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    boom-moo

    [50421]Apr 6, 2012
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    I'm glad you don't find it the most boring ever but it sounds really tedious to me.

    Good, I'm off to get a fruit salad ready so I'll bid you g'night now. Sweet dreams dearest and have tons of fun singing tomorrow *huge hugs*
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    fantasyfreak77

    [50422]Apr 6, 2012
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    Hello, peeps!
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    legend-dreamer

    [50423]Apr 6, 2012
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    Evening Camelot. It's a busy family holiday weekend for me, so this is a quick visit. Hope everyone has a great weekend. BM, I will do a Sundance for you tomorrow because yours worked for us on the other side of the pond earlier this week. *leaves a basket full of chocolate to share*

    Edited on 04/06/2012 4:57pm
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    boom-moo

    [50424]Apr 6, 2012
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    Hello Oz How have you been?

    Evening LD What kind of a family holiday are you enjoying?

    legend-dreamer wrote:

    BM, I will do a Sundance for you tomorrow because yours worked for us on the other side of the pond earlier this week.

    Much appreciated, it is very much needed!
    Edited on 04/06/2012 4:59pm
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    legend-dreamer

    [50425]Apr 6, 2012
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    Evening BM.


    This our Easter weekend, another holiday where the boys are given chocolate . They don't believe in the Easter Bunny anymore, so we decided to not do the Easter egg hunt on Sunday. My sister is up for a visit, so we are going to my Mom's for supper tomorrow.


    How are you tonight?


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    I saw this article and thought it was good news for us chocoholics.

    Edited on 04/06/2012 5:11pm
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    LizzyGlue

    [50426]Apr 6, 2012
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    Evening ladies! Thanks for the chocolate LD! Hope you are all well

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    boom-moo

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    Oh, I see. We don't have any particular celebration associated to Easter other than religious ones but I don't do religion. No chocolate at all for us though *pouts* Not that I lack a good stash at home all year long, anyway

    Hope you have a good time with your sister. Does she live far away?

    I'm well, thank you A bit tired as I skipped my nap since I had lunch out with some relatives but it was a very nice gathering so it's all good in my book. I can sleep in tomorrow, anyway.
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    legend-dreamer

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    Evening Carmen, how are you?

    All is well for me, just really busy.

    My younger sister lives in the States now, she met and married an American a few years back. They come up to visit 3-4 times a year, and we have planned a GDO (Girls Day Out) tomorrow for Mom, Sis and I. Then we will have supper with hubby, kids and bro-in-law.
    A busy, but fun weekend.
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    fantasyfreak77

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    Hello, LD, BM, and Carmen. I'm glad you're all well, and that Easter's looking good for you. We're going to try to make homemade dumplings *mouth waters*

    Hahaha, none in my family believes in the Easter bunny anymore, but we still do the egg hunt for fun. Well, technically that's a lie, seeing as my younger cousins are usually with us, but since they're not this year... *shrugs* Oh, well. I'm not complaining.

    I've been alright. Last night was interesting. I had my high school swim banquet, and all the seniors were forced to give a speech in front of the entire team + families... So, I, being emotionally distressed by the rest of the others' touching speeches as well as my rather mediocre one and being bad at speaking in public in general, was completely embarrassed, but at least some people complimented me and told me I made them tear up. My brother thanked me for thanking him in the speech, which was sweet. My parents teased me for the content (but didn't mention the crying, thank goodness). Not as much can be said of my sister, who I also thanked in my speech. She just told me I sounded like I was about to bawl. Well, no duh, Abbey! Thanks for reminding me.
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    boom-moo

    [50430]Apr 6, 2012
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    Evening Carmen Had a nice day off?

    The Girls Day Out sounds like really good fun, LD. Some time to catch up and have a good girl talk sounds much in order when you don't see your sis that often.

    I guess that everyone was equally moved while reading their speeches, Oz. You surely did better than you think Was the gala fun otherwise?
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    LizzyGlue

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    I had a nice day off doing absolutely nothing!


    Sounds like a nice week end ahead LD, enjoy!


    Hi Oz, I see you've survived you super busy time Sweet thanking your family.

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    boom-moo

    [50432]Apr 6, 2012
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    LizzyGlue wrote:

    I had a nice day off doing absolutely nothing!

    So good for you! Doing nothing is a must-doing whenever we can, I approve
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    legend-dreamer

    [50433]Apr 6, 2012
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    It has been so long since I have had to do a speech in front of an audience. (The last time was a "Thank-you" speech at our wedding.)


    In high-school and college I would feel nervous and feel like I was shaking on the inside, but everyone would tell me after how calm I looked.


    Oz, so glad that your speech turned out so well. So how are you enjoying Mary Stewart's Arthurian books. (I am presuming you have all 4 - The Cystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment, and The Wicked Day.)


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    BM, we will definiely enjoy our Girls Day together.


    Carmen, it is definitely good to have those "Do nothing" days.

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    boom-moo

    [50434]Apr 6, 2012
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    I had to read at a wedding (both at church and then at the reception) two years ago. I only did it because it was my best friend the one getting married and even though I didn't get half as nervous as I thought I would, I really dislike being the focus of attention.
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    legend-dreamer

    [50435]Apr 6, 2012
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    boom-moo wrote:
    I really dislike being the focus of attention.


    I know the feeling. I feel lost in a large group of people and tend to be a "wall-flower" trying not to draw too much attention to myself. (The shy person who some people think of as being a snob because you aren't mixing with everyone.)

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    LizzyGlue

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    Speaking before an audience wow, I usually start very nervous and in about 30 seconds start getting much better till i stop feeling it without realizing.


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    LD, anyone with such limited thinking and perspective about others is not worth getting to know in my book.

    Edited on 04/06/2012 5:49pm
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    boom-moo

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    legend-dreamer wrote:

    boom-moo wrote:
    I really dislike being the focus of attention.


    I know the feeling. I feel lost in a large group of people and tend to be a "wall-flower" trying not to draw too much attention to myself. (The shy person who some people think of as being a snob because you aren't mixing with everyone.)

    Exactly! I've been labelled all kinds of things because of always trying to be a flowerpot in the background but I really don't care. Those who really know me, they know what the deal is and those are the only ones whose opinion I care about so whatever
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    LizzyGlue

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    Well said, BM *points to her last edit*

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    boom-moo

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    Exactly Carmen, I fully agree. People are quick to judge. If only they'd try to stay in the background for once and observe, they might know better than speaking too fast.
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    legend-dreamer

    [50440]Apr 6, 2012
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    *high fives everyone in the tavern* BM and Carmen, You both stated my philosophy on friendship and life.


    Something we are also trying to pass on to the boys: to know who their real friends are, be themselves, and know who they are inside.

    Edited on 04/06/2012 6:00pm
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