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Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 12:56 PM CST
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I KNEW I was old when I had to resort to EBAY to find my FAVORITE lipstick color !!
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Sep 4, 2016 1:06 PM CST
You know you are old when a good day is you have 4 errands to accomplish and you get 1 1/2 of them done!
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 2:56 PM CST
Hahahahaha. That is true!

It is not you...TIME moves differently!
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 2:58 PM CST
My DH said he knew he was old when his father's face kept appearing in the mirror while shaving and his father's hands were attached to his wrists.
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
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Coatesville IN (Zone 5b)
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Claudia
Sep 4, 2016 3:14 PM CST
I knew I was old when I was explaining to my 16 year old granddaughter during a driving lesson, that there used to be a button on the floor on the drivers side that controlled the bright lights!
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Sep 4, 2016 3:20 PM CST
My grandson asked why there was not a button on my toothbrush!
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 4:06 PM CST
Claudia said:I knew I was old when I was explaining to my 16 year old granddaughter during a driving lesson, that there used to be a button on the floor on the drivers side that controlled the bright lights!



It is not there??
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 4:17 PM CST
crawgarden said:My grandson asked why there was not a button on my toothbrush!


Hahahaha!

I was finally throwing away all those white and yellow pages and sophia asked me what kind of books they were because she knew I read my books on kindle.

I looked at those things and realized how crazy big they were.

I told her that they were used to help her cousin Ben use/ reach the commode when he was
little ( that was true)

A friend's granddaughter saw the hot rollers I was taking to the landfill, and knowing I am always at the stove asked me what I cooked, with those..I told her they are used to keep spaghetti from tangling. She told her parent and I got a lecture about how important it is to tell kids the truth because they develop trust.

Yet they leave that tooth under the pillow......
And the Easter bunny chews that carrot each April....
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Sep 4, 2016 5:55 PM CST
I know I am old when while cooking tonight's dinner all from scratch right down to the pie crust, peeling carrots and not using baby carrots, and homemade pilaf, it reminded me when I was babysitting a friend's kids once. She called to tell them she was on her way. Her son asked if they could stay for dinner as I had planned saying, "Miss Cheryl is cooking, I mean *real* cooking!" hahahaha
Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh
uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you Smile.
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 6:21 PM CST
And I bet he planned to do some real eating!
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 4, 2016 6:23 PM CST
You know you are old when you have to seriously consider whether you should have that second glas of water before bedtime!
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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Weedwhacker
Sep 5, 2016 6:57 AM CST
MISSINGROSIE said:

A friend's granddaughter saw the hot rollers I was taking to the landfill, and knowing I am always at the stove asked me what I cooked, with those..I told her they are used to keep spaghetti from tangling. She told her parent and I got a lecture about how important it is to tell kids the truth because they develop trust.

Yet they leave that tooth under the pillow......
And the Easter bunny chews that carrot each April....


LOL -- so I guess I need to stop telling kids that my purple pole beans are grape-flavored? Big Grin
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Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 5, 2016 9:39 AM CST
Oh yes! You wil no doubt damage them for life!

And, I should hang up the flashlight and quit taking them on walks to look for tiny petal dwelling fairies!
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Sep 5, 2016 11:22 AM CST
This parent who says tell the truth, ask them if they can name one single person that they have never lied to. Gene
Name: Rosie
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (Zone 7b)
If it sparkles - I'm there!
Region: North Carolina Bookworm
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MISSINGROSIE
Sep 5, 2016 11:28 AM CST
Oh yes, but this is the parent speaking. They have all sorts of rules about the kids. Hahahaha. They will change their misguided ways.
Don't squat with yer spurs on!

People try to turn back their "odometers." Not me. I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved
Coatesville IN (Zone 5b)
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Claudia
Sep 5, 2016 11:36 AM CST
MISSINGROSIE said:


It is not there??


Not anymore. Controlled with the same lever as the turn signals. You push it back or pull it forward or towards you to operate the bright lights.
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ~Eeyore
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Sep 5, 2016 11:39 AM CST
I can remember the starter button being on the floor. Gene
Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Sep 5, 2016 12:06 PM CST
I told my young DD that she had to go to bed so we could go outside and eat bugs (or rather, sit on the patio and drink wine) . I told her when she was 13, she could stay up later with us and we we would teach her how to eat bugs. OR if she wanted to stay up late we could teach her early. She went right to bed. To this day she remembers going to bed horrified! Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh
uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you Smile.
Texas (Zone 8a)
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GrammaChar
Sep 5, 2016 1:38 PM CST
What Is Couple Sex?

An 8-year-old girl went to her grandfather, who was working in the yard and asked him, "Grampa, what is couple sex?" The grandfather was surprised that she would ask such a question, but decided that if she's old enough to know to ask the question, then she's old enough to get a straight answer. Steeling himself to leave nothing out, he proceeded to tell her all about human reproduction. When he finished explaining, the little girl was looking at him with her mouth hanging open, eyes wide in amazement. Seeing the look on her face, the grandfather asked her, "Why did you ask this question, honey?" The little girl replied, "Grandma says that dinner will be ready in just a couple secs.
GrammaChar
Coatesville IN (Zone 5b)
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Claudia
Sep 5, 2016 2:07 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ~Eeyore

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