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Old 12-31-2009, 06:04 AM   #2961
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Old 12-31-2009, 09:42 AM   #2962
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My condolences, too.
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Stayed up late last night having a great time, and slept in today. Then went back for another 2 hour nap. I ain't 20 anymore.

Happy New Year everyone!
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There are those of us who realize we are no longer 20 , then there are those who are in denial and have to learn the hard way.
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I stayed home on Amateur Night New Years Eve and listened to music and watched "Wild Hogs" on TV, then later watched the ball drop in Times Square at midnight NYC time...then watched the fireworks at Navy Pier in Chicago at our midnight...and hit the pillows right after that.

Today we're just sitting around watching TV (old Twilight Zone episodes right now), and getting ready to have hoppin' john and cornbread for dinner in a few minutes!!!

It's a nice bright, sunny day today...even though it's only 10. But, hey, it won't be long 'til it it will be a bright, sunny Spring day....only 78 days to go!!!
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I stayed home on Amateur Night New Years Eve and... watched "Wild Hogs" on TV...
So did I. I also noticed in our paper this morning that "Wild Hogs" was named one of the ten worst movies of 2009.
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So did I. I also noticed in our paper this morning that "Wild Hogs" was named one of the ten worst movies of 2009.
Yep...it wasn't a great movie by any stretch of the imagination...but I still LMAO!!! And except for the 3 Stooges marathon on AMC, it was better than most everything else that was on TV last night!
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Yep...it wasn't a great movie by any stretch of the imagination...but I still LMAO!!! And except for the 3 Stooges marathon on AMC, it was better than most everything else that was on TV last night!
Luckily I have a bottle of Lagavulin 16 year old single malt and all 7 seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. No Wild Hogs for me!
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I went to drive to a city that I had never been to before to go to a Lowes. Made a wrong turn and went 30 miles in the wrong direction.

Tried to find out where I was on my new Blackberry. I couldn't get the browser functions to work properly. Fussed for a long time. Finally resolved hours later by taking out the battery and putting it back in again.

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Stupid day.
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I went to drive to a city that I had never been to before to go to a Lowes. Made a wrong turn and went 30 miles in the wrong direction.

Tried to find out where I was on my new Blackberry. I couldn't get the browser functions to work properly. Fussed for a long time. Finally resolved hours later by taking out the battery and putting it back in again.

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Get a map...
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I tried! Searched the glove compartment. Had two neighboring states but not Iowa.
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Have the worst case of jet lag, probably had a total of 5 hours sleep over the past 2 days. Not helped by DH putting his head on the pillow and sleeping 12 hours solid. So I have been in a daze all day, all I managed to accomplish was going out for lunch as the thought of preparing food is far too complex. At the moment am shredding all the begging letters that came in during our absence.
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I went to drive to a city that I had never been to before to go to a Lowes. Made a wrong turn and went 30 miles in the wrong direction.

Tried to find out where I was on my new Blackberry. I couldn't get the browser functions to work properly. Fussed for a long time. Finally resolved hours later by taking out the battery and putting it back in again.

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Martha - Get the Google maps app for your blackberry (if yours has GPS). I cant remember how I got mine, but I think I downloaded with the Blackberry. You wont need to use the browser with this app. It works just like a car nav system - mine saves me from getting lost all the time
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Martha - Get the Google maps app for your blackberry (if yours has GPS). I cant remember how I got mine, but I think I downloaded with the Blackberry.
(You knew it was coming.) Let me google that for you

or simply go to m.google.com/maps using the Browser on your Blackberry.

I believe it is also available through the "Blackberry App World" icon on your BB.

Anyway, I also highly recommend this app.
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I guess I can join this thread now that I'm retired. I spent yesterday trying to figure out how to get my cell to hook up to my computer so I can use it as a modem. Now that my computer comms are no longer subsidized, I don't have much besides the cell.
Other than that I had a great belated bday dinner with a friend at a 250 year old inn.
I had a thought that I had better get some errands done, then realized I can wait til Monday. Smile.
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Martha - Get the Google maps app for your blackberry (if yours has GPS). I cant remember how I got mine, but I think I downloaded with the Blackberry. You wont need to use the browser with this app. It works just like a car nav system - mine saves me from getting lost all the time
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(You knew it was coming.) Let me google that for you

or simply go to m.google.com/maps using the Browser on your Blackberry.

I believe it is also available through the "Blackberry App World" icon on your BB.

Anyway, I also highly recommend this app.
Thanks to the Rons! I just downloaded the app and it works great sitting here. New to the Blackberry and it is taking some getting used to.
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I am so happy for you, Tesaje! I know you have been looking forward to retirement. Just wait until tomorrow - - when you know that many of your co-workers are returning to work. I love watching the morning traffic reports on TV now that I am retired.
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