“Cardinals”

Since: Jun 09

Wherever

#67677 Dec 11, 2012
Murph wrote:
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Happy holidays to you, Cov.
Boy, that fried shrimp sounds good!
I don't even remember what all else he served, but I hurt myself eating shrimp and hushpuppies. And it was something different to have for a Christmas dinner. I'll be doing a turkey with all the trimmings here. And I'm a gonna stuff that bird--I don't care what anyone says about it not being safe. We had turkeys that were stuffed when I was growing up and I don't recall anyone ever getting sick from it.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67678 Dec 11, 2012
covcas wrote:
<quoted text>I don't even remember what all else he served, but I hurt myself eating shrimp and hushpuppies. And it was something different to have for a Christmas dinner. I'll be doing a turkey with all the trimmings here. And I'm a gonna stuff that bird--I don't care what anyone says about it not being safe. We had turkeys that were stuffed when I was growing up and I don't recall anyone ever getting sick from it.
I agree. cooking one without the stuffing in it is a waste of a turkey, I think.
I am doing a ham for Christmas. That is ALL I am doing.

“tell it to the sock”

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#67679 Dec 11, 2012
From Channel 13 in Orlando. Really.

You may be surprised what some researchers in China believe can be turned into brain cells.

The researchers said they've found a way reprogram kidney cells harvested from human urine samples into immature brain cells, called neutral progenitor cells.

They believe the technique could be used to treat brain-attacking diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

So, never mind.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67680 Dec 11, 2012
snarky wrote:
From Channel 13 in Orlando. Really.
You may be surprised what some researchers in China believe can be turned into brain cells.
The researchers said they've found a way reprogram kidney cells harvested from human urine samples into immature brain cells, called neutral progenitor cells.
They believe the technique could be used to treat brain-attacking diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
So, never mind.
It happens that I know a couple of people who have those neutral progenitor brain cells. I hink.

“tell it to the sock”

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#67681 Dec 11, 2012
Found it. This is the link to a page that shows 16 different "bars" for entertaining. Some of them look fun. The pasta bar looks cool!

http://www.creatingreallyawesomefreethings.co...

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#67682 Dec 11, 2012
Murph wrote:
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It happens that I know a couple of people who have those neutral progenitor brain cells. I hink.
snork
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67683 Dec 12, 2012
Whar is ever'body??????????

I am happily chowing down on some cornbread and beans my son brought me.

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#67684 Dec 13, 2012
Murph wrote:
Whar is ever'body??????????
I am happily chowing down on some cornbread and beans my son brought me.
Hey Murph.

I'm here. Day late, dollar short.

I have the Ba-humbugs! Why is Christmas so stressful? This just shouldn't be. I've scaled back since the "kids" are older, but you can only scale back so far.(I think)

It's all of the outside stuff that causes me stress. Family stuff is fun. I wish I could figure out a way to eliminate or reduce the outside stuff.

Guess I'm just an old grouchy biotch.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67685 Dec 13, 2012
snarky wrote:
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Hey Murph.
I'm here. Day late, dollar short.
I have the Ba-humbugs! Why is Christmas so stressful? This just shouldn't be. I've scaled back since the "kids" are older, but you can only scale back so far.(I think)
It's all of the outside stuff that causes me stress. Family stuff is fun. I wish I could figure out a way to eliminate or reduce the outside stuff.
Guess I'm just an old grouchy biotch.
I know exactly what you mean. I have far less outside stuff to deal with now that I am retired, but I remember having to go to parties when what I really wanted to do was curl up on the sofa and look at the Christmas tree and the fire in the fireplace.
Now my outside stuff is having to think of gifts for people I see maybe once a year and have no idea what they like.

Plus, this year we are waaay behind on Toys for Tots. Like around 300 kids who won't get toys if we don't get in gear by Saturday. We were falling behind last year but a town about an hour from here went beyond what they needed and donated some to us. No town seems to have a surplus this year.

Our Walmart let their seasonal employees go on the 11th. They usually keep them through the January inventory.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67686 Dec 13, 2012
We have a local boy who graduated from the high school my 15 year-old GS attends. He chose to go to a community college when he could have been a walk-on for a bunch of colleges. He was drafted by the OU Sooners, and will play in the Cotton Bowl. GS and his dad are going to go see him.

I think every game he has played, he has had a lot of local people there cheering him on.

He is Moose Green--watch for him in the Cotton Bowl.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67687 Dec 15, 2012
Good morning, Allbodies. I hope you have a great day.
I hope all your Christmas tasks start coming together for you.
I hope you don't have to go to Walmart.
I hope, if you have to go to Walmart, you don't have to stand in a long line.
Murphus Houndogus

Wichita, KS

#67688 Dec 15, 2012
Good morning, Murph. How is your day going?

My day is going wonderfully well.

I am so proud of my dogs. They are so well behaved inside and so very polite to strangers who come to the door. Their names are Harley and Turf. They are so eager for Santa Claus to come!
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67689 Dec 15, 2012
Hey, Murphus. My day is hobbling along.
I do not want to discuss dogs right now.
Murphus Houndogus

Wichita, KS

#67690 Dec 15, 2012
My little sweetumses would never do anything like try to pull me down, or terrify a paper carrer.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67691 Dec 15, 2012
Murphus:

Fluck you and your dogs.

Thank you.

Murph

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#67692 Dec 15, 2012
Okay, Murph, take it easy!

I did go to Wally. And I actually found a very cool gift! Older son bought his GF a charm bracelet for Christmas. I found a pink, breast cancer ribbon charm for it. Her mom had breast cancer so she always wears a pink ribbon. I was tickled that I found it.

“Cardinals”

Since: Jun 09

Wherever

#67693 Dec 15, 2012
Hi Murph! Maybe everyone's just busy finishing up the last of their shopping. Or can't tear themselves away from watching the news. I'm hoping it's the shopping thing. I haven't seen or read the news today and think I'm probably better off.
We're all being lazy here today, but I did throw some stuff in the crock pot for stew. Just the meat, an onion, and carrots and taters for now. I'll finish it up later with some frozen mixed veggies--corn, green beans, and green peas. Now if I just had someone to make me some cornbread, we'd be good to go.

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#67694 Dec 15, 2012
We just bought the ugliest Christmas tree! lol

We always buy from a man that comes down from North Carolina. When we drove up, he was taking his stuff down. He had sold all but three trees already and was getting ready to head back home. He was happy that he sold all his trees so quickly. We took one of the three he had left -- he gave us quite a discount.

Jr. and hubby got the tree in the house.

It's square.

We have turned it and turned it. It's still square.

snork

photos to follow
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67695 Dec 15, 2012
snarky wrote:
Okay, Murph, take it easy!
I did go to Wally. And I actually found a very cool gift! Older son bought his GF a charm bracelet for Christmas. I found a pink, breast cancer ribbon charm for it. Her mom had breast cancer so she always wears a pink ribbon. I was tickled that I found it.
What a perfect gift. She is going to love that!
I am glad you got out of Wally unscathed.
Murph

Wichita, KS

#67696 Dec 15, 2012
covcas wrote:
Hi Murph! Maybe everyone's just busy finishing up the last of their shopping. Or can't tear themselves away from watching the news. I'm hoping it's the shopping thing. I haven't seen or read the news today and think I'm probably better off.
We're all being lazy here today, but I did throw some stuff in the crock pot for stew. Just the meat, an onion, and carrots and taters for now. I'll finish it up later with some frozen mixed veggies--corn, green beans, and green peas. Now if I just had someone to make me some cornbread, we'd be good to go.
Sounds like some Good eating!
usually, I check the news every time I get online, but this latest news is more than I can bear to watch.
One story ths morning said people are taking their Christmas lights down. I so wish they would Not do that. Those little kids have been through hell--they Need those lights. In fact, I think they should add an extra lighted wreath for every child who died.

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