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Old 02-01-2014, 05:17 AM   #17261
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Sounds right to me. Now, does it make sense to Somebunny?

Yes, it makes sense to me. I think I was confused because, I often pull from the middle of a "skein" or a "ball" of wool/yarn, without having rewound into a ball, and I didn't understand at first that you would be pulling the pill bottle out of the "new ball". I will try it 😎 thanks everyone for the clarification. 💐
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Old 02-01-2014, 08:44 AM   #17262
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Pac, I have always had a horrid fear of guns, but hearing and watching your process of refurbishing and putting them together gives me a new respect for the gun and the person. For you, finding, looking after and using your guns is the same for me with my yarn and my cake decorating.

Sometimes ignorance is not bliss! Thanks for that.

PS your signature is unfairly taunting my gallbladder!
Thanks. It's really no different than any other hobby.
I call it "ballistic therapy"

Although I could have done without the three hours work this morning cleaning out all the little holes with a rolled up piece of sandpaper. But still, I had nothing better to do.

BTW, I bet you didn't know I could knit at one time
My sister was big into that. Still is. When I was a kid she taught me to make those little knit Christmas bells with the real bells inside that you pin onto your shirt. I'm sure you've seen them.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:06 AM   #17263
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Thanks. It's really no different than any other hobby.
I call it "ballistic therapy"
I find shooting very, very relaxing. It's a zen thing. It's just you, the gun and a target. You're forced to breathe slowly and deliberately, much like meditation and counting your breaths. When you're "in the zone" and having a good shoot you don't hear much/see much since you're focused. It really does tend to make the rest of the world melt away.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:17 AM   #17264
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What am I doing currently? Waiting to leave the house so that we can go see a couple of Golden Retrievers/Golden Retriever mixes up for adoption. Our beautiful Havana passed in October and we're now ready to start considering the right Golden again. This may take some time, or we may have a dog in the next few days.
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Old 02-01-2014, 11:01 AM   #17265
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I find shooting very, very relaxing. It's a zen thing. It's just you, the gun and a target. You're forced to breathe slowly and deliberately, much like meditation and counting your breaths. When you're "in the zone" and having a good shoot you don't hear much/see much since you're focused. It really does tend to make the rest of the world melt away.
That's exactly what I said last year sometime. It's so relaxing. Especially when you are trying to shoot a one holer off a bench. When I get into the zone I can see the scope crosshairs stop moving as my heart stops...
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Old 02-01-2014, 11:08 AM   #17266
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What am I doing currently? Waiting to leave the house so that we can go see a couple of Golden Retrievers/Golden Retriever mixes up for adoption. Our beautiful Havana passed in October and we're now ready to start considering the right Golden again. This may take some time, or we may have a dog in the next few days.
I understand completely. My sister has had Goldens for many years now. In fact she now lives on the property of a breeder. They are very careful about who adopts the puppies - they want to get the right fit for both sides. While I have never had the pleasure of having a golden, they are wonderful dogs. Each time my sister has lost one I cry...then I welcome the new little one with open arms. And they have all had different personalities.

Phinz, do you show or do tracking with your dogs? Murphy, my sister's beauty she just lost last spring was the first dog to get the highest distinction is tracking in Canada and had it in the States as well. But above all, they are just part of the family.
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Old 02-01-2014, 11:16 AM   #17267
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BTW, I bet you didn't know I could knit at one time
My sister was big into that. Still is. When I was a kid she taught me to make those little knit Christmas bells with the real bells inside that you pin onto your shirt. I'm sure you've seen them.
I did not know that! Good for you! And yes, I know those bells!

There was a football great by the name of Rosie Greer who openly admitted he did needlepoint. Now this was a huge man who ran into other men for a living, saying on TV that he grounds himself by doing embroidery, needlepoint and cross-stitch in his off-time. Some of his work can be Googled. it is great!

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I did not know that! Good for you! And yes, I know those bells!

There was a football great by the name of Rosie Greer who openly admitted he did needlepoint. Now this was a huge man who ran into other men for a living, saying on TV that he grounds himself by doing embroidery, needlepoint and cross-stitch in his off-time. Some of his work can be Googled. it is great!

I don't pay much attention to football, but I remember Rosie Greer. I was impressed at the time. But, I remember thinking that it was easier for him than for a lot of men. Who would dare call him a wuss?
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I don't pay much attention to football, but I remember Rosie Greer. I was impressed at the time. But, I remember thinking that it was easier for him than for a lot of men. Who would dare call him a wuss?
I remember him, fascinating guy. Talk about someone who's comfortable in his own skin, and going by "Rosie" too!
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I have a whole stack of my old jeans that I'm hacking up. The seats with pockets will be used for totes and purses, and the legs are planned for lap quilts.

I tried to explain the projects to DH, he was appalled. He thought I was making Daisey Dukes to wear!
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