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If you wish to know the latest events happening here's our upcoming events here!! Here's a link to the alphabetical upcoming event calendar if you are looking for a specific type of event/theme here.

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Happiness...

Collecting Breyer model horses used to make me happy :-D They say people collect things to fill a void in their life and apparently it was a not a horse shaped void in my life that I was trying to fill. Collectors of anything get caught up in the consumption cycle--daydreaming about acquiring the object, placing the object, caring for the object, showing off the object--is what it is actually all about! I still have hundreds of Breyers even though I have sold or given away a lot over the years. We don't have kids and I doubt my nieces and nephew will eventually want their aunt's stoooopid toy horse collection.

It was a surprise to me that Breyer actually made a commercial. Judging by the horses in the commercial, this ad is from 1996-1999.



2 BLIMPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Happiness...

The Goodyear blimp!! Always brings my little black heart joy.



Sadly I don't think Wingfoot One will be out this year. If so, it'll be late summer, early fall. It was in major maintenance when Goodyear closed down (due to the virus), meaning it's not even inflated. This is from a couple years ago, they started behind the houses across the street from me, then went sideways to be right over my street. They will quite often fly over my house, which is ALWAYS a happy occasion, and yes, yes the crew can see peoples in the street!

2 BLIMPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2 One Day Events TOMORROW!!

April

Monthly theme is cameras.

1 Wednesday ONE DAY EVENT: Ads in disguise/Annual Amnesty This is one of the two days you can post fake ads, the other is October 31. The ONLY tags allowed are: Ads in Disguise and Annual Amnesty.

BONUS EVENT!!! Things that make you happy!! Let's have some happiness! Post ads of things that make you happy, feel good, etc. Yes, yes I will be posting a Goodyear blimp ad, duh! It brings my little black heart joy.
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This week's upcoming events...

How's everyone? Have your grocery stores gotten less like a madhouse yet? Mine have and gosh, they even had things stocked, cuz people weren't acting like fools. Sorry, not sorry, if you bought over a 100 rolls of TP in those big packs, you're a fool. Same with multiple gallons of milk, loaves of bread, etc. UNLESS, obviously, you were buying for a daycare, nursing home, etc. 99% of those people were buying for themselves and now stores have limits. Rationing, how are ya?

Do you have elderly neighbors? As far as you know are they without visitors ever? If you are able to, consider leaving them a note with your phone # in case they need something. A lot of places are offering delivery of groceries but that's done via apps or online. It's quite possible they might not have internet access.

It's weird they have tape on the floor in the stores to keep you 6' apart, plexiglass to protect the cashier, yet everyone has to use the touchscreen and there's no hand sanitizer, or disinfectant wipes by it. Do your stores have anything by the touchscreens to clean your hands or the screen itself? I've never liked touchscreens and look, they could possibly spread a virus!

Please stay healthy, and if you hear someone cough, it's also allergy season! If you've unfortunately been laid off, hopefully your state is doing everything it can to get you unemployment stat and waive the waiting week they usually have. Many places waived utility disconnections. Look online for info for any bills you have and see if they have a covid-19 plan. Tho I'm prone to depression, we should try to remain positive, take the opportunity to be kind to others (from a safe distance ;), and hope we ALL get through this!

April

Monthly theme is cameras.

1 Wednesday ONE DAY EVENTS: Ads in disguise/Annual Amnesty This is one of the two days you can post fake ads, the other is October 31.

BONUS EVENT!!! Things that make you happy!! Let's have some happiness! Post ads of things that make you happy, feel good, etc. Yes, yes I will be posting a Goodyear blimp ad, duh! It brings my little black heart joy.

3-5 Friday-Sunday Weekend Events: Rain AND Nail polish AND Baseball (Go Cubs!--when/if the baseball season starts)
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