Search:

Type: Posts; User: elf

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.24 seconds.

  1. Thread: Calendars

    by elf
    Replies
    5
    Views
    103

    Re: Calendars

    Too committed to my iPhone calendar app now. But I did make a beetle cat calendar last year for people to download and use as a desktop photo. You can find December's page on the Beetle Cat Sailors...
  2. Thread: what about naps

    by elf
    Replies
    41
    Views
    509

    Re: what about naps

    I love my Ekornes Stressless chair and ottoman, and especially my lap robe which I had Shutterfly print one of my photos on:

    124860

    It's big enough to be a twin bed blanket, and very toasty for...
  3. Thread: Herschel

    by elf
    Replies
    143
    Views
    3,738

    Re: Herschel

    Hopefully her days are numbered - in the low end.
  4. Thread: Herschel

    by elf
    Replies
    143
    Views
    3,738

    Re: Herschel

    124801
  5. Replies
    29
    Views
    560

    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    There was a quick item on the WaPo today talking with some Georgia voters. None of the Walker voters were voting for him. They were all voting for the party.

    And they were all white.
  6. Replies
    29
    Views
    560

    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    It could be interesting to see the Regressives fight over who was going to be his minder to make sure he voted the "right" way.
  7. Re: (free) WAPO article: complex feelings when a difficult parent dies.

    The way we experience loss is deeply scripted by societal expectations.

    In so many cases we are expected to feel something, like grief, guilt, or distress, and worry that we will lose "face" if we...
  8. Replies
    256
    Views
    8,830

    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Absolutely. And so also Trump and Bannon and Fox "News".
  9. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    124645

    The new feeder works.
  10. Thread: Boiled wool

    by elf
    Replies
    21
    Views
    526

    Re: Boiled wool

    The process is called felting. So yes, boiled wool is felted wool - either knit or woven, then submerged in hot water and beaten to open up the scales and force them to grasp each other. It can be...
  11. Thread: Boiled wool

    by elf
    Replies
    21
    Views
    526

    Re: Boiled wool

    Surprized it isn't pre-shrunk. Most traditional irish knit sweaters are firmed up in hot water with light agitation.

    I've used the washing machine to full knitted garments. Tried it with alpaca...
  12. Thread: Boiled wool

    by elf
    Replies
    21
    Views
    526

    Re: Boiled wool

    I went on a rafting trip down a small "river" in the White Mountains in early May with a group of kids from Wellesley College years ago. At the time I was a spinner, knitter, weaver, etc. so I...
  13. Re: Leica Store Robberies - San Francisco store is latest for 180k

    I left my car unlocked in front of my house a few months ago. They took my wallet and my iPod Touch (v.4 which I was using as a juke box) and left the two Canon DSLRs on the passenger seat.

    Must...
  14. Replies
    256
    Views
    8,830

    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Twitter, IG and FB and their kin are privately held companies. Freedom of Speech is a government matter, not a private matter.

    The privately held companies can do whatever they deem appropriate...
  15. Replies
    16
    Views
    460

    Re: even those found in the Constitution

    Yes, unfortunately. So ways to eliminate the profit motive from the companies that do broadcast what he says need to be employed.
  16. Replies
    256
    Views
    8,830

    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Because the government hasn't got the balls to put him in jail where everyone else who has been convicted of what he's been convicted of is.

    Same with Trump, Bannon.

    Shut them down, close off...
  17. Re: I told my 8 year old grandson that I would pose his question to The Bilge.

    When you got no refrigeration you turn to spice and vinegar.

    Of course there are pickled foods in India.
  18. Replies
    16
    Views
    460

    Re: even those found in the Constitution

    Quite the opposite.

    If he were sitting in a fancy boardroom high on meth noone would pay attention to him. EVeryone would be laughing and claiming that he was just being Trump, just high and...
  19. Replies
    41
    Views
    902

    Re: The kitchen appliance that will not die.

    I"m pretty sure i bought my Maytag washer in 1985 or 6. It's still chugging along, although I wish I knew someone who could look at its drive belt and tell me it's not all frayed around the edges,...
  20. Thread: Trump is Toast

    by elf
    Replies
    1,322
    Views
    63,829

    Re: Trump is Toast

    McCarthy already knows what they have on him. He doesn't need a copy of the report. He did all the things the report is going to say he did, and he knows what he did.

    His problem, obviously, is...
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    375

    Re: What I get paid for:

    Slow.
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    349

    Re: The epidemic of loneliness

    I think, by and large, those of us who had personal connections to Jamie got as close to him as he was willing to let us. He could always hold intimacy at bay with alcohol, and most of those who...
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    349

    Re: The epidemic of loneliness

    So many factors:

    narrowing of number of people who share interests
    change in ability to participate in activites - mobility, hearing and sight limitations, health limitations
    excessive proximity...
  24. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    124453
    On the final day of November, here on Cape Cod, the Norway maples are still confused about the season.
  25. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    124403

    My euonymous hedge is finally turning red. It's about 3 weeks late.

    A popular shellfishing location in Truro, supposed to open on November 1, is still closed due to water temps being...
  26. Replies
    4
    Views
    216

    Re: How antisemitism became an American crisis

    Israel has been the epitome of what all those people fled from for 40 years now. The desire to pull the walls in around their little safe space has defined them. I am not convinced that their...
  27. Thread: Schroedinger's cat

    by elf
    Replies
    8
    Views
    551

    Re: Schroedinger's cat

    124353
  28. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Right, but mine are taken with the big cameras and generated as part of the workflow from Photoshop.
  29. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Problem is generation two separate files. Leaves me unable to make spot decisions when I come by here.
  30. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    I know you all don't like the watermark, but it's really necessary. I promise. On FB without it things go completely off the reservation.
  31. Replies
    455
    Views
    21,786

    Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    Possibly the kind of friendship which is to be found here was just the amount of closeness that worked for Jamie. Still I'm sorry he didn't check in more frequently during his final year or so. We...
  32. Replies
    1,642
    Views
    71,012

    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    124319
    Wonderful sunrise over Nantucket Sound this morning. It was 52˚ F there.

    It's almost December...
  33. Thread: Fire at Mystic CT.

    by elf
    Replies
    12
    Views
    475

    Re: Fire at Mystic CT.

    Instead of arguing about it just go look at a map, fercrissakes. The fire is right at the east corner next to the bridge on Rt. 1, more or less upriver from that nice restaurant we ate at one year...
  34. Replies
    94
    Views
    2,429

    Re: The current excitement in China

    Letting too many of their young people leave China for education. Gives them impure thoughts.

    Why isn't Xi using all this lockdown time getting everybody vaxxed? Even a less good vax is better...
  35. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,621

    Re: Eleonora sinks in Spain

    Well, of course.
  36. Replies
    455
    Views
    21,786

    Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    Wishing Jamie's family a peaceful Thanksgiving today. I'm sure all who cared about Jamie are thankful for his family's efforts and presence in his life, as well.
  37. Replies
    12
    Views
    555

    Re: Sarah Palin goes down in flames.

    Stir up the embers, throw on some kindling, she'll rise again.
  38. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,089

    Re: What Are You Doing for T-Day?

    Going to a friend's house. Hoping to score the carcass.
  39. Re: CBS News interviews the father of the Colorado Springs shooter. OMG.

    Bullies believe bullying is good, and work hard at making sure their kids grow up to be bullies.
  40. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,013

    Re: Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    Had the whole series. Also had a round of whatever that cold was that lasted a month.

    I've pretty much given up wearing a mask at this point.

    Went into Michael's and Wal*Mart today, during the...
  41. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4ftaEkkjiE

    Beau argues that each generation pretty much stays at the cutting edge of its cohort, rather than moving forward to the cutting edge of the next younger...
  42. Replies
    455
    Views
    21,786

    Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    He didn't have that dog for very long, but clearly managed to connect with it. It's wonderful that his family put out the effort to bring the dog to visit him, too.

    And best of all that they're...
  43. Thread: Thanksgiving

    by elf
    Replies
    28
    Views
    647

    Re: Thanksgiving

    The wild ones around here don't sport a whole lot of drumstick either.
  44. Replies
    22
    Views
    687

    Re: Gift for Airlie's restoration fund

    schoonerrescue.org

    As for the sticky, someone here has figured out who to contact to get the new Scot to pay attention to the Bilge, but that someone is not I.
  45. Replies
    455
    Views
    21,786

    Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    Great!
  46. Replies
    22
    Views
    687

    Re: Gift for Airlie's restoration fund

    In the interest of not losing time here, and on the cusp of what seems to have become a national (at least here in the US) time of "donating to good causes", and since tax implications may matter to...
  47. Replies
    21
    Views
    804

    Re: How long before Truth social is dead?

    Conversations in more than a couple sentences at a time are lectures, or story telling.

    Twitter was designed for the give and take of conversation.
  48. Replies
    33
    Views
    853

    Re: Condolence thread for mass murder…...

    C Springs is not a nice place to be gay in. It's home to organizations like Focus on the Family.
  49. Replies
    22
    Views
    687

    Re: Gift for Airlie's restoration fund

    Well, I checked out the tool on FB and the museum is not on their list of non-profits. The process is pretty simple - one locates a recipient, specifies a goal, fills in a text block for a reason...
  50. Replies
    107
    Views
    3,807

    Re: Elon is off to a good start.

    Email and texting is so one-on-one. The great benefit of FB and Twitter is that one can reach a group of people - even restrict the conversation to a specific group, make the conversation private...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4