Friday, November 12, 2010

The Friday Roundup

I keep meaning to write about how my neighbor believes that our neighborhood is haunted by ghosts and that our homes are built on a slave cemetery. I guess we now know the true reason why she has her house up for sale. I also now know why my pots and pans keep flying around the house and I keep hearing someone whispering “get out” in the middle of the night.

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If I get any definite proof of a haunting, I will make sure to share it here immediately.

Today at the post office the man in front of me in line asked me for a ‘case quarter’. I had no change so it was easy to say no even though I had no idea exactly what he meant. Well, he meant he wanted to give me 2 dimes and a nickel for a real quarter so he could get a paper from the machine out front. A ‘case quarter’ is a whole quarter vs. loose change. Interesting, huh?

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We had date night tonight which means we sent the kids off with other people while we went out to eat and went to a movie.

We had a romantic dinner at the most stylish place in town.

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We saw “Morning Glory” after our fine dinner of eggs, bacon, and toast. I enjoyed it. It may not win the Oscar but what other movie would be cool enough to feature cameos by Bob Schieffer, Morley Safer and Chris Matthews? I’ll take a good, solid comedy over a movie about out of control trains any day.

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That was Friday and another week of work is in the books.

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