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Concerned that the five-day "limit" for keeping canned pumpkin in a refrigerator sealed container was not just some paranoid warning, I used the leftovers of Halloween's confectional party to make batch numbers three and four of the pumpkin chocolate chip cookies--each cookie being quite a bit more saccharine and diametrically wider, thanks to overcompensation for the surplus of canned pumpkin (>1 1/2 cups) that needed to be used.

The cookies coalesced with one another as they baked, thanks to my successful attempt to have at least 95% of the batter used in the cookies (none of it was to go to waste.) I really should have baked it in cake form and cut up the cookies into squares after having fully baked.

As that was the highlight of today, it wasn't the only notable of today. The potential enabler of old (old~three days ago) called me. What I had thought was a faux pas on my part on Friday apparently was not (or perhaps they are in pressing need of a filler). This would have been wonderful if any of the circumstances not only had been changed but also had not worsened: Not only would Saturday have been a work day, but it also would have been the only work day for what seemed to be the unforeseeable future. Furthermore, the super-standardizing agenda was still in effect, so I provided the main reason for my having to choose not to proceed (i.e. my opportunity was too distal at this point).

Crying and dying on the inside, there was some solace in the fact that it was grossly warm outside. While the idea of a very early-arriving Spring is amazing, it is not so amazing before the month of January (certainly not before December, when one is ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas snow and Christmas tress/decorations). At this point, however, I am just hoping that it will snow on Thanksgiving Day. Please simmer down for the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, global warming.













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Today was a day that makes this rather aged-displaced domesticated lifestyle not as nerve-straining as it would usually be as a social utilitizess peering on at the damning influx of planning and updating.

I accomplished quite a bit today; very few of those were actually on the list that I had made.

Now I have to look forward to catching up on One Life to Live whilst keeping an eye on the temperature of my laptop's heatsink (Apparently nothing but loading videos seems to render my laptop's innards excessively hot and bothered--so much that the entire laptop most abruptly dies on me.)

Here's to hoping that this approaching-ancient laptop doesn't die in the midst of a stream again tonight, leaving Your Wee One a rather enraged one.^^














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