Coffee klatsch
September 16th, 2013
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Your weekend went how?

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  1. RichardHead

    We are Not worthy for a NEW Coffee Klatch for the week of 09/23 ????

    September 23, 2013 at 6:36 am |
    • AleeD®

      Morning Bro! Guess the batteries haven't been worn out on this one yet. ~_~
      How was your weekend? Bucs lost. I know, shocking.

      September 23, 2013 at 7:10 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        WassssssUP Sista'??? Weekend was Good-–My Cowboys kicked some Mid-West Butt--and the Giants,Redskins,Eagles,49'ers (Heh,Heh ) ALL Lost. Sadly My beloved Texas Rangers are circling the toilet Bowl....:((
        How was your weekend?

        September 23, 2013 at 7:20 am |
        • AleeD®@RichardHead

          Weekend was ok. Got to win Lotto ... pressure relief valves are defective.

          See ya over on the fresher Klatsch!

          September 23, 2013 at 9:53 am |
    • Kat Kinsman

      Coming! (I'm dealing with some family stuff.)

      September 23, 2013 at 9:14 am |
  2. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Aldon, Aldon, Aldon. What are you thinking?

    September 20, 2013 at 2:26 pm |
    • Aldon and on and on

      Off my back, yo. I ain't going to play ball wif dis team if they keep up on this name changing thing, no what I'm sayn?
      Jed and Gideon are about to change the name of the 49ers. They say they want a name that reflects San Francisco of today and not 2 hunard years ago. They is changing the team name to the 69ers! And this homey don't play that straight, no what I'm sayn?

      Go 69ers!

      September 20, 2013 at 2:52 pm |
      • AleeD®

        That name works for me! ~_~ But t-hole Surfers does, too ... but I think that name's already taken.

        September 21, 2013 at 10:20 am |
  3. AleeD®

    Good morning and Freaky Friday to all. Get your freak on and have a wild weekend!

    September 20, 2013 at 7:01 am |
  4. Truth™

    Good morning all, and Many happy returns, Bro! Do something fun and make the day memorable!

    September 19, 2013 at 10:21 am |
  5. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    THURSDAY!!!!! Football, new Key and Peele, new episode of The League. All is well today.

    September 19, 2013 at 9:16 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Can't believe Trent was traded. Browns threw in the towel. And he's on my fantasy money league team. AARRG. Starting Chris Johnson this week in his stead.

      September 19, 2013 at 9:18 am |
    • Truth™@JDizz

      How was Milwaukee Burger last night? Have anything good?

      September 19, 2013 at 10:20 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ Troof

        They have spicy jalapeno burger that's out of this world.

        Tonight: Meeting a friend at Buffalo Wild Wings. Been a long time since I've been there. Blazin' wings here I come. I better remember to get some Aloe TP on the way home.

        September 19, 2013 at 10:55 am |
        • Sir Biddle

          A milk bath helps too!

          September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm |
    • Sir Biddle

      Funny Key and Peele. A-A-Ron!!!

      September 19, 2013 at 2:01 pm |
  6. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    So. AlleD get out the birthday spanking whip today. I fear for you Rich. Or am jealous. Not sure which yet. Depends if bleeding is involved.

    September 19, 2013 at 9:14 am |
    • AleeD®@Jdizz

      Bleeding? Hardly. ~_~
      We cause suffering ... blessed, excruciating suffering .... then .... a sweet release ....

      .... or not depending on my mood. >;->

      September 20, 2013 at 7:00 am |
  7. AleeD®@RichardHead

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIGGEST BRO!!!!! Sp@nkings for all – butt birthday boy goes first!

    September 19, 2013 at 7:28 am |
    • Sir Biddle

      A belated Happy Birthday to you Mistress as well as a Happy Birthday to our favorite Dick in here! Have been out of sorts after a 48 hour attempt to impersonate a fire house with a stomach bug that was oh so enjoyable. That and there was a little disturbance in my neighborhood on Monday that sucked too.

      September 19, 2013 at 8:36 am |
    • RichardHead

      WoooooHoooo--I'm FIRST-–at least it's NOT a spatula spanking. Thank You ALL for the well wishes and I too had a relaxing day yesterday. Went to the movies...saw the NEW advertisement for the Great BlockBuster film....Machete 2. It has it ALL–Boobie Guns,Crotch Rockets,Hot Women....An Academy Award Winner for sure. Have a Safe and relaxing Weekend my Friends.

      September 20, 2013 at 8:32 am |
  8. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ KAT

    Check out the influence of the almighty EATOCRACY:

    I know, I said hamburger and not cheezburger.

    September 18, 2013 at 8:18 pm |
  9. Eatocracy Historian

    Since I am allergic to dust and mold,I have donned a face mask...with a portable oxygen tank slung over my shoulder and Alec Tribek as my backup to set the record straight.. Today is September 18,2013-ALL DAY--A Ms. AleeD's Birthday. From many recovered records-tomorrow, September 19,2013,is Mr. RichardHeads Birthday. You may now return to your regularly scheduled Eatocracy.

    September 18, 2013 at 12:16 pm |
    • JBJ

      Yes, yes, yes, I made a boo boo! Happy Birthday AleeD (today) and Happy Birthday Eve to RH!

      Howdy Ho to everyone else. Back to my regularly scheduled work day...*sigh*

      September 18, 2013 at 1:16 pm |
    • AleeD®

      Mucho appreciado to you both. I took the day off work and did whaeverthehell I wanted. NSFW.

      September 19, 2013 at 7:29 am |
  10. MicheleG™

    Happy Birthdays twice!

    Cheers and Hugs all around! : )

    September 18, 2013 at 10:44 am |
  11. Truth™ From flood central

    Good morning and many happy returns to the birthday folk! May this be a great year for you both.

    Good news: The South Platte and Big Thompson are both expected to crest later today.
    Bad news: More rain is expected tomorrow.

    September 18, 2013 at 10:24 am |
  12. The best!

    September 18, 2013 at 9:44 am |
    • Shanker

      What a great chit – er chip shot.

      September 18, 2013 at 2:09 pm |
  13. Mary Shannon

    Is this really a two birthday day here in the K? If so, happy, happy to Alee and RH, I hope you have wonderful birthdays!!

    As for me, I'm focusing on small happinesses since the big ones seem out of reach right now. I managed to get a pedicure this weekend, and made sure to get something different than my usual...I went with bright blue with sparkles! Might not be everyone's taste but when I see them peeking out it makes me smile, so mission accomplished.

    Have a good day, everyone!

    September 18, 2013 at 9:11 am |
    • RC

      It's the little things that get us through.

      September 18, 2013 at 10:27 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Makes me smile when I see it peeking out.

      September 18, 2013 at 11:30 am |
  14. RichardHead

    Good Hump Day Morning Kidz......and a Perfect Day to say-–HAPPY BIRTHDAY to MY SISTA' AleeD !! Hope it is a Great one for you.

    September 18, 2013 at 7:08 am |
  15. JBJingles

    FIRST to say Happy 'Birthday RH!!

    Good thoughts heading to Truth's area and the devastating floods..

    Hello to everyone!!

    September 17, 2013 at 11:29 pm |
  16. Truth™ From flood central

    Good morning all.
    Well, the Platte river has still not crested. It is expected to sometime tomorrow. We still have 600 people unaccounted for, at least thirty bridges washed out and 654 lane-miles of road still covered in water. 18,105 homes have been damaged, of which 1,621 have been destroyed.

    Couple that with a loved one's health issues and it is not a nice time lately.

    September 17, 2013 at 10:10 am |
    • RichardHead

      These are troubling times in the Kingdom............

      September 17, 2013 at 10:25 am |
      • MicheleG™

        I wholeheartedly agree.....

        September 17, 2013 at 11:02 am |
    • RC

      Sincere condolences.

      September 17, 2013 at 11:15 am |
    • Weeds

      IT was the perfect storm. One with a one in one thousand chance of occurring. For that storm to occur, the weather patterns in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans had to be just so along with the jet stream – influenced by Arctic and Gulf of Mexico weather.

      Focus on your loved one's health. For you, the storms physical damage can be fixed with time, a little lumber, nails and a new coat of paint.

      As for the 600 missing – they are literally not out of the woods yet.

      September 17, 2013 at 2:48 pm |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      One of the people I work with is from Colorado. Hasn't heard from her Gramps in a few days. =(

      September 18, 2013 at 9:13 am |
  17. AleeD®


    September 17, 2013 at 6:39 am |
  18. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    September 16, 2013 at 11:32 pm |
  19. Truth™ From flood central

    Good morning all, and Happy Monday. My condolences to the NYGs yesterday, who played a good game, and congrats to the Broncos, who won the first of their two games this year at MetLife Stadium.

    Well, the flood waters came within about three blocks of the house yesterday, but thankfully all is clear now. No basement issues either. Cannot say the same for friends. Yesterday at church, more than half of folks seemed to have varying degrees of basement or roof leak issues. Apparently all local Lowe's and Home Depots are sold out of sump pumps and wet/dry vacs.

    Oddest thing is seeing this in my own home state. Still digesting a lot of it.

    September 16, 2013 at 10:32 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Hi ho. I called an old friend who lives in Denver and he said pretty much the same thing. What a mess!

      September 16, 2013 at 10:37 am |
  20. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Terrible day for football. What a mess in Seattle last night, I didn't even watch the fourth quarter – went to bed. Glad it happened in week 2 instead of late in the season like last year. Next time we meet in San Fran.

    Then Aaron Rodgers and Jimmy Graham alone beat one of my fantasy teams (in which I have Kaepernick as my QB), of course it was my money league with co-workers, so I should be hearing all about it today.

    September 16, 2013 at 9:06 am |
    • RC

      Whadaya mean a mess? That was a great game! I mean, yeah your Niners lost, but dayum, that was fun to watch.
      GO HAWKS!!!

      September 16, 2013 at 6:54 pm |
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