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1) From: Sandra Andina
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Well. we're nearly 3 hrs. into 2008 over here in Chicago. Our guests  
just left--8 of them, plus the 3 of us in my family (one now asleep,  
one still partying with friends). Bless 'em--they slogged here through  =
4 inches of wet snow and rapidly dropping temps.
We polished off the '90 Dom Perignon in fairly short order--a faint  
hint of oxidation at first faded to reveal incredible body and yeasty,  =
toasty nuance. I was going to chill the '90 Moet Brut Rosé and the '93 =
 
DP, but friends brought some Kirkland champagne.  I have been a Costco  =
member long enough to know they don't mess around and slap their brand  =
name on just anything, and that bubbly was no exception. Have no idea  =
who actually made it, just the négociant in Verzenay who bottled it,  =
but it was a textbook young but full-bodied fruity but dry brut.  Went  =
nicely with the sushi, caviar, and shrimp (and a chocolate mint  
cheesecake which went even better with the Rocket Fuel ristretti,  
Technivorm pot of Sumatra Classic Mandheling--never did get to the  
Tanzania Meru--and AP cup of Las Ranas for our decaf-drinking guest).  =
The two designated drivers enjoyed some dry Welch's sparkling white  
grape juice.  Have lots of dips, veggies, charcuterie, cheese, shrimp,  =
caviar, taquitos, dolmades, cheesecake and bubbly left over and  
refrigerated for the Rose Bowl.  Next best thing to being there (even  =
11 years later, I still remember it fondly despite USC rubbing NU's  
noses in it).
Was wondering how we'd get an accurate countdown to midnight without a  =
working stereo receiver with which to listen to WFMT's Midnight  
Special, a 25-year tradition among my circle of friends (if you  
remember, I described last month how my eldest cat Matthew "baptized"  =
my receiver in rather dramatic and spectacular pyrotechnic fashion).  
But it turns out DirecTV includes XM Satellite Radio, which has XM 15  =
The Village, which is the folk channel. Normally, it plays the  
syndicated short version of the Midnight Special a week after the live  =
3-hr Chicago version; but on New Year's Eve it broadcasts the live  
concert version from Chicago, complete with bagpiper-vs-Bollywood  
music leading up to the 10-sec. countdown, followed by "Auld Lang  
Syne."  And as soon as that was done, a friend of ours (and a current  =
singing partner of mine) who used to live here phoned from Madison, WI  =
and we passed the phone around.
It doesn't really get much better than that--food, music and friends.
Happy New Year!
Sandy Andina
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Well. we're nearly 3 hrs. into =
2008 over here in Chicago. Our guests just left--8 of them, plus the 3 =
of us in my family (one now asleep, one still partying with friends). =
Bless 'em--they slogged here through 4 inches of wet snow and rapidly =
dropping temps. 
We polished off the '90 = Dom Perignon in fairly short order--a faint hint of oxidation at first = faded to reveal incredible body and yeasty, toasty nuance. I was going = to chill the '90 Moet Brut Rosé and the '93 DP, but friends brought = some Kirkland champagne.  I have been a Costco member long enough = to know they don't mess around and slap their brand name on just = anything, and that bubbly was no exception. Have no idea who actually = made it, just the négociant in Verzenay who bottled it, but it was a = textbook young but full-bodied fruity but dry brut.  Went nicely = with the sushi, caviar, and shrimp (and a chocolate mint cheesecake = which went even better with the Rocket Fuel ristretti, Technivorm pot of = Sumatra Classic Mandheling--never did get to the Tanzania Meru--and AP = cup of Las Ranas for our decaf-drinking guest). The two designated = drivers enjoyed some dry Welch's sparkling white grape juice.  Have = lots of dips, veggies, charcuterie, cheese, shrimp, caviar, taquitos, = dolmades, cheesecake and bubbly left over and refrigerated for the Rose = Bowl.  Next best thing to being there (even 11 years later, I still = remember it fondly despite USC rubbing NU's noses in = it). Was wondering how we'd get an accurate countdown = to midnight without a working stereo receiver with which to listen to = WFMT's Midnight Special, a 25-year tradition among my circle of friends = (if you remember, I described last month how my eldest cat Matthew = "baptized" my receiver in rather dramatic and spectacular pyrotechnic = fashion). But it turns out DirecTV includes XM Satellite Radio, which = has XM 15 The Village, which is the folk channel. Normally, it plays the = syndicated short version of the Midnight Special a week after the live = 3-hr Chicago version; but on New Year's Eve it broadcasts the live = concert version from Chicago, complete with bagpiper-vs-Bollywood music = leading up to the 10-sec. countdown, followed by "Auld Lang Syne." =  And as soon as that was done, a friend of ours (and a current = singing partner of mine) who used to live here phoned from Madison, WI = and we passed the phone around.
It doesn't really get much = better than that--food, music and friends.
Happy New = Year! Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = = --Apple-Mail-39--319662898--

2) From: an iconoclast
On Jan 1, 2008 1:05 AM, Sandra Andina  wrote:
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Happy New Year, Sandy. I'm living vicariously through your food. Our
favorite restaurant for the last 9 years, Don Guido's in Rhododendron,
closed so the owners could reside in the historic Log Lodge premises to tak=
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advantage of the magical tax deduction for a home and retire with a bit mor=
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cash, so we have no where to go. No more baked prawns in garlic and butter
with crusty bread, minestrone with fresh grated Parmesan, salad, garlic
bread and either Pene Del Mare (salmon and pasta in a dill cream sauce) or
Lobster ravioli. And I miss the Tiramisu we brought home to savor it with
OUR coffee.
So we picked up our grandkids, ages 6 and almost 3, from town, stopped for
our favorite Thai food takeout (Spicy cashew chicken and shrimp fried rice)=
,
cooked up some Panko breaded shrimp and had fresh pineapple and raspberries
I froze this summer for dessert.
At midnight, I was sewing the strap back on a cami, put it down and kissed
my husband.  My son called from a party he was at and chatted for about 10
minutes. Then we got the kids into their new pajamas and they are watching =
a
movie with Grandpa while I answer email.  And I'm thoroughly content. We're
taking the kids to Eastern Oregon to see their great grandparents day after
tomorrow so they get to know them while they are still around. I guess I'm
getting old. Time is so short. In a few more years, they won't be coming to
their grandparents for New Years and I guess I want to enjoy them while the=
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still enjoy being with us.
Have a Happy New Year all.
Ann
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3) From: Sandra Andina
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On Jan 1, 2008, at 4:06 AM, an iconoclast wrote:
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Ah, Ann, those panko-breaded shrimp sound divine.  As to the  
grandkids, I don't have any yet (our son's still 23, footloose and  
fancy-free.....actually, totally into his studies and acting and has  
yet to find the "right girl," whom he swears will NOT be a theater  
student but probably more academically-oriented in grad school next  
year). But it seems just yesterday that he toddled around brandishing  
a flute of sparkling apple juice on New Year's Eve and then fell  
asleep in my arms at 12:01 a.m.!
Happy New Year (and so to bed, after tossing the stuff that'd been out  
too long, refrigerating the salvageable perishables, and washing the  
champagne flutes--we lost only one, an acceptable casualty rate),
Sandy
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at 4:06 AM, an iconoclast wrote:
At midnight, I was sewing the strap back on a = cami, put it down and kissed my husband.  My son called from a = party he was at and chatted for about 10 minutes. Then we got the kids = into their new pajamas and they are watching a movie with Grandpa while = I answer email.  And I'm thoroughly content. We're taking the kids = to Eastern Oregon to see their great grandparents day after tomorrow so = they get to know them while they are still around. I guess I'm getting = old. Time is so short. In a few more years, they won't be coming to = their grandparents for New Years and I guess I want to enjoy them while = they still enjoy being with us. Ah, = Ann, those panko-breaded shrimp sound divine.  As to the grandkids, = I don't have any yet (our son's still 23, footloose and = fancy-free.....actually, totally into his studies and acting and has yet = to find the "right girl," whom he swears will NOT be a theater student = but probably more academically-oriented in grad school next year). But = it seems just yesterday that he toddled around brandishing a flute of = sparkling apple juice on New Year's Eve and then fell asleep in my arms = at 12:01 a.m.!
Happy New Year (and so to = bed, after tossing the stuff that'd been out too long, refrigerating the = salvageable perishables, and washing the champagne flutes--we lost only = one, an acceptable casualty rate),Sandy Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = --Apple-Mail-40--315091542--

4) From: Vicki Smith
For a study on contrast between New Year's celebrations, Sandy, look no 
further than my blog:http://taming.motime.com/post/695881/Happy+New+YearBTW, the first coffee of the New Year at casa Smith is IMV.
vicki
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5) From: Sandra Andina
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New Years Day already sucks. My son and a friend staggered through the  
door just as I was about to go to sleep at 4:15. Their third friend  
was not with them, and has not returned to his own house (they thought  
he was with them).  My son went to sleep; his friend made a beeline  
for the bathroom, repeatedly puked and fell and totally wrecked the  
bathroom, which flooded. We are waiting for the plumber to call back.  
He went back in to be sick again and are terrified that he laid  
further waste to the place.
Oy.
On Jan 1, 2008, at 5:52 AM, Vicki Smith wrote:
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New Years Day already sucks. My =
son and a friend staggered through the door just as I was about to go to =
sleep at 4:15. Their third friend was not with them, and has not =
returned to his own house (they thought he was with them).  My son =
went to sleep; his friend made a beeline for the bathroom, repeatedly =
puked and fell and totally wrecked the bathroom, which flooded. We are =
waiting for the plumber to call back. He went back in to be sick again =
and are terrified that he laid further waste to the place. 
Oy. On Jan 1, = 2008, at 5:52 AM, Vicki Smith wrote:
For a = study on contrast between New Year's celebrations, Sandy, look no = further than my blog: http://taming=.motime.com/post/695881/Happy+New+Year BTW, the first coffee = of the New Year at casa Smith is IMV. vicki Sandra Andina = wrote: with the sushi, caviar, and = shrimp (and a chocolate mint cheesecake which went even better with the = Rocket Fuel ristretti, Technivorm pot of Sumatra Classic = Mandheling--never did get to the Tanzania Meru--and AP cup of Las Ranas = for our decaf-drinking guest). = homero= ast mailing list http://li=sts.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast To change your = personal list settings (digest options, vacations, unsvbscribes) go to =http://sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings= Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = --Apple-Mail-43--308383396--

6) From: Lynne
Sandy -
Your New Years Eve celebration sounded great - too bad you're having a bad
day already. I hope the plumber's charges won't be through the roof, and the
rest of the day goes well.
My NYE was quiet as usual. I was thinking last night that there HAS to be
something wrong with me, as I enjoy that quiet time so much. Well, if I
trudged into Boston last night for First Night, it would have freezed my
butt off...
I'm trying to piece together some sort of meal today, hoping to avoid a trip
to the grocery store. Bus won't run well, and I hate giving the stores
business on holidays - against my principles, as their workers need days
off. Well, I might give in.
Daughters did NOT want to come over after the Christmas fiasco, one son must
be sleeping off NYE's drinking over a friend's house, and my other son got
called into work (Dunkin Donuts - ha!). So I have peace & quiet with the
dogs (Sammy is doing great - Emma had another seizure last night - think
that was brought on because an elderly friend asked me to stay over the
previous night - can't do that anymore!!) and I am drinking a terrific cup
of Harrar Horse that I roasted it for the girls & forgot to give it to them
- it turned out as close to perfect as ever! Smooth, deep, rich...
delicious.
I talked myself into making another cup for myself...
nice, quiet... wish it was snowing!!
Lynne
On Jan 1, 2008 7:13 AM, Sandra Andina  wrote:
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7) From: Lynne
hahahahaha!!!!
I just read your post on your New Year's celebration!
Guess I'm old, too!! Hey, I did have a bit of brandy last night - when I
make biscotti, sometimes
I soak craisins in a bit of brandy for awhile. I did this on Christmas -
squeezed out the excess brandy -
that's what I drank. Oh, was it GOOD - reminded me of Cherry Herring (which
seems to have disappeared
of off our local liquor store shelves, adding to my own feeling of being
old..)
Hey, this happened to me yesterday (I even told someone in a dream about it
- ha). I was in my local
pharmacy-store, checked out some items that were overpriced. I passed some
guy, & I had the thought,
wow - that guy is OLD (to be honest, he also seemed to have started his New
Year's celebration early, too,
which added to the impression).
Then when I passed him at checkout, I heard the clerk ask him for his
birthdate..
No way - he was three years younger than me!!!!!!!
Crap - I'm OLD!!!!!!!
(please don't say that your only as old as you feel... )
Ann - you are making me hungry - and you're making wonderful memories with
your grandkids.
Sounds really great. :>)
Lynne
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8) From: Brett Mason
Ouch - hard to top that Sandy ...
We had a nice champagne toast with $3.99 bubbly, and 7 of us...  The
kids lit a ton of fireworks, nobody got hurt, and lots of things went
BOOM...  A quick kick of the snow, and all the powder residue is
gone...
This morning we started with fresh cups of Java Jerry's Christmas
Blend, Cory Ground, Clarity Brewed, and dazzling in the cup...  The
Rose Parade is almost ready to start - hey, guess what?  The kids' Jr.
High music teacher from CA is the Music Chairman - what a great guy,
and what a motivation for the music in today's parade...  He helped
lead my oldest kids to the Sidney Olympics in 2000, so today's music
will be a treat...
Rose Bowl: Fight On S.C. !!!
Vicki's prayer just went up from our house - for Sandy's plumber to
arrive quickly...
Happy New Year my friends - Java Jerry's in the cup....
Brett
On Jan 1, 2008 6:13 AM, Sandra Andina  wrote:
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9) From: Sandra Andina
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Everything's fine for now.  The third friend surfaced in a local ER  
with a fat lip but is fine and with his parents. The friend who got  
ill here awoke lucid but queasy and was just picked up by his folks.   
The plumber will be here by 2. I MAY get my voice back by Thursday if  
I shut the heck up till then. My son is snoring like a buzz-saw,  
albeit having lost his cell phone.
They must have been served Tom's Goo Goo Muck at that party....
On Jan 1, 2008, at 6:13 AM, Sandra Andina wrote:
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Everything's fine for now. =
 The third friend surfaced in a local ER with a fat lip but is fine =
and with his parents. The friend who got ill here awoke lucid but queasy =
and was just picked up by his folks.  The plumber will be here by =
2. I MAY get my voice back by Thursday if I shut the heck up till then. =
My son is snoring like a buzz-saw, albeit having lost his cell =
phone.
They must = have been served Tom's Goo Goo Muck at that party.... On = Jan 1, 2008, at 6:13 AM, Sandra Andina wrote:
New Years Day already sucks. My = son and a friend staggered through the door just as I was about to go to = sleep at 4:15. Their third friend was not with them, and has not = returned to his own house (they thought he was with them).  My son = went to sleep; his friend made a beeline for the bathroom, repeatedly = puked and fell and totally wrecked the bathroom, which flooded. We are = waiting for the plumber to call back. He went back in to be sick again = and are terrified that he laid further waste to the place. 
Oy. On Jan 1, = 2008, at 5:52 AM, Vicki Smith wrote:
For a = study on contrast between New Year's celebrations, Sandy, look no = further than my blog: http://taming=.motime.com/post/695881/Happy+New+Year BTW, the first coffee = of the New Year at casa Smith is IMV. vicki Sandra Andina = wrote: with the sushi, caviar, and = shrimp (and a chocolate mint cheesecake which went even better with the = Rocket Fuel ristretti, Technivorm pot of Sumatra Classic = Mandheling--never did get to the Tanzania Meru--and AP cup of Las Ranas = for our decaf-drinking guest). = homero= ast mailing list http://li=sts.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast To change your = personal list settings (digest options, vacations, unsvbscribes) go to = http://=sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = --Apple-Mail-46--289256627--

10) From: Bob Hazen
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Well, I wasn't going to say you're as old as you feel.  IMHO, you're as =
old as you >think< you are!  A good example is a friend of mine who is =
around 15 years older than I am.  He is a kid at heart.  And I don't =
think he'll die of old age.  It will be terminal adolescence!
Bob

11) From: an iconoclast
On Jan 1, 2008 4:13 AM, Sandra Andina  wrote:
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Bummer....I guess there's something to be said for spending NYE with little
kids vs teenagers or young adults.  Today they are pretending to sleep in
their blow up sleeping bags.  I slept until 12:30 in the afternoon after
staying up until 3:30am. Compared to your dilemma, I'm positively
relaxed....though I just heard one of the kids spill something and grandpa
being irritated.
Back to my fresh baked cinnamon roll and Zigzag blend brew.
Take care,
Ann
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12) From: Sandra Andina
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Everyone's safe & sound and the bathroom reassembled (for a relatively  
reasonable $300), but I am once again nearly voiceless. (Gone through  
half a bottle of Singer's Saving Grace spray, half a box of Throat- 
Coat tea, 1/2 c. of honey and an entire Meyer lemon--pricey, but the  
only one I had in the fruit bowl--and 2 cans of chicken broth). Will  
make sure Bob writes me another scrip for Medrol, or bully my ENT into  
giving me a prednisone shot, as I have a showcase to host (and sing)  
Thurs. night.
And it's a balmy 6F, wind chill of -10, here by the lakefront, and my  
furnace is rattling. Heeeere we go.
Y'know, I hate to be a churl, but the kid who laid waste to my  
bathroom was picked up around noon by his parents who were driving a  
700-series BMW.  I am *this* close to mentioning the plumbing repair  
cost to them...
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Everyone's safe & sound and =
the bathroom reassembled (for a relatively reasonable $300), but I am =
once again nearly voiceless. (Gone through half a bottle of Singer's =
Saving Grace spray, half a box of Throat-Coat tea, 1/2 c. of honey and =
an entire Meyer lemon--pricey, but the only one I had in the fruit =
bowl--and 2 cans of chicken broth). Will make sure Bob writes me another =
scrip for Medrol, or bully my ENT into giving me a prednisone shot, as I =
have a showcase to host (and sing) Thurs. night.
And it's a balmy 6F, wind = chill of -10, here by the lakefront, and my furnace is rattling. Heeeere = we go.
Y'know,= I hate to be a churl, but the kid who laid waste to my bathroom was = picked up around noon by his parents who were driving a 700-series BMW. =  I am *this* close to mentioning the plumbing repair cost to = them... On Jan 1, 2008, at 9:28 AM, Lynne wrote:
Sandy = - Your New Years Eve celebration sounded great - too bad you're = having a bad day already. I hope the plumber's charges won't be through = the roof, and the rest of the day goes well. My NYE was quiet as = usual. I was thinking last night that there HAS to be something wrong = with me, as I enjoy that quiet time so much. Well, if I trudged into = Boston last night for First Night, it would have freezed my butt off... = I'm trying to piece together some sort of meal today, hoping to = avoid a trip to the grocery store. Bus won't run well, and I hate giving = the stores business on holidays - against my principles, as their = workers need days off. Well, I might give in. Daughters did NOT = want to come over after the Christmas fiasco, one son must be sleeping = off NYE's drinking over a friend's house, and my other son got called = into work (Dunkin Donuts - ha!). So I have peace & quiet with the = dogs (Sammy is doing great - Emma had another seizure last night - think = that was brought on because an elderly friend asked me to stay over the = previous night - can't do that anymore!!) and I am drinking a terrific = cup of Harrar Horse that I roasted it for the girls & forgot to give = it to them - it turned out as close to perfect as ever! Smooth, deep, = rich... delicious. I talked myself into making another cup for = myself... nice, quiet... wish it was = snowing!! Lynne On Jan = 1, 2008 7:13 AM, Sandra Andina < sandraandina> = wrote: New Years Day already sucks. My son and a friend = staggered through the door just as I was about to go to sleep at 4:15. = Their third friend was not with them, and has not returned to his own = house (they thought he was with them).  My son went to sleep; his = friend made a beeline for the bathroom, repeatedly puked and fell and = totally wrecked the bathroom, which flooded. We are waiting for the = plumber to call back. He went back in to be sick again and are terrified = that he laid further waste to the place.  = Oy. Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = --Apple-Mail-5--244791420--

13) From: Rich
Sandy, they probably can not afford the plumbing bill as they have to 
make the next bemer payment.  You would think that the drunk that 
trashed it would offer to pick up the bill...  Personal responsibility
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14) From: John Brown
or gently remind your son of the cost and have him pay for it.  if he is 
old enough to drink then he is old enough to pay for the damage caused 
by his drunken invited friend.  then let him recover the cost from said 
friend.
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15) From: Sandra Andina
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He is already on "every-errand-and-chore-on-the-face-of-the-earth"  
duty through January.  The housekeeper says the bowl was coming loose  
from the pedestal anyway.
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He is already on =
"every-errand-and-chore-on-the-face-of-the-earth" duty through January. =
 The housekeeper says the bowl was coming loose from the pedestal =
anyway.
On Jan 2, 2008, at 9:59 AM, John Brown =
wrote:
or gently remind your son of the cost and have him pay for = it.  if he is old enough to drink then he is old enough to pay for = the damage caused by his drunken invited friend.  then let him = recover the cost from said friend. Rich wrote: Sandy, they probably can not afford the plumbing bill as = they have to make the next bemer payment.  You would think that the = drunk that trashed it would offer to pick up the bill...  Personal = responsibility Sandra Andina = wrote: Everyone's safe & sound and the bathroom reassembled = (for a relatively reasonable $300), but I am once again nearly = voiceless. (Gone through half a bottle of Singer's Saving Grace spray, = half a box of Throat-Coat tea, 1/2 c. of honey and an entire Meyer = lemon--pricey, but the only one I had in the fruit bowl--and 2 cans of = chicken broth). Will make sure Bob writes me another scrip for Medrol, = or bully my ENT into giving me a prednisone shot, as I have a showcase = to host (and sing) Thurs. = night. And it's a balmy 6F, wind chill = of -10, here by the lakefront, and my furnace is rattling. Heeeere we = go. Y'know, I hate to be a churl, = but the kid who laid waste to my bathroom was picked up around noon by = his parents who were driving a 700-series BMW.  I am *this* close = to mentioning the plumbing repair cost to = them... On Jan 1, 2008, at 9:28 AM, Lynne = wrote: Sandy = - Your = New Years Eve celebration sounded great - too bad you're having a bad = day already. I hope the plumber's charges won't be through the roof, and = the rest of the day goes = well. My NYE = was quiet as usual. I was thinking last night that there HAS to be = something wrong with me, as I enjoy that quiet time so much. Well, if I = trudged into Boston last night for First Night, it would have freezed my = butt off... I'm = trying to piece together some sort of meal today, hoping to avoid a trip = to the grocery store. Bus won't run well, and I hate giving the stores = business on holidays - against my principles, as their workers need days = off. Well, I might give = in. Daughters did NOT want to come over after the Christmas = fiasco, one son must be sleeping off NYE's drinking over a friend's = house, and my other son got called into work (Dunkin Donuts - ha!). So I = have peace & quiet with the dogs (Sammy is doing great - Emma had = another seizure last night - think that was brought on because an = elderly friend asked me to stay over the previous night - can't do that = anymore!!) and I am drinking a terrific cup of Harrar Horse that I = roasted it for the girls & forgot to give it to them - it turned out = as close to perfect as ever! Smooth, deep, rich... = delicious. I = talked myself into making another cup for = myself... nice, = quiet... wish it was = snowing!! Lynne On Jan = 1, 2008 7:13 AM, Sandra Andina < sandraandina <mailto:sandraandina>&g= t; wrote: =    New Years Day already sucks. My son and a friend = staggered through =    the door just as I was about to go to sleep at 4:15. = Their third =    friend was not with them, and has not returned to his = own house =    (they thought he was with them).  My son went to = sleep; his friend =    made a beeline for the bathroom, repeatedly puked and = fell and =    totally wrecked the bathroom, which flooded. We are = waiting for =    the plumber to call back. He went back in to be sick = again and are =    terrified that he laid further waste to the = place. =    Oy. Sandy = Andina www.myspace.com/sandyandina <http://www.myspace.com/sandyan=dina> homeroast mailing = list http://li=sts.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast To change your personal list settings (digest = options, vacations, unsvbscribes) go to http://=sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings= homeroast mailing list http://li=sts.sweetmarias.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast To change your = personal list settings (digest options, vacations, unsvbscribes) go to =http://sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings= Sandy Andinawww.myspace.com/sandyandina = --Apple-Mail-15--178227733--

16) From: Brett Mason
Only through January?
Or did you mean through Jan of 2009?
Brett
On Jan 2, 2008 6:23 PM, Sandra Andina  wrote:
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Cheers,
Bretthttp://homeroast.freeservers.com

17) From: John Brown
don't let him off the hook that easy.  when it come from one's own 
pocket it means more.
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