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Old 03-15-2017, 09:37 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Wild ponies couldn't drag me away from bringing you . . .


Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with?

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress?

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep?

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere?
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no?

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel?

Where is the attic access, if any?

Where are the steps to the basement or
the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation?


First Published on This Day:
1850 Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Scarlet Letter" published in Boston
1867 Joseph Lister's 1st article on antiseptic surgery in Britain's top medical journal, "The Lancet"
1918 Canadian composer Geoffrey O'Hara's song "K-K-K-Katy"

Top Music Hits This Day:
1948 Peggy Lee - Manana Is Soon Enough For Me
1953 Patti Page - How Much Is That Doggie in the Window
1963 Four Seasons - Walk Like A Man
1969 Tommy Roe - Dizzy
1975 Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
1979 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
1981 REO Speedwagon - Keep on Loving You
1988 Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
1999 Cher - Believe

Today's Irish Quote:
"May those who love us love us.
And those that don't love us,
May God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn't turn their hearts,
May he turn their ankles,
So we'll know them by their limping."

Today’s Word:
twig [twig] verb twigged, twigging
British
to find out or suddenly comprehend something
ex. A week after buying it he twigged one of the panels on his used car was a replacement.
Origin: from Irish 'tuigim' meaning 'I understand.'

Today Includes:
Artichoke Hearts Day
Campfire Girls Day

This Week Includes:
Agriculture Week
Girl Scout Week

Today's Stately Picture:
Virginia. Wild ponies grazing on the piney coastal flats at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Made freely available on wikipedia.org by Badolfsson.

Happy Thursday everyone! Enjoy your St. Patrick's Day eve.

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Old 03-15-2017, 09:38 PM
bjh bjh started this thread
 
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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A 1918 recording of the "K-K-K-Katy" song (in a different post so it doesn't copy into replies )


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaZvmGTHkOs

Lyrics written out at Lyrics [Historic American Sheet Music]
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Old 03-15-2017, 09:45 PM
 
Location: North Central Illinois
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Wild ponies couldn't drag me away from bringing you . . .


[b]Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with? 2

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress? Softer

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep? I like a heavy comforter in the winter. I have one of those pillows for people with neck problems. Soft mattress. Cotton sheets.

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid? Solid
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere? Ears first
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no? No, I like the candy eyes

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel? In the basement

What about the attic access, if any? No

Where do you get into the basement or crawl space or is it a slab foundation? Walk down the steps
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Old 03-15-2017, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with?
4hr

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress?
firmer mattress please.........

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep?
Queen bed with a firm mattress, big soft pillows, two covers in the winter and one in the summer.

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
I don't like to drive around to different stores just to save a few dimes on a product. I'd spend more in gas to do it.
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
solid,,,,, who wants a hollow piece of candy
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere? ears are good to start with
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no? yes, I don't like those little eyes

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
<<<----one will work best for me--
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel?
outside on the side of the house with the garage door near the electric meter is, you can only get to it from the side yard of the house, and I have a lock on it.

Where is the attic access, if any?
in the garage.

Where are the steps to the basement or
the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation? the house is on a slab with nothing but earth under it. I do miss having a basement however and wish I had one again.

First Published on This Day:
1850 Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Scarlet Letter" published in Boston
1867 Joseph Lister's 1st article on antiseptic surgery in Britain's top medical journal, "The Lancet"
1918 Canadian composer Geoffrey O'Hara's song "K-K-K-Katy"

Top Music Hits This Day:
1948 Peggy Lee - Manana Is Soon Enough For Me
1953 Patti Page - How Much Is That Doggie in the Window
1963 Four Seasons - Walk Like A Man
1969 Tommy Roe - Dizzy
1975 Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
1979 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
1981 REO Speedwagon - Keep on Loving You
1988 Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
1999 Cher - Believe

Today's Irish Quote:
"May those who love us love us.
And those that don't love us,
May God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn't turn their hearts,
May he turn their ankles,
So we'll know them by their limping."

Today’s Word:
twig [twig] verb twigged, twigging
British
to find out or suddenly comprehend something
ex. A week after buying it he twigged one of the panels on his used car was a replacement.
Origin: from Irish 'tuigim' meaning 'I understand.'

Today Includes:
Artichoke Hearts Day <<<<---- please keep them for me and I'll pick 'em up later. (not)
Campfire Girls Day

This Week Includes:
Agriculture Week
Girl Scout Week

Today's Stately Picture:
Virginia. Wild ponies grazing on the piney coastal flats at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Made freely available on wikipedia.org by Badolfsson.

Happy Thursday everyone! Enjoy your St. Patrick's Day eve.

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Old 03-15-2017, 10:08 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Sneaky tonight.... BJ.

Wild ponies couldn't drag me away from bringing you . . .


Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with?
These days I want 10 or more hours. I use to get by on 6 or less.
Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress?
I like a soft but firm mattress.
What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep?
No flannel . I almost broke my neck trying to turn over with a flannel sheet.
Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often? Not these days.
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere?
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no?

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel?
Hallway.
Where is the attic access, if any?
Hallway.
Where are the steps to the basement or
the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation?


First Published on This Day:
1850 Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Scarlet Letter" published in Boston
1867 Joseph Lister's 1st article on antiseptic surgery in Britain's top medical journal, "The Lancet"
1918 Canadian composer Geoffrey O'Hara's song "K-K-K-Katy"

Top Music Hits This Day:
1948 Peggy Lee - Manana Is Soon Enough For Me
1953 Patti Page - How Much Is That Doggie in the Window
1963 Four Seasons - Walk Like A Man
1969 Tommy Roe - Dizzy
1975 Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
1979 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
1981 REO Speedwagon - Keep on Loving You
1988 Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
1999 Cher - Believe

Today's Irish Quote:
"May those who love us love us.
And those that don't love us,
May God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn't turn their hearts,
May he turn their ankles,
So we'll know them by their limping."

Today’s Word:
twig [twig] verb twigged, twigging
British
to find out or suddenly comprehend something
ex. A week after buying it he twigged one of the panels on his used car was a replacement.
Origin: from Irish 'tuigim' meaning 'I understand.'

Today Includes:
Artichoke Hearts Day
Campfire Girls Day

This Week Includes:
Agriculture Week
Girl Scout Week

Today's Stately Picture:
Virginia. Wild ponies grazing on the piney coastal flats at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Made freely available on wikipedia.org by Badolfsson.

Happy Thursday everyone! Enjoy your St. Patrick's Day eve.
Thanks BJH! Nice job! None of that blarney stone lore......

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Old 03-15-2017, 10:08 PM
 
Location: In the Pearl of the Purchase, Ky
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Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with? 3 or 4

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress? I like our firm with the memory foam mattress from Penney's on top

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep? Whatever is on the bed at the time is fine with me. Like having a nice blanket since I sleep with a fan on all year

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh? Bingo!

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid? Solid
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere? When I ate them (been a long time) I started with the ears
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no? They don't botherme

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other? How can you now mention the marshmallow peeps bunnies? lol

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel? Our fuse box is in the basement

Where is the attic access, if any? None

Where are the steps to the basement or the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation? Right inside the back door
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Old 03-15-2017, 11:23 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with?
I need at least eight hours, can get by with six, but prefer about nine.
Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress?
Medium firm
What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep?
Traditional mattress and box springs, duvet and down feather pillows. Mattress warmer for extra comfort.
Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
<---- This one
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
Both!
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere?
Ears first.
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no?
Don't care.

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
<---- This one
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel?
It's downstairs in the garage.
Where is the attic access, if any?
There's no attic here.
Where are the steps to the basement or
the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation?
There's no basement either. The house rests on concrete posts, and there's a cement floor in the garage.(I had to ask Mr. Bay because I don't twig these things. )

Thanks, bjh!
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Old 03-15-2017, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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Wild ponies couldn't drag me away from bringing you . . . 'Howdy Pardner'


Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with? 4-6

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress? Firm.

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep? Comfortable bed with 2 soft pillows.

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid? Doesn't matter, I don't regularly eat them.
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere? Wherever my teeth sink into.
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no? Doesn't matter.

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel? Outside on the east side of the house.

Where is the attic access, if any? Flat roof, no attic.

Where are the steps to the basement or the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation? Slab, no basement.


"Wanna piece o' me"...

bjh

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Old 03-15-2017, 11:53 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with?


4 hours

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress? firm

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep?

Comforter, foam pillow, bed can't be too high...seriously, some hotel beds come up to my waist. That's crazy.

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?


Never look for deals. Buy what I want, food-wise.

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere?
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no?


Haven't had a chocolate rabbit in about 50+ years. No opinion.

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?


Pass on the Easter candy.


Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel?
Laundry room.

Where is the attic access, if any? No attic. Upstairs neighbor.

Where are the steps to the basement or the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation?

No basement. No crawl space.
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Old 03-16-2017, 12:40 AM
 
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Good Morning from the chilly Eastcoast...

Today's Question(s):
What's the least amount of daily/nightly hours of sleep you can get by with? Six

Do you prefer a firmer or softer mattress?

What type bed, pillows, covers, etc. do you prefer for your best night's sleep? Summer-cotton sheets with a quilted comforter. Winter-flannel sheets, with a blanket and quilted comforter.

Bonus Section:
To get the best deal, do you compare grocery store price labels, like the cost per ounce:
-Often?
-Occasionally?
-Almost never?
-Hunh?

Foodie Questions:
Easter candy has been in the stores a couple weeks so let's talk chocolate bunnies:
-Hollow or solid?
-Do you eat the ears first or start elsewhere?
-Not all bunnies have those little candy eyes. Is that good or no?

What flavor candy Easter bunny do you want:
-Cookies and Cream?
-Dark chocolate?
-Milk chocolate?
-Peanut butter?
-White chocolate?
-Other?

Just for fun:
Where is your home's breaker box or electric control panel? In the basement

Where is the attic access, if any? upstairs hallway

Where are the steps to the basement or the hatch to the crawl space or is it a slab foundation?
steps to the basement is in the living room

Today Includes:
Artichoke Hearts Day Guess I will add some artichoke hearts to my salad today
Campfire Girls Day

This Week Includes:
Agriculture Week
Girl Scout Week

Wishing you a zippity do da kind of day!
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