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Melly - #TeamMarina
Yay! - Anne Bouey
Nope. No. She is getting to big. - Johnny from iPhone
Monique Judge
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Oh man, so young. :( RIP - Stephen Mack
:( - Me
RIP - Anne Bouey
Aw, no. :-( - vicster: full-bodied
Anne Bouey
To keep customers coming back, some Chinese restaurants are lacing noodles with opiates - Quartz - http://qz.com/271411...
To keep customers coming back, some Chinese restaurants are lacing noodles with opiates - Quartz
"Forget Colorado, stoners. The real frontier of narcotic edibles is in Shaanxi province, China. A restaurant owner there just confessed to police that to keep customers coming back, he had infused his noodles with 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of pulverized poppy buds—which can contain narcotics like morphine and codeine—that he bought in August for 600 yuan ($98). Apparently, it worked; the restaurant boss said customer numbers leapt (link in Chinese) after he started using his “special” seasoning. Chinese authorities say doses were enough to addict frequent diners, reports the South China Morning Post (paywall). Police launched an investigation only after one of the restaurant’s repeat customers tested positive for opiates in a routine urine screen. But Zhang, the shop owner, wasn’t the first Chinese restaurateur to strike upon this idea—not by a long shot. An investigative report in 2011 found that illegal poppy products are available in Shaanxi markets—with restaurant owners being the... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
"Restaurant owners all over China have long embraced this customer retention trick. Last year, two restaurants in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou were caught adding pulverized poppies to their food. The prior year, seven restaurants in Ningxia were found to be dousing their hotpot soups with morphine. A Sichuan restaurant has repeatedly been found to feature codeine as a “secret... more... - Anne Bouey
Ah, entrepreneurship... - Eivind
"The 26-year-old diner whose urine test exposed the noodle shop’s secret is still in prison for drug use—even though further police testing suggested he tested positive as a result of the poppy-laced noodles. “Whether it’s through self-inflicted drug use or unwitting food consumption, it’s still drug use,” says local police chief Ma Yubin told the Xi’an Evening News. “The law doesn’t draw a sharp distinction between the two.”" Oh, China. - Jessie
I'm both excited and appalled by this... - Hookuh Tinypants
Sounds like the police chief needs his noodles spiked. - Todd Hoff
Starmama
Lucky Three Seven for my birthday lunch (& dinner). Shared with my mom & play sister. Got my birthday lunch there last year, too. I wouldn't mind a bit making Filipino food my bday tradition <3
Happy birthday! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
BIRTHDAY BUMP - Spidra Webster
Happy Birthday! - Brent Schaus from iPhone
Perfect timing, eating the last of the gising gising now :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday, Mandy! - Anne Bouey
Happppppyyyyyy Biiiiiirrrrrrrtttthhhhhdaaaayyyyyyy tooooooooooooooooo YOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUU! - vicster: full-bodied
Happy Birthday! - Greg GuitarBuster
Happy birthday! :-) - Maitani
Happy happy find your magic through the year - WarLord
Anne Bouey
#SaturdayFF- A distant relative served as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 1973 to 1987. - https://www.google.com/search...
#SaturdayFF- A distant relative served as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 1973 to 1987.
I only learned this when I saw a banknote with his signature during a visit with the kids to the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose in 1990. - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
Inspired by Brent Schaus' post about illustrious Canadian relatives: http://friendfeed.com/canada... - Anne Bouey
Saskatchewan, represent. - Brent Schaus
#SaturdayFF I once wrote "Gerald Bouey" on a Canadian banknote at the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose in 1990. - Jessie
Oh, Jessie, your handwriting was never as neat and legible as Gerald's. ;-p - Anne Bouey from iPhone
Eivind
Happy birthday, my wife, love of my life :*
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Happy Natal Anniversary! :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Happy Happy Birthday!!! - Yvonne Renee
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Big Joe Silence
Thank you! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Woo! Happy birthday :-) - Pete : Team Marina from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday, Jenny! :) - ma∟ıĸ
Happy Birthday, Jenny Badges! - MoTO: Team Marina from Android
Happy birthday! - John (bird whisperer)
Happy Birthday, Jenny! - Greg GuitarBuster
Happy Jenny Day!!! - Friar Will
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday! :-) - Maitani
Happy day! - LB: Water Witch from Android
Thank you, everyone! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Have a badass birthday! - Jim: with more caffeine!
Happy birthday, Jenny. I know I'm a few hours behind here but I hope you are still having a great day. - Wicked Bat Catcher from iPhone
Happiest Birthday Jenny! - Janet
It's Jenny Day! Yay! I hope you're having a great day! - vicster: full-bodied
Yay! Happy, happy Jenny Day!!! I'm so glad you were born! I, and MANY others!, could not imagine a world without you. :) - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
<3 - Alix May
Happy birthday!!!!! :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Corinne L
Happy birthday, Jenny! Celebrate! - Anne Bouey
I hope you had/have a very pleasant, happy day today, Jenny. - Glen Campbell
Happy Birthday!!!!!! - Katy S from iPhone
Happy Birthday! - Son of Groucho
Happy knitty birthday, beautiful. <3 - Alix May
Happy You Day, Jenny! :D - Michael W. May
Happy birthday Lovely Libra! <3 - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday! - Yolanda
Thanks so much, everyone! <3 - Jenny H. from Android
Happy bday! - imabonehead from Android
Happy Birthday, Jenny! - Brent Schaus
Tusen takk, y'all! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Belated happy day to you! - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
gratulerer med dagen! - Halil
Takk takk! - Jenny H. from Android
Mike Nencetti
contacting hospice creates family drama. Im ok with being the bad guy.
I'll do my best to keep the drama off of Facebook. I just desperately needed a hospice bed. My poor wife is going through hell. She may be put through more hell, I'll just do my best to give her the best care. She deserves it. - Mike Nencetti
She cannot talk, she cannot walk, she cannot dress herself, she cannot tell someone she is in pain. Things will get worse, horrifically worse. My calling hospice was an intervention for her. A cry for mercy. But unfortunately family may step in and - well hopefully the bad guy can get her the care she needs. I do not need to be liked, - Mike Nencetti
What is the opposition to hospice? - Anne Bouey
Do what you need to do. My dad has been at home under hospice care since mid/late August. He's very near the end now, but this was the right thing to do. You know your wife and what she wants. Focus on getting that. - ellbeecee from Android
Chemo is out because she cannot move without crap loads of steroids and and almost choked on her vomit a few days ago, by the time could qualify for a trial she wil most likely be dead. I really have no idea. - Mike Nencetti
I'll just let things play out. My only drama was taking the Drs advice and contacting hospice. But wow, am amazed how that can cause so many attacks on me. I'm ok. I will take the hits for my wife. - Mike Nencetti
Oh, Mike. I really hope that the family comes around and realizes that hospice care is what is best for Beverly. - vicster: full-bodied
It's her daughter. She will be here soon. - Mike Nencetti
I'm sorry that their way of dealing with their grief is to lash out at you, Mike, and you are a very forgiving guy to take it on the chin like that. You know what is best, and you are doing what you need to do. All strength and love to you both ((hugs)) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
My hope is that when her daughter arrives, she will be able to meet with hospice and see that they are there to keep her mom comfortable and to support you and all the family (including her). These are always tough decisions, but you know best. I wish you peace, Mike. *hugs* - Anne Bouey
glioblastoma destroys famiies. We are fortunate, most GBM patients have little quality of life. I'll let her daughter do what she wants. I am as worried for her as I am for my wife. Being the step dad, not being likes is part of the job. I do not think there is much she can do.. - Mike Nencetti
Hopefully she does what's best for her mum and not just what's best for her. Quality of life goes up and down the chain and playing the hero (or martyr) isn't always the best option for the person who needs the care. Sending peace and love, my friend. - Johnny
I can't say enough wonderful things about hospice. In my experience, people get upset that hospice gets involved because they're afraid it means their loved one is dying today or tomorrow .. and while that can be the case .. you'll get more benefit from hospice if they get involved before it gets to that point. Hospice offers amazing support and counseling for the entire family and they... more... - Kristin
Thanks everyone. i meet with the social worker, and hospice nurse today. not yet heard about the bed. I'm going into work the rest of the week, to avoid as much drama as possible. i'm being treated like one of the kids, not her husband. i'll try to update this thread soon. i'll get counselling soon. i am sure I will need it. - Mike Nencetti
I often wish Josh's family had been okay with hospice care for my MIL rather than try to nurse her themselves at home. I honestly think it would have been better for everyone. - Melly - #TeamMarina
oh dear, Mike. I'm so sorry. But I am glad you've called hospice. I hope you get counseling and the support you need from your own sources. (I bet hospice can help you!!) - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Being "the bad guy" is often merely surrogate for "doing what no one else has the courage to do, even though they realize it must be done." You are to be commended in the manner you've taken care of your wife, Mike. Not that you need a pat on the back from me (or anyone else). - MoTO: Team Marina
Thinking of you, Mike. I hope the family will realize you are trying to do the best thing for Beverly and the rest of you. - LB: Water Witch
Maybe it isn't that they object to hospice care, as much as they object to what it means. And yes, you would naturally be "the bad guy" for making them face the truth and taking away any false hope they have left. But for your wife, it's probably best that she is cared for by people that understand her needs, as you understand them, and not cared for by people trying to cling to their... more... - April Russo
Well said, April. - MoTO: Team Marina from Android
Fear does horrid things to people. I hope her daughter understands you are doing this for love of her mother. So very sorry you are dealing with this! - Janet from FFHound!
Love you man I made the call on mom's hospice but I had a supportive family who trusted me and my decisions. I can't imagine going through it up stream. You're doing all you can the best you can and for the right reasons. Take care of yourself please. - Steve C Team Marina
Thanks everyone. Great meeting with the hospice nurse today. Huge help for Beverly. So glad we have this in place. We would soon be in the ER if not. The nurse will return in two days and meet with Beverlys daughter. I'm going to work wed-fri. We still do not have the bed. I believe the drama will be minimal. Beverly will get the care she needs. - Mike Nencetti
Glad it sounds like things are getting resolved. - Anika
I'm so glad that things are settling toward Beverly getting the care she needs and hope that the drama stays at bay. I'm glad you are seeking out care for yourself as well. Care for caregivers is so hugely important. It is exhausting in every way. - vicster: full-bodied
I'm so glad that the meeting went well and I'm sending good thoughts to you all - Galadriel C. from Android
Drama is done for now. I'm slowly seeing people help.Family becoming family. neighbors volunteering to help. more food than we need. we have a lot of challenges ahead. I think we will be ok. - Mike Nencetti
So good to hear that things are settling down a bit and people are helping out. Don't hesitate to say if there is anything you need, or if you just want a place to vent. ((hugs)) to you both. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Micah
How do you login to Friendfeed? (via FB, via Twitter, or native Friendfeed username/password)?
Username/password. Old school! - Mark H
same - Meg VMeg
FF username/password - John (bird whisperer)
ff username + pwd - Lucretia, my reflection ൠ
FF username/pw - Corinne L
likewise - Anne Bouey
Username and password. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
User/pass - Bren - pseudo-Buddhist from iPhone
FF username/pw, once the email system worked again and I changed the PW.. but there have been times I logged in with FB. - Me
FF username + password. By the way, it seems like FB/twitter login is not working anymore, but thanks to Anne password reset is working once again, which is quite helpful for those who have trouble logging in. - naltro
ff username and password - Signorina Did from Flucso
Username and password - Pea Bukowski
ff username/password - kika23
ff username/password, if I need to relogin - Walt Crawford
via Facebook, my ff login quit working a long time ago and I had to create a new account. - Greg GuitarBuster
username pw - Eric - It's My Thing
FF username/password. i long ago (mid-90s) became very good at memorising them, even with policies forcing a change weekly or biweekly and disallowing duplications within a certain time frame and requiring non-alphanumeric characters. - Big Joe Silence
Username/password - Spidra Webster
FF user/pass - Invernomuto
ff username/password. - bentley
Native, since the beginning. - Julian
That's good to know, naltro, appreciate you mentioning it. Belated thanks, Anne. - Micah
FF username/password - Minciaroni™
Same - Rodfather from Android
ff username/password. - Sei Dee già Pulp
ff user/pswd - cogitabondo
FF username & pass. Had long forgotten the other options even existed. - rönin from FFHound!
Username and password - Jakala from Android
(robot roll call!) - Meg VMeg
Did someone say password reset works again? Has Ian tried it? - bentley
(Cambot!) - bentley
(Gypsy!) - Meg VMeg
(Tom Servo!) - bentley
(Crooooooooooooow!) - Meg VMeg
username / password. - Andrew C (✔)
FF username/password - Wicked Bat Catcher from iPhone
Old school. Anybody still use the FFtogo login for mobile devices? I haven't used that in years. - Joe
FF username/password - Jennifer Dittrich from FFHound!
FF log in - WarLord
FF login. - vicster: full-bodied
Native - DB, Lil LB's Dad
FF login - ellbeecee
I have a cord sticking out of the wall. I just plug it in to my brain and there are all you lovely people. The electrical contractor charged double. Uh... I mean native. - SAM
U/P. Always. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Username/password. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Android
via FB - Brent Schaus
FF username/password - Tamara J. B.
Native - ello fizgherard
FF username and password using Chrome, username and remote key in Youfeed and Flucso. - Stefano.
Username and password - chiaratiz™ from Android
User/password - Sabrina Briganti from FFHound(roid)!
Userid/pwd. - Vampire Hunter DYSP
username/password - Al & Luminio ™
username/password - lady frattaglia from Android
My issues stem from the fact my account is so old, I never get any email notifications so it makes changing anything impossible - Iain - locked out of ff
Ffhound. User/pass on regular web. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Username and password - Smeerch
username/password - piesio
username/password - Non sono Bob
Username/password - mario leone
Until last week Facebook login. Now user/pass. - GePs from Flucso
user/pass - corax from Flucso
username and password. - Jim: with more caffeine!
native on PC, ffhoundroid on phone - Pete : Team Marina
Native - Amir
FF username/password - ebru
ff username/password - Sleepers
User/pass - Charlo††e Flax from Android
FF username and password - Minchi ♡
u/p - miki
u/p - Aldo Oldo
username/password - In do
username/password - d☭snake
I think I'm going to have to make a change. In Firefox, I'm currently logged in using the FB login. I started Chrome today and it wants me to login (I guess that cookies expired). The FB login isn't working. Reading the above comments, I'm thinking I should switch back to native FF username and password and reset the password. I'm concerned that I'll lose my current working profile and have to rebuild from scratch. - Greg GuitarBuster
Iain - locked out of ff
Damn. Coming down with the flu.
The full flu? That sucks. - Eric - It's My Thing
*hands over tea and chicken soup* - Kirsten
*sends tissues* - LB: Water Witch from Android
Feel better soon! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
oh, man. i hope it's brief and mild. flu can bite me. - Big Joe Silence
Booooooooooooooo - Meg VMeg
:( - Anne Bouey
Colleague of mine - younger than me at mumble-mumble years of age - just had to have a flu shot as he's been diagnosed as diabetic in the last year and this makes him a risk apparently. He was the youngest person in the clinic by at least thirty years by his reckoning; it was a coughing, creaking, moaning hell of a wait. We all have this joy to look forward to. - Mark H
I had the flu already. IT WAS AWESOME. Shitty, I meant to say shitty. - Zamms
What is this "had to have" re flu shots? Around here, at least, it's a fast process, it's free, there's herd immunity, and flu really isn't any fun. And, hey, if you're under 45 and hate shots, you can get the mist instead. - Walt Crawford
It's that time of year! Hope you're feeling better? - Halil
Victor Ganata
When my girlfriend talks to other people about me, she refers to me as "The Doctor". This sometimes causes confusion among Doctor Who fans.
"sonic screwdriver" #iam12 - Big Joe Silence
Which doctor? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
/e didn't know Victor had a girlfriend and can't recall him mentioning her before. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
^ more of the same - Anne Bouey
*awaits more information* - Katy S
Is this where I stand in line? *looks around* I think it is. - Micah
Oof. I'm glad I brought a chair. This line looks long. - bentley
SPILL EVERYTHING, VICTOR! - Andrew C (✔)
*passes out popcorn* - Jaclyn aka spamgirl from Android
He mentioned a girl friend and Microsoft demos a new holodeck product. Coincidence? - Todd Hoff
ich weisse so immer, bleibst du bist war - Tastamam★★★★
LOL! - Victor Ganata from iPhone
Believe it or not, she's not holographic! :D - Victor Ganata from iPhone
Although truth be told, we haven't been together for very long. We're not even Facebook Official yet ;) - Victor Ganata from iPhone
I did meet her on Coffee Meets Bagel, so I owe you Andrew big time :D - Victor Ganata from iPhone
I don't know. He is kinda obsessed with holodecks. Hmmmm.... http://friendfeed.com/search... - bentley
She's pretty great :) - Victor Ganata from iPhone
She doesn't have an FF account but she does check my feed :D - Victor Ganata from iPhone
just be belive it....or nothing him self spirit - Tastamam★★★★
Awesome! I liked Coffee Meets Bagel. Hi Victor's Girlfriend! Sign up for FF! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Lol, I love how it's totally more believable that I have a working full-featured holodeck than that I have a girlfriend :D - Victor Ganata from iPhone
just only live...it is so enough... - Tastamam★★★★
Hi, Victor's girlfriend! - bentley
it is you... - Tastamam★★★★
Hi Victor's girlfriend! ^_^ - Heather
it is too so - Tastamam★★★★
schreibt bitte deutsch oder türkisch denn wiil ich schleck für Sie sagt - Tastamam★★★★
I was afraid it'd be too nosy to ask Victor and I'm glad to see everyone else pressed for the info while I was offline. Hahaha! Congratulations, Victor! Hi, Victor's girlfriend! - Spidra Webster
so bück dich ich mache dich glücklich:))) - Tastamam★★★★
Hi Victor's girlfriend! And boo to Victor and gf for keeping me from losing hope in CMB! - Andrew C (✔) from Android
lick your mother pussy...it is you last story amk - Tastamam★★★★
I sense a disturbance in the Force, as if an account was about to be blocked. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
POIDH. - SAM
Who is 4 star? Don't be douchy 4 star. - Eric - It's My Thing from iPhone
WarLord
A very nice 63 birthday today. Steaks and Bloody Marys and a nap.... This being a Libra sets a pretty low bar for excitement #marryascorpiosetheworldtheysaid
Happy birthday! - Stephen Mack
Happy birthday! - Anne Bouey
Happy birthday! - Anika
Happy birthday! Steak and Bloody Mary's sounds like a pretty good celebration :D - Jennifer Dittrich
Happy birthday! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Happy birthday! - Halil
Happy Belated Birthday wishes from me :-) hope you had a lovely day - Jean Goodrich
Thanx for kind words and good wishes Let's all find the magic in this coming year - WarLord
Amit Patel
Couldn't sleep. At least I got this.
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Too lazy to use a tripod. I'm happy that my camera lets me take 1/4 sec shots handheld. - Amit Patel
Dang, mine eyelids occluded the view last night. - Todd Hoff
Beautiful! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Got up in time, but it was cloudy :( - Glen Campbell
gorgeous! where do you archive most of your work, Amit? Do you have a smugmug or flickr account you use? Or picasa ...? - Laura Norvig
Laura: I am on flickr and 500px — http://www.flickr.com/photos... https://500px.com/amitp — but I try to share photos with my friends on FriendFeed first :-) - Amit Patel
For example the northern harrier I took on Sep 28, shared with FF on Sep 30, and put on flickr on Oct 8. I don't interact with the flickr or 500px communities much :( - Amit Patel
We're happy to see your photos here. :) - Anne Bouey
Oh nice how do like the EM-1? I'm still using the original EM-5. - Rodfather from Android
Are you using a 3rd party lens with an adapter for those telephoto shots? Oh never mind. It's the 75-300mm lens. Amazing shots. - Rodfather
Beautiful. - Jenny H. from Android
Thanks! Rodfather: the main thing I like is that there's a built-in grip, and that helps a *lot* with the 75-300mm lens. I had gotten an add-on grip with the E-M1 but it wasn't nearly as good. The E-M1 has phase detection autofocus, which helps with flying birds. If I didn't spend 90% of my time on the 75-300mm lens, I would've kept the E-M5. The E-M1's ergonomics are a little better, and it has more buttons and features. Image quality doesn't seem any better. - Amit Patel
Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Louis Gray
I try to sleep double to make up for Louis - Amit Patel
Big Joe Silence
sooprize red light camera fine in the mail on your wedding anniversary. :(
at least it's only $75 and isn't due til early next month, but still. - Big Joe Silence
Bummer :( - Greg GuitarBuster
:( - Anne Bouey
Fight it! 2/3 of those things get thrown out when you fight it. - Eric - It's My Thing
Jessie
Exploding 'pot pop' removed from three marijuana shops | Local & Regional | Seattle News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | KOMO News - http://www.komonews.com/news...
Exploding 'pot pop' removed from three marijuana shops | Local & Regional | Seattle News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | KOMO News
"When Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham took delivery of 330 bottles of a brand new marijuana infused soda on September 28, they were excited to promote it to their customers. They sold ten bottles of legal sparkling pomegranate soda made by Mirth Provisions of Longview on the first day. But when employees opened up shop the following day, they found a sticky mess of broken bottles and shards of glass throughout the store. During the night, the bottles began to self destruct. The employees didn't think anything was dangerous until they heard and saw bottles randomly explode. "It sounded like a shotgun going off," said Top Shelf Cannabis manager Zach Henifin. "You can actually feel it, it was that explosive". Wearing a face shield and protective garb, Henifin placed cartons of unexploded soda in a steel box the size of a small dumpster outside of the store. The staff used bleach to clean up the mess and pulled pieces of glass from cardboard boxes. The "pot pop" continued to explode... more... - Jessie from Bookmarklet
""It was simply the fact that his batch had a higher yeast concentration, and one of the by-products of yeast is excess carbon dioxide," said Stites. He says his company pressured test the carbonated drink to be 14 PSI -- or pounds per square inch. He says bottles were designed to handle 42 PSI. "The yeast was just building up the pressure in the bottles over a seven to 10 day period," said Stites. " - Jessie
Yikes! - Anne Bouey
DB, Lil LB's Dad
We got word today that the baby we were going to adopt (before the fiasco with the birth mother) was born prematurely and didn't live. Even though we never met her and due to recent events would not have ended up adopting her Kesha and I are both saddened by this news. I guess we had grown more attached to her than we thought.
I can't help but feel that she didn't really have a chance. The reckless, irresponsible behavior of the woman that was carrying her and the abusive treatment she received from her boyfriend took care of that. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
That is so sad to hear. *hugs* - Anne Bouey
I'm so sorry. - Steve C Team Marina
That is heartbreaking. Even with all the mother's issues and your family's decision, it's still very sad news. - Corinne L
That's incredibly sad. I'm so sorry, DB. - vicster: full-bodied
sorry to hear, DB. - MoTO: Team Marina
I'm so sorry for all of y'all. :( - LB: Water Witch
Oh wow, that's awful. - Marie
Vampire Hunter DYSP
Had my annual performance review today.
The good news is I'm not fired. As a matter of fact, they love me. So I can stick around at the job for a little while longer. - Vampire Hunter DYSP from Android
The bad news is they gave me more work. Wait, that's not so bad. Also, more vacation time. And something about a bonus. - Vampire Hunter DYSP from Android
Congrats! - Me
Well-deserved! - Stephen Mack
That's wonderful news! - Anne Bouey
Congratulations! - Wicked Bat Catcher from iPhone
Great job, Bunneh! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
yay bunneh! - MoTO: Team Marina
great news! - Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
w00t! - Kevin Johnson
Lo
Lo
Rather unexpectedly got offered a job today, now I just have to hope that the physical therapy works well enough that I will be able to do the job without screwing over the whole kitchen. I'm going to be in charge of desserts for a new restaurant! Working with my favorite co-worker ever!
I'm excited to somewhat have my own "kingdom" creatively speaking. I didn't even apply for this job, just went to meet the executive chef (my former co-worker, close friend, and on-again-off-again (currently on) roommate is the sous chef & had recommended me as pastry chef). He was like, "yeah, we'll work around that [injuries], it's about the right fit... based on this conversation, I want you for the job, just gotta check on salary with the owners." - Lo
I was "..... what?" I didn't even get to wear my interview suit! WHAAAAAAAAAAA. I'm afraid of not being able to pull my weight, but I know the universe playing a trump card when I see it. It's usually smarter than me, so we'll follow this rabbit hole and see where it takes us, eh? - Lo
Sometimes that's all you can do ^ - Steve C Team Marina
Thanks, I need to be reminded :) - Lo
Opening slated for November 7. It's been pushed back a few times, which was lucky for me! - Lo
The executive chef has a science background, too (geology). And he thinks the job has to be fun, and stay fun. The owners aren't sinking everything into this, so there is less pressure to perform financially. They really wanted women in the kitchen, at least one, which worked in my favor. Their menu is focused on local but the main emphasis is deliciousness (you'd be surprised how often that's NOT the key issue in food prep). Overall a super awesome environment. The only downside is early mornings - Lo
There, I think that's all the good stuff. Gotta love how no matter how long I go without posting here, it's my FIRST STOP with news. I didn't even tell my family yet lol - Lo
Congrats, Lo! We'd love to see pics of your creations. :) - Anne Bouey
Great news! - Janet from FFHound!
Very cool, Lo. Very cool! - Bette Cooper
Congratulations! - bentley from FFHound(roid)!
Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
I am a Great Aunt again...we welcome Madison Rose.
Congrats! - Anne Bouey
Congrats! - Tamara J. B.
w00t! :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Anne Bouey
25 Cats That Will Stop At Nothing To Get What They Want - http://pulptastic.com/crazy-c...
25 Cats That Will Stop At Nothing To Get What They Want
25 Cats That Will Stop At Nothing To Get What They Want
25 Cats That Will Stop At Nothing To Get What They Want
"If you have ever owned a cat, you know that you simply can’t turn your back on them. They will get into everything you own – even if you try and place it somewhere you think they couldn’t possibly reach. Here are 25 of our favorite moments where these lovable piles of purr turned into four-pawed agents of chaos." - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
Mike Nencetti
Update for those who follow us here. We are done with chemo. My wife wanted to try a 5th chemo, but she is unable to handle it. the latest MRI is bad. Family has been visiting this week. They have seen a decline in the 5 day they were here. She probably has 3 months. My focus is on her quality of life. More family will be visiting.
I am actually in a good place, it was tougher when she lost her communication a few months ago. I have shifted into the caregiver mode. - Mike Nencetti
Oh, I'm sorry to hear that Mike. I'm glad that you and Beverly are surrounded by family at this time. - Anika
We have had a good run Anika. Many people with her cancer only last a few months. We have had many good memories in the last 15 months. - Mike Nencetti
Be well - WarLord
*hugs* My thoughts and prayers are with you both. - Anne Bouey
I'm so sorry. Much love to you both. - Jennifer Dittrich from FFHound!
Thinking of you both. - Marina's Godmother :-)
I'm so sorry. I'm hoping for more good months. - Eivind from Android
You're both in my heart. Sending much love your way. *hug* - Jenny H. from Android
Sorry, Mike. - Wicked Bat Catcher from iPhone
MIke, I am so very sorry to hear this update. Know you and Beverly are in my prayers. - Janet
Sorry to read this, Mike. You both are in my prayers and thoughts. - Friar Will
I'm sorry, Mike. - bentley
I am so sorry, Mike. - Corinne L
Oh, Mike. So very sorry. - Mary B: #TeamMonique
You and Beverly are in my prayers also Mike. - Eric Logan from FFHound!
Strength and love to you both, and please let us know if there is anything we can do ((hugs)) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
You have our love and support. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Continuing the prayers, Mike. I'm so sorry. - LB: Water Witch from Android
Peace to you and yours - Steve C Team Marina
Mike, you and Beverly are always close in my thoughts. I am very sorry that she is unable to handle further treatment. Sending love and strength and peace to both of you. - vicster: full-bodied
(((hugs))) - Marie
I'm sorry, Mike. - Brent Schaus
I'm sorry. - Rodfather from Android
You're in my thoughts. - Kristin
Peace and love to the two of you and all your family and friends. - joey
I am so sorry. - Yolanda
Sending much love xxxx - Melly - #TeamMarina
Praying for both from Rome I am sorry PEACE AND LOVE - NickCodipietro
Mike - I'm so sorry about this but very glad that you and Beverly have had a good 15 months with memories made. Sending good thoughts to you both. - Galadriel C. from Android
I think things have settled down. There should not be a lot of drama. My wife has slept all day. The steroids are not helping give her energy. Hope the bed arrives today. It was exhausting but I got her showered and changed on my own this am. Glad to know I'll have help. Thanks everyone for listening. - Mike Nencetti from iPhone
My thoughts and prayers are with you and Beverly. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Starmama
Not doing a very good job of holding it together or keeping a brave face on.
(((Starmama))) - Spidra Webster
It's okay to fall apart a little if you need to, sweetie. *hugs* - Jenny H. from Android
*hugs* - Anne Bouey
Ken Morley
Somehow, this doesn't seem kid-safe. - Ken Morley from Bookmarklet
I'm not sure it's adult-safe either! - Anne Bouey
Meg VMeg
Meg fall down, go boom.
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Ow. - Zamms
owwwwwww - lris
I'm not even looking at my knees for a week. - Meg VMeg
thaaaaaaat musta hurt. - RepoRat
I was walking down the street like a normal person, and my right toe caught some small sidewalk edge, and it was fine bcause my left foot was like, "YO, I TOTALLY GOT THIS," and jumped into action for the quick save, except the left shoelace (which was tied, btw) got stuck in one of these metal panels we have in the sidewalk here. And then I was spreadeagle on the ground. And then I... more... - Meg VMeg
:( - Anne Bouey
Ouch! - Kirsten from Android
owwieee - imabonehead
:( Ow! Hope you feel better soon! - LB: Water Witch from Android
Ouch! - Katy S
:( - Stephen Mack from iPhone
yowch! - Big Joe Silence
It looks bruised. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Goddam NYC transit. Also, owwwwww. - laura x from iPhone
Ouch :-( - Galadriel C. from Android
Hope it feels better soon. :( - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
I think between us we have most extremities covered! - Melly - #TeamMarina from FFHound!
GO TEAM - Meg VMeg
rönin
‘The iPhone Still Worked…Like a Miracle’: Hikers’ Final Moments Captured in Haunting Photos | TheBlaze.com - http://www.theblaze.com/stories...
‘The iPhone Still Worked…Like a Miracle’: Hikers’ Final Moments Captured in Haunting Photos | TheBlaze.com
"“This is an amazing photo. But I wish he had fled instead of taking pictures. I’d rather have him back,” Hiromi said. “I hope to hike up there someday, perhaps 10 years later. I want to see what my husband saw.”" - rönin from Bookmarklet
:( - Jenny H. from Android
:( - Anne Bouey
:( - chaz2b
Yvonne Renee
I signed up to scrapbook ALL DAY TODAY from 9-midnight at a nearby scrapbook store. It's now 9:25 and I'm so tired I haven't left the house yet. I wonder if there's a napping area at the store... yawn.
I need to get dressed, choose my stuff to bring, load up the car... I'm so tired just thinking about it. - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
AND! I can't post on fb because I turned down a weekend scrapping in Sonoma with friends. Too far. Too much money. Too much advance planning for food, etc. Today's event is more my speed. - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
10:25 - motivating towards door... more coffee in hand... yawn - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
11:25... Made it! - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
Enjoy the time! - Anne Bouey
Have fun! - Tamara J. B.
Find a hotel, check in for the entire day, and sleep. ;-) No one has to know. - Mary Carmen
Mary- I love the way you think! Trust me, I thought of that. Lol! I also thought about a manicure, eyebrow waxing, a movie... haha! - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
Anne Bouey
Tiny Napa cat stands tall in new Guinness record book - http://napavalleyregister.com/news...
Tiny Napa cat stands tall in new Guinness record book
"How can something small stand tall? By being the shortest of its kind on the planet – like Lilieput, a Napa house cat who now has a place in the Guinness World Records book. Standing but 5.25 inches (13.34 centimeters) from the floor to her shoulders, the 10-year-old black-and-mocha Munchkin, who is owned by Christel Young, is listed as the world’s shortest domestic feline in the Guinness book’s latest edition, published Sept. 9. Young first contacted editorial staff for the annual reference book of superlatives last year, believing Lilieput to be closer to the ground than Fizz Girl, whom the publication had measured at just under 6 inches (15 cm) in 2011. After a Napa veterinarian measured Lilieput in July 2013, Young shared her pet’s story with the Napa Valley Register, though Guinness publishers did not allow her to officially confirm the record until the book’s publication last month. Lilieput’s place in a bestselling book alongside the tallest buildings, fastest eaters and all... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
Tortie! - Pete : Team Marina
"Strangers who once may have thought the half-pint cat a misfit now give her a friendly welcome, Young said – possibly with an assist from videos of Lilieput her owner has posted to YouTube since gaining Guinness World Records’ seal of approval. “I’m getting more astonishment from people like, ‘Oh, look how cute!’ or ‘She’s adorable!’ I’m getting a lot nicer comments about her,” said... more... - Anne Bouey
Anne Bouey
Norway ranked best country for elders; U.S. makes No. 8 - SFGate - http://www.sfgate.com/default...
"No country takes better care of its seniors than Norway, where those over 60 enjoy social security bankrolled by the nation’s oil wealth and are well represented in politics and the workplace, a global study on aging reported this week. By contrast, the 2014 Global AgeWatch Index found, the worst place in the world to grow old is Afghanistan, where per capita GDP is a mere $1,100 and life expectancy only 50 years. Better north of equator The annual rankings based on income security, health care access, social benefits and community involvement reflected the generally greater affluence of Northern Hemisphere countries over those below the equator, with nine of the 10 best places for the elderly found in Northern Europe, North America and Japan. The geographic outlier was New Zealand, which ranked No. 10. The study by HelpAge International in London, a global coalition of organizations committed to improving living standards for the world’s rapidly expanding over-60 population,... more... - Anne Bouey from Bookmarklet
"Japan is experiencing the most dramatic rise in the number of elderly, with nearly 33 percent of the population over 60 now and an expected expansion by 2050 to a staggering 42.7 percent. That is largely the result of the country having the longest expected life spans on the planet, which other studies attribute to the lean and fish-intensive national diet. Life expectancy at age 60 is... more... - Anne Bouey
laura x
I wish I could stop being depressed for me, but I really, really, really wish I could stop being depressed for toddlerx. He just said, "Stop crying, Mommy."
i can't wait til i'm a 4 hour drive from you. - jambina
LAURAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA - Meg VMeg
oh, my dear friend. *hugs you and Peter* - Marianne
Oh Laura. :( :( :( :( :( - lris
Thank you all. My mom just got here. - laura x from iPhone
I'm glad you're mom is there to help. Take care! - Katy S
I am so sorry this is happening and hope it is a brighter tomorrow. - Janet from FFHound!
Oh hon... *HUG* - Soup in a TARDIS
(((Laura))) - Anne Bouey
:( *hugs* can we do anything to help? - Sir Shuping is just sir
I think it's more than okay for our children to see us being sad. It shows them that sadness is okay, crying when you feel sad is okay, it's nothing to be scared of, even grown ups feel sad, etc etc. And they learn sympathy and empathy. Even at toddlerx's age! Josiah learned very early on that sometimes Mummy cries for "no reason", but she won't always be crying, and if he wanted to... more... - Melly - #TeamMarina
Hugs and positive thoughts and some prayers, if you like. - Friar Will
Hugs and more hugs. - Steele Lawman
(((((laura))))) - Jenny H. from Android
Best wishes to you and family - Steve C Team Marina
Hope you're feeling better, or at least getting lots of hugs from your mom. I'm prone to the crying, too. {{{Hugs}}} - Yvonne Renee
Courage, sister. - Corinne L
*hugs* - Stephen Mack
Love you, Laura. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
*hugs* to both you and toddlerx. I'm so glad your mom was able to be there for you. - Katie
much love to you, Laura - maʀtha
Aww honey. - YvonneM
:( positive thoughts to you. - Jen
Moar hugs. - Joe from iPod
wish I could help in some way. hoping it gets better, soon. - MoTO: Team Marina
what everyone else said, plus ep. what Melly said. And big hugs to both of you. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Yes to what Kelly said too and sending big hugs your way. - Galadriel C. from Android
hugs and support - Rachel Walden
Shannon - GlassMistress
I do not own the Graceland CD ... should I?
Sure! - Julian
I like most of it. Doesn't necessarily mean you will. - Walt Crawford
You mean Paul Simon - Graceland? - Steve C Team Marina
Most definitely. - Hookuh Tinypants
*thumbs up* - MoTO: Team Marina
My fish deposit should be getting there now. Use it to get Graceland. One of best complete albums of all time. - Steve C Team Marina
Graceland is one of the (if not THE) best albums of the 1980's. Get it. - Glen Campbell
Is Rdio free in the U.S.? Here's a fantastic track where Paul Simon talks about the evolution of the Graceland album: http://rd.io/x/QTIaxTdeXTR4/ - Ken Morley
I grew up on S & G, adore Negotiations and Love Songs (which has a few of Graceland's songs) but somehow missed Graceland. I'm in the mood for some new old music :-) - Shannon - GlassMistress
I was temping at an office when Graceland came out and that CD was on continuous play in our back office. - bentley
Yes. :) - Anne Bouey
DB, Lil LB's Dad
Looks like we're going to have to walk away from this new adoption situation. I was very angry earlier but now I'm just sad. The dishonesty of some people in this world is sickening and disgusting especially when the life of a child is at stake. I pray that the child is born healthy and somehow someway ends up in a good home. It just won't be ours.
I'm sorry things took a bad turn. I hope that you guys can get Lincoln a little sibling soon. - Anika
I'm so sorry. - Jennifer Dittrich
It's alright. I was already a bit uncomfortable with the speed at which we were having to rush to get things squared away to make this happen. Now that the birth mother has revealed her true colors it makes the decision to walk away a bit easier. I hate shady people. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
I hope your next adoption experience is better. - John (bird whisperer)
If nothing else this has forced us to get off our butts and get our stuff in order so that we're good to go when we're truly ready to start the next adoption. Our new home study will be complete by the end of this month. That will be a major hurdle jumped. And much faster than it took the last time. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Hang in there, DB. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
I'm sorry that it took such an awful turn but am glad that you were able to extricate your family from the situation. I hope that your next birth family is a lot more honest with you. - vicster: full-bodied
We've got our hands full with Linky right now. His little brother or sister will come along whenever they're supposed to be here. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
I'm sorry, DB. - Tamara J. B.
Oh no. :( - Stephen Mack from iPhone
:( - Jenny H. from Android
How disappointing that must be. I'm sorry. - Anne Bouey
How disappointing that must be. I'm sorry. - Amir
You're a good person. - Steve C Team Marina
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