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Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 9:38 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I just heard jingle bells...last year I thought I was imagining things, but now I know it means the Christmas icons are coming to SI!

Yaaaay!!!



Anyone else hear them yet?


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 9:49 AM, December 6th (Friday)


You can call me NIK

There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss.
But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
- Michael J. Fox


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Gajit
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Default  Posted: 9:54 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I heard them, too.
I thought I was losing my mind! LOL


Lord, with Your help I will focus on each small step of the climb, instead of the mountain that stands before me.

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MangledHeart
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Default  Posted: 9:54 AM, December 6th (Friday)


Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. ~Corrie Ten Boom

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MovingUpward
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Default  Posted: 9:54 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Yay!!!!!


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them-Vicky Baum


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Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 9:56 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Thanks, MH!!!

Uncle Phil looks great, too - a very hip-looking Santa, this year!


Me: BS, 40's.

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LosferWords
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Default  Posted: 9:57 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I just heard them for the first time ever, too!!

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nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 9:57 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Woo hoo! MH = the best.


You can call me NIK

There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss.
But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
- Michael J. Fox


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MovingUpward
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Default  Posted: 9:59 AM, December 6th (Friday)

And MH comes through!!!!


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them-Vicky Baum


Posts: 49747 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
gahurts
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Default  Posted: 9:59 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I saw the background change to the Christmas colors but I didn't hear any bells.

Yay for Christmas decorations.


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3065 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 9:59 AM, December 6th (Friday)

OMG, a new icon - a minion! Too funny!


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
SisterMilkshake
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Default  Posted: 10:01 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I just heard them, too! I had to turn my volume way up, but I heard them. YAY! Fun times!

eta: HAHAHA!!!! It looks like the minions are for the guides only.

[This message edited by SisterMilkshake at 10:02 AM, December 6th (Friday)]


BW (me) 50ish FWH 50ish
Married 34 years, 3 children
d-day 3/10 LTA (4 yrs./fucking & flirting)

"Oh, why do my actions have consequences?" ~ Homer Simpson
"She knew my one weakness: That I'm weak!" ~ Homer Simpson


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nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 10:03 AM, December 6th (Friday)

OMG, a new icon - a minion! Too funny!
The mods and admins are special snowflakes, and the Guides are minions. LOVE!


You can call me NIK

There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss.
But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
- Michael J. Fox


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AFrayedKnot
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Default  Posted: 10:03 AM, December 6th (Friday)

This made my day!!!!

Thank you MH!!!


BS 39
fWS 36 (SurprisinglyOkay)
DD DS
A whole bunch of shit that got a lot worse before it got better. Reconciled from the A's but still working hard for a better tomorrow.
"Knowing is half the battle"

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thebighurt
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Default  Posted: 10:07 AM, December 6th (Friday)

YAY!! This is awesome! Love the minions too!


Finding what life could have been....... Why didn't I see it?

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Unagie
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Default  Posted: 10:09 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I heard no bells but squealed when I refreshed my page and so the colors.


Heartbroken madhatter trying to rebuild

No longer together

Do not let others be your reference for who you see in the mirror.

Stop allowing people to hurt you, because you don't love you enough to walk away.


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MovingUpward
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Default  Posted: 10:11 AM, December 6th (Friday)

The bells are occasional so you'll have to wait for them.


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them-Vicky Baum


Posts: 49747 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
TheRealDeal
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Default  Posted: 10:17 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Oh thank you, thank you, thank you! this is awesome. such a nice surprise which is just what I needed today. brought a smile to my face

I was hearing the jingle bells before the icons appeared for me. I thought I was losing my mind when I kept hearing them! but then the icons appeared and it all became clear to me.

And Santa on the left, AKA Dr. Phil, looks great too!

You mods are the greatest and know how to lift everyone's spirits


Me: 44
him: 53
together 18 years
DDay 1 March 2013
Dday 2 April 27, 2013
Dday 3 June 1, 2013

after a longtime of fence-sitting I pushed him off in late November...we are in R
Someone who genuinely loves you does not deliberately hurt you.


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whatdoto
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Default  Posted: 10:18 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I just heard them too! Awesome! So cheery!

Thanks MH!


"If your ideal image of yourself is in the future, it's going to stay there".

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gahurts
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Default  Posted: 10:26 AM, December 6th (Friday)

The bells are occasional so you'll have to wait for them.

I turned myvolume up and all of a sudden I got Jungle Bells!1

YAAAAAY!!!!!!!


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3065 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
TrulyReconciled
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Default  Posted: 10:29 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I heard them too - I thought my hard drive was crashing!!


"In a time of deceit, telling the Truth is a revolutionary act."

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tushnurse
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Default  Posted: 10:35 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I thought my boss was IM'ing me, and suddenly paniced that she could see I was on SI. LOL


Me: FBS
Him: FWS
Kids: 14 & 16
Married for 21 years now, was 16 at the time. .
D-Day Sept 26 2008
Fully R'd, and Happy Happy Happy

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Aubrie
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Default  Posted: 10:37 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Darn it. Missed the bells.

But HECK YEAH for Christmas decorations!!!

The addition of the minions is awesome BTW.


Me - FWW * Him - QuietStand

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - J. Wayne

"You can do it!" - R. Schneider


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Nature_Girl
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Default  Posted: 10:57 AM, December 6th (Friday)

How do I turn the bells OFF? Once is enough, and my kids are going to be far too curious about them to be able to leave my computer alone.


Me = BS (Stay-at-home-mom)
Him = EX-d out (abusive troglodyte NPD SA)
3 elementary school-aged kids
Together 20 years
D-Day: Memorial Weekend 2011
2013 - I DIVORCED HIM, I'M FREE!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBOJpIwF47Y

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better4me
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Default  Posted: 11:12 AM, December 6th (Friday)

minions and snowflakes and bells, oh my!


DDay 11/17/2010 BW:52
Divorced

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Deeply Scared
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Default  Posted: 11:15 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I love the bells too!!!!! So festive!!!

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"Don't give up, the beginning is always the hardest." My Mom:)

My tolerance for stupid shit is getting less and less.


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 11:18 AM, December 6th (Friday)

I turned myvolume up and all of a sudden I got Jungle Bells!1
Gahurts - Jungle bells? Now I have a mental image of the old Tarzan tv shows and his yodel playing over and over...


Me - 41
My Rockstar (Hubs #2) - 46, faithful, & an absolute doll!
DD(20) and DS(18, PDD-NOS)
6 Furkids (4 Dogs and 2 Cats)

The Cheater:
WXH (serial cheater, 12+ OW. Undiagnosed SA?)
Married 18yrs

Note: I edit often for typos/clarity.


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Jrazz
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Default  Posted: 11:24 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Lyonesse wins!


For last year's words belong to last year's language
And next year's words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning. - T.S. Eliot

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Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 11:30 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Now if I could just win the Christmas Critter debate!

Jungle bells? Now I have a mental image of the old Tarzan tv shows and his yodel playing over and over

This cracked me up! Maybe we could have those in the summer...


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
gahurts
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Default  Posted: 11:46 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Where is spell check when you need it??


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3065 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
Rebreather
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Default  Posted: 11:52 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Love the snowflakes and minions!!!

I'm iffy on the bells. LOL


Me BS
Him WH
2 ddays in '07
Recovering.
"The cure for the pain, is the pain." -Rumi

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Jrazz
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Default  Posted: 11:53 AM, December 6th (Friday)

Jungle Bells!
Jungle Bells!
Jungle alllll the waaaaaaaaay!!!



For last year's words belong to last year's language
And next year's words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning. - T.S. Eliot

Posts: 14602 | Registered: Feb 2011 | From: California
GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 11:55 AM, December 6th (Friday)


Me - 41
My Rockstar (Hubs #2) - 46, faithful, & an absolute doll!
DD(20) and DS(18, PDD-NOS)
6 Furkids (4 Dogs and 2 Cats)

The Cheater:
WXH (serial cheater, 12+ OW. Undiagnosed SA?)
Married 18yrs

Note: I edit often for typos/clarity.


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itainteasy
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Default  Posted: 12:00 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Well now I have to log out and log back in!

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Sad in AZ
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Default  Posted: 12:01 PM, December 6th (Friday)

And there's the Christmas Beaver!!


I promise to surround myself with amazing souls and love them fiercely.

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nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 12:14 PM, December 6th (Friday)

*sigh*

Puppy. Christmas PUPPY.


You can call me NIK

There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss.
But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
- Michael J. Fox


Posts: 22571 | Registered: Aug 2011
StillLivin
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Default  Posted: 12:20 PM, December 6th (Friday)

minions and snowflakes and bells, oh my!

Same thought exactly.

If these Christmas delights don't cheer people up I don't know what will!

I LOVE IT!


I don't need further confirmation of what a fuckwit he is. I already have plenty, thanks very much. -SBB

Posts: 1781 | Registered: Aug 2013 | From: AZ
Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 12:28 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Jrazz, where on earth did you find that image? Now I will have that song stuck in my head all day..."Jungle all the waaay!"


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
Unagie
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Default  Posted: 12:35 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Nope definitely a beaver.


Heartbroken madhatter trying to rebuild

No longer together

Do not let others be your reference for who you see in the mirror.

Stop allowing people to hurt you, because you don't love you enough to walk away.


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jrc1963
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Default  Posted: 1:38 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Yay!!! Christmas!!! WooT WooT!!!

I never have my sound on... so no bells here.


Me: BSO - 45
Him: FWSO - 68
DS - 12
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 23965 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
Grace and Flowers
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Default  Posted: 2:06 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Haven't heard any bells, but, oh my....what a sense of relief to finally see Christmas here at SI! Didn't realize how on-the-edge-of-my-seat I was feeling!


I'm Happy, not Sad!

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SisterMilkshake
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Default  Posted: 3:10 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Chipmunk. What other little creature has chubby bunny cheeks? Other than a bunny and it is OBVIOUSLY not a bunny.


BW (me) 50ish FWH 50ish
Married 34 years, 3 children
d-day 3/10 LTA (4 yrs./fucking & flirting)

"Oh, why do my actions have consequences?" ~ Homer Simpson
"She knew my one weakness: That I'm weak!" ~ Homer Simpson


Posts: 8947 | Registered: Nov 2010 | From: The Great White North USA
bbee
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Default  Posted: 4:28 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Lesigh. It's an OTTER!


This above all: to thine ownself be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.

Hamlet, Act I, Scene 3

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

All's Well That Ends Well, Act I, Scene 1


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Holly-Isis
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Default  Posted: 5:07 PM, December 6th (Friday)

I can hear the bells, but no icon. I wish the decorations came with the skins. I don't feel like I should be on the regular site with the kids around, KWIM?


"Being in love" first moved them to promise fidelity: this quieter love enables them to keep the promise. *CS Lewis*

❣Your soulmate is the person who helps grow your soul into a better being rather than tearing it down❣


Posts: 10867 | Registered: Jan 2007 | From: Limbo
Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 5:09 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Pesky kids! Cramping your SI style! Can't they go out and play in the snow or something?


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
Holly-Isis
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Default  Posted: 5:18 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Its face is too fat for an otter and its tail is too skinny.

Lyonesse- nothing but rain here for now. Guess mama is going to have to hide in a closet and read SI.

ETA- I'm a Holly

[This message edited by Holly-Isis at 5:19 PM, December 6th (Friday)]


"Being in love" first moved them to promise fidelity: this quieter love enables them to keep the promise. *CS Lewis*

❣Your soulmate is the person who helps grow your soul into a better being rather than tearing it down❣


Posts: 10867 | Registered: Jan 2007 | From: Limbo
metamorphisis
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Default  Posted: 5:26 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Am I a snowflake yet?



“We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are.”... Anais Nin

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metamorphisis
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Default  Posted: 5:27 PM, December 6th (Friday)

Yes.. yes I am.



“We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are.”... Anais Nin

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metamorphisis
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Default  Posted: 5:27 PM, December 6th (Friday)

OMG.. and the Guides are Christmas Minions!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!



“We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are.”... Anais Nin

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little turtle
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Default  Posted: 5:43 PM, December 6th (Friday)

I haven't heard any bells, but I'm loving the festive theme. I've been listening to Christmas music since they started playing it on the radio... November 7th


Failure is success if we learn from it.

Posts: 3970 | Registered: Aug 2007 | From: michigan
simplydevastated
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Default  Posted: 7:54 AM, December 7th (Saturday)

There's no jingle bells for me I turned the volume all the way up and...nothing

But YAY! We have a minion!


Me - BS, 39 (I'm not old...I'm vintage)
Two Wonderful children - DS10, DD7
Married, for now... (4+ D-Day's, listed in profile)


Posts: 5348 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: In the darkest depths of hell!
Lyonesse
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Default  Posted: 10:26 AM, December 7th (Saturday)

I think the bells are just on the day the "Christmas decorations" go up on SI.


Me: BS, 40's.

Posts: 1694 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: West Coast
SisterMilkshake
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Default  Posted: 11:27 AM, December 7th (Saturday)

Yeah, Lyonesse, I am not hearing the bells anymore!


BW (me) 50ish FWH 50ish
Married 34 years, 3 children
d-day 3/10 LTA (4 yrs./fucking & flirting)

"Oh, why do my actions have consequences?" ~ Homer Simpson
"She knew my one weakness: That I'm weak!" ~ Homer Simpson


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