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That's better! Somebody tell a funny! I'll go first.

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint

pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a

decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater,

on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300°C.

The Russians used a pencil.

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That's better! Somebody tell a funny! I'll go first.

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint

pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a

decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater,

on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300°C.

The Russians used a pencil.

Lol!

Ok. This is serious! I sat on the couch for a minute to check my FB and the accidental Kitty sat on my lap. That was 20 minutes ago? My wine glass is about 8 feet away on the counter! help! M is upstairs doing homework and hub is in the basement tying flys!

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Is there a rule against moving the kitty in your house?

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Is there a rule against moving the kitty in your house?

She's soooo happy and purring!

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And, a dog will sit next to you and put his head in your lap. Why do kitty's have to be ON your lap?

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Oh dear.... :lol:

You getting any snow yet?

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so holler for one of the men in the house- didn't sound like either of them was

doing anything important :P

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so holler for one of the men in the house- didn't sound like either of them was

doing anything important :P

Her Highness moved to look out the window for the possum. I grabbed my wine and she is back on my lap.

Parent of teenager rule # 1 Don't disturb homework!

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Well, you've got your wine- we're good now!

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kitty on lap here too...she always hops onboard right when I am about to get up -- great reason to make the men get things for me ;)

Did someone say snow :D -- on my walk yesterday I listened to my go to album when I need motivation for another dozen runs -- must add snow to activity very soon - pleez

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Nope never had one before, but I have LOTS of fillings. Over 20... lost count along the way.I cna tell you every one of they was an extremely painful process to get done.

I brush/floss every day now... but when I was a teenager I could not be bothered and was haphazard with it, so i think I am paying for that now. All I know is right now my tooth REALLY hurts. The whole side of my face does, and even my temple feels tender. Grrr.

I missed the call from the doc office yesterday to set up the appointment. Grrr.

So sorry for your suffering. Two dentists back I told that when I was little (eons ago) my childhood dentist taught me the incorrect way to brush my teeth. He actually gave me gas when I was 3 or 4. Their way actually caused all of my gum and sensitivity problems today.

Vincent give them a call and tell them it is an emergency. Most of my gazillion docs leave me a message giving me the date and time and tell me to call if I'm not available.

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers,

Healing Hugz,

Loey

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Karreighn said "rectify". :P

Good catch Patti. Us Jersey girls (I might have had to move from the State but I'll always be a Jersey girl at heart) have good eyes and big hearts (especially yours). Time to try to go back to bed.

Lovin Hugz,

Loey

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Thanks Loey... they put me on the top of the cancellation list, otherwise I wont get in before I leave for Christmas tripping!

My Christmas holiday is the best cause I get a long chunk of time off (I work at a university) so we hop in our truck and drive. Probably cover 2-3k miles, several states and I will finish up by being the guest preacher at a small church near Pittsburgh.

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kitty on lap here too...she always hops onboard right when I am about to get up

How do they always know?

Lounging on the couch watching "Big Love". Funny what you can find in the library. :blink:

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How do they always know?

Lounging on the couch watching "Big Love". Funny what you can find in the library. :blink:

There is a big waiting list for Big Love and Weeds at our library.

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Guys... my stomach has declared war..... I wanna cry..... I hate it when it does this.....

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W00T!

So I might have a tooth screaming in pain at me... BUT Kristi, Timothy and I are all FIRST YELLOW in Aikido! Yes, we are already Black Belts in Karate, this is a knew and completely different kind of Martial Art. Should be fun!

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There is a big waiting list for Big Love and Weeds at our library.

Here too. I think I'm number 74 on the weeds hold list.

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USA Today.

Not the newspaper. A day trip to Niagara Falls NY.

We needed gluten-free Bisquick for a holiday recipe that WardGirl wants to make. It is not available in Canada. We also grabbed Corn Chex and Bob's Red Mill gluten-free rolled oats. Picked up some stuff at Best Buy, too, that they don't have in Canada. We shopped at Wegmans for the first time in probably ten years. When the family had property in the Finger Lakes, Wegmans was the go-to store. The property was sold in 2006, but we had not been there in a long while before then.

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USA Today.

Not the newspaper. A day trip to Niagara Falls NY.

We needed gluten-free Bisquick for a holiday recipe that WardGirl wants to make. It is not available in Canada. We also grabbed Corn Chex and Bob's Red Mill gluten-free rolled oats. Picked up some stuff at Best Buy, too, that they don't have in Canada. We shopped at Wegmans for the first time in probably ten years. When the family had property in the Finger Lakes, Wegmans was the go-to store. The property was sold in 2006, but we had not been there in a long while before then.

Great day trip -- come back soon :)

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So, my stomach is still being annoyed, i'm trying to figure out what set it off... was it:

A. stress (mind you its finals week)

B. a virus (i'm around many people Monday-Thursday)

C. the going bad milk (one day past its date, kinda tasted off but i played it up to my imagination)

D. CC'd at the memorial on thursday (handshakes with many gluten eaters eating gluteny things)

My stomach has been feeling off since thursday (my GERD has been acting up, no fun either).

So what say you?

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I'd go with a possible combo of all four.

Take a nice long hot bath with epsom salt and bubbles -- or just shampoo or handsoap in a pinch.

Try to get a good night's sleep.

Keep food simple during finals and if something smells bad...toss it.

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No tub for me, just a shower stall... :) But i've already stood in it once today.

Sleep? i'll try.. :)

Of course. I'm going to keep it simple this week.

Luckily i don't have too much homework to do, just type up a paper (a short one less then 3 pages no less) that i'll hit tommorow. I'll also have to prepare for an inclass essay that is the final. And of course a history final that i have no idea what will be on. Fun fun...

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