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  • Caye Caswick
    That did it; I just plotzed all over my desk. Yer a hoot, Helen. Thanks! Caye ... __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail - Find what you
    Message 1 of 47 , Jun 8, 2005
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      That did it; I just plotzed all over my desk.

      Yer a hoot, Helen.

      Thanks!

      Caye





      --- Helen Fedor <hfed@...> wrote:

      > Caye,
      > It's been years since I've heard the term "house
      > dress". I still sometimes refer to my bathrobe (the
      > one that's down to my knees) as my "housecoat"
      > (insert 14-yr-old rolling her eyes here). Sox????
      > You need stockings (preferably support hose) that're
      > rolled down somewhat and held up by garters, if you
      > can still find them, or by fat rubber bands if you
      > can't. Kneesox, bobbysox, or rolled-down knee-high
      > stockings (thick ones only) are also good, but have
      > to be in 2 dark, mismatched colors. Be sure that
      > your hairnet (either with or without pincurls) is
      > sticking out slightly from underneath the babushka.
      > and you have to have a couple of crumpled
      > handkerchiefs (for cleaning little kids' faces) in
      > your pockets, as well as an obituary torn out from
      > some newspaper. But do put in the upper plate
      > before you go, so that you can actually eat some
      > pirohy. ;-)
      >
      > H
      >
      >
      >
      > >>> ccaswick@... 06/08/05 10:44 AM >>>
      >
      > Helen: I'm laughing so hard right now -- you are
      > killin me! I'm gonna garage sale from now till the
      > end of July -- getting me a house dress and some old
      > keds -- and gonna stalk me a Babushka -- bandana
      > just
      > ain't the same! Rubberbands to hold up the sox,
      > right? I think I'll see if any one from church
      > wants
      > to come along -- the people watching alone is worth
      > getting stuck in traffic on I-80 for!!! I'm shocked
      > that the dunk tank is not painted to look like a
      > tub-o-sour cream!!!!
      >
      >
      > Caye
      >
      >
      > --- Helen Fedor <hfed@...> wrote:
      >
      > > I'll definitely keep this in mind. I wanna be
      > part
      > > of the Babushka Brigade (I even have my mom's
      > > "tibetka" (a couple, actually), which I assume
      > comes
      > > from the word "Tibet", where the challis for the
      > > scarves originally came from, no doubt).
      > >
      > > When I was in HS, kids from my neighborhood (the
      > > East Side) used to make jokes about the
      > neighborhood
      > > to the south of us (Hegewisch), where a lot of
      > Poles
      > > lived (lotsa Polish kids in my HS). We used to
      > joke
      > > that the name of the motorcycle gang in Hegewisch
      > > was "Hell's Babushkas".
      > >
      > > H
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > >>> ccaswick@... 06/08/05 9:22 AM >>>
      > >
      > >
      > > I'd make a really silly Ms. Sauerkraut -- that's
      > who
      > > I
      > > wanna be!!!
      > >
      > > Cool, if you indeed do, let me know, I'd love to
      > > meet
      > > you Helen.
      > >
      > >
      > > Caye
      > >
      > >
      > > --- Helen Fedor <hfed@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Caye,
      > > > This is wonderful! I spent half my childhood
      > > > visiting family friends in Whiting (we also had
      > > our
      > > > wedding reception there, at St. John's on 119th
      > > and
      > > > Indianapolis Blvd.). I'll definitely bookmark
      > > this
      > > > site. Maybe I can work in a visit next year.
      > > >
      > > > H
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >>> ccaswick@... 06/07/05 5:09 PM >>>
      > > >
      > > > You guys, this is the cutest lil webpage -- I've
      > > > actually never gone myself, but I just might
      > some
      > > > day
      > > > soon, looks like a hoot!
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > http://www.pierogifest.net/index.html
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Caye
      > > >
      > > >
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    • Caye Caswick
      This is too much fun -- the boyjika are probably so jealousova!!! I won t forget the obituary, I know it s a must have in the accessory arena. Caye ...
      Message 47 of 47 , Jun 15, 2005
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        This is too much fun -- the boyjika are probably so
        jealousova!!!

        I won't forget the obituary, I know it's a must have
        in the accessory arena.


        Caye




        --- Helen Fedor <hfed@...> wrote:

        > I looked for bandana and "virgin mary" on Froogle
        > (Google's shopping service) and saw 2 slightly
        > different Marian bandanas (Our Lady of Guadeloupe)
        > on eBay for $1 (=$1 shipping). Such a deal!
        >
        > H
        >
        >
        >
        > >>> ccaswick@... 06/15/05 3:09 PM >>>
        >
        >
        > Girl, I needed a new pair-o-jammied so I skipped
        > across the street to Sears -- and lo & behold, what
        > did I smack dab just about run over in the women's
        > lingeree department???
        >
        > DUSTERS -- yep, no need to thrift-store to find 'em
        > --
        > just go to your nearest Sears store and voila!
        >
        > I also saw a Virgin Mary Babushka on-line -- Google
        > the word "bandana" or "bandanas" -- and you'll find
        > lots of headware choices.
        >
        > My sister and her kids will be in Ohio at Cedar
        > Point
        > and won't be able to make Pierogi Fest, but boy is
        > she
        > JEALOUS -- she has directed me to take way too many
        > pictures.
        >
        > Caye
        >
        >
        > --- BJLK@... wrote:
        >
        > > Well, I've just about made up my mind that I need
        > to
        > > be in Whiting for that
        > > event! Especially since it's nearly in my back
        > > yard.
        > >
        > > If I start looking now through the local
        > > thrift-store clothing racks every
        > > couple of days, I might have enough time to put
        > > together a really good outfit.
        > > With all the fashion tips, how can I go wrong? I
        > > might even find some
        > > really snazzy bac~kory to go with everything.
        > >
        > > Unfortunately, my local Goodwill in Hammond just
        > > closed; due, no doubt, to
        > > the declining Slovak population in this area--not
        > > enough free-spending Slovaks
        > > left around here to keep them in business. I'll
        > > have to travel all the way
        > > to Gary to go shopping.
        > >
        > > It will be fun to finally make a huge fashion
        > > statement where it's most
        > > appreciated--on the babic~ka catwalk (aka 119th
        > > Street).
        > >
        > > B. J.
        > >
        > > ____________________________
        > > B. J. Licko-Keel (BJLK@...)
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
        > > removed]
        > >
        > >
        >
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