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Old 12-02-2012, 01:15 PM   #11441
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I wish I could send you some rain! Right now the local streams are rapidly rising, and the heavy rain is expected to continue for about 3 more hours...trees down all over the place...the flooding is sudden and fast.
We're downstream of you. As of now, we've just about got our annual average rainfall... in four days.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:43 PM   #11442
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Decided to do some work in my backyard. While clearing some brush, a bunny hopped out and let it be known my endeavor was not appreciated.

I backed off slowly...he looked docile enough, but I know he's got teef.

The rest of the clearing can wait until spring.
Is that bunny the relative of the one which attacked Jimmy Carter? Waaay back.
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Sorry forgot to add link. Pictures too!

President Jimmy Carter and the "killer rabbit" - narsil
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Interesting swamp rabbit story...I never heard of the incident. I must have had my nose too deep in my college books.

I actually got out of the house today. The temperature was in the high 40s with rain.
Mission...ESCAPE!!!!!
I went to my friend's repair shop, signed over the title for the Jeep, did the sales transaction (under fair market value) paperw*rk, and collected my $650.
Considering I had to fork over $500 for 3 oxygen sensors just to get it to pass inspection earlier this year, I felt a little better about getting some ROI on that particular repair. The guy who bought it feels like he will be able to do a head gasket repair and have himself a nice vehicle just for towing his boat. Everyone is happy!
I met a friend at Denny's and wolfed down a Sausage Slam breakfast. My appetite is back. I hung out talking for about an hour, and got a little bit of that tired feeling back again. So I came home and am relaxing in front of spandex eye candy football.

It's all good from here!
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Is that bunny the relative of the one which attacked Jimmy Carter? Waaay back.
Maybe the rabbit from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. - Run Away
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This morning I had 14 inches of my hair cut off.

Over the weekend, I realized my long hair was getting to be a PITA. My stylist was able to work me in this morning...when I get in a mood for a change, especially my hair, I want it done right away. I took a pic of the style I wanted and she did a great job.

It's shoulder length now and it feels great.

It felt so good to get pampered a little. (btw, no bunnies were harmed)
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This morning I had 14 inches of my hair cut off.
It's shoulder length now and it feels great.
Wow, how long was it? This long?
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bbb "rapunzel" amI?
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Interesting swamp rabbit story...I never heard of the incident. I must have had my nose too deep in my college books. .....
I missed it too. I must have been in a gas line. Remember those?
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....not quite that long.

It was long enough that I had to tie it back when I went to bed. Otherwise, I experienced it getting under my arms, wrapping around my throat and getting in my mouth.

Now...wouldn't it be a sight to see in the paper...'Woman's demise caused by a hairball'.... (btw, no kitties or bunnies harmed)

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Opened my scanner in order to scan some CD artwork, but my kitty got there first.

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Too cute...kitty toes!
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I LOVE my kitties' toes and paws!
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It just occurred to me that all of my kitties had and have pink toe pads. Thought only dogs' are black.
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My last cat was all black - black fur, black whiskers and black toe pads. She was something else!

I still miss her. I don't think I will ever completely get over her.
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I missed it too. I must have been in a gas line. Remember those?
Yup.

Odd and even plate days for getting gas. Oh yea!

And the radio traffic discussions of dozens of loaded oil tankers parked offshore geting food resupply and crew changes via helicopters. The owner's would not bring the tankers into port at the gummint mandated prices. Brilliant experiment, NOT.

Ah, the joys of wage and price controls. And as the Ginzu knife commercials used to say: And there is more. Just don't feel like annoying the moderators.
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Went to see "Skyfall" on the big screen. You can tell that they're not even trying to introduce James Bond to a new generation. I guess they figure us geezer ticket-buyers are good for another 25 years of the franchise.

I was the only customer for the Tuesday 1:10PM matinee.
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Went to see "Skyfall" on the big screen. You can tell that they're not even trying to introduce James Bond to a new generation. I guess they figure us geezer ticket-buyers are good for another 25 years of the franchise.

I was the only customer for the Tuesday 1:10PM matinee.
Wow. I remember being mesmerized by "Goldfinger" when I was a kid. To me, Connery is Bond. James Bond.
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Yesterday I went with DW to a meeting with the staff at the nursing center where FIL is now. He is recovering and doing better, but slowly. I mentioned emptying out the independent living apartment to shed that expense and they suggested holding off on that. It isn't to keep the revenue stream for them, they can find another occupant in about twenty seconds. They said they've seen some patients walk out of there who all would have bet would never walk again, let alone move to independent living.

So after seeing what progress he makes we'll reconsider in January.
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Logged into my Schwab account, and saw that my covered call option on KMB got exercised. Oh well, I have had a good gain on it, and perhaps it's time to move on. I have more covered call options that are now in the money, and people will come get "their" stocks soon.

Cash level now at 8.5x annual expenses. If I really had the guts that I often pretend to have, I would plow that into some underperforming stocks and sectors that I have been following. Instead, I have been nibbling here and there. No gluts, no glory for this coward.
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