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Old May 7 2011, 06:18 PM   #886
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^With the dealers logo and number I'm guessing.
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Old May 8 2011, 12:24 AM   #887
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A bunch of used books, along with Luther and Black Swan on DVD.

That was a terrific used book store. I have to go back there once I'm done with these.
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Old May 9 2011, 05:12 AM   #888
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Plane tickets - going to Boston for three Yankees-Redsox games in August!

Next stop: StubHub
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Old May 9 2011, 12:17 PM   #889
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An insect screen for my bedroom window -you see; with a cat in the bedroom the classic mosquito-net over the bed is just inviting trouble to bed

-and a cat-flap to install in my new screen







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Old May 10 2011, 04:18 PM   #890
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Three game tickets - Yankees at Red Sox! August 30 and 31, September 1.
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Old May 10 2011, 06:58 PM   #891
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Picked up a new top at Old Navy this weekend. And, it was actually cheapskate hubby's idea. He got three shirts and I got this one:


Not usually something I would get but I like the color and think it will be comfy now that it's so flipping hot out.
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Old May 10 2011, 11:03 PM   #892
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A pound of coarse-ground Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee.
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Old May 10 2011, 11:05 PM   #893
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^I don't know it, but the name makes my mouth water
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Old May 10 2011, 11:13 PM   #894
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I bought a new GPS - upgraded from a Garmin 255W to a 1300 model. I didn't realize how slow my old one had become until I bought the new one.

Also splurged on several $9.99 Blu-rays:

Dune (1984)
The Neverending Story
Corpse Bride
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Old May 11 2011, 12:17 AM   #895
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A pound of coarse-ground Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee.
^I don't know it, but the name makes my mouth water
It's quite nice. One of my local cafes uses Jamaica Blue Mountain beans. I'm not a particularly knowledgeable about coffee, but it has a good flavour.
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Old May 12 2011, 11:12 PM   #896
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The online purchases are starting to arrive.

Today--two bottles of sandalwood-riceflower hand soap from caldrea.com.
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Old May 13 2011, 01:34 AM   #897
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A new house. Closed on it Tuesday in GA. Can't wait to leave KY.
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Old May 13 2011, 01:41 AM   #898
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^ Congrats! Did you get a good rate on the mortgage (if you have one)?
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Old May 13 2011, 03:26 AM   #899
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A pair of leather gloves with sequins and a vinyl skirt...to embrace the inner rebel in me lol...oh and I bought myself some comfy slippers for myself last night
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Old May 13 2011, 02:56 PM   #900
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A couple of books--The Beast Wthin by Emile Zola, and a selection of Lord Chesterfield's Letters.

ETA:

--two tins of pipe tobacco (and a free sampler of a third brand)
--three packages of tea, earl grey, loose
--an art print

ETA:

A bottle of Hammam Bouquet cologne. More floral than what I usually wear, but the flowers in question are roses, which I like.
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