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Old 07-19-2010, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Thanks, Umbria, for posting the new names.

Karcon, Wow, what a great trip!! Gee, makes me want a vacation now! Sounds like it was just what you needed! Good for you!



TRosa, I third that! I remember attending a Joan Baez concert -- this was about 15 years ago, now -- and she had this younger band with her. She joked that after the concerts that they'd go back and she'd talk about the old days -- when they had records -- and then she'd have to explain what those were! I could relate, too.

In fact, the first time I encountered CDs, it was in the mid 80s, and I was living in Seattle. I hadn't bought records for a long time, and decided I wanted to get one. Well, it had been many years since I looked for a record. So, I saw a store that said "Records." I walked in and then I just stood in the doorway perusing things. I looked around and didn't see any "records." I asked the guy at the counter where the records were and he pointed to a little rack that had actual, but OLD records. So, I asked where were the more recent ones? He gave me this very weird look and said, "You have to get a cd for more recent music."

I felt like I was dropped on a foreign planet! I had no clue what a CD was! So, I'm fumbling around, and asked what the heck these new-fangled CDs were. He explained it and then I realized I had to have a special machine to PLAY them on!! I never realized I was that behind the times!! I'll never forget that day that I discovered CDs and felt like I was an alien!
I feel your pain. I'd finally gotten upgraded to a cassette player just when CDs came out.

My sister was working at a bank back in the 80's when the radio station started announcing CD's as prizes for being the 100th caller or whatever. She was wondering why the radio station was giving out Certificates of Deposit!

 
Old 07-19-2010, 11:56 AM
 
Location: not where you are
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i feel your pain. I'd finally gotten upgraded to a cassette player just when cds came out.

My sister was working at a bank back in the 80's when the radio station started announcing cd's as prizes for being the 100th caller or whatever. she was wondering why the radio station was giving out certificates of deposit!
rofl!
 
Old 07-19-2010, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Monterey Bay, California -- watching the sea lions, whales and otters! :D
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MightyQueen801: I feel your pain. I'd finally gotten upgraded to a cassette player just when CDs came out.

My sister was working at a bank back in the 80's when the radio station started announcing CD's as prizes for being the 100th caller or whatever. She was wondering why the radio station was giving out Certificates of Deposit!
Ha ha, that's true! Actually, that's what I thought TRosa was going to say!! And then her response!

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TRosa: Wanna hear something just as funny, when you used the term CDs, I couldn't figure out if you were refering to city data or cross-dressers. I swear it took me a minute to crasp. See, I mostly download my music these days to my mp3 player.
The weirdest thing is, I actually knew this whole GROUP of Cross Dressers in Seattle!! Somehow I met one, and the next thing you know, I knew a whole bunch of them -- they'd parade around the mall and food court there! So, I can see where you might get mixed up!!
 
Old 07-19-2010, 12:23 PM
 
Location: not where you are
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Ha ha, that's true! Actually, that's what I thought TRosa was going to say!! And then her response!



The weirdest thing is, I actually knew this whole GROUP of Cross Dressers in Seattle!! Somehow I met one, and the next thing you know, I knew a whole bunch of them -- they'd parade around the mall and food court there! So, I can see where you might get mixed up!!
Not gonna go there, but the stories I could tell ya.
 
Old 07-19-2010, 02:42 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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Karcon - What a fun trip! Let's see, name changes:

Me (m2co) = Umbria
newenglandgirl - Latashia
plantlover = popcorn247
triciajeanne = mzfroggez

Hope I'm not missing anyone. I read Eat, Pray, Love - good book!
When did TJ convert??? I didn't catch that one. We need a master page with a directory! How are we going to keep up???
 
Old 07-19-2010, 02:56 PM
 
Location: not where you are
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[quote=Latashia;15107375]When did TJ convert??? I didn't catch that one. We need a master page with a directory! How are we going to keep up??? [/QUOTE

I know, I had missed that one to till noticing something elsewhere.

I'm going to hold off at least till after I move, then I'l send everyone a pm. Kidding about the pm. I'll just post a sticky page thread announcing my new name.
 
Old 07-19-2010, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN, USA
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When did TJ convert??? I didn't catch that one. We need a master page with a directory! How are we going to keep up???
Just within the past week. We started something
 
Old 07-19-2010, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN, USA
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Watching Oprah - I love Dr Oz I want him to be my Dr.
 
Old 07-19-2010, 03:30 PM
 
Location: not where you are
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Speaking of docs, I might have to see one, my plantar fasciitis is acting up. Just that bit of walking the dogs from station to station has my foot off kilt. I've got to go take some meds and lie down now, should have done it a long time ago, but got caught up in reading the messages here. It's been a blast. I'll be back after I catch up after I get some rest.

Yes, love that Doctor Oz, reminds me of an ex.
 
Old 07-19-2010, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Winter Park FL
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Umbria; thank you for the playlist. I've actually printed it out so I can keep up. Any more changes? Travel is food for my soul. Hope to be able to do more this fall and visit both kids. I would love to do a cross country trip but staying in hotels all the way would be way too expensive and can't afford to buy that Road Treker I like so much. So, I will just save my money and do trips when I can. And, I am definitely going to have come back to reading this thread more regularly just to keep up. Happy mid-summer to all!
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