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change.org

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Saving Number 90 - From Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist)

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Comment by sk8eycat on May 15, 2012 at 8:48pm

Whoops!  Can't leave out this guy!

Comment by sk8eycat on May 15, 2012 at 8:37pm

OMN(erves)! A local store that does delivery only makes the best macadamia & white chocolate chip cookies.  I sometimes say to *bleep!* with my blood sugar and order some.  I eat one, and my 250-lb sister gets the rest.

Another favorite Muppet (also created by Frank Oz):

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I've always had a "thing" for drummers...  ;>D

 

Comment by Paula T. on May 15, 2012 at 7:39pm

Comment by Steph S. on May 15, 2012 at 6:54pm

Paula T. you made me hungry for those Pepperidge Farms cookies.

Comment by Steph S. on May 15, 2012 at 5:35pm

Yay! I love Frank OZ! I just love the Muppets!

I love Oscar the Grouch and Grover!

Oh how yummy booklover.

Comment by Paula T. on May 15, 2012 at 5:33pm
booklover, you read my mind and posted your favorites before I had a chance! Grover is awesome and who doesn't love white chocolate chip cookies with Macadamia nuts? Pepperidge Farm's Tahoe cookies are sooo good!
Comment by booklover on May 15, 2012 at 4:30pm

Grover is my favorite, and lets have white chocolate-chip with macadamia nuts? :)

Comment by sk8eycat on May 15, 2012 at 1:15pm

I love Frank Oz, who played Cookie Monster and Miss Piggy (and Yoda), but my all-time favorite Muppet has to be:

Anyone who can fit a private ice rink (among other things...such as my book collection) into a trash can wins my heart.

Comment by Steph S. on May 15, 2012 at 12:19pm

I do too! Here you go Sesame Street fans!

What cookie are we having today?

Comment by booklover on May 15, 2012 at 7:11am

I LOVE Sesame Street!  My sister found a thing to put on her Facebook wall that said "I'm still kinda pissed that they never did tell us how to get to Sesame Street." LOL!

 

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