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Rocket Gone Wrong

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Yesterday was such a beautiful day where I live, 65 degrees! Maybe winter is finally over. We have 3 seasons, Winter, Summer, and inbetween Mud.
My husband has toy rockets that we set off for our 2 little boys as often as weather permits. This time, we weren't so lucky. Overcompensated for the wind ( which is also always present here). The rocket didn't go as high as we thought due to low trajectory and the parachute didn't deploy fast enough to avoid getting stuck in a very high tree.
I gallantly tried to climb it (not that it would have helped get it down, it was too high) and ended up scraping up my arms nicely.
My husband even tried to stand on a tall ladder and use an extendable rod to reach it, but to no avail. Sadly, we are minus one fun yellow rocket.


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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:56AM

    whoops I missed something lol. I weigh in on mondays mornings. If I keep going It will proble be 2 weeks But I want to mantian a week or 2 befor we party I want to own the loss!!!

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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:53AM

    The produce store I mentioned is amazing but is far away my family and friend go so when they do my wife will send a list or go too. there is also a bread thrift store next door to it so she gets the bread there. We used to eat out alot when we both worked now we eat home lots of varity for supper and my kids take the left overs the next day to school. We have more leftovers now that i eat so much less.. A nother expense we do not have is health care. Being canadian it comes form my taxes which are high. I typed alot this morning hope you have a great day.

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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:47AM

    The soup is very much my recipe. It was a clean out the fridge the day befor my wife went with a friend to the produce store,Ifound a Dried 15 bean blend at a organic store. Also put extra lentials , split peas in it. I found a hearty good greens mixture at the super market is is pre packet cut and washed. there are 2 types one has kale, collard greens and mustard green. the other has spinch, beet, and something else can not remember. My recipes changes a bit each batch. I found the last 2 batches very similar so I am coming very close to a set recipe. Once I do pen to paper and I will post it. I use any container I have that has a lit, freezes and can mirco wave.

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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:37AM

    Food budget $200 every 2 weeks and she covers the holes. I buy alot of my food out of money outside that $200. Also I eat at work I bring my soup for lunch but everything else I eat from there. It is an amazing deal. Pay roll deduction $3 for lucnh $5 for supper. That includes a main course, a soup, salad, drinks and dessert. I spread my meal through out the day and east fresh friut, nuts, cheese, skim milk and the mains there is always a heart smart option.

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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:32AM

    Money is an interesting topic for me. We both worked full time for a while opposite shifts the kids grand mother watched them. when they started school. there grand mother went to work.The third child was a surprise. We sat down and crunched the numbers the cost of child care, traveling and all other costs for both of us to work was silly. So we went old school and my wife stayed home. My neice is a week older then my son son we watch her as well my wife also sings at furenals and weddings. My wife was in mangement so it was a big pay cut for us . Cooks do not make a lot but my job is one block away so no traveling expenses. We do not own a car. We live in the middle of our city on every major bus route. I have not driven since 1993. We rent a huge flat been here 10 years.Rent is one third the cost of mortages in this area and most rents. With one in cum I get huge tax breaks and more child tax checks because we have three kids. When we both worked we got very little of that stuff. With her home we make more then when we both worked. We started doing all this befor the ecconomy went in the toliet. We have a angel on our sholder.

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BIGBEAROHYEAH 4/27/2013 4:15AM

    ahhh sorry to hear your rocket got stuck. That sucks. Good morning and happy saturday. It is could and wet here April is always a messy month snow, rain, fog, little sun, the temp can go anywere. Th eyard sales I will go to today are all indoors at churchs and hallls. There are some in house as wel. Halifax has 4 universtries, military and many elderly so it makes for a very wide range of what you find at sales. A lot of molving this time of year.

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