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Old 10-08-2008, 09:53 PM   #261
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Wife coddled me since it's my birthday. I did almost nothing and loved it.
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:56 PM   #262
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Wife coddled me since it's my birthday. I did almost nothing and loved it.
Well happy birthday to you!

I worked at my second volunteer job...the court. Handled insurance verifications and prepared warrants. I definitely did not make some people's day.

Came home, got domestic. Then a friend emailed some pics of him and his family to me. Been sketching for two hours. I'm almost blind.
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Then what are you eating? If I didn't hit the retiree buffet a couple times/week, I'd have to get a job or something.
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Happy belated birthday, Zig.
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I think it may be valuable to know if his wife treated him well or boiled him for about 60-90 seconds in order to remove any vestigal bacterium.
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I spent today eating pork. I think bear markets may stimulate the pork centers in the brain. I started with coffee and pork rinds dipped in salsa. Then peppered bacon for breakfast, then went out with a friend for andouille sausage with peppers and onion and bourbon on the side, and finished up with pulled pork for dinner and on and off since.

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I woke up at 10, drank coffee, visited a few boards, watch some daytime crap, get ready, and go to work at 3.
Then come home and sleep.....will spend the weekend at school learning the Chinese 5 elements. I'm so excited!
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Well, unfortunately, I got quite a jump on the day...I woke up at 3:00AM. I think I was dreaming about finances--obviously a bad dream. This was the first time I've ever been awakened by a bad dream about money. Hope it's the last. I did once have a dream about Martha, but that's a story for another time.

I'm still in the w**kforce and regularly wake up at exactly 0300 with thoughts of w*rk - not sure which is worse, your dreams or mine.
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Bought groceries, gas and a flu shot (all at the same location).
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Got up at 7 am, took the dog for a walk, bought coffee & a scone, back to the computer.

Worked my new freelance gig for three hours.

Exchanged a few whining and complaining emails and phone calls with family members.

Back to the computer for five more hours of work.

Now, watching TV, writing to you guys. It's a wonderful world!
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I did some tax planning and what-if strategizing about my 2008 tax and capital gain situation. I have some large LT realized gains, and some large unrealized losses from the last few weeks.

Trying got decide whether to try to do enough swapping to reduce my taxable gain, or just let it alone figuring we may never get such attractive rates again.

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Had school...learned some amazing things.
Went to a friend's house and practiced scalp and face massage on her for an hour.
Relax and go to sleep.
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