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Old April 9 2014, 06:43 PM   #5596
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^Wow, sounds serious... didn't cinnamon work for you?
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Old April 9 2014, 09:09 PM   #5597
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Banana split from Dairy Queen while out on my daily walk ordered by my cardiologist!
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Old April 10 2014, 02:50 PM   #5598
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trekkiedane wrote: View Post
^Wow, sounds serious... didn't cinnamon work for you?
I did not know that ants and cinnamon didn't mix. I am going to try that. Not only environmentally friendly, I'll bet it's a hell of a lot cheaper than the ant-spray. Thanks, trekkiedane!!

My purchase was a cappuccino on the way to work.
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Old April 10 2014, 02:54 PM   #5599
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Dinner items for last night.
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Old April 10 2014, 04:53 PM   #5600
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^Wow, sounds serious... didn't cinnamon work for you?
I did not know that ants and cinnamon didn't mix. I am going to try that. Not only environmentally friendly, I'll bet it's a hell of a lot cheaper than the ant-spray. Thanks, trekkiedane!!
Guessing you have looked it up by now... it's an old trick that I don't even know why I know, it may or may not work for you -but do try it and let us know how successful you are with it.

Haven't purchased anything (yet) today, but as it was the day I was supposed to go to the DIY-discount-store I have my list ready:
  • Rope to hang up my bike with.
  • Pot to plant something in.
  • Soil to put in the pot.
  • Wheels for my sack truck (the kind that doesn't puncture).

ETA:
I just pre-ordered this from Amazon.
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Old April 10 2014, 10:10 PM   #5601
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Enough cat food to keep Junior fed for a week.
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Old April 10 2014, 10:27 PM   #5602
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^There's a great comfort in having a big sack of cat-food in the house -I usually buy them three at a time

Just ordered Scouting for Boys on Amazon... been thinking about it since Stephen Fry quoted from it on QI:

Scouting For Boys has this advice to offer on the following subjects:

Suicide: 'When a man has gone so far as to attempt suicide, a scout should know what to do with him. In a case where the would-be suicide has taken poison, give milk and make him vomit, which is done by tickling the inside of the throat with a finger or a feather…In the case of hanging, cut down the body at once, taking care to support it with one arm while cutting the cord… A tenderfoot [novice] is sometimes inclined to be timid about handling an insensible man or a dead man, or even of seeing blood. Well, he won’t be much use till he gets over such nonsense.'
/.../
Emphasis mine (and Frys).

It's not that I have to read non-pc books, but if they promise as much hilarity as this one, I really do!
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Old April 12 2014, 12:15 AM   #5603
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A trimmed, light blue knit top and a blue, shawl collar sweater, from Coldwater Creek---then bought a sequined top from Coldwater Creek's website.

I just found out that they are going to go out of business soon. I don't think I can cope.

*sigh*


Also bought a new pillow at Bed, Bath and Beyond, and, to console myself, I bought a BLT from Jimmy John's.
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Old April 12 2014, 01:33 PM   #5604
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Dress shirt and two ties.
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Old April 12 2014, 04:17 PM   #5605
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A few bags' worth of extra snacks and groceries for this weekend.
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Old April 12 2014, 06:29 PM   #5606
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A new badge for a friend's car - old one faded after 15 years.
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Old April 12 2014, 10:35 PM   #5607
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Groceries.
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Old April 13 2014, 12:56 AM   #5608
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Chocolate milk, colby/monterey jack cheese, Nutella (no more imitations), cinnamon rolls (for Nutella, since I've not tried it on top of anything yet), cat treats, catnip.
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Old April 13 2014, 03:08 AM   #5609
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Dinner tonight with friends and some figures from my friend's local toy shop.
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Old April 13 2014, 03:56 AM   #5610
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the peter davison 5th doctor bobblehead with light up stand.
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