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Old 11-12-2012, 06:59 PM   #34921
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Aw, that would be such a great photo.... especially with the little reindeer horns headpiece.
Cats are NOT cute little reindeer. Cats are warriors!!!


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Old 11-12-2012, 07:17 PM   #34922
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I am keeping my daughter(23) from dressing up our poor cat Polly again. She has bought her a sweater 'for the cold, mother', a sparkling red christmas tie and a headpiece of a kind of reindeer horns......ahem
I think if we even think of doing this to Lexie she would kill us by her death stare.

Mind you, we used to have a cat, Hompie, who didn't mind being dressed up, especially when it meant that she would be put in a (doll's) pram.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:40 PM   #34923
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Finished work late, about to eat then a bit of relaxing before hitting the hay.
I read that post, then checked your location to see you were in the US states of either Colorado or Washington.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:40 AM   #34924
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I am keeping my daughter(23) from dressing up our poor cat Polly again. She has bought her a sweater 'for the cold, mother', a sparkling red christmas tie and a headpiece of a kind of reindeer horns......ahem

Preparing myself for my journey to Egypt at the end of the week.

edit: no: no photo's of our cat
Your cat thanks you. The rest of us, not so much.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:37 AM   #34925
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(reminder to myself: do not let my daughter see this outfit, as to not give her ideas....)
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:07 AM   #34926
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I'm going to Egypt for fun, for two weeks; from a child on I wanted to see the pyramids for myself, and the excavations in the Valley of the Kings and all.
Have fun. Something I've wanted to do since childhood, and have never got round to.

Right now I'm on a boring project conference call, and MR is distracting me .
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:49 AM   #34927
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Have fun. Something I've wanted to do since childhood, and have never got round to.
thanks; another four days. Loading my Kindle, iPod and iPad with some good mystery/crime. I think I'll reread some Deaver or Indridason
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:55 AM   #34928
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Maybe you should read Agatha Christy's 'Death on the Nile,' Ken Follet's 'Key to Rebecca,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' or some such!

I'd love to visit that part of the world just to dive the Red Sea! It's tied with Palau at the World's #1 dive venue.


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Old 11-13-2012, 08:13 AM   #34929
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Maybe you should read Agatha Christy's 'Death on the Nile,' Ken Follet's 'Key to Rebecca,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' or some such!........

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As a die-hard myst/crime-fan I read all Agatha Christie's books twice, but I will look into Ken Folletts "Key to Rebecca". I read Lawrence of Arabia when I visited the Wadi-Rum in Jordan where he fought.
I downloaded 'A thousand miles up the Nile', by Amelia Edwards, which book was in the MR.bookclub a while back.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:19 AM   #34930
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edit: almost forgot the famous writer Naguib Mahfouz. I read his 'Adrift on the Nile', and bought the Caïro Trilogy.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:16 AM   #34931
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"The Key to Rebecca" was a very good read! One of Follet's better works of that genre.

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:13 AM   #34932
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The Key to Rebecca was excellent. So was Lie Down with Lions (I think that is the book)
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:33 PM   #34933
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Elizabeth Peters' series of mysteries about "Amelia Peabody" are set in Egypt too. I've just read the first one, in a foursome packed as one, that I got a bit ago.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:58 PM   #34934
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We are miles away from the Eclipse, but the timing seems right. Going outside to look now....
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:01 PM   #34935
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Elizabeth Peters' series of mysteries about "Amelia Peabody" are set in Egypt too. I've just read the first one, in a foursome packed as one, that I got a bit ago.
I know them and liked the books.
And now, for some reason, I'm thinking of the 2 DVD's we have: ' The mummy' and 'The mummy returns'.
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