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We had all four floaty chairs in action, but now they are all down. It seems that people didn't like them that much for an all-day classroom thing. But the new chair is the most coveted chair.

The turtle is next to the path in the turtle lot.

The popcorn is a big hit.

I stuck a label on the swing at the caldera and labels on all 12 of the popcorn flavor shakers,
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This year, Bill provided two more gift cards.

Card 1 is for $750 and says:

To be used to:

* punish your foes
* reward your lackeys
* build epic shit
* do epic shit
* talk about epic shit




And another for $250 that says:

To be used for:

* kittens and puppies
* pie
* pie accessories
* other silly things

must not be used on anything practical



At the top of the list on amazon is that i need a new monitor.  So that is now ordered and I have about $300 left on the first card.

Anybody have suggestions on what I should get next?
 
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paul wheaton wrote:This year, Bill provided two more gift cards.

Card 1 is for $750 and says:

To be used to:

* punish your foes
* reward your lackeys
* build epic shit
* do epic shit
* talk about epic shit




And another for $250 that says:

To be used for:

* kittens and puppies
* pie
* pie accessories
* other silly things

must not be used on anything practical



At the top of the list on amazon is that i need a new monitor.  So that is now ordered and I have about $300 left on the first card.

Anybody have suggestions on what I should get next?


Paul is driving at the moment and realized he forgot something.

THANK YOU BILL!!

Your generosity is humbling! We shall toast you with hot spiced cider or a mug of cocoa with marshmallows on top! To Bill!
 
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* build epic shit
* do epic shit
* talk about epic shit



I fucking love these things in snow/ice:
https://www.yaktrax.com/
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_5?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=yaktrax&sprefix=Yaktr%2Caps%2C162&crid=2BLNJS1TLFYPO
and/or
Super handy for a quick, big, sketch and fits in the back pocket.
Pocket whiteboard: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EAOJA4Y/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


* pie accessories


First Prize Pies: https://www.amazon.com/First-Prize-Pies-Deliciously-Inventive/dp/161769102X/ref=sr_1_34?ie=UTF8&qid=1482730667&sr=8-34&keywords=pie


And this one sounds good too:
Art of the pie: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Pie-Practical-Homemade-Fillings/dp/1581573278/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=E36ES2HPH366SKQS4CXS



P.S. Thanks Bill, that's super awesome AND generous!
 
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Maple syrup powder? Wowza, that I may have to test in camping pancakes.

paul wheaton wrote:I have a window open for this  http://amzn.com/B00N18DLJA

That leaves 9.  


I roll with these in popcorn regularly:
  • Nutritial Yeast!!! (tastes of cheese!)
  • Chipotle powder
  • Garlic Salt

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    It's the couch!

     
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    Looks like a project.
     
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    This took eleven and a half months, but it is now done.  

    I think that I have been involved in no less than a dozen discussions about this.  And in the last few days ....  I really liked the turtle/tortoise art that we got on one of the previous runs.   So I went in and did a collection of searches for "outdoor scuplture" (and variations).   Jocelyn pointed out that there are some feral cats circling our house, complete with some feral kittens.   She felt that they could be very thirsty, especially in the winter.  So she wanted to add a heated water dish.  



    http://amzn.to/2BFhpJo


    a couple more turtles for the turtle lot (tortoises)



    http://amzn.to/2BH0iGU





    http://amzn.to/2BJiyPQ



    there was a suggestion about kittens ...



    http://amzn.to/2B9i5XT



    We need a coat hook in willowonka, and Erica's artwork features a rabbit ...



    http://amzn.to/2CZAPXd



    I saw one of these in action once and found it rather mesmerizing.   I thought it would be funny to place it someplace where it really didn't belong.  And then that spot could be "whirlygig meadow" or something like that.



    http://amzn.to/2CBIkme



    This is a planter and jocelyn knows just where she is gonna put it:



    http://amzn.to/2BIBz5a

     
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    THANK YOU BILL!!!

    Here are cat prints in the slushy snow going toward the heated water dish under a table on the decking next to the library. I'm not sure if the cat is hunting the birds that have been finding the dish, or drinking from it.  :-)

    (Here's the picture of one of the cats hunting on our hugel berms at base camp.)
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    cat footprints going toward the heated water dish
     
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    paul wheaton wrote:So here is the basic couch shape:
    Here is the closest I have found so far:

    [img=http://carolynsshadegardens.com/2011/08/08/chanticleer-part-2-garden-seating/]source[/img]



    Having sat in this couch in person, I just wanted to mention a stone age remote used to be on the arm . . .


    [img=http://l7.alamy.com/zooms/bd8834741e9344eeba8da4f839dc08d2/stone-sofa-and-chair-in-chanticleer-gardens-abtmwp.jpg]source[/img]


    [img=https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c7/b8/1a/c7b81adbf6866a1f7215620393056bb5.jpg]source[/img]

    That is silly!
     
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    Awesome!  Whereabouts is it?

     
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    paul wheaton wrote:Awesome!  Whereabouts is it?



    Chanticleer Gardens in Wayne PA
    http://www.chanticleergarden.org/

     
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    Here's the coat hook installed in the willowonka!



    (A little happiness right there.)

     
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