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Have you ever? ...

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Just a few fun questions ...

Have you ever????


1. smiled at a total stranger just because?

2. had your eftpos card declined because of lack of funds?

3. pretended to be unwell to get out of something?

4. said something complimentary to a stranger because you liked what she/he was wearing (whatever is relevant)

5. had a stranger compliment you right out of the blue?

6. worn the same pair of socks 2 days in a row?

7. fallen asleep while reading your book?

8. blamed a 'potent' fart on your sweet innocent baby?

9. done the 'ohmyghodihopewemakeittothepetrolstationbe
causewearebelowzero' cold sweat...

10. stopped, really stopped, and smelled the roses?

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My answers are:
yes for all of them at some stage or other in my 38 years on this planet ... emoticon

  
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TULIPAN2 10/11/2011 5:29AM

    1. YES

2. NO (I am really careful, I have only one credit card and
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3. OF course

4. YES

5. YES emoticon

6. ooohhh YES

7. YES

8. NO, but only because I don't have a baby

9. Noup

10. YES, we have a small vineyard where my mum also has her roses that smell heavenly


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JENN03275 10/3/2011 5:37PM

    1. smiled at a total stranger just because? Yes, I do it all t he time

2. had your eftpos card declined because of lack of funds? Yes

3. pretended to be unwell to get out of something? Yes

4. said something complimentary to a stranger because you liked what she/he was wearing (whatever is relevant) Yes, I do it all the time

5. had a stranger compliment you right out of the blue? Yes

6. worn the same pair of socks 2 days in a row? No

7. fallen asleep while reading your book? All the time

8. blamed a 'potent' fart on your sweet innocent baby? No, the dog

9. done the 'ohmyghodihopewemakeittothepet
r
olstationbecausewearebelo
wz
ero' cold sweat... OHH YES!

10. stopped, really stopped, and smelled the roses? Yes



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AMBER984 10/2/2011 11:45PM

    Yes to all, except 8, I don't have any children emoticon

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REBECCAMA 10/2/2011 7:57PM

  Have you ever????


1. smiled at a total stranger just because? YES!

2. had your eftpos card declined because of lack of funds? I don't know what that is. I am guessing it's what we call a "debit card".. but no.

3. pretended to be unwell to get out of something? YES

4. said something complimentary to a stranger because you liked what she/he was wearing (whatever is relevant) YES

5. had a stranger compliment you right out of the blue? YES

6. worn the same pair of socks 2 days in a row? YES unfortunately.

7. fallen asleep while reading your book? YES

8. blamed a 'potent' fart on your sweet innocent baby? Nope.

9. done the 'ohmyghodihopewemakeittothepet
r
olstationbecausewearebelo
wz
ero' cold sweat... ?

YES!

10. stopped, really stopped, and smelled the roses? Yes, and also stopped to watch the squirrels, turkeys, and other wildlife too. :-)



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EUPHRATES 10/2/2011 7:42PM

    All except #8 (who needs to blame the baby when there's an English Mastiff in the house? OMG!)
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LINDABENEDICT 10/2/2011 6:55PM

    yes !

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4AMAZINGME 10/2/2011 1:49PM

    lol emoticonyes to all.

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IMNENA23 10/2/2011 1:30PM

    No, not ME? Ha, Ha, Ha! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUNSCREENISGOOD 10/2/2011 10:45AM

    Yes to all besides #8..... no babies for me!

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MY_HEALTH_BABY 10/2/2011 9:29AM

    Absolutely YES, with no embarrasment emoticon

Super blog!

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CAROLIAN 10/2/2011 3:04AM

    Most of them except running out of fuel.Once blamed dog for a smelly one. Have a good day
Though i was in a small co-op one sunday and on passing a fridge knocked a pack of bottled lager off the shelf which broke and covered me in beer which i smelt of all day and had trouble convincing people i hadn't had a drink emoticon

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STEPPYSUE 10/1/2011 11:40PM

    Yes, no, yes, yes, yes, Hell no, yes, no, yes, no.....sounds like a good night in the bedroom (the Hell no is when he asks that question that all men inevitably do). emoticon

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PATTIE441 10/1/2011 9:57PM

    Oh yes! Life is to be enjoyed! emoticon emoticon

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NOSTOPPINMENOW 10/1/2011 9:04PM

    Yes to most if not all of them!
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GGMOM06 10/1/2011 8:31PM

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KATIE_DREAMSBIG 10/1/2011 5:49PM

    yes about the socks! ha ha

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BOE4LIFE 10/1/2011 4:16PM

    yes to all of them I also blame the wife, and the kiddo, and the little boy running amok and .... well everyone but the old lady. he He

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SYLPHINPROGRESS 10/1/2011 2:39PM

    "Yes" to seven of your questions. The "No's" or sorta-kinda "No's" are:

My atm/debit card ("eftpos" to you, it seems) has never been rejected. But don't count me out completely. Many, many years ago, when you may have been 13 or thereabouts, I wrote a check that bounced. Not a juicy career in crime, but still in the game.

No babies in my life to have blamed, so I've just never done that thing. Simple, neat and effective.

I have run out of gas, but the story is too old and too uninteresting. Lucky you.

Although rose-smelling gets a "yes," I'm sorry to say that it too often takes a back seat and needs reminders.

You also ask about happy encounters with strangers. I've written about some that have great significance to me because of the timing and the quality of the exchanges. You're under no obligation, but, if you'd care to, the blogs are dated February 1 and February 24.

Comment edited on: 10/1/2011 2:41:10 PM

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KAMAPERRY 10/1/2011 1:59PM

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NATPLUMMER 10/1/2011 1:30PM

    I'm 50/50.

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CHUBRUB3 10/1/2011 12:59PM

    8 out of 10! Yes, blamed a lot of others too! LOL!
Hugs,
Angela
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LESLIESENIOR 10/1/2011 11:54AM

    Blamed the dog, and I love the "petrol station". You are not from California (lol), but look at how universal your thoughts are. We are all so connected by our common thoughts and feelings. Thank you for the darling Blog. emoticon

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CYNDERROSE 10/1/2011 11:31AM

    Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes.

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LINDAKAY228 10/1/2011 9:33AM

    I can totally relate and say yes to all of those!

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EVOLVEFISH 10/1/2011 9:05AM

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Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, no (blamed the cats, though), yes, and yes.

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DOROTHYBERO 10/1/2011 8:19AM

    More than likely - yes - lol!!

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LEEPFROG95 10/1/2011 8:19AM

    YES for all but for #8 blamed a 2 year old not a baby ....
even though baby's diapers can be awful stinky....

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ANEWME42012 10/1/2011 3:50AM

    I have to say yes to all of them except for the blaming the innocent baby (they are not innocent anyway!) - although have blamed the cat!
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true or false? ....

Sunday, September 25, 2011

... 10 fun questions for you to answer if they are true or false emoticon

1. I am married.

2. I have two children.

3. I have four cats.

4. I live in New Jersey.

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday.

6. I like walking.

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date.

8. I never wear skirts.

9. I have brown eyes.

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not emoticon

  
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LEEPFROG95 10/1/2011 8:21AM

    1. I am married. ~T

2. I have two children. ~T

3. I have four cats. ~F

4. I live in New Jersey. ~F

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. ~F

6. I like walking. ~T

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. ~F

8. I never wear skirts. ~F

9. I have brown eyes.~F

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not ~T

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CHUBRUB3 9/30/2011 11:47AM

    Ha! 5 and 5! how wishy washy was that!
Hugs,
Angela


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WESTERNGIRL87 9/26/2011 10:11PM

    1. I am married. (False...but I've been dating my boyfriend for 7 years...does that count :)

2. I have two children. (False)

3. I have four cats. (False)

4. I live in New Jersey. (False)

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. (False)

6. I like walking. (True)

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. (False)

8. I never wear skirts. (Somewhat true)

9. I have brown eyes. (False)

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not (False)

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IMNENA23 9/26/2011 7:19PM

    5 true, 5 false Hummm!

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SWEETANNY99 9/26/2011 3:58PM

    1. I am married. F (but it's almost as good, we have a mortgage)

2. I have two children. F (none)

3. I have four cats. F (2 - they are like our kids)

4. I live in New Jersey. F (Ontario, Canada)

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. T (or any other day as I keep under 50-60gr Carbs/day)

6. I like walking. F (I have to use my eliptical to make it better)

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. F (stalled at 44)

8. I never wear skirts. Y (only the ones that hide the shorts stiched into it reeeeally well, so they are "skorts" :)

9. I have brown eyes. F (blue)

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not False! (cause I posted right away :)



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DCBEAVER 9/26/2011 2:30PM

    1. False
2. False
3. False
4. False...boy, I'm striking out here.
5. True...YAY!
6. True
7. True
8. False
9. False
10. Thought about it, and said Why not?? emoticon

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RED_WRITINGHOOD 9/26/2011 12:44PM

    ... 10 fun questions for you to answer if they are true or false emoticon

1. I am married. True

2. I have two children. False

3. I have four cats. False

4. I live in New Jersey. False

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. False

6. I like walking. True

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. True

8. I never wear skirts. False

9. I have brown eyes. False

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not False... I finished it :)

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SUNSCREENISGOOD 9/26/2011 12:14PM

    #6 is the only true one for me!!!!

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FITNESSMONSTER8 9/26/2011 11:57AM

    1. I am married. T

2. I have two children. T

3. I have four cats. F

4. I live in New Jersey. F

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. F

6. I like walking. T

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. F

8. I never wear skirts. F

9. I have brown eyes. F

10. You are now thinking about whether you will respond to this blog or not F

Comment edited on: 9/26/2011 11:58:11 AM

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SHAREBEAR1963 9/26/2011 9:43AM

    Fun blog! True on 1, 2, 6, and 9.
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TOPAZROSE 9/26/2011 2:09AM

    F,T,F,F,F,T,F,T,T,F

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SHERRIE_BERRY 9/26/2011 12:43AM

    T,T,F,F,T,T,F,F,F,T I like the last question ahahahaha!

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1BEACHWALKER 9/25/2011 11:08PM

    Ok-1-T, 2-F, 3-F, 4-F, 5-T, 6-F. 7-T, 8-T, 9-T and 10-F.
How did I do? emoticon

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PHOENIX40S 9/25/2011 11:07PM

    T, F, F, F, F, T, F, F, T emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 9/25/2011 9:41PM

    .. 10 fun questions for you to answer if they are true or false emoticon

1. I am married. T

2. I have two children. T

3. I have four cats. T

4. I live in New Jersey. F

5. I never consume alcohol on a Wednesday. F

6. I like walking. T

7. I have lost over 50 pounds to date. T

8. I never wear skirts. F

9. I have brown eyes. T



Bet I missed some!

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CIRANDELLA 9/25/2011 9:38PM

    Okay, I'll bite. 1,5,7,8, and 9 are true for me :) This is such a sweet 'n' simple poll! Most of them are endless questionnaires that take about two months to fill out (so I don't bother). But this one's nice 'n' easy :)

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NATPLUMMER 9/25/2011 9:26PM

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Finishing things off ......

Saturday, September 24, 2011

.... For everyone who is a little stressed I am passing this on because it definitely worked for me and we all could use more calm in our lives. Apparently we all feel more stressed about things we have started but haven't finished so I looked around my house to see things I'd started and hadn't finished. So far I have managed to finish off a bottle of Merlot, a bottle of Chardonnay, a bodle of Baileys, a butle of wum, tha mainder of Valiuminun scriptins, an a box a chocletz. Yu haf no idr how bludy fablus I feel rite now. Sned this to all who need inner piss. An telum u blody luvum xxxxxxxxx


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SUECHRIS50 9/29/2011 11:05AM

    waaaay beyond funny honey!!

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WADINGMOOSE 9/26/2011 1:36PM

    I think I need to start finishing things around the house!

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FITNESSMONSTER8 9/26/2011 12:13PM

    That was great! emoticon

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LADYBUGFAERIE 9/26/2011 11:03AM

    emoticon Thanks for the great laugh!!!! emoticon

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MELLOSE2WIN 9/26/2011 12:41AM

    lol cute! I loved it too! and made me think that I really do have things around my house I stress over that arent finished! I shall get on that tommorrow! all though, it wont be alchohol I have cut back to essentially quitting. It really can be done! I am feeling alot healthier! I have also lost five pounds in one week because I was able to focus on what I should be focusing on.
Thanks for the laugh and the eye opener!

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CAROLIAN 9/25/2011 10:48AM

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NTSOHLTHNT 9/25/2011 7:03AM

    Thanks for the laugh. emoticon

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SCREWIE 9/25/2011 4:41AM

    Might be an oldie but I loved it! Thanks!

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STEPPYSUE 9/24/2011 11:35PM

    OMG...you slay me girl! emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 9/24/2011 11:24PM

    Rofl!!!!

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JTAMSYN 9/24/2011 10:35PM

    LOL! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

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REBECCAMA 9/24/2011 10:10PM

  thanks for the laugh.

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DAWNFIRE72 9/24/2011 9:44PM

    Thanks for sharing that sounds like where my evening might be headed after the week I had at work.

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CIRANDELLA 9/24/2011 8:48PM

    LOLOL!!! Now, that's absolutely hilarious! Thanks for a wonderful laugh :) I feel bludy fablus rite now after reading this!

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SCHAHARAZADE 9/24/2011 8:42PM

    Hahahahaha... I likes it!!! emoticon emoticon

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LINDABENEDICT 9/24/2011 8:40PM

    HAHAHAHA...may just have to follow suit !

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NATPLUMMER 9/24/2011 8:36PM

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EVOLVEFISH 9/24/2011 8:36PM

    LOL!!!

You are soooooooooo funny!

Thanks for the laugh, m'dear!

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Arrrrgggh - clucking bell ....

Friday, September 23, 2011

... or rhymes with more like.

Soooo, husband unit is off to the rugby tonight emoticon allll good! Am pleased for him etc, it's kind of a work thing for him so drinks are all paid for etc - again, great!

However, I am someone who hates, hates, hates, having things organised for me and he's gone and organised my evening - not having discussed it with me. Gaaaahhhhh!!!!

Our friend J is taking husband unit and her partner K to the rugby and picking them up afterwards and J and I would have a catch up etc - she would spend that time at our house - super. The only fly in the ointment is that K has children and J will probably have to bring them with her. Fine, except for the fact that the house is a total shambles and Is (a really sweet 5 year old) will need to go to sleep seeing as the rugby won't end until about 10.30pm. The only place for her to go to bed is our bedroom which is totally unsuitable because it's totally full of stuff that I'm selling (tonnes of baby stuff and clothes I've grown out of) - it's hard enough for husband and I to fit in around everything. Maybe I'm being unrealistic but Pip is nearly 5 and I know what 5 year olds are like lol!

I was actually hoping to get a chance to list more auctions tonight but can't if I'm entertaining. I know I'm being a grizzle pants but I really actually just wanted to do my own thing tonight. Oh well, it will all be good in the end but *sigh*

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REBECCAMA 9/24/2011 10:12PM

  sorry for you...

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LINDABENEDICT 9/24/2011 8:41PM

    sigh...life with kids ......it may be this way till the kids leave home ...in their 20's ,you hope !

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NATPLUMMER 9/24/2011 6:30PM

    I hope it all worked out okay. I hate it when I want to do my own thing and end up having someone plan something for me, too.

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JESPAH 9/24/2011 9:29AM

    I hope it goes as smoothly as possible and then once they are gone, maybe have a nice chat with hubby, eh?

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BUBBLEJ1 9/24/2011 2:34AM

    I know it sucks when you have plans but would rather be alone. I can totally relate! Hope your night goes well and GO THE ALL BLACKS!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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JTAMSYN 9/24/2011 1:05AM

    I hear ya... its nice sometimes to have the evening to yourself to take care of all the "behind the scenes" things that even dh doesn't realize needs to be done. "Go with the flow" has always been one of the hardest things for me to do... But we do what we gotta do, right? You have a great attitude!

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stones in my eyes ...

Friday, September 23, 2011

Little Alexandra (aka Miss 3) wandered into the bedroom first thing this morning and announced:

"I have 3 stones in my eyes...see"

Puzzled momentarily I suddenly clicked, that the 'stones' were crunchy eye sleeps.

The simplicity and honesty of littlies huh? I'd never thought of that description but it's so apt!

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LINDABENEDICT 9/28/2011 12:44PM

    I bet they d feel like stones ! We used to call them sleepy bugs!

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BUBBLEJ1 9/23/2011 4:18PM

    Around here we call those 'eye boogers'. Feel free to teach that to your daughter...or not. LOL

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JESS0107 9/23/2011 2:10PM

    That is sweet!!!

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EVOLVEFISH 9/23/2011 1:17PM

    Cute story.

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KITKAT1982 9/23/2011 12:56PM

    Kids remind us of simple pleasures and basic truthes. They don't complicate things do they? We need to take their lead:)Very cute, thanks so much for sharing. emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 9/23/2011 11:59AM

    I had some in my eyes this morning, too :-)

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FITNESSMONSTER8 9/23/2011 10:59AM

    Sooo cute!!!

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GOLFLADY11 9/23/2011 10:19AM

    The world is just so simplified by the sweetness of children. emoticon

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JESPAH 9/23/2011 8:26AM

    ... like sands in the hourglass ....

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NOMORESTALLING 9/23/2011 6:27AM

    SO ADORABLY CUTE

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FIFIFRIZZLE 9/23/2011 6:11AM

    Ew!

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ALASKASKY 9/23/2011 5:52AM

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