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Old 01-01-2012, 01:22 PM   #121
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Great thread, very entertaining. I didn't know babies were born without kneecaps. I hope to make a contribution soon.
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:45 PM   #122
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This is the coolest thing I know about:

Glacial Lake Missoula and the Ice Age Floods
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:54 PM   #123
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Great thread, very entertaining. I didn't know babies were born without kneecaps. I hope to make a contribution soon.
Also when they are born with an extra fingeror toe, they just tie the digit off and shut off the blood supply. In a day or so, the finger or toe falls off. No surgery involved. They rarely are connected with a knuckle.
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:14 PM   #124
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I sleep whenever my body tells me to. (Thank Heaven for retirement.)
My thoughts exactly, Addie.

I take a 3 hour nap almost every day, whenever it happens. Usually from about 3pm to 6pm. Then I get up and start preparing supper.
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:18 PM   #125
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This is the coolest thing I know about:

Glacial Lake Missoula and the Ice Age Floods
Yup, very nifty.
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:21 PM   #126
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I remember getting a 10 meg hard drive in 1984 and wondering what all we would put on it. :D
I remember my sister saying to me one time "Just got a 10 meg hard drive. Of course, I'll never fill it, but it's nice to know I don't have to worry about disc space any more"

Ha! I just installed an UPDATE to Windows that was 19 Megs, compressed!

The larger the storage gets, the larger and more complex the software gets.
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Old 01-01-2012, 07:51 PM   #127
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My thoughts exactly, Addie.

I take a 3 hour nap almost every day, whenever it happens. Usually from about 3pm to 6pm. Then I get up and start preparing supper.
I want to be like you and Addie when I retire. I hope it can be soon enough to really enjoy it! I know I could be good at it too!
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:32 PM   #128
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I want to be like you and Addie when I retire. I hope it can be soon enough to really enjoy it! I know I could be good at it too!
The secret to retirement is not to put pressure on yourself. Just go with the flow and only do the things you want to do.
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:37 PM   #129
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The secret to retirement is not to put pressure on yourself. Just go with the flow and only do the things you want to do.
I do that already... If I didn't enjoy my job, I would find another one I did like.
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I want to be like you and Addie when I retire. I hope it can be soon enough to really enjoy it! I know I could be good at it too!
It wasn't an instant switch of lifestyle when I retired. At first, I'd wake with no alarm, already light outside and panic, thinking I was late for work.

I still find myself doing the money worrying once in awhile, but I'm slowly getting over that. It's hard to switch gears after working for almost 45 years.
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