Joined myLot 2 years ago
Born in the States, lives in Canada, loves camping, painting, being outdoors, travel and my family.
Deborah K. Mitchell @Corbin5 (82008) • United States 15 Dec
Oh sure, those decorative pillows look lovely on our bed that has just been made. However, removing all the decorative pillows at night is a pain. Arranging those decorative pillows on the just-made bed in the morning is a chore...
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PaintsOnSlate thats a lot of pillows....
Alfredo Rossi @amadeo (48153) • United States 20h
Good afternoon. Yes I am a chocolate hoarder.I have them all over the place.In my office in the draws and on the shelf in the living room. I buy chocolate every week.Whether I need it or not. Have variety of them. I have one or...
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Juliaacv @Juliaacv (23312) • Canada 16 Dec
Good Saturday morning everyone! Although its Saturday we are both up really early. But, we have a busy day planned today. We have our family's Christmas this afternoon in the town near where we used to live. Its about an...
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andria perry @andriaperry (33307) • Anniston, Alabama 9h
This is not a whine or a rant discussion, This is not a pity discussion wanting people to feel sorry for me. This is all about the phases of this small taste of death that I am living through. When I say I dont get sick I do not...
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SusanZ @Susan2015 (18750) • United States 14 Dec
Last night the roads were just awful. We went the old roads home and they were bad. I don't like the way people drive on the highways. What usually is a 12 minute drive on a good day took about 40 minutes last night. The...
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ElusiveButterfly @ElusiveButterfly (40104) • United States 15 Dec
Hubby finally got a deer a couple of days ago. He hung it outside and now it is frozen solid. He tried to remove the hide, and was unable to do so because the cold made it stiff as a board. So, he brought the deer inside...
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JJ @JolietJake (41557) 16 Dec
(with a nod to @josie_ for the title...I came here intending to write about this but hadn't decided on a title yet) Years ago, comedian George Carlin had a 'skit' called "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television". 6 of them...
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Phillip @thedevilinme (125) • Northampton, England 16 Dec
I have been on this site for a week now and rather confused by it. I was expecting a little more interesting 400-500 word writing going on and all I can see is one and two sentence stuff on pretty much nothing and occasionally...
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M.-L. @MALUSE (32983) • Denmark 15 Dec
My husband, then boyfriend, studied in Florence, Italy. One year when I visited him, he told me that he had to take something to the office in the university. He tried to park the car near the entrance but couldn’t find space. So...
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ARM @responsiveme (14458) • India 14 Nov
The college canteen does not do lunches normally. It is a small set up(every year there is talk of expansion).Oh well, now it has moved out of an unused wood shed…. The peak hours are devoted to making all types of oily junk...
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MARILYN @Marilynda1225 (24998) • United States 15 Dec
With Christmas right around the corner and with plenty to keep me busy I needed to sit and relax a little. What better way for me to relax than to read. As I was between books I decided on Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. My plan...
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PaintsOnSlate There is nothing like a good book to change your plans..
Deborah K. Mitchell @Corbin5 (82008) • United States 14 Dec
There is a little island house sitting on one of the 1, 864 islands located in the St. Lawrence River. Luckily the island on which the house sits is above water level all year long, a requirement for an island to be considered...
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MARILYN @Marilynda1225 (24998) • United States 14 Dec
By bouncing out of bed I mean, do you wake up feeling good and energized and can't wait to get the day started? I wish I could feel that good when I put my feet on the floor and have to get the day started. Usually it takes a nice...
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Juliaacv @Juliaacv (23312) • Canada 14 Dec
This weekend my husband's family will have our annual get-together for Christmas. There are a lot of us, so we have to rent a small hall so that we can all be under the same roof. There are almost 100 of us with the 3...
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PaintsOnSlate Sounds like a beautiful event.
Always smiling @allknowing (55812) • India 15 Dec
I tried to take a picture of the full tree but my camera could not accommodate it. Here is an image that covers a part of the tree. The lights are not visible either nor the big star that we have put up. I am satisfied with the...
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PaintsOnSlate It looks very Christrmas-y... That is lovely and I wish you a merry Christmas.
JJ @JolietJake (41557) 15 Dec
Discussion preface - [i]I'm whining. You have the option to think 'oh, you poor poor man' and not read anymore and go about your merry ways, or continue to read my whine, and then either respond or go about your merry way...
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PaintsOnSlate Sorry for the pain, I have knee pain and am scheduled to get another new knee in the spring. Its a long way away for someone who is in pain 24/7. The one thing that awed me when we moved to Canada is that our medical is free....wow, but when it comes to...
Susan @HazySue (17185) • United States 14 Dec
Are you someone who looks at the cover an decides whether or not it will be a book you will like? This morning I stood in the library and watched people choosing books to check out and read. As I watched I found myself dividing...
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PaintsOnSlate I listen to books on CD while I paint, I go through many books every week. I look at the cover and read what is there, usually I have favorite authors and I check them out to see if they have any new books. I came home with three book last week and enjoyed two...
tallawah @tallawah (7384) • Kingston, Jamaica 13 Dec
When I heard that the people of Alabama did not elect a child molester, although Trump told them to, I virtually fell off my seat. The man they elected, the Democrat, is a man who has fought against white supremists, and all the...
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Jabo @jaboUK (50722) • United Kingdom 6 Dec
My daughter said some years ago, to live abroad she had to go, we'd miss each other very much but there were ways to keep in touch. The phone's expensive, mail is slow and then she said "Before I go I really think that you should...
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PaintsOnSlate I love it at you were 73, that is my age right now but i have had computers since the kids got into high school, they taught me how to use it. I would not be without it either, My adult kids bought me an iPad a couple of years ago and that travels with me when...
Paula Tranchina @Ganma7 (2074) 12 Dec
I have been the Nanny for Isaac and Ari since last August when their mom returned to work. It has been amazing to see them grow and develop into two little completely different personalities. Isaac just goes for it. Crawling and...
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