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  • Bicycle Commute: Change in Plans

    8/26/2014 10:01:36 AM, by DDOORN

    One of the losses I've had with my ongoing use of blood thinners has been my bicycle commute to work. I've struggled with this and finally I thin... Read more

  • Monday's Quote

    8/25/2014 1:28:12 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Every fairy tale, it seems, concludes with the bland phrase "happily ever after." Yet every couple I have ever known would agree that nothing ab... Read more

  • It's About TIME!!

    8/25/2014 8:51:34 AM, by DDOORN

    I heard a piece on NPR this morning that both made me want to scream in frustration and WOO-HOO that someone has FINALLY caught on: Grocers ... Read more

  • Sunday's Quote

    8/24/2014 8:03:34 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get ... Read more

  • Coming Together

    8/24/2014 12:07:26 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    So we picked out our invites :) it's a pretty white card stock with sea shells on it and navy blue writing. We got the invites with the envelopes... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    8/23/2014 9:13:50 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Some things are best left a blur. Births and Visa Bills.” ¯ Sophie Kinsella, Shopaholic & Baby Read more

  • Weekend Off

    8/23/2014 11:29:38 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Got my walk in already and just doing my Sparkpeople stuff right now. I'm hoping to go fishing with the fiance later and do some of my exercises ... Read more

  • Wedding

    8/22/2014 9:25:26 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    We went to go look at the venue I was looking at and the fiancé ended up liking it! So after our viewing we sat in the parking lot and called the... Read more

  • Thursday's Quote

    8/21/2014 11:32:56 PM, by PMAY0313

    “...the number one reason knitters knit is because they are so smart that they need knitting to make boring things interesting. Knitters are so c... Read more

  • I Got A Raise

    8/21/2014 7:58:50 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Found out today that I got a .$75 raise!... Read more

  • Wednesday's Quote

    8/21/2014 1:12:35 AM, by PMAY0313

    “I hate it when my leg falls asleep. I know that means it's going to be up all night.” ¯ Steven Wright Read more

  • Exhausted

    8/20/2014 8:03:35 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Exhausted but still trying my best to put in the exercise...... Read more

  • HEAVEN HELP ME/US !!!!!!!!!!

    8/19/2014 10:32:10 PM, by FRANCES-AGAPE

    I truly hate being a Debbie Downer all the time lately. Last week Jack told me of another f... Read more

  • 5AM Shift

    8/19/2014 9:34:04 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Well today was my first day working from 5am until 2pm for inventory prep... I arrived almost 20 minutes early just to find out there was constru... Read more

  • Tuesday's Quote

    8/19/2014 8:35:31 PM, by PMAY0313

    “I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories ... Read more

  • Fitness made Humiliating? Never at Home ! [The Sequel, Four Years in the Making]

    8/19/2014 4:36:13 PM, by TINIERTINA

    It helps that I had been treated right in a live mat pilates class series. No substitute for being supported by one's live pilates instructors (... Read more

  • Jam-Packed Day of Play!

    8/18/2014 10:53:46 PM, by DDOORN

    There were two rides scheduled this past weekend, BOTH for upper Catskill region. I passed on the Saturday ride through the Cannonsville Reservoi... Read more

  • Monday's Quote

    8/18/2014 7:34:54 PM, by PMAY0313

    “One can only tolerate the absolute idiocy of Man for so long before bringing out the bat.” ¯ Dean Hale Read more

  • Morning Shift

    8/18/2014 6:37:17 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Well today I only had to work 3 hours but starting tomorrow I start at 5am and work until 2pm for the next 4 days. i don't know if I'm working th... Read more

  • Sunday's Quote

    8/18/2014 12:32:08 AM, by PMAY0313

    Yesterday I posted the funny below... Actually this is the picture of H... Read more

  • Someone Was Worried About My Heart

    8/17/2014 4:22:51 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Since I started working at this company. ... Read more

  • Day Off

    8/17/2014 12:00:57 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    I found out last night that I have today off! I work as a cashier on Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday I will be doing inventor... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    8/16/2014 3:07:06 PM, by PMAY0313

    I bet Seal is terrified of shark week. --Unknown (I have been watching shark week sine the first one in 1987. I love it! I haven't been ... Read more

  • UGH

    8/16/2014 11:29:05 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Finding out that you work at the last minute sucks. Schedules don't get posted until Saturday but since I closed last night I got to find out I w... Read more

  • Friday's Quote

    8/15/2014 1:54:57 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Those guys who want to have the Mohawk...which, to me, is the new business casual.” ¯ Gerard Way (Good grief...I hope not!) Read more

  • Tired

    8/15/2014 11:47:25 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Really tired :( I have work tonight working the closing shift ugh.... I've never done a closing shift before.... Read more

  • Work

    8/14/2014 7:35:43 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Signed up 3 people total in 2 days for club Orchard :) I was told yesterday I had 130 transactions and more than half were rewards members and ou... Read more

  • Thursday's Quote

    8/14/2014 1:20:39 PM, by PMAY0313

    “It’s like this…a starving man would gladly eat a radish, right? In fact, a radish would be a feast if that’s all he had. But if he had a buffet ... Read more

  • 8 Hour Shift

    8/13/2014 10:57:31 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Had my first 8 hour shift in 6 years! It was brutal but just glad I made it through to the end. I think I did okay for it being my 2nd day on the... Read more

  • Wednesday's Quote

    8/13/2014 6:50:25 PM, by PMAY0313

    “I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” ¯ Phyllis Diller Read more

  • Training Day

    8/12/2014 6:47:53 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Today was my first day of training on the cash register. It was my first time ever using a cash register so it was weird and took some getting us... Read more

  • Tuesday's Quote

    8/12/2014 1:28:04 PM, by PMAY0313

    “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.” ¯ Alfred Hitchcock Several years ago (5 or so) t... Read more

  • Wedding Plans

    8/11/2014 4:58:02 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    I'm still in shock that I'm engaged! oh my goodness!! So I have my flower girl, matron of honor, and bridesmaids confirmed :) One of my bridesmai... Read more

  • Monday's Quote

    8/11/2014 1:43:26 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.” ¯ Joseph Campbell Read more

  • I'm....

    8/10/2014 11:16:18 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    I'm ENGAGED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We went to the Jack of All Trades event yesterday and walked around and took a ... Read more

  • Sunday's Quote

    8/10/2014 2:15:47 PM, by PMAY0313

    “It’s clearly a budget. It’s got lots of numbers in it.” ¯ George W. Bush ... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    8/9/2014 3:03:03 PM, by PMAY0313

    “Hey!” I said, indignation filling me. “I’m immortal! Doesn’t that mean I won’t get saggy boobs and gray hair? Because if it doesn’t mean that, I... Read more

  • It's a Date!

    8/9/2014 11:22:14 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    So I planned our anniversary date for today. I decided we're going to Jack London Square in Oakland to see the Jack of All Trades event that is p... Read more

  • Friday's Quote

    8/8/2014 1:37:31 PM, by PMAY0313

    “If your opponent has you by fifty pounds, winning a fight against him is a dubious proposition, at best. If your opponent has you by eight thous... Read more

  • Planning

    8/8/2014 11:26:05 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Looking up places to go this weekend or things to do. Since the bf isn't good at planning I figured I'll just do it lol. Maybe next year he will ... Read more

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