Freaky Friday Rants & Raves 7/16

Jul 16th, 2004, 07:16 AM
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Rave: My husband and I are celebrating out 15th anniv. this weekend- more in love with him now than ever
Rave: I've lost 15 lbs.
Rave: I'm blessed with a loving 13 year old son
Rave: Going to Jamaica in less than one month
Rant: What is there rant about?

So happy for you, Iregeo!
Hope you feel better, Cigale
Scarlett- how cool! My brother is a teacher in Japan- Sapporo
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Jul 16th, 2004, 07:28 AM
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Rant: OK I don't want to start a war here, but Martha only got 5 months - give me a break!
Rave: At least she got something!

Happy weekend all!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 07:38 AM
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Rave: I just got to work from a horse show here in Raleigh, and our mare was Grand Champion in both her divisions under both judges!!! (Visual of me bursting with pride.)

Raves: Scarlett's whole post, Iregeo's open heart and home, to cigalechanta's getting to feeling better, to kettle corn, to bonnie's "walking streak" - you GO girl!, obxgirl's eagles - waaaay cool, everyone's happy "the weekend's coming" mood.

Rants: NONE!!! Have a great weekend everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 07:47 AM
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Scarlett, congratulations, this qualifies you for upcoming Olympic Games! Oh, well, if you can't go to Greece in August can you at least win a Fodor's pin?

Cigale, have you tried hot bath for your hands? And MSM pills?

Rant: I have absolutely no plans this weekend.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 07:54 AM
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Rant: All those people who had hoped for a beach vacation in New England this week.

Rave: I wasn't one of them...8^)
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Jul 16th, 2004, 08:09 AM
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Rave: Booked a trip to Vegas in August for a quick trip with some friends from college!

Rave: Cellphone contract ends today which means I can finally switch and get a new phone!!

Rant: Went to a party last night (who has parties on Thursday nights???) for a friend leaving for Iraq and I feel less than steller this morning at work.

Rave: Caught a striper up in Marin County. Beautiful fish!!!

Rave: My sister who is starting UC Berkeley next year as a junior found a huge one bedroom within four blocks of campus for $1,100. (Her first apartment--she is the baby of the family...)
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Jul 16th, 2004, 08:16 AM
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Rant: Its Friday and my work aint done yet!
Rave: It's Frdiay The Weekend!

LoriNY.....I mentor young guys in "trouble" ....most of them would trade their probation for jail time, no kidding! Probation in Martha's case might just be the proverbial "living hell"!!!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 08:20 AM
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Rave: My husband is coming home tomorrow after five weeks in Mexico.

Rave: All of the wonderful people on this board who post such wonderful things and put me in a good mood.

Rave: Beautiful weather today.

Y'all have a great weekend!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 08:24 AM
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Rave: Going to see the one and only Prince tonight!
Rant: How can there be any rants with Prince in the forecast??
Jul 16th, 2004, 08:34 AM
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Happy Anniversary, phitnessphan!

Congrats to you and your mare, Diana!

Statia is offline  
Jul 16th, 2004, 08:42 AM
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hey all!! :-"

rave: having dinner with my closest friends tonight, who i haven't seen in a while. at the same room!

rave: enjoyed a tuesday off this week, and did some fun things around home...
i was off because i was up late the night before seeing the prince concert in new york!! (rave rave rave!) i've seen alot of concerts...not one was like prince...

rave: will try to get to the beach tomorrow...

rave: i don't even care that it might rain on long island sunday. ><

no real rants today...

Jul 16th, 2004, 09:09 AM
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Diana: Yay for you & your mare! I've been meaning to ask you what kind of horses you own & what discipline you show in? I am a former owner (someday I will have my horses again *sigh*) of a TB gelding I adopted from the racetrack. Showed Hunter/Jumper for most of my junior & high school career. Man, do I miss it!!

Rave: Horse people!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 09:20 AM
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Rant: I keep getting some type of strange spam e-mail from a lady asking me to send money to Nigeria. Anyone else get this?

Rave: Off to San DIego for a short break

Have a great weekend folks
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Jul 16th, 2004, 09:23 AM
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Thanks Statia and Cassidy! (Statia, I guess Saba will have to wait for another time...)

Cassidy, We have quarter horses and show halter (in hand) and western pleasure. I also have an appendix qh (1/2 thoroughbred and 1/2 qh) that I show in the hunter under saddle classes. I'm trying to break in some new boots, and I know you understand the torture my poor feet are enduring!
No time like the present to get back into it!

phitnessphan - we're going to Jamaica in a month also - where are you staying?

caribtraveler & jasper. You are making me sad I was not able to get anyone who would go with me to see Prince. (I did not want to go alone.)

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Jul 16th, 2004, 09:30 AM
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I missed this post the past few weeks!!

Rave: I love my new job and we have an awesome deli and a Starbucks across the street.

Rant: We have Friday summer hours (get out at 1pm) but I'm still here because I have to fix the last person's mistakes!!!

Rave: This leaves me alone in the office to turn the radio up

Rave: Preparing for my move out to Long Island from Brooklyn and getting to do some serious summer cleaning

Rant: Went to The Container Store for 2 items and walked out with 20!! At least I'll be more organized now!

Rave: Still get to plan my trip to San Diego and Vegas for the week between Xmas and New Years since we have that week off at work.

Rant: Hotels are too high in Vegas for New Years, so we will have to rearrange it to spend Xmas in Vegas and New Years in San Diego.

Rave: Boyfriend is coming back in a few hours to pick me up after a week away in South Jersey for training.

Rant: His roommate who's moving out is a complete slob, so we will have some serious cleaning to do of his room when he leaves. Let's not even mention when he eats my BF's food!!

Rave: By labor day I'll be able to rest by own pool and jacuzzi right outside my front door.

Rave: It's Friday!! Have a good weekend all!!
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Jul 16th, 2004, 09:55 AM
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Rant: I swear it is Friday the 13th.

The glass is half full, the glass is half full, the glass is half full.

Rave: ?
Jul 16th, 2004, 10:05 AM
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GoTravel: Here is your rave - you didn't have to make the move that you were dreading.
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Jul 16th, 2004, 10:12 AM
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diana...funny you should say! my sister was flying back from italy that night and she was devastated not to be able to go! the man couldn't go, so huffy i was going to go alone. i didn't like it, but i thought i just couldn't miss it. thank god last minute someone at work came with, it worked out fine!
Jul 16th, 2004, 10:18 AM
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rant: logged on at 7:00 this morning. Gee thanks Scarlett!

rave: going to see Fahrenheit 9/11 tomorrow.
jor is offline  
Jul 16th, 2004, 10:24 AM
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Rave: My daughter qualified for a trip to Florida for a aerospace design competition.

Rant: I got up at 3am this morning to get her to her high school to catch a 4am bus.

Rant: Instead of driving home, I went to my office to sleep on a couch until starting work at 8am, and I BADLY overslept. I had scheduled an 8am appointment, and didn't wake up till a colleague called me at 8:20 to find out where I was.

Rave: Our receptionist totally saved my ***, letting people know I was running late, and rescheduling things so that it all worked out by 11:15 am.

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