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Garbage truck didn't come this week, as garbage day fell on Christmas.

Our wonderful neighbors collected all the trash from everyone's house on our street, and made a few dump runs today.

We thanked them by bringing them some lunch and lemonade!

We're happy, they're happy
- Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
- Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you.
I spent frivolous $$ on myself for the first time in years.

I'm always saving money to help my sister who is on food stamps. But today I threw caution to the winds and bought a dress for an upcoming wedding. It felt great to treat myself for a change!
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
A guy who works at the thrift shop decided to pay for my purchase of a 70s-style shelf. It was just a dollar, but it was damned nice of him. Stunned me, too.
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It's Saturday night, DD1 is feeling better/stronger every day, the in-laws came for a nice holiday visit, and have safely returned home, we have another week to winter break ahead, and just six months until we get to visit the in-laws and the rest of the family on their turf.

Oh, and Rosie didn't pee or poop on the carpet today
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AG re:coil, LALooks gel, John Frieda Secret Weapon
Spent a wonderful day with bro. & SIL yesterday. Visited a farm. Saw sheep, cows, chickens, horses (huge!) pigs (enormous boar). The cows were so totally lovable and had big heads and gentle eyes. It was feeding time and the farmers talked to us about how everything used to be in the 1800's and how it has changed. We saw many old interesting farm implements.

Wonderful day. I think I was a cow in a former life.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
Spent a wonderful day with bro. & SIL yesterday. Visited a farm. Saw sheep, cows, chickens, horses (huge!) pigs (enormous boar). The cows were so totally lovable and had big heads and gentle eyes. It was feeding time and the farmers talked to us about how everything used to be in the 1800's and how it has changed. We saw many old interesting farm implements.

Wonderful day. I think I was a cow in a former life.
Originally Posted by curlypearl
I love all animals! Cows are so beautiful. We have cows for neighbors. When we moved in next to them, I asked the owner if it was okay if we petted them and fed them little treats like apples or carrots. He said sure. I asked what their names were and he said "we don't name them....wait, are you going to name them???" Yes, yes I did. And they come when I call them by name :-) If they get out of their fence, they don't run away, they come and look in my kitchen window with looks on their faces that say, "Hey carrot lady, we'll get back in the fence if you pet us and give us treats!!" Once they ate all my tulips. I really wish I had take a photo of a cow in my flowers with a tulip hanging out of her mouth!!! The farmer thought I was mad. No, I just grabbed the carrots and led them to the gate Big ole babies!
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Spent a wonderful day with bro. & SIL yesterday. Visited a farm. Saw sheep, cows, chickens, horses (huge!) pigs (enormous boar). The cows were so totally lovable and had big heads and gentle eyes. It was feeding time and the farmers talked to us about how everything used to be in the 1800's and how it has changed. We saw many old interesting farm implements.

Wonderful day. I think I was a cow in a former life.
Originally Posted by curlypearl
I love all animals! Cows are so beautiful. We have cows for neighbors. When we moved in next to them, I asked the owner if it was okay if we petted them and fed them little treats like apples or carrots. He said sure. I asked what their names were and he said "we don't name them....wait, are you going to name them???" Yes, yes I did. And they come when I call them by name :-) If they get out of their fence, they don't run away, they come and look in my kitchen window with looks on their faces that say, "Hey carrot lady, we'll get back in the fence if you pet us and give us treats!!" Once they ate all my tulips. I really wish I had take a photo of a cow in my flowers with a tulip hanging out of her mouth!!! The farmer thought I was mad. No, I just grabbed the carrots and led them to the gate Big ole babies!
Originally Posted by goldencurly
Awww.
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Protein sensitive
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Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
One of my favorite people got engaged to a wonderful man a few days ago. I'm just so happy for her!
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goldencurly - your post reminded me of this blast from the past!



Don't know if you know of The Magic Roundabout in the US.
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3b in South Australia.
goldencurly - your post reminded me of this blast from the past!



Don't know if you know of The Magic Roundabout in the US.
Originally Posted by Starmie
That is hard-core cuteness right there!!!
Downton Abbey S3 starts on Sunday night!!!!

I'm so geeked. It almost makes the start of the semester bearable!
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"And death is at your doorstep
And it will steal your innocence
But it will not steal your substance
But you are not alone in this"

“My ability to turn good news into anxiety is rivaled only by my ability to turn anxiety into chin acne.” - Tina Fey
Woke up to cloud cover and a cool day, took the dog for a decent walk (instead of a round-the-block-after-dark walk) picked plums off the tree (before the birds got them all), dug potatoes up and then watched two tennis finals which were both, amazingly, won by Aussies. 'Twas a good day.
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3b in South Australia.
Nice cooler weather again this week, spent several hours tidying up the back garden today, then when I came in for lunch the shoes I had ordered online finally arrived. I was beginning to think they'd never get here after three weeks and two ignored emails.
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3b in South Australia.
My SIL's labor induction has started: baby on the way! Arrival predicted for today !


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My SIL had her baby this evening!!! Mama and baby are fine, healthy and safe!!!
My SIL had her baby this evening!!! Mama and baby are fine, healthy and safe!!!
Originally Posted by goldencurly
Congratulations! You must be a proud auntie : )

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. - Jimi
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My SIL had her baby this evening!!! Mama and baby are fine, healthy and safe!!!
Originally Posted by goldencurly
Congratulations! You must be a proud auntie : )

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Originally Posted by yossarian
Oh yes I am! They are such sweet people! They've been married 12 years and this is their first. They've been trying all along; they wanted kids from day 1. They've had 4 foster children,3 have "aged out" and then just last spring they finished paperwork with the state to be eligible to adopt the youngest and then the birth-mother changed her mind and all of a sudden there was a baby on the way!!!!!

I think my boss is starting to really like and appreciate me.

With only 1-2 exceptions, the people I work with are incredibly nice and sweet to me! It's amazing. Very different from the last place I worked where people were cold, often arrogant and very formal.

My current co-workers are always smiling at me and jump in to help me and they are so warm. I am blessed!
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2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
I think we've decided on a baby name!
I think that I deceive genius.
Someone is coming to mend our fence and take a look at our furnace next week or so.
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