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Sometimes I talk:

Me and humanodon in Boston!

Me and insomniasexx in LA!

mk, theadvancedapes, ecib, thenewgreen, me, insomniasexx, b_b in Detroit!

me, someguyfromcanada, coffeesp00ns, in Toronto.

Robert, mkaram, me and flagamuffin on my front porch

blackbootz, me, mivasairski, Jess, _refugee_ in Baltimore

And since you asked, I came across Hubski while searching for the Higgs-Boson.


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I just read the article and obit, and then read again the story about your Opa and the eulogy that you posted in June 2018.

Now 8 months later, Oma has joined Opa in the Great Oneness that is the invisible web of connections and spirit that we all are part of. You are so blessed and lucky to have grown up with such inspiring people. I am sad for your grief and pain of loss, such loss.

My biggest fear about creating loving connections is that they will end.

I have to keep telling myself that we never really get over anything, but we do learn to carry it more gently -- and be grateful, while we are enjoying our loving connections, and later, grateful that we were capable of this great love we had.

xxxooolil

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 6, 2019

Yogurt

I put yogurt in pancakes/waffles, muffins, granola, smoothies etc. Plain, no fat yogurt. The kind I like can be $6 or more for a 750 ml tub, so I recently started making my own again. Two things brought this on:

1) we bought an electric blanket to warm up the bed before crashing for the night.

2) after bone density scan last summer, docs recommended 1000 IU of Vitamin D daily and more dietary calcium.

I used to use powdered skim milk very cheaply, but in my town now powdered milk costs about the same as bags of ready-to-use skim milk (about $1/litre).

I just made three large jars of yogurt for about $2.50 in milk and a little time (mostly waiting for the milk to cool):

Simple instructions:

Buy a candy thermomenter.

Heat milk up to "scalding" - 150F on my thermometer.

Let it cool to 110F.

Poor the milk into jars.

Add 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt into each jar and stir well.

Wrap the jars in the electric blanket. Set the blanket on high.

Leave for 7 or 8 hours. Ta Da

My electric blanket shuts itself off after three hours, so I had to check it a few times and make sure it was on.

Aside from saving $15-$20, it's nice to have lots of yogurt available to put in the dishes mentioned above, it's delicious, and I made it.

I'd love to do a photo-essay of the process, but I still can't seem to easily turn my phone pics into jpegs (tried imgur) that come up on hubski as pics instead of just links. Help welcome.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

Thanks. Isn't that something - you are Just south of the Arctic Circle and you are not affected by the polar vortex. Anyway, it's supposed to break on the weekend. We have +4 C on Monday and rain. But right now? Brrrr

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

What’s up? Like tng I miss my friends here, but life and so much in it has changed so I am here less.

Class soon. There’s a new Hamlet in VR that I’ve been wanting to post.

https://www.americantheatre.org/2019/01/25/what-dreams-may-come-a-vr-hamlet-puts-us-in-the-room/

Well here it is. There’s a link in the article.

Scroll way down.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

That’s crazy.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

Yes they do. Year-round. Sadly, I might not be back for a while. Ex-spousal unit sold the house in the fall before I had a chance for a hubski house party.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

I hope you are ok. pm with update if you like.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

Last live Beatles performance on the rooftop of Apple Studios on this date, 1969.

thenewgreen

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 30, 2019

Where are you and how cold is it?

Minus 18 here in southern Ontario. Windchilll - 28

In Fahrenheit that would be -0.4 and -18.4

Fun fact: at -40 Celcius and Fahrenheit are the same

I have to leave in an hour. So far the Prius has started every time. Maybe today too. I'll know soon.

binder

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 2, 2019

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: The original map to Zork.

I can't believe this had no shares. Here is the MAP. Now we can finally escape Zork.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: One day, a mighty oak.

I just heard about the Vimy oak trees. After the WW1 Battle of Vimy Ridge, one of the few Canadians still standing picked up some acorns from the battlefield and later planted them in Canada. Canada tried to send some saplings back home for the 100th anniversary of the battle, but France wouldn't take them. They were allowed to send acorns back which have been grown and planted. Vimy Oaks.

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