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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #800 on: August 06, 2017, 03:45:00 AM »
Hanging out with super cool mustachians this morning :D

For me, too.

Marty coming over for dinner every week or two has become the unofficial Sydney meet-up. :D

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #801 on: August 06, 2017, 03:46:39 AM »
My niece's fifth birthday party. Specifically, an excellent cupcake made by my sister, eaten by me at the party. It was a GOOD cupcake.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #802 on: August 06, 2017, 06:05:13 AM »
Hanging out with super cool mustachians this morning :D

For me, too.

Marty coming over for dinner every week or two has become the unofficial Sydney meet-up. :D

Can you 'ship' a friendship? Because I love your friendship, or at least how it plays out on various threads :-P

One day I'll come visit Happier.

MPGH is lovely. It's so freaking odd how our friendship formed (through a random thread here in Dec 2015)... our paths would never have crossed in real life otherwise. I can't thank the Mustache dude enough for creating the forum and permitting the universe to allow us to find eachother here.

Totally worth spending time with her....she gets me my favourite drink everytime I build a spreadsheet for her!

Me and MPGH's DH watched a typically ridiculous Steven Segal movie from the early 90s (Under Siege). Amidst all of the killings and explosions and gratuitous nudity she managed to fall asleep on us :D :D :D
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #803 on: August 06, 2017, 06:19:46 PM »
Hanging out with super cool mustachians this morning :D

For me, too.

Marty coming over for dinner every week or two has become the unofficial Sydney meet-up. :D

Can you 'ship' a friendship? Because I love your friendship, or at least how it plays out on various threads :-P

One day I'll come visit Happier.

MPGH is lovely. It's so freaking odd how our friendship formed (through a random thread here in Dec 2015)... our paths would never have crossed in real life otherwise. I can't thank the Mustache dude enough for creating the forum and permitting the universe to allow us to find eachother here.

Totally worth spending time with her....she gets me my favourite drink everytime I build a spreadsheet for her!

Me and MPGH's DH watched a typically ridiculous Steven Segal movie from the early 90s (Under Siege). Amidst all of the killings and explosions and gratuitous nudity she managed to fall asleep on us :D :D :D

It was odd but very easy. We started talking and just never stopped. :)

And don't pick on me for Saturday night. I was very content. Nice dinner, a couple of drinks, and a shitty action movie. Perfect combination!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #804 on: August 24, 2017, 07:42:41 PM »
My old dog has been sick lately, and dealing with all sorts of medical woes. But that didn't stop her from climbing into the raised bed and trying to eat all the ripe tomatoes before I intervened. Her shenanigans let me know she's feeling better, and that has made my day.
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #805 on: August 25, 2017, 11:51:49 AM »
^^ Nice, B_J. I'm happy for you.

Waking up in my own bed in my room that I love in my house that I love made my day. We had a FANTASTIC trip, a wonderful time, so much fun, but home is really great. I'm happy that I love my home so much.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #806 on: September 06, 2017, 04:09:32 AM »
Hanging out with the awesome mums in my mothers' group.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #807 on: September 16, 2017, 08:36:59 PM »
Making the best out of a bad situation we turned the Equifax breech into a credit freeze party. We invited others to freeze credit if they didn't know how or what it was and had ice cream or popsicles while playing various versions of Monopoly.
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #808 on: September 18, 2017, 07:55:48 AM »
It rained yesterday. That made my day.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #809 on: September 18, 2017, 10:54:17 PM »
Having a shit day and my Dad brought me two bags of bagels. He's a good Dad.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #810 on: September 20, 2017, 10:14:16 AM »
Having a shit day and my Dad brought me two bags of bagels. He's a good Dad.

Cheers to Bagel Dad!

Hope today is a better day.


What made my day was that I had 3 surveys waiting when I woke up. Did two of them in 10-15 minutes, and earned 2$. Before MMM I wouldn't have bothered to pick that up from the street, now it made my day.
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #811 on: September 20, 2017, 10:28:05 AM »
Free coffee
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #812 on: September 21, 2017, 09:16:24 AM »
My husband taking over all kid and dinner and bed duties last night so I could just lie in bed and rest. It was a great way to kick my cold in its butt; I feel so much better today!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #813 on: September 22, 2017, 07:05:29 PM »
I got to SLEEP IN!! Which is such a luxury with a baby.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #814 on: September 23, 2017, 06:37:16 AM »
Having my neck adjusted.  It was in really bad shape and all the usual things I did weren't helping.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #815 on: October 12, 2017, 07:39:29 AM »
This morning while bleary-eyed getting ready to leave for work, I remembered to put our Lonely Planet Nepal book in my bag to read on lunch. :)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #816 on: October 22, 2017, 09:19:26 PM »
I got a free pack of beer at my door!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #817 on: October 23, 2017, 11:46:59 PM »
CMC.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #818 on: October 24, 2017, 01:26:22 AM »
I've been rather busy the last few weeks and the house was an absolute mess. Yesterday evening I did some cleaning. Waking up to a clean crisp house really made my day. Especially because I haven't hired someone to clean for me.

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Re: What made your day?
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #820 on: November 01, 2017, 02:04:15 PM »
I had my six-month dental cleaning and exam, and I don't have any cavities or old fillings about to fall out. This means a lot to me, not so much because it costs money but because any type of dental work is terrifying for me.



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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #821 on: November 01, 2017, 04:54:06 PM »
Someone asked my husband if I was still cutting his hair. He said yes.

"She's doing a really good job."

I'm chuffed.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #822 on: November 02, 2017, 11:44:47 AM »
Rained on my bike ride to work today.  Seemed kinda crappy at the time but it still took me the regular 40 minutes to get in to work.  Found out from coworkers that there was a big accident the way I normally take to drive . . . so rather than 35 minutes to get in, it would have been closer to an hour of stop and go traffic.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #823 on: November 02, 2017, 11:50:30 AM »
THE ASTROS BEING WORLD CHAMPS!!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #824 on: December 06, 2017, 12:10:28 AM »
Khachapuri! (link for those who have never heard of it before)

It's cold, grey and rainy outside while my Southern-hemisphere raised brain expects December to be warm and sunny but I popped down to a tiny hole in the wall near my flat and enjoyed the warming cheesy, eggy, buttery, bready goodness while entertaining the locals with my limited and horrendously pronounced Georgian :)
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #825 on: December 06, 2017, 03:19:44 AM »
Khachapuri! (link for those who have never heard of it before)

It's cold, grey and rainy outside while my Southern-hemisphere raised brain expects December to be warm and sunny but I popped down to a tiny hole in the wall near my flat and enjoyed the warming cheesy, eggy, buttery, bready goodness while entertained the locals with my limited and horrendously pronounced Georgian :)
Your link is broken, but Khachapuri is indeed one of the best things in the world. Your post inspired me to make the Acharuli variant tomorrow so it can make my day too - dough as a vessel for cheese and egg <3

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #826 on: December 06, 2017, 11:49:53 AM »
Your link is broken, but Khachapuri is indeed one of the best things in the world. Your post inspired me to make the Acharuli variant tomorrow so it can make my day too - dough as a vessel for cheese and egg <3

Thanks for letting me know about the link; it's fixed now. Enjoy your khachapuri :)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #827 on: December 06, 2017, 12:13:17 PM »
Stopped at the local bike shop today for a couple of cables and they now know me on sight now as the guy that builds old bikes and an ebike project. I like the vibe of that place. Folks who enjoy being outside doing stuff.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #828 on: December 06, 2017, 01:51:46 PM »
My favourite cheese was on sale <3
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #829 on: January 07, 2018, 12:58:38 AM »
Was able to purge some old electronics at the free electronic waste event. Had a fun dinner with new friends and all the kids got along well. Logged into my 401k and for the first time the balance had a "1" followed by 6 more digits.
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #830 on: January 07, 2018, 09:10:04 AM »
Gave my daughter her first driving lesson this morning, on a manual.  She had fun, and so did I. :)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #831 on: January 07, 2018, 09:43:16 AM »
Logged into my 401k and for the first time the balance had a "1" followed by 6 more digits.

AWESOME!!!!  :D

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #832 on: January 07, 2018, 01:31:22 PM »
She had fun, and so did I. :)

Well, that's a win!
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #833 on: January 07, 2018, 02:08:31 PM »
Was able to purge some old electronics at the free electronic waste event. Had a fun dinner with new friends and all the kids got along well. Logged into my 401k and for the first time the balance had a "1" followed by 6 more digits.

Congrats!

So after a long life of creatively finding ways not to cook, I tried cooking chicken stew.  It was great!  Yesterday, I cooked another one and it was good too. 

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« Reply #834 on: January 07, 2018, 04:12:07 PM »
She had fun, and so did I. :)

Well, that's a win!

Congrats to you, Taran Wanderer, on your milestone!!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #835 on: January 09, 2018, 01:14:48 AM »
My baby participated in a peanut allergy trial and doesn't appear to be allergic!! This is a huge deal as his father has an anaphylactic allergy to peanuts. We're so relieved.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #836 on: January 09, 2018, 02:53:22 AM »
Yay HAH!!

Getting home before the rolling wave of thunderstorms hit (I was on the bus and there's a decent walk from the bus stop to my house).

Cooler temperatures after the thunderstorms. It's now 20C. Bliss.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #837 on: January 09, 2018, 02:55:52 AM »
Sold a property yesterday (to a family member). Reduced my debt load by $322,000 :)

Property was being rented out to him, for a break even result for me. It wasn't an investment per se, the intention was never to profit from it. Now he's the owner and I've simplified my financials a little bit.

Win win.

(I got caught in those thunderstorms - scary stuff!)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #838 on: January 09, 2018, 03:10:31 AM »
Sold a property yesterday (to a family member). Reduced my debt load by $322,000 :)

Property was being rented out to him, for a break even result for me. It wasn't an investment per se, the intention was never to profit from it. Now he's the owner and I've simplified my financials a little bit.

Win win.

(I got caught in those thunderstorms - scary stuff!)

You're too nice and this was more trouble than it was worth. I'm glad you're done with it.

(And glad you survived the storm.)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #839 on: January 09, 2018, 04:56:34 AM »
Yesterday I had a logistic issue with having a car being parked in the next town, and me being alone at home. I organized a ride with someone (earlier unknown) from my neighbourhood the next morning, so I collected the car and was at work on time.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #840 on: January 09, 2018, 04:57:36 PM »
Days are getting noticeably longer already.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #841 on: January 10, 2018, 07:28:44 AM »
DH had a serious accident 8 weeks ago and broke multiple bones.  At his follow up appointment this morning the surgeon said he is healing up really well.   :)

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #842 on: January 10, 2018, 07:35:12 AM »
Dropped my Daughter who graduated early from HS at College Saturday about 4-5 Hours away where she will be playing Soccer and more importantly hopefully getting a great education from a very highly regarded Big10 School. Being so young and and going at Semester break was a bit worried as most dads would be. She face timed me this morning and 1) first time I really appreciated my cell phone and 2) she seemed extremely happy and really had her shit together already.
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #843 on: January 10, 2018, 10:08:50 PM »
I got a seat all to myself on the bus home today. I don't like having to share a seat with a stranger.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #844 on: January 11, 2018, 08:43:23 AM »
Above freezing temperatures!  After a couple weeks in the -20 to -30 range, this is pretty awesome.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #845 on: January 11, 2018, 10:28:10 PM »
DH had a serious accident 8 weeks ago and broke multiple bones.  At his follow up appointment this morning the surgeon said he is healing up really well.   :)

whoa. sorry to hear of the accident; I bet the good news that he's healing nicely was very well received!

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #846 on: January 12, 2018, 03:48:47 AM »
It was 60 degrees ! shit its back down to 18 this morning. So it made my day but back to reality
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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #847 on: January 12, 2018, 07:05:42 AM »
Finding out yesterday evening that we saved 75% of our net income in 2017. And that our spending level in 2017 was only 56% or our calculated yearly FIRE budget.

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Re: What made your day?
« Reply #848 on: January 12, 2018, 07:19:42 AM »
Bike in 22F weather
Free excellent coffee
SUNSHINE
FRIDAY
whoo -hoo!!
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« Reply #849 on: January 12, 2018, 12:21:54 PM »
Realizing that DH has next Monday and Friday off, so if I can convince him to take Tue-Thurs. off, three vacation days will net us a nine day staycation! Problem is, it's gonna be cold, so he's only half convinced. Fingers crossed.
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