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Coffee Talk - General Chit Chat    Off-Topic Chat

Started 2/2/20 by Misha (MISHAMISHA); 62899 views.
Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)


whoohoo!! that was fun...its nice when those kind of serendipity things happen!!


From: bornblesse2


Yea for dialing that number!  We resentLy met a whole branch of DHs family and while I wasn’t scared, I did wonder how I would do.  I don’t know enough family history to even ask conversation questions.

turned out I had nothing to fear!  They were ecstatic to meet us and immediately made us family!  Even spouses were loving, gentile (not a word I use, but fits this family!) and we all talked about ourselves to get to know each other!  So glad we did!  We will go back!

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


How fantastic to be able to resume old relationships seamlessly!

and how *terrific* to have another brain to pick with respect to family stories and memories!  oooooooh!   And she might have new photos for you!


definitely a blessing that you've found another creative outlet that doesn't cause pain and gives you joy.  Hobbies are wonderful things.  And it's good to have a couple.  Does organizing and cleaning out things count?  I find though I don't have time for sewing right now, it makes me feel better to do a little bit of cleaning.  I know, weird.  My life is so chaotic at work, it's nice to have a little bit of order at home.  We've recently started remodeling the house, so that doesn't help matters.


From: latterberry


How great that you got to get together with a bunch of his cousins.  Bet you don't get to see each other often.


From: latterberry


Remodeling a house sounds quite chaotic!  Didn't you do some remodeling not that long ago? like a bedroom or something?   I thought so but I could be having one of my many senior moments 


From: judyinohio


Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3) said:

Does organizing and cleaning out things count? I find though I don't have time for sewing right now, it makes me feel better to do a little bit of cleaning. I know, weird.

Not weird.  My DH finds cleaning the greatest relaxer.  We've been married for 54 years and over the decades I have bought him many, many vacuums because he loves to sweep floors, etc.  Shop vacs, floor vacuums, etc. are his best "toys" and he loves getting a new one for a Christmas gift.

I'm the organizer, he's the cleaner.

Yes, we added on a master suite in 2014. Now starting on the old part. Took out paneling and carpet. Putting in tile in the den, replacing tile in kitchen. And eventually refacing cabinets - new doors and refinishing.

Dee, are you doing the work yourself or hiring it out? I've been doing a lot of work on my new place but that sounds like more than I could do :P 

combination.  I'm doing the painting, mostly because it is so expensive and they seem to do a poor job, and make a mess.  DH is going to install the barn door between the den & living room.  We used to have bi-fold doors that were cracked and broken.  WE may also take up the old tile but then we have to dispose of it and that is worth paying someone for.