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Old 10-28-2016, 08:19 PM
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa?

What are your favorite kinds of trees?

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf?

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly:


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire?

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good?


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!
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Old 10-28-2016, 08:26 PM
 
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Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa? No. I never really bought into the whole Santa thing either.

What are your favorite kinds of trees? Pine forests. Except when fighting a forest fire.

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? Yes and no. I rarely wear them, but it doesn't get that cold that often here.

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly: There are a handful of people I go to for spiritual advice. One is a catholic priest and one is a Native American elder.


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? Meat.

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? Hot sauce.


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online? I saw a picture of one smoking a huge doobie.


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!

Mucho Groceries!
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Old 10-28-2016, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa?
No, I knew who took care of my sisters and me.

What are your favorite kinds of trees? Pine, Sequoia and those giant Redwoods.....

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? not any longer, however years ago when I had to go out in the Nebraska blizzards I would have one with me.......

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly: One of my old military
Sergeants that was in charge of the duty section.


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? hotdogs

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? cheese and onions


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?
Many years ago

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!

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Old 10-28-2016, 09:35 PM
 
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow in "OZ "
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch. We have Suzy sunshine.. she causing a heat wave here on the Plateau.. 70's -80's no rain for all most a month..


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa? Yes.. Got to believe.. I even had the Easter Bunny.. till I step in his

What are your favorite kinds of trees? Every one is my favorite

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? For sure.. I can see me with my scarf and funnel..

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly: Mine


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? Chestnuts and "BIG" slab of Beef

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? I use " Corn Chip.. Place corn chips in the bowl.. then scoop on the chili.. mine is bland chili..


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year? No.. don't want to advertise I am home.. Ole Geezer " NOT" at home.

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern? Yes many many years ago...

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online? ..... Painted the pumpkin yellow and made a " Minion " drilled one large hole in front.. placed a swim mask over the hole.. even had a black sash around the middle.. with a glowing light inside..


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!

Thanks... BJH Have a Happy Spooky Weekend every one... Remember if you see a flaming bag on your front porch.. don't stomp on it....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlgQQgDhH7U

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Old 10-28-2016, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Dallas TX & AL Gulf Coast
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa?
Jack Frost no... the Tooth Fairy never let me down... & Santa will live on forever!

What are your favorite kinds of trees?
The beauty of the big 'ole southern live oak trees we have here in the South as well as all of the pine trees for their great refreshing smell and swishing sound these tall ones make when the wind blows.

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf?
What is this word "c-o-l-d" you speak of? Don't think I know what that is anymore... & definitely no scarf!

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly:
Several closest & dearest!


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire?
Fry fresh-caught fish & roast hotdogs & marshmallows.

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good?
Cheese & Fritos - the rest of the sink & spices are already in it!


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?
Have it but not carved yet.

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?
Many, many, many times w/kiddos & grand-kiddos

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?
Easier to point you to a great online site for:
Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas w/printable templates

Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!
Thanks bjh for Saturday's QotD, great job as always!

Happy Halloweekend all, enjoy!

Halloween Around The World - Where & How it is Celebrated - or Not
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Old 10-28-2016, 10:16 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Way too busy to be first today.


So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.
Jack's not really late here unfortunately.

Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa?

What are your favorite kinds of trees?
I don't know!
When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf?

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly:


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire?
You name it!
What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good?
Love.

Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?
Not I, but the Gkids probably have.
Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?

Calorie free brownie points, if you can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!
Nice job BJH! Thanks you too!

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Old 10-28-2016, 10:18 PM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa? No.

What are your favorite kinds of trees? Pine, Oak and Redwood trees are cool.

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? No.

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly:


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? I don't usually cook over an open fire but I'll say marshmallows.

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? Some diced peppers. Can't think of anything extra special since I don't eat chili much.


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year? No.

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern? Yes, years ago.

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online? Seen an Elvis Jack o'lantern.


Today Includes:
Cat Day
Internet Day
Oatmeal Day

Today's Quote:
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus

Today’s Word:
quasi [KWAH-zahy; -zee] adjective
resembling; seeming; virtual
Origin: Latin 'quasi' as if, as though; equivalent to "qua" (as) + "si" (if)

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday! [/quote]

Thanks,bjh and same to you.
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Old 10-28-2016, 10:57 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa?
No, I lived in California so I never heard of the guy.
What are your favorite kinds of trees?
Redwood trees are amazing.
When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf?
Sometimes, but I mostly wear scarves for fashion rather than for comfort.
Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly:
My friend Margaret.

Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire?
Me personally, nothing. People in general roast wienies, I guess.
What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good?
A square of baking chocolate

Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year?
No, not this year. We don't get trick or treaters, but sometimes I carve one anyway just for the nostalgia factor.
Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern?
Yes, many times.
Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?
We had a jack o'lantern contest at work one year, and one clever person carved the TV station's logo on the pumpkin instead of a face. I don't know if he won the prize. There were a lot of clever entries.
Thanks, bjh!
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Old 10-28-2016, 11:29 PM
 
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa? in france we don't have Jack Frost, so....

What are your favorite kinds of trees? trees aren't really my thing.

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? i always wear a scarf, so yes.

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly: my mother.


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? dunno?

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? don't like chili....


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year? no.

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern? no.

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online? n/a.

Whatever your weather have a completely happy Saturday!
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Old 10-28-2016, 11:36 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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So many places are reporting warmer than average autumn temperatures Jack Frost must be out to lunch.
He's over at the DQ manning the Frosty machine for you folks.


Today's Questions:
When you were a kid, did you think Jack Frost was real, like the Tooth Fairy or Santa? Yes he was a classmate.

What are your favorite kinds of trees? Big tall ones with long branches and dark green leaves.

When it gets cold out, do you wear a scarf? Hat only.

Without naming names, tell us at least one person you know personally, not online, whose opinion you value highly: Mine.


Foodie Qs:
What's something you cook over an open fire? Marshmallow.

What will you add to you bowl of chili to make it extra good? Onion.


Just for fun:
Have you or yours carved a jack o'lantern this year? Haven't carved in eons.

Have you yourself ever carved a jack o'lantern? Many many years ago.

Calorie free brownie points, if can briefly describe a jack o'lantern that
had a clever or funny design, even if you saw it on TV or online?


Danka bjh
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