Chat On


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  1. August 4, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    I baked a pie you might like

  2. 8 hopefruit2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:07 pm

  3. 9 hopefruit2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:08 pm

  4. 10 Vicki
    August 4, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    I can’t believe it. I wrote the last post on previous thread. Again.
    And it was a comment I think all TOD would appreciate.

    • 11 MadameSoph
      August 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm

      I feel your pain, Vicki! This happens to me often. Just got home and I’m working my way backwards so I will read your comment shortly 🙂

  5. 12 hopefruit2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:11 pm

  6. 18 GGail
    August 4, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    I signed one of the OFA cards last week AND made a contribution 🙂

    Off topic – Rev Barber is having a nice turn-out for the North Carolina Mountain Moral Monday. They are putting their Republican’s – State and National on blast! He’s calling them out by name! hahahaha!!!

    • 19 sjterrid
      August 4, 2014 at 8:05 pm

      Me, too. We had to choose which card to sign. I signed the one that thanks him for showing us how to engage others to act so we can move forward.

  7. 20 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    Aw! Love that pie picture!

  8. 21 kasai
    August 4, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    So much love for our President:-)

  9. 22 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    Hey where’s meta? We need one of her delicious delights! 🙂

  10. 25 MightyPamela
    August 4, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    Hi Ho, Hi Ho! Bbl. Party on! Pie All Around! 😉

  11. 26 kasai
    August 4, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    Style Blazer…has a slide of all PBO rocking suits:-)

  12. 35 kasai
    August 4, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    I swear PBO stimulates the economy…just by walking or going anywhere…Love It!

  13. 38 PrayerWarriorforObama
    August 4, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    We in the Caribbean extend warm birthday wishes to the most caring and hard working leader in the world. Our prayer is that others would emulate you. Here is to 53 more years in which you get to enjoy the fruits of your labour.

  14. August 4, 2014 at 6:27 pm

  15. 41 kasai
    August 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    oops..I meant to post this one:-)

  16. August 4, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    But but but cnn sez red alert….

  17. 44 vcprezofan2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    Yo, Alma-b, I see you up there!

    I didn’t even realize I was all alone back there, in my own little world! Sigh! And no, Desertflower, I wasn’t talking to myself. I was … I …was… I was meditating! 😀

  18. August 4, 2014 at 6:34 pm

  19. 47 Judith Fardig
    August 4, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    Mmmm… pie! I always had cherry pie on my birthday rather than cake. Maybe President Obama will get some sweet potato pie for his birthday.

  20. 48 hopefruit2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:41 pm

  21. 49 hopefruit2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    It’s so heartening to see how much love he’s given from all over. 🙂

  22. 50 JER
    August 4, 2014 at 6:43 pm

      August 4, 2014 at 6:51 pm


  23. August 4, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    I remember that one. 🙂

  24. 54 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    As Kasai mentioned, here’s the best present we could give The President and ourselves…

  25. 55 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 6:49 pm

  26. August 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    What I shall be cooking tonight celebrating the missus’ new job:

    Chicken breast filets, seasoned in Hitching Post magic dust, sauteed in evoo and then topped with habanero jelly
    Succotash of corn, zucchini, and red pepper
    No starch

  27. 60 arapaho415
    August 4, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    The article doesn’t mention whether this is a state or federal dam, but so many huge public works projects were constructed during FDR’s adm that these behemoths must be in need of attention.

    From the article:

    “A Northern California dam is under repair after it cracked Sunday and prompted nearby residents to panic as officials issued a flash-flood warning…

    snip /

    …”the cracks prompted concerns among residents who reported hearing a loud boom, according to Fox40.”

  28. 64 vcprezofan2
    August 4, 2014 at 6:58 pm


  29. 67 kasai
    August 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    What Hope looks like:-)

  30. August 4, 2014 at 7:09 pm

  31. August 4, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    “The incident sparked a serious deterioration in the tone of U.S. criticism of Israel, from the State Department, which described the attack as “disgraceful”, to Obama aide Valerie Jarret, who called it “indefensible” and all the way to the much esteemed UN envoy and anti-genocide advocate Samantha Powers, who described it as “horrific”.

    The fallout was compounded on Monday morning by the implications of a damning New York Times’ investigation of last week’s bombardment of the school and UN shelter in Jabaliya. The report, prominently displayed both in print and on the web, found that “Israeli troops paid little heed to warnings to safeguard such sites [of refuge] and may have unleashed weapons inappropriate for urban areas despite rising alarm over civilian deaths.” The paper found evidence that the school had been hit with 155 mm Israeli artillery shells, which are deemed to be accurate if they land within 50 meters of their intended target.

    Such criticism enrages most Israelis, who view it as one-sided and misinformed and willfully indifferent to the long line of justifications that Jerusalem cites in its defense. What Israelis are finding hard to grasp is that for the past month they have been living in a parallel universe to most of the rest of the world. While most Israeli media have provided their consumers with only the briefest of glimpses of death and destruction on the Palestinian side, the rest of the world, including America, has been subjected to ever-increasing doses of scenes of horrendous suffering in Gaza. In today’s Twitter- and social-media-dominated world, the impact of such gruesome scenes spreads wider and multiplies faster than ever before.

    Just before the cease-fire was announced, all the injurious elements appeared to be coming together to create a critical mass that threatened to launch a chain reaction that could have brought about a diplomatic meltdown for Israel, not in the distant future but just a few hours away. A cease-fire, if it holds, comes in the nick of time.”

  32. 72 Dakota
    August 4, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    Watching the pro debut at the Rogers Cup of 17 year old Francoise Abanda of Canada. A little shaky in the first set, but doing a great job in the second against Cibulkova. This kid is gonna be a good one.

  33. August 4, 2014 at 7:22 pm

  34. 74 dotster3
    August 4, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    Dinner menu (only posted to note contrast to LL’s from scratch culinary skills):
    Costco spinach salad—-excellent, love the poppyseed dressing
    Trader Joe’s fettucine alfredo—-also excellent, not too heavy, not too light, just right—-like The Three Bears.
    Dinner prep—-about 5 minutes—-also excellent—-my typical style.
    9 mo. old grandbabe’s fave food—–hummus. Isn’t that funny—–and interesting? No?

  35. 77 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 7:38 pm

      August 5, 2014 at 8:16 am


  36. 79 dotster3
    August 4, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    Or—–consider none (what a diff world it would be)

  37. 80 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 7:41 pm

  38. 81 JER
    August 4, 2014 at 7:45 pm

  39. 82 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    Zoom in close on this one (left side of course)

    Looks like Malia to me.

  40. 86 Dudette
    August 4, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Senator arrives at his KY home for August recess.

    No doubt startled by the sudden screech of the porch door, a voice from the back room yells: Mitch? Is that you?


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