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Old 11-07-2013, 07:06 AM
 
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break? I need to stop drinking sweet tea.


Any habits you'd like to develop? I would like to return to my healthy eating plan. I do ok with this for awhile and then go off on an eating streak that isn't so very healthy. Chocolate is my big problem.......imagine that.



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit? I was into exercise big time until I hurt my foot and sadly I've not gotten back into the routine again. I did kick my Mt. Dew habit!!!



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing? Yes
What cake frosting flavors do you like? Cream cheese is my favorite.


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited? There is a steak house a couple of hours from us, where you go up and cook you own steak. I'm not too crazy about it, who wants to cook when you go out to eat.


If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds? Yes, blackberries.


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have? Roast, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy.



Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa? Once in awhile I will go out and sleep on the sofa when I don't feel well so I don't keep hubby from sleeping.


Do you have a sofa bed? No



Today in History:
1665 The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, first published
1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition sighted the Pacific Ocean for the first time
1885 Canadian Pacific Railway done - Montreal, Quebec to Port Moody, British Columbia, 2,980 miles
1910 1st air freight shipment from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio undertaken by the Wright Brothers
1916 Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US Congress
1940 Original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in a windstorm, a mere four months after completion
1965 Pillsbury Doughboy, 'Poppin' Fresh,' made his debut in a commercial for crescent rolls
1990 Mary Robinson became the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland


Today's Quote:
“Great joy in camp. We are in view of the ocean, this great Pacific Ocean which we been so long anxious to see.
And the roreing or noise made by the waves brakeing on the rockey shores (as I suppose) may be heard distinctly.”
~~William Clark, explorer


Today’s Word:
in·trep·id [in-trep-id] adjective
resolutely fearless; dauntless: example: an intrepid explorer


Today Is:
Bittersweet Chocolate w/Almonds Day
National Gin Day (hiccup)
Men Make Dinner Day Hubby needs to hear about this one.
--recipes included --->National Men Make Dinner Day™


This Week is:
Dear Santa Letter Week, 7-13 Kids are so cute when they believe in Santa.
Pursuit of Happiness Week, 7-13


Today's Picture:
Hope your autumn is mighty fine! (Kobber will have to wait a while.)
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:56 AM
 
Location: North Central Illinois
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Welcome to our daily habit. yep!


Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break? constantly putting chapstick on my lips


Any habits you'd like to develop? stop sweating the small stuff



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit? yes, I quit smoking after many years.



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing? yes
What cake frosting flavors do you like? chocolate angel food cake with chocolate butter cream frosting


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited? I went to an Ethiopian restaurant one time. They put a large circle board in the middle of the table with smashed up food on it (looked like baby food) and gave us large pieces of furmented bread. We dipped the bread in the food and ate it, it was surprisingly very good!


If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds? mushroms


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have? Cheeseburger, fries and iced tea.



Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa? in my living room, when I was tired or sick


Do you have a sofa bed? no
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Old 11-07-2013, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Central Midwest
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break?
not doing laundry until it's stacked up and in several baskets.



Any habits you'd like to develop? doing my cardio workout every day.



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit?
I quit smoking years and years ago.



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing?
I always make my own....don't like that canned stuff....icky taste

What cake frosting flavors do you like? caramel, vanilla buttercream, coconut/pecan


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited? The Shed BBQ place in Ocean Springs, MD

If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds? dandelion greens, morel and oyster mushrooms, deer, pheasant, duck, goose, rabbit, moose, raccoon (Ick), dove


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have? Thick cheeseburger with pickle, grilled onions, tomato, ketchup with an order of fried potatoes with onions, chocolate milk shake, slice of cherry pie and a big doggy bag.

Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa?
at home many times when I fall asleep watching television, years ago at our daughter's when she was going to the University of Connecticut.


Do you have a sofa bed? not at moment.



T

Today's Quote:
“Great joy in camp. We are in view of the ocean, this great Pacific Ocean which we been so long anxious to see.
And the roreing or noise made by the waves brakeing on the rockey shores (as I suppose) may be heard distinctly.”
~~William Clark, explorer





Today Is:
Bittersweet Chocolate w/Almonds Day yippee kai yay
National Gin Day (hiccup) used to like a nip of gin
Men Make Dinner Day hmmmmm
--recipes included --->National Men Make Dinner Day™


This Week is:
Dear Santa Letter Week, 7-13 Dear Santa, please bring me a huge wallet filled with big money....100 dollar bills will do but make sure there are lots and lots of them.
Pursuit of Happiness Week, 7-13 everyday for me


Today's Picture:
Hope your autumn is mighty fine! (Kobber will have to wait a while.) Thanks bjh....to everyone, it's Thursday.....one more work day for those who work. clap clap clap
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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habit to break? none
develop habit? none

new leaf? never started smoking

diner? s.o.s.

Pursuit of Happiness Week, 7-13 - now's our chance.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:19 AM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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[quote=bjh;32125586]Welcome to our daily habit.


Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break? Eating junk food.


Any habits you'd like to develop? Being more organized.



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit? Quit smoking.



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing?
What cake frosting flavors do you like? All of them.


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited? I remember the Horn and Hardart aka automat.


If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds? Venison.


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have? Prime rib with baked potato and green beans.

OK now I'm hungry!

Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa? It's been ages. I'd have to be really tired not to make it to bed.


Do you have a sofa bed? Yes.



Have a great day!
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break?


Procrastination is Number 1.


Any habits you'd like to develop?

Eating right, especially eating breakfast.

Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit?


No. I always thank my lucky stars that I do not smoke, drink or do drugs because I know I'd never be able to stop.


Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing?
No

What cake frosting flavors do you like?

Anything that isn't coconut, coffee or butter cream.

What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited?

Never went to an unusual restaurant.

If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds?

If I've been served it, I'll never know. Never stopped to pick my own.

You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have?

Maybe, an open faced hot roast beef sandwich.

Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa?


Last night, here.

Do you have a sofa bed?

I have a loveseat that opens up into a bed in the room I use as an office/den. I thought more people would travel to visit me when I moved here.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break? I'd like to break the habit of continuing to eat when I'm full.


Any habits you'd like to develop? I'd like to develop the habit of having a manicure/pedicure on a regular basis.



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit?
I started walking in the mornings a few years back. Now I don't know where I am but I think it might be Weatherford, TX.



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing? Yes but not these days.
What cake frosting flavors do you like? Chocolate icing on white cake.


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited?

Hmmm. I think it was a seafood restaurant at Disney World. The walls were all floor to ceiling aquariums filled with unusual fish. I thought it was fascinating.


If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds?

Does seaweed count? That's what we would have during celebrations at school on Oahu. We also had poi. I like poi.


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have?

Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, cream gravy and green beans cooked with bacon. Plus, unsweetened iced tea.



Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa?
In my mother's apartment at the assisted living facility.


Do you have a sofa bed? No.



Today in History:
1665 The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, first published
1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition sighted the Pacific Ocean for the first time
1885 Canadian Pacific Railway done - Montreal, Quebec to Port Moody, British Columbia, 2,980 miles
1910 1st air freight shipment from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio undertaken by the Wright Brothers
1916 Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US Congress
1940 Original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in a windstorm, a mere four months after completion
1965 Pillsbury Doughboy, 'Poppin' Fresh,' made his debut in a commercial for crescent rolls I had a Pillsbury Doughboy doll that I named PBDB.
1990 Mary Robinson became the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland


Today's Quote:
“Great joy in camp. We are in view of the ocean, this great Pacific Ocean which we been so long anxious to see.
And the roreing or noise made by the waves brakeing on the rockey shores (as I suppose) may be heard distinctly.”
~~William Clark, explorer




Today’s Word:
in·trep·id [in-trep-id] adjective
resolutely fearless; dauntless: example: an intrepid explorer


Today Is:
Bittersweet Chocolate w/Almonds Day
National Gin Day (hiccup)
Men Make Dinner Day
--recipes included --->National Men Make Dinner Day™


This Week is:
Dear Santa Letter Week, 7-13
Pursuit of Happiness Week, 7-13


Today's Picture:
Hope your autumn is mighty fine! (Kobber will have to wait a while.)





Thank you, bjh. I always have great fun with your questions.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:36 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break?Too many carbs -- I love bread!

Any habits you'd like to develop? More salads!

Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit? Successfully, but temporarily.

Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing? Yes.
What cake frosting flavors do you like? Passion fruit.

What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited? There's one in Milwaukee where the wait-staff are very rude and abusive to their customers.

If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds? Wild rice from northern Wisconsin; mushrooms from a farm field in Motea, New Zealand; blackberries.

You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have? Breakfast please -- eggs over easy, crispy bacon and hash browns, coffee!

When and where have you slept on a sofa? I napped on the sofa yesterday -- busy day!.

Do you have a sofa bed? Nope.

Thanks bjh and happy Thursday everyone!
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:43 AM
 
Location: The Circle City. Sometimes NE of Bagdad.
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break?
Raiding the fridge at night.

Any habits you'd like to develop?
A daily exercise routine.


Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit?



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing?
Nope

What cake frosting flavors do you like?
All of them except coconut.

What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited?
A defunct Italian place that was 3 miles up a dirt road that had a 10 course meal for cheap. Owner burned it down and he was convicted of arson.

If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds?
Mostly berries and rhubarb.

You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have?
Pot roast with mashed taters, gravy, veggie and a salad.


Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa?
Sofa/couch yes.

Do you have a sofa bed?
No
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:20 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Today's Questions:
What habits would you like to break?
Oh I have so many bad habits but smoking would be the biggest one


Any habits you'd like to develop?
Yes, better eating habits and an exercise routine



Bonus Questions:
Have you ever successfully turned over a new leaf - breaking or starting a habit?
I did quit smoking for two years one time and I could kick myself for starting back



Foodie Questions:
Have you or yours ever made your own cake frosting or icing? no
What cake frosting flavors do you like? pretty much all of them


What's the most unusual restaurant you've heard of or visited?
Hmmm I have no clue, not much exotic stuff around these parts


If you've ever eaten any wild grown foods, what kinds?
nothing that I can think of


You get to have a meal at a traditional diner. What'll you have?
Whatever their special is, unless it's liver or something



Just for fun:
When and where have you slept on a sofa?
I sleep on my own sofa all the time, it's comfy


Do you have a sofa bed? no



Today in History:
1665 The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, first published
1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition sighted the Pacific Ocean for the first time
1885 Canadian Pacific Railway done - Montreal, Quebec to Port Moody, British Columbia, 2,980 miles
1910 1st air freight shipment from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio undertaken by the Wright Brothers
1916 Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US Congress
1940 Original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in a windstorm, a mere four months after completion
1965 Pillsbury Doughboy, 'Poppin' Fresh,' made his debut in a commercial for crescent rolls
1990 Mary Robinson became the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland


Today's Quote:
“Great joy in camp. We are in view of the ocean, this great Pacific Ocean which we been so long anxious to see.
And the roreing or noise made by the waves brakeing on the rockey shores (as I suppose) may be heard distinctly.”
~~William Clark, explorer


Today’s Word:
in·trep·id [in-trep-id] adjective
resolutely fearless; dauntless: example: an intrepid explorer


Today Is:
Bittersweet Chocolate w/Almonds Day
National Gin Day (hiccup)
Men Make Dinner Day yay!
--recipes included --->National Men Make Dinner Day™


This Week is:
Dear Santa Letter Week, 7-13
Pursuit of Happiness Week, 7-13


Today's Picture:
Hope your autumn is mighty fine! (Kobber will have to wait a while.)
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