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Deb's Coffee Klatch-Off Topic Chat

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It was suggested that I start an off topic thread where we can get together and chat about whatever's on our mind so please help me by coming to the

Grand Opening

Of the

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Ah the smell of coffee and fresh baked goods permeates the air, come on in find a favorite table and set a spell

 

 

    



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Here's today's Thought for the Day

 

“You can discover more about a person
in an hour of play
than in a year of conversation.”

Plato
(428 bc – 347 bc)

 



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If you could just put one of those croissants in my inbox.....   :smileyhappy:

 

I'd love to chat! And I agree with Plato - when you play, you have a chance to see inner person coming out. In conversation, it's easy to hide yourself behind words.

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Ah Debbie!!  I love coffee klatches.  They are wonderful for visiting and sharing with friends.  

 

I came across a three line poem I wrote in high school for a senior project.  We had to write a poem and then present it verbally, visually, and "discuss" it in a short paper.... It fits the season, and is still one for discussion.

 

For you who go,

For I, who must stay behind --

Two autumns

                --- KL

autumn

 

Mtn Muse

 

 

A really good book is much like an artichoke. As you peel back each page of the of the book, you get closer and closer to the succulent heart of the story.
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Take Time to Play

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dhaupt wrote:

Here's today's Thought for the Day

 

“You can discover more about a person
in an hour of play
than in a year of conversation.”

Plato
(428 bc – 347 bc)

 




Mud

Taking Time to Play

 

Having come to the end of my day

I realized I did not take time to play.

I did not take time to splash in the rain.

to play in the yard or ride my bike in the lane.

 

What did I miss, you might say

What does one miss by not taking time to play?

Oh. just a little laughter and mirth for a start,

Gurgling giggles that bubble up from the heart.

 

The feel of mud between the toes

The pleasure of playing "dress up clothes".

How about jumping up and down on a bed

Or blowing bubbles through the nose in your head.

 

How sad that I did not take time today

To go outside and take time to play.

                                   ---- KL

 

Thank you Deb for giving us some place to come play and visit.  Hugs

 

Mtn Muse

 

 

A really good book is much like an artichoke. As you peel back each page of the of the book, you get closer and closer to the succulent heart of the story.
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Mountain_Muse wrote:

dhaupt wrote:

Here's today's Thought for the Day

 

“You can discover more about a person
in an hour of play
than in a year of conversation.”

Plato
(428 bc – 347 bc)

 




Mud

Taking Time to Play

 

Having come to the end of my day

I realized I did not take time to play.

I did not take time to splash in the rain.

to play in the yard or ride my bike in the lane.

 

What did I miss, you might say

What does one miss by not taking time to play?

Oh. just a little laughter and mirth for a start,

Gurgling giggles that bubble up from the heart.

 

The feel of mud between the toes

The pleasure of playing "dress up clothes".

How about jumping up and down on a bed

Or blowing bubbles through the nose in your head.

 

How sad that I did not take time today

To go outside and take time to play.

                                   ---- KL

 

Thank you Deb for giving us some place to come play and visit.  Hugs

 

Mtn Muse

 

 


Thanks MM I love it

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Glad to be here.:smileyvery-happy: Congrats on the new digs.

 I love a good cup of joe, a good book and  the company of friends. I am enjoying the beautiful fall weather.

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kimba88 wrote:

Glad to be here.:smileyvery-happy: Congrats on the new digs.

 I love a good cup of joe, a good book and  the company of friends. I am enjoying the beautiful fall weather.


Hi Kimba, welcome I hope to see you often

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Technical question.

 

How do I add the fiction general discussion book club to MY B&N page, so I can get to it with one click. When I first signed up I added several genres..but the option to add more appears to be gone. Am I missing something?

Right now, I click on P&UF club then go to browse book clubs at the top of page.

 

ps. dhaupt.I added a quick link from, my facebook blog to yours :smileyhappy:

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kimba88 wrote:

Technical question.

 

How do I add the fiction general discussion book club to MY B&N page, so I can get to it with one click. When I first signed up I added several genres..but the option to add more appears to be gone. Am I missing something?

Right now, I click on P&UF club then go to browse book clubs at the top of page.

 

ps. dhaupt.I added a quick link from, my facebook blog to yours :smileyhappy:


I saw the FB link thank you kimba, as far as the adding it to your B&N page if it doesn't show up today wait until tomorrow because there are some gremlins here today and it may not be working because of that, if it still doesnt' work tomorrow I'll look into it.

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Hi Debbie - Keep the coffee on for me - I do love the look of those croissants !!

 

Anne

 

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1AnneB wrote:

Hi Debbie - Keep the coffee on for me - I do love the look of those croissants !!

 

Anne

 


Thanks for stopping by the Grand Opening Anne, Welcome, the coffee's always hot and the pastries always sweet, oh and calorie free :smileyhappy:

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congratulations  Congratulations on the opening of your new Coffee Klatch, Debbie.  I suspect it will become a neighborhood favorite!

 

Karen -- I like your poem on "Time to Play."

 

Is the source of the Plato quotation known?  (I have been discussing The Republic elsewhere.)

 

Pepper

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Peppermill wrote:

congratulations  Congratulations on the opening of your new Coffee Klatch, Debbie.  I suspect it will become a neighborhood favorite!

 

Karen -- I like your poem on "Time to Play."

 

Is the source of the Plato quotation known?  (I have been discussing The Republic elsewhere.)

 

Pepper


Love the flowers, Pepper.  Thanks on the poem...sitting down with friends to a good cuppa and croissants always leaves me waxing poetic.  oh, well.  Besides, with all the rain we have been having, I have sooooo wanted to go outside and jump in puddles and squish mud between my toes.  But alas all my GB's live to far, so have no one to go play with.  But, I can dream and giggle about the idea of someone my age out there playing in mud puddles and dancing in the rain.

 

I agree with you, Debbie's shop needs flowers and maybe a little artwork to grace the walls.

 

coffee art

 

What better company.... I've always wanted to know what her big secret was.  lol

 

MM

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Had no Idea You Moved!!! Great Place to Chat..;;;;;Congrats Deb... Coffee..Croissants.....Marble Pound Cake "Sweet Group"....

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Peppermill wrote:

congratulations  Congratulations on the opening of your new Coffee Klatch, Debbie.  I suspect it will become a neighborhood favorite!

 

Karen -- I like your poem on "Time to Play."

 

Is the source of the Plato quotation known?  (I have been discussing The Republic elsewhere.)

 

Pepper


Thanks Pepper,

here's what Wiki says about the quote, it's toward the bottom of the page and it looks like it was misattributed to him.

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Thank all of you for the very warm welcome on the opening of my little cafe and coversation spot. I hope you'll all stop in regularly for coffee and chat.

 

Here's Friday's Thought, I hope they got the author right this time. :smileyhappy:

 

“Beware of little expenses.
A small leak will sink a great ship.”

 Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)

 

And finally

 



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dhaupt wrote:

Thank all of you for the very warm welcome on the opening of my little cafe and coversation spot. I hope you'll all stop in regularly for coffee and chat.

 

Here's Friday's Thought, I hope they got the author right this time. :smileyhappy:

 

“Beware of little expenses.
A small leak will sink a great ship.”

 Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)

 

And finally

 




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KathyS wrote:

dhaupt wrote:

Thank all of you for the very warm welcome on the opening of my little cafe and coversation spot. I hope you'll all stop in regularly for coffee and chat.

 

Here's Friday's Thought, I hope they got the author right this time. :smileyhappy:

 

“Beware of little expenses.
A small leak will sink a great ship.”

 Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)

 

And finally

 





You're so purty when you smile Kathy :smileyhappy: