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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15880 on: December 05, 2018, 09:22:58 am »
Katy, what a horrible story!  That really sucks!  I would be so pissed if that would have happened to me!

Lee is right about electronic recyclables.  Look at your local town's website, and search on recycling.  I'm pretty sure most towns have the dates listed, and the locations of when and where to drop this stuff off.

What a GDBOAUS if there ever was one! In retrospect, you should have used the extra money to buy a better stand! (I think they make TVs kind of tipsy now on purpose.) In my municipality, there is a day once a year when you can take old electronics in to be recycled, and only have to pay $5, if that. Otherwise, places charge $25 and up to recycle that kind of waste.

Yes, we have something like that, too. Last summer when I was downsizing I disposed of a bunch of electronics that had been piling up in the basement. I don't think it was very expensive, but you have to drive way out into the country to do it.

But I wish there was something I could do about the brand new broken TV. I hate to have to just toss it. I think I'll try calling a TV repair guy I happened upon when I was first shopping for TVs. I have a feeling that the way they make disposable electronics these days there's probably no hope, so that's the saddest part.

That, plus listening to my son react as he unpacked and set up the TV and realized what had happened.  :'(






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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15881 on: December 05, 2018, 08:54:08 pm »

Hiya BetterMost friends.




Happy Hump Day!

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I had a batch of holiday cards ready to go, and after I got to the post office, realized it was closed for the day of mourning.

Oh well, they're going out tomorrow, then!

Work is chugging along, keeping me busy with the crunch starting for the end of year.   We've been told that we are closing at 3:00 on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.  The days between the two should be pretty slow as well.

I need to spend some time doing shopping this weekend!  Need to get the gifts in order!!!


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15882 on: December 05, 2018, 09:56:34 pm »
I was wondering what companies would do with the holidays in the middle of the work week. THanks for updating us!
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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15883 on: December 06, 2018, 07:11:52 pm »

Hiya BetterMost friends.




One day closer to Friday, and pay day!

No big plans for the weekend, other than going out to get some shopping done for my niece and her boyfriend for Christmas, and laundry, of course.  ;D

I was wondering what companies would do with the holidays in the middle of the work week. THanks for updating us!

I guess it would depend on the company.  Some may close, others not.  There's a rule about banks being closed for more than 3 days in a row, so we wouldn't be able to be closed Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

It's alright though.  I don't mind going in on Monday before Christmas.....they're letting us out early, so it's still time off.  ;D



Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15884 on: December 09, 2018, 10:40:12 pm »

Hiya BetterMost friends.




As the holidays are getting closer, I'm getting busier!!!

I think I've just about finished my Christmas shopping. 

Mom - "Scaredy Cut - Silent clippers"  She wants them to groom the cat, and cash.
Dad - cash
(mom and dad are opting for mostly cash from us, now that a move may happen in the next few years.  They want to purge, not get new stuff.)
Chris - Strange books.  Chris has a weird sense of humor.
Mike - Raiders blanket, hat, and commemorative coin
Michelle - Eagles blanket, hat and commemorative coin
Shana & Derek - tool set and fishing equipment
Trent - two boxes of crayons and a variety of train, emergency vehicles, and police officers coloring books
Maria - coworker - Card games.  She and her husband get together with friends every weekend to play canasta.  I got her a box of different games.  Uno, Phase 10, Snappy Dressers, and Drunk, Stoned or Stupid.
Sacha - supervisor - She's a mother of 4 year-old twins, but I didn't want to get her twin stuff.  She's always talking about how much she needs to do, so I'm going to get her daily planner and calendar and things like that.

The only mystery is Michelle's brother, Eric.


My weekends are busy too.  I am meeting with mom next weekend for cooking baking stuff, and then the following weekend I have some people coming over for a small holiday gathering.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15885 on: December 10, 2018, 11:39:49 am »
Hiya BetterMost friends.




Oh, it felt  so good to sleep in today!

On vacation this week, Monday - Thursday.  Back to work on Friday.  I know that sounds silly, but I had 4 days left to use that I had to use by the end of the year, or I'd lose them.

Dentist appointment today for a small filling to be done, and other than that, the day is mine.  ;D

Plan for tomorrow is to go out and get some shopping done, and then I'm meeting coworkers for a happy hour thing in the afternoon, and bowling later on.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15886 on: December 11, 2018, 11:59:10 am »
Hiya BetterMost friends.




Oh, it felt  so good to sleep in today, again!

Just got finished watching some trashy TV, and now I'm about to go out and get some chores done.  I need to mail more holiday cards,  get some baking supplies, some other gifts for Christmas, and some household stuff.

Then I have to get back home, do some light cleaning, maybe get some more cards done, and then meet coworkers for a 'pre-holidays happy hour' event, and then change and go to bowling.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15887 on: December 11, 2018, 09:34:38 pm »
You may be the most loyal and conscientious adherent to holiday traditions and other festivities I know!

I didn't even get around to putting up the outside Christmas lights this year. It still might not be too late, but ...

I do have a Christmas tree standing in my living room but at the moment it's just plain, with neither lights nor ornaments.





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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15888 on: December 11, 2018, 11:30:59 pm »
Chuck, I received your card! Thank you so much. It's a very classy design!!

Due to my grandson's birthday on December 1 and my son's birthday today, I'm always going to be playing catch-up for Christmas. I remember when people went out shopping for presents on Christmas Eve. Now, by December 10, it's considered "too late" and we're starting to see bare shelves.
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Re: Cellar Scribblings
« Reply #15889 on: December 12, 2018, 10:54:15 am »
Chuck, I received your card! Thank you so much. It's a very classy design!!

Due to my grandson's birthday on December 1 and my son's birthday today, I'm always going to be playing catch-up for Christmas. I remember when people went out shopping for presents on Christmas Eve. Now, by December 10, it's considered "too late" and we're starting to see bare shelves.

My father used to drag me to the mall on the morning of December 24 to find something for him to give my mother. I went along with it, but it annoyed me for sure!  :laugh:

But I really shouldn't laugh. In the pre-internet days, I didn't get into the spirit of shopping for Christmas gifts until much closer to the holiday. Now I tend to buy the few gifts I need to buy much farther ahead of time to insure I can get what I want.
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