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Things that make you smile

Discussion in 'The Observation Bar' started by BlueTrain, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. 2jakes

    2jakes I'll Lock Up

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    Thank you HoosierDaddy, I appreciate that
    very much.
     
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  2. Tukwila

    Tukwila One Too Many

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    Very touching, Bob. Alzheimer's has touched our family, too.
     
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  3. Tukwila

    Tukwila One Too Many

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    I'll echo the post by HoosierDaddy here, 2jakes. Addiction is very tough to beat. If the quoted prose is descriptive of your situation, I sincerely wish you all the very best and offer my respect.
     
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  4. 2jakes

    2jakes I'll Lock Up

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    Thanks!

    (Clarification)
    I'm at physical rehab to rebuild my body
    with weights and exercises. After months in hospital, my weight went from 190 to 160.
    I don't drink or smoke.
     
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  6. 2jakes

    2jakes I'll Lock Up

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    Looking back, I had a great childhood
    with my pals and not much interference
    from adults!
    Like the movie Stand by Me, I don't have
    friends like ones when I was a kid,
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2019
  7. Amy Jeanne

    Amy Jeanne Call Me a Cab

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    Things that make me smile....

    My cute boyfriend
    My three puppers
    A completed sewing project
    Warm weather
    My clients (I work with IDD adults...they can be anything from jerks to the best ever, but love them all regardless!)
    My life now
     
  8. 2jakes

    2jakes I'll Lock Up

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  9. LizzieMaine

    LizzieMaine Bartender

    The other night a couple of the Kids and I were going to go bowling -- but because of the snowstorm, which decidedly didn't make any of us smile, the bowling alley was closed. So instead we settled in at my house and spent a pleasant couple of hours playing with my cat and, of all things, looking at View-Master slides, and finally reading particularly fruity passages aloud from my copy of "100,000,000 Guinea Pigs: Everyday Dangers in Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics." We swore a pact never to eat All-Bran or undergo x-ray hair removal again, and one of the young people borrowed the book to read all the way thru.

    It's fashionable today to slag on millennials for their addiction to forms of entertainment old people can't handle -- but the next time anyone here is tempted to do that, please remember that there was a night, in 2019, when two twenty-somethings and an old lady had a perfectly enjoyable evening laughing at 3-D Kodachrome pictures of a zoo llama with clothes on.
     

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