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Amanda--you in for the Sillie Summit? ....And yes, we must find a way to git our friends out west here for this historic meeting B)

I am in for the Silly Summit, but I am hoping it will be held somewhere outside the Philly limits, since I will be traveling alone and I cannot do city driving and I get lost....it is scary for me....We can meet in other places out side the city though right?

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Amanda--we'll have to figure something out that's good for everyone. :)

Well....I didn't make it to the Chiropractor :angry: I've been sick to my stomach since I woke up and was struck with D for the third time as I was locking the door <_<:(:angry:

Felt terrible for having to call them so late and say I wasn't going to make it. This hasn't happened is a long time....I think it's the new creamer I've been drinking in my tea--it has a little casein :ph34r: . I knew sumphin was up when I didn't go for 3 days, and then today this. I bought the creamer last Friday, so I'm sure it's the culprit.

I told Mark that it probably wouldn't agree with me since it was so good :angry:

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I told Mark that it probably wouldn't agree with me since it was so good :angry:

:lol:

I hear ya.

Yesterday I had some nachos with rice and beans and hot sauce that was made from pure ground up pepper seeds. Many things that I shouldn't have eaten. Towards the end of the day my tummy hurt pretty bad, and I was musing over my list of acceptable foods that I could eat that would soothe my tummy. -nothing. I ended up having salmon and nothing else.

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I hear ya.

Yesterday I had some nachos with rice and beans and hot sauce that was made from pure ground up pepper seeds. Many things that I shouldn't have eaten. Towards the end of the day my tummy hurt pretty bad, and I was musing over my list of acceptable foods that I could eat that would soothe my tummy. -nothing. I ended up having salmon and nothing else.

Yeah--I'm afraid our stomachs have us by the short hairs :lol:

Any news about the kitties?

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Just got a response from the shelter. I appear to have passed the initial application phase. I'll go visit them on Saturday to see if we get along.

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Oh patti and Jess- Sorry you're both feeling uggy.....Unfortunately, I'm on your bandwagon with you. This 8 week part of antibiotics is uhm...sucking lemons. Headache, super achey and no appetite. Is it over yet? (No- 5 more weeks) <_<:(

Clearly the preferred cat of Silly yaks.

Yep- our male has coon in him!

Last year I got a note from a girl that said, "Thanks for helping me become a better person". Things like that remind me why I'm there.....

OOH!....reminds me of a story.....

Two years ago, near the end of the school year, I read some poems written by a boy for a class assignment and thought they were awesome...so I asked him if I could copy them.

I always gave him parental-type advice in a way that I thought he would listen.

....Then he met someone and proceeded to tell me about this first encounter with another boy....Tongue and all!!!! :o TMI!!!! :o:o:o

Doesn't that just get you- I had a similar note from a boy I had who was described by his previous teachers as a lazy, good for nothing slacker. He wasn't- he was a recovering alcoholic (15) and desperately wanted to do well but all his teachers had been mean to him. I still have the note and will always keep it!

If they feel like they can share stuff like that with you, you got the MS mojo baby!

Oh!! I forgot the greatest weakness question.

Or "my inability to convince people of my infallibility".

Or "WEAKnesses!?? Do you mean lesser strengths?"

My favorite answer was that I'm too hard on and impatient with myself :P

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Just got a response from the shelter. I appear to have passed the initial application phase. I'll go visit them on Saturday to see if we get along.

good news...very fun!!! If you like them how soon can they go home with you?

I am sitting here trying my darnedest....to get these forms correct for my new study...its not working....I am also considering going outside for lunch....hopefully it is warmer out than it has been.....

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Just got a response from the shelter. I appear to have passed the initial application phase. I'll go visit them on Saturday to see if we get along.

Ooh--great news! :D

Oh patti and Jess- Sorry you're both feeling uggy.....Unfortunately, I'm on your bandwagon with you. This 8 week part of antibiotics is uhm...sucking lemons. Headache, super achey and no appetite. Is it over yet? (No- 5 more weeks) <_<:(

Ugh--compared to what you go through, my tummy ache is just a minor inconvenience! Keep your chin up, Bev, you're doing great with all this and just know that there is light at the end of the tunnel :);)

I so truly loved working with the kids at the high school. (all this talk about schools and the kids has me thinking about it) We lived in a smallish town where everyone seemed to know everyone else.

I couldn't go out of the house to the grocery or whatever without running into one of "my kids"--who always greeted me with a big hug. I do miss that since we moved, although I stay in touch with one of my former co-workers who became a friend -- she keeps me up to date :D

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I am sitting here trying my darnedest....to get these forms correct for my new study...its not working....I am also considering going outside for lunch....hopefully it is warmer out than it has been.....

It's cool but sunny and a million times better than yesterday! Maybe throw on a sweater :D

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Em - here's hopin it's something simple . . . just some over training or such . . . needs to warm up, stretch more . . . perhaps she should start off with some Yoga . . .

:lol:

I bet she'd be good at downward facing dog.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:

<giahn-knit's so phunny!>

.. .Tell ya one thing, however - - their responses would be completely free of all misplaced modifiers and dangling participles. I hope. <_<

And phree of elicit illicit homonymic substitution? :P

Ptaoughmnhgmn!!!

Hmmmmmmm....how do we get you there.....

We'll have to think of somefin' for you and Susie....

I think that's where the lottery comes in. ;)

Yay for Operation Dry-out, Patti

Boo casein, hot pepper sauces & abx!!

Oh .. ..but the abx should be doing some good. Here's hopin' it does a LOT of good, Bev ya trooper you!

It's cool but sunny and a million times better than yesterday! Maybe throw on a sweater :D

Ahhhh yes . .. .and it's been back to the normal sunny 70s here. :)

Phx has been one-freakin-TEN already!!!!! :ph34r:

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It's cool but sunny and a million times better than yesterday! Maybe throw on a sweater :D

Yea it was better than yesterday, still cooler but I had a sweater and my lab coat on so I was ok. Listened to my IPOD outside while sitting under the gazebo.

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Bev!! Hang in there. ...I so admire your attitude, your phunniness when you're sick! :)

And Bev says she's IN for the Psilly Philly Psummit, if she's not family vacationing at the time....YAY!!

Sun's out here this AM, more rain later <_< .....basement report: new sump pump is working beautifully (and constantly) as well as the new dehumidifier! :D Operation dry-out is working!

Yay! Patti, did someone suggest that you invest in a backup sump? We did after our big flood....good insurance, and it can be programmed to kick in if the main one fails.

Just got a response from the shelter. I appear to have passed the initial application phase. I'll go visit them on Saturday to see if we get along.

Yessssss!! How exciting! Jess, you may come home wif' yer arms full of homeless cats/kittens...like, ten of them er sumfin'. I know that this would be a very real and present danger for me..... :rolleyes:

I couldn't go out of the house to the grocery or whatever without running into one of "my kids"--who always greeted me with a big hug. :D

OMG - - just picturing my students greeting me with huge hugs... :lol::lol:

The French, I would say, are Europeans who are generally not openly affectionate or physical. At least, certainly not professionally - - there is clearly a line drawn. However, the Venezuelans? The Italians? Unable, at times, to extricatre myself from their arms.... :o:lol:

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Yessssss!! How exciting! Jess, you may come home wif' yer arms full of homeless cats/kittens...like, ten of them er sumfin'. I know that this would be a very real and present danger for me..... :rolleyes:

I was discussing the merits of a one-eyed cat with my room mate. He's against it, so I told them I was just going to meet them on Saturday and decide. He rolled his eyes at me and said "Yea, right. As soon as you see them you'll want them both."

Crazy cat lady status here I come.

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Silly Philly Summit! :rolleyes: Can I come too? If there's an empty seat on a USAirways flight, I can get there.

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Crazy cat lady status here I come.

:lol:

And just in time for 2000th post! :ph34r:

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Silly Philly Summit! :rolleyes: Can I come too? If there's an empty seat on a USAirways flight, I can get there.

Lisa!! YAY!!

:lol:

And just in time for 2000th post! :ph34r:

Uh oh. Kitty wee......... :unsure::o

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If - and it's still a big if - this becomes something that can ameliorate even 10% of the misery some of these people go through, isn't it worth it? Even if a few people get stinking rich as a result?

/dismount soapbox

Oh . . . Thank Gawd for you people!!! . . . If I wasn't a regular on the silly thread, I wouldn't have know what he just said!!!! . . . Probably not fair to only quote the one line from him, but I really only needed the one word . . . :lol::lol:

Em, what time is Elsie's appt?

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Oh . . . Thank Gawd for you people!!! . . . If I wasn't a regular on the silly thread, I wouldn't have know what he just said!!!! . . . Probably not fair to only quote the one line from him, but I really only needed the one word . . . :lol::lol:

Whaaaaattttt???????????? :huh::blink::lol: ..............where the heck did that quote come from???

But yeah....ameliorate :lol::lol:

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funny from the folks:

An elderly Texas cowhand went to the local drug store and asked the pharmacist for the little blue Viagra pill.

The pharmacist asked 'How many?'

The cowboy replied, 'Just a few, maybe a half dozen. I cut each one into four pieces.'

The pharmacist said, 'That's too small a dose. That won't get you through sex.'

The old fellow said, 'Oh, I'm past eighty years old, and I don't even think

about sex much anymore.

I just want it to stick out far enough so I don't pee on my new boots.

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Silly Philly Summit! :rolleyes: Can I come too? If there's an empty seat on a USAirways flight, I can get there.

Yes Lisa!!! How great--you must come :D

:lol:

And just in time for 2000th post! :ph34r:

I KNEW it!!!!! I knew there HAD to be a big number coming up.....this explains the basement flood :o

Phataumn--you need to warn us when sumphin like this is about to happen :P

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Oh . . . Thank Gawd for you people!!! . . . If I wasn't a regular on the silly thread, I wouldn't have know what he just said!!!! . . . Probably not fair to only quote the one line from him, but I really only needed the one word . . . :lol::lol:

Janet's cross-quoting!!!! :lol:

I just want it to stick out far enough so I don't pee on my new boots.

:lol:

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Silly Philly Summit! :rolleyes: Can I come too? If there's an empty seat on a USAirways flight, I can get there.

OMG Lisa come if you can!!!!! Please Please!!!! don't let the sillies beg!!!!

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Oh . . . Thank Gawd for you people!!! . . . If I wasn't a regular on the silly thread, I wouldn't have know what he just said!!!! . . . Probably not fair to only quote the one line from him, but I really only needed the one word . . .

:lol::lol:

Here I was, suddenly struck..."Hey! Who's BILL IN MARYLAND? Mygawd...a real new Newbie has started reading, and then actually POSTED here??!" I got all excited. But he's way over in another section, a safe distance from Sillyville.

Elsie's appointment is at 3:30. I'm leaving in a few. Knots in stomach..... :(

I KNEW it!!!!! I knew there HAD to be a big number coming up.....this explains the basement flood :o

Phataumn--you need to warn us when sumphin like this is about to happen

It's Ptaoughmghmn's unofficial job, methinks. To notice, and then draw our attention to, these things.... :lol:

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