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Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


Blog Posted:8/6/2012 11:14:00 AM

this might sound crazy, lol!...it's storming here and classes are suspended on all levels in school.. as i write this, i'm tucked in old jammies and a gray thermal sweater, not to mention a hair clipped like a meshed bun... this is unthinkable for one who lives in a tropical country!.. did i mention the striped socks which are wrapping my feet now?

today, i am the anti-thesis of glamour and haute couture... locked in the library, it scares me to think that the paparazzi are around to take my pic and defame my reputation, or whatever is left of it, hahaha!

i know it's summer in most parts of the world, sweet soupers.. really now, what are you wearing at the moment while staring at the screen??... no matter the weather, i'm still wearing a smile!...


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Date: 8/12/2012 1:52:00 PM
suzette: will try to post a blog re wreath... thanks and hugggs!..:)
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Date: 8/12/2012 1:51:00 PM
moe: i miss ya!... what a summer rising.. yup, something cool is what you need!..:) hugggs!...:)
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Date: 8/11/2012 5:25:00 PM
As little as possible girl, it has been up to 111 degrees here, and very little rain up untill August. Blessing to you, Agape, Moses
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Date: 8/11/2012 3:09:00 AM
I have now posted a visual aid on my fb page, Water Dance. With that I conclude my statement and rest my case. Love, Suzette
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Date: 8/11/2012 1:40:00 AM
Hallo Nette If you have not washed away in the floods in Manila, will you please give an update and a clarity regarding your "Wreath" competition. None of the other entrants which I have read so far, comply with the accepted description and definition of the poem (some learned discussions on the topic may be found on the internet). I have tried to "defend" my poems, Dusk, and Dusk Smiles on the actual site here. I do not feel that it is my place to define the shape poem (for that is what it is): [PDF] "Straight as a Line": Simplicity in George Herbert's "A Wreath" digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8240... Thank you for a very exciting competition and I have learned...
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Date: 8/9/2012 10:27:00 PM
nans sistah... i will tear you to pieces and dress like a diva after the storm, hahaha.. yp, our feet need he rest!... love and huggs to ya!:)
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Date: 8/9/2012 11:24:00 AM
craig and jan: gawd, i envy you!....suzette, great info about cape town.. AND YES, zette, arild: we have bad floods for 3 straight days nlovingow.. hopefully, the storm will leave this friday.. already sent donations to relief centers.. thanks for your concern.. still on jammies fashion mode...huggs all!,,
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Date: 8/9/2012 12:12:00 AM
@Andrea: No, it is because we have the merging of the cold Atlantic Current and the warm Benguala Current at Cape Point. It makes for extreme weather and stormy seas (as little as minus 17 Celcius in winter, to 42 Celcius in summer - air temp) South Africa's climate varies from sub-tropical (in Kwa-Zulu Natal on the east coast) to the oldest dessert in the world, nl Namib Dessert.... In Cape Town, we have Mediterranean climate. Thank you for asking. love, Su
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Date: 8/9/2012 12:04:00 AM
Hope you are OK, Nette. I see on this morning's news that 80% of your capital in the Philippines is under water. Keep safe. Love, Suzette
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Date: 8/7/2012 7:21:00 PM
Suzette, I did not know Cape of Storms was also Cape Town. Gosh, I just figured South Africa was always warm!! Is it because you are at the very bottom close to the south pole or something like that??
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Date: 8/7/2012 7:54:00 AM
@Andrea (and anyone else) who wonders where in the world I live: I live 50 km outside Cape Town, South Africa (you may Google my name :-)....) One of the many names for Cape Town = The Cape of Storms, and believe you me: when you see the sea currents snapping an oil tanker in halve, you will understand the force of nature. It has warmed up somewhat today = 10 degrees Celcius. Love, Suzette
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Date: 8/7/2012 2:55:00 AM
an interesting question. it is 3:30 am here in the deep south. i am attempting to get sleepy. I have on a pair of pj's (at 76 I no longer sleep in my boxer shorts) and the ac is set at 71degrees.
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:57:00 PM
david: snorkels??.. you been scuba diving or dreaming of doing it??... jimbo:... what a relaxing scene.. huggs to your daughter! arild: you're a fashion mogul and an alpha male, hahaha... will write about this in our dailies!... if you're puma, i'm nike..:) huggs! :)
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:52:00 PM
tanya , gina, racheland iols:.. yesss, raring to be a nature girl again... who ever thought of seasons??.. :) huggs!
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:49:00 PM
PD!!.. you had me bursting at the seams, what's the name of your postman, shall we share?.. hahaha.. love boots but here in the philippines, we don't wear much of them!.. kashi: always romantic, you sweet fool! suzette: is it winter over there?.. brrr.. keep warm!..:) huggs!
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:44:00 PM
paula: where do you stay??.. i wanna be there and wear my comfy jeans.. hot tea for me, ewww! 'cmon joe.. are you buffing up?? lol!.. cuteness.. amen to iols, hahaha.. ruben: you so funny!..:) huggs!
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:41:00 PM
rhonda, suzette, anne, mandy, and joann; thank God i'm not alone, lol.. socks really warm me up too.. can't wear woolies.. am allergic to them!.. shine on, lovelies!..:) huggs!
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Date: 8/6/2012 10:37:00 PM
gawdd.. i envy you, paula, andie, vie, carrie and scribe.. been missing my summer gear.. i love to walk around in light chemise with bare feet... today, no office and school as storm is still brewing... NOOO!.. gotta wear jammies again??... okay, REASON, i'll tyr that afghan thingy... bring me some shawls!..:) huggs!
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Date: 8/6/2012 9:35:00 PM
65 degrees here in Minnesota Nette...am goin to sleep listening to the lullaby of crickets....oh, yes, I'm comfortable, just talked to my daughter in Chicago...she is running in her first 1/2 marathon in Vancouver this wkend...(I'm a bit hobbled, sprained my ankle throwin' boomerangs last wkend!) Jimbo
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Date: 8/6/2012 9:02:00 PM
I'm wearing my comfie cotton pj's. I keep the ac running about 68 degrees at night so I have to wear warm pj's and socks to bed. I love to snuggle, and I can't when I'm hot! My ac runs constantly in summer.
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Date: 8/6/2012 6:47:00 PM
Old, worn, comfortable, a bit frayed at the hems and thinning in the seat bluejeans (my favorite pair) a soft cotton T and seen better days tennis shoes. Hair down around my shoulders and a tall glass of iced tea in my hand.
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Date: 8/6/2012 5:59:00 PM
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Date: 8/6/2012 5:06:00 PM
Hey, Joe, don't be modest :0)
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Date: 8/6/2012 4:40:00 PM
Just taking a peek between my work-out and a shower, so I am still in a sweat soaked tee-shirt and blue gym shorts with a towel draped over my head. Shoe and socks have been removed and stinking up the laundry room. Just be glad that I didn't wait until after the shower for a quick look or I would be wearing the same thing as Iolanda and Rachel - and I bet it looks MUCH better on (or off) them!! ;-)
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Date: 8/6/2012 3:29:00 PM
Got a long pink skirt with sleeveless white shirt and black sandals with a bow at the toes. Hair up--as always in summer. Chillin' in the library.
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:37:00 PM
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:35:00 PM
I could do with some of the warmth, Andrea :-)
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:34:00 PM
Funny blog!!!!!!! Pd
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:11:00 PM
JUst read everyone's comments. Hard to believe some are dressed for winter already! It's maybe 80's or 90's here. Haven't been outside yet when day gets its hottest. When I get home, I wish to be in shorts!
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:08:00 PM
what a cute blog!!!I am wearing tight black stretch jeans with a nearly sleeveless long shirt-top . It's black and is covered in small white stars with one big sparkling star in the center. My hair is held up with a comb on each side so I can sport my new long black feather earrings. It was supposed to be sports activity day but our director of that activity got sick and I stayed inside the school! You are funny what you are wearing.
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Date: 8/6/2012 2:08:00 PM
Wrapped up in winter woolies :-) It snowed this afternoon on the mountain range near my home. It is winter here now, so it is to be expected. August is our month of storms (Hence the name: Cape of Storms). Keep warm. Love, Suzette
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Date: 8/6/2012 1:40:00 PM
wet suit and snorkel, it's raining very heavy...David
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Date: 8/6/2012 1:40:00 PM
Is this my feet ...(?) ...it is similar to my sexy wool socks....sweet summer and wool socks !!! - fire in the fireplace !!!! big and cold huggs from me :)
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Date: 8/6/2012 1:23:00 PM
White sweat pants tee shirt and long socks, thinking about a jumper but may cuddle in bed instead, Huggs to you sweetheart keep warm and well xx
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Date: 8/6/2012 1:17:00 PM
Lol... I love this! Well I just took off some work scrubs, but RIGHT NOW im wearing a grey and white striped v-neck shirt and short, short pink shorts. its about 97 degrees right now.
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Date: 8/6/2012 1:15:00 PM
Nathan Alert...Nathan alert.... I'm wearing a nuns robe...that's all.
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Date: 8/6/2012 12:57:00 PM
Same t-shirt and shorts outfit i wear every day. With socks on my feet 'cause they get cold. Today's tee is from yellowstine. yeaterday was st.georgre's island. tomorrow - decided not to spoil the surprise.
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Date: 8/6/2012 12:06:00 PM
Jean shorts/white T-shirt/sandals/a suntan/a loose ponytail/little hoop earrings/and a few blotches of redwood stain, here and there. I've been painting some patio furniture! It's hot here...almost 100 !
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Date: 8/6/2012 11:51:00 AM
Woohoo Syd !!..... its a warm summer day here I am wearing a peach coloured short sleeve top, loose and comfy, and grey cotton stretch capris, bare feet
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Date: 8/6/2012 11:49:00 AM
me boxer shorts and an old shirt.....oh and me socks....black knee highs....and me glasses.......enjoy the fantasy Young N.....hahaha
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