Coraline Bennet

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Zipfizz Pina Colada B12 Energy Drink Dietry Supplement Limited Edition Net Wt 11.64 Oz
Zipfizz Pina Colada B12 Energy Drink Dietry Supplement Limited Edition Net Wt 11.64 Oz
I love Zipfizz because it gives me energy without making me jittery, it's keto, and it tastes good. I love pina colada flavor, so I paid more than I usually would for this flavor. I won't do that again.

This flavor is good, but it's mostly pineapple. I had to add coconut milk to get the real flavor. (Great for keto, btw, as long as you get some without added sugar. Adds fat and coconut flavor without adding carbs. I froze the rest in an ice cube tray for later.) I hope the makers of Zipfizz will take note. Add more coconut and drop the price, and you will have a very popular flavor.
Like a Rolling Stone
Like a Rolling Stone
As you can probably tell, I like to listen to songs more than popular segments of arrangements, like some people only like to hear "beats" and some freak out over guitar solos. Even if you don't like Bob's singing style, you have to give him credit for the lyrics of this song. This song, when it was released, was probably equivalent to some rap of today, without being as graphic. A great song!
Logitech C920 Hd Pro Webcam (Black) Black
Logitech C920 Hd Pro Webcam (Black) Black
Arrived factory sealed but with no documentation or software. So far, unable to find the right driver on Logitech site.

Installed their capture app and the manual focus I need (down to 2") works fine, but will not work with the Zoom application open.

Beware. Also, this price is 60% over factory list, but factory is out of stock, so a little price gouging going on, so useless for me so far.

Will return it if I can't find the driver. For Windows 10. For Windows 7 it's said to auto load but not for 10. Perhaps not Win10 compatible?
Wolverine Men's W03122 Durashock SR Boot, Brown, 11.5 W US
Wolverine Men's W03122 Durashock SR Boot, Brown, 11.5 W US
I've worn these boots on job sites for 7 years. They are affordable, lightweight, with a durable exterior that will last 12 to 18 months depending on your particular job. Soft leather makes for no break in required. The most comfortable work shoe I've ever owned. Laces are excellent and lock tight when tied. No need to double knot or retie the shoes during the day. I walked a lot on my projects and the durashock soles kept my feet from injury and pain. I use a very good insole from New Balance which helped. 12 hours a day many times 6 days a week, year in and year out. I would highly recommend these boots.
Rivals
Rivals
Flame Bennett is the daughter of an upper class San Francisco family, who moves in the right circls and holds down a top job with an advertising company. Her chief client is Malcolm Powell, a multi millionaire who is forever trying to turn their professional relationship into a more personal one. When she meets another successful businessman, Chance Stuart at a social function, bells start to ring for both of them and they begin a torrid love affair. Chance is the presumed heir to a large ranch in Oklahoma, owned and run by his Aunt Hattie, an embittered old maid who hates the thought that, because of the wording of the family will, the ranch must pass to a blood relative. Chance is the son of her sister who married a man way beneath her socially, and because of this, Chance has always been the despised heir, even though he has become one of the top businessmen in the state. Chance has been secretly making plans for the day when he inherits the ranch, when he plans to flood the valley and house, turning it into a vast holiday complex. Flame and Chance marry after knowing each other for only a few weeks and it is only then that Chance realises that Flame has more claim to the ranch than he has. When Hattie discovers Flame's whereabouts, she poisons her mind with doubts and suspicions about Chance's true motive in marrying her. The plot thickens with many more dramas as befits a story with the principals named Flame and Chance, but it was a good, if guilty read!
Madness
Madness
A collection of disturbing thinking and gory consequences, a world just around the corner, a point of view without the point, a dangerous corridor of many doors, that hide killers, chancers and the dilutional.

Roald Dahl in his writing for adults is of clearly of a period and very much of a class system that is less felt now, this makes some of his writing seem much older than it is, most of the characters live in a world where money is abundant if not infinite, a world that is much less represented by modern writers.

Good short stories with a twist in the tail and poison in the fangs.
Totem (French Edition)
Totem (French Edition)
Très bon livre complet donc adapté au travail de la langue.
Contient les exercices, les cours et les explications de chaque chapitre.
Le CD est présent afin de parfaire son apprentissage.
Très complet et bien écrit pour avancer dans la langue française.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Extended Edition
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Extended Edition
I am quite firmly placed in the Team Edward category, but Eclipse the film nearly pushed me over to Team Jacob!
Edward is portrayed as a sullen, possessive a-hole with passive-aggressive (and often just plain aggressive) tendencies toward everyone including Bella. For sure, Edward has his issues in the book as well, but it's like they handpicked the worst of him for the movie and left the rest. It doesn't help that there's little chemistry between Edward and Bella - most of the time they just seem to be irritated by each other's presence. The line about them circling each other like satellites seems almost sarcastic because there's no evidence of this in their actions. Based on this you'd expect them to be breaking up instead of getting married.

Jacob doesn't get a fair treatment either. The acting performance is fine but the storyline involving him is severely handicapped. The kiss between him and Bella is nothing but awkward and doesn't begin to depict the supposed inner conflict that arises in Bella's mind. Also, when Bella leaves Jacob's bedside after telling him of her choice, the whole process of her having an emotional breakdown and purging her feelings for Jacob (which I thought was incredibly central to the story) is simply not there. Poof, gone. Why was this movie even made?

After watching the deleted scenes I could not understand why they had been cut. Particularly the bit where Edward tells Bella he understands if she's mad that he tooled with her car and that she should keep the window shut if she doesn't want him there. This is exactly the stuff that would've made Edward-of-the-movie more likeable, showing his tender and considerate side. And they cut it!

Others have commented on the excessive sunshine in the movie, I needn't repeat it here. Let's just say that I knew something was awry when even my husband (who dislikes the Twilight franchise) said "Aren't they supposed to sparkle?".

The hair (both wigs and simply styling) is bad enough to attract attention to itself, which is the worst thing that could happen. Speaking of hair - whatever happened to Edward's "smooth, marble-like chest"? The actor's excessively hairy arms and tufts of chest hair pushing out of his neckline kind of shatter the illusion. Minor, but again something that stuck out that shouldn't have.
Overall, I think the aesthetics of the film are not very successful. The morbidly fascinating hair aside, none of the characters actually look very nice at all. This is most startlingly obvious with Edward who is supposed to be dazzlingly gorgeous. Instead, he's sometimes just painful to look at, quite contrary to the first two movies. There are occasional moments, like the fight scene in the snow, that are beautiful. The rest just doesn't cut it.

The ONLY thing that was better in the movie opposed to the book was Edward's proposal speech. We are shown glimpses of Jasper and Rosalie's pasts but Edward's has never been touched much. I thought it was a nice addition.

This could have been a very good movie, but it's painfully obvious that both Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have lost interest by now and the director didn't seem to care much either. It doesn't bode well for the Breaking Dawn movies, but I hope I'm wrong.
Little Penguin: The Emperor of Antarctica
Little Penguin: The Emperor of Antarctica
"Little Penguin: The Emperor of Antarctica" is a wonderful book about the emperor penguins. The illustrations are colorful, not overly detailed but charming nonetheless. The story is told very well, not talking down to children. There are some areas that bring up questions but the author has put a section at the back of the book to help answer those questions (making Mom or Dad or whoever look really smart).

There is one section that has a leopard seal that could be a little scary for youngsters but everything turns out fine - danger averted.

If you or your children liked the movies 
Brühgruppe Brüheinheit Dichtgummi Silikon-O-Ring Kaffeevollautomat Kaffeemaschine für Siemens 11014117 Bosch 00622024
Brühgruppe Brüheinheit Dichtgummi Silikon-O-Ring Kaffeevollautomat Kaffeemaschine für Siemens 11014117 Bosch 00622024
I have had years of Brewing Unit issues with my Neff coffee machine. To be fair the machine is ten years old and had done 10,000 cups of coffee. A couple of years ago the 'clean brewing unit' became more frequent until it was a daily trauma. I eventually called and engineer, who at great expense came out and 'lubricated' the brewing unit - something was not moving properly hence the coffee grinds clogging up the unit. I got another few months out of it before eventually something else jammed and my coffee was being dispensed into the drip tray - again, something was sticking.
The Neff site did not sell a replacement brewing unit for my model (C77V6ONOGB/05) so I came upon this one; it appears to be a fairly generic unit. After comparing pictures to my current unit I ordered it (slight risk that it did not fit) but it works like a dream. I only wish I had made this investment a couple of years ago.
Here's to the next 10,000 cups.

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