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  2. saoithin

    captain's table log -304294.31

    Captain's table log, Friday: whoops....had a bit too much fun while off duty 4 crackers & 2 cheese slices chips, salsa (quantity up to one's imagination, someone needs to set a limit on the replicator) 1 margarita huevos con chorizo. Skipped the tortillas because full of chips .... ceasar salad w/ grilled chicken (trying to compensate for whatever one imagined above) couple small pieces of bread 2 vodka soda waters
  3. Miaulin

    Lightbearer: Present

    *hugs* here to follow along Sky! Lovely writing as always <3
  4. 18ck

    Tateman: One challenge left before Vegas!

    This could pretty much be my summary for today too. We've got this! *struggles to overcome own britishness* *high fives you*
  5. Miaulin

    shadri >>> some kind of something

    i missed some bits and started to quote the Spider-Verse "Leap of Faith" thing at you but then i saw S A M E DX ewwww i appreciate the Aesthetics of Spring and Summer with everything all pretty and green and sunny but boy golly do i wish we could just have autumn temperatures year-round any little thing to get a foothold and keep from slipping is good to have in the toolbelt i hope you find some things that work for you mon amie! yassssssss !
  6. Miaulin

    Salinger's twenty first challenge!

    Oh wow a vacation to a Bob Ross painting even! Eeeee how exciting! I hope you have a great time, with Snowdonia ad the festival, camper or no camper you have so many things going on right now! The dogwalking sounds like a wonderful idea, too. Spending time with puppers, getting some exercise, and knowing you're helping somebody out. Sounds like something fun to try out. *sends hugs and pompom wavin's* best wishes to you Sal and i hope you get in some nice self-care :3
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  8. Thom Stépan

    RES: Here I go again

    Hugs for my friend. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk
  9. Thom Stépan

    Atrytone Tackles the Life Wheel

    Don't stress, mine is pretty crappy in a few areas as well. As a wheel it would make for a good sled. Your start is your start. Pick one area and focus on improving things there. Then once you feel happier about that life area choose the next life area. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk
  10. Thom Stépan

    Thom coaches himself

    Works more along the lines of affirmations. You reframe a limiting belief (negative thought) and then focus your attention on the new thought/belief that will help you move forwards in your life. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk
  11. Thom Stépan

    Ye Ranger Guilde Halle in the North [General Chat]

    Thom heads to the bar, grabs his meal and his drink. Sits at a table and waits to see who will join him. Glad to rest after the close call with the Wawi. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk
  12. Fonzico

    Chris Pratt is Fonzico's Spirit Animal

    He ended up coming after all! But he didn't bring her, I guess they had a fight. I tried to suss out if he's doing okay... I think it's all just a combo of a lot of things. Figuring out stuff in a new relationship, new system at work, and his house is getting renovated because they found some water damage.. Anyways! I feel better for having seen him in person. There was talk of going for brunch this morning, but me being me, I'll probably just cook an elaborate meal here
  13. Snarkyfishguts

    Snarky Is Happy to Be Here

    Hormonal migraine has hit again. Have a great day and I’ll see you tomorrow
  14. theophilus

    CJL Starts his Journey

    This is way too true to life! And it’s even worse because it’s a tornado you have to feed and clothe and love. I love your goals and your motivation to be healthy for your family. Looks like you’re off to a great start! Can’t wait to see your progress.
  15. theophilus

    CJL Starts his Journey

    This is way too true to life! And it’s even worse because it’s a tornado you have to feed and clothe and love. I love your goals and your motivation to be healthy for your family. Looks like you’re off to a great start! Can’t wait to see your progress.
  16. Update for Apr. 19 Workout: With no work for the day, I was able to get my lifting done in the morning. Eat Right: I got back on track with it. No Fast Food: We spent a large part of the day traveling to my in-laws and we stopped at Dunkin Donuts, but I only got a coffee. Success. Daily Cleanup: We stayed the night at my in-laws, so there was no late night cleaning opportunity. I am declaring it a no contest.
  17. Shadri

    Salinger's twenty first challenge!

    Hey hi hello I can’t believe I’ve never checked out your threads before but I am here now! Sounds like you have a lot of fun things to look forward to!
  18. DoubleTrouble

    DoubleTrouble starts tracking

  19. Shadri

    Lightbearer: Present

    <3<3<3<3<3 yes!! big families feel overwhelming because there are so many people to keep up with - but also, on the flip side, there are so many people in this world who love you.
  20. annyshay

    Where did all the adamantium go?

    The table looks fine to me. SO GLAD YOU ARE BACK.
  21. elizevdmerwe

    elizevdmerwe - It's about nr.23 & Countdown...8

    A friend took this photo of Pietermaritzburg (Pmb) from World's View, a little hill on the outskirts of town. This is just the one side, basically. There are actually more to all the sides, but city centre proper has more buildings to the left of this photo. Our suburb would be more to the bottom right hand side, way outside the photo's edge.
  22. 18ck

    Waanie sets a routine

    Definitely approve of your attitude to running music.
  23. annyshay

    Annyshay: Endgame

    Friday - w0d6 Mindful Moments - one before breakfast - sat at the table, feet flat on the floor, said grace, chewed mindfully - one during lunch - sat and enjoyed my food without screens or other distractions - one during dinner - sat without screens, focused on flavors of my food PT Exercises - traced the alphabet - one legged stands - calf stretch 20 seconds - towel gathers 2 x 60 seconds - toe raises 20 Self Care - nap - clary sage in the diffuser - Songs for Good Friday spotify playlist - chatting with a friend online
  24. elizevdmerwe

    Chris Pratt is Fonzico's Spirit Animal

    Hope your brother is ok. Maybe the new girlfriend doesn't want to share, or come with him because I think you mentioned you were friends with the old girlfriend? That logo is awesome! I wouldn't mind wearing a t-shirt like that at all.
  25. elizevdmerwe

    elizevdmerwe - It's about nr.23 & Countdown...8

    Yip, why I thought that for now I'll just clean the house out a bit. The really big decisions we'll keep for closer to the time, when we know for a fact that Brandt has a job, and we'll know when we have to move by. So far it looks like we have three options with regards to moving and costs of moving: Rent a 40ft container, and take a car, and basically everything we want to, with. It is about R120 000/NZ$12 000 (US$8 000), and takes roughly 3 months (depending on when you load and arrive in NZ). The ship only goes so often to NZ. Rent a 20ft container, and take NO car, but all the big things like beds, w.machine, dryer, fridge, freezer, and a lot of boxes with everything we should need. Also takes about 3 months, and costs between NZ$6000-NZ$8000. Sell everything and only take a small Move It Cube, <10ft. Is pricy, and you can't take much over. But can be arranged for basically anytime. So you won't have to wait for your stuff. We can also put as much as possible in the 4x30kg suitcases that we can fly with. Normally about 20-25kg, but if you prove that you are emigrating then Qantas and Emirates allow you up to 30kg suitcases per person. So chances are that we'll take the 20ft container option and load as much as possible in there, especially of the big stuff, like w.machine, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer, and all Brandt's tools. Around Jan/Feb we looked up what can be bought for NZ$12 000 (instead of the big container), and we can buy a small car and some of the necessary things, but not everything that you can load into a 40ft container. If we take the 20ft container and use the price difference on a car in NZ it seems to work out most cost effectively. But we can only make a final decision as we get proper quotes, and not work on estimations. With regards to Brandt's sporting gear: it might be cheaper to have it inspected and sanitized, than to replace it. They will just be older, maybe not as good/safe?, and NZ makes you pay a fine on bringing certain 'prohibited' things into the country: scuba/spear diving gear (contamination with other ocean life), wooden furniture (again some kind of contamination scare, insects, borers?), dog baskets and blankets (fleas, etc. scare), no plants (to protect their indigenous plants), no animal products, etc. They have a list, but no specified penalty fee that I could see. They just mentioned a customs/border inspection will be done and charged for, and a penalty will be charged for prohibited items. We were discussing some things Friday night. Brandt then mentioned that he'd realised that if a job comes up where the company is prepared to pay either Visa applications and/or the move, he just has to take it, because those offers come around rarely, and would save us a lot of money. Then he can't wait till end of the year, he has to grab the job, if possible. I've mentioned it to him before, but he didn't answer me then.
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