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Old 04-11-2013, 04:51 PM   #4601
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There is a thick yellow haze in the air, everything is covered in pollen. I feel like a zombie, even taking flonaise and claratin! I'd never seen pollen like this until I moved south. I walked out of work today and the parking lot looked like a sand storm except it is pollen! UGH!
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:33 PM   #4602
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yeah, and soon we'll be having to put up with cicadas again-- doing their drunken dive-bombing acts around our heads. ...has it really been 17 years since their last hapless visit?
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:38 PM   #4603
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I think that there are two batches, because I swear we just dealt with them within the last 5 years. My boss lives in the country and the cicadas get terrible there, in the city, it isn't as bad, but bad enough!
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Oh those things are so disgusting !! They are ugly, noisy and useless. Not looking forward to a huge invasion .. the last few years have been bad enough !
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:05 PM   #4605
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Oh those things are so disgusting !! They are ugly, noisy and useless. Not looking forward to a huge invasion .. the last few years have been bad enough !
What do you mean useless? There are lots of recipes that include cicadas: https://www.google.ca/search?q=cicad...ient=firefox-a
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What do you mean useless? There are lots of recipes that include cicadas: https://www.google.ca/search?q=cicad...ient=firefox-a

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Old 04-11-2013, 07:15 PM   #4607
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What do you mean useless? There are lots of recipes that include cicadas: https://www.google.ca/search?q=cicad...ient=firefox-a
was thinking that too, Taxy!
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:16 PM   #4608
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There is a thick yellow haze in the air, everything is covered in pollen. I feel like a zombie, even taking flonaise and claratin! I'd never seen pollen like this until I moved south. I walked out of work today and the parking lot looked like a sand storm except it is pollen! UGH!
I remember one spring, a bunch of pollen fell on my face. I went to wipe it off and within an hour I had blisters on my face.
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We're getting some rain tonight, so maybe that will calm down the pollen some, I just want to feel human again!
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:04 PM   #4610
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We're getting some rain tonight, so maybe that will calm down the pollen some, I just want to feel human again!
I feel your pain, bakechef.

One of the best things I ever did was go through the series of allergy shots for years. Now spring is not a problem.

Now SO just started a new treatment option for immunotherapy, drops under your tongue. It's a multi-year proposition but at least you don't have to go the the Dr.'s office every week, to weeks, etc.
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