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Forum: Foo
01-14-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,341
Posted By cyclokitty

2 or 3 gb per month. Rarely more than that. It...

2 or 3 gb per month. Rarely more than that. It helps that school and work/internship have free, easily accessible wifi, and at home we have an unlimited cable internet plan.
Forum: Foo
12-31-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By cyclokitty

Instant Pot is excellent! It's nice cooking a...

Instant Pot is excellent! It's nice cooking a beef stew in the IP and not constantly checking it. And beef stew takes about 1/2 hour to cook. My laziness is happy.
Forum: Commuting
04-26-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,167
Posted By cyclokitty

I cannot stand early mornings. I am a groggy mess...

I cannot stand early mornings. I am a groggy mess until about 9:30am and it is nothing short of pure chance that I don't hurt myself or others when I have to be out the door at 7am. My day would...
04-12-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

I rode my bike to a nearby shopping centre for...

I rode my bike to a nearby shopping centre for some supplies from the hardware store. Then, went to the grocery store and bought a package of sheep's milk feta cheese in brine. I actually wanted goat...
Forum: Foo
03-30-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,317
Posted By cyclokitty

I'd go with the lesser amount of $150 since that...

I'd go with the lesser amount of $150 since that looks like he's part of the increased cost of his accommodation. And with family it's often easier to travel down the road of least resistance,...
03-29-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,374
Posted By cyclokitty

Why don't I have a car? Well, I grew up in a...

Why don't I have a car? Well, I grew up in a car-less family, my mom was too broke to buy and maintain a car. Luckily, there was public transit and I used it regularly as a kid and car rides were...
03-23-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,479
Posted By cyclokitty

*waves* Another Toronto area cyclist? Yes! ...

*waves*

Another Toronto area cyclist? Yes!

I started riding at around the 300lb range and spent a fair bit of time looking for a friendly, approachable store. Found it! I still go there for...
03-23-15, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By cyclokitty

I read the op first post and chuckled because...

I read the op first post and chuckled because when I first bought a bike I thought "sweet, now I'm ready!". And then all of the accessory shopping started and hasn't stopped. Believe me, I'm...
03-22-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,932
Posted By cyclokitty

My first spring ride will be in his honour. His...

My first spring ride will be in his honour. His kind words helped me when I was a beginner cyclist and because of his encouragement and kindness, I always share what I learned with other new cyclists...
Forum: Foo
03-22-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 70,935
Posted By cyclokitty

I will miss Tom. His posts and his journey...

I will miss Tom. His posts and his journey convinced me to try out cycling and ignore the sad, fearful voice in the back of my head telling me not to get a bike. He was encouraging, and kind, and...
Forum: Foo
03-03-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 13,254
Posted By cyclokitty

I tolerate people. But lately I hate winter...

I tolerate people. But lately I hate winter weather. Oh great, it's raining ice. :cry:
Forum: Foo
02-27-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,419
Posted By cyclokitty

Sending good thoughts to you, Spinnaker! Get...

Sending good thoughts to you, Spinnaker! Get better soon.
Forum: Foo
02-26-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,519
Posted By cyclokitty

I'm thinking about you, Tom. Good things!

I'm thinking about you, Tom. Good things!
Forum: Foo
02-17-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By cyclokitty

I like it! And I'm not saying that because I'm...

I like it! And I'm not saying that because I'm easily impressed. That looks much better than finding your bike lock smells like dog pee.
Forum: Foo
02-04-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By cyclokitty

I've found $20 bills quite a few times. Once I...

I've found $20 bills quite a few times. Once I found 3 - $5 bills a foot apart from each other when I was completely broke and had only a bag of oatmeal left in the pantry. Pay day was 4 days away so...
Forum: Foo
01-07-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By cyclokitty

We're taking down names and making lists. Except...

We're taking down names and making lists. Except on Saturdays. Saturday is cake day.
Forum: Foo
12-29-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By cyclokitty

Tacos are a miracle.

Tacos are a miracle.
12-28-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,900
Posted By cyclokitty

I realized that it was much more pleasant riding...

I realized that it was much more pleasant riding my bike to a mall that houses one of my favourite grocery stores than taking the bus. Now, that isn't terribly incredible, I know. It's just that even...
12-25-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,834
Posted By cyclokitty

Congrats on your awesome looking new bike! Happy...

Congrats on your awesome looking new bike! Happy riding!
Forum: Foo
12-21-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,505
Posted By cyclokitty

I think the Cleaver house had three bedrooms. The...

I think the Cleaver house had three bedrooms. The third was the guest bedroom that Mrs. Cleaver's aunt stayed in when she wanted to marvel at Beaver, her favourite.

Growing up, I sometimes shared...
12-21-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,125
Posted By cyclokitty

It depends if I'm craving sugar or if I'm craving...

It depends if I'm craving sugar or if I'm craving salt. If it's a sugar craving then I lean towards ice cream, especially Rocky Road. Salt cravings are rarer and can be easily settled with french...
Forum: Foo
12-21-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,669
Posted By cyclokitty

I've received SO MANY boxes of chocolates that I...

I've received SO MANY boxes of chocolates that I have no idea which to eat first. The almond truffles? The dark chocolate covered marshmallows? The chocolate mints? Where?! It's boggling my mind.
Forum: Commuting
12-21-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By cyclokitty

No one expects the Spanish Inquisition! The...

No one expects the Spanish Inquisition!

The grocery store had boxes of Clif bars on sale for 50% off. I was greatly tempted by the boxes of Peanut Toffee Buzz flavour and figured I save them for...
Forum: Foo
12-21-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 579,232
Posted By cyclokitty

I'm suddenly craving chicken wings.

I'm suddenly craving chicken wings.
Forum: Foo
12-20-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,669
Posted By cyclokitty

I get sad when Whole Foods is out of stock of...

I get sad when Whole Foods is out of stock of their yummy lemon raspberry pound cakes.
12-20-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

I've never heard that. I like the alliteration of...

I've never heard that. I like the alliteration of bundle buggy.
Forum: Foo
12-18-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 579,232
Posted By cyclokitty

We continue until everybody checks in and...

We continue until everybody checks in and understands that this is a killed thread.
Forum: Commuting
12-18-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By cyclokitty

Some of the best kind of enablers! Hi, my...

Some of the best kind of enablers!

Hi, my name is Cyclokitty. I nearly bought a GPS for my bike but I talked myself out of it because I didn't find this thread in time. Next time, I'll check in...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By cyclokitty

I found the photo I took of the gold SUV! ...

I found the photo I took of the gold SUV!

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Forum: Commuting
12-16-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By cyclokitty

At least we know what James Bond could've bought...

At least we know what James Bond could've bought Goldfinger if they were doing Secret Santa.

That bike is kinda ghastly. I saw a shiny gold coloured SUV a couple of years ago and I thought it was...
12-15-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

This is my rolling cart: 423196 My...

This is my rolling cart:

423196

My other grocery getting contraption is a 400lb capacity wagon with inflatable tires. I can't find a photo of it but I ordered it from Home Depot and it is...
Forum: Foo
12-15-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By cyclokitty

There could be an app for toothaches.

There could be an app for toothaches.
Forum: Commuting
12-15-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,985
Posted By cyclokitty

I cycle pretty slowly so passing cyclists is the...

I cycle pretty slowly so passing cyclists is the norm. But one day there was a cyclist with the squeakiest chain and cogs I've ever had the misfortune to encounter who rode just ahead of me on the...
12-13-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

I walked to the grocery store with an empty...

I walked to the grocery store with an empty rolling cart and walked home with a full rolling cart. Then, scraped slushy snow off the sidewalk.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,453
Posted By cyclokitty

Dear Fellow Torontonian, I understand. And...

Dear Fellow Torontonian,

I understand. And you were right.

I rode my bike on a snowy day several years ago and while the roads were cleared on the main streets, the quieter side streets were a...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,436
Posted By cyclokitty

I use on my commuter bike a Kryptonite...

I use on my commuter bike a Kryptonite ***getaboutit and a cable. It's pretty hefty lock but it feels like nothing because I store it in the rear rack when I'm cycling. My mtn bike uses an Abus Bordo...
12-11-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

I shovelled snow for an hour and 15 minutes. Does...

I shovelled snow for an hour and 15 minutes. Does that replace any part of a walk or a bike ride?

And, I hate snow. And, I need a new shovel.
12-11-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,411
Posted By cyclokitty

2. One is my commuter, grocery getter. The other...

2. One is my commuter, grocery getter. The other is my mtn bike/trainer bike. I'd like a third. Maybe more.
Forum: Foo
12-11-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By cyclokitty

I was fired from a job I quit. It was a part time...

I was fired from a job I quit. It was a part time job in high school and I worked 2 three hour shifts a week for several months. But after several weeks of the boss scheduling me for one hour shifts...
Forum: Foo
12-11-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By cyclokitty

Congrats! This sounds like a heck of an adventure...

Congrats! This sounds like a heck of an adventure and I hope for every success for you guys!
Forum: Foo
12-11-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By cyclokitty

Ok, it appears I am the lone woman out there who...

Ok, it appears I am the lone woman out there who does not like jewellery. Not a bit. My mom is the most irritated about this and has done her best over the years to turn my dislike with plenty of...
Forum: Foo
12-10-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By cyclokitty

My mom is the worst person in the world for...

My mom is the worst person in the world for receiving presents. She wants nothing. She needs nothing. She doesn't want me wasting money on her. Last year's smart phone fell flat. The previous year's...
12-10-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,553
Posted By cyclokitty

I use my trainer in the dining room no one eats...

I use my trainer in the dining room no one eats in and I've never noticed any vibrations. Our house is 85 years old and located very closet to the subway so it has experienced rattling over the...
Forum: Foo
12-09-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,115
Posted By cyclokitty

I'm sorry about Annie's death, Tom. Your photos...

I'm sorry about Annie's death, Tom. Your photos and stories of her were a favourite of mine. She will be missed.

Now I have to squeeze the Daisy Cat.
12-07-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,247
Posted By cyclokitty

Lovely looking bike! Congrats and have fun on it!

Lovely looking bike! Congrats and have fun on it!
Forum: Foo
12-06-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,100
Posted By cyclokitty

I bet I get more death for my dollars if I use...

I bet I get more death for my dollars if I use straight arsenic rather than feeding my boarders brown rice for breakfast, packed in sandwiches for lunch, and more rice for dinner.

Oh wait, I...
12-06-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

Like my life would be worth anything if I didn't!...

Like my life would be worth anything if I didn't! :rolleyes: Her Majesty was fed several pieces of cooked chicken.

I have some Christmas gifts to buy today so there is a walk to the toy store...
12-05-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 114,964
Posted By cyclokitty

My cat had an appointment at the vet for a blood...

My cat had an appointment at the vet for a blood test for her poorly working thyroid and a brushing (SO MUCH FUR!) and her claws trimmed. I walked the kilometre and a half round trip while Her...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By cyclokitty

Jeez, an error filled apology. She got too close...

Jeez, an error filled apology. She got too close while texting and driving, frightful.
Forum: Commuting
12-05-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,021
Posted By cyclokitty

Well said! :thumb: My city isn't hilly but...

Well said! :thumb:

My city isn't hilly but there is one street that I hate with a fiery passion. I would sell lemonade to raise money to install a bike escalator on it.
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