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Forum: The Library Café May 11 2018, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm wondering if everyone is all right. On April 27 I posted that it had been 10 days since anyone posted. Since then, one post from Dragon Fan and I have each posted once. Now we're at May 11 and...
Forum: The Library Café May 3 2018, 09:52 AM
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Re: What is happening

Yesterday I typed out a long reply, then, thinking of Facebook, hit enter and moved on to another site. Later on I realized it's never worked that way here. DAMN, damndamn.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 27 2018, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Ten days?

TEN DAYS?

Really?

TEN DAYS!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 17 2018, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

We spent Easter in Quincy, Illinois with out oldest son & youngest grandchild, then my wife went with a cousin to see her (wife's) sister in Anderson, Indiana. The whole time we were in Quincy it...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 3 2018, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I know what you mean. We went to Quincy, Illinois to spend Easter with the oldest son & family, and had to deal with 6 inches of snowfall, all of it Sunday! I told everybody that Illinois wasn't...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 29 2018, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Guess this means that I won't be coming to visit you over at Montauk this season..... LOL. Good luck with this one! I'm sure the folks down here will miss you.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2018, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Now a little more about dead skin,

Years ago, Kirby vacuum cleaner salesmen would do in-home demonstrations. They had an attachment that connected to the vacuum instead of the bag. It had a...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2018, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Dust & stuff off your body is insidious. It will get into almost anything..... well, actually, everything. I don't care how good of a housekeeper you are (or think you are...LOL) the very skin of...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 19 2018, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

For keyboards that are becoming cantankerous: If you have access to an air compressor, use a "blowgun" nozzle to blow dust and dirt out of your keyboard. Vacuums will help, but they can't draw hard...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 8 2018, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Well you are come, Seanni. I'm looking forward to seeing you around the site.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 20 2018, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Welcome to our community Jeslinth.

As for time management, I'm retired, which means I have less time to do whatever I want than I did when I was working. Wife sees to that.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 5 2018, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I don't know; I still can't think of too many worse ways to spend a day than searching for poop. (Root canal or other painful dental procedures does come to mind, however.)

Still, I did mean it...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 3 2018, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Really? Really? REALLY?
Forum: The Library Café Feb 2 2018, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

All of our grandchildren are great! LOL!
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2018, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm too lazy to look it up this morning; is it true that cyclones revolve the opposite direction from hurricanes?

I know water really doesn't revolve the opposite direction going down the drain,...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2018, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Russian Blues can be a lot like Siamese.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2018, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Ever heard "Kitten on the Keys"?
Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2018, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I meant juggling quite literally too. Imagine a keyboard, Siamese cat, small dog, and a cuppa all airborne at the same time! Even if the drink was in a covered cup, that would still be quite the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 10 2018, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Juggling 2 things is easier than juggling 3 or more. Try adding in a cup of coffee and a small dog to up the degree of difficulty.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 9 2018, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Morning all.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Just wandering through *again* today. Always glad to see a new post or two..... or three, or more.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

oh, I agree. That's why I decided to post something every time I stop by, just to shake the cobwebs loose..... from the rafters and from the people.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2018, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Stopped by to see if anything new had been added.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2018, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Guess I'll have to start saying "checking in" or some such. I usually end up scanning the opening page for new posts several times a day.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 6 2017, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I saw some houses lit in blue & white, but those were Christmas lights.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2017, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

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, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Allen
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, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
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 13 2017, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

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, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Will they use one of your own cats to save you some money?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Well, that's good to hear.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 7 2017, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Allen
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, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

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, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Allen
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, 07:35 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, 06:31 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, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

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, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Sounds like this spring around here, except for the temperatures, Vyon.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 4 2017, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Oddments

What about chicken lips?
Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2017, 09:53 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, 09:24 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, 05:51 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, 12:13 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, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

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, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

But sometimes it's while we're upwardly mobile.
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