Stone Soup by Jan Eliot for December 08, 2019


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    eastern.woods.metal  4 months ago

    The most important ingredient, white wine or is it whine

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    PoodleGroomer  4 months ago

    Fuzzy slippers

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    dwane.scoty1  4 months ago

    Phil taking his time reminding the girls it’s Sunday! Besides, he has a shift today! Why else is he in his Uni?

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    Nuclear Nemesis  4 months ago

    How long does it take to get 4 feet of snow. I remember 30 inch snows when I was a kid, and even if they started at night it still took a chunk of daytime to get that high.

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    PMark  4 months ago

    That’s what I love about snow days; they are unplanned. So often we have our weekends and vacations planned down to the second. Not so with snow days. It’s wonderful.

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    Amra Leo  4 months ago

    So, is Phil leaving for his shift on his motorcycle?

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    maxiesmom2 Premium Member 4 months ago

    How dedicated is Val that she would consider going to work in 4 feet of snow? Cities are generally calling a snow emergency for that much. At least in SE Michigan they are.

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    ajr58  4 months ago

    No, “Gotta Love December?”

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    Whatever happened to common sense?  4 months ago

    Now when there is a snow day, some school districts are providing the day’s lessons on-line, which the kids are expected to complete.

    At least they still get to stay home.

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    Lightpainter  4 months ago

    So, in the store yesterday I saw an edition of Monopoly called “Cheaters Monopoly”. The game actually encourages you to cheat, and on the outside of the box it says something like “see what you can get away with while cheating”. This is marketed to kids 8 and up, and I was pretty disturbed by the message with this game.

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    tcayer  4 months ago

    Sorry, Phil. Cops aren’t ‘non-essential’ employees. You still have to go in. I always thought it would be kind of ego-bruising to be told to stay home…

    Of course, now I drive a school bus, so I’m praying for a snow day along with all the kids!

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    Dianne Lee Premium Member 4 months ago

    Only issue being that if there is four feet of snow on the ground, it is also piling up on a wire somewhere, and one more flake could cause a power outage.

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    dtdbiz  4 months ago

    I’m with Holly — first thing on the agenda is a nice morning nap!

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    Teto85 Premium Member 4 months ago

    One of the benefits of moving from San Francisco to Beautiful British Columbia.

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    kab2rb  4 months ago

    Once we had 12" of snow city shut down as no one could get out, all stopped.

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    kaycstamper  4 months ago

    Sounds good to me!

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    Josh Lyons  4 months ago

    I’m going to say it, folks: You Gotta Love December!

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    Concretionist  4 months ago

    The most important ingredient for me is (power and) internet. But Scrabble or Upwords will work in a real emergency!

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    capricorn9th  4 months ago

    Wish we have this down here in Phoenix – closing everything due to weather. Never happens.

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    DeeDennis  4 months ago

    Here if it snows 1 inch, they close the schools. Hasnt been a real snow day in a long tjme

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    Mr. Organization  4 months ago

    Four feet of snow overnight and no one’s freaking out? Where do these people live?? It certainly can’t be the Washington, DC area.

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