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Old 03-11-2014, 05:20 PM   #18281
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Thanks. No nausea so far. Stuff looks a bit weird. There's a bit of curvature. It's a little different at the edges, so stuff looks like it's moving when I turn my head. It's already not quite so weird. But the top of the screen on this laptop still looks wider than the bottom. Ah yes, the joys of aging.
What you need is a couple stiff drinks
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Old 03-11-2014, 05:28 PM   #18282
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What you need is a couple stiff drinks
Now that sounds like a good idea.
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Old 03-11-2014, 06:34 PM   #18283
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Baking day to day. Chocolate coconut slab with chocolate on top, among other things. Never made it before so don't know what it's like but I'm looking for ideas. I'm running a bake sale at the stables in April as part of Help for Heroes' Colossal Cake Sale. I'm going to have cakes on sale at lunch time all week to collar the students on the Equine Studies and Small Animal Care courses and all day Saturday and Sunday to catch the mummies and daddies who are there for their children's riding lessons.

Colossal Cake Sale - Organise a cake sale in aid of Help for Heroes

You can't beat a good bake sale to raise money for charity.

Also made Kentish Huffkins which are basically (british) muffins/baps/barm cakes in the version traditionally made in Kent in the south of England.) as I'd run out of bread.

Still practising with the cooker I bought last year. My ancient gas cooker at my old house, that I had for 30 years was very dilapidated but had the most reliable oven I've ever dealt with. There's nothing actually wrong with this cooker. It's just that when my old cooker was set on gas mark 4 I knew what it meant but I've had to use an oven thermometer with this one and do the maths when the temps are slightly different.
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:05 PM   #18284
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I am trying to figure out the best way to sell my crochet items - Etsy, Craftsy or my own website 'store' with PayPal. Decisions, decisions.

I am also up early because my cough is back and I don't want to keep TB awake. I coughed so bad yesterday I aggravated my sciatica so am dealing with that too. It was sure nice having a few weeks pain free. But at least I know I can do it!
I only know about this from being a customer so I may not be much help. However, perhaps Ebay has a wider customer base? It's quite easy when you are looking for something specific to be waylaid by something completely different. I once found a bath in a size I'd been hunting for for months, on Ebay, when I was actually looking for some card making stuff. With Etsy the clientele are mostly crafty people anyway so you're preaching to the already converted, so to speak.

Have you tried lemon juice, honey and hot water to drink when you are coughing? It doesn't cure it but it makes our throat feel better and unless you put the whisky in it, it is unlikely to interfere with any medication you're on. Tastes nice too.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:25 PM   #18285
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Waiting for the results of my second mammogram. Got called back for more pics after my Friday annual Mammogram. :/
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:37 PM   #18286
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I am sitting here with cold feet. Literally.
Somewhere between 9:30 and 10:30 I should have switched from winter shoes to boots.
I just got back from the grocery store where I bought a few things, mainly chicken. I bought a fried dinner for lunch that I will shred and also use for dinner. And a whole chicken for the pressure cooker. I think some chicken noodle soup is in order in a day or two. I think I'm out of kluski noodles, but it's supposed to clear up again tomorrow. You can't see 100 ft in front of you now.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:48 PM   #18287
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Waiting for the results of my second mammogram. Got called back for more pics after my Friday annual Mammogram. :/
(((Hugs))) I'm sending healthy vibes and keeping my fingers crossed that it's nothing serious.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:52 PM   #18288
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(((Hugs))) I'm sending healthy vibes and keeping my fingers crossed that it's nothing serious.
+1. Good luck, Bunny!!
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:57 PM   #18289
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I've been melting my pistol all afternoon. Time for a break.
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Old 03-12-2014, 04:18 PM   #18290
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I've been melting my pistol all afternoon. Time for a break.

That sounds like a long project. Lots of careful filing/sanding to get the right melted look uniform along a line and not going too far. Hard on the fingers and hands.
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