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home again, repeat cook, clean, scrape change off the road buy generic brands buy on sale only borrow if you can, cheap queen beg if you have too Did some one say 60 shopping days till Christmas??

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Date: 11/22/2010 4:39:00 PM
I must have been gone when yo wrote this poem,, an yes,, i'm so not loking forward to x- mass this year,, no money,, oi!tat is what i will tell te kids, later,..p.d.
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Date: 10/28/2010 1:45:00 AM
Oh yeah! It's time to make gifts! Copy family photos... give scrapbooks, albums, or just a box of old photos. Memories are the best gift! Merry Christmas...soon.
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Date: 10/27/2010 8:23:00 PM
hahaha, very cheap indeed, This was a fun one. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 10/27/2010 3:58:00 AM
Many people are in this position Doris, and more and more each year. I love Christmas, but sheer commercialism is taking away the charm. In the stores here, the Christmas goods etc are on the shelves in September, that just ain't right >> James :)
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Date: 10/26/2010 5:49:00 AM
love this haiku,i ones pained its pain.
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Date: 10/25/2010 8:12:00 PM
I've been there. No money no funny. love the poem D and you my good friend
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Date: 10/25/2010 8:49:00 AM
You made me smiling with these poems, Doris! Still so much time left before Christmas but the shops are filled with Christmas items since September here, isn't that crazy? I enjoyed reading your Senryus this late afternoon! And to answer your question, Yes, there was already some snow in higher areas, but extremely early for this time of the year!...All the best!...Gert
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Date: 10/25/2010 12:06:00 AM
yes the monotony is probably the worst,of it. i have just checked,your answer to verbiage, and thank you for looking in, when i wrote the poem i did think about using a diffrent word at the end, and after thinkink of its literal meaning, i mean like the 7 plauges in that sense i put it in if it causes offence it can be removed.
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Date: 10/24/2010 11:03:00 PM
Interesting topic we all can relate on some level.
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Date: 10/24/2010 6:48:00 PM
You have me smiling, Doris, as most of us cn relate to this feeling. I have lots of Christmas fabric and sew gifts instead of buying them: aprons, fabric wreaths, stockings, table runners, etc. You could even arrange pine cones with some cheap lights in a wicker basket and let someone know you care. That's all that's really important, right? I do love your poem because the shopping frenzy is unavoidable for most people. Nice work! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 10/24/2010 6:00:00 PM
at first it was fun but then reality set in. john
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