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Away for a while II #38384
08/13/01 08:18 AM
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As the last thread for abscences and travels got hijacked I'm starting a new one. I think we can see who is away more easily if this thread is restricted just to the abscence notice, with no ramblings, or even "have a good holiday" messages.
I'm away now until September 3rd or thereabouts - have a good time.
Rod


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this thread is restricted just to the abscence notice, with no..."have a good holiday" messages.

oh. well, have a good holiday anyhow [rules? what rules?].

and i just though i'd let you all know i'm going down to the beach for a few hours. i trust you'll do okay in my extended absence.


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Irregardless of my wilfully incorrect use of words and phrases in this post, I will be "out of pocket" for the last two weeks of August, but am presently present.

Wow, it was hard to use that phrase that way. Never again.


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I'm headed for the loo... hope I don't get stalled.


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Poor Rod, hijacked again!


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I might as well announce that my on-and-off attendance will continue for a while as I am concentrating on survival things - like a job and a house in Britain. I'm really only doing I&A and that is partly because I'm still announcing the instalments of the Great Big Travel Thingy ...

But I miss the fun, and I will be back full time ASAP.



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I'm headed for the loo... hope I don't get stalled.

ohmygawd tsuwm... you have me ROLLING with laughter.....


and hyla... any place interesting? we'll miss ya =)

since we're on the subject, i'll be camping aug 22-27.

and hurry back, capk!!!

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Well, I'm getting more and more busy with writing up, organising my move and planning for my near-future, so I might just as well say now that I probably won't be able to spend much time visiting the board over the next two to three weeks. And then I am moving away, and it's anybody's guess when I'll get myself back on the (I)internet... I'll try to keep in touch by e-mail with a few of you, but re-settling down is hard work, so I can't promise anything. I'll be back as soon as it's feasible...

Thanks for the friendship and fun. I miss this place already!



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hyla... any place interesting?

Oh so very interesting - a week of training for work, a day off for my elder son's birthday (he can't really be FOUR YEARS OLD, can he?), and then a work trip to the Arizona desert. Life's usual hodge-podge (and where does that word come from??).


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Life's usual hodge-podge (and where does that word come from??)

atomica provides this:

Middle English hochepot, from Old French, mixture, stew : hocher, to shake together; see hotch + pot, pot.

neat =)

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and a very happy birthday in advance to your biggest baby tree frog; hard to believe my own daughter is turning *five* just a day afterward. time's a-flyin, indeed.




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