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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle David;2460618;
    You might try doing something they want done, but can't get to, or have been putting off. Like cleaning out the garage.
    This is an EXCELLENT suggestion!!! I was hoping one of my kids would rototill the garden for my 50th.
    Count your blessings!

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    I've learned that, with kids....with anyone, you have to ask for exactly what you want! They're happier (I've found that boys usually are, anyway), and you get exactly what you want...which is really cool!!! I asked to have my carpets shampooed once, and guess what I got??? Clean Carpets!!!! Beat the heck out of having to do it myself. And don't horn in on the job, unless they ask for your advice!
    "...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    Quote Originally Posted by prhoshay;2460828;
    ....Clean Carpets!!!!....
    Thank you! Now I know exactly what to ask for my birthday.

    Lots of creative ideas in here, everyone.

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle David;2460726;
    Well, she'll be back tomorrow to brighten your day. Even if I wanted to change my avatar for more than a day, I can't. Lois would see to that.
    Thanks Uncle David! All is right in the world now...

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    OK, FoRTers, I have an assignment for you!

    My mom is turning 60 at the end of the month and I want to put an announcement in the paper. I only have recent pictures of her, but I may be able to dig up one from her childhood somewhere...but I'm having a hard time coming up with a witty/snarky blurb to write with it. I remember Newf mentioned a few good zingers awhile back....

    Pretty much anything goes, my whole family has an incredible sense of humor.

    Thanks!
    Don't let the small things sweat

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    Just make sure they are "nice" zingers. I'm sure she's lived long enough to have earned those!
    "...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    How about "Mom looks pretty good for 80! Happy 60th!"
    "The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination."
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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    (SPOOSE...This is just a joke! )

    SWF -- adventursome lady looking for love. 30 is too slow & too old. Need energy & adventure....

    (Already booked into the 9th level of HEdouble hockeysticks...)
    I knew everything at 18, and know nothing at 38.
    I'm happier knowing nothing.

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    I like the idea of a personals ad.
    The funniest thing about this particular signature is that by the time you realise it doesn't say anything it's too late to stop reading it.

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    Re: FORT Koffee Klatch

    You know how people try to get cutsie with "Lordy, lordy look who's 40?"

    Well, how about "Break out the whiskey, look who's 60!"

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