Coffee klatsch
May 26th, 2011
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  1. RichardHead

    The Truth is in the building. That's right..He and The Beautiful Bride are at home singing John Denver songs to each other. Glad they made it safely. Have a good evening everyone.

    May 26, 2011 at 8:15 pm |
    • AleeD@RH, Truth & Mrs. Truth

      Welcome back! Many, many hugs!

      Hope you all have a great evening, too!

      If anyone is still out there who wants to play or chat, I'm here 'til 10.

      May 26, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  2. Pepito@AleeD

    My wife,she weeshes to no why you wheep me yesterday?

    May 26, 2011 at 5:37 pm |
    • Thread Dominatrix@Pepito

      In which thread? I've whipped so many ........

      May 26, 2011 at 5:43 pm |
      • Pepito@AleeD

        I am a nose peek-er,a berry peeker in floryda.

        May 26, 2011 at 5:47 pm |
      • Thread Dominatrix@Pepito

        Ah yes. THAT whipping.

        My sources inform me that you are lazy and slow and deserve to be punished ... severely. Go tell THAT to your wife. If she's any kind of woman with a backbone, she will have her own form of punishment for you. If you have the cojones to come back for more, you would do well to remember to crawl to me, begging for forgiveness.

        For the record, I've been known to lash-out just for public nose-picking, you worthless cur.

        May 26, 2011 at 5:58 pm |
      • Ahnold The Sperminator

        How much do you charge?

        May 26, 2011 at 6:03 pm |
      • Thread Dominatrix@ATS

        For you? More than Maria's going to get out of you.

        If you have a certain personality trait, I do work pro bono. But you have to convince me want it ..... that much. ~_~

        May 26, 2011 at 6:08 pm |
  3. faith

    Happy afternoon all! Today is my Friday and then I'm off until next Wednesday. Going straight to summer weather here so I'm getting one of those quick set pools for the kiddies this weekend.

    Hope Truth and the Mrs. had a safe last leg of their journey!!

    May 26, 2011 at 4:27 pm |
    • RichardHead@faith

      How are you and the young ones? I got one of those pools for WD and she just barks at it until I get in.

      May 26, 2011 at 4:36 pm |
      • faith

        they are great! I had to take the youngest to the dr on Tuesday because he had a bad case of pink eye. I have no idea where he got it and so far, no one else has gotten it. But the drops have done what they are supposed to do, so he is looking good now!!

        May 26, 2011 at 5:06 pm |
      • RichardHead@faith

        Good Deal. Truth should be on here tomorrow. You and the family have a Great Weekend and Holiday. Think I'll be grilling all weekend. :)))

        May 26, 2011 at 5:16 pm |
      • faith

        Sounds wonderful!!!! I have to now go and find out where Katy, TX is because I'm geographically challenged......

        May 26, 2011 at 5:20 pm |
      • RichardHead@faith

        I-10 west.about 35 miles from downtown Houston. :)

        May 26, 2011 at 5:35 pm |
  4. RichardHead@AleeD

    They have had all ex-girlfriends and boyfriends on the stand today. One girlfriend admitted that she stated "I'm such a good liar" after getting a phone call. The judge is getting p.o'd at her attorney though. Nothing major yet.

    May 26, 2011 at 4:13 pm |
    • AleeD@RH

      K. Thanks for the update. :)

      May 26, 2011 at 5:06 pm |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        Youse is welcome.

        May 26, 2011 at 5:25 pm |
  5. AleeD@RichardHead or Snowbunny

    Any excitement today on the Casey Anthony trial?

    May 26, 2011 at 4:06 pm |
  6. JainaJade

    Heading out for the day...the boy has class tonight so I will be spending my alone time baking cupcakes! I'm thinking Death By Chocolate, Caramelicious Caramel, and Mint O'Green :-D

    May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm |
    • RichardHead@JJ

      Have a good weekend and Holiday.

      May 26, 2011 at 3:57 pm |
    • The Witty One@Jaina

      And I will be stopping by later to buy some of those caramel cupcakes from you! :)

      May 26, 2011 at 3:59 pm |
      • JainaJade@TWO

        If you want to place an order let me know. Since the boy is around the corner from you I can have him drop them off at your office in the AM.

        May 26, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  7. JBJingles_from 38,007 ft over Lake Havasu@All

    Well onky 41 min to go and only 20% battery life left....thank you for keeping me company and entertained on this otherwise dreary flight!! Have a good one all, talk to you tomorrow!

    May 26, 2011 at 3:00 pm |
    • AleeD@JBJ on Delta Flight 409

      Happy Landings!

      May 26, 2011 at 3:05 pm |
    • JBJingles_from 38,007 ft over Lake Havasu@All

      "onky"! LOL *only*

      May 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm |
      • Mare@JBJ

        Is the air that thin? LOL

        May 26, 2011 at 3:25 pm |
  8. RichardHead @JBJ

    Don't forget to wave to MOM when you fly over.

    May 26, 2011 at 2:41 pm |
  9. Border Patrol@JBJingles

    As an American Patriot,please look out your window and see if you can spot any illegal aliens crossing into Arizona.

    May 26, 2011 at 2:30 pm |
    • JBJingles_from 38,006 ft coming up to Bagdad@Border Patrol

      Sorry, I'm on the right side of the plane. Oh wait I see a bunch of specks down on the desert floor, better send your men out.

      May 26, 2011 at 2:35 pm |
      • Border Patrol@JBJingles

        We Thank You for your help. Due to Budget cuts we can only send 8 agents on our Lear Jet to this location.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:39 pm |
  10. Mare

    Worlds best coffee mug!

    http://cheezpictureisunrelated.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/wtf-photos-videos-best-invention-ever.jpg

    May 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm |
    • JBJingles_from 38,013 ft traveling 478 mph@Mare

      Too funny, keeps you donut warm at the same time!

      May 26, 2011 at 2:32 pm |
      • Mare@JBJ

        Just as long as it doesn't eat my donut!

        May 26, 2011 at 2:36 pm |
    • SeaBee@Mare

      Now, why on earth would you want to ruin a perfectly good chocolate glaze?

      May 26, 2011 at 2:45 pm |
      • Mare@SeaBee

        I know it would be messy, but it's hard to carry the coffee and 2 donuts without messing 1 up anyway – so this way, at least your fingers don't get overly gooey.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:48 pm |
      • RichardHead @Mare

        That's why there are donut holes. Your pinky finger can hold 3 of 'em.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        But what about the filled ones? You need some way to have more than 1 of those at the desk.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:59 pm |
      • The Smart Aleck@Mare

        Those still have holes.

        May 26, 2011 at 3:03 pm |
      • RichardHead @Mare

        Hmmm..good point. can you balance them on your nose like the seals at Sea World?

        May 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        I could, but then I would have to hold my head up at an odd angle, and I would probably spill my coffee.

        May 26, 2011 at 3:17 pm |
      • RichardHead@Mare

        Dooooh! O.K. I got a Brainstorm...I will steal a window tray from Sonic. We will put the coffee and donuts on the tray and then put the tray under your chin. The magnetic arm will fit into your belly button(if you have an innny) and you are free to walk around. I'm a genius.

        May 26, 2011 at 3:25 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        GREAT... My husband is already on a "Goa'uld" kick, so having a tray would just be icing on the cake.

        Although it would be easy enough to carry food. Forget the utensils – just do a face plant and eat. LOL

        May 26, 2011 at 3:37 pm |
  11. Jerv@Y'all- -Calling it a day. A post for Jdizz.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBDaRul1gT8&feature=player_detailpage

    May 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm |
  12. JBJingles_from 38,010ft Somewhere over AZ@RH

    Hey, that's what the map says!! Alamo, NM!

    May 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm |
    • RichardHead@JBJ

      Don't lose all your money at Las Vegas,NM either. :))

      May 26, 2011 at 2:26 pm |
      • JBJingles_from 38,0130ft traveling 761 mph@RH

        Maybe NM stole your Alamo when you weren't looking! ;p

        May 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm |
  13. RichardHead @JBJ

    Did they move the Alamo to New Mexico or is WrongWay peachfuzz flying your plane?

    May 26, 2011 at 2:13 pm |
    • The Smart Aleck@RH

      She's flying over a car rental place.

      May 26, 2011 at 2:14 pm |
  14. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@The Jukebox

    Got this stuck in my head today and I don't know why...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKXKWBcaV3A

    May 26, 2011 at 2:04 pm |
    • Jerv

      Yeah, good, fast paced music but creepy videp.

      May 26, 2011 at 2:11 pm |
  15. The Witty One

    I just opened a fortune cookie from lunch and it says

    "relationships."

    What kind of crappy fortune is that?!?!

    Not only that but the learn chinese phrase on the back is the work "friendly".

    Is my cookie implying that I don't build good relationships cause i'm not friendly? WTF Fortune cookie!

    May 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm |
    • Jerv@2

      That's a totally wacked out fortune. Fuk, buy a lotto ticket to counter the bad karma.

      May 26, 2011 at 2:07 pm |
    • AleeD@TWO

      Sounds like the paper didn't get printed correctly at the factory. ;) Or maybe it's a 2-sided fortune! Either it means there's a friendly relationship in your future or you're soon going to have a relationship at Friendly's.

      Since you brought it up, I have to share this: whenever you read the (properly printed) fortune from a fortune cookie, end the reading with the words, "in bed."

      For example: "Good fortune will follow you everywhere you go – in bed."

      May 26, 2011 at 2:10 pm |
      • The Witty One@AleeD

        We do that here at work :) I tried but "relationships. in bed" is not specific enough for me.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:15 pm |
  16. JBJingles_from 34,007 ft over Oklahoma City

    OK finished my $6.50 fruit/cheese plate consisting of 2 slices of apples, 3 wedgies of cheese and some crackers, at least the Diet Coke is still free!

    May 26, 2011 at 1:25 pm |
    • Flight Attendent@JBJ

      That will be 27.50 please. You actually got three servings plus a service charge for placing the food down on your tray.

      May 26, 2011 at 1:29 pm |
    • AleeD@JBJ

      LMAO! 34,000 and SEVEN ft? Their altimeter registers the 7 feet?

      Fruit: 50 cents
      Cheese: 1 dollar
      Crackers: 50 cents
      Service: 1 dollar
      Packaging: 3 dollars

      Eating at 34,007 feet? Priceless!

      May 26, 2011 at 1:32 pm |
      • JBJingles_from 36,007 ft over Albuquerque

        Yep that's what my flight map is showing! Blogging with my friends on Eatocracy from 36k ft, priceless!

        May 26, 2011 at 1:56 pm |
    • FAA@JBJingles

      Ladies and Gentlemen, Due to an ongoing labor dispute,all access to the planes lavaratory will now cost $ 10.10,exact change please. Also,our super soft and cushiny toilet paper is $2.00 per square. Again we Thank You for flying Cheapo Airlines and have a Good Day.

      May 26, 2011 at 1:36 pm |
      • JBJingles_from 36,007 ft over Albuquerque@FAA

        "super soft and cushiony' my azz, you can see through the stuff! Note to self to bring own TP next trip.

        May 26, 2011 at 1:57 pm |
      • AleeD@JBJ

        BYOTP. LMAO!
        If you bring the really plush TP, you could wrap it around all your metals so TSA will be less likely to stop you for a free frisk.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm |
      • JBJingles_from 35,997 ft over the Alamo

        A tip for all the grillers in regard to the other thread. My SIL takes a white onion and cuts it in half, then when the grates gey hot, rubs the cut side of the onion on the grill, cleans and seasons in one step! Best burgers we ever had off a grill! :)

        May 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm |
      • FAA@JBJingles

        May I recommend m'am that you use both sides of the paper. Just another fabulous tip from your friends at Cheapo Airlines. Enjoy your flight.

        May 26, 2011 at 2:04 pm |
      • JBJingles_from 35,997 ft over the Alamo@Alee

        Heck I could stand outside the lavatory and sell the "good stuff"! I might make enough to afford the wine to go with my cheese! LOL

        May 26, 2011 at 2:05 pm |
    • Mare@JBJ

      OUCH!!! For that price, I'd expect a glass of wine too.

      (Yeah, I'm a cheap SOB)

      May 26, 2011 at 1:37 pm |
  17. Chicago Lady

    This weather is freaking incredible. 42 degrees outside, spitting ice pellets and Monday should be 90. WTF!?
    The storms blowing thru last nite had me on edge. My son's dog (border terrier) freaks out when it thunders. Bet my son didn't get any sleep last nite. His 10 month old baby girl should be waking him. Not the dog.
    FAA has me rolling-thanks. Thinking of Truth & his bride – safe travels.
    Mare – which marinade did you go with?
    Saturday – grilling ribs
    Sunday – grilling bayou bourbon chicken

    May 26, 2011 at 12:41 pm |
    • Mare@Chi Lady

      I ended up going with one with 3 ingredients.

      1 C low sodium soy sauce
      1 C sake
      1 C brown sugar (not packed)

      I figured it was a good starting point, and then I could add what I wanted to – but it didn't need anything. I wanted a really basic sauce that would go with everything. May even grill up some pineapple basted in the sauce tonight – if it isn't horrible weather.

      May 26, 2011 at 12:44 pm |
    • Jerv@CL

      grilling bayou bourbon chicken- -that sounds great. Is this a new recipe for you or a staple?

      May 26, 2011 at 12:44 pm |
      • Chicago Lady

        About to try it for the first time. A coworker was selling products (like pampered chef) and I bought a bottle pre-made. Looking at the ingredients its mostly brown sugar with a little hot sauce so I think it'll be sweet with a little heat.

        May 26, 2011 at 1:42 pm |
  18. Snowbunny@RH

    Dammit! I better get to the store and stock up! Why don't they close that yucky French's mustard plant??? :)

    May 26, 2011 at 12:36 pm |
    • Mare@ Bunny & RH

      Both go so well together on burgers. It's only Heinz and French's for me. Generic sucks

      May 26, 2011 at 12:41 pm |
      • RichardHead @Mare

        I knew I liked you right from the start. Mixed together on a Hot Dod they are pretty good but MUSTARD only on Corny Dogs.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:48 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        Don't really eat hot dogs. If I do, they have to be Zweigles white hots – pop open, grilled please.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:50 pm |
    • RichardHead @Snowbunny

      All of us Corny Dog eaters would go ballistic if that happened. How would they have a Hot Dog eating contest without mustard?

      May 26, 2011 at 12:46 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        With Ketchup?

        May 26, 2011 at 12:46 pm |
      • RichardHead @Mare

        Gross me out,Ethel!!

        May 26, 2011 at 12:50 pm |
      • Mare@RH

        You asked! LOL

        May 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm |
  19. RichardHead @Snowbunny

    Hey SugarPlum,just saw where Heinz is laying off 1,000 workers and closing 5 plants. Eat more Hot Dogs this weekend.

    May 26, 2011 at 12:25 pm |
  20. JBJingles_from 34,000 ft@RH

    So when we get over Katy, TX, can I drop in?? Have any Barbie-Q ready??

    May 26, 2011 at 12:19 pm |
    • RichardHead @JBJ

      Bring it on girlfriend. Got cold brewski and excellent brisket.

      May 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm |
  21. JBJingles_Squashed in Seat 19F

    I swear they are making these seats smaller and smaller, grrrr. Missed the 1st class upgrade bythismuch! :(

    May 26, 2011 at 11:41 am |
    • FAA@JBJingles

      All complaints are to be spoken into the little Blue bags found in the seat pouch immediately in front of you. Thank You for flying Cheapo Airlines and have a Good Day.

      May 26, 2011 at 11:46 am |
      • JBJingles_Squashed in Seat 19F@FAA

        I thought those little blue bags were in case I had to tinkle and can't get up from my seat because neighbor is snoring away and I'm wedged in here pretty good?? Oh that's right that's what the plastic undies are for! :)

        May 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm |
      • FAA@JBJingles

        Astronaut tested by Lisa Nowak and leak proof. :)))) Have a good flight.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:04 pm |
  22. Sir Biddle

    Morning Crew. Still in Portland, but wanted to say a quick hello.

    May 26, 2011 at 11:35 am |
    • RichardHead@SirB

      Cement? Is Vito up there? What's going on Bro?

      May 26, 2011 at 11:39 am |
    • Sir Biddle@RH

      No Vito, but there are some characters here. VERY cool place here and a total 180 difference from hectic DC. Had salmon just about every day in some shapre or form. Even had rabbitt the other night as a nod to Kat's topic last week. Anything major here I have missed?

      May 26, 2011 at 11:47 am |
      • RichardHead@SirB

        Not much happening here,just everybody getting ready to start up the grilles this weekend. Truth and the Bride were in Iowa and should be home this evening. When ya coming back?

        May 26, 2011 at 11:51 am |
      • Sir Biddle@RH

        Back tomorrow and then pack up and camping for the weekend. Should be an interesting trip with Lil Biddle. If I miss you for whatever reason, have a great weekend and don't burn anything on the grill.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:29 pm |
      • RichardHead @SirB

        Thanks Bro and you guys have fun. Don't forget the marshmallows.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:33 pm |
  23. JainaJade@QOE

    got my hotel information for my visit to your fair city this August. I will be at the Marriott this year, the downtown version so no trains this year :-D

    May 26, 2011 at 11:14 am |
    • Queen of Everything from the Castle@JJ

      Oooo, the Marriott, very swanky. FYI: I've heard the Italian restaurant in the hotel sucks. The service is poor and the food is only so-so. When are you going to be in my fair city? We should do lunch or dinner or something.

      May 26, 2011 at 12:38 pm |
      • JainaJade@QOE

        I will be there for GenCon so I think the first weekend of August, not sure what free time I will have until closer but totally up for a get together!
        Normally I eat at the Noodles Place and the sketchy looking (but delicious) cafe across from Lucas and right before you hit the train tracks. Indy is not quite a vegetarian city so my choices are limited :-(

        May 26, 2011 at 3:49 pm |
  24. Bear Hunting MTM from the Cafe in West Yellowstone

    Bears 1, MTM 0, and its snowing, so time for biscuits and gravey, hash browns, and sausage patties.

    Truth, glad to hear your on the home stretch, be safe.

    May 26, 2011 at 11:13 am |
  25. The Witty One

    Morning crew! I think I might need to take some PTO in order to response to all the comments on the grill and meat threads....so there!

    May 26, 2011 at 11:03 am |
  26. RichardHead

    Morning ALL,,I see that Truth and the Beautiful Bride are almost home. What have I missed?

    May 26, 2011 at 10:48 am |
    • AleeD, Thread Dom@RichHd

      Morning! Did you get in AND get some sleep? Or are you winding down for the big afternoon nappage? Just made some fresh coffee. Help yourself.

      Lessee:
      JBJ likes to get physical in airports – alot
      5@5 Josh Ozersky is filled with trolling material
      Payton Manning & Spanky keep trying to stir up the Klatsch pot ;)

      I'm out for lunch. See y'all in a bit.

      May 26, 2011 at 11:04 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        Thank You...sitting in the Hacienda with a snoring WD. I thought Payton Manning had surgery?

        May 26, 2011 at 11:09 am |
    • SeaBee from Home Port @ RicH

      Glad to hear you made it home, safe. I definitely don't envy you the heat, though! Just saw that Houston is supposed to have a high of 95. Eek.

      May 26, 2011 at 11:21 am |
      • RichardHead@SeaBee

        Thank You...When WD wakes up from her nap I'm gonna duct tape a Mexican Palm frond to her tail and give her a belly rub. She wags that tail and it drops the inside temp by 20 degrees.:))

        May 26, 2011 at 11:27 am |
  27. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    So... I hear that out of all the choices of people to perform during the Americal Idol finale, JUDAS PRIEST decides to show up! Any thoughts on that?

    May 26, 2011 at 10:40 am |
    • Mare@DJ

      They are still around? Did not know that.

      May 26, 2011 at 10:49 am |
    • AleeD@DJCP

      LOL! 'Cuz they're tight with Aerosmith? Seriously, my guess is they're promoting their Epitaph tour. http://judaspriest.com/tour/default.asp A.I. would certainly give them exposure to a large number of people. What are y'all's thoughts?

      May 26, 2011 at 10:55 am |
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@AleeD

        One of my first thoughts were: LET THE METAL INVASION COMMENCE! Other than that, I think it's pretty cool.

        May 26, 2011 at 10:58 am |
      • AleeD@DJCP

        I'm not an A.I. fan, but I'm with you on the Metal invasion. BIO!!!

        May 26, 2011 at 1:22 pm |
  28. SeaBee from Home Port

    Good morning, all! Seeing more of the damage from the newest outbreak of tornadoes. Eek.
    @QoE and ChiLady – Was thinking of you guys yesterday when I saw the weather reports. Hope all is well in your neighbourhoods!

    May 26, 2011 at 10:07 am |
  29. Mare

    Good morning all. Made my teriyaki sauce last night – and it's GOOD!!!!

    May 26, 2011 at 9:59 am |
  30. Chicago Lady@AleeD

    Good Morning! Very windy in the windy city this am. And heavy rain to boot. Wish I wore my boots because it's 2 mornings in a row now that my shoes are soaked when I arrive. This am, I kept muttering sh!t as my umbrella kept turning inside out. I work at a big bank. I've been in asset based lending for 30 years now. Quite a tight community and highly specialized. I read legal agreements and extract pertinent info from them to load on our system. Sounds really dull, I know, but my boss is great and the 50 people in our group are like a big happy family.

    May 26, 2011 at 9:51 am |
    • Jerv@CL

      That sounds similiar to a job I had a few years back. We collected all kinds of publically available info and fed it into a database. We used to call it "feeding the beast."

      May 26, 2011 at 12:05 pm |
  31. Queen of Everything from the Castle@All

    Good morning, friends! I've got blueberry crumble coffee cake for breakfast this morning. It's yummy!

    May 26, 2011 at 9:33 am |
    • Payton Manning@The Queen

      Who made you Queen of Everything?

      May 26, 2011 at 9:37 am |
      • Spanky

        What's up with that cranium?

        May 26, 2011 at 9:46 am |
      • Payton Manning@Spanky

        Where's your boyfriend Alfalfa?

        May 26, 2011 at 9:56 am |
      • Spanky@Payton Manning

        He's tossing my salad. Here is a sander to grind down that forhead of yours.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm |
      • Payton Manning@Spanky

        I've just had surgery so be gentle.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:07 pm |
      • Darla@Payton Manning

        Whatya get surgeried on?

        Oh sorry: on what did ya get surgeried?

        May 26, 2011 at 12:13 pm |
      • Payton Manning@Darla

        I cannot understand your Indiana accent. Please speak slowly.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:19 pm |
      • Darla@Payton Manning

        Nice poke – wrong place.

        May 26, 2011 at 12:26 pm |
  32. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    Good morning everyone! AleeD gave me another promotion... I'm running out of space to put these things!

    Also, I'm not sure if I got that gift you were talking about before AleeD...

    May 26, 2011 at 9:23 am |
    • AleeD@DJCP

      In this economy everybody has to wear multiple hats ..... and if you got that raise I promised, you'd have a nice hat rack to boot! HA!

      May 26, 2011 at 9:28 am |
      • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@AleeD

        Oh, well...uh...I see...so...

        May 26, 2011 at 9:41 am |
  33. JBJingles_from 27,000 ft

    Delayed take off due to chords handing out of one of the tires...tell us that that means we have 10 more landings before needing a tire change....just hope they didn't forgot to notice this 10 flights ago!

    May 26, 2011 at 9:18 am |
    • AleeD@JBJ

      HA! Maybe it was 9 flights ago and that's why the delay. ;)

      May 26, 2011 at 9:24 am |
    • FAA@JBJingles

      Ladies and Gentleman,shortly the flight attendants will be handing out plastic underwear. This is just a pre-landing precaution.
      Thank You for flying Cheapo Airlines and have a Good Day.

      May 26, 2011 at 9:25 am |
      • JBJingles_from 38,000 ft@FAA

        Please make sure to pass out free beer before landing, I hear that's required for sliding down the chute! :)

        May 26, 2011 at 9:31 am |
  34. JBJingles_from 27,000 ft

    Good morning crew! Early morning at the airport, xray, check, enhanced pat down, check. LOVE wi-fi on the plane!

    May 26, 2011 at 9:04 am |
    • T-Bone

      Oh NOOOOOO–We're out of coffee!!!!!!

      May 26, 2011 at 9:07 am |
      • ?

        I likez my men Black and Bitter,just like my coffee!

        May 26, 2011 at 9:11 am |
      • So there@T-Bone

        A little tasteless but...

        I like my women like I like my shrimp....battered.

        May 26, 2011 at 11:01 am |
      • So there@T-Bone

        And don't shoot the messenger....It's only something I heard...not something I practice!

        May 26, 2011 at 11:02 am |
    • AleeD@JBJ

      Howdy! Can you see us leetle teeny peeple from waaaaaaaay up there?

      Did you enjoy your pat down? :) I had to have one recently because I didn't know I was supposed to take my belt off. ;) So they checked every square inch ....... just to be safe. OoO

      May 26, 2011 at 9:21 am |
      • JBJingles_from 38,000 ft@AleeD

        LOL – Too many clouds, can't see a thing! Glad to be getting to Atlanta early in the day though, they had some rough landings there on Sunday I heard. Apparantly the metalic decor of my shirt caused "scatter" on the xray, thus the pat down, nothing too thrilling...done by an overweight female guard in a too tight uniform. :(

        May 26, 2011 at 9:29 am |
      • AleeD@JBJ

        Soooo, if you're flying into Atlanta, odds are you're flying Dull-tard, right?

        Yeah TSA (not The Smart Aleck) doesn't have much of a sense of style or humor, does it? They treated you ok, didn't they?

        May 26, 2011 at 9:34 am |
      • JBJingles_from 20,000 ft@AleeD

        They were fine to me, just doing their job, so no complaint. I'm a seasoned traveler so I know what to expect and to not get upset...unlike the hubs! And yes I am on D E L T A, but I like them, nicer than most others... Got to go for landing, talk to you all on the ATL-LAX flight! :)

        May 26, 2011 at 9:43 am |
      • AleeD@JBJingles_from 20,000 ft

        Awesome. I hear so many stories in the news about how people are mistreated. But when BB or I fly, it's without incident.

        Maybe the complainers are really militant vegans trying to convert the TSA employees to go meatless and all we hear about is TSA's retaliation.

        May 26, 2011 at 9:55 am |
      • The Witty One@AleeD

        TSA spelled backwards is Vegan.

        May 26, 2011 at 4:49 pm |
      • AleeD@TWO

        Damn, go into a meeting for 20 minutes and I miss all kinds of stuff.

        Whatchoo talkin' about Willis?

        May 26, 2011 at 5:04 pm |
      • The Witty One@AleeD

        I was referring to your "Maybe the complainers are really militant vegans trying to convert the TSA employees to go meatless and all we hear about is TSA's retaliation." statement :)

        May 26, 2011 at 5:20 pm |
      • AleeD@TWO

        Ah. Glad I asked. ;) I thought you were trying to guess some of my trolling names on today's other threads.

        It's certainly been a fun day so far. Only 4-1/2 more hours to go!

        May 26, 2011 at 5:26 pm |
  35. JainaJade

    Good morning! Glad to see that Truth and the Bride are almost home. I have some chocolate chip cookies and some chocolate chip scones for the group so please enjoy!

    May 26, 2011 at 8:15 am |
    • Jerv@JJ

      Morning JJ and thank you!

      May 26, 2011 at 8:46 am |
    • AleeD@JainaJade

      G'morning!

      Mmmm, chocolate chip scones. Dip those in my cinnamon-brewed coffee. Heaven!

      Grassy azz! ;)

      May 26, 2011 at 8:53 am |
  36. Truth@Jerv, MalaDee

    Thank you both. We are out. Next stop, Home!

    May 26, 2011 at 8:09 am |
    • Jerv@Truth & MalaDee

      I know that feeling, dude. Getting close to home, walk through the front door and it's like one huge hug of contentment. Drive safe and don't do anything that RicH and Big Blue do!

      May 26, 2011 at 8:13 am |
      • MalaDee@Jerv

        (: I'm not sure if I can picture Truth & Miss Saigon giving each other dutch ovens. :)

        May 26, 2011 at 8:25 am |
      • Jerv@MalaDee

        Haha! Me neither, however I can see WD giving RicH a dutch oven every morning.

        May 26, 2011 at 8:35 am |
  37. MalaDee@All the Klatschers

    Morning happy people! Just warming up on the 5@5 thread. :) I THOUGHT I was sharing the love in good company over there. :)))))))

    ))))))))HUGS(((((((( for Mr & Mrs Truth. Drive safely.

    May 26, 2011 at 8:08 am |
  38. Truth

    Good morning all!
    Trying to get an early start for the final eight hours slog home. Bride is dragging herself from bed as I write this.

    Coffee is on, and donuts are here. Dig in!

    And MANY, MANY thanks for ALL of your support, love and encouragement in thiese past days! Bride and I appreciate it very much! MANY thanks all!

    May 26, 2011 at 8:04 am |
    • Jerv@Truth

      Glad to hear that you are nearing your homestead. Good karma for you and Miss Saigon.

      May 26, 2011 at 8:07 am |
    • JainaJade@Truth

      Have a safe drive home!

      May 26, 2011 at 8:14 am |
    • MicheleG

      (((HUGS!)))(((HUGS!)))(((HUGS!)))(((HUGS!))) Stay safe and in love!

      May 26, 2011 at 9:19 am |
    • Mare@Truth

      Glad to hear you are in the home stretch.

      Stay safe!

      May 26, 2011 at 10:03 am |
    • Snowbunny@Truth

      *HUGS* I'm sorry again for the loss of your mother. :(

      May 26, 2011 at 12:20 pm |
  39. Jerv

    I remember those cheezy commercials. Looks like I missed all the vegan fun yesterday in the 5@5 thread. Morning all!

    May 26, 2011 at 8:00 am |
    • T-Bone

      Check out the Grate Balls of fire too!

      May 26, 2011 at 8:05 am |
      • Jerv

        Hahaha! Check out da Red Bone! Cuz I got all dat gold!

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=-7eloXr2iak

        May 26, 2011 at 8:09 am |
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