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  • brian: almost  every  site   on the Net  has a  chat room--------  now  why is  that? I suggest you  go to a room  like [link]   and   ask  them!
    March 18, 2019, 12:24:02 pm
  • Oldiesmann: Finding one that will integrate with the forum system is not easy. If you've got some ideas please send me a PM or email with links and I will investigate further.
    March 17, 2019, 09:12:31 pm
  • brian: chat  systems  are a  dime a   dozen
    March 11, 2019, 11:53:11 pm
  • Oldiesmann: brian: The chat system we used to have on this site stopped working and I haven't found a good replacement. If/when I do I'll put one in again.
    March 10, 2019, 02:00:43 pm
  • brian: no chat  still?must  be  to technical      LOL
    March 09, 2019, 04:20:34 pm
  • joyous: Cold weather has arrived in Louisiana!  It is 30 degrees now at 8:00 A. M.  and prediction is for no higher than 49 today..  Certainly  BAD fir our traditional Mardi-Gras , but it WILL go on.------JOY
    March 05, 2019, 09:00:27 am
  • Oldiesmann: Glad it's working for you again. I didn't actually change anything though so I'm not sure what the issue was
    February 21, 2019, 12:22:09 am
  • junee: Ldoesmaqn:  the problem has been fixed.  Thank you to whoever. THANK YOU
    February 20, 2019, 02:36:56 am
  • Oldiesmann: junee: Make sure to choose "Always stay logged in" from the "Time to stay logged in" list when you login. If you're still having to login each time you visit after that then it's a problem with your browser
    February 19, 2019, 07:46:35 pm
  • junee: Getting tired of signing in.  Think I will just have to give this site away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    February 18, 2019, 11:58:23 pm
  • joyous: Happy Valentines Day to All----JOY
    February 14, 2019, 10:33:35 am
  • joyous: HAPPY Valentines  Day to ALL
    February 14, 2019, 10:32:53 am
  • joyous: HAPPY Valentines Day to all !
    February 14, 2019, 10:28:12 am
  • brian: 55F  typical    here   in  north california.If  I were   40 years old Id  be  outside    enjoying it
    January 30, 2019, 01:36:59 pm
  • Oldiesmann: Bitter cold here in Cincinnati today as well. Temp is about -1F (-18C) with wind chills as low as -24F (-31C). Going to warm up some tomorrow before a major heat wave rolls in for the weekend (temps on Sunday are supposed to be close to 60F (15C)
    January 30, 2019, 01:22:30 pm
  • so_P_bubble: Let's move to Australia, it is hot there!
    January 30, 2019, 07:59:16 am
    January 29, 2019, 10:21:01 am
  • joyous: Remove my 2 previous messages
    January 29, 2019, 10:04:12 am
  • brian: pooch   they all allow me in  so  please  stop  snivelling
    January 24, 2019, 12:43:30 am
  • Oldiesmann: Security certificate issue has been fixed. Apologies for the problems - it's supposed to automatically renew them 30 days in advance but apparently that didn't happen.
    January 23, 2019, 12:38:05 am

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
Last post by so_P_bubble - Today at 03:41:54 am
Here are three live statues that stood "sitting on air" at the Purim festival, on the main pedestrian street.

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
Last post by Vanilla-Jackie - Today at 02:44:17 am
Re, opening tight jar lids, I run the top, the rim of the jar under a tap of not too hot water and find that usually does the trick, the lid then turns - snaps off easy... ;)

....ha ha, dont talk to me about botched hair colours...I used to have envious " natural " blond hair, when at lunchtime at home one time from school in my young teens, I found a discarded red bottle in our dustbin and you guessed it, yes I experimented  just to see how my hair would look, bright orange...When I went back to school, my punishment was to be sent straight back home, I remember the rest of the class laughing...

Over the years mainly my 20's, I often had hairdresser perms then straight on top at home I would put a dark brown " permanent " hair colour on top, the one thing we are not supposed to do, my scalp often burnt...And yes, once I home bleached it soon after a perm and people remarked on the green tint in my hair...
Medical Corner / Re: Bosom Buddies
Last post by SharonE - Today at 01:30:15 am
Marilyn, I agree that you need to make memories while you can. It must seem like you're losing him a little bit everyday.  That is one of the reasons we want to get John's sister to the wedding. I'm sure it will be the last time she sees all of them. She's not as bad as K yet, but she does't know what day it is either and has very poor short-term memory.  I did find out we could fly her direct from Des Moines to Evansville, which would make it an easier trip for her. I also found out that we can get a direct flight from CLT to Evansville. I was really surprised by both. I also found out that Milly didn't need a Real ID. Both Iowa and Indiana have extended their deadlines till 2020.  SC requires it.

It is 1 AM and I am wide awake again. I hope I can get to sleep soon.  Tylenol PM didn't help.  Sharon
Soda Shoppe / Re: Soda Shoppe for March 15,2...
Last post by Lloyd Hammond - Yesterday at 11:02:03 pm
I do not know how you reamber all the names and where they belong, I do good to reamber my own name.good night everyone and sweet dreams hop to see you all tomorrow

Town Talk / Re: Norms Bait and Tackle
Last post by Mary Ann - Yesterday at 09:32:39 pm
Beverly, I'm sorry to hear you've had health problems and I hope you're on the mend.  I have hunted every place I could think of to find an obit for June.  I was spelling her first name as Marjorie but I think any paper would catch that difference.  Since she died March 6 and her memorial service was today (3/25), I wonder if we'll find anything.  It would seem an obit would be in the paper before the service.  I'll look a few more days, then give it up.

Get better!

Mary Ann
Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
Last post by RAMMEL - Yesterday at 08:58:41 pm
My 2ยข --
For a chuckle, --- I've cut my wife's hair three or four times in recent history. Surely not like a pro but passable :2funny:
When we were first married I did a dye job on her to "restore" a botched dye job she and one of her friends did. She tried for red but it came out orange. I thought I came home to the wrong apartment.  :2funny:    :knuppel2: I fixed it and got a well done from her mother (the last good thing she said about me).

OPENING JARS - A very handy and inexpensive helper is a "Jar Pop". It works great on lids that are vacuum sealed. It just lifts the edge enough to break the vacuum which is enough to make it easy to open. They were only a couple of bucks when we got a couple but I see now Amazon is in the $8 area (still worth it IMHO). Google it.
Or see demo -
Town Talk / Re: Norms Bait and Tackle
Last post by Beverly - Yesterday at 08:54:55 pm
Hi Everyone! I'm back for awhile... Since Christmas I've had health problems and don't often feel like posting. I do keep up with Facebook, mostly for contact with my family. I had nearly non-stop company during February and most of this month. Mostly family but they're a big help when they are here.

I am so sorry to hear of June's passing. As others have said, she was an inspiration. Always looking on the bright side and seeing the best in everyone.

I also did a search for obituaries but found none. I remember her saying once that June was her middle name so after searching some more, I found her name...Marjory June Drabek. It's possible they haven't posted an obituary yet so I'll continue to look.

Larry - Sorry to hear you've been feeling "under the weather" lately. I've missed all of you and hope to come in here more often.
Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
Last post by Mary Ann - Yesterday at 08:40:47 pm
Shirley and Jackie, I used to cut my own hair with a single edge blade.  This was years ago and it was for a "feather cut".  I've always had my hair in a similar cut because I have cowlicks that won't let me have long hair.  Two years ago, my stylist retired after she had been cutting my hair for over 30 years.  The replacement tries, but we haven't hit on the right cut yet.  I don't help much because I sleep on my left side and my hair on that side loses whatever wave it has and often there is a bunch that stands out like a haystack!  After a shampoo, my hair looks OK for a couple of days, especially Sunday!

Shirley, I think my jar opener is the same as yours only I can't reach it now; age has taken a toll on my height and strength in my right shoulder.  I still give a jar a rap with a dinner knife and if that doesn't work, I wait for Tom to come home!  They aren't the Golden Years, they're the Rust Years!

Mary Ann
Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
Last post by Shirley - Yesterday at 08:12:50 pm
When my hair was thick & coarse it took several new razor blades to cut, no matter how hard the steel, my hair was tougher. Now I get by with one new blade, can still find the Schick injector ones that work best for me. If I cut one little sprig of hair with sissors it will stick out, always took that slant edge made with a razor blade. It still grows fast but not as thick and not as coarse, but still don't have patience to go get it done. I used to tell my husband how much I saved him. He had an appointment every three weeks his whole life to have his cut, then he would come home & want me to "trim a little on this side". He insisted the barber would get to talking & forget what he was doing.  My sister was the one that loved to give perms, to Mother & for herself... and every so often she would badger me into one. I"d look like Little Orphan Annie for a few days & would cut it off, my head did not look good with a perm!

Jackie, I can still cut with my hands but just can't see what I'm doing. I did just find a jar opener like my mother had, because I don't have the strength in my hands to open anything. I've bought several other kinds that didn't work for me but this one is a life saver!  I installed it myself under the top kitchen cabinets, just pop something into it & give a twist & no effort to open. I am delighted.  One time in the RV I wanted a peanut butter & jelly sandwich.. new jar of peanut butter. I tried everything but couldn't get it open & was so mad at myself. Felt like throwing that jar but couldn't open the door with the cats standing there. I can imagine your frustration at times.

Jean, I heard something on the news the other day about your town, meant to ask you about it & now can't remember what it was. Did something exciting go on around there lately? 

Joy, still giggling at your comment about the principal wearing that outfit being brave.... exactly what I was thinking. Must be a very good sport!
Soda Shoppe / Re: Soda Shoppe for March 15,2...
Last post by Lindancer - Yesterday at 06:51:04 pm
Jane, that is the right word common sense. He put the frozem fish in with the hot chicken roast. My fault I ws not watching, I was writing a check and trying to hear at the same time.  A lot of checkers will even put it in the basket of the rollator for me.
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