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  1. My gawd Em, she is absolutely striking! What a beauty :D

    Wow- agreed! She's gorgeous, funky and cool (any girl who plays hockey is cool in my book!). I can't believe how fast chillins grow. My gnieces are about to be 5 and 7 :huh::o

    Thanks for all the kind words of encouragement from all of you. You all understand Ataxia and how easily falling can happen.

    Loey- You've been having a hard time. hang in there- it will get better!

    BTW, I'll be offline for about two days stating Wednesday night. I have two girlfriends visiting me from NJ (I know I mentioned it previously). I hope to take them to Mystic Seaport in Connecticut on Thursday and then show them my town (lots of quaint stores ) on Friday.

    Fun!!!!! I don't know where you are, but I was in Old Saybrook last weekend!

    She sounds perfect for J. He would think the hockey thing was cool. Long-distance, they couldn't get into too much trouble. :rolleyes:

    Can you image, we could be in-laws! :P

    He's SO handsome!

  2. I think this got Bev'd! ..... I'm giving yooz another chance to show some sympathy!!!

    DID SOMEONE CALL ME? :D :D Hi all. Nikki- a root canal- OUCH! You have my sympathy.

    Maybe I should have said I had actually broke up with the aforementioned brother before I courted Tel??....but I had decided I like him when dating his brother.

    We was best friends - and gaaawd he made me larph!! (still does - he's a nutter

    I have been reading along and loving all your stories of how you met hubbies! So funny! Jess- BE sounds like he's worth the risk. I am happy for you :wub: :wub:

    I knew my hubbie since I was 16 (he was 13. His older brother Neil was one of my best friends. I cahperoned his high school band ski trip :ph34r: When I was 21-22 I dated Neil and thought Kurt was SO annoying- especially after he trapped me in a car for a 5 hour drive where all we listened to was Phish. The first known pic of the two of us is me (pretending) pouring Cascade on his spaghetti after that drive.

    Then he dated my best friend and when she broke up with him, I gave a her a hard time and she said, "Why don't YOU date him?" I was like- EWWWW! No way!

    Fast forward 2 years and 2 different coasts and I arrive in San Francisco, walk into his apartment and realized he was the guy I was supposed to marry. :wub:

    Going to the Haunted Motel tonight.


    Hi Loey- We haven't met yet. I've been reading along and wanted to say hello! I'm Beverly (Bev) and getting Bev'd means you got forgotten about :lol: :lol: <_<:(

    A haunted Hotel? Can I come? I'd be so scared but totally intrigued. I'm all talk, no action.

    Happy Halloween weekend all (eat more chocolate!). Love to all, B

  3. Me Psillies- I have missed you all! I have been following along on Gmail but haven't pooped in cause I'm teaching 2 online classes. Spending too much time on the computer. I broke the last one and had to get a new one!

    All I know is good news- Geoss's blue-eyed love muffin. Me likey. :wub: :wub: :wub:

    Is everyone else OK? Good? Great? Please say yes!

    Here's my excuses: teaching 2 classes, looking for a house, uhm.....there's an early N'oreaster here (usually a winter snow storm)and it is pouring rain and howling wind.

    I have been thinking of you all a lot lately. Last weekend I went to the county fair and as all you long-standing members of the thread will remember, this was the scene of the cosmo-drinking, trampoline jumping crime. Fond memories :D Twas about the time Richard's, our Founding Father, daughter was winging off the chandeliers. That was 4 YEARS AGO!

    Just wanted to poop in and say you guys are always with me too!

  4. Forgive Me psillies, for it has been many many moons since I posted! I do not know where I have been- I swear! Well, hmmm....here are my excuses: round of antibiotics, the house we rent going up for sale, us looking at houses to buy (yes! Fina-freaking-ly), starting to teach 2 classes instead of one. But I have missed you all!

    OMG.. . . . do you all have ANY idea what the fourth Sunday in October is?? Dear gawd.....now I know about this...must I celebrate it? :unsure:


    La la la la I can't heayou- la la lalalala!!!!!!! (say this isn't so- please)

    we will pretend we didn't see that! It's the day before my birthday. We could celebrate my 39th birthday. (Don't ask how many years I have been 39)

    Yes- please! I've been 39 since 2006 :D

    "a mother-in-law doesn't usually get the praise and appreciation she deserves"

    -and there's usually a reason for that.... :rolleyes:


    How is everyone? What's new- good or bad? I'm so behind!

  5. Pt Deux

    Precisely the intestinal fortitude needed.....

    M-m-m-m....wondering to selph if there is an antibody test fer this intestinal fortitude? Gene test, per'aps? :P

    Patti :lol: x10

    I think you're right about that, Shroomie! We need to do more squeaking--much like Nik at the airport the other day

    As lomng as it's not squealing :lol: PadT- yer cracking me up too!

    I'm telling yer!!... this'll be THE LAST 'Hope you're happy in your New Home' card I send Patti!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Pseriously hope tis the last time.

    We pack well, don't we?

    Thank Gawd.....now I have to move and is not happy about it. Our landlord has decided to sell the house we've been renting. Goes on the market soon. I'm on a new round of antibiotics (the break was FUN while it lasted!) and the thought of packing is <insertSuzzle'sgreenvomitousfacehere>

    I'm just thankful that she doesn't ask us to help pack and load furniture.

    Oh man, I thought you guys would help me! :P

    You feel sooooo very awful. It's hard to eat. Really the best food to treat shingles is premium ice cream. I'm sure I saw a medical study on that. Yes, it was 3 separate studies now that I think about it. Sorry, I can't find them right now to reference them. Trust me. ;)

    I saw the same study!

    Oh and BTW I am no longer a mod (didn't have enough time right now) so I can no longer protect yer identity under the Moderator Protection Program. You is on your own! :lol:

  6. Oh Bunneigh- OUCH! Shingles is awful. My dad had them 3-4 years ago and they kept him doped on percocet 24/7 cuz he was in so much pain. His were on his back and side. I cannae believe you have one on your lip! Bunny, hunny, eat the ice cream. Lots of protein, easy to swallow. If I was a tad bit closer I would brong it to you meselph! :wub: :wub:

    What darling Knikki *hereafter referred to as DK* didn't tell you is that she showed up with a bag of treats!!

    You both rock! Geoss- first time I saw your abs. WOW- gorgeous!

    We are at the most amazing beach, drove all the way out here to see the sunset, which is about to happen! Maddie was swimming with the sea turtles and eels, had to drag her from the water. Conversation went like this:

    Me: Maddie, I can see your nipples.

    Max: Nickels? Where are her nickels?

    Me: No, nipples.

    Max: Where?

    Me: On your chest.

    Max: Right here? (pointing to nipples) Nickels? They're not shiny, they're NOT nickels, but they kinda look like them....

    Rolly-eyes. ;)

    :lol: :lol: So happy- we's got Psillies in Spain and Hawaii! So jealous- snorkel for me. I love seeing all the fish-ees!

    PeOter, brave soul that he is, is the only one who has stick wif us :lol:

    That's why we love him!

    Moi? :ph34r:

    Si senor!

    Pt Deux momentarily

  7. Yes! In aeroplanes, the shortest distant between two places is not always a straight line. Looping over the North Atlantic is, in fact, the short route. Planes over the North Atlantic have NO means of control/communications. They have over five hours of non-communications. As long as they stay where they were told to be, no problem. Scary isn't it. They are given a vector and they are to remain on course (unless there is a declared emergency). Reyjavik is the nearest emergency landing destination after leaving North America.

    Most planes leave the east coast in the early evening, with destinations throughout Europe. They are spaced out horizontally about 500 feet and vertically 1,000 feet.

    ...Are you comforted yet? :D BUT, they are all "sticks" and well trained and know what they are doing. Trust me! ;)

    But, I thing Jess found Nikki !

    That really is pretty crazy- you mean stick people fly the planes? :P

    I forgot about that. Me dad was an air traffic controller for 23 years. Unfortunately, at the time I was a little brat who didn't want to listen to Dad's dumb work stories :o Now I ask him gazillions of questions. He was on duty when the Beatles landed in Boston for the first time. But much more important.........


    So freaking flipping cool! how crazy is that? :D :D :D

    I squeaked! ...and flung my arms round her!! :lol::lol: (not sure how Jess felt about being ambushed like this, but she took it quite well :-))

    Jess was ambushed by psilly love!

  8. :lol::lol::lol:

    Good'un Uncle Ray!

    I love how all the sillies are being present and accounted fer :D

    Tee hee....luckily he's on a roll tonight as my phunny is tired- I like this one better:

    Flynn staggered home very late after another evening with his drinking buddy, Paddy.

    He took off his shoes to avoid waking his wife, Mary.

    He tiptoed as quietly as he could toward the stairs leading to their upstairs bedroom, but misjudged the bottom step.

    As he caught himself by grabbing the banister, his body swung around and he landed heavily on his rump.

    A whiskey bottle in each back pocket broke and made the landing especially painful.

    Managing not to yell, Flynn sprung up, pulled down his pants, and looked in the hall mirror to see that his butt cheeks were cut and bleeding.

    He managed to quietly find a full box of Band-Aids and began putting a Band-Aid as best he could on each place he saw blood.

    He then hid the now almost empty Band-Aid box and shuffled and stumbled his way to bed.

    In the morning, Flynn woke up with searing pain in both his head and butt and Mary staring at him from across the room.

    She said, "You were drunk again last night weren't you?"

    Flynn said, "Why you say such a mean thing?"

    "Well," Mary said, "it could be the open front door, it could be the broken glass at the bottom of the stairs, it could be the drops of blood trailing through the house, it could be your bloodshot eyes, but mostly.....it's all those Band-Aids stuck on the hall mirror. :lol: :lol:

    Gianknit :( on Smackl- poor little guy (and Mom!). Glad he's better now.

  9. Uncle ray intervention needed:

    Walking into the bar, Mike said to Charlie the bartender, "Pour me a stiff one - just had another fight with the little woman."

    "Oh yeah?" said Charlie, "And how did this one end?"

    "When it was over," Mike replied, "She came to me on her hands and knees.

    "Really," said Charles, "Now that's a switch! What did she say?"

    She said, "Come out from under the bed, you little chicken."

  10. Leesa- That picture is HEElarious- random Storm Trooper sighting.

    I'm Post - Sting. . .. . .. .....a beautiful concert, white hair mixed with mohawks and ponytails throughout the massive crowd.... . .Quelle Artiste!

    Still SO jealous!

    You don't think adding "blowing hard black pieces" should be added to the list of things I'm good at? :rolleyes:

    Jess- I sense the Old Spice Guy in your future :lol:

    Remember this?

    The lady replied, "I'm not using it on my legs either. If you must know, I'm using it on my Schnauzer."

    The pharmacist says, "Well stay off your bicycle for about a week."

    I forgot about that one. :lol: x10

    Kaherrine--I love R2D2 :D Saw the original Star Wars 3 times when it first came out in theaters. My SIL gave me a pewter R2D2 pendant that I still have.

    How cute is that?

    Rachelle- Pie and menu- BELLISIMA!!!!!!!!!!

    I saw a podiatrist for the first time when I was 19! Word of advice--shave yer legs!!! I thought it'd be some old, weird doctor who looks at nasty feet all day....Turns out, they are frequently sports medicine docs. The sporties have a lot of foot problems!! My guy was freakin' H*O*T!!!

    Oohh...maybe I need some foot problems. Hmm...

    ANNNNND... . . . . . ...some time ago DD showed me a youtube clip of a bloke who farted Lady Gaga's "Poker Face".. . ........ . . . . . .'Twas something. . .. .. :lol:

    Now that I have to see. My dad (80 years old) LOVES Lady Gaga and uhm...does occasionally fart. OK so he farts a lot. And thinks it's funny.

    I've missed you guys- been away too much this month but now I'm back to play :D

  11. But wait: Kurt is missing half his cerebellum?? What in hell? This is incredible.. . . .he functions so well.... . .! Isn't the brain a wondrous thing?

    Hey! Why in hell couldn't my spleen or my gall bladder have jumped to the plate and taken over for my useless pancreas? <_<:rolleyes:

    Twi-hard? I thought we were Twa-hards... .. . . ....remember them funny li'l African blokes? :lol:

    Thanks youse guys- it TWAS scary because no matter what- plane, bus or drive, it was going to take 5 hours to get home (it was 10 PM and everything near was closed).

    Yes- half of his cerebellum is dead. So weird. The brain amazes me- he had the same type of stroke that NFL player Tedy Bruschi had. They have no idea why but we have our suspicions (happened right after a chiro neck adjustment).

    Em- Yes, and for that matter why can't my now defunct gall bladder have been revived as your pancreas? What the French Toast?

    Have you guys seen the latest Old Spice Commercial?

    Just about snorted my nose into my head laughing. This guy is HEE-larious and He's making personalized videos !

    Kurt found one on a news site he frequents called Reddit. They must have people helping him but this guy is killing me- alas, I still will NOT wear Old Spice. :lol: :lol:

  12. Hi (she says sheepishly)- I AM SO BEHIND! I have an excuse (or 3 though) really I do!

    World Cuppage mania (Nikki can be my witness)

    Lost on the wilds of VT for a week- on Lake Champlain where I could turn right to Canada or left to NY-we were 50 miles away from Montreal). Tis the poifect place for all of us!

    Tele-hubby had stroke scare (not so funny). He's OK but for those of you who haven't been around c.com for 5 years (yikes!) he had a stroke in July of 2005 and lost half his cerebellum. He has very few left over complications but he was taken to the ER (while I was 5 hours away) because he was having similar symptoms.

    So, I beg the pardon of our Queen. Just wanted to poop in and say hi!

  13. Bev's email's been scammed. Don't open the 'dear friend' mail if you get one.

    Tis true. I think opening the email, if you did, will not cause problems. If you actually thought it was ME- a few people, no psillies th- did and clicked on the link. If you clicked on the link, change your email password too sweet! My computer programmer telehubby assures me this is all you have to do. Sorry :(

    OK . . . I'm sure that you don't have anything else going on right now . . . but have you ever thought of making your own shampoo?

    Patti- This whole thing stinks! Kurt is having an issue with his hands- he was allergy tested and found to be allergic to potassium dichromate. You should see the list of stuff it's in- it's most commonly found in leather so got rid of leather belt (stomach), cover for steering wheel. Still breaking out in horrific eczema. Eliminated more stuff and it started to get better. It's finally MOSTLY under control (but he's still trying to figure out shampoo). Looked like he had leprosy for awhile there.

    It could be a random chemical like this- maybe you should do the patch testing. No fun but might get you some answers.

    Jan-it, it's phunny you should suggest that. I spent some time this afternoon reading up on just that. It may come to it.

    I just made my own perfume- it's kind of fun!

    How's our Shroomie feeling?

    I am ALL OVER the World Cup. Go Brazil!

    What are all you Americans doing for the holiday? I cannot believe it's almost July!

  14. And alls right wif the world :D

    At least temporarily- Em and Peet- I cannot believe you had a quake! Glad you and yours are both OK.

    NO MORE BALLS!!!! :lol: Nuphin else was swollen in that region cuz it was INVERTED!!! :huh::o:blink:

    Do I REALLY want to know what happened (I must be sick cause I actually do :ph34r:)

    USA and England! Whooooo! On to the next round!

    YESSSSS!!!!!!! So happy!

    Hey Raech - STILL don't know what Terry's 'ejection fraction' .

    I want to giggle but heart attacks ain't phunny. No way. No how.

    OK - gotta pick up Al. He's been on a day trip to France

    .....Wonder what old tatt delightful gift he bought with his 10 Euros

    Do tell!

    A day trip for me is New Hampshire.....or more Of Mass.

    Well, I've been fretting about this stupid name all afternoon, was going to do something clever, but then it came to me. It will be called Madeleine Maxwell Designs (sounds chic...?) I'll email y'all more details once I get it going :D

    So excited!!!!!

    Love it! Perfect!

    Sounds better than what I could come up with. "Looks pretty and won't rot your guts out". "gluten free goodies". "Psilly Pastries"

    "Chic-ee Cakes"

    Karen- "Looks pretty and won't rot your guts out" :lol: x 10

  15. Just a quick poop-in on a borrowed computer. I'm in Mass now. Loved, Loved, Loved Maine!!!

    Bevel, I gotsa a tight schedule, but I'll be callin'.

    She called! She called!

    Quick poop in. Met Gian-knit and Smackl and Skeeter and the rest of her entourage :P today for smoothies. So good to see her in person- she rocks in "real life" too! And I have to say Smackl and Skeet are adorable- their hair, my Gawd.

    Methinks Smackl and Jack would get along poifectly. He's a phunny guy! He had an I :wub: Bacon shirt on :lol:

    I'm sure a pic will be posted which Gianknit and I pre-approved because we only had 2 chins instead of 5.

  16. Suzzle may be on her quest for implants and a glittering va jay jay as we speak! I miss her too- and our sweet Jules!


    Only someone clinically delusional would do dat!

    Ok peeps, couldn't make it to Stonehenge for sunrise meselph, - but t'is Summer Solstice today or midsummer's day ('cept Shroomie who's upside down :blink: .)

    Make it a good one 'cos it's THE L-O-N-G-E-S-T daaaaaaaaaaay

    (daylight hours will be gettin' shorter now?? WIH???...always annoys me :angry: )

    Hubby gets depressed- says it's all downhill from here! I am actually more of a September-December person so whateva!

    Well.. .. . wouldn't ya know it. .. . . .... . it's the longest day of the year today, and MIL descends on our household.. .. .. .. . ..

    I smell a plot- an eevil plot!

    Raincouver, Seacouver, Vanlympic Peninsula.... I'm SICK of this rain!!!!

    Da glitter eeez da Herpes of craft projects, cannae evah get rid of it!

    Rachelle- Your posts are always so darn phunny! :lol:

    This is what he looks like! Odd looking kitty.

    I see him! Phinally!

  17. Art recap by Lisa

    When did we lose our insanity? We's still phunny- just not drunk-on-yeti-wine crazy

    Yes. Younger then the first 3 kids, slightly older than the one she married, and older then the last one. Then there were 2 kids they adopted but gave away. Very "Jerry Springer". (a show where odd people come on and confess to indiscretions and fight each other)


    Awesome!!! I'm already learning how to do certain 'special' things so I can be a 'backup' person for when one guy's wife has a baby. Makes me feel good!

    Yippee! Go BUNNEIGH!

    The classic symptoms of low blood sugar happened to you, if I remember correctly: Shaking, weakness, sweat, dizziness.. .... . . ...and it typically happens when one has gone too long without food. Stomach issues aren't normally present, however, but nausea can be, as can tingling around the lips, general confusion and a hammering heartrate.

    Yep- that's what happens to me. But you said your stomach feels like it's digesting itself which makes me wonder if you go too long without eating, your stomach acid irritates your tummy. Just another thought.

    Is this like the women who live together all have their periods at the same time thing? People who post together all end up with hypoglycemia?

    :lol: Why can't we get sumphin' fun together!


    OK Bev. We seem to be having Midori martinis this weekend. Hope this suits you 'cuz I am well sooted already.


    but with a splash o lemon

    Poifect! Am I hungover today? :P

    It's been a long road. She's been thru the ringer, and she just has to keep doing it over and over because of her liver function. She's been sick off and on her whole life and it took until about 2 years ago when she found this amazing doctor who has done wonders for her, thank God!

    That's crazy Rachelle- I have a friend who passed it on to both her daughters (she and her husband both had it and didn't know) and they are really sick- PICC lines, horrible depression. It's nasty disease.

    small humans do this too?

    And apparently brides on their wedding day have threatened weathermen for predicting rain on their wedding day. Some chickens (and bridezillas) are just unreasonable!

    Not the ones that believe in a God. You can blame the weather on God. I think the dog may blame me for the thunder.

    Yep- my nieces told me they really wished God would stop bowling! As their 95 pound Doberman shakes like a leaf under the coffee table.

    So by having non-smooth-skinned children I still get "it's all your fault" without getting the macaroni-glued-onto-paper pictures that declare undying love?

    Yep! At least they don't ask you for a walk everyday regardless of the weather :lol: :lol:

  18. OK- part Deux in a minute! Must discuss Shroomie's not eating, my trip to the ER and why, regardless of who wins, the WORLD CUP ROCKS!

    Shroomie- Same thing (hypoglycemia) happened to me the other day and I was at least a half-hour drive from home. I hope you're feeling better. And yes, karen should lecture us both on having food with us at all times rather than lecturing her sons :lol:

    OK- the ER debacle. I's not feeling so hot anyway these days but Wednesday I had this "hive-like" thing on my right arm. So I itched it cause it was itchy. I thought maybe it was a wee bit of poison ivy. The whole area (like 4 inches across) turned red and then black and blue :huh: :huh: Still wasn't impressed. Didn't think much about it.

    I felt horrid- like really weak- Wed afternoon and Thursday and Friday morning (and in a boatload of pain) but I was just thinking Lyme flare. Then I got scared cause it did not feel like Lyme. Called my doc- she said ER toot sweet!

    So I arrive at the same time as a 6 people in 3 car accident (minor- no blood, just hurt necks and backs but 2 little kids :( ), some poor guy obviously withdrawing from some heinous drug and all sorts of police, jail officials (prison riot?)and 2 guys handcuffed to beds.

    Our hospital is the hospital for the medium security prison nearby. Anywhoo, I was the least of the worries. Guy looked at me for 2 seconds, said "Yeah, probably a spider bite. Go home" Not much help there.

    Bite site stills looks weird, slept for 12 hours last night and still feel wacko. I guess I'll have to live to Monday when I can see a doctor whose other patients are not handcuffed to their beds :lol:

    At least the little kids in the car accident were OK. One beautiful, blonde, well-figured young lady (maybe 21-22) was in the tightest red dress I have ever seen, on her cell phone the entire time whining in a horrid Boston accent about how she had to be there and was missing some stellar party. Kurt and I both agreed (laughing) that she was GORGEOUS.....

    until she opened her mouth!!!!!!!!