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Since: Aug 08

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#81724 Mar 5, 2013
Thanks everyone for the kind remarks.

On top of all that one of my favorite uncles (who is married to my grandma's daughter) has had about 6 strokes going back to the fall. I've spent many nights with him and my aunt at the tables in Vegas drinking until the early morning. The stories they had to tell...

Now my aunt has to deal with her mother dying too.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#81725 Mar 5, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
Thanks everyone for the kind remarks.
On top of all that one of my favorite uncles (who is married to my grandma's daughter) has had about 6 strokes going back to the fall. I've spent many nights with him and my aunt at the tables in Vegas drinking until the early morning. The stories they had to tell...
Now my aunt has to deal with her mother dying too.
So sorry to hear all of this Sub. Pretty much all the corny stuff everyone else said. Here, I'm gonna hug you now...((())) just don't get too used to it.

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#81726 Mar 5, 2013
Just looked through a FB friend's pictures of her trip to Italy... I'm jealous. At least I have Vegas in two weeks!

“Where is Tonka?”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#81727 Mar 5, 2013
Hey, chicago, you gonna get blizzarded again?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#81728 Mar 5, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
My grandma has stomach cancer.:(:(:(.
She doesn't want to treat it. I don't blame her. It's just sad...
I am sorry to hear that. Is your family supporting her decision?

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#81729 Mar 5, 2013
RACE wrote:
Hey, chicago, you gonna get blizzarded again?
Jealous?

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#81730 Mar 5, 2013
Sub, Sorry about your grandma and the illnesses within your family.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#81731 Mar 5, 2013
About the snow -- can the idiots on the news be any more hyped up? I mean, this IS Chicago. It certainly is not unusualy to get snow during the winter.

That said,I hope they're wrong and we get like 2-3 feet of snow. I've got plenty of food at home and can use a day off. Just let me get home tonight, first.

“Where is Tonka?”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#81732 Mar 5, 2013
Not even a little bit.
Will you get out of work early? yanno, so you can freeze your but off cleaning your car, maybe get some slush inside your shoes....
dahgts wrote:
<quoted text>
Jealous?

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#81733 Mar 5, 2013
RACE wrote:
Hey, chicago, you gonna get blizzarded again?
Ours is melting as soon as it hits the ground. Sorta pretty, though.

Since: Aug 08

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#81734 Mar 5, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>I am sorry to hear that. Is your family supporting her decision?
Yes, we all understand and support her. She's almost 93 and the chemo or radiation will likely kill her before it cures her.

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Chicago, IL

#81735 Mar 5, 2013
Toj wrote:
About the snow -- can the idiots on the news be any more hyped up? I mean, this IS Chicago. It certainly is not unusualy to get snow during the winter.
That said,I hope they're wrong and we get like 2-3 feet of snow. I've got plenty of food at home and can use a day off. Just let me get home tonight, first.
Working from home today. Fire going, snow falling, nice music in the background, and enjoying that I will have no part of the evening commute. Quite a nice day, apart from actually having to get some work done.

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#81736 Mar 5, 2013
It feels like Friday. I'm a little disappointed every time I realize that it is only Tuesday (it IS Tuesday, right?).

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#81737 Mar 5, 2013
Jess in NJ wrote:
It feels like Friday. I'm a little disappointed every time I realize that it is only Tuesday (it IS Tuesday, right?).
Yes, Tuesday.

I need to find warm black dress pants tonight. I have a $50 gift card that says I will! Our weather here has been chilly but we can wear jeans to work so it's no big deal, but Vegas' weather is looking very similar and while I could get away with jeans for the conference, I'd rather not. So my mission tonight is black pants and a jacket/blazer that is warm enough but will travel well.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#81738 Mar 5, 2013
dahgts wrote:
<quoted text>
Jealous?
Hey- welcome aboard!

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#81739 Mar 5, 2013
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
<quoted text>
Working from home today. Fire going, snow falling, nice music in the background, and enjoying that I will have no part of the evening commute. Quite a nice day, apart from actually having to get some work done.
You know it's going to be good, packing snow.

What I really want to do tonight is get my snow clothes on and make a bunch of snowman up and down the driveway -- ala Calvin & Hobbes. It would be fun. I live on sort of a main road in town.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#81740 Mar 5, 2013
NOW it's sticking. I probably should have parked in the parking garage.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#81741 Mar 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, Tuesday.
I need to find warm black dress pants tonight. I have a $50 gift card that says I will! Our weather here has been chilly but we can wear jeans to work so it's no big deal, but Vegas' weather is looking very similar and while I could get away with jeans for the conference, I'd rather not. So my mission tonight is black pants and a jacket/blazer that is warm enough but will travel well.
I have a pair of ponte knit pants in charcoal that are warm and look nice. At least I think so.:)

When's your conference?

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#81742 Mar 5, 2013
Jess in NJ wrote:
It feels like Friday. I'm a little disappointed every time I realize that it is only Tuesday (it IS Tuesday, right?).
If I had magical powers, I would MAKE this Friday.

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#81743 Mar 5, 2013
RACE wrote:
Not even a little bit.
Will you get out of work early? yanno, so you can freeze your but off cleaning your car, maybe get some slush inside your shoes....
<quoted text>
I'm retired, don't have to go anywhere. Car's in the garage and the snowblower has electric start. Life is good.

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