Freaky Friday Rants & Raves 7/16

Jul 15th, 2004, 08:53 PM
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Freaky Friday Rants & Raves 7/16

I am so excited, I got here first !

Rave: Good friends, good health and finally, good weather!
Baby boy spending a week on an island off Japan camping on a cool is that?
Rant: none~
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Jul 15th, 2004, 09:09 PM
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Rave: I'm finally in that "summer groove".

Rave: My (autistic) son has a best, best, best friend who has practically been living with us for over a week!!!

Rave: going to Vegas next week!

Rant: Can't think of a single thing!!
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Jul 15th, 2004, 09:16 PM
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Rave: Iregeo's son to have such a good friend.
Rant: My fingers are bad.
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Jul 15th, 2004, 09:19 PM
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Bless you, Cigale.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 03:19 AM
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rave: the street fair festival is on and I'm still eating on the kettle corn I bought yesterday.
rave: driving to Minneapolis/St. Paul later today for fun.
rave: husband is playing golf this morning and that puts him in a very good mood.
rave: my local gas station is 5 cents/gallon less than any other place in town (and I've got a coupon for an additional 3 cents off).

I guess there's nothing to rant about today!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 03:50 AM
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Rave: Granddaughter coming to visit for a couple of weeks next month!

Rave: Gorgeous weather with low humidity in Central N.C. today and yesterday.

Rave: Have walked 25 days in a row, up to two miles now!

Rave: The beautiful flowering Crepe Myrtles, Day Lilies and Cana Lilies around Raleigh/RTP area. Beautiful! Come see how pretty we are, if you haven't before!

CIGALE, hope you feel better!

Rants: NONE

Jul 16th, 2004, 04:09 AM
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Rant: I've been back from Scotland for just over a week, and it already feels like it was ages ago. I look through the pictures every evening to try to keep it from slipping away.

Rave: My next trip is just five days away, to meet the new nephew (although I don't know whether Lake Jackson, TX, qualifies as a rant or rave).

Rave: the weather's been beautiful here in Chicago the last few days, and it is supposed to be great this weekend. We're contemplating an outing to Ravinia to hear the Chicago Symphony.

Rant: watching Mark Prior walk off the mound with an elbow injury last night -- okay, not travel related, but enough to send a chill through every Cubs fan's heart. It's gotta be the goat...

Happy Friday, everyone.

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Jul 16th, 2004, 04:11 AM
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Rave: We're heading to the beach tomorrow, along with both children and families (all three grandchildren!). We do this every year, and we all look forward to it.

Rave: Going to New Orleans in three weeks with four other couples.

Hope we get some rain on the yard and garden while we're gone..

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Jul 16th, 2004, 04:18 AM
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Scarlett--that is way cool!
Iregeo--am happy for your son!
Cigale--I hope you find relief >-

Rant: Newphew returns home on Sunday...going to be a sad day

Rave: We enjoyed a great week with him!

I hope everyone enjoys a nice weekend!
Jul 16th, 2004, 04:20 AM
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Jul 16th, 2004, 04:21 AM
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Big Rave: Getting together with 4 college buddies for the weekend. This is our 31st anniversary reunion! Girls only!

Rant: I started the day with a sinus headache and lots of drainage.

Jul 16th, 2004, 04:28 AM
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Hi everyone!

Rave - My sister and her husband are coming to visit me for the weekend!

Rant - My car stalled in the parking garage at work, and when I restarted it, it jumped, and scrapped a concrete wall. Ugh!

Have a great weekend!

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Jul 16th, 2004, 04:48 AM
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Rave: Birdie - a regular poster on the forum - who was so very kind to me this week. I had posted a question regarding construction at a resort and she drove there to check it out for me. I really appreciated this. Thank you again Birdie.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 04:56 AM
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Rave: Launched my sailboat this week

Rant: Rained all week.

Rave: forcast calls for a nice weekend
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Jul 16th, 2004, 05:29 AM
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Happy Friday Everyone!

Scarlett, too cool about your boy.

Iregeo, that's great for your son.

Mimi, I hope your fingers feel better soon.

Thanks to all the rest of you who wished me and my hubby a happy anniversary last Friday. Your wishes were much appreciated.

Rant: We didn't get to go to Saba on Monday, as planned, since we couldn't find a single flight with five available seats for all of us.

Rave: We had a fabulous weeklong visit from my MIL and her sister. We all had so much fun together that it should have been against the law to laugh so much every single day.

Rave: My husband's daughter went on her first scuba dive and loved it!

Rave: Tonight is the official start of Carinval on our island. Let the party begin!

Rave: Lots of needed rain here yesterday and now the sun shines again for a lovely weekend.

Have a great one, everybody!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 05:41 AM
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Rave--Had an incredible backpacking trip at Mt. Hood last weekend! Our daughters friend went with us and she had never backpacked before and loved it!

Rave--Nordstrom sale starts today, lol!

Rave--Heading to Sunriver in central Oregon tomorrow for a week of more outdoor adventure!

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Jul 16th, 2004, 06:13 AM
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Rave: Going to see "Anchorman" and have a great dinner out. Rant:We need more rain here in SW FLa. Rave: My recently married daughter is going to Rome for a week to visit her DH who is at a NATO school in Latinum.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 06:35 AM
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Rave: Saw a pair of bald eagles on my morning walk.

Rant: A particular poster who litters the Europe board 24/7 with snotty put downs and pretentious yammering. Ugh. It's so tiresome.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 06:42 AM
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Rave: Went to our local zoo yesterday and visited the Indian and African elephants. They are so majestic.

Rave: Going to Jasper National Park one week from today, staying at my favorite Chalet, going horsebackriding through the mountains. Can't wait!

So far no rants, Happy Friday!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 06:47 AM
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Raveur bathroom remodel is done. We just need the shower door to arrive and be installed

rave:the garden is bursting forth

rave:taking the in laws to see Master Class on Sunday(with Rita Moreno).

Happy Friday one and all!
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