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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #660 on: December 31, 2012, 08:17:04 PM »
Christmas is OK for me - I have my Dad, brother and nephews to spend it with.  And my brother and I made it through several days without fighting or sniping at each other!   :)  I'm even going up there at the end of the month for a couple of days since I'm taking a course in his city.  Saves my employer a bit of money.

My issue is New Year's Eve.  I do have friends but they all have families and are an hour and half away.  I'd like nothing more than to have a house party with lots of finger food and card or board games, champagne at midnight.  But I just don't know anybody well enough in my current city to do this.

So I'm sitting here by myself, having my own little Harry Potter marathon.  I've just started the first movie; I'll probably watch at least part of a second one tonight and watch a bunch of them tomorrow.  And I'm currently enjoying a rum special.   :)
After cleaning out my Dad's house, I have this advice:  If you haven't used it in a year, throw it out!!!!.
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #661 on: December 31, 2012, 11:41:11 PM »
I hear you- I was on my own for both this year. Not so easy.
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #662 on: January 02, 2013, 12:09:44 PM »
I spent my New Years with a friend.  Instead of the happy time I thought we would spend, I ended up listening to her talk about all the things upsetting her about her marriage.  Which was fine, as she never normally does this, and she really needed an ear to listen and a big hug.  Then get home and have an almost 2 hour conversation with my ex.  Guess he was lonely, and also wanted me to come over to talk and meet his new dog.  Then all by myself on the New Year, except when I was out picking up my old mug from my brewery to make room for this year's mug and having a few beers. Did manage to finish off "Deadlocked" by Charlene Harris while I was there.  ;D


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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #663 on: February 14, 2013, 09:40:57 AM »
Bumping up the thread to rally sister-spinster support on the loathsome Valentine's Day. Anyone else in a spectacularly bad mood?

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #664 on: February 14, 2013, 09:47:14 AM »
I have a bottle of sparkling wine in my fridge from New Years that I was thinking about drinking tonight.  Except for the fact that I have to work tomorrow and I don't particularly care to do that with a massive hangover.   :P
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #665 on: February 14, 2013, 09:50:46 AM »
I have a bottle of sparkling wine in my fridge from New Years that I was thinking about drinking tonight.  Except for the fact that I have to work tomorrow and I don't particularly care to do that with a massive hangover.   :P

I know what you mean! I'm turning toward ice cream more and more often as my drug of choice because it doesn't have the hangover effect. Tonight it's salted caramel gelato. Mmm.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #666 on: February 14, 2013, 09:57:43 AM »
I have a bottle of sparkling wine in my fridge from New Years that I was thinking about drinking tonight.  Except for the fact that I have to work tomorrow and I don't particularly care to do that with a massive hangover.   :P

I know what you mean! I'm turning toward ice cream more and more often as my drug of choice because it doesn't have the hangover effect. Tonight it's salted caramel gelato. Mmm.

Aw, but it has other nasty side-effects!

Valentine's Day never bothers me.  I'm used to not being in a relationship (never have been) so it's no big deal to me.
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #667 on: February 14, 2013, 10:18:31 AM »
Yeah, it's just another day for me, too.  The crowds annoy me.


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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #668 on: February 14, 2013, 10:27:15 AM »
Nope, just another day for me too. Although I don't have to work at my second job, so I think I'll just go home, and maybe watch a movie. And plan my post-valentine's day chocolate shopping spree :) - when its half off

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #669 on: February 14, 2013, 10:28:52 AM »
I have always been anti Valentines day. Bless those who enjoy it, but I don't think it should take Hallmark telling my s/o that he should be getting me cards/flowers/candy on this day. I would much rather be surprised on the 25th of March or some random day just cuz he loves me.

Im the Valentines day Grinch. HAHAHAH :P

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #670 on: February 14, 2013, 10:59:09 AM »
Just another day for me too.  Been avoiding watching any unrecorded tv, so I can fast forward through all the comericals.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #671 on: February 14, 2013, 11:24:08 AM »
I am.... going on an anti valentines day date... odd huh? *Grin*

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #672 on: February 14, 2013, 09:51:54 PM »
This is so funny ... I was thinking about posting on our thread today as well ... you guys beat me to it! 

I went through the day in a rather "whatever - don't care" mood.  Can't really recall a good Valentine's Day - the last time I got flowers on this day, they were from a semi-stalker (ugh!).  I mostly ignore the whole thing on my own behalf while being pleased for those who have nice things/gifts/experiences thanks to the holiday.

General update:  I'm currently talking to a friend of a friend and am going out for lunch with him next week.  I do enjoy talking to him and he has a sense of humor, which is essential, but I'm afraid it's one of those "he's a genuinely nice and decent guy, but there's no spark" situations.  Guess we'll see. 

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #673 on: February 15, 2013, 06:08:54 AM »
I have a standing appointment on Thursdays that's half a block away from a Godiva shop, which was the busiest I have ever seen it.  I will have to claim my free chocolate truffle next week instead.

Half price heart boxes today... best thing about Valentine's Day.





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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #674 on: February 15, 2013, 09:24:27 AM »
I wound up going on an anti Valentines day date too! A girlfriend took me out for dinner, drinks, and shopping! :)