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  1. Yesterday
  2. Quote of the day:  "I have the emotional stability of a cranky toddler without a nap".

    1. Valkyrie

      Valkyrie

      I know that feeling well. :unsure: 

  3. I have to make five dozen cookies tonight...

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    2. Mikiesboy

      Mikiesboy

      yummy Parker!!!

    3. Headstall

      Headstall

      Have fun and don't eat too many. :) 

    4. northie

      northie

      Shall I send my shipping details?  :lol:

  4. Hi, Ylse. Thanks for taking the time to read and like Eric's story. I hope you'll continue to enjoy it.  :)

  5. When you forget your own material... it gets embarrassing lol.

     

    "What the hell did I name this protagonist now?"  I'd question.

     

    "Lucas," a dedicated fan will say.

     

    And I'm like ☹️ hmm.....

  6. I have a couple of friends arriving today on holiday from the UK.

     

    It's a nightmare. I've had to go and buy a vacuum cleaner and some proper food.

     

    Naturally, I've left it all to the last minute.They arrive in two hours!

    1. BHopper2

      BHopper2

      You're an Artful Dodger... You'll dodge out of the way of this. 🙂

    2. Valkyrie

      Valkyrie

      I sympathize.  I just redid my entire house because I had a friend coming to stay for a week.  lol  And I bought a new vacuum cleaner too ;) And a crap ton of proper food.  lol

  7. Out of surgery. Just have to keep oxygen levels up and I can go home!

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    2. Renee Stevens

      Renee Stevens

      I’m home now. Feel exhausted, but home.

    3. BHopper2

      BHopper2

      Excellent! Glad to know you're at home.

    4. Mikiesboy
  8. To those who are reading Lighthouses, I just started working on the third part of the story. I should have some more chapters within the next week or two.

  9. Be an example…   show kindness to unkind people. Forgive people who don’t deserve it. Love unconditionally. Your actions always reflect who you are.

  10. Oh, put me in coach, I'm ready to play...

  11. In 4 hours I'm leaving for the airport ✈️ en route to Shanghai for a couple of days, before cruising 🚢 back home, arriving on Sept. 14th. Unlikely to get internet access while I'm away - but who knows.

     

     

     

  12. I have prescribed myself two and one half fingers of straight whiskey to be sipped slowly. It has been an incredibly crappy day, but sip by sip it's getting better.  :)

     

    Those poor, dusty bottles haven't seen me since around January.

    1. Valkyrie
    2. drpaladin

      drpaladin

      Exactly what I needed. if my dream had only continued for just a bit more, it would have been perfect.  :)

  13. "Are you masc 4 masc?"

     

    Like dude, Glitterati is my name on everything, what do you think 😘

  14. Thanks for all the Birthday well wishes everybody. They are very appreciated. 😁

  15. If you want to show your butt to me. Expect it to me smack it hard.

    1. Dmrman

      Dmrman

      LMAO, LMAO, LMAO...........!!!!!!!!! LMAO...:rofl::rofl::rofl:

  16. Last week
  17. I broke my middle finger T_T

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    2. wildone

      wildone

      Come on Lacey, tell the truth, you flipped me the bird as you were running away with my leg and laughing like a maniac. Then tripped because you didn't see that speed bump and fell and broke the finger :gikkle:

    3. Arpeggio

      Arpeggio

      It's true. It's karma for stealing your leg! 

    4. Page Scrawler

      Page Scrawler

      Poor Lacey. Hope you mend quickly. :kiss:

  18. Fly by and kick the little blue fluffy one!! 😆

  19. Check-in for tomorrow at 5:45 am, with surgery scheduled at 7.

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    2. MacGreg

      MacGreg

      Take it easy, let the doctors do what needs to be done and rest assured you will come away feeling better than you have been. you'll be fine. One breath at a time, my girl.

    3. Renee Stevens

      Renee Stevens

      Thank you, @MacGreg, Sir. I’m definitely hoping to feel better afterward. And definitely hoping to eat something other than chicken, baked potatoes, and rice!

    4. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      Good luck and be well! 

  20. Hi Cezdon, are you in the UK or Downunder?

    Regards Preston

    1. chezdon1997

      chezdon1997

      Right now I am on holiday in France but I live in England now. After all the political nonsense in Australia the last 24 hours, I don't know what is more outrageous, Brexit or the Aussie Survivor in Parliament LOL. Why do you ask? Go the Pies!

  21. Yes, Happy B-Day to you!

    1. MythOfHappiness

      MythOfHappiness

      Thanks AC. My #1 fan since the very beginning. 😊

  22.  

    My little brother ate

    all the scrabble tiles

     

    and his poop makes

    more sense than you do

     

     

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    Smile...

    It will either warm  their

    hearts or piss them off.

     

    Either way you win.        

     

     

     

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    All of these are in order

     

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    With her marriage, she got

    a new name and a dress.

     

     

     

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    Show me a piano falling down a mine

    shaft, and I'll show you a flat minor.

     

     

     

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    We say perfume disappears because of evaporation.

    Evaporation gets blamed for a lot of things people    

    forget to put the top on.                                                   

     

     

     

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    If you think dogs don't know how to count, try this:

     

    Put three dog biscuits in your pocket and                

    give him only two of them.                                          

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    19 August

     

     

    was

     

    Nat. Soft Ice Cream Day

    Internat. Bow Day

    &

    Nat. Aviation Day

    World Humanitarian Day

    'Black Cow' Root Beer Float Day

    God's Preeminence Day(3rd Sun

                                                             / in Aug)

    Internat. Orangutan Day

    Nat. Hot and Spicy Food Day

    Nat. Potato Day

    World Photo Day

    Nat. Sandcastle and Sculpture Day

     

     

    19 August

     

    1991 - Race riots break out in the Crown Heights area of

                 New York city

    The violent race riots broke out between African-American and

    Orthodox Jewish residents of Crown Heights after 2 children

    were accidentally run down by the motorcade of Menachem

    Mendel Schneerson, a leader of the Orthodox Jews. This

    resulted in a 3-day long riot that ended in the death of 2 men

    and several injuries.

     

    1978 - A fire at the Rex Cinema in Abadan, Iran, kills over

                 400 people

    The incident which is considered to be a run-up to the Iranian

    Revolution occurred during the screening of The Deers, a film

    by Iranian director Masoud Kimiai. It is thought that 4

    extremists locked the gates of the theater and set it on fire.

    Many people at the time believed that the fire was started by

    SAVAK, the Iranian intelligence agency.

     

    1964 - World’s First Geostationary Satellite is Launched

    Syncom 3, a communications satellite was launched from

    Cape Canaveral in Florida. A geostationary satellite is a

    manmade object that follows the Earth’s rotation around its

    axis. Because of this, it looks like it is not moving in the sky for

    observers on Earth. Like all geostationary satellites, Syncom 3

    was placed in orbit about 22,00 miles from Earth, above the

    Equator and near the International Date Line. The 1964 Tokyo

    Olympics were broadcast to the United States with the help of

    this satellite.

     

    1960 - Sputnik 5 is launched by USSR

    The Soviet spacecraft carried two dogs, Strelka and Belka,

    who became the first living beings to survive in space.

     

    1919 - Afghanistan Gains Independence From the United

                 Kingdom

    The Central Asian country came under British control in 1859,

    The country was considered to be a buffer for the British trade

    in opium and as a frontier to protect their interests in India.

    Despite trying several times to consolidate their rule over

    Afghanistan, the Afghan people remained hostile to British

    control and in 1919, King Amanullah declared Afghanistan to

    be independent from Britain’s protection. The declaration

    launched a war called the Third Anglo-Afghan War, which

    ended with the signing of the Rawalpindi Treaty on this day.

    The treaty granted Afghanistan independence from the British.

     

     

     

    Births

    1946 - Bill Clinton

    American politician, 42nd President of the United States

     

    1942 - Fred Thompson

    American politician, actor

     

    1919 - Malcolm Forbes

    American publisher

     

    1883 - Coco Chanel

    French fashion designer, founded the Chanel Company

     

    1871 - Orville Wright

    American aviation pioneer

     

     

     

    Deaths

    1994 - Linus Pauling

    American chemist, activist, Nobel Prize laureate

     

    1977 - Groucho Marx

    American comedian, actor

     

    1936 - Federico García Lorca

    Spanish poet, playwright, director

     

    1895 - John Wesley Hardin

    American outlaw, gunfighter

     

        14 - Augustus

    Roman emperor

     

     

     

     

    20 august

     

     

    is

     

    Nat. Radio Day

    &

    Nat. Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

    Cupcake Day(3rd Mon in Aug)

    Nat. Bacon Lover's Day

    Nat. Lemonade Day

    Virtual Worlds Day

    Stay Home with Your Kids Day

                                  / (3rd Mon in Aug)

    World Mosquito Day

     

     

    20 August

     

    1993 - Oslo accords negotiations conclude

    The negotiations for the Oslo Accords were concluded at the

    Fafo Institute in Oslo. The agreement was between Israel and

    the Palestine Liberation Organization. The accords, that were

    eventually signed in Washington D.C. set up the Palestinian

    Authority and gave it governing powers over the Gaza Strip

    and the West Bank.

     

    1988 - The Iran-Iraq War comes to an end after 7 years

    The deadly conventional war between the two Middle Eastern

    countries began when Iraq invaded Iran on September 22,

    1980.

     

    1975 - Viking 1 is launched by NASA using a Titan launch

                 vehicle

    It became the first space probe to successfully land on Mars.

     

    1960 - Senegal withdraws from the Mali Federation

    Senegal withdrew from the Mali Federation, a year after its

    establishment. Léopold Senghor became the first president of

    Senegal a month later.

     

    1940 - Leon Trotsky is attacked in Mexico

    Russian revolutionary and founder of the Red Army, Leon

    Trotsky was attacked in his home by an undercover agent of

    the Peoples Commissariat for Internal Affairs or N.K.V.D. He

    died a day later due to the injuries sustained during the attack.

     

     

     

    Births

    1944 - Rajiv Gandhi

    Indian politician, 6th Prime Minister of India

     

    1941 - Slobodan Milošević

    Serbian politician, 3rd President of Serbia, Montenegro

     

    1935 - Ron Paul

    American physician, author, politician

     

    1923 - Jim Reeves

    American singer-songwriter

     

    1890 - H. P. Lovecraft

    American writer

     

     

     

    Deaths

    2012 - Meles Zenawi

    Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia

     

    1996 - Rio Reiser

    German singer-songwriter

     

    1915 - Paul Ehrlich

    German physician, Nobel Prize laureate

     

    1914 - Pope Pius X

     

    1643 - Anne Hutchinson

    English spiritual adviser

     

     

     

    Did you know?

    Why Japanese Police Wear White Gloves - WTF fun facts

    Yeah, I too, thought it was fear of germs.

     

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    Did you know?

    Maya Lin - WTF fun facts

    Every so often the system actually works.

     

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    Did you know?

    Ancient Greece - WTF fun facts

    You could get in trouble for that, these days.

     

     

     

     

     

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    https://i.pinimg.com/564x/f7/d8/25/f7d82589ed979a8e915467436b76d5fa.jpg

    I will give an example or two each day

     

     

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    That would be me!

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    .           :thankyou:            .

     

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    2. Page Scrawler

      Page Scrawler

      @droughtquake Share those "butter cookie" KitKats with me? ;)

       

      Lake Hillier in Australia is naturally tinted pink.

       

      Lake+Hillier%252C+Australia+1.jpg

    3. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      Share those "butter cookie" KitKats with me? ;)

      Of course, @Page Scrawler!  ;–)

    4. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      Layer of propriety or germs? I call cooties!

  23. Bigotry and hate is born when one can not accept that others can have beliefs different than themselves.

  24. Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”

  25. So the interview from last week was a no go... means it wasn’t meant for me. Not too upset... hope the right thing comes along soon. 

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    2. Daddydavek
    3. Edward
    4. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      Too bad you didn't get it, but as you say something else will appear. 

  26.  just now I thought God wanted to spare me the torture of watching eclipse. Because  I was just about to post that I was going to start it and the power went out. 

     

    Devil must think I deserve it. Because the power came back before I could post about being Saved. 

     

    (" but you could have used your phone"

     

     read my other statuses, I'm not using mobile data for Twilight)

    1. BHopper2

      BHopper2

      Only thing I can say about the Twilight series... Vampires don't sparkle in the sun. They burst into flames and die!

    2. VampireMystic

      VampireMystic

      I too prefer the traditional mechanics vis a vis vampires and the sun.

       

      However, it does present certain frustrations in plot planning. Especially if you have your fiendish heart set on a high school romance that allows scenes in classes. 

       

      So, if you need to break from the norm, durable diamond-like skin that twinkles in sunlight is a solution and a plausible source of secrecy. It is also a better evolutionary adaptation than solar exposure induced combustion. However, a nod to evolutionary biology is undermined by ignoring that jewels sparkle in all light. 

       

      It also works slightly better as a solution than a magic ring. I meant scientifically. Sigh. I take it back, magic rings rule. (Make for dubious birthday presents though)

       

      Although you'd think a lot more twinkle fairies would seek out the weather in Forks. 

       

      ( is there also a Spoons or maybe a Splits? Diverges?)

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