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Old January 11 2013, 09:21 AM   #3571
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I bought an audio book: Cotillion by Georgette Heyer. It's a rather predictable love story but sometimes one needs a bit of perfect fictional world to gather the strength to fight in the imperfect real one.
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Old January 11 2013, 02:10 PM   #3572
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All together, 21,50 euros. Not bad. Smilla is cheap but good food.
I don't doubt that, but I first read your post as you buying 'smelly' fish cat food

May be because I have these anti-plaque cat treats, you see, and they're fishy-smelly
Haha, well I think ALL cat food is smelly, at least all kibble. Raw food doesn't smell bad (except for lamb and rabbit mix) and wet food, well sometimes.

I think Smilla is a weird brand name too. Though Schmusy (another one they get here) is funnier.
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Old January 11 2013, 06:49 PM   #3573
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A few bags' worth of groceries, dinner supplies and snacks for this coming weekend.
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Old January 11 2013, 07:12 PM   #3574
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...sometimes one needs a bit of perfect fictional world to gather the strength to fight in the imperfect real one.
Yes! This is why TNG is my favorite Trek and why I like suspense novels to have clear-cut good guys and bad guys. I don't need flawed heroes who are barely distinguishable from villains -- there are plenty of them in real life, thank you.
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Old January 11 2013, 07:12 PM   #3575
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A blueberry muffin.

It was a birthday present for my mum

Well, it was the 'thing' she got with the card where I invited her to go to the café, where I bought the muffin, for lunch some day of her choosing...
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Old January 11 2013, 07:14 PM   #3576
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^ Sweet.
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Old January 11 2013, 07:25 PM   #3577
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Thanks TZ, it was a better gift than the other thing I got her; a cableeater™ -for the cables around dad's computer table in their living room, which really is a dad-gift -even if the cable-mess doesn't bother him
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Old January 11 2013, 11:38 PM   #3578
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Kleenex, bread, soda, nasal spray.
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Old January 12 2013, 12:52 AM   #3579
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24 season 2 DVD
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Old January 12 2013, 02:21 AM   #3580
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Thanks TZ, it was a better gift than the other thing I got her; a cableeater™ -for the cables around dad's computer table in their living room, which really is a dad-gift -even if the cable-mess doesn't bother him
I think it counts as a mom gift.
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Old January 12 2013, 02:45 AM   #3581
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Got some pizza for dinner since I didn't really feel up to cooking anything.
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Old January 12 2013, 02:07 PM   #3582
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Today on the farmers market I bought some good bacon and loads of carrots, onions, garlic, root-parsley, celeriac, leeks, parsnips.... Going to make some good hearty winter-soup now that the winds have brought some Siberian temperatures to our parts (that's what the weather-frogs on TV say but in reality we only have an ordinary range of temperature for this place and time of year. What is it with people that appear on TV; why do they all exaggerate everything SO much?)
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Old January 13 2013, 09:19 AM   #3583
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These 4 old Toro Whirlwind mowers:







Plus this NOS 1964 'Golden Whirlwind' engine....almost 50 years old and has never been used:



Plus the two parts that were needed to fix it (I only needed one crank starter, but there were two in the sale):





All to add to the growing collection that is starting to fill up my garage. I started mowing with one of these type of old Toros in 1975 when I was 8 years old and now I am having fun collecting and restoring them:

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Old January 13 2013, 03:03 PM   #3584
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Water supply hose for the downstairs toilet.
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Old January 16 2013, 01:13 AM   #3585
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^^hilarious and cool!
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