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Forum: The Library Café Dec 6 2017, 11:56 AM
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Re: What is happening

I saw some houses lit in blue & white, but those were Christmas lights.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2017, 11:44 PM
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http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j182/Gryphon47/Shalynne/IMG_3249a_zpsgjtgympu.jpg
Miss Shalynne Allee
(Photobucket changed. They now want $399. per year to do third party hosting of my pictures....
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2017, 11:31 AM
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Re: What is happening

While it's usually the case that a baby coming into the world will do it on its own terms, this time it was the hospital that decided to throw a wrench in the works by moving the schedule up by about...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 25 2017, 01:42 PM
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Re: What is happening

Funny how "The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray." We had the weekend all planned out. We were supposed to go to Quincy, Illinois from here in southern Missouri to spend the...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2017, 09:43 AM
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Re: What is happening

In the past few days she has been joined by several people who should enjoy her company. She's probably not too lonely.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 11 2017, 02:02 AM
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Re: What is happening

mu cell always displays the number calling and source unless it's someone in my contacts, then it displays the name. That's how I know it's Germany.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 10 2017, 10:35 AM
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Re: What is happening

I have been getting calls on my cell phone from Germany. Whoever it is usually doesn't let it ring long enough for me to answer. But one itme I did get to answer it and they were speaking German,...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 14 2017, 12:24 AM
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I like the phone calls from someone with a middle eastern accent so thick you could cut it with a knife, claiming to be from "windows", saying my computer has reported to them that it's infested with...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 7 2017, 09:15 PM
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Will they use one of your own cats to save you some money?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2017, 10:15 AM
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Well, that's good to hear.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 7 2017, 02:11 AM
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Re: What is happening

Thank you, Maw, but I don't want to stay flame free. I recently started collecting oil lamps, particularly the Aladdin brand. I've been working on them, polishing parts, fixing them up and making...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 27 2017, 10:31 AM
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Re: What is happening

That far, huh. I have deer, turkeys and small animals come up to less than 100 feet from my house. We were on our way out just the other morning and 3 deer ran across the driveway. Guess that...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 26 2017, 09:45 PM
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Re: What is happening

I live out in the woods, in the bottom of a valley. It seems to gather sound, and not let it go. I can hear the loudspeakers on the rodeo grounds about 3 miles away when they have events. I can...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 22 2017, 12:54 PM
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The eclipse was great! We went to my sister's house. she lives near the center of the path of totality. We had over a minute and a half of total eclipse. Cool stuff!
Forum: The Library Café Jul 24 2017, 11:12 AM
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Re: What is happening

Saw this advertised today and thought I'd share.

https://fanduco.com/products/whispering-dragon-glow-in-the-dark-ear-cuff
Forum: The Library Café Jul 21 2017, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Very close to the first rule of mechanics, Hans: "If it works, don't fix it."
Forum: The Library Café Jul 18 2017, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Well I guess that answers mu question
Forum: The Library Café Jul 16 2017, 04:49 PM
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I think this thread might actually qualify as the "World's Longest Thread" now. I know on the Kitchen Tables, both Old and New, they had to set a limit to the number of pages because the original...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 15 2017, 10:03 AM
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Re: What is happening

Sounds like this spring around here, except for the temperatures, Vyon.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 4 2017, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Oddments

What about chicken lips?
Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2017, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Oddments

The four basic food groups are beer, pizza, chips, and beer.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 1 2017, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Oddments

Did you hear about the dyslexic devil worshipper? He sold his soul to Santa.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 18 2017, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Members

You didn't hijack anything, Sandi.

Get better.

Consider that an order!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 17 2017, 01:13 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

We live outside of a town whose population is listed as about 2800. The population doubled to that when they moved the city limits to include the prison where I used to work; that added the...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 14 2017, 09:34 PM
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I know a lady who never rode an escalator until she was in her late 20s or 30s. She lived in Salem, Missouri and had never even been to St. Louis; the mall in Springfield is one level with NO...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 11 2017, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Allen
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But sometimes it's while we're upwardly mobile.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 9 2017, 11:50 PM
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I almost always climbed; it's faster. Now, my wife stands still, so I do, too.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 10:24 PM
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LOL. "When I was younger"....... sorry, but I'm thinking several of us have years and years on you. Me for one..... I got out of prison a year ago this past September after 15 years and 9 months,...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Allen
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Escalators can be an incredibly dangerous piece of equipment. It takes a very large amount of power and leverage to make them work, and nothing in the human body is strong enough to withstand the...
Forum: The Library Café May 29 2017, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Happy Birthday, Spacey..... better late than never.
Forum: The Library Café May 28 2017, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Allen
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Oh, it's quite acceptable for the female of the species to use such terms. But a male uses anything like "cheesecake", and that's being sexist, objectifying women, and on and on, ad nauseum.
Forum: The Library Café May 27 2017, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Maybe because the girls were always so tasty looking?
Forum: The Library Café May 27 2017, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Girly photos. Back in the '30s & '40s, usually showing a lot of leg and cleavage.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin-up_model
Forum: The Library Café May 24 2017, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

You've heard of Murphy's Law, but have you heard of Cole's Law?

Cole's Law: Finely shredded cabbage.
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2017, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

LOL

But she's made other cheesecake for me, as well as some as some other goodies. So I won't complain, just point out that we haven't had chocolate turtle cheesecake for quite a while...... ...
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2017, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Cheesecake made with caramel in it, chocolate syrup drizzled over the top, sprinkled with coarsely chopped (if not mostly whole) pecans.

Sort of like the turtle candies, only cheesecake.

Rich? ...
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2017, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

You only say strawberry cheesecake because you've never had my wife's chocolate turtle cheesecake!

Come to think of it, I haven't had it in quite a while. I'm going to have a talk with her about...
Forum: The Library Café May 20 2017, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I haven't had a good stollen in decades. My grandpa was of German descent, and a baker.
Forum: The Library Café May 10 2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Allen
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Thanks Hans. Scaffolding wood....... okay, makes sense.

P'ter, my mother worked in a hardware store, and if she didn't know about drilling a pilot hole, she soon found out. I certainly did drill...
Forum: The Library Café May 10 2017, 01:03 AM
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Everybody refers to the old wooden siding as "barn wood" around here. They LOVE the old weathered grey surface, calling it "patina".

First, I object to the use of that term. Here is the...
Forum: The Library Café May 8 2017, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Allen
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They're basswood slabs I buy at craft stores like Michael's and Hobby Lobby, I won't sacrifice any of my oak or pine trees to that sort of project, Too much waste, and I have no place to properly...
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Allen
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Another of my wild animal series.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j182/Gryphon47/Laser%20engraved/IMG_3076_zpsuomsgkol.jpg...
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 11:39 PM
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Some of my latest laser stuff.

This one was a present for my brother in law's birthday. Easily duplicated....
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 12:41 PM
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We felt like these were SO true....

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10207498551256468&set=a.1408530147819.50635.1669416722&type=3
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Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 11:15 AM
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Re: What is happening

I just said my good byes over there. I broke my self-imposed silence just this once, to let them know publicly how I've felt all these months. There's nothing left on the Table.

Like Vyon, maybe...
Forum: The Library Café May 5 2017, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Allen
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Milo is the person I object to the most. He has gotten away with things (name calling and so on) that have gotten other people a vacation; Cavatica and Grey Bear in their day, as well as myself. ...
Forum: The Library Café May 4 2017, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Allen
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I've been a host on the NKT for a while now. I got tired of all the political posts, and being in a definite minority because of my views, of being called names and ridiculed from all sides. So...
Forum: The Library Café May 2 2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Allen
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I've been right here; thanks for asking.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 28 2017, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Yes, indeed it is.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 21 2017, 09:36 PM
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Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Welcome back Sandi. I wish I could say I remember you, but I'm lucky to remember what we were talking about.

They say one of the signs of old age is you start forgetting things.

I don't...
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