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Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#86092 May 24, 2013
The Incredible Flounder wrote:
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The Gulf is up 83 degrees today...definitely a beach/boating weekend!
I am plan-less this weekend! Maybe a trip to the beach and a rum runner is in order!!!

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#86093 May 24, 2013
I have poker tonight and I have to go, I haven't played yet this year and the guys in the league are bugging me to come, but I'd really rather stay home tonight. Plus, I just filled up with gas this morning to the tune of about $60. The drive to the poker site will be at least 45 minutes.

Two refineries in Illinois shut down for the summer so Minnesota has the highest gas prices in the country right now.
The Incredible Flounder

Altamonte Springs, FL

#86094 May 24, 2013
Stina wrote:
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I am plan-less this weekend! Maybe a trip to the beach and a rum runner is in order!!!
Gotta get there early if you drive...at Siesta Key if your there after ten you're not gonna find a spot.

The water was that light aqua color this morning and like glass.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#86095 May 24, 2013
The next time some whiney person writes in to Amby about how miserable they are, I will remember this article and respond accordingly.

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/...

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#86096 May 24, 2013
This is from the UK, but I was astounded at the similarities to some arguements we've heard here.

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/w...

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#86097 May 24, 2013
squishymama wrote:
The next time some whiney person writes in to Amby about how miserable they are, I will remember this article and respond accordingly.
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/...
ick ick ick.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#86098 May 24, 2013
weekend:
early out today, requiring beer consumption and boat riding. Tomorrow, off to see buddy, come back Sun Morning, then yardwork. Mon fire up the smoker and have some pork ribs. Mmmmm-Mmmmm

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#86099 May 24, 2013
Weekend plans:

Sat: Building-wide yardsale in the morning. I hate yardsales, but I was just gonna donate the stuff anyway...

Then hopefully dinner with my sister (the good one).

Sun: party at my mom's with some old high school friends and family. Should be nice if the weather holds.

Mon: I wish I could say a whole lot of nuthin'. But unfortunately, the day will be filled with chores.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#86100 May 24, 2013
Weekend plans: It is niiiiice outside right now. I'm hitting the paved trail on my mountain bike soon, since it's rained too much recently for the woods.

Nothing else planned the rest of the weekend. I'll go see a movie with J if he wants to go, but I'm all good waiting for stuff to come out on DVD.

Just had my last (hopefully) immunization before India, so I'm hoping it doesn't make me feel crappy.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#86101 May 24, 2013
I've mentioned before that Nick mispronounces names and words. My new pet peeve:

"Adamant" He pronounces it uh-DAM-ant.

I told him, "Honey, it's ADamant." "I know, I just forget."

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#86102 May 24, 2013
I changed y plans - no poker tonight. Gonna stay home, drink, look for my phone (lost it at some point yesterday between work and home), game, and annoy Mimi on Facebook.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#86103 May 24, 2013
my X massacred words
ashfault = asphalt
asperating = exasperating
piarate = parrot
I started keeping a list, told her I was gonna make it into a book. at first she was cool with it, but eventually she got pissed. eh, women.
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I've mentioned before that Nick mispronounces names and words. My new pet peeve:
"Adamant" He pronounces it uh-DAM-ant.
I told him, "Honey, it's ADamant." "I know, I just forget."

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#86104 May 24, 2013
Stina wrote:
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Ew - thanks for the warning! I wanted to pick up some soil and plant a few things in pots this weekend, so maybe I shouldn't. Ahhhh who am I kidding?! This is FL - it only gets hotter!!!
You stay cool, too!!!
I think hey both open at 7....that may be the answer....lol...you gotta want it....

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#86105 May 24, 2013
RACE wrote:
my X massacred words
ashfault = asphalt
asperating = exasperating
piarate = parrot
I started keeping a list, told her I was gonna make it into a book. at first she was cool with it, but eventually she got pissed. eh, women.
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At some point, if you have a chance see the Gilbert and Sullivan piece Pirates of Penzance. The story turns on massacred words of pilot and pirate ( throw in often and orphan for good measure). Rent the movie with Kevin Kline and Angela Lansbury, I think under the name The Pirate Movie.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#86106 May 24, 2013
The Incredible Flounder wrote:
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The Gulf is up 83 degrees today...definitely a beach/boating weekend!
Sweet. Hittin clearwater beach tomorrow.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Braidwood, IL

#86107 May 24, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Sweet. Hittin clearwater beach tomorrow.
Hittin? See you never graduated grammar school.

It's HITTING, you dam backwoods redneck Floridian!

A fb friend posted her son holding a diploma for graduating first grade. Really? Is that what we're doing now? Giving diplomas for completing the first grade? Think that's the most ridiculous thing ever. People were posting things like "Congratulations!" and "So happy for him!"

I SO had to bite my tongue.

Can't have people thinking I'm a jerk... But seriously, that's just BEYOND stupid.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Braidwood, IL

#86108 May 24, 2013
PEllen wrote:
if you have a chance see the Gilbert and Sullivan piece Pirates of Penzance.
Is that what Ray Stevens was singing about?

Sometimes I think you're WAY too sophisticated for us....
Dahgts

Chicago, IL

#86109 May 24, 2013
PEllen wrote:
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At some point, if you have a chance see the Gilbert and Sullivan piece Pirates of Penzance. The story turns on massacred words of pilot and pirate ( throw in often and orphan for good measure). Rent the movie with Kevin Kline and Angela Lansbury, I think under the name The Pirate Movie.
I was just looking at the concert series schedule at millennium park. Do you go to them? A sophisticated person here wants to know.:)

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#86110 May 24, 2013
Dahgts wrote:
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I was just looking at the concert series schedule at millennium park. Do you go to them? A sophisticated person here wants to know.:)
yes I do. Interested?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#86111 May 24, 2013
Sitting in the cell phone lot at MKE waiting for PA daughter,being very glad of 4g network and the toy I am actually figuring out at last.

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