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Old 01-18-2011, 07:39 PM   #1
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We've done this in the past, but not in a while so I thought it might be interesting. I'll start:

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Old 01-18-2011, 07:50 PM   #2
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Old 01-18-2011, 07:58 PM   #3
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Today's avatar is a photo of beignets , a New Orleans treat.
For some unknown reason, I always associate you with your original avatar.
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:03 PM   #5
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For some unknown reason, I always associate you with your original avatar.
Maybe I should bring her back. Every now and then I try some different avatars for variety, but that photo of Eva Habermann is one that I really do like.
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Very interesting; and I always thought your forum name meant you were a fan of lower medium grade bonds.
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:16 PM   #11
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Well, this is easy:
Who I am and where I'm from.
My current fave picture of me at a music fest.
A great quote that I first heard from our own Nords, regarding being a moderator IIRC.
Fun idea, purr-on!
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My Avatar is obviously a plate of "dessert".
My forum name came from the idea that dessert is to the meal, as retirement is to the job.
My signature is appropriate for the times I think. It may change later.

I was recently reading a book titled "Comfort Zones" by Elwood N. Chapman and wouldn't you know that there was a statement in the book that actually said "retirement was like having dessert after a good meal". I think the author is a member of this forum!
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:36 PM   #14
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:39 PM   #15
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:45 PM   #16
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Actually, I have a slight aversion to avatars and sigs, as they change to their current version even when looking at some old post when they were different. Sometimes people comment on them, and then the comment is all out of context. But they're fine as decoration, or a mood change or whatever, or something to tie a visual with the name (but if they change often, you lose that connection).


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And Eva is low calorie, too!

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