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Old 09-20-2017, 10:55 AM
Status: "Support the Mining Law of 1872" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Cody, WY
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I'll never stop buying books and adding to my library. I've been this way since I started to read. There are other things I buy as well, but books are NUMBER ONE.
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Old 09-20-2017, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia/South Jersey area
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LOL, I'll admit to being a girly girl. I love shoes. I think women who go to Europe for 10 days and only take 2 pair of shoes are aliens out to take over our bodies. cute sandals are my favorites.
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:03 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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I luv books too (and have way too many)...(paperbackbookswap works GREAT for me for last 6 yrs (includes books-on-tape, DVD, hardback... I find a lot of my favorites that are out of print. (for free)

problem... all my surviving relatives (including inlaws) have macular degeneration.

so... take good care of those eyes!

I will keep buying vintage Ice Cream Makers!

Got a "retro beauty" off eBay for $12. and it works great!
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:04 AM
 
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Wine.
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:21 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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I'll never stop buying books and adding to my library. I've been this way since I started to read. There are other things I buy as well, but books are NUMBER ONE.
I am in the same situation...I haven't read them all but possession is 9/10ths of the law...so to speak. God won't take me until I read all of those books...I hope. I have a very hard time parting with books. I went to the American Library Association convention a few years ago and went crazy coming home with 65 books given away by publishers. Most were advanced copies. I'm still working through those and did give a few away.
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:45 AM
 
Location: ☀️ SWFL ⛱ 🌴
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Legos.

We brought our son's old Legos from the NY attic to FL. My granddaughter looked at me and asked "All of this was for one kid?" She is being raised by a frugal Mom.

I have a train table set up in the office/playroom/2nd guestroom that had Brio/Thomas trains but is now Lego central. I had to tape a string dividing line on the table to keep the peace. One grandkid is all about perfection and following instructions, while the other is anout putting together original designs and is messy.

I love building with them too and helping when they ask (usually can I pry one piece off another). I have never lost the desire for more Legos. I don't think there can be too many. I ordered a Santa Workshop expert set with 883 pieces for me. I'll let them help, but it isn't getting taken apart to make other designs.... for a while.


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Old 09-20-2017, 12:11 PM
 
Location: NNV
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Golf balls, unless I get better at golfing...
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:22 PM
 
Location: PNW
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Cds (music), certain types of events. and trips.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Cochise County, AZ
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Books! I had the hardest time with paring down my books before I moved cross country. Since I've moved, I haven't purchased any new books because I still have paperbacks stored in boxes. I really need to purchase a bookcase (or two!) before I start buying new books.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:28 PM
Status: "Support the Mining Law of 1872" (set 10 days ago)
 
Location: Cody, WY
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Cds (music), certain types of events. and trips.
How does one accumulate trips and events?
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