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Monday Musings – 02.02.2009 Edition February 2, 2009

Posted by Toy Lady in Musings, random stuff.
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It’s time to change our calenders AGAIN.  How did February happen so soon, anyway?  😯

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My tights that I ordered a while back from Silkies showed up the other day.  I’ve been ordering socks and pantyhose from them for several years now and have been very satisfied.  Anyway, I decided to order some tights.

This is gonna be great.  I can wear a long-ish skirt and boots, along with my new tights, and my legs won’t get too cold.  AND I can put off shaving.  Life is just good sometimes, isn’t it?  😀

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You know what happens to your face when you turn 40?   Besides gravity, I mean.  🙄

It dries out.  And walking the Big Lug in the cold and the wind doesn’t help much, either.  Time to think about some kind of moisturizer, I guess.  🙄

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So I’m reading the label on this stuff one day (I do that – I read everything, especially when I’m in the bathroom, uh, just sitting there.  If I were pressed, I could probably tell you the ingredients in toothpaste.)  Anyway, I was curious as to what’s in this stuff – it moisturizes, yet it’s not greasy.  😯

Anyway, I was right.  There’s not a bit of oil in this stuff.  There are a few ingredients which end in “-ate” and that’s about it.  Boy, this stuff sure isn’t 99 and 44/100% pure, is it?  😯

On the bright side, it’s also hypoallergenic, which is good, and dermatologist tested, which is also good.  And it’s non-comedogenic.  😯

It’s not funny?  😆

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Aww. . . look who Surly boy caught visiting the land of the living while we were out with the dog again.

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I’m starting to wonder if it’s the dog or if it’s me she’s avoiding. . . 🙄

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My brother is a mechanic.  As is my other brother, as well as my father.

So I stopped by Brother #1’s shop the other day, and I couldn’t help noticing that they have installed a new vending machine.  OK, neat.  So I note that the very first item in this new vending machine is a packet of microwave popcorn.

Now granted, it’s only 75¢, which is probably a great deal for a vending machine, right?  Especially if you’re sitting around waiting for your tires to be balanced or for a new exhaust system.

Unless, of course, there’s no microwave in which to pop your popcorn.  😯

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And this week’s Search Term of the Week is vegetable croquettes.

Really?  🙄

How many pages of Google do you have to go through searching for that before you actually landed here?

And did you ever find what you were looking for?  😕

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Comments

1. ihmmb - February 3, 2009

How were the Silkies tights? I love tights.

Ha! On the popcorn!

2. Toy Lady - February 3, 2009

Hi, ihmmb! On the tights – I’m wearing them right now and I actually like them a lot! I haven’t actually worn tights since, well, grade school. Remember those thick, cable-knit things? That was kind of what I was expecting. Do they even still make them?

And yeah. I asked the manager about that, too. He said he could pop it for me in the “break room” if I wanted. I shudder to think. . . 🙄

3. judy - February 3, 2009

Catching up again and am having an ‘AWE’ moment at the picture of my “girl.” I think I am liking Surly Boy and she must like him too.

As to your question… the dog or you…..I am not going there. 🙂

The chicken looks awesome and since chicken is on my “menu” this week I may have to try this. Sounds yummy.

Have a good week.

4. Toy Lady - February 3, 2009

Hi, Judy! Yeah, ole’ Surly Boy has been very kind to the kitty. She likes having him home. 🙂

If you try the chicken, do let me know how you like it. We were very pleasantly surprised with it. 🙂


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