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Old 30.10.2020, 19:18
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Re: I smiled because...

because my friend's daughter, aged 10 - when I told her mum we should all try to stay positive- said 'NO NO we must all try to say negative' - bless her.
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Re: I smiled because...

because our dog, Emma, is 15 today and she is still so fit, active and happy. Only had her for 2.5 years- and she has finally found a man who will love her as she deserves and will never ever abandon her, unlike the previous one.



Made her a mincemeat cake with 15 candles. Such a cutie.
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Old 05.11.2020, 18:40
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Moldovan pop music makes me smile. If it was a country I always felt sorry it didn't win Eurovision, that's Moldova.
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Old 05.11.2020, 19:53
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Some of the little ones from the Kindergarten across the way are wearing woolly hats with pom-poms as big as their little heads, too cute
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Old 06.11.2020, 16:13
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I was cycling through the countryside today and there are sunflowers popping up all over the place in the fields that have been left fallow.

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Old 06.11.2020, 20:27
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I found a piece of almond shell in my marzipan chocolate bar.
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Old 07.11.2020, 19:58
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... I perfectly estimated the size of replacement dice needed for a game I got from a Brockie which was missing a few dice ... and since you need to construct stuff from the dice for the game, the size is important.
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Old 07.11.2020, 22:07
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On my run today - I saw quite a few people swiming. A bunch of people in shorts, a big hoard of devil's angels and about 100 cyclists.
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Old 21.11.2020, 18:17
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Re: I smiled because...

The ravens - or is it the crows? - are doing their thing again: They drop their walnuts from great height on the street, then enjoy the contents.
I kind of feel guilty every time I disturb them by coming up by car. And there are soooo many doing this on the streets around my place.

Wonder if they will get fatter this fall due to less traffic in covid times?
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Old 21.11.2020, 21:08
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The ravens - or is it the crows? - are doing their thing again: They drop their walnuts from great height on the street, then enjoy the contents.
I kind of feel guilty every time I disturb them by coming up by car. And there are soooo many doing this on the streets around my place.

Wonder if they will get fatter this fall due to less traffic in covid times?
Sure it's not corvid times?
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Old 21.11.2020, 22:04
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I remember a video on TV years ago - crows in Japan using cars and traffic lights as tools. Carefully putting walnuts on the white line by the lights, when red- then watching from the top of the lights when green and the cars crashing the nuts. Then down again on red to take crushed nuts off the line, and repeat. They are so so clever.
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Old 22.11.2020, 18:41
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They also remember faces, so be nice to them - then they'll be your friends.
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Oh I know, I have a pair of semi-tamed crows here- I have learnt crow-speak and come as soon as I call them. I wonder what they think of my accet- but then I have a weird accent in English, so why not in crow lol
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I glanced at an article in the news about leggins. Then there was a debate section with comments. They all were almost exclusively from guys.

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Re: I smiled because...

Woke up to thick fog- very unusual up here- but by 9.00 the sun was burning it off - and by 9.30 it had all gone, making way to very bright sunshine and 15C.
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