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Old 26.12.2020, 12:50
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Re: I smiled because...

The New Guinea pigs have bonded with our existing one. It is so cute to see them together.

And because my son went to a great deal of effort to search out a companion for her so that she didnít get lonely after her partner had to be put to sleep on Thursday evening.
I wasnít very hopeful as it was Christmas Eve but after a bit if searching he located two at the refuge just 10km away. They were unwilling to give us just one for obvious reasons so we ended up adopting both of them. They had been rescued from a laboratory where they think they were used for breeding so Iím smiling even more knowing that they are no longer there.
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Old 27.12.2020, 18:36
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The temps are Christmas-y again..We might even hit the slopes.
Anti-Christmas-y, for me ...
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Old 27.12.2020, 18:50
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Anti-Christmas-y, for me ...
Aren't ya special! True.

It's sleeting now. All the reasons for some more festive feeling, aka the anti-anti-Christmas atmoshere.

The tree smells gorgeous.
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Old 30.12.2020, 23:07
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My friends sent me a photo of a sun helo. I hope everyone gets to get outside for a bit.
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Old 02.01.2021, 13:55
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Re: I smiled because...

Because the days are getting longer.
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Old 02.01.2021, 17:50
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I had some nice creamy cheese with chilli flakes.
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Old 03.01.2021, 16:47
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Fascinating. I do like the Scottish version of fireworks:

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Old 03.01.2021, 17:52
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Fascinating. I do like the Scottish version of fireworks:
I prefer the old-school alternative:

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Old 03.01.2021, 18:59
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I prefer the old-school alternative:

Nice to see this again. A wonderfully, imaginative jest that has put a smile on so many millions of faces.
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Old 03.01.2021, 23:50
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Re: I smiled because...

I smiled because I've made a scrumptious apple cake that kids couldn't wait to cool before it was even better to taste. It is so simple and my mom used to make it exactly around this time of the year so I decided to reinstate this tradition. Back to work and school tomorrow so it's nice to enjoy simple things.
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Old 04.01.2021, 00:14
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I smiled because I've made a scrumptious apple cake that kids couldn't wait to cool before it was even better to taste. It is so simple and my mom used to make it exactly around this time of the year so I decided to reinstate this tradition. Back to work and school tomorrow so it's nice to enjoy simple things.
Sounds lovely! Could you please share the recipe?
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Old 04.01.2021, 12:05
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Sounds lovely! Could you please share the recipe?
Thank you for interest and kind words, doropfiz, will do it soon on one of the food threads.

Edit: have posted it today in "Post photos of what you cook and bake in Switzerland", albeit without a photo. I'll let you discover how nice it looks when it's done. Enjoy!

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Old 04.01.2021, 12:09
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Re: I smiled because...

hmmm was going to ask the same
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Old 04.01.2021, 20:08
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Saw 2 deer crossing the road on the way to work.
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Old 04.01.2021, 23:31
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Because I watched a piano movie.
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Old 06.01.2021, 19:37
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Saw 2 deer crossing the road on the way to work.
Where do they work?
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Old 06.01.2021, 19:54
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Saw 2 deer crossing the road on the way to work.
Two dear, or not two dear, that is the question?

At least the cost to you wasnít too dear!
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Old 06.01.2021, 20:49
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Oh deer.
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Old 06.01.2021, 20:59
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Two dear, or not two dear, that is the question?

At least the cost to you wasnít too dear!
Never hit one except once as a passenger in a beetle. Then we put her in the trunk. Problem was the hood was all dented up and she stared at me thru the gap for the whole rest of the ride as we drove thru the night into Tuscon. I can still see her face even till this day.
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Old 06.01.2021, 21:51
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Re: I smiled because...

I smiled because a friend sent me an unexpected care package from the US (and they kept it a secret for the ~1 month it took to arrive!)
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