have a great day all!
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 8:00:31 AM

Good morning everyone,

Late night last night - fun party on Lake Minnetonka. Now, to my favorite lake for a week.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 7:59:46 AM

Morning everyone!

72 degrees, 73 degrees dew point. Foggy. Suppose to cool down and dry out later this evening with cool, dry and windy conditions tomorrow! Thank you!

Kept the morning walk under three miles for the girls sake. I'm heading out on the bicycle to get gas prices.

Have a great day, everyone! Later
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 7:51:06 AM

G'mornin', dp 'n all.

Ready fer work...wash in the washer...lunch made...out the door now...69 degrees...seeya later.
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 7:13:00 AM

G'mornin Guy's,,,I Bee's Busy,,,COFFEE,,,Later!
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 6:00:05 AM

Where's WR?

Good morning everyone. Woke up at 3:30AM and watch the US Farm Report.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 12:41:48 AM

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Good night, Sir Joseph.

Good night, all.
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 12:12:13 AM

G'night All,Sleep Well,,,
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docputer
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:10:16 PM


Good evening. 'Bout to prepare myself some delicious fried catfish. Yeah, I know..fried isn't too good for fatboys, but there are times when you just can't face another salad.

MickD, as I remember from a video I saw somewhere a while back, there may be times --- especially in zoos --- when lions also may not be smiling when they show their OTHER ends. Some gal was getting "up too close and too personal" with a lion for a picture when the lion turned around and sprayed her GOOD! Other irritated caged animals will do that, too, and I'm betting the "aroma" is LASTING!

LOL LOL LOL, etc.

Later...got some stuff going.
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joelimo
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:00:13 PM

Now That's some Sage Advice Mick,,,Truly!!!LOL!!!
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